George E Heimpel

1993 …2020

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Research Output

2020

Soybean aphid biotype 1 genome: Insights into the invasive biology and adaptive evolution of a major agricultural pest

Soybean aphid research community, May 2020, In : Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 120, 103334.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

The effects of host plant species on adult oviposition and larval performance of the aphid predator Aphidoletes aphidimyza

Mohl, E. K., Stenoien, C. M. & Heimpel, G. E., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Ecological Entomology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Additive negative effects of Philornis nest parasitism on small and declining Neotropical bird populations

Bulgarella, M., Quiroga, M. A. & Heimpel, G. E., Sep 1 2019, In : Bird Conservation International. 29, 3, p. 339-360 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations

A matrix model describing host-parasitoid population dynamics: The case of Aphelinus certus and soybean aphid

Miksanek, J. R. & Heimpel, G. E., Jun 2019, In : PloS one. 14, 6, e0218217.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Scopus citations

Counties not countries: Variation in host specificity among populations of an aphid parasitoid

Hopper, K. R., Oppenheim, S. J., Kuhn, K. L., Lanier, K., Hoelmer, K. A., Heimpel, G. E., Meikle, W. G., O’Neil, R. J., Voegtlin, D. G., Wu, K., Woolley, J. B. & Heraty, J. M., Apr 2019, In : Evolutionary Applications. 12, 4, p. 815-829 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Ecological dissociation and re-association with a superior competitor alters host selection behavior in a parasitoid wasp

Vyas, D. K., Harvey, J. A., Paul, R. L., Heimpel, G. E. & Ode, P. J., Oct 1 2019, In : Oecologia. 191, 2, p. 261-270 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linking parasitoid nectar feeding and dispersal in conservation biological control

Heimpel, G. E., May 2019, In : Biological Control. 132, p. 36-41 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

6 Scopus citations
2018

Best practices for the use and exchange of invertebrate biological control genetic resources relevant for food and agriculture

Mason, P. G., Cock, M. J. W., Barratt, B. I. P., Klapwijk, J. N., van Lenteren, J. C., Brodeur, J., Hoelmer, K. A. & Heimpel, G. E., Feb 1 2018, In : BioControl. 63, 1, p. 149-154 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
12 Scopus citations

Continental-scale suppression of an invasive pest by a host-specific parasitoid underlines both environmental and economic benefits of arthropod biological control

Wyckhuys, K. A. G., Wongtiem, P., Rauf, A., Thancharoen, A., Heimpel, G. E., Le, N. T. T., Fanani, M. Z., Gurr, G. M., Lundgren, J. G., Burra, D. D., Palao, L. K., Hyman, G., Graziosi, I., Le, V. X., Cock, M. J. W., Tscharntke, T., Wratten, S. D., Nguyen, L. V., You, M., Lu, Y. & 3 others, Ketelaar, J. W., Goergen, G. & Neuenschwander, P., 2018, In : PeerJ. 2018, 10, e5796.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Scopus citations

Could increased understanding of foraging behavior help to predict the success of biological control?

Mills, N. J. & Heimpel, G. E., Jun 2018, In : Current Opinion in Insect Science. 27, p. 26-31 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

4 Scopus citations

Crop pests and predators exhibit inconsistent responses to surrounding landscape composition

