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LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

 

 

CABANILLAS, H. I., HUMBER, R. A., MURRAY, K. D., J. H. DELEON AND W. A. W. A. JONES. Isaria poprawskii sp. nov. (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae), a new entomopathogenic fungus affecting whitefly from Texas. Biol. Contr. [In press].

 

SFORZA, R., AND W. A. JONES. Potential for classical biological control of silverleaf nightshade in the Mediterranean Basin, pp. xx-xx. In: Sousse, T. N., EPPO/FAO Workshop, How to Manage Invasive Alien Plants: the Case Study of Solanum elaeagnifolium, May 29-31, 2006, Tunis, Tunisia [In press]

 

KANGA, L. H. B., W. A. JONES AND C. GRACIA. 2006. Efficacy of strips coated with Metarhizium anisopliae for control of Varroa destructor (Acari: Varroidae) in honey bee colonies in Texas and Florida. Exp Appl Acarol: 40 (3-4):249-258.

 

MEIKLE, W. G., G. MERCADIER, V. GIROD, F. DEROUANÉ AND W. A. JONES. 2006. Evaluation of Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) Vuillemin (Deuteromycota: Hyphomycetes) strains isolated from varroa mites in southern France. J. Apicul. Res. 45(3): 219-220.

 

DE LEON, J.H., JONES, W. A., SETAMOU, M., AND MORGAN, D. J. W. 2006. Genetic and hybridization evidence confirms that a geographic population of Gonatocerus morrilli (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) from California is a new species: Egg parasitoids of the glassy-winged sharpshooter Homalodisca coagulata (Homoptera: Cicadellidae). Biol. Contr. 38 (2): 282-293.

JONES, W. A., LOGARZO, G. A., VIRLA, E. G., LUFT, E. 2005. Environmental risk assessment of egg parasitoids from South America: Nontarget field and laboratory host range in Argentina and the U.S. In: In: Aziz, T. (ed.) Proc. 6th Annu. Pierce's Dis. Symp. San Diego, CA.

JONES, W. A., LOGARZO, G. A., TRIAPITSYN, S. V., CASAS, M., VIRLA, E. G., AND PURCELL, A. H. 2005. Biology and host range of 2 South American egg parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae), possible biocontrol agents for glassy-winged sharpshooter (Say) (Hemiptera: Cidadellidae: Proconiini). In: Proc. 12th International Auchenorrhyncha Congress and 6th Intern. Workshop on Leafhoppers and Planthoppers of Economic Significance, August 7-12, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California.

DE LEÓN, J. H., AND JONES, W. A. 2005. Genetic differentiation among geographic populations of Gonatocerus ashmeadi (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae), the predominant egg parasitoid of Homalodisca coagulata (Homoptera: Cicadellidae). J. Insect Sci. 5 (2): 1-9.

MURRAY, K. D., ARONSTEIN, K. A., AND JONES, W. A. 2005. A molecular diagnostic method for selected Ascospheaera species using PCR amplification of internal transcribed spacer regions of rDNA. J. Apic. Res. 44(2): 61-64.

VIRLA, E. G., LOGARZA, G. A., JONES, W. A., AND TRIAPITSYN, S. 2005. Biology of Gonatocerus tuberculifemur (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae), an egg parasitoid of the sharpshooter, Tapajosa rubromarginata (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae). Fla. Entomol. 88 (1): 67-71.

MANRIQUE, V, JONES, W. A., WILLIAMS III, L. H., AND BERNAL, J. S. 2005. Olfactory responses of Anaphes iole (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) to volatile signals derived from host habitats. J. Insect Behav. 18: 89-104.

SFORZA, R., KIRK, A., AND JONES, W. A. 2005. Results of foreign exploration for natural enemies of Planococcus ficus (Hom.: Pseudococcidae), a new invasive mealybug in California vineyards. In: AFPP - 7the Conference Internationale sure les Ravageurs en Agriculture, 26-27 October 2005, Montpellier, France.

KANGA, H. B. L., JONES, W. A., AND JAMES, R. R. 2005. Enlisting fungi to protect the honey bee. Biologist. 53: (2): 88-94.

KANGA, H. B. L., JONES, W. A., AND GRACIA, C. 2005. Efficacy of strips coated with Metarhizium anisopliae for control of Varroa mites in Texas and Florida. Florida Entomologist. In review.

