Sam Cook

NameSam Cook
Job titleSenior Research Scientist - Ecology
Email addresssam.cook@rothamsted.ac.uk
DepartmentBiointeractions and Crop Protection
Research clusterBCP: Pest-Host Interactions
Preferred citationCook, S. M.
OfficeHarpenden

Research outputs

Two common invertebrate predators show varying responses to different types of sentinel prey in a mesocosm study

Greenop, A., Cecelja, A., Woodcock, B. A., Wilby, A., Cook, S. M. and Pywell, R. F. 2019. Two common invertebrate predators show varying responses to different types of sentinel prey in a mesocosm study. Journal of Applied Entomology. 143 (4), pp. 380-386.

Soil compaction effects upon litter decomposition in an arable field and implications for management of crop residues and headlands

Carlesso, L., Beadle, A., Cook, S. M., Graham, H., Ritz, K., Sparkes, D., Wu, L. and Murray, P. J. 2019. Soil compaction effects upon litter decomposition in an arable field and implications for management of crop residues and headlands. Applied Soil Ecology. 134, pp. 31-37.

Prospects for improved off-crop habitat management for pollen beetle control in oilseed rape

Cook, S. M. and Skellern, M. P. 2018. Prospects for improved off-crop habitat management for pollen beetle control in oilseed rape. Arthropod-Plant Interactions. pp. 1-18.

Functional diversity positively affects prey suppression by invertebrate predators: a meta-analysis

Greenop, A., Woodcock, B. A., Wilby, A., Cook, S. M. and Pywell, R. F. 2018. Functional diversity positively affects prey suppression by invertebrate predators: a meta-analysis. Ecology. 99 (8), pp. 1771-1782.

Semiochemical-based alternatives to synthetic toxicant insecticides for pollen beetle management

Mauchline, A. L., Hervé, M. R. and Cook, S. M. 2017. Semiochemical-based alternatives to synthetic toxicant insecticides for pollen beetle management. Arthropod-Plant Interactions.

Manipulating field margins to increase predation intensity in fields of winter wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Mansion-Vaquie, A., Ferrante, M., Cook, S. M., Pell, J. K. and Lovei, G. L. 2017. Manipulating field margins to increase predation intensity in fields of winter wheat (Triticum aestivum). Journal of Applied Entomology. 141 (8), pp. 600-611.

Development of a statistical crop model to explain the relationship between seed yield and phenotypic diversity within the Brassica napus genepool

Bennett, E., Brignell, C., Carion, P. W. C., Cook, S. M., Eastmond, P. J., Teakle, G., Hammond, J. P., Love, C., King, G. J., Roberts, J. A. and Wagstaff, C. 2017. Development of a statistical crop model to explain the relationship between seed yield and phenotypic diversity within the Brassica napus genepool. Agronomy. 7 (2), p. 31.

Migratory flight behaviour of the pollen beetle Meligethes aeneus

Mauchline, A. L., Cook, S. M., Powell, W., Chapman, J. W. and Osborne, J. L. 2017. Migratory flight behaviour of the pollen beetle Meligethes aeneus. Pest Management Science. 73 (6), pp. 1076-1082.

A functional overview of conservation biological control

Begg, G. S., Cook, S. M., Dye, R., Ferrante, M., Franck, P., Lavigne, C., Lovei, G. L., Mansion-Vaquie, A., Pell, J. K., Petit, S., Quesada, N., Ricci, B., Wratten, S. D. and Birch, A. N. E. 2017. A functional overview of conservation biological control. Crop Protection. 97 (July), pp. 145-158.

Meteorological and landscape influences on pollen beetle immigration into oilseed rape crops

Skellern, M. P., Welham, S. J., Watts, N. P. and Cook, S. M. 2017. Meteorological and landscape influences on pollen beetle immigration into oilseed rape crops. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment. 241 (1 April), pp. 150-159.

