Roberto M Pereira

Summary

Affiliation: University of Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Phenology, distribution, and host specificity of Solenopsis invicta virus-1
    Steven M Valles
    Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology, USDA ARS, 1600 SW 23rd Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 96:18-27. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Ability of bed bug-detecting canines to locate live bed bugs and viable bed bug eggs
    Margie Pfiester
    Department of Entomology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 0620, USA
    J Econ Entomol 101:1389-96. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Yellow-head disease caused by a newly discovered Mattesia sp. in populations of the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta
    Roberto M Pereira
    USDA ARS, CMAVE, 1600 SW 23rd Drive, P O Box 14565, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 81:45-8. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of Myrmicinosporidium durum in red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta, and other new host ants in eastern United States
    Roberto M Pereira
    USDA, ARS, Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, 1600 SW, 23rd Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 86:38-44. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Expressed sequence tags from the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta: annotation and utilization for discovery of viruses
    Steven M Valles
    Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology, USDA ARS, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 99:74-81. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility of Aedes aegypti, Culex quinquefasciatus Say, and Anopheles quadrimaculatus Say to 19 pesticides with different modes of action
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, USDA ARS, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:82-7. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Toxicities of 31 volatile low molecular weight compounds against Aedes aegypti and Culex quinquefasciatus
    Alexandra Chaskopoulou
    Entomology and Nematology Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 0620, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:328-34. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Vapor toxicity of three prototype volatile insecticidal compounds to house fly (Diptera: Muscidae)
    Alexandra Chaskopoulou
    Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 0620, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:1400-6. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Droplet sampling of an oil-based and two water-based antievaporant ultra-low volume insecticide formulations using Teflon- and magnesium oxide-coated slides
    Alexandra Chaskopoulou
    Department of Entomology, University of Florida, Building 970 Natural Area Drive, Gainesville, FL 32611 0620, USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 29:173-6. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Kneallhazia carolinensae sp. nov., a microsporidian pathogen of the thief ant, Solenopsis carolinensis
    Steven M Valles
    USDA, ARS, Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology, 1600 SW 23rd Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608, United States
    J Invertebr Pathol 108:59-62. 2011

