Francis P. F. Reay-Jones

Associate Professor, Entomology


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Email: freayjo@clemson.edu

Office: 843-519-0480

Cell: 843-409-1646

Department:
Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Education:
Ph. D., Entomology (minor in applied statistics) 2005, Louisiana State University
M.S., (Year 2) 2001, Plant Technology, Universite d'Angers/Institut National d'Horticulture, France
M.S., (Year 1) 2000, Population and Ecosystem Biology, Universite Bordeaux, France
B.S., Biology 1999, Universite Bordeaux 1, France

Responsibilities:
Integrated Pest Management, Field Crops

Research interest:
Ecology and management of stink bugs. Sampling and spatial ecology. Corn insect pest management. Tobacco insect pest management.

Publications:
Stubbins, F., P. Agudelo, F.P.F. Reay-Jones, and J.K. Greene. 2015. First report of a mermithid nematode infecting the invasive Megacopta cribraria (Hemiptera: Plataspidae) in the United States. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 127: 35-37.

Reisig, D. D., D. S. Akin, J. N. All, R. T. Bessin, M. J. Brewer, D. G. Buntin, A. L. Catchot, D. Cook, K. L. Flanders, F-N. Huang, D. W. Johnson, B. R. Leonard, P. J. McLeod, R. P. Porter, F.P.F. Reay-Jones, K. V. Tindall, S. D. Stewart, N. N. Troxclair, R. R. Youngman, and M. E. Rice. 2015. Lepidopteran injury to corn containing single and pyramided Bt traits, and a refuge blend with Cry1Ab x Cry1F, in the Southern United States. Journal of Economic Entomology. 108: 157-165.

Stubbins, F., J.K. Greene, N.J. Seiter, and F.P.F. Reay-Jones. 2014. Developing sampling plans for the invasive Megacopta cribraria (Hemiptera: Plataspidae) in soybean. Journal of Economic Entomology. 107: 2213-2221.

Seiter, N.J., J.K. Greene, and F.P.F. Reay-Jones. 2014. Aggregation and oviposition preferences of Megacopta cribraria (Hemiptera: Plataspidae) in laboratory bioassays. Journal of Entomological Science. 49(3): 331-335.

Reay-Jones, F.P.F. 2014. Spatial distribution of stink bugs (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in wheat. Journal of Insect Science. 14:98. Available online at http://www.insectscience.org/14.98

Seiter, N.J., A. Grabke, J.K. Greene, J.L. Kerrigan, and F.P.F. Reay-Jones. 2014. Beauveria bassiana as a pathogen of Megacopta cribraria (Hemiptera: Plataspidae) in South Carolina. Journal of Entomological Science. 49(3): 326-330.

Meszaros, A, D.H. Oi, S.M. Valles, J.M. Beuzelin, F.P.F. Reay-Jones, and S.J. Johnson. 2014. Statewide distribution of Pseudacteon spp. (Diptera: Phoridae), biological control agents of Solenopsis spp. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), in Louisiana and prevalence of the fire ant parasite Kneallhazia solenopsae (Microsporidia: Thelohaniidae). Biological Control. 77: 93-100.

Reay-Jones, F.P.F., and D.D. Reisig. 2014. Impact of corn earworm on yield of transgenic corn producing Bt toxins. Journal of Economic Entomology. 107(3): 1101-1109.

Pulakkatu-Thodi, I., D. Reisig, J. K. Greene, F.P.F. Reay-Jones, and M.D. Toews. 2014. Within-field spatial distribution of stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)-induced boll injury in commercial cotton fields of the southeastern United States. Environmental Entomology. 43(3): 744-752.

Pilkay, G.L., F.P.F. Reay-Jones, and J.K. Greene. 2014. Host preference of the parasitoid Trichopoda pennipes (Diptera: Tachinidae) with Euschistus servus and Nezara viridula (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Journal of Entomological Science. 49(1): 56-62.

Seiter, N.J., E.P. Benson, F.P.F. Reay-Jones, J.K. Greene, and P.Z. Zungoli. 2013. Residual efficacy of insecticides applied to exterior building material surfaces against nuisance infestations of Megacopta cribraria (Hemiptera: Plataspidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 106(6): 2448-2456.

Seiter, N.J., F.P.F. Reay-Jones, and J.K. Greene. 2013. Within-field spatial distribution of Megacopta cribraria (Hemiptera: Plataspidae) in soybean. Environmental Entomology. 42(6): 1363-1374.

Pilkay, G.L., F.P.F. Reay-Jones, and J.K. Greene. 2013. Harmonic radar tagging for tracking movement of Nezara viridula (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Environmental Entomology. 42(5): 1020-1026.

Seiter, N.J., J.K. Greene, and F.P.F. Reay-Jones. 2013. Reduction of soybean yield components by Megacopta cribraria (Hemiptera: Plataspidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 106(4): 1676-1683.

Pilkay, G.L., F.P.F. Reay-Jones, and J.K. Greene. 2013. Oviposition by Cylindromyia euchenor (Walker) (Diptera: Tachinidae) in the brown stink bug, Euschistus servus (Say) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 115(3): 289-293.

Reay-Jones, F.P.F. 2012. Spatial Analysis of the cereal leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in wheat. Environmental Entomology. 41(6): 1516-1526.

Reay-Jones, F.P.F., and P. Wiatrak. 2011. Evaluation of new transgenic corn hybrids producing multiple Bacillus Thuringiensis toxins in South Carolina. Journal of Entomological Science. 46(2): 152-164.

