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MS Alumni Thesis Title (by Year)

Hoffman, Ira – 1916 – Effect of spraying on set of fruit in cucumbers.

Mason, Preston – 1917 – The orthopterous fauna of the Indiana upper austral zone.

Larrimer, Walter – 1921 – The determination of a date after which wheat can be sown and escape injury from the main fall brood of the Hessian fly.

Li, Ju – 1924 – A study of the vermillion stock of Drosophila melanogaster with special reference to the recurrence of balloon wings and the apperance of “matted” bristles.

Stirrett, George – 1924 – Flea-beetles, their classification, bionomics and ecology, with special reference to the genus Epitrix.

Hagey, George – 1925 – A synopsis of the genus Macrosiphum (Family Ahpididae) of the United States.

Montgomery, B. – 1925 – A study of the taxonomy of the dragonflies (Odonata) of Indiana.

Ford, Omar – 1931 – A study of arsenical residue on apples.

Amos, John – 1933 – The control of scale insects of economic importance, with special reference to scales infesting greenhouse ornamentals.

Ragains, Robert – 1933 – The relation of soil cover to insect hibernation.

Trippel, Albert – 1935 – The use of contact insecticides in the control of greenhouse insects.

LaHue, Delmon – 1937 – Chemical treatments for the protection of materials from clothes moths attack.

Blair, Ernest – 1939 – Unknown

Morris, Ralph – 1940 – A systematic study of the ants of Indiana.

Luginbill Jr., Philip – 1941 – Study of the methods and materials used in moth proofing.

Brooks, Ivan – 1947 – The mosquitoes of Tippecanoe County, their habitats and environment.

Bartholomai, C.W. – 1948 – Predatism of European corn borer ova by arthropods.

Berg, Philip – 1948 – Laboratory tests on the toxicity of technical DDT, DDT isomers and analogues, and DDD.

Mullett, Robert – 1948 – The relation of particle size to the toxicity of DDT (dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane) dusts.

Bohman, Jr., Frank – 1949 – Biology of Gibbium psylloides (Czemp.).

Mangus, Harold – 1949 – The influence of some wetting agents and adhesives on deposits of lead arsenate sprays and dusts.

Houk, Wallace – 1950 – Studies on the mineola moth (Mineola scitulella) and other northern Michigan fruit insects.

Thomas, Richard – 1951 – Biological and ecological factors influencing the control of blow flies.

Kilduski, Robert – 1952 – The effects of sublethal doses of insecticides of the reproduction of Aphis fabae (Scop.).

Cleveland, Merrill – 1954 – Tarnished plant bug injury to peach.

Hromada, Charles – 1954 – Prevention of termite damage through chemicals applied to construction timbers in place.

Meyer, Robert – 1954 – Factors influencing the flight of certain Coleoptera and Diptera to radiant energy.

Moore, Jr., Harry – 1955 – The development of laboratory techniques for fumigant studies with Reticulitermes flavipes (Koller).

Macklin, Jerry – 1956 – The insect fauna of red clover.

Mullin, Clayton – 1957 – Location of the European Corn Borer in dent corn.

Yendol, William – 1957 – The effect of insecticidal soil drenches on the growth of young cabbage and muskmelon plants

Bready, John – 1958 – The translocation of chlorinated hydrocarbon insecticides in the soil.

Kahn, Joseph – 1958 – Field studies of movement of ethylene dibromide in various soils for subterranean termite control.

Killough, Ralph – 1958 – Susceptibility of the oothecae of the American cockroach, Periplaneta americana Linn., to various insecticides.

Kishaba, Albert – 1958 – Insect response to fungus fermentation products and techniques for isolating their active components.

Bowers, William – 1959 – An oxidative enzyme complex from granular hemocytes of Tenebrio molitor Linn.

Gillespie, Billy – 1959 – The comparative toxicity of four insecticides to Reticulitermes spp (Isoptera:Rhinotermitidae).

Kirk, Ronald – 1959 – Studies of phorate and other systemic insecticides applied as seed treatments to wheat.

Miesch, Jr., Michael – 1959 – Toxicity and repellency of pyrethrum to Drosphila melanogaster Meig.

Nair, Shivshankar – 1959 – The influence of corn varieties on the biology of the angoumois grain moth, Sitotroga cerealella (Oliv.).

Crum, Richard – 1960 – Evaluation of a number of materials used as attractants for the apple maggot, Rhagoletis pomonella (Walsh).

Lucht, Donald – 1961 – The nature of the injury in soft maple caused by the Columbian timber beetle and its microsymbiotes.

Parrott, William – 1961 – The survival of races A & B of the Hessian Fly, Phytophaga destructor (Say), on several wheat varieties.

Shinkle, Michael – 1961 – Relative attractiveness of various sources of electromagnetic radiation to Mexican bean beetle, Epilachna varivestis Mulsant.

