Thesis/Dissertations

Crow, Whitney Desiree. 2018. The Compounding Stresses of Tobacco Thrips, Frankliniella fusca (Hinds), and Reniform Nematode, Rotylenchulus reniformis (Linford & Oliveira), on the Growth and Development of Cotton, Gossypium hirsutum L. Download

McRight, William Michael. 2018. Evaluation of kudzu bug as a pest in Mississippi soybean production systems. Download

Moor, Joel Cary. 2018. Compounding factors affecting the management of thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in peanut, Arachis hypogaea L., and cotton, Gossypium hirsutum L. Download

Aljaafri, Weasam Adnan Radhi. 2017. Management of plant-parasitic nematodes using gene manipulation and biological nematicides.

Bateman, Nicholas Ryan. 2017. Impact of planting date and maturity group on management strategies for insect pests in soybean. Download

Darnell, Chelsie Hope. 2017. Evaluation and management of neonicotinoid resistant tobacco thrips (Frankliniella fusca)(Hinds) in cotton. Download

Lipsey, Brittany Etheridge. 2017. Management strategies for sugarcane aphid, Melanaphis sacchari (Zehntner), in grain sorghum. Download

Mansour, William Jeffrey. 2017. Managing QoI-resistant Cercospora sojina in Mississippi soybean and assessing the impacts of foliar fungicide phytotoxicity.

Portugal III, José Santos. 2017. Off-host biology and ecology of immature Gulf Coast ticks (Amblyomma maculatum Koch) in Mississippi. Download

Reid, Cedric Xavier. 2017. Monitoring Aspergillus flavus progression and aflatoxin accumulation in inoculated maize (Zea mays L.) hybrids. Download

Thrash, Benjamin Carroll. 2017. Evaluation of soybean production practices that impact yield losses from simulated insect defoliation. Download

Wilkerson, Teresa Hosack. 2017. Managing charcoal rot of soybean through supplementing secondary nutrients.

Adams, Charles Andrew. 2016. Baseline susceptibility of selected lepidopteran pests to diamides and use strategies in Mississippi soybean. Download

Brochard, Nicole Rochelle. 2016. Determining fitness cost in QoI-resistant isolates of the frogeye leaf spot pathogen. Download

Deng, Peng. 2016. Genetic characterization of antimicrobial activities of the bacteria Burkholderia contaminans MS14 and Pseudomonas chlororaphis UFB2. Download

Dobbins, Christopher Scott. 2016. Evaluation of management strategies for the headworm complex in grain sorghum. Download

Formby, John. 2016. Invasion potential and overwintering biology of the Redbay Ambrosia Beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in the United States. Download

Graham, Scott Hester. 2016. Best management strategies to manage the tarnished plant bug (heteroptera: miridae) in cotton. Download

Jia, Jiayuan. 2016. Identification and genetic characterization of antimicrobial activities of Pseudomonas mississippiensis, a novel bacterial species isolated from soybean rhizosphere

Marcec, Ruth Marie. 2016. Development of assisted reproductive technologies for endangered North American salamanders. Download

Miao, Qing. 2016. A genome-wide characterization of differentially expressed genes encoding mRNAs and miRNAs and methylation analysis of phytochrome genes in a cotton phytochrome A1 RNAi line. Download

North, John Hartley. 2016. Impact of neonicotinoids in mid-south row crop systems. Download

Olivi, Bryan Michael. 2016. Impact of simulated corn earworm damage on field corn yield and the influence of chlorantraniliprole and flubendiamide on fall armyworm and agronomic characteristics of field corn. Download

Ozkan, Seval. 2016. The role of auxin in defense response to Aspergillus flavus in Zea mays L. Download

Schachat, Sandra R. 2016. The evolution of wing pattern in Micropterigidae (Insecta: Lepidoptera).

Showmaker, Kurtis Charles. 2016. Genomic analysis of cotton pests.

Vandewege, Michael. 2016. Genes, transposable elements, and small RNAs: Studying the evolution of diverse genomic components. Download

Varnado, Wendy Carol. 2016. Ecology and epidemiology of West Nile virus in Mississippi. Download

Zhao, Dan. 2016. Characterization of exosomes from mammalian circadian clock cells. Download

Adams, Brian Patrick. 2015. An evaluation of corn earworm damage and thresholds in soybean. Download

Albukhari, Fahad Mohammedsaleh. 2015. Verticillium dahliae causes the fungal wilting disease of cotton plants grown on the Mississippi State North Farm. Download

Bibb, Jenny Lee. 2015. Impact of corn earworm on field corn yield and grain quality. Download

Dill, Taylor Davis. 2015. Adult emergence and egg distribution of the Heliothine complex and their impact on Bt resistance management in agricultural landscapes.

