2014 Publications

Yoshinaga, N., Ishikawa, C., Seidl-Adams, I., Bosak, E., Aboshi, T., Tumlinson, J.H., and Mori, N.  N-(18-Hydroxylinolenyl)-L-Glutamine: A newly discovered analog of volicitin in Manduca sexta and its elicitor activity in plants.  J. Chem. Ecol. 40: 484-490 (2014)

Elliud Muli,, Harland Patch, Maryann Frazier, James Frazier, Baldwyn Torto, Tracey Baumgarten, Joseph Kilonzo, James Ng’ang’a Kimani, Fiona Mumoki, Daniel Masiga, James Tumlinson, Christina Grozinger.  Evaluation of the Distribution and Impacts of Parasites, Pathogens, and Pesticides on Honey Bee (Apis mellifera) Populations in East Africa. PLOS one,  9(4): e94459 (2014)

Tumlinson, J.H.  The Importance of Volatile Organic Compounds in Ecosystem Functioning.  J. Chem. Ecol.  40:212-213 (2014)

Seidl-Adams, I., Richter, A., Boomer, KB, Yoshinaga, N., Degenhardt, J., and Tumlinson, J. H.  Emission of herbivore elicitor-induced sesquiterpenes is regulated by stomatal aperture in maize (Zea mays) seedlings).  Plant Cell and Environ.  In Press (2014)

Yoshinaga, N., Abe, H., Morita, S., Yoshida, T., Aboshi, T., Fukui, M., Tumlinson, J.H.,  and  Mori, N.  Plant volatile eliciting FACs in lepidopteran caterpillars, fruit flies, and crickets: a convergent evolution or phylogenetic inheritance?  Frontiers in Physiology, 5: in Press (2014)

Nyasembe, V., Teal, P.E.A., Sawn, P., Tumlinson, J.H., Borgemeister, C., and Torto, B. Plasmodium falciparum infection increases Anopheles gambiae attraction to nectar sources and sugar uptake. Current Biology 24: 217-221 (2014)

Asymmetry of plant‐mediated interactions between specialist aphids and caterpillars on two milkweeds. JG Ali, AA Agrawal, Functional ecology 28 (6), 1404-1412 2014

Above‐ground herbivory by red milkweed beetles facilitates above‐and below‐ground conspecific insects and reduces fruit production in common milkweed. AC Erwin, T Züst, JG Ali, AA Agrawal, Journal of Ecology 102 (4), 1038-1047 2014

Amsalem E, Kiefer J, Schultz S, Hefetz, A (2014) The effect of caste and reproductive state on the chemistry of the cephalic labial glands secretion of Bombus terrestris. Journal of Chemical Ecology 48(8): 900-912

Amsalem E, Teal P, Grozinger CM, Hefetz A (2014) Precocene-I inhibits juvenile hormone biosynthesis, ovarian activation, aggression and alters sterility signal production in bumble bee (Bombus terrestris) workers. Journal of Experimental Biology. 217 (17): 3178-3185

Shpigler, H, Amsalem E, Huang ZY, Cohen M, Siegel AJ, Hefetz A, Bloch G (2014) Gonadotropic and physiological functions of juvenile hormone in bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) workers. PLoS ONE 9(6): e100650.

Amsalem E, Malka O, Grozinger C, Hefetz A (2014) Exploring the role of juvenile hormone and vitellogenin in reproduction and social behavior in bumble bees. BMC Evolutionary Biology 14:45

Tóth, M., Viana, P.A., Vilela, E., Domingue, M. J., Baker, T. C., and Vuts, J. (2014) KLP+ (“hat”) trap with semiochemical lures suitable for trapping two Diabrotica spp. exotic to Europe. Acta Phytopath. Entomol. Hungarica 49: 211-221.

George, J., Blanford, S., Thomas, M. B., and Baker, T. C. (2014) Malaria mosquitoes host-locate and feed upon caterpillars. PLoS ONE 9: e108894 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0108894

Domingue, M. J., Lakhtakia, A., Pulsifer, D. P., Hall, L. P., Badding, J. V., Bischof, J. L., Martin-Palma, R. J., Imrei, Z., Janik, G., Mastro, V. C., Hazen, M., and Baker, T. C. (2014) Bioreplicated visual features of nanofabricated buprestid beetle decoys evoke stereotypical male mating flights. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. (USA) DOI/10.1073/pnas.1412810111.

Meng, P. S., Trotter, R. T., Keena, M. A., Baker, T. C., Yan, S., Schwartzberg, E. G. and Hoover, K. (2014) Effects of pheromone and plant volatile release rates amd ratios on trapping Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) in China. Environ. Entomol. 43: 1379-1388.

