Diaprepes Root Weevil 

Bibliography (Present - 2000)

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

Amalin, D., Peña, J. E. and R. Duncan. 2005. Effect of host age, female parasitoid age and host plant on parasitism of Ceratogramma etiennei (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae). Florida Entomologist 88:77-82.  PDF

Bas, B., Z. Dalkilic, T. L. Peever, H. N. Nigg, S. E. Simpson, F. G. Gmitter, and R. C. Adair.  2000.  Genetic relationships among Florida Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae) populations.  Annals of the Entomological Society of America 93(3):459-467.  PDF

Borowicz, V. A., R. Alessandro, U. Albrecht, and R. T. Mayer.  2005.  Effects of nutrient supply and below-ground herbivory by Diaprepes abbreviatus L. (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae) on citrus growth and mineral content.  Applied Soil Ecology 28(2):113-124.  PDF

Borowicz, V. A., U. Albrecht, and R. T. Mayer.  2003.  Effects of nutrient supply on citrus resistance to root herbivory by Diaprepes abbreviatus L. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).  Environmental Entomology 32(5):1242-1250.  PDF

Bowman, K. D., J. P. Shapiro, and S. L. Lapointe. 2001.  Souces of resistance to Diaprepes weevil in subfamily Aurantiodeae, rutaceae.  HortScience 36(2):332-336.  PDF

Bullock, R. C. and R. R. Pelosi.  2002.  Suppression of citrus root weevil egg hatch by diflubenzuron foliar residues.  Florida Entomologist 85(2):376-377.  PDF

Castillo, J., J. Jacas, J. E. Peña, B. Ulmer, and D. Hall.  2006.  Effect of temperature on life history of Quadrastichus haitiensis (Hymenoptera:Eulophidae), an endoparasitoid of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).  Biological Control 36:189-196.  PDF

Cabanillas, H. E.  2003.  Susceptility of the boll weevil to Steinernema riobrave and other entomopathogenic nematodes.  Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 82(3):188-197.  PDF

Diaz, A. P., C. Mannion, and B. Schaffer.  2006.  Effect of root feeding by Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae) larvae on leaf gas exchange and growth of three ornamental tree species.  Journal of Economic Entomology 99(3):811-821.  PDF

Dolinski, C. and L. A. Lacey.  2007.  Microbial control of arthropod pest of tropical tree fruits.  Neotropial Entomology 36(2):161-179. PDF

Dolinski, C., E. DelValle, and R. J. Stuart.  2006.  Virulence of entomopathogenic nematodes to larvae of the guava weevil, Conotrachelus psidii (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae), in laboratory and greenhouse experiments.  Biological Control 38(3):422-427.  PDF

Duncan, L. W., J. H. Graham, J. Zellers, D. Bright, D. C. Dunn, F. E. El-Borai, and D. L. Poranzinska. 2007. Food web respnses to augmenting the entomopathogenic nematodes in bare and animal manure-mulched soil. Journal of Nematology 39(2):1476-189.  PDF

Duncan, L. W., J. H. Graham, J. Zellers, D. Bright, D. C. Dunn, F. E. El-Borai, and D. L. Porazinska.  2007. Food web responses to augmenting the entomopathogenic nematodes in bare and animal manure–mulched soil.  Journal of Nematology 39(2):176-180. PDF

Duncan, L. W., R. Stuart, and J. Graham.  2007.  Constraining complexity to achieve effective biological control of Diaprepes abbreviatus in Florida citrus orchards.  Phytopathology 97(7):S142-S143, Suppl. S. PDF

Duncan, R. E., B. J. Ulmer, J. E. Peña, and S. L. Lapointe.  2007.  Reproductive biology of Fidiobia dominica (Hymenoptera:  Platygastridae) an egg parasitoid of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae).  Environmental Entomology 36(2):376-382.  PDF

Duncan, L. W., J. H. Graham, F. El-Borai, and D. L. Porazinska. 2005. Trophic cascades and non-target effects of augmenting entomopathogenic nematode communities. Journal of Nematology 37(3):367.  PDF

