Helioverpa zea ecology

  • Reisig, D., G. D. Buntin, J. K. Greene, S. V. Paula-Moraes, F. Reay-Jones, P. Roberts, R. Smith, and S. V. Taylor. 2023. Magnitude and extent of Helicoverpa zea resistance levels to Cry1Ac and Cry2Ab2 across the southeastern USA. Insects. 14. 262. doi: 10.3390/insects14030262
  • Dillard, D., D. Reisig, and F.P.F. Reay-Jones. 2022. Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in-season and overwintering pupation response to soil type. Environ. Entomol. 52: 67-73. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvac106
  • Efromson, J., R. Lawrie, T.J.J. Doman, M. Bertone, A. Bègue, M. Harfouche, D. Reisig, and R. M. Roe. 2022. Species identification of caterpillar eggs by machine learning using a convolutional neural network and massively parallelized microscope. Agriculture. doi: 10.3390/agriculture12091440
  • Lawton, D., A. S. Huseth, G. G. Kennedy, A. C. Morey, W. D. Hutchison, D. D. Reisig, et al. 2022. Pest population dynamics are driven by a continental overwintering gradient. PNAS. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2203230119
  • Schug, H., D. Reisig, A. Huseth, B. Thrash, and R. Vann. 2022. Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) thresholds and yield compensation between soybeans with determinate and indeterminate growth habits. J. Econ. Entomol. doi: 10.1093/jee/toac119
  • Arends, B., D. Reisig, S. Gundry, J. Greene, G. Kennedy, F. Reay-Jones, and A. Huseth. 2022. Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) feeding incidence and survival on Bt maize in relation to maize in the landscape. Pest Manage. Sci. 78: 2309-2315. doi: 10.1002/ps.6855
  • Lawrie, R. D., R. D. Mitchell III, J. M. Deguenon, L. Ponnusamy, D. Reisig, A. Del Pozo-Valdivia, R. W. Kurtz, and R. M. Roe. Characterization of long non-coding RNAs in the bollworm, Helicoverpa zea, and their possible role in Cry1Ac- resistance. Insects. doi: 10.3390/insects13010012
  • Arends, B., D. D. Reisig, S. Gundry, A. S. Huseth, F.P.F. Reay-Jones, J. Greene and G. G. Kennedy. 2021. Effectiveness of the natural resistance management refuge for Bt-cotton is dominated by local abundance of soybean and maize. Sci. Reports. 78: 2309-2315. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-97123-8
  • Dorman, S. J., K. A. Hopperstad, B. J. Reich, S. Majumder, G. Kennedy, D. D. Reisig, J. K. Greene, F.P.F. Reay-Jones, G. Collins, J. S. Bacheler, and A. S. Huseth. 2021. Landscape-level variation in Bt crops predict Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) resistance in cotton agroecosystems. Pest Mgt. Sci. 77: 5454-5462. doi: 10.1002/ps.6585
  • Deguenon, J. M., A. Dhammi, L. Ponnusamy, N. V. Travanty, G. Cave, R. Lawrie, D. Mott, R. M. Roe, D. Reisig, R. Kurtz. 2021. Bacterial microbiome of field-collected Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from transgenic Bt and non-Bt cotton. Microorganisms. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms9040878
  • Hodgson, E. W., R. L. Koch, J. A. Davis, D. Reisig, and S. V. Paula-Moraes. 2021. Identification and biology of common caterpillars in U.S. soybean. Journal of Integrated Pest Management. doi: 10.1093/jipm/pmab006
  • Huseth, A. S., Koch, R. L., D. Reisig, J. A. Davis, S. V. Paula-Moraes, and E. W. Hodgson. 2021. Current distribution and population persistence of five lepidopteran pests in U.S. soybean. Journal of Integrated Pest Management. doi: 10.1093/jipm/pmab004
  • Yu, W., S. Lin, M. Dimase, Y. Niu, S. Brown, G. P. Head, P. A. Price, F. Reay-Jones, D. Cook, D. Reisig, B. Thrash, X. Ni, S. Paula-Moraes, and F. Huang. 2021. Extended investigation of the field-evolved resistance of the corn earworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) to Bacillus thuringiensis 105 and Cry2Ab2 proteins in the southeastern United States. J. Invert. Pathol. 183. doi: 10.1016/j.jip.2021.107560
