Journal Articles

McCarty, E., Evans, R., Blankenship, J., Murdoch, M., & Duesterbeck, G. 2020. 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.