Domingue, M. J., Pulsifer, D. P., Lakhtakia, A., Berkebile, J., Steiner, K. C., Lelito, J. P., Hall, L. P., and Baker, T. C. (2014) Detecting emerald ash borers (Agrilus planipennis) using branch traps baited with 3D-printed beetle decoys. J. Pest. Sci. DOI 10.1007/s10340-014-0598-y.

Baker, T. C. (2014) It’s still simple: signal plus response equals communication. J. Chem. Ecol. 40:310.

Domingue, M. J., Pulsifer, D. P., Narkhede, M. S., Engel, L. G., Martin-Palma, R. J., Kumar, J., Baker, T. C. and Lakhtakia, A. (2014) Fine-scale features on bioreplicated decoys of the emerald ash borer provide necessary visual verisimilitude. Proc. SPIE 9055, 905507-1

Genomic analysis of the interaction between pesticide exposure and nutrition in honey bees (Apis mellifera). DR Schmehl, PEA Teal, JL Frazier, CM Grozinger, Journal of insect physiology 71, 177-190 2014

Me and we: the interplay between individual and group behavioral variation in social collectives. AC LeBoeuf, CM Grozinger, Current Opinion in Insect Science 5, 16-24 2014

Class II human histone deacetylases, and uses related thereto. CM Grozinger, CA Hassig, SL Schreiber, US Patent 8,895,284 2014

Precocene-I inhibits juvenile hormone biosynthesis, ovarian activation, aggression and alters sterility signal production in bumble bee (Bombus terrestris) workers. E Amsalem, P Teal, CM Grozinger, A Hefetz, Journal of Experimental Biology 217 (17), 3178-3185 2014

Bumble bees exhibit daily behavioral patterns in pollen foraging. AD Vaudo, HM Patch, DA Mortensen, CM Grozinger, JF Tooker, Arthropod-Plant Interactions 8 (4), 273-283 2014

Genomic analysis of the interactions between social environment and social communication systems in honey bees (Apis mellifera). O Malka, EL Niño, CM Grozinger, A Hefetz, Insect biochemistry and molecular biology 47, 36-45 2014

Evaluation of the distribution and impacts of parasites, pathogens, and pesticides on honey bee (Apis mellifera) populations in East Africa. E Muli, H Patch, M Frazier, J Frazier, B Torto, T Baumgarten, J Kilonzo, ... PloS one 9 (4), e94459 2014

Erratum to: Examining the “evolution of increased competitive ability” hypothesis in response to parasites and pathogens in the invasive paper wasp Polistes dominula. F Manfredini, L Beani, CM Grozinger, Naturwissenschaften 101 (4), 355-355 2014

Exploring the role of juvenile hormone and vitellogenin in reproduction and social behavior in bumble bees. E Amsalem, O Malka, C Grozinger, A Hefetz, BMC evolutionary biology 14 (1), 45 2014

Molecular and social regulation of worker division of labour in fire ants. F Manfredini, C Lucas, M Nicolas, L Keller, DW Shoemaker, ... Molecular ecology 23 (3), 660-672 2014

EXAMINING THE ROLE OF foraging AND malvolio IN HOST‐FINDING BEHAVIOR IN THE HONEY BEE PARASITE, Varroa destructor (ANDERSON & TRUEMAN). AR Cabrera, PD Shirk, PEA Teal, CM Grozinger, JD Evans, Archives of insect biochemistry and physiology 85 (2), 61-75 2014

Shared genes related to aggression, rather than chemical communication, are associated with reproductive dominance in paper wasps (Polistes metricus). AL Toth, JF Tooker, S Radhakrishnan, R Minard, MT Henshaw, ... BMC genomics 15 (1), 75 2014

Combatting the Pollinator Crisis with Genomic Biology, CC Lutz, CM Grozinger, GE Robinson, Resource Magazine 21 (6), 14-14 2014

Genomic and physiological regulation of diapause in bumblebee queens. E Amsalem, J Cnaani, C Grozinger, IUSSI 2014

Genomic Imprinting Mediates Social Interactions Within Honeybee (Apis mellifera) Colonies. D Galbraith, S Kocher, T Glenn, G Hunt, I Albert, J Strassmann, D Queller, ... IUSSI 2014

Fire ant viruses: host-parasite dynamics and transcriptomics of the infection. F Manfredini, DW Shoemaker, C Grozinger, IUSSI 2014

Caste Specific Pheromone-Related Gene Expression in Honeybee Mandibular Glands. A Hefetz, O Malka, E Lastro-Nino, C Grozinger, IUSSI 2014

Parent-of-origin effects on gene expression in honey bees. G Hunt, S Kocher, J Tsuruda, M Arechavaleta-Velasco, C Grozinger, IUSSI 2014

From molecules to societies: mechanisms regulating swarming behavior in honey bees (Apis spp.) CM Grozinger, J Richards, HR Mattila, Apidologie, 1-20 2014

Tooker, J. F., and A. M. Helms. 2014. Phytohormone dynamics associated with gall insects, and their potential role in the evolution of the gall-inducing habit. Journal of Chemical Ecology 40:742-753.