  • Del Pozo-Valdivia, A. I., D. D. Reisig, L. Braswell, J. K. Greene, P. Roberts, and S. V. Taylor. 2021. Economic injury levels for Bt-resistant Helicoverpa zea in cotton. J. Econ. Entomol. 114: 747-756. doi: 10.1093/jee/toab012
  • Babu, A., D. D. Reisig, M. Pizzuti Pes, C. M. Ranger, N. Chamkasem, and M. E. Reding. 2021. Effects of chlorantraniliprole residual on Helicoverpa zea in Bt and non-Bt cotton. Pest Mgt. Sci. 77: 2367-2374. doi: 10.1002/PS.6263
  • Niu, Y., I. Oyediran, W. Yu, S. Lin, M. Dimase, S. Brown, F. P. F. Reay-Jones, D. Cook, D. Reisig, B. Thrash, X. Ni, S.V. Paula-Moraes, Y. Zhang, J.S. Chen, Z.u Wen, and F. Huang. 2021. Populations of Helicoverpa zea (Boddie) in the southeastern United States are commonly resistant to Cry1Ab, but still susceptible to Vip3Aa20 expressed in MIR 162 corn. Toxins. doi: 10.3390/toxins13010063
  • Reisig, D. R., D. Cook, J. Greene, M. Caprio, J. Gore, F. Musser, and F. Reay-Jones. 2020. Vertical and temporal distribution of Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larvae in determinate and indeterminate soybean. Bull. Entomol. Res. 111: 282-288. doi: 10.1017/S0007485320000619
  • Lawrie, R. D., R. D. Mitchell III, J. M. Deguenon, L. Ponnusamy, D. Reisig, A. Del Pozo-Valdivia, R. W. Kurtz, and R. M. Roe. 2020. Multiple mechanisms of field Bt-resistance and possible role of an enhanced immune system in the bollworm, Helicoverpa zea, by analyzing differences in gene expression with RNAseq. Int. J. Mol. Sci. doi: 10.3390/ijms21186528
  • Reay-Jones, F.P.F, T. R. Bilbo, and D. D. Reisig. 2020. Decline in sublethal effects of Bt corn on corn earworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) linked to increasing levels of resistance. J. Econ. Entomol. 113: 2241-2249. doi: 10.1093/jee/toaa163
  • Reisig, D. R., D. Cook, J. Greene, M. Caprio, J. Gore, F. Musser, and F. Reay-Jones. 2020. Location of Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larvae on different plant parts of determinate and indeterminate soybean. 110: 725-731. Bull. Entomol. Res. 110: 725-731. doi: 10.1017/S0007485320000280
  • Yang, F., J. González, N. Little, D. Reisig, G. Payne, R. Santos, J. Jurat-Fuentes, R. Kurtz, and D. Kerns. 2020. First documentation of major Vip3Aa resistance alleles in field populations of Helicoverpa zea (Boddie) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Texas, USA. Scientific Reports. doi: 1038/s41598-020-62748-8
  • Caprio, M., K. Ryan, A. Catchot, D. Kerns, D. Reisig, J. Gore, F. Reay-Jones. 2019. The corn-cotton agroecosystem in the mid-southern United States: what insecticidal event pyramids should be used in each crop to extend Vip3A durability. J. Econ. Entomol. 112: 2894-2906. doi: 10.1093/jee/toz208
  • Bilbo, T. F.P.F. Reay-Jones, D. D. Reisig, J. K. Greene, and M. W. Turnbull. 2019. Development, survival, and feeding behavior of Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) relative to Bt protein concentrations in corn ear tissues. PLoS ONE doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0221343
  • Bilbo, T., F. Reay-Jones, D. Reisig, and J. Greene. 2019. Susceptibility of corn earworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) to Cry1A.105 and Cry2Ab2 in North and South Carolina. J. Econ. Entomol. 112: 1845-1857. doi: 10.1093/jee/toz062
  • Braswell, L., D. Reisig, C. Sorenson, and G. Collins. 2019. Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) preference for plant structures, and their location, within Bt cotton under different nitrogen and irrigation regimes. J. Econ. Entomol. 112: 1741-1751. doi: 10.1093/jee/toz105
