Publications

2017

  • Grode, A.S., Chen, S., Walker, E.D., Szendrei, Z. (2017) Onion thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) feeding promotes infection by Pantoea ananatis in onion. Journal of Economic Entomology (in press)
  • Buchanan, A.L., Hermann, S.L., Lund, M., Szendrei, Z. (2017) A meta-analysis of non-consumptive predator effects in arthropods: the influence of organismal and environmental characteristics. Oikos, 126: 1233-1240, pdf
  • Ingrao, A.J., Schmidt, J., Jubenville, J., Grode, A., Komondy, L., VanderZee, D., Szendrei, Z. (2017) Biocontrol on the edge: Field margin habitats in asparagus fields influence natural enemy-pest interactions. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 243: 47-54, pdf
  • Buchanan, A.L., Gibbs, J., Komondy, L.Szendrei, Z. (2017) Bee community of commercial potato fields in Michigan and Bombus impatiens visitation to neonicotinoid-treated potato plants. Insects, 8(1): 30, pdf
  • Quinn, N.F., Brainard, D., Szendrei, Z. (2017) Floral strips attract beneficial insects but do not enhance yield in cucumber fields. Journal of Economic Entomology, 110(2): 517-524, pdf
  • Hufnagel, M., Schilmiller, A., Ali, J., Szendrei, Z. (2017) Choosy mothers pick challenging plants: Maternal preference and larval performance of a specialist herbivore are not linked. Ecological Entomology, 42(1): 33-41, pdf

 

2016

  • Quinn, N.F., Brainard, D., Szendrei, Z. (2016) The effect of conservation tillage and cover crop residue on beneficial arthropods and weed seed predation in acorn squash. Environmental Entomology, 45(6): 1543-1551, pdf
  • Brainard, D.C., Bryant, A.B., Noyes, C.D., Haramoto, E.R., Szendrei, Z. (2016)  Evaluating pest-regulating services under conservation agriculture: A case study in snap beans. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 235: 142-154, pdf
  • Demeuse, K.L., Grode, A.S., Szendrei, Z. (2016) Comparing qPCR and nested PCR diagnostic methods for aster yellows phytoplasma in aster leafhoppers. Plant Disease, 100: 2513-2519, pdf
  • Schmidt, J.M., Szendrei, Z., Grieshop, M. (2016) Elucidating the common generalist predators of Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in an organic apple orchard using molecular gut-content analysis. Insects 7: 29, in Special Issue Biological Control of Invertebrate Pests. pdf
  • Morrison, W.R., Ingrao, A., Ali, J., Szendrei, Z. (2016) Identification of plant semiochemicals and evaluation of their interactions with early spring insect pests of asparagus. Journal of Plant Interactions 11(1): 11-19, pdf

2015

  • Wimer, A.F., C.R. Philips, T.P. Kuhar, J.C. Adams, Z. Szendrei (2015) A new tool for resistance management: Baseline toxicity, ovicidal activity, and field efficacy of the novel insecticide tolfenpyrad on Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata. Advances in Entomology 3: 139-147, pdf
  • Huseth, A.S., Petersen, J.D., Poveda, K., Szendrei, Z., Nault, B.A., Kennedy, G.G., Groves, R.L. (2015) Spatial and temporal potato intensification drives insecticide resistance in the specialist herbivore, Leptinotarsa decemlineata. PLoS One 10(6): e0127576, pdf

2014

  • Morrison, W.R., Gibson, G.A.P., Szendrei, Z. (2014) The parasitoids of the asparagus miner (Diptera: Agromyzidae): field parasitism and the influence of food resources on the life history. Environmental Entomology 43(6): 1526-1534, pdf
  • Huseth, A.S., Groves, R.L., Chapman, S.A., Alyokhin, A., Kuhar, T., McRae, I.V., Szendrei, Z., Nault, B.A. (2014) Managing Colorado potato beetle insecticide resistance: new tools and strategies for the next decade of pest control in potato. Journal of Integrated Pest Management 5(4): A1-8, pdf
  • Morrison, W.R., Szendrei, Z. (2014) The Common asparagus beetle (Crioceris asparagi) and Spotted asparagus beetle (Crioceris duodecimpunctata) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae): Identification, ecology, and management. Journal of Integrated Pest Management 5(3): B1-6(6), pdf
  • Szendrei, Z.Bryant, A.B., Rowley, D., Furlong, M., Schmidt, J.M., and Greenstone, M. (2014) Linking habitat complexity with predation on pests through molecular gut-content analysis. Biocontrol Science and Technology  24(12): 1425-1438, pdf
  • Bryant, A.B., Coudron, T., Brainard, D., Szendrei, Z. (2014) Cover crop mulches influence biological control of the imported cabbageworm (Pieris rapae L., Lepidoptera: Pieridae) in cabbage. Biological Control 73: 75-83, pdf
  • Morrison, W.R., Andresen, J., Szendrei, Z. (2014) The development of the asparagus miner (Ophiomyia simplex Loew; Diptera: Agromyzidae) in temperate zones: a degree-day model. Pest Management Science 70: 1105-1113, pdf
  • Medina R.F., Szendrei, Z., Harrison, K., Isaacs, R., Averill, A., Malo E.A., Rodriguez-Saona, C. (2014) Population genetic structure of the North American native cranberry fruitworm, Acrobasis vaccinii (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), from blueberries and cranberries. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 150:136-148, pdf

