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Agusti, N., Unruh, T.R., Welter, S.C. 2003. Detecting Cacopsylla pyricola (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) in predator guts using CO1 mitochondrial markers.

 Bulletin of Entomological Research. 93:179-185.   Abstract


Anthony N., T.Unruh, D. Ganser, and Richard ffrench-Constant.  1998.  Duplication of the Rdl GABA receptor subunit gene in an insecticide  resistant aphid, Myzus persicae. Molecular and General Genetics 260:165-175. 1998


Bajet, N., Unruh, T.R., Druffel, K., Eastwell, K.C. 2008. Occurrence of Two Little Cherry Viruses in Sweet Cherry in Washington State. Plant Disease

Vol 92(2)234-238.   Abstract


Barcenas, N., Unruh, T.R., Neven, L.G. 2004. DNA-based diagnostics for Lepidopteran pests of pome fruits. Western Orchard Pest and Disease Management Conference. p.35.   Abstract


Barcenas, N.M., Unruh, T.R., Neven, L.G. 2005. Dna diagnostics to identify internal fruit feeders (Lepidoptera:Tortricidae) of pome fruits of quarantine importance. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98(2):299-306.   Abstract


Cooper, W.R., Garczynski, S.F., Horton, D.R., Unruh, T.R., Beers, E., Shearer, P., Hilton, R. 2017. Bacterial endosymbionts of the psyllid Cacopsylla

pyricola in the Pacific Northwestern United States (Hemiptera: Psyllidae). Environmental Entomology. 46:393-402.  Abstract


Cooper, W.R., Horton, D.R., Unruh, T.R., Garczynski, S.F. 2016. Gut content analysis of a phloem-feeding insect, Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc)

(Hemiptera: Triozidae). Environmental Entomology. 45:938-944.  Abstract


Fuentes-Contreras, E., Figueroa, C.C., Silva, A.X., Bacigalupe, L.D., Briones, L.M., Foster, S.P., Unruh, T.R. 2013. Survey of resistance to four insecticides and their associated mechanisms in different genotypes of the green peach aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) from Chile. Journal of Economic Entomology. 106:400-407.   Abstract


Garczynski, S.F., Coates, B.S., Unruh, T.R., Schaeffer, S., Jiwan, D., Koepke, T., Dhingra, A. 2013. Application of Cydia pomonella expressed sequence tags: identification and expression of three general odorant binding proteins in codling moth. Insect Science. 20(5):559-574.   Abstract


Garczynski, S.F., Unruh, T.R., Guedot, C.N., Neven, L.G. 2011. Characterization of three transcripts encoding small heat shock proteins expressed in the codling moth, Cydia pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Insect Science. 18:473-483. DOI:10.1111/j.1744-7917.2011.01401.x.   Abstract


Garczynski, S.F., Wanner, K., Unruh, T.R. 2011. Identification and initial characterization of the 3' end of gene transcripts encoding putative members of the pheromone receptor sub-family in Lepidoptera. Insect Science. 19:64-74.   Abstract


Horton, D. R., T. R. Unruh, and B.S. Higbee.  1997.  Predatory bugs for biological control of pear psylla. Good Fruit Grower, August 1997: 29-32.

Horton, D.R., Jones, V.P., Unruh, T.R. 2009. Use of a New Immunomarking Method to Assess Movement by Generalist Predators Between a Cover Crop and Tree Canopy in a Pear Orchard. American Entomologist. Vol 55(1):49-56.   Abstract


Horton, D.R., Lewis, T.M., Garczynski, S.F., Thomsen Archer, K.L., Unruh, T.R. 2016. Morphological and genetic reappraisal of the Orius fauna of the western United States (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Anthocoridae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. doi: 10.1093/aesa/sav155.  Abstract


Horton, D.R., Miliczky, E., Jones, V.P., Baker, C.C., Unruh, T.R. 2012. Diversity and phenology of the generalist predator community in apple orchards of Central Washington State (insecta, araneae). The Canadian Entomologist. 144:691-710.   Abstract


Horton, D.R., Unruh, T.R. 2007. Pear Insects: Ecology and Control. Encyclopedia of Pest Management, 1:1, 1-4. URL:   Abstract


Jones, V., Unruh, T.R., Horton, D.R., Mills, N., Brunner, J., Beers, E., Shearer, P. 2009. Tree fruit IPM programs in the western United States: the challenge of enhancing biological control through intensive management. Pest Management Science. 65:1305-1310.   Abstract