  • Braswell, L., D. Reisig, C. Sorenson, and G. Collins. 2019. Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) oviposition and larval vertical distribution in Bt cotton under different levels of nitrogen and irrigation. J. Econ. Entomol. 112: 1237-1250. doi: 10.1093/jee/toz023
  • Braswell, L., D. Reisig, C. Sorenson, and G. Collins. 2019. Development and dispersal of Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on non-Bt and Bt pyramided cotton. Environ. Entomol. 48: 465-477. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvz006
  • Reisig, D. D., and R. Kurtz. 2018. Bt resistance implications for Helicoverpa zea insecticide resistance management (IRM) in the United States. Environ. Entomol. 47: 1357-1364. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvy142/5096937
  • Fleming, D., F. Musser, D. Reisig, J. Greene, S. Taylor, M. Parajulee, G. Lorenz, A. Catchot, J. Gore, D. Kerns, S. Stewart, D. Boykin, M. Caprio, N. Little. 2018. Effects of transgenic Bacillus thuringiensis cotton on insecticide use, heliothine counts, plant damage, and cotton yield: a meta-analysis, 1996-2015. PLoS ONE doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0200131
  • Bilbo, T., F.P.F. Reay-Jones, D. D. Reisig, F. R. Musser, and J. K. Greene. 2018. Effects of Bt corn on the development and fecundity of corn earworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 111: 2233-2241. doi: 10.1093/jee/toy203
  • Reisig, D. D., A. S. Huseth, J. S. Bacheler, -Amir Aghaee, L. Braswell, H. J. Burrack, K. Flanders, J. K. Greene, D. A. Herbert, A. Jacobson, S. V. Paula-Moraes, P. Roberts, and S. V. Taylor. 2018. Long term empirical and observational evidence of practical Helicoverpa zea resistance to cotton with pyramided Bt toxins. J. Econ. Entomol. 111: 1824-1833. doi: 10.1093/jee/toy106
  • Reay-Jones, F.P.F., T. R. Bilbo, and D. D. Reisig. 2018. Sampling transgenic corn producing Bt toxins for corn earworm injury. J. Econ. Entomol. 111: 1446-1453. doi: 10.1093/jee/toy099
  • Reisig, D., R. Suits, H. Burrack, J. Bacheler, and J. E. Dunphy. 2017. Does florivory by Helicoverpa zea cause yield loss in soybeans? J. Econ. Entomol. doi: 10.1093/jee/tow312
  • Suits, R., D. D. Reisig, and H. Burrack. 2017. Feeding preference and performance of Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larvae on different soybean (Fabales: Fabaceae) tissue types. Fla. Entomol. 100: 162-167.
  • Reay-Jones, F. P. F., R. T. Bessin, M. J. Brewer, D. G. Buntin, A. L. Catchot, D. R. Cook, K. L. Flanders, D. L. Kerns, R. P. Porter, D. D. Reisig, S. D. Stewart, and M. E. Rice. 2016. Impact of Lepidoptera (Crambidae, Noctuidae, and Pyralidae) Pests on Corn Containing Pyramided Bt Traits and a Blended Refuge in the Southern United States. J. Econ. Entomol. doi: 10.1093/jee/tow109
  • Reisig, D. D., and F. P. F. Reay-Jones. 2015. Inhibition of Helicoverpa zea growth by transgenic corn expressing Bt toxins and Development of Resistance to Cry1Ab. Environ. Entomol. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvv076
  • Reisig, D. D., D. S. Akin, R. T. Bessin, M. J. Brewer, D. G. Buntin, A. L. Catchot, D. Cook, K. L. Flanders, F.- N. Huang, D. W. Johnson, B. R. Leonard, P. J. McLeod, R. P. Porter, F.P.F. Reay-Jones, K. V. Tindall, S. D. Stewart, N. N. Troxclair, R. R. Youngman, and M. E. Rice. 2015. Lepidoptera (Crambidae, Noctuidae, and Pyralidae) injury on corn containing pure single and pyramided Bt traits and non-Bt hybrids compared to a refuge blend with non-Bt and pyramided Bt hybrids, in the southern United States. J. Econ. Entomol. 108: 157-165.
  • Reay-Jones, F.P.F, and D. D. Reisig. 2014. Impact of corn earworm injury on yield of transgenic corn producing Bt toxins in the Carolinas. J. Econ. Entomol. 107: 1011-1019.

