Publications

Refereed Publications

Vogt, J.T., K.J.K. Gandhi, D.C. Bragg, R. Olatinwo, and K.D. Klepzig. 2020. The effects of weather-related disturbances on pests and pathogens in southern U.S. forests. In prep.

Kiser, A., K.L. Weber, A. Rowe, D. Pureswaran, K.D. Klepzig and R.W. Hofstetter. 2020. Insect population dynamics drive research publication trends: Publication patterns related to three bark beetle species over the past 50 years. American Entomologist. Submitted.

Gandhi, K.J.K, K.D. Klepzig, B.F. Barnes, B. Gochnour, E.P. McCarty, T.N. Sheehan, C. Villari, and J.T. Vogt. 2019. Bark and woodboring beetles in wind-damaged pine stands in the Southern United States. Warnell Outreach Publication WSFNR-19-38. 5 Pages.

Flanagan, S.A., S. Bhotika, C. Hawley, G. Starr, S. Wiesner, J.K. Hiers, J.J. O’Brien, S. Goodrick, M.A. Callaham, R.M. Scheller, K.D. Klepzig, S. Taylor and E.L. Loudermilk. 2019. Long-term effects of wildfire and prescribed fire on ecosystem carbon and species dynamics in a southeastern U.S. pineland. Ecosphere: 10.1002/ecs2.2772.

Coyle, D.R., B.F. Barnes, K.D. Klepzig, F.H. Koch, L.A. Morris, J.T. Nowak, W.J. Otrosina, W.D. Smith, and K.J.K. Gandhi. 2019. Abiotic and biotic factors affecting loblolly pine health in the southeastern US. Forest Science: 10.1093/forsci/fxz054.

Prior, K.M., D.C. Adams, K.D. Klepzig and J. Hulcr.  2018.  When does invasive species removal lead to ecological recovery? Implications for management success.  Biological Invasions. 20 (2): 267–283.

Helbig, C.E., D.R. Coyle, K.D. Klepzig, J.T. Nowak, and K. J. K. Gandhi. 2016. Colonization dynamics of subcortical insects on forest sites with relatively stressed and unstressed loblolly pine trees. J. Econ. Entomol. 109(4): 1729-1740.

Wyka, Stephen A.; Doccola, Joseph J.; Strom, Brian L.; Smith, Sheri L.; McPherson, Douglas W.; Acimovic, Srdan G.; Klepzig, Kier D. 2016. Effects of Grosmannia clavigera and Leptographium longiclavatum on Western White Pine seedlings and the fungicidal activity of Alamo®, Arbotect®, and TREE-age®. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry 42(2): 84-94.

Golladay, S.W., K.L. Martin, J.M. Vose, D.N. Wear, A.P. Covich, R.J. Hobbs, K.D. Klepzig, G.E. Likens, R.J. Naiman, A.W. Shearer.  2015. Achievable future conditions as a framework for guiding forest conservation and management.  For Ecol and Manag 360:80–96. 

Coyle, D.R., G.T. Green, B.F. Barnes, K.D. Klepzig, J.T. Nowak, and K.J.K. Gandhi. 2016. Landowner awareness and perceptions of pine health issues on their properties in the southeastern US. J. For. 114:541-551.

Coyle, D.R., K.D. Klepzig, F.H. Koch, L.A. Morris, J.T. Nowak, S.W. Oak, W.J. Otrosina, W.D. Smith and K.J.K. Gandhi.  2015.  A review of southern pine decline in North America.  For. Ecol. and Man. 349:134–148.

Mason, C.J., K.D. Klepzig, B. Kopper, P. Kersten, B. Illman, K.F. Raffa.  2014. Contrasting patterns of diterpene acid induction by red pine and white spruce to simulated bark beetle attack and interspecific differences in sensitivity among fungal associates.  J. Chem. Ecol. 41(6):524-32. doi: 10.1007/s10886-015-0588-4. 

Aylward, F.O., G. Suen, P.H.W. Biedermann, A.S. Adams, J.J. Scott, S.A. Malfatti, T. Glavina del Rio, S.G. Tringe, M. Poulsen, K.F. Raffa, K.D. Klepzig, and C.R. Currie.  2014. Convergent bacterial microbiotas in the fungal agricultural systems of insects. mBio 5:e02077-14.

Klepzig, K.D., M. L. Ferro, M. D. Ulyshen, M. L. Gimmel, J. B. Mahfouz, A. E. Tiarks, and C. E. Carlton.  2012.  Effects of small-scale dead wood additions on beetles in southeastern U.S. pine forests.  Forests ISSN 1999-4907. Forests 2012, 3(3), 632-652. mdpi.com/1999-4907/3/3/632 

Biedermann, P.H.W., K.D. Klepzig, E.P. Ott, M. Taborsky, D.L. Six.  2011.  Abundance and dynamics of filamentous fungi in the complex ambrosia gardens of the primitively eusocial beetle Xyleborinus saxesenii Ratzeburg (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae).  FEMS Microb Ecol.  83 (2013) 711–723.

Doccola, J.J., B.L. Strom, C. Brownie, and K.D. Klepzig.  2011.  Impact of systemic fungicides on lesions formed by inoculation with the bluestain fungus (Ophiostoma minus) in loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.).  Arboriculture & Urban Forestry 27(6):288-292.

Klepzig, K.D., and B.L. Strom.  2011.  Effects of a commercial chitosan formulation on bark beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) resistance parameters in loblolly pine.  J. Entomol. Sci. 46(2): 124-134. 

Hurley B.P., H.J. Hatting, M.J. Wingfield, K.D. Klepzig and B. Slippers.  2012.  The influence of Amylostereum areolatum diversity and competitive interactions on the fitness of the Sirex parasitic nematode Deladenus siricidicola.  Biol. Cont. 61:207-214.

Biedermann, P.H.W., K.D. Klepzig and M. Taborsky.  2011.  Costs of delayed dispersal and alloparental care in the fungus-cultivating ambrosia beetle Xyleborus affinis Eichhoff (Scolytinae; Curculionidae).  Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology:  65:1753-1761.  

Hulcr, J., A. Adams, K.F. Raffa, R.W. Hofstetter, K.D. Klepzig and C. Currie.  2011.  Presence and diversity of Streptomyces in Dendroctonus and sympatric bark beetle galleries across North America.  Microb. Ecol. 61: 759-68.  

Evans, L.M.; Hofstetter, R.W.; Ayres, M.P.; Klepzig, K.D. 2011. Temperature alters the relative abundance and population growth rates of species within the Dendroctonus frontalis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) community. Env. Entomology 40(4):824-834

Davis, S.D., R.W. Hofstetter, K.D. Klepzig, J.T. Foster and P. Keim.  2010.  Interactions between multiple fungi isolated from two bark beetles, Dendroctonus brevicomis and D. frontalis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).  Journal of Yeast and Fungal Research 1:118-126.

