John Obrycki

Mercer, N., J. Obrycki, and R. Bessin. 2021. Altering Planting Date to Manage Melanaphis sacchari (Hemiptera: Aphididae) Populations in Sweet Sorghum. Journal of Economic Entomology, January 2021. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toaa306

Li, H., Shu, X., Meng, L., Zhou, X., Obrycki, J.J., and Li, B. 2021. Prevalence of maternally-inherited bacteria in native and invasive populations of the harlequin ladybird beetle Harmonia axyridis. Biological Invasions 23: 1461-1471. https://doi-org.ezproxy.uky.edu/10.1007/s10530-020-02451-x

Li, H, B. Li, G. L. Lovei, T. J. Kring, and J.J. Obrycki. 2021. Interactions among native and non-native predatory Coccinellidae influence biological control and biodiversity. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 114(2): 119-126. DOI 10.1093/aesa/saaa047.

Grenier, C., Summerhays, B., Cartmill, R., Martinez, T., Saisho, R., Rothenberg, A., Tovar, A., Rynerson, A., Scott, J., Obrycki, J.J., & A. Sethuraman. 2021. Lack of phenotypic variation despite population structure in larval utilization of pea aphids by populations of the lady beetle Hippodamia convergens. Biological Control. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2020.104507.


Ric Bessin

Gauthier, N. A., Strang, J. G., Springer, M. T., Bessin, R. T. (2020). ID-260 An IPM Scouting Guide for Common Problems of Peach in Kentucky Lexington, KY, University of Kentucky Agricultural Communications Service, 28. 

Gauthier, N. A., Strang, J. G., Springer, M. T., Bessin, R. T. (2020). PPFS-FR-S-30 Cultural Calendar for Commercial Strawberry Production Lexington, KY, University of Kentucky Agricultural Communications Service, 6. 

Gauthier, N. A., Strang, J. G., Springer, M. T., Bessin, R. T. (2020). PPFS-FR-S-29 Cultural Calendar for Commercial Blueberry Production Lexington, KY, University of Kentucky Agricultural Communications Service, 4. 

Gauthier, N. A., Bessin, R. T., Strang, J. G., Springer, M. T., Bessin, R. T. (2020). PPFS-FR-S-28 Cultural Calendar for Commercial Brambles Production Lexington, KY, University of Kentucky Agricultural Communications Service, 5. 

Zach DeVries

DeVries, Z. C. (2020). A PMP’s Guide to COVID-19 Lexington, KY, ENTfacts, 2 

DeVries, Z. C. (2020). Pest Control and COVID-19 Lexington, KY, ENTfacts, 1. 

DeVries, Z. C. (2020). Pest Control and COVID-19 Lexington, KY, Kentucky Pest News

DeVries, Z. C. (2020). Pest-Proofing Your Home Lexington, KY, Kentucky Pest News

DeVries, Z. C. (2020). Time for Termites! Lexington, KY, Kentucky Pest News.

Stephen Dobson

Crawford JE, Clarke DW, Criswell V, Desnoyer M, Cornel D, Deegan B, Gong K, Hopkins KC, Howell P, Hyde JS et al. 2020. Efficient production of male Wolbachia-infected Aedes aegypti mosquitoes enables large-scale suppression of wild populations. Nat Biotechnol38: 482-492. 

Julian Dupuis

Dupuis, J. R., Judge, K. A., Brunet, B. M., Ohlmann Chan, S., Sperling, F. A. (2020). Does hunger lead to hybridization in a genus of sexually cannibalistic insects (Orthoptera: Prophalangopsidae)?, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 131(2), 434-448. doi: 10.1093/biolinnean/blaa094 WOS Metric Year: 2019 | JIF: 1.961 | TC: 9801 

Campbell, E. O., Dupuis, J. R., Holowachuk, J., Hladun, S., Vankosky, M. A., Mori, B. A. (2020). Disjunction between canola distribution and the genetic structure of its recently described pest, the canola flower midge (Contarinia brassicola), Ecology and Evolution, 10(23), 13284-13296. doi: 10.1002/ece3.6927 WOS Metric Year: 2019 | JIF: 2.392 | TC: 

Dupuis, J. R., Geib, S. M., Schmidt, C., Rubinoff, D. (2020). Genomic-wide sequencing reveals remarkable connection between widely disjunct populations of the internationally threatened bog buck moth, Insect Conservation and Diversity, 13(5), 495-500. doi: 10.1111/icad.12432 WOS Metric Year: 2019 

