Publications

Peer-reviewed

2016

Smith, E. A., E. J. Shields, and B. A. Nault. Onion thrips colonization of onion fields bordering crop and non-crop habitats in muck cropping systems.  J. Appl. Entomol. (in press 10/18/2016).

Jacobson, A. L., B. A. Nault, E. L. Vargo, and G. G. Kennedy.  2016.  Restricted gene flow among lineages of Thrips tabaci supports genetic divergence among cryptic species groups.  PloS ONE 11(9):e0163882. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0163882

Schmidt-Jeffris, R., and B. A. Nault. 2016. Anthranilic diamide insecticides delivered via multiple approaches to control vegetable pests: a case study in snap bean. J. Econ. Entomol. DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jee/tow219.

Smith, E. A., E. J. Shields, and B. A. Nault.  2016. Impact of abiotic factors on onion thrips (Thysanoptera:  Thripidae) aerial dispersal in an onion ecosystem.  Environ. Entomol. 45(5): 1115- 1122. [PDF]

Schmidt-Jeffris, R., A. S. Huseth, and B. A. Nault.  2016. EstimatingE-race European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) adult activity in snap bean fields based on corn planting intensity and their activity in corn in New York agroecosystems. J. Econ. Entomol. 109(5): 2210-2214. [PDF]

Olmstead, D., B. A. Nault, and A. M. Shelton.  2016. Biology, ecology and evolving management of Helicoverpa zea (Boddie) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in sweet corn in the United States. J. Econ. Entomol. 109(4): 1667-1676. [PDF]

Nault, B. A., and A. S. Huseth.  2016. Evaluating an action-threshold based insecticide program on onion cultivars varying in resistance to onion thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 109(4): 1772-1778. [PDF]

2015

Huseth, A. S., J. D. Petersen, K. Poveda, Z. Szendrei, B. A. Nault, G. G. Kennedy, and R. L. Groves.  2015. Spatial and temporal potato intensification drives insecticide resistance in the specialist herbivore, Leptinotarsa decemlineata.  PLoS One. 10(6): e0127576. [PDF]

Gill, H. K., H. Garg, A. K. Gill, J. L. Gillett-Kaufman, and B. A. Nault.  2015. Onion thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) biology, ecology, and management in onion production systems.  J. Integ. Pest Mngmt. 6(1): 6; DOI: 10.1093/jipm/pmv006. [PDF]

Smith, E. A., M. Fuchs, E. Shields, and B. A. Nault.  2015. Long-distance dispersal potential for onion thrips (Thysanoptera:  Thripidae) and Iris yellow spot virus (Bunyaviridae:  Tospovirus) in an onion ecosystem.  Environ. Entomol. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvv072. [PDF]

Huseth, A. S., R. L. Groves, S. Chapman, and B. A. Nault.  2015. Evaluation of diamide insecticides co-applied with other agrochemicals at various times to manage Ostrinia nubilalis in processing snap bean.  Pest Manag. Sci.  doi: 10.1002/ps.3973. [PDF]

2014

Schwartz, H. F., D. Alston, J. Alwang, M. Bartolo, T. Blunt, C. O. Boateng, B. Bunn, C. S. Cramer, W. Cranshaw, J. Davidson, M. Derie, J. Doran, K. Douce, D. Drost, L. J. du Toit, J. Gao, T. Gourd, B. Gugino, B. Hammon, J. Hardin, M. Hausbeck, G. Jibilian, J. Lafferty, J. LaForest, M. S. McMillan, S. K. Mohan, J. Morrice, B. A. Nault, C. Nischwitz, G. Norton, K. Otto, H. R. Pappu, M. Petersen, R. Sampangi, B. Schroeder, W. Secor, S. Szostek, N. Tisserat, M. E. Uchanski, J. VanKirk, T. Waters, P. Wiriyajitsomboon, and C. Wohleb. 2014. Onion ipmPIPE: A Coordinated Effort to Improve the Management of Onion Thrips and Iris yellow spot virus for the U.S. Onion Industry.  Plant Health Progress 15(4): 172-183. [PDF]