Yuceer, C., C.Y. Hsu, N. Erbilgin and K.D. Klepzig.  2011.  Ultrastructure of the mycangium of the southern pine beetle, Dendroctonus frontalis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae): Complex morphology for complex interactions.  Acta Zoologica 91:1-9. doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6395.2011.00500.x

Adams, A., C. Currie, Y. Cardoza, K.D. Klepzig, and K.F. Raffa.  2009.  Effects of symbiotic bacteria and tree chemistry on the growth and reproduction of bark beetle fungal symbionts.  Can. J. For. Res.  39: 1133-1147.

Biedermann, P.H.W., K.D. Klepzig and M. Taborsky.  2009.  Fungus cultivation by ambrosia beetles:  Behavior and laboratory breeding success in three Xyleborine species.  Env. Entomol. 38:1096-1105.

Valiyev, A., K.D. Klepzig and Z. Ogel.  2009.  Analysis of cellulase and polyphenol oxidase production by southern pine beetle associated fungi.  Symbiosis 49:37-42.

Xi, W., R.N. Coulson, Z. Shang, J.D. Waldron, C.W. Lafon, D.M. Cairns, A.G. Birt, M.D. Tchakerian, and K.D. Klepzig.  2009.  Review of forest landscape models: types, methods, development and applications. Acta Ecologica Sinica 29:69-78.

Klepzig, K.D., A.S. Adams, J. Handelsman and K.F. Raffa.  2009.  Symbioses: A key driver of insect physiological processes, ecological interactions, evolutionary diversification, and impacts on humans.  Env. Ent. 38: 67-77.

Xi, W., L. Wang, A.G. Birt, M.D. Tchakerian, R.N. Coulson, and K.D. Klepzig.  2009.  An integrated approach to mapping forest conditions in the southern Appalachians (North Carolina).  Ecological Rest. 26(4): 290-292.

Xi, W., J.D. Waldron, C.W. Lafon, D.M. Cairns, A.G. Birt, M.D. Tchakerian, R.N. Coulson, and K.D. Klepzig.  2009.  Modeling long-term effects of altered fire regimes following southern pine beetle outbreaks. Ecological Restoration 27: 24-26.

Cairns, D.M., C.W. Lafon, A.G. Birt, J.D. Waldron, M. Tchakerian, R.N. Coulson, W. Xi, and K.D. Klepzig.  2008.  Simulation modeling as a tool for understanding the landscape ecology of southern pine beetle infestations in southern Appalachian forests.  Geography Compass 2: 580-599.

Cardoza, Y.J., J.C. Moser, K.D. Klepzig and K.F. Raffa.  2008.  Multipartite symbioses among fungi, mites, nematodes and the spruce beetle, Dendroctonus rufipennis.  Env. Entomol. 37:956-963.

Xi, W., R.N. Coulson, J.D. Waldron, M.D. Tchakerian, C.W. Lafon, D.M. Cairns, A.G. Birt, and K.D. Klepzig.  2008.  Landscape modeling for forest restoration planning and assessment: Lessons from the southern Appalachian Mountains. Journal of Forestry 106:191-197.

Cairns, David M., Charles W. Lafon, John D. Waldron, Maria Tchakerian, Robert N. Coulson, Kier D. Klepzig, Andrew G. Birt, Weimin Xi. 2008. Simulating the reciprocal interaction of forest landscape structure and Southern Pine Beetle herbivory using LANDIS. Landscape Ecology 23:403-415.

Scott, J.J., D.C. Oh, D.C. Yuceer, K.D. Klepzig, J. Clardy and C.R. Currie.  2008.  Southern pine beetles use antibiotic-producing bacteria to regulate fungal symbionts.  Science.  322:63.

Nowak, J., K.D. Klepzig and R. Billings.  2008.  The southern pine beetle prevention initiative: Working for healthier forests.  J. For. 106:261-267.

Pechanova, O., W.D. Stone, W. Monroe, T.E. Nebeker, K.D. Klepzig and C. Yuceer.  2008.  Global and comparative protein profiles of the southern pine beetle pronotum.  Insect Molec. Biol.  17: 261–277.

Knebel, L., D.J. Robison, T.R. Wentworth and K.D. Klepzig.  2008.  Resin flow responses to fertilization, wounding, and fungal inoculation in loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) in North Carolina.  Tree Physiol. 28:847–853.

Waldron, J.D., C.W. Lafon, R.N. Coulson, D.M. Cairns, M.D. Tchakerian, A. Birt, and K.D. Klepzig.  2007.  Simulating the impacts of southern pine beetle and fire on the dynamics of xerophytic pine landscapes in the southern Appalachian Mountains.  Applied Vegetation Science 10: 53-64.

Delalibera, I. Jr., A. Vasanthakumar, B.J. Burwitz, P.D. Schloss, K.D. Klepzig, J. Handelsman and K.F. Raffa.  2007. Gut bacterial composition of the pine engraver beetle, Ips pini (Say) Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae).  Symbiosis 43:97-104. 

Hofstetter, R.W., T.D. Dempsey, K.D. Klepzig, and M.P. Ayres.  2007.  Temperature-dependent effects on mutualistic, antagonistic, and commensalistic interactions among insects, fungi and mites.  Comm. Ecol. 8:47-56. 

Fettig, C.J., K.D. Klepzig, R.F. Billings, A.S. Munson, T.E. Nebeker, J.F. Negrón, J.T. Nowak.  2007.  The effectiveness of vegetation management practices for mitigating the negative impacts of bark beetles on coniferous forests in the United States.  For. Ecol. Manag. 238:24-53.

Zhou, X., T. Burgess, Z.W. De Beer, F. Lieutier, A. Yart, K. Klepzig, A. Carnegie, J. Mena-Portales, B. Wingfield,and M. Wingfield.  2007.  Southern Hemisphere introductions of the sapstain fungus, Ophiostoma ips, cannot be linked to the global movement of its bark beetle vectors.  Molecular Ecology 16:89-99.

Lafon, C.W., J.D. Waldron, D.M. Cairns, M.D. Tchakerian, R.N. Coulson, K.D. Klepzig.  2007.  Modeling the effects of fire on the long-term dynamics and restoration of yellow pine and oak forests in the southern Appalachian Mountains.  Restoration Ecol. 14:400-411.

Hofstetter, R.W., J.T. Cronin, K.D. Klepzig, J.C. Moser & M.P. Ayres.   2006.  Antagonisms, mutualisms, and commensalisms affect outbreak dynamics of the southern pine beetle. Oecologia 147:679-691. 

Klepzig, K.D.  2006.  Melanin and the southern pine beetle-fungus symbiosis.  Symbiosis 40: 137-140

Hofstetter, R.W., K.D. Klepzig, J.C. Moser, and M.P. Ayres.  2006.  Seasonal dynamics of mites and fungi and their effects on the southern pine beetle.  Env. Entomol.  35:22-30.