Dupuis, J. R., Sperling, F. A. (2020). Phylogenomic test of mitochondrial clues to archaic ancestors in a group of hybridizing swallowtail butterflies, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 152, 106921. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2020.106921 

MacDonald, Z. G., Dupuis, J. R., Davis, C. S., Acorn, J. H., Nielsen, S. E., Sperling, F. A.H. (2020). Gene flow and climate-associated genetic variation in a vagile habitat specialist, Molecular Ecology. doi: 10.1111/mec.15604 

Rubinoff, D.,  Reil, J. B., Osborne, K. H., Gregory, C. J., Geib, S. M.,  Dupuis, J. R. (2020). Phylogenomics reveals conservation challenges and opportunities for cryptic endangered species in a rapidly disappearing desert ecosystem, Biodiversity and Conservation, 29(7), 2185-2200. doi: 10.1007/s10531-020-01968-w 

Dupuis, J. R., Geib, S. M., Osborne, K. H., Rubinoff, D. (2020). Genomics confirms surprising ecological divergence and isolation in an endangered butterfly, Biodiversity and Conservation, 29(6), 1897-1921. doi: 10.1007/s10531-020-01950-6 

Koch, J. B., Dupuis, J. R., Jardeleza, M. K., Ouedraogo, N., Geib, S. M., Follett, P. A.,  Price, D. K. (2020). Population genomic and phenotype diversity of invasive Drosophila suzukii in Hawai‘i, Biological Invasions, 22(5), 1753-1770. doi: 10.1007/s10530-020-02217-5 

Cullingham, C. I., Miller, J. M., Peery, R. M., Dupuis, J. R., Malenfant, R. M., Gorrell, J. C., Janes, J. K. (2020). Confidently identifying the correct K value using the ΔK method: When does K = 2?, Molecular Ecology, 29(5), 862-869. doi: 10.1111/mec.15374

Chuck Fox

Fox, C. W., Mousseau, T. A. (2020). The Year in Evolutionary Biology 2020, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1476, 1-92.

Fox, C. W. (2020). The representation of women as authors of submissions to ecology journals during the COVID-19 pandemic, bioRxiv. doi: 10.1101/2020.05.29.123455 

Fox, C. W., Meyer, J. A. Date Accepted: (November, 2020). The influence of the global COVID-19 pandemic on manuscript submissions and editor and reviewer performance at six ecology journals. Functional Ecology.

Dave Gonthier

Kuesel, R., Gonthier, D. J. Date Accepted: (November, 2020). On the efficacy of protection netting for control of spotted-winged Drosophila, Garcia, Flavio Roberto Mello. (2021). "Drosophila suzukii Management.". Springer International Publishing. doi 10.1007/978-3-030-62692-1 

Brockman, R., Kuesel, R., Archer, K., Kyla, O., Wilson, N., Scott Hicks, D., Mark, W., Bessin, R. T., Gonthier, D. J. (2020). The Impact of Plant Essential Oils and Fine Mesh Row Covers on Flea Beetle (Chrysomelidae) Management in Brassicaceous Greens Production, Insects, 11, 714. 

Garcia, K., Olimpi, E., Karp, D., Gonthier, D. J. (2020). The good, the bad, and the risky: Can birds be incorporated as biological control agents into integrated pest management programs?, Journal of Integrated Pest Management, 11, 11. 

Olimpi, E. M.,  Garcia, K., Gonthier, D. J., De Master, K. T., Echeverri, A., Kremen, C., Sciligo, A. R., Snyder, W. E., Wilson-Rankin, E. E., Karp, D. S. (2020). Shifts in species interactions and farming contexts mediate net effects of birds in agroecosystems, Ecological Applications, 30(5). doi: 10.1002/eap.2115 

 Potts, L. J., Gantz, J. D., Kawarasaki, Y., Philip, B. N., Gonthier, D. J., Law, A. D., Moe, L. A., Unrine, J. M., McCulley, R. L., Lee, R. E., Denlinger, D. L., Teets, N. M. (2020). Environmental factors influencing fine-scale distribution of Antarctica’s only endemic insect, Oecologia. doi: 10.1007/s00442-020-04714-9 

Ken Haynes:

Sun, Q. K., Haynes, K. F., Zhou, X. (2020). Temporal changes in cuticular hydrocarbons during worker-reproductive transition in the Eastern Subterranean Termite (Blattodea: Rhinotermitidae)., Annals of the Entomological Society of America. doi: 10.1093/aesa/saaa027 