Duncan, L. W.  2003. Food web involvement in the regulation of citrus pests and diseases by entomopathogenic nematodes. Journal of Nematology 35(3):335.  PDF

Duncan, L. W., D. C. Dunn, G. Bague, and K. Nguyen.  2003.  Competition between entomopathogenic and free-living bactivorous nematodes in larvae of Diaprepes abbreviatus.  Journal of Nematology 35:187-193.   PDF

Duncan, L. W., J. H. Graham, D. C. Dunn, J. Zellers, C. W. McCoy, and K. Nguyen.  2003.  Incidence of endemic entomopathogenic nematodes following application of Steinernema riobrave for control of Diaprepes abbreviatus.  Journal of Nematology 35:178-186.  PDF

Duncan, L. W., J. H. Graham, and J. Zellers.  2002.  Profitability of applications of Steinernema riobrave, metalaxyl and supplemental fertilisation for management of Diaprepes abbreviatus and Phytophthora nicotianae in a Florida citrus orchard.  Nematology 4 (2): 192.  PDF

Duncan, L. W., J. H. Graham, D. C. Dunn, J. Zellers, and K. Nguyen.  2002.  Abundance of endemic entomopathogenic nematodes following application of Steinernema riobrave. Nematology 4(2):191-192.  PDF

Duncan, L. W., J. G. Genta, and J. Zellers. 2001. Soil texture and the efficacy of Steinernema riobrave against Diaprepes abbreviatus.  Journal of Nematology 33(4):256.  PDF

Duncan, L. W. and C. W. McCoy.  2001.  Hydraulic lift increases herbivory by Diaprepes abbreviatus larvae and persistence of Steinernema riobrave in dry soil.  Journal of Nematology 33:142-146.  PDF

Duncan, L. W., C. W. McCoy, P. A. Stansly, J. H. Graham, and R. F. Mizell.  2001.  Estimating the relative abundance of citrus root weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) with modified Tedders traps.  Environmental Entomology 30:939-946.  PDF

El-Borai, F. E., C. F. Brentu, and L. W. Duncan. 2007. Augmenting entomopathogentic nematodes in soil from a Florida citrus orchard: non-target effects of a trophic cascade. Journal of Nematology 39(2):203-210.  PDF

El-Borai, F. E. and L. W. Duncan. 2007.  Suppression of Diaprepes abbreviatus in potted citrus by combinations of entomopathogenic nematodes with different lifespans.  Journal of Nematology 38(2):271.  PDF

El-Borai, F. E. and L. W. Duncan. 2007.  Suppression of Diaprepes abbreviatus in potted citrus by combinations of entomopathogenic nematodes with different lifespans.  Nematropica 37:33‑41.  PDF

El-Borai, F. E., C. F. Brentu, and L. W. Duncan.  2007.  Augmenting entomopathogenic nematodes in soil from a Florida citrus orchard: Non-target effects of a trophic cascade.  Journal of Nematology 39(2)-203-210. PDF

El-Borai, F. E., L. W. Duncan, and J. F. Preston.  2005.  Bionomics of a phoretic association between Paenibacillus sp. and the entomopathogenic nematode Steinernema diaprepesi.  Journal of Nematology 37:18-25.  PDF

El-Borai, F. E., L. W. Duncan, and D. Dunn. 2002. A Pasteuria-like organism on an entomopathogenic nematode parasite of Diaprepes abbreviatus. Nematology 4(2):284.  PDF

Ernst, J. A., M. S. Ascunce, A. M. Clark, and H. N. Nigg.  2006.  Polymorphic microsatellite loci for Diaprepes root weevil (Diaprepes abbreviatus L.).  Molecular Ecology Notes 6(1):1-3.  PDF

Evans, G. and J. E. Peña. 2005. A new Fidiobia species (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae) reared from eggs of Diaprepes doublierii (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) from Dominica. Florida Entomologist 88:61-66.  PDF

Frank, J. H. and E. D. McCoy.  2007.  The risk of classical biological control in Florida.  Biological Control 41(2):151-174.  PDF