Vasanthakumar, A., I. Delalibera, Jr., J. Handelsman, K.D. Klepzig, P.D. Schloss, and K.F. Raffa.  2006.  Characterization of gut-associated bacteria in larvae and adults of the southern pine beetle, Dendroctonus frontalis Zimmermann.  Env. Entomol. 35:1710-1717.

Cardoza, Y.J., K.D. Klepzig, and K.F. Raffa.  2006.  Endophytic insect deploys bacteria in oral secretions to defend against gallery-invading fungi.  Ecol. Entomol. 31:636-645.

Hofstetter, R.W., J.B. Mahfouz, K.D. Klepzig & M.P. Ayres. 2005.  Effects of tree phytochemistry on the interactions among endophloedic fungi associated with the southern pine beetle. J. Chem. Ecol.  31:551-572.

Kopper, B.J., B.L. Illman, P.J. Kersten, K.D. Klepzig, and K.F. Raffa.  2005.  Effects of diterpene acids on components of a conifer – bark beetle-fungal interaction: Tolerance by Ips pini and sensitivity by its associate Ophiostoma ips.  Environ. Entomol.  34:486-493.

Klepzig, K.D., D.J. Robison, G. Fowler, P.R. Minchin, F.P. Hain, and H.L. Allen.  2005.  Effects of mass inoculation on induced oleoresin response in intensively managed loblolly pine.  Tree Physiol. 25:681-688.

Shepherd, W.P., B.T. Sullivan, R.A. Goyer, and K.D. Klepzig.  2005.  Electrophysiological and olfactometer responses of two histerid predators to three pine bark beetle pheromones.  J. Chem. Ecol. 31:1101-1110.  

Moser, J.C., B.A. Fitzgibbon, and K.D. Klepzig.  2005.  The Mexican pine beetle (Dendroctonus mexicanus), a new invasive species in the United States.  Entomol. News 116:235-244.

Zhou, X.D., Z.W. deBeer, K.D. Klepzig, and M. J. Wingfield.  2005.  Morphologically similar Ophiostoma spp. associated with Ips calligraphus (Coleoptera: Scolytinae) from Mexico and the USA.  Fungal Diversity: Submitted.

Klepzig, K.D. and D.L. Six.  2004.  Bark beetle fungal symbiosis: Context dependency in complex interactions.  Symbiosis 37:189-206.

Klepzig, K.D., J.Flores-Otero, R.W. Hofstetter, and M.P. Ayres.  2004.  Effects of available water on growth and competition of southern pine beetle associated fungi.  Mycol. Res.  108:183-188.

Six, D.L., and Klepzig, K.D.  2004.  Dendroctonus bark beetles as model systems for the study of symbioses.  Symbiosis 37:207-232. 

Eckhardt, L.G., R.A. Goyer, K.D. Klepzig, and J.P. Jones.  2004.  Interactions of Hylastes species (Coleoptera:Scolytidae) with Leptographium species associated with loblolly pine decline.  Econ. Entomol.  97:468-474.

Eckhardt, L.G., Jones, J.P., and Klepzig, K.D.  2004.  Pathogenicity of Leptographium species associated with loblolly pine decline.  Pl. Dis. 88: 1174-1178.

Kopper, B.J., K.D. Klepzig, and K.F. Raffa.  2004.  Components of antagonism and mutualism in Ips pini – fungal interactions: relationship to a life history of colonizing highly stressed and dead trees.  Environ. Entomol. 33:28-34.

Kopper, B.J., K.D. Klepzig, and K.F. Raffa.  2003.  Effectiveness of modified White’s solution at removing ascomycete fungi associated with the bark beetle, Ips pini.  For. Pathol. 33:237-240.

Lombardero, M.J., M.P. Ayres, R.W. Hofstetter, J.C. Moser, and K.D. Klepzig.  2003.  Strong indirect interactions of Tarsonemus mites (Acarina, Tarsonemidae) and Dendroctonus frontalis (Coleoptera: Scolytidae).  Oikos 102:243-252.

Veysey, J.S., M.P. Ayres, M.J. Lombardero, R.W. Hofstetter, and K.D. Klepzig.  2003.  Relative suitability of Virginia pine and loblolly pine as host species for Dendroctonus frontalis (Coleoptera: Scolytidae).  Environ Entomol. 32:668-679.

Erbilgin, N., A. Szele, K.D. Klepzig, and K.F. Raffa.  2001.  Trap type, chirality of α-pinene, and geographic region affect sampling efficiency of root and lower stem insects in pine.  J. Econ. Entomol. 94 (5):1113-1121.

Klepzig, K.D., J.C. Moser, F.J. Lombardero, R.W. Hofstetter, and M.P. Ayres.  2001.  Symbiosis and competition: Complex interactions among beetles, fungi and mites.  Symbiosis 30:83-96.

Lombardero, M.J., K.D. Klepzig, J.C. Moser, and M.P. Ayres.  2000.  Biology, demography, and community interactions of Tarsonemus (Acarina: Tarsonemidae) mites phoretic on Dendroctonus frontalis (Coleoptera: Scolytidae).  Agricultural and Forest Entomology.  2:193-202.

Klepzig, K.D., and F. Schlyter.   1999.  Laboratory evaluation of plant derived antifeedants against European pine weevil, Hylobius abietis.  J. Econ. Entomol.  92:644-650.

Klepzig, K.D.  1998.  Competition between a biological control fungus, Ophiostoma piliferum, and symbionts of the southern pine beetle.  Mycologia  90:69-75.

Klepzig, K.D., and R.T. Wilkens.  1997.  Competitive interactions among symbiotic fungi of the southern pine beetle.  Appl. Env. Microbiol.  63:621-627.

Klepzig, K.D., D.J. Robison, E.B. Smalley, and K.F. Raffa.   1997.  Folivore induced resistance of hybrid poplar (Populus) to a fungal pathogen.  Great Lakes Entomol.  30:99-104.

Klepzig, K.D., E.B. Smalley and K.F. Raffa.  1996.  Interactions of ecologically similar saprogenic fungi with healthy and abiotically stressed conifers.  For. Ecol. Manag.  86:163-169.

Klepzig, K.D., E.B. Smalley and K.F. Raffa.  1996.  Combined chemical defenses against an insect-fungal complex.  J. Chem. Ecol.  22:1367-1388.

Klepzig, K.D., E.B. Smalley and K.F. Raffa.  1995.  Dendroctonus valens and Hylastes porculus : vectors of pathogenic fungi associated with red pine decline  disease.  Great Lakes Entomol. 28:81-87.

Klepzig, K.D., E.L. Kruger, E.B. Smalley and K.F. Raffa.  1995.  Effects of biotic and abiotic stress on induced accumulation of terpenes and phenolics in red pines inoculated with bark beetle- vectored fungus.  J. Chem. Ecol.  21:601-626.