Stink bug ecology (a piercing sucking insect pest)

  • Illán, J. G., G. Zhu, J. F. Walgenbach, et al. 2022. Evaluating invasion risk and population dynamics of the brown marmorated stink bug across the conterminous USA. Pest Mgt. Sci. doi: 10.1002/ps.7113
  • Ogburn, E. C., T. M. Ohmen, A. S. Huseth, D. D. Reisig, G. G. Kennedy, and J. F. Walgenbach. 2022. Temperature-driven differences in phenology and habitat suitability for brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys, in two ecoregions of North Carolina. J. Pest Sci. doi: 10.1007/s10340-022-01497-1
  • Bryant, T. B., A. Babu, and D. D. Reisig. 2021. Brown stink bug, Euschistus servus (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), damage to seedling corn and impact on grain yield. J. Insect Sci. 22: 1. doi: 10.1093/jisesa/ieab012
  • Bryant, T. B., S. J. Dorman, D. D. Reisig, D. Dillard, R. Schürch, and S. V. Taylor. 2020. Reevaluating the economic injury level for brown stink bug, Euschistus servus (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), at various growth stages of maize. J. Econ. Entomol. 113: 2250-2258. doi: 10.1093/jee/toaa173
  • Babu, A., A. Del Pozo-Valdivia, and D. Reisig. 2020. Baseline flight potential of adult Euschistus servus (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) and its implications on local dispersal. Environ. Entomol. 49: 699-708. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvaa041
  • Babu, A., D. Reisig, J. Walgenbach, R. Heiniger, and W. Everman. 2019. Influence of weed manipulation in field borders on brown stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) densities and damage in field corn. Environ. Entomol. 48: 434-443. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvz016
  • Babu, A., and D. D. Reisig. 2018. Developing a sampling plan for brown stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in field corn. J. Econ. Entomol. 111: 1915-1926. doi: 10.1093/jee/toy144
  • Babu, A., and D. D. Reisig. 2018. Within-plant distribution of adult brown stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in corn and its implications on stink bug sampling and management in corn. J. Econ. Entomol. 111: 1927-1939. doi: 10.1093/jee/toy14
  • Reisig, D. D., F. P. F. Reay-Jones, and A. Meijer. 2015. Aggregation and association of NDVI, boll injury, and stink bugs in North Carolina cotton. J. Insect Sci. doi: 10.1093/jisesa/iev119
  • Bakken, A. J., S .C. Schoof, M. Bickerton, K. A. Kamminga, J. C. Jenrette, S. Malone, M. A. Abney, D. A. Herbert, D. Reisig, T.P. Kuhar, and J.F. Walgenbach. 2015. Occurrence of brown marmorated stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) on wild hosts in non-managed woodlands and soybean fields in North Carolina and Virginia. Environ. Entomol. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvv092
  • Palakkatu-Thodi, I., D. D. Reisig, J. K. Greene, F.P.F. Reay-Jones, and M. D. Toews. 2014. Within-field spatial distribution of stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)- induced boll injury in commercial cotton fields of the southeastern United States. Environ. Entomol. 43: 744-752.
  • Reisig, D. D., M. Roe, and A. Dhammi. 2013. Dispersal pattern and dispersion of adult and nymph stink bugs (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in wheat and corn. Environ. Entomol. 42: 1184-1192.
  • Owens, D.R., D. A. Herbert, Jr., G.P. Divley, D. D. Reisig, and T. P. Kuhar. 2013. Does feeding by Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) reduce soybean seed quality and yield? J. Econ. Entomol. 106: 1317-1323.
  • Owens, D.R., D.A. Herbert, Jr., T.P. Kuhar, and D.D. Reisig. 2013. Effects of temperature and relative humidity on the vertical distribution of stink bugs (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) within soybean canopies and implications for field sampling. J. Entomol. Sci. 48: 90-98.
  • Reisig, D. D. 2011. Insecticidal management of brown stink bug, Euschistus servus, in corn. J. Ins. Sci. 11: 168; doi:10.1673/031.011.16801.