PILKINGTON, L. J., IRVIN, N. A., BOYD, E. A., HODDLE, M. S., TRIAPITSYN, S. V., CAREY, B. G., JONES, W. A., AND MORGAN, D. J. W. 2005. Introduced parasitic wasps could control glassy-winged sharpshooter. California Agriculture October-December 2005, pp223-228. http://calag.ucop.edu/0504OND/pdfs/GWSS.pdf

KANGA, L. H. B., JONES, W. A., HUMBER, R. A. AND BOYD, D. W. 2004. Fungal pathogens of the glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca coagulata (Say) (Homoptera: Cicadellidae). Fla. Entomol. 87: 225-228.

DE LEÓN, J. H., AND JONES, W. A. 2004. Detection of DNA Polymorphisms in Homalodisca coagulata (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) by Polymerase Chain Reaction-based DNA Fingerprinting Methods. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 97: 574-585.

DE LEÓN, J. H., JONES, W. A., AND MORGAN, D. J. W. 2004. Population genetic structure of Homalodisca coagulata (Homoptera: Cicadellidae), the vector of the bacterium Xylella fastidoisa causing Pierce's disease in grapevines. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 97: 809-818.

DE LEÓN, J. H., JONES, W. A., AND MORGAN, D. J. W. 2004. Molecular distinction between populations of Gonatocerus morrilli, egg parasitoids of the glassy-winged sharpshooter Homalodisca coagulata, from Texas and California: Do cryptic species exist. J. Insect Sci. 4 (37): 1-7. Available online: insectscience.org/4.39

XU, Y-Y, LIU, T.-X., LEIBEE, G. L., AND JONES, W. A. 2004. Effects of selected insecticides on Diadegma insulare (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae), a parasitoid of Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae). Biocontr. Sci. Technol. 14: 713-723.

LOGARZO, G. A., VIRLA, E. G., TRIAPITSYN, S. V., AND JONES, W. A. 2004. Biology of Zagella delicata (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae), an egg parasitoid of the sharpshooter Tapajosa rubromarginata (Hemiptera: Clyperorrhyncha: Cicadellidae) in Argentina. Fl. Entomol. 87 (4): 511-516.

HASEEB, M., LIU, T.-X., AND JONES, W. A. 2004. Effects of selected insecticides on Cotesia plutellae, an endoparasitoid of Plutella xylostella. BioControl 49: 33-46.

THOMAS, D. B., EGER, J. E., JONES, W., AND ORTEGA-LEON, G. 2003. The African cluster bug, Agonoscelis puberula (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae), established in the New World. Fla. Entomol. 86: 151-153.

JONES, W. A. 2003. Use of climate matching in an insect biological control program, p.51. In: Parra, J. R. P. et al. (eds.). Simposito de Controle Biologico, Sao Pedro, SP, Livro de resumos e programa official, Piracicaba: Sociedade Entomologica do Brasil, 2003, 206 pp.

LOGARZO, G., TRIAPITSYN, S. V., AND JONES, W. A. 2003. New host records for two species of Gonatocerus (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae), egg parasitoids of proconiine sharpshooters (Hemiptera: Clypeorrhyncha: Cicadellidae), in Peru. Fla. Entomol. 86: 486-487.

KANGA, H. B. L., JONES, W. A., AND JAMES, R. R. 2003.Field trials using the fungal pathogen, Metarhizium anisopliae (Deuteromycetes: Hyphomycetes) to control the ectoparasitic mite, Varroa destructor (Acari: Varroidae) in honey bee, Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae) colonies. J. Econ. Entomol. 96: 1091-1099.

JONES, W. A. 2002. Biological control of Homalodisca coagulata, pp. 88-89. In: Aziz, T. (ed.) Proc. 2nd Annu. Pierce's Dis. Symp. San Diego, CA.

LAUZIÈRE, I., SETAMOU, M., LEGASPI, J ., AND JONES, W . 2002. Effect of temperature on the life cycle of Lydella jalisco ( Diptera : Tachinidae ) , a parasitoid of Eoreuma loftini (Lepidoptera : Pyralidae). Environ. Entomol. 31: 432-437.

GREENBERG, S. M., JONES, W. A., AND LIU, T.-X. 2002. Interactions among two species of Eretmocerus (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae), two species of whiteflies (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae), and tomato. Biol. Contr. 31: 397-402.

