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Publications during M.S. in Entomology, Colorado State University:

1. Byers, J.A., Brewer, J.W., and Denna, D.W. 1976. Plant growth hormones in pinyon insect galls. Marcellia 39:125-134.abstract button pdf

Publications during Ph.D. and Post-Doc in Entomology, University of California at Berkeley:

2. Byers, J.A., Wood, D.L., Browne, L.E., Fish, R.H., Piatek, B., and Hendry, L.B. 1979. Relationship between a host plant compound, myrcene and pheromone production in the bark beetle, Ips paraconfusus. Journal of Insect Physiology 25:477-482. pdf

3. Byers, J.A. and Wood, D.L. 1980. Interspecific inhibition of the response of the bark beetles, Dendroctonus brevicomis and Ips paraconfusus, to their pheromones in the field. Journal of Chemical Ecology 6:149-164. pdf

4. Byers, J.A., Svihra, P., and Koehler, C.S. 1980. Attraction of elm bark beetles to cut limbs on elm. Journal of Arboriculture 6:245-246. pdf

5. Hendry, L.B., Piatek, B., Browne, L.E., Wood, D.L., Byers, J.A., Fish, R.H., and Hicks, R.A. 1980. In vivo conversion of a labelled host plant chemical to pheromones of the bark beetle Ips paraconfusus. Nature 284:485. pdf

6. Byers, J.A. 1981a. Pheromone biosynthesis in the bark beetle, Ips paraconfusus, during feeding or exposure to vapours of host plant precursors. Insect Biochemistry 11:563-569. pdf

7. Byers, J.A. 1981b. Effect of mating on terminating aggregation during host colonization in the bark beetle, Ips paraconfusus. Journal of Chemical Ecology 7:1135-1147. pdf

8. Byers, J.A. 1981c. Versatile electronic timer for synchronous switching of multiple electrical devices. Behavior Research Methods and Instrumentation 13:381-383. pdf

9. Byers, J.A. and Wood, D.L. 1981a. Interspecific effects of pheromones on the attraction of the bark beetles, Dendroctonus brevicomis and Ips paraconfusus in the laboratory. Journal of Chemical Ecology 7:9-18. pdf

10. Byers, J.A. and Wood, D.L. 1981b. Antibiotic-induced inhibition of pheromone synthesis in a bark beetle. Science 213:763-764. pdf

11. Byers, J.A. 1982. Male-specific conversion of the host plant compound, myrcene, to the pheromone, (+)-ipsdienol, in the bark beetle, Dendroctonus brevicomis. Journal of Chemical Ecology 8:363-371. pdf

12. Byers, J.A., and Poinar, G.O., Jr. 1982. Location of insect hosts by the nematode, Neoaplectana carpocapsae, in response to temperature. Behaviour 79:1-10. pdf

13. Byers, J.A. 1983a. Influence of sex, maturity and host substances on pheromones in the guts of the bark beetles, Ips paraconfusus and Dendroctonus brevicomis. Journal of Insect Physiology 29:5-13. pdf

14. Byers, J.A. 1983b. Bark beetle conversion of a plant compound to a sex-specific inhibitor of pheromone attraction. Science 220:624-626. pdf

15. Byers, J.A. 1983c. Sex-specific responses to aggregation pheromone: Regulation of colonization density in the bark beetle Ips paraconfusus. Journal of Chemical Ecology 9:129-142. pdf

16. Byers, J.A. 1983d. Electronic fraction collector used for insect sampling in the photoperiod-induced diel emergence of bark beetles. Physiological Entomology 8:133-138. pdf

17. Byers, J.A., and Unkrich, M.A. 1983. Electronic light intensity control to simulate dusk and dawn conditions. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 76:556-558. pdf

Publications during Post-Doctoral position in Ecology, Lund University, Sweden:

18. Byers, J.A. 1984a. Electronic multiprobe thermometer and multiplexer for recording temperatures of microenvironments in the forest litter habitat of bark beetles (Coleoptera: Scolytidae). Environmental Entomology 13:863-867. pdf

19. Byers, J.A. 1984b. Nearest neighbor analysis and simulation of distribution patterns indicates an attack spacing mechanism in the bark beetle, Ips typographus (Coleoptera: Scolytidae). Environmental Entomology 13:1191-1200. pdf