Ecology of other piercing sucking insect pests (not stink bugs)

  • Conzemius, S. R., F.P.F. Reay-Jones,.J. K. Greene, B. T. Campbell, D. D. Reisig, H. Wang, and W. C. Bridges. 2022. Field screening of wild cotton, Gossypium hirsutum, landraces for resistance to thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Crop Protect. doi: 10.1016/j.cropro.2022.106113
  • Dorman, S. J., S. V. Taylor, S. Malone, P. M. Roberts, J. K. Greene, D. D. Reisig, R. H. Smith, A. L. Jacobson, F.P.F. Reay-Jones, S. Paula-Moraes, and A. S. Huseth. 2021. Sampling optimization and crop interface effects on Lygus lineolaris populations in Southeastern U.S.A. cotton. Insects. doi: 10.3390/insects13010088
  • Dorman, S. J., D. D. Reisig, S. Malone, and S. V. Taylor. 2020. Systems approach to evaluate tarnished plant bug (Hemiptera: Miridae) management practices in Virginia and North Carolina cotton. J. Econ. Entomol. 113: 2223-2234. doi: 10.1093/jee/toaa142
  • Lahiri, S., D. D. Reisig, L. L. Dean, F.P.F. Reay-Jones, J. K. Greene, T. E. Carter, Jr., R. Mian, and B. D. Fallen. 2020. Mechanisms of soybean host plant resistance against Megacopta cribraria (F.) (Hemiptera: Plataspidae). Environ. Entomol. 49: 876-885. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvaa075
  • Dorman, S. J., A. D. Gross, F. R. Musser, B. D. Catchot, R. H. Smith, D. D. Reisig, F.P.F. Reay-Jones, J. K. Greene, P. M. Roberts, and S. V. Taylor. 2020. Resistance monitoring to four insecticides and mechanisms of resistance in Lygus lineolaris Palisot de Beauvois (Hemiptera: Miridae) populations of southeastern USA cotton. Pest Manag. Sci. 76: 3935-3944. doi: 10.1002/ps.5940
  • Lahiri, S., D. D. Reisig, F.P.F. Reay-Jones, J. K. Greene, T. E. Carter, Jr., R. Mian, and B. D. Fallen. 2020. Soybean host plant resistance to Megacopta cribraria (F.) (Hemiptera: Plataspidae) and the potential role of leaf trichome density. Environ. Entomol. 49: 88-97. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvz158
  • Amir Aghaee, M.-, S. J. Dorman, S. V. Taylor, and D. Reisig. 2019. Evaluating optimal spray timing, planting date, and current thresholds for Lygus lineolaris (Hemiptera: Miridae) in Virginia and North Carolina cotton. J. Econ. Entomol. 112: 1207-1216. doi: 10.1093/jee/toy407
  • Akbar, W., A. Gowda, J. E. Ahrens, J. T. Greenplate, R. S. Brown, J. W. Stelzer, S. L. Bollman, J. Gore, A. L. Catchot, G. Lorenz, S. D. Stewart, D. L. Kerns, J. Greene, M. D. Toews, D. A. Herbert, D. D. Reisig, G. A. Sword, P. C. Ellsworth, L. D. Godfrey, T. L. Clark. 2018. First transgenic trait for control of plant bugs and thrips in cotton. Pest Mgt. Sci. 75: 867-877. doi: 10.1002/ps.5234
  • Wang, H., G. G. Kennedy, F.P.F. Reay-Jones, D. D. Reisig, M. D. Toews, P. M. Roberts, D. A. Herbert, Jr., S. Taylor, A. L. Jacobson, and J. K. Greene. 2018. Molecular identification of thrips species infesting cotton in the southeastern United States. J. Econ. Entomol. 111: 892-898. doi: 10.1093/jee/toy036
  • Del Pozo-Valdivia, A. and D. Reisig. 2017. Diel flight activity and intra-plant distribution of Megacopta cribraria (Hemiptera: Plataspidae) adults in soybean. J. Entomol. Sci. 52: 311-322.
  • Knight, I. A., P. M. Roberts, W. A. Gardner, K. M. Oliver, F.P.F. Reay-Jones, D. D. Reisig, and M. D. Toews. 2017. Spatial distribution of Megacopta cribraria (Hemiptera: Plataspidae) adults, eggs and parasitism by Paratelenomus saccharalis (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae) in soybean. Environ. Entomol. 46: 1292-1298. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvx150
  • Harris-Shultz, K., X. Ni, P. A. Wadl, X. Wang, H. Wang, F. Wang, K. Flanders, N. Seiter, D. Kerns, R. Meagher, Q. Xue, D. Reisig, D. Buntin, H. E. Cuevas, M. J. Brewer, and X. Yang. 2017. Microsatellite markers reveal a predominant sugarcane aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) clone is found on sorghum in seven states and one territory of the USA. Crop Sci. 57: 2064-2072. doi: 10.2135/cropsci2016.12.1010
