Refereed Publications

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Clements, J., Schoville, S., Peterson, N., Huseth, A.S., Lan, Q. and Groves, R.L.  2016.  RNA interference of three up-regulated transcripts associated with insecticide resistance in an imidacloprid resistant population of Leptinotarsa decemlineata. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology. PDF Clements, J., Schoville, S., Clements, N., Chapman, S. and Groves, R.L.  2016  Temporal patterns of imidacloprid resistance throughout a growing season in Leptinotarsa decemlineata populations. Pest Manag. Sci. PDF Clements J, Schoville S, Peterson N, Lan Q, Groves R.L. (2016) Characterizing Molecular Mechanisms of Imidacloprid Resistance in Select Populations of Leptinotarsa decemlineata in the Central Sands Region of Wisconsin. PLoS ONE 11 (1): e0147844. PDF Bloomingdale, C., Irizarry, M.D., Groves, R.L., Mueller, D.S. and Smith, D.F.  2016.  Seasonal Population Dynamics of Thrips (Thysanoptera) in Wisconsin and Iowa Soybean Fields. J. Econ Entomol. PDF


Dundore-Arias J.P., Groves, R.L. and Barak, J.D. 2015. Influence of prgH on the persistence of ingested Salmonella enterica in the leafhopper Macrosteles quadrilineatus. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 81:6345–6354. PDF Gratton, C., Casler, M., Groves, R.L. and Kim, T.N. 2015. Insecticide applications have minor effects on switchgrass biomass and yield. Agron. J. 107:2031–2037. doi:10.2134/agronj15.0066. PDF Lin, H., Islam, M., Cabrera-La Rosa, J.C., Civerolo, E.L. and Groves, R.L. 2015. Population structure of Xylella fastidiosa associated with almond leaf scorch disease in the San Joaquin Valley of California. Phytopathol. 105(6):825-832. PDF Huseth, A.S., Groves, R.L., Chapman, S.A. and Nault, B.A. 2015. Evaluation of diamide insecticides co-applied with other agrochemicals at various times to manage Ostrinia nubilalis in processing snap bean. Pest Mgmt. Sci. 71(12):1649-1656. doi:10.1002/ps.3973. PDF Huseth, A.S., Peterson, J.D., Poveda, K., Szendrei, Z., Nault, B.A., Kennedy, G.G. and Groves, R.L. 2015. Spatial and temporal potato intensification drives insecticide resistance in the specialist herbivore, Leptinotarsa decemlineata. PLoS ONE 10(6):1-17. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0127576. PDF


Huseth, A.S., Groves, R.L., Chapman, S.A., Alyokhin, A., Kuhar, T.P., McRae, I.V., Szendrei, Z. and Nault, B.A. 2014. Managing Colorado Potato Beetle Insecticide Resistance: New Tools and Strategies for the Next Decade of Pest Control in Potato. J. Integ. Pest Mgmt. 5(4): PDF Soto-Arias, J. P., Groves, R.L. and Barak, J.D. 2014. Transmission and Retention of Salmonella enterica by Phytophagous Hemipteran Insects. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 80(17):5447-5456. http://doi:10.1128/AEM.01444-14. PDF Nouri S., Arevalo, R., Falk, B.W., and Groves R.L. 2014. Genetic Structure and Molecular Variability of Cucumber mosaic virus isolates in the United States. PLoS ONE 9(5): e96582. http://doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0096582. PDF Huseth A.S. and Groves, R.L. 2014. Environmental Fate of Soil Applied Neonicotinoid Insecticides in an Irrigated Potato Agroecosystem. PLoS ONE 9(5): e97081. http://doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0097081. PDF Soto-Arias, J.P., Groves, R.L., Barak, J.D. 2014. Interaction of Phytophagous Insects with Salmonella enterica on Plants and Enhanced Persistence of the Pathogen with Macrosteles quadrilineatus Infestation or Frankliniella occidentalis Feeding. PLoS ONE, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0079404. PDF Huseth, A.S., Lindholm, J., Groves, C.L., and Groves, R.L. 2014. Variable concentration of soil-applied insecticides in potato over time: implications for management of Leptinotarsa decemlineata. Pest Mgmt. Sci. 70:1863-1871. PDF Damon, S.J., Groves, R.L. and Havey, M.J. 2014. Variation for epicuticular waxes on onion foliage and impacts on numbers of onion thrips. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci., 139(4):495–501. PDF