Klepzig, K.D., K.F. Raffa and E.B. Smalley. 1991.  Association of an insect- fungal complex with red pine decline in Wisconsin. Forest Sci. 37:1119-1139.

Raffa, K.F. and K.D. Klepzig. 1989. Chiral escape of bark beetles from predators responding to a bark beetle pheromone. Oecologia 80: 566-569.

Other Publications

Brawner, J., D. Coyle, L. Eckhardt, S. Enebak, K. Gandhi, J. Hartshorn, J. Hulcr, R. Jetton, K. Klepzig, E. McCarty, C. Villari, and J. Vogel. 2019. Forest Health Alliance: The Research Perspective, An Alliance to Address Threats to the Health of America’s Forests. The Forestry Source, November:16-23.

 

Sheehan, T. and K.D. Klepzig. 2019. 7 answers to 7 questions about gnats. Ichauway Pamphlet Series.

 

Buland, M., B.F. Barnes, K.D. Klepzig, K.J.K. Gandhi, and C. Villari. 2019. Elucidating the phoretic blue-stain fungal community of root-feeding beetles in Georgia using a metabarcoding approach. American Phytopathological Society Meeting. Cleveland, OH. Abstract.

 

De Soto, J., K.J.K. Gandhi, K.D. Klepzig, and C. Villari. 2019. Host response of loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) to fungal associates of the Southern Pine Beetle (Dendroctonus frontalis). American Phytopathological Society Meeting. Cleveland, OH. Abstract.

 

Loudermilk, E.L., S.A. Flanagan, S. Bhotika, C. Hawley, G. Starr, S. Wiesner, J.K. Hiers, J.J. O’Brien, S. Goodrick, M.A. Callaham, R.M. Scheller, K.D. Klepzig, and S. Taylor. 2018. Ecosystem process modeling of a southeastern U.S. frequently burned forest: Effects from varying fire frequency on landscape carbon projections. ESTCP/SERDP Symposium, Washington D.C. Abstract.

 

Gandhi, K.J.K., Barnes, B.F., Coyle, D.R., Klepzig, K.D., Koch, F.H., Morris, L., Nowak, J.T., Otrosina, W.J., and Smith, W.D.  2017.  Interactions among abiotic and biotic factors affecting the health of pine forests in the southeastern U.S.  Eds. K.M. Potter and B.L. Conkling.  In:  Forest Health Monitoring: National status, trends, and analysis 2016, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station, General Technical Report SRS-222, pp. 169-174.

 

Nowak, J T; Klepzig, K D; Coyle, D R; Carothers, W A; Gandhi, Kamal J K 2015. Southern pine beetles in central hardwood forests: frequency, spatial extent, and changes to forest structure. Pages 73-88 16 p.  In: Greenberg, CH and BS Collins (eds.).  Natural disturbances and historic range of variation: Type, frequency, severity, and post-disturbance structure in central hardwood forests USA.  Managing Forest Ecosystems, 2015, Vol. 32.  400pp.

 

Klepzig, K.D and R. Shelfer.  2014.  Coastal Plain Subregional Report.  In Southern Forest Futures Project.  USDA Forest Service.

 

Olatinwo, R., Q. Guo, S. Fei, W. Otrosina, K. Klepzig, D. Streett, S. Laird, H. McNabb, and Y. Liu.  2012.  Vulnerability to insects, diseases and invasive plants in relation to climate change.   In Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Management Options.  SRS, USDA Forest Service. 

 

Qi, Yadong., K. Lian, Q. Wu, Y. Li, M. Danzy, R. Menard, K. L. Chin, D. Collins, F. Oliveria, and K. Klepzig. 2011. Potentials of nanotechnology application in forest protection.  P 271-301, In Chapter 12. The TAPPI International Conference on Nanotechnology for Renewable Materials.  2011.  Washington DC. June 6-8, 2011. TAPPI Press, ISBN 978-1-61839-440-8

 

Klepzig, K.D. and R.W. Hofstetter.  2011. From Attack to Emergence: Interactions between Southern Pine Beetle, Mites, Microbes, and Trees.  Pp. 141-152 In: Coulson, R.N.; Klepzig, K.D. 2011. Southern Pine Beetle II. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-140. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 

 

Coulson, R. N. and K.D. Klepzig.  2011.  Southern Pine Beetle II.  Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-140. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station, 512 p.

 

Waldron, J.D., R.N. Coulson, D.M. Cairns, C.W. Lafon, M.D. Tchakerian, W. Xi, K.D. Klepzig, and A. Birt.  2010.  Evaluating the impact of invasive species in forest landscapes: the southern pine beetle and the hemlock woolly adelgid.  In: Pye, John M.; Rauscher, H. Michael; Sands, Yasmeen; Lee, Danny C.; Beatty, Jerome S., tech. eds. Advances in threat assessment and their application to forest and rangeland management. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-802. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest and Southern Research Stations: 687-698.

 

Klepzig, K.D., T.M. Poland, N.E. Gillette, R.A. Haack, M.A. Keena, D.R. Miller, M.E. Montgomery,  S.J. Seybold, and P.C. Tobin.  2010.  Forest Service R&D—invasive insects: Visions for the future.  Pp 13-22, In M.E. Dix and K. Britton (eds).  A Dynamic Invasive Species Research Vision: Opportunities and Priorities 2009–29.  138 p.  GTR-WO-79/83. (www.fs.fed.us/research/invasive-species/)

 

Rauscher, H.M., J.M. Pye, K. Outcalt, K.D. Klepzig, C.T. Smith, J.B. Jordin, M. Howell, and W.G. Hubbard.  2008.  The Forest Encyclopedia Network: delivering scientific knowledge to forest practitioners.  Proceedings of the Southern Region Conference on Technology Transfer and Extension in Natural Resources, Hot Springs, AR.  SRS-GTR-000.

 

Xi, W., C.W. Lafon, D.M. Cairns, J.D. Waldron, A.G. Birt, M.D. Tchakerian, R.N. Coulson, and K.D. D Klepzig.  2011.  Forest Restoration after the Southern Pine Beetle, In ‘Forest Landscape Restoration: Integrating Natural and Social Sciences, J. Stanturf and P. Madsen (eds).  Springer.  In press.

 

Vasanthakumar, A., Y. Cardoza, I. Delalibera, P. Schloss, J. Handelsman, K. Klepzig and K. Raffa.  2007.  Gut bacteria of bark and wood boring beetles.  P 49-50, In: B. Bentz, A. Cognato and K. Raffa (eds) Genetics of Bark Beetles and Associated Microorganisms:  Third Workshop Proceedings.  USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station Proceedings RMRS-P-45.  51 p.

 

Raffa, K.F., B.H. Aukema, N. Erbilgin, K.D. Klepzig, and K.F. Wallin.  2005.  Interactions among conifer terpenoids and bark beetles across multiple levels of scale: An attempt to understand links between population patterns and physiological processes.  Rec. Adv. Phytochem. 39:79-118.

