BBSRC Strategic Programme in Smart Crop Protection

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Researchers
Principal InvestigatorPaul Neve
Project numberI0500
DepartmentRothamsted Research
Research fish codeBBS/OS/CP/000001
Grant IDBBS/OS/CP/000001

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Translating surveillance data into incidence estimates

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Bourhis, Y., Gotwald, T. R. and Van Den Bosch, F. 2019. Translating surveillance data into incidence estimates. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences. 374 (1776).

First application of loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assays for rapid identification of mating type in the heterothallic fungus Aspergillus fumigatus

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
King, K. M., Hawkins, N. J., Atkins, S. L., Dyer, P. S., West, J. S. and Fraaije, B. A. 2019. First application of loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assays for rapid identification of mating type in the heterothallic fungus Aspergillus fumigatus . Mycoses.

Alterations in life-history associated with non-target-site herbicide resistance in Alopecurus myosuroides

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Comont, D., Knight, C., Crook, L., Hull, R. I., Beffa, R. and Neve, P. 2019. Alterations in life-history associated with non-target-site herbicide resistance in Alopecurus myosuroides. Frontiers in Plant Science. 10.

Identification and functional characterisation of a novel N-cyanoamidine neonicotinoid metabolising cytochrome P450, CYP9Q6, from the buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Troczka, B. J., Homem, R. A., Reid, R., Beadle, K., Kohler, M, Zaworra, M, Field, L. M., Williamson, M. S., Nauen, R., Bass, C. and Davies, T. G. E. 2019. Identification and functional characterisation of a novel N-cyanoamidine neonicotinoid metabolising cytochrome P450, CYP9Q6, from the buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 111 (103171).

RNA interference-mediated knockdown of voltage-gated sodium channel (MpNav) gene causes mortality in peach-potato aphid, Myzus persicae

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Tariq, K., Ali, A., Davies, T. G. E., Naz, E., Naz, L., Sohail, S., Hou, M. and Ullah, F. 2019. RNA interference-mediated knockdown of voltage-gated sodium channel (MpNav) gene causes mortality in peach-potato aphid, Myzus persicae. Scientific Reports. 9 (1), p. 5291.

On the origin of the tensile strength of insect swarms

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Reynolds, A. M. 2019. On the origin of the tensile strength of insect swarms. Physical Biology.

Genomic insight into neonicotinoid sensitivity in the solitary bee Osmia bicornis

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Beadle, K., Singh, K. S., Troczka, B. J., Randall, E., Zaworra, M., Zimmer, C. T., Hayward, A., Reid, R., Kor, L., Kohler, M., Buer, B., Nelson, D. R., Williamson, M. S., Davies, T. G. E., Field, L. M., Nauen, R. and Bass, C. 2019. Genomic insight into neonicotinoid sensitivity in the solitary bee Osmia bicornis. PLOS Genetics. 15 (2), p. e1007903.

Sampling for disease absence-deriving informed monitoring from epidemic traits

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Bourhis, Y., Gottwald, T.R., Lopez-Ruiz, F.J., Patarapuwadol, S. and Van Den Bosch, F. 2019. Sampling for disease absence-deriving informed monitoring from epidemic traits. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 461, pp. 8-16.

A loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay for rapid and specific detection of airborne inoculum of Uromyces betae (sugar beet rust)

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Kaczmarek, A. M., King, K. M., West, J. S., Stevens, M., Sparkes, D. and Dickinson, M. 2019. A loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay for rapid and specific detection of airborne inoculum of Uromyces betae (sugar beet rust). Plant Disease.

The evolutionary origins of pesticide resistance

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Hawkins, N. J., Bass, C., Dixon, A. and Neve, P. 2019. The evolutionary origins of pesticide resistance. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society. 94, pp. 135-155.

Impact of epoxiconazole on Fusarium head blight control, grain yield and deoxynivalenol accumulation in wheat

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Duan, Y., Xiao, X., Li, T., Chen, W., Wang, J., Fraaije, B. A. and Zhou, M. G. 2018. Impact of epoxiconazole on Fusarium head blight control, grain yield and deoxynivalenol accumulation in wheat. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology. 152, pp. 138-147.

Simultaneous detection of multiple benzimidazole resistant β-tubulin variants of Botrytis cinerea using loop mediated isothermal amplification

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Duan, Y., Yang, Y., Wang, J. X., Chen, C. J., Steinberg, G., Fraaije, B. A. and Zhou, M. G. 2018. Simultaneous detection of multiple benzimidazole resistant β-tubulin variants of Botrytis cinerea using loop mediated isothermal amplification. Plant Disease. 102 (10), pp. 2016-2024.

Development and application of a simple, rapid and sensitive method for detecting moderately carbendazim‐resistant isolates in Botrytis cinerea

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Duan, Y. B., Yang, Y., Li, M. X., Fraaije, B. A. and Zhou, M. G. 2018. Development and application of a simple, rapid and sensitive method for detecting moderately carbendazim‐resistant isolates in Botrytis cinerea. Annals of Applied Biology. 172 (3), pp. 355-365.

