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Grain Science and Industry

Grain Science and Industry
Kansas State University
201 Shellenberger Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-6161
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Bhadriraju, Subramanyam

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Diagnostic molecular markers for phosphine resistance in U.S. populations of Tribolium castaneum and Rhyzopertha dominica. 2015. Chen, Z., D. Schlipalius, G. Opit, Bh. Subramanyam, T. Phillips. PLOS ONE doi:10,1371/journal.pone.0121343 

Evaluation of structural treatment efficacy against Tribolium castaneum and Tribolium confusum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) using Meta-analysis of multiple studies conducted in food facilities. 2015. Campbell, James, Karrie Buckman, Paul Fields, Bh. Subramanyam. Journal of Economic Entomology, doi:http://dx/doi.org/10.1093/jee/tov215

Effect of chaff on bulk flow properties of wheat. 2015. Bian, Qi, R.P. Kingsly Ambrose, Bh. Subramanyam. Journal of Stored Products Research, 64:21-26.

Economic analysis for co-mingling effects of insect activity in the elevator boot area. 2015. Tilley, Dennis, Bh. Subramanyam, Mark Casada, Frank Arthur, M. Langemeyer. Journal of Economic Entomology, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jee/tov222

Influence of temperature and artificially-created physical barriers on the efficacy of synergized pyrethrin aerosol. 2015. Kharel, K., F. H. Arthur, K.U. Zhu, J.F. Campbell, and Bh. Subramanyam. Journal of Stored Product Research, 60:36-42

Efficacy of partial treatment of wheat with spinosad against Rhyzopertha dominica (F.) adults. 2014. Subramanyam, Bh., D.R. Boina, B. Sehgal, and F. Lazzari.  Journal of Stored Product Research, 59:197-203

Efficacy of a new deltamethrin formulation on concrete and wheat against adults of laboratory and field strains of three stored-grain insect species. 2014. Sehgal, B., Bh. Subramanyam. Journal of Economic Entomology, 107:2229-2238

Stored-grain insect population commingling densities in wheat and corn from pilot-scale bucket elevator boots. 2014. Dennis Tilley, Bh. Subramanyam, Mark Casada, Frank Arthur. Journal of Stored Products Research, 59:1-8.

Dispersion, efficacy, and persistence of dichlorvos aerosol against two flour beetle life stages in a mill. 2014. Bh. Subramanyam, Dhana Raj Boina, Frank Arthur.  Journal of Stored Products Research, 59:96-100.

Susceptibility of different life stages of Tribolium confusum to pyrethrin aerosol: effects of a flour food source on insecticidal efficacy. 2014. Kabita Kharel, Frank Arthur, Kun Yan Zhu, James Campbell, Bh. Subramanyam.  Journal of Pest Science, DOI: 10.1007/s10340-013-0549-z.

Evaluation of synergized pyrethrin aerosol for control of Tribolium castaneum and Tribolium confusum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). 2014. Kharel, K.; Arthur, F.; Zhu, K.Y.; Campbell, J.; Subramanyam,Bh. Journal of Economic Entomology, 107(1):462-468.

Models to predict mortality of Tribolium castaneum first instars and adults exposed to elevated temperatures during structural heat treatments.  2013. Jian, F., Bh. Subramanyam, D. Jayas, N. White. Journal of Economic Entomology, 106:2247-2258.

Variation in susceptibility of field strains of three stored-grain insect species to spinosad and chlorpyrifos-methyl plus deltamethrin on hard red winter wheat.  2013.  Sehgal, B., Bh. Subramanyam, F. Arthur, B. Gill.  Journal of Economic Entomology, 106:1911-1999.

Sampling stored product insect pests: a comparison of statistical sampling models to maximise pest detection.  2013.  Elmouttie, D., A. Kiermeier, P. Flinn, Bh. Subramanyam, D. Hagstrum, G. Hamilton.  Pest Management Science, 69:1073-1079.

Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera:Tenebrionidae) associated with rice mills: Fumigation efficacy and population rebound.  2013.  Buckman, K., J. Campbell, Bh. Subramanyam.  Journal of Economic Entomology, 106:499-512.

