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The omnivorous leafroller has recently been detected and confirmed in a greenhouse in Pennsylvania. Your assistance is needed in monitoring for this pest both indoors and outdoors in Pennsylvania.

Conserving Wild Bees in Pennsylvania (Web Version)

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by Tara Pisani Gareau

Best Management Practices for Establishing Pollinator Friendly Landscapes

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Geographic variation in North American gypsy moth cycles: subharmonics, generalist predators, and spatial coupling

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Natural immune boosting in pertussis dynamics and the potential for long-term vaccine failure

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Natural immune boosting in pertussis dynamics and the potential for long-term vaccine failure

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Supporting Information

Generation Separation in Simple Structured Life Cycles: Models and 48 Years of Field Data on a Tea Tortrix Moth

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Appendix A from T. Yamanaka et al., “Generation Separation in Simple Structured Life Cycles: Models and 48 Years of Field Data on a Tea Tortrix Moth”

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Immune Boosting Explains Regime-Shifts in Prevaccine- Era Pertussis Dynamics

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Immune Boosting Explains Regime-Shifts in Prevaccine- Era Pertussis Dynamics - Supplementary Information

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Recurrent Insect Outbreaks Caused by Temperature-Driven Changes in System Stability

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Supplementary Materials for Recurrent Insect Outbreaks Caused by Temperature-Driven Changes in System Stability

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Alate Aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) Species Composition and Richness in Northeastern USA Snap Beans and an Update To Historical Lists

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Amanda C. Bachmann, Brian A. Nault and Shelby J. Fleischer. 2014.

Sustainable Management of Insect-Resistant Crops

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Shelby J. Fleischer, William D. Hutchison, and Steven E. Naranjo. 2014.

PDF Version: Seed-Applied Neonicotinoid Insecticides Exacerbate Slug Damage

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Slugs, a challenge for Mid-Atlantic no-till farmers


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181DomingueEtAl2014 (SPIE).pdf

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Center of Competence in Chemical Ecology PDF

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Corn Earworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Northeastern Field Corn: Infestation Levels and the Value of Transgenic Hybrids

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Eric Bohnenblust, Jim Breining, Shelby Fleischer, Gregory Roth, And John Tooker. 2013.

Current European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis, injury levels in the northeastern United States and the value of Bt field corn

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Eric W Bohnenblust, James A Breining, John A Shaffer, Shelby J Fleischer, Gregory W Roth and John F Tooker. 2013.

The Influence of Diurnal Temperature Variation on Degree-Day Accumulation and Insect Life History

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Shi Chen, Shelby J. Fleischer, Michael C. Saunders, Matthew B. Thomas. 2015.

Volatiles from Intact and Lygus-Damaged Erigeron annuus (L.) Pers. are Highly Attractive to Ovipositing Lygus and its Parasitoid Peristenus relictus Ruthe

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Sean T. Halloran, Kerry E. Mauck, Shelby F. Fleisher & James H. Tumlinson.

Examining Shifts in Carabidae Assemblages Across a Forest–Agriculture Ecotone

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T. W. Leslie, D. J. Biddinger, J. R. Rohr, A. G. Hulting, D. A. Mortensen, And S. J. Fleischer

Bacterial Wilt of Cucurbits: Resurrecting a Classic Pathosystem

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Handheld Lasers Allow Efficient Detection of Fluorescent Marked Organisms in the Field

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Kevin B. Rice1, Shelby J. Fleischer1, Consuelo M. De Moraes, Mark C. Mescher, John F. Tooker, Moshe Gish

COIS Pollinator Health Special Issue 2015

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Granary Weevil Coloring Page

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Download this granary weevil image, print it out and color it in with coloring pencils or crayons. If you'd like to see your coloring image come to life on a mobile device, download the free "Quiver" app from the Google Play store or from iTunes. Next, aim your mobile device camera toward the image and watch your image come to life.

