Diaprepes Root Weevil 

Bibliography (1999-1990)

This is a Diaprepes Bibliography that covers significant book chapters, references, proceedings, and other information that relate directly to the study of Diaprepes.

Scientific Papers

Adair, R. C., H. N. Nigg, S. E. Simpson, and L. le Fevre.  1999.  Observations on the oviposition process of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).  Florida Entomologist 82(2):362-365. PDF

Adair, R. C., H. N. Nigg, S. E. Simpson, and L. Lefevre.  1998.  Ovipositional preferences of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).  Florida Entomologist 81(2):225-234. PDF

Bullock, R. C., R. R. Pelosi, and E. E. Killer.  1999. Management of citrus root weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on Florida citrus with soil-applied entomopathogenic nematodes (Nematoda: Rhabditida).  Florida Entomologist 82(1):1-7. PDF

Cruz, C. and A. Segarra. 1992. Potential for biological-control of crop pests in the Caribbean. Florida Entomologist 75(4):400-408. PDF

Doostdar, H., T. G. McCollum, and R. T. Mayer.  1997.  Purification and characterization of an endopolygalacturonase fro the gut of West Indies sugarcane rootstalk borer weevil (Diaprepes abbreviatus L.) larvae.  Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology & Biochemistry and Molecular Biology  118(4):861-867. PDF

Downing, A.S., C. G. Erickson, and M. J. Kraus. 1991. Field-evaluation of entomopathogenic nematodes against citrus root weevils (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) in Florida citrus. Florida Entomologist 74(4):584-586. PDF

Duncan, L. W., D. I. Shapiro, and C. W. McCoy.  1999.  Entomopathogenic nematodes as a component of citrus root weevil IPM, p. 69 78.  In:  Optimal Use of Insecticidal Nematodes in Pest Management (S. Polavorapu, ed.)  Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. PDF

Duncan, L. W., C. W. McCoy, and A. C. Terranova.  1996.  Estimating sample size and persistence of entomogenous nematodes in sandy soils and their efficacy against the larvae of Diaprepes abbreviatus in Florida.  Journal of Nematology 28(1):56-67. PDF

Duncan, L. W., D. C. Dunn, and C. W. McCoy.  1996.  Spatial patterns of entomopathogenic nematodes in microcosms:  Implications for laboratory experiments.  Journal of Nematology 28(3):252-258. PDF

Duncan, L. W. and C. W. McCoy.  1996.  Vertical distribution in soil, persistence, and efficacy against citrus root weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) of two species of entomogenous nematodes (Rhabditida, Steinernematidae, Heterorhabditidae).  Environmental Entomology 25:174-178. PDF

Etienne, J. and G. Delvare.  1991.  The parasites of Diaprepes-abbreviatus Coleoptera Curculionidae in the French West Indies. Bulletin de la Societe Entomologique de France 96(3):295-299. PDF

Figueroa, W and J. Roman.  1990.  Biocontrol of the sugarcane rootstalk borer, Diaprepes-abbreviatus (L) (Coleoptera, Curculionidae), with entomophilic nematodes.  Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico 74(4):395-404. PDF

Hall, D. G., R. Adair, J. Griffith, W. Kender, R. Maser, C. McCoy, H. Nigg, J. B. Pratt, W. Schroeder, J. Shapiro, J. Simpson, S. Simpson, O. Sosa, J. Taylor, and G. Tucker.  1995.  A revision to the bibliography of the sugarcane rootstalk borer weevil, Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).  Florida Entomologist 78(2):364-377. PDF

Harari, A. R. and J. H. Brockmann.  1999.  Insect behaviour – Males beetles attracted by females mounting.  Nature 401(6755):762-763. PDF

Harari, A. R., A. M. Handler, and P. J. Landolt.  1999.  Size-assortative mating, male choice and femal choice in the curculionid beetle, Diaprepes abbreviatus.  Animal Behaviour 58:1191-1200, part 6. PDF