  • Reay-Jones, P. F., J. K. Greene, D.A. Herbert, A. L. Jacobson, G. G. Kennedy, D. D. Reisig, and P. M. Roberts. 2017. Within-plant distribution and dynamics of thrips species (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in cotton. J. Econ. Entomol. doi: 10.1093/jee/tox131 Reisig, D. D., J. S. Bacheler, D. A. Herbert, R. Heiniger, T. Kuhar, S. Malone, C. Philips, and S. Tilley. 2017. Cereal leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) regional dispersion and relationship with wheat stand thickness. Environ. Entomol. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvx034
  • Del Pozo-Valdivia, A. I., D. D. Reisig, and J. S. Bacheler. 2017. Impacts of tillage, maturity group, and insecticide use onMegacopta cribraria (Hemiptera: Plataspidae) populations in double-cropped soybean. J. Econ. Entomol. doi: 10.1093/jee/tow288
  • Lahiri, S., and D. D. Reisig. 2016. Ecology and management of kudzu bug (Hemiptera: Plataspidae) in southeastern soybean. J. Int. Pest Mgt. doi: 10.1093/jipm/pmw013
  • Dhammi, A., J. Van Kretshmar, J. Bacheler, D. Reisig, A. Herbert, A. Del Pozo-Valdivia, and R. M. Roe. 2016. Biology, pest status, microbiome and control of kudzu bug (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Plataspidae): a new invasive pest in the U.S. Int. J. Mol. Sci. doi: 10.3390/ijms17091570
  • Miao, J., D. D. Reisig, G. Li, and Y. Wu. 2016. Sublethal effects of insecticide exposure on Megacopta cribraria (Fabricius) nymphs: key biological traits and acetylcholinesterase activity. J. Insect Sci. doi: 10.1093/jisesa/iew083
  • Seiter, N. J., A. I. Del-Pozo Valdiva, J. K. Greene, F.P.F. Reay-Jones, P. M. Roberts, and D. D. Reisig. 2016. Management of Megacopta cribraria(Hemiptera: Plataspidae) at different stages of soybean (Fabales: Fabaceae) development. J. Econ. Entomol. doi: 10.1093/jee/tow053
  • Huseth, A. S., T. M. Chappell, K. Langdon, S. C. Morsello, S. Martin, J. K. Greene, A. Herbert, A. L. Jacobson, F.P.F. Reay-Jones, T. Reed, D. D. Reisig, P. M. Roberts, R. Smith, and G. G. Kennedy. 2016. Franklinella fusca resistance to neonicotinoid insecticides: an emerging challenge for cotton pest management in the Eastern United States. Pest Manag. Sci. doi:10.1002/ps.4232
  • Fritz, B., D. D. Reisig, C. E. Sorenson, A. I. Del Pozo-Valdivia, and T. E. Carter Jr. 2016. Host plant resistance to Megacopta cribraria (Hemiptera: Plataspidae) in diverse soybean germplasm maturity groups V through VIII. J. Econ. Entomol. doi: 10.1093/jee/tow036
  • Del Pozo-Valdivia, A., N. Seiter, D. Reisig, J. Greene, F. Reay-Jones, and J. Bacheler. 2016. Megacopta cribraria(Hemiptera: Plataspidae) population dynamics in soybeans as influenced by planting date, maturity group, and insecticide use. J. Econ. Entomol. doi:
  • Seiter, N., A. Del-Pozo Valdiva, J. Greene, F. P.F. Reay-Jones, P. Roberts, and D. Reisig. 2015. Action thresholds based on sweep-net sampling for management of the kudzu bug, Megacopta cribraria (Hemiptera: Plataspidae). 2015. J. Econ. Entomol. doi: 10.1093/jee/tov171
  • Stewart, S. D., D. S. Akin, J. Reed, J. Bacheler, A. Catchot, D. Cook, J. Gore, J. Greene, A. Herbert, R. E. Jackson, D. L. Kerns, B. R. Leonard, G. M. Lorenz, S. Micinski, D. Reisig, P. Roberts, G. Studebaker, K. Tindall, M. Toews. 2013. Survey of thrips species infesting cotton across the southern U.S. Cotton Belt. J. Cotton Sci. 17: 263-269.
  • Gardner, W.A., H.B. Peeler, J. LaForest, P.M. Roberts, A.N. Sparks, J.K. Greene, D. Reisig, D.R. Suiter, J.S. Bacheler, K. Kidd, C.H. Ray, X.P. Hu, R.C. Kemerait, E.A. Scocco, J.E. Eger, Jr., J.R. Ruberson, E.J. Sikora, D.A. Herbert, Jr., C. Campana, S. Halbert, S.S. Stewart, G.D. Buntin, M.D. Toews, and C.T. Bargeron. 2013. Confirmed distribution and occurrence of Megacopta cribraria (F.) (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Plataspidae) in the southeastern United States. J. Entomol. Sci. 48: 118-127.
  • Del Pozo-Valdiva, A., and D. D. Reisig. 2013. First generation Megacopta cribraria (Fabricius) (Hemiptera: Plataspidae) can develop on soybeans. J. Econ. Entomol. 106: 533-535.
  • Reisig, D. D., D. A. Herbert, S. Malone. 2012. Impact of neonicotinoid seed treatments on thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) and soybean yield in Virginia and North Carolina. J. Econ. Entomol. 105: 884-889.