Oilseed rape (Brassica napus) as a resource for farmland insect pollinators: quantifying floral traits in conventional varieties and breeding systems

Carruthers, J. M., Cook, S. M., Wright, G. A., Osborne, J. L., Clark, S. J., Swain, J. L. and Haughton, A. J. 2017. Oilseed rape (Brassica napus) as a resource for farmland insect pollinators: quantifying floral traits in conventional varieties and breeding systems. GCB Bioenergy. 9 (8), pp. 1370-1379.

The potential of crop management practices to reduce pollen beetle damage in oilseed rape

Skellern, M. P. and Cook, S. M. 2017. The potential of crop management practices to reduce pollen beetle damage in oilseed rape. Arthropod-Plant Interactions.

The potential of decision support systems to improve risk assessment for pollen beetle management in winter oilseed rape

Ferguson, A. W., Skellern, M. P., Johnen, A., Von Richthofen, J-S., Watts, N. P., Bardsley, E., Murray, D. A. and Cook, S. M. 2016. The potential of decision support systems to improve risk assessment for pollen beetle management in winter oilseed rape. Pest Management Science. 72 (3), pp. 609-617.

Integrated pest management of insect pests of rapeseed

Cook, S. M. 2015. Integrated pest management of insect pests of rapeseed. Abstracts 14th International Rapeseed Congress, Saskatoon, 5-9 July 2015 .

The effect of sowing date (autumn vs. spring) on the flowering period of biennial margin mixes and their resource value for enemies of crop pests

Baverstock, J., Torrance, M. T., Skellern, M. P., Pell, J. K., Hartwell, G. and Cook, S. M. 2015. The effect of sowing date (autumn vs. spring) on the flowering period of biennial margin mixes and their resource value for enemies of crop pests. Proceedings BASF Farm Network Conference, Bad Durkheim, 23-24 November 2015 . pp. 6-11

Appendix 4. Effect of brassica field margins on arthropod biodiversity and biocontrol in a wheat-oilseed rape rotation

Cook, S. M., Skellern, M. P., Torrance, M. T., Nevard, L., Watts, N. P., Clark, S. J. and Pell, J. K. 2015. Appendix 4. Effect of brassica field margins on arthropod biodiversity and biocontrol in a wheat-oilseed rape rotation.

Temperature-activity relationships in Meligethes aeneus: implications for pest management

Ferguson, A. W., Nevard, L. M., Clark, S. J. and Cook, S. M. 2015. Temperature-activity relationships in Meligethes aeneus: implications for pest management. Pest Management Science. 71 (3), pp. 459-466.

Flight of Meligethes aeneus at a range of altitudes

Mauchline, A. L., Cook, S. M., Powell, W., Chapman, J. W. and Osborne, J. L. 2014. Flight of Meligethes aeneus at a range of altitudes. IOBC.

Results of a small survey amongst farmers and advisers in the UK on their evaluation of the proPlant pollen beetle migration tool and its influence on their practice

Ferguson, A. W. and Cook, S. M. 2014. Results of a small survey amongst farmers and advisers in the UK on their evaluation of the proPlant pollen beetle migration tool and its influence on their practice. IOBC.

Field margins for biocontrol and biodiversity across crop rotations: overview of the aims and approaches of Defra project IF01122

Baverstock, J., Pell, J. K., Storkey, J., Torrance, M. T. and Cook, S. M. 2014. Field margins for biocontrol and biodiversity across crop rotations: overview of the aims and approaches of Defra project IF01122. IOBC.

Effects of monitoring position and time of day on pollen beetle numbers in crops of oilseed rape

Kaasik, R., Watts, N. P., Murray, D. A., Veromann, E. and Cook, S. M. 2013. Effects of monitoring position and time of day on pollen beetle numbers in crops of oilseed rape. Proceedings of the meeting at the Georg-August-University, Göttingen, Germany, 04 - 06 October, 2011 (Working Group "Integrated Control in Oilseed Crops").. IOBC.

