Publications of Bernard Roitberg

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1. Zappia, SPW; Hoi, AG; Roitberg, BD2015Energy-State Dependent Response of Anopheles gambiae to DEET-Protected, Simulated Blood-HostsJournal of Insect Behavior 28: 67-76
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2. Bannerman, JA; Roitberg, BD2014Impact of extreme and fluctuating temperatures on aphid-parasitoid dynamicsOikos 123: 89-98
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3. Chubaty, AM; Ma, BO; Stein, RW; Gillespie, DR; Henry, LM; Phelan, C; Palsson, E; Simon, FW; Roitberg, BD2014On the evolution of omnivory in a community contextEcology and Evolution 4: 251-265
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4. Roitberg, BD; Gillespie, DR2014Natural enemies on the landscape - Integrating life-history theory and landscapesBiological Control 75: 39-47
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5. Jannat, KNE; Roitberg, BD2013Effects of larval density and feeding rates on larval life history traits in Anopheles gambiae s.s. (Diptera: Culicidae)Journal of Vector Ecology 38: 120-126
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6. Wogin, MJ; Gillespie, DR; Haye, T; Roitberg, BD2013Female-biased sex ratio shifts in a solitary parasitoid and their effects on virginity, population dynamics, and biological controlEntomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 146: 165-176
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7. Cook, MA; Fitzpatrick, SM; Roitberg, BD2012Phenology of Dasineura oxycoccana (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) on Cranberry and Blueberry Indicates Potential for Gene FlowJournal of Economic Entomology 105: 1205-1213
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8. Gillespie, DR; Nasreen, A; Moffat, CE; Clarke, P; Roitberg, BD2012Effects of simulated heat waves on an experimental community of pepper plants, green peach aphids and two parasitoid speciesOikos 121: 149-159
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9. Roiberg, B.2012Parasites discover behavioral ecology: How to manage one's host in a complex world. IN: Host Manipulation by Parasites, D.P. Hughes, Ed.
10. Roitberg, B., Lalonde, R.2012Behavioral ecology. IN: Encyclopedia of Theoretical Ecology.
11. Zappia, SPW; Roitberg, BD2012Energy-state dependent responses of Anopheles gambiae (Diptera: Culicidae) to simulated bednet-protected hostsJournal of Vector Ecology 37: 172-178
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12. Bannerman, JA; Gillespie, DR; Roitberg, BD2011The impacts of extreme and fluctuating temperatures on trait-mediated indirect aphid-parasitoid interactionsEcological Entomology 36: 490-498
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13. Cook, MA; Ozeroff, SN; Fitzpatrick, SM; Roitberg, BD2011Host-associated differentiation in reproductive behaviour of cecidomyiid midges on cranberry and blueberryEntomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 141: 8-14
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14. Jumean, Z; Ma, BO; Chubaty, AM; Ellenor, CW; Roitberg, BD; Gries, G2011A Theoretical Approach to Study the Evolution of Aggregation Behavior by Larval Codling Moth, Cydia pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)Journal of Insect Behavior 24: 249-263
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15. Alma, CR; Gillespie, DR; Roitberg, BD; Goettel, MS2010Threat of Infection and Threat-Avoidance Behavior in the Predator Dicyphus hesperus Feeding on Whitefly Nymphs Infected with an EntomopathogenJournal of Insect Behavior 23: 90-99
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16. Henry, LM; Bannerman, JA; Gillespie, DR; Roitberg, BD2010Predator identity and the nature and strength of food web interactionsJournal of Animal Ecology 79: 1164-1171
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17. Henry, LM; May, N; Acheampong, S; Gillespie, DR; Roitberg, BD2010Host-adapted parasitoids in biological control: Does source matter?Ecological Applications 20: 242-250
18. Peterson, JH; Roitberg, BD2010Egg maturation, nest state, and sex ratios: a dynamic state variable modelEvolutionary Ecology Research 12: 347-361
19. Roitberg, BD; Keiser, S; Hoffmeister, T2010State-dependent attacks in a mosquitoPhysiological Entomology 35: 46-51