Bloom Chart, top plants Fig. 1.pdf

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Table 3 Cultivar vs species, psu

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Table 4 Coverage and spreading

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Table 5 Top 20 diversity

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Table 6 - Inventory Bees Bugs Blooms

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Tables 1 and 2, top plants- all years

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Handheld Lasers Allow Efficient Detection of Fluorescent Marked Organisms in the Field

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Kevin B. Rice, Shelby J. Fleischer, Consuelo M. De Moraes, Mark C. Mescher, John F. Tooker, Moshe Gish

Sunflower as a Potential Trap Crop of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in Pepper Fields

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Modeling seasonal migration of fall armyworm moths

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J. K. Westbrook, R. N. Nagoshi, R. L. Meagher, S. J. Fleischer & S. Jairam

2014 Loreto et al disease dynamics

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2014_ de bekker et al species specific brain manipulation

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2014_Quandt et al Nomenclature

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2015 de Bekker et al Gene expression

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2015 Hughes and Salathe

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2015 Martin et al TREE Indoor Biome

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2015_Araujo et al 2015 New Species, Phytotaxa

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2015_Hughes Current Biology dispatch

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2015_Quevillon et al Scientific reports

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2016_Araujo and Hughes

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2016_From so simple a beginning correct proof

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2016_Loreto and Hughes

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On the Origins of Parasite-Extended Phenotypes

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2014 Lachaud etal Psyche editorial

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2014 Smith and Hughes

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2014_de bekker et al Symposium piece

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Nielsen et al 2016 BMSB phenology model

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Anne L. Nielsen, Shi Chen and Shelby J. Fleischer

Seymour et al 2016 Ecology and Evolution

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Mathew Seymour, Omaththage P. Perera, Howard W. Fescemyer, Ryan E. Jackson, Shelby J. Fleischer & Craig A. Abel

Penn State Extension: The Buzz

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September 2016 Newsletter

Susan Kelsey

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Global Biodiversity Program Manager: General Motors

PDF Version: Phorid Flies - the mushroom fly fact sheet

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Insect Family Phoridae - The Mushroom Phorid, Megaselia halterata

Landscape Factors Influencing Stink Bug Injury in Mid-Atlantic Tomato Fields

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Kevin B. Rice, Rachael R. Troyer, Kristal M. Watrous, John F. Tooker, and Shelby J. Fleischer

Julie Todd 2016 CV 12/02/16

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187 Neurophysiological mechanisms underlying sex‐ and maturation‐related variation in pheromone responses in honey bees (Apis mellifera)

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Gabriel Villar, Thomas C. Baker, Harland M. Patch, Christina M. Grozinger

188 Detecting emerald ash borers (Agrilus planipennis) using branch traps baited with 3D-printed beetle decoys

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Michael J. Domingue, Drew P. Pulsifer, Akhlesh Lakhtakia, Jennifer Berkebile, Kim C. Steiner, Jonathan P. Lelito, Loyal P. Hall, Thomas C. Baker

189 Isolation of a Female-Emitted Sex Pheromone Component of the Fungus Gnat, Lycoriella ingenua, Attractive to Males

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Stefanos S. Andreadis, Kevin R. Cloonan, Andrew J. Myrick, Haibin Chen & Thomas C. Baker

190 Interaction of Visual and Chemical CUES in Promoting Attraction of Agrilus planipennis

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Michael J. Domingue, Stefanos S. Andreadis, Peter J. Silk, Krista L. Ryall, Thomas C. Baker

191 Attraction of female fungus gnats, Lycoriella ingenua, to mushroom-growing substrates and the green mold Trichoderma aggressivum

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Kevin R. Cloonan, Stefanos S. Andreadis & Thomas C. Baker

192 Differences in spectral selectivity between stages of visually guided mating approaches in a buprestid beetle

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Michael J. Domingue, Jonathan P. Lelito, Andrew J. Myrick, György Csóka, Levente Szöcs, Zoltan Imrei and Thomas C. Baker

193 Host condition effects upon Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) captures on decoy-baited branch traps

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Michael J. Domingue, Jennifer Berkebile, Kim Steiner, Loyal P. Hall, Kevin R. Cloonan, David Lance And Thomas C. Baker

194 Delivering on the Promise of Pheromones

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Thomas C. Baker, Junwei J. Zhu, Jocelyn G. Millar

195 Sensory Aspects of Trail-Following Behaviors in the Asian Longhorned Beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis

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Fern Graves, Thomas C. Baker, Aijun Zhang, Melody Keena, Kelli Hoover

196 Optimizing the Point-Source Emission Rates and Geometries of Pheromone Mating Disruption Mega-Dispensers

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T. C. Baker, A. J. Myrick & K. C. Park

197 Attraction, Oviposition and Larval Survival of the Fungus Gnat, Lycoriella ingenua, on Fungal Species Isolated from Adults, Larvae, and Mushroom Compost