Bt-related articles (not Helicoverpa zea-specific)

Miscellaneous field crop pest species

  • Winn, Z., D. Reisig, J. P. Murphy. 2023. Yield protection afforded by imidacloprid during Hessian fly infestation in six genotypes. Agron. J. doi: 10.1002/agj2.21308
  • Van den Berg, J., D. Reisig, and M. Brewer. 2022. A special collection: Spodoptera frugiperda (fall armyworm): ecology and management of its world-scale invasion outside the Americas. J. Econ. Entomol. 115: 1725-1728 doi: 10.1093/jee/toac143
  • Jordan, D. L., G.S. Buol, R.L. Brandenburg, D. Reisig, J. Nboyine, M. Abudulai, R. Oteng-Frimpong, M.B. Mochiah, J. Asibuo, S. Arthur, R. Akromah, W. Mhango, J. Chintu, S. Morichetti, J.A. Paredes, J.H. Monguillot, K.S. Jadon, B.B. Shew, P. Jasrotia, P.P. Thirumalaisamy, G. Harish, P. Holajjer, N. Maheshala, G. MacDonald, D. Hoisington, and J. Rhoads. 2022. Examples of risk tools for pests in peanut (Arachis hypogaea) developed for five countries using Microsoft Excel. Journal of Integrated Pest Management. doi: 10.1093/jipm/pmac006
  • Winn, Z. J., R. Acharya, K. Merrill, J. Lyerly, G. Brown-Guedira, S. Cambron, S. H. Harrison, D. Reisig, and J. P. Murphy. 2021. Mapping of a novel major effect Hessian fly field partial-resistance locus in southern soft red winter wheat line LA03136E71. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 134: 3911-3923. doi: 10.1007/s00122-021-03936-6
  • Schlum, K., K. Lamour, C. Placidi de Bortoli, R. Banerjee, R. Meagher, E. Pereira, M. Gabriela Murua, G. A. Sword, A. E. Tessnow, D. Viteri Dillon, A. M. Linares Ramirez; K. Senyo Akutse, R. Schmidt-Jeffris, F. Huang, D. Reisig, S. J. Emrich, J. L. Jurat-Fuentes. 2021. Whole genome comparisons reveal panmixia among fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) from diverse locations. BMC Genomics. 22: 179. doi: 10.1186/s12864-021-07492-7
  • Mourtzinis, S., C. H. Krupke, P. D. Esker, A. Varenhorst, N. J. Arneson, C. A. Bradley, A. M. Byrne, M. I. Chilvers, L. J. Geisler, A. Herbert, Y. R. Kandel, M. J. Kazula, C. Hunt, L. E. Lindsey, S. Malone, D. S. Mueller, S. Naeve, E. Nafziger, D. D. Reisig, J. Ross, D. R. Rossman, S. Taylor, and S. P. Conley. 2019. Neonicotinoid seed treatments of soybean provide negligible benefits to US farmers. Nature Scientific Reports. 9: 11207. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-47442-8
  • Del Pozo-Valdivia, A., D. Reisig, C. Arellano, and R. Heiniger. 2017. A case for comprehensive analyses demonstrated by evaluating the yield benefits of neonicotinoid seed treatment in maize (Zea mays). Crop Protection. 110: 171-182. doi: 10.1016/j.cropro.2017.10.021
  • Johnson, A., H. Abdel Moniem, K. Flanders, G. D. Buntin, F. Reay-Jones, D. Reisig, J. Stuart, S. Subramanyam, R. Shukle, B. Schemerhorn. 2017. A novel, economical way to assess virulence in field populations of Hessian fly (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) utilizing wheat resistance gene H13 as a model. J. Econ. Entomol. 110: 1863-1868. doi: 10.1093/jee/tox129
  • Reisig, D. D., J. S. Bacheler, D. A. Herbert, R. Heiniger, T. Kuhar, S. Malone, C. Philips, and S. Tilley. 2017. Cereal leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) regional dispersion and relationship with wheat stand thickness. Environ. Entomol. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvx034
  • Howell, F. C., D. D. Reisig, H. J. Burrack, and R. Heinger. 2017. Impact of imidacloprid treated seed and foliar insecticide on Hessian fly abundances in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Crop Protection. 98: 46-55.
