hemiptera

Summary

Summary: A large order of insects characterized by having the mouth parts adapted to piercing or sucking. It is comprised of four suborders: HETEROPTERA, Auchenorrhyncha, Sternorrhyncha, and Coleorrhyncha.

Top Publications

  1. doi Bemisia tabaci: a statement of species status
    Paul J DE Barro
    CSIRO Entomology, Indooroopilly, Qld 4068, Australia
    Annu Rev Entomol 56:1-19. 2011
  2. pmc De novo characterization of a whitefly transcriptome and analysis of its gene expression during development
    Xiao Wei Wang
    Ministry of Agriculture Key Laboratory of Molecular Biology of Crop Pathogens and Insects, Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310029, China
    BMC Genomics 11:400. 2010
  3. pmc Transcriptome analysis of the brown planthopper Nilaparvata lugens
    Jian Xue
    Key Laboratory of Molecular Biology of Crop Pathogens and Insects of Ministry of Agriculture, Institute of Insect Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
    PLoS ONE 5:e14233. 2010
  4. doi Rapid spread of a bacterial symbiont in an invasive whitefly is driven by fitness benefits and female bias
    Anna G Himler
    Center for Insect Science, The University of Arizona, Post Office Box 210106, Tucson, AZ 85721 0106, USA
    Science 332:254-6. 2011
  5. pmc Transcriptome analysis and comparison reveal divergence between two invasive whitefly cryptic species
    Xiao Wei Wang
    Ministry of Agriculture Key Laboratory of Agricultural Entomology, Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310029, China
    BMC Genomics 12:458. 2011
  6. ncbi Biology bacteriocyte-associated endosymbionts of plant sap-sucking insects
    Paul Baumann
    Microbiology Section, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Annu Rev Microbiol 59:155-89. 2005
  7. pmc Co-infection and localization of secondary symbionts in two whitefly species
    Marisa Skaljac
    Department of Entomology, Institute Plant Protection, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, Bet Dagan, Israel
    BMC Microbiol 10:142. 2010
  8. pmc An extensive field survey combined with a phylogenetic analysis reveals rapid and widespread invasion of two alien whiteflies in China
    Jian Hu
    Ministry of Agriculture Key Laboratory of Molecular Biology of Crop Pathogens and Insects, Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
    PLoS ONE 6:e16061. 2011
  9. ncbi Asymmetric mating interactions drive widespread invasion and displacement in a whitefly
    Shu Sheng Liu
    Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310029, China
    Science 318:1769-72. 2007
  10. pmc The transmission efficiency of tomato yellow leaf curl virus by the whitefly Bemisia tabaci is correlated with the presence of a specific symbiotic bacterium species
    Yuval Gottlieb
    Agricultural Research Organization, Institute of Plant Protection, Department of Entomology, Volcani Center, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel
    J Virol 84:9310-7. 2010

Detail Information

Publications271 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi Bemisia tabaci: a statement of species status
    Paul J DE Barro
    CSIRO Entomology, Indooroopilly, Qld 4068, Australia
    Annu Rev Entomol 56:1-19. 2011
    ..Instead, B. tabaci is a complex of 11 well-defined high-level groups containing at least 24 morphologically indistinguishable species...
  2. pmc De novo characterization of a whitefly transcriptome and analysis of its gene expression during development
    Xiao Wei Wang
    Ministry of Agriculture Key Laboratory of Molecular Biology of Crop Pathogens and Insects, Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310029, China
    BMC Genomics 11:400. 2010
    ..Yet little is understood about its genes involved in development, insecticide resistance, host range plasticity and virus transmission...
  3. pmc Transcriptome analysis of the brown planthopper Nilaparvata lugens
    Jian Xue
    Key Laboratory of Molecular Biology of Crop Pathogens and Insects of Ministry of Agriculture, Institute of Insect Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
    PLoS ONE 5:e14233. 2010
    ..Genomic information for BPH is currently unavailable, and, therefore, transcriptome and expression profiling data for this species are needed as an important resource to better understand the biological mechanisms of BPH...
  4. doi Rapid spread of a bacterial symbiont in an invasive whitefly is driven by fitness benefits and female bias
    Anna G Himler
    Center for Insect Science, The University of Arizona, Post Office Box 210106, Tucson, AZ 85721 0106, USA
    Science 332:254-6. 2011
    ..Symbiont invasions such as this represent a sudden evolutionary shift for the host, with potentially large impacts on its ecology and invasiveness...
  5. pmc Transcriptome analysis and comparison reveal divergence between two invasive whitefly cryptic species
    Xiao Wei Wang
    Ministry of Agriculture Key Laboratory of Agricultural Entomology, Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310029, China
    BMC Genomics 12:458. 2011
    ..In this study, we sequenced the transcriptome of MEAM1 and took a comparative genomic approach to investigate the transcriptome evolution and the genetic factors underlying the differences between MEAM1 and MED...
  6. ncbi Biology bacteriocyte-associated endosymbionts of plant sap-sucking insects
    Paul Baumann
    Microbiology Section, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Annu Rev Microbiol 59:155-89. 2005
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  7. pmc Co-infection and localization of secondary symbionts in two whitefly species
    Marisa Skaljac
    Department of Entomology, Institute Plant Protection, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, Bet Dagan, Israel
    BMC Microbiol 10:142. 2010
    ..We conducted a study to survey the distribution of whitefly species in Croatia, their infection status by secondary symbionts, and the spatial distribution of these symbionts in the developmental stages of the two whitefly species...
  8. pmc An extensive field survey combined with a phylogenetic analysis reveals rapid and widespread invasion of two alien whiteflies in China
    Jian Hu
    Ministry of Agriculture Key Laboratory of Molecular Biology of Crop Pathogens and Insects, Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
    PLoS ONE 6:e16061. 2011
    ..However, extensive field data to show the geographic distribution of the members of this species complex as well as the invasion by some of its members are scarce...
  9. ncbi Asymmetric mating interactions drive widespread invasion and displacement in a whitefly
    Shu Sheng Liu
    Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310029, China
    Science 318:1769-72. 2007
    ..Such asymmetric mating interactions may be critical to determining the capacity of a haplodiploid invader and the consequences for its closely related indigenous organisms...
  10. pmc The transmission efficiency of tomato yellow leaf curl virus by the whitefly Bemisia tabaci is correlated with the presence of a specific symbiotic bacterium species
    Yuval Gottlieb
    Agricultural Research Organization, Institute of Plant Protection, Department of Entomology, Volcani Center, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel
    J Virol 84:9310-7. 2010
    ..virus (TYLCV) (Geminiviridae: Begomovirus) is exclusively vectored by the whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae)...
