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Reports and Reviews

Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Landis, D.A. and M.J. Haas. 1996. Potential arthropod targets for biological control in the North Central United States. Research Report, Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station, Michigan State University. E. Lansing. RR-546. 12 pp.

Landis, D. and S. Swinton. 1994. Corn Insect Management in Michigan: Results of a 1992 Field Corn Grower Survey. Research Report 537, Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station, Michigan State University. E. Lansing. 24 pp.

Publications: Published Proceedings, Reviews and Abstracts

Becker, R.L., E.J.S. Katovich, H.L. Hinz, E. Gerber, D.W. Ragsdale, R.C. Venette, D.N. McDougall, R. Reardon, L.C. Van Riper, L.C. Skinner, and D.A. Landis. 2013. The Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata) Case, What Makes a Good Biological Control Target. The Intersection of Science, Perspectives, Policy and Regulation. pp. 332-339 In Proc. XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds (ISBCW). Sept. 11-16, 2011. Waikoloa, Hawaii. Wu, Yun; Johnson, Tracy; Sing, Sharlene; Raghu, S.; Wheeler, Greg; Pratt, Paul; Warner, Keith; Center, Ted; Goolsby, John; and Reardon, Richard, Editors. USDA Forest Service, FHTET-2012-07. January 2013. 536 p. http://www.invasive.org/publications/xiiisymposium/

Caroline E. Ridley, Henriette I. Jager, Christopher M. Clark, Rebecca A. Efroymson, Charles Kwit, Douglas A. Landis, Zakiya H. Leggett, and Darren A. Miller 2013. Debate: Can Bioenergy Be Produced in a Sustainable Manner That Protects Biodiversity and Avoids the Risk of Invaders? Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 94:277–290. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/0012-9623-94.3.277

Saidov,N. SH., A.U. Jalilov, T. K Mirzoev, D. Landis. 2011. Ecological Approaches to Pest Management in Tajikistan. Pp. 124-127. In Proceedings of the Fourth International Scientific Conference on Ecological Characteristics of Biological Diversity. October 2011, Kulob, Tajikistan. (in Russian).

Becker, R.L., E.J.S. Katovich, H.L. Hinz, E. Gerber, D.W. Ragsdale, R.C. Venette, D. McDougall, R. Reardon, L.C. Van Riper, L.C. Skinner, B. Blossey, and D.A. Landis. 2012. The garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) case, what makes a good biological control target: the intersection of science, perspectives, policy and regulation. Proceedings of the XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. Sept. 11-16, 2011, Hawaii.

Gardiner, MM and DA Landis. The future of habitat management: understanding the role of landscape structure in the provisioning of beneficial arthropods and their services. Abstract p. 246 in Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods. 8-13 February 2009 - Christchurch, New Zealand.

Van der Werf, W., D.A. Landis, M.M. Gardiner, A.C. Costamagna, J.M. Baveco, F.J.J.A. Bianchi, N.C. Schellhorn, W. Zhang, 2009. Analyzing, forecasting and valuating the effects of landscape change on the ecosystem service of biological pest control. In M. van Ittersum, J. Wolf & H.H. van Laar (Eds): Proceedings AgSAP Conference on Integrated Assessment of Agriculture and Sustainable Development, Egmond an Zee, 10-12 March 2009, pp. 118-119.

Landis, D.A., JE Evans, A.S. Davis, and D.W. Schemske. 2008. Using Demographic Models to Assess Biocontrol of an Invasive Plant. Abstract p.21 in USDA-NRI Project Directors Meeting, Biology of Weedy and Invasive Species in Agroecosystems. August 7-8, 2008 Milwaukee, WI

Saidov, N., D.A. Landis, M. Bohssini. 2008. A history of habitat management in the former USSR and the Commonwealth of Independent States and current research in Central Asia. pp. 13-20. In K.M. Maredia & D.N. Baributsa eds. Integrated Pest Management in Central Asia, Proceedings of the Central Asia Region Integrated Pest Management Forum, Duschanbe, Tajikstan. May 27-29, 2007.

Landis, D.A., M.M. Gardiner, A.K. Fiedler, A.C. Costamagna and N. Saidov. 2008. Landscape Ecology and Management of Natural Enemies in IPM Systems. pp. 83-88. In K.M. Maredia & D.N. Baributsa eds. Integrated Pest Management in Central Asia, Proceedings of the Central Asia Region Integrated Pest Management Forum, Duschanbe, Tajikstan. May 27-29, 2007.

W. van der Werf, D.A. Landis, M.M. Gardiner, A.C. Costamagna, J.M. Baveco, P.W. Goedhart, F.J.J.A. Bianchi, N.C. Schellhorn, W. Zhang & S. Swinton. 2008. Modelling and design of pest suppressive landscapes. 5th International Crop Science Conference Jeju, Korea April 13-18, 2008.