2013

  • Morrison, W.R., Szendrei, Z. (2013) Patterns of spatial and temporal distribution of the asparagus miner (Ophiomyia simplex Loew, Diptera: Agromyzidae): implications for management. Journal of Economic Entomology 106(3): 1218-1225, pdf
  • Douches, D.S., Coombs J.J., Felcher, K.J., Zuehlke, M., Pett, W., Szendrei, Z., Brink, J. (2013) Segregation and efficacy of the cry1Ia1 gene for control of potato tuberworm in four populations of cultivated potato. Journal of Economic Entomology 106(2): 1025-1028, pdf
  • Bryant, A.B., Brainard, D.C., Haramoto, E.R., Szendrei, Z. (2013) Cover crop mulch and weed management influences arthropod communities in strip-tilled cabbage. Environmental Entomology 42(2): 293-306, pdf

2012

  • Herlihy, M.V., Van Driesche, R.G.,  Abney, M.R., Brodeur, J.,  Bryant, A.B.  Casagrande, R.A., Delaney, D.A., Elkner, T.E., Fleischer, S.J., Groves, R.L.,  Gruner, D.S., Harmon, J.P., Heimpel, G.E., Hemady, K., Kuhar, T.P., Maund, C.M., Shelton, A.M., Seaman, A.J., Skinner, M., Weinzierl, R., Yeargan, K.V. and Szendrei, Z. (2012) Distribution of Cotesia rubecula (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) and its displacement of Cotesia glomerata in Eastern North America. Florida Entomologist, 95(2): 461-467, pdf
  • Szendrei, Z. (2012) The impact of plant associations on Macrosteles quadrilineatus management in carrots. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 143:191-198, pdf
  • Szendrei, Z., Grafius, E., Byrne, A., Ziegler, A. (2012) Resistance to neonicotinoid insecticides in field populations of the Colorado potato beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Pest Management Science, 68: 941-946, pdf

2011

  • Szendrei, Z., Averill, A., Alborn, H., Rodriguez-Saona, C. (2011) Identification and field evaluation of semiochemically-based attractants for the cranberry weevil, Anthonomus musculus Say (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology 37: 387-397, pdf
  • Morrison, W.R., Tuell, J., Hausbeck, M., Szendrei, Z. (2011) Constraints on asparagus production: the association of Ophiomya simplex (Diptera: Agromyzidae) and Fusarium spp. Crop Science 51(4): 1414-1423, pdf
  • McGraw, B.A., Rodriguez-Saona, C., Holdcraft, R., Szendrei, Z., Koppenhofer, A.M. (2011) Behavioral and electrophysiological responses of Listronotus maculicollis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) to volatiles from intact and mechanically damaged annual bluegrass. Environmental Entomology 40(2): 412-419, pdf
  • Rodriguez-Saona, R., Vorsa, N., Singh, A.P., Johnson-Cicalese, J., Szendrei, Z., Mescher, M.C., Frost, C.J. (2011) Tracing the history of plant traits under domestication in cranberries: potential consequences on anti-herbivore defences. Journal of Experimental Botany,62: 2633-2644, pdf

2010

  • Greenstone, M., Szendrei, Z.,Payton, M., Rowley, D., Coudron, T., Weber, D.(2010) Choosing natural enemies for conservation biological control: use of the prey detectability half-life to rank key predators of the Colorado potato beetle. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 136: 97-107, pdf
  • Szendrei, Z. and Rodriguez-Saona, C. (2010) A meta-analysis of insect pest behavioral manipulation with plant volatiles. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 134: 201-210, pdf
  • Szendrei, Z., Greenstone, M., Payton, M.E., Weber, D.C. (2010) Molecular gut analysis of a predator assemblage reveals the effect of habitat manipulation on conservation biological control in the field. Basic and Applied Ecology, 11: 153-161, pdf

2009

  • Szendrei, Z., Kramer, M., Weber, D.C. (2009) Habitat manipulation in potato affects Colorado potato beetle dispersal. Journal of Applied Entomology 133: 711-719, pdf
  • Szendrei, Z., Malo, E., Stelinski, L., and Rodriguez-Saona, C. (2009) Response of cranberry weevil (Anthonomus musculus Say, Coleoptera: Curculionidae) to host plant volatiles. Environmental Entomology 38(3): 861-869, pdf
  • Szendrei, Z., and Weber, D. C. (2009) Response of predators to habitat manipulation in potato fields. Biological Control 50: 123-128, pdf
  • Kim, K. S., Szendrei, Z., Rodriguez-Saona, C., Mulder, P.G., Sappington, T.W. (2009) Molecular diagnostic for boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) based on amplification of three species-specific microsatellites. Journal of Economic Entomology 102(2): 759-766, pdf
  • Barbosa, P., Hines, J., Kaplan, I., Martinson, H., Szczepaniec, A., Szendrei, Z. (2009) Associational resistance and associational susceptibility: having right or wrong neighbors. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 40: 1-20, pdf

Earlier

  • Szendrei, Z. and Isaacs R. (2006) Ground covers influence the abundance and behavior of Japanese beetle. Environmental Entomology 35(3): 789-796, pdf
  • Szendrei, Z. and Isaacs R. (2006) Survey of Japanese beetle management practices in Michigan highbush blueberry production. HortTechnology Jan. – March 16(1): 83-88, pdf
  • Szendrei, Z. and Isaacs R. (2005) Do plant cues influence the oviposition behavior of Japanese beetle? Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 117(2): 165-174, pdf
  • Szendrei, Z., Mallampalli, N., and Isaacs, R. (2005) Effect of cultivation on abundance of Japanese beetle, Popillia japonica Newman (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae), in highbush blueberry fields. Journal of Applied Entomology 129(5): 258-264.
  • O’Neal, M.E., Zontek, E.L., Szendrei, Z., Landis, D.A., and Isaacs, R. (2005) Ground predator abundance affects prey removal in highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) fields and can be altered by aisle ground covers. BioControl 50: 205-222.

Underlined names are current or former members of the MSU Vegetable Entomology Lab.