 

Benjamin, R.K., M. Blackwell, I.H. Chapela, R.A. Humber, K.G. Jones, K.D. Klepzig, R.W. Lichtwardt, D. Malloch, H. Noda, R.A. Roeper, J.W. Spatafora and A. Weir.  2004.  “Insect- and other arthropod- associated fungi”.  Pp. 395-433, In G.M. Mueller, G.F. Bills, and M.S. Foster, eds.  Biodiversity of fungi: Inventory and monitoring methods.  Elsevier Academic Press, Burlington, MA USA.  777 p.

 

Coulson, R.N., K.D. Klepzig, T.E. Nebeker, F.L. Oliveria, S.M. Salom, F.M. Stephen, H.J. Meyer, Eds.  2004.  The research, development and applications agenda for a southern pine beetle integrated pest management program.  Proceedings of a facilitated workshop.  August, 2003.  Mountain Lake, VA.  Southern State Agricultural Experiment Stations, USDA Forest Service, USDA CSREES, Southern State Forestry Agencies.  40 p.

 

Klepzig, K.D., and C.H. Walkinshaw.  2003.  Cellular response of loblolly pine to wound inoculation with bark beetle-associated fungi and chitosan.  USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station, Research Paper SRS-30.  9 p.

 

Klepzig, K.D. J.C. Moser, and B.A. Fitzgibbon.  2002.  The Mexican pine beetle (Dendroctonus mexicanus): Our “newest” invasive species.  P. 50, In Proceedings, U.S. Department of Agriculture Interagency Research Forum on Gypsy Moth and Other Invasive Species.  Jan. 2002.  USDA, Forest Service, Gen. Tech. Report. NE-300.  116 p. 

 

Goyer, R.A. and K.D. Klepzig.  2002.  Where have all the beetles gone?  Forests and People 52:10-12

 

Klepzig, K.D., J. Paschke, W. Nettleton, and R. Anderson.  2001.  Thinning and southern pine beetle.  USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Note. 2 p.

 

Klepzig, K.D., J.C. Moser, M.J. Lombardero, M.P. Ayres, R.W. Hofstetter, and C.J. Walkinshaw.  2001.   

Mutualism and antagonism: Ecological interactions among bark beetles, mites and fungi.  Pp. 237-267  In Biotic interactions in plant-pathogen associations (eds. M.J. Jeger and N.J. Spence).  CAB International.

 

Tiarks, A., K.D. Klepzig, F. Sanchez, M. Lih, J. Powell, and M. Buford.  1999.  Roles of coarse woody 

debris in the loblolly pine ecosystem.  Pp. 238-242 in J.D. Haywood (ed.), Proceedings of the 10th biennial southern silvicultural research conference.  Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-30.  Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station.  632 p.

 

Raffa, K. F. and Klepzig, K. D. 1996.  “Effects of root inhabiting insect-fungal complexes on aspects of  host resistance to bark beetles”.  in W. Mattson  and P. Niemela, eds.  Dynamics of Herbivory: Quest for Pattern and Principle.  USDA Forest Service, General Technical Report 183.  North Central Forest Experiment Station, St. Paul, Minnesota

 

Klepzig, K.D. 1994.  Interactions of stress, plant chemical defenses and subcortical insect-fungal complexes in red pine decline.  Ph. D. Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison.  246p.

 

Smalley, E.B., K.F. Raffa, R.H. Proctor and K.D. Klepzig.  1993. “Tree responses to infection by

species of Ophiostoma and Ceratocystis” Pages 188-199 in  M.J. Wingfield, K.A. Seifert and J.F. Webber, eds. Ceratocystis and Ophiostoma :  Taxonomy, Ecology and Pathology.  A.P.S. Press, St. Paul, MN.

 

Raffa, K.F. and K.D. Klepzig. 1992. “Tree defense mechanisms against fungi associated with insects”  Pages  354-391 in R. A. Blanchette and A. R. Biggs, eds., Defense Mechanisms of Woody Plants Against Fungi. Springer, New York.

 

Klepzig, K.D. 1989.  Association of Leptographium spp., insect vectors and root mortality with red pine pocket decline and mortality. M.S.  Thesis,University of Wisconsin-Madison.  64p.

 

Klepzig, K.D. and J. Cummings Carlson. 1988. How to identify red pine pocket decline and mortality.  USDA-Forest Service. NA-GR-19

Select Publications

Gandhi, K.J.K., B.H. McNichol, H.M.W. Ritger, B.F. Barnes, L.R. Boring, S.T. Brantley, K.D. Klepzig, C.R. Montes, J.T. Nowak, and C. Villari. 2020. Multi-faceted interactions between prescribed fire and bark beetles in loblolly and longleaf pine ecosystems. Society of American Foresters Annual Meeting, Providence, RI.

 

Klepzig, K.D. and K.J.K. Gandhi. 2020. Will the spiral be unbroken? Progress and gaps in understanding forest declines. Invited presentation. Society of American Foresters Annual Meeting, Providence, RI.

 

Sheehan, T.N. and K.D. Klepzig. 2019. Post-hurricane beetle activity in longleaf pine: a resilient tree in a resistant landscape. Entomological Society of America Meeting, St. Louis, MO.

 

Gochnour, B.M., K.D. Klepzig, E.R. Hoebeke, B. Barnes, K.J.K. Gandhi. Symbiotic bark beetle communities in lightning struck longleaf pine trees. 2019. Entomological Society of America Meeting, St. Louis, MO.

 

Loudermilk, E.L., S.A. Flanagan, S. Bhotika, C. Hawley, G. Starr, S. Wiesner, J.K. Hiers, J.J. O’Brien, S. Goodrick, M.A. Callaham, K.D. Klepzig. 2019. Using landscape and regional scale ecosystem process models for a southeastern U.S. frequently burned forest to quantify potential carbon projections on the landscape. ESTCP/SERDP Symposium, Washington D.C. (poster).

 

Klepzig, K.D. 2019. Host response of loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) to fungal associates of the Southern Pine Beetle (Dendroctonus frontalis). American Phytopathological Society Meeting, Cleveland, OH.

 

Klepzig, K.D. 2019. Elucidating the fungal community in loblolly pine stands of Georgia via metabarcoding. American Phytopathological Society Meeting, Cleveland, OH.

 

Klepzig, K.D., T. Sheehan, B. Gochnour, C. Bishop, C. Villari and K.J.K. Gandhi. 2019. Hurricane Michael: Wind damage and forest health in a complex longleaf pine ecosystem. Southern Forest Insect Work Conference, Savannah, GA

 

Klepzig, K.D., T. Sheehan, B. Gochnour, C. Bishop, C. Villari and K.J.K. Gandhi. 2019. Wind damage and forest health in a complex longleaf pine ecosystem. (Poster). Entomological Society of American Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO.

