M K Sears

Summary

Affiliation: University of Guelph
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Impact of Bt corn pollen on monarch butterfly populations: a risk assessment
    M K Sears
    Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:11937-42. 2001
  2. pmc Assessing the impact of Cry1Ab-expressing corn pollen on monarch butterfly larvae in field studies
    D E Stanley-Horn
    Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:11931-6. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Predation by Coccinella septempunctata and Harmonia axyridis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) on Aphis glycines (Homoptera: Aphididae)
    Y Xue
    Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Environ Entomol 38:708-14. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Role of visual and olfactory cues from agricultural hedgerows in the orientation behavior of multicolored Asian lady beetle (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)
    C A Bahlai
    Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    Environ Entomol 37:973-9. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Development of soybean aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) on its primary overwintering host, Rhamnus cathartica
    C A Bahlai
    Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Entomol 36:998-1006. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Control decision rule for European chafer (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) larvae in field corn
    J M Renkema
    Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
    J Econ Entomol 99:76-84. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Decline of soybean aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) egg populations from autumn to spring on the primary host, Rhamnus cathartica
    J A Welsman
    Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Entomol 36:541-8. 2007

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Publications7

  1. pmc Impact of Bt corn pollen on monarch butterfly populations: a risk assessment
    M K Sears
    Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:11937-42. 2001
    ..This 2-year study suggests that the impact of Bt corn pollen from current commercial hybrids on monarch butterfly populations is negligible...
  2. pmc Assessing the impact of Cry1Ab-expressing corn pollen on monarch butterfly larvae in field studies
    D E Stanley-Horn
    Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:11931-6. 2001
    ..Further studies should examine the lifetime and reproductive impact of Bt11 and Mon810 pollen on monarchs after long-term exposure to naturally deposited pollen...
  3. ncbi request reprint Predation by Coccinella septempunctata and Harmonia axyridis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) on Aphis glycines (Homoptera: Aphididae)
    Y Xue
    Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Environ Entomol 38:708-14. 2009
    ..Both C. septempunctata and H. axyridis have high predation capacities and are important in suppressing soybean aphid populations...
  4. ncbi request reprint Role of visual and olfactory cues from agricultural hedgerows in the orientation behavior of multicolored Asian lady beetle (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)
    C A Bahlai
    Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    Environ Entomol 37:973-9. 2008
    ..axyridis to visual and olfactory cues in Ontario agroecosystems, which could help enhance effectiveness of H. axyridis as a biological control and mitigate its impacts as a pest species...
  5. ncbi request reprint Development of soybean aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) on its primary overwintering host, Rhamnus cathartica
    C A Bahlai
    Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Entomol 36:998-1006. 2007
    ..The results obtained have broad application for predicting aphid hatch on a regional basis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Control decision rule for European chafer (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) larvae in field corn
    J M Renkema
    Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
    J Econ Entomol 99:76-84. 2006
    ..Field areas where the percentage of sand is high and the soil bulk density is low to moderate or where the percentage of sand is moderate and the soil bulk density is low should be chosen as sampling locations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Decline of soybean aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) egg populations from autumn to spring on the primary host, Rhamnus cathartica
    J A Welsman
    Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Entomol 36:541-8. 2007
    ..Egg counts taken in the autumn of 2006 were intermediate in number relative to counts taken in the autumn of 2004 and 2005...