George E Heimpel

1993 …2021
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Research Output 1993 2019

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

parasitism
nest
nests
bird
birds

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
Aphelinus
Aphis glycines
Aphids
Population dynamics
Population Dynamics

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 1 2019, In : Evolutionary Applications. 12, 4, p. 815-829 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Aphids
host specificity
Host Specificity
aphid
parasitoid

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

Cotesia rubecula
host selection
Cotesia glomerata
wasp
parasitoid
3 Citations (Scopus)

Linking parasitoid nectar feeding and dispersal in conservation biological control

Heimpel, G. E., May 1 2019, In : Biological Control. 132, p. 36-41 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

nectar feeding
nectar
biological control
parasitoids
hyperparasitism
2018
11 Citations (Scopus)

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

genetic resources
biological control
invertebrates
agriculture
biological control agents
3 Citations (Scopus)

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., Jan 1 2018, In : PeerJ. 2018, 10, e5796.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Manihot
Hemiptera
Arthropods
Insects
arthropods
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

Mills, N. J. & Heimpel, G. E., Jun 1 2018, In : Current Opinion in Insect Science. 27, p. 26-31 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

natural enemy
foraging behavior
biological control
natural enemies
foraging
50 Citations (Scopus)

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

Ecosystem
Pest Control
Biodiversity
Databases

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 1 2018, In : Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 166, 9, p. 752-760 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hatching
nest
nests
bird
birds
3 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of the parasitoid Aphelinus certus on soybean aphid populations

Kaser, J. M. & Heimpel, G. E., Dec 1 2018, In : Biological Control. 127, p. 17-24 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aphelinus
Aphis glycines
parasitoids
Aphidoidea
natural enemies
6 Citations (Scopus)

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 1 2018, In : Biological Control. 116, p. 27-35 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

symbionts
biological control
pests
infection
Aphis craccivora
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

oviposition sites
parasitoid
oviposition
host range
endoparasitoids
16 Citations (Scopus)

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

biological control
history
insects
opportunity costs
biological control agents
5 Citations (Scopus)

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 1 2018, In : Biological Control. 116, p. 3-9 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aphelinus glycinis
Aphelinus
symbionts
Aphidoidea
parasitoids
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

honeydew
aphid
parasitoid
nutritional status
Aphidoidea
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

biological control
research support
peers
products and commodities
plant pathogens
2017
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Weis, J. J., Ode, P. J. & Heimpel, G. E., May 1 2017, In : Evolution. 71, 5, p. 1246-1257 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sex Preselection
sex preselection
sex determination
allele
Alleles
58 Citations (Scopus)

Biological control: Ecology and applications

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

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Ecology
biological control
ecology
Plant Weeds
Insect Control
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

Brachymeria
Chalcididae
Muscidae
Trinidad and Tobago
sibling species
3 Citations (Scopus)

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 1 2017, In : Biological Control. 115, p. 55-73 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aphelinus
Aphis glycines
host specificity
Aphelinus glycinis
Aphis (Aphididae)
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

Galapagos Islands
vegetarian diet
parasite
parasites
nest
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

Conura
Chalcididae
puparium
Muscidae
host specificity
2016
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Biota
Parasites
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Weis, J. J., Gray, H. L. & Heimpel, G. E., Oct 1 2016, In : Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 89, 4, p. 385-389 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Conura
Cotesia rubecula
pest damage
hyperparasitism
superparasitism
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

trophic cascade
Apocynaceae
predator
predators
Asclepias syriaca
9 Citations (Scopus)

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

aphid
parasitoid
fecundity
Aphidoidea
Aphis glycines
20 Citations (Scopus)

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 1 2016, In : Current Opinion in Insect Science. 14, p. 100-104 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

honeydew
community ecology
parasitoid
biological control
parasitoids
27 Citations (Scopus)

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

oilseed crops
grain crops
Food
biobased products
Ecosystem
10 Citations (Scopus)

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

Muscidae
rearing
nests
chickens
parasites
7 Citations (Scopus)

Sex-specific dispersal by a parasitoid wasp in the field

Asplen, M. K., Chacon, 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

wasp
parasitoid
soybean
Aphis glycines
gender
2015
8 Citations (Scopus)

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
Muscidae
Trinidad and Tobago
host range
nest
parasite
13 Citations (Scopus)

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

biological control agents
biological control
indigenous species
risk-benefit analysis
pests
15 Citations (Scopus)

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

cover crop
Aphididae
cover crops
rye
soybean
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Malacosoma americanum
energy crops
insect larvae
herbivores
Prunus americana
2014
17 Citations (Scopus)

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

dynamic load
Aphis glycines
aphid
parasitoid
Aphidoidea
19 Citations (Scopus)
Agrilus planipennis
Buprestidae
Eulophidae
biological control
biological control agents
35 Citations (Scopus)

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

Aphis craccivora
Aphids
symbiont
aphid
symbionts
8 Citations (Scopus)

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

Aphis glycines
Syrphidae
Aphis nerii
soybeans
predators
53 Citations (Scopus)

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

endosymbiont
endosymbionts
Aphis craccivora
aphid
parasitism
32 Citations (Scopus)

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

Aphis craccivora
symbiont
aphid
symbionts
Aphidoidea
2013
23 Citations (Scopus)
Aphis glycines
Introduced Species
Aphids
Insecticides
greenhouse gas emissions
19 Citations (Scopus)

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

host preferences
Aphelinus
parasitoid
egg
parasitoids
22 Citations (Scopus)

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

Arsenophonus
Aphis glycines
Aphids
endosymbionts
Pathogens
2012
19 Citations (Scopus)
Binodoxys
Aphis glycines
host plants
predation
soybeans
12 Citations (Scopus)

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

Cotesia rubecula
Cotesia glomerata
Pieris rapae
Braconidae
parasitoid
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

Binodoxys
Aphis glycines
Aphidoidea
parasitism
flight
60 Citations (Scopus)

Host phylogeny and specialisation in parasitoids

Desneux, N., Blahnik, R., Delebecque, C. J. & Heimpel, G. E., May 1 2012, In : Ecology letters. 15, 5, p. 453-460 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

parasitoids
phylogeny
aphid
Aphidoidea
host range
15 Citations (Scopus)

Response of soybean insects to an autumn-seeded rye cover crop

Koch, R. L., Porter, P. M., Harbur, M. M., Abrahamson, M. D., Wyckhuys, K. A. G., Ragsdale, D. W., Buckman, K., Sezen, Z. & Heimpel, G. E., Aug 1 2012, In : Environmental entomology. 41, 4, p. 750-760 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cover crop
cover crops
rye
soybean
autumn
23 Citations (Scopus)

Sex determination meltdown upon biological control introduction of the parasitoid Cotesia rubecula?

De Boer, J. G., Kuijper, B., Heimpel, G. E. & Beukeboom, L. W., Jul 1 2012, In : Evolutionary Applications. 5, 5, p. 444-454 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cotesia rubecula
sex determination
parasitoid
biological control
Diploidy