George E Heimpel

1993 …2022
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Research Output 1993 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
184 Citations (Scopus)

Adult feeding and lifetime reproductive success in the parasitoid Aphytis melinus

Heimpel, G. E., Rosenheim, J. A. & Kattari, D., Jan 1 1997, In : Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 83, 3, p. 305-315 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aphytis melinus
parasitoid
reproductive success
honey
fecundity
57 Citations (Scopus)

A 'Goldilocks' hypothesis for dispersal of biological control agents

Heimpel, G. E. & Asplen, M. K., Aug 1 2011, In : BioControl. 56, 4, p. 441-450 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Aphis glycines
biological control agents
biological control
parasitoids
Binodoxys
23 Citations (Scopus)
Trichoplusia
Plutellidae
Pieris rapae
Pieridae
Plutella xylostella

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
34 Citations (Scopus)

Ancestral state reconstruction analysis of hymenopteran sex determination mechanisms

Asplen, M. K., Whitfield, J. B., De Boer, J. G. & Heimpel, G. E., Aug 1 2009, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 22, 8, p. 1762-1769 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sex determination
sex determination analysis
gender
loci
hymenopteran
14 Citations (Scopus)

A new species of lysiphlebus förster 1862 (Hymenoptera: Braconidae, aphidiinae) attacking soybean aphid, aphis glycines matsumura (Hemiptera: Aphididae) from China

Starý, P., Rakhshani, E., Tomanović, Ž., Hoelmer, K., Kavallieratos, N. G., Yu, J., Wang, M. & Heimpel, G. E., Apr 1 2010, In : Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 19, 1, p. 179-186 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lysiphlebus
Aphis glycines
lips
Braconidae
Aphididae
49 Citations (Scopus)

Arthropod natural enemies of the Colorado potato beetle

Hough-Goldstein, J. A., Heimpel, G. E., Bechmann, H. E. & Mason, C. E., Aug 1993, In : Crop Protection. 12, 5, p. 324-334 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Leptinotarsa decemlineata
natural enemies
arthropods
Pentatomidae
Coleoptera
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 2017, In : Evolution. 71, 5, p. 1246-1257 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sex Preselection
sex preselection
sex determination
allele
Alleles
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
62 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
6 Citations (Scopus)
Agromyza frontella
Agromyzidae
leafminer
Eulophidae
Braconidae
83 Citations (Scopus)

Body size and the timing of egg production in parasitoid wasps: A comparative analysis

Jervis, M. A., Ferns, P. N. & Heimpel, G. E., Jun 1 2003, In : Functional Ecology. 17, 3, p. 375-383 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

egg production
wasp
parasitoid
body size
pupal development
6 Citations (Scopus)

Broken wing fringe setae as a relative estimate of parasitoid age

Lee, J. C., Leibee, G. L. & Heimpel, G. E., Oct 1 2006, In : Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 121, 1, p. 87-92 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diadegma insulare
Ichneumonidae
parasitoid
age structure
Hymenoptera
23 Citations (Scopus)

Cold hardiness of Habrobracon hebetor (Say) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a parasitoid of pyralid moths

Carrillo, M. A., Heimpel, G. E., Moon, R. D., Cannon, C. A. & Hutchison, W. D., Jan 1 2005, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 51, 7, p. 759-768 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bracon
Pupa
Hymenoptera
Moths
Pyralidae
19 Citations (Scopus)
Binodoxys
Aphis glycines
host plants
predation
soybeans
93 Citations (Scopus)

Community genetics: Expanding the synthesis of ecology and genetics

Neuhauser, C., Andow, D. A., Heimpel, G. E., May, G., Shaw, R. G. & Wagenius, S., Mar 1 2003, In : Ecology. 84, 3, p. 545-558 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

ecology
synthesis
insect
community ecology
interspecific interaction
140 Citations (Scopus)