Grothaus, Roger – 1962 – The biology of the species Ceratina (Hymenoptera:Xylocopidae) in Indiana.

McManus, Michael – 1962 – The life history of the mimosa webworm (Homadaula albizziae Clarke).

Dold, John – 1963 – Chlordane resistance in field collected German cockroaches, Blatella germanica (Linnaeus) in Indiana.

Gesell, Stanley – 1963 – The genera of Syrphidae (Diptera) and the species of Syrphinae of Pennsylvania.

Hamm, John – 1963 – The pathology of a granulosis virus disease of the cabbage looper, Trichoplusia ni (Hubner).

Kirkton, Rodney – 1963 – An analysis of caste differences in the field population structure of Halictus ligatus Say. (Hymenoptera:Halictidae.)

Pettinger ,Leon – 1963 – Damage and population density of the Columbian timber beetle related to growth characteristics of the silver maple host.

Allen, William – 1964 – A study of selected extension entomology problems and methods in twelve north central states.

Burton, John – 1964 – The species of Chrysops (Diptera:Tabanidae) in Indiana.

Cummings, Robert – 1964 – The ecological life history of Pemphredon lethifer (Schuckard) (Hymenoptera: Schecidae).

Lammers, Gregory – 1964 – Silicon dioxide as a gelling agent to reduce the volatility of ethylene dibromide: methyl bromide fumigants.

Sigit, Singgih – 1964 – Factors affecting the host attraction of Hereford cattle to the horn fly, Haematobia irritans Linnaeus.

Sweet, Harold – 1964 – The pathology of a nucleaar polyhedrosis virus disease of the mint looper, Rachiplusia ou (Guenee).

Ballee, David – 1965 – Analysis of metabolites of organophosphorus insecticides

Davis, J. – 1965 – Effect of sweet corn ear development on damage by the corn earworm, Heliothis zea (Boddie).

Hendricks, Donovan – 1965 – The ectoparasites and other arthropod associates of Citellus t. tridecimlineatus (Mitchill).

Maclean, David – 1965 – Life history of the ambrosia beetle, Xyloterinus politus (Say) (Coleoptera:Scolytidae).

Maclean, Bonnie – 1965 – Internal parasitism of Bombus spp. in Indiana.

McWilliams, Joseph – 1965 – Special distribution and bionomics of mosquitoes in a woodlot, Tippecanoe County, Indiana.

Pedigo, Larry – 1965 – The bionomy of collembolan communities in a heterogeneous woodland.

Wood, Gerald – 1965 – The insect pollinators of species and cultivars of Cucubita.

Anderson, Robert – 1966 – The distribution, biology and ecology of three new species of Pimeliaphilus parasites of Triatoma and Paratriatoma in the continental United States. (Acarina:Pterygosomidae) (Hemiptera:Reduviidae).

Knauer, Kenneth – 1966 – Seasonal life history and behavior of the northern walkingstick, Diapheromera femorata (Say) (Orthoptera:Phasmidae).

Myers, John – 1966 – Factors influencing cucumber beetle flight to radiant energy traps.

Pearson, Donald – 1966 – Ecological studies of the Coleoptera associated with cow manure.

Sreenivasam, Dharma – 1966 – The tracheal system of Erythemis simplicollis (Say) (Libellulidae, Anisoptera, Odonata).

Hall, Donald – 1967 – Factors associated with hibernation of Culex pipiens Linnaeus in central Indiana.

Laemmlen, Franklin – 1967 – The population fluctuation of ectoparasites on cattle in the Kapsabet area of Kenya, East Africa.

Saugstad, Edward – 1967 – Corn Leaf Aphid Rhopalosiphum maidis (Fitch) population studies on corn and grasses in Indiana (Homoptera: Aphididae).

Taylor, Paige – 1967 – Quantitative evaluation of the effects of Pratylenchus penetrans on root development of seedling soybeans under defined conditions.

White, William – 1967 – The intra-host distribution of Corthylus columbianus Hopkins in silver and red maple and its economic impact upon southwestern Indiana’s hardwood market.

Bartell, Daniel – 1968 – The effect of age on the response of the green peach aphid, Myzus persicae (Sulzer), to wavelengths of light.

Shade, Richard – 1968 – A partial life table of cereal leaf beetle, Oulema melanopus (L.).

Torres, Mary – 1968 – The reproductive anatomy, mating behavior and spermatid metamorphosis of the spider, Tetragnatha elongata Walckenaer.

Finni, Gary – 1969 – Development patterns in winter stonefly species (Insecta:Plecoptera; Allocapnia, Taeniopteryx).

Goff, Albert – 1969 – Investigations of the effects of photoperiod and temperature on the development rate of Chironomus Riparias (Meigen) (Diptera:Chironomidae).

