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    • Imaginal Discs - A New Source of Chromosomes for Genome Mapping of the Yellow Fever Mosquito Aedes aegypti 

      Sharakhova, Maria V.; Timoshevskiy, Vladimir A.; Yang, Fan; Demin, Sergei Iu.; Severson, David W.; Sharakhov, Igor V. (PLOS, 2011-10-01)
      Background: The mosquito Aedes aegypti is the primary global vector for dengue and yellow fever viruses. Sequencing of the Ae. aegypti genome has stimulated research in vector biology and insect genomics. However, the ...
    • Impact of farmer field schools on cabbage production in two districts of Ashanti and Brong Ahafo regions of Ghana 

      Mochiah, M. B.; Osei, M. K.; Osei, K.; Pfeiffer, D.; Muniappan, Rangaswamy (Muni) (2014)
      Cabbage production is constrained by myriad of pest infestations reducing the farmers’ profit margin substantially. The objectives of the present study was to evaluate the effect of different land preparation methods, ...
    • Improved reference genome of Aedes aegypti informs arbovirus vector control 

      Matthews, Benjamin J.; Dudchenko, Olga; Kingan, Sarah B.; Koren, Sergey; Antoshechkin, Igor; Crawford, Jacob E.; Glassford, William J.; Herre, Margaret; Redmond, Seth N.; Rose, Noah H.; Weedall, Gareth D.; Wu, Yang; Batra, Sanjit S.; Brito-Sierra, Carlos A.; Buckingham, Steven D.; Campbell, Corey L.; Chan, Saki; Cox, Eric; Evans, Benjamin R.; Fansiri, Thanyalak; Filipovic, Igor; Fontaine, Albin; Gloria-Soria, Andrea; Hall, Richard; Joardar, Vinita S.; Jones, Andrew K.; Kay, Raissa G. G.; Kodali, Vamsi K.; Lee, Joyce; Lycett, Gareth J.; Mitchell, Sara N.; Muehling, Jill; Murphy, Michael R.; Omer, Arina D.; Partridge, Frederick A.; Peluso, Paul; Aiden, Aviva Presser; Ramasamy, Vidya; Rasic, Gordana; Roy, Sourav; Saavedra-Rodriguez, Karla; Sharan, Shruti; Sharma, Atashi; Smith, Melissa Laird; Turner, Joe; Weakley, Allison M.; Zhao, Zhilei; Akbari, Omar S.; Black, William C.; Cao, Han; Darby, Alistair C.; Hill, Catherine A.; Johnston, J. Spencer; Murphy, Terence D.; Raikhel, Alexander S.; Sattelle, David B.; Sharakhov, Igor V.; White, Bradley J.; Zhao, Li; Aiden, Erez Lieberman; Mann, Richard S.; Lambrechts, Louis; Powell, Jeffrey R.; Sharakhova, Maria V.; Tu, Zhijian; Robertson, Hugh M.; McBride, Carolyn S.; Hastic, Alex R.; Korlach, Jonas; Neafsey, Daniel E.; Phillippy, Adam M.; Vosshall, Leslie B. (2018-11-22)
      Female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes infect more than 400 million people each year with dangerous viral pathogens including dengue, yellow fever, Zika and chikungunya. Progress in understanding the biology of mosquitoes and ...
    • Improving Pest Management with Farmscaping 

      Philips, Chris; Kuhar, Thomas Patrick, 1969-; Morse, Ronald (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2013)
      Farmscaping is a holistic ecologically-based approach to pest management that emphasizes the arrangement or configuration of plants that promote biological pest management by attracting and sustaining beneficial organisms.
    • Improving the population genetics toolbox for the study of the African malaria vector Anopheles nili: microsatellite mapping to chromosomes 

      Peery, Ashley; Sharakhova, Maria V.; Antonio-Nkondjio, Christophe; Ndo, Cyrille; Weill, Mylene; Simard, Frédéric; Sharakhov, Igor V. (Biomed Central Ltd, 2011-10-19)
      Background Anopheles nili is a major vector of malaria in the humid savannas and forested areas of sub-Saharan Africa. Understanding the population genetic structure and evolutionary dynamics of this species is important ...
    • In-Hive Acaricides Alter Biochemical and Morphological Indicators of Honey Bee Nutrition, Immunity, and Development 

