Papers in Entomology from the Nebraska State Museum can be found here: http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/entomologypapers/

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2009

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Mitochondrial DNA Variation and Range Expansion in Western Bean Cutworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae): No Evidence for a Recent Population Bottleneck, Nicholas Miller, David L. Dorhout, Marlin E. Rice, and Thomas W. Sappington

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Genes, Gene Flow and Adaptation of Diabrotica virgifera virgifera, Nicholas J. Miller, Thomas Guillemaud, Rosanna Giordano, Blair D. Siegfried, Michael Gray, Lance J. Meinke, and Thomas Sappington

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STEINERNEMA DIAPREPESI (NEMATODA: STEINERNEMATIDAE): ITS OCCURRENCE IN WESTERN MEXICO AND SUSCEPTIBILITY OF ENGORDED CATTLE TICKS BOOPHILUS MICROPLUS (ACARI: IXODIDAE), Jaime Molina-Ochoa, Khuong B. Nguyen, Martín González-Ramírez, Miguel Guadalupe Quintana-Moreno, Roberto Lezama-Gutiérrez, and John E. Foster

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Natural distribution of parasitoids of larvae of the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, in Argentina, M Gabriela Murua, Jamie Molina Ochoa, and Patricio Fidalgo

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Quantification of Bt-endotoxin exposure pathways in carabid food webs across multiple transgenic events, Julie A. Peterson, John J. Obrycki, and James D. Harwood

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Video-tracking and On-plant Tests Show Cry1Ab Resistance Influences Behavior and Survival of Neonate Ostrinia nubilalis Following Exposure to Bt Maize, Jarrad R. Prasifka, Richard L. Hellmich, Andre L. B. Crespo, Blair Siegfried, and David W. Onstad

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Xyloryctes Hope, 1837 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae: Oryctini) in the United States. Qui es et ubi fuisti et quo vadis?, Brett C. Ratcliffe

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Bioavailability of Chlorantraniliprole and Indoxacarb to Eastern Subterranean Termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in Various Soils, Neil A. Spomer, Shripat T. Kamble, and Blair D. Siegfried

2008

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Bee-to-bee contact drives oxalic acid distribution in honey bee colonies, Nicholas P. Aliano and Marion D. Ellis

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Effects of the synergist S,S,S-tributyl phosphorotrithioate on indoxacarb toxicity and metabolism in the European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis (Hübner), Analiza P. Alves, William J. Allgeier, and Blair D. Siegfried

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Outstanding in their field: The phenotype of the 21st century plant breeder, P. Stephen Baenziger, Robert A. Graybosch, Ismail M. Dweikat, Stephen N. Wegulo, Gary L. Hein, and Kent M. Eskridge

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A Technique to Morphologically Differentiate Larvae of Diabrotica virgifera virgifera and D. barberi (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), Sabine C. Becker and Lance J. Meinke

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A Synopsis of Nebraska Grasshopper Distributions, Mathew L. Brust, William Wyatt Hoback, and Robert J. Wright

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A Review of the Genus Chortophaga (Orthoptera: Acrididae) Among Nebraska Populations: Questioning the Validity of Chortophaga australior Rehn and Hebard, Mathew L. Brust, W. Wyatt Hoback, and Robert J. Wright

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Use of Spectral Vegetation Indices Derived from Airborne Hyperspectral Imagery for Detection of European Corn Borer Infestation in Iowa Corn Plots, Matthew W. Carroll, John A. Glaser, Richard L. Hellmich, Thomas E. Hunt, Thomas W. Sappington, Dennis Calvin, Ken Copenhaver, and Jon Fridgen

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Predation of the Chinch Bug, Blissus occiduus Barber (Hemiptera: Blissidae) by Geocoris uliginosus (Say) (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae), J. D. Carstens, Frederick P. Baxendale, Tiffany Heng-Moss, and Robert J. Wright

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Does repeated burial of skeletal muscle tissue (Ovis aries) in soil affect subsequent decomposition?, David O. Carter and Mark Tibbett

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Temperature affects microbial decomposition of cadavers (Rattus rattus) in contrasting soils, David O. Carter, David Yellowlees, and Mark Tibbett

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Using Ninhydrin to Detect Gravesoil, David O. Carter, David Yellowlees, and Mark Tibbett

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Invasion of Europe by the western corn rootworm, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera: multiple transatlantic introductions with various reductions of genetic diversity, M. Ciosi, Nicholas Miller, R. Giordano, A. Estoup, T. Guillemaud, and S. Kim

