Entomology Student Research, Publications, and Undergraduate Research Symposium

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Entomology Student Research, Publications, and Undergraduate Research Symposium

 

This collection contains undergraduate research papers, presentations and projects by students in the Department of Entomology. The represented works reflect reviewed quality research in the field of Entomology.

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  • Lester, Alec; Rains, Larry; Dille, J. Anita (2018-12-14)
    Horseweed has documented resistance to EPSPS inhibitors, PSII inhibitors, ALS inhibitors, and PSI inhibitor (Heap, 2018). Glyphosate resistant horseweed moves the herbicide into a vacuole preventing the herbicide from ...
  • Idell, Amanda; Gerken, Alison (2018-12-14)
    Plodia interpunctella, commonly known as the Indianmeal moth, is a pyralid moth that is a pest of stored food products (Mohandrass, 2007). While there are many known factors that influence oviposition, like food odor and ...
  • Curtright, Taylor; Campbell, James (2018-12-14)
    The red flour beetle [Tribolium castaneum] and the confused flour beetle [Tribolium confusum] are very important flour pest. We tested if the red flour beetle can discriminate between flour infested by the same species or ...
  • McKenzie, Taylor; Vanderree, Tessa; Maldonado-Ruiz, Paulina; Park, Yoonseong; Zurek, Ludek (2018-12-14)
    Ticks are obligate blood feeding ectoparasites and vectors of several mammalian pathogens (Williams-Newkirk et al, 2014). In addition to pathogens they also carry a bacterial community with commensal and symbiotic relationships ...
  • Arnsperger, Alyssa; Fatehi, Soheila; Park, Yoonseong (2018-12-14)
    Ticks are obligatory ectoparasites of many vertebrate hosts including human. Osmoregulatory functions of ticks are crucial for the survival, especially, in the off-host ticks in arid area. We found that injection of water ...

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