Georgis, R., G. Belair, L. W. Duncan, P. S. Grewal, A. M. Koppenhöfer, L. A. Lacey, M. Samish, P. Torr, R. W. H. M. van Tol.  2006.  Successes and failures of entomopathogenic nematodes.  Biological Control 38:103-123.  PDF

Gould, W. P. and G. J. Hall.  2004.  Irradiation disinfestation of diaprepes root weevil (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae) and papaya fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae).  Florida Entomologist 87(3):391-392.  PDF

Graham, J. H., K. D. Bowman, D. B. Bright, and R. C. Adair. 2007. Screening citrus rootstock genotypes for tolerance to the Phytophthora-Diaprepes complex under field conditions. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 120:97-102. PDF

Graham, J. H., D. B. Bright, and C. W. McCoy.  2003.  Phytophthora-Diaprepes weevil complex:  Phytophthora spp. relationship with citrus rootstocks.  Plant Disease 87:85-90.  PDF

Hall, D. G., J. E. Eger, J. Pena, R. Duncan, C. O’Brien, G. Evans, and C. W. McCoy.  2002.  Exploration in Belize for parasitoids attacking eggs of citrus weevils, and an evaluation of Pediobius irregularis and Horismenus bennetti (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) as potential biological control agents of Diaprepes abbreviatus and Pachnaeus litus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).  Florida Entomologist 85(4):660-663.  PDF

Hall, D. G., J. Pena, R. Franqui, R. Nguyen, P. Stansly, C. W. McCoy, S. L. Lapointe, R. C. Adair, and B. Bullock.  2001. Status of biological control by egg parasitoids of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae) in citrus in Florida and Puerto Rico.  Biocontrol 46(1):61-70.  PDF

Hall, D. G., J. Peña, R. Frangui, R. Nguyen, P. Stansly, C. W. McCoy, S. Lapointe, R. C. Adair, and R. C. Bullock.  2000.  Status of biological control by egg parasitoids of Diaprepes abbreviatus in citrus in Florida and Puerto Rico.  Biological Control 46(1):61-70.  PDF

Harari, A. R., P. J. Landolt, C. W. O’Brien, and H. J. Brockmann.  2003.  Prolonged mate guarding and sperm competition in the weevil Diaprepes abbreviatus (L.).  Behavioral Ecology 14(1):89-96.  PDF

Harari, A. R. and P. J. Landolt.  2000.  Feeding experience enhances attraction of female Diaprepes abbreviatus (L.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) to food plant odors.  Journal of Insect Behavior 12(4):415-422.  PDF

Huang, Z. P., W. B. Hunter, C. A. Cleland, M. Wolinsky, S. L. Lapointe, and C. A. Powell.  2006. A new member of the growth-promoting glycoproteins from Diaprepes root weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).  Florida Entomologist 89(2):223-232.  PDF

Hunter, W.B., S. L. Lapointe, X. H. Sinisterra, D. S. Achor, and C. J. Funk.  2003.  Iridovirus in the root weevil Diaprepes abbreviatus. Journal of Insect Science (Tucson) 3(9):Unpaginated.  PDF

Jacas, J. A., J. E. Peña, and R. E. Duncan.  2007.  Morphology and development of immature stages of Fidiobia dominica (Hymenoptera:  Platygastridae: Sceliotrachelinae).  Annals of the Entomological Society of America 100(3):413-417.  PDF

Jacas, J., J. E. Peña, and R. Duncan. 2005. Successful oviposition and reproductive biology of Aprostocetus vaquitarum (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae): a predator of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Biological Control 33:352-359.  PDF

Johnson, S. N., J. W. Crawford, P. J. Gregory, D. V. Ginev, R. W. Mankin, G. J. Masters, P. J. Murray, D. H. Wall, and X. X. Zhang.  2007.  Non-invasive techniques for investigating and moodelling root-feeding insects in managed and natural systems.  Agricultural and Forest Entomology 9(1):39-46.  PDF

Lapointe, S. L., D. M. Borchert, and D. G. Hall.  2007.  Effect of low temperatures on mortality and oviposition in conjunction with climate mapping to predict spread of the root weevil, Diaprepes abbreviatus, and introduced natural enemies.  Environmental Entomology 36(1):73-82.  PDF