 

Klepzig, K.D. 2019. Symbiotic systems: How interactions shape organisms and communities. Student Invited Speaker for 2019: University of Kentucky – Lexington, KY. 

 

Buland, M., B.F. Barnes, K.D. Klepzig, K.J.K. Gandhi, and C. Villari. 2018. Elucidating the fungal community in loblolly pine stands of Georgia via metabarcoding. UGA Plant Center Symposium, Athens, GA.

 

Klepzig, K.D. 2018. A living laboratory in a working forest: Privately funded research for the public good. Invited symposium presentation. Ecological Society of America Meeting. New Orleans, LA.

 

Buono, C.M., D. Adams, K.D. Klepzig, J. Hulcr, and K.M. Prior. 2018. Are ecological systems resilient to invasions? A systematic review of ecological response post invasive species management. Poster. Ecological Society of America Meeting. New Orleans, LA.

 

Klepzig, K.D. 2018. If a tree falls in the forest: The impact of science, the science of impact. Invited keynote presentation. Southern Forest Insect Work Conference. San Antonio, TX. 

 

Buland, M., B.F. Barnes, K.D. Klepzig, K.J.K. Gandhi, and C. Villari. 2018. Dissecting the fungal community associated with root-feeding beetles in Georgia loblolly pine stands using a metabarcoding approach. American Phytopathological Society Meeting.

 

Klepzig, K.D. 2018. Invasive organisms and invasive fires: Reciprocal effects, management options. USDA Forum on Invasive Species. Georgia Association of Conservation Districts, Greensboro, GA.

 

Klepzig, K.D. 2018. Invasive organisms and invasive fires: Reciprocal effects, management options. USDA Forum on Invasive Species. Annapolis, MD.

 

Buland, M., B.F. Barnes, K.D. Klepzig, K.J. Gandhi, and C. Villari. 2017. Species composition of root-feeding beetle associated Leptographium and Grosmannia blue-stain fungi in loblolly pine stands in Georgia. Mycological Society of America Meeting.  Athens, GA.

 

Klepzig, K.D. and J.T. Nowak.  2014.  Preventing damage from a southern pest in northern forests: The future of the Southern Pine Beetle Program?  IUFRO World Congress, Salt Lake City, UT

 

Hurley, B.P, H.J. Hatting, M.J. Wingfield, K.D. Klepzig and B. Slippers.  2011.  Influence of genotype and environment on biological control: A Sirex-Deladenus case study.  Entomological Society of South Africa, Annual Meeting, Bloemfontein, South Africa.

 

Klepzig, K.D., S. McNulty, J. Vose, and W. Hargrove.  2011.  Responding to threats to forest health in a changing climate.  Climate and Forests, Flagstaff, AZ

 

Klepzig, K.D. 2011.  Management implications: Does it matter how trees die?  North American Forest Insect Work Conference.  Portland, OR

 

Klepzig, K.D. 2010.  Mediation of plant-insect interactions by microbes.  IUFRO World Congress, Seoul, Korea.

 

Klepzig, K.D. 2010.  Fungicides in managing forest insects – theory and reality.  Southern Forest Insect Work Conference, Wilmington, NC.

 

Klepzig, K.D. 2009.  Invasives in the East: Multiple approaches to multiple threats.  Tennessee Urban Forestry Conference, Nashville, TN.

 

Xi, W.  S-H Chen, A.G. Birt, J.D. Waldron, C. W. Lafon, D.M. Cairns, M.D. Tchakerian, K.D. Klepzig, R. N. Coulson.  2010.  Simulating the interactions of forest structure, fire regime and plant invasion in the Southern Appalachians using LANDIS simulation methods.  USDA Forum on Invasives, Annapolis, MD.

 

Ott, E.P., D.L. Six, and K.D. Klepzig.  2009.  Phylogeny and fidelity of ambrosia beetle-associated fungi.  Western Forest Insect Work Conference, Spokane, WA.

 

Adams, A., S. Adams, C. Boone, C. Currie, J. Bohlmann, N. Gillette, K. Klepzig and K. Raffa.  2009.  Role of symbiotic bacteria in the reproductive success of bark beetles.  IUFRO: Forest Insects and Environmental Change, Jackson Hole, WY.

 

Co-moderator (with F. Lieutier and T. Paine) of Invited Symposium.  2008:  ICE Forest Entomology:  Mediations of tree-insect interactions by micro-organisms.  International Congress of Entomology, Durban, South Africa.

 

Klepzig, K.D.  2008.  Microorganisms as mediators of tree-insect interactions: Pathogens, saprogens and cofactors.  International Congress of Entomology, Durban, South Africa.

 

Klepzig, K.D.  2008.  Pestis symbiotica:  Mutualistic associations in forest pestilence.  Invited seminar: University of Vermont.  

 

Klepzig, K.D.  2008.  Pestis symbiotica:  Mutualistic associations in forest pestilence.  Invited seminar: North Carolina State University.

 

Xi, W., C. Lafon, D. Cairns, J. Waldron, M. Tchakerian, K.D. Klepzig, and R. Coulson.  2008.  Simulating Impacts of Invasive Plants in Southern Appalachian Landscapes using LANDIS.  USDA Interagency Research Forum on Gypsy Moth and Other Invasive Species.  Annapolis, MD.

 

Klepzig, K.D., M.J. Wingfield and B. Slippers.  2007.  Competition between fungi associated with Sirex woodwasp and southern pine beetle. Entomological Society of American Annual Meeting.  San Diego, CA; and USDA Interagency Research Forum on Gypsy Moth and Other Invasive Species.  Annapolis, MD.

 

Waldron, J.D., W. Xi, C. Lafon, D. Cairns, M. Tchakerian, A. Birt, R. Coulson, and K. Klepzig.  2008.  Modeling effects of multiple disturbance interactions on long-term forest changes in the Southern Appalachian Mountains.  American Association of Geography Annual Meeting.

 

Xi, W., C.W. Lafon, D.M. Cairns, J.D. Waldron, A.G. Birt, M.D. Tchakerian, R.N. Coulson, and K.D. D Klepzig.  2008.  Modeling effects among fire, windstorms and yellow pine regeneration following southern pine beetle outbreaks in the southern Appalachians.  International Association of Landscape Ecology Annual Meeting.

 

Klepzig, K.D., B. Slippers and M.J. Wingfield.  2007.  Implications of fungal competition to biological control of Sirex woodwasp.  East Texas Forest Entomology Seminar, Lufkin, TX.

 

Klepzig, K.D., B. Slippers and M.J. Wingfield.  Competitive interactions among forest insect associated fungi:  Implications to biology, population dynamics, and control.  The Sirex Woodwasp: Expanding Frontiers.  Pretoria, South Africa.

