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David Kerns

Kerns, David
David Kerns
Professor and Statewide IPM Coordinator
Office:
ERL 103J, College Station
Email:
Phone:
979-458-0336
Undergraduate Education
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. BSc. Entomology, 1981-1985.
Graduate Education
Auburn University, Auburn, AL. Ph.D. Entomology, 1987-1992
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK. MSc. Entomology, 1986-1987.

Publications:

Refereed Journal Articles:

Kerns, D. L., D. C. Peters, and G. J. Puterka. 1987. Greenbug biotype and grain sorghum seed sales surveys in Oklahoma, 1986. Southwest. Entomol. 12: 237-243.

Puterka, G. J., D. C. Peters, D. L. Kerns, J. E. Slosser, L. Bush, D. W. Worrall, and R. W. McNew. 1988. Designation of two new greenbug (Homoptera: Aphididae) biotypes G and H. J. Econ. Entomol. 81: 1754-1759.

Peters, D. C., D. L. Kerns, and G. J. Puterka. 1988. Feeding behavior, development, and damage by biotypes B, C, and E of Schizaphis graminum (Homoptera: Aphididae) on ‘wintermalt’ and ‘post’ barley. Environ. Entomol. 17: 503-507.

Kerns, D. L., G. J. Puterka, and D. C. Peters. 1989. Intrinsic rate of increase and fitness of greenbug (Homoptera: Aphididae) biotypes E, F, G, and H on selected small grains and sorghum varieties. J. Econ. Entomol. 82: 1074-1078.

Kerns, D. L. and M. J. Gaylor. 1992. Insecticide resistance in field populations of the cotton aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae). J. Econ. Entomol. 85: 1-8.

Kerns, D. L. and M. J. Gaylor. 1992. Behavior of cotton aphid exposed to sublethal doses of three insecticides. Southwest. Entomol. 17: 23-27.

Kerns, D. L. and M. J. Gaylor. 1992. Sublethal effects of insecticides on cotton aphid reproduction and color morph development. Southwest. Entomol. 17: 245-250.

Kerns, D. L. and M. J. Gaylor. 1993. Induction of cotton aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) outbreaks in cotton by insecticides. Crop. Prot. 12: 387-393.

Kerns, D. L. and M. J. Gaylor. 1993. Biotic control of cotton aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) in cotton influenced by insecticides. J. Econ. Entomol. 86: 1824-1834.

Palumbo, J. C. and D. L. Kerns. 1994. Effects of imidacloprid as a soil treatment on colonization of green peach aphid and marketability of lettuce. Southwest. Entomol. 19: 339-346.

Palumbo, J. C., D. L. Kerns, C. E. Engle, C. A. Sanchez and M. Wilcox. 1996. Imidacloprid formulation and soil placement effects on colonization by sweetpotato whitefly (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) populations: Head size and incidence of chlorosis in lettuce. J. Econ. Entomol. 89: 735-742.

Kerns, D. L., J. C. Palumbo and T. Tellez. 1998. Resistance of field strains of beet armyworm (Lepidoptera: Nocutuidae) from Arizona and California to carbamate insecticides. J. Econ. Entomol. 91: 1038-1043.

Kerns, D. L., J. C. Palumbo and D. N. Byrne. 1998. Relative susceptibility of red and green color forms of green peach aphid to insecticides. Southwest. Entomol. 23: 17-24.

Kerns, D. L. 1999. Mating disruption of beet armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in vegetables by a synthetic pheromone. Crop Proc. (19: 327-334).

Haile, F. J., D. L. Kerns, J. M. Richardson and L. G. Higley. 1999. Impact of insecticides and surfactants on lettuce physiology and yield. J. Econ. Entomol. (93: 788-794).

Kerns, D. L. and S. D. Stewart. 2000. Sublethal effects of insecticides on the intrinsic rate of increase of cotton aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae). Entomol. Exp. Et App. (94: 41-49).

Sisterson, M. S., Y. B. Liu, D. L. Kerns, & B. E. Tabashnik. 2003. Effects of Kaolin Particle Film on Oviposition, Larval Mining, and Infestation of Cotton by Pink Bollworm (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). J. Econ. Entomol. (96: 805-810).

Kerns, D. L. and B. J. Kesey. 2009. Evaluation of seedling transgenic cotton containing Bacillus thuringiensis toxins to saltmarsh caterpillar, Estigmene acrea (Drury). Southwest. Entomol. 34: 239-243.

Kerns, D. L. and M. G. Anderson. 2012. Occurrence, impact, and management of Kurtomathrips morrilli: A new pest of cotton on the Texas High Plains. J. Cotton Sci. 16:1-9.

Stewart, S. D., D. S. Akin, J. Reed, J. Bacheler, A. Catchot, D. Cook, J. Gore, J. Greene, A. Herbert, R. E. Jackson, D. L. Kerns, B. R. Leonard, G. M. Lorenz, S. Micinski, D. Reisig, Roberts, G. Studebaker, K. Tindall and M. Toews. 2013. Survey of thrips species infesting cotton across the southern U.S. cotton belt. J. Cotton Sci. 17: 1-7.

Szcepaniec, A., M. J. Raupp, R. D. Parker, D. Kerns and M. D. Eubanks. 2013. Neonicotinoid insecticides alter induced defenses and increase susceptibility to spider mites in distantly related crop plants. PLoS ONE 8(5): e62620. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0062620.