  11. pmc Knockdown of midgut genes by dsRNA-transgenic plant-mediated RNA interference in the hemipteran insect Nilaparvata lugens
    Wenjun Zha
    State Key Laboratory of Hybrid Rice, College of Life Sciences, Wuhan University, Wuhan, People s Republic of China
    PLoS ONE 6:e20504. 2011
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  12. ncbi Change in the biotype composition of Bemisia tabaci in Shandong Province of China from 2005 to 2008
    Dong Chu
    High Tech Research Center, Shandong Academy of Agricultural Sciences, and Key Laboratory for Genetic Improvement of Crop Animal and Poultry of Shandong Province, Jinan 250100, China
    Environ Entomol 39:1028-36. 2010
    Certain biotypes of the Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) complex cause extensive damage and are important pests and virus vectors in agricultural crops throughout the world...
  13. pmc The complete mitochondrial genome and novel gene arrangement of the unique-headed bug Stenopirates sp. (Hemiptera: Enicocephalidae)
    Hu Li
    Department of Entomology, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e29419. 2012
    ..A microsatellite was identified in the putative control region. Finally, phylogenetic reconstruction suggests that Enicocephalomorpha is the sister group to all the remaining Heteroptera...
  14. ncbi Further spread of and domination by Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) biotype Q on field crops in China
    Huipeng Pan
    Department of Plant Protection, Institute of Vegetables and Flowers, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100081, China
    J Econ Entomol 104:978-85. 2011
    The sweetpotato whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), causes severe crop losses to many crops. The worst of these losses are often associated with the invasion and establishment of biotypes B and Q of this pest...
  15. doi Further insights into the strange role of bacterial endosymbionts in whitefly, Bemisia tabaci: comparison of secondary symbionts from biotypes B and Q in China
    D Chu
    High Tech Research Center, Shandong Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Key Laboratory for Genetic Improvement of Crop Animal and Poultry of Shandong Province, Jinan, China
    Bull Entomol Res 101:477-86. 2011
    ..Furthermore, within biotype Q, two distinct subgroups were identified which differ from each other in terms of their SS complement. We discuss these results in the light of the potentially influential factors and roles of the SS...
  16. pmc Convergent evolution of metabolic roles in bacterial co-symbionts of insects
    John P McCutcheon
    Center for Insect Science, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:15394-9. 2009
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  17. doi Reproductive incompatibility among genetic groups of Bemisia tabaci supports the proposition that the whitefly is a cryptic species complex
    J Xu
    Ministry of Agriculture Key Laboratory of Molecular Biology of Crop Pathogens and Insects, Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310029, China
    Bull Entomol Res 100:359-66. 2010
    ..tabaci were collated to reveal the pattern of reproductive isolation. The combined results provide strong support to the proposition that B. tabaci is a cryptic species complex...
  18. pmc Global analysis of the transcriptional response of whitefly to tomato yellow leaf curl China virus reveals the relationship of coevolved adaptations
    Jun Bo Luan
    Ministry of Agriculture Key Laboratory of Molecular Biology of Crop Pathogens and Insects, Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310029, China
    J Virol 85:3330-40. 2011
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  19. pmc Glutathione S-transferases as antioxidant defence agents confer pyrethroid resistance in Nilaparvata lugens
    J G Vontas
    School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, Main College, Museum Avenue, P O Box 915, Cardiff CF10 3TL, Wales, UK
    Biochem J 357:65-72. 2001
    ..lugens is through protecting tissues from oxidative damage. Our study extends the GSTs' range of efficacy to pyrethroid insecticides and possibly explains the role of elevated GSTs in other pyrethroid-resistant insects...
  20. pmc Vector-virus mutualism accelerates population increase of an invasive whitefly
    Min Jiu
    Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
    PLoS ONE 2:e182. 2007
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  21. doi Behavioural aspects influencing plant virus transmission by homopteran insects
    Alberto Fereres
    Departamento de Proteccion Vegetal, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas CSIC, Centro de Ciencias Medioambientales, Instituto de Ciencias Agrarias, Madrid, Spain
    Virus Res 141:158-68. 2009
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  22. pmc Factors affecting population dynamics of maternally transmitted endosymbionts in Bemisia tabaci
    Huipeng Pan
    Department of Plant Protection, Institute of Vegetables and Flowers, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e30760. 2012
    While every individual of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) harbors the primary symbiont (P-symbiont) Portiera, the infection frequencies of the six secondary symbionts (S-symbionts) including Hamiltonella, Arsenophonus, Cardinium, ..
  23. pmc Avoiding effective defenses: strategies employed by phloem-feeding insects
    Linda L Walling
    Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, Center for Plant Cell Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521 0124, USA
    Plant Physiol 146:859-66. 2008
  24. doi Prevalence of endosymbionts in Bemisia tabaci populations and their in vivo sensitivity to antibiotics
    Muhammad Z Ahmed
    Department of Entomology, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou 510640, People s Republic of China
    Curr Microbiol 61:322-8. 2010
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  25. pmc Bacterial symbionts of the brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens (Homoptera: Delphacidae)
    Ming Tang
    College of Life Science, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, People s Republic of China
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:1740-5. 2010
    ..The results provide indications of the diversity of the bacterial microbes harbored by the brown planthopper and of possible associations between specific bacterial microbes and biotypes of N. lugens...
  26. doi Chitin synthase 1 gene and its two alternative splicing variants from two sap-sucking insects, Nilaparvata lugens and Laodelphax striatellus (Hemiptera: Delphacidae)
    Ying Wang
    State Key Laboratory of Rice Biology and Ministry of Agriculture Key Laboratory of Agricultural Entomology, Institute of Insect Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, PR China
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 42:637-46. 2012
    ..Our results suggest that N. lugens likely lacks CHS2 and CHS1 may be efficient target gene for RNAi-based N. lugens control...
  27. pmc The complete mitochondrial genome sequence of the planthopper, Sivaloka damnosus
    Nan Song
    Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chaoyang District, Beijing, P R China
    J Insect Sci 10:76. 2010
    ..mitochondrial genome (mitogenome) sequence was determined from the plant hopper, Sivaloka damnosus Chow and Lu (Hemiptera: Issidae), a representative of the insect family Issidae...
  28. ncbi Emerging virus diseases transmitted by whiteflies
    Jesús Navas-Castillo
    Instituto de Hortofruticultura Subtropical y Mediterránea La Mayora IHSM UMA CSIC, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, 29750 Algarrobo Costa, Malaga, Spain
    Annu Rev Phytopathol 49:219-48. 2011
    ..and temperate regions worldwide, and many of the causal viruses are transmitted by whiteflies (order Hemiptera, family Aleyrodidae)...
