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2006 Publications

Boyko, E. V., C. M. Smith, T. Vankatappa, J. Bruno, Y. Deng, S. R. Starkey, and D. Klaahsen. 2006. The molecular basis of plant gene expression during aphid invasion: wheat Pto- and Pti-like sequences modulate aphid-wheat interaction. Journal of Economic Entomology Volume 99 (4) 2006 pages 1430-1445.

Carbone, M.A., K.W. Jordan, R.F. Lyman, S.T. Harbison, J. Leips, T.J. Morgan, M. DeLuca, P. Awadalla, and T.F.C. Mackay. 2006.  Phenotypic variation and natural selection at Catsup, a pleiotropic quantitative trait gene in Drosophila. Current Biology Volume 16 2006 pages 912-919

Das, S., P., S.M. Welch, M. Gui, M. Cochran, A. Wareing, B. Babin. 2006. Adding local search to particle swarm optimization. Proceedings, World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 16-21, 2006, pp. 70-77.

Garrett, K. A., S. H. Hulbert, J. E. Leach, and S. E. Travers. 2006.  Ecological genomics and epidemiology. European Journal of Plant Pathology 115: 35-51.

Garrett, K.A., S. P. Dendy, E. E. Frank, M. N. Rouse, and S. E. Travers.  2006.  Climate change effects on plant disease: Genomes to ecosystems. Annual Review of Phytopathology 44: 489-509.

Jones, K.L., Todd, T.C., and Herman, M.A. 2006. Development of taxon-specific markers for high-throughput screening of microbial-feeding nematodes. Molecular Ecology Notes 6: 712-714.

Jones, K.L., Todd, T.C., Coolon, J.D., Blair, J. M., and Herman, M.A. 2006. Molecular approach for assessing responses of microbial-feeding nematodes to burning and chronic nitrogen enrichment in a native grassland. Molecular Ecology, 152601-2609.

Konakandla, B, Y. Park and D.C. Margolies.  2006.  Whole gene amplification of Chelix-extracted DNA from a single mite: A method for studying genetics of the predatory mite Phytoseiulus persimilis.  Exp. Appl. Acarol. 40: 241-247.

Morgan, T.J. and T.F.C. Mackay. 2006.  Quantitative trait loci for thermotolerance phenotypes in Drosophila melanogaster.  Heredity Volume 96 2006 pages 232-242.

Nachappa, P., D.C. Margolies, and J.R. Nechols. 2006.  Resource-dependent giving-up time of the predatory mite, Phytoseiulus persimilis. Journal of Insect Behavior. Volume 19 pages 741-752.

Nachappa, P., D.C. Margolies, J.R. Nechols and T. Loughin. 2006. Phytoseiulus persimilis response to herbivore-induced plant volatiles as a function of mite-days.  Experimental and Applied Acarology 40:231-239.

Rollmann, S.M., M.M. Magwire, T.J. Morgan, E.D. Ozsoy, A. Yamamoto, T.F.C. Mackay, and R.R.H. Anholt. 2006.  Pleiotropic fitness effects of the Tre1/Gr5a region in Drosophila.  Nature Genetics.  Vol 38 pages 824-829.

Tolmay, V., F. du Toit, and C. M. Smith.  2006.  Registration of Russian wheat aphid resistant near isogenic lines developed in South Africa.  Crop Sciences. 46:478-480.

Ungerer, M.C., S. Strakosh, and Y. Zhen. 2006. Genome expansion in three hybrid sunflower species is associated with retrotransposon proliferation.  Current Biology Volume 16: pages 872 - 873.

Voothuluru, P., L. Zhu, C. Khajuria, J. Lewis, J. Meng, C. M. Smith, G. E. Wilde and C. A. Baker. 2006. Categories and inheritance of resistance in wheat Cereal Introduction 2401 to Russian wheat aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) biotypes 1 and 2. Journal Economic Entomology Volume 99 (5) pages 1854-61.

Weinig, C, Brock MT, Dechaine JA, Welch SM.  2006.  Resolving the genetic basis of invasiveness and predicting invasions.  Genetica.  DOI 10.1007/s10709-006-9015-7.

Wilson, R.H., T.J. Morgan, and T.F.C. Mackay. 2006.  High resolution mapping of quantitative trait loci affecting increased life span in Drosophila melanogaster.  Genetics Volume 173 pages 1455-1463.