Pierce, J. B., C. Allen, W. Multer, T. Doederlein, M. Anderson, S. Russell, J. Pope, R. Zink, M. Walters, D. Kerns, J. Westbrook and L. Smith. 2013. Pink bollworm (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) on the southern plains of Texas and in New Mexico: distribution; and eradication of a remnant population. Southwest. Entomol. 38: 369-378.

Gore, J., D. Cook, A. Catchot, B. R. Leonard, S. D. Stewart, G. Lorenz and D. Kerns. 2013. Cotton aphid (Heteroptera: Aphididae) susceptibility to commercial and experimental insecticides in the southern United States. J. Econ. Entomol. 106: 1430-1439.

Elk-Ramos, M. J., W. Zhou, C. U. Valencia, J. B. Antiwi, L. L. Kalns, G. D. Morgan, D. L. Kerns and G. A. Sword. 2013. Spatial and temporal variation in fungal endophyte communities isolated from cultivated cotton (Gossypium hirsutum). PLoS ONE 8(6): e66049. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0066049.

Yang, F., D. L. Kerns, G. P. Head, B. R. Leonard, Y. Niu and F. Huang. 2014. Occurrence, distribution, and ear damage of Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in mixed plantings of non-Bt and Bt corn containing Genuity® SmartStax™ traits. Crop Protect. 55: 127-132.

Yang, F., D. L. Kerns, G. P. Head, B. R. Rogers, R. Levy, Y. Niu and F. Huang. 2014. A Challenge for the Seed Mixture Refuge Strategy in Bt Maize: Impact of Cross-Pollination on an Ear- Feeding Pest, Corn Earworm. PLoS ONE 19;9(11):e112962. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0112962.

Huang, F., J. A. Qureshi, R. L. Meagher, D. D. Reisig, G. P. Head, D. A. Andow, X. Ni, D. Kerns, G. D. Buntin, Y. Nui, F. Yang and V. Dangal. 2014. Cry1F Resistance in Fall Armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda: Single Gene versus Pyramided Bt Maize. PLoS ONE 9(11): e112958. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0112958.

Yang, F., D. L. Kerns, B. R. Rogers, I. Oyediran, T. Burd, Y. Niu and F. Huang. 2015.

Performance of Agrisure Viptera 3111 Corn against Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Seed Mixed Plantings. Crop Protection 69: 77-82.

Kerns, D. L., J. A. Yates and B. A. Baugh. 2015. Economic Threshold for Cotton Aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on Cotton in the Southwestern United States. J. Econ. Entomol. 108: 1795-1803.

Smith, T. P., J. M. Beuzelin, A. L. Catchot, A. C. Murillo and D. L. Kerns. 2015. Biology, Ecology, and Management of the Sugarcane Beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Sweetpotato and Corn. J. Integ. Pest Mngmt. (2015) 6(1): 13; DOI: 10.1093/jipm/pmv012.

Yang, F., D. Kerns and F. Huang. 2015. Refuge-in-the-Bag Strategy for Managing Insect Resistance to BT Maize. Outlooks on Pest Management 26: 226-228.

Kerns, D. L., S. Brown, J. Beuzelin and K. M. Guidry. 2015. Sugarcane aphid: a new invasive pest of sorghum. Louisiana Agriculture 58: 12-14.

Kerns, D. L. 2015. Bt technology: a major advancement in insect pest control. Louisiana Agriculture (in press).

Books

Brown, L. M., P. C. Ellsworth, G. B. Hughes, S. Bundy, P. Porter, V. M. Barlow, S. E. Naranjo, D. Kerns, A. Mostafa and A. Fournier. 2012. Natural Enemies of the Southwest : A field guide to the arthropod natural enemies of southwestern field crops, 80 pp., University of Arizona Press.

Editor-Reviewed Publications:

Kerns, D. L. 1996. Efficacy of Bacillus thuringiensis and Lannate for control of lepidopterous larvae in lettuce, 1994. Arthro. Man. Tests 21: 122.

Kerns, D. L. 1996. Efficacy of Bacillus thuringiensis for control of lepidopterous larvae in lettuce, 1994. Arthro. Man. Tests 21: 120-121.

Kerns, D. L. 1996. Control of lepidopterous larvae in lettuce, 1994. Arthro. Man. Tests 21: 121.

Kerns, D. L. 1996. Efficacy of neem oil + petroleum oil for control of lepidopterous larvae in lettuce, 1994. Arthro. Man. Tests 21: 120.

Kerns, D. L. 1996. Control of lepidopterous larvae in lettuce, 1996. Arthro. Man. Tests 21: 119.

Kerns, D. L. 1996. Control of lepidopterous larvae and leafminers in lettuce, 1996. Arthro. Man. Tests 21: 117-118.

Kerns, D. L. 1996. Control of citrus thrips on Arizona lemons, 1996. Arthro. Man. Tests 21: 72-73.

Kerns, D. L. 1996. Efficacy of experimental insecticides to citrus thrips on Arizona lemons, 1996. Arthro. Man. Tests 21: 71-72.

Kerns, D. L. and T. Tellez. 1997. Control of citrus thrips on lemons, 1996. Arthro. Man. Tests 22: 64-65.

Kerns, D. L. and T. Tellez. 1997. Efficacy of experimental insecticide to citrus thrips on lemons, 1996. Arthro. Man. Tests 22: 62-63.