  29. doi Whitefly resistance traits derived from the wild tomato Solanum pimpinellifolium affect the preference and feeding behavior of Bemisia tabaci and reduce the spread of Tomato yellow leaf curl virus
    M J Rodríguez-López
    Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Malaga, Spain
    Phytopathology 101:1191-201. 2011
    ..Such behavior resulted in a reduced ability to reach the phloem. The superficial type of resistance observed in ABL 14-8 against B. tabaci probing significantly reduced primary and secondary spread of TYLCV...
  30. ncbi Species within the Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) complex in soybean and bean crops in Argentina
    V Alemandri
    Instituto de Fitopatología y Fisiología Vegetal Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria IFFIVE INTA, Camino 60 cuadras Km 5 1 2, X5020ICA Córdoba, Argentina
    J Econ Entomol 105:48-53. 2012
    The whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) is a cryptic species complex that contains some of the most damaging pests in tropical and subtropical regions...
  31. ncbi Whitefly infestations: the Christmas Invasion
    Rex Dalton
    Nature 443:898-900. 2006
  32. ncbi Global relationships of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) revealed using Bayesian analysis of mitochondrial COI DNA sequences
    Laura M Boykin
    USDA, ARS, Horticultural Research Laboratory, 2001 South Rock Road, Fort Pierce, FL 34945, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 44:1306-19. 2007
    Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) is a species complex that is one of the most devastating agricultural pests worldwide and affects a broad range of food, fiber and ornamental crops...
  33. ncbi Side-stepping secondary symbionts: widespread horizontal transfer across and beyond the Aphidoidea
    J A Russell
    University of Arizona, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Biological Sciences West, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Mol Ecol 12:1061-75. 2003
    ..Our findings on the prevalence of these symbionts within many aphid taxa, along with published observations concerning their effects on host fitness, imply a significant role of facultative symbiosis in aphid ecology and evolution...
  34. ncbi The presence of Rickettsia is associated with increased susceptibility of Bemisia tabaci (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) to insecticides
    Svetlana Kontsedalov
    Department of Entomology, Institute of Plant Protection, the Volcani Centre, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel
    Pest Manag Sci 64:789-92. 2008
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  35. pmc Massively parallel pyrosequencing-based transcriptome analyses of small brown planthopper (Laodelphax striatellus), a vector insect transmitting rice stripe virus (RSV)
    Fujie Zhang
    State Key Laboratory of Plant Genomics, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    BMC Genomics 11:303. 2010
    ..To investigate its transcriptome and determine the differences between viruliferous and naïve L. striatellus, we employed 454-FLX high-throughput pyrosequencing to generate EST databases of this insect...
  36. pmc Genetic networking of the Bemisia tabaci cryptic species complex reveals pattern of biological invasions
    Paul De Barro
    CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 6:e25579. 2011
    ..The results also enable us to explore the spread in taxa that have invaded globally...
  37. pmc Evolutionary relationships of primary prokaryotic endosymbionts of whiteflies and their hosts
    MyLo Ly Thao
    Microbiology Section, University of California, Davis, 95616 8665, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:3401-6. 2004
    Whiteflies (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Aleyrodidae) are plant sap-sucking insects that harbor prokaryotic primary endosymbionts (P-endosymbionts) within specialized cells located in their body cavity...
  38. pmc Purification, molecular cloning and heterologous expression of a glutathione S-transferase involved in insecticide resistance from the rice brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens
    John G Vontas
    School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, Main College, Museum Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3TL, Wales, UK
    Biochem J 362:329-37. 2002
    ..A cDNA clone encoding a GST (nlgst1-1) - the first reported GST sequence from Hemiptera with up to 54% deduced amino-acid identity with other insect class I GSTs - was isolated from a pyrethroid-..
  39. doi Cross-resistance study and biochemical mechanisms of thiamethoxam resistance in B-biotype Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae)
    Yuntao Feng
    Department of Plant Protection, Institute of Vegetables and Flowers, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, PR China
    Pest Manag Sci 66:313-8. 2010
    ..tabaci, a resistant strain was selected in the laboratory. Cross-resistance and the biochemical mechanisms of thiamethoxam resistance were investigated in the present study...
  40. pmc Transcriptome and comparative gene expression analysis of Sogatella furcifera (Horváth) in response to southern rice black-streaked dwarf virus
    Yi Xu
    State Key Laboratory of Rice Biology, Institute of Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, People s Republic of China
    PLoS ONE 7:e36238. 2012
    ..Southern rice black-streaked dwarf virus (SRBSDV), transmitted by WBPH, has become a great threat to rice production in East Asia...
  41. doi Biotype and insecticide resistance status of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci from China
    Zhenyu Wang
    College of Plant Protection, Nanjing Agricultural University, Key Laboratory of Monitoring and Management of Crop Diseases and Pest Insects Ministry of Agriculture of China, Nanjing 210095, China
    Pest Manag Sci 66:1360-6. 2010
    ..Resistance to numerous insecticide classes in Bemisia tabaci Gennadius has impaired field control efficacy in south-eastern China. The biotype and resistance status of B. tabaci collected from these areas was investigated...
  42. pmc Pyrosequencing the Bemisia tabaci transcriptome reveals a highly diverse bacterial community and a robust system for insecticide resistance
    Wen Xie
    Department of Plant Protection, Institute of Vegetables and Flowers, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, People s Republic of China
    PLoS ONE 7:e35181. 2012
    ..To fill this gap, an invasive B. tabaci B biotype was subjected to pyrosequencing-based transcriptome analysis to identify genes and gene networks putatively involved in various physiological and toxicological processes...
  43. ncbi Real-time PCR for the quantitation of Tomato yellow leaf curl Sardinia virus in tomato plants and in Bemisia tabaci
    Giovanna Mason
    Istituto di Virologia Vegetale, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Strada delle Cacce 73, 10135 Turin, Italy
    J Virol Methods 147:282-9. 2008
    ..These methods are potentially suitable for several applications, such as plant breeding for resistance, analysis of virus replication, and virus-vector interaction studies...
  44. doi Evidence for pre-zygotic reproductive barrier between the B and Q biotypes of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae)
    M Elbaz
    Department of Entomology, Faculty of Agriculture, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    Bull Entomol Res 100:581-90. 2010
    The degree of reproductive isolation between the B and Q biotypes of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) is currently not clear...
  45. ncbi Biotype-dependent secondary symbiont communities in sympatric populations of Bemisia tabaci
    E Chiel
    Department of Entomology, Newe Ya ar Research Center, ARO, Ramat Yishai 30095, Israel
    Bull Entomol Res 97:407-13. 2007
    ..The association found between whitefly biotypes and secondary symbionts suggests a possible contribution of these bacteria to host characteristics such as insecticide resistance, host range, virus transmission and speciation...
