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UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center

UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center

Publications - Dr. Lauren M. Diepenbrock

Refereed Publications

Gaines, K.C., Stelinski, L.L., Neupane, S., and Diepenbrock, L.M. 2022. Detectability of hibiscus mealybug, Nipaecoccus viridis (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), DNA in the mealybug destroyer, Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), and survey of its predators in Florida citrus groves. Journal of Economic Entomology.

Olabiyi, D.O., Duren, E.B., Price, T., Avery, P.B., Hahn, P.G., Stelinski, L.L., and Diepenbrock, L.M. 2022. Suitability of formulated entomopathogenic fungi against hibiscus mealybug, Nipaecoccus viridis (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), deployed in mesh covers intended to protect citrus from huanglongbing. Journal of Economic Entomology

Lewald, K.M., Abrieux, A., Wilson, D.A., Lee, Y., Conner, W.R., Andreazza, F., Beers, E.H., Burrack, H.J., Daane, K.M., Diepenbrock, L., Drummond, F.A., Fanning, P.D., Gaffney, M.T., Hesler, S.P., Ioratti, C., Isaacs, R., Little, B.A., Loeb, G.M., Miller, B., Nava, D.E., Rendon, D., Sial, A.A., da Silva, C.S.B., Stockton, D.G., van Timmeren, S., Wallingforn, A., Walton, V., Wang, X., Zhao, B., Zalom, F.G., and Chiu, J.C. 2021. Population genomics of Drosophila suzukii reveal longitudinal population structure and signals of migrations in and out of the continental United States. G3

Tait, G., Mermer, S., Stockton, D., Lee, J., Avosani, S., Abrieux, A., Anfora, G., Beers, E., Biondi, A., Burrack, H., Cha, D., Chiu, J.C., Choi, M-Y., Cloonan, K., Crava, C.M., Daane, K.M., Dalton, D.T., Diepenbrock, L., Fanning, P., Ganjisaffar, F., Gomez, M.I., Gut, L., Grassi, A., Hamby, K., Hoelmer, K.A., ioratti, C., Isaacs, R., Klick, J., Kraft, L., Loeb, G., Rossi-Stacconi, M.V., Nieri, R., Pfab, F., Puppato, S., Rendon, D., Renkema, J., Rodriguez-Soana, C., Rogers, M., Sassu, F., Schoneberg, T., Scott, M.J., Seagraves, M., Sial, A., van Timmeren, S., Wallingford, A., Wang, X., Yeh, D.A., Zalom, F.G., and Walton, V.M., 2021. Drosophila suzikii (Diptera: Drosophilidae): A decade of research towards a sustainable integrated pest management program. Journal of Economic Entomology.

Vincent, C., Guha, A., Killiny, N., and Diepenbrock, L. 2021. Understory environment promotes photosynthetic efficiency and mitigates severity and function of an introduced, vectored pathosystem: a study of a feral citrus population in central Florida. Trees.

Kraft, L.J., Sit, T.L, Diepenbrock, L.M., Ashrafi, H., Aryal, R., Fernandez, G.E., and Burrack, H.J., 2021. Detection of fruit meals within laboratory-raised and field-trapped adult Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) guts. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution.

Chuang, A. and Diepenbrock, L.M., 2021. Evaluation of noninsecticidal controls for citrus leafminer, 2020. Arthropod Management Tests.

Diepenbrock, L.M., 2021. Laboratory screening of molluscicidal baits for Bulimulus sporadicus (O'Brigny 1835), a growing pest concern in Florida citrus. Arthropod Management Tests.

Diepenbrock, L.M., 2021 Insecticide Efficacy for citrus rust mite, 2019. Arthropod Management Tests.

Diepenbrock, L.M. 2021. Laboratory screening of conventional insecticides for the control of Nipaecoccus viridis, an invasive pest in Florida citrus. Arthropod management tests.

Diepenbrock, L.M., Olabiyi, D.O., and P.B, Avery. 2021. Laboratory screening of selected entomopathenogenic fungi, bioinsecticide, and insect growth regulator against Hibiscus mealybug, Nipaecoccus viridis Newstead. Arthropod Management Tests.

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.

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 suzukiiAgriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 294: 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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 Protection81: 76-84.

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).

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).

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.

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.

Hart, L.M., and W.R. Tschinkel. 2011. A seasonal natural history of Odontomachus
brunneus. Insectes Sociaux. 59(1): 45-54.

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.

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
*Also featured in Vegetable Growers News, June 17 2016.

Diepenbrock, L.M. Variation in spotted wing drosophila infestation throughout blackberry

Diepenbrock, L.M. Sprayer calibration for use in berry fields against Spotted Wing Drosophila