Cuda
Contact:

PO Box 110620
Building 970, Natural Area Dr.
Gainesville, FL 32611

(352) 273-3921
jcuda@ufl.edu

James P. Cuda
Professor

Education

(65% Research, 30% Extension, 5% Teaching)

  • B.S., Zoology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1973
  • M.S., Zoology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1976
  • Ph.D., Entomology, Texas A&M University, College Station, 1983

Relevant Employment History

  • Professor ( 2012- present), University of Florida
  • Technical Consultant (1998- present), Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants
  • Associate Professor (2004-2012), University of Florida
  • Assistant Professor (1998-2004), University of Florida
  • Visiting Assistant In (1994-1998), University of Florida
  • Supervisory Entomologist (1990-1994), Hillsborough County, Florida
  • Director (1987-1990), Methods Development Center , USDA APHIS Bio-Control Laboratory
  • Bozeman, Montana
  • Postdoctoral Scientist (1984-1987), USDA ARS Grassland Research Laboratory, Temple, Texas
  • Quarantine Officer (1982-1983), Texas A&M University
  • Instructor (1980-1982), Texas A&M University

Research

  • Classical biological control of invasive aquatic and terrestrial weeds.
  • Development of bio-based IPM practices for the aquatic weed hydrilla.

Extension

  • Development and implementation of bio-based weed management strategies.
  • Develop training materials for county faculty, Master Naturalists, general public.

Teaching

  • ENY 4162/6935, Consequences of Biological Invasions
  • ENY 6934, Biological Weed Control
  • Guest lecturer, IFAS graduate/undergraduate courses
  • Advising and mentoring graduate students

Selected Publications

Books (edited)

  • Mahr, D., K. Bloem, J. Cuda, and P. Stiling. 2001. Cactoblastis cactorum in North America: Proceedingsof a Workshop for Assessment and Planning, September 20-21, 2000, Tampa, FL. FloridaEntomologist Supplement, E.O Painter Printing, DeLeon Springs, FL. 86 pp.
  • Cuda, J.P., A.P. Ferriter, V. Manrique, and J.C. Medal (eds.). 2006. Florida's Brazilian PeppertreeManagement Plan: Recommendations from the Brazilian Peppertree Task Force. 2nd edition,Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council. South Florida Water Management District, West Palm Beach,FL. 82 pp.
  • Rathinasabapathi, B., J.P. Cuda, A.T. Adesogan, W.C. Guasp, and D. Sammons. 2009. Proceedings, 44thAnnual Meeting of the Caribbean Food Crops Society, Miami, FL, 13-17 July 2008. 314 pp.
  • Medal, J., W. Overholt, R. Charudattan, J. Mullahey, , R. Gaskella, R. Diaz and J. Cuda. 2012. TropicalSoda Apple Management Plan: Recommendations from the Florida Tropical Soda AppleImplemenation Management Team. 87pp.