Current status and future directions of Levy walk research

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Reynolds, A. M. 2018. Current status and future directions of Levy walk research. Biology Open. 7 (1), p. bio030106.

Gene drive systems: do they have a place in agricultural weed management?

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Neve, P. 2018. Gene drive systems: do they have a place in agricultural weed management? Pest Management Science. 74, pp. 2671-2679.

ICE1 and ZOU determine the depth of primary seed dormancy in Arabidopsis independently of their role in endosperm development

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
MacGregor, D. R., Zhang, N., Iwasaki, M., Chen, M., Dave, A., Lopez-Molina, L. and Penfield, S. 2018. ICE1 and ZOU determine the depth of primary seed dormancy in Arabidopsis independently of their role in endosperm development. The Plant Journal. 98 (2), pp. 277-290.

Reviewing research priorities in weed ecology, evolution and management: a horizon scan

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Neve, P., Barney, J. N., Buckley, Y., Cousens, R. D., Graham, S., Jordan, N. R., Lawton-Rauh, A., Liebman, M., Mesgaran, M. B., Schut, M., Shaw, J., Storkey, J., Baraibar, B., Baucom, R. S., Chalak, M., Childs, D. Z., Christensen, S., Eizenberg, H., Fernandez-Quintanilla, C., French, K., Harsch, M., Heijting, S., Harrison, L., Loddo, D., Macel, M., Maczey, N., Merotto JR, A., Mortensen, D., Necajeva, J., Peltzer, D. A., Recasens, J., Renton, M., Riemens, M., Sonderskov, M. and Williams, M 2018. Reviewing research priorities in weed ecology, evolution and management: a horizon scan. Weed Research. 58, pp. 250-258.

Fluctuating environments drive insect swarms into a new state that is robust to perturbations

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Reynolds, A. M. 2018. Fluctuating environments drive insect swarms into a new state that is robust to perturbations. EPL. 124, p. 38001.

Have you saved a tree today?

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Lucas, J. 2018. Have you saved a tree today? Research Information.

Incorporating terminal velocities into Lagrangian stochastic models of particle dispersal in the atmospheric boundary layer

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Reynolds, A. M. 2018. Incorporating terminal velocities into Lagrangian stochastic models of particle dispersal in the atmospheric boundary layer. Scientific Reports. 8, p. 16843.

Host shift induces changes in mate choice of the seed predator Acanthoscelides obtectus via altered chemical signalling

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Vuts, J., Woodcock, C. M., Koenig, L., Powers, S. J., Pickett, J. A., Szentesi, A. and Birkett, M. A. 2018. Host shift induces changes in mate choice of the seed predator Acanthoscelides obtectus via altered chemical signalling. PLOS ONE. 13 (11), p. e0206144.

Variability in herbivore-induced signalling across different maize genotypes impacts significantly on natural enemy foragin behaviour

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Michereff, M. F. F., Magalhães, D. M., Hassemer, M. J., Laumann, R. A., Zhou, J-J., Ribeiro, P. E. de. A., Viana, P. A., Guimarães, P. E. de O., Schimmelpfeng, P. H. C., Borges, M., Pickett, J. A., Birkett, M. A. and Blassioli-Moraes, M. C. 2018. Variability in herbivore-induced signalling across different maize genotypes impacts significantly on natural enemy foragin behaviour. Journal of Pest Science. 92 (2), pp. 723-736.

Influence of constitutive and induced volatiles from mature green coffee berries on the foraging behaviour of female coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei (Ferrari) (Coleoptera: Curclionidae: Scolytinae)

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Blassiolo-Moraes, M. C., Michereff, M. F. F., Magalhaes, D. M., Morals, S. D., Hassemer, M. J., Laumann, R. A., Meneghin, A. M., Birkett, M. A., Withall, D., Medeiros, L. N., Correa, C. M. C. and Borges, M. 2018. Influence of constitutive and induced volatiles from mature green coffee berries on the foraging behaviour of female coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei (Ferrari) (Coleoptera: Curclionidae: Scolytinae). Arthropod-Plant Interactions.

Fitness Penalties in the Evolution of Fungicide Resistance

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Hawkins, N. J. and Fraaije, B. A. 2018. Fitness Penalties in the Evolution of Fungicide Resistance. Annual Review of Phytopathology. 56, pp. 339-360.

Attractiveness of host banana leaf materials to the banana weevil, Cosmopolites sordidus in Ghana for development of field management strategies

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Abagale, S. A., Woodcock, C. M., Chamberlain, K., Ofaso-Acquaah, S., Van Emden, H., Birkett, M. A., Pickett, J. A. and Braimah, H. 2018. Attractiveness of host banana leaf materials to the banana weevil, Cosmopolites sordidus in Ghana for development of field management strategies . Pest Management Science.