 

Klepzig, K.D., B.L. Strom, and L.M. Roton.  2007.  New and old methods of protection of trees against bark beetles:  What works, what doesn’t, and why.  American Chemical Society Annual Meeting, Invited Presentation.  Chicago, IL.

 

Xi, W., J.D. Waldron, R.N. Coulson, M.D. Tchakerian, D.M. Cairns, C.W. Lafon, A.G. Birt, K.D. Klepzig.  2007.  Landscape modeling for forest restoration: Concepts and applications.  International Forest Landscape Restoration Conference, Seoul, Korea.

 

Klepzig, K.D, C. Yuceer, Y.M. Kang, O. Pechanova, Y.J. Cardoza, A. Vasanthakumar, K.F. Raffa, R.W. Hofstetter, M.P. Ayres, D.L. Six, J.C. Moser.  2007.  From attack to emergence: Interactions between southern pine beetle, mites, microbes and trees.  Invited Seminar.  Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ.

 

Raffa, K., A. Adams, Y. Cardoza, C. Currie, I. Delalibera, K. Klepzig, and A. Vasanthakumar.  2007.  Role of Symbiotic Bacteria in Host Plant Utilization by Bark- and Wood- Boring Beetles:Microscale Processes Mediate Landscape-scale Patterns.  Gordon Conference: Plant herbivore interaction.  February 18-23, Ventura, CA

 

Negron, J.F., C.J. Fettig, K.D. Klepzig, R.F. Billings, A.S. Munson, T.E. Nebeker, and J.T. Nowak.  2006.  Vegetation management and susceptibility to bark beetles.  Presented at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the California Forest Pest Council, 14-15 November 2006, Woodland, CA.

 

Xi, W., L. Wang, A.G. Birt, R.N. Coulson, M.D. Tchakerian, D. M. Cairns, C.W. Lafon, J.D. Waldron, and K.D. Klepzig.  2007.  An integrated approach to map forest conditions in southern Appalachians.  US-IALE-2007.  Tucson, AZ.

 

Klepzig, K.D., R.W. Hofstetter, M.P. Ayres and D.L. Six.  2006.  Interactions of fungi and tree killing bark beetles: Geographic variation and interspecific competition.  Invited presentation.  International Mycological Congress.  Cairns, Australia.

 

Klepzig, K.D.  2006.  New perspectives on the southern pine beetle-microbial symbiosis.  The Ophiostomatoid fungi:  Expanding frontiers.  Brisbane, Australia.

 

Bauman, T., K.D. Klepzig, and R. Rabaglia.  2006.  Identification of non-native bark and ambrosia beetles in the early detection rapid response program: A cooperative research/ forest health protection effort.  Advances in Threat Assessment and Their Application to Forest and Rangeland Management.  Boulder, CO.

 

Klepzig, K.D.  2006.  Pestis symbiotica: interactions among beetles, mites, fungi and bacteria within trees.  Invited seminar, Cornell University.

 

Rauscher, H.M., J.M. Pye, C.T. Smith, K. Outcalt, D. Lee, T. Shaw, K.D. Klepzig, J.B. Jordin, and W.G. Hubbard .  2006.  The Forest Encyclopedia Network: delivering scientific knowledge to forest practitioners.  A Southern Region Conference on Technology Transfer and Extension in Natural Resources.  Hot Springs, AR. 

 

Harrison, D.D., K.D. Klepzig, and Y. Qi.  2006.  Effects of methyl jasmonate on the resistance of loblolly pine to southern pine beetle.  14th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference.  Athens, GA. 

 

Klepzig, K.D.  2006.  Mitigating the impacts of insects on forests through vegetation management: Common sense or controversial science?  Invited presentation.  Tree Protection Cooperative Program Meeting.  University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa.

 

Vasanthakumar, A., K.D. Klepzig, I. Delalibera, P. Schloss,  J. Handelsman, and K. F. Raffa.  2006.  Characterization of gut bacteria of southern pine beetle and pine engraver based on molecular and culturing methods.  Third Bark Beetles Genetics Work Conference, May, 2006., Asheville, NC.  

 

Ott, E.P., B.T. Sullivan, K.D. Klepzig, and T.D. Schowalter.  2006.  Using chemical ecology techniques to improve baits for exotic ambrosia beetles.  Advances in Threat Assessment and Their Application to Forest and Rangeland Management.  Boulder, CO.

 

Taerum, S. J., K.D. Klepzig, R.W. Hofstetter, D.L. Six, J.C. Moser, and M.P. Ayres.  2006.  Interspecific interactions among symbionts associated with two populations of southern pine beetles (Dendroctonus frontalis) North American Forest Insect Work Conference.  Asheville, NC.

 

Ott, E.P., B.T. Sullivan, K.D. Klepzig, and T.D. Schowalter.  2006.  Chemical ecology of the invasive, exotic ambrosia beetle, Xylosandrus crassiusculus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).  North American Forest Insect Work Conference.  Asheville, NC. 

 

Ott, E.P., B.T. Sullivan, K.D. Klepzig, and T.D. Schowalter.  2006.  Fungal Interactions of the Exotic Ambrosia Beetle, Xylosandrus crassiusculus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).  North American Forest Insect Work Conference.  Asheville, NC.

 

Pechanova, O., T.E. Nebeker, K.D. Klepzig and C. Yuceer.  2006.  Proteomics approach for identifying molecular targets in the southern pine beetle mycangial glands.  North American Forest Insect Work Conference.  Asheville, NC.

 

Klepzig, K.D., Y.M. Kang and C. Yuceer.  2006.  Proteomic and microscopic examination of the southern pine beetle-fungus symbiosis.  North American Forest Insect Work Conference.  Asheville, NC. 

 

Kang, Y-M, C. Yuceer, K.D. Klepzig.  2006.  Development of a submerged culture system for mapping the proteome of Entomocorticium sp. A, a mutualistic fungal associate of the southern pine beetle.  North American Forest Insect Work Conference.  Asheville, NC. 

 

Ott, E.P., B.T. Sullivan, K.D. Klepzig, and T.D. Schowalter.  2006.  Chemical ecology, fungal interactions, and forest stand correlations of the exotic ambrosia beetle, Xylosandrus crassiusculus.  17th USDA Interagency Research Forum on Gypsy Moth and Other Invasive Species.  Annapolis, MD.

 

Klepzig, K.D.  2005.  Pestis symbiotica: interactions among beetles, mites, fungi and bacteria within trees.  Invited seminar, University of Missouri.

 

Cardoza, Y.J., K.D. Klepzig, and K.F. Raffa.  2005.  Endophytic insect deploys bacteria in oral secretions to defend against gallery-invading fungi.  Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. 

 

Ferro, M., C. Carlton, and K.D. Klepzig.  2005.  Effect of loblolly pine coarse woody debris on Coleoptera species richness.  Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.  Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

 

Klepzig, K.D., D.L. Six, R.W. Hofstetter, and M.J. Wingfield.  2005.  New fungi from an old beetle in Mexico.  Southern Forest Insect Work Conference.  Austin, TX.

