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Recent Journal Articles

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Albrecht et al. (2020). The effectiveness of flower strips and hedgerows on pest control, pollination services and crop yield: a quantitative synthesis. Ecology Letters ISSN 1461-023X.

Disi et al. (2020). Insecticide residue longevity for on‐site screening of Drosophila suzukii (Matsumura) resistance. Pest Management Science 76, 2918-2924.

Graham et al. (2020). Wildflower plantings on fruit farms provide pollen resources and increase nesting by stem nesting bees. Agricultural and Forest Entomology, DOI: 10.1111/afe.12424.

Hulbert et al. (2020). Leaching of insecticides used in blueberry production and their toxicity to red worm. Chemosphere 241, 125091.

Mermer et al. (2020). Timing and order of different insecticide classes drive control of Drosophila suzukii; a modeling approach. Journal of Pest Science.

Reilly et al. (2020). Crop yield in the USA is frequently limited by a lack of pollinators. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 287.

Schoneberg et al. (2020). Small fruit canopy density can affect suitability for Drosophila suzukii. Agriculture Ecosystems and Environment 294, 106860.

Stockton et al. (2020). Seasonal polyphenism of spotted‐wing Drosophila is affected by variation in local abiotic conditions within its invaded range, likely influencing survival and regional population dynamics. Ecology and Evolution 10, 7669-7685.

Reilly et al. (2020). Crop yield in the USA is frequently limited by a lack of pollinators. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 287.


Cloonan et al. (2019). Laboratory and field evaluation of host-related foraging odor-cue combinations to attract Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Journal of Economic Entomology, 112, 2850-2860.

Fanning et al. (2019). Behavioral and physiological resistance to desiccation in spotted wing Drosophila, Drosophila suzukii. Environmental Entomology 48, 792-798.

Gibson et al. (2019). Screening drought-tolerant native plants for attractiveness to arthropod natural enemies in the US Great Lakes region. Environmental Entomology 48, 1469-1480.

Grab et al. (2019). Habitat enhancements rescue bee body size from the negative effects of landscape simplification. Journal of Applied Ecology.

Killewald et al. (2019). Use of nest and pollen resources by leafcutter bees, genus Megachile (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) in central Michigan. The Great Lakes Entomologist 52, 34-44.

Leach et al. (2019). Stage-specific and seasonal induction of the overwintering morph of spotted wing Drosophila (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Journal of Insect Science 19, 5.

Leach et al. (2019) Predicting within- and between-year variation in populations of the invasive spotted wing Drosophila (Diptera- Drosophilidae).

Lee et al. (2019). Biological control of spotted-wing drosophila – current and pending tactics. Journal of Integrated Pest Management 10, 13.

Nicholson, et al. (2019). Mismatched outcomes for biodiversity and ecosystem services: testing the responses of crop pollinators and wild bee biodiversity to habitat enhancement. Ecology Letters 23, 326-335.

Odanaka et al. (2019). Canopy thinning, not agricultural history, determines early responses of wild bees to longleaf pine savanna restoration. Restoration Ecology 28, 138-146.

Rendon et al. (2019). Mulching as a cultural control strategy for Drosophila suzukii in blueberry. Pest Management Science 76, 55-66.

Rodriguez-Saona et al. (2019). Blueberry IPM: past successes and future challenges. Annual Review of Entomology 64, 95-114.

Roubos et al. (2019). mpact of phagostimulants on effectiveness of OMRI‐listed insecticides used for control of spotted‐wing drosophila (Drosophila suzukii Matsumura). Journal of Applied Entomology 143, 609-625.

Roubos et al (2019). Evaluation of adjuvants to improve control of spotted wing drosophila in organic fruit production. Journal of Applied Entomology 143, 706-720.

Rowe et al. (2019). Flower traits associated with the visitation patterns of bees. Oecologia 193, 511–522.

Sarkar et al. (2019). Evaluation of non‐target effects of OMRI‐listed insecticides for management of Drosophila suzukii Matsumura in berry crops. Journal of Applied Entomology 144, 12-25.

Sial et al. (2019). Evaluation of organic insecticides for management of spotted‐wing drosophila (Drosophila suzukii) in berry crops. Journal of Applied Entomology 143, 593-608.

Van Timmeren et al. (2019). Development of a rapid assessment method for detecting insecticide resistance in spotted wing Drosophila (Drosophila suzukii Matsumura). Pest Management Science 17.

Van Timmeren et al. (2019). Exploring the efficacy and mechanisms of a crop sterilant for reducing infestation by spotted-wing Drosophila (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 113, 288-298.

Wood et al. (2019). Epeoloides pilosulus (Cresson) rediscovered in Michigan, with notes on the distribution and status of its Macropis hosts. spotted-wing Drosophila (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 113, 288-298.

Wood et al. (2019). Narrow pollen diets are associated with declining Midwestern bumble bee species. Ecology 100, e02697.