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    • A Gene-Based Method for Cytogenetic Mapping of Repeat-Rich Mosquito Genomes 

      Masri, Reem A.; Karagodin, Dmitriy A.; Sharma, Atashi; Sharakhova, Maria V. (MDPI, 2021-02-06)
      Long-read sequencing technologies have opened up new avenues of research on the mosquito genome biology, enabling scientists to better understand the remarkable abilities of vectors for transmitting pathogens. Although new ...
    • Genetic diversity of honeybees in different geographical regions of Siberia 

      Ostroverkhova, N. V.; Kucher, A. N.; Konusova, O. L.; Kireeva, T. N.; Sharakhov, Igor V. (2017-09-03)
    • Genome Landscape and Evolutionary Plasticity of Chromosomes in Malaria Mosquitoes 

      Xia, Ai; Sharakhova, Maria V.; Leman, Scotland C.; Tu, Zhijian Jake; Bailey, Jeffrey A.; Smith, Christopher D.; Sharakhov, Igor V. (PLOS, 2010-05-12)
      Background: Nonrandom distribution of rearrangements is a common feature of eukaryotic chromosomes that is not well understood in terms of genome organization and evolution. In the major African malaria vector Anopheles ...
    • Genome mapping and characterization of the Anopheles gambiae heterochromatin 

      Sharakhova, Maria V.; George, Phillip; Brusentsova, Irina V.; Leman, Scotland C.; Bailey, Jeffrey A.; Smith, Christopher D.; Sharakhov, Igor V. (Biomed Central Ltd, 2010-08-04)
      Background Heterochromatin plays an important role in chromosome function and gene regulation. Despite the availability of polytene chromosomes and genome sequence, the heterochromatin of the major malaria vector Anopheles ...
    • Genomic composition and evolution of Aedes aegypti chromosomes revealed by the analysis of physically mapped supercontigs 

      Timoshevskiy, Vladimir A.; Kinney, Nicholas A.; deBruyn, Becky S.; Mao, Chunhong; Tu, Zhijian Jake; Severson, D. W.; Sharakhov, Igor V.; Sharakhova, Maria V. (Biomed Central Ltd, 2014-04-14)
      Background An initial comparative genomic study of the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae and the yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti revealed striking differences in the genome assembly size and in the abundance of transposable ...
    • Genomic differentiation and intercontinental population structure of mosquito vectors Culex pipiens pipiens and Culex pipiens molestus 

      Yurchenko, Andrey A.; Masri, Reem A.; Khrabrova, Natalia, V.; Sibataev, Anuarbek K.; Fritz, Megan L.; Sharakhova, Maria V. (2020-05-05)
      Understanding the population structure and mechanisms of taxa diversification is important for organisms responsible for the transmission of human diseases. Two vectors of West Nile virus, Culex pipiens pipiens and Cx. p. ...
    • Germline excision of transgenes in Aedes aegypti by homing endonucleases 

      Aryan, Azadeh; Anderson, Michelle A. E.; Myles, Kevin M.; Adelman, Zach N. (Nature Publishing Group, 2013-04)
      Aedes (Ae.) aegypti is the primary vector for dengue viruses (serotypes1-4) and chikungunya virus. Homing endonucleases (HEs) are ancient selfish elements that catalyze double-stranded DNA breaks (DSB) in a highly specific ...
    • Global patterns and drivers of ecosystem functioning in rivers and riparian zones 

      Tiegs, Scott D.; Costello, David M.; Isken, Mark W.; Woodward, Guy; McIntyre, Peter B.; Gessner, Mark O.; Chauvet, Eric; Griffiths, Natalie A.; Flecker, Alex S.; Acuna, Vicenc; Albarino, Ricardo; Allen, Daniel C.; Alonso, Cecilia; Andino, Patricio; Arango, Clay; Aroviita, Jukka; Barbosa, Marcus V. M.; Barmuta, Leon A.; Baxter, Colden V.; Bell, Thomas D. C.; Bellinger, Brent; Boyero, Luz; Brown, Lee E.; Bruder, Andreas; Bruesewitz, Denise A.; Burdon, Francis J.; Callisto, Marcos; Canhoto, Cristina; Capps, Krista A.; Castillo, Maria M.; Clapcott, Joanne; Colas, Fanny; Colon-Gaud, Checo; Cornut, Julien; Crespo-Perez, Veronica; Cross, Wyatt F.; Culp, Joseph M.; Danger, Michael; Dangles, Olivier; de Eyto, Elvira; Derry, Alison M.; Diaz Villanueva, Veronica; Douglas, Michael M.; Elosegi, Arturo; Encalada, Andrea C.; Entrekin, Sally; Espinosa, Rodrigo; Ethaiya, Diana; Ferreira, Veronica; Ferriol, Carmen; Flanagan, Kyla M.; Fleituch, Tadeusz; Shah, Jennifer J. Follstad; Frainer, Andre; Friberg, Nikolai; Frost, Paul C.; Garcia, Erica A.; Lago, Liliana Garcia; Garcia Soto, Pavel Ernesto; Ghate, Sudeep; Giling, Darren P.; Gilmer, Alan; Goncalves, Jose Francisco, Jr.; Gonzales, Rosario Karina; Graca, Manuel A. S.; Grace, Mike; Grossart, Hans-Peter; Guerold, Francois; Gulis, Vlad; Hepp, Luiz U.; Higgins, Scott; Hishi, Takuo; Huddart, Joseph; Hudson, John; Imberger, Samantha; Iniguez-Armijos, Carlos; Iwata, Tomoya; Janetski, David J.; Jennings, Eleanor; Kirkwood, Andrea E.; Koning, Aaron A.; Kosten, Sarian; Kuehn, Kevin A.; Laudon, Hjalmar; Leavitt, Peter R.; Lemes da Silva, Aurea L.; Leroux, Shawn J.; Leroy, Carri J.; Lisi, Peter J.; MacKenzie, Richard; Marcarelli, Amy M.; Masese, Frank O.; Mckie, Brendan G.; Oliveira Medeiros, Adriana; Meissner, Kristian; Milisa, Marko; Mishra, Shailendra; Miyake, Yo; Moerke, Ashley; Mombrikotb, Shorok; Mooney, Rob; Moulton, Tim; Muotka, Timo; Negishi, Junjiro N.; Neres-Lima, Vinicius; Nieminen, Mika L.; Nimptsch, Jorge; Ondruch, Jakub; Paavola, Riku; Pardo, Isabel; Patrick, Christopher J.; Peeters, Edwin T. H. M.; Pozo, Jesus; Pringle, Catherine; Prussian, Aaron; Quenta, Estefania; Quesada, Antonio; Reid, Brian; Richardson, John S.; Rigosi, Anna; Rincon, Jose; Risnoveanu, Geta; Robinson, Christopher T.; Rodriguez-Gallego, Lorena; Royer, Todd V.; Rusak, James A.; Santamans, Anna C.; Selmeczy, Geza B.; Simiyu, Gelas; Skuja, Agnija; Smykla, Jerzy; Sridhar, Kandikere R.; Sponseller, Ryan; Stoler, Aaron; Swan, Christopher M.; Szlag, David; Teixeira-de Mello, Franco; Tonkin, Jonathan D.; Uusheimo, Sari; Veach, Allison M.; Vilbaste, Sirje; Vought, Lena B. M.; Wang, Chiao-Ping; Webster, Jackson R.; Wilson, Paul B.; Woelfl, Stefan; Xenopoulos, Marguerite A.; Yates, Adam G.; Yoshimura, Chihiro; Yule, Catherine M.; Zhang, Yixin X.; Zwart, Jacob A. (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2019-01-09)
      River ecosystems receive and process vast quantities of terrestrial organic carbon, the fate of which depends strongly on microbial activity. Variation in and controls of processing rates, however, are poorly characterized ...
    • 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 ...
    • Green Peach Aphid on Vegetables: Homoptera: Aphididae, Myzus persicae 

