Rice, K.B., S.K. Jones, W.R. Morrison III, and T.C. Leskey. Spotted wing drosophila prefer low hanging fruit: insights into foraging behavior for management strategies. Journal of Insect Behavior. Impact factor: 0.988, Entomology 49/94.

Weber, D.C., W.R. Morrison III, A. Khrimian, K. Rice, T.C. Leskey, C. Rodriguez-Saona, A.L. Nielsen, and B.R. Blaauw. Chemical ecology of Halyomorpha halys: Discoveries and applications. Journal of Pest Science. Impact factor: 3.103, Entomology 5/94. PDF

Morrison, III W.R., M. Allen, and T.C. Leskey. In press. Behavioral response of the invasive Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to host plant stimuli augmented with semiochemicals in the field. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. Impact factor: 1.805, Entomology 19/94. PDF.

Morrison, III W.R., A. Acebes-Doria, E. Ogburn, T. Kuhar, J. Walgenbach, J.C. Bergh, L. Nottingham, A. Dimeglio, P. Hipkins, and T.C. Leskey. In press. Behavioral response of the brown marmorated stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to semiochemicals deployed inside and outside anthropogenic structures during the overwintering period. Journal of Economic Entomology. Impact factor: 1.609, Entomology 26/94. PDF.

Blaauw, B., W.R. Morrison III, C. Mathews, A.L. Nielsen, and T.C. Leskey. In press. Dispersal of brown marmorated stink bug in trap crops. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. Impact factor: 1.442, Entomology 32/94. PDF.

Morrison, III W.R., A.N. Bryant, B. Poling, N. Quinn, T.C Leskey. In press. Predation of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) from web-building spiders associated with anthropogenic dwellings. Journal of Insect Behavior. PDF.

Bergh, J.C., W.R. Morrison III, S.V. Joseph, and T.C. Leskey. 2017. Characterizing spring emergence of adult Halyomorpha halys using experimental overwintering shelters and commercial pheromone traps. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata.  PDF.

Morrison, III W.R., C-G Park, B.Y. Seo, Y-L Park, H.G. Kim, K.B. Rice, D-H Lee, and T.C. Leskey. 2017. Attraction of the invasive Halyomorpha halys in its native Asian range to traps baited with semiochemical stimuli. Journal of Pest Science, in press. PDF.

Morrison, III W.R., B. Poling, and T.C Leskey. 2017. The consequences of sublethal exposure of insecticide on the survivorship and mobility of Haylomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Pest Management Science 73: 389-396. PDF.


Morrison, III W.R., D-H. Lee, W.H. Reissig, D. Combs, K. Leahy, A. Tuttle, D. Cooley, and T.C. Leskey. In press. Inclusion of specialist and generalist stimuli in attract-and-kill programs: Their relative efficacy in apple maggot fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) pest management. Environmental Entomology. PDF

Morrison, III W.R., C. Mathews, and T.C Leskey. 2016. Frequency, intensity, and physical characteristics of predation by generalist predators of the brown marmorated stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) eggs. Biological Control 97: 120-130. Impact factor: 1.635, Entomology 25/92 PDF

Morrison, III W.R., A. Ingrao, J. Ali, and Z. Szendrei. 2016. Identification and evaluation of asparagus semiochemicals and their ecological interactions with its arthropod community. Journal of Plant Interactions 11(1): 11-19. PDF

Morrison, III W.R., D.-H. Lee, B. Short, A. Khrimian, and T.C. Leskey. 2016. Establishing the behavioral basis for an attract-and-kill strategy to manage the invasive Halyomorpha halys (Stål) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in apple orchards. Journal of Pest Science 89: 81-96.Impact factor: 2.664, Entomology 6/90 PDF


Leskey, T.C., D-H. Lee, D.M. Glenn, and W.R. Morrison III. 2015. Behavioral responses of the invasive Halyomorpha halys (Stål) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to light-based stimuli in the laboratory and field. Journal of Insect Behavior 28: 674-692. Impact factor: 1.143, Entomology 38/92 PDF