Helms, A. M., C. M. De Moraes, M. C. Mescher, and J. F. Tooker. 2014. The volatile emission of Eurosta solidaginis primes herbivore-induced volatile production in Solidago altissima and does not directly deter insect feeding. BMC Plant Biology 14:173

Vaudo, A. D., H. M. Patch, D. A. Mortensen, C. M. Grozinger, and J. F. Tooker. 2014. Bumble bees exhibit daily behavioral patterns in pollen foraging.  Arthropod-Plant Interactions 8: 273-283.

Rice, K., C. Bergh, E. Bergmann, D. Biddinger, C. Dieckhoff, G. Dively, H. Fraser, T. Gariepy, G. Hamilton, T. Haye, A. Herbert, K. Hoelmer, C. Hooks, A. Jones, G. Krawczyk, T. Kuhar, H. Martinson, W. Mitchell, A. Nielsen, D. Pfeiffer, M. Raupp, C. Rodriguez-Saona, P. Shearer, P. Shrewsbury, D. Venugopal, J. Whalen, N. Wiman, T. Leskey, J. Tooker. 2014. Biology, ecology, and management of brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha halys). Journal of Integrated Pest Management 5:A1-A13.

McCarville. M. T., M. E. O’Neal, B. D. Potter, K. J. Tilmon, E. M. Cullen, B. P. McCornack, J. F. Tooker, and D. A. Prischmann-Voldseth. 2014. One gene versus two: a regional study on the efficacy of single gene versus pyramided resistance for soybean aphid management. Journal of Economic Entomology 107(4):1680-1687.

Toth, A. L., J. F. Tooker, S. Radhakrishnan, R. Minard, M. T. Henshaw, C. M. Grozinger. Shared genes related to aggression, rather than chemical communication, are associated with reproductive dominance in paper wasps (Polistes metricus). BMC Genomics 15:75  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-75

Egan, J. F., E. W. Bohnenblust, S. Goslee, D. A. Mortensen, and J. F. Tooker. 2014. Herbicide drift affects plant and arthropod communities. Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Environment 185: 77–87.

Bohnenblust, E. W., J. A. Breining, J. A. Shaffer, S. J. Fleischer, G. W. Roth, and J. F. Tooker. 2014. Current European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis, injury levels in the Northeastern US and the value of Bt field corn. Pest Management Science 70: 1711-1719. DOI: 10.1002/ps.3712.

Schipanski, M. E., M. Barbercheck, M. R. Douglas, D. M. Finney, K. Haider, J. P. Kaye, A. R. Kemanian, D. A. Mortensen, M. R. Ryan, J. F. Tooker, and C. White. 2014. A conceptual framework for evaluating ecosystem services provided by cover crops in agroecosystems. Agricultural Systems 125: 12-22.

Meng, P., R.T. Trotter, M.A. Keena, T. Baker, S. Yan, E. Schwartzberg, and K. Hoover. 2014.  Effects of pheromone and plant volatile release rates and ratios on trapping Anoplophora glabripennis in China. Environ. Entomol., 43(5): 1379-1388.

Ayayee, P., C. Rosa, J.G. Ferry, G.W. Felton, M. Saunders and K. Hoover. 2014. Gut microbes contribute to nitrogen provisioning in a wood-feeding cerambycid. Environ. Entomol. 43(4): 903-912.

Limbu, S., M.A. Keena, D. Long, N. Ostiguy and K. Hoover. 2014. Scymnus camptodromus larval development and predation of hemlock woolly adelgid (Hemiptera: Adelgidae). Environ. Entomol.  doi: 10.1093/ee/nvu006.

Nehme, M.A., R.T. Trotter, M.A. Keena, C. McFarland, J. Coop., H.M. Hull-Sanders, P. Meng, C.M. DeMoraes, M. Mescher, and K. Hoover. 2014. Development and evaluation of a trapping system for Anoplophora glabripennis in the United States. Environ. Entomol., 43(3): 1034-1044.

Scully, ED, Geib, SM, Carlson, JE, Tien, M, and Hoover, K. 2014. Functional genomics and microbiome profiling of the Asian longhorned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) reveal new insights into the digestive physiology and nutritional ecology of wood feeding beetles.  BMC Genomics, 15:1096, DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-1096.

Hoover, K., A. Zhang, S. Wang, M. Nehme, P. Meng, and M. Keena. 2014. Sex-specific trail pheromone of Anoplophora glabripennis mediates complex-mate-finding behavior. Journal of Chemical Ecology DOI 10.1007/s10886-014-0385-5.

