Utilising populations of natural enemies for control of cereal aphids

Project (past)

Project dates01 Apr 2000 to end of 31 Mar 2004
Project number4305
DepartmentPlant and Invertebrate Ecology (PIE)

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Wheat containing snowdrop lectin (GNA) does not affect infection of the cereal aphid Metopolophium dirhodum by the fungal natural enemy Pandora neoaphidis

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Shah, P. A., Gatehouse, A. M. R., Clark, S. J. and Pell, J. K. 2005. Wheat containing snowdrop lectin (GNA) does not affect infection of the cereal aphid Metopolophium dirhodum by the fungal natural enemy Pandora neoaphidis. Transgenic Research. 14, pp. 473-476.

Do aphids infected with entomopathogenic fungi continue to produce and respond to alarm pheromone?

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Roy, H. E., Baverstock, J., Chamberlain, K. and Pell, J. K. 2005. Do aphids infected with entomopathogenic fungi continue to produce and respond to alarm pheromone? Biocontrol Science and Technology. 15, pp. 859-866.

ISSR, ERIC and RAPD techniques to detect genetic diversity in the aphid pathogen Pandora neoaphidis

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Tymon, A. M. and Pell, J. K. 2005. ISSR, ERIC and RAPD techniques to detect genetic diversity in the aphid pathogen Pandora neoaphidis. Mycological Research. 109 (3), pp. 285-293.

Interactions between entomopathogenic fungi and arthropod natural enemies

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Furlong, M. J. and Pell, J. K. 2005. Interactions between entomopathogenic fungi and arthropod natural enemies. in: Vega, F. E. and Blackwell, M. S. A. (ed.) Insect-fungal associations: ecology and evolution Oxford University Press (OUP) Oxford. pp. 51-73

Conservation biological control with the fungal pathogen Pandora neoaphidis : implications of aphid species, host plant and predator foraging

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Ekesi, S., Shah, P. A., Clark, S. J. and Pell, J. K. 2005. Conservation biological control with the fungal pathogen Pandora neoaphidis : implications of aphid species, host plant and predator foraging. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 7 (1), pp. 21-30.

PCR-based strategy for the identification of Beauveria bassiana isolates

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Ormond, E., Kussy, F., Roy, H., Pell, J. K. and Thomas, A. 2004. PCR-based strategy for the identification of Beauveria bassiana isolates. Abstracts 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology, Helsinki, 1-6 August 2004 . pp. 84

Interactions among insect parasitoids, arthropod predators and entomopathogenic fungi

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Furlong, M. J. and Pell, J. K. 2004. Interactions among insect parasitoids, arthropod predators and entomopathogenic fungi. Abstracts 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology, Helsinki, 1-6 August 2004 . pp. 72

The role of Rothamsted Research in education and training in microbial control

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Pell, J. K., Shah, P. A., Mann, J., Kerry, B. R. and Ball, B. V. 2004. The role of Rothamsted Research in education and training in microbial control. Abstracts 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology, Helsinki, 1-6 August 2004 . pp. 116

PCR-based molecular discrimination of Pandora neoaphidis isolates from related entomopathogenic fungi and development of species-specific diagnostic primers

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Tymon, A. M., Shah, P. A. and Pell, J. K. 2004. PCR-based molecular discrimination of Pandora neoaphidis isolates from related entomopathogenic fungi and development of species-specific diagnostic primers. Mycological Research. 108, pp. 419-433.

Effect of fungal infection on the reproductive potential of aphids and their progeny

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Baverstock, J., Roy, H. E., Clark, S. J. and Pell, J. K. 2004. Effect of fungal infection on the reproductive potential of aphids and their progeny. Abstracts 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology, Helsinki, 1-6 August 2004 . pp. 68

Intraguild interactions between the aphid pathogen Pandora neoaphidis and the parasitoid Aphidius ervi : implications for multi-species biocontrol

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Baverstock, J., Alderson, P. G. and Pell, J. K. 2004. Intraguild interactions between the aphid pathogen Pandora neoaphidis and the parasitoid Aphidius ervi : implications for multi-species biocontrol. Abstracts 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology, Helsinki, 1-6 August 2004 .

The ability of fungal infected aphids to produce and respond to alarm pheromone

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Roy, H. E., Baverstock, J., Chamberlain, K. and Pell, J. K. 2004. The ability of fungal infected aphids to produce and respond to alarm pheromone. Abstracts 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology, Helsinki, 1-6 August 2004 .