Sun, Q., Hampton, J. D., Merchant, A., Haynes, K. F., Zhou, X. (2020). Cooperative policing behaviour regulates reproductive division of labour in a termite, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 287(1928), 20200780. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2020.0780 

Shi, J., Zhang, C., Huang, S., Merchant, A., Sun, Q., Haynes, K. F., Zhou, X. Date Accepted: (December, 2020). Managing corpses from different castes in the eastern subterranean termite, Reticulitermes flavipes (Blattodea: Rhinotermitidae)". Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 

Jonathan Larson

Skvarla, M., Larson, J., Dowling, A. (2020). A Review of Terrestrial and Canopy Malaise Traps, Annals of the Entomological Society of America 

John Obrycki

Ünlü, A, J. Obrycki, and R. Bucher. 2020. Comparison of native and non‐native predator consumption rates and prey avoidance behavior in North America and Europe. Ecology and Evolution, Volume 10, Issue 23, December 2020, Pages 13334-13344. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.6932

Obrycki, J. 2020. Comparative Studies of Reproductive Diapause in North American Populations of Three Hippodamia Species (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Environmental Entomology, Volume 49, Issue 5, October 2020, Pages 1164–1170. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvaa100

Mercer, N. H. and J.J. Obrycki. 2020. Impacts of larval diet on pre-imaginal development, survival and adult size of six species of Coccinellidae (Coleoptera). J. Kansas Entomol. Soc. 93: 256-261

Mercer, N., R. Bessin, and J. Obrycki. 2020. Parasitization of the sugarcane aphid, Melanaphis sacchari, by commercially available aphid parasitoids. Biocontrol, September 2020. PDF

Mercer, N., N. Teets, R. Bessin, and J. Obrycki. 2020. Supplemental Foods Affect Energetic Reserves, Survival, and Spring Reproduction in Overwintering Adult Hippodamia convergens (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Environmental Entomology, Volume 49, Issue 1, February 2020, Pages 1–9. PDF

Sethuraman, A., F.J. Janzen, D.W. Weisrock, and J.J. Obrycki. 2020. Insights from Population Genomics to Enhance and Sustain Biological Control of Insect Pests. Insects, 11, 462. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects11080462

S. Reddy Palli

Abdu-Allah GAM, Seong KM, Mittapalli O, Ojo JA, Sun W, Posos-Parra O, Mota-Sanchez D, Clark JM, Pittendrigh BR. 2020. Dietary antioxidants impact DDT resistance in Drosophila melanogaster. PLoS One15: e0237986.

Bo H, Miaomiao R, Jianfeng F, Sufang H, Xia W, Elzaki MEA, Chris B, Palli SR, Jianya S. 2020. Xenobiotic transcription factors CncC and maf regulate expression of CYP321A16 and CYP332A1 that mediate chlorpyrifos resistance in Spodoptera exigua. J Hazard Mater398: 122971.

Chen X, Chereddy S, Gurusamy D, Palli SR. 2020a. Identification and characterization of highly active promoters from the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda. Insect Biochem Mol Biol126: 103455.

Chen X, Koo J, Gurusamy D, Mogilicherla K, Reddy Palli S. 2020b. Caenorhabditis elegans systemic RNA interference defective protein 1 enhances RNAi efficiency in a lepidopteran insect, the fall armyworm, in a tissue-specific manner. RNA Biol: 1-9.

Chen X, Tan A, Palli SR. 2020c. Identification and functional analysis of promoters of heat-shock genes from the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda. Sci Rep10: 2363.

Chereddy S, Gurusamy D, Howell JL, Palli SR. 2020. Double-stranded RNAs targeting inhibitor of apoptosis gene show no significant cross-species activity. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol104: e21683.

Dhandapani RK, Duan JJ, Palli SR. 2020. Orally delivered dsRNA induces knockdown of target genes and mortality in the Asian long-horned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol104: e21679.

Eid DM, Chereddy S, Palli SR. 2020. The effect of E93 knockdown on female reproduction in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol104: e21688.

Elhaj Baddar Z, Gurusamy D, Laisney J, Tripathi P, Palli SR, Unrine JM. 2020. Polymer-Coated Hydroxyapatite Nanocarrier for Double-Stranded RNA Delivery. J Agric Food Chem68: 6811-6818.

Gaddelapati SC, Dhandapani RK, Palli SR. 2020. CREB-binding protein regulates metamorphosis and compound eye development in the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti. Biochim Biophys Acta Gene Regul Mech1863: 194576.

George S, Palli SR. 2020a. Histone deacetylase 3 is required for development and metamorphosis in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. BMC Genomics21: 420.

