NC State University
Dr. Frank's Publications

Frank, S.D. and Sadof, C.S. In pressReducing insecticide volume and non-target effects of ambrosia beetle management in nurseries. Journal of Economic Entomology.

Frank, S.D., Shrewsbury, P.M. & Denno, R.F. 2011. Plant versus prey resources: Influences on omnivore behavior and herbivore suppression. Biological Control, 57, 229-235.

Frank, S.D. & A. Lebude. 2011. Season-long insecticide efficacy for hemlock woolly adelgid, adelges tsugae (Hemiptera: Adelgidae), management in nurseries. Florida Entomologist, 94, 290-295.

Frank, S.D., Shrewsbury, P.M. & Denno, R.F. 2010. Effects of alternative food on cannibalism and herbivore suppression by carabid larvae. Ecological Entomology, 35, 61-68. 

Frank, S.D. 2010. Biological control of arthropod pests using banker plant systems: Past progress and future directions. Biological Control, 52, 8-16.

Frank, S.D., Shrewsbury, P.M., & Esiekpe, O.  2008. Spatial and temporal variation in natural enemy assemblages on Maryland native plant species. Environmental Entomology, 37: 478-486

Frank, S.D., Wratten, S.D., Sandhu, H.S., & Shrewsbury, P.M..  2007. Video analysis to determine how habitat strata affects predator diversity and predation of Epiphyas postvittana (Lepidoptera : Tortricidae) in a vineyard. Biological Control, 41: 230-236

Frank S. D., Ahern, R.G., & Raupp, M. J.. 2007. Does imidacloprid reduce defoliation by Japanese beetles on linden for more than one growing season? Arboriculture and Urban Forestry. 33: 392-396

Ahern, R.G., Frank, S.D., & Raupp, M.J.  2005. Comparison of exclusion and imidacloprid for reduction of oviposition damage to young trees by periodical cicadas (Hemiptera : Cicadidae).  Journal of Economic Entomology, 98: 2133-2136

Frank, S.D. & Shrewsbury, P.M. 2004. Effect of conservation strips on the abundance and distribution of natural enemies and predation of Agrotis ipsilon (Lepidoptera : Noctuidae) on golf course fairways. Environmental Entomology, 33: 1662-1672

Frank, S.D. & Shrewsbury, P.M. 2004. Consumption of black cutworms, Agrotis ipsilon (Lepidoptera : noctuidae), and alternative prey by common golf course predators. Environmental Entomology, 33: 1681-1688