George E Heimpel

1993 …2022
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Research Output 1993 2019

36 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
35 Citations (Scopus)

Virginity and the cost of insurance in highly inbred Hymenoptera

HEIMPEL, GEORGE. E., Aug 1994, In : Ecological Entomology. 19, 3, p. 299-302 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

arrhenotoky
insurance
parasitoids
Hymenoptera
cost
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
39 Citations (Scopus)

Transient host paralysis as a means of reducing self-superparasitism in koinobiont endoparasitoids

Desneux, N., Barta, R. J., Delebecque, C. J. & Heimpel, G. E., Apr 1 2009, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 55, 4, p. 321-327 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

endoparasitoids
superparasitism
paralysis
Paralysis
Aphids
20 Citations (Scopus)

Trade-offs between flight and fecundity in the soybean aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae)

Zhang, Y., Wu, K., Wyckhuys, K. A. G. & Heimpel, G. E., Feb 1 2009, In : Journal of economic entomology. 102, 1, p. 133-138 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aphididae
soybean
fecundity
Hemiptera
flight
70 Citations (Scopus)

The ubiquity of intraguild predation among predatory arthropods

Gagnon, A. È., Heimpel, G. E. & Brodeur, J., Nov 23 2011, In : PloS one. 6, 11, e28061.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

predatory arthropods
Arthropods
Soybeans
Ecosystems
Conservation
136 Citations (Scopus)

The soybean aphid in China: A historical review

Wu, Z., Schenk-Hamlin, D., Zhan, W., Ragsdale, D. W. & Heimpel, G. E., Mar 2004, In : Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 97, 2, p. 209-218 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aphis glycines
China
ecology
entomologists
Biological Sciences
7 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
12 Citations (Scopus)

The evolution of parasitoid fecundity: A paradigm under scrutiny

Jervis, M. A., Moe, A. & Heimpel, G. E., Apr 2012, In : Ecology letters. 15, 4, p. 357-364 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

parasitoid
fecundity
life history theory
species complex
survivorship
197 Citations (Scopus)

The evolution of host-feeding behaviour in insect parasitoids

Heimpel, G. E. & Collier, T. R., Aug 1996, In : Biological Reviews. 71, 3, p. 373-400 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Feeding Behavior
feeding behavior
parasitoids
Reproduction
Insects
23 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
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 2018, In : Biological Control. 116, p. 3-9 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aphelinus glycinis
Aphelinus
symbionts
Aphidoidea
parasitoids

Thank you to Charu

Kaya, H. K., Coll, M., Heimpel, G. E., Hunter, M. S., Kloepper, J. W., TeBeest, D., Vandenberg, J. D. & Wäckers, F., Sep 1 2006, In : Biological Control. 38, 3, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

69 Citations (Scopus)
Danainae
Danaus plexippus
Harmonia axyridis
Nymphalidae
Coccinellidae
35 Citations (Scopus)

Survival of diploid males in Bracon sp. near hebetor (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)

Holloway, A. K., Heimpel, G. E., Strand, M. R. & Antolin, M. F., Jan 1999, In : Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 92, 1, p. 110-116 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bracon
Braconidae
diploidy
Hymenoptera
gender
9 Citations (Scopus)

Sugar feeding reduces short-term activity of a parasitoid wasp

Lee, J. C. & Heimpel, G. E., Mar 1 2007, In : Physiological Entomology. 32, 1, p. 99-103 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sugar feeding
Wasps
wasp
parasitoid
sugar
58 Citations (Scopus)

Sugar feeding by the aphid parasitoid Binodoxys communis: How does honeydew compare with other sugar sources?

Wyckhuys, K. A. G., Strange-George, J. E., Kulhanek, C. A., Wäckers, F. L. & Heimpel, G. E., Feb 1 2008, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 54, 2, p. 481-491 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Binodoxys
sugar feeding
Wasps
Aphids
honeydew
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
54 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
49 Citations (Scopus)
Pseudococcus
Anagyrus
nectar feeding
imidacloprid
Encyrtidae
16 Citations (Scopus)

Single-locus complementary sex determination absent in Heterospilus prosopidis (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)

Wu, Z., Hopper, K. R., Ode, P. J., Fuester, R. W., Tuda, M. & Heimpel, G. E., Sep 1 2005, In : Heredity. 95, 3, p. 228-234 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hymenoptera
Diploidy
Inbreeding
Haploidy
Chromosomes
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
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
80 Citations (Scopus)

Sex ratios of commercially reared biological control agents

Heimpel, G. E. & Lundgren, J. G., Jan 1 2000, In : Biological Control. 19, 1, p. 77-93 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

biological control agents
sex ratio
parasitoids
Braconidae
Pediobius foveolatus
24 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
224 Citations (Scopus)

Sex determination in the hymenoptera

Heimpel, G. E. & De Boer, J. G., Mar 11 2008, In : Annual review of entomology. 53, p. 209-230 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

sex determination
Hymenoptera
gender
thelytoky
diploidy
21 Citations (Scopus)

Search tactics and response to cues by predatory stink bugs

Heimpel, G. E. & Hough‐Goldstein, J. A., Nov 1994, In : Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 73, 2, p. 193-197 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Perillus bioculatus
Podisus maculiventris
Pentatomidae
foraging behavior
Heteroptera
24 Citations (Scopus)
Binodoxys
Aphis glycines
olfactory cue
aphid
parasitoid
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
46 Citations (Scopus)

Reproductive senescence and dynamic oviposition behaviour in insects

Mangel, M. & Heimpel, G. E., Jan 1 1998, In : Evolutionary Ecology. 12, 7, p. 871-879 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

insect behavior
clutch size
senescence
oviposition
insect
46 Citations (Scopus)

