Veerle Mommaerts

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Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Risk assessment for side-effects of neonicotinoids against bumblebees with and without impairing foraging behavior
    Veerle Mommaerts
    Laboratory of Cellular Genetics, Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Ecotoxicology 19:207-15. 2010
  2. doi request reprint A laboratory evaluation to determine the compatibility of microbiological control agents with the pollinator Bombus terrestris
    Veerle Mommaerts
    Laboratory of Cellular Genetics, Department of Biology, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Pest Manag Sci 65:949-55. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Bombus terrestris as pollinator-and-vector to suppress Botrytis cinerea in greenhouse strawberry
    Veerle Mommaerts
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Pest Manag Sci 67:1069-75. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Development of a new dispenser for microbiological control agents and evaluation of dissemination by bumblebees in greenhouse strawberries
    Veerle Mommaerts
    Laboratory of Cellular Genetics, Department of Biology, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Pest Manag Sci 66:1199-207. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Age- and task-dependent foraging gene expression in the bumblebee Bombus terrestris
    Julie Tobback
    Department of Biology, KULeuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 76:30-42. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Compatibility of traditional and novel acaricides with bumblebees (Bombus terrestris): a first laboratory assessment of toxicity and sublethal effects
    Linde Besard
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Pest Manag Sci 66:786-93. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Bumblebees can be used in combination with juvenile hormone analogues and ecdysone agonists
    Veerle Mommaerts
    Faculty of Sciences, Department of Biology, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Ecotoxicology 15:513-21. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Impact of Bacillus thuringiensis strains on survival, reproduction and foraging behaviour in bumblebees (Bombus terrestris)
    Veerle Mommaerts
    Laboratory of Cellular Genetics, Department of Biology, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Pest Manag Sci 66:520-5. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Lethal and sublethal side-effect assessment supports a more benign profile of spinetoram compared with spinosad in the bumblebee Bombus terrestris
    Linde Besard
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Pest Manag Sci 67:541-7. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Assessment of side-effects by Ludox TMA silica nanoparticles following a dietary exposure on the bumblebee Bombus terrestris
    Veerle Mommaerts
    Laboratory of Cellular Genetics, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science and Bioengineering Sciences, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Nanotoxicology 6:554-61. 2012

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Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Risk assessment for side-effects of neonicotinoids against bumblebees with and without impairing foraging behavior
    Veerle Mommaerts
    Laboratory of Cellular Genetics, Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Ecotoxicology 19:207-15. 2010
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  2. doi request reprint A laboratory evaluation to determine the compatibility of microbiological control agents with the pollinator Bombus terrestris
    Veerle Mommaerts
    Laboratory of Cellular Genetics, Department of Biology, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Pest Manag Sci 65:949-55. 2009
    ..Bumblebee workers were exposed under laboratory conditions to each MCA at its maximum field recommended concentration (MFRC) via three different routes of exposure: dermal contact and orally via either treated sugar water or pollen...
  3. doi request reprint Bombus terrestris as pollinator-and-vector to suppress Botrytis cinerea in greenhouse strawberry
    Veerle Mommaerts
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Pest Manag Sci 67:1069-75. 2011
    ..Fr. A model microbiological control agent (MCA) product Prestop-Mix was loaded in a newly developed two-way bumblebee dispenser, and, in addition, the use of the diluent Maizena-Plus (corn starch) was tested...
  4. doi request reprint Development of a new dispenser for microbiological control agents and evaluation of dissemination by bumblebees in greenhouse strawberries
    Veerle Mommaerts
    Laboratory of Cellular Genetics, Department of Biology, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Pest Manag Sci 66:1199-207. 2010
    ..In this study, a new dispenser for bumblebee workers of Bombus terrestris L. was developed. Binab-T-vector and Prestop-Mix were used as two typical MCA products for dissemination...
  5. doi request reprint Age- and task-dependent foraging gene expression in the bumblebee Bombus terrestris
    Julie Tobback
    Department of Biology, KULeuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 76:30-42. 2011
    ..The data are discussed in relation to Btfor expression in the complex physiological event of foraging and side-effects by pesticides...
  6. doi request reprint Compatibility of traditional and novel acaricides with bumblebees (Bombus terrestris): a first laboratory assessment of toxicity and sublethal effects
    Linde Besard
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Pest Manag Sci 66:786-93. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Bumblebees can be used in combination with juvenile hormone analogues and ecdysone agonists
    Veerle Mommaerts
    Faculty of Sciences, Department of Biology, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Ecotoxicology 15:513-21. 2006
    ..Cuticular uptake ranged from 34 to 83% at 24 h after topical application. Overall, the obtained results indicate that the tested IGRs at their recommended concentration are safe to be used in combination with B. terrestris...
  8. doi request reprint Impact of Bacillus thuringiensis strains on survival, reproduction and foraging behaviour in bumblebees (Bombus terrestris)
    Veerle Mommaerts
    Laboratory of Cellular Genetics, Department of Biology, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Pest Manag Sci 66:520-5. 2010
    ..of two commercial Bt strains: kurstaki (Dipel) and aizawai (Xentari). Bumblebees, like honey bees, are intensively used in modern agriculture for pollination and fulfil a crucial role in the natural ecosystem...
  9. doi request reprint Lethal and sublethal side-effect assessment supports a more benign profile of spinetoram compared with spinosad in the bumblebee Bombus terrestris
    Linde Besard
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Pest Manag Sci 67:541-7. 2011
    ..In addition, the side effects via oral exposure in supplemented sugar water were assessed...
  10. doi request reprint Assessment of side-effects by Ludox TMA silica nanoparticles following a dietary exposure on the bumblebee Bombus terrestris
    Veerle Mommaerts
    Laboratory of Cellular Genetics, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science and Bioengineering Sciences, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Nanotoxicology 6:554-61. 2012
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  11. doi request reprint Impact of a perfluorinated organic compound PFOS on the terrestrial pollinator Bombus terrestris (Insecta, Hymenoptera)
    Veerle Mommaerts
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Ecotoxicology 20:447-56. 2011
    ..act.luc reporter construct, demonstrating that PFOS may exert its effects partially through an endocrine disrupting action via the insect molting hormone or ecdysteroid receptor...
  12. doi request reprint Miniature-dispenser-based bioassay to evaluate the compatibility of powder formulations used in an entomovectoring approach
    Veerle Mommaerts
    Department of Crop Protection, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Pest Manag Sci 68:922-7. 2012
    ..This bioassay system was used to investigate the compatibility of five model products, Prestop-Mix, Signum, kaolin, wheat flour and cellulose, with the bumblebee, Bombus terrestris L...
  13. ncbi request reprint Hazards and uptake of chitin synthesis inhibitors in bumblebees Bombus terrestris
    Veerle Mommaerts
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Pest Manag Sci 62:752-8. 2006
    ..The compatibility of each compound to be used in combination with B. terrestris is discussed in relation to calculated LC(50) values, routes of uptake and effects...