Lapointe, S. L., C. L. McKenzie, and D. G. Hall.  2006.  Reduced oviposition by Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae) and growth enhancement of citrus by surround particle film.  Journal of Economic Entomology 99(1):109-116.  PDF

Lapointe, S. L.  2005.  Response of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae) to application concentrations of a particle film.  Florida Entomologist 88(2):222-224.  PDF

Lapointe, S. L., W. B. Hunter, and R. T. Alessandro.  2004.  Cuticular hydrocarbons on elytra of the Diaprepes root weevil, Diaprepes abbreviatus (L.) (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae.  Agricultural and Forest Entomology 6(4):251-257.  PDF

Lapointe, S. L., A. A. Weathersbee, H. Doostdar, and R. T. Mayer.  2004.  Effect of dietary copper on larval development of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae).  Florida Entomologist 87(1):25-29.  PDF

Lapointe, S. L.  2003.  Leguminous cover crops and their interactions with citrus and Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae).  Florida Entomologist 86(1):80-85.  PDF

Lapointe, S. L., C. L. McKenzie, and W. B. Hunter. 2003. Toxicity and repellency of Tephrosia candida to larval and adult diaprepes root weevil (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae).  Journal of Economic Entomology 96(3):811-816.  PDF

Lapointe, S. L. and K. D. Bowman.  2002.  Is there meaningful plant resistance to Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in citrus rootstock germplasm?  Journal of Economic Entomology 95(5):1059-1065.  PDF

Lapointe, S. L.  2001.  Effect of temperature on egg development of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on artificial and citrus root substrates.  Florida Entomologist 84:298-299.  PDF

Lapointe, S. L.  2000.  Particle film deters oviposition by Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).  Journal of Economic Entomology 93(5):1459-1463.  PDF

Lapointe, S. L.  2000.  Thermal requirements for development of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).  Environmental Entomology 29(2):150-156.  PDF

Li, H., S. H. Futch, R. J. Stuart, J. P. Syvertsen, and C. W. McCoy.  2007.  Associations of soil iron with citrus tree decline and variability of sand, soil, water, pH, magnesium, and Diaprepes abbreviatus root weevil:  Two-site study.  Environmental and Experimental Botany 59(3):321-333.  PDF

Li, H., C. W. McCoy, and J. P. Syvertsen.  2007.  Controlling factors of environmental flooding, soil pH, and Diaprepes abbreviatus (L.) root weevil feeding in citrus:  Larval survival and larval growth.  Applied Soil Ecology 35(3):553-565.  PDF

Li, H, S. H. Futch, R. J. Stuart, J. P. Syvertsen, and C. W. McCoy.  2006.  Associations of citrus tree decline, soil variability and Diaprepes abbreviatus (L.) root weevil:  two-case studies in Florida.  Canadian Journal of Plant Science 86(5):1429-1429, sp. is. SI.  PDF

Li, H., J. P. Syvertsen, C. W. McCoy, R. J. Stuart, and A. W. Schumann.  2006.  Water stress and root injury from simulated flooding and Diaprepes abbreviatus root weevil larval feeding in citrus.  Soil Science 171(2):138-151.  PDF

Li, H., J. P. Syvertsen, R. J. Stuart, C. W. McCoy, A. W. Schumann, and W. S. Castle.  2004.  Soil and Diaprepes abbreviatus root weevil spatial variability in a poorly drained citrus grove.  Soil Science 169(9):650-662.  PDF

Mannion, C., A. Hunsberger, J. E. Peña, and L. Osborne.  2003.  Oviposition and larval survival of Diaprepes abbreviatus on selected plant hosts.  Florida Entomologist 86(2):165-173. PDF

Mankin, R. W., S. L. Lapointe, and R. A. Franqui.  2001.  Acoustic surveying of subterranean insect populations in citrus groves.  Journal of Economic Entomology 94(4):853-853.  PDF

Mannion, C. M., W. McLane, M. G. Klein, J. Moyseenko, J. B. Oliver, and D. Cowan.  2001.  Management of early-instar Japanese beetle (Coleoptera:  Scarabaeidae) in field-grown nursery crops.  Journal of Economic Entomology 94(5):1151-1161.  PDF