Reproductive isolation and genetic variation between two 'strains' of Bracon hebetor (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)

Heimpel, G. E., Antolin, M. F., Franqui, R. A. & Strand, M. R., Jul 1997, In : Biological Control. 9, 3, p. 149-156 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bracon hebetor
reproductive isolation
Braconidae
Barbados
Hymenoptera
28 Citations (Scopus)

Reproductive compatibility and genetic variation between two strains of Aphelinus albipodus (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae), a parasitoid of the soybean aphid, Aphis glycines (Homoptera: Aphididae)

Wu, Z., Hopper, K. R., O'Neil, R. J., Voegtlin, D. J., Prokrym, D. R. & Heimpel, G. E., Nov 1 2004, In : Biological Control. 31, 3, p. 311-319 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aphelinus
Aphis glycines
Aphelinidae
Aphididae
Homoptera

Reply from G.E. Heimpel

Heimpel, G. E., Jan 1 1997, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 12, 12, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

36 Citations (Scopus)

Relationship of soybean aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) to soybean plant nutrients, Landscape structure, and natural enemies

Noma, T., Gratton, C., Colunga-Garcia, M., Brewer, M. J., Mueller, E. E., Wyckhuys, K. A. G., Heimpel, G. E. & O'Neal, M. E., Feb 1 2010, In : Environmental entomology. 39, 1, p. 31-41 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

landscape structure
natural enemy
Aphididae
natural enemies
soybean
11 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
14 Citations (Scopus)
thelytoky
Trichogramma pretiosum
Trichogramma
Trichogramma minutum
Trichogramma brassicae
90 Citations (Scopus)

Prospects for importation biological control of the soybean aphid: Anticipating potential costs and benefits

Heimpel, G. E., Ragsdale, D. W., Venette, R., Hopper, K. R., O'Neil, R. J., Rutledge, C. E. & Wu, Z., Mar 2004, In : Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 97, 2, p. 249-258 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aphis glycines
biological control
Diuraphis noxia
Aphididae
Homoptera
33 Citations (Scopus)

Prey DNA detection success following digestion by intraguild predators: Influence of prey and predator species

Gagnon, A. È., Doyon, J., Heimpel, G. E. & Brodeur, J., Nov 1 2011, In : Molecular Ecology Resources. 11, 6, p. 1022-1032 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Beetles
Coccinellidae
digestion
Digestion
predator
93 Citations (Scopus)

Predation on adult Aphytis parasitoids in the field

Heimpel, G. E., Rosenheim, J. A. & Mangel, M., Apr 2 1997, In : Oecologia. 110, 3, p. 346-352 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aphytis
parasitoids
predation
predator
predators
47 Citations (Scopus)

Potential for biotic interference of a classical biological control agent of the soybean aphid

Chacon, J. M., Landis, D. A. & Heimpel, G. E., Aug 1 2008, In : Biological Control. 46, 2, p. 216-225 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aphidius colemani
Aphis glycines
biological control agents
predation
predators
26 Citations (Scopus)

Potential exposure of a classical biological control agent of the soybean aphid, Aphis glycines, on non-target aphids in North America

Wyckhuys, K. A. G., Koch, R. L., Kula, R. R. & Heimpel, G. E., Apr 1 2009, In : Biological Invasions. 11, 4, p. 857-871 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aphis glycines
aphid
biological control
biological control agents
soybean
27 Citations (Scopus)

Population structure, mating system, and sex-determining allele diversity of the parasitoid wasp Habrobracon hebetor

Antolin, M. F., Ode, P. J., Heimpel, G. E., O'Hara, R. B. & Strand, M. R., Oct 1 2003, In : Heredity. 91, 4, p. 373-381 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wasps
Alleles
Diploidy
Population
Genetic Load
7 Citations (Scopus)

Phytophagy

Heimpel, G. E. & Jervis, M. A., Jan 1 2005, Insects As Natural Enemies: A Practical Perspective. Springer Netherlands, p. 525-550 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

natural enemies
Insects
herbivores
Food
insects
27 Citations (Scopus)

Physical and ant-mediated refuges from parasitism: Implications for non-target effects in biological control

Wyckhuys, K. A. G., Koch, R. L. & Heimpel, G. E., Mar 1 2007, In : Biological Control. 40, 3, p. 306-313 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Monarda fistulosa
Aphis glycines
Formicidae
parasitism
biological control
28 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
147 Citations (Scopus)

PCR-based gut content analysis of insect predators: Using ribosomal ITS-1 fragments from prey to estimate predation frequency

Hoogendoorn, M. & Heimpel, G. E., Jan 1 2001, In : Molecular ecology. 10, 8, p. 2059-2067 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ostrinia nubilalis
Insects
digestive system
predation
predator
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 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
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
35 Citations (Scopus)

Parasitoid Foraging and Oviposition Behavior in the Field

Heimpel, G. E. & Casas, J., Apr 7 2008, Behavioral Ecology of Insect Parasitoids: From Theoretical Approaches to Field Applications. Blackwell Publishing Ltd, p. 52-70 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Oviposition
parasitoid
parasitism
oviposition
foraging
58 Citations (Scopus)

Parasitism of the soybean aphid, Aphis glycines by Binodoxys communis: The role of aphid defensive behaviour and parasitoid reproductive performance

Wyckhuys, K. A. G., Stone, L., Desneux, N., Hoelmer, K. A., Hopper, K. R. & Heimpel, G. E., Aug 1 2008, In : Bulletin of Entomological Research. 98, 4, p. 361-370 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Binodoxys
Aphis glycines
defensive behavior
Aphidoidea
reproductive performance