Fleming, Daniel. 2015. Comparisons of Lygus lineolaris populations from the Mississippi Delta and Hills agricultural regions. Download

Graham, Katherine M. 2015. Conserving the Mississippi gopher frog (Lithobates sevosa) through the use of assisted reproductive technologies. Download

Hanna, Marley Elyse. 2015. Exploring the role of dopamine in stress response and aging in Drosophila melanogaster—implications for neurodegenerative diseases. Download

Kolli, Udhghatri. 2015. A study of abscisic acid regulated enzymes and histone binding proteins in plants. Download

Langhorne, Cecilia Jane. 2015. Developing assisted reproductive technologies for endangered North American amphibians. Download

Ogunola, Oluwaseun Felix. 2015. Characterization of lipoxygenase (LOX) gene family and SNP validation in relation to aflatoxin resistance in maize (Zea Mays L.).

Ramsey, Jeff. 2015. . Evaluating the pest status of threecornered alfalfa hopper in Mississippi agricultural crops. Download

Standish, Jeffrey Russell. 2015. A comprehensive study into quinone outside inhibitor resistance in Cercospora sojina from Mississippi soybean. Download

Vines, Phillip Lavelle. 2015. Evaluation of ultradwarf bermudagrass cultural management practices and identification, characterization, and pathogenicity of ectotrophic root-infecting fungi associated with summer decline of ultradwarf bermudagrass putting greens. Download

Whalen, Daniel Adam. 2015. Factors influencing honey bee abundance across agricultural landscapes in the Midsouth. Download

Williams, Candace Lareine. 2015. The gastrointestinal tract microbiota of the obligate bamboo foragers, the giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) and the red panda (Ailurus fulgens). Download

Womack, Erika D. 2015. The evaluation of adsorbents for the removal of aflatoxin M1 from contaminated milk. Download

Wood, Clinton Wilks. 2015. Impact of irrigation, leaf pubescence, and week of flowering on the effect of tarnished plant bug on cotton yields. Download

Ander, Stephanie Elaine. 2014. Protein-protein interaction profile of viral protein bICP0 during Bovine Herpesvirus-1 lytic infection. Download

Asters, Matthew Constantine. 2014. Characterization of maize genes in response to Aspergillus flavus infection and aflatoxin accumulation. Download

Barnes, Daniel Joseph. 2014. An approach to genetic silencing of ricin in castor (Ricinus communis L.). Download

Ghimire, Pratibha. 2014. Study of viruses associated with blackberry yellow vein disease in Mississippi. Download

Hill, JoVonn G. 2014. Revision of the Melanoplus scudderi (Orthoptera: Acrididae: Melanoplinae) species group and a preliminary investigation into the grasshopper fauna of the grasslands of the southeastern United States. Download

Jung, Song-yi. 2014. Bioluminescence imaging of transgene expression in intact porcine ovarian follicles in vitro. Download

Lavoie, Christine A. 2014. Transposable element content in non-model insect genomes. Download

Martinez, Jeannette C. 2014. Theoretically tested remediation in response to insect resistance to Bt corn and Bt cotton: a new paradigm. Download

Mujahid, Hana. 2014. A study of cell wall related regulatory components during plant development.

Platt, Roy Nelson. 2014. Using transposable elements as tools to better understand evolution at the genomic level. Download

Song, Jie. 2014. Molecular and proteomic analysis of components involved in abscisic acid (ABA) signaling network. Download

Tiwari, Alka. 2014. Computational methods on study of differentially expressed proteins in maize proteomes associated with resistance to aflatoxin accumulation. Download

Von Kanel, Michael Benjamin. 2014. Developmental effects and selection pressure of Genuity VT3 PRO field corn on corn earworm, Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Download

Adams, Charles Andrew. 2013. Impact of water management and agronomic practices on the performance of insecticide seed treatments against rice water weevil, Lissorhoptrus oryzophilus Kuschel, in Mississippi rice. Download

Atkinson, Curtis Muldrow. 2013. Differentiation of fungal phytopathogens by FT-IR and MALDI-TOF MS. Download

Awuni, George Agana. 2013. Rice injury and ecology of the rice stink bug, Oebalus pugnax (F.) in the Delta Region of Mississippi. Download

Babu, Arun. 2013. Implications of volunteer corn and cross-pollination of Bt and non-Bt corn on corn earworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Bt resistance management. Download

Bell, Karl. 2013. Monitoring Gulf Coast fish quality Download

Chase, Kevin Daniel. 2013. Forest stand preference of Sirex nigricornis, and Sirex noctilio hazard in the Southeastern United States. Download

Gilley, Maxwell Daniel. 2013. Field disease incidence, fungal collection, and evaluation of Koch's postulates with isolated fungi from giant miscanthus (Miscanthus x giganteus) in Mississippi. Download

Li, Yan. 2013. Quantitative field testing Heterodera glycines from metagenomic DNA samples isolated directly from soil.