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Comparison and Validation of Methods To Quantify Cry1Ab Toxin from Bacillus thuringiensis for Standardization of Insect Bioassays, Andre L. B. Crespo, Terrence A. Spencer, Emily Nekl, Marianne Pusztai-Carey, William J. Moar, and Blair D. Siegfried

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Levels of Tolerance, Antibiosis, and Antixenosis Among Resistant Buffalograsses and Zoysiagrasses, Thomas E. Eickhoff, Tiffany Heng-Moss, Frederick P. Baxendale, and John E. Foster

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Levels of Tolerance, Antibiosis, and Antixenosis Among Resistant Buffalograsses and Zoysiagrasses, Thomas E. Eickhoff, Tiffany Heng-Moss, Frederick P. Baxendale, and John E. Foster

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Mortalités et dépopulations des colonies d’abeilles aux États-Unis, Marion D. Ellis and Yves LeConte

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Agroecossistemas Orizícolas Irrigados: Insetos-praga, Imimigos Naturais e Manejo Integrado, Leila Lucia Fritz, Elvis Arden Heinrichs, Marciele Pandolfo, Silvia Martins de Salles, Jaime Vargas de Oliveira, and Lidia Mariana Fiuza

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Synopsis of the Oryctini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae) from the Brazilian Amazon, Hector Jaime Gasca Alvarez, Claudio Ruy Vasconcelos da Fonseca, and Brett Ratcliffe

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TESTING MULTIGENERATIONAL COLONIZATION OF CARRION BY BLOW FLIES IN THE GREAT PLAINS, Timothy E. Huntington, David O. Carter, and Leon G. Higley

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First Come, First Serve: “Sit and Wait” Behavior in Dung Beetles at the Source of Primate Dung, Jennifer Jacobs, Ines Nole, Susanne Palminteri, and Brett C. Ratcliffe

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A Core Set of Microsatellite Markers for Western Corn Rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Population Genetics Studies, Kyung Seok Kim, Uwe Stolz, Nicholas J. Miller, Miller R. Waits, Thomas Guillermaud, Douglas V. Sumerford, and Thomas W. Sappington

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Genetic variability of the European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis, suggests gene flow between populations in the Midwestern United States, Jeffrey T. Krumm, Thomas E. Hunt, Steven R. Skoda, Gary L. Hein, Donald J. Lee, Pete L. Clark, and John E. Foster

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Genetic variability of the European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis, suggests gene flow between populations in the Midwestern United States, Jeffrey T. Krumm, Thomas E. Hunt, Steven R. Skoda, Gary L. Hein, Donald J. Lee, Pete L. Clark, and John E. Foster

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Mortalités et dépopulations des colonies d’abeilles domestiques : le cas américain, Yves Le Conte and Marion D. Ellis

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Development of methods to evaluate susceptibility of soybean aphid to imidacloprid and thiamethoxam at lethal and sublethal concentrations, Leonardo C. Magalhaes, Thomas E. Hunt, and Blair D. Siegfried

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Simulations with Elaborated Worked Example Modeling: Beneficial Effects on Schema Acquisition, Debra K. Meier, Karl J. Reinhard, David O. Carter, and David W. Brooks

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Increased Survival of Western Corn Rootworm on Transgenic Corn within Three Generations of On-Plant Greenhouse Selection, Lisa N. Meihls, Matthew L. Higdon, Blair D. Siegfried, Nicholas J. Miller, Thomas W. Sappington, Mark R. Ellersieck, Terrence A. Spencer, and Bruce E. Hibbard

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Using Banded Sunflower Moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) Egg Density to Estimate Damage and Economic Distance in Oilseed Sunflower, Kirk D. Mundal and Gary J. Brewer

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Inheritance of Cry1F resistance in laboratory-selected European corn borer and its survival on transgenic corn expressing the Cry1F toxin, E. J. G. Pereira, N. P. Storer, and Blair D. Siegfried

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The Dynastinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of the Bahamas with a description of a new species of Cyclocephala from Great Inagua Island, Brett C. Ratcliffe and Ronald D. Cave

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A biotic survey and inventory of the dynastine scarab beetles of Mesoamerica, North America, and the West Indies: review of a long-term, multicountry project, Brett C. Ratcliffe and Ronald D. Cave

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Concentration-Dependent Degradation of Three Termiticides in Soil Under Laboratory Conditions and Their Bioavailability to Eastern Subterranean Termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae), Raj K. Saran and Shripat T. Kamble