Reynolds, John – 1969 – Dispersal characteristics of Ciodrin R as an ultra-low volume spray in a confined area.

Bitner, Ronnie – 1970 – The population structure of coexisting species of wasps and bees.

Carlson, Norman – 1970 – Aldrin Susceptibility in Indiana populations of the northern corn rootworm, Diabrotica longicornis (Say)

Christensen, Christian – 1970 – A biological study of Aphodius fimetarus (Linne) and A. distinctus (Mueller) in central Indiana (Coleoptera:Scarabaeidae).

Denton, William – 1970 – Effects of temperature and relative humidity on preimaginal development of Anaphes flavipes (Foerster) (Hymenoptera:Mymaridae), an exotic egg parasite of Oulema melanopus (L.) (Coleoptera:Chrysomelidae).

Gerhold, James – 1970 – Response of two age groups of alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica (Gyllenhal), adults to controlled environments.

Lawson, Henry – 1970 – The Planipennia (Neuoptera) in Indiana.

McBrayer, James – 1970 – Trophic level delineation of forest soil microinvertebrates.

Schaaf, Carl – 1970 – A partial revision of the genus Physorhinus (Coleoptera:Elateridae).

Smith, Eric – 1970 – A revision of the genus Systena (Coleoptera:Chrysomelidae).

Brown, Kenneth – 1971 – Infrared detection of subdermal infestations of cattle grubs, Hypoderma lineatum (de Villiers ) (Diptera:Oestridae), in beef steers.

Matteson, Jr., Lyle – 1971 – A quantitative study of the vertical distribution of the alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica
(Gyllenhal), and Bathyplectes curculionis (Thomson), on alfalfa.

McGroarty, Dennis – 1971 – Population dynamics of the ectoparasite fauna on the house sparrow, Passer domesticus (L.) in Indiana.

Pearson, Raymond – 1971 – The effects of shade on species complex of Coleoptera inhabiting bovine manure.

Shanbaky, Ivna – 1971 – Penetration and distribution of DDT in several strains of houseflies.

Sillings, John – 1971 – A survey of the parasites of the tarnished plant bug, Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois) (Hemiptera:Miridae), in Indiana.

Sosa, Jr., Omelio – 1971 – Utilization and purification of races of Hessian fly, Mayetiola destructor (Say).

Anderson, Michael – 1972 – The pitfall trapping study of the adult carabid beetles found in two different corn tillage planting systems.

Dolan, John – 1972 – Controlled thermal degradation for the selective determination of pesticides in the presence of chemically similar substances.

Frazee, James – 1972 – Insect species associated with the oil seed crop crambe.

Lube, Bruce – 1972 – The winter ecology of stem nesting bees and wasps (Hymenoptera).

Baron, Robert – 1973 – Comparative investigation of the preparation of cholinergic synaptomsomes from insect and mammalian nervous tissue.

Chandler, Thomas – 1973 – The effect of synthetic juvenile hormones on selected species of Diptera and Coleoptera in bovine feces.

McNeal, Charles – 1973 – Utilization of ulta-low volume aerosols for the control of German cockroaches, Blattelia germanica (L.)

West, Sheldon – 1973 – The quantitation of substituent effects upon the retention behavior of benzene derivatives in gas chromatography, VIII.

Asavanich, Achara – 1974 – Length of larval feeding of the Hessian fly, Mayetiola destructor (Say), as it affects the growth of susceptible wheat, Triticum aestivum L. seedlings.

Cammer, Paul – 1974 – Dearylation of paraoxon analogs by mouse hepatic microsomal enzymes.

Carter, Janet – 1974 – The Ensifera (Orthoptera) of Indiana.

Hogg, David – 1974 – Overwintering success of a field population of the European corn borer.

Levine, Eli – 1974 – The biology of Bellura gortynoides Walker (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae).

Lund, Albert – 1974 – The neuromuscular control of abnormal ventilation movements in the American cockroach, Periplaneta americana (L.).

Shroyer, Donald – 1974 – The influence of carbohydrate feeding and insemination on oviposition of an Indiana strain of Aedes vexans (Meigen).

Ballard, Thomas – 1975 – The biology and control of the eastern pineshoot moth, Eucosoma gloriola Heinrich, in Christmas tree plantings in northern Indiana

Busching, Milan – 1975 – Field vegetation affecting the potential for black cutworm damage to corn in Indiana

Caldwell, Douglas – 1975 – The life cycle and descriptions of the three forms of Phylloxera caryaecaulis (Fitch) (Phyreoxeridae:Homoptera) on shagbark hickory, Carya ovata (Mill).

Lund, Rea – 1975 – The field activity and feeding habits of carabidae associated with Indiana cornfields.

Dersch, Jr., Louis – 1976 – Comparative biology and ecology of Ephoron album (Say) and E. leukor Williamson cohabitating the Tippecanoe River, IN (Ephermeroptera:Polymitarcidae).