Mankin, R. W., J. Brandhorst-Hubbard, K. L. Flanders, M. Zhang, R. L. Crocker, S. L. Lapointe, C. W. McCoy, J. R. Fisher, and D. K. Weaver.  2000.  Eavesdropping on insects hidden in soil and interior structures of plants.  Journal of Economic Entomology 93:1173-1182.  PDF

Mannion, C. M., H. E. Winkler, D. I. Shapiro, and T. Gibb.  2000.  Interaction between halofenozide and the entomopathogenic nematode Heterorhabditis marelatus for control of Japanese beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) larvae.  Journal of Economic Entomology 93(1):48-53. PDF

McCoy, C. W., R. J. Stuart, D. I. Shapiro-Ilan, and L.W. Duncan. 2007. Application and evaluation of entomopathogens for citrus pest control, p. 567-581. In: Field Manual of Techniques in Invertebrate Pathology: Application and Evaluation of Pathogens for Control of Insects and other Invertebrate Pests, 2nd Ed. (L. A. Lacey and H. K. Kaya, eds.). Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands. PDF

McCoy, C. W., R. J. Stuart, and H. N. Nigg.  2003.  Seasonal life stage abundance of Diaprepes abbreviatus (L.) in irrigated and non-irrigated citrus plantings in central Florida.  Florida Entomologist 86:34-42.  PDF

McCoy, C. W., R. J. Stuart, L. W. Duncan, and K. Nguyen.  2002.  Field efficacy of two commercial preparations of entomopathogenic nematodes against larvae of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in alfisol type soil.  Florida Entomologist 85:537-544.  PDF

McCoy, C. W., L. W. Duncan, and D. I. Shapiro.  2001.  Effect of enzone (TM) as a soil fumigant on survival of various developmental stages of Diaprepes abbreviatus in container-grown citrus.  Florida Entomologist 84:147-150.  PDF

McCoy, C. W., R. J. Stuart, I. Jackson, J. Fojtik, and A. Hoyte.  2001.  Soil surface applications of chemicals for the control of neonate Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae and their effect on ant predators.  Florida Entomologist 84(3):327-335.  PDF

McCoy, C. W., D. I. Shapiro, L. W. Duncan, and K. B. Nguyen.  2000.  Entomopathogenic nematodes and other natural enemies as mortality factors for larvae of Diaprepes abbreviatus.  Biological Control 19(2):182-190.  PDF

McCoy, C. W., D. I. Shapiro, and L. W. Duncan.  2000.  Chapter VII-11: Citrus pest control, pp. 577-595.  In:  Manual of Techniques in Insect Pathology and Field Techniques: Application and evaluation of entomopathogens (L. Lacey and H. Kaya, eds.).  Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands. PDF

McKenzie, C. L., S. L. Lapointe, and L. W. Duncan.  2001.  Landscape fabric as a physical barrier to neonate Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).  Florida Entomologist 84:721-722.  PDF

Nguyen, K. B. and L. W. Duncan.  2002.  Steinernema diaprepese n. sp. (Rhabditida:  Steinernematidae) a parasite of the citrus root weevil Diaprepes abbreviatus (L).  Journal of Nematology 34:159-170.  PDF

Nigg, H. N., S. E. Simpson, R. A. Schumann, and S. Fraser.  2004.  Toxicity of pesticides to adult Diaprepes abbreviatus L. (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae).  Journal of Entomological Science 39(4):654-669.  PDF

Nigg, H. N., S. E. Simpson, R. J. Stuart, L. K. Yang, R. C. Adair, B. Bas, S. Ur-Rehman, N. W. Cuyler, and J. I. Barnes.  2004.  Reproductive potential of Florida populations of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).  Journal of Entomological Sciences 39(2):251-266.  PDF

Nigg, H. N, S. E. Simpson, R. J. Stuart, L. W. Duncan, C. W. McCoy, and F. G. Gmitter, Jr.  2003.  Abundance of Diaprepes abbreviatus (L.) (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) neonates falling to the soil under tree canopies in Florida citrus groves.  Journal of Economic Entomology 96:835‑843.  PDF

