George E Heimpel

1993 …2022
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2010
60 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
35 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
61 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
323 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
122 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
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
2008
26 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
34 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
52 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
138 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
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
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
58 Citations (Scopus)

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

Lee, J. C., Andow, D. A. & 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
2005
23 Citations (Scopus)
Trichoplusia
Plutellidae
Pieris rapae
Pieridae
Plutella xylostella
24 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., Jul 2005, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 51, 7, p. 759-768 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bracon
Pupa
Hymenoptera
Moths
Pyralidae
100 Citations (Scopus)

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

Lee, J. C. & Heimpel, G. E., Sep 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
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
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
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
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., 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
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
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., Jun 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
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
14 Citations (Scopus)
thelytoky
Trichogramma pretiosum
Trichogramma
Trichogramma minutum
Trichogramma brassicae
69 Citations (Scopus)
Danainae
Danaus plexippus
Harmonia axyridis
Nymphalidae
Coccinellidae
2002
27 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