Harari, A. R. and P. J. Landolt.  1997.  Orientation of sugarcane rootstalk borer weevil, Diaprepes abbreviatus, to weevil, frass, and food odors.  Journal of Chemical Ecology 23(3):857-868. PDF

Jaffe, K, H. Mauleon, and A. Kermarrec. 1990. Predatory ants of Diaprepes-abbreviatus (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) in citrus groves in Martinique and Guadeloupe, FWI.  Florida Entomologist 73(4):684-687. PDF

Lapointe, S. L. and J. Shapiro.  1999.  Effect of soil moisture on development of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae).  Florida Entomologist 82:291-299. PDF

Lapointe, S. L., J. P. Shapiro, and K. D. Bowman.  1999.  Identification of sources of plant resistance to Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae) by three bioassays.  Journal of Economic Entomology.  92(4):999-1104. PDF

Martin, W. R.  1997. Using entomopathogenic nematodes to control insects during stand establishment.  HortScience 32(2):196-200. PDF

Mayer, R. T., J. P. Shapiro, E. Berdis, C. J. Hearn, T. G. McCollum, R. E. McDonald, and H. Doostdar.  1995.  Citrus rootstock responses to herbivory by larvae of the sugarcane rootstock borer weevil (Diaprepes abbreviatus).  Physiologia Plantarum 94(1):164-173. PDF

McCoy, C. W.  1999.  Arthropods of citrus roots, pp. 149-156.  In:  Citrus Tree Health Guide (L. Timmer and L. Duncan, eds.).  APS Press Inc., St. Paul, MN. PDF

McCoy, C. W.  1994.  Citrus root weevils:  Biology and current IPM strategies in Florida.  In: Citrus Integrated Management of Insect and Mite Pests:  A World Overview.  S. Gravena and L. C. Donadio (eds).  pp. 145-170. PDF

Pavis, C., C. Malosse, P. H. Ducrot, F. Howse, K. Jaffee, and C. Descoins.  1992.  Defensive secretion of 1st instar larvae of rootstalk borer weevil, Diaprepes abbreviatus L. (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae), to the fire-ant Solenopsis geminata (F) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae).  Journal of Chemical Ecology 18(11):2055-2068. PDF

Quintela, E. D., and C. W. McCoy.  1998.  Conidial attachment of Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana to the larval cuticle of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) treated with imidacloprid.  Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 72:220-230. PDF

Quintela, E. D., and C. W. McCoy.  1998.  Synergistic effect of two entomopathogenic fungi and imidacloprid on the behavior and survival of larvae of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae) in soil.  Journal of Economic Entomology 91(1):110-122. PDF

Quintela, E. D., J. Fan, and C. W. McCoy.  1998.  Development of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on artificial and citrus root substrates.  Journal of Economic Entomology 91(5):1173-1179. PDF

Quintela, E. D., J. Fan, and C. W. McCoy.  1998.  Development of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae) and resulting root injury to three citrus varieties in two soil types.  Journal of Economic Entomology 93:380-387.

Quintela, E. D. and C. W. McCoy.  1997.  Effect of Imidacloprid on development, locomotory response, and survival of first instar larvae of Diaprepes abbreviatus.  Journal of Economic Entomology 90(4):988-995. PDF

Quintela, E. D., and C. W. McCoy.  1997.  Pathogenicity enhancement of Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana to first instars of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) with sublethal dosages of imidacloprid.  Environmental Entomology 26(5):1173-1182. PDF

Schroeder, W.J.and P.J. Sieburth. 1997. Impact of surfactants on control of the root weevil Diaprepes abbreviatus larvae with Steinernema riobravis.  Journal of Nematology. 29:216-219. PDF 

Schroeder, W. J.  1996.  Diflubenzuron residue:  Reduction of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) neonates.  Florida Entomologist 79(3):462-463. PDF

Schroeder, W. J.  1994.  Comparison of 2 Steinernematid species for control of the root weevil Diaprepes abbreviatus.  Journal of Nematology 26(3):360-362. PDF

