George E Heimpel

1993 …2022
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Research Output 1993 2019

2004
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
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
49 Citations (Scopus)

Gut sugar analysis in field-caught parasitoids: Adapting methods originally developed for biting flies

Heimpel, G. E., Lee, J. C., Wu, Z., Weiser, L., Wäckers, F. & Jervis, M. A., Sep 8 2004, In : International Journal of Pest Management. 50, 3, p. 193-198 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hematophagous insects
parasitoids
digestive system
sugars
methodology
89 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., Jan 1 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
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
136 Citations (Scopus)

The soybean aphid in China: A historical review

Wu, Z., Schenk-Hamlin, D., Zhan, W., Ragsdale, D. W. & Heimpel, G. E., Jan 1 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
2003
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
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
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
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
26 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
14 Citations (Scopus)
thelytoky
Trichogramma pretiosum
Trichogramma
Trichogramma minutum
Trichogramma brassicae
68 Citations (Scopus)
Danainae
Danaus plexippus
Harmonia axyridis
Nymphalidae
Coccinellidae
2002
26 Citations (Scopus)
Trichogramma brassicae
Trichogrammatidae
parasitism
pesticides
Pieris rapae
78 Citations (Scopus)

Indirect interactions between an introduced and a native ladybird beetle species mediated by a shared parasitoid

Hoogendoorn, M. & Heimpel, G. E., Nov 25 2002, In : Biological Control. 25, 3, p. 224-230 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coleomegilla maculata
Harmonia axyridis
Coccinellidae
Coleoptera
Dinocampus
2001
6 Citations (Scopus)
Agromyza frontella
Agromyzidae
leafminer
Eulophidae
Braconidae
61 Citations (Scopus)
Macrocentrus grandii
Braconidae
Hymenoptera
carbohydrates
sugars
342 Citations (Scopus)

Life-history strategies in parasitoid wasps: A comparative analysis of 'ovigeny'

Jervis, M. A., Heimpel, G. E., Ferns, P. N., Harvey, J. A. & Kidd, N. A. C., May 1 2001, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 70, 3, p. 442-458 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wasp
parasitoid
life history
egg
complement
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
2000
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
109 Citations (Scopus)

Egg maturation, egg resorption and the costliness of transient egg limitation in insects

Rosenheim, J. A., Heimpel, G. E. & Mangel, M., Aug 7 2000, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 267, 1452, p. 1565-1573 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

insect eggs
resorption
Ovum
Insects
maturation
78 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
1999
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
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
4 Citations (Scopus)

Hyperparasitism by ablerus clisiocampae ashmead (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae)

Kattari, D., Heimpel, G. E., Ode, P. J. & Rosenheim, J. A., Jul 1 1999, In : Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 101, 3, p. 640-644 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ablerus
hyperparasitism
superparasitism
Aphelinidae
parasitoid
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 1 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
1998
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
137 Citations (Scopus)

Egg limitation in parasitoids: A review of the evidence and a case study

Heimpel, G. E. & Rosenheim, J. A., Feb 1998, In : Biological Control. 11, 2, p. 160-168 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

parasitoids
case studies
Aphytis
ambient temperature
fecundity
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
1997
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
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

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

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
1996
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
196 Citations (Scopus)

The evolution of host-feeding behaviour in insect parasitoids

Heimpel, G. E. & Collier, T. R., Jan 1 1996, In : Biological Reviews. 71, 3, p. 373-400 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Feeding Behavior
feeding behavior
parasitoids
Reproduction
Insects
1995
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
4 Citations (Scopus)

Entmophagous insects: progress in evolutionary and applied ecology

Hardy, I. C. W., van Alphen, J. J. M., Heimpel, G. E. & Ode, P. J., Jan 1 1995, In : Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 10, 3, p. 96-97 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Ecology
Insects
1994
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
21 Citations (Scopus)

Search tactics and response to cues by predatory stink bugs

Heimpel, G. E. & Hough‐Goldstein, J. A., Jan 1 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
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
1993
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