DE LEÓN, J. H., JONES, W. A., AND MORGAN, D. J. W. 2002. Population genetic structure of the glassy-winged sharpshooter determined by ISSR-PCR DNA fingerprinting, pp. 211-214. In: Aziz, T. (ed.) Proc. 3rd Annu. Pierce's Dis. Symp. San Diego, CA.

DE LEÓN, J. H., AND JONES, W. A. 2002. Detection of DNA polymorphisms in glassy-winged sharpshooters (Homalodisca coagulata) by PCR-based DNA fingerprinting methods, pp. 171-172. In: Aziz, T. (ed.) Proc. 3rd Annu. Pierce's Dis. Symp. San Diego, CA.

GREENBERG, S. M., AND JONES, W. A. 2001. Comparison of functional response and mutual interference between two aphelinid parasitoids of Bemisia argentifolii (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae). J. Entomol. Sci. 36: 1-8.

GREENBERG, S. M., LEGASPI, JR., B. C., JONES, W. A., AND ENKEGAARD, A. 2001. Temperature-dependent life history of Eretmocerus eremicus (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) on two whitefly hosts (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae). Biol. Contr. 29: 851-860.

LAUZIÈRE, I., LEGASPI, J. C., LEGASPI, B. C., JR., SMITH, J. W., JR., AND JONES, W. A. 2001. Life-history studies of Lydella jalisco (Diptera: Tachinidae), a parasitoid of Eoreuma loftini (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). BioControl 46: 71-90.

JONES, W. A. 2001. Classical biological control of the glassy-winged sharpshooter, pp. 50-51. In: Proceedings of the Pierce's Disease Research Symposium, December 5-7, 2001, Coronado Island Marriott Resort, San Diego, California. California Department of Food and Agriculture, Copeland Printing, Sacramento, CA, 141 pp.

KANGA, L.H.B., AND JONES, W. A. XXXX. Varroa control with fungal pathogens. Am. Bee J. 143 (10): 817-818.

GOOLSBY, J. A., CIOMPERLIK, M. A., KIRK, A. A., JONES, W. A., LEGASPI, J. C. LEGASPI, JR., B. C., VACEK, R. A., AND WENDEL, L. E. 2000. Predictive and empirical evaluation for parasitoids of Bemisia tabaci (Biotype "B"), based on morphological and molecular systematics, pp. 347-358 In: Hymenoptera: evolution, biodiversity, and biological control. International Hymenopterists Conference, 1999: Canberra, A.C.T. Andrew Austin and Mark Dowton (eds.) CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia.

GREENBERG, S. M., JONES, W. A., AND LEGASPI, JR., B. C. 2000. Interactions between Encarsia pergandiella (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) and its host Bemisia argentifolii (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae): Effects of parasitoid densities and host-parasitoid ratios. Subtrop. Plant Sci. 52: 36-41.

POPRAWSKI, T. J., AND JONES, W. A. 2000. Host plant effects on activity of the mitosporic fungi Beauveria bassiana and Paecilomyces fumosoroseus against two populations of Bemisia whiteflies (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae). Mycopathologia 151: 11-20.

BUCKNER, J. S., POPRAWSKI, T. J., JONES, W. A., AND NELSON, D. R. 2000. Effect of whitefly parasitoids on the cuticular lipid composition of Bemisia argentifolii (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) nymphs. Arch. Insect Biochem.Physiol. 44: 82-89.

GREENBERG, S. M., JONES, W. A. AND LEGASPI, JR., B. C. 2000. Interactions between Encarsia pergandiella (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) and its host Bemisia argentifolii (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae): Effects of parasitoid densities and host-parasitoid ratios. Subtrop. Plant Sci. 52: 36-41.

BUCKNER, J. S., POPRAWSKI, T. J., JONES, W. A. AND NELSON, D. R. 2000. Effect of whitefly parasitoids on the cuticular lipid composition of Bemisia argentifolii (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) nymphs. Arch. Insect Biochem.Physiol. 44: 82-89.

LEGASPI, B. C., JR., LEGASPI, J. C., LAUZIÈRE I., JONES, W. A. AND SALDANA, R. R. 2000. Jalisco fly as a parasitoid of the Mexican rice borer on different host plants. Southw. Entomol. 25: 77-79.

LEGASPI, J. C., LEGASPI, JR., B. C., LAUZIÈRE, I. AND JONES, W. A. 2000. Jalisco fly for biological control of Mexican rice borer in sugarcane and other gramineous crops. J. Am. Soc. Sugar Cane Technol. 20: 64-70.