Kerns, D. L. and T. Tellez. 1997. Efficacy of insecticide to citrus peel miner on Arizona lemons, 1996. Arthro. Man. Tests 22: 59.

Kerns, D. L. and T. Tellez. 1997. Efficacy of insecticides to Lygus in cotton, 1996. Arthro. Man. Tests 22: 257-258.

Kerns, D. L. and T. Tellez. 1997. Control of lepidopterous pests in lettuce with garlic, 1996. Arthro. Man. Tests 22: 135.

Kerns, D. L. and T. Tellez. 1997. Efficacy of fipronil to thrips on onions, 1996. Arthro. Man. Tests 22: 144-145.

Richardson, J. M., J. C. Palumbo, D. L. Kerns, K. Umeda and E. T. Natwick. 1998. Control of desert vegetable pests with Success naturalyte insect control. Down to Earth. 53: 6-12.

Kerns, D. L. 2006. Efficacy of Envidor on mites of citrus, 2005. Arthro. Man. Tests 31.

Kerns, D. L. 2006. Efficacy of experimental insecticides for control of citrus thrips on lemons, 2005. Arthro. Man. Tests 31.

Kerns, D. L. 2006. Efficacy of Success, Carzol, and Carzol tank mixed with Coax for control of citrus thrips on lemon, 2005. Arthro. Man. Tests 31.

Baugh, B. A. and D. L. Kerns. 2008. Evaluation of insecticides against cotton aphids, 2007. Arthro. Man. Tests 33.

Baugh, B. A. and D. L. Kerns. 2008. Evaluation of insecticides for cotton fleahopper control in cotton, 2007. Arthro. Man. Tests 33.

Baugh, B. A. and D. L. Kerns. 2008. Evaluation of spirotetramat for cotton fleahopper and aphids in cotton, 2007. Arthro. Man. Tests 33.

Baugh, B. A. and D. L. Kerns. 2008. Evaluation of new miticides for spider mite control in cotton, 2007. Arthro. Man. Tests 33.

Baugh, B. A. and D. L. Kerns. 2008. Evaluation of miticides for spider mite control in cotton, 2007. Arthro. Man. Tests 33.

Cronholm, G. B. and D. L. Kerns. 2008. Efficacy of insecticides to cotton aphids in cotton, 2007. Arthro. Man. Tests 33.

Vandiver, M. R. and D. L. Kerns. 2008. Evaluation of at-planting insecticides for thrips control in cotton, 2007. Arthro. Man. Tests 33.

Nino, E. M., G. B. Cronholm, B. A. Baugh, M. R. Vandiver and D. L. Kerns. 2008.Rainfastness of insecticides targeting bollworms in cotton, 2007. Arthro. Man. Tests 33.

Baugh, B. A. and D. L. Kerns. 2009. Evaluation of insecticides for beet armyworm control in cotton aphids, 2008. Arthro. Man. Tests 34.

L. Kerns. 2009. Efficacy of insecticides targeting cotton aphids in cotton, 2008. Arthro. Man. Tests 34.

L. Kerns and A. Balachandran. 2009. Evaluation of insecticides for control of western tarnished plant bug in cotton, 2008A. Arthro. Man. Tests 34.

Nino, E. M., G. B. Cronholm, B. A. Baugh and D. L. Kerns. 2009. Evaluation of new insecticides for bollworm control in cotton 2008. Arthro. Man. Tests 34.

Vandiver, M. R. and D. L. Kerns. 2009. Evaluation of at-planting insecticides for thrips control in cotton, 2008A. Arthro. Man. Tests 34.

Cattaneo, M. G. and D. L. Kerns. 2009. Evaluation of at-planting insecticides for thrips control in cotton, 2008B. Arthro. Man. Tests 34.

L. Kerns and B. A. Baugh. 2009. Evaluation of insecticides against cotton aphids and predators in cotton, 2008. Arthro. Man. Tests 34.

L. Kerns, A. Balachandran, B. A. Baugh and M. N. Parajulee. 2009. Evaluation of insecticides for control of western tarnished plant bug in cotton, 2008B. Arthro. Man. Tests 34.

Nino, E. M. and D. L. Kerns. 2009. Evaluation of insecticides for cotton fleahopper control in cotton 2008. Arthro. Man. Tests 34.

Kerns, D. L., B. A. Baugh and D. R Patman. 2010. Evaluation of insecticides for beet armyworm control in cotton, 2009. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 35.

Kerns, D. L., B. A. Baugh and D. R Patman. 2010. Efficacy of Carbine and Intruder towards cotton aphids in cotton, 2009. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 35.

Kerns, D. L., B. A. Baugh and D. R Patman. 2010. Evaluation of insecticides against cotton aphids and lady beetle larvae in cotton, 2009. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 35.

Kerns, D. L. and E. M. Nino. 2010. Evaluation of insecticides for control of western flower thrips in cotton, 2009. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 35.

Kerns, D. L., M. R. Vandiver, B. A. Baugh and E. M. Nino. 2010. Evaluation of insecticides for control of western tarnished plant bug in cotton, 2009. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 35.

Kerns, D. L., B. A. Baugh, D. R Patman and K. T. Siders. 2010. Evaluation of Diamond for control of western tarnished plant bug in cotton, 2009. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 35.