Karp, D. S., Chaplin-Kramer, R. E., Meehan, T. D., Martin, E. A., DeClerck, F., Grab, H., Gratton, C., Hunt, L., Larsen, A. E., Martínez-Salinas, A., O’Rourke, M. E., Rusch, A., Poveda, K., Jonsson, M., Rosenheim, J. A., Schellhorn, N. A., Tscharntke, T., Wratten, S. D., Zhang, W., Iverson, A. L. & 137 others, Adler, L. S., Albrecht, M., Alignier, A., Angelella, G. M., Anjum, M. Z., Avelino, J., Batáry, P., Baveco, J. M., Bianchi, F. J. J. A., Birkhofer, K., Bohnenblust, E. W., Bommarco, R., Brewer, M. J., Caballero-López, B., Carrière, Y., Carvalheiro, L. G., Cayuela, L., Centrella, M., Ćetković, A., Henri, D. C., Chabert, A., Costamagna, A. C., De la Mora, A., de Kraker, J., Desneux, N., Diehl, E., Diekötter, T., Dormann, C. F., Eckberg, J. O., Entling, M. H., Fiedler, D., Franck, P., van Veen, F. J. F., Frank, T., Gagic, V., Garratt, M. P. D., Getachew, A., Gonthier, D. J., Goodell, P. B., Graziosi, I., Groves, R. L., Gurr, G. M., Hajian-Forooshani, Z., Heimpel, G. E., Herrmann, J. D., Huseth, A. S., Inclán, D. J., Ingrao, A. J., Iv, P., Jacot, K., Johnson, G. A., Jones, L., Kaiser, M., Kaser, J. M., Keasar, T., Kim, T. N., Kishinevsky, M., Landis, D. A., Lavandero, B., Lavigne, C., Le Ralec, A., Lemessa, D., Letourneau, D. K., Liere, H., Lu, Y., Lubin, Y., Luttermoser, T., Maas, B., Mace, K., Madeira, F., Mader, V., Cortesero, A. M., Marini, L., Martinez, E., Martinson, H. M., Menozzi, P., Mitchell, M. G. E., Miyashita, T., Molina, G. A. R., Molina-Montenegro, M. A., O’Neal, M. E., Opatovsky, I., Ortiz-Martinez, S., Nash, M., Östman, Ö., Ouin, A., Pak, D., Paredes, D., Parsa, S., Parry, H., Perez-Alvarez, R., Perović, D. J., Peterson, J. A., Petit, S., Philpott, S. M., Plantegenest, M., Plecas, M. D., Pluess, T., Pons, X., Potts, S. G., Pywell, R. F., Ragsdale, D. W., Rand, T. A., Raymond, L., Ricci, B., Sargent, C., Sarthou, J. P., Saulais, J., Schäckermann, J., Schmidt, N. P., Schneider, G., Schüepp, C., Sivakoff, F. S., Smith, H. G., Whitney, K. S., Stutz, S., Szendrei, Z., Takada, M. B., Taki, H., Tamburini, G., Thomson, L. J., Tricault, Y., Tsafack, N., Tschumi, M., Valantin-Morison, M., van Trinh, M., van der Werf, W., Vierling, K. T., Werling, B. P., Wickens, J. B., Wickens, V. J., Woodcock, B. A., Wyckhuys, K., Xiao, H., Yasuda, M., Yoshioka, A. & Zou, Y., Aug 14 2018, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 115, 33, p. E7863-E7870

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
98 Scopus citations

Environmentally cued hatching in the bird-parasitic nest fly Philornis downsi

Sage, R., Boulton, R. A., Lahuatte, P. F., Causton, C. E., Cloutier, R. & Heimpel, G. E., Sep 2018, In : Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 166, 9, p. 752-760 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Impact of the parasitoid Aphelinus certus on soybean aphid populations

Kaser, J. M. & Heimpel, G. E., Dec 2018, In : Biological Control. 127, p. 17-24 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Intraspecific variation in facultative symbiont infection among native and exotic pest populations: Potential implications for biological control

Desneux, N., Asplen, M. K., Brady, C. M., Heimpel, G. E., Hopper, K. R., Luo, C., Monticelli, L., Oliver, K. M. & White, J. A., Jan 2018, In : Biological Control. 116, p. 27-35 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
10 Scopus citations

Mind the Gap: The evolution of oviposition site and specialization in the parasitoid superfamily Chalcidoidea

Boulton, R. A. & Heimpel, G. E., May 29 2018, In : Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 124, 2, p. 213-227 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Shifting paradigms in the history of classical biological control

Heimpel, G. E. & Cock, M. J. W., Feb 1 2018, In : BioControl. 63, 1, p. 27-37 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

The defensive aphid symbiont Hamiltonella defensa affects host quality differently for Aphelinus glycinis versus Aphelinus atriplicis

Hopper, K. R., Kuhn, K. L., Lanier, K., Rhoades, J. H., Oliver, K. M., White, J. A., Asplen, M. K. & Heimpel, G. E., Jan 2018, In : Biological Control. 116, p. 3-9 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
7 Scopus citations

The influence of aphid-produced honeydew on parasitoid fitness and nutritional state: A comparative study

Tena, A., Senft, M., Desneux, N., Dregni, J. & Heimpel, G. E., Jun 2018, In : Basic and Applied Ecology. 29, p. 55-68 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Trends in biological control: public interest, international networking and research direction

Brodeur, J., Abram, P. K., Heimpel, G. E. & Messing, R. H., Feb 1 2018, In : BioControl. 63, 1, p. 11-26 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

