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    • Identification of Candidate Iron Transporters From the ZIP/ZnT Gene Families in the Mosquito Aedes aegypti 

      Tsujimoto, Hitoshi; Anderson, Michelle A. E.; Myles, Kevin M.; Adelman, Zach N. (Frontiers, 2018-04-12)
      Mosquito-transmitted viral pathogens, such as dengue and Zika, afflict tens of thousands of people every year. These viruses are transmitted during the blood-feeding process that is required for mosquito reproduction, the ...
    • 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, Douglas G.; 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, ...
    • Impact of the introduced predator, Laricobius nigrinus, on ovisacs of the overwintering generation of hemlock woolly adelgid in the eastern United States 

      Jubb, Carrie S.; Heminger, Ariel R.; Mayfield, Albert E.; Elkinton, Joseph S.; Wiggins, Gregory J.; Grant, Jerome F.; Lombardo, Jeffrey A.; McAvoy, Thomas J.; Crandall, Ryan S.; Salom, Scott M. (2020-04)
      Hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA), Adelges tsugae Annand (Hemiptera: Adelgidae), is an invasive pest causing significant mortality to eastern and Carolina hemlock in eastern North America. Since 2003, management of HWA has ...
    • Implementation of a multiprofessional, multicomponent delirium management guideline in two intensive care units, and its effect on patient outcomes and nurse workload: a pre-post design retrospective cohort study 

      Schubert, Maria; Bettex, Dominique; Steiger, Peter; Schürch, Roger; Haller, Alois; Bogdanovic, Jasmina; Garcia Nuñez, David; Schwarz, Urs; Siegemund, Martin (2020-01-21)
      AIM OF THE STUDY: Delirium is a frequent intensive care unit (ICU) complication, affecting 26% to 80% of ICU patients, often with serious consequences. This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness, costs and benefits of ...
    • 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 Jake; 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 ...
    • Improved reference genome of the arboviral vector Aedes albopictus 

      Palatini, Umberto; Masri, Reem A.; Cosme, Luciano V.; Koren, Sergey; Thibaud-Nissen, Françoise; Biedler, James K.; Krsticevic, Flavia; Johnston, J. S.; Halbach, Rebecca; Crawford, Jacob E.; Antoshechkin, Igor; Failloux, Anna-Bella; Pischedda, Elisa; Marconcini, Michele; Ghurye, Jay; Rhie, Arang; Sharma, Atashi; Karagodin, Dmitry A.; Jenrette, Jeremy; Gamez, Stephanie; Miesen, Pascal; Masterson, Patrick; Caccone, Adalgisa; Sharakhova, Maria V.; Tu, Zhijian Jake; Papathanos, Philippos A.; Van Rij, Ronald P.; Akbari, Omar S.; Powell, Jeffrey R.; Phillippy, Adam M.; Bonizzoni, Mariangela (2020-08-26)
      Background The Asian tiger mosquito Aedes albopictus is globally expanding and has become the main vector for human arboviruses in Europe. With limited antiviral drugs and vaccines available, vector control is the primary ...
    • Improving Pest Management with Farmscaping 

      Philips, Chris; Kuhar, Thomas P.; 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 ...
    • The Inability of Spotted Lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) to Vector a Plant Pathogen between its Preferred Host, Ailanthus altissima, in a Laboratory Setting 

      Brooks, Rachel K.; Toland, Ashley; Dechaine, Andrew C.; McAvoy, Thomas; Salom, Scott M. (MDPI, 2020-08-09)
      With the recent introduction of the non-native spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) to the USA, research and concern regarding this insect is increasing. Though L. delicatula is able to feed on many different ...
    • Increased production of piRNAs from euchromatic clusters and genes in Anopheles gambiae compared with Drosophila melanogaster 

      George, Phillip; Jensen, Silke; Pogorelcnik, Romain; Lee, Jiyoung; Xing, Yi; Brasset, Emilie; Vaury, Chantal; 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 ...
    • Indigenous arthropod natural enemies of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug in North America and Europe 