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Phenology, distribution, and host specificity of Solenopsis invicta virus-1
    Steven M Valles
    Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology, USDA ARS, 1600 SW 23rd Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 96:18-27. 2007
    ..Phylogenetic analyses of SINV-1/-1A nucleotide sequences indicated significant divergence between viruses collected from Argentina and the U.S...
  2. ncbi request reprint Ability of bed bug-detecting canines to locate live bed bugs and viable bed bug eggs
    Margie Pfiester
    Department of Entomology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 0620, USA
    J Econ Entomol 101:1389-96. 2008
    ..The pseudoscent could be used to facilitate detector dog training and quality assurance programs. If trained properly, dogs can be used effectively to locate live bed bugs and viable bed bug eggs...
  3. ncbi request reprint Yellow-head disease caused by a newly discovered Mattesia sp. in populations of the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta
    Roberto M Pereira
    USDA ARS, CMAVE, 1600 SW 23rd Drive, P O Box 14565, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 81:45-8. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of Myrmicinosporidium durum in red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta, and other new host ants in eastern United States
    Roberto M Pereira
    USDA, ARS, Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, 1600 SW, 23rd Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 86:38-44. 2004
    ..Observations of disease were recorded mostly from late summer and fall. Possible implications of this new disease in red imported fire ants are discussed...
  5. doi request reprint Expressed sequence tags from the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta: annotation and utilization for discovery of viruses
    Steven M Valles
    Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology, USDA ARS, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 99:74-81. 2008
    ..invicta. The sequencing project illustrates the utility of this method for discovery of viruses and pathogens that may otherwise go undiscovered...
  6. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility of Aedes aegypti, Culex quinquefasciatus Say, and Anopheles quadrimaculatus Say to 19 pesticides with different modes of action
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, USDA ARS, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:82-7. 2008
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  7. ncbi request reprint Toxicities of 31 volatile low molecular weight compounds against Aedes aegypti and Culex quinquefasciatus
    Alexandra Chaskopoulou
    Entomology and Nematology Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 0620, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:328-34. 2009
    ..melanogaster. Finally, the toxicity differences between species point to the potential for differential toxicity among mosquito general/species, suggesting that further studies of a number of mosquito species might be warranted...
  8. ncbi request reprint Vapor toxicity of three prototype volatile insecticidal compounds to house fly (Diptera: Muscidae)
    Alexandra Chaskopoulou
    Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 0620, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:1400-6. 2009
    ..Even though the prototype compounds did not exhibit toxicity as high as that of DDVP, their toxicities to dipterans, along with their reduced mammalian toxicities relative to DDVP, make them potential DDVP replacement candidates...
  9. ncbi request reprint Droplet sampling of an oil-based and two water-based antievaporant ultra-low volume insecticide formulations using Teflon- and magnesium oxide-coated slides
    Alexandra Chaskopoulou
    Department of Entomology, University of Florida, Building 970 Natural Area Drive, Gainesville, FL 32611 0620, USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 29:173-6. 2013
    ..The MgO-coated slides should be the preferred field method for sampling droplets of Aqua-K-Othirne with the FFAST antievaporant technology...
  10. doi request reprint Kneallhazia carolinensae sp. nov., a microsporidian pathogen of the thief ant, Solenopsis carolinensis
    Steven M Valles
    USDA, ARS, Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology, 1600 SW 23rd Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608, United States
    J Invertebr Pathol 108:59-62. 2011
    ..carolinensae 16S rDNA sequence exhibited 91% identity with the 16S rDNA gene of K. solenopsae. The morphological and sequence data support the conclusion that K. carolinensae is a novel microsporidian species distinct from K. solenopsae...
  11. ncbi request reprint Lethal effects of heat and use of localized heat treatment for control of bed bug infestations
    Roberto M Pereira
    Department of Entomology, University of Florida, Building 970 Natural Area Drive, Gainesville, FL 32611 0620, USA
    J Econ Entomol 102:1182-8. 2009
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  12. ncbi request reprint Use of ribosomal DNA sequence data to characterize and detect a neogregarine pathogen of Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
    Steven M Valles
    USDA ARS Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology, 1600 SW 23rd Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 84:114-8. 2003
    ..Oligonucleotide primer pairs were designed to unique areas of the 18S rRNA genes of Mattesia YHD and S. invicta. Multiplex PCR resulted in sensitive and specific detection of Mattesia YHD infection of S. invicta...
  13. ncbi request reprint Relative repellency and lethality of the neonicotinoids thiamethoxam and acetamiprid and an acetamiprid/bifenthrin combination to Reticulitermes flavipes termites
    Joseph A Smith
    Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida, P O Box 110620, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    J Econ Entomol 101:1881-7. 2008
    ..The combination acetamiprid + bifenthrin termiticide may be effective in keeping termites away from the treated soil, because of the combined effects of acetamiprid and bifenthrin...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of population structure and size on aggregation behavior of Cimex lectularius (Hemiptera: Cimicidae)
    Margie Pfiester
    Department of Entomology, University of Florida, Bldg 970 Natural Area Drive, Gainesville, FL 32611 0620, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:1015-20. 2009
    ..Active female dispersal away from main aggregations can potentially lead to treatment failures and should be taken into account when using control methods...
  15. ncbi request reprint Solenopsis invicta transferrin: cDNA cloning, gene architecture, and up-regulation in response to Beauveria bassiana infection
    Steven M Valles
    Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, USDA ARS, 1600 SW 23rd Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    Gene 358:60-6. 2005
    ..Genes, like SiTf, responding to microbe attack or infection may provide a unique approach to assist in the discovery of microbial control organisms for the target insect pest...
  16. ncbi request reprint A picorna-like virus from the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta: initial discovery, genome sequence, and characterization
    Steven M Valles
    Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology, USDA ARS, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    Virology 328:151-7. 2004
    ..However, in every case where an SINV-1-infected colony was excavated from the field with an inseminated queen and held in the laboratory, all of the brood in these colonies died within 3 months...
  17. ncbi request reprint Structure-activity relationships of 33 piperidines as toxicants against female adults of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae)
    Julia W Pridgeon
    Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, USDA ARS, 1600 SW 23rd Dr, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Med Entomol 44:263-9. 2007
    ..Together, these preliminary results may be useful in guiding further piperidine ring modifications in the development of potential new insecticides...
  18. doi request reprint Beauveria bassiana: endophytic colonization and plant disease control
    Bonnie H Ownley
    Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, 2431 Joe Johnson Drive, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    J Invertebr Pathol 98:267-70. 2008
    ..B. bassiana11-98 induced systemic resistance in cotton against Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. malvacearum (bacterial blight). In parasitism assays, hyphae of B. bassiana 11-98 were observed coiling around hyphae of Pythium myriotylum...
  19. ncbi request reprint Beauveria bassiana yeast phase on agar medium and its pathogenicity against Diatraea saccharalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) and Tetranychus urticae (Acari: Tetranychidae)
    Sérgio Batista Alves
    Departamento de Entomologia, Fitopatologia e Zoologia Agricola, ESALQ USP, Caixa Postal 9, Piracicaba, SP 13418 900, Brazil
    J Invertebr Pathol 81:70-7. 2002
    ..Obtaining well-defined yeast phase cultures of entomopathogenic hyphomycetes may be an important step in studies of the biology and nutrition, pathogenesis, and the genetic manipulation of these fungi...