Gerry Carner, Professor Emeritus

Entomology



Location:
Office: 318 Long Hall
Office: 864-656-5040
Lab: B23 Long Hall
Lab: 864-656-5060


Education:
B.A. 1964 Biology/Chemistry Asbury College, Wilmore, Ky.
M.S. 1966 Entomology/Zoology Auburn University, Auburn, Ala.
Ph.D. 1969 Entomology/Microbiology Auburn University, Auburn, Ala.

Responsibilities:
Insect Pathology and Microbial Control
Intergrated Pest Management of soybeans, cotton, and vegetable crops

Publications:
Harper, J.D., and G.R. Carner. 1997. Biology, Ecology and Epidemiology of Microbial Organisms Infecting Arthropod Pests. Chapter 5 in: Cotton Insects and Mites: Characterization and Management. E.G. King, J.R. Phillips, and R.J. Coleman, Editors. The Cotton Foundation, Memphis, TN. pp 163-202.
Cheng, X.W., G.R. Carner, and H.W. Fescemyer. 1998. Polyhedrin protein encoding gene sequence determines the tetrahedral shape of a single-nucleocapsid nuclear polyhedrosis virus from Plusia orichalcea. Journal of General Virology. 79:2549-2556.
Shepard, B.M., G.R. Carner, B. Berrion, H. Vandenburg, and P. A.C. Ooi. 1999. Insects and their Natural Enemies Associated with Vegetables and Soybean in Southeast Asia. Quality Printing, Orangeburg, SC. 108 pp.
Cheng, Xiao-Wen and G.R. Carner. 2000. Characterization of a single-nucleocapsid nucleopolyhedrovirus of Thysanoplusia orichalcea L. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from Indonesia. J. Invertebr. Pathol. 75:279-287.
Cheng, Xiao-Wen, G.R. Carner and B.M. Arif. 2000. A new Ascovirus from Spodoptera exigua and its relatedness to the isolate from Spodoptera frujiperda. J. Gen. Virol. 81:3083-3092.
Shepard, B.M., E.F. Shepard, G.R. Carner, M.D. Hammig, A. Rauf and S.G. Turnipseed. 2001. Integrated Pest Management Reduces Pesticides and Production Costs of Vegetables and Soybean in Indonesia: Field Studies with Local Farmers. Journal of Agromedicine. 7:31-66.