      Reeves, Alison M.; O'Neal, Scott T.; Fell, Richard D.; Brewster, Carlyle C.; Anderson, Troy D. (Entomological Society of America, 2018-09-29)
      The honey bee is a widely managed crop pollinator that provides the agricultural industry with the sustainability and economic viability needed to satisfy the food and fiber needs of our society. Excessive exposure to ...
    • Increased production of piRNAs from euchromatic clusters and genes in Anopheles gambiae compared with Drosophila melanogaster 

      George, P; Jensen, S; Pogorelcnik, R; Lee, J; Xing, Y; Brasset, E; Vaury, C; Sharakhov, Igor V. (Biomed Central Ltd, 2015-11-27)
      Background Specific genomic loci, termed Piwi-interacting RNA (piRNA) clusters, manufacture piRNAs that serve as guides for the inactivation of complementary transposable elements (TEs). The piRNA pathway has been ...
    • Individual Variability of Nosema ceranae Infections in Apis mellifera Colonies 

      Mulholland, Grace E.; Traver, Brenna E.; Johnson, Nels G.; Fell, Richard D. (MDPI, 2012-11-01)
      Since 2006, beekeepers have reported increased losses of Apis mellifera colonies, and one factor that has been potentially implicated in these losses is the microsporidian Nosema ceranae. Since N. ceranae is a fairly ...
    • Infestation of Honeybee (Apis mellifera) Families by Microsporidians of the Genus Nosema in Tomsk Province 

      Ostroverkhova, NV; Konusova, OL; Kucher, AN; Simakova, AV; Golubeva, EP; Kireeva, TN; Sharakhov, Igor V. (Russian Academy Of Sciences, 2016)
    • Insect Identification Laboratory Annual Report 1981 

      Hilburn, Daniel J.; Allen, William A. (Virginia Tech, 1981)
      This report summarizes the activity of the Insect Identification Laboratory at Virginia Tech for 1981.
    • Insect Identification Laboratory Annual Report 1982 

      Hilburn, Daniel J.; Allen, William A. (Virginia Tech, 1982)
      This report summarizes the activity of the Insect Identification Laboratory at Virginia Tech for 1982.
    • Insect Identification Laboratory Annual Report 1983 

      Hilburn, Daniel J. (Virginia Tech, 1983)
      This report summarizes the activity of the Insect Identification Laboratory at Virginia Tech for 1983.
    • Insect Identification Laboratory Annual Report 1984 

      Hilburn, Daniel J.; Ravlin, F. William; Weidhaas, John A., Jr. (Virginia Tech, 1984)
      This report summarizes the activity of the Insect Identification Laboratory at Virginia Tech for 1984.
    • Insect Identification Laboratory Annual Report 1985 

      Hilburn, Daniel J.; Ravlin, F. William; Weidhaas, John A., Jr. (Virginia Tech, 1985)
      This report summarizes the activity of the Insect Identification Laboratory at Virginia Tech for 1985.
    • Insect Identification Laboratory Annual Report 1986 

      Day, Eric R.; Ravlin, F. William; Weidhaas, John A., Jr.; Rutherford, Susan L. (Virginia Tech, 1986)
      This report summarizes the activity of the Insect Identification Laboratory at Virginia Tech for 1986.
    • Insect Identification Laboratory Annual Report 1987 

      Day, Eric R.; Ravlin, F. William; Weidhaas, John A., Jr.; Rutherford, Susan L. (Virginia Tech, 1988)
      This report summarizes the activity of the Insect Identification Laboratory at Virginia Tech for 1987.
    • Insect Identification Laboratory Annual Report 1988 

      Day, Eric R.; Ravlin, F. William; Weidhaas, John A., Jr.; Rutherford, Susan L. (Virginia Tech, 1989)
      This report summarizes the activity of the Insect Identification Laboratory at Virginia Tech for 1988.
    • Insect Identification Laboratory Annual Report 1989 

      Day, Eric R.; Ravlin, F. William; Weidhaas, John A., Jr.; Rutherford, Susan L. (Virginia Tech, 1990)
      This report summarizes the activity of the Insect Identification Laboratory at Virginia Tech for 1989.
    • Insect Identification Laboratory Annual Report 1990 

      Day, Eric R.; Ravlin, F. William; Rutherford, Susan L. (Virginia Tech, 1991)
      This report summarizes the activity of the Insect Identification Laboratory at Virginia Tech for 1990.
    • Insect Identification Laboratory Annual Report 1991 

      Day, Eric R.; Ravlin, F. William; Rutherford, Susan L. (Virginia Tech, 1992)
      This report summarizes the activity of the Insect Identification Laboratory at Virginia Tech for 1991.