20. Byers, J.A., Wood, D.L., Craig, J. and Hendry, L.B. 1984. Attractive and inhibitory pheromones produced in the bark beetle, Dendroctonus brevicomis, during host colonization: Regulation of inter- and intraspecific competition. Journal of Chemical Ecology 10:861-877. pdf

21. Byers, J.A., Lanne, B.S., Löfqvist, J., Schlyter, F. and Bergström, G. 1985. Olfactory recognition of host-tree susceptibility by pine shoot beetles. Naturwissenschaften 72:324-326. pdf

22. Byers, J.A. 1987a. Interactions of pheromone component odor plumes of western pine beetle. Journal of Chemical Ecology 13:2143-2157. pdf

23. Byers, J.A. 1987b. Novel fraction collector for studying the oviposition rhythm in the turnip moth. Chronobiology International 4:189-194. pdf

24. Byers, J., Birgersson, G., Löfqvist, J. and Bergström. 1987. A method and composition for observation and control of Pityogenes chalcographus. European Patent #87850032.1.

25. Lanne, B.S., Schlyter, F., Byers, J.A., Löfqvist, J., Leufvén, A., Bergström, G., Van Der Pers, J.N.C., Unelius, R., Baeckström, P. and Norin, T. 1987. Differences in attraction to semiochemicals present in sympatric pine shoot beetles, Tomicus minor and T. piniperda. Journal of Chemical Ecology 13:1045-1067. pdf

26. Schlyter, F., Byers, J.A. and Löfqvist, J. 1987a. Attraction to pheromone sources of different quantity, quality, and spacing: Density-regulation mechanisms in bark beetle Ips typographus. Journal of Chemical Ecology 13:1503-1523. pdf

27. Schlyter, F., Löfqvist, J. and Byers, J.A. 1987b. Behavioural sequence in attraction of the bark beetle Ips typographus to pheromone sources. Physiological Entomology 12:185-196. pdf

28. Schlyter, F., Birgersson, G., Byers, J.A., Löfqvist, J. and Bergström, G. 1987c. Field response of the spruce bark beetle, Ips typographus, to aggregation pheromone candidates. Journal of Chemical Ecology 13:701-716. pdf

29. Byers, J.A. 1988a. Upwind flight orientation to pheromone in western pine beetle tested with rotating windvane traps. Journal of Chemical Ecology 14:189-198. pdf

30. Byers, J.A. 1988b. Novel diffusion-dilution method for release of semiochemicals: Testing pheromone component ratios on western pine beetle. Journal of Chemical Ecology 14:199-212. pdf

31. Byers, J.A., Birgersson, G., Löfqvist, J., and Bergström, G. 1988. Synergistic pheromones and monoterpenes enable aggregation and host recognition by a bark beetle, Pityogenes chalcographus. Naturwissenschaften 75:153-155. pdf

32. Byers, J.A. 1989a. Chemical ecology of bark beetles. Experientia 45:271- 283. pdf

33. Byers, J.A. 1989b. Behavioral mechanisms involved in reducing competition in bark beetles. Holarctic Ecology 12:466-476. pdf

34. Byers, J. and Löfqvist, J. 1989. A method and composition for protection of forest products from spruce bark beetle, Ips typographus. Swedish Patent W08911221.

35. Byers, J.A. and Löfqvist, J. 1989. Flight initiation and survival in the bark beetle Ips typographus (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) during the spring dispersal. Holarctic Ecology 12:432-440. pdf

36. Byers, J.A., Anderbrant, O., and Löfqvist, J. 1989a. Effective attraction radius: A method for comparing species attractants and determining densities of flying insects. Journal of Chemical Ecology 15:749-765. pdf

37. Byers, J.A., Högberg, H.E., Unelius, R., Birgersson, G. and Löfqvist, J. 1989b. Structure-activity studies on aggregation pheromone components of Pityogenes chalcographus (Coleoptera: Scolytidae): all stereoisomers of chalcogran and methyl 2,4-decadienoate. Journal of Chemical Ecology 15:685-695. pdf

38. Byers, J.A., Lanne, B.S., and Löfqvist, J. 1989c. Host-tree unsuitability recognized by pine shoot beetles in flight. Experientia 45:489-492. pdf

39. Byers, J., Lanne, B., Löfqvist, J. and Schlyter, F. 1989. A method and composition for protection of forest products from pine shoot beetles, Tomicus piniperda and T. minor. Swedish Patent W08910692.