  46. ncbi Biotypes B and Q of Bemisia tabaci and their relevance to neonicotinoid and pyriproxyfen resistance
    A Rami Horowitz
    Department of Entomology, Agricultural Research Organization, Gilat Research Center, M P Negev, Israel
    Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 58:216-25. 2005
    ..Based on our data, applications of either pyriproxyfen or neonicotinoids may select for biotype Q, which would survive to a greater degree where these insecticides are applied...
  47. doi Inherited intracellular ecosystem: symbiotic bacteria share bacteriocytes in whiteflies
    Yuval Gottlieb
    Department of Entomology, Agricultural Research Organization, Volcani Center, PO Box 6, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel
    FASEB J 22:2591-9. 2008
    ..On the other hand, cohabitation in the same cell provides ample opportunities for interactions among symbionts that can either facilitate (cooperation) or limit (warfare) symbiotic existence...
  48. ncbi Evidence for multiple acquisition of Arsenophonus by whitefly species (Sternorrhyncha: Aleyrodidae)
    MyLo Ly Thao
    Microbiology Section, University of California, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616 8665, USA
    Curr Microbiol 48:140-4. 2004
    ..These results suggest that, unlike the primary endosymbiont, Arsenophonus may infect whiteflies multiple times and may also be horizontally transmitted...
  49. ncbi Molecular markers for the identification and global tracking of whitefly vector-Begomovirus complexes
    J K Brown
    Department of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Virus Res 71:233-60. 2000
    ..Ultimately, more immediate recognition of exotic viruses and whitefly vectors and early detection of upsurges in vector populations and of emerging viruses will be possible...
  50. ncbi RNA interference for the control of whiteflies (Bemisia tabaci) by oral route
    Santosh Kumar Upadhyay
    National Botanical Research Institute Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Rana Pratap Marg, Lucknow 226 001, India
    J Biosci 36:153-61. 2011
    ..Phloem-specific expression of dsRNAs of RPL9 and V-ATPase A in transgenic plants for the protection against whiteflies might be an interesting application of this technology...
  51. pmc Identification and characterization of Bph14, a gene conferring resistance to brown planthopper in rice
    Bo Du
    Key Laboratory of Ministry of Education for Plant Development Biology, College of Life Sciences, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:22163-8. 2009
    ..Our work provides insights into the molecular mechanisms of rice defense against insects and facilitates the development of resistant varieties to control this devastating insect...
  52. doi Mating behaviour, life history and adaptation to insecticides determine species exclusion between whiteflies
    David W Crowder
    Department of Entomology, University of Arizona, 410 Forbes Bldg, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    J Anim Ecol 79:563-70. 2010
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  53. ncbi Feeding-based RNA interference of a trehalose phosphate synthase gene in the brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens
    J Chen
    State Key Laboratory of Biocontrol, School of Life Sciences, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
    Insect Mol Biol 19:777-86. 2010
    ..5 µg/µl dsRNA for 2, 4, 7 and 10 days, respectively. These values were significantly lower than those of the insects in the control group, suggesting that NlTPS dsRNA may be useful as a means of insect pest control...
  54. doi RNA interference in Nilaparvata lugens (Homoptera: Delphacidae) based on dsRNA ingestion
    Jie Li
    Hubei Insect Resources Utilisation and Sustainable Pest Management Key Laboratory, College of Plant Science and Technology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China
    Pest Manag Sci 67:852-9. 2011
    ..An efficient and convenient RNA interference (RNAi) technique involving double-stranded RNA (dsRNA) ingestion is useful for gene function studies of non-model insects...
  55. doi Reproductive incompatibility between the B and Q biotypes of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci in China: genetic and behavioural evidence
    D B Sun
    Ministry of Agriculture Key Laboratory of Molecular Biology of Crop Pathogens and Insects, Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
    Bull Entomol Res 101:211-20. 2011
    The B and Q 'biotypes' of Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) have been invading many parts of the world and causing severe damage to a range of crops...
  56. pmc Silverleaf whitefly induces salicylic acid defenses and suppresses effectual jasmonic acid defenses
    Sonia I Zarate
    Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, Center for Plant Cell Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521 0124, USA
    Plant Physiol 143:866-75. 2007
    ..Collectively, these results showed that SLWF-repressed, JA-regulated defenses were associated with basal defense to the SLWF...
  57. doi Diversity of endosymbionts in the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli (Triozidae), vector of zebra chip disease of potato
    Punya Nachappa
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, 412 Heep Center, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Curr Microbiol 62:1510-20. 2011
    ..Further, we detected Acinetobacter in potato leaves using PCR indicating that the psyllids may have acquired this bacterium via feeding on the host plant...
  58. doi Sublethal effects of four insecticides on the reproduction and wing formation of brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens
    Haibo Bao
    Key Laboratory of Monitoring and Management of Plant Disease and Insects, Ministry of Agriculture, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing 210095, China
    Pest Manag Sci 65:170-4. 2009
    ..Here, the effects of sublethal doses of these four insecticides on the reproduction and wing formation in BPH were examined...
  59. doi Induction effects of host plants on insecticide susceptibility and detoxification enzymes of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae)
    Wen Xie
    Department of Plant Protection, Institute of Vegetables and Flowers, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100081, PR China
    Pest Manag Sci 67:87-93. 2011
    ..To illustrate the induced changes by host plant, bioassay and biochemical research on five different host populations were investigated...
  60. ncbi Improved DNA barcoding method for Bemisia tabaci and related Aleyrodidae: development of universal and Bemisia tabaci biotype-specific mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase I polymerase chain reaction primers
    Robert G Shatters
    United States Department of Agriculture, U S Horticultural Research Laboratory, Fort Pierce, FL 34945, USA
    J Econ Entomol 102:750-8. 2009
    ..By combining these primers and using rapid PCR and electrophoretic techniques, biotype determination can be made within 3 h for up to 96 samples at a time...
  61. pmc Evolutionary relationships among primary endosymbionts of the mealybug subfamily phenacoccinae (hemiptera: Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae)
    Matthew E Gruwell
    Penn State Erie School of Science, Erie, PA 16563 0203, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:7521-5. 2010
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  62. ncbi Distribution of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) biotypes in Florida-investigating the Q invasion
    C L McKenzie
    USDA ARS, U S Horticultural Research Laboratory, 2001 South Rock Rd, Fort Pierce, FL 34945, USA
    J Econ Entomol 102:670-6. 2009
    After the 2004 discovery of the Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) Q biotype in the United States, there was an urgent need to determine its distribution...
  63. doi Current status of insecticide resistance in Q biotype Bemisia tabaci populations from Crete
    Emmanouil Roditakis
    National Agricultural Research Foundation, Plant Protection Institute of Heraklion, PO BOX 2228, 71003 Heraklion, Greece
    Pest Manag Sci 65:313-22. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the establishment of resistance and the underlying mechanisms to major insecticide classes with classical bioassays and known biochemical resistance markers...