Huseth, A. S., R. L. Groves, S. A. Chapman, A. Alyokhin, T. P. Kuhar, I. V. MacRae, Z. Szendrei, and B. A. Nault.  2014.  Managing Colorado potato beetle resistance:  new tools and strategies for the next decade of pest control in potato.  J. Integ. Pest Mngmt.  5(4): http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/IPM14009. [PDF]

Fok, E. J., J. D. Petersen, and B. A. Nault.  2014.  Relationships between insect predator populations and their prey, Thrips tabaci, in onion fields grown in large-scale and small-scale cropping systems.  BioControl  59: 739-748. [PDF]

Nault, B. A., W. C. Kain, and P. Wang.  2014.  Seasonal changes in Thrips tabaci population structure in two cultivated hosts.  PloS ONE 9(7): e101791. [PDF]

Petersen, J. D., and B. A. Nault.  2014.  Landscape diversity moderates the effects of bee visitation frequency to flowers on crop production.  J. Appl. Ecol.  51: 1347-1356. [PDF]

Petersen, J. D., A. S. Huseth, and B. A. Nault.  2014.  Evaluating pollination deficits in pumpkin production in New York.  Environ. Entomol.  43(5): 1247-1253. [PDF]

Bachmann, A. C., B. A. Nault and S. J. Fleischer. 2014.  Alate aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) species composition and richness in northeastern USA snap beans and an update to historical lists.  Florida Entomol. 97(3): 979-994. [PDF]

2013

Petersen, J. D., S. Reiners and B. A. Nault. 2013. Pollination services provided by bees in pumpkin fields supplemented with either Apis mellifera or Bombus impatiens or not supplemented. PLoS ONE 8(7): e69819. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0069819. [PDF]

Garibaldi, L.A., I. Steffan-Dewenter, R. Winfree, M.A. Aizen, R. Bommarco, S.A. Cunningham, C. Kremen, L.G. Carvalheiro, L.D. Harder, O. Afik, I. Bartomeus, F. Benjamin, V. Boreux, D. Cariveau, N.P. Chacoff, J.H. Dudenhöffer, B.M. Freitas, J. Ghazoul, S. Greenleaf, J. Hipólito, A. Holzschuh, B. Howlett, R. Isaacs, S.K. Javorek, C.M. Kennedy, K. Krewenka, S. Krishnan, Y. Mandelik, M.M. Mayfield, I. Motzke, T. Munyuli, B.A. Nault, M. Otieno, J. Petersen, G. Pisanty, S.G. Potts, R. Rader, T.H. Ricketts, M. Rundlöf, C.L. Seymour, C. Schüepp, H. Szentgyörgyi, H. Taki, T. Tscharntke, C.H. Vergara, B.F. Viana, T.C. Wanger, C. Westphal, N. Williams, A.M. Klein. 2013. Wild pollinators enhance fruit set of crops regardless of honey-bee abundance. Science. 339: 1608-1611. [PDF]

Nault, B. A., C. Hsu and C. Hoepting. 2013. Consequences of co-applying insecticides and fungicides for managing Thrips tabaci (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on onion. Pest Management Science. 69: 841-849. [PDF]

2012

Smith, E. A., A. DiTommaso, M. Fuchs, A. M. Shelton and B. A. Nault. 2012. Abundance of weed hosts as potential sources of onion and potato viruses in western New York. Crop Protection 37: 91-96. [PDF]

Diaz-Montano, J., J. Fail, M. Deutschlander, B. A. Nault and A. M. Shelton. 2012. Characterization of resistance, evaluation of the attractiveness of plant odors, and effect of leaf color on different onion cultivars to onion thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 105(2): 632-641. [PDF]