Reay-Jones, F.P.F. 2010. Spatial distribution of the cereal leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in wheat. Environmental Entomology. 39(6):1943-1952.

Holguin, C.M., F.P.F. Reay-Jones, J.R. Frederick, P.H. Adler, J.H.Chong, and A. Savereno. 2010. Insect diversity in switchgrass grown for biofuel in South Carolina. Journal of Agricultural and Urban Entomology. 27:1-19.

Beuzlin, J.M., W. Akbar, A. Meszaros, F.P.F. Reay-Jones, and T.E. Reagan. 2010. Field assessment of novaluron for sugarcane borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) pest management in Louisiana sugarcane. Crop Protection. 29:1168-1176.

Reeves, R.B., J.K. Greene, F.P.F. Reay-Jones, M.D. Toews, and P.D. Gerard. 2010. Effects of adjacent habitat on populations of stink bugs (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in cotton as part of a variable agroecosystem. Environmental Entomology. 39(5):1420-1427.

Reay-Jones, F.P.F, M.D. Toews, J.K. Greene and R.B. Reeves. 2010. Spatial dynamics of stink bugs (Hemiptera:Pentatomidae) and associated boll injury in southeastern cotton fields. Environmental Entomology. 39(3):956-969.

Reay-Jones, F.P.F. 2010. Spatial and temporal dynamics of stink bugs (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in wheat. Environmental Entomology. 39(3):944-955.

Reay-Jones, F.P.F, M.D. Toews, J.K. Greene and R.B. Reeves. 2010. Development of sampling plans for cotton bolls injured by stink bugs (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(2):525-532.

Reay-Jones, F.P.F., J.K. Greene, M.D. Toews and R.B. Reeves. 2009. Sampling stink bugs (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) for population estimation and pest management in southeastern cotton production. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102(6): 2360-2370.

Reay-Jones, F.P.F., P.Wiatrak, and J.K. Greene. 2009. Evaluating the performance of transgenic corn producing Bacillus thuringiensis toxins in South Carolina. Journal of Agricultural and Urban Entomology. 26(2):77-86.

Reay-Jones, F.P.F., L.T. Wilson, T.E. Reagan, B.L. Legendre, and M.O. Way. 2008. Predicting economic losses from the continued spread of the Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 101(2): 237-250.

Reay-Jones, F.P.F., M.O. Way, and L. Tarpley. 2008. Nitrogen fertilization at the rice panicle differentiation stage to compensate for rice water weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) injury. Crop Protection. 27: 84-89.

Reay-Jones, F.P.F., L.T. Wilson, A.T. Showler, T.E. Reagan and M.O. Way. 2007. Role of oviposition preference in an invasive Crambid impacting two graminaceous host crops. Environmental Entomology. 36(4): 938-951.

Reay-Jones, F.P.F., L.T. Wilson, M.O. Way, C.E. Carlton and T.E. Reagan. 2007. Movement of the Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) through the Texas rice belt. Journal of Economic Entomology. 100(1): 54-60.

Reay-Jones, F.P.F., M.O. Way, and T.E. Reagan. 2007. Economic assessment of controlling stem borers (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) with insecticides in Texas rice. Crop Protection. 26: 963-970.

Way, M.O., F.P.F. Reay-Jones, M.J. Stout, and L. Tarpley. 2006. Effects of nitrogen fertilizer applied prior to permanent flood on the interaction between rice and the rice water weevil (Lepidoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 99(6): 2030-2037.

Way, M.O., F.P.F. Reay-Jones, and T.E. Reagan. 2006. Resistance to stem borers (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) among Texas rice cultivars. Journal of Economic Entomology 99(5): 1867-1876.

Posey, F.R., W.H. White, F.P.F. Reay-Jones, K. Gravios, M.E. Salassi, B.R. Leonard, and T.E. Reagan. 2006. Sugarcane Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) management threshold assessment on four sugarcane cultivars. Journal of Economic Entomology 99(3): 966-971.

Reay-Jones, F.P.F., J. Rochat, R. Goebel, and E. Tabone. 2006. Functional response of Trichogramma chilonis Ishii to Galleria mellonella L. and Chilo sacchariphagus Bojer eggs. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 118(3): 229-236.

Reay-Jones, F.P.F., A.T. Showler, T.E. Reagan, B.L. Legendre, M.O. Way, and E.B. Moser. 2005. Integrated tactics for managing the Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in sugarcane. Environmental Entomology 34(6): 1558-1565.

Reay-Jones, F.P.F., W. Akbar, C.D. McAllister, T.E. Reagan and J.A. Ottea. 2005. Reduced susceptibility to tebufenozide in populations of the sugarcane borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in Louisiana. Journal of Economic Entomology 98: 966-960.

Reay-Jones, F.P.F., T.E. Reagan, M.O. Way and B.L. Legendre. 2005. Concepts of areawide management of the Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Sugar Cane International. 23(3): 20-24.

Reay-Jones, F.P.F., M.O. Way, M. Setamou, B.L. Legendre and T.E. Reagan. 2003. Resistance to the Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) among Louisiana and Texas sugarcane cultivars. Journal of Economic Entomology 96: 1929-1934.

Websites:
http://www.clemson.edu/extension/rowcrops/corn/guide/insect_management.html
http://www.clemson.edu/extension/rowcrops/corn/guide/insect_control.html
http://entweb.clemson.edu