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Influence of Temperature on Rate of Uptake and Subsequent Horizontal Transfer of [14C]Fipronil by Eastern Subterranean Termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae), Neil A. Spomer, Shripat T. Kamble, Richard A. Warriner, and Robert W. Davis

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LARVAL DESCRIPTION OF CICINDELA (DROMOCHORUS) PRUININA (CASEY) (COLEOPTERA: CARABIDAE: CICINDELINAE) WITH NOTES ON HABITAT AND ADULT BEHAVIOR, Stephen M. Spomer, Paul B. Nabity, and Mathew L. Brust

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Sugar Feeding in Adult Stable Flies, David B. Taylor and Dennis R. Berkebile

2007

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Population Dynamics of Soybean Aphid and Biotic Mortality at the Edge of Its Range, Tierney R. Brosius, Leon G. Higley, and Thomas E. Hunt

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Immersion Tolerance in Rangeland Grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae), Mathew L. Brust, W. W. Hoback, and Robert J. Wright

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Candidate sex pheromones of the New World screwworm Cochliomyia hominivorax, D.A. Carlson, Dennis Berkebile, S.R. Skoda, K. Mori, and S. Mihok

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Candidate Sex Pheromones of the New World Screwworm Cochliomyia Hominivorax -- Summary & Abstract, David Carlson, Dennis Berkebile, Steven Skoda, and S Russell Mihok

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Influence of Buffalograss Management Practices on Western Chinch Bug and Its Beneficial Arthropods, Jeffrey Carstens, Tiffany Heng-Moss, Frederick P. Baxendale, Roch E. Gaussoin, Kevin Frank, and Linda J. Young

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Cadaver Decomposition in Terrestrial Ecosystems, David O. Carter, David Yellowlees, and Mark Tibbett

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Biology And Phylogeny Of The Cassidinae Gyllenhal Sensu Lato (Tortoise And Leaf-Mining Beetles) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), Caroline S. Chaboo

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Population variation of the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, in the Western Hemisphere, Pete L. Clark, Jaime Molina-Ochoa, Samuel Martinelli, Steven R. Skoda, David Isenhour, Donald J. Lee, Jeffrey T. Krumm, and John E. Foster

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Lady Beetles of Nebraska, Alexander P. Cunningham, James R. Brandle, Stephen D. Danielson, and Thomas E. Hunt

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Categories of Resistance, Antibiosis and Tolerance, to Biotype I Greenbug (Schizaphis graminum (Rondani) Homoptera: Aphididae) in Four Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench. Poales:Gramineae) Hybrids, Mahmut Dogramaci, Z. B. Mayo, Robert J. Wright, and John C. Reese

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Evaluation of Warm-season Turfgrasses for Resistance to the Chinch Bug, Blissus occiduus, Thomas E. Eickhoff, Tiffany Heng-Moss, and Frederick P. Baxendale

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Evaluation of Warm-season Turfgrasses for Resistance to the Chinch Bug, Blissus occiduus, Thomas Eickhoff, Tiffany Heng-Moss, and Frederick P. Baxendale

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Physiological and Biochemical Responses of Resistant and Susceptible Wheat to Injury by Russian Wheat Aphid, Lisa D. Franzen, Andrea R. Gutsche, Tiffany Heng-Moss, Leon G. Higley, Gautam Sarath, and John D. Burd

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Maggot Development during Morgue Storage and Its Effect on Estimating the Post-Mortem Interval, Timothy Huntington, Leon G. Higley, and Frederick P. Baxendale

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Cloning and expression of an atrazine inducible cytochrome P450, CYP4G33, from Chironomus tentans (Diptera: Chironomidae), Diana K. Londono, Herbert A.A. Siqueira, Haichuan Wang, Gautam Sarath, Michael J. Lydy, and Blair D. Siegfried

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Baseline susceptibility of western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) to clothianidin, L.C. Magalhaes, B. W. French, Thomas E. Hunt, and Blair D. Siegfried

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Genetic structure and molecular variability of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) collected in maize and cotton fields in Brazil, S. Martinelli, P. L. Clark, M. I. Zucchi, M. C. Silva-Filho, John E. Foster, and C. Omoto

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Genome scan of Diabrotica virgifera virgifera for genetic variation associated with crop rotation tolerance, Nicholas Miller, M. Ciosi, Thomas W. Sappington, S. T. Ratcliffe, J. L. Spencer, and T. Guillemaud

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Light-Induced Variability in Development of Forensically Important Blow Fly Phormia regina (Diptera: Calliphoridae), P. D. Nabity, Leon G. Higley, and Tiffany Heng-Moss