Gerber, E; Hinz, H; Landis, D.A; Davis, A.S; Blossey, B; Nuzzo, V, 2008.  Prioritizing candidate biocontrol agents for garlic mustard based on their potential effect on weed demography. In: Proceedings of the XII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds (eds Julien, M.H., Sforza, R., Bon, M.C., Evans, H.C., Hatcher, P.E., Hinz, H.L., Rector, B.G.) CAB International Wallingford, UK. In press.

Isaacs, R., Tuell, J.K., Walton, N.J., Fiedler, A.K., and Landis, D. 2007. Midwest prairie plants for attraction of bees and their integration into fruit farms to provide agro-ecological services. Proceedings of the 9th International Pollination Symposium on Plant-Pollinator Relationships - Diversity in Action. Ames, Iowa. June 24-28, 2007. p. 87-88. Iowa State University. 

Landis, D.A., M.J. Brewer, A.C. Costamagna and G.E. Heimpel. 2007. Does Intraguild Predation Limit Soybean Aphid Parasitoid Impacts? p. 10-11 In Proc. of CSREES, USDA Awardee Workshop on Biologically-based Pest Management at the Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. December 14, 2005. 39 pp.

J.A. Evans, D.A. Landis, and D.W. Schemske. 2005.  Pre-release monitoring of garlic mustard in Michigan. In L.C. Skinner (ed.), Proceedings: Symposium on the Biology, Ecology and Management of Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata) and European Buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica) 17-18 May 2005, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.  pp. 24-29.

Landis, D.A., A.S. Davis, and D.W. Schemske. 2005.  Predicting garlic mustard biocontrol agent success with demographic modeling. In L.C. Skinner (ed.), Proceedings: Symposium on the Biology, Ecology and Management of Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata) and European Buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica) 17-18 May 2005, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.  pp. 7-11.

Fox, T.B. and D.A. Landis. 2003. Impact of habitat management on generalist predators of the soybean aphid, Aphis glycines Matsumura, pp. 250-255. In Proceedings, International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods. Jan 14-18, 2002, Honolulu, HI. FHTET-03-05. Unites States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Health Enterprise Team, Morgantown, WV.

Landis, D.A. and F.D. Menalled. 2003. Manipulating plant diversity to enhance beneficial arthropods in agricultural landscapes. Weed Science Society of America Abstracts Vol. 43: 93.

O'Neal, M.E., D. Meek, C. DiFonzo, and D.A. Landis. 2002. New insights into an old problem: the view on western corn rootworms from Michigan.  In 2002 Proceedings of the Illinois Crop Protection Technology Conference, pp. 28-36.  Cooperative Extension Service, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. IL.

Extension Bulletins

Werling, B.P. D. Pennington, and D.A. Landis. Biodiversity Services and Bioenergy Landscapes. MSU Extension bulletin E-3164. 12pp. View pdf file.

Fiedler, A., R. Isaacs, J. Landis, D. Landis. 2011. Native Plants and Ecosystem Services. MSU Extension Bulletin E-3167. 6pp.

Gardiner, MM, SP Prajzner, DA Landis, AP Michel, ME O’Neil and JM Woltz. Buckthorn Watch: Studying the invasive plant Common Buckthorn. The Ohio State University Extension, Iowa State University Extension and Michigan State University Extension (Joint Extension Bulletin). Michigan State University Bulletin E-3146. 2010. 6pp.

Prajzner, S.P., M.M. Gardiner, D.A. Landis, A.P. Michel, M.E. O’Neal, J.M. Woltz. 2010. Common Buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica). The Ohio State University Extension, Iowa State University Extension and Michigan State University Extension (Joint Extension Bulletin). Michigan State University Bulletin E-3139.

Brewer, MI., A. Fiedler, E. Grafius, T. Harrigan, R. Isaacs, M. Kaiser, D. Landis, S. Langley, T. Martin, D. Mutch, M. Ngouajio, S. Snapp, J. Tuell.  2007. IPM Benefits of Managing Field Borders, Cover Crops and Other Noncrop Vegetation.  pp. 32-39 In: Deming, S.R., L. Johnson, D. Lehnert, D.R. Mutch, L. Probyn, K. Renner, J. Smeenk, L. Worthington eds. Building a Sustainable Future: ecologically based farming systems. Extension Bulletin E-2983. Michigan State University, E. Lansing MI 140 pp.

Landis, D., J. Soule, L. Gut, J. Smeenk. 2007. Agricultural Landscapes and Ecologically Based Farming Systems.  pp. 13-31 In: Deming, S.R., L. Johnson, D. Lehnert, D.R. Mutch, L. Probyn, K. Renner, J. Smeenk, L. Worthington eds. Building a Sustainable Future: ecologically bases farming systems. Extension Bulletin E-2983. Michigan State University, E. Lansing MI 140 pp. View pdf file.

Fiedler, A., J. Tuell, R. Isaacs, D. Landis, 2007. Attracting Beneficial Insects with Native Flowering Plants. Michigan State University Extension Bulletin E-2973. 6 pp. View pdf file.