Dr. Michael Rogers

Dr. Michael Rogers



Program Emphasis

Extension responsibilities focus on the development and implementation of integrated pest management programs for citrus. Research examines the ecology of insect pests of citrus and the integration of chemical and biological control in the citrus system.

Education

Ph.D. Entomology 2003, University of Kentucky

B.S. Entomology 1999, Auburn University

Specialization

Citrus Integrated Pest Management

Presentations

*Citrus Health Management Areas; Grower Day presentation given at the 2011 International Research Conference on HLB in Orlando (1/14/11)

*2010 Florida Citrus Pest Management Guide and Research Update (Bartow, FL 2/11/10)

*Aerial spray applications for psyllid control (Florida Citrus Expo 8/19/09)

Refereed Journal Articles

Pelz-Stelinski, K.S., Brlansky, R.H., Ebert, T.A. and M.E. Rogers. 2010. Transmission parameters for Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus by Asian citrus psyllid (Hemiptera: Psyllidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 103 (5): 1531-1541. PDF

Ebert, T.A., Brlansky, R.H. and M.E. Rogers. 2010. Reexamining the pooled sampling approach for estimating prevalence of infected vectors. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 103 (6): 827-837. PDF

Tsagkarakis, A.E. and M.E. Rogers. 2010. Suitability of 'Cleopatra' mandarin as a host plant for Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae). Fla. Entomol. 93 (3): 451-453. PDF

Boina, R.D., Rogers, M.E., Wang, N. and L.L. Stelinski. 2010. Effect of pyriproxyfen, a juvenile hormone mimic, on embryogenesis, nymph development and adult emergence of Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri. Pest Management Science 66: 349-357. PDF

Hoy, M.A., Singh, R. and M.E. Rogers. 2010. Evaluations of a novel isolate of Isaria fumosorosea for control of the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae). Fla. Entomol. 93 (1): 24-32. PDF

Avery, P. B., W.B. Hunter, D.D. Hall, M.A. Jackson, C.A. Powell and M.E. Rogers. 2009. Novel delivery of the biocontrol fungi Paecilomyces formosoroseus for managing the Asian citrus psyllid and reducing spread of citrus greening “huanglongbing” disease. Fla. Entomol. 92 (4): 608-618. PDF

Carrillo, D., J.E. Peña and M.E. Rogers. 2009. Relative susceptibility of Haeckliana sperata (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) to pesticides used in citrus and ornamental systems in Florida. J. Econ. Entomol. 102: 905-912. PDF

Qureshi, J.A., M.E. Rogers, D.G. Hall and P.A. Stansly. 2009. Incidence of invasive Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) and its introduced parasitoid Tamarixia radiata (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) in Florida citrus. J. Econ. Entomol. 102: 247-256. PDF

Trivedi, P., U.S. Sagaram, J.S. Kim, R.H. Brlansky, M.E. Rogers, L.L. Stelinski, C. Oswalt and N. Wang. 2009. Quantification of viable Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus in hosts using quantitative PCR with the aid of ethidium monoazide (EMA). Eur. J. Plant Pathol. 124: 553-563. PDF

Davis, M.J., S.N. Mondal, H. Chen, M.E. Rogers and R.H. Brlansky. 2008. Co-cultivation of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ with actinobacteria from citrus with Huanglongbing. Plant Dis. 92: 1547-1550.

Stelinski, L.L., J.R. Miller and M.E. Rogers. 2008. Mating disruption of citrus leafminer mediated by a non-competitive mechanism at a remarkably low pheromone release rate. J. Chem. Ecol. 34: 1107-1113. PDF

Stelinski, L.L. and M.E. Rogers. 2008. Factors affecting captures of male citrus leafminer, Phylloncistis citrella Stainton, in pheromone-baited traps. J. Appl. Entomol. 132: 143-150. PDF

Srinivasan, R., M.A. Hoy, R. Singh and M.E. Rogers. 2008. Laboratory and field evaluations of Silwet L-77 and Kinetic alone and in combination with imidacloprid and abamectin for the management of the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae). Fla. Entomol. 91: 87-100. PDF

Nguyen, K.B., R.J. Stuart, V. Andalo, U. Gozel and M.E. Rogers. 2007. Steinernema texanum n. sp. (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae), a new entomopathogenic nematode from Texas, USA. Nematology 9: 379-396. PDF

Hoy, M. A., R. Singh and M.E. Rogers. 2007. Citrus leafminer, Phyllocnistis citrella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), and natural enemy dynamics in central Florida during 2005. Fla. Entomol. 90 (2): 358-369. PDF

Potter, D.A., D.W. Held and M.E. Rogers. 2005. Natural organic fertilizers as a risk factor for Ataenius spretulus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) infestation on golf courses. International Turfgrass Society Research Journal 10 (1): 753-760.

