Journal Articles

Braman, C.A., E. McCarty, M.D. Ulyshen, A.J. Janvier, C. Traylor, M. Edelkind-Vealey, and S.K. Braman.  2023. Urban bee functional groups response to landscape context in the southeastern US.  Frontiers in Sustainable Cities, in press.

McCarty, E., D. Clabo, D. Dickens, C. Waldrop, K.J.K. Gandhi, and C. Villari.  2023. Loblolly pine susceptibility to Nantucket pine tip moth: Do tree genetics play a role?  Forest Science, in press.

Perier, J.D., A. F. Lagalante, E. P. McCarty, A.M. Simmons, and D.G. Riley. 2023. Uptake and retention of imidacloprid and cyantraniliprole in cotton for the control of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae).  Journal of Entomological Science, in press.

McCarty, E., V. Cassidy, D. Clabo, D. Dickens, C. Asaro, and K.J.K. Gandhi.  2023. Efficacy of four insecticides for reducing Nantucket pine tip moth (Rhyaciona frustrana) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) infestation levels and improving growth metrics in loblolly pines.  Journal of Economic Entomology,

Miller, C.N., B.F. Barnes, S. Kinz, S. C. Spinner, J.T. Vogt, E. McCarty, and K.J.K. Gandhi.  2023.  Woodboring beetle (Buprestidate, Cerambycidae) responses to Hurricane Michael in variously damaged Southeastern US pine plantations. Forest Science,

Cassidy, V. C., E. McCarty, and C. Asaro. 2022.  Management implications for Nantucket pine tip moth from temperature-induced shifts in phenology and voltinism attributed to climate change. Journal of Economic Entomology 115: 1331 – 1341.

McCarty, E., Evans, R., Blankenship, J., Murdoch, M., & Duesterbeck, G. 2021. Assessing imidacloprid for Nantucket pine tip moth (Rhyacionia frustrana) suppression through regional collaborative research and focus group evaluation. Trees, Forests, and People 4:100075.

Cassidy, V. C., E. P. McCarty, and C. Asaro.  2020.  Limited scope risk assessment for nontarget ground-dwelling arthropods from systemic insecticide applications to young pines.  Environmental Entomology 50: 359 – 366.

Fortuin, C. C., E. McCarty, and K. J. Gandhi. 2020.  Acute contact with imidacloprid in soil affects the nesting and survival success of a solitary wild bee, Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae).  Chemosphere 264: 128572.  doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.128572.

McCarty, E. and K. M. Addesso. 2019.  Hemlock woolly adelgid management in forest, landscape, and nursery production.  Journal of Insect Science. 19: 24, 1 – 17.

McCarty, E., R. Nichols, J. McCreadie, and J. Grant.  2019. Assessment of aquatic macroinvertebrate sampling methods for nonregulatory water quality programs. Journal of Environmental Quality 48: 1749 – 1757.

Griffiths, N. A., B. M. Rau, K. B. Vaché, G. Starr, M. M. Bitew, D. P. Aubrey, J. A. Martin, Benton, and C. R. Jackson, C. R. 2018. Environmental effects of short-rotation woody crops for bioenergy: What is and isn’t known. GCB Bioenergy. 11: 551-656.

Wiggins, G., E. Benton, J. Grant, M. Kerr, and P. Lambdin.  2018.  Short-term detection of imidacloprid in streams following applications in forests.  Journal of Environmental Quality. 47: 571 – 578.

Benton, E. P., J. F. Grant, R. J. Nichols, R. J. Webster, J. S. Schwartz, J. K. and Bailey. 2017. Risk assessment of imidacloprid use in forest settings on the aquatic macroinvertebrate community. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.

Benton, E. P., J. F. Grant, R. S. Cowles, R. J. Webster, R. J. Nichols, R. S. Cowles, A. F. Lagalante, and C. I. Coots. 2016. Assessing relationships between tree diameter and long-term persistence of imidacloprid and olefin to optimize imidacloprid treatments on eastern hemlock.  Forest Ecology and Management 370: 12–21.

Benton, E. P., J. F. Grant, T. C. Mueller, R. J. Webster, and R. J. Nichols.  2016. Consequences of imidacloprid treatments for hemlock woolly adelgid on stream water quality in the southern Appalachians.  Forest Ecology and Management 360: 152–158.

Benton, E. P., J. F. Grant, R. J. Webster, R. S. Cowles, A. F. Lagalante, R. J. Nichols, and I. Coots. 2016. Hemlock woolly adelgid abundance and hemlock canopy health numerous years after imidacloprid basal drench treatments: Implications for management programs. Journal of Economic Entomology 109: 2125 – 2136.

Benton, E. P., J.F. Grant, J. Webster, R. Nichols, R. Cowles, A. Lagalante, and C. Coots.  2015.  Assessment of imidacloprid and its metabolites in foliage of eastern hemlock multiple years following treatment for hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae, in forested conditions.  Journal of Economic Entomology 108: 2672–2682.

Benton, E. and J. W. McCreadie.  2009.  A preliminary survey of the planthoppers (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea) of coastal Alabama.  Proceedings Entomological Society of Washington. 111: 354 –360.