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    • 2016 Southeast Regional Bunch Grape Integrated Management Guide 

      Nita, Mizuho; Burrack, Hannah J.; Pfeiffer, Douglas G.; Mitchem, Wayne; Lockwood, David; Bellinger, Robert (2016-04-04)
      While not technically a numbered VCE publication, this is produced by a group of extension specialists in the southeastern region. CALS is a member of the Southeastern Small Fruit Consortium, the producer of this guide.
    • 2016 Southeast Regional Caneberry Integrated Management Guide. Southeastern Small Fruit Consortium 

      Brannen, Philip; Schnabel, Guido; Burrack, Hannah J.; Bessin, Richard; Pfeiffer, Douglas G.; Mitchem, Wayne; Jennings, Katie; Lockwood, David; Fernandez, Gina; Sial, Ash (2016-04-04)
      While not technically a numbered VCE publication, this is produced by a group of extension specialists in the southeastern region. CALS is a member of the Southeastern Small Fruit Consortium, the producer of this guide
    • 2016 Spray Bulletin for Commercial Tree Fruit Growers 

      Pfeiffer, Douglas G.; Bergh, J. Christopher; Frank, Daniel L.; Hooks, C. R. R.; Walsh, C. S.; Yoder, Keith S.; Rahan, Mahfaz; Kotcon, J. B.; Derr, Jeffrey F.; Chandran, Rakesh S.; Weaver, Michael W.; Brown, Amy; Parkhurst, James A. (2016-01-01)
      This is a multi-state guide, with orchard recommendations for Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland.
    • 2020 Spray Bulletin for Commercial Tree Fruit Growers: Virginia, West Virginia, and University of Maryland 

      Pfeiffer, Douglas G.; Bergh, J. Christopher; Wilson, James; Hooks, C. R. R.; Sherif, Sherif M.; Walsh, C. S.; Yoder, Keith S.; Rahman, Mahfaz; Kotcon, J. B.; Derr, Jeffrey F.; Chandran, Rakesh S.; Frank, Daniel L.; Wycoff, Stephanie B.; Brown, Amy; Parkhurst, James A. (2020)
      Integrated pest management (IPM) is the approach emphasized in this guide; some aspects of IPM are incorporated throughout, although this guide mainly deals with the chemical component of IPM. IPM combines biological control ...
    • 2D and 3D Chromosome Painting in Malaria Mosquitoes 

      George, Phillip; Sharma, Atashi; Sharakhov, Igor V. (Journal Of Visualized Experiments, 2014-01-01)
      Fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) of whole arm chromosome probes is a robust technique for mapping genomic regions of interest, detecting chromosomal rearrangements, and studying three-dimensional (3D) organization ...
    • Accurate Strand-Specific Quantification of Viral RNA 

      Plaskon, Nicole E.; Adelman, Zach N.; Myles, Kevin M. (PLOS, 2009-10-22)
      The presence of full-length complements of viral genomic RNA is a hallmark of RNA virus replication within an infected cell. As such, methods for detecting and measuring specific strands of viral RNA in infected cells and ...
    • Ambient Air Temperature Does Not Predict whether Small or Large Workers Forage in Bumble Bees (Bombus impatiens). 

      Couvillon, Margaret J.; Fitzpatrick, Ginny; Dornhaus, Anna (2010)
      Bumble bees are important pollinators of crops and other plants. However, many aspects of their basic biology remain relatively unexplored. For example, one important and unusual natural history feature in bumble bees is ...
    • Analysis of Recent Interception Records Reveals Frequent Transport of Arboreal Ants and Potential Predictors for Ant Invasion in Taiwan 

      Lee, Ching-Chen; Weng, Yi-Meng; Lai, Li-Chuan; Suarez, Andrew V.; Wu, Wen-Jer; Lin, Chung-Chi; Yang, Chin-Cheng Scotty (2020-06-08)
      We uncovered taxonomic diversity, country of origin and commodity type of intercepted ants at Taiwanese borders based on an 8 year database of 439 interception records. We found intercepted ants arrived predominantly via ...
    • Analysis of the Aedes albopictus C6/36 genome provides insight into cell line utility for viral propagation 

      Miller, Jason R.; Koren, Sergey; Dilley, Kari A.; Puri, Vinita; Brown, David M.; Harkins, Derel M.; Thibaud-Nissen, Françoise; Rosen, Benjamin D.; Xiao-Guang, Chen; Tu, Zhijian Jake; Sharakhov, Igor V.; Sharakhova, Maria V.; Sebra, R.; Stockwell, T. B.; Bergman, N. H.; Sutton, G. G.; Phillippi, A. M.; Pieemarini, P. M.; Shabman, R. S. (2018-03)
      The 50-year old Aedes albopictus C6/36 cell line is a resource for the detection, amplification, and analysis of mosquito-borne viruses including Zika, dengue, and chikungunya. The cell line is derived from an unknown ...
    • Ancient and modern colonization of North America by hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae (Hemiptera: Adelgidae), an invasive insect from East Asia 