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Kevin R. Cloonan, Stefanos S. Andreadis, Haibin Chen, Nina E. Jenkins, Thomas C. Baker

6 Sex Attractant Responses of Male Oriental Fruit Moths to a Range of Component Ratios: Pheromone Polymorphism

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66 Diet related courtship success in the Oriental fruit moth, Grapholita molesta (Tortricidae)

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Christer Lofstedit, Neil Vickers, Wendell Roelofs and Thomas Baker

93 Influence of Pheromone Dose, Trap Height, and Septum Age on Effectiveness of Pheromones for Carpophilus mutilatus and C. hernipterus (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) in a California Date Garden

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Robert J, Bartelt, Richard S, Vetter, Diana G, Carlson, And Thomas C, Baker

95 Pheromone behavioral responses in unusual male European corn borer hybrid progeny not correlated to electrophysiological phenotypes of their pheromone-specific antennal neurons

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A. A. Coss, M. G. Campbella, T. J. Glovera, C. E. Linn, Jr.a, J. L. Todd, T. C. Baker, and W. L. Roelofs

116 Electrophysiologically Andbehaviorally Active Volatiles Of Buffalo Gourd Root Powder For Corn Rootworm Beetles

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How Neonicotinoids Can Kill Bees

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The Science Behind the Role These Insecticides Play in Harming Bees

Tom Baker CV

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for Website Dec 2016

Fall armyworm-associated gut bacteria modulate plant defense responses

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Flor E. Acevedo, Michelle Peiffer, Ching-Wen Tan, Asher G. Jones, and Kelli Hoover

Genome of the Asian longhorned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis), a globally significant invasive species, reveals key functional and evolutionary innovations at the beetle–plant interface

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Gut Microbes Contribute to Nitrogen Provisioning in a Wood-Feeding Cerambycid

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Essential Amino Acid Supplementation by Gut Microbes of a Wood-Feeding Cerambycid

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Paul A. Ayayee, Thomas Larsen, Cristina Rosa, Gary W. Felton, James G. Ferry, and Kelli Hoover

Colorado potato beetle manipulates plant defenses in local and systemic leaves

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Seung ho Chung, Cristina Rosa, Kelli Hoover, Dawn S Luthe, and Gary W Felton

Host plant species determines symbiotic bacterial community mediating suppression of plant defenses

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Seung Ho Chung, Erin D. Scully, Michelle Peiffer, Scott M. Geib, Cristina Rosa, Kelli Hoover & Gary W. Felton

Herbivore Oral Secreted Bacteria Trigger Distinct Defense Responses in Preferred and Non-Preferred Host Plants

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Jie Wang & Seung Ho Chung & Michelle Peiffer & Cristina Rosa & Kelli Hoover & Rensen Zeng & Gary W. Felton

Genome Sequence of Fusarium Isolate MYA-4552 from the Midgut of Anoplophora glabripennis, an Invasive, Wood-Boring Beetle

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Joshua R. Herr, Erin D. Scully, Scott M. Geib, Kelli Hoover, John E. Carlson, David M. Geiserf

Sensory Aspects of Trail-Following Behaviors in the Asian Longhorned Beetle, "Anoplophora glabripennis"

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Fern Graves & Thomas C. Baker & Aijun Zhang & Melody Keena & Kelli Hoover

Sex-Specific Trail Pheromone Mediates Complex Mate Finding Behavior in "Anoplophora glabripennis"

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Kelli Hoover, Melody Keena, Maya Nehme, Shifa Wang, Peter Meng & Aijun Zhang

Long-Term Effects of Imidacloprid on Eastern Hemlock Canopy Arthropod Biodiversity in New England

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Wing Yi Kung, Kelli Hoover, Richard Cowles, and R. Talbot Trotter III

"Scymnus camptodromus" (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) Larval Development and Predation of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (Hemiptera: Adelgidae)

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Host Range Specificity of "Scymnus camptodromus" (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), A Predator of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (Hemiptera: Adelgidae)

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Samita Limbu, Katie Cassidy, Melody Keena, Patrick Tobin and Kelli Hoover

Contrasting diets reveal metabolic plasticity in the tree-killing beetle, "Anoplophora glabripennis" (Cerambycidae: Lamiinae)

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Charles J. Mason, Erin D. Scully, Scott M. Geib & Kelli Hoover

Asian Longhorned Beetle (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae), an Introduced Pest of Maple and Other Hardwood Trees in North America and Europe

