Robert L. Brown
Robert L. Brown
Researcher, Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research
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The outlook for control of New Zealand’s most abundant, widespread and damaging invertebrate pests: social wasps
PJ Lester, JR Beggs, RL Brown, ED Edwards, R Groenteman, RJ Toft, ...
New Zealand Science Review 70 (4), 56-62, 2013
Attraction of the invasive social wasp, Vespula vulgaris, by volatiles from fermented brown sugar
RL Brown, AM El-Sayed, CR Unelius, DM Suckling
Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 151 (2), 182-190, 2014
Attraction of Cacopsylla pyricola (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) to female psylla in pear orchards
RL Brown, PJ Landolt, DR Horton, RS Zack
Environmental Entomology 38 (3), 815-822, 2009
The origins of global invasions of the German wasp (Vespula germanica) and its infection with four honey bee viruses
EC Brenton-Rule, J Dobelmann, JW Baty, RL Brown, L Dvorak, J Grangier, ...
Biological Invasions 20 (12), 3445-3460, 2018
Volatiles from green-lipped mussel as a lead to vespid wasp attractants
CR Unelius, AM El-Sayed, AM Twidle, LD Stringer, LM Manning, ...
Journal of Applied Entomology 138 (1-2), 87-95, 2014
Vespula vulgaris (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) gynes use a sex pheromone to attract males
RL Brown, AM El-Sayed, DM Suckling, LD Stringer, JR Beggs
The Canadian Entomologist 145 (04), 389-397, 2013
Invasive Vespula wasps utilize kairomones to exploit honeydew produced by sooty scale insects, Ultracoelostoma
RL Brown, AM El-Sayed, CR Unelius, JR Beggs, DM Suckling
Journal of chemical ecology 41 (11), 1018-1027, 2015
New Zealand Pneumolaelaps Berlese (Acari: Laelapidae): Description of a new species, key to species and notes on biology
SFSB Qing-Hai Fan, Zhi-Qiang Zhang, Robert Brown
Systematic & Applied Acarology 21 (1), 119-138, 2016
Reproduction and signals regulating worker policing under identical hormonal control in social wasps
CA Oi, RL Brown, RC da Silva, T Wenseleers
Scientific Reports 10 (18971), 2020
A metatranscriptomic analysis of diseased social wasps (Vespula vulgaris) for pathogens, with an experimental infection of larvae and nests
O Quinn, MAM Gruber, RL Brown, JW Baty, M Bulgarella, PJ Lester
PLoS One 13 (12), e0209589, 2018
Associative Learning of Food Odor by Social Wasps in a Natural Ecosystem
AM El-Sayed, JK Jósvai, RL Brown, A Twidle, DM Suckling
Journal of Chemical Ecology, 2018
Combining odours isolated from phylogenetically diverse sources yields a better lure for yellow jackets
CR Unelius, DM Suckling, RL Brown, JK Jósvai, AM El‐Sayed
Pest Management Science 72 (4), 760-769, 2016
Viral and fungal pathogens associated with Pneumolaelaps niutirani (Acari: Laelapidae): a mite found in diseased nests of Vespula wasps
A Felden, JW Baty, M Bulgarella, RL Brown, J Dobelmann, MAM Gruber, ...
Insectes Sociaux 67 (1), 83-93, 2020
Locomotion activity meter for quality assessment of mass-reared sterile male moths (Lepidoptera)
RL Brown, M Stanbury, AM El-Sayed, J Laban, R Butler, DM Suckling
Florida Entomologist 99 (sp1), 131-137, 2016
Chemical and behavioral ecology of the pear psylla, Cacopsylla pyricola Förster (Hemiptera: Psyllidae)
RL Brown
Washington State University, 2008
Cuticular hydrocarbons as cues of caste and sex in the German wasp Vespula germanica
TWCAO R. C. da Silva, R. L. Brown, F. S. do Nascimento
Insectes Sociaux, 2021
Chemical ecology of invasive social wasps in New Zealand
R Brown
PhD Thesis-University of Auckland, 2013
Hydrocarbon Signatures of the Ectoparasitoid Sphecophaga vesparum Shows Wasp Host Dependency
CA Oi, RL Brown, I Stevens, T Wenseleers
Insects 11 (5), 268, 2020
N-(3-methylbutyl) butanamide: A novel amide in the venom of female social wasps, Vespula vulgaris
AM El-Sayed, RL Brown, B Bunn
Journal of Insect Physiology 135, 104311, 2021
Tools and Methods to Assess Field Performance
RL Brown, M Stanbury, AM El-Sayed, J Laban, R Butler, DM Suckling
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