Insect population distribution and density estimates in a large rice mill in Portugal-A pilot study.  2013.  Carvalho, M., A. Faro, Bh. Subramanyam.  Journal of Stored Product Research, 52:48-56.

Gas leakage and distribution characteristics of methyl bromide sulfuryl fluoride during fumigations in a pilot flour mill. 2012.  Chayaprasert, W.; Maier, D.; Subramanyam, Bh.; Hartzer, M. Journal of Stored Product Research, 50:1-7.

Delayed mortality responses of Rhyzopertha dominica (F.) adults subjected to short exposures on spinosad-treated wheat. 2012.  Boina, Dhana; Subramanyam, Bh.; Mutambuki, K. Journal of Stored Products Research, 48: 149-152.

Impact of varying levels of sanitation on mortality of Tribolium castaneum eggs and adults during heat treatment of a pilot flour mill.  2012.  Brijwani, M.; Subramanyam, Bh.; Flinn, P.  Journal of Economic Entomology, 105(2):703-708.

Susceptibility of Tribolium castaneum life stages exposed to elevated temperatures during heat treatments of a pilot flour mill: influence of sanitation, temperatures attained among mill floors, and costs.  2012.  Brijwani, M.; Subramanyam, Bh.; Flinn, P.; Langemeir, M.; Hartzer, M.; Hulasare, R.  Journal of Economic Entomology, 105(2):709-717.

Performance of pre-commercial release formulations of spinosad against five stored-product insect species on four stored commodities. 2012.  Bh. Subramanyam, M. Hartzer, D. Boina. Journal of Pest Science, 85:331-339.

Susceptibility of Rhyzopertha dominica (F.). (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) life stages to flameless catalytic infrared radiation.  2011.  Khamis, M.; Subramanyam, Bh.; Flinn, P.; Dogan, H.; Jager, A.; Gwirtz, J. Journal of Stored Product, 103(4):1508-1516.

Insect management with aerosols and food-processing facilities. Dhana R. Boina, Bh. Subramanyam. Chapter 9 in Insectides-Advances in Integrated Pest Management, edited by Farzana Perveen. Published by InTech.

Heat treatment of grain-processing facilities for insect management: a historical overview and recent advances. 2011.  Bh. Subramanyam, R. Mahroof, M. Brijwani. Stewart Postharvest Review. 3:1. doi: 10.2212/spr.2011.3.1

Modern perspectives on stored-product insect pest management.   2011.  Bh. Subramanyam, David Hagstrum. Stewart Postharvest Review, 3:1. doi: 10.2212.spr.2011.3.1

Spinosad: A New Natural Product for Stored Grain Protection.  2011.  Herlein, M.; Thompson, G.; Subramanyam, Bh.; Athanassiou, C. Journal of Stored Products Research, 47: 131-146.

Flameless Catalytic Infrared Radiation Used for Grain Disinfestation Does Not Affect Hard Red Winter Wheat Quality.  2011Khamis, M.; Subramanyam, Bh.; Dogan, H.; Gwirtz, J. Journal of Stored Product Research, 47: 204-209.

Effects of flameless catalytic infrared radiation on Sitophilus oryzae (L.) life stages.  2011.  Khamis, M.; Subramanyam, Bh.; Dogan, H.; Flinn, P.; Gwirtz, J. Journal of Stored Products Research. 47: 173-178.

Susceptibility of Lasioderma serricorne (Coleoptera: Anobiidae) life stages to elevated temperatures used during structural heat treatments.  2011.  Yu, C.; Subramanyam, Bh.; Flinn, P.; Gwirtz, J. Journal of Economic Entomology, 104(1):317-324.

Susceptibility of Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) life stages to flameless catalytic infrared radiation. 2011.  Khamis, M.; Subramanyam, Bh.; Flinn, P.; Dogan, H.; Gwirtz, J. Journal of Economic Entomology, 104(1):325-330.

Susceptibility of Various Life Stages of Rhyzopertha dominica (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) to Flameless Catalytic Infrared Radiation.  2011.  Khamis, M.; Subramanyam, Bh.; Flinn, P.; Dogan, H.; Jager, A.; Gwirtz, J. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(4):1508-1516.