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P. S. Meng, K. Hoover and M. A. Keena

Effects of Pheromone and Plant Volatile Release Rates and Ratios on Trapping "Anoplophora glabripennis" (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) in China

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Development and Evaluation of a Trapping System for "Anoplophora glabripennis" (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) in the United States

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Midgut transcriptome profiling of Anoplophora glabripennis, a lignocellulose degrading cerambycid beetle

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Erin D Scully, Kelli Hoover, John E Carlson, Ming Tien and Scott M Geib

Diversity of proteobacterial endosymbionts in hemlock woolly adelgid (Adelges tsugae) (Hemiptera: Adelgidae) from its native and introduced range

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Carol D. von Dohlen, Usha Spaulding, Kathleen Shields, Nathan P. Havill, Cristina Rosa and Kelli Hoover

2016 Newsletter: Center for Pollinator Research

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We have had a very productive and exciting year at the CPR! Please enjoy a copy of our 2016 newsletter, with highlights of the great research, education and extension projects we have led, and the students and postdocs who made this work possible! Special thanks to Katy Evans and Philip Moore for compiling this.

Comparative study of radio-frequency and microwave heating for phytosanitary treatment of wood

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Manoj K. Dubey, John Janowiak, Ron Mack, Peggy Elder & Kelli Hoover

Host Range Specificity of “Scymnus camptodromus” (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), A Predator of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (Hemiptera: Adelgidae)

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Samita Limbu, Katie Cassidy, Melody Keena, Patrick Tobin, and Kelli Hoover

Evaluating the Use of Male-Produced Pheromone Components and Plant Volatiles in Two Trap Designs to Monitor “Anoplophora glabripennis”

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M. E. Nehme, M. A. Keena, A. Zhang, T. C. Baker, Z. Xu, And K. Hoover

Fall armyworm migration across the Lesser Antilles and the potential for genetic exchanges between North and South American populations

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Rodney N. Nagoshi, Shelby Fleischer, Robert L. Meagher, Mirian Hay-Roe, Ayub Khan, M. Gabriela Murúa, Pierre Silvie, Clorinda Vergara, John Westbrook

Pennsylvania Pumpkin Pollination

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Integrated Crop Pollination: combining strategies to improve pollination

Penn State Extension: The Buzz

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April 2017 Newsletter

wild pollinators in eastern apple orchards and how to conserve them

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Best Management Practices for Handling Seeds Treated With Neonicotinoid Insecticides

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Approaches and Challenges to Managing Nosema (Microspora: Nosematidae) Parasites in Honey Bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Colonies

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Links to Helpful Websites

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Selling Honey in PA rev 7-2017

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Guideline for Honey Processors-FS website 10-2016

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FSMA PC Rule - PDA Fact Sheet 05-2016

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Integrated Crop Pollination for Squashes, Pumpkins and Gourds

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Corrigendum: Coupling Developmental Physiology, Photoperiod, and Temperature to Model Phenology and Dynamics of an Invasive Heteropteran, Halyomorpha halys

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Anne L. Nielsen1, Shi Chen and Shelby J. Fleischer

Agroforestry - Windbreaks

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Agroforestry_Enhancing Nest Sites For Native Bee Crop Pollinators

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Agroforestry_Improving Forage For Native Bee Crop Pollinators

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Habitat Management for Pollinators ver15Mar17

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Vaudo 2015 Fig 1 final

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Penn State Extension: The Buzz

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November 2017 Newsletter

A multi-disciplinary approach for developing tools to monitor invasive buprestid beetle species

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Domingue, M. J., and Baker, T. C. (2012)

Pheromones of heliothine moths

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Hillier, N. K. and Baker, T. C. (2016)

Moth sex pheromone olfaction: flux and flexibility in the coordinated confluences of visual and olfactory pathways

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Baker, T. C., and Hansson, B. S. (2016)

Odorant receptors and antennal lobe morphology offer a new approach to understanding olfaction in the Asian longhorned beetle

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Mitchell, R. F., Hall, L. P., Reagel, P. f., McKenna, D. D., Baker, T. C., and Hildebrand, J. G.