      Abram, Paul K.; Hoelmer, Kim A.; Acebes-Doria, Angelita; Andrews, Heather; Beers, Elizabeth H.; Bergh, J. Christopher; Bessin, Ric; Biddinger, David; Botch, Paul; Buffington, Matthew L.; Cornelius, Mary L.; Costi, Elena; Delfosse, Ernest S.; Dieckhoff, Christine; Dobson, Rachelyn; Donais, Zachary; Grieshop, Matthew; Hamilton, George; Haye, Tim; Hedstrom, Christopher; Herlihy, Megan V.; Hoddle, Mark S.; Hooks, Cerruti R. R.; Jentsch, Peter; Joshi, Neelendra K.; Kuhar, Thomas P.; Lara, Jesus; Lee, Jana C.; Legrand, Ana; Leskey, Tracy C.; Lowenstein, David; Maistrello, Lara; Mathews, Clarissa R.; Milnes, Joshua M.; Morrison, William R., III; Nielsen, Anne L.; Ogburn, Emily C.; Pickett, Charles H.; Poley, Kristin; Pote, John; Radl, James; Shrewsbury, Paula M.; Talamas, Elijah; Tavella, Luciana; Walgenbach, James F.; Waterworth, Rebeccah; Weber, Donald C.; Welty, Celeste; Wiman, Nik G. (2017-09)
      Since the establishment of the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in North America and Europe, there has been a large, multi-group effort to characterize the composition and ...
    • 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, N. V.; Konusova, O. L.; Kucher, A. N.; Simakova, A. V.; Golubeva, E. P.; Kireeva, T. N.; Sharakhov, Igor V. (Russian Academy Of Sciences, 2016)
    • Insecticidal and repellent properties of novel trifluoromethylphenyl amides II 

      Tsikolia, Maia; Bernier, Ulrich R.; Agramonte, Natasha M.; Estep, Alden S.; Becnel, James J.; Tabanca, Nurhayat; Linthicum, Kenneth J.; Gross, Aaron D.; Guerin, Patrick M.; Krober, Thomas; Bloomquist, Jeffrey R. (2018-10)
      This project focused on the design, synthesis, and testing of trifluoromethylphenyl amides (TFMPAs) as potential mosquitocides and repellents. Fourteen compounds were evaluated for toxicity against larvae and adults of ...
    • Insecticide Label Updates 

      Kuhar, Thomas P. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-07-29)
      Changes for insecticide labels and new insecticide labels are noted for several chemical products.
    • Insecticide Resistance in Eggs and First Instars of the Bed Bug, Cimex lectularius (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) 

      Campbell, Brittany E.; Miller, Dini M. (MDPI, 2015-01-15)
      Two strains of the common bed bug, Cimex lectularius L., eggs and first instars collected from pyrethroid-resistant adults were evaluated for insecticide resistance and compared to a susceptible strain. Dose-response ...
    • Insights into the Preservation of the Homomorphic Sex-Determining Chromosome of Aedes aegypti from the Discovery of a Male-Biased Gene Tightly Linked to the M-Locus 

      Hall, Andrew Brantley; Timoshevskiy, Vladimir A.; Sharakhova, Maria V.; Jiang, Xiaofang; Basu, Sanjay; Anderson, Michelle A. E.; Hu, Wanqi; Sharakhov, Igor V.; Adelman, Zach N.; Tu, Zhijian Jake (Oxford Univ Press, 2014-01-01)
      The preservation of a homomorphic sex-determining chromosome in some organisms without transformation into a heteromorphic sex chromosome is a long-standing enigma in evolutionary biology. A dominant sex-determining locus ...
    • An Integrated Linkage, Chromosome, and Genome Map for the Yellow Fever Mosquito Aedes aegypti 

      Timoshevskiy, Vladimir a.; Severson, David W.; deBruyn, Becky S.; Black, William C.; Sharakhov, Igor V.; Sharakhova, Maria V. (PLOS, 2013-02-01)
      Background: Aedes aegypti, the yellow fever mosquito, is an efficient vector of arboviruses and a convenient model system for laboratory research. Extensive linkage mapping of morphological and molecular markers localized ...