Rogers, M.E. and D.A. Potter. 2004. Preovipositional behaviors of Tiphia pygidialis and Tiphia vernalis (Hymenoptera: Tiphiidae), parasitoids of white grubs (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 97: 605-612. PDF

Rogers, M.E. and D.A. Potter. 2004. Biology of Tiphia pygidialis (Hymenoptera: Tiphiidae), a parasitoid of masked chafer (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) grubs, with notes on the seasonal occurrence of Tiphia vernalis in Kentucky. Environ. Entomol. 33: 520-527. PDF

Rogers, M.E. and D.A. Potter. 2004. Potential for sugar sprays and flowering plants to increase parasitism of white grubs (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) by tiphiid wasps (Hymenoptera: Tiphiidae). Environ. Entomol. 33: 619-626. PDF

Rogers, M. E. and D.A. Potter. 2004. Biology and conservation of Tiphia wasps, parasitoids of turf-infesting white grubs. Acta Horticulturae 661: 505-510.

Rogers, M.E. and D.A. Potter. 2003. Effects of spring imidacloprid application for white grub control on parasitism of Japanese beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) by Tiphia vernalis (Hymenoptera: Tiphiidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 96: 1412-1419. PDF

Rogers, M.E., T.J. Cole, S.B. Ramaswamy and D.A. Potter. 2003. Behavioral changes in Japanese beetle and masked chafer grubs (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) after parasitism by tiphiid wasps (Hymenoptera: Tiphiidae). Environ. Entomol. 32:618–625. PDF

Rogers, M.E. and D.A. Potter. 2002. Kairomones from scarabaeid grubs and their frass as cues in below-ground host location by the parasitoids Tiphia vernalis and Tiphia pygidialis. Entomol. Exp. Appl. 102: 307–314. PDF

Rogers, M.E., D.W. Held, D.W. Williams and D.A. Potter. 2001. Effects of two plant growth regulators on suitability of creeping bentgrass for turfgrass insects. International Turfgrass Society Research Journal. 9: 3–6. PDF

Refereed Proceedings

Stuart, R. J., C.W. McCoy, W.S. Castle, J.H. Graham and M.E. Rogers. 2006. Diaprepes, Phytophthora, and hurricanes: Rootstock selection and pesticide use affect growth and survival of Hamlin orange trees in a central Florida citrus grove. Proc. Fla. State Hort. Soc. 119: 128-135.

Non-Refereed Proceedings

Irey, M., P. Sieburth, R. Brlansky, J. DaGraca, J. Graham, T. Gottwald, J. Hartung, M. Hilf, M. Kunta, K. Manjunath, H. Ling, C. Ramdugu, P. Roberts, M. Rogers, R. Shatters, X. Sun and N. Wang. 2009. Lessons learned from a comparison and evaluation of multiple HLB testing laboratories employing common and different testing methodologies applied to a common set of samples. (Dec. 2008) Proceedings of the International Research Conference on HLB 1: 119. PDF

Sagaram, U.S., P. Trivedi, J-S. Kim, R.H. Brlansky, M.E. Rogers, L.L. Stelinski, C. Oswalt and N. Wang. 2009. Quantification of viable Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus in hosts using quantitative PCR with the aid of ethidium monoazide (EMA). (Dec. 2008) Proceedings of the International Research Conference on HLB 1: 138. PDF

Davis, M.J., S.N. Mondal, H.-Q. Chen, M.E. Rogers and R.H. Brlansky. 2009. Cocultivation of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus with actinobacteria from citrus with Huanglongbing. (Dec. 2008) Proceedings of the International Research Conference on HLB 1: 166. PDF

Tsagkarakis, A.E. and M.E. Rogers. 2009. Effects of host plant on fitness of the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri. (Dec. 2008) Proceedings of the International Research Conference on HLB 1:242-243. PDF

Rogers, M.E., R.H. Brlansky, T.A. Ebert, R.H. Serikawa, R.A. Schumann and K.S. Pelz-Stelinski. 2009. Acquisition of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus by the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri, and the potential use of insecticides to prevent pathogen transmission. (Dec. 2008) Proceedings of the International Research Conference on HLB 1: 247-248. PDF

Ebert, T.A., M.E. Rogers and R.H. Brlansky. 2009. Seasonal occurrence of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus in Asian citrus psyllids in Florida. (Dec. 2008) Proceedings of the International Research Conference on HLB 1: 259-260. PDF

Avery, P.B., W.B. Hunter, D.G. Hall, M.A. Jackson, C.A. Powell and M.E. Rogers. 2009. Investigations of the feasibility for managing the Asian citrus psyllid using Isaria fumosorosea. (Dec. 2008) Proceedings of the International Research Conference on HLB 1: 331. PDF

Rogers, M. E. and D.B. Shawer. 2007. Effectiveness of several soil-applied systemic insecticides for managing the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Homoptera: Psyllidae). Proc. Fla. State Hort. Soc. 120: 116-119. PDF