Nigg, H. N., S. Simpson, D. G. Hall, L. E. Ramos, S. Rehman, B. Bas, and N. Cuyler.  2002.  Sampling method and abundance indices for adult Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae) in citrus.  Journal of Economic Entomology 95:856-861.  PDF

Nigg, H. N., S. Simpson, L. Ramos, T. Tomerlin, J. Harrison, and N. Cuyler.  2001.  Distribution and movement of adult Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae) in a Florida citrus grove.  Florida Entomologist 84:641-651.  PDF

Pena, J. E., D. Amalin, A. Hunsberger, and C. Mannion.  2007.  Egg distribution and sampling of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae) on silver buttonwood.  Florida Entomologist 90(1):234-237.  PDF

Peña, J. E., D. G. Hall, R. Nguyen, C. W. McCoy, S. L. Lapointe, R. Duncan, D. M. Amalin, P. A. Stansly, R. C. Adair, and A. B. Hoyte.  2003.  Recovery of parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae and Trichogrammatidae) released for biological control of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Florida.  Journal of Insect Science 3:18-19.  PDF

Rogers, J. S., C. W. McCoy, and J. H. Graham.  2000.  Larval growth of Diaprepes abbreviatus (L.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and resulting root injury to three citrus varieties in two soil types.  Journal of Economic Entomology 93(2):380-387.  PDF

Shapiro, D. I. and C. W. McCoy.  2000.  Effects of culture method and formulation on the virulence of Steinernema riobrave (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae) to Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).  Journal of Nematology 32:281-288.  PDF

Shapiro, D. I., and C. W. McCoy.  2000. Susceptibility of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) larvae to different rates of entomopathogenic nematodes in the greenhouse.  Florida Entomologist 83(1):1-9.  PDF

Shapiro, D. I., and C. W. McCoy.  2000.  Virulence of entomopathogenic nematodes to Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in the laboratory.  Journal of Economic Entomology  93(4):1090-1095.  PDF

Shapiro, J. P., K. D. Bowman, and S. L. Lapointe.  2000.  Dehydrothalebanin:  A source of resistance from Glycosmis pentaphylla against the citrus root weevil, Diaprepes abbreviatus.  Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 48(9):4404-4409.  PDF

Shapiro, D. I., C. W. McCoy, A. Fares, T. Obreza, and H. Dou.  2000.  Effects of soil type on virulence and persistence of entomopathogenic nematodes in relation to control of Diaprepes abbreviatus.  Environmental Entomology 29(5):1083-1087.  PDF

Shapiro-Ilan, D. I., R. J. Stuart, and C. W. McCoy.  2005.  Characterization of biological control traits in the entomopathogenic nematode Heterorhabditis mexicana (MX4 strain).  Biological Control 32(1):97-103.  PDF

Shapiro-Ilan, D. I., L. W. Duncan, L. A. Lacey, and R. Han. 2005. Orchard applications. In: P. S. Grewal, R.-U. Ehlers, and D. I. Shapiro-Ilan (eds.), Nematodes as Biocontrol Agents, p.215-230. CAB International. PDF

Shapiro-Ilan, D. I., D. H. Gouge, S. J. Piggott, and J. P. Fife.  2006.  Application technology and environmental considerations for use of entomopathogenic nematodes in biological control.  Biological Control 38(1):124-133.  PDF

Shapiro-Ilan, D. I., R. J. Stuart; and C. W. McCoy.  2006.  A Comparison of entomopathogenic nematode longevity in soil under laboratory conditions.  Journal of Nematology 38(1):119-129.  PDF

Shapiro-Ilan, D. I., L. W. Duncan, L. A. Lacey, and R. Han.  2005.  Orchard crops, p. 215-230.  In: Nematodes as Biological Control Agents (P. Grewal, R-U Ehlers, and D. Shapiro-Ilan, eds.)  CAB International, St. Albans, UK.