Comparing the performance of two decision-support systems for management of pollen beetles in oilseed rape in the UK

Ferguson, A. W., Johnen, A., Bardsley, E., Von Richthofen, J-S., Skellern, M. P., Watts, N. P. and Cook, S. M. 2013. Comparing the performance of two decision-support systems for management of pollen beetles in oilseed rape in the UK. IOBC.

Red oilseed rape? The potential for manipulation of petal colour in control strategies for the pollen beetle (Meligethes aeneus)

Cook, S. M., Skellern, M. P., Doring, T. F. and Pickett, J. A. 2013. Red oilseed rape? The potential for manipulation of petal colour in control strategies for the pollen beetle (Meligethes aeneus). Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 7, pp. 249-258.

Effects of non-host plant odour on Melingethes aeneus during immigration to oilseed rape

Mauchline, A. L., Cook, S. M., Powell, W. and Osborne, J. L. 2013. Effects of non-host plant odour on Melingethes aeneus during immigration to oilseed rape. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 146 (3), pp. 313-320.

Development of an integrated pest management strategy for control of pollen beetles in winter oilseed rape (HGCA Project Report No 504)

Cook, S. M., Doring, T. F., Ferguson, A. W., Martin, J. L., Skellern, M. P., Smart, L. E., Watts, N. P., Welham, S. J., Woodcock, C. M., Pickett, J. A., Bardsley, E., Bowman, J., Burns, S., Clarke, M., Davies, J., Gibbard, C., Johnen, A., Jennaway, R., Meredith, R., Murray, D., Nightingale, M., Padbury, N., Patrick, C., Von Richthofen, J-S., Taylor, P., Tait, M. and Werner, P. 2013. Development of an integrated pest management strategy for control of pollen beetles in winter oilseed rape (HGCA Project Report No 504). Home Grown Cereals Authority (HGCA) Kenilworth.

Designing an integrated pest management strategy for pollen beetles in oilseed rape

Cook, S. M. 2012. Designing an integrated pest management strategy for pollen beetles in oilseed rape. Abstracts GCIRC Technical Meeting, Nyon, 28 April-1 May 2013 . pp. 35

Odour-mediated orientation behaviour of the lily beetle Lilioceris lilii

Salisbury, A., Cook, S. M., Powell, W. and Hardie, J. 2012. Odour-mediated orientation behaviour of the lily beetle Lilioceris lilii. Physiological Entomology. 37 (1), pp. 97-102.

An investigation into the development of monitoring and risk assessment systems for pollen beetles in winter oilseed rape

Nicholls, C. J. and Cook, S. M. 2012. An investigation into the development of monitoring and risk assessment systems for pollen beetles in winter oilseed rape. Crop Protection in Southern Britain. Aspects of Applied Biology 117 . pp. 191-196

Colour choice behaviour in the pollen beetle Meligethes aeneus (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae)

Doring, T. F., Skellern, M. P., Watts, N. P. and Cook, S. M. 2012. Colour choice behaviour in the pollen beetle Meligethes aeneus (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae). Physiological Entomology. 37 (4), pp. 360-368.

Confidential project report

Cook, S. M., Baverstock, J. and Skellern, M. P. 2012. Confidential project report.

Confidential Final Report

Cook, S. M. 2012. Confidential Final Report.

Are agronomic practices favouring certain brome species?

Cook, S. M., Hull, R. I., Ginsburg, D. and Moss, S. R. 2012. Are agronomic practices favouring certain brome species? Crop Protection in Southern Britain. Aspects of Applied Biology 117 . pp. 113-117

Developing IPM tactics for pollen beetles in oilseed rape

Cook, S. M., Ferguson, A. W., Martin, J. A., Skellern, M. P., Smart, L. E., Watts, N. P. and Pickett, J. A. 2010. Developing IPM tactics for pollen beetles in oilseed rape. Abstracts 9th European Congress of Entomology, Budapest, 22-27 August 2010 . pp. 196

Crop location by oilseed rape pests and host location by parasitoids

Cook, S. M. 2010. Crop location by oilseed rape pests and host location by parasitoids. in: Williams, I. H. (ed.) Biocontrol-based integrated management of oilseed rape pests Springer, Berlin. pp. 215-244

Managing weeds in arable rotations - a guide (HGCA Guide 50)

Cook, S. M., Clarke, J., Moss, S. R., Butler-Ellis, C. and Stobart, R. 2010. Managing weeds in arable rotations - a guide (HGCA Guide 50). Home Grown Cereals Authority (HGCA) Stoneleigh.