  64. doi Complete mitochondrial genome of brown marmorated stink bug Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), and phylogenetic relationships of hemipteran suborders
    Wonhoon Lee
    Insect Biosystematics Laboratory, Research Institute for Agricultural and Life Sciences, Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Seoul National University, Korea
    Mol Cells 28:155-65. 2009
    The newly sequenced complete mitochondrial genome of the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stål) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), is a circular molecule of 16,518 bp with a total A+T content of 76...
  65. doi Molecular cloning and characterization of a juvenile hormone esterase gene from brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens
    Shuhua Liu
    Key Laboratory of Monitoring and Management of Plant Disease and Insect, Ministry of Agriculture, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing 210095, China
    J Insect Physiol 54:1495-502. 2008
    ..These data suggest that NlJHE might play important roles in regulation of JH levels and wing form differentiation...
  66. pmc Whiteflies interfere with indirect plant defense against spider mites in Lima bean
    Peng Jun Zhang
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University, PO Box 8031, 6700 EH Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:21202-7. 2009
    ..We therefore conclude that in dual-infested Lima bean plants the suppression of the JA signaling pathway by whitefly feeding is not due to enhanced SA levels...
  67. doi A one-step real time RT-PCR assay for quantifying rice stripe virus in rice and in the small brown planthopper (Laodelphax striatellus Fallen)
    Xun Zhang
    State Key Laboratory for Biology of Plant Diseases and Insect Pests, Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, No 2, West Yuan Ming Yuan Road, Beijing 100094, China
    J Virol Methods 151:181-7. 2008
    ..This quantitative detection assay provides a valuable tool for diagnosis and molecular studies of RSV biology...
  68. ncbi Genome sequence and molecular characterization of Homalodisca coagulata virus-1, a novel virus discovered in the glassy-winged sharpshooter (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae)
    Laura E Hunnicutt
    USDA ARS U S Horticultural Research Laboratory, 2001 S Rock Rd, Ft Pierce, FL 34945, USA
    Virology 350:67-78. 2006
    ..Evidence demonstrating relatedness of these viruses regarding genome organization, amino acid sequence similarity, and putative replication strategy substantiate inclusion of HoCV-1 into this taxonomic position...
  69. pmc Annotated ESTs from various tissues of the brown planthopper Nilaparvata lugens: a genomic resource for studying agricultural pests
    Hiroaki Noda
    National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Owashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8634, Japan
    BMC Genomics 9:117. 2008
    The brown planthopper (BPH), Nilaparvata lugens (Hemiptera, Delphacidae), is a serious insect pests of rice plants. Major means of BPH control are application of agricultural chemicals and cultivation of BPH resistant rice varieties...
  70. pmc Arabidopsis transcriptome changes in response to phloem-feeding silverleaf whitefly nymphs. Similarities and distinctions in responses to aphids
    Louisa A Kempema
    Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, Center for Plant Cell Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521 0124, USA
    Plant Physiol 143:849-65. 2007
    ..These results provide a more comprehensive understanding of phloem-feeding insect-plant interactions and distinguish SLWF global responses...
  71. pmc Parallel genomic evolution and metabolic interdependence in an ancient symbiosis
    John P McCutcheon
    Center for Insect Science and Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0088, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:19392-7. 2007
    ..Analysis of the coding capacities of Sulcia and Baumannia reveals striking complementarity in metabolic capabilities...
  72. ncbi Reconstructing asymmetrical reproductive character displacement in a periodical cicada contact zone
    John R Cooley
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 3043, USA
    J Evol Biol 19:855-68. 2006
    ..Neither of these shows strong evidence of hybrid inferiority. We conclude by presenting a model of hybrid failure related to life cycle differences in Magicicada...
  73. pmc Morphometric relationship, phylogenetic correlation, and character evolution in the species-rich genus Aphis (Hemiptera: Aphididae)
    Hyojoong Kim
    Division of EcoScience and Research Institute of EcoScience, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    PLoS ONE 5:e11608. 2010
    ..To infer whether the morphological relationships are correlated with the genetic relationships, we compared the morphometric dataset with a phylogeny reconstructed from the combined dataset of three mtDNA and one nuclear DNA regions...
  74. ncbi Intra- and interspecific competition between biotypes B and Q of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) from Spain
    S Pascual
    Instituto Nacional de Investigacion y Tecnologia Agraria y Alimentaria, Plant Protection Department, Madrid, Spain
    Bull Entomol Res 94:369-75. 2004
    ..The results indicate that under laboratory conditions the studied biotype B should displace biotype Q...
  75. doi Complete mitochondrial genome of the small brown planthopper, Laodelphax striatellus (Delphacidae: Hemiptera), with a novel gene order
    Nan Song
    Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1 Beichen West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, China
    Zoolog Sci 26:851-60. 2009
    ..striatellus with other hemipterans to analyse the phylogenetic relationships of Hemiptera. The results show that Heteroptera is the sister group to all other Hemiptera, and Cicadomorpha is the sister ..
  76. pmc Almost there: transmission routes of bacterial symbionts between trophic levels
    Elad Chiel
    Department of Evolutionary and Environmental Biology, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    PLoS ONE 4:e4767. 2009
    ..The possible mechanisms that lead to the differences in transmission of species of symbionts among species of hosts are discussed...
  77. ncbi 18S rRNA hyper-elongation and the phylogeny of Euhemiptera (Insecta: Hemiptera)
    Qiang Xie
    Institute of Entomology, College of Life Sciences, Nankai University, Department of Zoology, No 94 Weijin Road, Nankai District, Tianjin 300071, China
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 47:463-71. 2008
    ..Sternorrhyncha has been rarely included. The lengths of SSU nrDNAs of sternorrhynchids, the basal group of Hemiptera identified in the previous study are 0.3-0.6 kb longer than the usual ones in Hexapoda (1.8-1.9 kb)...
  78. doi Over-expression of cytochrome P450 CYP6CM1 is associated with high resistance to imidacloprid in the B and Q biotypes of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae)
    Iris Karunker
    Department of Entomology, Faculty of Agriculture, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 38:634-44. 2008
    ..tabaci, and the CYP6CM1 gene as a leading target for DNA-based screening for resistance to imidacloprid and possibly other neonicotinoids in field populations...
  79. pmc Interaction between the membrane protein of a pathogen and insect microfilament complex determines insect-vector specificity
    Shiho Suzuki
    Laboratory of Plant Pathology, Department of Agricultural and Environmental Biology, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Tokyo, 1 1 1 Yayoi, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8657, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:4252-7. 2006
    ..Our data also suggest that the utilization of a host microfilament may be a universal system for pathogenic bacteria infecting mammals or insects...