Hallman, Guy – 1976 – Mexican bean beetle-soybean cultivar relationships in southern Indiana.

Schoenbohm, Richard – 1976 – The biology of Meterus leviventris (Wesmael) (Hymenoptera:Braconidae) and the effect of
parasitism on the feeding activity of its black cutworm host.

Abrams, Robert – 1977 – The effects of honey bees and alfalfa leafcutter bees on soybeans.

Clark, Mary – 1977 – A study of the factors affecting body size and fertility in the Hessian fly, Mayetiola destructor (Say).

Owens, John – 1977 – Ultra-low volume particle-size distribution in greenhouse whitefly control on poinsettia.

Santos, Jamilton – 1977 – A Brazilian corn germplasm collection screened for resistance to Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky (Coleoptera:Curculionidae) and Sitotroga cerealella (Oliver) (Lepidoptera:Gelechiidae).

Sloderbeck, Phillip – 1977 – The effect of cropping systems on insect populations in soybeans.

Van Woerkom, Gordon – 1977 – Vertical Flight distribution and influence of environmental factors on locomotor behavior of adult western corn rootworms.

Williams Glen, – 1977 – Evaluation of cattle grub populations on native Indiana cattle.

Palmer James, – 1978 – A partial life table construction for the Mexican bean beetle on soybeans in southern Indiana.

Stewart, John – 1978 – Combined effects of the alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica (Gyllenhal), meadow spittlebug Philaenus spumarius L., and potato leafhopper, Empoasca fabae (Harris) on alfalfa.

Ahmad, Abdalla – 1979 – European corn borer damage to potatoes.

Chmiel, Stephen – 1979 – Relationship of development of temperature for the egg and nymphal stages of the meadow spittlebug Philaenus spumarisus (L.)

Grogan, Jesse – 1979 – Impact of rootworm larval damage on yield and quality of corn.

Tessler, Steve – 1979 – A study of the retreat-sites of jumping spiders (Araneae:Salticidae) nesting on Queen Anne’s Lace (Daucus carota carota L.)

Chaney, William – 1980 – Notes on the biology and oviposition of the twobanded Japanese weevil Callirhopalus bifasciatus (Roelofs).

Corrigan, Robert – 1980 – Efficacy of the rodenticide tracking powder Rozol on nuisance populations of the big brown bat.

Cruz, Ivan – 1980 – Impact of fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (Smith and Abbot 1797) on grain yield in field corn.

Godfrey, Larry – 1980 – Population dynamics of western corn rootworm beetles in first year and continuous corn fields.

Grafton-Cardwell, Beth – 1980 – The ovipositional response of Meteorus leviventris(Wesmael) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) to varied availability of its host Agrotis ipsilon Hufnagel.

Hollay, Marieanne – 1980 – Survival of biotype C hessian fly, Mayetiola destructor (Say), larvae on Monon wheat seedlings in the presence of Biotype B.

Kudagamage, Chandrasiri – 1980 – Plant resistance studies on cereals and Rhopalosiphum padi (L.).

McIntosh-Bernhard, Karen – 1980 – Ultra-low volume applications of synergized pyrethrins for stores products pest control.

Omar, Dzolkhifli – 1980 – Dopamine, 5-Hydroxytryptamine and their N-acetylation products in the insect central nervous system

Shelton, Mark – 1980 – The influence of weeds on the diversity and abundance of insects in soybeans.

Bergsten, David – 1981 – Tolerance of non-target aquatic organisms exposed to carbaryl and chlorpyrifos.

Bledsoe, Larry – 1981 – The immature morphology and development of Pediobius foveolatus Crawford (Hymenoptera:Eulophidae), an exotic endoparasite of Mexican bean beetle, Epilachna varivestis Mulsant, (Coleoptera:Coccinellidae).

Gardner, Ronald – 1981 – Home vegetable garden insecticide use in Indiana and rotenone efficacy on vegetable insect pests.

Georgi, Laura – 1981 – Suitability of eight inbred lines of corn (Zea mays) as hosts for Pratylenchus hexincius (Nematoda:Tylenhida).

Hill, Gary – 1981 – Identification and seasonal abundance of synanthropic flies and related manure fauna in enclosed egg-layer houses in north-central Indiana.

Horohov, David – 1981 – The initial antibacterial responses of Manduca sexta (Lepidoptera:Sphingidae) hemocytes.

Viana, Paulo – 1981 – Effect of soil moisture, substrate color and smoke on the population dynamics and behavior of the lesser cornstalk borer, Elasmopalpus lignosellus, Zeller 1848 (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae).

Chen, Bing-Huei – 1982 – Cereal host interaction with the bird-cherry oat aphid, Rhopalosiphum padi (L.).