Huseth, A. S. and Groves, R. L. 2013. Effect of Insecticide Management History on Emergence Phenology and Neonicotinoid Resistance in Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) J. Econ. Entomol. 106:2267-2684. PDF Frost, K. E., Esker, P. D., Van Haren, R., Kotolski, L., Groves, R. L. 2013. Factors Influencing Aster Leafhopper (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) Abundance and Aster Yellows Phytoplasma Infectivity in Wisconsin Carrot Fields. Environ. Entomol. 42: 477-490. PDF Frost, K. E., Esker, P. D., Van Haren, R., Kotolski, L., Groves, R. L. 2013. Seasonal Patterns of Aster Leafhopper (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) Abundance and Aster Yellows Phytoplasma Infectivity in Wisconsin Carrot Fields. Environ. Entomol. 42:491-502. PDF Frost, K. E., Charkowski, A.O., Groves, R. L. 2013. Integrated Control of Potato Pathogens Through Seed Potato Certification and Provision of Clean Seed Potatoes. Plant Dis. 97:1268-1280. PDF Hagler, J.R., Blackmer, F., Krugner, R., Groves, R. L., Morse, J.G., and Johnson, M.W. 2013. Gut content examination of the citrus predator assemblage for the presence of Homalodisca vitripennis remains. Biocontrol 58:341-349. PDF Soto-Arias, J.P., Groves, R.L., Barak, J.D. 2013. Interaction of Phytophagous Insects with Salmonella enterica on Plants and Enhanced Persistence of the Pathogen with Macrosteles quadrilineatus Infestation or Frankliniella occidentalis Feeding. PLoS One, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0079404. PDF


Sisterson, M., K. Daane, C. Ledbetter, B. Higbee, J. Chen, and R.L. Groves.  2012.  Management of almond leaf scorch disease: long term data on yield, tree vitality, and disease progress.  Plant Dis. 96:1037-1044. PDF Lowenstein, D.M., A.S. Huseth, and R.L. Groves.  2012.  Response of wild bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila) to surrounding land cover in Wisconsin pickling cucumber. Environ. Entomol. 41(3):532-540. PDF Mueller, E.E., R.L. Groves, and C. Gratton.  2012.  Crop and non-crop plants as potential reservoir hosts for alfalfa mosaic virus and cucumber mosaic virus for spread to succulent snap bean, Phaseolus vulgaris.  Plant Dis. 96: 506-514. PDF Nouri, S., B.W. Falk, R.L. Groves.  2012.  A new satellite RNA is associated with natural infections of cucumber mosaic virus in succulent snap bean.  Arch. Virol. 157(2):375-377. PDF


Frost, K.E., D.K. Willis, and R.L. Groves.  2011.  Variation in aster yellows phytoplasma (Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris) titer in its insect vector, Macrosteles quadrilineatus.  J. Econ. Entomol.104:1800-1815. PDF Del Pilar Marquez-Villavicencio, M., R.L. Groves, and A.O. Charkowski.  2011.  Soft rot disease severity is affected by potato physiology and Pectobacterium taxa.  Plant Dis. 95: 232-241. PDF


Son, Y., R.L. Groves, K.M. Daane, D.J.W. Morgan, R. Krugner, and M.W. Johnson.  2010.  Estimation of feeding threshold for Homalodisca vitripennis (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) and its application to prediction of overwintering mortality.  Environ. Entomol. 39:1264-1275. PDF Sisterson, M.S., R.L. Groves, S.R. Thammiraju, K. Lynn-Patterson, and K.M. Daane.  2010.  Epidemiology of diseases caused by Xylella fastidiosa in California: evaluation of alfalfa as a source of vectors and inocula.  Plant Dis. 94:827-834. PDF Morsello, S.C., A.L.P. Beaudoin, R.L. Groves, B.A. Nault, and G.G. Kennedy. 2010. The influence of temperature and precipitation on spring dispersal of Frankliniella fusca changes as the season progresses. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 134:260-271. PDF


Son, Y., R.L. Groves, K.M. Daane, D.J.W. Morgan, M.W. Johnson. 2009. Influences of temperature on Homalodisca vitripennis (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) survival under various feeding conditions. Environ. Entomol. 38:1485-1495. PDF Ledbetter, C.A., J. Chen, S. Livingston, and R.L. Groves. 2009. Winter curing of Prunus dulcis cv ‘Butte,’ P. webbii and their interspecific hybrid in response to Xylella fastidiosa infections. Euphytica. 169:113-122. PDF Krugner, R., R.L. Groves, M.W. Johnson, A.P. Flores, J.R. Hagler, and J.G. Morse. 2009. Seasonal population dynamics of Homalodisca vitripennis (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) in sweet orange trees maintained under continuous deficit irrigation. J. Econ. Entomol. 102:960-973. PDF