Schroeder, W. J.  1992.  Entomopathogenic nematodes for control of root weevils of citrus.  Florida Entomologist 75(4):563-567. PDF

Schroeder, W. J. and P. J. Sieburth.  1991.  Impact of surfactants on control of the root weevil Diaprepes abbreviatus larvae with Steinernema riobravis. Journal of Nematology 29(2):216-219. PDF

Schroeder, W. J.  1990.  Suppression of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) adult emergence with soil application of entomopathogenic nematodes (Nematoda: Rhabditida). Florida Entomologist 73:680-683. PDF

Schroeder, W. J.  1990.  Water-absorbent starch polymer - survival aid to nematodes for control of Diaprepes-abbreviatus (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) in citrus.  Florida Entomologist 73(1):129-132. PDF

Shapiro, D. I., J. Peña, A. Hunsberger, J. R. Cate, and C. W. McCoy.  1999.  Effects of temperature and host age on suppression of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) by entomopathogenic nematodes.  Journal of Economic Entomology 92(5):1086-1092. PDF

Shapiro, J. P., K. D. Bowman, and H. S. Smith.  1997.  Resistance of citrus rootstocks and Glycosmis pentaphylla against larval Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in live root or diet-incorporation assays.  Florida Entomologist 80(4):471-477. PDF

Shapiro, J. P., D. G. Hall, and R. P. Niedz.  1997.  Mortality of the larval root weevil Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae) in simulated flooding.  Florida Entomologist 80(2):277-285. PDF

Shapiro, J. P. and T. R. Gottwald.  1995.  Resistance of 8 cultivars of citrus rootstock to a larval root weevil, Diaprepes abbreviatus L. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).  Journal of Economic Entomology  88(1):148-154. PDF

Shapiro, J.P., D. L. Silhacek, and R. P. Niedz. 1992. Storage proteins of the larval root weevil Diaprepes-abbreviatus (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) - riboflavin binding and subunit isolation. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 20(4):315-331. PDF

Shapiro, J. P.  1991.  Phytochemicals at the plant-insect interface.  Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology. 17:191-200. PDF

Simpson, S. E., H. N. Nigg, N. C. Coile, and R. A. Adair.  1996.  Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae): Host plant associations.  Environmental Entomology 25(2):333-349. PDF

Sirjusingh, C, A. Kermarrec, H. Mauleon, C. Lavis, and J. Etienne. 1992. Biological-control of weevils and whitegrubs on bananas and sugarcane in the Caribbean. Florida Entomologist 75(4):548-562. PDF

Sosa, O., Jr.  1995.  The West Indian cane weevil and the sugarcane rootstalk borer weevil - likely pests of sugarcane in Florida.  Sugar Journal. 58:27-29. PDF

Virkki, N., C. Mazzella, and A. Denton.  1991.  Silver staining of the coleopteran Xyp sex bivalent.  Cytobios 67:45-63. PDF

Virkki, N. and J. M. Sepulveda.  1990.  Chromosomes of the Puerto Rican "vaquita", Diaprepes abbreviatus (L.) (Curculionidae: Otiorrhynchinae: Phyllobiini).  Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico 74:121-132. PDF

Virkki, N, C. Mazzella, and A. Denton. 1990. Staining of substances adjacent to the sex bivalent in certain weevils of puerto-rico. Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico 74(4):405-418. PDF

Ward, G. B., R. T. Mayer, M. F. Feldlaufer, and J. A. Svoboda. 1991. Gut chitin synthase and sterols from larvae of Diaprepes-abbreviatus (Coleoptera, Curculionidae).  Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 18(2):105-117. PDF

Yan, X. H., H. L. DeBondt, C. C. Powell, R. C. Bullock, and D. Borovsky.  1999.  Sequencing and characterization of citrus weevil, Diaprepes abbreviatus, trypsin cDNA – Effects of Aedes trypsin modulating oostatic factor on trypsin biosynbthesis.  European Journal of Biochemistry 262(3)627-636. PDF

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