      Havill, Nathan P.; Shiyake, Shigehiko; Galloway, Ashley Lamb; Foottit, Robert G.; Yu, Guoyue; Paradis, Annie; Elkinton, Joseph S.; Montgomery, Michael E.; Sano, Masakazu; Caccone, Adalgisa (2016-05)
      Hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae, is an invasive pest of hemlock trees (Tsuga) in eastern North America. We used 14 microsatellites and mitochondrial COI sequences to assess its worldwide genetic structure and ...
    • Anopheles mosquitoes reveal new principles of 3D genome organization in insects 

      Lukyanchikova, Varvara; Nuriddinov, Miroslav; Belokopytova, Polina; Taskina, Alena; Liang, Jiangtao; Reijnders, Maarten J. M. F.; Ruzzante, Livio; Feron, Romain; Waterhouse, Robert M.; Wu, Yang; Mao, Chunhong; Tu, Zhijian Jake; Sharakhov, Igor V.; Fishman, Veniamin (Nature Portfolio, 2022-04-12)
      Chromosomes are hierarchically folded within cell nuclei into territories, domains and subdomains, but the functional importance and evolutionary dynamics of these hierarchies are poorly defined. Here, we comprehensively ...
    • Apheloria polychroma, a new species of millipede from the Cumberland Mountains (Polydesmida: Xystodesmidae) 

      Marek, Paul E.; Means, Jackson C.; Hennen, Derek A. (2018-01-25)
      Millipedes of the genus Apheloria Chamberlin, 1921 occur in temperate broadleaf forests throughout eastern North America and west of the Mississippi River in the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains. Chemically defended with toxins ...
    • Arm-specific dynamics of chromosome evolution in malaria mosquitoes 

      Sharakhova, Maria V.; Xia, Ai; Leman, Scotland C.; Sharakhov, Igor V. (Biomed Central Ltd, 2011-04-07)
      Background: The malaria mosquito species of subgenus Cellia have rich inversion polymorphisms that correlate with environmental variables. Polymorphic inversions tend to cluster on the chromosomal arms 2R and 2L but not ...
    • Arthropod Pest Management Research on Vegetables in Virginia - 2010 

      Kuhar, Thomas P.; Schultz, Peter B.; Doughty, Hélène; Jenrette, James (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2011-02-22)
      Describes arthropod pest management research on vegetable crops including evaluation of federally-labelled and experimental insecticides.
    • Arthropod Pest Management Research on Vegetables in Virginia - 2011 

      Kuhar, Thomas P.; Schultz, Peter B.; Doughty, Hélène; Kamminga, Katherine; Jenrette, James (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2012-02-01)
      Describes arthropod pest management research on vegetable crops including evaluation of federally-labelled and experimental insecticides.
    • Arthropod Pest Management Research on Vegetables in Virginia--2013 

      Kuhar, Thomas P.; Schultz, Peter B.; Doughty, Hélène; Jenrette, James (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014)
      This booklet contains arthropod pest management research conducted on vegetable crops in Virginia in 2013.
    • Asparagus Beetles on Asparagus 

      Kuhar, Thomas P.; Day, Eric R. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-07-29)
      Describes life history of Crioceris asparagi and Crioceris duodecimpunctata and damage to asparagus. Also notes methods for controlling these crop pests.
    • Asparagus Beetles: Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae, Crioceris asparagi (L.) and Crioceris duodecimpunctata (L.) 

      Day, Eric R.; Kuhar, Thomas P. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Describes life history of Crioceris asparagi and Crioceris duodecimpunctata and damage to asparagus. Also notes methods for controlling these crop pests.
    • Association of Salivary Cholinesterase With Arthropod Vectors of Disease 

      Temeyer, Kevin B.; Schlechte, Kristie G.; Olafson, Pia U.; Drolet, Barbara S.; Tidwell, Jason P.; Osbrink, Weste L. A.; Showler, Allan T.; Gross, Aaron D.; de Leon, Adalberto A. Perez (2020-11)
      Acetylcholinesterase (AChE) was previously reported to be present in saliva of the southern cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Canestrini), with proposed potential functions to 1) reduce acetylcholine toxicity ...
    • Asymmetric Phenotypes of Sterile Hybrid Males From Reciprocal Crosses Between Species of the Anopheles gambiae Complex 

      Liang, Jiangtao; Hodge, James M.; Sharakhov, Igor V. (2021-06-10)
      Haldane's rule of speciation states that sterility or inviability affects the heterogametic sex of inter-species hybrids. Darwin's corollary to Haldane's rule implies that there are asymmetric phenotypes in inter-species ...