-. 2020b. Histone Deacetylase 11 Knockdown Blocks Larval Development and Metamorphosis in the Red Flour Beetle, Tribolium castaneum. Front Genet11: 683.

Gurusamy D, Howell JL, Chereddy S, Koo J, Palli SR. 2020a. Transport of orally delivered dsRNA in southern green stink bug, Nezara viridula. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol104: e21692.

Gurusamy D, Mogilicherla K, Palli SR. 2020b. Chitosan nanoparticles help double-stranded RNA escape from endosomes and improve RNA interference in the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol104: e21677.

Gurusamy D, Mogilicherla K, Shukla JN, Palli SR. 2020c. Lipids help double-stranded RNA in endosomal escape and improve RNA interference in the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol104: e21678.

Hickner PV, Mittapalli O, Subramoniam A, Sagel A, Watson W, Scott MJ, Arp AP, de Leon AAP, Syed Z. 2020. Physiological and molecular correlates of the screwworm fly attraction to wound and animal odors. Sci Rep10: 20771.

Howell JL, Mogilicherla K, Gurusamy D, Palli SR. 2020. Development of RNAi methods to control the harlequin bug, Murgantia histrionica. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol104: e21690.

Huang J, Sun W, Seong KM, Mittapalli O, Ojo J, Coates B, Paige KN, Clark JM, Pittendrigh BR. 2020. Dietary antioxidant vitamin C influences the evolutionary path of insecticide resistance in Drosophila melanogaster. Pestic Biochem Physiol168: 104631.

Koo J, Chereddy S, Palli SR. 2020. RNA interference-mediated control of cigarette beetle, Lasioderma serricorne. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol104: e21680.

Laisney J, Gurusamy D, Baddar ZE, Palli SR, Unrine JM. 2020. RNAi in Spodoptera frugiperda Sf9 Cells via Nanomaterial Mediated Delivery of dsRNA: A Comparison of Poly-l-arginine Polyplexes and Poly-l-arginine-Functionalized Au Nanoparticles. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces12: 25645-25657.

Lichtenberg SS, Laisney J, Elhaj Baddar Z, Tsyusko OV, Palli SR, Levard C, Masion A, Unrine JM. 2020. Comparison of Nanomaterials for Delivery of Double-Stranded RNA in Caenorhabditis elegans. J Agric Food Chem68: 7926-7934.

Maximo WPF, Howell JL, Mogilicherla K, Basij M, Chereddy S, Palli SR. 2020. Inhibitor of apoptosis is an effective target gene for RNAi-mediated control of Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol104: e21685.

Palli SR. 2020a. CncC/Maf-mediated xenobiotic response pathway in insects. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol104: e21674.

-. 2020b. Epigenetic regulation of post-embryonic development. Curr Opin Insect Sci43: 63-69.

Peng Y, Wang K, Zhu G, Han Q, Chen J, Elzaki MEA, Sheng C, Zhao C, Palli SR, Han Z. 2020. Identification and characterization of multiple dsRNases from a lepidopteran insect, the tobacco cutworm, Spodoptera litura (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Pestic Biochem Physiol162: 86-95.

Thomas GWC, Dohmen E, Hughes DST, Murali SC, Poelchau M, Glastad K, Anstead CA, Ayoub NA, Batterham P, Bellair M et al. 2020. Gene content evolution in the arthropods. Genome Biol21: 15.

Yoon JS, Koo J, George S, Palli SR. 2020. Evaluation of inhibitor of apoptosis genes as targets for RNAi-mediated control of insect pests. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol104: e21689.

Yoon JS, Palli SR. 2020. Double-stranded RNA in exosomes: Potential systemic RNA interference pathway in the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology23: 1160-1164.

Zhu GH, Chereddy S, Howell JL, Palli SR. 2020a. Genome editing in the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda: Multiple sgRNA/Cas9 method for identification of knockouts in one generation. Insect Biochem Mol Biol122: 103373.

Zhu KY, Palli SR. 2020. Mechanisms, Applications, and Challenges of Insect RNA Interference. Annu Rev Entomol65: 293-311.

Zhu S, Liu F, Zeng H, Li N, Ren C, Su Y, Zhou S, Wang G, Palli SR, Wang J et al. 2020b. Insulin/IGF signaling and TORC1 promote vitellogenesis via inducing juvenile hormone biosynthesis in the American cockroach. Development 147.