Trap crops for pollen beetles in oilseed rape: is push-pull compatible with conservation biocontrol?

Ferguson, A. W. and Cook, S. M. 2008. Trap crops for pollen beetles in oilseed rape: is push-pull compatible with conservation biocontrol? Abstracts ENDURE International Conference 2008: Diversifying Crop Protection, La Grande-Motte, 12-15 October 2008 . pp. O.20

Oilseed rape crop ecology: optimising crop husbandry for conservation biological control and greater biodiversity. Final report on DEFRA project AR0316.

Ferguson, A. W., Williams, I. H., Cook, S. M., Clark, S. J., Frearson, D. J. T., Holdgate, R., Isger, E. A., Mason, N. S., Watts, N. P. and Todd, A. 2008. Oilseed rape crop ecology: optimising crop husbandry for conservation biological control and greater biodiversity. Final report on DEFRA project AR0316. Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA).

Spectral sensitivity and colour choice in the pollen beetle, Meligethes aeneus

Doring, T. F. and Cook, S. M. 2008. Spectral sensitivity and colour choice in the pollen beetle, Meligethes aeneus. Abstracts 23rd International Congress of Entomology (ICE 2008), Durban, 6-12 July 2008 .

Responses of pollen beetles to petal colour: towards habitat management via manipulation of visual signals used in host-plant location

Cook, S. M., Skellern, M. P. and Pickett, J. A. 2008. Responses of pollen beetles to petal colour: towards habitat management via manipulation of visual signals used in host-plant location. Abstracts 23rd International Congress of Entomology (ICE 2008), Durban, 6-12 July 2008 .

Ecological approaches to the control of pollen beetles in oilseed rape

Cook, S. M. and Denholm, I. 2008. Ecological approaches to the control of pollen beetles in oilseed rape. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO. 38, pp. 110-113.

Trapping tactics for reducing insecticide use in pollen beetle control

Cook, S. M. and Denholm, I. 2007. Trapping tactics for reducing insecticide use in pollen beetle control. Abstracts EPPO Workshop on Insecticide Resistance of Meligethes spp. (pollen beetle) on oilseed rape, Berlin, 3-5 September 2007 . pp. 10

Responses of Phradis parasitoids to volatiles of lavender, Lavendula angustifolia - a possible repellent for their host, Meligethes aeneus

Cook, S. M., Jonsson, M., Skellern, M. P., Murray, D. A., Anderson, P. and Powell, W. 2007. Responses of Phradis parasitoids to volatiles of lavender, Lavendula angustifolia - a possible repellent for their host, Meligethes aeneus. BioControl. 52, pp. 591-598.

Use of pollen colour and odour cues and effect of reward quality in foraging by the honey bee

Cook, S. M. 2007. Use of pollen colour and odour cues and effect of reward quality in foraging by the honey bee.

The use of pollen cues by free-flying honey bees (Apis mellifera)

Cook, S. M., Poppy, G. M. and Williams, I. H. 2007. The use of pollen cues by free-flying honey bees (Apis mellifera). Abstracts 13th Symposium on Insect-Plant Relationships (SIP13), Uppsala, 29 July-2 August 2007 . pp. 152

Behavioural and chemical ecology underlying the success of turnip rape (Brassica rapa) trap crops in protecting oilseed rape (Brassica napus) from the pollen beetle (Meligethes aeneus)

Cook, S. M., Rasmussen, H. B., Birkett, M. A., Murray, D. A., Pye, B. J., Watts, N. P. and Williams, I. H. 2007. Behavioural and chemical ecology underlying the success of turnip rape (Brassica rapa) trap crops in protecting oilseed rape (Brassica napus) from the pollen beetle (Meligethes aeneus). Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 1, pp. 57-67.

