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Stinkbugs 
Insects are among the greatest threats to agriculture. Tennessee farmers have seen some pests disappear, but in the process, new ones emerged, and they are attacking fields.


 

Recent Publications

European Corn Borer.  Hale, F. A., G. Phillips, R. Pivar, and J. F. Grant.  2016.  University of Tennessee Extension Publication, In Press.

Cry1F resistance among lepidopteran pests: a model for improved resistance management?.  Velez, A., N. Vellichirammal, J. L. Jurat-Fuentes, and B. Siegfried.  2016.  Current Opinion in Insect Science, Volume 15, 1 June 2016, Pages 116-124.

Identification of a New cry1I-Type Gene as a Candidate for Gene Pyramiding in Corn To Control Ostrinia Species Larvae Zhao, C., J. Jurat-Fuentes, H. Abdelgaffar, H. Pan, F. Song, and J. Zhang.  2015.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol. 81 (11): 3699-3705.

Southwestern Corn Borer Flight Kicking Off Stewart, S. D.  2014.  Midamerica Farmer Grower.

Injury and Interplant Compensation for Southwestern Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) Infestations in Field Corn.  Steckel, S. J., and S. D. Stewart.  2013.  Journal of Economic Entomology, 106 (2): 816-822.

Scouting For Southwestern Corn Borers.  Stewart, S. D.  2012.  MidAmerica Farmer Grower, Issue 22.

Corn Insects - Southwestern corn borer Stewart, S. D., A. Thompson McClure, and C. R. Patrick.  2008.  University Tennessee Extension, W196, 3 pp. .

Corn Insects - European corn borer Stewart, S. D., A. Thompson McClure, and C. R. Patrick.  2008.  University Tennessee Extension, W195, 2 pp. .