Diaz-Montano, J., M. Fuchs, B. A. Nault and A. M. Shelton. 2012. Resistance to onion thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in onion cultivars does not prevent infection by Iris yellow spot virus following vector-mediated transmission. Florida Entomol. 95(1): 156-161. [PDF]

2011

Nault, B. A., B. P. Werling, R. W. Straub and J. P. Nyrop. 2011. Delaying onion planting to control onion maggot (Diptera: Anthomyiidae): Efficacy and underlying mechanisms. J. Econ. Entomol. 104(5): 1622-1632. [PDF]

Artz, D. R., and B. A. Nault. 2011. Performance of Apis mellifera, Bombus impatiens, and Peponapis pruinosa as pollinators of pumpkin. J. Econ. Entomol. 104(4): 1153-1161. [PDF]

Artz, D. R., C. L. Hsu, and B. A. Nault. 2011. Influence of honey bee, Apis mellifera, hives and field size on foraging activity of native bee species in pumpkin fields. Environ. Entomol. 40(5): 1144-1158. [PDF]

Hsu, C., C. A. Hoepting, M. Fuchs, E. Smith and B. A. Nault. 2011. Sources of Iris yellow spot virus in New York. Plant Disease 95: 735-743. [PDF]

Diaz-Montano, J., M. Fuchs, B. A. Nault, J. Fail and A. M. Shelton. 2011. Onion thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae): A global pest of increasing concern in onion. J. Econ. Entomol. 104(1): 1-13. [PDF]

Smith, E. A., A. DiTommaso, M. Fuchs, A. M. Shelton and B. A. Nault. 2011. Weed hosts for onion thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) and their potential role in the epidemiology of Iris yellow spot virus in an onion ecosystem. Environ. Entomol. 40(2): 194-203. [PDF]

2010

Nault, B. A. and A. M. Shelton. 2010. Impact of insecticide efficacy on developing action thresholds for pest management: A case study of onion thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on onion. J. Econ. Entomol. 103(4): 1315-1326. [PDF]

Diaz-Montano, J., M. Fuchs, B. A. Nault and A. M. Shelton. 2010. Evaluation of onion cultivars for resistance to onion thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) and Iris yellow spot virus. J. Econ. Entomol. 103(3): 925-937. [PDF]

Hsu, C., C. A. Hoepting, M. Fuchs, A. M. Shelton and B. A. Nault. 2010. Temporal dynamics of Iris yellow spot virus and its vector, Thrips tabaci (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), in seeded and transplanted onion fields. Environ. Entomol. 39(2): 266-277. [PDF]

Morsello, S. C., A. L. P. Beaudoin, R. L. Groves, B. A. Nault and G. G. Kennedy. 2010. The influence of temperature and precipitation on spring dispersal of Frankliniella fusca (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) changes as the season progresses. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 134: 260-271. [PDF]

2009

Boutard-Hunt, C., C. D. Smart, J. Thaler and B. A. Nault. 2009. Impact of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria and natural enemies on Myzus persicae infestations in pepper. J. Econ. Entomol. 102(6): 2183-2191. [PDF]

Nault, B. A., D. A. Shah, K. E. Straight, A. C. Bachmann, W. M. Sackett, H. R. Dillard, S. J. Fleischer and F. E. Gildow. 2009. Modeling temporal trends in aphid vector dispersal and Cucumber mosaic virus epidemics in snap bean. Environ. Entomol. 38(5): 1347-1359. [PDF]

2008

Gildow, F. E., D. A. Shah, W. M. Sackett, T. Butzler, B. A. Nault, and S. J. Fleischer. 2008. Transmission efficiency of Cucumber mosaic virus by aphids associated with virus epidemics in snap bean. Phytopathology 98: 1233-1241. [PDF]

Larentzaki, E., J. Plate, B. A. Nault and A. M. Shelton. 2008. Impact of straw mulch on populations of onion thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in onion. J. Econ. Entomol. 101(4): 1317-1324. [PDF]

Taylor, A. G., C. A. Hoepting, B. A. Nault, J. W. Lorbeer and M. R. McDonald. 2008. Onion seed treatment and coating technologies. Acta Horticulturae 782: 129-134.