Little, Nathan Shook. 2013. Implications for the detection, utilization, and degradation of bark beetle-attacked southern pines by subterranean termites Download

Plotkin, David M. 2013. Analysis of morphology and fauna of Geometrinae (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) of the Caribbean region. Download

Soma, Shiva Theja Reddy. 2013. Characterization of a novel RING-type ubiquitin E3 ligase GhRING2 involved in cotton fiber development. Download

Wood-Jones, Alicia Kay. 2013. Evaluation of quantitative polymerase reaction and microbial volatile organic compounds to determine resistance to Aspergillus flavus in maize.

Adams, Brian Patrick. 2012. The Biology and Management of Tarnished Plant Bug, Lygus Lineolaris (Palisot De Beauvois) in Cotton, Gossypium Hisutum(L.), in the Mississippi Delta Download

Blount, Nathan Allen. 2012. Field survey of native and non-native subterranean termites in southeastern United States forests. Download

Ganji, Satish. 2012. Identification and Characterization of C-Type Lectin Genes in Reniform Nematode Download

Goltz, Lauren. 2012. Ecology and Disease Potential of the Black-Legged Deer Tick, Ixodes Scapularis say, in Mississippi Download

McPherson, James Wesley. 2012. The Biology and Management of Phytophagous Stink Bugs (Pentatomidae) in Mississippi Soybean Production Systems Download

Nallamilli, Babi Ramesh Reddy. 2012. Polycomb Gene Regulation in Rice Endosperm Development and Global Analysis of Protein Acetylation in Rice Download

Revellame, Miriam Llanto. 2012. Generation of biodiesel and carotenoids from Rhodotorula glutinis using sweet sorghum juice. Download

Scott, William Sidney. 2012. Impact and Management of Twospotted Spider Mite in Pre-Flowering Cotton Download

Showmaker, Kurtis Charles. 2012. A procedure using Rotylenchulus reniformis nucleotide sequences to quantitatively measure plant-parasitic nematode infestation levels using metagenomic DNA isolated directly from soil. Download

Arquette, Timothy Joseph. 2011. Study of Food Digestion and Morphology of Subterranean Termites from Mississippi Download

Campbell, Ryann Skiles. 2011. Prey Specificity of Thanasimus Dubius Between Latent and Intermediate Phases of Southern Pine Beetle Download

Chen, Kuan-Cnih. 2011. Functional Characterization of the OCFC Gene and Optimization of Medium Components and Culture Condition for Occidiofunging Production by Burkholdeia Contaminans Strain MS14 Download

Mylroie, John Erik. 2011. Characterization of Two Genes for Resistance to Aflatoxin Accumulation in Maize (Zea mays L.) Download

Pagan, Heidi Joy Trussell. 2011. A Study of Mobile DNA Content and Activity in Non-Model Mammalian Organisms Download

Sanders, William Shane. 2011. Machine learning and Mapping Algorithms Applied to Protemoics Problems Download

Self, Sarah Rose. 2011. Chronobiology of Lygus lineolaris (Heteroptera: Miridae): Implications for Rearing and Pest Management Download

Stephenson, Ronald Christian. 2011. Diversity and Ecology of Bean Pod Mottle Virus in Mississippi Download

Tan, Feng. 2011. Epigenetic Regulations in Cell Wall Degradation and Regeneration in Oryza Sativa Download

Ankala, Arunkanth. 2010. Potencies of the Resistant Maize Genotypes against Biotic Stresses and Understanding their Strategies Download

Gu, Ganyu. 2010. Characterization of the OCC Gene Cluster Required for the Production of Antifungal Compound Occidiofungion in Burkholderia Contaminans Strain MS14 Download

Kumar, Ankit. 2010. Optimization of an Immunomarking Technique for the Study of Tarnished Plant Bug Movement Between Corn and Cotton Download

Martinez, Edda Lis. 2010. A Revision of the New World Species of Donacaula Meyrick and a Phylogenetic Analysis of Related Schoenobiinae (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) Download

Matyi, Charles Joseph. 2010. Mode of Action and Characterization of a Novel Biological Response Modifier Isolated from Facrtionated Caprine Serum Download

Pulakkatu-thodi, Ishakh. 2010. Injury and Damage by Threecornered Alfalfa Hopper, Spissistilus Festinus (SAY), in Group IV Soybean Download

Pyla, Rajkumar. 2010. Study and Characterization of Azotobacter Vinelandii Mutant that Overproduces Poly-Beta-Hydroxybutyrate Download

