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Hester, J. L. 2020. To study pesky aphids, scientists suck them from the sky.


References associated to the suction traps:

Thekke-Veetil, T., Lagos-Kutz, D.M., McCoppin, N.K., Hartman, G.L., Ju, H., Lim, H., Domier, L.L. 2020. Soybean thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) harbor highly diverse populations of arthropod, fungal and plant viruses. Viruses. 12:1376.

Crossley, M.S., Meier, A.R., Baldwin, E.M., Berry, L.L., Crenshaw, L.C., Hartman, G.L., Lagos-Kutz, D.M., Nichols, D.H., Patel, K., Varriano, S., Snyder, W.E., Moran, M.D. 2020. No net insect abundance and diversity declines across US long term ecological research sites. Nature Ecology and Evolution.

Lagos-Kutz, D., D. J. Voegtlin, D. Onstad, D. Hogg, D. Ragsdale, K. Tilmon, E. Hodgson, C. DiFonzo, R. Groves, C. Krupke, J. LaForest, N. J. Seiter, E. Duerr, B. Bradford, and G. L. Hartman. 2020. The soybean aphid suction trap network: Sampling the aerobiological “Soup”. American Entomologist 66, 48-55.

Yasmin, T., Thekke-Veetil, T., Hobbs, H.A., Nelson, B.D., McCoppin, N.K., Lagos-Kutz, D.M., Hartman, G.L., Lambert, K.N., Walker, D.R., Domier, L.L. 2019. Aphis glycines virus 1, a new bicistronic virus with two functional internal ribosome entry sites, is related to a group of unclassified viruses in the Picornavirales. Journal of General Virology.

Lagos-Kutz, D.M., Potter, B., DiFonzo, C., Russell, H., Hartman, G.L. 2018. Two aphid species, Phorodon cannabis and Rhopalosiphum rufiabdominale, identified as potential pests on industrial hemp, Cannabis sativa L., in the US Midwest. Crop, Forage & Turfgrass Management. 4:180032.

Ephantus, J., D. Lagos-Kutz, C. Dunlap, J. L. Ramirez, A. P. Rooney, G. L. Hartman, C. J. Fields, G. Rendon, and C.-H. Kim. 2018. Mosquito microbiota cluster by host sampling location. Parasites & Vectors, 11:468.

Lagos-Kutz, D., D. Voegtlin, J. Davis, and G. Hartman. 2018. Dispersal records of the sugarcane aphid, Melanaphis sacchari (Zehntner) (Hemiptera: Aphididae), through the Midwest Suction Trap Network. The Florida Entomologist, 101 (3).  

Keough S., J. Danielson J, J. M. Marshall, D. Lagos-Kutz, D. J. Voegtlin, R. Srinivasan, and P. Nachappa. 2018. Factors affecting population dynamics of thrips vectors of soybean vein necrosis virus. Environmental Entomology.

Crossley, M. S., and D. B. Hogg. 2015. Potential overwintering locations of soybean aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) colonizing soybean in Ohio and Wisconsin. Environmental Entomology, 44: 210-222. 

Lagos-Kutz, D., and D. Voegtlin. 2015. Midwest Suction Trap Network. Iowa State Research Farm Progress Reports. 2203.

Bahlai C. A., A. W. Schaafsma, D. M. Lagos, D. J. Voegtlin, J. L. Smith, J. A. Welsman, Y. Xue, C. DiFonzo, and R. H. Hallett. 2014. Factors inducing migratory forms of soybean aphid and an examination of North American spatial dynamics of this species in the context of migratory behavior. Agriculture and Forest Entomology, 16, 240-250.

Schmidt N. P., M. E. O'Neal, P. F. Anderson, D. M. Lagos, D. J. Voegtlin, W. Bailey, P. C. Caragea, E. M. Cullen, C. D. Difonzo, K. Elliott, C. Gratton, D. Johnson, C. Krupke, B. P. McCornack, R. O'Neil, D. W. Ragsdale, K. J. Tilmon, and J. Witworth. 2012. Spatial Distribution of Aphis glycines (Hemiptera: Aphididae): A summary of the suction trap network. Journal of Economic Entomology, 105 (1), 259-271.