Final AFE Research Reports on Insect Management from projects funded by the Endowment.

Optimizing Banker Plant Systems for Aphid Biological Control in Floriculture Greenhouses – Report #217 (August 2013)
Sara G. Prado, Adam G. Dale, Travis McClure, Steven D. Frank; NC Cooperative Unit, North Carolina State University Department of Entomology

thripFormulations of Insect-Killing Fungi in Combination with Plant-Mediated IPM Systems for Thrips – Report #216 (August 2013)
Margaret Skinner, Cheryl E. Frank Sullivan, Svetlana Gouli and Bruce L. Parker; University of Vermont, Entomology Research Laboratory

Effects of Pesticide Mixtures in Controlling Arthropod Pests of Greenhouses – Report #215 (March 2013)  A. L. Willmott, graduate student; R. A. Cloyd, Professor and Extension Specialist; K. Y. Zhu, Professor, Department of Entomology Kansas State University

Advancing the Adoption of Pest Management Strategies on Cut Flowers Produced in the United States and Colombia: Part I – Report #214 (January 2011)
Kevin Heinz, Department of Entomology, Texas A&M & Michael Parrella, Department of Entomology, University of California, & James Jimenez, EcoFlora LTD, Rionegro, Antioquia, Colombia

Insect Management Development of a Novel Control Strategy for Thrips and Tospoviruses – Report #213 (August 2010)   Thomas German, Department of Entomology, University of Wisconsin

No Cross-resistance to Nicotinoid Insecticides in Imidacloprid-resistant B Biotype Whiteflies – Report #212 (April 2010)
David Smitley, Professor, and Mamy Rakotondravelo, PhD student, Michigan State University

Effect of Silicon-Based Fertilizer Applications on Reproduction and Development of Arthropod Pests Associated with Horticultural Crops – Part 3 – Report #211 (April 2010)
B. K. Hogendorp, Graduate Student and R. A. Cloyd, Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois and Department of Entomology, Kansas State University

Effect of Silicon-Based Fertilizer Applications on Reproduction and Development of Arthropod Pests Associated with Horticultural Crops – Park 2 – Report #210 (April 2010)
B. K. Hogendorp, Graduate Student and R. A. Cloyd, Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois and Department of Entomology, Kansas State University

Effect of Silicon-Based Fertilizer Applications on Reproduction and Development of Arthropod Pests Associated with Horticultural Crops – Part 1 – Report #209 (April 2010)
B. K. Hogendorp, Graduate Student and R. A. Cloyd, Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois, and Department of Entomology, Kansas State University

Management of Insecticide Resistance in Q-biotype Bemisia tabaci Populations in U.S. Floriculture Crops – Report #208 (April 2010)
Dr. Frank J. Byrne, Dept of Entomology, University of California at Riverside, Dr. James Bethke, Floriculture & Nursery Farm Advisor, UCCE San Diego

Control of Arthropods in Harvested Chrysanthemum Cuttings – Report #207 (January 2004)
Elizabeth Mitcham1, Tiffanie Simpson1, Veronique Bikoba1, and Michael Parrella2, 1Department of Pomology, 2Department of Entomology – University of California, Davis

Postharvest Control of Thrips on Harvested Dendrobium Orchids – Report #206 (January 2004)
Elizabeth Mitcham1, Tiffanie Simpson1, Veronique Bikoba1, Michael Parrella2 and Arnold Hara3, 1Department of Pomology, 2Department of Entomology – University of California, Davis

Thrips/Tospovirus Management Systems – Report #205 (August 2005)
Michael P. Parrella, Diane E. Ullman, Karen L. Robb, and Elizabeth J. Mitcham University of California, Davis; Michael Brownbirdge – University of Vermont; Arnold Hara – University of Hawaii; and Kevin M. Heinz – Texas A&M University

When and How to Optimally Release Natural Enemies To Achieve Effective Biological Pest Control –  Report #204 (April 2001)
Kevin M. Heinz, Associate Professor, Department of Entomology – Texas A&M University

Responses of Whitefly and Poinsettias to Insecticidal Controlled Atmospheres – Report #203 (February 2001)
Susan S. Han and Jennifer Konieczny, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences – University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Evaluation of Modified Atmospheres as a Potential Disinfestation Technique for Thrips and Mites in Greenhouses – Report #202 (November 2000)
D.W. Held1, R.S. Gates2, D.A. Potter1, and R.G. Anderson3, Departments of Entomology1, Biosystems and Agric. Engineering2, and Horticulture3 – University of Kentucky

Management of Thrips and Whiteflies with Insect-Killing Fungi: Impact of Spray Technology – Report #201 (November 2000)
Michael Brownbridge, Margaret Skinner & Bruce L. Parker, Entomology Research Laboratory – University of Vermont

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