Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Bob Brown

Bob Brown
Position: Researcher
Team: Biocontrol & Molecular Ecology
Location: Lincoln
P.O. Box 69040
Lincoln 7640

Publications

Publications

  • Oliver Quinn, Monica A. M. Gruber, Robert L. Brown, James W. Baty, Mariana Bulgarella, Philip J. Lester. 2018IDA metatranscriptomic analysis of diseased social wasps (Vespula vulgaris) for pathogens, with an experimental infection of larvae and nests https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0209589 (Journal Article, 2019)
  • El-Sayed AM, JK Jósvai, RL Brown, A Twidle & DM Suckling. 2018. Associative Learning of Food Odor by Social Wasps in a Natural Ecosystem. Journal of Chemical Ecology. Online first. (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Evan C. Brenton-Rule, Jana Dobelmann, James W. Baty, Robert L. Brown, Libor Dvorak, Julien Grangier, Maite´ Masciocchi, Chris McGrannachan, Chris R. Shortall, Julia Schmack, Carolien van Zyl, Ruan Veldtman, Philip J. Lester. 2018. The origins of global invasions of the German wasp (Vespula germanica) and its infection with four honey bee viruses. Biological Invasions. (Journal Article, 2018)
  • Unelius CR, Suckling DM, Brown RL, Jósvai JK, El-Sayed AM. 2016. Combining odours isolated from phylogenetically diverse sources yields a better lure for yellow jackets. Pest Management Science 72 (4): 760-769. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/ps.4050. (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Fan Q-H, Zhang Z-Q, Brown R, France S, Bennett S 2016. New Zealand Pneumolaelaps (Acari: Laelapidae): description of a new species, key to species and notes on biology. Systematic & Applied Acarology 21(1): 119-138. http://doi.org/10.11158/saa.21.1.8 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Brown RL, Stanbury M, El-Sayed AM, Laban J, Butler R, Suckling DM. 2016. Locomotion activity meter for quality assessment of mass-reared sterile male moths. Florida Entomoligist 99 (sp1): 131-137. http://www.bioone.org/doi/10.1653/024.099.sp116 (Journal Article, 2016)
  • Brown RL, El-Sayed AM, Unelius CR, Beggs JR, Suckling DM 2015. Invasive Vespula wasps utilize kairomones to exploit honeydew produced by sooty scale insects, Ultracoelostoma. Journal of Chemical Ecology 41(11): 1018-1027. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10886-015-0635-1 (Journal Article, 2015)

Skills

Skills

  • Entomology
  • Insect Ecology
  • Hymenoptera
  • Invertebrate Ecology
  • Chemical Ecology
  • Wasps
  • Biological control
  • Freshwater mussel ecology
  • Freshwater mussel conservation