College of Agricultural Sciences Personnel Profile
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Louis B Bjostad
Professor
Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management
College of Agricultural Sciences

Plant Sciences Building, Room E211
Phone:
970-491-5987
Education:
  • Ph D, U OF CALIFORNIA; ENTMLGY
  • BS, WILLIAM & MARY; BIOLOGY
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Bernklau, Elisa J, Hibbard, B. E., Dick, Donald L, Rithner, Christopher D, Bjostad, Louis B, (2015) Monogalactosyldiacylglycerols as Host Recognition Cues for Western Corn Rootworm Larvae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Journal of Economic Entomology 108 2 539-548

Bernklau, Elisa J, Hibbard, B. E., Bjostad, Louis B, (2013) Isolation and Characterization of Host Recognition Cues in Corn Roots for Larvae of the Western Corn Rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Journal of Economic Entomology 106 6 2354-2363

Bernklau, Elisa J, Bjostad, Louis B, Hibbard, B. E., (2011) Synthetic feeding stimulants enhance insecticide activity against western corn rootworm larvae, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Journal of Applied Entomology 135 1-2 47-54

(2010) Antixenosis in Maize Reduces Feeding by Western Corn Rootworm Larvae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Journal of Economic Entomology 103 2052-2060

(2009) Localized Search Cues in Corn Roots for Western Corn Rootworm (Coleoptera) J Econ Entomol 102 558-562

(2008) Identification of feeding stimulants in corn roots for western corn rootworm (Coleoptera) J Econ Entomol 101 341-351

(2006) Field attraction of termites to a carbon dioxide-generating bait in Australia (Isoptera) Sociobiology 48 771-779

(2006) Ultraviolet light induced autophototoxicity and negative phototaxis in Reticulitermes termites (Isoptera) Sociobiology 48 27-49

(2005) Antimicrobial activity of the termite (Isoptera) alkaloid norharmane against the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae Sociobiology 46 563-577

(2005) Attraction of subterranean termites (isoptera) to carbon dioxide J Econ Entomol 98 476-484

(2005) Endosymbiont biosynthesis of norharmane in Reticulitermes termites (Isoptera) Sociobiology 45 687-705

(2005) Insecticide enhancement with feeding stimulants in corn for western corn rootworm larvae (Coleoptera) J Econ Entomol 98 1150-1156

(2005) Isolation and characterization of norharmane from Reticulitermes termites (Isoptera) J Econ Entomol 98 1669-1678

(2004) Disruption of host location of western corn rootworm larvae (Coleoptera) J Econ Entomol 97 330-339

(2004) Testing the blank slate hypothesis Insect Soc 51 16-Dec

(2001) A new state record for Trogoderma teukton (Coleoptera) Entomol News 112 281-284

(1998) Behavioral responses of first-instar western corn rootworm (Coleoptera) J Econ Entomol 91 444-456

(1998) Reinvestigation of host location by western corn rootworm larvae (Coleoptera) J Econ Entomol 91 1331-1340

(1997) Electroantennogram-active components in buffalo gourd root powder for western corn rootworm adults (Coleoptera) Environ Entomol 26 1136-1142

(1997) Electroantennogram-active components of maize silk for adults of the western corn rootworm (Coleoptera) Environ Entomol 26 285-295

(1997) Pentanoic acid attracts Olcella parva (Adams) (Diptera) J Kansas Entomol Soc 70 67-69

(1997) Structure-activity study with haloalkane attractants of western corn rootworm (Coleoptera) J Entomol Sci 32 91-105

(1996) Behavioral and physiological responses of Diaeretiella rapae to semiochemicals Entomol Exp Appl 78 187-196

(1996) Dichloromethane attracts diabroticite larvae in a laboratory behavioral bioassay J Chem Ecol 22 1331-1344

(1996) Electroantennogram responses of western corn rootworm (Coleoptera) Environ Entomol 25 430-435

(1996) Hesperophylax occidentalis (Trichoptera) J Chem Ecol 22 123-137

(1996) Sex pheromone of caddisfly Hesperophylax occidentalis (Banks) (Trichoptera) J Chem Ecol 22 103-121

(1995) Germinating Corn Extracts and 6-Methoxy-2-Benzoxazolinone - Western Corn-Rootworm (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae) Larval Attractants Evaluated with Soil Insecticides J Econ Entomol 88 716-724

(1995) Interfamily Variation in Comb Wax Hydrocarbons Produced by Honey-Bees J Chem Ecol 21 1329-1338

(1995) The Role of Wax Comb in Honey-Bee Nestmate Recognition Anim Behav 50 489-496

(1994) Leaf Unrolling of 3 Wheat Genotypes in Russian Wheat Aphid Extracts Cereal Res Commun 22 375-379

(1994) Long-Chain Free Fatty-Acids - Semiochemicals for Host Location by Western Corn-Rootworm Larvae J Chem Ecol 20 3335-3344

(1994) Tolerance of Western Corn-Rootworm Larvae (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae) to 6-Methoxy-2-Benzoxazolinone, a Corn Semiochemical for Larval Host Location J Econ Entomol 87 647-652

(1993) Application of Semiochemicals in Integrated Pest-Management Programs Acs Sym Ser 524 199-218

Carmichael, Lisa M, Moore, Janice K, Bjostad, Louis B, (1993) Parasitism and decreased response to sex pheromones in malePeriplaneta americana (Dictyoptera: Blattidae) Journal of insect behavior 6 1 25–32