The role of semiochemicals in the avoidance of the seven-spot ladybird, Coccinella septempunctata , by the aphid parasitoid, Aphidius ervi

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Nakashima, Y., Birkett, M. A., Pye, B. J., Pickett, J. A. and Powell, W. 2004. The role of semiochemicals in the avoidance of the seven-spot ladybird, Coccinella septempunctata , by the aphid parasitoid, Aphidius ervi. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 30, pp. 1103-1116.

Initiation of fungal epizootics in diamondback moth populations within a large field cage: proof of concept for auto-dissemination

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Vickers, R. A., Furlong, M. J., White, A. and Pell, J. K. 2004. Initiation of fungal epizootics in diamondback moth populations within a large field cage: proof of concept for auto-dissemination. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 111 (1), pp. 7-17.

Assessment of aphid host range and isolate variability in Pandora neoaphidis (Zygomycetes: Entomophthorales)

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Shah, P. A., Clark, S. J. and Pell, J. K. 2004. Assessment of aphid host range and isolate variability in Pandora neoaphidis (Zygomycetes: Entomophthorales). Biological Control. 29, pp. 90-99.

Survival of Erynia neoaphidis in aphid cadavers in a simulated winter environment

C1 - Edited contributions to conferences/learned societies
Bonner, T., Gray, S. N. and Pell, J. K. 2003. Survival of Erynia neoaphidis in aphid cadavers in a simulated winter environment.

Novel strategies for aphid control using entomopathogenic fungi; LK0908

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Pell, J. K., Tymon, A. M. and Shah, P. A. 2003. Novel strategies for aphid control using entomopathogenic fungi; LK0908. Abstracts Sustainable Arable Link Conference, Harpenden, 26 June 2003 .

Using field margin diversification in agri-environment schemes to enhance aphid natural enemies

C1 - Edited contributions to conferences/learned societies
Powell, W., Walters, K., A'hara, S., Ashby, J., Stevenson, H. and Northing, P. 2003. Using field margin diversification in agri-environment schemes to enhance aphid natural enemies.

Field margins and fungal diseases of aphids (FWAG Research Vision website)

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Shah, P. A. and Pell, J. K. 2003. Field margins and fungal diseases of aphids (FWAG Research Vision website).

Direct and indirect estimates of Pandora neoaphidis conidia in laboratory bioassays with aphids

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Shah, P. A., Clark, S. J. and Pell, J. K. 2003. Direct and indirect estimates of Pandora neoaphidis conidia in laboratory bioassays with aphids. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 84, pp. 145-147.

Population dynamics of the large nettle aphid, Microlophium carnosum , and entomopathogenic fungi

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Shah, P. A., Clark, S. J. and Pell, J. K. 2003. Population dynamics of the large nettle aphid, Microlophium carnosum , and entomopathogenic fungi. Abstracts British Ecological Society Annual Meeting, Manchester, 9-11 September 2003 .

Do Vicia faba plants use the aphid pathogen Pandora neoaphidis as a bodyguard?

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Baverstock, J., Alderson, P. G., Elliot, S. L. and Pell, J. K. 2003. Do Vicia faba plants use the aphid pathogen Pandora neoaphidis as a bodyguard? Abstracts 36th Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology, Burlington, 26-30 July 2003 . pp. 56

Entomopathogenic fungi as biological control agents

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Shah, P. A. and Pell, J. K. 2003. Entomopathogenic fungi as biological control agents. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 61, pp. 413-423.

Managed field margins as refugia for Pandora neoaphidis

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Shah, P. A. and Pell, J. K. 2003. Managed field margins as refugia for Pandora neoaphidis. Abstracts 36th Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology, Burlington, 26-30 July 2003 . pp. 28

Tritrophic interactions between Pandora neoaphidis , three aphid species and different host plant resources

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Shah, P. A., Clark, S. J. and Pell, J. K. 2003. Tritrophic interactions between Pandora neoaphidis , three aphid species and different host plant resources. Abstracts 36th Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology, Burlington, 26-30 July 2003 . pp. 72

Ecological role of the large nettle aphid, Microlophium carnosum , as an early season source of Pandora neoaphidis

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Shah, P. A., Clark, S. J. and Pell, J. K. 2003. Ecological role of the large nettle aphid, Microlophium carnosum , as an early season source of Pandora neoaphidis. Abstracts 36th Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology, Burlington, 26-30 July 2003 . pp. 71-72

Laboratory evaluation of temperature effects on the germination and growth of entomopathogenic fungi and on their pathogenicity to two aphid species

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Yeo, H., Pell, J. K., Alderson, P. G., Clark, S. J. and Pye, B. J. 2003. Laboratory evaluation of temperature effects on the germination and growth of entomopathogenic fungi and on their pathogenicity to two aphid species. Pest Management Science. 59 (2), pp. 156-165.

