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Whitworth, Robert J. (Jeff)

Whitworth, Robert J. (Jeff) Associate Professor 112 Waters Annex
Manhattan KS 66506 Phone: (785) 532-5656 Fax: (785) 532-6258 jwhitwor@ksu.eduArea(s) of Specialization:
integrated pest management of row crops; household and structural pests

Education

Ph.D. , Entomology, Kansas State University, 1980

Teaching

  • Horticultural Entomology [ENTOM 320]

Publications

Altair A. Semeao, James F. Campbell, R. Jeff Whitworth, Phillip E. Sloderbeck. 2011. Response of Tribolium castaneum and Tribolium confusum adults to vertical black shapes and its potential to improve trap capture. Journal of Stored Products Research. 47 (2011) 88-94

Whitworth R. J., P. E. Sloderbeck and H. N Davis. 2010. Crop Insects of Kansas. 154 pp. Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service.


Sloderbeck, P. E., R.J. Whitworth, and J.P. Michaud, Soybean Insect Management, 2009. Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service Bulletin MF 743. January 2009.


Chen M.S., Echegaray E., Whitworth, R.J., Wang H., Sloderbeck, P.E., Knutson, A., Giles K.L. and Royer T.A. 2009. Virulence analysis of Hessian fly (Mayetiola destructor) populations from Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102(2): 774-780.


R. Jeff Whitworth, Phil Sloderbeck, Holly Davis, and Sharon Dobesh Termites, Kansas State University, MF-722, January 2009


Sloderbeck, Phillip E. and R. Jeff Whitworth. 2009 Cotton Insect Management 2009. Kansas State University. MF-2674


Sloderbeck,P. E., and R.J. Whitworth. Corn Insect Management 2009. Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service MF 810, January 2009.


Sloderbeck, Phillip E. and R. Jeff Whitworth. 2009. Alfalfa Insect Management 2009, Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension. Bulletin MF-809


Sloderbeck, Phillip E., J. P. Michaud, and R. Jeff Whitworth, Sorghum Insect Management 2009, Kansas State University, MF-742. January 2009.


Sloderbeck, Phillip E., J. P. Michaud, and R. Jeff Whitworth, 2009. Wheat Insect Management 2009. Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension. Bulletin MF 745


Sloderbeck, P.E., J. P. Michaud and R. J. Whitworth, 2009. Sunflower Insect Management 2009. Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service Bulletin MF 814.


R. Jeff Whitworth, Phil Sloderbeck, and Holly Davis, Pillbugs, Kansas State University, MF-2855, November 2008


Daves, C.A., R.A. Higgins, P.E. Sloderbeck, G.E. Wilde, R.J. Whitworth, K.Y. Zhu and L.L. Buschman. 2007. How Kansas Crop Consultants scout for western corn rootworms (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in Field Corn. American Entomologist 53:8-11.


Ahmad A., G. E. Wilde, J. Whitworth, and G. Zolnerowich. 2006. Effect of corn hybrids expressing the coleopteran-specific Cry3Bb1 protein for corn rootworm control on aboveground insect predators. Journal of Economic Entomology 99(4): 1085-1095.


Zhu, K. Y., G. E. Wilde, P. E. Sloderbeck, L. L. Buschman, R. A. Higgins, R. J. Whitworth, R. A. Bowling, S. R. Starkey, and F. He. 2005. Comparative susceptibility of western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) adults to selected insecticides in Kansas. Journal of Economic Entomology 98 (6): 2181-2187.


Whitworth, J., P. Sloderbeck, G. Wilde, R. Higgins, K. Y. Zhu, and L. Buschman. 2004. Western Corn Rootworm: Kansas Areawide Management Program Summary. Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service Bulletin MF 2642


Sloderbeck, P. E., J. C. Reese, R. J. Whitworth, C. M. Smith, R. A. Higgins, W. T. Schapaugh, R. E. Wolf, and D. J. Jardine. 2003. The soybean aphid: A new pest in Kansas. Kansas State University Agr. Expt. Station and Cooperative Extension Service. MF-2582.


Whitworth, R.J., Wilde, G.E., Shufran, R.A. and G.A. Milliken. 2002., Comparison of adult corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) sampling methods. Journal of Economic Entomology 95:96 – 105.


Whitworth, R.J., G.E. Wilde, R.A. Shufran and G.A. Milliken. 2002. Comparison of adult corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) sampling methods. Journal of Economic Entomology 95: 96-105


McKenzie, S.A., Wilde, G.E. and Whitworth, R.J. 2002. Areawide management of western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae): impact of SLAM (R) on selected non-target arthropods in Kansas. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 75: 222-228.


Zhu, K. Y., G. E. Wilde, R. A. Higgins, P. E. Sloderbeck, L. L. Buschman, R. A. Shufran, R. J. Whitworth, S. R. Starkey, and F. He. 2001, Evidence of evolving carbaryl resistance in western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in areawide–managed cornfields in north central Kansas. Journal of Economic Entomology 94 (4): 929-934.


Wilde, G.E., R.J. Whitworth, M. Claassen and R.A. Shufran. 2001. Seed treatment for control of wheat insects and its effect on yield. Journal of Agricultural and Urban Entomology 18: 1-11


Wilde, Gerald E., R. Jeff Whitworth, Mark Claassen, and Roxanne A. Shufran. 2001. Seed treatment for control of wheat insects and its effect on yield. Journal of Agricultural and Urban Entomology (1891): 1-11.


Wilde, G. E., R. J. Whitworth, R. A. Shufran, K. Y. Zhu, P. E. Sloderbeck, R. A. Higgins, and L. L. Buschman. 1998. Rootworm areawide management project in Kansas. Journal of Agricultural Entomology 15: 335-349.


Aslam, M. and R.J. Whitworth. 1988. Development of the Southwestern corn borer (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), Diatraea grandiosella Dyar, on corn and Johnsongrass. Southwestern Entomologist 13: 191-197