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Utility of Morphological and Molecular Techniques for Determination of Paternity in Two Subspecies of Diabrotica undecimpunctata (Coleoptera: Ghrysomelidae), Isaac O. Oyediran, Thomas L. Clark, S. R. Skoda, Elvis A. Heinrichs, and John E. Foster

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Utility of Morphological and Molecular Techniques for Determination of Paternity in Two Subspecies of Diabrotica undecimpunctata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), Isaac O. Oyediran, Thomas L. Clark, Steven R. Skoda, and Elvis A. Heinrichs

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Economic Threshold for Soybean Aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae), D. W. Ragsdale, B. P. McCornack, R. C. Venette, B. D. Potter, I. V. Macrae, E. W. Hodgson, M. E. O'Neal, K. D. Johnson, R. J. O'Neil, C. D. Difonzo, Thomas E. Hunt, P. A. Glogoza, and E. M. Cullen

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A REMARKABLE NEW SPECIES OF MEGACERAS FROM PERU (SCARABAEIDAE: DYNASTINAE: ORYCTINI). THE ‘‘DIM EFFECT’’: NATURE MIMICKING ART, Brett C. Ratcliffe

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Book Review: Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera, Volume 3. Scarabaeoidea, Scirtoidea, Dascilloidea, Buprestoidea, Byrrhoidea (Lobl, I. and A Smetana [EDS.] 2006), Brett C. Ratcliffe

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Bothynus Hope, 1837 (Insecta, Coleoptera, SCARABAEIDAE): proposed conservation of usage by designation of Scarabaeus ascanius Kirby, 1819 as the type species, Brett C. Ratcliffe and Andrew B. T. Smith

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Survey for Hymenopteran and Dipteran Parasitoids of the Fall Armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Chiapas, Mexico, Ramiro E. Ruiz-Najera, Jaime Molina-Ochoa, James E. Carpenter, Jorge A. Espinosa-Moreno, Jose Alfredo Ruiz-Najera, Roberto Lezama-Gutierrez, and John E. Foster

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A Novel Cadherin-Like Gene from Western Corn Rootworm, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), Larval Midgut Tissue, A. Sayed, E. R. Nekl, H. A. A. Siquiera, H.-C. Wang, R. H. ffrench-Constant, M. Bagley, and Blair Siegfried

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Stable Fly Population Dynamics in Eastern Nebraska in Relation to Climatic Variables, David Taylor, Dennis Berkebile, and Philip Scholl

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Abundance and diversity of ground-dwelling arthropods of pest management importance in commercial Bt and non-Bt cotton fields, J. B. Torres and J. R. Ruberson

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Disproportionate Relative Importance of a Terrestrial Beetle Family (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) as a Prey Source for Central Appalachian Brook Trout, Ryan M. Utz, Brett C. Ratcliffe, Brett T. Moore, and Kyle J. Hartman

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Leroy L. Peters Obituary, Robert J. Wright and Frederick Baxendale

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Substitution of conserved cysteine residues in wheat streak mosaic virus HC-Pro abolishes virus transmission by the wheat curl mite, B. A. Young; Gary L. Hein; Roy C, French; and Drake C. Stenger

2006

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Acute Contact Toxicity of Oxalic Acid to Varroa destructor (Acari: Varroidae) and Their Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Hosts in Laboratory Bioassays, Nicholas P. Aliano, Marion D. Ellis, and Blair D. Siegfried

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Inheritance of Resistance to the Cry1Ab Bacillus thuringiensis Toxin in Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae), Analiza P. Alves, Terrence A. Spencer, B.E. Tabashnik, and Blair Siegfried

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Evaluation of Cool- and Warm-Season Grasses for Resistance to Multiple Chinch Bug (Hemiptera: Blissidae) Species, Wyatt G. Anderson, Tiffany Heng-Moss, and Frederick P. Baxendale

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Laboratory environment effects on the reproduction and mortality of adult screwworm (Diptera: Calliphoridae), Dennis Berkebile, Agustin Sagel, Steven R. Skoda, and John E. Foster

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Pyemotes herfsi (Acari: Pyemotidae), a Mite New to North America as the Cause of Bite Outbreaks, Alberto B. Broce, Ludek Zurek, James A. Kalisch, Robert Brown, David L. Keith, David Gordon, Janis Goedeke, Cal Welbourn, John Moser, Ronald Ochoa, Eduardo Azziz-Baumgartner, Fuyuen Yip, and Jacob Weber