Jones, V.P., Horton, D.R., Mills, N.J., Unruh, T.R., Baker, C.C., Melton, T.D., Miliczky, E., Steffan, S.A., Shearer, P.W., Amarasekare, K.G. 2015. Evaluating plant volatiles for monitoring natural enemies in apple, pear and walnut orchards. Biological Ctrol. 102:53-65. doi: 10.1016/j.biocontrol.2015.03.009.   Abstract


Jones, V.P., Mills, N.J., Brunner, J.F., Horton, D.R., Beers, E.H., Unruh, T.R., Shearer, P.W., Goldberger, J.R., Castagnoli, S., Lehrer, N., Miliczky, E., Steffan, S.A., Amarasakare, K.G., Chambers, U., et al. 2016. From planning to execution to the future: An overview of a concerted effort to enhance biological control in apple, pear, and walnut orchards in the western U.S. Biological Control. 102:1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.biocontrol.2016.03.013.   Abstract


Jones, V.P., Unruh, T.R., Horton, D.R., Brunner, J.F. 2006. Improving Apple IPM by maximizing opportunities for biological control. Good Fruit Grower. Dec. 2006, p. 1-8.   Abstract


Jumean, Z., Gries, R., Unruh, T.R., Rowland, E., Gries, G. 2005. Identification of the larval aggregation pheromone of codling moth, Cydia pomonella. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 31(4):911-924.   Abstract


Jumean, Z., Unruh, T.R., Gries, R., Gries, G. 2005. Mastrus ridibundus parasitoids eavesdrop on cocoon-spinning codling moth, Cydia pomonella, larvae. Naturwissenschaften. 92: 20-25.   Abstract


Knight, A.L., Christianson Jr, B.A., Unruh, T.R., Puterka, G.J., Glenn, D.M. 2001. Impacts of seasonal kaolin particle films on apple pest management. The Canadian Entomologist. 133:413-428.   Abstract


Knight, A.L., Unruh, T.R., Christianson Jr, B.A., Puterka, G.J., Glenn, D.M. 2000. Effects of a kaolin-based particle film on the obliquebanded leafroller, Choristoneura rosaceana (Harris), (Lepidoptera:Tortricidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 93:744-749.   Abstract


Lacey, L. A. & T. R. Unruh.  1998.  Entomopathogenic Nematodes for Control of Codling Moth: Effect of Nematode Species, Dosage, and Temperature.  Biological Control 13: 190-197


Lacey, L.A., Arthurs, S.P., Unruh, T.R., Headrick, H.L., Fritts, R. 2006. Entomopathogenic nematodes for control of codling moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in apple and pear orchards: Effect of nematode species and seasonal temperatures, adjuvants, application equipment and post-application irrigation. Biological Control. 37:214-223.   Abstract


Lacey, L.A., Unruh, T.R. 2001. Use of insect pathogens for control of codling moth and other Lepidopteran pests of apple in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. Western Orchard Pest and Disease Management Conference. p. 47.   Abstract


Lacey, L.A., Unruh, T.R. 2007. Biological control of codling moth (cydia pomonella, tortricidae: lepidoptera) and its role in integrated pest management, with emphasis on entomopathogens. Vedalia 12:33-60.   Abstract


Lacey, L.A., Unruh, T.R., Headrick, H.L. 2003. Interactions of two idiobiont parasitoids (Hymenoptera:Ichneumonidae) of codling moth (Lepidoptera:Tortricidae) with entomopathogenic nematode Steinernema carpocapsae (Rhabditida:Steinernematidae). Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 83:230-239.   Abstract


Lacey, L.A., Unruh, T.R., Simkins, H., Thomsen Archer, K.L. 2007. Gut bacteria of the Pacific coast wireworm, Limonius canus, inferred from 16s rDNA sequences and their implications for control. Phytoparasitica. 35:479-489.   Abstract


Landolt, P.J., Monzon Sierra, J., Unruh, T.R., Zack, R. 2010. A New Species of Vespula, and First Record of Vespa crabro L. (Hymenoptera:Vespidae) from Guatemala, Central America. Zootaxa 2629:61-68.   Abstract


