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    • Harlequin Bug Biology and Pest Management in Brassicaceous Crops 

      Wallingford, A. K.; Kuhar, T. P.; Schultz, P. B.; Freeman, J. H. (Entomological Society of America, 2011-04-01)
      Harlequin bug, Murgantia histrionica (Hahn), is a piercing-sucking pest of brassicaceous crops, particularly in the southern United States. The pest typically completes two to four generations per year, and overwinters as ...
    • Biology and Management of the Green Stink Bug 

      Kamminga, K. L.; Koppel, A. L.; Herbert, D. A., Jr.; Kuhar, T. P. (Entomological Society of America, 2012-12-01)
      The green stink bug, Acrosternum hilare (Say) [Chinavia hilaris (Say)] (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) is one of the most damaging native stink bug species in the United States. It is a pest of economic importance in a variety ...
    • Fifty Years of Cereal Leaf Beetle in the U.S.: An Update on Its Biology, Management, and Current Research 

      Philips, C. R.; Herbert, D. A.; Kuhar, T. P.; Reisig, D. D.; Thomason, W. E.; Malone, S. (Entomological Society of America, 2011-10-01)
      Cereal leaf beetle, Oulema melanopus L., is an introduced insect pest of small grains first recorded in the United States in the early 1960s. Since its introduction from Europe or Asia into Michigan, cereal leaf beetle has ...
    • Drip Chemigation of Insecticides as a Pest Management Tool in Vegetable Production 

      Ghidiu, Gerald; Kuhar, Thomas; Palumbo, John; Schuster, David (Entomological Society of America, 2012-09-01)
      Drip, or trickle, irrigation was used as early as the late 1800s, although it was not until the development of modern plastics during World War II that drip irrigation became economically possible. Developed initially to ...
    • Grape Root Borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae): An Economic Pest of Commercial Vineyards in the Eastern United States 

      Rijal, Jhalendra P.; Bergh, J. Christopher (Entomological Society of America, 2017-01)
      Grape root borer, Vitacea polistiformis (Harris; Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) is indigenous to the eastern United States and an economically important pest of commercial vineyards much of that region. After eclosion from eggs ...
    • Managing Colorado Potato Beetle Insecticide Resistance: New Tools and Strategies for the Next Decade of Pest Control in Potato 

      Huseth, Anders S.; Groves, Russell L.; Chapman, Scott A.; Alyokhin, Andrei; Kuhar, Thomas P.; Macrae, Ian V.; Szendrei, Zsofia; Nault, Brian A. (Entomological Society of America, 2014-12-01)
      Neonicotinoid insecticides have been the most common management tool for Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say), infestations in cultivated potato for nearly 20 yr. The relative ease of applying neonicotinoids ...
    • The hub protein loquacious connects the microRNA and short interfering RNA pathways in mosquitoes 

      Haac, Mary Etna; Anderson, Michelle A. E.; Eggleston, Heather; Myles, Kevin M.; Adelman, Zach N. (2015-04-20)
      Aedes aegypti mosquitoes vector several arboviruses of global health significance, including dengue viruses and chikungunya virus. RNA interference (RNAi) plays an important role in antiviral immunity, gene regulation and ...
    • Examining host selection by Mexican bean beetle (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) using mark-release-recapture 

      Nottingham, L.B.; Kuhar, T.P. (Library of the University of Arizona, 2019-02-17)
      Mexican bean beetle, Epilachna varivestis Mulsant, is a pest of snap bean and lima bean in the eastern United States. This pest is susceptible to many insecticides available to conventional growers; however, organic ...
    • First transgenic trait for control of plant bugs and thrips in cotton 

      Akbar, W.; Gowda, A.; Ahrens, J.E.; Stelzer, J.W.; Brown, R.S.; Bollman, S.L.; Greenplate, J.T.; Gore, J.; Catchot, A.L.; Lorenz, G.; Stewart, S.D.; Kerns, D.L.; Greene, J.K.; Toews, M.D.; Herbert, D.A.; Reisig, D.D.; Sword, G.A.; Ellsworth, P.C.; Godfrey, L.D.; Clark, T.L. (John Wiley and Sons Ltd, 2018-12-18)
      BACKGROUND: Plant bugs (Lygus spp.) and thrips (Thrips spp.) are two of the most economically important insect pest groups impacting cotton production in the USA today, but are not controlled by current transgenic cotton ...
    • 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 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 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 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 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 2017 

      Day, Eric R.; Dellinger, Theresa A.; Pfeiffer, Douglas G. (Virginia Tech, 2018)
      This report summarizes the activity of the Insect Identification Laboratory at Virginia Tech for 2017.
    • Insect Identification Laboratory Annual Report 2015 

      Day, Eric R.; Pfeiffer, Douglas G.; Dellinger, Theresa; Waterman, Holly (Virginia Tech, 2016)
      This report summarizes the activity of the Insect Identification Laboratory at Virginia Tech for 2015.
    • Insect Identification Laboratory Annual Report 2014 

      Day, Eric R.; Pfeiffer, Douglas G.; Dellinger, Theresa; McCraw, Olivia (Virginia Tech, 2015)
      This report summarizes the activity of the Insect Identification Laboratory at Virginia Tech for 2014.
    • Insect Identification Laboratory Annual Report 2013 

      Day, Eric R.; Pfeiffer, Douglas G.; Dellinger, Theresa; McCraw, Olivia (Virginia Tech, 2013)
      This report summarizes the activity of the Insect Identification Laboratory at Virginia Tech for 2013.
    • Insect Identification Laboratory Annual Report 2011 

      Day, Eric R.; Pfeiffer, Douglas G.; Dellinger, Theresa; Oliver, Charlotte (Virginia Tech, 2013)
      This report summarizes the activity of the Insect Identification Laboratory at Virginia Tech for 2011.