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Movement of Cicindela hirticollis Say Larvae in Response to Moisture and Flooding, Mathew L. Brust, William Wyatt Hoback, Kerri Farnsworth Skinner, and Charles Barry Knisley

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Seasonality and Adult Habitat Use by Four Diabrotica Species at Prairie–Corn Interfaces, Laura A. Campbell and Lance J. Meinke

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Assessing Risk of Resistance to Aerial Applications of Methyl-Parathion in Western Corn Rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), Michael A. Caprio, Tim Nowatski, Blair Siegfried, Lance J. Meinke, Robert J. Wright, and Larry D. Chandler

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Microbial decomposition of skeletal muscle tissue (Ovis aries) in a sandy loam soil at different temperatures, David O. Carter and Mark Tibbett

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Long-term reduction of Trypanosoma cruzi infection in sylvatic mammals following deforestation and sustained vector surveillance in northwestern Argentina, L. A. Ceballos, M. V. Cardinal, G. M. Vazquez-Prokopec, M. A. Lauricella, M. M. Orozco, M. Roberto Cortinas, A. G. Schijman, M. J. Levin, Uriel Kitron, and R. E. Gürtlera

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Diabrotica virgifera virgifera (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Larval Feeding Behavior on Transgenic Maize (MON 863) and Its Isoline, Pete L. Clark, Ty T. Vaughn, Lance J. Meinke, Jaime Molina-Ochoa, and John E. Foster

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County-Level Surveillance of White-Tailed Deer Infestation by Ixodes scapularis and Dermacentor albipictus (Acari: Ixodidae) Along the Illinois River, M. Roberto Cortinas and Uriel Kitron

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Effect of Investigator Disturbance in Experimental Forensic Entomology: Succession and Community Composition, G. D. De Jong and W. W. Hoback

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Spatiotemporal Patterns of Host-Seeking Ixodes scapularis Nymphs (Acari: Ixodidae) in the United States, M. A. Diuk-Wasser, A. G. Gatewood, M. Roberto Cortinas, S. Yaremych-Hamer, J. Tsao, Uriel Kitron, G. Hickling, J. S. Brownstein, E. Walker, J. Piesman, and D. Fish

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Host preference of the chinch bug, Blissus occiduus, Thomas Eickhoff, Frederick P. Baxendale, and Tiffany Heng-Moss

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An Update on the Distribution and Diversity of Bombus in Nebraska (Hymenoptera: Apidae), Douglas A. Golick and Marion D. Ellis

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CREATING & EVALUATING Artificial Domiciles for Bumble Bees, Douglas A. Golick, Marion D. Ellis, and Brady Beecham

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Ecologically-Based Participatory IPM in a Global Context: the IPM CRSP Model, E. A. Heinrichs

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Physiological Responses of Resistant and Susceptible Buffalograsses to Blissus Occiduus (Hemiptera: Blissidae) Feeding, Tiffany Heng-Moss, Tulio Macedo, Lisa Franzen-Castle, Frederick P. Baxendale, Leon G. Higley, and Gautam Sarath

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GENETIC ANALYSIS OF RESISTANCE TO EUROPEAN CORN BORER (OSTRINIA NUBlLALlS HUB. LEPiDOPTERA:CRAMBIDAE) DAMAGE IN EIGHT MAIZE GERMPLASM, Cengis Ikten and John E. Foster

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Relative Abundance of Exotic and Native Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) in Southeast Nebraska Alfalfa, James C. Kriz, Stephen D. Danielson, James R. Brandle, and Erin E. Blankenship

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Effects of Aphid (Homoptera) Abundance and Surrounding Vegetation on the Encounter Rate of Coccinellidae (Coleoptera), Chrysopidae (Neuroptera), and Nabidae (Hemiptera) in Alfalfa, James C. Kriz, Stephen D. Danielson, James R. Brandle, Erin E. Blankenship, and Geoff M. Henebry

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Xenobiotic response in Drosophila melanogaster: Sex dependence of P450 and GST gene induction, Gaelle Le Goff, Frederique Hilliou, Blair Siegfried, Sam Boundy, Eric Wajnberg, Luc Sofer, Pascaline Audant, Richard H. ffrench-Constant, and Rene Feyereisen

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Comparative Sensitivity of Freshwater Algae to Atrazine, C. K. Lockert, Kyle D. Hoagland, and Blair D. Siegfried

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Absence of Genetic Divergence Between Western Corn Rootworms (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Resistant and Susceptible to Control by Crop Rotation, Nicholas Miller, K. S. Kim, S. T. Ratcliffe, A. Estoup, and T. Guillemaud