Journal Articles

  • Moeri, O.E. J. P. Cuda, W.A. Overholt, S. Bloem, and J. E. Carpenter. 2009. F1 Sterile Insect Technique:a Novel Approach for Risk Assessment of Episimus unguiculus (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), aCandidate Biological Control Agent of Schinus terebinthifolius in the Continental USA. BioControlSci. & Tech. 19, Supplement 1: 303-315.
  • Cuda, J.P., Medal, J.C., Gillmore, J.L., Habeck, D.H., Pedrosa-Macedo, J.H. 2009. Fundamental host rangeof Pseudophilothrips ichini sensu lato (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae), a candidate biologicalcontrol agent of Schinus terebinthifolius (Sapindales: Anacardiaceae) in the USA. Environ.Entomol. 38: 1642-1652.
  • McKay, F., Oleiro, M., Walsh, G. C., Gandolfo, D., Cuda, J. P., and Wheeler, G. S. 2009. Natural enemiesof Brazilian peppertree (Schinus terebinthifolius: Anacardiaceae) from Argentina: their possibleuse for biological control in the USA. Florida Entomol. 92: 292-303
  • Macedo, Davi M. de, Danilo. B Pinho, Robert W. Barreto, Olinto L. Pereira & James P. Cuda. 2010. Blackmildew fungi (Meliolaceae) associated with Schinus terebinthifolius (Brazilian pepper tree) inBrazil. Mycotaxon 114: 429-437.
  • Medal, J.C. and J.P. Cuda. 2010. Establishment and initial impact of Gratiana boliviana (Chrysomelidae),first biocontrol agent released against tropical soda apple in Florida. Florida Entomol. 93: 493-500.
  • Schmid, T.A., J.P. Cuda, G.E. MacDonald, and J.L. Gillmore. 2010. Performance of two establishedbiological controls agents on susceptible and fluridone resistant genotypes of the aquatic weedhydrilla. J. Aquat. Plant Manage 49: 102-105
  • Cuda, J.P., B. R. Coon, Y. M. Dao and T. D. Center. 2011. Effect of an herbivorous stem mining midge onthe growth of hydrilla. J. Aquatic Plant Manage. 49: 83-89.
  • Burckhardt, D., J. P. Cuda, V. Manrique, R. Diaz, W. A. Overholt, D. A. Williams, L. R. Christ, andM. D. Vitorino. 2011. Calophya latiforceps, a new species of jumping plant lice (Hemiptera:Calophyidae) associated with Schinus terebinthifolius (Anacardiaceae) in Brazil. Florida Entomol.94(3): 489-499.
  • Medal, J., N. Bustamante, E. Bredow, H. Pedrosa, W. Overholt, R. Diaz, and J. Cuda. 2011. Host specificityof Anthonomus tenebrosus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a potential biological control agent oftropical soda apple (Solanaceae) in Florida. Florida Entomol 94: 214-225.
  • Manrique,V. R. Diaz, J.P. Cuda, W.A. Overholt. 2011. Suitability of a new invader as a target for biologicalcontrol in Florida. Invasive Plant Science and Management 4: 1-10.
  • Mukherjee, A., M. C. Christman, W. A. Overholt, J. P. Cuda. 2011. Prioritizing areas in the native range ofhygrophila for surveys to collect biological control agents. Biological Control 56: 254-262.
  • Vitorino, M.D., L.R. Christ, G. Barbieri, J.P. Cuda and J.C. Medal. 2011. Calophya terebinthifolii(Hemiptera: Psyllidae), a candidate for biological control of Schinus terebinthifolius(Anacardiaceae): Preliminary host range, dispersal, and impact studies. FL Entomol. 94(3): 694-695.
  • Overholt, W.A., J. P. Cuda, and L. Markle. 2011. Can novel weapons favor native species? Allelopathicinteractions between wax myrtle and Brazilian peppertree. Journal of the Torrey BotanicalSociety 139:
  • Cuda, J. P., L. R. Christ, V. Manrique, W. A. Overholt, G. S. Wheeler, and D. A. Williams. 2012. Roleof Molecular Genetics in Identifying 'Fine Tuned' Natural Enemies of the Invasive BrazilianPeppertree, Schinus terebinthifolius: A Review. BioControl 57: 227-232.
  • Mukherjee, A., D. A. Williams, G. S. Wheeler, J. P. Cuda, S. Pal and W. A. Overholt. 2012. Brazilianpeppertree (Schinus terebinthifolius) in Florida and South America: Evidence of a niche shiftdriven by hybridization. Biol Invasions 14: 1415-1430 http://www.springerlink.com/content/w416h04tk82778q3/fulltext.pdf
  • Mukherjee, A., J.W. Jones, J. P. Cuda, G. Kiker and W. A. Overholt. 2012. Effects of simulated herbivoryon growth and biomass accumulation of the invasive weed hygrophila and its mathematicalmodelling Biological Control 60: 271-279.