  • Whalen, R. A., D. A. Herbert, S. Malone, T. P. Kuhar, C. C. Brewster, and D. D. Reisig. 2016. Effects of diamide insecticides on predators in soybean. J. Econ. Entomol. doi: 10.1093/jee/tow173
  • Knopper, L. D., T. Dan, D. D. Reisig, J. D. Johnson, and L. M. Bowers. 2016. Sugar concentration in nectar: a quantitative metric of crop attractiveness for refined pollinator risk assessments. Pest Manag. Sci. doi: 10.1002/ps.4321
  • Shukle, R. H., S. E. Cambron, H. A. Moniem, B. J. Schemerhorn, J. Redding, G. D. Buntin, K. L. Flanders, D. D. Reisig, and M. Mohammadi. 2015. Effectiveness of genes for Hessian fly (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) resistance in the Southeastern United States. J. Econ. Entomol. doi: 10.1093/jee/tov292
  • Unbehend, M., S. Hänniger, G. M. Vásquez, M. L. Juárez, D. Reisig, J. N. McNeil, R. L. Meagher, D. A. Jenkins, D. G. Heckel, and A. T. Groot. 2014. Geographic variation in sexual attraction of Spodoptera frugiperda corn- and rice-strain males to pheromone lures. PLOS ONE. 9(2): e89255. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089255
  • Reisig, D. D., J. S. Bacheler, D. A. Herbert, T. Kuhar, S. Malone, C. Philips, and R. Weisz. 2012. Efficacy and Value of Prophylactic vs. Integrated Pest Management Approaches for Management of Cereal Leaf Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in Wheat and Ramifications for Adoption by Growers. J Econ. Entomol. 105: 1612-1619.
  • Philips, C. R., D. A. Herbert, T. P. Kuhar, D. D. Reisig, and E. A. Roberts. 2012. Using degree days to predict cereal leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) egg and larval population peaks. Environ. Entomol. 41: 761-767.
  • Philips, C. R., D. A. Herbert, T. P. Kuhar, D .D. Reisig, W. E. Thomason, and S. Malone. 2011. Fifty years of cereal leaf beetle in the U.S.: and update on its biology, management, and current research. J. Integ. Pest Mngmt. 2: 2011; doi: 10.1603/IPM11014.

Ph.D. and M.S. publications

  • Reisig, D. D., L. D. Godfrey, and D. B. Marcum. 2011. Spatial dependence, dispersion, and sequential sampling ofAnaphothrips obscrurus (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in timothy. Environ. Entomol. 40: 689-696.
  • Reisig, D. D., L. D. Godfrey, and D. B. Marcum. 2010. Population dynamics and temporal comparison of sampling methods for thrips in timothy (Phleum pratense L.). Environ. Entomol. 39: 1617-1625.
  • Reisig, D. D., and L. D. Godfrey. 2010. Remotely sensing arthropod and nutrient stressed plants: a case study with nitrogen and cotton aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae). Environ. Entomol. 39: 1255-1263.
  • Reisig, D. D., L.D. Godfrey, and D. B. Marcum. 2010. Plant quality and conspecific density effects on thrips (Anaphothrips obscurus) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) wing diphenism and population ecology. Environ. Entomol. 39: 685-694.
  • Reisig, D. D., L. D. Godfrey, and D. B. Marcum. 2009. Effectiveness of spring burning as a physical management tactic for thrips in Phleum pretense L. (Poales: Poaceae). Southwest. Entomol. 34: 407-416.
  • Reisig, D. D., L. D. Godfrey, and D. B. Marcum. 2009. Thresholds, injury, and loss relationships for thrips in Phleum pratense(Poales: Poaceae). Environ. Entomol. 38: 1737-1744.
  • Reisig, D. D., and L. D. Godfrey. 2007. Spectral response of cotton aphid- (Homoptera: Aphididae) and spider mite- (Acari: Tetranychidae) infested cotton: controlled studies. Environ. Entomol. 36: 1466-1474.
  • Reisig, D. D., and L. D. Godfrey. 2006. Remote sensing for detection of cotton aphid- (Homoptera: Aphididae) and spider mite– (Acari: Tetranychidae) infested cotton in the San Joaquin Valley. Environ. Entomol. 35: 1635-1646.

Book chapter

Reisig, D. 2020. Impact of boll weevil on US cotton production: a primer for non-scientists. Valley Voices. 20: 123-132.

Reisig, D., E. Hodgson, and P. Ellsworth. 2019. The roles of soft technologies and cooperative extension in solving wicked IPM problems, Chapter 9. In D. W. Onstad and P. R. Crain (eds.), Economics of IPM for Insects. CABI, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK.


Response to the EPA Draft Proposal to Address Resistance Risks to Lepidopteran Pests of Bt Following the July 2018 FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel Recommendation Memorandum