Publications during Assistant Professor position in Ecology, Lund University, Sweden:

40. Birgersson, G., Byers, J.A., Bergström, G., and Löfqvist, J. 1990. Production of pheromone components, chalcogran and methyl (E,Z)-2,4- decadienoate, in the spruce engraver Pityogenes chalcographus. Journal of Insect Physiology 36:391-395. pdf

41. Byers, J.A., and Birgersson, G. 1990. Pheromone production in a bark beetle independent of myrcene precursor in host pine species. Naturwissenschaften 77:385-387. pdf

42. Byers, J.A., Birgersson, G., Löfqvist, J., Appelgren, M., and Bergström, G. 1990a. Isolation of pheromone synergists of bark beetle, Pityogenes chalcographus, from complex insect-plant odors by fractionation and subtractive-combination bioassay. Journal of Chemical Ecology 16:861-876. pdf

43. Byers, J.A., Schlyter, F., Birgersson, G., and Francke, W. 1990b. E- Myrcenol in Ips duplicatus: An aggregation pheromone component new for bark beetles. Experientia 46:1209-1211. pdf

44. Byers, J.A. 1991a. Simulation of mate-finding behaviour of pine shoot beetles, Tomicus piniperda. Animal Behaviour 41:649-660.abstract button pdf

45. Byers, J.A. 1991b. Pheromones and chemical ecology of locusts. Biological Reviews 66:347-378. pdf

46. Byers, J.A. 1991c. BASIC algorithms for random sampling and treatment randomization. Computers in Biology and Medicine 21:69-77.abstract button pdf

47. Byers, J.A. 1991d. Cardcat: A scientific reference manager for IBM- compatible personal computers. American Entomologist 37:240-242.abstract button pdf

48. Byers, J.A. 1992a. Grid cell contour mapping of point densities: bark beetle attacks, fallen pine shoots, and infested trees. Oikos 63:233-243.abstract button pdf

49. Byers, J.A. 1992b. Dirichlet tessellation of bark beetle spatial attack points. Journal of Animal Ecology 61:759-768.abstract button pdf

50. Byers, J.A. 1992c. Optimal fractionation and bioassay plans for isolation of synergistic chemicals: the subtractive-combination method. Journal of Chemical Ecology 18:1603-1621.abstract button pdf

51. Byers, J.A. 1992d. Attraction of bark beetles, Tomicus piniperda, Hylurgops palliatus, and Trypodendron domesticum and other insects to short-chain alcohols and monoterpenes. Journal of Chemical Ecology 18:2385-2402. pdf

52. Byers, J.A. 1992e. Trends in chemical ecology revealed with a personal computer program for searching data bases of scientific references and abstracts. Journal of Chemical Ecology 18:1481-1495. pdf

53. Byers, J.A. 1992f. Ref-list: Program to list references found in DOS text files of scientific manuscripts. Computer Applications in the Biosciences 8:196-198.abstract button pdf

54. Schlyter, F., Birgersson, G., Byers, J.A., and Bakke, A. 1992. The aggregation pheromone of Ips duplicatus and its role in competitive interactions with I. typographus (Coleoptera: Scolytidae). Chemoecology 3:103-112. pdf

55. Zhang, Q.H., Byers, J.A., and Schlyter, F. 1992. Optimal attack density in the larch bark beetle, Ips cembrae (Coleoptera: Scolytidae). Journal of Applied Ecology 29:672-678. pdf

56. Byers, J.A. 1993a. Avoidance of competition by spruce bark beetles, Ips typographus and Pityogenes chalcographus. Experientia 49:272-275. pdf

57. Byers, J.A. 1993b. Simulation and equation models of insect population control by pheromone-baited traps. Journal of Chemical Ecology 19:1939-1956.abstract button pdf

58. Byers, J.A. 1993c. Orientation of bark beetles Pityogenes chalcographus and Ips typographus to pheromone-baited puddle traps placed in grids: A new trap for control of scolytids. Journal of Chemical Ecology 19:2297-2316. pdf

59. Byers, J.A. 1993d. Randomization algorithms in BASIC for experimental design. Computers in Biology and Medicine 23:167-176.abstract button pdf

60. Byers, J.A. 1993e. Conversion of BIOSIS Previews database files to reference text files and reprint request forms. American Entomologist 39:245-248.abstract button pdf

61. Byers, J. and Löfqvist, J. 1993. A method and composition for protection of forest products from spruce bark beetle, Pityogenes chalcographus. Swedish Patent US5223542.

