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Landscape and Habitat Management

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Woltz, J.M., D.A. Landis. 2014. Coccinellid response to landscape composition and configuration. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 16: 341-349. DOI: 10.1111/afe.12064. View pdf file.

Bahlai, C.A., M. Colunga-Garcia, S.H. Gage, and D.A. Landis. 2014. The role of exotic species in the decline of native ladybeetle populations: evidence from long-term monitoring. Biological Invasions. DOI: 10.1007/s10530-014-0772-4. View pdf file.

Liere, H., T.N. Kim, B.P. Werling, T.D. Meehan, D.A. Landis, C. Gratton. 2014. Trophic cascades in agricultural landscapes: indirect effects of landscape composition on crop yield. Ecological Applications. View pdf file.

Carson, BD., DA Landis. 2014. Establishment, impacts, and current range of spotted knapweed (Centaurea stoebe ssp. micranthos) biological control insects in Michigan. Great Lakes Entomol. Accepted 8.31.2014

Woltz, MJ, R Isaacs, DA Landis. 2012. Landscape structure and habitat management differentially influence insect natural enemies in an agricultural landscape. Agriculture Ecosystems and Environment. 152: 40-49. doi:10.1016/j.agee.2012.02.008. View pdf file.

Landscape moderation of biodiversity patterns and processes - eight hypotheses. 2012. Teja Tscharntke, Jason M. Tylianakis, Tatyana A. Rand, Raphael K. Didham, Lenore Fahrig, Péter Batáry, Janne Bengtsson, Yann Clough, Thomas O. Crist, Carsten F. Dormann, Robert M. Ewers, Jochen Fründ, Robert D. Holt, Andrea Holzschuh, Alexandra M. Klein, David Kleijn, Claire Kremen, Doug A. Landis, William Laurance, David Lindenmayer, Christoph Scherber, Navjot Sodhi, Ingolf Steffan-Dewenter, Carsten Thies, Wim H. van der Putten and Catrin Westphal. Biological Reviews. 87: 661-685. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-185X.2011.00216.x. View pdf file.

Knapp AK, MD Smith, SE Hobbie, SL Collins, TJ Fahey, GJA Hansen, DA  Landis, KJ La Pierre, JM Melillo, TR Seastadt, GR Shaver, JR Webster. 2012. Past, present and future roles of long-term experiments in the LTER network. BioScience 62(4) 377-389. View pdf file.

Robertson, B.A. C. Porter, D.A. Landis and D.W. Schemske. 2012. Agroenergy crops influence the diversity, biomass, and guild structure of terrestrial arthropod communities. BioEnergy Research. 5:179–188 DOI 10.1007/s12155-011-9161-3. View pdf file.

Werling, B, TD Meehan, C. Gratton, DA Landis. 2011. Influence of habitat and landscape perenniality on insect natural enemies in three candidate biofuel crops. Biological Control 59: 301-312. doi:10.1016/j.biocontrol.2011.06.014. View pdf file.

Meehan, TD, BP. Werling, DA. Landis and C Gratton. 2011. Agricultural landscape simplification and insecticide use in the Midwestern U.S. PNAS. 108: 11500-1505. www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1100751108. View pdf file.

Werling, B, TD Meehan, B Robertson, C Gratton, D Landis. 2011. Biocontrol potential varies with changes in biofuel-crop plant communities and landscape perenniality. Global Change Biology-Bioenergy. 59: 304-312. doi: 10.1111/j.1757-1707.2011.01092.x. View pdf file.

Ragsdale, D.W., D.A. Landis, J. Brodeur, G.E. Heimpel, N. Desneux. 2011. Ecology and Management of the Soybean Aphid in North America. Annual Review of Entomology 56: 375-99. DOI: 10.1146/annurev-ento-120709-144755. View pdf file.

Gardiner, MM, DA Landis, C Gratton, N Schmidt; M O'Neal, E Mueller; J Chacon; GE Heimpel. 2010. Landscape composition influences the activity density of Carabidae and Arachnida in soybean fields. Biological Control. 55:11-19.  doi:10.1016/j.biocontrol.2010.06.008. View pdf file.

Saidov N.Sh., A.U. Jalilov, D.A. Landis, A. Fiedler, V.K. Nazirov, T. Mirzoev, S. Karimjanov, 2010. Introduction the flowering plants in agricultural landscapes for increasing of efficiency of natural enemies. Bulletin of the Academy of agricultural sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan, 8 p., In press (in Russian). View pdf file.