Morrison, III W.R., J.P. Cullum, and T.C. Leskey. 2015. Evaluation of trap design and deployment strategy for capturing Haylomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 108: 1683-1692. Impact factor: 1.605, Entomology 22/92 PDF

Leskey, T.C., A. Agnello, J.C. Bergh, G.P. Dively, G.C. Hamilton, P. Jentsch, A. Khrimian, G. Krawczyk, T.P. Kuhar, D-H. Lee, W.R. Morrison III, D.F. Polk, C. Rodriguez-Saona, P.W. Shearer, B.D. Short, P.M. Shrewsbury, J.F. Walgenbach, D.C. Weber, C. Welty, J. Whalen, N. Wiman, and F. Zaman. 2015. Attraction of the invasive Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to traps baited with semiochemical stimuli across the United States. Environmental Entomology. Impact factor: 1.424, Entomology 30/90. PDF

Leskey, T.C., A. Khrimian, D.C. Weber, J.C. Aldrich, B.D. Short, D-H Lee, and W.R. Morrison III. 2015. Behavioral responses of the invasive Halyomorpha halys (Stål) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to traps baited with stereoisomeric mixtures of 10,11-epoxy-bisabolen-3-ol. Journal of Chemical Ecology 41: 418-429. Impact factor: 2.139, Ecology 63/141 PDF


Morrison, III W.R., G. Gibson and Z. Szendrei. 2014. The natural enemies of the asparagus miner (Diptera: Agromyzidae). Environmental Entomology 43(6): 1526-1534. PDF

Morrison, III W.R. and Z. Szendrei. 2014. The common asparagus beetle and spotted asparagus beetle: Identification, ecology, and management. Journal of Integrated Pest Management 5(3): B1-B6. PDF

Morrison, III W.R., J.A. Andresen, and Z. Szendrei. 2014. The development of the asparagus miner (Ophiomyia simplex Loew; Diptera: Agromyzidae) in temperate zones: a degree-day model. Pest Management Science 70: 1105-1113. Impact factor: 2.59, Entomology 5/87 PDF


Morrison, III W.R. and Z. Szendrei. 2013. Patterns of spatial and temporal distribution of the asparagus miner (Diptera: Agromyzidae): implications for management. Journal of Economic Entomology 106(3): 1218-1225. Impact factor: 1.70, Entomology 20/87 PDF


Morrison, III W.R., J.T. Waller, A.C. Brayshaw, D.A. Hyman, M.R. Johnson and A.M. Fraser. 2012. Evaluation of multiple arthropod taxa as indicators of ground-dwelling invertebrate biological diversity within open fields. Great Lakes Entomologist 45 (1-2): 40-52. PDF


Morrison, III W.R. and V. Witte. 2011. Strong differences in chemical recognition cues between two closely related species of ants from the genus Lasius (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24 (11): 2389-2397. Impact factor: 3.66, Ecology 32/134 PDF

Morrison, III W.R., J. Tuell, M.K. Hausbeck and Z. Szendrei. 2011. Constraints on asparagus production: The interaction of asparagus, Ophiomyia simplex (Diptera: Agromyzidae) and Fusarium spp. Crop Science 51: 1-10. Impact factor: 2.02, Agronomy 20/80 PDF


Morrison III, W.R. and P.J. Bohlen. 2010. Influence of Vegetation on Invertebrate Communities in Grazed Freshwater Wetlands. Southeastern Naturalist 9(3): 453-464. Impact factor: 0.317 PDF


Morrison III, W.R., J.L Lohr, P. Duchen, R. Wilches, D. Trujillo, M. Mair, S.S. Renner. 2009. The impact of taxonomic change on conservation: does it kill, can it save, or is it just irrelevant? Biological Conservation 142: 3201-3206. Impact factor: 3.50, Ecology 27/134 PDF

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