Mike W Dunbar

Summary

Publications

  1. Dunbar M, O Neal M, Gassmann A. Increased Risk of Insect Injury to Corn Following Rye Cover Crop. J Econ Entomol. 2016;109:1691-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Farmers planting corn following a rye cover crop should be aware of the potential for increased presence of true armyworm and for greater injury to corn. ..
  2. Dunbar M, O Neal M, Gassmann A. Effects of Field History on Corn Root Injury and Adult Abundance of Northern and Western Corn Rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). J Econ Entomol. 2016;109:2096-104 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that greater cropping practice diversity can reduce management inputs for Diabrotica spp.; however, its effects on resistance evolution remain undetermined. ..
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    Dunbar M, Gassmann A, O Neal M. Impacts of Rotation Schemes on Ground-Dwelling Beneficial Arthropods. Environ Entomol. 2016;45:1154-1160 pubmed
    ..Increasing non-crop and perennial species within landscapes in conjunction with more diverse rotation schemes may increase the effect of biological control of pests by natural enemies. ..
  4. Dunbar M, Gassmann A, O Neal M. Limited Impact of a Fall-Seeded, Spring-Terminated Rye Cover Crop on Beneficial Arthropods. Environ Entomol. 2017;46:284-290 pubmed publisher
    ..Although a rye cover crop may be agronomically beneficial, there may be only limited effects on beneficial arthropods when added within an annual rotation of corn and soybean. ..