Christopher J Geden
Affiliation: Agricultural Research Service
- Geden C, Devine G. Pyriproxyfen and house flies (Diptera: Muscidae): effects of direct exposure and autodissemination to larval habitats. J Med Entomol. 2012;49:606-13 pubmed..Intermittent contact with treated fabric over 2 d reduced adult emergence by 63-76%...
- Holderman C, Wood L, Geden C, Kaufman P. Discovery, Development, and Evaluation of a Horn Fly-Isolated (Diptera: Muscidae) Beauveria bassiana (Hypocreales: Cordyciptaceae) Strain From Florida, USA. J Insect Sci. 2017;17: pubmed publisher..Although further development is needed to improve fungal efficacy, this fungal strain holds promise as a biological control agent for inclusion in horn fly integrated pest management programs. ..
- Geden C, Steenberg T, Lietze V, Boucias D. Salivary gland hypertrophy virus of house flies in Denmark: prevalence, host range, and comparison with a Florida isolate. J Vector Ecol. 2011;36:231-8 pubmed publisher..The most effective delivery system was immersion in a homogenate of ten infected flies/ml of water, resulting in 56.2% and 49.6% infection of the house flies challenged with the Danish and Florida strains, respectively...
- Geden C, Garcia Maruniak A, Lietze V, Maruniak J, Boucias D. Impact of house fly salivary gland hypertrophy virus (MdSGHV) on a heterologous host, Stomoxys calcitrans. J Med Entomol. 2011;48:1128-35 pubmed..Virus titers were approximately 2 orders of magnitude higher in house fly than in stable fly hosts, and this difference was probably due to the absence of salivary gland hypertrophy in the latter species. ..