Dan Potter

Baker, A. M., Potter, D. A. (2020). Configuration and location of small urban gardens affect colonization by monarch butterflies North American Monarch Butterfly Ecology and Conservation Lausanne, Switzerland, Frontiers Media SA. doi: 10.3389/978-2-88966-118-3.                              

Baker, A. M., Potter, D. A. (2020). Invasive paper wasp turns urban pollinator gardens into ecological traps for monarch butterfly larvae, Scientific Reports, 10(1). doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-66621-6 

Baker, A. M., Redmond, C., Malcolm, S., Potter, D. A. (2020). Suitability of native milkweed (Asclepias) species versus cultivars for supporting monarch butterflies and bees in urban gardens, PeerJ, 49796. doi: 10.7717/peerj.9823 

Redmond, C. T., Wallis, L., Geis, M., Williamson, R. C., Potter, D. A. (2020). Strengths and limitations of Bacillus thuringiensis galleriae for managing Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) adults and grubs with caveats for cross-order activity to monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) larvae, Pest Management Science, 76(2), 472-479. doi: 10.1002/ps.5532 

Lynne Rieske-Kinney

Pampolini, F. B.,  Rieske-Kinney, L. K. (2020). Emerald ash borer specific gene silencing has no effect on non-target organisms., Frontiers in Agronomy – Special issue: New Applications of Insecticidal RNAi. 

Kyre, B. R., Bentz, B. J.,  Rieske-Kinney, L. K. (2020). Susceptibility of mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins) to gene silencing through RNAi provides potential as a novel management tool, Forest Ecology and Management, 473. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2020.118322 

Olson, D. G., Townsend, L. H., Roemmele, E.,  Rieske, L. K. (2020). Another look at systemic neonicotinoid applications for emerald ash borer suppression, Arboriculture and Urban Forestry(46(5)), 347-357. 

Leelesh, R., Rieske-Kinney, L. K. (2020). Oral ingestion of bacterially expressed dsRNA can silence genes and cause mortality in a highly invasive, tree-killing pest, the emerald ash borer, Insects, 11(7), 1-10. doi: 10.3390/insects11070440 

Pampolini, F., Rodrigues, T. B., Leelesh, R. S., Kawashima, T., Rieske-Kinney, L. K. (2020). Confocal microscopy provides visual evidence and confirms the feasibility of dsRNA delivery to emerald ash borer through plant tissues, Journal of Pest Science. doi: 10.1007/s10340-020-01230-w 

Clare Rittschof

Rittschof, C. C., Grozinger, C. M. (2020). The fundamental role of aggression and conflict in the evolution and organization of social groups Social Cooperation and Conflict: Biological Mechanisms at the Interface, Cambridge University Press

Carr, H. M., Palmer, J. H., Rittschof, C. C. (2020). Honey bee aggression: Evaluating causal links to disease-resistance traits and infection, Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 74(9). doi: 10.1007/s00265-020-02887-0 

Zain Syed

Hickner, P. V., Timoshevskaya, N., Nowling, R. J., Labbe, F., Nguyen, A. D., McDowell, M. A., Spiegel, C. N., Syed, Z. (2020). Molecular signatures of sexual communication in the phlebotomine sand flies, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 14(12). doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0008967 

Josek, T., Sperrazza, J., Alleyne, M., Syed, Z. (2020). Neurophysiological and behavioral responses of blacklegged ticks to host odors., Journal of Insect Physiology, 128, 104175. doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2020.104175 

Nick Teets

Potts, L. J., Kostal, V., Simek, P., Teets, N. M. (2020). Energy balance and metabolic changes in an overwintering wolf spider, Schizocosa stridulans, Journal of Insect Physiology, 126, 104112. 

Potts, L. J., Garcia, M. J., Teets, N. M. (2020). Chilling in the cold: Using thermal acclimation to demonstrate phenotypic plasticity in animals., CourseSource. doi: doi.org/10.24918/cs.2020.21 

Garcia, M. J., Littler, A. S., Sriram, A., Teets, N. M. (2020). Distinct cold tolerance traits independently vary across genotypes in Drosophila melanogaster, Evolution, 74(7), 1437-1450. doi: 10.1111/evo.14025 

Lecheta, M. C., Awde, D. N., O’Leary, T. S., Unfried, L. N.,  Jacobs, N. A., Whitlock, M. H.,  McCabe, E., Powers, B., Bora, K., Waters, J. S., Axen, H. J., Frietze, S., Lockwood, B. L., Teets, N. M., Cahan, S. H. (2020). Integrating GWAS and transcriptomics to identify the molecular underpinnings of thermal stress responses in Drosophila melanogaster, Frontiers in Genetics, 11. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2020.00658 