Shapiro-Ilan, D. I., W. A. Gardner, J. R. Fuxa, B. W. Wood, K. B. Nguyen, B. J. Adman, R. A. Humber, and M. J. Hall.  2003.  Survey of entomopathogenic nematodes and fungi endemic to pecan orchards of the Southeastern United States and their virulence to the pecan weevil (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae).  Environment Entomology 32(1):187-195.  PDF

Sirot, L. K., S. L. Lapointe, R. Shatters, and M. Bausher.  2006.  Transfer and fate of seminal fluid molecules in the beetle, Diaprepes abbreviatus:  Implications for the reporductive biology of a pest species.  Journal of Insect Physiology 52(3):300-308.  PDF

Skaria, M. and J. V. French.  2001. Phytophthora disease of citrus associated with root weevils in Texas.  Phytopathology 91(6 Supplement):S203.  PDF

Skaria, M. and J. V. French.  2001. Incidence of the fungus Phytophthora associated with Diaprepes abbreviatus and other root weevil species in Texas citrus.  Phytopathology 91(6 Supplement):S82.  PDF

Stuart, R. J.  2006.  Entomopathogenic nematodes and biological control of the root weevil, Diaprepes abbreviatus, in Florida citrus:  Optimizing control across sites and soils.  Journal of Nematology 38(2):295-296.  PDF

Stuart, R. J., M. E. Barbercheck, P. S. Grewal, R. A. J. Taylor, and C. W. Hoy.  2006.  Population biology of entomopathogenic nematode: Concepts, issues, and models.  Biological Control 38(1):80-102.  PDF

Stuart, R. J., D. I. Shapiro-Ilan, R. R. James, K. B. Nguyen, and C. W. McCoy.  2004.  Virulence of new and mixed strains of the entomopathogenic nematode Steinernema riobrave to larvae of the citrus root weevil, Diaprepes abbreviatus.  Biological Control 30(2):439-445.  PDF

Stuart, R. J., I. W. Jackson, and C. W. McCoy.  2003.  Predation on neonate larvae of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Florida citrus:  Testing for daily patterns of neonate drop, ant predators, and chemical repellence.  Florida Entomologist 86:61-73.   PDF

Stuart, R. J., J. P. Michaud, L. Olsen, and C. W. McCoy.  2002.  Lady beetles as potential predators of the root weevil, Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), in Florida citrus.  Florida Entomologist 85(3):409-416.  PDF

Ulmer, B., S. Lapointe, J. Peña, and R. Duncan.  2006.  Toxicity of pesticides used in citrus to Aprostocetus vaquitarum (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) a parasitoid of the Diaprepes root weevil. Florida Entomologist 89(1):10-19.  PDF

Ulmer, B., J. Peña, R. Duncan, J. Jacas, and J. Castillo. 2006. The effect of temperature on life history of Aprostocetus vaquitarum a parasitoid of Diaprepes abbreviatus. Biological Control 39(1):19-25.  PDF

Ulmer, B. J., J. E. Pena, S. L. Lapointe, and G. Mathurin.  2006.  The occurrence of parasitoids attacking citrus weevil eggs on Saint Lucia.  Florida Entomologist 89(3):407-409.  PDF

Weathersbee, A. A., S. L. Lapointe, and R. G. Shatters.  2006.  Activity of Bacillus thruingiensis isolates against Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae).  Florida Entomologist 89(4):441-448.  PDF

Weathersbee, A. A., R. C. Bullock, T. D. Panchal, and P. M. Dang.  2003.  Differentiation of Diaprepes abbreviatus and Pachnaeus litus (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae) egg masses:  PCR-Restriction fragment-length polymorphism and species-specific PCR amplification of 18S rDNA products.  Annals of the Entomological Society of America 96(5):637-642.  PDF

Weathersbee, A. A. and Y. Q. Tang.  2002.  Effect of neem seed extract on feeding, growth, survival, and reproduction of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 95(4):661-667.  PDF

Weathersbee, A. A., Y. Q. Tang, H. Doostdar, and R. T. Mayer.  2002.  Susceptibility of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) to a commercial preparation of Bacillus thuringiensis subsp tenebrionis.  Florida Entomologist 85(2)330-335.  PDF