  80. ncbi Phylogenetic evidence for two new insect-associated Chlamydia of the family Simkaniaceae
    MyLo Ly Thao
    Microbiology Section, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616 8665, USA
    Curr Microbiol 47:46-50. 2003
    ..6 kilobase DNA fragment from F. bemisiae indicated that it contains six genes encoding for proteins similar to those found in other species of chlamydia. These results extend the range of organisms that harbor chlamydia...
  81. ncbi Toxicological and mechanistic studies on neonicotinoid cross resistance in Q-type Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae)
    Ralf Nauen
    Bayer AG, Agrochemicals Division, Building 6220, D 51368 Leverkusen, Germany
    Pest Manag Sci 58:868-75. 2002
    ..Furthermore, we checked two Almerian strains of B tabaci isolated in 1998 and 1999 and demonstrated that neonicotinoid resistance is not due to an altered [3H]imidacloprid binding site of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors...
  82. ncbi Reversal of resistance to pyriproxyfen in the Q biotype of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae)
    Margaret Wilson
    Department of Entomology, Faculty of Agriculture, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    Pest Manag Sci 63:761-8. 2007
    ..02). It is therefore concluded, on the basis of experimental and modeling results, that the effectiveness of temporal refuges for reversing development of resistance to pyriproxyfen in B. tabaci may be limited...
  83. ncbi Interrelationships between "Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris" and its leafhopper vectors (Homoptera: Cicadellidae)
    D Bosco
    DiVaPRA Entomologia e Zoologia applicate all Ambiente Carlo Vidano, Universita degli Studi di Torino, Via L da Vinci 44, 10095 Grugliasco TO, Italy
    J Econ Entomol 100:1504-11. 2007
    ..variegatus adults showed that some nontransmitters were CYP positive, whereas others were CYP negative. These findings suggest that both midgut and salivary gland barriers play a role in transmission efficiency...
  84. ncbi Effects of temperature on tuning of the auditory pathway in the cicada Tettigetta josei (Hemiptera, Tibicinidae)
    P J Fonseca
    Departamento de Biologia Animal e Centro de Biologia Ambiental, Faculdade de Ciencias da Universidade de Lisboa, Bloco C2, Campo Grande, 1749 016 Lisboa, Portugal
    J Exp Biol 210:1834-45. 2007
    ..TEA caused shifts on tuning and sensitivity of the summed response of the receptors similar to the effects of temperature. Thus, potassium channels are implicated in the tuning of the receptor cells...
  85. ncbi Population dynamics of a generalist rodent in relation to variability in pulsed food resources in a fragmented landscape
    Gregg J Marcello
    Department of Zoology, Miami University, OH 45056, USA
    J Anim Ecol 77:41-6. 2008
    ..leucopus and, in fact, P. leucopus may be able to anticipate resource pulses...
  86. doi Response to enrichment, type and timing: small mammals vary in their response to a springtime cicada but not a carbohydrate pulse
    Kurt J Vandegrift
    Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Anim Ecol 78:202-9. 2009
    ..brevicauda density. The response of small mammals to seasonal pulses depends on timing, food type, and species...
  87. ncbi Development of sampling plans for cotton bolls injured by stink bugs (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)
    F P F Reay-Jones
    Department of Entomology, Soils, and Plant Sciences, Pee Dee Research and Education Center, Clemson University, 2200 Pocket Rd, Florence, SC 29506 9727, USA
    J Econ Entomol 103:525-32. 2010
    Cotton, Gossypium hirsutum L., bolls were sampled in commercial fields for stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) injury during 2007 and 2008 in South Carolina and Georgia...
  88. ncbi High-resolution mapping of a new brown planthopper (BPH) resistance gene, Bph18(t), and marker-assisted selection for BPH resistance in rice (Oryza sativa L.)
    K K Jena
    Plant Breeding, Genetics, and Biotechnology Division, International Rice Research Institute, DAPO Box 7777, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Theor Appl Genet 112:288-97. 2006
    ..Identification of Bph18(t) enlarges the BPH resistance gene pool to help develop improved rice cultivars, and the PCR marker (7312.T4A) for the Bph18(t) gene should be readily applicable for marker-assisted selection (MAS)...
  89. ncbi Host plant determines the phytoplasma transmission competence of Empoasca decipiens (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae)
    L Galetto
    Istituto di Virologia Vegetale CNR, Strada delle Cacce 73, 10135 Torino, Italy
    J Econ Entomol 104:360-6. 2011
    Phytoplasmas are phloem-restricted plant pathogens transmitted by leafhoppers, planthoppers, and psyllids (Hemiptera). Most known phytoplasma vectors belong to the Cicadellidae, but many are still unknown...
  90. doi Morphological characterization of the antennal sensilla of the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Hemiptera: Psyllidae), with reference to their probable functions
    Ebenezer O Onagbola
    Entomology and Nematology Department, University of Florida, Citrus Research and Education Center, 700 Experimental Station Road, Lake Alfred, FL 33850, USA
    Micron 39:1184-91. 2008
    The Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Hemiptera: Psyllidae), is one of the most significant economic pests of citrus worldwide...
  91. ncbi Effects of food deprivation on host feeding and parasitism of whitefly parasitoids
    Lian Sheng Zang
    Texas AgriLife Research, Weslaco, TX 78596, USA
    Environ Entomol 39:912-8. 2010
    ..We concluded that the effectiveness of Er. melanoscutus to biological control whitefly nymphs could be improved by starving them for 6 h prior to release...
  92. doi Sugar transporter genes of the brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens: A facilitated glucose/fructose transporter
    Shingo Kikuta
    Department of Integrated Biosciences, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Chiba 277 8562, Japan National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8634, Japan
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 40:805-13. 2010
    ..This showed that NlST6 is a facilitative glucose/fructose transporter that mediates sugar uptake from rice phloem sap in the BPH midgut in a manner similar to NlST1...
  93. doi Jumping performance of planthoppers (Hemiptera, Issidae)
    Malcolm Burrows
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    J Exp Biol 212:2844-55. 2009
    The structure of the hind limbs and the kinematics of their movements that propel jumping in planthopper insects (Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha, Fulgoroidea, Issidae) were analysed...
  94. doi The sensory structures of the antennal flagellum in Hyalesthes obsoletus (Hemiptera: Fulgoromorpha: Cixiidae): a functional reduction?
    Roberto Romani
    Dipartimento di Scienze Agrarie e Ambientali, Perugia University, 06121 Perugia, Italy
    Arthropod Struct Dev 38:473-83. 2009
    Despite their relevance as harmful pests on plants of economic importance, Hemiptera Fulgoromorpha have been poorly studied as regards their antennal sensory structures...