Mercer, N. H., Teets, N. M., Bessin, R. T., Obrycki, J. J. (2020). Supplemental Foods Affect Energetic Reserves, Survival, and Spring Reproduction in Overwintering Adult Hippodamia convergens (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), Environmental Entomology, 49(1), 1-9. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvz137 

Gantz, J. D., Philip, B. N., Teets, N. M., Kawarasaki, Y., + Potts, L. J., + Spacht, D. E., Benoit, J. B., Denlinger, D. L., Lee, E. (2020). Brief exposure to a diverse range of environmental stress enhances stress tolerance in the polyextremophilic Antarctic midge, Belgica antarctica, bioRxiv. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.01.01.887414 

Teets, N. M., Dalrymple, E. G., Hillis, M. H., Gantz, J. D.,  Spacht, D. E., Lee, R. E., Denlinger, D. L. (2020). Changes in energy reserves and gene expression elicited by freezing and supercooling in the antarctic midge, Belgica antarctica, Insects, 11(1). doi: 10.3390/insects11010018 

Potts, L. J., Gantz, J. D., Kawarasaki, Y., Philip, B. N., Gonthier, D. J., Law, A. D., Moe, L. A., Unrine, J. M., McCulley, R. L., Lee, R. E., Denlinger, D. L.,  Teets, N. M. (2020). Environmental factors influencing fine-scale distribution of Antarctica’s only endemic insect, Oecologia. doi: 10.1007/s00442-020-04714-9 WOS 

Nadeau, E. A.W., Teets, N. M. (2020). Evidence for a rapid cold hardening response in cultured Drosophila S2 cells, Journal of Experimental Biology, 223(2). doi: 10.1242/jeb.212613 

Awde, D. N., Fowler, T. E., Pérez-Gálvez, F., Garcia, M. J.,  Teets, N. M. (2020). High-Throughput Assays of Critical Thermal Limits in Insects, Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE(160). doi: 10.3791/61186

Raul Villanueva

Villanueva, R. T., Gauthier, N. A. (2020). First record of Coccus hesperidum L. (Hemiptera: Coccidae) in industrial hemp in Kentucky. Accepted in Florida Entomologist. Florida Entomologist 103: 1-2. 

Adedeji, A. A.,  Ekramirad, N., Rady, A., Hamidisepehr, A., Donohue, K. D., Villanueva, R. T.,  Parrish, C. A.,  Li, M. (2020). A review of recent non-destructive technologies for detecting pest infestation in fruits and vegetables, Foods, 9(7), 927. 

Viloria, Zenaida, Z. J., Villanueva, R. T., Bessin, R. T., Dunwell, W. C. Date Accepted: (September, 2020). Scolytinae in Nursery and Fruit Crops of Western Kentucky and Seasonal Population Patterns of Four Invasive Ambrosia Beetles. 

Jen White

Holt, J. R., Styer, A., White, J. A., Armstrong, J. S., Nibouche, S., Costet, L., Malacrino, A., Antwi, J. B., Wulff, J. A., Peterson, G., McLaren, N.,  Medina, R. F. (2020). Differences in microbiota between two multilocus lineages of the sugarcane aphid (Melanaphis sacchari) in the continental US. Accepted, Annals of the Entomological Society of America, Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 113, 257-265. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/aesa/saaa003 

Lenhart, P. A., White, J. A. (2020). Endosymbionts facilitate rapid evolution in a polyphagous herbivore, Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 33(10), 1507-1511. doi: 10.1111/jeb.13697

+ Rosenwald, L. C.,  Sitvarin, M. I.,  White, J. A. (2020). Endosymbiotic Rickettsiella causes cytoplasmic incompatibility in a spider host: Rickettsiella causes CI, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 287(1930). doi: 10.1098/rspb.2020.1107rspb20201107 

White, J. A., Styer, A., Rosenwald, L. C., Curry, M. M., Welch, K. D., Athey, K. J., Chapman, E. G. (2020). Endosymbiotic Bacteria Are Prevalent and Diverse in Agricultural Spiders, Microbial Ecology, 79(2), 472-481. doi: 10.1007/s00248-019-01411-w 

Joe Zhou

Pan, H., Yang, X., Romeis, J., Siegfried, B. D.,Zhou, X. (2020). Dietary RNAi toxicity assay exhibits differential responses to ingested dsRNAs among lady beetles, PEST MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, 76(11), 3606-3614. doi: 10.1002/ps.5894 