7 Scopus citations
2017

Balancing selection maintains sex determining alleles in multiple-locus complementary sex determination

Weis, J. J., Ode, P. J. & Heimpel, G. E., May 2017, In : Evolution. 71, 5, p. 1246-1257 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Biological control: Ecology and applications

Heimpel, G. E. & Mills, N. J., Apr 3 2017, Cambridge University Press. 380 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

83 Scopus citations

Description of Brachymeria philornisae sp. n. (Hymenoptera: Chalcididae), a parasitoid of the bird parasite Philornis trinitensis (Diptera: Muscidae) in Tobago, with a review of the sibling species

Delvare, G., Heimpel, G. E., Baur, H., Chadee, D. D., Martinez, R. & Knutie, S. A., Jan 1 2017, In : Zootaxa. 4242, 1, p. 34-60 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

5 Scopus citations

Host specificity of Aphelinus species collected from soybean aphid in Asia

Hopper, K. R., Lanier, K., Rhoades, J. H., Hoelmer, K. A., Meikle, W. G., Heimpel, G. E., O'Neil, R. J., Voegtlin, D. G. & Woolley, J. B., Dec 2017, In : Biological Control. 115, p. 55-73 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Invasive Parasites and the Fate of Darwin's Finches in the Galapagos Islands: The Case of the Vegetarian Finch (Platyspiza crassirostris)

Heimpel, G. E., Hillstrom, A., Freund, D., Knutie, S. A. & Clayton, D. H., Jun 1 2017, In : Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 129, 2, p. 345-349 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Life cycle and host specificity of the parasitoid conura annulifera (Hymenoptera: Chalcididae), a Potential biological control agent of philornis downsi (Diptera: Muscidae) in the Galápagos Islands

Bulgarella, M., Quiroga, M. A., Boulton, R. A., Ramírez, I. E., Moon, R. D., Causton, C. E. & Heimpel, G. E., May 1 2017, In : Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 110, 3, p. 317-328 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2016

Editorial overview: Parasites/parasitoids/biological control: Communities without parasitoids?

Ode, P. J. & Heimpel, G. E., Apr 1 2016, In : Current Opinion in Insect Science. 14, p. viii-x

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2 Scopus citations

High Hyperparasitism of Cotesia rubecula (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in Minnesota and Massachusetts

Weis, J. J., Gray, H. L. & Heimpel, G. E., Oct 2016, In : Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 89, 4, p. 385-389 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Interspecific differences in milkweeds alter predator density and the strength of trophic cascades

Mohl, E. K., Santa-Martinez, E. & Heimpel, G. E., Jun 1 2016, In : Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 10, 3, p. 249-261 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Parasitoid-induced transgenerational fecundity compensation in an aphid

Kaiser, M. C. & Heimpel, G. E., May 1 2016, In : Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 159, 2, p. 197-206 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Parasitoid nutritional ecology in a community context: The importance of honeydew and implications for biological control

Tena, A., Wäckers, F. L., Heimpel, G. E., Urbaneja, A. & Pekas, A., Apr 2016, In : Current Opinion in Insect Science. 14, p. 100-104 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

25 Scopus citations

Perennial Grain and Oilseed Crops

Kantar, M. B., Tyl, C., Dorn, K. M., Zhang, X., Jungers, J. M., Kaser, J. M., Schendel, R. R., Eckberg, J. O., Runck, B. C., Bunzel, M., Jordan, N. R., Stupar, R. M., Marks, M. D., Anderson, J. A., Johnson, G. A., Sheaffer, C. C., Schoenfuss, T. C., Ismail, B. P., Heimpel, G. E. & Wyse, D. L., Apr 29 2016, In : Annual Review of Plant Biology. 67, p. 703-729 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

31 Scopus citations

Rearing larvae of the avian nest parasite, philornis downsi (diptera: Muscidae), on chicken blood-based diets

Lahuatte, P. F., Lincango, M. P., Heimpel, G. E. & Causton, C. E., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Insect Science. 16, 1, 84.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
12 Scopus citations

Sex-specific dispersal by a parasitoid wasp in the field

Asplen, M. K., Chacón, J. M. & Heimpel, G. E., May 1 2016, In : Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 159, 2, p. 252-259 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Scopus citations
2015

Host range and community structure of avian nest parasites in the genus Philornis (Diptera: Muscidae) on the island of Trinidad

