Bruce W Zilkowski

Summary

Affiliation: Agricultural Research Service
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Male-produced aggregation pheromone compounds from the eggplant flea beetle (Epitrix fuscula): identification, synthesis, and field biossays
    Bruce W Zilkowski
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Crop Bioprotection Research Unit, Peoria, IL 61604, USA
    J Chem Ecol 32:2543-58. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Male-produced pheromone of Spathius agrili, a parasitoid introduced for the biological control of the invasive emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis
    Allard A Cossé
    USDA ARS, Natl Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, 1815 N University St, Peoria, IL 61604, USA
    J Chem Ecol 38:389-99. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Behaviorally active green leaf volatiles for monitoring the leaf beetle, Diorhabda elongata, a biocontrol agent of saltcedar, Tamarix spp
    Allard A Cossé
    Crop Bioprotection Research Unit, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, USDA Agricultural Research Service, 1815 N University Street, Peoria, IL 61604, USA
    J Chem Ecol 32:2695-708. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Male-specific sesquiterpenes from Phyllotreta flea beetles
    Robert J Bartelt
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, 1815 North University Street, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    J Nat Prod 74:585-95. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Dimethylfuran-lactone pheromone from males of Galerucella calmariensis and Galerucella pusilla
    Robert J Bartelt
    USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, IL 61604, USA
    J Chem Ecol 32:693-712. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The aggregation pheromone of Diorhabda elongata, a biological control agent of saltcedar (Tamarix spp.): identification of two behaviorally active components
    Allard A Cossé
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Crop Bioprotection Research Unit, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    J Chem Ecol 31:657-70. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Identification and electrophysiological activity of a novel hydroxy ketone emitted by male cereal leaf beetles
    Allard A Cossé
    USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Crop Bioprotection Research, 1815 N University Street, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    J Nat Prod 65:1156-60. 2002
  8. doi request reprint Analysis of 2,4,6-nonatrienal geometrical isomers from male flea beetles, Epitrix hirtipennis and E. fuscula
    Bruce W Zilkowski
    USDA ARS National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, 1815 North University Street, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:4982-6. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Antennally active macrolide from the emerald ash borer Agrilus planipennis emitted predominantly by females
    Robert J Bartelt
    National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, USDA ARS, 1815 N University St, Peoria, IL 61604, USA
    J Chem Ecol 33:1299-302. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Male-produced aggregation pheromone of the lesser mealworm beetle, Alphitobius diaperinus
    Robert J Bartelt
    USDA ARS NCAUR, Crop Bioprotection Research Unit, Peoria, IL 61604, USA
    J Chem Ecol 35:422-34. 2009