Mills, N.J., Jones, V.P., Baker, C.C., Melton, T.D., Steffan, S.A., Unruh, T.R., Horton, D.R., Shearer, P.W., Amarasekare, K.G., Miliczky, E. 2016. Using plant volatile traps to estimate the diversity of natural enemy communities in orchard ecosystems. Biological Control. 102:66-76. doi: 10.1016/j.biocontrol.2016.05.001.  Abstract


Murphy, K.A., Unruh, T.R., Zalom, F.G., Shearer, P.W., Beers, E.H., Chiu, J.C. 2015. Using comparative genomics to develop a molecular diagnosis for the identification of an emerging pest Drosophila suzukii. Bulletin of Entomological Research. 105(3):364-372.   Abstract


Pfannenstiel, R.S., Mackey, B.E., Unruh, T.R. 2012. Leafroller parasitism across an orchard landscape in central Washington and effect of neighboring rose habitats on parasitism. Biological Control. 62:152-161.   Abstract


Pfannenstiel, R.S., Unruh, T.R. 2000. Landscape affects leafroller parasitism. Western Orchard Pest and Disease Management Conference. p.35.   Abstract


Pfannenstiel, R.S., Unruh, T.R. 2003. Conservation of leafroller parasitoids through provision of alternate hosts in near-orchards habitats. International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods. USDA Forst Service Pub. FHTET-03-05. p. 256-262.   Abstract


Pfannenstiel, R.S., Unruh, T.R., Brunner, J.F. 1999. Biological control of leafrollers: prospects using habitat manipulation. Washington State Horticulture Association Proceedings. 95:145-149.   Abstract


Pfannenstiel, R.S., Unruh, T.R., Brunner, J.F. 2010. Overwintering hosts for the exotic leafroller parasitoid, Colpoclypeus florus: Implications for habitat manipulation to augment biological control of leafrollers in pome fruits. Journal of Insect Science. 10:Article 75.   Abstract


Schmidt, R.A., Beers, E.H., Unruh, T.R., Horton, D.R. 2013. Releases of insectary-reared Galendromus occidentalis (Acari: Phytoseiidae) in commercial apple orchards. Journal of Economic Entomology. 106(5):1996-2005.   Abstract


Unruh, T. R and J. B. Woolley.  1999.  Molecular methods in classical biological control. Chapter 4  In Principles and Application of Biological Control.  T. W. Fisher et. al  (ed.), U.C.Press (in press).1999.


Unruh, T. R. & R. D. Goeden.  1987.  Electrophoresis helps identify which race of the introduced weevil Rhinocyllus conicus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) has transferred to two native southern California thistles.  Environ. Ent. 16:  979-83.


Unruh, T. R. , M. J. Bush, and A. L. Knight. 1996.  Green peach aphid resistance to endosulfan in peach and nectarine.  J. Econ. Ent.  89:1067-1073. 1996


Unruh, T. R., G. Gordh & D. Gonzalez.  1984.  Electrophoretic studies on parasitic Hymenoptera and implications for biological control.  Proc. Inter. Congr. Ent. 17:  705.


Unruh, T. R., W. White, D. Gonzalez & R. F. Luck.  1986.  Electrophoretic studies of parasitic Hymenoptera and implications for biological control.  In:  R. S. Patterson & D. A. Rutz (eds.), Biological Control of Muscoid Flies.  Misc. Publ. Ent. Soc. Amer. 61:  150-63.


Unruh, T. R., W. White, D. Gonzalez, G. Gordh & R. F. Luck.  1983.  Heterozygosity and effective size in laboratory populations of Aphidius ervi (Hym.:  Aphidiidae).  Entomophaga 28:  245-58.


Unruh, T., W. White, D. Gonzalez & J. Woolley.  1989.  Genetic relationships among 17 Aphidius populations including six species.  Ann. Ent. Soc. Amer. 82:  754-68.


Unruh, T.R.  1995.  Book Review: Parasitoids: Behavioral and Evolutionary Ecology by H.C.J. Godfray.  Environmental Entomology 24:483. 1995.

Unruh, T.R.  1998a.  From Russia with Love: New Predators and Parasites for control of tree fruit insect pests. Proc. Wash Hort Assoc. 94.