  95. ncbi Knockdown mortality, repellency, and residual effects of insecticides for control of adult Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Psyllidae)
    A H Gharalari
    Texas AgriLife Research, 1102 E FM 1294, Lubbock, TX 79403, USA
    J Econ Entomol 102:1032-8. 2009
    The psyllid Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc) (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) is the vector of a bacterial pathogen causing zebra chip (ZC) disease in potato, Solanum tuberosum L. (Solanaceae)...
  96. doi Insecticide resistance status of Bemisia tabaci Q-biotype in south-eastern Spain
    Esther Fernandez
    Departamento de Producción Vegetal, Universidad Politecnica de Cartagena, Paseo Alfonso XIII 48, 30203 Cartagena, Spain
    Pest Manag Sci 65:885-91. 2009
    ..The levels of resistance in nymphs of seven strains of B. tabaci Q-biotype from south-eastern Spain to representative insecticides were determined...
  97. doi Widespread infestation of the exotic mealybug species, Phenacoccus solenopsis (Tinsley) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), on cotton in India
    V S Nagrare
    Central Institute for Cotton Research, P B No 2, Nagpur, India
    Bull Entomol Res 99:537-41. 2009
    ..This report discusses the implications of the introduction of this exotic polyphagous pest species and the necessary steps to mitigate its potential threat to agriculture in India...
  98. doi Selection for prime-number intervals in a numerical model of periodical cicada evolution
    Jin Yoshimura
    Department of Systems Engineering, Shizuoka University, Hamamatsu, Japan
    Evolution 63:288-94. 2009
    ..The hybridization hypothesis is discussed in light of other hypotheses for the evolution of periodical cicada life cycles...
  99. doi Reproductive strategy of the Nearctic leafhopper Scaphoideus titanus Ball (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae)
    Valerio Mazzoni
    University of Pisa, Department C D S L, Section of Agricultural Entomology, Via S Michele 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    Bull Entomol Res 99:401-13. 2009
    ..While the male-female duet appears to be essential for successful localization of females and copulation, it is also vulnerable to, and easily disrupted by, alternative tactics like masking...
  100. doi Distribution and dynamics of Bemisia tabaci invasive biotypes in central China
    Q Rao
    State Key Laboratory of Agricultural Microbiology, Institute of Urban Horticultural Pests, College of Plant Science and Technology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan 430070, China
    Bull Entomol Res 101:81-8. 2011
    ..Its dominance has severe implications for the sustainability of some insecticide groups and for the production of a number of crops...
  101. doi Identifying the predator complex of Homalodisca vitripennis (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae): a comparative study of the efficacy of an ELISA and PCR gut content assay
    Valerie Fournier
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Oecologia 157:629-40. 2008
    ..both methods to identify predators of the glassy winged sharpshooter (GWSS), Homalodisca vitripennis (Germar) (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae)...

Research Grants73

  1. The role of aquatic Invertebrates in M. ulcerans Disease
    RICHARD MERRITT; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Recent findings suggest a role of aquatic insects (e.g., Hemiptera) in the transmission of M. ulcerans. DNA of M...
  2. The role of aquatic Invertebrates in M. ulcerans Disease
    RICHARD MERRITT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Recent findings suggest a role of aquatic insects (e.g., Hemiptera) in the transmission of M. ulcerans. DNA of M...
  3. HEMATOPHAGOUS CLERADINI: SYSTEMATICS AND ZOOGEOGRAPHY
    B Harrington; Fiscal Year: 1980
    The Cleradini (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae: Rhyparochrominae) are an entire tribe (current classification including 11 genera and 23 species) whose blood-feeding habit is little known...
  4. Population dynamics of a bird-borne arbovirus
    Charles Brown; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..e., colony sites) can be reliably identified and ecological hypotheses tested. ..
  5. Population dynamics of a bird-borne arbovirus
    Charles Brown; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..e., colony sites) can be reliably identified and ecological hypotheses tested. ..
  6. Population dynamics of a bird-borne arbovirus
    Charles Brown; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..e., colony sites) can be reliably identified and ecological hypotheses tested. ..
  7. Population dynamics of a bird-borne arbovirus
    Charles Brown; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..e., colony sites) can be reliably identified and ecological hypotheses tested. ..
  8. In vitro culture and transformation of Wolbachia from mosquitoes
    Ann Fallon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. SYNTHESIS AND DEGRADATION OF RIBOSOMES IN THE MOSQUITO
    Ann Fallon; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..These studies will contribute new information and analytical approaches to investigate gene expression and provide molecular infrastructure essential to disruption of disease transmission in genetically transformed mosquitoes. ..
  10. Optimizing Wolbachia manipulation in mosquito cell lines
    Ann Fallon; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will optimize metabolic interactions between Wolbachia and mosquito host cells to maximize production and genetic manipulation of Wolbachia for control of mosquito-borne disease. ..
  11. Optimizing Wolbachia manipulation in mosquito cell lines
    Ann M Fallon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will optimize metabolic interactions between Wolbachia and mosquito host cells to maximize production and genetic manipulation of Wolbachia for control of mosquito-borne disease. ..
  12. ECDYSONE EFFECTS ON MOSQUITO CELL PROLIFERATION
    Ann Fallon; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Results of this study will provide novel insights into the effects of 20E on cell growth and proliferation, which are directly relevant to efforts to control vector-borne disease by genetic manipulation of insect vectors. ..
  13. MOSQUITO IMMUNITY FUNCTIONS
    Ann Fallon; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The work will include identification of exon-intron organization and recovery of upstream flanking DNA, which will be analyzed for potential regulatory elements. ..
  14. MOSQUITO IMMUNITY FUNCTIONS
    Ann Fallon; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The work will include identification of exon-intron organization and recovery of upstream flanking DNA, which will be analyzed for potential regulatory elements. ..
  15. SYNTHESIS AND DEGRADATION OF RIBOSOMES IN THE MOSQUITO
    Ann Fallon; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..These studies will contribute to an increased understanding of the genetics and physiology of the mosquito, a disease vector with considerable impact on human health and productivity...
  16. MOSQUITO IMMUNITY FUNCTIONS
    Ann Fallon; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The work will include identification of exon-intron organization and recovery of upstream flanking DNA, which will be analyzed for potential regulatory elements. ..
  17. ECDYSONE EFFECTS ON MOSQUITO CELL PROLIFERATION
    Ann Fallon; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Results of this study will provide novel insights into the effects of 20E on cell growth and proliferation, which are directly relevant to efforts to control vector-borne disease by genetic manipulation of insect vectors. ..
  18. SYNTHESIS AND DEGRADATION OF RIBOSOMES IN THE MOSQUITO
    Ann Fallon; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These studies provide cloned genes, molecular approaches, and characterization of regulatory processes that can potentially be manipulated to interfere with disease transmission by blood-feeding arthropods. ..