Complete Publications List

Book Chapters

  • Cuda, J.P. 2009. Chapter 5: Aquatic plants, mosquitoes and public health, pp. 31-34. In Haller, W.T.,L.A. Gettys, and M. Bellaud (eds.), Best Management Practices Manual for Aquatic Plants.Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Foundation, Marietta, GA. http://plants.ifas.ufl.edu/misc/pdfs/AERF_handbook.pdf.
  • Cuda, J.P. 2009. Chapter 8: Introduction to biological control of aquatic weeds, pp. 47-54. In Haller,W.T., L.A. Gettys, and M. Bellaud (eds.), Best Management Practices Manual for Aquatic Plants.Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Foundation, Marietta, GA. http://plants.ifas.ufl.edu/misc/pdfs/AERF_handbook.pdf.
  • Cuda, J.P. 2009. Chapter 9: Insects for biocontrol of aquatic weeds, pp. 55-60. In Haller, W.T., L.A.Gettys, and M. Bellaud (eds.), Best Management Practices Manual for Aquatic Plants. AquaticEcosystem Restoration Foundation, Marietta, GA. http://plants.ifas.ufl.edu/misc/pdfs/AERF_handbook.pdf.
  • Cuda, J.P. 2008. Biological control of weeds, pp. 501-506. In Capinera, J.L. (ed.), Encyclopedia ofEntomology, Second Edition, Kluwer Academic Publishers. Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
  • Cuda, J.P. 2004. Biological control of weeds, pp. 304-308. In Capinera, J.L. (ed.), Encyclopedia ofEntomology, Kluwer Academic Publishers. Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
  • Cuda, J.P., N.C. Coile, D. Gandolfo, J.C. Medal, and J.J. Mullahey. 2004. Tropical soda apple, Solanumviarum Dunal, nightshade family, Solanaceae, pp. 396-399. In Coombs, E., J. Clark, G. Piper, andA. Cofrancesco (eds.), Biological Control of Invasive Plants in the United States. Oregon StateUniversity Press, Corvallis, OR.
  • Cuda, J.P., D.H. Habeck, S.D. Hight, J.C. Medal, and J.H. Pedrosa-Macedo. 2004. Brazilian peppertree,Schinus terebinthifolius: Sumac Family-Anacardiaceae, pp. 439-441. In Coombs, E., J. Clark,G. Piper, and A. Cofrancesco (eds.), Biological Control of Invasive Plants in the United States.Oregon State University Press, Corvallis, OR.
  • Medal, J.C., J.P. Cuda, and D. Gandolfo. 2004. Gratiana boliviana, pp. 399-401. In Coombs, E., J. Clark,G. Piper, and A. Cofrancesco (eds.), Biological Control of Invasive Plants in the United States.Oregon State University Press, Corvallis, OR.
  • Cuda, J.P., and G.R. Buckingham. 2002. Control Biologico de Malezas en Sistemas Acuaticos y en AreasPantanosas en los Estados Unidos, pp. 70-76. In Medal, J., and H. Norambuena (eds.), Manual deControl Biologico de Plantas Invasoras. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
  • Cuda, J.P., D. Gandolfo, J.C. Medal, R. Charudattan, and J.J. Mullahey. 2002. Chapter 23, Tropical sodaapple, wetland nightshade, and turkey berry, pp. 293-309. In Van Driesche, R., B. Blossey, M.Hoddle, S. Lyon, and R. Reardon (eds.), Biological Control of Invasive Plants in the Eastern UnitedStates. USDA Forest Service Publication FHTET-2002-04, Morgantown, WV.
  • Hight, S.D., J.P. Cuda, and J.C. Medal. 2002. Chapter 24, Brazilian peppertree, pp. 311-321. In VanDriesche, R., B. Blossey, M. Hoddle, S. Lyon, and R. Reardon (eds.), Biological Control ofInvasive Plants in the Eastern United States. USDA Forest Service Publication FHTET-2002-04,Morgantown, WV.