Liu, X., Merchant, A., Xiang, S., Zong, T., Zhou, X., Bai, L. (2020). Managing herbicide resistance in China, Weed Science, 1–14. doi: 10.1017/wsc.2020.68 

Merchant, A., Song, D., Yang, X., Li, X., Zhou, X. (2020). Candidate foraging gene orthologs in a lower termite, Reticulitermes flavipes, Journal of Experimental Zoology part b-molecular and developmental evolution, 334(3), 168-177. doi: 10.1002/jez.b.22918 

Ji, Y.,  Li, X., Ji, T., Tang, J., Qiu, L., Hu, J., Dong, J., Luo, S., Liu, S., Frandsen, P. B., Zhou, X., Parey, S. H., Li, L., Niu, Q., Zhou, X. (2020). Gene reuse facilitates rapid radiation and independent adaptation to diverse habitats in the Asian honeybee, Science Advances, 6(51), 1-14. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abd3590 

Li, Z.,  Li, X., Zhang, Q., Yuan, L., Zhou, X. (2020). Reference gene selection for transcriptional profiling in Cryptocercus punctulatus, an evolutionary link between Isoptera and Blattodea., Scientific reports, 10(1), 22169. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-79030-6 

Du, J.,  Song, X.-y.,  Shi, X.-b., Tang, X., Chen, J.-b., Zhang, Z.-h., Chen, G., Zhang, Z., Zhou, X., Liu, Y., Zhang, D.-y. (2020). NSs, the Silencing Suppressor of Tomato Spotted Wilt Orthotospovirus, Interferes With JA-Regulated Host Terpenoids Expression to Attract Frankliniella occidentalis, Frontiers in Microbiology, 11(590451), 3108. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2020.590451 

Yang, J., Sun, X.-Q., Zhu-Salzman, K., Qin, Q.-M., Feng, H.-Q., Kong, X.-D., Zhou, X., Cai, Q.-N. (2020). Host-induced gene silencing of brown planthopper glutathione S-transferase gene enhances rice resistance to sap-sucking insect pests, JOURNAL OF PEST SCIENCE. doi: 10.1007/s10340-020-01296-6 

Yang, J., Zhang, Y., Zhao, J., Gao, Y., Liu, Z., Zhang, P., Fan, J., ~Zhou, X., Fan, R. (2020). Selection of Reference Genes for RT-qPCR Analysis Under Extrinsic Conditions in the Hawthorn Spider Mite, Amphitetranychus viennensis., Frontiers in physiology, 11, 378. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2020.00378 

Roberts, A., Boeckman, C. J., Muhl, M., Romeis, J., Teem, J. L., Valicente, F. H., Brown, J. K., Edwards, M. G., Levine, S. L., Melnick, R. L., Rodrigues, T. B., Velez, A. M., Zhou, X., Hellmich, R. L. (2020). Sublethal Endpoints in Non-target Organism Testing for Insect-Active GE Crops, FRONTIERS IN BIOENGINEERING AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, 8. doi: 10.3389/fbioe.2020.00556 

 Wan, Y.,  Zheng, X., Xu, B., Xie, W., Wang, S., Zhang, Y., ~Zhou, X., Wu, Q. (2020). Insecticide resistance increases the vector competence: a case study in Frankliniella occidentalis, JOURNAL OF PEST SCIENCE. doi: 10.1007/s10340-020-01207-9 

 Zhang, F., Merchant, A., Zhao, Z., Zhang, Y., Zhang, J., Zhang, Q., Wang, Q., ~Zhou, X., Li, X. (2020). Characterization of MaltOBP1, a Minus-C Odorant-Binding Protein, From the Japanese Pine Sawyer Beetle, Monochamus alternatus Hope (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae), FRONTIERS IN PHYSIOLOGY, 11, 212. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2020.00212 

 Wan, Y.,  Hussain, S., Merchant, A., Xu, B., Xie, W., Wang, S., Zhang, Y., ~Zhou, X., Wu, Q. (2020). Tomato spotted wilt orthotospovirus influences the reproduction of its insect vector, western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis, to facilitate transmission, PEST MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, 76(7), 2406-2414. doi: 10.1002/ps.5779 

Liu, Y.,  Yang, J., Huo, Z., Wang, S., Wu, Q., Zhou, X., Xie, W., Zhang, Y. (2020). Characteristic and Functional Study of Intersex, a Gene Related to Female Fertility in Bemisia tabaci, FRONTIERS IN PHYSIOLOGY, 11, 55. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2020.00055 WOS Metric Year: 2,019 