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Male-produced aggregation pheromone compounds from the eggplant flea beetle (Epitrix fuscula): identification, synthesis, and field biossays
    Bruce W Zilkowski
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Crop Bioprotection Research Unit, Peoria, IL 61604, USA
    J Chem Ecol 32:2543-58. 2006
    ..fuscula. The E. fuscula pheromone has potential for monitoring or controlling these pests in eggplants...
  2. doi request reprint Male-produced pheromone of Spathius agrili, a parasitoid introduced for the biological control of the invasive emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis
    Allard A Cossé
    USDA ARS, Natl Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, 1815 N University St, Peoria, IL 61604, USA
    J Chem Ecol 38:389-99. 2012
    ..The use of pheromone-baited traps in the field could simplify the current detection method for determining parasitoid establishment (i.e., laboriously felling and peeling ash trees for recovery of S. agrili from infested EAB larvae)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Behaviorally active green leaf volatiles for monitoring the leaf beetle, Diorhabda elongata, a biocontrol agent of saltcedar, Tamarix spp
    Allard A Cossé
    Crop Bioprotection Research Unit, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, USDA Agricultural Research Service, 1815 N University Street, Peoria, IL 61604, USA
    J Chem Ecol 32:2695-708. 2006
    ..The combination of the pheromone and the green leaf odor blend could be a useful attractant in detecting the presence of the biocontrol agent, D. elongata, in stands of saltcedar newly colonized by the beetle...
  4. doi request reprint Male-specific sesquiterpenes from Phyllotreta flea beetles
    Robert J Bartelt
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, 1815 North University Street, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    J Nat Prod 74:585-95. 2011
    ..striolata, compound 9 was detected with high sensitivity by the beetle antennae, which is consistent with a pheromonal function. The research opens new possibilities for using behavioral chemicals to monitor or manage these pest species...
  5. ncbi request reprint Dimethylfuran-lactone pheromone from males of Galerucella calmariensis and Galerucella pusilla
    Robert J Bartelt
    USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, IL 61604, USA
    J Chem Ecol 32:693-712. 2006
    ..A new method is described for distinguishing the two species based on the tibial spurs of the males...
  6. ncbi request reprint The aggregation pheromone of Diorhabda elongata, a biological control agent of saltcedar (Tamarix spp.): identification of two behaviorally active components
    Allard A Cossé
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Crop Bioprotection Research Unit, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    J Chem Ecol 31:657-70. 2005
    ..Compound 1 as a single component was more attractive than controls, but much less attractive than 2 or the blend. Males and females were attracted in about equal numbers, indicating that this is an aggregation pheromone...
  7. ncbi request reprint Identification and electrophysiological activity of a novel hydroxy ketone emitted by male cereal leaf beetles
    Allard A Cossé
    USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Crop Bioprotection Research, 1815 N University Street, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    J Nat Prod 65:1156-60. 2002
    ..Antennal electrophysiology showed the sensitive detection of 7 by both sexes, which is consistent with a male-produced aggregation pheromone...
  8. doi request reprint Analysis of 2,4,6-nonatrienal geometrical isomers from male flea beetles, Epitrix hirtipennis and E. fuscula
    Bruce W Zilkowski
    USDA ARS National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, 1815 North University Street, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:4982-6. 2008
    ..Minor components from both E. hirtipennis and E. fuscula were also characterized. The analytical approach given here would also be of use in the food industry, where 2,4,6-nonatrienals are important as aroma compounds...
  9. ncbi request reprint Antennally active macrolide from the emerald ash borer Agrilus planipennis emitted predominantly by females
    Robert J Bartelt
    National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, USDA ARS, 1815 N University St, Peoria, IL 61604, USA
    J Chem Ecol 33:1299-302. 2007
    ..planipennis, but a verified pheromonal function could lead to improved monitoring for this invasive pest. The lactone is part of the pheromone of Cryptolestes pusillus, an unrelated beetle species...
  10. doi request reprint Male-produced aggregation pheromone of the lesser mealworm beetle, Alphitobius diaperinus
    Robert J Bartelt
    USDA ARS NCAUR, Crop Bioprotection Research Unit, Peoria, IL 61604, USA
    J Chem Ecol 35:422-34. 2009
    ..A new pitfall trap is described for field use...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pheromone components of the wheat stem sawfly: identification, electrophysiology, and field bioassay
    Allard A Cossé
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Crop Bioprotection Research Unit, Peoria, Illinois 61604, USA
    J Chem Ecol 28:407-23. 2002
    ..Hence, double-bond-containing cuticular compounds are suggested as precursors of the aldehydic pheromone components...
  12. doi request reprint A Culture Method for Darkling Beetles, Blapstinus spp. (Coleoptera:Tenebrionidae)
    Bruce W Zilkowski
    USDA ARS National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research NCAUR, 1815 N University St, Peoria, IL 61604
    J Econ Entomol 108:1010-3. 2015
    ..A previous method designed to sex A. diaperinus based on the presence (♀) or absence (♂) of second valvifers in the pupal stage also proved to be effective for sexing the Blapstinus spp. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint Diapause in the leaf beetle Diorhabda elongata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a biological control agent for tamarisk (Tamarix spp.)
    Daniel W Bean
    Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616 8780, USA
    Environ Entomol 36:531-40. 2007
    ..Information gained from these studies will be used to better manage populations in the field and to improve rearing and storage in the laboratory...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pheromonal activity of compounds identified from male Phyllotreta cruciferae: field tests of racemic mixtures, pure enantiomers, and combinations with allyl isothiocyanate
    Miklos Toth
    Plant Protection Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Pf 102, 1525 Budapest, Hungary
    J Chem Ecol 31:2705-20. 2005
    ..During field trials, several congeneric species, including P. vittula, P. nemorum, P. nodicornis, and P. ochripes, also were caught, suggesting that the same compound(s) may be relatively widespread as pheromone components in this genus...
  15. ncbi request reprint Responses of flea beetle Phyllotreta cruciferae to synthetic aggregation pheromone components and host plant volatiles in field trials
    Juliana J Soroka
    Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, Saskatoon Research Centre, Saskatchewan, Canada
    J Chem Ecol 31:1829-43. 2005
    ..This increased attraction to a combination of beetle-produced compounds and host odors has not been previously demonstrated in halticine beetles and could help explain patterns of movement by P. cruciferae into field crops...
  16. ncbi request reprint Aggregation pheromone of the cereal leaf beetle: field evaluation and emission from males in the laboratory
    Sujaya Rao
    Department of Entomology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA
    J Chem Ecol 29:2165-75. 2003
    ..The field results indicate that the pheromone has potential as a monitoring tool for early detection of CLBs as they move from their overwintering sites into newly planted cereal crops in spring...
  17. ncbi request reprint Bioactivity, synthesis, and chirality of the sex pheromone of currant stem girdler, Janus integer
    David G James
    Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center, Department of Entomology, Washington State University, 24106 North Bunn Road, Prosser, Washington 99350, USA
    J Chem Ecol 29:2189-99. 2003
    ..The absolute configuration of natural 1 from the male sawflies was determined to be (R). The potential for using the sex pheromone of J. integer to improve management of this currant and gooseberry pest is discussed...