Morsello, S. C., R. L. Groves, B. A. Nault and G. G. Kennedy. 2008. Temperature and precipitation affect seasonal patterns of dispersing tobacco thrips, Frankliniella fusca, and onion thrips, Thrips tabaci (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) caught on sticky traps. Environ. Entomol. 31(1): 79-86. [PDF]

Herman, M. A. B., B. A. Nault and C. D. Smart. 2008. Effects of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria on bell pepper production and green peach aphid infestations in New York. Crop Protection 27: 996-1002. [PDF]

2007

Larentzaki, E., A. M. Shelton, F. R. Musser, B. A. Nault and J. Plate. 2007. Overwintering locations and hosts for onion thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in the onion cropping ecosystem in New York. J. Econ. Entomol. 100(4): 1194-1200. [PDF]

2006

Nault, B. A., A. M. Shelton, J. L. Gangloff-Kaufmann, M. E. Clark, J. L. Werren, J. C. Cabrera-LaRosa and G. G. Kennedy. 2006. Reproductive modes in onion thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) populations from New York onion fields. Environ. Entomol. 35(5): 1264-1271. [PDF]

Shelton, A. M., J. –Z. Zhao, B. A. Nault, J. Plate, F.R. Musser and E. Larentzaki. 2006. Patterns of insecticide resistance in onion thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in onion fields in New York. J. Econ. Entomol. 99(5): 1798-1804. [PDF]

Nault, B. A., J. –Z. Zhao, R. W. Straub, J. P. Nyrop and M. L. Hessney. 2006. Onion maggot (Diptera: Anthomyiidae) resistance to chlorpyrifos in New York onion fields. J. Econ. Entomol. 99(4): 1375-1380. [PDF]

Badenes-Perez, F. R., B.A. Nault and A.M. Shelton. 2006. Dynamics of diamondback moth (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) oviposition in the presence of a highly preferred non-suitable host. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. (in press). [PDF]

Kuhar, T. P., B. A. Nault, E. M. Hitchner and J. Speese III. 2006. Evaluation of action threshold-based insecticide spray programs for tomato fruitworm management in fresh-market tomatoes in Virginia. Crop Protection. 25: 604-612. [PDF]

Shah, D., H. Dillard, S. Mazumdar-Leighton, D. Gonsalves and B.A. Nault. 2006. Incidence, spatial patterns and associations among viruses in snap bean and alfalfa in New York. Plant Disease. 90: 203-210. [PDF]

Werling, B. P., J. P. Nyrop and B. A. Nault. 2006. Spatial and temporal patterns of onion maggot adult activity and oviposition within onion fields that vary in bordering habitat. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 118: 49-59. [PDF]

Nault, B. A., R. W. Straub and A. G. Taylor. 2006. Performance of novel insecticide seed treatments for managing onion maggot (Diptera: Anthoymiidae) in onion fields. Crop Protection 25(1): 58-65. [PDF]

2005

Shah, D. A., H. R. Dillard and B. A. Nault. 2005. Sampling for the incidence of aphid-transmitted viruses in snap bean. Phytopathology 95: 1405-1411. [PDF]

Musser, F. M., B. A. Nault, J. P. Nyrop and A. M. Shelton. 2005. The impact of a glossy collard trap crop on adult movement, oviposition and larval survival of diamondback moth (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae). Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 117: 71-81. [PDF]

Badenes-Perez, F., A. M. Shelton and B. A. Nault. 2005. Using yellow rocket as a trap crop for diamondback moth (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 98(3): 884-890.