Jonsson, M., S.D. Wratten, D.A. Landis, J-ML. Tompkins and R. Cullen. 2010. Habitat manipulation to mitigate the impacts of invasive arthropod pests. Biological Invasions. 12:2933–2945 DOI 10.1007/s10530-010-9737-4. View pdf file.

Heimpel, G.E., L.E. Frelich, D.A. Landis., K.R. Hopper , K.Hoelmer , Z.Sezen, M.K. Asplen, K. Wu. 2010. European buckthorn and Asian soybean aphid as part of an extensive invasional meltdown in North America. Biological Invasions. 12:2913–2931. DOI 10.1007/s10530-010-9736-5. View pdf file.

Gardiner, M, J Tuell, R Isaacs, J Gibbs, J Ascher and DA Landis. 2010. Implications of three model biofuel crops for beneficial arthropods in agricultural landscapes. BioEnergy Research. 3:6–19. DOI 10.1007/s12155-009-9065-7. View pdf file.

Landis, D.A. & B. P. Werling. 2010. Arthropods and Biofuel Production Systems in North America. Insect Science. 17:1–17, DOI 10.1111/j.1744-7917.2009.01310.x. View pdf file.

Gardiner, M.M., D.A. Landis, C. Gratton, M. O’Neal, C. DiFonzo, G. Heimpel, E. Mueller, N. Schmidt, and J. Chacon. 2009. Landscape composition mediates exotic and native coccinellid community structure. Diversity and Distributions. 15:554-564. View pdf file.

Chacón, J.M, D.A. Landis and G.E.Heimpel.2008. Potential for biotic interference of a classical biological control agent of the soybean aphid. Biological Control. Biological Control 46:216-225 . View pdf file.

Gardiner, M.M., D.A. Landis, C. Gratton, C.D. DiFonzo, M.O’Neal, J. Chacon, M. Wayo, N. Schmidt, E. Mueller and G.E. Heimpel. 2009. Landscape diversity enhances the biological control of an introduced crop pest in the north-central U.S. Ecol. Applic.19:143-154. View pdf file.

Isaacs, R., J. Tuell, A. Fiedler, M. Gardiner and D. Landis. 200x. Maximizing arthropod-mediated ecosystem services in agricultural landscapes: the role of native plants. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. In Press. View pdf file.

Landis, D.A., M.M. Gardiner, W. van der Werf and S.M. Swinton. 2008. Increasing corn for biofuel production reduces biocontrol services in agricultural landscapes. PNAS. 105:20552-20557. View pdf file.

Saidov, N. Sh. and D.A. Landis. 2008. Evaluation of flowering plants to attract natural enemies in Tajikistan. Journal of Biological Sciences of Academy of Science of Tajikistan, November 2008, Vol. IV, 15p. (in Russian).

Tuell, J.K., A. K. Fiedler, D.A. Landis, and R. Isaacs. 2008. Visitation by wild and managed bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) to Eastern U.S. native plants for use in conservation programs. Environ. Entomol. 37: 707–718. View pdf file.

Costamagna, A.C., D.A. Landis and M.J. Brewer. 2008. The role of natural enemy guilds in Aphis glycines suppression. Biological Control. 45:368-379. View pdf file.

Fiedler, A.K., D.A. Landis and S. Wratten. 2008. Maximizing ecosystem services from conservation biological control: the role of habitat management. Biological Control. 45:254-271. View pdf file.

Jonsson, M., S.D. Wratten, D.A. Landis and G.M. Gurr. 2008. Recent advances in conservation biological control of arthropods by arthropods. Biological Control. 45:172-175.  View pdf file.

White, S.S., K.A. Renner, F.D. Menalled and D.A. Landis. 2007. Feeding Preferences of Weed Seed Predators and Effect on Weed Emergence. Weed Sci. 55:606–612. View pdf file.

Costamagna, A.C., W. van der Werf, F.J.J.A. Bianchi, and D.A. Landis. 2007. An exponential growth model with decreasing r captures bottom-up effects on the population growth Aphis glycines Matsumura (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Agr. and For. Entomol. 9:297-305. View pdf file.

Costamagna, A.C., and D.A. Landis. 2007. Quantifying predation on soybean aphid through direct field observations. Biological Control. 42:16-24. View pdf file.