Comparing floral nectar and aphid honeydew diets on the longevity and nutrient levels of a parasitoid wasp

Lee, J. C., Heimpel, G. E. & Leibee, G. L., Jun 1 2004, In : Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 111, 3, p. 189-199 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

honeydew
nectar
wasp
aphid
parasitoid
26 Citations (Scopus)
Trichogramma brassicae
Trichogrammatidae
parasitism
pesticides
Pieris rapae
7 Citations (Scopus)

Competition and brood reduction: Testing alternative models of clutch-size evolution in parasitoids

Pexton, J. J., De Boer, J. G., Heimpel, G. E., Vet, L. E. M., Whitfield, J. B. & Ode, P. J., Apr 24 2009, In : Behavioral Ecology. 20, 2, p. 403-409 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

brood size
clutch size
parasitoids
larval development
Cotesia flavipes
43 Citations (Scopus)

Competitive interactions between an exotic and a native ladybeetle: A field cage study

Hoogendoorn, M. & Heimpel, G. E., Apr 1 2004, In : Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 111, 1, p. 19-28 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coleomegilla maculata
Harmonia axyridis
cages
weight gain
larva
15 Citations (Scopus)

Complementary sex determination in hymenopteran parasitoids and its implications for biological control

Zhishan, W. U., Hopper, K. R., Ode, P. J., Fuester, R. W., Jia-hua, C. H. E. N. & Heimpel, G. E., Jan 1 2003, In : Insect Science. 10, 2, p. 81-93 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sex determination
biological control
parasitoids
gender
Diploidy
22 Citations (Scopus)

Complementary sex determination in the parasitoid wasp Cotesia vestalis (C. plutellae)

De Boer, J. G., Ode, P. J., Vet, L. E. M., Whitfield, J. & Heimpel, G. E., Jan 1 2007, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 20, 1, p. 340-348 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cotesia plutellae
Cotesia
sex determination
wasp
parasitoid
17 Citations (Scopus)

Components of the functional response of Perillus bioculatus (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)

Heimpel, G. E. & Hough-Goldstein, J. A., Jan 1 1994, In : Environmental entomology. 23, 4, p. 855-859 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Perillus bioculatus
Leptinotarsa decemlineata
Pentatomidae
functional response
Hemiptera
4 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

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
Aphids
host specificity
Host Specificity
aphid
parasitoid
62 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
59 Citations (Scopus)

Cryptic species of parasitoids attacking the soybean aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in Asia: Binodoxys communis and Binodoxys koreanus (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: aphidiinae)

Desneux, N., Starý, P., Delebecque, C. J., Gariepy, T. D., Barta, R. J., Hoelmer, K. A. & Heimpel, G. E., Nov 1 2009, In : Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 102, 6, p. 925-936 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Binodoxys
Braconidae
Aphididae
parasitoids
Hemiptera
45 Citations (Scopus)

Density-dependent intraguild predation of an aphid parasitoid

Chacon, J. M. & Heimpel, G. E., Apr 6 2010, In : Oecologia. 164, 1, p. 213-220 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

intraguild predation
aphid
parasitoid
Aphidoidea
predator
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
16 Citations (Scopus)

Determinants of egg load in the soybean aphid parasitoid Binodoxys communis

Dieckhoff, C. & Heimpel, G. E., Sep 1 2010, In : Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 136, 3, p. 254-261 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Binodoxys
Aphis glycines
aphid
parasitoid
soybean
52 Citations (Scopus)

Diploid males sire triploid daughters and sons in the parasitoid wasp Cotesia vestalis

De Boer, J. G., Ode, P. J., Vet, L. E. M., Whitfield, J. B. & Heimpel, G. E., Sep 30 2007, In : Heredity. 99, 3, p. 288-294 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Triploidy
Wasps
Diploidy
Haploidy
Zygote
3 Citations (Scopus)

Distribution of an exotic pest, Agromyza frontella (Diptera: Agromyzidae), in Manitoba, Canada

