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Gary W Bennett


  • Professor / Urban Pest Management

Selected Publications

Myers, A., Gondhalekar, A. D., Saltzmann, K., Bennett, G. W., & Scharf, M. E. (2015). Silencing and functional characterization of a tergal gland-associated alpha amylase in the German cockroach. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Bennett, G. W., Gondhalekar, A. D., Wang, C., Buczkowski, G. A., & Gibb, T. (2015). Using research and education to implement practical bed bug control programs in multifamily housing. Pest Management Science. doi:10.1002/ps.4084

VanWeelden, M., Bennett, G. W., & Buczkowski, G. A. (2014). The effect of colony spatial structure on food distribution in the odorous house ant. J. Insect Science, 15, 1-7.

Salyer, A. R., Bennett, G. W., & Buczkowski, G. A. (2014). Odorous house ants as back-seat drivers of localized ant decline in urban habitats. PLOS ONE, 9(12), e113878. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0113878

Buczkowski, G. A., Scherer, C. W., & Bennett, G. W. (2012). Toxicity and horizontal transfer of chlorantraniliprole in the eastern subterranean termite, Reticulitermes flavipes. Journal of Economic Entomology, 105, 1736-1745.

Chin-Heady, E., Hamm, R. L., DeMark, J. J., Notting, S., Bennett, G. W., & Saltzmann, K. S. (2012). A quantative analysis of a modified feeding method for rearing Cimex lectularis in the laboratory. Pest Management Science, 10, 1002-1008.

Wang, C., Saltzmann, K. S., Bennett, G. W., & Gibb, T. (2012). Comparison of three bed bug management strategies in a low-income apartment building. Insects, 3, 402-409.

Schwinghammer, M. A., Zhou, Z., Kambhampati, S., Bennett, G. W., & Scharf, M. E. (2011). A novel gene from the takeout family involved in termite trail-following behavior. Gene, 474, 12-21.

Wang, C., Gibb, T., & Bennett, G. W. (2010). Evaluation of two least toxic integrated pest management programs for managing bed bugs (Heteroptera: Cimicidae) with discussion of a bed bug intercepting device. J. Med. Entomol, 46, 566-571.

Wang, C., Saltzmann, K. D., Chin, E., Bennett, G. W., & Gibb, T. (2010). Characteristics of Cimex lectularius (Hemiptera: Cimicidae), infestation and dispersal in a high-rise apartment building. Journal of Medical Entomology, 102(1), 172-177.

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