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Since its initial discovery in Allentown, PA, USA, the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), Halyomorpha halys (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) has now officially has been detected in 38 states and theExpand
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Impact of Bt corn pollen on monarch butterfly populations: A risk assessment
A collaborative research effort by scientists in several states and in Canada has produced information to develop a formal risk assessment of the impact of Bt corn on monarch butterfly (DanausExpand
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Corn pollen deposition on milkweeds in and near cornfields
  • J. Pleasants, R. Hellmich, +6 authors Gretchen D. Jones
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 14 September 2001
The density of corn pollen on leaves of milkweed plants inside and outside of cornfields was measured in several studies from different localities. The purpose was to obtain a representative pictureExpand
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Biology, Ecology, and Management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)
Brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys Stal, is an invasive, herbivorous insect species that was accidentally introduced to the United States from Asia. First discovered in Allentown, PA, inExpand
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Temporal and spatial overlap between monarch larvae and corn pollen
To assess the likelihood that monarch larvae will be exposed to Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) pollen, we studied milkweed and monarch densities in habitats which comprise much of the land available toExpand
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Colorado Potato Beetle Resistance to Insecticides
The Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say), is widely regarded as the most important insect defoliator of potatoes. Its current range covers about 16 million km2 in North America,Expand
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Pesticide exposure in honey bees results in increased levels of the gut pathogen Nosema
Global pollinator declines have been attributed to habitat destruction, pesticide use, and climate change or some combination of these factors, and managed honey bees, Apis mellifera, are part ofExpand
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Effects on Monarch Butterfly Larvae (Lepidoptera: Danaidae) After Continuous Exposure to Cry1Ab-Expressing Corn During Anthesis
Abstract Effects on monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus L., after continuous exposure of larvae to natural deposits of Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) and non-Bt pollen on milkweed, were measured in fiveExpand
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Assessing the impact of Cry1Ab-expressing corn pollen on monarch butterfly larvae in field studies
Survival and growth of monarch larvae, Danaus plexippus (L.), after exposure to either Cry1Ab-expressing pollen from three Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) corn (Zea mays L.) events differing in toxinExpand
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Impact of Transgenic VIP3A × Cry1Ab Lepidopteran-resistant Field Corn on the Nontarget Arthropod Community
Abstract A field experiment was conducted over 3 yr to assess the effects of transgenic field corn expressing stacked lepidopteran-active Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt)-derived VIP3A and Cry1Ab proteinsExpand
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