  19. SYNTHESIS AND DEGRADATION OF RIBOSOMES IN THE MOSQUITO
    Ann Fallon; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These studies provide cloned genes, molecular approaches, and characterization of regulatory processes that can potentially be manipulated to interfere with disease transmission by blood-feeding arthropods. ..
  20. SYNTHESIS AND DEGRADATION OF RIBOSOMES IN THE MOSQUITO
    Ann Fallon; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These studies provide cloned genes, molecular approaches, and characterization of regulatory processes that can potentially be manipulated to interfere with disease transmission by blood-feeding arthropods. ..
  21. MOSQUITO IMMUNITY FUNCTIONS
    Ann Fallon; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The work will include identification of exon-intron organization and recovery of upstream flanking DNA, which will be analyzed for potential regulatory elements. ..
  22. SYNTHESIS AND DEGRADATION OF RIBOSOMES IN THE MOSQUITO
    Ann Fallon; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..These studies will contribute to an increased understanding of the genetics and physiology of the mosquito, a disease vector with considerable impact on human health and productivity...
  23. SYNTHGESIS AND DEGRADATION OF RIBOSOMES IN THE MOSQUITO
    Ann Fallon; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..These studies will contribute to an increased understanding of the genetics and physiology of the mosquito, a disease vector with considerable impact on human health and productivity...
  24. EM Studies of Dimeric Molecular Motors
    KENNETH ALLEN TAYLOR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This conformation may have structural and functional similarities with inhibited conformations of myosin and will also be investigated. ..
  25. Quantifying the Role of Ca2+ in Mechanotransduction
    HAMILTON FARRIS; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  26. Hormonal Control of Insect Epidermis
    Lynn Riddiford; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  27. EM STUDIES ON MUSCLE
    Kenneth Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These atomic models will be used to make predictions of domain orientations and distances and compared whenever possible with corresponding data from spectroscopy. ..
  28. EM Studies of Dimeric Molecular Motors
    Kenneth Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This conformation may have structural and functional similarities with inhibited conformations of myosin and will also be investigated. ..
  29. EM Studies of Dimeric Molecular Motors
    Kenneth Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This conformation may have structural and functional similarities with inhibited conformations of myosin and will also be investigated. ..
  30. EM STUDIES ON MUSCLE
    Kenneth Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These atomic models will be used to make predictions of domain orientations and distances and compared whenever possible with corresponding data from spectroscopy. ..
  31. Purchase of a FEI Titan Krios for 3-D EM
    Kenneth Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  32. EM Studies of Dimeric Molecular Motors
    Kenneth Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This conformation may have structural and functional similarities with inhibited conformations of myosin and will also be investigated. ..
  33. Hormonal Control of Insect Epidermis
    Lynn Riddiford; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. Hormonal Control of Insect Epidermis
    Lynn Riddiford; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  35. EM STUDIES ON MUSCLE
    Kenneth Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These atomic models will be used to make predictions of domain orientations and distances and compared whenever possible with corresponding data from spectroscopy. ..
  36. EM STUDIES ON MUSCLE
    Kenneth Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These atomic models will be used to make predictions of domain orientations and distances and compared whenever possible with corresponding data from spectroscopy. ..
  37. HORMONAL REGULATION OF THE INSECT EPIDERMIS
    Lynn Riddiford; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..It is also Important for the design of new types of insect growth regulators to control insect vectors of disease. ..
  38. Purchase of a large format CCD camera for 3-D EM
    Kenneth Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The new instrumentation will allow for development of algorithms for increasing the area that can be reconstructed by electron tomography which may need corrections for focus gradient and for imaging distortions. ..
  39. 3 D STRUCTURE OF THE HMM FRAGMENT OF MYOSIN II
    Kenneth Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  40. EM STUDIES ON MUSCLE
    Kenneth Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Finally, we will use these atomic models as a basis for simulating the X-ray diffraction patterns of native muscle. ..
  41. Adnesion Receptors of the Insect Immune System
    JAMES NARDI; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Understanding the molecular underpinnings of the insect immune response will clearly help in understanding the fate of pathogens in the blood of insect vectors of human diseases. ..
  42. HORMONAL REGULATION OF THE INSECT EPIDERMIS
    Lynn Riddiford; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  43. 3 D STRUCTURE OF THE HMM FRAGMENT OF MYOSIN II
    Kenneth Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  44. EM STUDIES ON MUSCLE
    Kenneth Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Finally, we will use these atomic models as a basis for simulating the X-ray diffraction patterns of native muscle. ..
  45. HORMONAL REGULATION OF THE INSECT EPIDERMIS
    Lynn Riddiford; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  46. EM STUDIES ON MUSCLE
    Kenneth Taylor; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Finally, we will use these atomic models as a basis for simulating the X-ray diffraction patterns of native muscle. ..
  47. HORMONAL REGULATION OF THE INSECT EPIDERMIS
    Lynn Riddiford; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..It is also Important for the design of new types of insect growth regulators to control insect vectors of disease. ..
  48. 3 D STRUCTURE OF THE HMM FRAGMENT OF MYOSIN II
    Kenneth Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  49. EM STUDIES ON MUSCLE
    Kenneth Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Finally, we will use these atomic models as a basis for simulating the X-ray diffraction patterns of native muscle. ..
  50. Mechanical Tuning in Auditory Sensory Hair Bundles
    HAMILTON FARRIS; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  51. HORMONAL REGULATION OF THE INSECT EPIDERMIS
    Lynn Riddiford; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..It is also Important for the design of new types of insect growth regulators to control insect vectors of disease. ..
  52. Gordon Reseach Conference on 3D EM of Macromolecules
    Kenneth Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Based on past experience, we confidently expect that the 3D EM GRC will continue to play a central role in defining new technical challenges, and in focusing a concerted approach to understanding fundamental biological questions. ..
  53. 3 D STRUCTURE OF THE HMM FRAGMENT OF MYOSIN II
    Kenneth Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  54. 3 D STRUCTURE OF THE HMM FRAGMENT OF MYOSIN II
    Kenneth Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  55. HORMONAL REGULATION OF THE INSECT EPIDERMIS
    Lynn Riddiford; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..It is also Important for the design of new types of insect growth regulators to control insect vectors of disease. ..
  56. Adnesion Receptors of the Insect Immune System
    JAMES NARDI; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Understanding the molecular underpinnings of the insect immune response will clearly help in understanding the fate of pathogens in the blood of insect vectors of human diseases. ..
  57. Gordon Reseach Conference on 3D EM of Macromolecules
    Kenneth Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Based on past experience, we confidently expect that the 3D EM GRC will continue to play a central role in defining new technical challenges, and in focusing a concerted approach to understanding fundamental biological questions. ..
  58. Adnesion Receptors of the Insect Immune System
    JAMES NARDI; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Understanding the molecular underpinnings of the insect immune response will clearly help in understanding the fate of pathogens in the blood of insect vectors of human diseases. ..