Predatory Bugs

Here you can find papers published about predatory field bugs that help in the crop fields.

 

The oviposition behavior of the predator Orius insidiosus (Say) (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae): acceptability and preference for different plants

Lundgren, J. G., and J. K. Fergen. 2006. The oviposition behavior of the predator Orius insidiosus (Say) (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae): acceptability and preference for different plants. BioControl 51: 217-227.

The influence of plant anatomy on oviposition and reproductive success of the omnivorous bug, Orius insidiosus.

Lundgren, J. G., J. K. Fergen, and W. E. Riedell. 2008. The influence of plant anatomy on oviposition and reproductive success of the omnivorous bug, Orius insidiosus. Animal Behaviour 75: 1495-1502.

Population responses by Orius insidiosus to vegetational diversity

Lundgren, J. G., K. Wyckhuys, and N. Desneux. 2009. Population responses by Orius insidiosus to vegetational diversity. BioControl 54(1): 135-142.

Direct effects of soybean varietal selection and Aphis glycines-resistant soybeans on natural enemies

Lundgren, J. G., L. S. Hesler, K. M. Tilmon, K. E. Dashiell, R. Scott. 2009. Direct effects of soybean varietal selection and Aphis glycines-resistant soybeans on natural enemies. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 3: 9-16.

Oviposition response by Orius insidiosus (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) to plant quality and prey availability

Seagraves, M.P. and J. G. Lundgren. 2010. Oviposition response by Orius insidiosus (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) to plant quality and prey availability. Biological Control 55: 174-177.

Oviposition preferences for water-stressed plants in Orius insidiosus (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae)

Seagraves, M. P., W. E. Riedell, and J. G. Lundgren. 2011. Oviposition preferences for water-stressed plants in Orius insidiosus (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae). Journal of Insect Behavior 24: 132-143.

The influence of intraguild competitors on reproductive decisions by two predatory Heteroptera, Orius insidiosus (Anthocoridae) and Nabis americoferus (Nabidae)

Pumariño, L., O. Alomar, and J. G. Lundgren. 2011. The influence of intraguild competitors on reproductive decisions by two predatory Heteroptera, Orius insidiosus (Anthocoridae) and Nabis americoferus (Nabidae). Biocontrol Science and Technology 21(11): 1321-1330.

Reproductive ecology of predaceous Heteroptera

Lundgren, J. G. 2011. Reproductive ecology of predaceous Heteroptera. Biological Control, 59: 37-52. Invited Review.

Effects of neonicotinoid seed treatments on soybean aphid and its natural enemies

Seagraves, M. P. and J. G. Lundgren. 2012. Effects of neonicotinoid seed treatments on soybean aphid and its natural enemies. Journal of Pest Science 85(1): 125-132.

Diversity of floral and extrafloral nutritional resources on the fitness of an omnivorous bug, Orius insidiosus (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae)

Pumariño, L., O. Alomar, and J.G. Lundgren. 2012. Diversity of floral and extrafloral nutritional resources on the fitness of an omnivorous bug, Orius insidiosus (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae). Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 145: 181-190.

The effect of flowering calendula and cuphea plants on O. insidiosus survival and predation of Aphis glycines

Nemec, K., E. Beckendorf, L. Hesler, W. Riedell, J. G. Lundgren. The effect of flowering calendula and cuphea plants on O. insidiosus survival and predation of Aphis glycines. Submitted to Biocontrol Science and Technology, in press.

Understanding predation by Orius spp. in lettuce crops using molecular techniques.

Gómez-Polo, P., O. Alomar, C. Castañé, T. Aznar-Fernandez, J. G. Lundgren, J. Piñol, N. Agustí. Understanding predation by Orius spp. in lettuce crops using molecular techniques. Pest Management Science, in press.