Morphology Research

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Recent Publications

Molecular Phylogenetics and Piercer Evolution in the Bug-Killing Flies (Diptera: Tachinidae: Phasiinae) Blaschke, J. D., J. O. Stireman, P. Cerretti, J. E. O'Hara, and J. K. Moulton.  2018.  Systematic Entomology, 43, 218238. [Abstract]

Development and Phenotypic Screening of an Ethyl Methane Sulfonate Mutant Population in Soybean Espina, M. J., C. M. Sabbir Ahmed, A. Bemardini, E. Adeleke, Z. Yadegari, P. Arelli, V. R. Pantalone, and A. Taheri.  2018.  Frontiers in Plant Science. [Abstract]

Polymer Morphology of Lignin in Carbon Fiber Precursors from Hardwood and Herbaceous Feedstocks.  Garcia-Negron, V., O. Hosseinaei, V. Pingali, D. Keffer, S. C. Chmely, and D. P. Harper.  2018.  255th National Meeting and Exposition of the American-Chemical-Society (ACS) - Nexus of Food, Energy, New Orleans, LA, March 18-22, 2018.

Influence of blue/red vs. white LED light treatments on biomass, shoot morphology, and quality parameters of hydroponically grown kale.  Metallo, R, D. A. Kopsell, C. E. Sams, and N. R. Bumgarner.  2018.  Scientia Horticulturae 235: 189-197.

Revision of the western Nearctic Androprosopa (Diptera: Thaumaleidae) and descriptions of three new species Pivar, R. J., J. K. Moulton, and B. J. Sinclair.  2018.  Insect Systematics and Evolution. [Abstract]

Molecular phylogeny and evolution of world Tachinidae (Diptera).  Stireman, J. O., P. Cerretti, J. E. O'Hara, J. D. Blaschke, and J. K. Moulton.  2018.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. [Abstract]

Effect of Nanocellulose on the Morphology of Melamine-Urea-Formaldehyde Resin Microcapsules.  Han, S., S. Lyu, S. Wang, and F. Fu.  2017.  The 1st International Symposium on Nanocellulosic Materials, May 29-22, 2017, Hangzhou, China.

Populus trichocarpa encodes small, effector-like secreted proteins that are highly induced during mutualistic symbiosis X. Yang, P. Ranjan, et al.  2017.  Scientific Reports, volume 7, Article number: 382 (2017). [Abstract]

The evolution of reproductive strategies in tachinid parasitoids Cerretti, P., J. E. O'Hara, J. K. Moulton, J. Blaschke, and J. Stireman.  2016.  Proceedings: The XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL, September 25-30. [Abstract]

Coronostoma claireae n. sp. (Rhabditida: Oxyuridomorpha: Coronostomatidae) from Narceus gordanus (Chamberlain, 1943) (Diplopoda: Spirobolida) in Ocala National Forest, Florida.  Phillips, G. J., E. C. Bernard, R. J. Pivar, J. K. Moulton, and R. M. Shelley.  2016.  Journal of Nematology, 48(3): 159-169. [Abstract]

A cyst nematode effector binds to diverse plant proteins, increases nematode susceptibility and affects root morphology.  Pogorelko, G., P. S. Juvale, W. S. Rutter, T. Hewezi, R. S. Hussey, E. L. Davis, M. G. Mitchum, and T. J. Baum.  2016.  Molecular Plant Pathology, 17: 832-844.

Unravelling the phylogeny of the lower Cyclorrhapha using morphology, Sanger sequencing, and anchored phylogenetic data.  Skevington, J., J. Cumming, B. Sinclair, B. Wiegmann, S. Kelso, J. K. Moulton, B. Cassel, E. Lemmon, and A. Lemmon.  2016.  Proceedings: The XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL, September 25-30.