Richard Alan Weinzierl

Professor Emeritus

Education

  • Ph.D. Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, 1984
  • M.S. North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, 1979
  • M.S.: North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota — 1979
  • Ph.D.: Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon — 1984
  • B.A. Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota, 1975

Selected Articles in Journals

  • Weinzierl, R. A., R. E. Berry and G. C. Fisher. 1986. Sweep-net sampling for western spotted cucumber beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in snap beans: Daily fluctuations in beetle counts and correlation between relative and absolute density estimates. J. Econ. Entomol. 79: 1100-1105.
  • Weinzierl, R. A., R. E. Berry and G. C. Fisher. 1987. Sweep-net sampling for western spotted cucumber beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in snap beans: Spatial distribution, economic injury level, and sequential sampling plans. J. Econ. Entomol. 80: 1278-1283.
  • Weinzierl, R. A., and R. P. Porter. 1990. Resistance of hairy fungus beetle (Coleoptera: Mycetophagidae) to pirimiphos methyl and malathion. J. Econ. Entomol. 83: 325-328.
  • Weinzierl, R. A., C. D. Schmidt, D. B. Faulkner, G. F. Cmarik and G. D. Zinn. 1990. Chronology of permethrin resistance in a southern Illinois population of the horn fly (Diptera: Muscidae) during and after selection by pyrethroid use. J. Econ. Entomol. 83: 690-697.
  • Avancini, R.M.P., and R.A. Weinzierl. 1994. Karyotype of the horn fly, Haematobia irritans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae). Cytologia 59: 269-272.
  • Weinzierl, R.A. 1996. Pesticides and food safety: the gods' honest truth is it's not that simple. Am. Entomol. 42: 11-13.
  • Jones, C.J., and R.A. Weinzierl. 1997. Geographical and temporal variation in pteromalid (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) parasitism of stable fly and house fly (Diptera: Muscidae) pupae collected from cattle feedlots in Illinois. Environ. Entomol. 26: 421-432.
  • Weinzierl, R.A., and C.J. Jones. 1998. Releases of Spalangia nigroaenea and Muscidifurax zaraptor (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) increase rates of parasitism and total mortality of stable fly and house fly (Diptera: Muscidae) pupae in Illinois cattle feedlots. J. Econ. Entomol: 1114-1121.
  • Kagezi, G.H., D.J. Voegtlin, and R.A. Weinzierl. 2000. The aphids (Homoptera: Aphididae) associated with bell peppers and surrounding vegetation in southern Illinois. Great Lakes Entomol. 32 (3): 161-173.
  • Pataky, J.K., P.M. Michener, N.D. Freeman, R.A. Weinzierl, and R.H. Teyker. 2000. Control of Stewart's wilt in sweet corn with seed treatment insecticides. Plant Disease 84: 1104-1108.
  • Hobbs, H.A., D.M. Eastburn, C.J. D'Arcy, J.D. Kindhart, J.B. Masiunas, D.J. Voegtlin, R.A. Weinzierl, and N.K. McCoppin. 2000. Solanaceous weeds as possible sources of cucumber mosaic virus in southern Illinois for aphid transmission to pepper. Plant Disease 84: 1221-1224.
  • Pierce, C.M.F., L.F. Solter, and R.A. Weinzierl. 2001. Interactions between Nosema pyrausta (Microsporidia: Nosematidae) and Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki in the European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 94: 1361-1368.
  • Ratcliffe, S.T., H.M. Robertson, C.J. Jones, G.A. Bollero, and R.A. Weinzierl. 2002. Assessment of parasitism of house fly and stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae) pupae by pteromalid (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) parasitoids using a polymerase chain reaction assay. J. Med. Entomol. 39: 52-60.
  • Burkness, E.C., W.D. Hutchison, R.A. Weinzierl, J.L. Wedberg, S.J. Wold, and J.T. Shaw. 2002. Efficacy and risk efficiency for sweet corn hybrids expressing a Bacillus thuringiensis toxin for Lepidopteran pest management in the Midwestern US. Crop Protection 21: 157-169.
  • Sheppard, C.A., and R. A. Weinzierl. 2002. Entomological lucubrations: the 19th century spirited conflict concerning the natural history of the armyworm, Pseudaletia unipuncta (Haworth) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Am. Entomol. 48 (2): 108-117.
  • Ratcliffe, S.T., D.W. Webb, R.A. Weinzierl, and H.M. Robertson. 2003. PCR-RFLP identification of Diptera (Calliphoridae, Muscidae, and Sarcophagidae): a generally applicable method. J. Forensic Science 48: 783-785.
  • Cook, K.A., R.A. Weinzierl, J.K. Pataky, P.D. Esker, and F.W. Nutter, Jr. 2005. Population densities of the corn flea beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) and incidence of Stewart's wilt in sweet corn. (J. Econ. Entomol. 98:673-682.
  • Weinzierl, R.A. (In press.) Alternatives to pyrethroids for management of Helicoverpa zea in sweet corn, seed corn, tomatoes, and peppers. Plant Health Progress.

Other Publications

  • Weinzierl, R., and R. Cloyd. 1992-2006. Insect pest management for commercial vegetable crops. Illinois Agricultural Pest Management Handbook, University of Illinois Extension, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. 34 pp.
  • Weinzierl, R., M. Babadoost, and M. Kushad. 1992-2006. Illinois commercial tree fruit spray guide. University of Illinois Extension, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. 52 pp. (Editorial responsibility for this publication rotates among contributing authors.)
  • Bordelon, B., M. Ellis, and R. Weinzierl. 1992-2006. Midwest commercial small fruit and grape spray guide. University of Illinois Extension, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. 56 pp. (Editorial responsibility for this publication rotates among contributing authors.)
  • Egel, D., F. Lam, E. Maynard, R. Weinzierl, M. Babadoost, H. Taber, B. Hutchison, and L. Jett. 2000-2006. Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers.
  • Weinzierl, R.A. 2003-2006. Insect pest management for stored grain. Illinois Agricultural Pest Management Handbook, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. 11 pp.
  • Annually Revised Publications
  • Weinzierl, R., and T. Henn. 1991. Alternatives in insect management: biological and biorational approaches. North Central Regional Publication 401. Cooperative Extension Service, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. 73 pp.
  • Weinzierl, R. 1993. Corn earworm management in seed corn. Pp. 35-41, in: Proceedings of the Nebraska Crop Pest Management Update. University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
  • Weinzierl, R. 1995. Pesticides and food safety: the gods' honest truth is it's not that simple. Pp. 73-78, in: 1995 Illinois Agricultural Pesticides Conference, Summaries of Presentations. Cooperative Extension Service, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • Weinzierl, R. 1996. The role of insect management in controlling insect-vectored diseases. Transactions of the Illinois State Horticultural Society 129: 52-57.
  • Weinzierl, R. 2002. Understanding armyworm outbreaks: echoes from the past. Pp. 43-48, in: Proceedings of the 2002 Illinois Crop Protection Technology Conference. University of Illinois Extension, Urbana-Champaign.
  • Weinzierl, R. 2004. Japanese beetle and multicolored Asian lady beetle in small fruits. Proceedings of the 2004 Illinois Small Fruit and Strawberry Schools. Pp. 4-9, in: University of Illinois Extension, Urbana-Champaign.
  • Weinzierl, R. 2005. Seed treatments, aphids, viruses, and the management o of pod-infesting insects in snap beans. Great lakes Fruit, Vegetable, and Farm Market Expo, December 7, 2005, Grand Rapids, MI. http://www.glexpo.com/abstracts/2005abstracts/snapbean.pdf
  • Additional Extension and Related Publications