The use of push-pull strategies in integrated pest management

Cook, S. M., Khan, Z. R. and Pickett, J. A. 2007. The use of push-pull strategies in integrated pest management. Annual Review of Entomology. 52, pp. 375-400.

Responses of pollen beetles (Meligethes aeneus) to petal colour

Cook, S. M., Skellern, M. P., Smith, M. J. and Williams, I. H. 2006. Responses of pollen beetles (Meligethes aeneus) to petal colour.

Determining the sex of insect pests of oilseed rape for behavioural bioassays

Cook, S. M., Watts, N. P., Castle, L. M. and Williams, I. H. 2006. Determining the sex of insect pests of oilseed rape for behavioural bioassays.

Responses of pollen beetles (Meligethes aeneus) to conspecific odours

Cook, S. M., Murray, D. A., Watts, N. P. and Williams, I. H. 2006. Responses of pollen beetles (Meligethes aeneus) to conspecific odours.

Working Group Integrated Control in Oilseed Crops (1979-present)

Koopmann, B., Cook, S. M., Williams, I. H. and Paul, V. H. 2006. Working Group Integrated Control in Oilseed Crops (1979-present). Boller, E. F., Delucchi, V. and Vanlenteren, J. C. (ed.) International Organization for Biological Control of Noxious Animals and Plants: history of the first 50 years . IOBC/OILB, Dijon. pp. 241-243

'Push-pull' strategies for pest management in agroecosystems

Cook, S. M. 2006. 'Push-pull' strategies for pest management in agroecosystems. Abstracts 8th European Congress of Entomology, Izmir, 17-22 September 2006 . pp. 7-10

Exploitation of host plant preferences in pest management strategies for oilseed rape (Brassica napus)

Cook, S. M., Smart, L. E., Martin, J. L., Murray, D. A., Watts, N. P. and Williams, I. H. 2006. Exploitation of host plant preferences in pest management strategies for oilseed rape (Brassica napus). Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 119 (3), pp. 221-229.

Development of a push-pull strategy for control of oilseed rape pests

Cook, S. M., Smart, L. E., Skellern, M. P., Watts, N. P. and Williams, I. H. 2006. Development of a push-pull strategy for control of oilseed rape pests. Proceedings International Symposium on Integrated Pest Management in Oilseed Rape, Gottingen, 3-5 April 2006 .

Responses of pollen beetles (Meligethes aeneus) to petal colour

Cook, S. M., Skellern, M. P., Smith, M. and Williams, I. H. 2005. Responses of pollen beetles (Meligethes aeneus) to petal colour. Abstracts Biannual Meeting IOBC Working Group on Integrated Control in Oilseed Crops, Poznan, 11-12 October 2005 . pp. 73

Sex determination of insect pests of oilseed rape for behavioural assays

Cook, S. M., Watts, N. P. and Williams, I. H. 2005. Sex determination of insect pests of oilseed rape for behavioural assays. Abstracts Biannual Meeting IOBC Working Group on Integrated Control in Oilseed Crops, Poznan, 11-12 October 2005 . pp. 80

Responses of pollen beetles (Meligethes aeneus) to conspecific odours

Cook, S. M., Watts, N. P. and Williams, I. H. 2005. Responses of pollen beetles (Meligethes aeneus) to conspecific odours. Abstracts Biannual Meeting IOBC Working Group on Integrated Control in Oilseed Crops, Poznan, 11-12 October 2005 . pp. 72

The behavioural responses of the pollen beetle (Meligethes aeneus )to floral colours and odours: designing a 'push-pull' pest management strategy

Cook, S. M., Rasmussen, H. B., Skellern, M. P., Watts, N. P., Williams, I. H. and Powell, W. 2005. The behavioural responses of the pollen beetle (Meligethes aeneus )to floral colours and odours: designing a 'push-pull' pest management strategy. Abstracts Entomology 2005, Brighton, 12-14 September 2005 . pp. 27

Could learning of pollen odours by honey bees (Apis mellifera ) play a role in their foraging behaviour?