Badenes-Perez, F., B. A. Nault, and A. M. Shelton. 2005. Manipulating the attractiveness and suitability of hosts for diamondback moth (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 98(3): 836-844. [PDF]

Speese, J., III, T. P. Kuhar, A. D. Bratsch, B. A. Nault, V. M. Barlow, R. J. Cordero, Z.-X. Shen. 2005. Efficacy and economics of fresh-market Bt transgenic sweet corn in Virginia. Crop Protection 24: 57-64. [PDF]

2004

Nault, B. A., D. A. Shah, H. R. Dillard and A. C. McFaul. 2004. Seasonal and spatial dynamics of alate aphid dispersal in snap bean fields in proximity to alfalfa and implications for virus management. Environ. Entomol. 33(6): 1593-1601. [PDF]

Badenes-Perez, F. R., A. M. Shelton and B. A. Nault. 2004. Evaluating potential trap crops for diamondback moth (L.), Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 97(4): 1365-1372. [PDF]

Shelton, A. M. and B. A. Nault. 2004. Dead-end trap cropping: a technique to improve management of the diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae). Crop Protection 23(6): 497-503. [PDF]

Nault, B. A., A. G. Taylor, M. Urwiler, T. Rabaey and W. D. Hutchison. 2004. Neonicotinoid seed treatments for managing potato leafhopper infestations in snap bean. Crop Protection 23(1): 147-154. [PDF]

Taylor, A., D. H. Paine, N. Suzuki, B. A. Nault and A. McFaul. 2004. Coating technologies for seed treatment applications. Acta Horticulturae 631: 49-54. [PDF]

McDonald, S. A., S. A. Tolin and B. A. Nault. 2004. Efficacy of Stylet-Oil® in suppressing spread of TEV infections in a Scotch bonnet pepper (Capsicum chinense Jacquin) field in Jamaica. Trop. Agric. (Trinidad) 81(1): 54-60. [PDF]

2003

Shelton, A. M., B. A. Nault, J. Plate and J. –Z. Zhao. 2003. Regional and temporal variation in susceptibility to lambda-cyhalothrin in onion thrips, Thrips tabaci (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), in onion fields in New York. J. Econ. Entomol. 96(6): 1843-1848. [PDF]

McDonald, S. A., S. E. Halbert, S. A. Tolin and B. A. Nault. 2003. Seasonal abundance and diversity of aphids (Homoptera: Aphididae) in a pepper production region in Jamaica. Environ. Entomol. 32(3): 499-509. [PDF]

Johnson, A. A. T., B. A. Nault and R. E. Veilleux. 2003. Transmission of a Bacillus thuringiensis cry3Aa transgene from diploid to tetraploid potato using 4x-2x hybridization: effect of ploidy increase on transgene expression and implications for TPS hybrid production. Plant Breeding. 122: 223-228. [PDF]

Nault, B. A. and G. G. Kennedy. 2003. Establishment of multicolored Asian lady beetle in Eastern North Carolina: Seasonal abundance and crop exploitation within an agricultural landscape. BioControl 48: 363-378. [PDF]

Nault, B. A., J. Speese III, D. Jolly and R. L. Groves. 2003. Seasonal patterns of adult thrips dispersal and implication for management in eastern Virginia tomato fields. Crop Protection 22: 505-512. [PDF]

McDonald, S. A., S. A. Tolin and B. A. Nault. 2003. Effects of timing of TEV infections on growth, yield, and quality of hot pepper (Capsicum chinense Jacquin) fruits in Jamaica. Trop. Agric. (Trinidad) 80(4): 252-257.

