Corn Rootworm

Here you can find the papers published on the field pest the corn rootworm.

 

Seasonal and diel activity patterns of generalist predators associated with Diabrotica virgifera immatures (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae

Lundgren, J. G., S. Nichols, D. A. Prischmann, M. E. Ellsbury. 2009. Seasonal and diel activity patterns of generalist predators associated with Diabrotica virgifera immatures (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). BioControl Science and Technology 19(3): 327-333.

A multifaceted hemolymph defense against predation in Diabrotica virgifera larvae

Lundgren, J. G., T. Haye, S. Toepfer, and U. Kuhlmann. 2009. A multifaceted hemolymph defense against predation in Diabrotica virgifera larvae. Biocontrol Science and Technology 19(8): 871-880.

Analysis of the predator community of a subterranean herbivorous insect based on polymerase chain reaction

Lundgren, J. G., M. E. Ellsbury, and D. A. Prischmann. 2009. Analysis of the predator community of a subterranean herbivorous insect based on polymerase chain reaction. Ecological Applications, 19(8): 2157-2166.

The effects of a winter cover crop on Diabrotica virgifera (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) populations and beneficial arthropod communities in no-till maize

Lundgren, J.G. and J. K. Fergen. 2010. The effects of a winter cover crop on Diabrotica virgifera (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) populations and beneficial arthropod communities in no-till maize. Environmental Entomology 39(6): 1816-1828.

Enhancing predation of a subterranean insect pest: a conservation benefit of winter vegetation in agroecosystems

Lundgren, J. G. and J. K. Fergen. 2011. Enhancing predation of a subterranean insect pest: a conservation benefit of winter vegetation in agroecosystems. Applied Soil Ecology 51: 9-16

Predator community structure and trophic linkage strength to a focal prey

Lundgren, J. G. and J. K. Fergen. 2014. Predator community structure and trophic linkage strength to a focal prey. Molecular Ecology 23: 3790-3798.