Livy Williams

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Affiliation: Agricultural Research Service
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The piercing-sucking herbivores Lygus hesperus and Nezara viridula induce volatile emissions in plants
    Livy Williams
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Southern Insect Management Research Unit, Stoneville, Mississippi 38776 0346, USA
    Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 58:84-96. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Plant volatiles influence electrophysiological and behavioral responses of Lygus hesperus
    Livy Williams
    USDA ARS Exotic and Invasive Weeds Research Unit, 920 Valley Rd, Reno, NV 89512, USA
    J Chem Ecol 36:467-78. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Nutritional ecology of a parasitic wasp: food source affects gustatory response, metabolic utilization, and survivorship
    Livy Williams
    Agricultural Research Service, Exotic and Invasive Weeds Research Unit, United States Department of Agriculture, 920 Valley Road, Reno, NV 89512, USA
    J Insect Physiol 53:1262-75. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Different food sources affect the gustatory response of Anaphes iole, an egg parasitoid of Lygus Spp
    J Peirce Beach
    USDA ARS, Southern Insect Management Research Unit, P O Box 346 Stoneville, Mississippi 38776 0346, USA
    J Chem Ecol 29:1203-22. 2003
  5. pmc Incorporation of rhodamine B into male tobacco budworm moths Heliothis virescens to use as a marker for mating studies
    Carlos A Blanco
    USDA ARS, Southern Insect Management Research Unit, Stoneville, MS 38776, USA
    J Insect Sci 6:1-10. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Lygus hesperus feeding and salivary gland extracts induce volatile emissions in plants
    Cesar Rodriguez-Saona
    USDA ARS Western Cotton Research Lab, Phoenix, Arizona 85040, USA
    J Chem Ecol 28:1733-47. 2002
  7. doi request reprint EAG-active herbivore-induced plant volatiles modify behavioral responses and host attack by an egg parasitoid
    Livy Williams
    USDA ARS Exotic and Invasive Weeds Research Unit, U S Department of Agriculture, 920 Valley Road, Reno, NV 89512, USA
    J Chem Ecol 34:1190-201. 2008
  8. pmc The shield-backed bug, Pachycoris stallii: description of immature stages, effect of maternal care on nymphs, and notes on life history
    Livy Williams
    USDA ARS Exotic and Invasive Weeds Research Unit, 920 Valley Rd, Reno, Nevada 89512, USA
    J Insect Sci 5:29. 2005

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Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint The piercing-sucking herbivores Lygus hesperus and Nezara viridula induce volatile emissions in plants
    Livy Williams
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Southern Insect Management Research Unit, Stoneville, Mississippi 38776 0346, USA
    Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 58:84-96. 2005
    ..Although oviposition and mechanical injury by stylets may increase release of volatiles, elicitors from salivary glands of L. hesperus and N. viridula also seem to play a role in the emission of plant volatiles...
  2. doi request reprint Plant volatiles influence electrophysiological and behavioral responses of Lygus hesperus
    Livy Williams
    USDA ARS Exotic and Invasive Weeds Research Unit, 920 Valley Rd, Reno, NV 89512, USA
    J Chem Ecol 36:467-78. 2010
    ..This study emphasizes the use of multiple approaches to better understand host plant finding in the generalist herbivore L. hesperus...
  3. ncbi request reprint Nutritional ecology of a parasitic wasp: food source affects gustatory response, metabolic utilization, and survivorship
    Livy Williams
    Agricultural Research Service, Exotic and Invasive Weeds Research Unit, United States Department of Agriculture, 920 Valley Road, Reno, NV 89512, USA
    J Insect Physiol 53:1262-75. 2007
    ..iole...
  4. ncbi request reprint Different food sources affect the gustatory response of Anaphes iole, an egg parasitoid of Lygus Spp
    J Peirce Beach
    USDA ARS, Southern Insect Management Research Unit, P O Box 346 Stoneville, Mississippi 38776 0346, USA
    J Chem Ecol 29:1203-22. 2003
    ..This broad and sensitive range of gustatory perception might be helpful in the development of a food source for the wasp that is not exploited by the host...
  5. pmc Incorporation of rhodamine B into male tobacco budworm moths Heliothis virescens to use as a marker for mating studies
    Carlos A Blanco
    USDA ARS, Southern Insect Management Research Unit, Stoneville, MS 38776, USA
    J Insect Sci 6:1-10. 2006
    ..The use of the method described in this report can be a tool for the rapid incorporation of a low cost dye in the tobacco budworm for biological, behavioral and genetic studies...
  6. ncbi request reprint Lygus hesperus feeding and salivary gland extracts induce volatile emissions in plants
    Cesar Rodriguez-Saona
    USDA ARS Western Cotton Research Lab, Phoenix, Arizona 85040, USA
    J Chem Ecol 28:1733-47. 2002
    ..an elicitor isolated from caterpillar regurgitant. The results indicate that L. hesperus is capable of inducing the emission of plant volatiles and that induction is caused by an elicitor that is contained in the insect salivary gland...
  7. doi request reprint EAG-active herbivore-induced plant volatiles modify behavioral responses and host attack by an egg parasitoid
    Livy Williams
    USDA ARS Exotic and Invasive Weeds Research Unit, U S Department of Agriculture, 920 Valley Road, Reno, NV 89512, USA
    J Chem Ecol 34:1190-201. 2008
    ..iole and can be used to increase attack rates on host eggs. Therefore, it appears that HIPVs have potential for use in suppression of Lygus population densities...
  8. pmc The shield-backed bug, Pachycoris stallii: description of immature stages, effect of maternal care on nymphs, and notes on life history
    Livy Williams
    USDA ARS Exotic and Invasive Weeds Research Unit, 920 Valley Rd, Reno, Nevada 89512, USA
    J Insect Sci 5:29. 2005
    ..Maternal guarding appears to be a net benefit to P. stallii, despite possible costs to the brooding female...