Cook, S. M., Sandoz, J-C., Martin, A. P., Murray, D. A., Poppy, G. M. and Williams, I. H. 2005. Could learning of pollen odours by honey bees (Apis mellifera ) play a role in their foraging behaviour? Physiological Entomology. 30 (2), pp. 164-174.

Effect of a turnip rape (Brassica rapa ) trap crop on stem-mining pests and their parasitoids in winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus )

Barari, H., Cook, S. M., Clark, S. J. and Williams, I. H. 2005. Effect of a turnip rape (Brassica rapa ) trap crop on stem-mining pests and their parasitoids in winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus ). BioControl. 50, pp. 69-86.

Pushing pests around: a 'push-pull' strategy for oilseed rape

Cook, S. M. 2005. Pushing pests around: a 'push-pull' strategy for oilseed rape.

Rearing and identification of the larval parasitoids of Psylliodes chrysocephala and Ceutorhynchus pallidactylus from field-collected specimens

Barari, H., Cook, S. M. and Williams, I. H. 2004. Rearing and identification of the larval parasitoids of Psylliodes chrysocephala and Ceutorhynchus pallidactylus from field-collected specimens.

Effects of a turnip rape trap crop on the spatial distribution of Meligethes aeneus and Ceutorhynchus assimilis in oilseed rape

Cook, S. M., Watts, N. P., Hunter, F., Smart, L. E. and Williams, I. H. 2004. Effects of a turnip rape trap crop on the spatial distribution of Meligethes aeneus and Ceutorhynchus assimilis in oilseed rape.

Effects of turnip rape (Brassica rapa ) trap crop and insecticide treatment on infestation of winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus ) by coleopteran stem-mining pests and their parasitoids

Barari, H., Cook, S. M., Watts, N. P. and Williams, I. H. 2004. Effects of turnip rape (Brassica rapa ) trap crop and insecticide treatment on infestation of winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus ) by coleopteran stem-mining pests and their parasitoids. Proceedings 11th International Rapeseed Congress, Copenhagen, 6-10 July 2003 . pp. 1015-1017

Pushing insects around: the use of 'push-pull' strategies in integrated pest management

Cook, S. M., Powell, W., Smart, L. E., Watts, N. P. and Williams, I. H. 2004. Pushing insects around: the use of 'push-pull' strategies in integrated pest management. Abstracts Strength in Diversity: 22nd International Congress of Entomology, Brisbane, 15-21 August 2004 .

Do pollen beetles need pollen? The effect of pollen on oviposition, survival and development of a flower-feeding herbivore

Cook, S. M., Murray, D. A. and Williams, I. H. 2004. Do pollen beetles need pollen? The effect of pollen on oviposition, survival and development of a flower-feeding herbivore. Ecological Entomology. 29 (2), pp. 164-173.

Are honey bees' foraging preferences affected by pollen amino acid composition

Cook, S. M., Awmack, C. S., Murray, D. A. and Williams, I. H. 2003. Are honey bees' foraging preferences affected by pollen amino acid composition. Ecological Entomology. 28 (5), pp. 622-627.

Effects of a turnip rape (Brassica rapa ) trap crop and insecticide treatment on infestation of winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus ) by coleopteran stem-mining pests and their parasitoids

Barari, H., Cook, S. M., Watts, N. P. and Williams, I. H. 2003. Effects of a turnip rape (Brassica rapa ) trap crop and insecticide treatment on infestation of winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus ) by coleopteran stem-mining pests and their parasitoids. Abstracts 11th International Rapeseed Congress, Copenhagen, 6-10 July 2003 .

Push-pull strategies to reduce insecticide input to oilseed rape (Brassica napus ): potential of low alkenyl glucosinolate oilseed rape varieties (push!) and turnip rape (Brassica rapa ) trap crops (pull!)