Insect ID Request Form

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Qualifying Form

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Qualifying Checklist

The First North American Record of the Allium Leafminer

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Lawrence E. Barringer, Shelby J. Fleischer, Dana Roberts, Sven-Erik Spichiger, and Timothy Elkner3

Grozinger CV

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Wyman's of Maine

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2017 Sustainability Report

Native Bees prove their worth

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Story and photos by Jim Hale

Potential biological control of Erwinia tracheiphila by internal alimentary canal interactions in Acalymma vittatum with Pseudomonas fluorescens

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D.C. Roberts, S.J. Fleischer, J.M. Sakamoto and J.L. Rasgon. 2018.

Planting Pollinator Friendly Gardens

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Pollinators and Pollination

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EGSA Grad Student Handbook

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Handbook prepared by students of the Entomological Graduate Student Association (EGSA)

ENT 497

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Pesticide Toxicology

iTOX Lab Seeking MS/PhD students

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A graduate student position is available in Dr. Zhu’s Lab

Julie Todd CV

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First Report of the Yellowmargined Leaf Beetle, Microtheca ochroloma Stål, 1860 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), in Pennsylvania

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Michael J. Skvarla and Shelby Fleischer

Summer Research Assistant 2019

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Assist with Insect Population Ecology and Management in Vegetable Crops. Experience includes field research in commercial farms and laboratory tasks.

CPR researchers awarded grants from the North American Pollinator Protection Campaign

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Six new research projects related to honey bee health issues have been funded by a combination of a USDA APHIS grant and donations from Pollinator Partnership’s (P2) generous supporters. Each project will conduct a valuable investigation into an identified priority area that will expound on the issues faced by honey bees in North America.

198 Odorant receptors and antennal lobe morphology offer a new approach to understanding olfaction in the Asian longhorned beetle

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Robert F. Mitchell · Loyal P. Hall · Peter F. Reagel · Duane D. McKenna · Thomas C. Baker · John G. Hildebrand

199 Chopper-modulated gas chromatography electroantennography enabled using high-temperature MEMS flow control device

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Ming-Da Zhou, Muhammad Akbar, Andrew J. Myrick1, Yiqiu Xia1, Waleed J. Khan1, Xiang Gao, Thomas C. Baker and Si-Yang Zheng

200 Increasing Signal-to-Noise Ratio in Gas Chromatography - Electroantennography Using a Deans Switch Effluent Chopper

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Andrew J. Myrick & Thomas C. Baker

201 Olfactory Sensory Neurons of the Asian Longhorned Beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis, Specifically Responsive to its two Aggregation-Sex Pheromone Components

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Jianrong Wei, Qiong Zhou, Loyal Hall, Andrew Myrick, Kelli Hoover, Kathleen Shields & Thomas C. Baker

202 Little effect of delayed mating on fecundity or fertility of female fungus gnats Lycoriella ingenua

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Kevin R. Cloonan, Stefanos S. Andreadis and Thomas C. Baker

203 Orientation of flight for physically disturbed spotted lanternflies, Lycorma T delicatula, (Hemiptera, Fulgoridae)

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Michael J. Domingue⁎, Thomas C. Baker

204 Analysis of Anemotactic Flight Tendencies of the Spotted Lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) during the 2017 Mass Dispersal Flights in Pennsylvania

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Andrew J. Myrick & Thomas C. Baker

205 Activity and distribution of the mushroom phorid fly, Megaselia halterata, in and around commercial mushroom farms

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Maria Mazin, Stefanos S. Andreadis, Nina E. Jenkins, Kevin R. Cloonan, T.C. Baker & Ed G. Rajotte

Baker CV

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March 2019

What’s the Buzz?

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April, 2019

Notes from the Lab: The Latest Bee Science Distilled

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A roadmap for how to minimize pesticide risk to bees by Scott McArt

Examining the nutritional value and effects of different floral resources in pumpkin agroecosystems on Bombus impatiens worker physiology

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Erin D. Treanore, Anthony D. Vaudo, Christina M. Grozinger, Shelby J. Fleischer. Apidologie (2019).

Call for ISCE Presidential Tie & Scarf Design

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Deadline for design submissions: 15 Dec 2019

iTOX Lab Opportunities

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Postdocs, graduates, undergraduates, and high school students are welcome to join the iTOX lab at any time.