62. Zhang, Q.H., Byers, J.A., and Zhang, X.D. 1993. Influence of bark thickness, trunk diameter and height on reproduction of the long- horned beetle, Monochamus sutor (Col., Cerambycidae) in burned larch and pine. Journal of Applied Entomology 115:145-154. pdf

63. Zolubas, P. and Byers, J.A., 1995. Recapture of dispersing bark beetles Ips typographus L. (Col., Scolytidae) in pheromone-baited traps. Journal of Applied Entomology 19:285-289. pdf

64. Byers, J.A. 1996a. An encounter rate model of bark beetle populations searching at random for susceptible host trees. Ecological Modelling 91:57-66. pdf

65. Byers, J.A. 1996b. Correct calculation of Dirichlet polygon areas. Journal of Animal Ecology 65:528-529. pdf

66. Byers, J.A. 1996c. Temporal clumping of bark beetle arrival at pheromone traps: Modeling anemotaxis in chaotic plumes. Journal of Chemical Ecology 22:2133-2155. pdf

67. Byers, J.A. 1996d. Random selection algorithms for spatial and temporal sampling. Computers in Biology and Medicine 26:41-52.abstract button pdf

68. Byers, J.A. 1996e. Taxokey: a universal taxonomic key program using DOS text files and graphics. Computer Applications in the Biosciences 12:185-189.abstract button pdf

Publications as Researcher in Plant Protection, Swedish University of Agricultural Science, Alnarp:

69. Byers, J.A., Zhang, Q.H., Schlyter, F., and Birgersson, G. 1998. Volatiles from nonhost birch trees inhibit pheromone response in spruce bark beetles. Naturwissenschaften 85:557-561. pdf

70. Byers, J.A. 1999a. Effects of attraction radius and flight paths on catch of scolytid beetles dispersing outward through rings of pheromone traps. Journal of Chemical Ecology 25:985-1005. pdf

71. Byers, J.A. 1999b. Database program to manage slides and images for teaching and presentations. Educational Media International 36:77-80. pdf

72. Byers, J.A. 1999c. Flash cards and animation software for education. Educational Media International 36:164-167. pdf

73. Byers, J.A. 1999d. Interactive learning using expert system quizzes on the internet. Educational Media International 36:191-194. pdf

74. Byers, J.A. 2000. Wind-aided dispersal of simulated bark beetles flying through forests. Ecological Modelling 125:231-243. pdf

75. Byers, J.A., Zhang, Q.H., and Birgersson, G. 2000. Strategies of a bark beetle, Pityogenes bidentatus, in an olfactory landscape. Naturwissenschaften 87:503-507. pdf

76. El-Sayed, A.M. and Byers, J.A. 2000. Inhibitory effect of monoterpenes on response of Pityogenes bidentatus to aggregation pheromone released by piezoelectric sprayer for precision release of semiochemicals. Journal of Chemical Ecology 26:1795-1809. pdf

77. Schlyter F., Zhang Q-H., Anderson P., Byers J.A., Wadhams L.J., Löfqvist, J., and Birgersson G. 2000. Electrophysiological and behavioural responses of Scandinavian Tomicus piniperda and T. minor (Coleoptera: Scolytidae), to non-host leaf and bark volatiles. Canadian Entomologist 132:965-981. pdf

78. Byers, J.A. 2001. Correlated random walk equations of animal dispersal resolved by simulation. Ecology 82:1680-1690. pdf

Publications as Research Entomologist in Chemical Ecology, USDA-ARS, Phoenix & Maricopa, Arizona:

79. Byers, J.A. 2002. Internet programs for drawing moth pheromone analogs and searching literature database. Journal of Chemical Ecology 28: 807-817. pdf

80. Byers, J.A. 2004. Equations for nickel-chromium wire heaters of column transfer lines in gas chromatographic-electroantennographic detection (GC-EAD). Journal of Neuroscience Methods 135:89-93. pdf

81. Byers, J.A., Zhang, Q.H., and Birgersson, G. 2004. Avoidance of nonhost plants by a bark beetle, Pityogenes bidentatus, in a forest of odors. Naturwissenschaften 91:215-219. pdf