Kerns, D. L. and M. R. Vandiver. 2010. Evaluation of preventive insecticides for control of western flower thrips in cotton, 2009. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 35.

Siders, K. T. and D. L. Kerns. 2010. Evaluation of imidacloprid/spirotetramat pre-mix for control of western tarnished plant bug in cotton, 2009. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 35.

Kerns, D. L., B. J. Kesey, B. A. Baugh and D. R. Patman. 2011. Evaluation of insecticides against cotton aphids and convergent lady beetle larvae in cotton, 2010. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 36.

Kerns, D. L., B. J. Kesey, B. A. Baugh and D. R. Patman. 2011. Impact of thiamethoxam seed treatments on efficacy of subsequent foliar applications of thiamehtoxam towards cotton aphids in cotton, 2010. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 36.

Kerns, D. L., M. Cattaneo, B. A. Baugh, D. R. Patman and B. J. Kesey. 2011. Evaluation of insecticides for control of mixed populations of bollworm and fall armyworm in cotton, 2010. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 36.

Kerns, D. L., B. J. Kesey and B. A. Baugh. 2011. Evaluation of Belay for control of western tarnished plant bug in cotton, 2010. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 36.

Kerns, D. L., B. J. Kesey, B. A. Baugh and D. R. Patman. 2011. Evaluation of sulfoxaflor for control of western tarnished plant bug in cotton, 2009. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 36.

Kerns, D. L., B. J. Kesey, B. A. Baugh and D. R. Patman. 2011. Evaluation of sulfoxaflor for control of western tarnished plant bug in cotton, 2010. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 36.

Kerns, D. L. and B. J. Kesey. 2011. Evaluation of insecticides for control of western tarnished plant bug in cotton, 2010. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 36.

Kerns, D. L., B. A. Baugh and B. J. Kesey. 2011. Evaluation of miticides for spider mite control in cotton, 2010A. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 36.

Kerns, D. L., B. A. Baugh and B. J. Kesey. 2011. Evaluation of miticides for spider mite control in cotton, 2010B. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 36.

Kerns, D. L. and B. J. Kesey. 2011. Evaluation of preventative treatments and foliar over sprays for control of western flower thrips in cotton, 2010A. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 36.

Kerns, D. L. and B. J. Kesey. 2011. Evaluation of preventative treatments and foliar over sprays for control of western flower thrips in cotton, 2010B. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 36.

Kerns, D. L., J. E. Woodward, A. S. Adair and B. J. Kesey. 2011. Interaction between insecticides targeting western flower thrips and fungicides in cotton, 2010. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 36.

Kerns, D. L. and B. J. Kesey. 2011. Evaluation of preventative treatments and foliar insecticides for control of western flower thrips in cotton, 2010. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 36.

Kerns, D. L., S. Adair and B. J. Kesey. 2011. Evaluation of seed treatments for control of western flower thrips in cotton, 2010. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 36.

Kerns, D. L., M. R. Vandiver and B. J. Kesey. 2011. Evaluation of aldicarb formulations for control of western flower thrips in cotton, 2010. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 36.

Kerns, D. L., B. J. Kesey, B. A. Baugh and D. R. Patman. 2012. Efficacy of transform against cotton fleahopper, 2011. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 37.

Kerns, D. L., B. J. Kesey, B. A. Baugh and D. R. Patman. 2012. Efficacy of insecticides against aphids in cotton, 2011. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 37.

Kerns, D. L., B. J. Kesey, B. A. Baugh and D. R. Patman. 2012. Efficacy of Intruder and Transrom towards cotton aphids in cotton, 2011. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 37.

Kerns, D. L. and B. J. Kesey. 2012. Evaluation of seed treatments for control of thrips in cotton, 2011. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 37.

Kerns, D. L., M. G. Anderson, D. R. Patman, B. A. Baugh and B. J. Kesey. 2012. Evaluation of insecticides for control of Kurtomathrips morilli in cotton, 2011. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 37.

Kerns, D. L., B. J. Kesey, B. A. Baugh and D. R. Patman. 2012. Efficacy of insecticides to western tarnished plant bug in cotton, 2011. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 37.

Kerns, D. L., S. A. Russell, B. A. Baugh, D. R. Patman and B. J. Kesey. 2012. Evaluation of miticides for spider mite control in pre-bloom cotton, 2011. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 37.

Kerns, D. L., B. A. Baugh, D. R. Patman and B. J. Kesey. 2012. Evaluation of miticides for spider mite control in blooming cotton, 2011. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 37.

Kerns, D. L., M. G. Anderson, B. A. Baugh, D. R. Patman and B. J Kesey. 2012. Evaluation of insecticides for control of mixed populations of bollworm and fall armyworm in cotton, 2011. Arthro.

Man. Tests Vol. 37.

Kerns, D. L. and B. J Kesey. 2012. Evaluation of in-furrow insecticide and seed treatments for control of thrips in cotton, 2011. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 37.

Emfinger, K., S. Williams, J. Chapman and D. Kerns. 2013. Evaluation of foliar insecticides against thrips on seedling cotton, 2012. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 38.

Emfinger, K., S. Williams, J. Chapman and D. Kerns. 2013. Evaluation of Poncho/Votivo, Aeris and Gaucho against thrips on seedling cotton, 2012. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 38.

Williams, T. S., D. L. Kerns, J. Chapman and K. Emfinger. 2013. Acetamaprid efficacy for tarnished plant bug on cotton, 2012. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 38.

