Urban Center

Technical Scientific Publications

Gondhalekar AD, Ernesto N, Silva I, Cooper B and Scharf ME, (2016), Indoxacarb biotransformation in the German cockroach. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology doi:10.1016/j.pestbp.2016.05.003 (in press).

Benoit JB, Adelman ZN, Reinhardt K, Dolan A, Poelchau M, Jennings EC, Szuter EM, Hagan RW, Gujar H, Shukla JN, Zhu F, Mohan M, Nelson DR, Rosendale AJ, Derst C, Resnik V, Wernig S, Menegazzi P, Wegener C, Peschel N, Hendershot JM, Blenau W, Predel R, Johnston PR, Ioannidis P, Waterhouse RM, Nauen R, Schorn C, Ott MC, Maiwald F, Johnston JS, Gondhalekar AD, Scharf ME, Peterson BF, Raje KR, Hottel BA, Armisén D Crumière AJ, Refki PN, Santos ME, Sghaier E, Viala S, Khila A, Ahn SJ, Childers C, Lee CY, Lin H, Hughes DS, Duncan EJ, Murali SC, Qu J, Dugan S, Lee SL, Chao H, Dinh H, Han Y, Doddapaneni H, Worley KC, Muzny DM, Wheeler D, Panfilio KA, Vargas Jentzsch IM, Vargo EL, Booth W, Friedrich M, Weirauch MT, Anderson MA, Jones JW, Mittapalli O, Zhao C, Zhou JJ, Evans JD, Attardo GM, Robertson HM, Zdobnov EM, Ribeiro JM, Gibbs RA, Werren JH, Palli SR, Schal C, Richards S, (2016), Unique features of a global human ectoparasite identified through bed bug genome sequencing. Nature Communications.Feb 2;7:10165. doi: 10.1038/ncomms10165.

Bennett GW, Gondhalekar AD, Wang CW, Gibb TJ, Buczkowski G, (2016), Using research and education to implement practical bed bug control programs in multi-family housing. Pest Management Science. 72: 8–14.

Raje KR, Hughes GP, Gondhalekar AD, Ginzel MD and Scharf ME, (2015), Toxicity of turmeric extracts to the termite Reticulitermes flavipes (Dictyoptera: Rhinotermitidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 108: 1479–1485.

Bennett, G.W., J.M. Owens and R.M. Corrigan. 2012. Scientific Guide To Pest Management Operations. 7th edition, North Coast Media Publishing. 652 pp.

Bennett, G.W., J.M. Owens and R.M. Corrigan. 2012. Guia Cientifica Para Operations de Masejo de Plagas. 7th edition. North Coast Media . 713 pages.

Bennett, G.W. 2012. Bugs Be Gone: Pest Control in Homes and Other Buildings. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

Boucias, D.G., Y. Cai, Y. Sun, V.U. Lietze, R. Sen, R. Raychoudhury and M.E. Scharf. 2013. The hindgut lumen prokaryotic microbiota of the termite Reticulitermes flavipes and its responses to dietary lignocellulose composition. Molecular Ecology, 22(7): 1836-1853.

Buczkowski, G. 2010 Extreme life history plasticity and the evolution of invasive characteristics in a native ant. Biological invasions, 12(9): 3343-3349.

Buczkowski, G. 2011. Suburban sprawl: Environmental features affect colony social and spatial structure in the black carpenter and, Camponotus pennsylvanicus. Ecological Entomology, 36(1): 62-71.

Buczkowski, G. 2012. Colony spatial structure in polydomous ants: Complimentary approaches reveal different patterns. Insectes Sociaux, 59: 241-250.

Buczkowski, G. 2012. To bait or not to bait? That is the question. Pest Control Magazine, April 30.

Buczkowski, G. and G. Bennett. 2009. Colony budding and its effects on food allocation in the highly polygynous and, Monomorium pharaonis. Ethology, 115(11): 1091-1099.

Buczkowski, G. and G. Bennett. 2009. The influence of forager number and colony size on food distribution in the odorous house ant, Tapinoma sessile. Insectes Sociaux, 56(2): 185-192.

Buczkowski, G. and D.S. Richmond. 2012. The effect of urbanization on ant abundance and diversity: A temporal examination of factors affecting biodiversity. PLoS ONE, 7(8): e41729.

Buczkowski, G., C.W. Scherer and G.W. Bennett. 2012. Toxicity and horizontal transfer of chlorantraniliprole in the eastern subterranean termite. Journal of Economic Entomology, 105(5): 1736-1745.

Buczkowski, G. and M. VanWeelden. 2012. Foraging arena size and structural complexity affect the dynamics of food distriubtion in ant colonies. Environmental Entomology, 39(6): 1936-42.

Gondhalekar, A.D. and M.E. Scharf. 2012. Mechanisms underlying fipronil resistance in a multiresistant field strain of the German cockroach (Blattodea: Blattellidae). J Medical Entomology, 49(1): 122-131.

Gondhalekar, A.D., C.W. Scherer, R.K. Saran and M.E. Scharf. 2013. Implementation of an indoxacarb susceptibility monitoring program using field-collected German cockroach isolates from the United States. Journal of Economic Entomology, 106(2): 945-953.

Gondhalekar, A.D., C. Song and M.E. Scharf. 2011. Development of strategies for monitoring indoxacarb and gel bait susceptibility in the German cockroach (Blattodea: Blattellidae). Pest Management Science, 67(3): 262-270.

Kaufman, P.E., S.C. Nunez, R.S. Mann, C.J. Geden and M.E. Scharf. 2010. Nicotinoid and pyrethroid insecticide resistance in houseflies (Diptera: Muscidae) collected from Florida dairies. Pest Management Science, 66(3): 290-294.

Scharf, M.E. and D.G. Boucias. 2010. Potential of termite-based biomass pre-treatment strategies for use in bioethanol production. Insect Science, 17(3): 166-174.

Scharf, M.E. Z.J. Karl, A. Sethi and D.G. Boucias. 2011. Multiple levels of synergistic collaboration in termite lignocellulose digestion. PLoS One, 6(7): e21709.

Scharf, M.E., Z.J. Karl, A. Sethi, R. Sen, R. Raychoudhury and D.G. Boucias. 2011. Defining host-symbiont collaboration in termite lignocellulose digestion: "The view from the tip of the iceberg". Communicative & Integrative Biology, 4(6): 761-763.

Scharf, M.E., E.S. Kovaleva, S. Jadhao, J.H. Campbell, G.W. Buchman and D.G. Boucias. 2010. Functional and translational analyses of a beta-glucosidase gene (glycosyl hydrolase family 1) isolated from the gut of the lower termite Reticulitermes flavipes. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 40(8): 611-620.

Schwinghammer, M.A., X.G. Zhou, S. Kambhampati, G.W. Bennett and M.E. Scharf. 2011. A novel gene from the takeout family involved in termite trail-following behavior. Gene, 474(1/2): 12-21.

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