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  2. Choe, D.-H. and M.K. Rust. 2006. Homopteran chemical signatures reduce aggression of tending ants. Chemoecology 16: 175-178.
  3. Choe, D.-H, and M. K. Rust. 2006. Agonistic behavior of Argentine ants to scales and scale parasitoids and their cuticular extracts. Sociobiology 48: 799-818.
  4. Choe, D.-H. and M.K. Rust. 2007. Use of plant resin by a bee assassin bug Apiomerus flaviventris (Hemiptera: Reduviidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am.100: 320-326.
  5. Saran, R.J., J.G. Millar, and M K. Rust. 2007. Role of (3Z,6Z,8E) - Dodecatrien-1-ol in trail following, feeding, and mating behavior. J. Chem. Ecol. 33: 369-389.
  6. Saran, R.J. and M.K. Rust. 2007. The toxicity, uptake, and transfer efficiency of fipronil in western subterranean termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 100: 495-508


  1. Costa, H. S., L. Greenberg, J. H. Klotz, and M. K. Rust. 2005. Response of Argentine ants and red imported fire ants to permethrin-impregnated plastic strips: foraging rates, colonization of potted soil, and differential mortality. J. Econ. Entomol. 98(6): 2089-2094.
  2. Greenberg, L., J. H. Klotz, and M. K. Rust. 2006 Liquid borate bait for control of the Argentine ant, Linepithema humile, in organic citrus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Florida Entomol. 89(4): 469 – 474.
  3. Kabashima, J. N., L. Greenberg, M. K. Rust, and T. D. Paine.2007. Aggressive Interactions between Solenopsis invicta and Linepithema humile (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) under laboratory conditions. J. Econ. Entomol. 100(1): 148-154.
  4. Greenberg, L., Tröger, A. G., Francke, W., McElfresh, J. S., Topoff, H., Aliabadi A., and J G. Millar. 2007. Queen sex pheromone of the slave-making ant, Polyergus breviceps. J. Chem. Ecol. 33:935–945.
  5. Klotz, J. H., M. K. Rust, L. Greenberg, H. C. Field, and K. Kupfer. 2007. An evaluation of several urban pest management strategies to control Argentine ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology, 50: 391-398.