Works Published in 2006

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2006 journal article

Two genes from soybean encoding soluble Delta 9 stearoyl-ACP desaturases

CROP SCIENCE, 46(2), 840–846.

TL;DR: Biochemical analysis of the proteins encoded by these two SACPD genes may reveal whether the amino acid variability uncovered in this study has any relation to enzyme activity. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Three new species of Empoasca (Hemiptera : Cicadellidae : Typhlocybinae : Empoascini) from northern South America

Zootaxa, (1314), 41–51.

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Temporal and spatial epidemiology of Phytophthora root rot in Fraser fir plantations

PLANT DISEASE, 90(9), 1171–1180.

By: D. Benson n, L. Grand n, C. Vernia n & T. Gottwald*

author keywords: disease management; inoculum dispersal; soil moisture
TL;DR: All sources of inoculum including infected planting stock, inoculum in soil, infected trees, and contaminated equipment were equally important in epidemics of Phytophthora root rot in Fraser fir and dispersal of P. cinnamomi. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Role of juvenile hormone esterase and epoxide hydrolase in reproduction of the cotton bollworm, Helicoverpa zea

JOURNAL OF INSECT PHYSIOLOGY, 52(7), 669–678.

author keywords: juvenile harmone; juvenile harmone esterase; juvenile harmone epoxide hydrolase; cotton bollworm; Helicoverpa zea
MeSH headings : Acetone / analogs & derivatives; Animals; Carboxylic Ester Hydrolases / antagonists & inhibitors; Carboxylic Ester Hydrolases / metabolism; Carboxylic Ester Hydrolases / physiology; Epoxide Hydrolases / metabolism; Epoxide Hydrolases / physiology; Female; Male; Metamorphosis, Biological; Moths / enzymology; Ovary / metabolism; Oviposition / physiology; Reproduction / physiology; Sesquiterpenes / metabolism; Sexual Behavior, Animal / physiology
TL;DR: The role of juvenile hormone (JH) esterase (JHE) and epoxide hydrolase (EH) in reproduction of the cotton bollworm, Helicoverpa zea, was investigated and the highest levels of JHE and JH EH activity/min/mg protein in d2 virgin and mated females was found in ovaries followed by the carcass and then haemolymph. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Responses of soil microbial biomass and N availability to transition strategies from conventional to organic farming systems

AGRICULTURE ECOSYSTEMS & ENVIRONMENT, 113(1-4), 206–215.

By: C. Tu*, F. Louws*, N. Creamer*, J. Mueller*, C. Brownie*, K. Fager, M. Bell*, S. Hu*

author keywords: conventional farming system; microbial biomass; nitrogen supply; organic farming system; reduced-input transition strategy
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Registration of nine high-yielding tropical by temperate maize germplasm lines adapted for the southern USA

CROP SCIENCE, 46(4), 1825–1826.

By: M. Carson*, P. Balint-Kurti n, M. Blanco*, M. Millard*, S. Duvick*, R. Holley*, J. Hudyncia n, M. Goodman n

TL;DR: Replicated breeding trials coordinated by North Carolina State University as part of the GEM project, and conducted by several public and private GEM cooperators, have identified nine superior F2S2 germplasm lines (S2 lines derived from an F2 population) containing 50% tropical germ plasm by pedigree. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Registration of 20 GEM maize breeding germplasm lines adapted to the southern USA

CROP SCIENCE, 46(2), 996–998.

By: P. Balint-Kurti n, M. Blanco*, M. Millard*, S. Duvick*, J. Holland n, M. Clements*, R. Holley*, M. Carson*, M. Goodman n

TL;DR: Twenty maize breeding germplasm lines were developed cooperatively by the USDA GEM (Germplasm Enhancement of Maize) project on the basis of resistance to Fusarium ear rot, resistance to lodging, early flowering, synchrony of silk and pollen production, and reduced plant and ear height. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

QTL mapping for fusarium ear rot and fumonisin contamination resistance in two maize populations

Crop Science, 46(4), 1734–1743.

By: L. Robertson-Hoyt, M. Jines, P. Balint-Kurti, C. Kleinschmidt, D. White, G. Payne, C. Maragos, T. Molnar, J. Holland

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

New threats to forest health require quick and comprehensive research response

Journal of Forestry, 104(4), 182–186.

By: F. Hain

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Management of Sclerotinia blight of peanut with the biological control agent Coniothyrium minitans

Plant Disease, 90(7), 957–963.

By: D. Partridge, T. Sutton*, D. Jordan* & V. Curtis*

TL;DR: The integration of consecutive years of soil applications of C. minitans at 2 kg ha-1 with moderately resistant cultivars and fungicide applications may aid in the management of Sclerotinia blight in peanut. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 article

Increased occurrence of target spot of soybean caused by Corynespora cassiicola in the southeastern United States.

Koenning, SR, Creswell, T. C., Dunphy, E. J., Sikora, E. J., & Mueller, J. D. (2006, July). PLANT DISEASE, Vol. 90, pp. 974–974.

TL;DR: The large increase in incidence of target spot in the southeast may be related to changes in weather patterns, changes in pathogen virulence, and/or the introduction of more susceptible host genotypes. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Inbreeding and disease resistance in a social insect: effects of heterozygosity on immnnocompetence in the termite Zootermopsis angusticollis

PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 273(1601), 2633–2640.

