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Deans, C.A. and Krischik, V. 2022. The current state and future potential of microbial controls for scarab pests. Applied Sciences (Special Issue: Frontiers in Biorational Insecticides and Novel Tactics in Pest Management) (in print).

Deans, C.A. and Hutchison, W.D. 2022. The importance of time in nutrient regulation: a case study with spotted-wing Drosophila (Drosophila suzukii). Frontiers in Insect Science (Special Issue: New Advances in Understanding the Regulation of Appetite in Insects) (in review).

Deans, C.A. 2022. Epigenetic processes as anticipatory mechanisms: insect polyphenism as an exemplar In Nadin (Ed.), Epigenetics and Anticipation, Cognitive Systems Monographs, 45. Springer: Cham.

Krischik, V., Deans, C.A., and Angstman, M. 2022. Biocontrol of Japanese beetles. MGCSA Hole Notes, 57(5): 16-25.

Deans, C.A. and Hutchison, W.D. 2022. Propensity for resistance development in the invasive berry pest, spotted-wing drosophila (Drosophila suzukii). Pest Management Science (in print).

Deans, C.A. and Hutchison, W.D. 2022. Hormetic and transgenerational effects in spotted-wing Drosophila (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in response to three commonly-used insecticides. PLOS One, 17: e0271417. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0271417

Deans, C.A., Sword, G.A., Vogel, H., Behmer, S. 2022. Effects of diet protein-carbohydrate ratios and amounts on insect herbivore gene expression. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 145:103773.

Deans, C.A., Hutchison, W.D. 2021. The protein-paradox: Elucidating the complex nutritional ecology of the invasive berry pest, spotted-wing Drosophila (Diptera: Drosophila suzukii). Frontiers in Insect Science, 1:787169. 10.3389/finsc.2021.787169

Deans, C.A. 2021. Biological prescience: The role of anticipation in organismal processes. Frontiers in Physiology, 12, 672457. 10.3389/fphys.2021.672457

Deans, C.A., Sword, G.A., Behmer, S.T., Burkness, E., Pusztai-Carey, M., Hutchison, W. 2020. Population effects on diet-Bt interactions in Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae): gene-by-environment interactions in agricultural pest management. bioRxiv doi: 10.1101/2020.361170. Preprint.

Deans, C.A., Sword, G.A., Behmer, S.T. 2019. First evidence of nutrient regulation in a plant bug (Lygus hesperus), Journal of Insect Physiology, 116: 118-124. 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2019.05.004

Deans, C.A., Sword, G.A., Lenhart, P.A., Burkness, E., Hutchison, W.D., Behmer, S.T. 2018. Quantifying plant soluble protein and digestible carbohydrate content, using corn (Zea mays) as an exemplar. JoVE, 138: e51864. 10.3791/58164

Deans, C.A., Behmer, S.T., Tessnow, A.E., Tamez-Guerra, P., Pusztai-Carey, M., Sword, G.A. 2017. Nutrition affects insect susceptibility to Bt toxins. Scientific reports, 7: 39705.


Deans, C.A., Behmer, S.T., Fiene, J., Sword, G.A. 2016. Spatio-temporal, genotypic, and environmental effects on plant soluble protein and digestible carbohydrate content: implications for insect herbivores with cotton as an exemplar. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 42(11): 1151-1163. 10.1007/s10886-016- 0772-1

Deans, C.A., Sword, G.A., Behmer, S.T. 2016. Nutrition as a neglected factor in insect herbivore susceptibility to Bt toxins. Current Opinion in Insect Science, 15: 97-103.


Deans, C.A., Sword, G.A. and Behmer, S.T. 2015. Revisiting macronutrient regulation in the polyphagous herbivore Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae): New insights via nutritional geometry. Journal of Insect Physiology, 81: 21-27. 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2015.06.015

Deans, C.A., Maggert, K.A., 2015. What do you mean,“epigenetic”? Genetics, 199(4): 887-896. 10.1534/genetics.114.173492

Deans, C.A., Behmer, S.T., Kay, A.D., and Voelz, N.J. 2014. The importance of dissolved N:P ratios on mayfly (Baetis spp.) growth in high-nutrient detritus-based streams. Hydrobiologia 742: 15-

26. 10.1007/s10750-014-1958-6

Verant, M.L., Konsti, M.L., Zimmer, K.D., and Deans, C.A. 2007. Factors influencing nitrogen and phosphorus excretion rates of fish in a shallow lake. Freshwater Biology 52(10): 1968- 1981. 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2007.01820.x

Smith, C.R., Oettler, J., Kay, A.D., and Deans, C.A. 2007. First recorded mating flight of hypogeic ant, Acropyga epedana, with its obligate mutualist mealybug, Rhizoecus colombiensis. Journal of Insect Science 11: 1-5. 10.1673/031.007.1101

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