Bulgarella, M. & Heimpel, G. E., Sep 1 2015, In : Ecology and Evolution. 5, 17, p. 3695-3703 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Scopus citations

Linking risk and efficacy in biological control host-parasitoid models

Kaser, J. M. & Heimpel, G. E., Nov 1 2015, In : Biological Control. 90, p. 49-60 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

On-farm evaluation of a fall-seeded rye cover crop for suppression of soybean aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on soybean

Koch, R. L., Sezen, Z., Porter, P. M., Ragsdale, D. W., Wyckhuys, K. A. G. & Heimpel, G. E., Aug 1 2015, In : Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 17, 3, p. 239-246 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Spillover of tent caterpillar (Malacosoma americanum) herbivory onto willow bioenergy crops in an agricultural landscape

Eckberg, J. O., Johnson, G. A., Pain, R. E., Wyse, D. L. & Heimpel, G. E., Sep 1 2015, In : Annals of Applied Biology. 167, 2, p. 178-185 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2014

Egg load dynamics and the risk of egg and time limitation experienced by an aphid parasitoid in the field

Dieckhoff, C., Theobald, J. C., Wäckers, F. L. & Heimpel, G. E., May 2014, In : Ecology and Evolution. 4, 10, p. 1739-1750 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
19 Scopus citations

Factors limiting the spread of the protective symbiont Hamiltonella defensa in Aphis craccivora aphids

Dykstra, H. R., Weldon, S. R., Martinez, A. J., White, J. A., Hopper, K. R., Heimpel, G. E., Asplen, M. K. & Oliver, K. M., 2014, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 80, 18, p. 5818-5827 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations

Field abundance and performance of hoverflies (Diptera: Syrphidae) on soybean aphid

Eckberg, J. O., Peterson, J. A., Borsh, C. P., Kaser, J. M., Johnson, G. A., Luhman, J. C., Wyse, D. L. & Heimpel, G. E., Jan 1 2014, In : Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 108, 1, p. 26-34 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Specialisation of bacterial endosymbionts that protect aphids from parasitoids

Asplen, M. K., Bano, N., Brady, C. M., Desneux, N., Hopper, K. R., Malouines, C., Oliver, K. M., White, J. A. & Heimpel, G. E., Dec 1 2014, In : Ecological Entomology. 39, 6, p. 736-739 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

60 Scopus citations

Worldwide Populations of the Aphid Aphis craccivora Are Infected with Diverse Facultative Bacterial Symbionts

Brady, C. M., Asplen, M. K., Desneux, N., Heimpel, G. E., Hopper, K. R., Linnen, C. R., Oliver, K. M., Wulff, J. A. & White, J. A., Jan 1 2014, In : Microbial ecology. 67, 1, p. 195-204 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations
2013
29 Scopus citations

Is parasitoid acceptance of different host species dynamic?

Hopper, K. R., Prager, S. M. & Heimpel, G. E., Oct 1 2013, In : Functional Ecology. 27, 5, p. 1201-1211 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

The Endosymbiont Arsenophonus Is Widespread in Soybean Aphid, Aphis glycines, but Does Not Provide Protection from Parasitoids or a Fungal Pathogen

Wulff, J. A., Buckman, K. A., Wu, K., Heimpel, G. E. & White, J. A., Apr 16 2013, In : PloS one. 8, 4, e62145.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations
2012
21 Scopus citations

Distribution of Cotesia rubecula (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) and its displacement of cotesia glomerata in Eastern North America

Herlihy, M. V., Van Driesche, R. G., Abney, M. R., Brodeur, J., Bryant, A. B., Casagrande, R. A., Delaney, D. A., Elkner, T. E., Fleischer, S. J., Groves, R. L., Gruner, D. S., Harmon, J. P., Heimpel, G. E., Hemady, K., Kuhar, T. P., Maund, C. M., Shelton, A. M., Seaman, A. J., Skinner, M., Weinzierl, R. & 2 others, Yeargan, K. V. & Szendrei, Z., Jun 1 2012, In : Florida Entomologist. 95, 2, p. 461-467 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Effect of Binodoxys communis parasitism on flight behavior of the soybean aphid, Aphis glycines

Zhang, Y., Wyckhuys, K. A. G., Asplen, M. K., Heimpel, G. E. & Wu, K., Jul 1 2012, In : Biological Control. 62, 1, p. 10-15 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations