Dr. Nadir Erbilgin
2001 Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
1996 M.Sc., Stephen F. Austin State University, USA
1991 B.Sc., Istanbul University, Turkey
Kausrud K, B
Økland, O Skarpaas, JC Gregoire, N Erbilgin, NC Stenseth. Population dynamics
in changing environments: the case of an eruptive forest pest
Erbilgin. Tree-Mediated Interactions between the jack pine budworm and a
mountain pine beetle fungal associate.Ecological Entomology.
Erbilgin, O Skarpaas. E Christiansen, Bo Långström. Possible ecosystem effects
of species interaction between populations of native and exotic tree-killing
bark beetles.Biological Invasions. 13: 1151-1164.
Zhao T, A-K
Borg-Karlson,N Erbilgin, P Krokene. Host resistance elicited by exogenous
application of methyl jasmonate alters the aggregation pheromone of spruce bark
Yuceer C, C-Y
Hsu,N Erbilgin, KD Klepzig. Ultrastructure of the southern pine beetle
mycangium: Complex morphology for complex interactions.Acta Zoologica.
Erbilgin. The ecological interaction of the mountain pine beetle and jack pine
budworm in the boreal forest.Forest Chronicle. 86: 766-774.
Masood A, S
Saeed,N Erbilgin, YJ Kwon. Role of stressful mango host conditions in
attraction and colonization by the mango bark beetle,Hypocryphalus
mangiferaeStebbing (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) and in the symptom
development of quick decline on mango trees in Pakistan.Entomological Research.
Goodsman, D, VJ
Lieffers, SM Landhäusser,N Erbilgin. Carbohydrate reserves of lodgepole pine
decline with tree size and fertilization.Forest Ecology & Management. 260:
Wood, TR Gordon, AJ Storer. Bark beetle (Coleoptera: Scolytidae)-mediated
fungal infections of susceptible trees induce resistance to subsequent
infections in a dose dependent manner.Agricultural & Forest Entomology. 11:
Erbilgin, JN Webster, L Pederson, SR Mori, JD Stein, DR Owen, KM Bischel, DL
Wood. Aerially applied verbenone-releasing flakes protectPinus contortastands
from attack byDendroctonus ponderosaein California and Idaho.Forest Ecology
& Management. 257: 1405-1412.
Gillette NE, CJ
Mehmel, JN Webster, SR Mori,N Erbilgin, DL Wood, JD Stein. Aerially applied
methylcyclohexenone-releasing flakes protectPseudotsuga menziesiistands from
attack byDendroctonus pseudotsugae.Forest Ecology & Management. 257:
Raffa KF, BH
Aukema, BJ Bentz, A Carroll,N Erbilgin, DA Herms, JA Hicke, RW Hofstetter, S
Katovich, BS Lindgren, J Logan, W Mattson, AS Munson, DJ Robison, DL Six, PC
Tobin, P Townsend, KF Wallin. A literal meaning of forest health safeguards
against misuses and misapplications. (Secondary authors are listed by
alphabetical order).Perspective. Journal of Forestry. 107(5): 276-277.
Ritokova, DL Wood, TR Gordon, AJ Storer. Temporal variation in contamination of
pine engraver beetles withFusarium circinatumin native Monterey pine forests in
California.Plant Pathology. 57:1103-1108.
Gillette, JD Stein, AS Nelson, F Uzoh, DL Wood.Acetophenone superior to
verbenone for reducing attraction of western pine beetleDendroctonus
brevicomisto its aggregation pheromone.Agricultural & Forest Entomology.
Erbilgin,SJ Seybold. GC-EAD responses of four bark beetle species associated
with Monterey pine trees in coastal California to common host, nonhost and bark
beetle volatiles: Similarities and disparities.Chemoecology. 18:243-254.
McPherson BA, N
Erbilgin,DL Wood, P Svihra, AJ Storer, RB Standiford. Attraction of
saprotrophic bark and ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) to coast live
oaks (Quercus agrifolia) infected byPhytophtora ramorum.Agricultural &
Forest Entomology. 10:315-321.
Erbilgin N, NE
Gillette, JD Stein, DR Owen, DL Wood.Acetophenone as an anti-attractant for the
western pine beetle,Dendroctonus brevicomis, LeConte (Coleoptera:
Curculionidae).Journal of Chemical Ecology. 33: 817-823.
Christiansen, P Krokene. A host monoterpene influencesIps typographusresponses (Coleoptera:
Curculionidae, Scolytinae) to its aggregation pheromone: Implications for host
colonization of bark beetles.Agricultural & Forest Entomology. 9: 135-140.
O’Brien ML, KL
O’Hara,N Erbilgin,DL Wood. Overstory and shrub effects on natural regeneration
processes in nativePinus radiatastands.Forest Ecology & Management. 240:
Gillette, D Owen, L Merrill, R Campos, TM Montiel, J Sun, J Stein, KF Raffa, DL
Wood. Attraction ofDendroctonus valensto a common host volatile across a broad
range of its native North American and in its introduced Asian regions.Journal
of Chemical Ecology. 33: 131-146.
Bonello P, TR
Gordon, DL Wood, DA Herms,N Erbilgin. Nature and ecological implications of
pathogen-induced systemic resistance in conifers: A novel
hypothesis.Physiological & Molecular Plant Pathology. 68: 95-104.
Christiansen, P Krokene, G Zeneli, J Gershenzon. Exogenous application of
methyl jasmonate elicits defenses in Norway spruce (Picea abies) and reduces
host colonization by the bark beetleIps typographus. Oecologia. 148: 426-436.
Raffa KF, BH
Aukema,N Erbilgin, KD Klepzig, KF Wallin. Interactions among conifer terpenoids
and bark beetles across multiple levels of scale: an attempt to understand
links between. population patterns and physiological processes.Recent Advances
in Phytochemistry. 39:79-118.
Økland B, A
Liebhold, O Bjørnstad,N Erbilgin,P Krokene. Are bark beetle outbreaks less
synchronous than forest Lepidoptera outbreaks?Oecologia. 146: 365-372
Erbilgin N,AJ Storer,
DL Wood, TR Gordon. Colonization of cut branches of five coniferous hosts of
the pitch canker fungus (Fusarium circinatum) byPityophthorusspp. (Coleoptera:
Scolytidae) in central, coastal California.Canadian Entomologist. 137: 337-349.
Erbilgin N,DL Dahlsten,
P Chen. Effects of indigenous natural enemies on the biological control of an
exoticGlycaspis brimblecombei(Homoptera: Psylloidea), a pest of eucalyptus
trees, and its introduced parasitoid,Psyllaephagus bliteus(Hymenoptera:
Encyrtidae).Biological Control. 31:329-337.
Dahlsten DL, DL
Six, AB Lawson, DL Rowney,N Erbilgin,KF Raffa. Attraction ofIps
pini(Coleoptera: Scolytidae) and its predators to natural attractants and
synthetic semiochemicals: implications for population monitoring in northern
California.Environmental Entomology. 33:15541561.
Raffa. Spatial analysis of forest gaps resulting from bark beetle colonization
of red pines experiencing belowground herbivory and root infection.Forest
Ecology & Management. 177: 145-153.
Powell, KF Raffa. Effect of varying monoterpene concentrations on the response
ofIps pini(Coleoptera: Scolytidae) to its aggregation pheromone: implications
for pest management and ecology of bark beetles.Agricultural & Forest
Entomology. 5: 269-274.
Dahlsten DL, DL
Six,N Erbilgin, KF Raffa, AB Lawson, DL Rowney. Attraction ofIps
pini(Coleoptera: Scolytidae) and its predators to various enantiomeric ratios
of ipsdienol and lanierone in California: implications for the augmentation and
conservation of natural enemies.Environmental Entomology. 32: 1115-1122.
Raffa. Association of declining red pine stands with reduced populations of
bark beetle predators, seasonal increases in root colonizing insects, and
incidence of root pathogens.Forest Ecology & Management. 164: 221-236.
Nordheim, BH Aukema, KF Raffa. Population dynamics ofIps piniandIps
grandicollisin red pine plantations in Wisconsin: within- and between- year
associations with predators, competitors, and habitat quality.Environmental
Entomology. 31: 1043-1051.
Raffa. Modulation of predator attraction to pheromones of two prey species by
stereochemistry of plant volatiles.Oecologia. 127: 444-453.
Raffa. Kairomonal range of generalist predators in specialized habitats:
responses to multiple phloeophagous species emitting pheromones vs. host
odors.Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 99: 205-210.
Szele, KD Klepzig, KF Raffa. Trap type, chirality of α-pinene, and geographic
region affect sampling efficiency of root and lower stem insects in
pine.Journal of Economic Entomology. 1113-1121.