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Hechmer, A; Van Driesche, R G.  1996.  Ten year persistence of a non-augmented population of the brownbanded cockroach (Orthoptera: Blattellidae) parasitoid, Comperia mercet  (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae).  Florida Entomologist, v.79, n.1, (1996): 77-79.


Hoddle, M S; Van Driesche, R G; Sanderson, J P.  1997.  Biological control of Bemisia argentifolii (Homoptera, Aleyrodidae) on Poinsettia with inundative releases of Encarsia formosa beltsville strain (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae): Can parasitoid reproduction augment...  J. of Economic Entomol., v.90, n.4, (1997): 910-924.


Hoddle, M S; Van Driesche, R G; Elkinton, J S; Sanderson, J P.  1998a.   Discovery and utilization of Bemisia argentifolii patches by Eretmocerus eremicus and Encarsia formosa (Beltsville strain) in greenhouses.  Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, v.87, n.1, (1998): 15-28.


Hoddle, M S; Van Driesche, R G; Sanderson, J P; Minkenberg, O P J M.  1998b.  Biological control of Bemisia argentifolii (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) on  poinsettia with inundative releases of Eretmocerus eremicus (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae): Do release rates affect parasitism? Bull. of  Entomol. Res., v.88, n.1, (1998): 47-58.


Lopez, R; Ferro, D N; Van Driesche, R G.  1995.  Two tachinid species discriminate between parasitized and non-parasitized hosts.  Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, v.74, n.1, (1995): 37-45.


Lyon, S M; Edman, J D; Van Driesche, R G.  1996.  Field estimates of numbers of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) larvae  and nymphs per hectare successfully feeding on Peromyscus leucopus in Massachusetts.  J. of Medical Entomol., v.33, n.5, (1996): 812-818.


Van Driesche, R. G. 1983.  The meaning of percent parasitism in studies of insect parasitoids. Environmental Entomol­ogy, 12: 1611-1622.


Van Driesche, R.G. 1988.  Field levels of encapsulation and superparasitism for Cotesia glomerata (L.) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in Pieris rapae (L.) (Lepidoptera: Pieridae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Soc., 61: 328-331.  


Van Driesche, R.G. 1989a.  Extending biological control: The role of extension agents in the use of natural enemies. The IPM Practitioner, 11 (10): 1-3.


Van Driesche, R.G. 1989b.  What every state needs-A biological control coordinator. The IPM Practitioner, 11 (9): 5-7. 


Van Driesche, R.G. 1993.  Methods for the field colonization of new biological control agents, pp. 67-86. in Van Driesche, R.G. and T.S. Bellows, Jr., (eds.). Steps in Classical Arthropod Biological ControL Thomas Say Publications in Entomology, Entomological Society of America, Lanham, Maryland, U.S.A., 88 pp.


Van Driesche, R.G. 1994.  Biological control for the control of environmental pests.  Florida Entomologist, 77: 20-33. 


Van Driesche, R.G. and T.S. Bellows, Jr. 1988.  Use of host and parasitoid recruitment in quantifying losses from parasitism in insect populations with reference to Pieris rapae and Cotesia glomerata.  Ecological Entomokgy, 13: 215-222.


Van Driesche, R.G. and E. Carey. 1987. Opportunities for Increased Use of Biological Control in Massacbusetts. Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin #718, Amherst, Massachusetts, U.S.A.


Van Driesche, R.G. and D.N. Ferro. 1989. Using biological control in Massacbusetts.- Cole crop Lepidoptera. University of Massachusetts Cooperative Extension Service Publication L-597, Amherst, Massachusetts, U.S.A.


Van Driesche, R.G. and G.G. Gyrisco. 1979.  Field studies of Microctonus aetbiopoides, a parasite of the adult alfalfa weevil, Hypera postsca, in New York. Environmental Entomology, 8: 238-244.


Van Driesche, R.G. and C. Hulbert. 1984.  Host acceptance and discrimination by Comperia merceti (Compere) (Hymenoptera:Encyrtidae) and evidence for an optimal density range for resource utilization. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 10: 1399-1409.


Van Driesche, R. G. and G. Taub. 1983. impact of parasitoids on Pbyllonorycter leafminers infesting apple in Massachusetts, USA.  Protection Ecologv, 5: 303-317.


Van Driesche, R.G., A. Bellotti, Cj.  Herrera, andj.A. Castillo. 1987.  Host feeding and ovipositor insertion as sources of mortality in the mealybug Pbenacoccus berreni caused by two encyrtids, Epidinocanis diversicornis and Acerophagus coccois.  Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 44: 97-100.


Van Driesche, R.G., T.S. Bellows, Jr., D.N. Ferro, R. Hazzard, and A. Maher. 1989a.  Estimating stage survival from recruitment and density data, with reference to egg mortality in the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decem­lineata (Say) [Coleoptera: Chrysomelidael.  Canadian Entomologist, 121: 291-300.


Van Driesche, R.G., R. Prokopy, W. Coli, and T. Bellows. 1989b.  Using biological control in Massacbusetts.- Apple blotcb leafminer.  Massachusetts Cooperative Extension Service Publication L-594, Amherst, Massachusetts, U.S.A.


Van Driesche, R.G., W. Coli, and S. Schumacher. 1990.  Update: Lessons from the Massachusetts biological control initiative. 7-be IPM Practitioner, 12 (4): 1-5.


Van Driesche, R.G., D.N. Ferro, E. Carey, and A. Maher. 1990.  Assessing augmentative releases of parasitoids using the "recruitment method", with reference to Edovumput..., a parasitoid of the Colorado potato beetle [Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae.  Entomopbaga, 36:193-204.


Van Driesche, R.G., J.S. Elkinton, and T.S. Bellows, Jr. 1994.  Potential use of life tables to evaluate the impact of parasitism on population growth of the apple blotch leafminer (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae).  In Maier, C., (ed.). Integrated Management of Tentiform Leafminers, Pbyllonorycter (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) spp., in No ?lb A me?!­can Apple Orcbards.  Thomas Say Publications in Entomology, Entomological Society of America, Lanham, Mary­land, U.S.A.


Van Driesche, R G; Childs, R; Casagrande, R A; Tewksbury, L.  1997.  Establishment, distribution, and impact in southern New England of Lathrolestes nigricollis (Thompson) (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae), an introduced parasitoid of the birch leafminer, Fenusa pusilla...Canadian Entomologist, v.129, n.4, (1997): 601-611.


Van Driesche, R G; Mason, J L; Wright, S E; Prokopy, R J.  1998a.  Effect of reduced insecticide and fungicide use on parasitism of leafminers (Phyllonorycter spp.) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) in commercial apple orchards.  Environ. Entomol., v.27, n.3, (1998): 578-582.


Van Driesche, R G; Idoine, K; Rose, M; Bryan, M.  1998b.   Release, establishment and spread of Asian natural enemies of euonymus scale (Homoptera: Diaspididae) in New England. Florida Entomologist, v.81, n.1, (1998): 1-9.