Our researchers are active in the scientific community, publishing in a number of environments, including peer-reviewed publications, book chapters and journals. Below is a sampling of some of the most recent published research:

Application of a novel and automated branched DNA in situ hybridization method for the rapid and sensitive localization of mRNA molecules in plant tissues
Bowling, A. J., Pence, H. E., Church, J. B.
Applications in Plant Sciences (2014), 2:1400011

Natural products for pest control: an analysis of their role, value and future
Gerwick B.C., Sparks T.C.
Pest Management Science, (2014) 70: 1169-85

Expert opinion vs. empirical evidence: the precautionary principle applied to GM crops
Herman R. A, Raybould A.
GM Crops & Food (2014) 5: 8-10

Structural and biophysical characterization of Bacillus thuringiensis insecticidal proteins Cry34Ab1 and Cry35Ab1
Kelker M. S., Berry, C., Evans, S. L., Pai, R., McCaskill, D. G., Wang, N. X., Russell, J. C., Baker, M. D., Yang, C., Pflugrath, J. W., Wade, M., Wess, T. J., Narva, K. E.
PLoS ONE 9(11): e112555.  DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0112555

Expanding the structure-activity relationship of sulfoxaflor: the synthesis and biological activity of N-heterocyclic sulfoximines
Nugent, B. M., Buysse, A. M., Loso, M. R., Babcock, J. M., Johnson, T. C., Oliver, M. P., Martin, T. P., Ober, M. S., Breaux, N., Robinson, A., Adelfinskaya, Y.
Pest Management Science (2014) DOI 10.1002/ps.3865

Efficacy of pyramided Bt proteins Cry1F, Cry15.105, and Cry2Ab2 expressed in SmartStax corn hybrids against lepidopteran insect pests in the northern United States
Rule, D. M., Nolting, S. P., Prasifka, P. L., Storer, N. P., Hopkins, B. W., Scherder, E. F., Siebert, M. W., Hendrix, W. H., III
Journal of Economic Entomology (2014) 107: 403-409

Connecting with the world's best talent: attracting and retaining diverse entomologists
Smith, M., Hendrix, W.
American Entomologist, (2014), 60: 146-159

Trait stacking via targeted genome editing
Ainley, W. M., Sastry-Dent, L., Welter, M. E., Murray, M. G., Zeitler, B., Amora, R., Corbin, D. R., Miles, R. R., Arnold, N. L., Strange, T. L., Simpson, M. A., Cao, Z., Carroll, C., Pawelczak, K. S., Blue, R.n, West, K., Rowland, L. M., Perkins, D., Samuel, P., Dewes, C. M., Shen, L., Sriram, S., Evans, S. L., Rebar, E. J., Zhang, L., Gregory, P. D., Urnov, F. D., Webb, S. R., Petolino, J. F.
Plant Biotechnology Journal (2013), 11: 1126-1134

Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors as spinosyn targets for insect pest management
Geng, C., Watson, G. B., Sparks, T. C.
In Advances in Insect Physiology (2013) Target Receptors in the Control of Insect Pests: Part I, Academic Press Ltd-Elsevier Science Ltd., ISBN: 978-0-12-394389-7, pp. 101-210.

Characterization of aryloxyalkanoate dioxygenase-12, a nonheme Fe(II)/α-ketoglutarate-dependent dioxygenase, expressed in transgenic soybean and Pseudomonas fluorescens
Griffin, S. L., Godbey, J. A., Oman, T. J., Embrey, S. K., Karnoup, A., Kuppannan, K., Barnett, B. W., Lin, G., Harpham, N. V. J., Juba, A. N., Schafer, B. W., Cicchillo, R. M.
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (2013), 61: 6589-6596

Consumption of a durable termite bait matrix by subterranean termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) and resulting insecticidal activity
Hamm, R. L., DeMark, J. J., Chin-Heady, E.; Tolley, M. P.
Pest Management Science (2013), 69: 507-511

Bringing policy relevance and scientific discipline to environmental risk assessment for genetically modified crops
Herman, R. A., Garcia-Alonso, M., Layton, R., Raybould, A.
Trends in Biotechnology (2013), 31: 493-496

Bacillus thuringiensis cry34ab1/cry35ab1 interactions with western corn rootworm midgut membrane binding sites
Li, H., Olson, M., Lin, G., Hey, T., Tan, S. Y., Narva, K. E.
PLoS One ( 2013), 8: e53079. ISSN: 1932-6203. E-ISSN: 1932-6203. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0053079

Activation domains for controlling plant gene expression using designed transcription factors
Li, Jianquan, Blue, Ryan, Zeitler, Bryan, Strange, Tonya L., Pearl, Jocelynn R., Huizinga, David H., Evans, Steve, Gregory, Philip D., Urnov, Fyodor D., Petolino, Joseph F.
Plant Biotechnology Journal (2013), 11(6), 671-680 CODEN: PBJLAE, ISSN: 1467-7652

Sulfoxaflor and the sulfoximine insecticides: Chemistry, mode of action and basis for efficacy on resistant insects
Sparks, Thomas C., Watson, Gerald B., Loso, Michael R., Geng, Chaoxian, Babcock, Jon M., Thomas, James D.
Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology (2013), 107(1), 1-7 CODEN: PCBPBS, ISSN: 0048-3575


In 2016, 256 Dow AgroSciences researchers were authors on:

135 peer-reviewed publications
3 book chapters
88 journals