Immature Insects: Ecological Roles of Mobility. 2010.  Hagstrum, D.; Subramanyam, Bh. American Entomologist. 56(4): 228-239.

Stored-product insects carry antibiotic-resistant and potentially virulent enterococci. 2009.  Channaiah, L.; Subramanyam, Bh.; McKinney, L.; Zurek, L. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 74(2):464-471.

A Review of Stored-product Entomology Information Sources. 2009.  Hagstrum, D. and Bh. Subramanyam. American Entomologist. 55: 174-183.

Comparative susceptibility of Liposcelis bostrychophila Badonnel and L. decolo (Pearman) (Psocoptera: Liposcelididae) to spinosad on wheat.  2009.  Huang, F.; Bh. Subramanyam, and Roesli, R. Biopestic Int. 5: 106-113.

Survival of Enterococcus faecalis OG1RF:pCF10 in Poultry and Cattle Feed: Vector Competence of the Red Flour Beetle, Tribolium castaneum. 2009.  Channaiah, L.; Bh. Subramanyam and Zurek, L. Journal of Food Protection. 73: 568-573.

Susceptibility of eggs and adult fecundity of the lesser grain borer, Rhyzopertha dominica, exposed to methoprene. 2008.  Chanbang, Y.; Arthur, F.; Wilde, G.; Throne, J. and Bh. Subramanyam. Journal of Insect Science. 8:48

A binomial and species-independent approach to trap capture analysis of flying insects. 2008.  Nansen, C.; Meikle, W.; Campbell, T. and Bh. Subramanyam. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101(6): 1719-1728.

Methodology for assessing rice varieties for resistance to the lesser grain borer, Rhyzopertha dominica. 2008.  Chanbang, Y.; Arthur, F.; Wilde, G.; Throne, J. and Bh Subramanyam. Journal of Insect Science. 8:16

Dynamic model for predicting survival of mature larvae of Tribolium confusum during facility heat treatments. 2008.  Boina, D.; Bh. Subramanyam, and Alavi, S. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101: 989-997.

Immediate and delayed mortality of Rhyzopertha dominica (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) and Sitophilus oryzae (ColeopteraL Curculionidae) adults exposed to spinosad-treated commodities.  2008.  Getchell, A. and Bh. Subramanyam. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101: 1022-1027.

Stored-product insects associated with eight feed mills in the Midwestern United States. 2008.  Larson, Z.; Bh. Subramanyam and Herrman, T. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101: 998-1005.

Disinfestation of stored products and associated structures using heat.

Responses of mosquitoes and German cockroaches to ultrasound emitted from a random ultrasonic generating device. 2007.  Ahmad, A.; Bh. Subramanyam, and Zurek, L. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 123: 25-33.

Efficacy of spinosad against eight stored-product insect species on hard white winter wheat. 2007.  Huang, F.; Bh. Subramanyam and Hou, X. Biopesticides International. 3(2): 117-125.

Evaluation of a dry spinosad formulation on two extruded pet foods for controlling four stored-product insects. 2007.  Getchell, A. and Bh. Subramanyam. Biopesticides International. 3: 108-116.

Effectiveness of spinosad against seven major stored-grain insects on corn. 2007.  Huang, F. and Bh. Subramanayam. Insect Science. 14: 225-230.

Susceptibility of Plodia interpunctella (Hubner)(Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) to high temperatures used during structural heat treatments. 2006.  Mahroof, R. and Bh. Subramanyam. Bulletin of Entomological Research. 97: 539-545.

Evaluation of spinosad as a grain protectant on three Kansas farms. 2006.  Subramanayam, Bh.; Toews, M.; Illeleji, K.; Maier, D.; Thompson, G. and Pitts, T. Crop Protection. 26: 1021-1030.

Lack of repellency of three commerical ultrasonic devices to the German cockroach (Blattodea: Blattellidae).  2006.   Huang, F. and Bh. Subramanyam. Insect Science. 13: 61-66.