Fournier, V., J. Hagler, K. Daane, J. de León, and R.L. Groves. 2008. Identifying the predator complex of Homalodisca vitripennis (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae): a comparative study of the efficacy of an ELISA and PCR gut content assay. Oecologia 157:629-640. PDF Nadel, H., R. Seligmann, M.W. Johnson, J.R., Hagler, D.C. Stenger, and R.L. Groves. 2008. Effects of citrus and avocado irrigation and nitrogen-form soil amendment on host selection by adult Homalodisca vitripennis (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae). Environ. Entomol. 37:787-795. PDF Cabrera-La Rosa, J.C., M.W. Johnson, E.L. Civerolo, J. Chen, and R.L. Groves. 2008. Seasonal population dynamics of Draeculacephala minerva (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) and transmission of Xylella fastidiosa. J. Econ. Entomol. 101:1105-1113. PDF Sisterson, M.S., R. Yacoub, G. Montez, E.E. Grafton-Cardwell, and R.L. Groves. 2008. Distribution and management of citrus in California: implications for management of glassy-winged sharpshooter. J. Econ. Entomol. 101:1041-1050. PDF Morsello, S.C., R.L. Groves, B.A. Nault, and G.G. Kennedy. 2008. Temperature and precipitation affect seasonal patterns of dispersing tobacco thrips, Frankliniella fusca, and onion thrips, Thrips tabaci (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) caught on sticky traps. Environ. Entomol. 37:79-86. PDF Sisterson, M.S., J.C. Chen, M.A. Viveros, E.L. Civerolo, C.G. Ledbetter, and R.L. Groves. 2008. Effects of almond leaf scorch disease on almond yield; implications for management. Plant Dis. 92:409-414. PDF


Fritschi, F.B., J.C. Cabrera-LaRosa, H. Lin, M.W. Johnson, and R.L. Groves. 2007. Behavioral traits of Homalodisca vitripennis (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadellidae) on four Vitis genotypes. Environ. Entomol. 36:926-937. PDF Kruegner, R. M.W. Johnson, R.L. Groves, and J.G. Morse. 2007. Host Specificity of Anagrus epos: A potential biological control agent of Homalodisca vitripennis. BioControl 53:439-449. PDF Chen, J., R.L. Groves, Y. Zheng, E. Civerolo, M. Viveros, and M. Freeman. 2007. Colony morphology of Xylella fastidiosa almond leaf scorch strains. Can. J. Plant Pathol. 29:225-231. PDF Chen, J., R.L. Groves, E. Civerolo, and S. Livingston. 2007. Surface motility of Xylella fastidiosa visualized by oblique illumination. Can J. Micro. 53:435-439. PDF


Fournier, V., J. Hagler, K. Daane, R. Groves, J. de Leon, H. Costa, and T. Henneberry. 2006. Development and application of a glassy-winged and smoke-tree sharpshooter egg-specific predator gut content ELISA. Biol. Control 37:108-118. PDF


Chen, J., R.L. Groves, E.L. Civerolo, M. Viveros, M. Freeman, and Y. Zheng. 2005. Two Xylella fastidiosa genotypes associated with almond leaf scorch disease on the same location in California. Phytopathol. 95:708-714. PDF Groves, R.L., J.C. Chen, E.L. Civerolo, M.W. Freeman, and M.A. Viveros. 2005. Spatial analysis of almond leaf scorch disease in the San Joaquin Valley of California: factors affecting pathogen distribution and spread. Plant Dis. 89:581-589. PDF


Nault, B. A., J. Speese III, D. Jolly, and R.L. Groves. 2003. Seasonal patterns of adult thrips dispersal and implications for management in eastern Virginia tomato fields. Crop Prot. 22:505-512. PDF Groves, R.L., J.F. Walgenbach, J.W. Moyer, and G.G. Kennedy. 2003. Seasonal dispersal patterns of Frankliniella fusca (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) and tomato spotted wilt virus occurrence in central and eastern North Carolina. J. Econ. Entomol. 96:1-11. PDF


Groves, R.L., J.F. Walgenbach, J.W. Moyer, and G.G. Kennedy. 2002. The role of weed hosts and tobacco thrips, Frankliniella fusca, in the epidemiology of tomato spotted wilt virus. Plant Dis. 86:573-582. PDF


Faircloth, J. C., J.R. Bradley, Jr., J.W. Van Duyn, and R.L. Groves. 2001. Reproductive success and damage potential of tobacco thrips and western flower thrips on cotton seedlings in a greenhouse environment. J. Agric. Urban Entomol. 18:179-185. PDF Groves, R.L., J.F. Walgenbach, J.W. Moyer, and G.G. Kennedy 2001. Overwintering of Frankliniella fusca Hinds (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on winter annual weeds infected with tomato spotted wilt virus and patterns of movement of TSWV into susceptible hosts. Phytopathol. 91:891-899. PDF Groves, R.L., C.E. Sorenson, J.F. Walgenbach, and G.G. Kennedy. 2001. Effects of imidacloprid on transmission of tomato spotted wilt tospovirus to pepper, tomato and tobacco by Frankliniella fusca Hinds (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Crop Prot. 20:439-445. PDF
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