2002

Nault, B. A. and J. Speese III. 2002. Major insect pests and economics of fresh-market tomato in eastern Virginia. Crop Protection 21(5): 359-366. [PDF]

2001

Nault, B. A. 2001. Survival and fecundity of Bt-susceptible Colorado potato beetle adults after consumption of transgenic potato containing the Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. tenebrionis Cry3A toxin. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 101: 265-272. [PDF]

Nault, B. A., J. Speese III, G. Kennedy, J. Linduska and G. Dively. 2001. Response of potato tuber yield to stem injury by European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in the Mid-Atlantic United States. J. Econ. Entomol. 94(5): 1162-1169. [PDF]

2000

Nault, B. A., and G. G. Kennedy. 2000. Influence of foliar-applied Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. tenebrionis and an early potato harvest on abundance and overwinter survival of Colorado potato beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in North Carolina. J. Econ. Entomol. 92(5): 1165-1171. [PDF]

Nault, B. A., S. D. Costa and G. G. Kennedy. 2000. Colorado potato beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) feeding, development and survival to adulthood after continuous exposure to Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. tenebrionis -treated potato foliage from the field. J. Econ. Entomol. 93(1): 149-156. [PDF]

Nault, B. A., and G. G. Kennedy. 2000. Seasonal changes in habitat preference by Coleomegilla maculata: implications for Colorado potato beetle management in potato. Biological Control. 17: 164-173. [PDF]

Nault, B. A. and J. Speese III. 2000. Managing the Colorado potato beetle (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) and European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) with Bacillus thuringiensis. J. Entomol. Sci. 35(4): 373-384. [PDF]

1990s

Nault, B. A., and G. G. Kennedy. 1998. Limitations of using regression and mean separation analyses for describing the response of crop yield to defoliation: a case study of the Colorado potato beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) on potato. J. Econ. Entomol. 91(1): 7-20. [PDF]

Nalepa, C. A., K. R. Ahlstrom, B. A. Nault and J. L. Williams. 1998. Mass appearance of lady beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) on North Carolina beaches. Ent. News 109(4): 277-281. [PDF]

Nault, B. A., M. W.Hanzlik and G. G. Kennedy. 1997. Location and abundance of adult Colorado potato beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) following potato harvest. Crop Protection 16(6): 511-518. [PDF]

Nault, B. A., N. M. French II, and G. G. Kennedy. 1996. Influence of European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) damage to potato and foliage availability on overwinter survival of first-generation Colorado potato beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in North Carolina. J. Econ. Entomol. 89(1): 124-130. [PDF]

Nault, B. A., and G. G. Kennedy. 1996. Evaluation of Colorado potato beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) defoliation with concomitant European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) damage on potato yield. J. Econ. Entomol. 89(2): 475-48. [PDF]

Nault, B. A., and G. G. Kennedy. 1996. Timing insecticide applications for managing European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) infestations in potato. Crop Protection 15(5): 465-471.

Nault, B. A., and G. G. Kennedy. 1996. Sequential sampling plans for use in timing insecticide applications for control of European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) damage in potato based on spatial patterns of damaged stems. J. Econ. Entomol. 89(6): 1468-1476. [PDF]

Nault, B. A., P. A. Follett, F. Gould and G. G. Kennedy. 1995. Assessing compensation for insect damage in mixed plantings of resistant and susceptible potatoes. Am. Potato J. 72(3): 157-176. [PDF]

French, N. M., II, P. A. Follett, B. A. Nault, and G. G. Kennedy. 1993. Colonization of potato fields in eastern North Carolina by Colorado potato beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 68: 247-256. [PDF]

Nault, B. A., J. N. All, and H. R. Boerma. 1992. Influence of soybean planting date and leaf age on resistance to corn earworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Environ. Entomol. 21(2): 264-268. [PDF]

Nault, B. A., J. N. All and H. R. Boerma. 1992. Resistance in vegetative and reproductive stages of a soybean breeding line to three defoliating pests (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 85(4): 1507-1515. [PDF]

1980s

Nault, B. A., R. W. Rings and D. J. Horn. 1989. Lepidoptera recorded from the islands of western Lake Erie, with a brief account of geology and flora. The Great Lakes Entomologist. 22: 111-119. [PDF]

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