Dr. Lauren M. Diepenbrock

Dr. Lauren M. Diepenbrock

  Assistant Professor
  Phone: 863.956.8801
  Email: ldiepenbrock@ufl.edu


Refereed Publications

Diepenbrock, L.M. and M.Z. Ahmed. 2020 First Report of Nipaecoccus viridis (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) associated with citrus production in the United States. Journal of Integrated Pest Management. 11(1):7; 1-4. https://doi.org/10.1093/jipm/pmaa004

Schöneberg, T., Aresnault-Benoit, A., Taylor, C.M., Butler, B.R., Dalton, D.T., Walton, V.M., Petran, A., Rogers, M.A., Diepenbrock, L.M., Burrack, H.J., Leach, H., Van Timmeren, S., Fanning, P.D., Isaacs, R., Gress, B.E., Bolda, M.P., Zalom, F.G., Roubos, C.R., Evans, R.K., Sial, A.A., Hamby, K.A. 2020. Pruning of small fruit crops can affect habitat suitability for Drosophila suzukii. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 294: 106860.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2020.106860

Olazcuaga, L., Loiseau, A., Parrinello, H., Paris, M., Fraimout, A., Guedot, C., Diepenbrock, L.M., Kenis, M., Zhang, J., Chen, X., Borowiec, N., Facon, B., Vogt, J., Price, D.K., Vogel, H., Prud’homme, B., Estoup, A., and M. Gautier. 2020 A whole-genome scan for association with invasion success in the fruit fly Drosophila suzukii using contrasts of allele frequencies corrected for population structure. Molecular Biology and Evolution. https://doi.org/10.1101/851303

Cloonan, K.R., Hernández-Cumplido, J., Viana de Sousa, A.L., Romalho, D.G., Burrack, H.J., Della Rosa, L., Diepenbrock, L.M., Ballman, E., Drummond, F.A., Gut. L.J., Hesler, S., Isaacs, R., Leach, H., Loeb, G.M., Nielsen, A.L., Nitzsche, P., Park, R.R., Syed, Z., Van Timmeren, S., Wallingford, A.K., Walton, V.M., and C. Rodriguez-Saona. 2019. Laboratory and field evaluation of host-related foraging odor-cue combinations to attract Drosophila suzukii (Diptera:Drosophilidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 112(6): 2850-2860. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toz224

Stockton, D.G., Wallingford, A., Rendon, D., Fanning, P., Green, C. K., Diepenbrock, L., Ballman, E., Walton, V.M., Isaacs, R., Leach, H., Sial, A. A., Drummond, F., Burrack, H., and Loeb, G.M. 2019. Interactions between biotic and abiotic factors affect survival in overwintering Drosophila suzukii (Matsumura). Environmental Entomology. doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvy192

Diepenbrock, L.M., Lundgren, J.G, Sit, T.L, and H.J. Burrack. 2018. Detecting specific resource use by Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae), a mobile, highly polyphagous fruit pest, using gut content analysis. Journal of Economic Entomology. doi.org/10.1093/jee/toy077

Diepenbrock, L.M. and D. R. McPhie. Accepted. Use of a novel host plant family, Basallaceae, by Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. doi.org/10.4289/0013-8797.120.2.255

Van Timmeren, S., Diepenbrock, L.M., Bertone, M. A., Burrack, H. J. and R. Isaacs. 2017. A filter method for improved monitoring of Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) larvae in fruit. Journal of Integrated Pest Management. doi.org/10.1093/jipm/pmx019

Diepenbrock, L.M., Hardin, J.A., and H.J. Burrack. 2017. Season-long
programs for control of Drosophila suzukii in southeastern blackberry crops. Crop Protection. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cropro.2017.03.022

Diepenbrock, L.M. and H.J. Burrack. 2016. Variation of within-crop microhabitat use by
Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in blackberry. Journal of Applied Entomology. doi.org/10.1111/jen.12335