Albrigo, L.G., R.S. Buker, J.K. Burns, W.S. Castle, S.H. Futch, C.W. McCoy, R.P. Muraro, M.E. Rogers, J.P. Syvertsen, L.W. Timmer, J. Attaway, K.D. Bowman, M.A. Ritenour, P.D. Spyke, K.W. Hancock and R. C. Vachon. 2006. The impact of four hurricanes in 2004 on the Florida citrus industry: Experiences and lessons learned. Proc. Fla. State Hort. Soc. 118:66-74. PDF

Childers, C.C. and M. E. Rogers. 2005. Chemical control and management approaches of the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Homoptera: Psyllidae) in Florida citrus. Proc. Fla. State Hort. Soc. 118: 49-53. PDF

McCoy, C. W., R.J. Stuart, M.E. Rogers, H.N. Nigg and W.S. Castle. 2005. Management of adult Diaprepes root weevil on citrus with foliar sprays of zeta-cypermethrin, 2004. Arthropod Management Tests. On-line publication (3pp).

Trade Journals

Rogers, M.E. 2010. Five tips for successful insecticide resistance management. Citrus Industry 91 (5): 16-17. PDF

Serikawa, R.H., Rogers, M.E., Backus, E.A. and L.L. Stelinski. 2010. Can insecticides protect citrus from HLB infection? Citrus Industry 91 (7): 6-9. PDF

Spann, T.M., Atwood, R.A., Dewdney, M.M., Ebel, R.C., Ehsani, R., England, G., Futch, S., Gaver, T., Hurner, T., Oswalt, C., Rogers, M.E., Roka, F.M., Ritenour, M.A. and M. Zekri. 2010. IFAS guidance for Huanglongbing (greening) management. Citrus Industry 91 (4): 6-13. PDF

Stelinski, L.L. and M.E. Rogers. 2010. Path of least resistance. Florida Grower 103 (6): 26-27.

Rogers, M.E. and L.L. Stelinski. 2010. Psyllid management update: New products, recommendations for 2010. Citrus Industry 91 (1): 10-13.

Boina, D.R., M.E. Rogers and L.L. Stelinski. 2009. Monitoring for insecticide resistance in Asian citrus psyllid field populations. Citrus Industry 90 (9): 14-15, 21. PDF

Stelinski, L.L., M.E. Rogers and S. Lapointe. 2009. Citrus leafminer mating disruption. Citrus Industry 90 (7): 8-9. PDF

Rogers, M.E. 2009. The other citrus pests. Citrus Industry 90(6): 9-12. PDF

Rogers, M.E. and L.L. Stelinski. 2009. Development of new tools and recommendations for psyllid management programs. Citrus Industry 90 (1): 8-10. PDF

Rogers, M.E., P.A. Stansly and L.L. Stelinski. 2008. A coordinated attack. Florida Grower 101 (8): 20-22.

Rogers, M. E. 2008. General pest management considerations. Citrus Industry 89 (3): 12-17. PDF

Spann, T.M., M.E. Rogers and J.H. Graham. 2007. Young tree care in the canker and greening era. Citrus Industry 88 (9): 17-22. PDF

Meyer, J.M., M.A. Hoy, D.G. Boucias, R. Singh and M.E. Rogers. 2007. ‘Friendly fungi’ killing psyllids in Florida citrus. Citrus Industry 88 (5): 23-24. PDF

Rogers, M.E. and P.A. Stansly. 2007. Psyllid management update. Citrus Industry 88 (4): 19-21.

Spann, T.M., M.E. Rogers and L.W. Timmer. 2007. IFAS – Be cautious about guava. Citrus Industry 88 (3): 18-19. PDF

Rogers, M.E. 2007. Citrus pest overview – Where’s IPM now? Citrus Industry 88 (2): 18-19.

Rogers, M.E. and L.W. Timmer. 2007. 2007 Florida Citrus Pest Management Guide update. Citrus Industry 88 (1): 11-12.

Rogers, M.E. 2006. Management of citrus leafminer. Citrus Industry. 87 (4): 15-16.

Rogers, M.E., L.W. Timmer and S.H. Futch. 2006. 2006 Florida Citrus Pest Management Guide update. Citrus Industry. 87 (1): 22-24.

Stansly, P.A. and M.E. Rogers. 2006. Managing Asian citrus psyllid populations. Citrus Industry. 87 (3): 17-19.

Stuart, R. J. and M.E. Rogers. 2006. Battling the Evil Weevil - Recent advances in the war on Diaprepes abbreviatus. Citrus Industry. 87 (9): 7-11.

Albrigo, L.G., T.A. Obreza, L.W. Timmer, M.E. Rogers, J.H. Graham and S.H. Futch. 2005. Hurricane Recovery. Citrus Industry 86 (2): 13-15.

Book Chapter

Rogers, M. E. and D. A. Potter. 2004. Family Tiphiidae. In: J. Capinera [ed.] Encyclopedia of Entomology Kluwer Publ.