Unruh, T.R. 1998b.  Book Review:   1999.  To Make a Spotless Orange: Biological Control in California.  Richard C. Sawyer.  Environmental Entomology. (In press)


Unruh, T.R. 1999. Does IPM need areawide pest biology and landscape ecology? Washington State Horticulture Association Proceedings. p. 169-173.   Abstract


Unruh, T.R. 2000. Codling moth biological and cultural control: I. Tree banding. Western Orchard Pest and Disease Management Conference. p.37.   Abstract


Unruh, T.R. 2000. Codling moth biological and cultural control: II. Parasites and parasitism. Western Orchard Pest and Disease Management Conference. p.39.   Abstract


Unruh, T.R. 2000. Pear IPM research needs: leaves to landscapes. Good Fruit Grower. p. 19-20.   Abstract


Unruh, T.R. 2000. Presence-absence sampling prospects for pear psylla. Western Orchard Pest and Disease Management Conference. p.3.   Abstract


Unruh, T.R. 2003. Habitat manipulation to increase parasitism of leafrollers and codling moth. Washington State Horticulture Association Proceedings. p.125-127.   Abstract


Unruh, T.R. 2003. Rose plantings increase leafroller parasitism in orchards: a story for the Rose City. Western Orchard Pest and Disease Management Conference. p.24-26.   Abstract


Unruh, T.R. 2004. Leafroller biocontrol enhanced near rose and strawberry gardens: an update. Western Orchard Pest and Disease Management Conference. p.20.   Abstract


Unruh, T.R. 2008. Movement of winged aphids is poorly understood despite its importance in disease vectoring in Washington potatoes. Proceedings of the 47th Annual Washington State Potato Conference, Feb 5-7, 2008, Moses Lake, WA pp. 85-89.   Abstract


Unruh, T.R. and B. S. Higbee.  1994.  Release of laboratory reared predators of pear psylla demonstrates their importance in pest suppression.  In: G. Briolini ed T X Nguyen and D. Verzone. [Ed]. Proceedings International Colloquium for   Integrated Control in Pear.  Bulletin International Organization for Biological and Integrated Control (IOBC/SROP/WPRS):  Vol17(2): 146-150.


Unruh, T.R., Knight, A.L., Upton, J.E., Glenn, D.M., Puterka, G.J. 2000. Particle films for suppression of the codling moth, Cydia pomonella (L.), in apple and pear orchards. Journal of Economic Entomology. 93:737-743.   Abstract


Unruh, T.R., Lacey, L.A. 2001. Control of codling moth, Cydia pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) with Steinernema carpocapsae: effects of supplemental wetting and pupation site on infection rate. Biological Control. 20:48-56.   Abstract


Unruh, T.R., Lacey, L.A., Headrick, H.L., Pfannenstiel, R.S. 2012. The effect of the granulosis virus (PapyGV) on larval mortality and feeding behavior of the Pandemis leafroller Pandemis pyrusana (Kearfott)(Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Biocontrol Science and Technology. 22:981-990.   Abstract -


Unruh, T.R., Pfannenstiel, R.S., Peters, C., Brunner, J., Jones, V.P. 2012. Parasitism of leafrollers in Washington fruit orchards is enhanced by perimater plantings of rose and strawberry. Biological Control. 62:162-172.   Abstract


Unruh, T.R., Short, R.E., Herard, F., Chen, K., Hopper, K.R., Pemberton, R.W., Lee, J.H., Ertle, L.R., Swan, K.S., Fuester, R.W. 2003. Inroduction and establishment of parasitoids for the biological control of the apple ermine moth, Yponomeuta malinellus (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae), in the Pacific Northwest. Biological Control. 28:332-345.   Abstract


Unruh, T.R., Willett, L.S. 2008. Survey for Resistance to Four Inecticides in Myzus persicae Clones from Peach and Weeds in South-central Washington. Journal of Economic Entomology 101:1919-1929.   Abstract


Unruh, T.R., Yu, T., Willett, L.S., Garczynski, S.F., Horton, D.R. 2008. DEVELOPMENT OF MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES TO PEAR PSYLLA (HEMIPTERA: PSYLLIDAE) AND EVALUATION OF FIELD PREDATION BY TWO KEY PREDATORS. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 101(5):887-898.   Abstract


Yee, W.L., Chapman, P.S., Sheets, D., Unruh, T.R. 2009. Analysis of Body Measurements and Wing Shape to Discriminate Rhagoletis pomonella and Rhagoletis zephyria (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Washington state. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 102(6):1013-1028.   Abstract