Browsing Entomology Student Research, Publications, and Undergraduate Research Symposium by Title

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  • Yeoman, Hannah; Marshall, Jeremy
    Being raised in a group or solitary can affect behavior of an animal. In this experiment, I am working with the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. I am studying whether the way the beetles are raised affects their ...
  • Huang, Joey; Marshall, Jeremy L. (2017-12-7)
    Body size plays a critical role in animal survival. In fact, Bergmann's Rule states that larger animals should be more successful in colder environments (McNab 1971), although this may not be the case for ectotherms like ...
  • Gray, Ieasha; Johnson, Carissa; Marshall, Jeremy
    Cooperation is an important behavior because it can affect all aspects of life (Sandholm and Crites 1996; Kagel and McGee 2016; Cohen etal. 1999). The Prisonor’s Dilemma is a classic game theory game of cooperation (Falk ...
  • Meyers, Olivia; Marshall, Jeremy (2018-12-14)
    The red flour beetle, or Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae), is a worldwide pest of stored products, particularlyfeed grains (Baldwin and Faluso 2006). It's tiny body and agile legs allow this beetle to get ...
  • Sharp, Haelea; Marshall, Jeremy (2018-12-14)
    We studied the behavioral patterns of Red Flour Beetles. They are a common pest of stored grain products. This experiment tested the grouping behavior of two strains of Red Flour Beetle to see if observed grouping behavior ...
  • Bhagat, Mira; Marshall, Jeremy (2018-12-14)
    Aggregations of insects can often cause problems because they consume large amounts of resources. Species like the Red Flour Beetle are particularly damaging because they can invade locations where humans store food (Lles ...
  • Jimenez, Bricelis; Marshall, Jeremy (2018-12-14)
    Although others may see beetles as pests, entomologists would say otherwise. These critters vary in sizes and can be found almost anywhere! Interaction amongst humans and animals within an environment can be pretty similar ...
  • Milholm, Matthew; Park, Yoonseong (2017-12-7)
    We found that a transgenic line of Tribolium castaneum, previously characterized for the expression of green fluorescent protein (GFP) in the oenocyte (OE strain), shows unusual genetics based on the GFP expression patterns. ...
  • McDowell, Connie; Scully, Erin (2017-12-7)
    I studied the greenbug aphid (Shizaphis graminum), which has been recognized as a pest of grain crops and grasses for over 150 years and was first reported in North America in 1882 (University of Florida, Featured Creatures). ...
  • Maiden, Amy; Marshall, Jeremy L. (2017-12-7)
    Many people believe that the only method of cooling down their horse is to walk them, and sometimes for long amounts of time depending on the work and length of work the horse was used for. Brushing a horse’s coat mimics ...
  • Cornwell, Kinzley; Marshall, Jeremy (2018-12-14)
    We studied the link between genetic and environmental factors affecting the behaviors of Red Flour Beetles. The research conducted was important because Red Flour Beetles are considered a damaging pest to the agricultural ...
  • Henery, Caroline; Marshall, Jeremy (2018-12-14)
    In this research project I studied how the Red Flour Beetle grouped over a 10 day time period with two different strains of the Beetle. One strain was the Canadian Red Flour Beetle and the other was the Manhattan, KS Red ...
  • Arnold, Shara; Huston, Miranda; Gordon, Haley; Marshall, Jeremy (2018-12-14)
    Living in a group can potentially put stress on an animal. This is particularly true for species like Hippodamia convergens, the convergent lady beetle, the larvae of which will cannibalize each other when food sources are ...
  • Hall, Brandon; Marshall, Jeremy
    Competition for space, resources, and mates plays an important role in the survivorship of many organisms (Sbilordo et al. 2011). Understanding how competition affects a population is a crucial component in ensuring the ...
  • Fergurson, Anna; Maldonado-Ruiz, Paulina; Zurek, Ludek (2017-12-7)
    Ticks are obligate blood feeding ectoparasites and vectors of several animal and human pathogens (Williams-Newkirk et al., 2014). Ticks not only carry pathogens but also a bacterial community with commensal and symbiotic ...
  • Priest, Aleece; Choo, Hannah; Ruberson, John R. (2018-12-14)
    Biodiversity is an important indicator of environmental health. Insects are very interconnected ecologically, very adaptable, and highly diverse, making them excellent indicators for environmental health. Human interference ...
  • Choo, Hannah; Priest, Aleece; Ruberson, John R. (2018-12-14)
    Biodiversity is an important indicator of environmental health. Insects are very interconnected ecologically, very adaptable, and highly diverse, making them excellent indicators for environmental health. Human interference ...
  • Ast, Savannah; Ewing, Robert; Whitworth, Jeff (2017-12-7)
    The brown recluse spider (BRS), Loxosceles reclusa (Gertsch & Mulaik) is a serious pest and not easily eradicated by chemical means (Sandidge & Hopwood, 2005). Common folklore has long indicated that Maclura pomifera (hedge ...
  • Hamblin, Matt; Phillips, Thomas W.
    Red flour beetles are a serious pest to stored grain crops (United States 2015). Many different studies have been and are currently being done to find new anti-feedant deterrents to keep these beetles from infesting or ...
  • 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 ...

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