Kouyos, R.D., Metcalf, C.J.E., Birger. R., Klein, E.Y., zur Wiesch, P.A., Ankomah, P., Arinaminpathy, N., Bogich, T.L., Bonhoeffer, S., Brower, C., Chi-Johnston, G., Cohen, E., Day, T., Greenhouse, B., Huijben, S., Metlay, J., Mideo, N., Pollitt, L.C., Read, A.F., Smith, D.L., Standley, C., Wale, N., & Grenfell, B. (2014). The path of least resistance: aggressive or moderate treatment.  Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 281: 20140566.

Glunt, K.D., Paaijmans, K.P., Read, A.F., & Thomas, M.B. (2014). Environmental temperature significantly changes the impact of insecticides measured using WHOPES protocols. Malaria Journal 13: 350.

Barclay, V.C., Kennedy, D.A, Weaver, V.C., Sim, D., Lloyd-Smith, J.O. & Read, A.F. (2014). The effect of immunodeficiency on the evolution of virulence: an experimental test with the rodent malaria Plasmodium chabaudi. American Naturalist 184: S47-S57.

Pollitt, L.C., Sim, D., Salathe, R.M., & Read, A.F. (2014). Understanding genetic variation in in vivo tolerance to artesunate: implications for treatment efficacy and resistance monitoring. Evolutionary Applications. Available on line.

Moraes, C.M., Stanczyk, N.M., Betz, H.S., Sims, D.G., Read, A.F. & Mescher, M.C. (2014). Malaria-induced changes in host odors enhance mosquito attraction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA.

Cator, L.C., Lynch, P.A., Thomas, M.B. & Read, A.F. (2014). Alterations in mosquito behaviour by malaria parasites: potential impact on force of infection. Malaria Journal 13: 164.

Pollitt, L.C., Huijben, S., Sim, D.G., Salathe, R.M., Jones, M.J. & Read, A.F. (2014). Rapid response to selection, competitive release and increased transmission potential of artesunate-selected Plasmodium chabaudi malaria parasites. PLoS Pathogens 10: e1004019.

Santhanam, J., Råberg, L., Read, A.F. & Savill, N.J. (2014). Immune-mediated competition in rodent malaria is most likely caused by induced changes in innate immune clearance of merozoites. PLoS Computational Biology 10: e1003416.

Greischar, M.A., Read, A.F., & Bjørnstad, O.N. (2014). Synchrony in malaria infections: how intensifying within-host competition can be adaptive. American Naturalist 183: E36-E49.

Sternberg, E.D., Waite, J.L. & Thomas, M.B. (2014). Evaluating the efficacy of biological and conventional insecticides with the new ‘MCD bottle’ bioassay. Malaria Journal 13:499.

Acharya, N., Rajotte, E. G., Jenkins, N. E. & Thomas, M. B. (2014). Potential for biocontrol of house flies using fungal biopesticides. Biocontrol Science and Technology 1-25.

Moller-Jacobs, L.L., Murdock, C.C. & Thomas, M.B. (2014). Capacity of mosquitoes to transmit malaria depends on larval environment. Parasites and Vectors 7: 593.

Glunt, K.D., Paaijmans, K.P., Read, A.F. & Thomas, M.B. (2014). Environmental temperatures significantly change the impact of insecticides measured using WHOPES protocols. Malaria Journal 13: 350.

George, J., Blanford, S., Thomas, M.B. & Baker, T.C. (2014). Malaria mosquitoes host-locate and feed upon caterpillars. PLoS One 9: e108894.

Paaijmans, K.P., Blanford, J.I., Crane, R.G., Mann, M.E., Ning, L., Schreiber, K.V. & Thomas, M.B. (2014). Downscaling reveals diverse effects of anthropogenic climate warming on the potential for local environments to support malaria transmission. Climatic Change.

Murdock, C.C., Luckhart, S. & Thomas, M.B. (2014). Ambient temperature and dietary supplementation interact to shape mosquito vector competence for malaria. Journal of Insect Physiology 67: 37-44.

Cator, L.J., Lynch, P.A., Thomas, M.B. & Read, A.F. (2014). Alterations in mosquito behaviour by malaria parasites: potential impact on force of infection. Malaria Journal 13: 164.

Sternberg, E.D. & Thomas, M.B. (2014). Local adaptation to temperature and the implications for vector-borne diseases. Trends in Parasitology 30: 115-122.

Murdock, C.C., Blanford, S., Hughes, G.L., Rasgon, J.L. & Thomas, M.B. (2014). Temperature alters Plasmodium blocking by Wolbachia. Nature Scientific Reports doi:10.1038/srep03932.