Effect of spatial heterogeneity on the role of Coccinella septempunctata as an intra-guild predator of the aphid pathogen Pandora neoaphidis

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Roy, H. E., Alderson, P. G. and Pell, J. K. 2003. Effect of spatial heterogeneity on the role of Coccinella septempunctata as an intra-guild predator of the aphid pathogen Pandora neoaphidis. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 82, pp. 85-95.

A novel computerised image analysis method for the measurement of production of conidia from the aphid pathogenic fungus Erynia neoaphidis

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Bonner, T. J., Pell, J. K. and Gray, S. N. 2003. A novel computerised image analysis method for the measurement of production of conidia from the aphid pathogenic fungus Erynia neoaphidis. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 220, pp. 75-80.

Diversity and abundance of the coleopteran fauna from organic and conventional management systems in southern England

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Shah, P. A., Brooks, D. R., Ashby, J. E., Perry, J. N. and Woiwod, I. P. 2003. Diversity and abundance of the coleopteran fauna from organic and conventional management systems in southern England. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 5 (1), pp. 51-60.

Effect of Erynia neoaphidis infection and coccinellid foraging on the spatial distribution of aphids on plants

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Roy, H. E., Pell, J. K. and Alderson, P. G. 2002. Effect of Erynia neoaphidis infection and coccinellid foraging on the spatial distribution of aphids on plants. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 81, pp. 127-129.

Spatiotemporal analyses of aphids and natural enemies in a cereal field

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Shah, P. A., Conrad, K. F., Tymon, A. and Pell, J. K. 2002. Spatiotemporal analyses of aphids and natural enemies in a cereal field. Abstracts British Ecological Society Annual Meeting, York, 18-20 December 2002 .

Molecular studies on intra-specific variation in the aphid pathogenic fungus Erynia (=Pandora) neoaphidis

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Tymon, A., Shah, P. A. and Pell, J. K. 2002. Molecular studies on intra-specific variation in the aphid pathogenic fungus Erynia (=Pandora) neoaphidis. Abstracts 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology, Foz do Iguassu, Brazil, 18-23 August 2002 . pp. 103-104

Field-scale studies on spatio-temporal relationships between aphids and natural enemies

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Shah, P. A., Tymon, A. and Pell, J. K. 2002. Field-scale studies on spatio-temporal relationships between aphids and natural enemies. Abstracts 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology, Foz do Iguassu, Brazil, 18-23 August 2002 . pp. 63

A tiered approach for evaluating Erynia neoaphidis isolates against seven aphid species

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Shah, P. A., Clark, S. J. and Pell, J. K. 2002. A tiered approach for evaluating Erynia neoaphidis isolates against seven aphid species. Abstracts 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology, Foz do Iguassu, Brazil, 18-23 August 2002 . pp. 104

Interactions between entomopathogenic fungi and predators

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Pell, J. K. and Roy, H. E. 2002. Interactions between entomopathogenic fungi and predators. Invited Papers 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology, Foz do Iguassu, Brazil, 18-23 August 2002 . pp. 28-30

Effects of aphid-induced plant volatiles on intraguild interactions at the third trophic level

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Baverstock, J., Pell, J. K. and Alderson, P. G. 2002. Effects of aphid-induced plant volatiles on intraguild interactions at the third trophic level. Abstracts 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology, Foz do Iguassu, Brazil, 18-23 August 2002 . pp. 40

Apparent competition between two species of aphid via the fungal pathogen Erynia neoaphidis and its interaction with the aphid parasitoid Aphidius ervi

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pope, T., Croxon, E., Pell, J. K., Godfray, H. C. J. and Muller, C. B. 2002. Apparent competition between two species of aphid via the fungal pathogen Erynia neoaphidis and its interaction with the aphid parasitoid Aphidius ervi. Ecological Entomology. 27 (2), pp. 196-203.

Interactions among the aphid Diuraphis noxia , the entomopathogenic fungus Paecilomyces fumosoroseus and the coccinellid Hippodamia convergens

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pell, J. K. and Vandenberg, J. D. 2002. Interactions among the aphid Diuraphis noxia , the entomopathogenic fungus Paecilomyces fumosoroseus and the coccinellid Hippodamia convergens. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 12, pp. 217-224.

Aerodynamic diameter of conidia of Erynia neoaphidis and other entomophthoralean fungi

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Hemmati, F., Pell, J. K., McCartney, H. A. and Deadman, M. L. 2002. Aerodynamic diameter of conidia of Erynia neoaphidis and other entomophthoralean fungi. Mycological Research. 106 (2), pp. 233-238.