Emfinger, K., S. Williams, J. Chapman and D. Kerns. 2013. Evaluation of cotton seed treatments against thrips on seedling cotton, 2012. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 38.

Chapman, J. S., K. D. Emfinger, T. S. Williams and D. Kerns. 2013. Evaluation of efficacy of selected insecticides against fall armyworm in pasture, 2012. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 38.

Emfinger, K., S. Williams, J. Chapman and D. Kerns. 2013. Evaluation of insecticides against sorghum webworm in grain sorghum, 2012. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 38.

Jones, N., S. Williams, K. Emfinger and D. Kerns. 2014. Evaluation of insecticide efficacy on fall armyworm in corn, 2013. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 39.

Brown, S., D. L. Kerns, T. S. Williams, K. Emfinger and N. Jones. 2014. Evaluation of Justice and Brigade for redbanded stink bug control in soybeans, 2013. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 39.

Brown, S., D. L. Kerns, T. S. Williams, K. Emfinger and N. Jones. 2014. Evaluation of low rates of Requim with Oberon for two-spotted spider mite control on seedling cotton, 2013. Arthro. Man.

Tests Vol. 39.

Emfinger, K., N. Jones, S. Williams and D. Kerns. 2014. Evaluation of selected in-furrow insecticides against thrips on seedling cotton, 2013. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 39.

Emfinger, K., N. Jones, S. Williams and D. Kerns. 2014. Evaluation of selected on tarnished plant bugs in cotton, 2013. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 39.

Jones, N., S. Williams, K. Emfinger and D. Kerns. 2014. Evaluation of selected seed treatments and soil treatments against sugarcane beetle in corn, 2013. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 39.

Williams, T. S., N. Jones, K. Emfinger and D. Kerns. 2014. Evaluation of Aza-Direct efficacy for tarnished plant bug in cotton, 2013. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 39.

Williams, T. S., N. Jones, K. Emfinger and D. Kerns. 2014. Evaluation of foliar insecticides towards thrips in cotton, 2013. Arthro. Man. Tests Vol. 39.

Proceedings & Abstracts:

Kerns, D. L. and M. J. Gaylor. 1991. Insecticide resistance in field populations of cotton aphids and relative susceptibility of its parasitoid Lysiphlebus testaceipes. pp. 682-685. In Proc. Belt. Cotton Prod. Res. Conf., San Antonio. Nat. Cotton Counc. of Amer., Memphis, TN.

Kerns, D. L. and M. J. Gaylor. 1991. Induction of cotton aphid outbreaks by the insecticide sulprofos. pp. 699-701. In Proc. Belt. Cotton Prod. Res. Conf., San Antonio. Nat. Cotton Counc. of Amer., Memphis, TN.

Kerns, D. L., S. D. Stewart and C. L. McKenzie. 1998. Sublethal effects of insecticides on cotton aphid reproduction. pp. 1067-1073. In Proc. Belt. Cotton Prod. Res. Conf., San Diego. Nat. Cotton Counc. of Amer., Memphis, TN.

Balachandran, A., D. L. Kerns and M. N. Parajulee. 2008. Residual activity of selected insecticides on Lygus hesperus in cotton. pp. 1100-1105. In Proc. Belt. Cotton Prod. Res. Conf., Nashville. Nat. Cotton Counc. of Amer., Memphis, TN.

Baugh, B. A. and D. L. Kerns. 2009. Efficacy of insecticides targeting cotton aphids and impact on key aphid predators. pp. 857-859. In Proceedings of the 2009 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 5-8 January 2009, San Antonio, TX. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Nino, E. M., D. L. Kerns, B. A. Baugh and G. C. Cronholm. 2009. Evaluation of new chemistries for bollworm management in the High Plains of Texas. pp. 747-753. In Proceedings of the 2009 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 5-8 January 2009, San Antonio, TX. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Balachandran, A., D. L. Kerns and M. N. Parajulee. 2009. Evaluating effectiveness of flonicamid on Lygus hesperus. pp. 857-859. In Proceedings of the 2009 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 5-8 January 2009, San Antonio, TX. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Balachandran, A., D. L. Kerns, M. N. Parajulee and B. A. Baugh. 2009. Insecticidal management of Lygus and relative boll damage in the Texas High Plains. pp. 758-762. In Proceedings of the 2009 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 5-8 January 2009, San Antonio, TX. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Kerns, D. L., G. Lorenz and A. Catchot. 2009. Spider mite biology and ecology. pp. 1532- 1534. In Proceedings of the 2009 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 5-8 January 2009, San Antonio, TX. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Kerns, D. L., M. N. Parajulee, M. Vandiver, M. Cattaneo and K. Siders. 2009. Developing an action threshold for thrips in the Texas High Plains. pp. 857-859. In Proceedings of the 2009 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 5-8 January 2009, San Antonio, TX. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Vandiver, M., D. L. Kerns and M. Cattaneo. 2009. Thrips management options in irrigated cotton on the Texas High Plains. pp. 734-740. In Proceedings of the 2009 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 5-8 January 2009, San Antonio, TX. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Baugh, B. A. and D. L. Kerns. 2010. Efficacy of insecticides targeting cotton aphids and impact on key aphid predators. pp. 956-961. In Proceedings of the 2010 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 4-7 January 2010, New Orleans, LA. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Patman, D. R., D. L. Kerns, B. A. Baugh and K. T. Siders. 2010. Potential of Diamond insecticide for Lygus management in the Texas High Plains. pp. 820-824. In Proceedings of the 2010 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 4-7 January 2010, New Orleans, LA. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Nino, E. M. and D. L. Kerns. 2010. Efficacy of foliar and preventive insecticides towards thrips in the Texas High Plains. pp. 886-891. In Proceedings of the 2010 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 4- 7 January 2010, New Orleans, LA. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Kesey, B. J. and D. L. Kerns. 2010. Evaluation of seedling transgenic cotton containing Bacillus thuringiensis toxins to saltmarsh caterpillar, Estigmene acrea (Drury). pp. 933-937. In Proceedings of the 2010 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 4-7 January 2010, New Orleans, LA. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Doederlein, T., D. L. Kerns and B. A. Baugh. 2010. Impact of pre-bloom square loss on yield in late- planted cotton in the Texas High Plains. pp. 913-917. In Proceedings of the 2010 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 4-7 January 2010, New Orleans, LA. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Kerns, D. L. M. Parajulee, E. Bynum, M. Vandiver, M. Cattaneo and K. Siders. 2010.