Culy, Michael – 1982 – Damage thresholds, injury simulation, and feeding and developmental rates for the Mexican bean
beetle, Epilachna varivestis Mulsant on snap beans, Phaseolus vulgaris L.

Drake, David – 1982 – The antibacterial response of Manduca sexta to gram negative bacterial infection.

Jansen, Mark – 1982 – A quantitative analysis of the swarming of the midge Chironomus riparius.

Shaw, Michael – 1982 – Soil fertility effects on damage to alfalfa by the alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica (Gyllenhal), and potato leafhopper, Empoasca fabae (Harris).

Sisco, Rebecca – 1982 – Pest management practices of Indiana crop farmers with special emphasis on the role of the crop consultant.

Waltz, Robert – 1982 – Caddisflies of Indiana

Yonker, James – 1982 – Selected aspects of the life history, behavior, damage and control of the Zimmerman pine moth,
Dioryctria zimmermani (Grote) in Indiana landscapes and Christmas tree plantations.

Barstow, Ben – 1983 – Comparison of relative sampling methods to absolute population counts of Mexican bean beetle in soybeans.

Kasa, Thomas – 1983 – Mosquito production and associated environmental and chemical parameters of breeding waters.

Kauffman, William – 1983 – The effects of soybean and lime bean cultivars on the population growth potentials of the Mexican bean beetle, Epilachna varivestis Mulsant (Coleoptera:Coccinellidae), and its parasitoid, Pediobius foveolatus Crawford (Hymenoptera:Eulophidae).

Keltner, John – 1983 – A study of functional morphology and adaptation, with particular reference to burrowing in the mayfly genera Hexagenia and Pentagenia, and new methods of observation.

Long, Thomas – 1983 – Manipulation of blowfly feeding behavior via injected drugs.

Ross, Donald – 1983 – The role and volatiles and social facilitation in bait and discovery by yellowjackets.

Schneider, Brian – 1983 – Comparative studies of several methods of determining the repellence of Blatticides.

Wright, Nicholas – 1983 – Pharmacology of octopaminergic behavioral effects in crayfish.

Zajac, Mark – 1983 – The effects of nymphal feeding by the meadow spittlebug, Philaenus spumarius (Linnaeus), on strawberry yield and quality.

Davis, David – 1984 – Influence of hog lice, Haematopinus suis (L.), on host-animal production, blood components, and behavior.

Gonzalez-Dufau, Gladys – 1984 – Comparative morphology and seasonal abundance of white grubs (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Phyllophaga) damaging corn in Panama.

Merchant, Michael – 1984 – Houseflies and their parasitoids in egg layer poultry houses in Indiana: ecology and sampling method comparisons.

Reid, Byron – 1984 – The influence of meat texture and toxicants upon bait collection by the German yellowjacket.

Vessels, Kenneth – 1984 – Field sampling and lab rearing studies of the mint flea beetle.

Walker, Gary – 1984 – A study of the developmental rate of the variegated cutworm, Peridroma saucia (Hubner), at constant temperature.

Chen, Felix – 1985 – The effects of Mexican bean beetle, Epilachna varivestis (Mulsant), feeding on alfalfa summer seeding stands and comparison of the rate of development and survival of Mexican bean beetle larvae on alfalfa with snap beans.

Hageman, Rex – 1985 – The influence of two insecticides, carbaryl and fenpropathrin on population build-ups of the pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum (Harris).

Kinney, Karl – 1985 – Field populations and developmental rates of the Mexican bean beetle Epilachna varivestis Mulsant on snapbeans Phaseolus vulgaris L. and lima beans Phaseolus lunatus.

Lindborg, Jonathon – 1985 – Non-thesis.

Mussmann, Drusha – 1985 – An evaluation of rubidium chloride as a market for western corn rootworm.

Sudlow, Leland – 1985 – Some factors which affect tarsal labellar responsiveness in the black blowfly.

Barcay, Stephen – 1986 – Influence of flushing agents on the movement behavior of the German cockroach.

Buhler, Wayne – 1986 – Development of a sampling program for the meadow spittlebug, Philaenus spumarius (Linaeus), on alfalfa.

Dai, Wei – 1986 – Regulation of the synthesis and secretion of lysozyme by fat body from the tobacco hornwom Manduca sexta, in vitro.

Geng, Chaoxian – 1986 – Studies of hemocytes from the tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta (Lepidoptera:Sphingidae).

Messer, Dean – 1986 – Non-thesis

Stiles-Iverson, Sarah – 1986 – Non-thesis

Annan, Issac – 1987 – Bionomics of the onespotted stink bug (Euschistus variolarius) (Hemiptera:Pentatomidae) on corn.

Lampe, David – 1987 – Transmission of barley yellow dwarf virus by aphid vectors and its relationship to resistance in Aoropyron species.