Diepenbrock, L.M., K.V. Tindall, K. Fothergill, J.E. Losey, R.R. Smyth, and D.L. Finke. 2016.
The influence of exotic lady beetle (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) establishment on in the species composition of the native lady beetle community in Missouri. Environmental Entomology. doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvw065

Diepenbrock, L.M., K.A. Swoboda-Bhattarai, and H.J. Burrack. 2016. Ovipositional preference,
fidelity, and fitness of Drosophila suzukii in a co-occurring crop and non-crop host system. Journal of Pest Science. doi.org/10.1007/s10340-016-0764-5

Diepenbrock, L.M., D.O. Rosensteel, J.A. Hardin, A.A. Sial, and H.J. Burrack. 2016.
Season-long programs for control of Drosophila suzukii in southeastern blueberries. Crop Protection. 81: 76-84. doi.org/10.1016/j.cropro.2015.12.012

Diepenbrock, L.M., and H.J. Burrack. 2015. Efficacy of bait sprays for the control of
Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in blueberries. Arthropod Management Tests.40 (1). doi.org/10.1093/amt/tsv014

Diepenbrock, L.M., J. Hardin, and H.J. Burrack. 2015. Efficacy of insecticides
against Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in blueberries. Arthropod Management Tests. 40 (1). doi.org/10.1093/amt/tsv015

Diepenbrock, L.M., and D.L. Finke. 2013. Refuge for native lady beetles (Coccinellidae)
in grassland habitats. Insect Conservation and Diversity. 6(6): 671-679. doi.org/10.1111/icad.12027

Worsham, H. and L. Diepenbrock. 2012. Evaluating Scientific Content: Misinformation About
Insects in a Popular Children's Movie. American Biology Teacher. 75(5): 341-343. doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.5.8

Hart, L.M., and W.R. Tschinkel. 2011. A seasonal natural history of Odontomachus
brunneus. Insectes Sociaux. 59(1): 45-54. doi.org/10.1007/s00040-011-0186-6

Extension Publications

Strauss, S., Kadyampakeni, D., Kanissery, R., Wade, T., Diepenbrock, L., and J. Popenoe. 2019. Cover crops for citrus. Citrus Industry. (April) p16-19. http://citrusindustry.net/2019/04/09/cover-crops-for-citrus/

Popenoe, J. and L. Diepenbrock. 2019. Citrus grower sees success with cover crops. Citrus Industry. (April) p10-15.

Diepenbrock, L. 2019. Ambrosia beetle update. Citrus Industry. (March) p30-33.

Diepenbrock, L. Recent pest concerns in Florida citrus. 2019. Citrus Industry. (January) p14-16.

Diepenbrock, L.M. Local finding of Cordyceps, the insect “zombie-making” fungus

Diepenbrock, L. M. Insecticide recommendations for spotted wing drosophila management
during harvest https://entomology.ces.ncsu.edu/2016/06/using-insecticides-for-spotted-wing-drosophila-during-harvest/
*Also featured in Vegetable Growers News, June 17 2016. http://vegetablegrowersnews.com/news/insecticide-recommendations-swd-management-harvest/

Diepenbrock, L.M. Variation in spotted wing drosophila infestation throughout blackberry
canes https://entomology.ces.ncsu.edu/2016/06/variation-in-spotted-wing-drosophila-infestation-throughout-blackberry-canes/

Diepenbrock, L.M. Sprayer calibration for use in berry fields against Spotted Wing Drosophila https://entomology.ces.ncsu.edu/2015/04/preparing-for-swd/


University of Missouri Ph.D. Plant, Insect and Microbial Sciences (Entomology emphasis) Columbia, MO 2014 Dissertation: Historical, landscape and resource influences on the coccinellid community of Missouri Graduate Certificate: Conservation Biology

Florida State University M.S. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Tallahassee, FL 2009 Thesis: The seasonal natural history of the ant, Odontomachus brunneus, in North Florida

Syracuse University M.S. Biology Education Syracuse, NY 2004

University of Missouri B.A. Biology Columbia, MO 2002 Life Sciences Undergraduate Research Opportunities Internship