      Kuhar, Thomas P.; Reiter, Sara; Doughty, Hélène (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2005-09-01)
      Describes the Green Peach Aphid (Myzus persicae), its life cycle, and its damage to crops. Also lists a few of the crop plants that it feeds on.
    • Green Stink Bug 

      Aigner, John D.; Kuhar, Thomas P.; Day, Eric R.; Kamminga, Katherine (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014-04-11)
      This publication covers the physical and main features, plant needs, functions, care, and additional information for the Green Stink Bug, Chinavia halaris (formerly Acrosternum hilare) (Say).
    • Ground application of mating disruption against the gypsy moth (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) 

      Onufrieva, Ksenia S.; Hickman, Andrea D.; Leonard, Donna S.; Tobin, Patrick C. (2019-09)
      The gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar (L.) (Lepidoptera: Erebidae), is a non-native defoliating insect that continues to expand its range in North America and undergo periodic outbreaks. In management efforts to suppress ...
    • Habitat preferences and phenology of Ochlerotatus triseriatus and Aedes albopictus (Diptera : Culicidae) in southwestern Virginia 

      Barker, Christopher M.; Paulson, Sally L.; Cantrell, Sue; Davis, Brent S. (Oxford University Press, 2003-07-01)
      Recently, the number of reported human cases of La Crosse encephalitis, an illness caused by mosquito-borne La Crosse virus (LAC), has increased in southwestern Virginia, resulting in a need for better understanding of the ...
    • Halyomorpha halys (brown marmorated stink bug) 

      Leskey, Tracy C.; Hamilton, G. C.; Biddinger, D. J.; Buffington, M. L.; Dieckhoff, C.; Dively, G. P.; Fraser, H.; Gariepy. T.; Hedstrom, C.; Herbert, D. Ames Jr.; Hoelmer, K. A.; Hooks, C. R. R.; Inkley, D.; Krawczyk, G.; Kuhar, Thomas P.; Lee, D.-H.; Nielsen, A. L.; Pfeiffer, Douglas G.; Rodriguez-Saona, C.; Shearer, P. W.; Talamas, E.; Tomasino, E.; Tooker, J.; Venugopal, P. D.; Whalen, J.; Walton, V.; Makkouk, K. .; Wiman, M.
    • Handheld applications in fruit extension delivery 

      Pfeiffer, Douglas G.; Love, K. (2007)
    • Harlequin Bug Biology and Pest Management in Brassicaceous Crops 

      Wallingford, A. K.; Kuhar, Thomas 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 ...
    • Heterocyclic Amine-Induced Feeding Deterrence and Antennal Response of Honey Bees 

      Larson, Nicholas R.; O’Neal, Scott T.; Kuhar, Thomas P.; Bernier, Ulrich R.; Bloomquist, Jeffrey R.; Anderson, Troy D. (MDPI, 2021-01-14)
      The productivity and survival of managed honey bee colonies is negatively impacted by a diverse array of interacting factors, including exposure to agrochemicals, such as pesticides. This study investigated the use of ...
    • High-throughput Physical Mapping of Chromosomes using Automated in situ Hybridization 

      George, Philip; Sharakhova, Maria V.; Sharakhov, Igor V. (Journal Of Visualized Experiments, 2012-06-01)
      Projects to obtain whole-genome sequences for 10,000 vertebrate species and for 5,000 insect and related arthropod species are expected to take place over the next 5 years. For example, the sequencing of the genomes for ...