Developing an action threshold for thrips in the Texas High Plains. pp. 880-885. In Proceedings of the 2010 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 4-7 January 2010, New Orleans, LA. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Adhikari, M., M. N. Parajulee, R. B. Shrestha and D. L. Kerns. 2010. Lygus hesperus feeding on maturing cotton bolls: adults vs. nymphs. pp. 849-852. In Proceedings of the 2010 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 4-7 January 2010, New Orleans, LA. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Muegge, M., D. Kerns, E. Nino, M. Vandiver, S. Russell, T. Doederlein and W. Multer. 2010. Development of a binomial sampling plan for thrips in cotton. pp. 1013-1016. In Proceedings of the 2010 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 4-7 January 2010, New Orleans, LA. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Reed, J., S. Akin, J. Bachelor, A. Catchot, D. Cook, C. Daves, J. Greene, A. Herbert, D. Kerns, R. Leonard, G. Lorenz, P. Roberts, S. Stewart, G. Studebaker, K. Tindall and M. Toews. 2010. Regional thrips trial, 2009: Thrips species composition. pp. 906-912. In Proceedings of the 2010 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 4-7 January 2010, New Orleans, LA. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Richardson, J. M., B. A. Castro, P. C. Ellsworth, L. D. Godfrey and D. L. Kerns. 2010. Control of western tarnished plant bug, Lygus hesperus, with Dow Agrosciences’ sulfoxaflor insecticide for cotton. 1205. In Proceedings of the 2010 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 4-7 January 2010, New Orleans, LA. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Akin, S., J. Reed, J. Bachelor, A. Catchot, D. Cook, C. Daves, J. Greene, A. Herbert, D.  Kerns, R. Leonard, G. Lorenz, P. Roberts, S. Stewart, G. Studebaker, K. Tindall and M. Toews. 2010. Evaluation of foliar insecticide applications following preventative insecticide for control of thrips. pp. 1119-1121. In Proceedings of the 2010 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 4-7 January 2010, New Orleans, LA. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Cattaneo, M. G., T. A. Wheeler, D. L. Kerns, J. E. Woodward, M. S. Kelley and R. K. Boman. 2009 Evaluation of variety tolerance and chemical management of southern root-knot nematodes. pp. 748-752. In Proceedings of the 2010 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 4-7 January 2010, New Orleans, LA. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Baugh, B. A. and D. L. Kerns. 2011. Insecticidal control of aphids, impact on lady beetles and yield response. pp. 813–818. In Proceedings of the 2011 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 4-7 January 2011,Atlanta, GA. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Doederlein, T., D. L. Kerns and B. A. Baugh. 2011. Ability of cotton to compensate for early-season fruit loss and impact on yield and lint quality. pp. 819-824. In Proceedings of the 2011 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 4-7 January 2011,Atlanta, GA. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Patman, D., D. L. Kerns and B. A. Baugh. 2011. Potential for using boll damage as a threshold indicator for Lygus in the Texas High Plains. pp. 785-788. In Proceedings of the 2011 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 4-7 January 2011,Atlanta, GA. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Kesey, B., D. L. Kerns, B. A. Baugh and M. Parajulee. 2011. Miticide efficacy, threshold evaluation and impact of fertilization on spider mite outbreaks. pp. 1047-1052. In Proceedings of the 2011 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 4-7 January 2011,Atlanta, GA. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Muegge, M., D. Kerns, M. Vandiver, W. Multer, T. Doederlein, D. Patman, S. Russell, K. Siders, C. Multer and M. Parajulee. 2011. Comparison of sample methods and sample plans for thrips in cotton. pp. 799-803. In Proceedings of the 2011 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 4-7 January 2011,Atlanta, GA. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Cattaneo, M. G., B. A. Baugh, D. Patman and D. L. Kerns. 2011. Control of mixed populations of bollworms and fall armyworms in non-Bollgard cotton. pp. 753-757. In Proceedings of the 2011 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 4-7 January 2011,Atlanta, GA. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Kerns, D. L., M. Parajulee, M. Vandiver, M. G. Cattaneo, K. Siders and D. Patman. 2011. Developing an action threshold for thrips in the Texas High Plains. pp. 1079-1085. In Proceedings of the 2011 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 4-7 January 2011,Atlanta, GA. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Multer, W., T. Doederlein, M. Cattaneo, J. Pierce, C. Allen, R. Zink, M. Walters, D. Kerns and Westbrook. 2011. Pink bollworm trapping in the southern plains of Texas and New Mexico. pp. 753-757. In Proceedings of the 2011 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 4-7 January 2011,Atlanta, GA. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Dennehy, T. J., M. Carroll, G. P. Head, W. J. Moar, P. A. Price, W. Akbar, D. S Akin, J. R. Bradley, D. R. Cook, J. K. Greene, D. Kerns, B. R. Leonard, J. Lopez, P. Roberts, R. Smith, J. Van Duyn and G. C. Unnithan. 2011. 2010-Season update on monitoring of resistance to Bt cotton in key lepidopteran pests in the USA. pp. 1061-1062. In Proceedings of the 2011 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 4-7 January 2011, Atlanta, GA. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Richardson, J. M., P. C. Ellsworth, L. D. Godfrey and D. L. Kerns. 2011. Sulfoxaflor: performance against Lygus hesperus in cotton, with Dow Agrosciences’ sulfoxaflor insecticide for cotton. p. 1067. In Proceedings of the 2011 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 4-7 January 2011,Atlanta, GA. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Salimath, S., S. Tripathy, K. Chapman and D. Kerns. 2011. Genetic and moleculer characterization of OMII over-expressing transgentic upland cotton plants. pp. 43-49. In Proceedings of the 2011 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 4-7 January 2011,Atlanta, GA. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Akin, S., J. Reed, K. C. Allen, R. E. Jackson, J. Bachelor, A. Catchot, D. Cook, J. Gore, J. Greene, A. Herbert, D. L. Kerns, R. Leonard, G. Lorenz, S. Micinski, D. Reisig, P. Roberts, M. Toews, S. D. Stewart, G. E. Studebaker and K. Tindall. 2011. Regional survey2009-2010: Thrips species composition across the upland cotton belt. pp. 838-846. In Proceedings of the 2011 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 4-7 January 2011,Atlanta, GA. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Akin, S., M. Toews, P. Roberts, J. Bachelor, A. Catchot, J. Reed, D. Cook, J. Gore, J. Greene,