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20. Roitberg, BD; Mangel, M2010Mosquito Biting and Movement Rates as an Emergent Community Property and The Implications for Malarial InterventionsIsrael Journal of Ecology & Evolution 56: 297-312
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21. Roitberg, BD; Zimmermann, K; Hoffmeister, TS2010Dynamic response to danger in a parasitoid waspBehavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 64: 627-637
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22. van Herk, WG; Vernon, RS; Harding, C; Roitberg, BD; Gries, G2010Possible aversion learning in the Pacific Coast wirewormPhysiological Entomology 35: 19-28
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23. Chubaty, AM; Roitberg, BD; Li, C2009A dynamic host selection model for mountain pine beetle, Dendroctonus ponderosae HopkinsEcological Modelling 220: 1241-1250
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24. Henry, LM; Ma, BO; Roitberg, BD2009Size-mediated adaptive foraging: a host-selection strategy for insect parasitoidsOecologia 161: 433-445
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25. Jenner, WH; Roitberg, BD2009Foraging Behaviour and Patch Exploitation by Campoplex dubitator (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae), a Parasitoid of Bark-mining LarvaeJournal of Insect Behavior 22: 257-272
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26. Senger, SE; Tyson, R; Roitberg, BD; Thistlewood, HMA; Harestad, AS; Chandler, MT2009Influence of Habitat Structure and Resource Availability on the Movements of Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera: Tephritidae)Environmental Entomology 38: 823-835
27. Stone, CM; Taylor, RM; Roitberg, BD; Foster, WA2009Sugar Deprivation Reduces Insemination of Anopheles gambiae (Diptera: Culicidae), Despite Daily Recruitment of Adults, and Predicts Decline in Model PopulationsJournal of Medical Entomology 46: 1327-1337
28. Henry, LM; Roitberg, BD; Gillespie, DR2008Host-range evolution in Aphidius parasitoids: Fidelity, virulence and fitness trade-offs on an ancestral hostEvolution 62: 689-699
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29. Leighton, BJ; Roitberg, BD; Belton, P; Lowenberger, CA2008Host antibodies in mosquito bloodmeals: A potential tool to detect and monitor infectious diseases in wildlifeJournal of Medical Entomology 45: 470-475
30. Ma, BO; Roitberg, BD2008The role of resource availability and state-dependence in the foraging strategy of blood-feeding mosquitoesEvolutionary Ecology Research 10: 1111-1130
31. Roitberg, B and Roitberg, G.2008ForagingThe Encyclopedia of Life. Article A3228 (Wiley Press)
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32. Senger, SE; Roitberg, BD; Thistlewood, HMA2008Ovarian response to resource availability in female Rhagoletis indifferensEntomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 129: 26-31
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33. W. G. VAN HERK, R. S. VERNON,AND B. D. ROITBERG2008Repellency of a Wireworm, Agriotes obscurus (Coleoptera: Elateridae), on Exposure to Synthetic Insecticides in a Soil-Less Bioassay. Environmental Entomology 37: 534-545.
34. Alma, CR; Goettel, MS; Roitberg, BD; Gillespie, DR2007Combined effects of the entomopathogenic fungus, Paecilomyces fumosoroseus Apopka-97, and the generalist predator, Dicyphus hesperus, on whitefly populationsBiocontrol 52: 669-681
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35. Hazard, TRJ; Gillespie, D; Roitberg, BD2007The importance of vision in locating prey within a patch for a true omnivoreJournal of Insect Science 7: 7-8
36. Henry, LM; Roitberg, BD; Gillespie, DR2007Flexible behaviour and co-adapted gene complexes in a generalist parasitoidJournal of Insect Science 7: 9-9
37. Peterson, JH; Roitberg, BD; Ydenberg, RC2007When nesting involves two sequential, mutually exclusive activities: what's a mother to do?Evolutionary Ecology Research 9: 1187-1197
38. Roitberg, B; Gillespie, D; McGregor, R2007Why do mostly-predaceous bugs sometimes plant feed and does it matter?Journal of Insect Science 7: 21-21
39. Roitberg, B.2007Why pest management needs behavioral ecology and vice versa (INVITED REVIEW)Entomological Research 37 (2007) 14–18
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40. Roitberg, B. and Bernard, P. 2007State dependent problems for parasitoids. In: Behavioral Ecology of Parasitoids. (E. Wijnberg, J. Van Alphen, Eds.) Cabi Press.