Fiedler, A. K., and D. A. Landis. 2007. Plant characteristics associated with natural enemy abundance at Michigan native plants. Environ. Entomol. 36 (4): 878-886. View pdf file.

Fiedler, A. K., and D. A. Landis. 2007. Attractiveness of Michigan native plants to arthropod natural enemies and herbivores. Environ. Entomol. 36 (4): 751-765. View pdf file.

Gardiner, M.M., and D.A. Landis. 2007. Impact of intraguild predation by Harmonia axyridis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) on Aphis glycines (Hemiptera: Aphididae) biological control in cage studies. Biological Control. 40:386-395. View pdf file.

Costamagna, A.C., D.A. Landis and C.D. DiFonzo. 2007. Suppression of soybean aphid by generalist predators results in a trophic cascade in soybeans. Ecol. Applic. 17: 441-451.

Swinton, S.M., F. Lupi, G.P. Robertson and D.A. Landis. 2006. Ecosystem services from agriculture: Looking beyond the usual suspects. Am. J of Agric. Econ. 88(5): 1160-1166. View pdf file.

Marino, P.C, D.A. Landis, B.A. Hawkins. 2006. Conserving parasitoid assemblages of North American pest Lepidoptera: what alternate host food plant relationships tell us about agricultural landscapes. Biological Control.37: 173-185. View pdf file.

Costamagna, A.C., and D.A. Landis. 2006. Predators exert top-down control of soybean aphid across a gradient of agricultural management systems. Ecol. Applic. 16: 1619-28. View pdf file.

Landis, D.A., F.D. Menalled, F.D., A.C. Costamagna, and T.K. Wilkinson. 2005. Manipulating plant resources to enhance beneficial arthropods in agricultural landscapes. Weed Sci. 53: 902-908 View pdf file.

Fox, T.B., D.A. Landis, F.F. Cardoso and C.D. DiFonzo. 2005. Impact of predation on establishment of the soybean aphid Aphis glycines Matsumura in soybean, Glycine max L. BioControl. 50:545-563. View pdf file.

O'Neal, M.E., D. A. Landis, E. Rothwell, L. Kempel, and D. Reinhard. 2005. Tracking Insects with Harmonic Radar: a Case-Study with Carabids in Annual Crop Habitat. The American Entomologist. 50: 212-218. View pdf file.

O’Neal, M.E., E.L. Zontek, Z. Szendrei, D.A. Landis and R. Isaacs. 2005. Ground predator abundance affects prey removal in highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) fields and can be altered by aisle ground covers BioControl. 50:205-222. View pdf file.

Wilkinson, T.K., D.A. Landis, L.J. Gut. 2004. Parasitism of Obliquebanded Leafroller, Choristoneura rosaceana (Harris) (Lepidoptera:Tortricidae), in Commercially Managed Michigan Apple Orchards. J. Econ. Entomol. 97: 1524-1530. View pdf file.

Costamagna, A.C., F.D. Menalled and D.A. Landis. 2004. Host density influences parasitism of the armyworm Pseudaletia unipuncta in agricultural landscapes. Basic and Applied Ecology. 5: 337-355. View pdf file.

Fox, T.B., D.A. Landis, F. F. Cardoso, C.D. DiFonzo. 2004. Predators suppress Aphis glycines Matsumura population growth in soybean. Environ. Entomol. 33: 608-618. View pdf file.

Landis. D.A., T.B. Fox, A.C. Costamagna. 2004. Impact of multicolored Asian lady beetle as a biological control agent. The American Entomologist. 50: 153-54. View pdf file.

Menalled, F.D., D.A. Landis, and L.E. Dyer. 2004. Research and extension supporting ecologically based IPM systems. Journal of Crop Improvement 11 (1/2): 153-174.

Rutledge, C.E., R.J. O’Neil, T.B. Fox, and D.A. Landis. 2004. Soybean aphid predators and their use in IPM. Annals Ent. Soc. Am. 97: 240-248. View pdf file.

Menalled, F.D., A.C. Costamagna, P.C. Marino, and D.A. Landis. 2003. Temporal variation in the response of parasitoids to agricultural landscape structure. Agric. Ecosyst. Environ. 96: 29-35. View pdf file.