By: D. Calleri*, E. Reid*, R. Rosengaus*, E. Vargo n & J. Traniello*

author keywords: isoptera; termite; life history; immunity; social behaviour
MeSH headings : Animals; California; Genetic Variation; Heterozygote; Immunity, Innate / genetics; Inbreeding; Isoptera / genetics; Isoptera / immunology; Microsatellite Repeats / genetics; Spores, Fungal / pathogenicity; Survival Analysis
TL;DR: It is shown that, one generation of inbreeding differentially affects the survivorship of isolated and grouped termites (Zootermopsis angusticollis) depending on the nature of immune challenge and treatment. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 article

Hormonal correlates of reproductive status in the queenless ponerine ant, Streblognathus peetersi (vol 193, pg 315, 2006)

Brent, C., Peeters, C., Dietemann, V., Crewe, R., & Vargo, E. (2006, March). JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY A-NEUROETHOLOGY SENSORY NEURAL AND BEHAVIORAL PHYSIOLOGY, Vol. 192, pp. 339–339.

TL;DR: The results support the hypothesis that JH suppresses ovarian function in these queenless ants, and suggest that ecdysteroids may be responsible for stimulating vitellogenin production. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Genetics of sex pheromone blend differences between Heliothis virescens and Heliothis subflexa: a chromosome mapping approach

JOURNAL OF EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY, 19(2), 600–617.

By: A. Sheck n, A. Groot n, C. Ward n, C. Gemeno n, J. Wang n, C. Brownie n, C. Schal n, F. Gould n

Contributors: A. Sheck n, A. Groot n, C. Ward n, C. Gemeno n, J. Wang n, C. Brownie n, C. Schal n, F. Gould n

author keywords: evolution; Lepidoptera; mate recognition; Noctuidae; pheromones; quantitative trait loci; sexual isolation
MeSH headings : Animals; Chromosome Mapping; Crosses, Genetic; DNA / genetics; DNA / isolation & purification; Evolution, Molecular; Female; Genetic Variation; Male; Moths / genetics; Phenotype; Pheromones / genetics
TL;DR: Genetic crosses between Heliothis virescens and H. subflexa moths were conducted and AFLP marker‐based mapping of backcross families was used to determine which of the 30 autosomes in these moths contained quantitative trait loci controlling the proportion of specific chemical components in the pheromone blends. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 review

Gene drive systems for insect disease vectors

[Review of ]. NATURE REVIEWS GENETICS, 7(6), 427–435.

MeSH headings : Animals; Culicidae / genetics; Culicidae / growth & development; DNA Transposable Elements; Disease Vectors; Genetic Engineering; Humans; Insect Vectors / genetics; Insect Vectors / growth & development; Insecta; Models, Genetic; Organisms, Genetically Modified / growth & development; Parasitic Diseases / prevention & control; Wolbachia / genetics; Wolbachia / growth & development
TL;DR: The potential of natural gene drive systems for spreading genes that can block the transmission of insect-borne pathogens are explored and the artificial constructs that could be envisaged for this purpose are discussed. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 article

First report of soybean rust caused by Phakopsora pachyrhizi in North Carolina.

Koenning, S. R., Moore, A. D., Creswell, T. C., Abad, G. Z., Palm, M. E., McKemy, J. M., … DeVries-Paterson, R. (2006, July). PLANT DISEASE, Vol. 90, pp. 973–973.

By: S. Koenning n, A. Moore n, T. Creswell n, G. Abad n, M. Palm, J. McKemy, J. Hernandez*, L. Levy*, R. DeVries-Paterson*

TL;DR: Although soybean rust was eventually detected in 18 North Carolina counties in 2005, no soybean yield loss occurred since the pathogen was detected when more than 80% of the soybean crop was mature. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 patent

Endoglucanase gene promoter upregulated by the root-knot nematode

Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Efficacy assessment of Aphidius colemani (Hymenoptera : Braconidae) for suppression of Aphis gossypii (Homoptera : Aphididae) in greenhouse-grown chrysanthemum

Journal of Economic Entomology, 99(4), 1104–1111.

MeSH headings : Animals; Aphids / parasitology; Chrysanthemum / parasitology; Host-Parasite Interactions / physiology; Imidazoles; Insecticides; Neonicotinoids; Nitro Compounds; Pest Control, Biological / methods; Wasps / physiology
TL;DR: Esthetic damage parameters, including exuviae, honeydew, and sooty mold on leaves, were significantly different between treatments and untreated control, and damage levels were minimal with the insecticide treatment and natural enemy releases. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Distribution and prevalence of Wolbachia in introduced populations of the fire ant Solenopsis invicta

INSECT MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, 15(1), 89–93.

By: A. Bouwma*, M. Ahrens*, C. DeHeer n & D. DeWayne Shoemaker*

author keywords: fire ants; Solenopsis invicta; Wolbachia
MeSH headings : Animals; Ants / genetics; Ants / microbiology; Female; Male; Southeastern United States; Wolbachia / genetics; Wolbachia / isolation & purification
TL;DR: Wolbachia were detected in ants from two nearby populations in southern Mississippi, with different variants (wsp gene sequences) infecting ants from colonies of the multiple‐queen (polygyne) vs. single‐Queen (monogyne) social forms. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

An indirect test of inbreeding depression in the termites Reticulitermes flavipes and Reticulitermes virginicus

BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY AND SOCIOBIOLOGY, 59(6), 753–761.

By: C. DeHeer n & E. Vargo n

author keywords: isoptera; inbreeding depression; genetic structure; microsatellites
TL;DR: The results suggest that, either directly or indirectly, ID could be a more potent force in the evolution of termite mating systems than is generally appreciated. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

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