Lundgren, J. G., Venette, R. C., Gavloski, J., Hutchison, W. D. & Heimpel, G. E., Sep 1 1999, In : Great Lakes Entomologist. 32, 3, p. 177-184 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agromyza frontella
Agromyzidae
Manitoba
alfalfa
Canada
13 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
33 Citations (Scopus)

Diversity of sex-determining alleles in Bracon hebetor

Heimpel, G. E., Antolin, M. F. & Strand, M. R., Jan 1 1999, In : Heredity. 82, 3, p. 282-291 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alleles
Population
Diploidy
Hemizygote
Wasps
171 Citations (Scopus)

Does floral nectar improve biological control by parasitoids?

Heimpel, G. E. & Jervis, M. A., Jan 1 2005, Plant-Provided Food for Carnivorous Insects: A Protective Mutualism and its Applications. Cambridge University Press, p. 267-304 38 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Plant Nectar
nectar
parasitoids
biological control
pests
31 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamic egg maturation strategies in an aphid parasitoid

Wu, Z. & Heimpel, G. E., Jun 1 2007, In : Physiological Entomology. 32, 2, p. 143-149 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aphids
aphid
parasitoid
Ovum
maturation
103 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamic host feeding by the parasitoid Aphytis melinus: The balance between current and future reproduction

Heimpel, G. E. & Rosenheim, J. A., Jan 1 1995, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 64, 2, p. 153-167 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aphytis melinus
host-parasitoid interaction
parasitoid
Homoptera
Hymenoptera

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
306 Citations (Scopus)

Ecology and management of the soybean aphid in North America

Ragsdale, D. W., Landis, D. A., Brodeur, J., Heimpel, G. E. & Desneux, N., Jan 7 2011, In : Annual review of entomology. 56, p. 375-399 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aphis glycines
aphid
soybean
Aphidoidea
ecology
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
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
25 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of floral nectar, water, and feeding frequency on Cotesia glomerata longevity

Lee, J. C. & Heimpel, G. E., Apr 1 2008, In : BioControl. 53, 2, p. 289-294 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cotesia glomerata
feeding frequency
nectar
flowers
water
11 Citations (Scopus)

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

Zhang, Y., Wu, K., Wyckhuys, K. A. G. & Heimpel, G. E., Dec 1 2009, In : Biological Control. 51, 3, p. 475-479 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aphis glycines
Aphidoidea
parasitism
flight
nymphs
58 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of parasitoid fecundity and host resistance on indirect interactions among hosts sharing a parasitoid

Heimpel, G. E., Neuhauser, C. & Hoogendoorn, M., Jun 1 2003, In : Ecology letters. 6, 6, p. 556-566 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

parasitoid
fecundity
egg
parasitism
parasitoids
61 Citations (Scopus)
Macrocentrus grandii
Braconidae
Hymenoptera
carbohydrates
sugars
151 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of sugar feeding on carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in a parasitoid wasp

Olson, D. M., Fadamiro, H., Lundgren, J. G. & Heimpel, G. E., Mar 1 2000, In : Physiological Entomology. 25, 1, p. 17-26 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sugar feeding
Wasps
Carbohydrate Metabolism
carbohydrate metabolism
wasp
101 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of time limitation and egg limitation on lifetime reproductive success of a parasitoid in the field

Heimpel, G. E., Mangel, M. & Rosenheim, J. A., Jan 1 1998, In : American Naturalist. 152, 2, p. 273-289 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

parasitoid
reproductive success
encounter rate
egg
parasitoids
96 Citations (Scopus)

Egg limitation, host quality, and dynamic behavior by a parasitoid in the field

Heimpel, G. E., Rosenheim, J. A. & Mangel, M., Jan 1 1996, In : Ecology. 77, 8, p. 2410-2420 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

host quality
parasitoid
egg
host use
oviposition