82. Blackmer, J.L., Rodriquez-Saona, C., Byers, J. A., Shope, K.L., and Smith, J.P. 2004. Behavioral response of Lygus hesperus to conspecifics and headspace volatiles of alfalfa in a Y-tube olfactometer. Journal of Chemical Ecology 30:1547-1564. pdf

83. Byers, J.A. 2005a. A cost of alarm pheromone production in cotton aphids, Aphis gossypii. Naturwissenschaften 92:69-72. pdf

84. Byers, J.A. 2005b. Chemical constraints on the evolution of olfactory communication channels of moths. Journal of Theoretical Biology 235:199-206. pdf

85. Byers, J.A. and Castle, S.J. 2005. Areawide models comparing synchronous versus asynchronous treatments for control of dispersing insect pests. Journal of Economic Entomology 98:1763-1773. pdf

86. Byers, J.A. 2006a. Pheromone component patterns of moth evolution revealed by computer analysis of the Pherolist. Journal of Animal Ecology 75:399-407. pdf

87. Byers, J.A. 2006b. Analysis of insect and plant colors in digital images using Java software on the Internet. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 99:865-874. pdf

88. Byers, J.A. 2006c. Production and predator-induced release of volatile chemicals by the plant bug Lygus hesperus. Journal of Chemical Ecology 32:2205-2218. pdf

89. El-Sayed, A.M., Suckling, D.M., Wearing, C.H., and Byers, J.A. 2006. Potential of mass trapping for long-term pest management and eradication of invasive species. Journal of Economic Entomology 99:1550-1564. pdf

90. Thoss, V., and Byers, J.A. 2006. Monoterpene chemodiversity of ponderosa pine in relation to herbivory and bark beetle colonization. Chemoecology 16:51-58. pdf

91. Byers, J.A. 2007. Simulation of mating disruption and mass trapping with competitive attraction and camouflage. Environmental Entomology 36:1328-1338. pdf

92. Natwick, E.T, Byers, J.A., Chu, C.C., Lopez, M., and Henneberry, T.J. 2007. Early detection and mass trapping of Frankliniella occidentalis and Thrips tabaci in vegetable crops. Southwestern Entomologist 32:229-238. pdf

93. Blackmer, J.L., Byers, J.A., and Rodriguez-Saona, C. 2008. Evaluation of color traps for monitoring Lygus spp.: Design, placement, height, time of day, and non-target effects. Crop Protection 27:171-181. pdf

94. Byers, J.A. 2008. Active space of pheromone plume and its relationship to effective attraction radius in applied models. Journal of Chemical Ecology 34:1134-1145. pdf

95. El-Sayed, A.M, Byers, J.A., Manning, L.M., Jürgens, A., Mitchell, V.J., and Suckling, D.M. 2008. Floral scent of Canada thistle and its potential as a generic insect attractant. Journal of Economic Entomology 101:720-727. pdf

96. Byers, J.A. 2009. Modeling distributions of flying insects: Effective attraction radius of pheromone in two and three dimensions. Journal of Theoretical Biology 256:81-89. pdf

97. Blackmer, J.L., and Byers, J.A. 2009. Lygus spp. (Heteroptera: Miridae) host-plant interactions with Lesquerella fendleri (Brassicaceae), a new crop in the arid southwest. Environmental Entomology 38:159-167. pdf

98. El-Sayed, A.M, Suckling, D.M, Byers, J.A., Jang, E.B., and Wearing, C.H. 2009. Potential of "lure and kill" in long-term pest management and eradication of invasive species. Journal of Economic Entomology 102:815-835. pdf

99. Huang, C.H., Yan, F.M., Byers, J.A., Wang, R.J., and Xu, C.R. 2009. Volatiles induced by the larvae of the Asian corn borer (Ostrinia furnacalis) in maize plants affect behavior of conspecific larvae and female adults. Insect Science 16:311-320. pdf

100. Zada, A., Falach, L., and Byers, J.A. 2009. Development of sol-gel formulations for slow release of pheromones. Chemoecology 19:37-45. pdf

101. Salvucci, M.E., Barta, C., Byers, J.A., and Canarini, A. 2010. Photosynthesis and assimilate partitioning between carbohydrates and isoprenoid products in vegetatively active and dormant guayule: physiological and environmental constraints on rubber accumulation in a semi-arid shrub. Physiologia Plantarum 140:368-379. pdf

102. Brent, C.S. and Byers, J.A. 2011. Female attractiveness modulated by a male-derived antiaphrodisiac pheromone in a plant bug. Animal Behaviour 82:937-943. pdf