Njie, Mustapha – 1987 – Different sorghum genotypes evaluated for resistance to Sitopilus zeamais, (Motschulsky), the maize weevil, (Coleoptera:Curculionidae).

Wierenga, Joel – 1987 – The uptake and metabolism of octopamine by the ventral nerve cord of the cockroach (Periplaneta americana L.)

Bush, Michael – 1988 – Impact of selected cultural practices on soil invertibrates in continuous corn and a new seriological technique for identifying potential preditors of corn.

DeMark, Joseph – 1988 – Effects of chitin synthesis inhibitors on nymphal and oothecal stages of the German cockroach,
Blattella germanica (L.).

Fereres, Alberto – 1988 – Biology of the English grain aphid, Sitobion avenae (F.), feeding on barley yellow dwarf virus infected wheat.

Sutton, Phillip – 1988 – Non-thesis

Haskell, Neal – 1989 – Calliphoridae of pig carrion in northwest Indiana; a seasonal comparative study.

Larrain-Quiroz, Patricia – 1989 – Sorghum seed resistance to maize weevil, Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)

Berry, Christopher – 1990 – Non-thesis

Frana, Jorge – 1990 – Evaluation of presence and impact of insect pests on grain sorghum in Indiana.

Mroczkiewicz, Steve – 1990 – Identification of phenological indicators of corn rootworm development in Indiana.

Parry, Janet – 1990 – The genetic relationship between resistance in wheat, Triticum aestivum L, and iotypes C and L of the Hessian fly, Mayetiola destructor (Say).

Dlugosz, Stephen – 1991 – The use of mass rearing and mechanical infestation techniques to facilitate a study of varying infestation levels of fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith), on grain yield of field corn.

Voglewede, Christopher – 1991 – The effects of simulated carryover residues of the soybean herbicides clomozone, chlorimuron and imazaquin on the growth and yield of corn treated with selected soil insecticides.

Zumwalt, Jane – 1991 – Qualitative differences in cytochrome P-450 metabolism of Xanthotoxin in PAPILIO POLYXENES and MANDUCA SEXTA.

Amirhusin, Bahagiawati – 1992 – Characterization of the resistance of TC 1966 (Vigna sublobata race II) and TVu 2027 (Vigna unguiculata) to azuki bean weevil, Callosobruchus chinensis (L.) Wilzeck.

Liu, Ke-yi – 1992 – Peptidoglycan regulation of antibacterial gene expression in MRRL-CH-1, an embryonic cell line derived from Manduca sexta.

Nsitu, Mbungu – 1992 – The influence of MYX-1806 (Bacilluys thuringiensis var.san diego) on selected life history attributes of the population dynamics of the colorado potato beetle, (Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say)

Valicente, Fernando – 1992 – Effects of two host plants on selected life history characteristics of Podisus maculiventris (Say)(Heteroptera:Pentatomidae).

Zantoko, Lubaki – 1992 – Relationships between wheat leaf trichomes and Biology of Hessian fly, Mayetiola destructor (Say).

Lugo-Ortiz, Carlos – 1993 – The mayflies of Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies.

Scharf, Mike – 1993 – A comparison of the results obtained using three insecticide resistance assays for the German cockroach.

Yanoviak, Stephen – 1993 – A comparison of benthic macroinvertebrate assemblages in lake-outlet and dendritic streams of the Huron mountain region of Michigan.

Khan, Imtiaz – 1994 – Using ELISA for the detection of Erwinia stewartii in corn flea beetle chaetochema pulicaria and dent corn plants.

Pittendrigh, Barry – 1994 – Bioassay and feeding behavior of the rice weevil, Sitophilus oryzae L.

Stanyard, Michael – 1994 – Effect of orchard ground cover on the dispersion of Phytoseiid Mites and control of Phytophagous Mite Species.

Vandecoevering, James – 1994 – Natural Population Levels of Potato Leafhopper (Empoasca fabae Harris) and the effects of esfenvalerate on Snap Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) yield.

Alexander, Curt – 1995 – The utilization of oystershell scale, Lepidosaphes ulmi (Linnaeus) (Homoptra:Diaspididae) by the predatory lady beetle, Chilocorus kuwanae (Silvestri) (Coleoptera:Coccinellidae).

Cloyd, Raymond – 1995 – Evaluation of trichome density levels and bean leaf beetle, cerotoma trifurcata (forster), feeding reference on soybean pods.

Dideon, Scott – 1995 – Genetic analysis of chlorpyrifos resistance in two strains of the German cockroach, blattella germanica (L.).

Gerber, Corey – 1995 – Distribution and seasonal activity of the southern masked chafer (cyclocephala lurida) and the northern masked chafer (Cyclocephala borealis) in Indiana.