Menalled, F.D., J.C. Lee, and D.A. Landis. 2001. Herbaceous filter strips in agroecosystems: implications for carabid beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) conservation and invertebrate weed seed predation. Great Lakes Entomol. 34: 77-91. View pdf file.

Lee, J.C., F.D. Menalled, and D.A. Landis. 2001. Refuge habitats modify impact of insecticide disturbance on carabid beetle communities. J. Appl. Ecol. 38: 472-483 View pdf file.

Menalled, F., P. Marino, K. Renner, and D. Landis. 2000. Post-dispersal weed seed predation in crop fields as a function of agricultural landscape structure. Agric. Ecosys. and Environ. 77:193-207. View pdf file.

Carmona, D.M., and D.A. Landis. 1999. Influence of refuge habitats and covers crops on seasonal activity-density of ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in field crops. Environ. Entomol. 28: 1145-53. View pdf file.

Carmona, D., F. Menalled, and D. Landis. 1999. Northern Field Cricket, Gryllus pensylvanicus Burrmiester (Orthoptera: Gryllidae): Weed seed predation and within-field activity-density. J. Econ. Entomol. 92: 825-29. View pdf file.

Menalled, F., J. Lee, and D. Landis. 1999. Manipulating carabid beetle abundance alters prey removal rates in corn fields. BioControl. 43: 441-456. View pdf file.

Menalled, F.D., P.C. Marino, S.H. Gage, and D.A. Landis. 1999.  Does agricultural landscape structure affect parasitism and parasitoid diversity?  Ecological Applications, 9: 634-641. View pdf file.

Dyer, L.E., and D.A. Landis. 1997. Diurnal behavior of Eriborus terebrans (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae). Environ. Entomol. 26: 1385-1392. View pdf file.

Marino, P.C.  K.L. Gross, and D.A. Landis. 1997. Post-dispersal weed seed loss in Michigan maize fields. Agric. Ecosyst. Environ. 66: 189-96. View pdf file.

Landis, D.A., and W. van der Werf. 1997. Early-season aphid predation impacts establishment and spread of sugar beet yellows virus in the Netherlands. Entomophaga  42: 499-516. View pdf file.

Dyer, L.E., and D.A. Landis. 1997. Influence of non-crop habitats on the distribution of Eriborus terebrans (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) in cornfields. Environ. Entomol. 26: 924-932. View pdf file.

Colunga-Garcia, M., S.H. Gage, and D.A. Landis. 1997. Response of an assemblage of Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) to a diverse agricultural landscape. Environ. Entomol. 26: 797-804. View pdf file.

Orr, D.B., and D.A. Landis. 1997. Oviposition of European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) and impact of natural enemy populations in transgenic versus isogenic corn. J. Econ. Entomol. 90: 905-909. View pdf file.

Orr, D.B., D.A. Landis, D.R. Mutch, G.V. Manley, S.A. Stuby, and R.L. King. 1997. Ground-cover influence on microclimate and Trichogramma augmentation in seed corn production. Environ. Entomol. 26: 433-438. View pdf file.

Dyer, L.E., and D.A. Landis. 1996. Effects of habitat, temperature and sugar availability on longevity of Eriborus terebrans (Gravenhorst) (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae). Environ. Entomol. 25:1192-1201. View pdf file.

Marino, P.C., and D.A. Landis. 1996. Effect of landscape structure on parasitoid diversity and parasitism in agroecosystems. Ecol. Applic. 6(1): 276-284. View pdf file.

Maredia, K.M., S.H. Gage, D.A. Landis, and T.M. Wirth. 1992 Ecological observations on predatory Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) in southwestern Michigan. Great Lakes Entomologist. 25(4):265-270. View pdf file.

Maredia, K.M., S.H. Gage, D.A. Landis, and T.M. Wirth. 1992. Visual response of Coccinella septempunctata (L.), Hippodamia parenthesis (Say), (Colepotera: Coccinellidae), and Chrysoperla carnea (Stephens), (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) to colors. Biological Control.  2:253-256.

Maredia, K.M., S.H. Gage, D.A. Landis, and J.M. Scriber. 1992. Habitat utilization patterns by the seven-spotted lady beetle (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) in a diverse agricultural landscape. Biological Control.  2: 159-165.

Landis, D.A., and M. Haas. 1992. Influence of landscape structure on abundance and within-field distribution of Ostrinia nubilalis Hubner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) larval parasitoids in Michigan. Environ. Entomol. 21: 409-416.