Neonicotinoids

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Bass, C. and Field, L. M. 2018. Neonicotinoids. Current Biology. 28 (14), pp. R772-R773.

Higher flight activity in the offspring of migrants compared to residents in a migratory insect

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Dällenbach, L. J., Glauser, A., Lim, K. S., Chapman, J. W. and Menz, M. H. M. 2018. Higher flight activity in the offspring of migrants compared to residents in a migratory insect. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 285 (1881), p. 2829.

Passive particles Lévy walk through turbulence mirroring the diving patterns of marine predators

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Reynolds, A. M. 2018. Passive particles Lévy walk through turbulence mirroring the diving patterns of marine predators. Journal of Physics Communications. 2 (8), p. 085003.

Distinguishing between apparent and actual randomness: a preliminary examination with Australian ants

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Reynolds, A. M., Ferdous, M. J. and Cheng, K. 2018. Distinguishing between apparent and actual randomness: a preliminary examination with Australian ants. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 72 (113).

What good is weed diversity?

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Storkey, J. and Neve, P. 2018. What good is weed diversity? Weed Research. 58 (4), pp. 239-243.

An analysis of variability in genome organisation of intracellular calcium release channels across insect orders

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Troczka, B. J., Richardson, E., Homem, R. A. and Davies, T. G. E. 2018. An analysis of variability in genome organisation of intracellular calcium release channels across insect orders. Gene. 670, pp. 70-86.

An overview of functional genomic tools in deciphering insecticide resistance

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Homem, R. A. and Davies, T. G. E. 2018. An overview of functional genomic tools in deciphering insecticide resistance. Current Opinion in Insect Science. 27 (June), pp. 103-110.

Prospects for management of whitefly using plant semiochemicals, compared with related pests

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Schlaeger, S., Pickett, J. A. and Birkett, M. A. 2018. Prospects for management of whitefly using plant semiochemicals, compared with related pests . Pest Management Science.

Worldwide emergence of resistance to antifungal drugs challenges human health and food security

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Fisher, M. C., Hawkins, N. J., Sanglard, D. and Gurr, S. J. 2018. Worldwide emergence of resistance to antifungal drugs challenges human health and food security. Science. 360 (6390), pp. 739-742.

Unravelling the molecular determinants of bee sensitivity to neonicotinoid insecticides

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Manjon, C., Troczka, B. J., Zaworra, M., Beadle, K., Randall, E., Hertlein, G., Singh, K. S., Zimmer, C. T., Homem, R. A., Lueke, B., Reid, R., Kor, L., Kohler, M., Benting, J., Williamson, M. S., Davies, T. G. E., Field, L. M., Bass, C. and Nauen, R. 2018. Unravelling the molecular determinants of bee sensitivity to neonicotinoid insecticides. Current Biology. 27 (7), p. 1137–1143.

Isolation and identification of floral attractants from a nectar plant for the dried bean beetle, Acanthoscelides obtectus (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae, Bruchinae)

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Vuts, J., Woodcock, C. M., Caulfield, J. C., Powers, S. J., Pickett, J. A. and Birkett, M. A. 2018. Isolation and identification of floral attractants from a nectar plant for the dried bean beetle, Acanthoscelides obtectus (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae, Bruchinae). Pest Management Science.

Invasive egg predators and food availability interactively affect maternal investment in egg chemical defence

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Paul, S. C., Stevens, M., Burton, J., Pell, J. K., Birkett, M. A. and Blount, J. D. 2018. Invasive egg predators and food availability interactively affect maternal investment in egg chemical defence. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 6 (4).

Parental phenotype not predator cues influence egg warning coloration and defence levels

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Birkett, M. A., Paul, S., Stevens, M., Burton, J., Pell, J. K. and Blount, J. D. 2018. Parental phenotype not predator cues influence egg warning coloration and defence levels. Animal Behaviour. 140 (June), pp. 177-186.

Attractiveness of Host Plant Volatile Extracts to the Asian Citrus Psyllid, Diaphorina citri, is Reduced by Terpenoids from the Non-Host Cashew

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Fancelli, M., Borges, M., Laumann, R. A., Pickett, J. A., Birkett, M. A. and Blassioli-Moraes, M. C. 2018. Attractiveness of Host Plant Volatile Extracts to the Asian Citrus Psyllid, Diaphorina citri, is Reduced by Terpenoids from the Non-Host Cashew. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 44 (4), pp. 397-405.

Conspecific and Heterogeneric Lacewings Respond to (Z)-4-Tridecene Identified from Chrysopa formosa (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae)

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Koczor, S., Szentkiralyi, F., Vuts, J., Caulfield, J. C., Withall, D. M., Pickett, J. A., Birkett, M. A. and Toth, M. 2018. Conspecific and Heterogeneric Lacewings Respond to (Z)-4-Tridecene Identified from Chrysopa formosa (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology. 44 (2), pp. 137-146.