Herbert, R. E. Jackson, K. C. Allen, D. L. Kerns, B. R. Leonard, G. Lorenz, S. Micinski, D. Reisig, S. D. Stewart, G. E. Studebaker and K. Tindall and . 2011. Evaluation of foliar insecticide applications following preventative insecticide for control of thrips. pp. 1086-1092. In Proceedings of the 2011 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 4-7 January 2011,Atlanta, GA. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Parajulee, M. N., M. B. Adhikari, D. L. Kerns, R. B. Shrestha, S. C. Carroll. 2011. Insecticide termination rule for western tarnished plant bug in the Texas High Plains. pp. 1204-1208. In Proceedings of the 2011 Beltwide Cotton Conference, 4-7 January 2011,Atlanta, GA. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Akin, D. S., J. E. Howard, G. M. Lorenz, G. E. Studebaker, S. D. Stewart, D. Cook, J. Gore, L. Catchot, B. R. Rogers, S. Micinski, K. Tindall, A. Herbert, D. L. Kerns, R. Jackson, Toews, P. Roberts, J. Bacheler, D. Reisig and J. Greene. 2012. Evaluation of automatic insecticide applications following preventative insecticides for thrips. In Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, Orlando, FL, January 3-6, 2012, 1102-1106.

Baugh, B. A. D. Kerns, B. Kesey and D. Patman. 2012. Evaluation of insecticides for aphid control in cotton and impact of lint quality and yield. In Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, Orlando, FL, January 3-6, 2012, 826-829.

Doederlein, T., D. Kerns, B. Kesey and D. Patman. 2012. Impact of early-season fruit loss on cotton yield and lint quality. In Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, Orlando, FL, January 3-6, 2012, 884-888.

Patman, D., S. Russell, M. Anderson, B. Baugh and D. Kerns. 2012. Controlling bollworms and fall armyworms in non-Bt cotton. In Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, Orlando,  FL, January 3-6, 2012, 889-894.

Kerns, D., M. Anderson, B. Baugh, D. Patman and B. Kesey. 2012. Occurrence and impact of Kurtomathrips morrilli: A new pest of cotton on the Texas High Plains. In Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, Orlando, FL, January 3-6, 2012, 1128-1135.

Ek Ramos, M. J., G. A. Sword, W. Zhou, C. Valencia, G. Morgan and D. Kerns. 2012. A survey of endophytic fungi in asymptomatic Texas cotton with implications for disease and pest management. . In Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, Orlando, FL, January 3- 6, 2012, 324.

Shresta, W. O. McSpadden, J. K. Dever, M. D. Arnold, D. L. Kerns and M. N. Parajulee. 2012. Potential of organic pesticides for western flower thrips management in seedling cotton: Effect of plant parameters. In Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, Orlando, FL, January 3-6, 2012, 874-879.

Kerns, D. L. 2012. Thrips management issues in Texas. In Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, Orlando, FL, January 3-6, 2012, 954-956.

Vandiver, M., D. Kerns, B. Baugh, M. Parajulee, J. Dever and M. Arnold. 2012. Managing thrips using organically approved insecticides. In Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, Orlando, FL, January 3-6, 2012, 821-825.