41. Roitberg, BD; O Ma, B2007Chemical communication in mosquitoes and malaria dynamicsComparative Biochemistry and Physiology A-Molecular & Integrative Physiology 148: S36-S36
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42. Senger, SE; Roitberg, BD; Thistlewood, HMA2007Relative flight responses of Rhagoletis indifferens as influenced by crowding, sex, and resourcesEntomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 123: 91-100
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43. Henderson, AE; Roitberg, BD2006Microhabitat location of Exophthalmus jekelianus (White) (Coleoptera : Curculionidae): Is there a preference for shade-grown coffee?Environ Entomol 35: 1603-1609
44. Henry, LM; Roitberg, BD; Gillespie, DR2006Covariance of phenotypically plastic traits induces an adaptive shift in host selection behaviourProc R Soc B 273: 2893-2899
45. Lalonde, RG; Roitberg, BD2006Chaotic dynamics can select for long-term dormancyAmerican Naturalist 168: 127-131
46. Perry, JC; Roitberg, BD2006Trophic egg laying: hypotheses and testsOikos 112: 706-714
47. Peterson, JH; Roitberg, BD2006Impacts of flight distance on sex ratio and resource allocation to offspring in the leafcutter bee, Megachile rotundataBehavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 59: 589-596
48. Peterson, JH; Roitberg, BD2006Impact of resource levels on sex ratio and resource allocation in the solitary bee, Megachile rotundataEnviron Entomol 35: 1404-1410
49. VanLaerhoven, SL; Gillespie, DR; Roitberg, BD2006Patch retention time in an omnivore, Dicyphus hesperus is dependent on both host plant and prey typeJ Insect Behav 19: 613-621
50. Henry, LM; Gillespie, DR; Roitberg, BD2005Does mother really know best? Oviposition preference reduces reproductive performance in the generalist parasitoid Aphidius erviEntomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 116: 167-174
51. Hoffmeister, TS; Roitberg, BD; Vet, LEM2005Linking spatial processes to life-history evolution of insect parasitoidsAmerican Naturalist 166: E62-E74
52. Jenner, WH; Kuhlmann, U; Cossentine, JE; Roitberg, BD2005Reproductive biology and small-scale rearing of cherry bark tortrix and its candidate biological control agentJournal of Applied Entomology 129: 437-442
53. Perry, JC; Roitberg, BD2005Ladybird mothers mitigate offspring starvation risk by laying trophic eggsBehavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 58: 578-586
54. Perry, JC; Roitberg, BD2005Games among cannibals: competition to cannibalize and parent-offspring conflict lead to increased sibling cannibalismJ Evolution Biol 18: 1523-1533
55. Roitberg, BD; Gillespie, DR; Quiring, DMJ; Alma, CR; Jenner, WH; Perry, J; Peterson, JH; Salomon, M; VanLaerhoven, S2005The cost of being an omnivore: mandible wear from plant feeding in a true bugNaturwissenschaften 92: 431-434
56. Roitberg, BD; Gordon, I2005Does the Anopheles blood meal - fecundity curve, curve?J Vector Ecol 30: 83-86
57. Choi, MY; Khaskin, G; Gries, R; Gries, G; Roitberg, BD; Raworth, DA; Kim, DH; Bennett, RG2004(2R,7S)-diacetoxytridecane: Sex pheromone of the aphidophagous gall midge, Aphidoletes aphidimyzaJournal of Chemical Ecology 30: 659-670
58. Choi, MY; Roitberg, BD; Shani, A; Raworth, DA; Lee, GH2004Olfactory response by the aphidophagous gall midge, Aphidoletes aphidimyza to honeydew from green peach aphid, Myzus persicaeEntomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 111: 37-45
59. Jenner, WH; Kuhlmann, U; Cossentine, JE; Roitberg, BD2004Phenology, distribution, and the natural parasitoid community of the cherry bark tortrixBiological Control 31: 72-82
60. Mondor, EB; Roitberg, BD2004Inclusive fitness benefits of scent-marking predatorsProceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences 271: S341-S343
61. Roitberg, BD2004From parasitoid behavior to biological control: applied behavioral ecologyCanadian Entomologist 136: 289-297
62. Sinia, A; Roitberg, B; McGregor, RR; Gillespie, DR2004Prey feeding increases water stress in the omnivorous predator Dicyphus hesperusEntomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 110: 243-248
63. Tyerman, JG; Roitberg, BD2004Factors affecting soldier allocation in clonal aphids: a life-history model and testBehavioral Ecology 15: 94-101
64. Mondor, EB; Roitberg, BD2003Age-dependent fitness costs of alarm signaling in aphidsCanadian Journal of Zoology-Revue Canadienne de Zoologie 81: 757-762
65. Roitberg, BD; Mondor, EB; Tyerman, JGA2003Pouncing spider, flying mosquito: blood acquisition increases predation risk in mosquitoesBehavioral Ecology 14: 736-740
66. VanLaerhoven, SL; Gillespie, DR; Roitberg, BD2003Diel activity pattern and predation rate of the generalist predator Dicyphus hesperusEntomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 107: 149-154