Reddy, Swetha Mamidi. 2010. Characterization of Arabidopsis Thaliana Mutants Lacking a Jumonji Domain Containing Histone Demethylase and a Set Domain Containing Histone Methyl Transferase Download

Singleterry, Rebecca Burgett. 2010. Comparing Detection Methods of Aflatoxin and Exploring Aflatoxin Decontamination Methods Download

Smith, John Frederick. 2010. Early-Season Management of Twospotted Spider Mite on Cotton and Impacts of Infestation Timing on Cotton Yield Loss Download

Smith, Whitney Elizabeth Crow. 2010. Detection and Characterization of a Volatile Compound as a Response to Fall Armyworm (Spodoptera Frugiperda) Feeding in Maize (Zea Mays) Download

Edwards, Kristine Tischer. 2009. The Role of Cattle and Gult Coast Ticks (Amblyomma Maculatum) in the Epidemiology of Rickettsia Parker Infection Download

Fleming, Daniel. 2009. The Spotted Cucumber Beetle (Diabrotica Undecimpunctata Howardi): Interactions with Cucurbits and Its Status as a Sweet Potato Pest in Mississippi Download

Garlapati, Rajesh Babu. 2009. Population Genetics Study of the Imported Fire Ants (Formicidae: Solenopsis SPP.) Download

Gibson, Bradley Kyle. 2009. Relationship Between Corn Stalk Strength and Southwestern Corn Border Penetration Download

Ho, Meng-Hsuan. 2009. Characterization and Functional Analysis of a Cotton Ring-Type Ubiquitin Ligase (E3) Gene Download

Kakani, Aparna. 2009. Molecular and Biochemical Role of Auxin and Cytokinin in Dedifferentiation and Organogenesis of Arabidopsis Download

Vemula, Satya. 2009. Population Genetics of Helicoverpa Zea (Boddie)(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae): Differentiation and Quantification of Overwintering and Spring Migratory Populations in Northern Mississippi Download

Wu, Biing-Ru. 2009. Rapid Identification of Aspergillus SPP. Using a PCR Based Melting Curve Method and Characterization of a Novel Chitinase in Insect Resistant Maize Lines Download

Young, Joseph Ronald. 2009. Identification of Strobilurin and Benzimidazole Resistance in Collectotrichum Cereale Isolates Causing Anthracnose on Creeping Bentgrass Putting Greens in Mississippi and Alabama Download

Abraham, Cheri Muthirakalayil. 2008. Ecology of Larra Bicolor (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae) in the Northern Gulf Download

Barnes, Daniel Joseph. 2008. Determinatino of Ricin Content in Castor (Ricinus communis L.) Tissues and Comparison of Detoxification Methods Download

McCaskill, Andrew Oliver. 2008. Flagellar Sensilla of Females of Selected Species of Vespidae (Hymenoptera) Download

McNeill, David Franklin. 2008. Determination and Compatability of Putatively Hypovirulent and Virulent Isolates of Cryphonectria Parasitica Collected from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Download

Smith, Beverly A.. 2008. A Faunistic Survey of Native Bees in the Black Belt Prairie of Mississippi Download

Chitteti, Brahmananda Reddy. 2007. Proteome and Phosphoproteome Dynamic Change During Cell Dedifferentiation in Arabidopsis Thaliana Download

Lee, Sangmi. 2007. Systematics of Holarctic Teleiodini (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) Download

Parada, Mario E.. 2007. Stink Bugs on Grain Sorghum in Mississippi: Ecological Relationships with Host Plants and Crop Planting Dates and Crop Damage Download

Perry, Daniel Hunter. 2007. Disease Management Strategies for Controlling Spring Dead Spot and Fequency of Occurrence of the Casual Organism Ophiosphaerella Korrae on 'Tifway' Bermudagrass (Cynodon Dactylon X C. Transvaalensis) Download

Pichardo, Sergio T.. 2007. Occurrence of Diseases and Insect Pests in Select Soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merr.) and Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench) Rotations in Mississippi Download

Hill, JoVonn G. 2006. Environmental Variables Affecting Ant (Formicidae) Community Composition in Mississippis Black Belt and Flatwoods Region Download

Mohan, Srinidi. 2006. Functional Role of Recombinant Cysteine Protease on Spodoptera Frugiperda Peritrophic Matrix Download

Peethambaran, Bela. 2006. Identification, Characterization and Anti-Fungal Activites of Silk Proteins in Aspergillus Flavus Resistant and Susceptible Maize Inbreds Download

Shi, Gensheng. 2003. Investigating Cottonwood Leaf battle, Chrysomela scripta F., Defoliation in Cottowood Plantations Utilizing Remote Sensing and Geostatistical Techniques Download

Parker, Todd. 2002. Elucidating the Immunoactivity of a Goat Serum Peptide Download