Castro, B. A., J. M. Richardson, M. W. Siebert, L. Walton, J. Lee, J. Thomas, D. Kerns, B. R. Leonard, A, Catchot and L. Godfrey. 2012. An overview of Transform field performance against cotton aphids, Aphis gossypii Glover, across cotton areas of the United States. In Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, Orlando, FL, January 3-6, 2012, 1060.

Pierce, J., W. Multer, T. Doederlein, M. Anderson, S. Russell, C. Allen, R. Zink, M. Walters, D. Kerns and J. Westbrook. 2012. Results of a two-year pink bollworm survey in the southern plains of Texas and New Mexico. In Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, Orlando, FL, January 3-6, 2012, 935-940.

Musser, F. R., R. E. Jackson, J. K. Greene, D. Kerns, S. D. Stewart, M. N. Parajulee, R. D. Parker, G. M. Lorenz, A. Jones, D. A. Herbert and P. M. Roberts. 2013. Beltwide pyrethroid resistance monitoring of bollworms. . In Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, Orlando, FL, January 3-6, 2012, 897-900.

Cook, D. R., J. Gore, S. D. Stewart, G. M. Lorenz, A. L. Catchot, D. L. Kerns, G. Studebaker and F. R. Musser. 2013. Impact of spray adjuvants on insecticide performance. In Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, San Antonio, Texas, January 7-10, 2013, 595-603.

Lorenz, G., S. D. Stewart, D. Kerns, A. Catchot, J. Gore and D. Cook. 2013. Impact of foliar insecticide application on dual gene cotton. In Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, San Antonio, Texas, January 7-10, 2013, 883-889.

Brown, S., M. Stout, S. Williams, J. Lindsay and D. Kerns. 2014. Effects of foliar applied jasmonic acid and seed applied imidacloprid on phytohormone expression and twospotted spider mite populations in cotton. In Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, New Orleans, LA, January 6-8, 2014, 819-822.

Williams, T. S., D. Kerns and F. Huang. 2014. Susceptibility of CRY 1F Resistant Fall Armyworms, Spodoptera frugiperda, to Cotton Expressing Pyramided Bt Toxins. In Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, New Orleans, LA, January 6-8, 2014, 771-776.

Kerns, C., D. Kerns, S. Williams, K. Chapman and S. Salimath. 2014. Effects of osmotin overexpression in transgenic cotton on cotton aphid, Aphis gossypii, reproduction and colonization. In Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, New Orleans, LA, January 6-8, 2014, 836-841.

Emfinger, K., S. Williams, N. Jones, D. Kerns and J. Lindsay. 2014. Evaluation of neonicotinoid insecticide as an alternative for aldicarb for early-season cotton insect pest management in Louisiana. In Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, New Orleans, LA, January 6-8, 2014, 724-728.

Lindsay, J., D. Kerns, S. Brown and S. Williams. 2014. Efficacy of aphicides on cotton aphids, Aphis gossypii, and their natural enemies. In Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, New Orleans, LA, January 6-8, 2014, 851-856.

Brown, S., S. Williams, D. Kerns and F. Huang. 2015. Susceptibility of CRY 1F Resistant Fall Armyworms, Spodoptera frugiperda, to Cotton Expressing Pyramided Bt Toxins. In Proceedings of the 2015 Beltwide Cotton Conference, San Antonio, TX, Jan 5-7, 2015, 563-570.

Kerns, D., G. Lorenz, J. Gore, A. Catchot, G. Studebaker, S. Stewart, D. Cook, S. Brown, N. Seiter and R. Viator. 2015. Effectiveness of Bt Cotton Towards Bollworms and Benefit of Supplemental Oversprays. In Proceedings of the 2015 Beltwide Cotton Conference, San Antonio, TX, Jan 5-7, 2015, 819-829.

Cook, D. R., S. D. Stewart, D. L. Kerns, G. M. Lorenz, A. L. Catchot, S. Brown, F. R. Musser, G. Studebaker, M. M. Jones and N. Seiter. 2015. Thrips management in mid-south cotton. In Proceedings of the 2015 Beltwide Cotton Conference, San Antonio, TX, Jan 5-7 2015, 660-664.

Brown, S., D. Kerns, A. L. Catchot, J. Gore, G. M. Lorenz, M. M. Jones, L. C. Wilson, R. P. Viator, G. D. Thompson and B. Haygood. 2015. Comparing a Cotton IPM Program Using Transform and Radiant to a Commercial Program. In Proceedings of the 2015 Beltwide Cotton Conference, San Antonio, TX, Jan 5-7, 2015, 666-671.

Musser, F. R., J. K. Greene, D. A. Herbert, M. Jones, D. Kerns, G. M. Lorenz, M. N. Parajulee, D. Reisig, P. M. Roberts and S. D. Stewart. 2015. Update on bollworm pyrethroid resistance monitoring. In Proceedings of the 2015 Beltwide Cotton Conference, San Antonio, TX, Jan 5-7, 2015, 842-847.

Gore, J., D. Cook, G. Lorenz, D. Kerns, S. Brown, S. Stewart and N. Little. 2015. Efficacy of dual gene cotton and the impact of new technology for control of Heliothines in cotton. In Proceedings of the 2015 Beltwide Cotton Conference, San Antonio, TX, Jan 5-7, 2015, 34.