Publications

Aneela Younas, Muhammad Waris, Xiang-Qian Chang, Muhammad Qamar, Fang-Fang Zeng, Muhammad Shaaban, Sean Prager, Man-Qun Wang. Functional analysis of the chemosensory protein MsepCSP8 from the oriental armyworm Mythimna separate. Frontiers in Physiology doi.org/10.1007/s12230-018-9666-9

Arash Rashed, Xue Feng, Sean M. Prager, Lyndon D. Porter, Janet Knodel, Alexander Karasev, and Sanford D. Eigenbrode. 2018. Vector-Borne Viruses of Pulse Crops, With a Particular Emphasis on North American Cropping System. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 111(4), 2018, 205–227

Zhiguo Zhao, Sean M. Prager, Regina K. Cruzado, Xi Liang, William R. Cooper, Gongshe Hu, and Arash Rashed.*Co-first and corresponding author. Characterizing zebra chip symptom severity and identifying spectral signatures associated with 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum'-infected potato tubers. 2018. American Journal of Potato Research. In Press.

Rubio-Covarrubias, O. A., M.A. Cadena-Hinojosa, S.M. Prager , C. M. Wallis and J.T. Trumble. (2017) Characterization of the Tolerance against Zebra Chip Disease in Tubers of Advanced Potato Lines from Mexico. American Journal of Potato Research. In Press. DOI 10.1007/s12230-017-9570-8

Fengnian Wu, Xiaoling Deng, Christopher M. Wallis, John T. Trumble, Sean Prager, Ray Yokomi, Yijing Cen, Guangwen Liang, Jianchi Chen. (2016) The complete mitochondrial genome sequence of Bactericera cockerelli and its comparison with three other Psylloidea species. PLoS One. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0155318

S.M. Prager, G Kund, and J. T. Trumble. (2016) IPM guidelines for the management of potato psyllids, a pest of numerous solanaceous vegetable crops in California. California Agriculture 70(2): 89-95

Aneela Younas, Muhammad Shaaban, Waqas Wakil, Sean M Prager. The efficacy of Beauveria bassiana, jasmonic acid and chlorantraniliprole on larval population of Helicoverpa armigera in chickpea crop ecosystem. In Press. Pest Management Science

Marcus Pennington, Sean M. Prager, William E. Walton, John T. Trumble. (2016) Culex quinquefasciatus larval microbiomes vary with instar and exposure to common wastewater contaminants. Scientific Reports. 6(21969): doi:10.1038/srep21969

Fengnian Wu, X Deng, Guangwen Liang, Chris Wallis, John Trumble, S Prager, and Jianchi Chen (De Novo Genome Sequence of "Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum" from a Single Potato Psyllid in California. Genome Announcements. November/December 3(6): e01500-15

S.M. Prager, C. Wallis, J.T. Trumble, (2015) Indirect effects of one plant pathogen on the transmission of a second mediated by vector behavior. Environmental Entomology 44(4):1065-1075. 2015 doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvv081

Oswaldo A. Rubio-Covarrubias, M.A. Cadena-Hinojosa , R. Flores-López, J.E. Munyaneza, S.M. Prager, and J. Trumble. (2015). Assessing zebra chip resistance of advanced potato breeding lines under field conditions in the Toluca Valley, Mexico. In Review. Revista Latino Americana de la Papa (The Journal of the Potato Latino-American Association). 19(2): 20-30

Marcus Pennington, Nicholas Rivas, Sean M. Prager, William E. Walton, John T. Trumble. Pharmaceutical and personal care products influence the biology and microbiome of a medically important mosquito species Culex quinquefasciatus. Environmental Pollution. 203: 199-207

Sean M. Prager, (2014). Comparison of a socially polymorphic carpenter bee reveals no advantage to social nesting. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 113: 998-1010

Sean M. Prager, Xavier Martini, Hasitha Guvvala, Christian Nansen, Jonathan Lundgren. (2014). An obligate spider mite predator prefers prey without Bt toxins. Annals of Applied Biology. 165(1): 108-116

Sean M. Prager, Casey D. Butler, John T. Trumble. (2014) A binomial sequential sampling plan for the psyllid Bactericera cockerelli (Šulc) (Hemiptera: Triozidae) in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum), with notes on cross crop distributions. Journal of Economic Entomology. 107(2): 838-845

Sean M. Prager, Owen Milo Lewis, Jerry Michels, Christian Nansen. (2014). The influence of maturity and variety of potato plants on oviposition and probing of Bactericera cockerelli (Šulc) (Hemiptera: Triozidae). Environmental Entomology. 43(2): 402-409

Sean M. Prager, Isaac Esquivel, John T. Trumble, (2014) Factors influencing host plant choice and larval performance in Bactericera cockerelli. PLOS ONE. 10(137): e94047

Keith R. Hopper, Sean M. Prager, George E. Heimpel. (2013) Is parasitoid host specificity dynamic? Functional Ecology 27(5): 1201-1211

Sean M. Prager, Beatriz Vindiola, Gregory S. Kund, Frank J. Byrne, John T. Trumble. (2013) Considerations for the use of neonicotinoid pesticides in management of Bactericera cockerelli (Šulk) (Hemiptera: Triozidae). Crop Protection 54: 84-91

Sean M. Prager, Owen Milo Lewis, Christian Nansen. (2013) Oviposition and leaf probing by Bactericera cockerelli (Homoptera: Psyllidae) in response to a limestone particle film or a plant growth regulator applied to potato plants. Crop Protection 45: 57-62

Sean M. Prager, Casey D. Butler, John T. Trumble. (2013) A sequential binomial sampling plan for potato psyllid (Hemiptera: Triozidae) on bell pepper (Capsicum annum). Pest Management Science. 69(10): 1131-1135

Xavier Martini, Shawn Seibert, Sean M. Prager, Christian Nansen. (2012) Description and applications of a simple method to sample soft-bodied insect immatures. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 143(2): 103-110

Sean Prager and Jean Richardson. (2012) An ecological analysis of mating biology of Xylocopa virginica in southern Ontario. Ecological Entomology, 37(4): 283-292

Sean Prager and Fiona Hunter. (2011) Relationships between nest architecture and behavior in Xylocopa (Xylocopoides) virginica. Journal of Insect Behavior. 24 (4): 293-306

Dimitri A. Skandalis, Glenn J. Tattersall, Sean Prager, Miriam H. Richards. (2009) Body Size and Shape of the Large Carpenter Bee, Xylocopa virginica (L.) (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 82(1), 30-42.

Mark Frampton, Sam Droege, Travis Conrad, Sean Prager and Miriam H. Richards. (2008). Evaluation of specimen preservatives for DNA analyses of bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea). Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 17(2),195-200