Zhu Lab opportunities

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Multigenerational migration of fall armyworm, a pest insect

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J. Westbrook, S. Fleischer, S. Jairam, R. Meagher, and R. Nagoshi

Influence of host plant, geography and pheromone strain on genomic differentiation in sympatric populations of Ostrinia nubilalis

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Brad S. Coates, Genevieve M. Kozak, Kyung Seok Kim, Jing Sun, Yangzhou Wang, Shelby J. Fleischer

Accessing Dept Pass

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PC and MAC instructions

Monarch Butterflies and You

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By Makaylee Crone and Jon Elmquist

Qualifying Examination Grading Sheet

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Penn State University’s Center for Chemical Ecology presents ICE 20

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Short Course in Insect Chemical Ecology Penn State University, USA, June 1 – June 15, 2020


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Full Professor, Dept. of Entomology, The Pennsylvania State University

Comparing Asian Gypsy Moth [Lymantria dispar asiatica (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) and L. dispar japonica] Trap Data From East Asian Ports With Lab Parameterized Phenology Models: New Tools and Questions

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R. Talbot Trotter III, Samita Limbu, Kelli Hoover, Hannah Nadel, and Melody A. Keena

Labial and maxillary palp recordings of the Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis, reveal olfactory and hygroreceptive capabilities

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Loyal P. Hall, Fern Graves, Andrew Myrick, Kelli Hoover, Thomas C. Baker

Editorial overview: Insect behavior and parasites: From manipulation to self-medication

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Kelli Hoover

Gut-Associated Bacteria of Helicoverpa zea Indirectly Trigger Plant Defenses in Maize

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Jie Wang, Mingyu Yang, Yuanyuan Song, Flor E. Acevedo, Kelli Hoover, Rensen Zeng, Gary W. Felton

Potential Impacts of Translocation of Neonicotinoid Insecticides to Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum (Malvales: Malvaceae)) Extrafloral Nectar on Parasitoids

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Asher Jones, Kelli Hoover, Kirsten Pearsons, John Tooker, Gary Felton

Bacterial and Fungal Midgut Community Dynamics and Transfer Between Mother and Brood in the Asian Longhorned Beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis), an Invasive Xylophage

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Charles J. Mason, Alexander M. Campbell, Erin D. Scully, Kelli Hoover

Divergent host plant utilization by adults and offspring is related to intra‐plant variation in chemical defences

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Charles Mason, David Long, Richard Lindroth, Kelli Hoover

Plant defenses interact with insect enteric bacteria by initiating a leaky gut syndrome

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Charles J. Mason, Swayamjit Ray, Ikkei Shikano, Michelle Peiffer, Asher G. Jones, Dawn S. Luthe, Kelli Hoover, and Gary W. Felton

Pathogen-Mediated Tritrophic Interactions: Baculovirus-Challenged Caterpillars Induce Higher Plant Defenses than Healthy Caterpillars

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Qinjian Pan, Ikkei Shikano, Kelli Hoover, Tong-Xian Liu, Gary W. Felton

Enterobacter ludwigii, isolated from the gut microbiota of Helicoverpa zea, promotes tomato plant growth and yield without compromising anti-herbivore defenses

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Qinjian Pan1, Ikkei Shikano, Kelli Hoover, Tong‐Xian Liu, Gary W. Felton

A Gene for an Extended Phenotype

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Kelli Hoover, Michael Grove, Matthew Gardner, David P. Hughes, James McNeil, James Slavicek

Jasmonic acid-induced plant defenses delay caterpillar developmental resistance to a baculovirus: Slow-growth, high-mortality hypothesis in plant–insect–pathogen interactions

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Ikkei Shikano, Elizabeth McCarthy, Nancy Hayes-Plazolles, James M. Slavicek, Kelli Hoover

Herbivore-Induced Defenses in Tomato Plants Enhance the Lethality of the Entomopathogenic Bacterium, Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki

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Symbiotic polydnavirus of a parasite manipulates caterpillar and plant immunity

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Parasitic Wasp Mediates Plant Perception of Insect Herbivores

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The Influence of Marking Methods on Mobility, Survivorship, and Field Recovery of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) Adults and Nymphs

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Crop production in the USA is frequently limited by a lack of pollinators

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Sweet Corn Sentinel Monitoring for Lepidopteran Field-Evolved Resistance to Bt Toxins

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Managing Allium Leafminer (Diptera: Agromyzidae): An Emerging Pest of Allium Crops in North America.

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2023 Center for Pollinator Research | Bee Championship

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Cities of Goldenrod 2023

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Explore the ecological community created by one of Pennsylvania's most common plants: goldenrod. Penn State scientists will guide children and parents as they capture, observe, and release the herbivores, predators, and pollinators that inhabit goldenrod "cities."