 

Cardoza, Y.J., K.F. Raffa, K.D. Klepzig, C. Currie, and A. Vasanthakumar.  2005.  Beetle-fungal-bacterial interactions.  Southern Forest Insect Work Conference.  Austin, TX.

 

Zhou, X., Z.W. de Beer, K.D. Klepzig, and M.J. Wingfield.  2005.  Morphologically similar Ophiostoma spp. associated with Ips calligraphus (Coleoptera: Scolytinae) from Mexico and the USA.  Congresses of the Entomological and Zoological Societies of southern Africa.  Grahamstown, South Africa.

 

Klepzig, K.D., D.J. Robison, G. Fowler, P.R. Minchin, F.P. Hain, and H.L. Allen.  2005.  Aspects of elicited responses of pines to bark beetles and their associated fungi.  South African Society of Plant Pathology Annual Meeting.  George, South Africa.

 

Klepzig, K.D.  2004. “Red in tooth and claw”:  Symbiosis in plant pestilence.”  Invited Seminar, Department of Entomology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.

 

Coulson, R., F. Stephen, K. Klepzig, F. Oliveria.  2004.  The southern pine beetle integrated pest management program: A coalition response to the Healthy Forests Restoration Act.  Partnering for Healthy Forests Conference, Little Rock, AR.  Invited presentation.

 

Klepzig K.D., J.B. Mahfouz, R.W. Hofstetter, and M.P. Ayres.  2004.  Symbiotic secrets: Reciprocity and antagonism in bark beetle-fungal interactions.  International Congress of Entomology, Brisbane, Australia.

 

Ayres, M.P., R.W. Hofstetter, M.J. Lombardero, K.D. Klepzig, and J.C. Moser.  2004.  When isms collide: Mutualisms, commensalisms and antagonisms among plant enemies.  Gordon Research Conference on Plant-Herbivore Interactions.  Ventura, CA. 

 

Waldron, J., R. Coulson, M. Tchakerian, C. Lafon, D. Cairns, & K. Klepzig.2004.  Modeling Forest Restoration in the Southern Appalachians Following Disturbance by the Southern Pine Beetle.  19th Annual Symposium of the United States Regional Association of the International Association for Landscape Ecology, Las Vegas, Nevada, March30-April 4, 2004.

 

Klepzig, K.D., I. Delalibera, B.J. Kopper, and K.F. Raffa.  2003.  Reciprocity in bark beetle-microbial interactions.  IUFRO Working Party on Bark Beetles – “Bark beetle biology and management: From the 1960’s to the 21st Century”.  Blodgett Forest, CA.

 

K.D. Klepzig, and D.L. Six.  2003.  Bark beetle fungal symbiosis: Context dependency in complex interactions.  Fourth International Congress of Symbiosis, International Symbiosis Society Meeting, Halifax, Canada.

 

Klepzig, K.D., R.W. Hofstetter, M.P. Ayres, B.J. Kopper, and K.F. Raffa.  2003.  Net effects: Fungus-insect, fungus-host and fungus-fungus interactions.  Southern Forest Insect Work Conference.  New Orleans, LA.

 

Klepzig, K.D.  2003.  Bark beetles, from plantations to single trees: A USA perspective.  Twelfth annual Tree Protection Cooperative Program meeting, Forestry Agricultural and Biotechnology Institute, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa.

 

K.D. Klepzig, R.W. Hofstetter, M.P. Ayres, and J.C. Moser.  2002.  Biology and ecology of southern mycangial beetles and their fungi.  Entomological Society of American Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

 

R.W. Hofstetter, J.C. Moser, K.D. Klepzig, and B. Fitzgibbon.  2002.  The role of fungal-mite interactions in outbreak dynamics of Dendroctonus mexicanus  and Dfrontalis.  Entomological Society of American Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

 

Klepzig, K.D., R.W. Hofstetter, M.P. Ayres, and J.C. Moser.  2002.  Mutualism and antagonism in bark beetle-fungus-mite interactions.  International Mycological Congress 7.  Oslo, Norway.

 

Klepzig, K.D. D. Robison, F. Hain, L. Allen, G. Fowler.  2002.  Induced response of loblolly pine to mass inoculation with bark beetle associated fungus.  IUFRO Working Party – Tree Resistance to Insects.  Flagstaff, AZ.

 

Klepzig, K.D.  2002.  Southern Pine Beetle: Problems and solutions.  Tennessee Urban Forestry Council, Knoxville, TN.  International Society of Arboriculture, Southern Chapter, Memphis, TN.

 

Klepzig, K.D, G. Fowler, D.J. Robison, L. Allen and F. Hain.  2001.  “Induced responses of intensively managed loblolly pine to mass inoculation.”  North American Forest Insect Work Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.  

 

Hofstetter, R.W., K.D. Klepzig, M.P. Ayres, and J.C. Moser.  2000.  “Fungus-mite associations and the ecology of southern pine beetle.” Joint Annual Meeting – Entomological Society of America/ Canadian Entomological Society.  Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

 

Klepzig, K.D., and Z.H. Ning.  2000.  “Effects of atmospheric pollutants on susceptibility of loblolly pine to saprogenic fungi.”  Southern Forest Insect Work Conference, Memphis, TN

 

Klepzig, K.D., J.C. Moser, F.J. Lombardero, R.W. Hofstetter, and M.P. Ayres.  2000.  “Symbiosis and competition: Complex interactions among beetles, fungi and mites.”  Third International Conference on Symbiosis.  Marburg, Germany.

 

Klepzig, K.D., and J. Meeker.  2000.  Invasive insects: Threats to forest sustainability, opportunities for forest protection.”  Fragmentation 2000, Annapolis, MD.

 

Klepzig, K.D.  2000.  “From Casual to Codependent: Insect-Fungal Interactions”.  Invited Seminar, Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH.

 

Klepzig, K.D.  1999. “Mutualism and antagonism: Ecological interactions among bark beetles, mites and fungi.” British Society of Plant Pathology- Biotic Interactions in Plant Pathogen Associations, Oxford, UK.

 

Klepzig, K.D., M. Lombardero, J.C. Moser, and M. Ayres. 1999.  “Complexity among complexes: bark beetles, mites and fungi in southern pines”.  Western Forest Insect Work Conference, Breckenridge, CO

 

Klepzig, K.D.  1999.  “Multiple roles for wood colonizing fungi in arthropod life histories”.  Invited Seminar, Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.

 

Klepzig, K.D.  1999.  “Bark beetles as indicators of, and factors in, forest health”.  Invited Seminar. North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.

 

Klepzig, K.D.  1998.  “Symbiosis and antagonism: Complex interactions among bark beetles, fungi and mites”.  Invited Seminar.  University of Georgia, Athens, GA, and Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.

 

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