103. Byers, J.A. 2011. Analysis of vertical distributions and effective flight layers of insects: Three-dimensional simulation of flying insects and catch at trap heights. Environmental Entomology 40:1210-1222. pdf

104. Byers, J.A. and Levi-Zada, A. 2011. Individual variation of (S)-4-methyl-3-heptanone in heads of braconid wasp, Leiophron uniformis, and Pogonomyrmex ants indicates costs of semiochemical production. Chemoecology 21:35-44. pdf

105. Zhang, Q.H., Ma, J.H., Yang, Q.Q., Byers, J.A., Klein, M. G., Zhao, F.Y., and Luo, Y.Q. 2011. Olfactory and visual responses of the long-legged chafer Hoplia spectabilis Medvedev (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Qinghai province, China. Pest Management Science 67:162-169. pdf

106. Byers, J.A. 2012a. A population genetic model of evolution of host-mate attraction and nonhost repulsion in a bark beetle Pityogenes bidentatus. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology vol. 2012, ID 529573, pp. 1-9. pdf

107. Byers, J.A. 2012b. Estimating insect flight densities from attractive trap catches and flight height distributions. Journal of Chemical Ecology 38:592-601. pdf

108. Byers, J.A. 2012c. Bark beetles, Pityogenes bidentatus, orienting to aggregation pheromone avoid conifer monoterpene odors when flying but not when walking. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology vol. 2012, ID 940962, pp. 1-10. pdf

109. Byers, J.A. 2012d. Modelling female mating success during mass trapping and natural competitive attraction of searching males or females. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 145:228-237. pdf
110. Byers, J.A. and G. Birgersson. 2012. Host-tree monoterpenes and biosynthesis of aggregation pheromones in the bark beetle Ips paraconfusus. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology vol. 2012, ID 539624, pp. 1-10. pdf

111. Han, B., Zhang, Q.H., and Byers, J.A. 2012. Attraction of the tea aphid, Toxoptera aurantii, to combinations of volatiles and colors related to tea plants. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 144:258-269. pdf

112. Lu, R.C., Wang, H.B., Zhang, Z., Byers, J.A., Jin, Y.J., Wen, H.F., Shi, W.J. 2012. Coexistence and competition between Tomicus yunnanensis and T. minor (Coleoptera: Scolytinae) in Yunnan pine. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology vol. 2012, ID 185312, pp. 1-6. pdf

113. Lu, R.C., Wang, H.B., Zhang, Z., Byers, J.A., Jin, Y.J., Wen, H.F., Shi, W.J. 2012. Attraction of Tomicus yunnanensis (Coleoptera: Scolytinae) to Yunnan pine logs with and without periderm or phloem: an effective monitoring bait. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology vol. 2012, ID 794683, pp. 1-5. pdf

114. Rodriguez-Saona, C.R., Byers, J.A., and Schiffhauer, D. 2012. Effect of trap color and height on captures of blunt-nosed and sharp-nosed leafhoppers (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) and non-target arthropods in cranberry bogs. Crop Protection 40:132-144. pdf

115. Byers, J.A., Birgersson, G., and Francke, W. 2013. Aggregation pheromones of bark beetles Pityogenes quadridens and P. bidentatus colonizing Scotch pine: olfactory avoidance of interspecific mating and competition. Chemoecology 23:251-261. pdf

116. Byers, J.A. 2013. Modeling and regression analysis of semiochemical dose-response curves of insect antennal reception and behavior. Journal of Chemical Ecology 39:1081-1089. pdf ... Supplementary Tables S1, S2 and S3 with References pdf

117. Byers, J.A., Fefer, D., and Levi-Zada, A. 2013. Sex-pheromone component ratios and mating isolation among three Lygus plant-bug species of North America. Naturwissenschaften 100:1115-1123. pdf

118. Byers, J.A. and Naranjo, S.E. 2014. Detection and monitoring of pink bollworm moths and invasive insects using pheromone traps and encounter rate models. Journal of Applied Ecology 51:1041-1049. pdf

119. Byers, J.A. 2014. Response to Martini and Habeck: Semiochemical Dose-response Curves Fit by Kinetic Formation Functions. Journal of Chemical Ecology 40:1165-1166. pdf

120. Byers, J.A. 2015. Earwigs (Labidura riparia) mimic rotting-flesh odor to deceive vertebrate predators. Science of Nature 102:38; doi: 10.1007/s00114-015-1288-1. pdf

