George E Heimpel

1993 …2022
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Research Output 1993 2019

2012
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
2011
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
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
12 Citations (Scopus)

Parasitism of autumnal morphs of the soybean aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) by binodoxys communis (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) on buckthorn

Asplen, M. K., Wyckhuys, K. A. G. & Heimpel, G. E., Sep 1 2011, In : Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 104, 5, p. 935-944 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Binodoxys
Aphis glycines
Braconidae
Aphididae
morphs
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
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
2010
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
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
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
108 Citations (Scopus)

European buckthorn and Asian soybean aphid as components of an extensive invasional meltdown in North America

Heimpel, G. E., Frelich, L. E., Landis, D. A., Hopper, K. R., Hoelmer, K. A., Sezen, Z., Asplen, M. K. & Wu, K., Aug 24 2010, In : Biological Invasions. 12, 9, p. 2913-2931 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aphis glycines
aphid
soybean
Rhamnus cathartica
Lumbricus terrestris
59 Citations (Scopus)

Landscape composition influences the activity density of Carabidae and Arachnida in soybean fields

Gardiner, M. M., Landis, D. A., Gratton, C., Schmidt, N., O'Neal, M., Mueller, E., Chacon, J. & Heimpel, G. E., Oct 1 2010, In : Biological Control. 55, 1, p. 11-19 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arachnida
Carabidae
soybeans
Opiliones
Araneae
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
2009
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
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
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
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
97 Citations (Scopus)

Landscape composition influences patterns of native and exotic lady beetle abundance

Gardiner, M. M., Landis, D. A., Gratton, C., Schmidt, N., O'Neal, M., Mueller, E., Chacon, J., Heimpel, G. E. & Difonzo, C. D., Jul 1 2009, In : Diversity and Distributions. 15, 4, p. 554-564 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coccinellidae
soybean
beetle
Harmonia axyridis
soybeans
316 Citations (Scopus)

Landscape diversity enhances biological control of an introduced crop pest in the north-central USA

Gardiner, M. M., Landis, D. A., Gratton, C., DiFonzo, C. D., O'Neal, M., Chacon, J. M., Wayo, M. T., Schmidt, N. P., Mueller, E. E. & Heimpel, G. E., Jan 1 2009, In : Ecological Applications. 19, 1, p. 143-154 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

crop pest
biological control
aphid
natural enemy
soybean
119 Citations (Scopus)

Multifaceted determinants of host specificity in an aphid parasitoid

Desneux, N., Barta, R. J., Hoelmer, K. A., Hopper, K. R. & Heimpel, G. E., May 1 2009, In : Oecologia. 160, 2, p. 387-398 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

host specificity
aphid
parasitoid
Aphidoidea
parasitoids
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
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
38 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
2008
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
33 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental support for Multiple-locus complementary sex determination in the parasitoid Cotesia vestalis

De Boer, J. G., Ode, P. J., Rendahl, A. K., Vet, L. E. M., Whitfield, J. B. & Heimpel, G. E., Nov 1 2008, In : Genetics. 180, 3, p. 1525-1535 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diploidy
Inbreeding
Genetic Load
Wasps
Sexual Development
51 Citations (Scopus)

Flight performance of the soybean aphid, Aphis glycines (Hemiptera: Aphididae) under different temperature and humidity regimens

Zhang, Y., Wang, L., Wu, K., Wyckhuys, K. A. G. & Heimpel, G. E., Apr 1 2008, In : Environmental entomology. 37, 2, p. 301-306 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aphis glycines
Aphididae
aphid
soybean
Hemiptera
106 Citations (Scopus)

Floral resources impact longevity and oviposition rate of a parasitoid in the field

Lee, J. C. & Heimpel, G. E., May 1 2008, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 77, 3, p. 565-572 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

parasitoid
oviposition
egg
resource
Diadegma insulare
137 Citations (Scopus)

Honeydew as a food source for natural enemies: Making the best of a bad meal?

Wäckers, F. L., van Rijn, P. C. J. & Heimpel, G. E., May 1 2008, In : Biological Control. 45, 2, p. 176-184 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

honeydew
natural enemies
parasitoids
sugars
predators
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
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
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
223 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
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
2007
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
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
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
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
24 Citations (Scopus)
Binodoxys
Aphis glycines
olfactory cue
aphid
parasitoid
49 Citations (Scopus)
Pseudococcus
Anagyrus
nectar feeding
imidacloprid
Encyrtidae
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
2006
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
35 Citations (Scopus)

Hymenopteran parasitoids synthesize 'honeydew-specific' oligosaccharides

Wäckers, F. L., Lee, J. C., Heimpel, G. E., Winkler, K. & Wagenaar, R., Oct 1 2006, In : Functional Ecology. 20, 5, p. 790-798 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

honeydew
melezitose
oligosaccharides
parasitoids
sugar
57 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of floral resources on sugar feeding and nutrient dynamics of a parasitoid in the field

Lee, J. C., Andow, D. & Heimpel, G. E., Oct 1 2006, In : Ecological Entomology. 31, 5, p. 470-480 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sugar feeding
nutrient dynamics
parasitoid
Diadegma insulare
sugar

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

2005
23 Citations (Scopus)
Trichoplusia
Plutellidae
Pieris rapae
Pieridae
Plutella xylostella
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
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
99 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of flowering buckwheat on Lepidopteran cabbage pests and their parasitoids at two spatial scales

Lee, J. C. & Heimpel, G. E., Jan 1 2005, In : Biological Control. 34, 3 SPEC. ISS., p. 290-301 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

buckwheat
cabbage
Pieris rapae
parasitoids
Trichoplusia ni
15 Citations (Scopus)
natural enemy
natural enemies
insect pests
density dependence
genetically modified organisms
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
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