Hill, Travis – 1995 – Effect of pest management practices on the population dynamics of the European red mite, Panonychus ulmi, apple rust mite, aculus schlechtendali, and their phytoseiid predator, amblyseius fallacis (Garman), in apple.

Perez-Jaggi, Rodolfo – 1995 – Yellow variegation in the coleus blumei (bentham) and selected life history traits of cryptolaemus montrouzieri mulsant (coleoptera: coccinellidae).

Canas Castro, Luis – 1996 – Response of natural enemies to sugar applications in maize and their effect on Fall Armyworm, Spodopetera frugiperda (J.E. Smith) populations in Honduras.

Lytle, Steven – 1996 – The influence of soybean genotype, plant stage, and leaf age on the development, fecundity, and survivorship of the twospotted spider mite, (Acari:Tetranychidae).

Mehta, Kamini – 1996 – Non-thesis

Meyers, Harry – 1996 – Investigations of the life history of the velvetleaf seed beetle, althaeus folkertsi kingschrer (coleoptera: Bruchidae).

White II ,Eugene – 1996 – Non-thesis

Brammer, Colin – 1997 – A survey of the aquatic insect fauna of Pleasant Creek, a pristine Utah stream.

Maxwell, Mark – 1997 – Molecular analysis of a homeotic gene in the hom-c tribolium castaneum.

Ramakrishnan, Rathna – 1997 – Evaluation of premise 75 WP (imidaclorprid) in four soil types against the eastern subterranean termite (R. flavipes).

Randolph, Robert – 1997 – A faunistic anaylsis of the mayflies, or ephemeroptera, of the USA states of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

Saltzmann, Kurt – 1997 – Characterization of Tergal Gland Proteins in the German Cockroach, Blattella germanica (L.)

Scharf, Dancia – 1997 – Mechanism of fenvalerate resistance in the German cockroach. Blattella germanica (L.)

Schulte, Sheryl – 1997 – Molecular Genetic Mapping of Hessian Fly Virulence to H6 and H9 Resistance Genes in Wheat.

Acosta, Nuris – 1998 – Life history characteristics of three populations of edovum puttleri grissell (hymenoptera:eulophidae) at three temperatures.

Collier, Chad – 1998 – Characterization of 5 new hessian fly resistance genes and molecular marker development.

Koenes, Amy – 1998 – Western Corn Rootworm Adult Dispersal into Soybean in Northwestern Indiana: Influence of Crop Rotation, Tillage, and Genetics.

Strait, Carl – 1998 – Efficacy of Ozone to Control Insects and Fungi in Stored Grain.

Tripp, Jason – 1998 – Foraging ecology and management in the black carpenter ant, camponotus pennsylvanicus (DeGeer).

Nuss, Andrew – 2000 – Foraging activity of camponotus pennsylvanicus (degeer) in response to environmental variables.

Rule, Dwain – 2000 – The influence of western corn rootworm beetle feeding on soybean in northwest Indiana.

Sedenger, Brett – 2000 – Foraging ecology and nutrient selection by the german cockroach, Blattella germanica (L.).

Gumaelius ,Luke – 2001 – Morphological and molecular quantification of Hessian Fly/wheat interaction.

Meyer, Michael – 2001 – An Inventory of the Ephemeroptera of California, Oregon, and Washington.

Silagyi, Adam – 2001 – Management of the european red mite (acari:Tetranychidae), panonychus ulmi (koch) and summer diseases in Indiana apple orchards using horticultural oils and two fungicide regimes.

Meyer, Jason – 2002 – Expression of the Whi-1 gene in wheat.

Taylor, Megan – 2002 – IPM: A Study of Japanese Beetles at the Indianapolis Airport.

Brad, Dean – 2003 – Improving baiting for the pharaoh ant, monomorium pharaolnis (L.)

Ratliff, Catina – 2003 – Baiting ecology in the pharaoh ants, monomorium pharaolnis (L)., hymenoptera, formicidae).

Saltzmann, Kristin – 2003 – Effects of the juvenile hormone analog pyriproxyfen on German Cockroach, Blattella germanica (L.), tergal gland development and production of tergal gland-secreted proteins

Green, Jody – 2004 – Basic Ecological Investigations of Subterranean Termites, Reticulitermes spp. in Northern Indiana.

Rebek, Kimberly – 2004 – Ecological Aspects of the Invasive Biennial Herb Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata (M. Bieb.) Cavara & Grande) Pertinent to Biological Control.

Roubos, Craig – 2004 – Orchard entry behavior of plum curculio (Conotrachelus nenuphar Herbst) in the spring

Sulek, Lori – 2004 – Missing legs, missing antennae: How can a student study?

Vitullo, Justin – 2004 – Cultural and chemical controls of adult Japanese beetles (Coleoptera Scarabaeidae) on roses for home gardens.

Guenther, Jami – 2005 – A Faunistic Analysis of the Ephemeroptera of North and South Dakota.