An alternative grain protectant

Pest management in feed mills

Trapping Indian meal moth

Temperature modification for insect control

Association of enterococci with stored products and stored-product insects: medical importance and implications

Fundamentals of Stored-Product Entomology

Rice mill fumigation

Methyl Bromide Debate Continues. 2006. Subramanyam, B. World Grain, September 2006:52-58.

Sanitation and pest management

Expression patterns of three heat shock protein 70 genes among the development stages of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. Mahroof, R.; Zhu, K.; Neven, L.; Bh. Subramanyam and Bai, J. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 141: 247-257.

Management of five stored-product insects in wheat with pirimiphos-methyl and pirimiphos-methyl plus synergized pyrethrins. Huang, F. and Bh. Subramanyam. Pest Management Science. 61: 356-362.

Reproductive performance of Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) exposed to the minimum heat treatment temperature as pupae and adults. Mahroof, R.; Bh. Subramanyam and Flinn, P. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98(2): 626-633.

Characterization of polymorphic microsatellite markers in the Indian meal moth, Plodia interpunctella (Huber). Grace, T.; Kambhampati, S. and Bh. Subramanyam. Molecular Ecology Notes. 5: 321-322.

Different mills different pests

Insect reproduction hampered by heat

Stored-pest management dilemma

Insect control on automatic pilot

Hot technology for killing insects

Monitoring for insecticide resistance in major stored products pests in Argentina: a review

Managing mill insects

Heat treatment calculator

Pesticide residue an important issue

Effects of delayed mating on reproductive performance of Plodia interpunctella (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae)

Laboratory and field trials with commercial ultrasonic devices against three ant species

Contribution of contact toxicity and wheat condition to mortality of stored-product insects exposed to spinosad

Time-mortality relationships of Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) life stages exposed to elevated temperatures

Trap catches of stored-product insects before and after heat treatment in a pilot feed mill

Temperature and relative humidity profiles during heat treatment of mills and its efficacy against Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) life stages

Ultrasound affects spermatophore transfer, larval numbers, and larval weight of Plodia interpunctella (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae)

Knockdown and mortality of eight stored-product beetles exposed to four surfaces treated with spinosad.

Scientists study MB replacement

Effects of age and sex on mortality of Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae) exposed to Insecto-treated wheat

Management of stored grain insects, Part III. Structural sprays, pest strips, grain protectants, and surface dressings

RLHB invade pet stores

Methyl bromide Q & A

Persistence and efficacy of spinosad residues in farm stored wheat

Effectiveness of spinosad on four classes of wheat against five stored-product insects

Temperature profiles during heat treatment of mills and efficacy against insects

Put the heat to insects in your mill

It's in the detail for retail

Heat sterilization-can it effectively control insects?

Alternatives to Pesticides in Stored-Product IPM

Phenology and spatial pattern of Typhaea stercorea (Coleoptera: Mycetophagidae) infesting stored grain: estimation by pitfall trapping

Heat treatment: a viable alternative to methyl bromide for managing insects

Insect populations before and after heat treatment of a pilot flour mill

Botanicals

Monitoring and decision tools

Integration

Inert dusts

Profile of a prolific pest: the red flour beetle

Uninvited guests: a battle against the beetles

Trapping indoors and out-lessons from the red flour beetle survey

Effectiveness of Insecto applied to shelled maize against stored-product insect larvae

Predicting insect density from probe trap catch in farm-stored wheat

Production and pest management practices of alfalfa growers in Minnesota: 1995 survey

Development and evaluation of sequential sampling plans for Cryptolestes ferrugineus (Stephens) (Coleoptera: Cucujidae) infesting farm-stored wheat

Non-linearity of variance-mean equation for stored grain insect sampling data

Production and pest management practices of Minnesota organic fresh market vegetable growers in 1995

Pesticide use on fresh market vegetables in Minnesota: 1993. AG-BU-6681

Controlling stored-product insects in wheat-based cat litter with diatomaceous earth dusts in the urban environment

Integrated Management of Insects in Stored Products

Effectiveness of Insecto®, a new diatomaceous earth formulation, against several insect species associated with stored grain

