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    • Unique features of a global human ectoparasite identified through sequencing of the bed bug genome 

      Benoit, Joshua B.; Adelman, Zach N.; Reinhardt, Klaus; Dolan, Amanda; Poelchau, Monica; Jennings, Emily C.; Szuter, Elise M.; Hagan, Richard W.; Gujar, Hemant; Shukla, Jayendra Nath; Zhu, Fang; Mohan, M.; Nelson, David R.; Rosendale, Andrew J.; Derst, Christian; Resnik, Valentina; Wernig, Sebastian; Menegazzi, Pamela; Wegener, Christian; Peschel, Nicolai; Hendershot, Jacob M.; Blenau, Wolfgang; Predel, Reinhard; Johnston, Paul R.; Ioannidis, Panagiotis; Waterhouse, Robert M.; Nauen, Ralf; Schorn, Corinna; Ott, Mark-Christoph; Maiwald, Frank; Johnston, J. Spencer; Gondhalekar, Ameya D.; Scharf, Michael E.; Peterson, Brittany F.; Raje, Kapil R.; Hottel, Benjamin A.; Armisen, David; Crumiere, Antonin Jean Johan; Refki, Peter Nagui; Santos, Maria Emilia; Sghaier, Essia; Viala, Severine; Khila, Abderrahman; Ahn, Seung-Joon; Childers, Christopher; Lee, Chien-Yueh; Lin, Han; Hughes, Daniel S. T.; Duncan, Elizabeth J.; Murali, Shwetha C.; Qu, Jiaxin; Dugan, Shannon; Lee, Sandra L.; Chao, Hsu; Dinh, Huyen; Han, Yi; Doddapaneni, Harshavardhan; Worley, Kim C.; Muzny, Donna M.; Wheeler, David; Panfilio, Kristen A.; Jentzsch, Iris M. Vargas; Vargo, Edward L.; Booth, Warren; Friedrich, Markus; Weirauch, Matthew T.; Anderson, Michelle A. E.; Jones, Jeffery W.; Mittapalli, Omprakash; Zhao, Chaoyang; Zhou, Jing-Jiang; Evans, Jay D.; Attardo, Geoffrey M.; Robertson, Hugh M.; Zdobnov, Evgeny M.; Ribeiro, Jose M. C.; Gibbs, Richard A.; Werren, John H.; Palli, Subba R.; Schal, Coby; Richards, Stephen (Nature, 2016-02-02)
      The bed bug, Cimex lectularius, has re-established itself as a ubiquitous human ectoparasite throughout much of the world during the past two decades. This global resurgence is likely linked to increased international ...
    • Update of the Anopheles gambiaePEST genome assembly 

      Sharakhova, Maria V.; Hammond, Martin P.; Lobo, Neil F.; Krzywinski, Jaroslaw; Unger, Maria F.; Hillenmeyer, Maureen E.; Bruggner, Robert V.; Birney, Ewan; Collins, Frank H. (2007-01-08)
      Background The genome of Anopheles gambiae, the major vector of malaria, was sequenced and assembled in 2002. This initial genome assembly and analysis made available to the scientific community was complicated by the ...
    • Using Microscopy to Assess Chorion Structural Integrity and Parasitoid Oviposition Sites on Stink Bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) Eggs 

      Koppel, A. L.; Herbert, D. Ames Jr.; Westbrook, E. W. (Cambridge University Press, 2011-02)
      Previous efficacy studies found that many insecticides used by growers could be having an adverse effect on egg parasitoids (Telenomus podisi) developing in the eggs of the brown stink bug (Euschistus servus), while unhatched ...
    • Using volunteer-based networks to track Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) an invasive pest of fruit crops 

      Burrack, Hannah J.; Smith, J. Powell; Pfeiffer, Douglas G.; Koeher, Glen; LaForest, Joseph (2012)
      The Spotted Wing Drosophila Volunteer Monitoring Network (SWD*VMN) was developed in 2010. Initial monitoring efforts included North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia and now include 15 states in the eastern United ...
    • Utilizing Consumer Perception of Edamame to Guide New Variety Development 

      Carneiro, Renata; Duncan, Susan; O'Keefe, Sean; Yu, Dajun; Huang, Haibo; Yin, Yun; Neill, Clinton; Zhang, Bo; Kuhar, Thomas; Rideout, Steve; Reiter, Mark; Ross, Jeremy; Chen, Pengyin; Gillen, Anne (2021-01-18)
      Consumption of edamame (vegetable soybeans) has increased significantly in the U.S. over the last 20 years. Although market demand has been increasing, most edamame is still imported from Asian countries. A team of multistate ...
    • Vector competence of Virginia mosquitoes for Zika and Cache Valley viruses 

      Chan, Kevin K.; Auguste, Albert Jonathan; Brewster, Carlyle C.; Paulson, Sally L. (2020-04-10)
      Background Vector-borne diseases are a major public health concern and cause significant morbidity and mortality. Zika virus (ZIKV) is the etiologic agent of a massive outbreak in the Americas that originated in Brazil ...
    • Vertical Sampling in Tree Canopies for Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) Life Stages and its Egg Parasitoid, Trissolcus japonicus (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae) 

      Quinn, Nicole F.; Talamas, Elijah J.; Acebes-Doria, Angelita L.; Leskey, Tracy C.; Bergh, J. Christopher (2019-02)
      The brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stl) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), is an invasive agricultural and nuisance pest that has established across much of the United States and caused significant crop losses in ...
    • Visual ability and searching behavior of adult Laricobius nigrinus, a hemlock woolly adelgid predator 

      Mausel, David L.; Salom, Scott M.; Kok, Loke T. (Univ Arizona, 2011-08-29)
      Very little is known about the searching behavior and sensory cues that Laricobius spp. (Coleoptera: Derodontidae) predators use to locate suitable habitats and prey, which limits our ability to collect and monitor them ...
    • Waggle Dance Distances as Integrative Indicators of Seasonal Foraging Challenges 

      Couvillon, M. J.; Schuerch, R.; Ratnieks, F. L. W. (PLOS, 2014-04-02)
    • Wireworm Control Experiment in Potatoes in Abingdon, VA in 2011 

      Kuhar, Thomas P.; Blevins, Philip (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2011)
      Describes an experiment to control Wireworms in a potato field, and discusses the results.
    • Wireworm Pest Management in Potatoes 

      Kuhar, Thomas P.; Doughty, Hélène; Speese, John; Reiter, Sara (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2008)
      Describes wireworms, their general biology and life cycle, their damage to potatoes and other plants. Discusses ways of predicting wireworm damage, and methods of control.
    • Yellow Ants 

      Day, Eric R.