Rodas, Soledad – 2005 – Non-thesis

Tarver, Matthew – 2005 – Responses of Cowpea Bruchid (Callosobruhus maculatus W.) to Natural and Pyramided Seed Resistance

Tsai, Wan-Tien – 2005 – The influence of fungal diet on the development and ovipositional preference of hairy fungus beetle, typhaea stercorea.

Butler, Casey – 2006 – Life history characteristics of the insidious flower bug fed soybean aphid and an alternative prey, soybean thrips.

Geraci, Nicholas – 2006 – Genome Size and Organization Among the Ixodida

Girsch, Katherine – 2006 – Exploring a ‘Spray and Wait’ Tactic for Preventing Harmonia axyridis (Pallas) (Coleoptera:Coccinellidae) Taint in Wine.

Hoteling, Jesse – 2006 – Inter-specific Competition and the Effects of Control Measures on Urban Ants in Central Indiana.

Johnson, Alisha – 2006 – A first assessment of the phylogenetics of Hessian fly using mitochondrial and nuclear markers.

McDonough, Marcus – 2006 – The Role of Juvenile Hormone in Caste Determination in the Termite, Reticulitermes flavipes (Kollar).

Radavich, Rosanne – 2006 – The assessment of models in teaching entomology to the visually impaired.

Arnold, Roshand – 2007 – Non-thesis masters degree

Barnd, Bradley – 2007 – QTL Affecting Metabolic Rate Differences Between Africanized and European Honey Bees.

Caceres, Victoria – 2007 – Trade offs associated with the implementation of divergent management approaches in turfgrass.

Fickle, Victoria – 2007 – Non-thesis.

Kang, Jung Koo – 2007 – Evaluation of factors influencing male mating behavior in the western Corn Rootworm ,diabrotica virgifera Pemphredon lethifer leconte.

Marquardt, Paul – 2007 – Dispersal and Mating Behavior of the Western corn Rootworm diabrotica virgifera virgifera leconte in Transgenic Cornfields.

McDonough, Marissa – 2007 – The Dispersal Patterns of Forensically Significant Post-feeding Diptera Larvae (Family Calliphoridae)

Tyler, Adam – 2007 – Non-thesis

Walter, Ashley – 2007 – Increasing early Detection of Invasive species through Targeted Outreach.

Foley, Carolyn – 2008 – Inferring the Movement of Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera:Cerambycidae) through a Fragmented Landscape Using a Geographic Information System.

Heidel, Thelma – 2008 – Survey of the aphids and natural enemies of Indiana; Assessing the potential risk of non-target effects in soybean aphid biological control.

Jacobson, Alana – 2008 – Pyrethroid Resistance in the Corn Earworm.

Sanchez-Neri, Barbara – 2008 – The role of CYP6G2 and CYP12D1 in DDT Resistance in Drosophila melanogaster.

Baldauf, Walter – 2009 – Influence of nitrogen fertility and neotyphodium edophyte strain on black cutworm agrotis ipsilol hufnagel performance, feeding behavior, and susceptibility to the parasitic nematode steinernema carpocapsae in tall fesuce
schedonorus phoenix (scop.)

Castillo, Diana – 2009 – Egg survival and seasonal phenology of soybean aphid on its overwintering host in Indiana.

England, Kathryn – 2009 – Effects of sustainable and conventional fertilizers on plant growth and insect life histroy traits.

Seiter, Nicholas – 2009 – Field and laboratory methods for estimating variant western corn rootworm (coleoptera: chrysomelidae) risk to rotated corn.

Spikes, Annie – 2009 – Evidence for chemically mediated mate location and recognition in the primitive longhorned beetle
Mallodon Dasystomus S. (Coleoptera:Cerambycidae).

Shebish, Emily – 2010 – Prevalence of Anaplasma and Babesia transmitted by tick to cattle in Costa Rica.

Van Weelden, Matthew – 2010

Carroll, Tabatha – 2011 – The Ants of Indiana (Hymenoptera:Formucidac).

Chin-Heady, Eva – 2011 – Behavior of dispersion, aggregation and movement of bed bugs and a quantitative analysis of a modified feeding method.

Fardisi, Mahsa – 2011 – Influence of temperature and other factors on flight behavior of the cigarette beetle (lasioderma serricorne f.)

Hoctor, Terri – 2011

Hughes, Gabriel – 2011

Nance, Autumn – 2011 – Studies on the Influence of Neotyphodium endophytes, below-ground insect herbivory and environmental stress on performance of tall fescue and Kentucky bluegrass

Paschen, Matthew – 2011 – Role of host plants volatiles and female produced sex pheromone in the mating system og Malladon dasystomis (coleoptera:cerambycidae).

Shorter, John – 2011

Nixon, Jonathan – 2012