1993 Pesticide use patterns of Minnesota aerial applicators

Insecticide suggestions to control insect pests of field crops

Resistance measurement and management

Sampling

Effectiveness of Insecto, a new diatomaceous earth formulation, in suppressing several stored-grain insect species

Effectiveness of Insecto, a new diatomaceous earth formulation, in suppressing several stored-grain insect species

Environmentally responsible methods of pest control in and around homes

Pesticides used by Minnesota aerial applicators

Insecticide suggestions to control insect pests of field crops

Predicting development times of six stored-product moth species (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in relation to temperature, relative humidity, and diet

Nonchemical methods of pest control in and around homes

Nonchemical methods of pest control in and around homes

Insecticide recommendations for food processing plants

Chemicals used on four crops in Minnesota during 1993

1991 production practices of commercial fresh market vegetable growers in Minnesota

Insecticides used by Minnesota processors to control European corn borer and corn earworm in sweet corn

Insecticide suggestions to control insect pests of field crops

Sampling adult beetles (Coleoptera) associated with stored grain: comparing detection and mean trap catch efficiency of two types of probe traps

Relative retention of adult sawtoothed grain beetles in potential food baits

Insecticide suggestions to control insect pests of field crops

Laboratory evaluation of food baits for their relative ability to retain three species of stored-product beetles (Coleoptera)

Degradation of pirimiphos-methyl and chlorpyrifos-methyl residues on stored grains

Quantitative analysis of temperature, relative humidity, and diet influencing development of the larger grain borer, Prostephanus truncatus (Horn) (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae)

Upper and lower temperature thresholds for development of six stored-product beetles

Degradation of pirimiphos-methyl and chlorpyrifos-methyl residues on stored grains

Upper and lower temperature thresholds for development of six stored-product beetles

Stored grain insect management

Guidelines for use of methyl bromide in the fumigation chamber

Insecticide suggestions to control insect pests of field crops

Interpretation of trap catch for detection and estimation of stored-product insect populations

Accuracies and sample sizes associated with estimating densities of adult beetles (Coleoptera) caught in probe traps in stored barley

Insecticide suggestions to control insect pests of field crops

Fumigating stored grain

Preventing stored-grain insect infestation

Controlling Indianmeal moths in stored shelled corn and soybeans

The development and use of pitfall and probe traps for capturing insects in stored grain

The development and use of pitfall and probe traps for capturing insects in stored grain

Status of malathion and pirimiphos-methyl resistance in adults of red flour beetle and sawtoothed grain beetle infesting farm-stored corn and wheat in Minnesota

Insects infesting barley stored on farms in Minnesota

Field tests with probe traps for sampling adult insects infesting farm-stored grain

Organophosphate resistance in adults of red flour beetle (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) and sawtoothed grain beetle (Coleoptera: Cucujidae) infesting barley stored on farms in Minnesota

Malathion resistance in larvae of some southern Minnesota populations of the Indianmeal moth, Plodia interpunctella (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), infesting bulk-stored shelled corn

Feeding by adults of Prostephanus truncatus (Horn) (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) on shelled maize: influence of damaged grain, adult crowding and grain density

Management of stored-barley in Minnesota: practices versus recommendations

Effects of gamma radiation and a chemosterilant applied to late nymphal instars of the large milkweed bug (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae)

Effects of short-term feeding by adults of Prostephanus truncatus (Horn) (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) on shelled maize

Effect of posttreatment temperature on the toxicity of five synthetic pyrethroids to Tetranychus urticae Koch (Acari: Tetranychidae)

Influence of posttreatment temperature on toxicity of pyrethroids to five species of stored-product insects

Total lipid and fatty acid composition in male and female larvae of Indianmeal moth and almond moth.

Toxicity of pyrethroids to Aedes aegypti larvae in relation to temperature

Effect of bioallethrin and cyfluthrin on knockdown and mortality of Indianmeal moth and almond moth larvae.

Moth control in stored-grain and the role of Bacillus thuringiensis: an overview

A new character for identifying larval instars of Prostephanus truncatus (Horn) (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae).

Mitochondrial ATPase sensitivity to acaricides dicofol and tetradifon and susceptibility of spider mites

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