Yang, L., Deng, Y., Gong, D., Luo, H.,~ Zhou, X., Jiang, F. (2020). Effects of low molecular weight organic acids on adsorption of quinclorac by sepiolite, ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND POLLUTION RESEARCH. doi: 10.1007/s11356-020-11405-8 

Li, Y., Liang, X., Zhou, X., Wu, Z., Yuan, L., Wang, Y.-T., Li, Y. (2020). Selection of Reference Genes for qRT-PCR Analysis in Medicinal Plant Glycyrrhiza under Abiotic Stresses and Hormonal Treatments., Plants (Basel, Switzerland), 9(11). doi: 10.3390/plants9111441 

Sun, Q. K., Haynes, K. F., ~Zhou, X. (2020). Temporal changes in cuticular hydrocarbons during worker-reproductive transition in the Eastern Subterranean Termite (Blattodea: Rhinotermitidae)., Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 1-11. doi: 10.1093/aesa/saaa027 WOS Metric Year: 2019 | Category:Entomology 

Hua, D., Zheng, X., Zhang, K., Zhang, Z., Wan, Y., Zhou, X., Zhang, Y., Wu, Q. (2020). Assessing Pesticide Residue and Spray Deposition in Greenhouse Eggplant Canopies to Improve Residue Analysis, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 68(43), 11920-11927. doi: 10.1021/acs.jafc.0c04082 

You, L., Zhang, F., Huang, S., Merchant, A., ~Zhou, X., Li, Z. (2020). Over-expression of RNA interference (RNAi) core machinery improves susceptibility to RNAi in silkworm larvae, Insect Molecular Biology, 29(4), 353-362. doi: 10.1111/imb.12639 

Xu, Y., Qu, C., Sun, X., Jia, Z., Xue, M., Zhao, H., ~Zhou, X. (2020). Nitric Oxide BoostsBemisia tabaciPerformance Through the Suppression of Jasmonic Acid Signaling Pathway in Tobacco Plants, FRONTIERS IN PHYSIOLOGY, 11. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2020.00847 

Zeng, Y., Merchant, A., Wu, Q., Wang, S., Kong, L., Zhou, X., Xie, W., Zhang, Y. (2020). A Chemosensory Protein BtabCSP11 Mediates Reproduction in Bemisia tabaci., Frontiers in physiology, 11, 709. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2020.00709 

Guo, Z.,  Kang, S.,  Sun, D., Gong, L., Zhou, J., Qin, J., Guo, L., Zhu, L., Bai, Y., Ye, F., Wu, Q., Wang, S., Crickmore, N., ~Zhou, X., Zhang, Y. (2020). MAPK-dependent hormonal signaling plasticity contributes to overcoming Bacillus thuringiensis toxin action in an insect host, Nature Communications, 11(1). doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-16608-8 

Sun, Q.,  Hampton, J. D., Merchant, A., Haynes, K. F., ~Zhou, X. (2020). Cooperative policing behaviour regulates reproductive division of labour in a termite, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 287(1928), 20200780. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2020.0780 WOS Metric Year: 2019 | Category:Ecology 

Li, H., Qu, W., Obrycki, J. J., Meng, L., Zhou, X., Chu, D., Li, B. (2020). Optimizing sample size for population genomic study in a global invasive lady beetle, Harmonia axyridis, Insects, 11(5). doi: 10.3390/insects11050290 

Huo, Z.,  Liu, Y.,  Yang, J., Xie, W., Wang, S., Wu, Q., Zhou, X., Pang, B., Zhang, Y. (2020). Transcriptomic Analysis of Mating Responses in Bemisia tabaci MED Females., Insects, 11(5). doi: 10.3390/insects11050308 

Yang, X., Deng, S., Wei, X., Yang, J., Zhao, Q., Yin, C., Du, T., Guo, Z., Xia, J., Yang, Z., Xie, W., Wang, S., Wu, Q., Yang, F., Zhou, X., Nauen, R., Bass, C., Zhang, Y. (2020). MAPK-directed activation of the whitefly transcription factor CREB leads to P450-mediated imidacloprid resistance., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 117(19), 10246-10253. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1913603117


John Obrycki

Grenier, C, B. Summerhays, R. Cartmill, T. Martinez, R. Saisho, A. Rothenberg, J. Scott, J. Obrycki, and A. Sethuraman. 2019. Lack of phenotypic variation in larval utilization of pea aphids in populations of the ladybeetle Hippodamia convergens. Biological Control, Volume 155, April 2021.