Cook, S. M., Smart, L. E., Rasmussen, H. B., Bartlet, E., Martin, J. L., Murray, D. A., Watts, N. P. and Williams, I. H. 2003. Push-pull strategies to reduce insecticide input to oilseed rape (Brassica napus ): potential of low alkenyl glucosinolate oilseed rape varieties (push!) and turnip rape (Brassica rapa ) trap crops (pull!). Abstracts 11th International Rapeseed Congress, Copenhagen, 6-10 July 2003 . pp. 122

Push-pull strategies to reduce insecticide input to oilseed rape (Brassica napus ): potential of low alkenyl glucosinolate oilseed rape varieties (push!), and turnip rape (Brassica rapa ) trap crops (pull!)

Cook, S. M., Smart, L. E., Rasmussen, H. B., Bartlet, E., Martin, J. L., Murray, D. A., Watts, N. P. and Williams, I. H. 2003. Push-pull strategies to reduce insecticide input to oilseed rape (Brassica napus ): potential of low alkenyl glucosinolate oilseed rape varieties (push!), and turnip rape (Brassica rapa ) trap crops (pull!). Proceedings 11th International Rapeseed Congress, Copenhagen, 6-10 July 2003 . pp. 1018-1021

Differential response of pollen beetle Meligethes aeneus to different varieties of oilseed rape

Rasmussen, H. B., Cook, S. M., Birkett, M. A., Woodcock, C. M. and Pickett, J. A. 2002. Differential response of pollen beetle Meligethes aeneus to different varieties of oilseed rape. Abstracts 19th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Chemical Ecology, Hamburg, 3-8 August 2002 . pp. 204

The role of pollen odour in the attraction of pollen beetles to oilseed rape flowers

Cook, S. M., Bartlet, E., Murray, D. A. and Williams, I. H. 2002. The role of pollen odour in the attraction of pollen beetles to oilseed rape flowers. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 104 (1), pp. 43-50.

Turnip rape (Brassica rapa) as a trap crop to protect oilseed rape (Brassica napus) from infestation by insect pests: potential and mechanisms of action

Cook, S. M., Smart, L. E., Potting, R. J. P., Bartlet, E., Martin, J. L., Murray, D. A., Watts, N. P. and Williams, I. H. 2002. Turnip rape (Brassica rapa) as a trap crop to protect oilseed rape (Brassica napus) from infestation by insect pests: potential and mechanisms of action. Proceedings Brighton Crop Protection Conference - Pests and Diseases, 2002 . pp. 569-574

Turnip rape as a trap crop to protect oilseed rape from infestation by insect pests: potential and mechanisms of action

Cook, S. M., Smart, L. E., Potting, R. P. J., Bartlet, E., Martin, J. L., Murray, D. A., Watts, N. P. and Williams, I. H. 2002. Turnip rape as a trap crop to protect oilseed rape from infestation by insect pests: potential and mechanisms of action. Abstracts 6th National Meeting of the Royal Entomological Society, Cardiff, 12-13 September 2002 .

The role of pollen odour in the attraction of pollen beetles to oilseed rape flowers

Cook, S. M., Bartlet, E., Murray, D. A. and Williams, I. H. 2001. The role of pollen odour in the attraction of pollen beetles to oilseed rape flowers. Abstracts 11th International Symposium on Insect-Plant Relationships, Helsingor, Denmark, 4-10 August 2001 . pp. 34

The use of pollen cues in resource location by a pollinator and a pest

Cook, S. M. 2000. The use of pollen cues in resource location by a pollinator and a pest. F - Theses

Pollen beetle, Meligethes aeneus Fabricius, incidence in the composite hybrid winter oilseed rape, Synergy

Cook, S. M., Murray, D. A. and Williams, I. H. 1999. Pollen beetle, Meligethes aeneus Fabricius, incidence in the composite hybrid winter oilseed rape, Synergy. Proceedings 10th International Rapeseed Congress: New Horizons for an Old Crop, Canberra, 26-29 September 1999. CD ROM and Abstract Book .

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