67. Krupke, CH; Roitberg, BD; Judd, GJR2002Field and laboratory responses of male codling moth (Lepidoptera : Tortricidae) to a pheromone-based attract-and-kill strategyEnvironmental Entomology 31: 189-197
68. Mondor, EB; Roitberg, BD2002Pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum, cornicle ontogeny as an adaptation to differential predation riskCanadian Journal of Zoology-Revue Canadienne de Zoologie 80: 2131-2136
69. Mondor, EB; Roitberg, BD; Stadler, B2002Cornicle length in Macrosiphini aphids: a comparison of ecological traitsEcological Entomology 27: 758-762
70. Prasad, RP; Roitberg, BD; Henderson, DE2002The effect of rearing temperature on parasitism by Trichogramma sibericum Sorkina at ambient temperaturesBiological Control 25: 110-115
71. Petrescu, AS; Mondor, EB; Roitberg, BD2001Subversion of alarm communication: Do plants habituate aphids to their own alarm signals?Canadian Journal of Zoology-Revue Canadienne de Zoologie 79: 737-740
72. Prokopy, RJ; Roitberg, BD2001Joining and avoidance behavior in nonsocial insectsAnnual Review of Entomology 46: 631-665
73. Gillespie, DR; Opit, G; Roitberg, B2000Effects of temperature and relative humidity on development, reproduction, and predation in Feltiella acarisuga (Vallot) (Diptera : Cecidomyiidae)Biological Control 17: 132-138
74. Hoffmeister, TS; Roitberg, BD; Lalonde, RG2000Catching Ariadne by her thread: how a parasitoid exploits the herbivore's marking trails to locate its hostEntomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 95: 77-85
75. McGregor, RR; Roitberg, BD2000Size-selective oviposition by parasitoids and the evolution of life-history timing in hosts: fixed preferences vs frequency-dependent host selectionOikos 89: 305-312
76. Mondor, EB; Baird, DS; Slessor, KN; Roitberg, BD2000Ontogeny of alarm pheromone secretion in pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisumJournal of Chemical Ecology 26: 2875-2882
77. Mondor, EB; Roitberg, BD2000Has the attraction of predatory coccinellids to cornicle droplets constrained aphid alarm signaling behavior?Journal of Insect Behavior 13: 321-329
78. Sargent, RD; Roitberg, BD2000Seasonal decline in male-phase duration in a protandrous plant: a response to increased mating opportunities?Functional Ecology 14: 484-489
79. Tenhumberg, B; Tyre, AJ; Roitberg, B2000Stochastic variation in food availability influences weight and age at maturityJournal of Theoretical Biology 202: 257-272
80. Anderson, RA; Roitberg, BD1999Modelling trade-offs between mortality and fitness associated with persistent blood feeding by mosquitoesEcology Letters 2: 98-105
81. Lalonde, RG; McGregor, RR; Gillespie, DR; Roitberg, BD; Fraser, S1999Plant-feeding by arthropod predators contributes to the stability of predator-prey population dynamicsOikos 87: 603-608
82. Bouskila, A; Robinson, ME; Roitberg, BD; Tenhumberg, B1998Life-history decisions under predation risk: Importance of a game perspectiveEvolutionary Ecology 12: 701-715
83. Hoffmeister, TS; Roitberg, BD1998Evolution of signal persistence under predator exploitationEcoscience 5: 312-320
84. Robertson, IC; Robertson, WG; Roitberg, BD1998A model of mutual tolerance and the origin of communal associations between unrelated femalesJournal of Insect Behavior 11: 265-286
85. Robertson, IC; Roitberg, BD1998Duration of paternal care in pine engraver beetles: why do larger males care less?Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 43: 379-386
86. Hoffmeister, TS; Roitberg, BD1997Counterespionage in an insect herbivore-parasitoid systemNaturwissenschaften 84: 117-119
87. Hoffmeister, TS; Roitberg, BD1997To mark the host or the patch: Decisions of a parasitoid searching for concealed host larvaeEvolutionary Ecology 11: 145-168
88. Li, C; Roitberg, BD; Mackauer, M1997Effects of contact kairomone and experience on initial giving-up timeEntomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 84: 101-104
89. Onyabe, DY; Roitberg, BD1997The effect of conspecifics on oviposition site selection and oviposition behaviour in Aedes togoi (Theobold) (Diptera : Culicidae)Canadian Entomologist 129: 1173-1176
90. Onyabe, DY; Roitberg, BD; Friend, WG1997Feeding and mating strategies in anopheles (Diptera : Culicidae): Theoretical modeling approachJournal of Medical Entomology 34: 644-650
91. Roitberg, BD; Mangel, M1997Individuals on the landscape: behavior can mitigate landscape differences among habitatsOikos 80: 234-240
92. Carriere, Y; Roitberg, BD1996Optimality modelling and quantitative genetics as alternatives to study the evolution of foraging behaviours in insect herbivores.Evolutionary Ecology 10: 289-305
93. vanRanden, EJ; Roitberg, BD1996The effect of egg load on superparasitism by the snowberry flyEntomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 79: 241-245

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