Publications as Scientist in Department of Entomology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel:

121. El-Sayed, A.M., Byers, J.A., and Suckling, D.M. 2016. Pollinator-prey conflicts in carnivorous plants: When flower and trap properties mean life or death. Scientific Reports 6:21065; doi: 10.1038/srep21065, 11 pp. pdf ... Supplementary Material pdf

122. El-Sayed, A.M., Knight, A.L., Byers, J.A., Judd, G.J.R., and Suckling, D.M. 2016. Caterpillar-induced plant volatiles attract conspecific adults in nature. Scientific Reports 6:37555; doi: 10.1038/srep37555, 14 pp. pdf

123. Brent, C.S., Byers, J.A., and Levi-Zada, A. 2017. An insect anti-antiaphrodisiac. eLife 6:e24063. DOI: 10.7554/eLife.24063 15 pp. pdf

124. Levi-Zada, A., Sadowsky, A., Dobrinin, S., Ticuchinski, T., Fefer, D., Dunkelblum, E., and Byers, J.A. 2017. Monitoring and mass-trapping methodologies using pheromones: The lesser date moth Batrachedra amydraula. Bulletin of Entomological Research in press doi:10.1017/S0007485317000487

125. Byers, J.A., Maoz, Y., and Levi-Zada, A. 2017. Attraction of the Euwallacea sp. near fornicatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) to quercivorol and to infestations in avocado. Journal of Economic Entomology 110:1512-1517. pdf




Other Publications (Book Chapters, Editorials, Internet):

1. Schlyter, F., Byers, J.A., Löfqvist, J., Leufvén, A., and Birgersson, G. 1988. Reduction of attack density of the bark beetles Ips typographus and Tomicus piniperda on host bark by verbenone inhibition of attraction to pheromone and host kairomone. pp. 53-68. In: Payne, T.L. and Saarenmaa, H. (eds.), Integrated Control of Scolytid Bark Beetles, Virginia Tech. Press, Blacksburg. 355 pp. pdf

2. Byers, J.A. 1995. Host tree chemistry affecting colonization in bark beetles, in R.T. Cardé and W.J. Bell (eds.). Chemical Ecology of Insects 2. Chapman and Hall, New York, pp. 154-213. pdf

3. Byers, J.A. 2004b. Chemical ecology of bark beetles in a complex olfactory landscape. pp. 89-134. In, Bark and Wood Boring Insects in Living Trees in Europe, a Synthesis, F. Lieutier, K.R. Day, A. Battisti, J.C. Grégoire, H. Evans (Eds). Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. pdf

4. Byers, J.A. and Zhang, Q.H. 2012. Chemical ecology of bark beetles in regard to search and selection of host trees, pp. 150-190. In, Recent Advances in Entomological Research. (eds.) T.-X. Liu and L. Kang. The Higher Education Press, Beijing, and Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin. pdf

5. Byers, J.A. 2012. Ecological interactions of bark beetles with host trees. Editorial Article. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology pdf

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on 5 May 2000.
Theses:

Byers, J.A. 1973. Plant growth hormones in pinyon insect galls. Master
     of Science, Department of Entomology, Colorado State University,
     Fort Collins, Colorado, U.S.A.  pdf

Byers, J.A. 1978. Mutual inhibition of the attractive response to
     pheromones of Dendroctonus brevicomis and Ips paraconfusus, and the
     physiology of pheromone production in Ips paraconfusus. Doctor of
     Philosophy, Department of Entomological Sciences, University of
     California, Berkeley, California, U.S.A.  pdf

Miscellaneous Letters in Entomological Publications:

Byers, J.A. 1983. (Letter proposing new journal called `Entomology'). ESA
     Newsletter (Entomological Society of America) 6(10):1.

Byers, J.A. 1984. (Letter proposing name change of `Ann. Entomol. Soc.
     Am.' to `Entomology', also proposes free page charges to increase
     competition and quality in ESA journals). ESA Newsletter 7(8):6.

Byers, J.A. 1985. (Letter discussing International membership, a recent
     questionnaire, `Entomology' journal, and the need for having
     national meetings in different regions). ESA Newsletter 8(10):3.

Byers, J.A. 1987. What's in a name? Bulletin of the Entomological Society
      of America 33:208.

and (c) by John A. Byers