Journal Articles

  • Copeland, R.S., E. Nkubaye, B. Nzigidahera, J.P. Cuda, and W.A. Overholt. 2011. The African burrowingmayfly, Povilla adusta (Ephemeroptera: Polymitarcyidae), damages Hydrilla verticillata(Alismatales: Hydrocharitaceae) in Lake Tanganyika. Florida Entomol. 94: 669-676.
  • Burckhardt, D., J.P. Cuda, V. Manrique, R. Diaz, W.A. Overholt, D.A. Williams, L.R. Christ, and M.D.Vitorino. 2011. Calophya latiforceps, a new species of jumping plant lice (Hemiptera:Calophyidae) associated with Schinus terebinthifolius (Anacardiaceae) in Brazil. Florida Entomol.94: 489-499.
  • Vitorino, M.D., L.R. Christ, G. Barbieri, J.P. Cuda, and J.C. Medal. 2011. Calophya terebinthifolii(Hemiptera: Psyllidae), a candidate for biological control of Schinus terebinthifolius(Anacardiaceae): Preliminary host range, dispersal, and impact studies. FL Entomol. 94: 694-695.
  • Cuda, J.P., B.R. Coon,Y.M. Dao, and T.D. Center. 2011. Effect of an herbivorous stem mining midge onthe growth of hydrilla. J. Aquatic Plant Manage. 49: 83-89.
  • Cuda, J.P., L.R. Christ, V. Manrique, W.A. Overholt, G.S. Wheeler, and D.A. Williams. 2011. Roleof molecular genetics in identifying 'fine tuned' natural enemies of the invasive Brazilianpeppertree, Schinus terebinthifolius: A review. BioControl 57: 227-232.
  • Gidudu, B., R.S. Copeland, F. Wanda, H. Ochaya, J.P. Cuda, and W.A. Overholt. 2011. Distribution,interspecific associations and abundance of aquatic plants in Lake Bisina, Uganda. Journal ofAquatic Plant Management 49: 19-27.
  • Manrique, V., R. Diaz, J.P. Cuda, W.A. Overholt. 2011. Suitability of a new invader as a target forbiological control in Florida. Invasive Plant Science and Management 4: 1-10.
  • Medal, J., N. Bustamante, E. Bredow, H. Pedrosa, W. Overholt, R. Diaz, and J. Cuda. 2011. Host specificityof Anthonomus tenebrosus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a potential biological control agent oftropical soda apple (Solanaceae) in Florida. Florida Entomologist 94: 214-225.
  • Mukherjee, A., M.C. Christman, W.A. Overholt, and J.P. Cuda. 2011. Prioritizing areas in the native rangeof hygrophila for surveys to collect biological control agents. Biological Control 56: 254-262.
  • Macedo, D.M. de Danilo, B. Pinho, R.W. Barreto, O.L. Pereira, and J.P. Cuda. 2010. Black mildewfungi (Meliolaceae) associated with Schinus terebinthifolius (Brazilian peppertree) in Brazil.Mycotaxon 114: 429-437.
  • Christ, L., J. Cuda, W. Overholt, and M. Vitorino. 2010. New candidate for biological control of Brazilianpeppertree? Wildland Weeds 13: 12-13.
  • Medal, J., N. Bustamante, W. Overholt, R. Diaz, P. Stansly, A. Roda, D. Amalin, K. Hibbard, R. Gaskalla,B. Sellars, S. Hight, and J. Cuda. 2010. Biological control of tropical soda apple (Solanaceae) inFlorida: Post-release evaluation. Florida Entomologist 93: 130-132.
  • Medal, J., N. Bustamante, M. Vitorino, L. Beal, W. Overholt, R. Diaz, and J. Cuda. 2010. Host specificitytests of Gratiana graminea (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a potential biological control agent oftropical soda apple, Solanum viarum (Solanaceae). Florida Entomologist 93: 231-242.
  • Medal, J.C., and J.P. Cuda. 2010. Establishment and initial impact of Gratiana boliviana (Chrysomelidae),first biocontrol agent released against tropical soda apple in Florida. Florida Entomologist 93:493-500.
  • Schmid, T.A., J.P. Cuda, G.E. MacDonald, and J.L. Gillmore. 2010. Performance of two establishedbiological controls agents on susceptible and fluridone resistant genotypes of the aquatic weedhydrilla. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 49: 102-105.
  • Crow, W.T., J.P. Cuda, and B.R. Stevens. 2009. Efficacy of methionine against ectoparasitic nematodes ongolf course turf. Journal of Nematology 41: 217-220.
  • Crow, W.T., J.P. Cuda, and B.R. Stevens. 2009. Nematicide potential of methionine on turfgrasses.Journal of Nematology 41: 322.
  • Van Driesche, R.G., R.I. Carruthers, T. Center, M.S. Hoddle, J. Hough-Goldstein, L. Morin, L. Smith,D.L. Wagner, B. Blossey, V. Brancatini, R. Casagrande, C.E. Causton, J.A. Coetzee, J. Cuda, J.Ding, S.V. Fowler, J.H. Frank, R. Fuester, J. Goolsby, M. Grodowitz, T.A. Heard, M.P. Hill, J.H.Hoffmann, J. Huber, M. Julien, M.T.K. Kairo, M. Kenis, P. Mason, J. Medal, R. Messing, R. Miller,A. Moore, P. Neuenschwander, R. Newman, H. Norambuena, W.A. Palmer, R. Pemberton, A.Perez Panduro, P.D. Pratt, M. Rayamajhi, S. Salom, D. Sands, S. Schooler, A. Sheppard, R. Shaw,M. Schwarzlander, P.W. Tipping, and R.D. van Klinken. 2010. Classical biological control for theprotection of natural ecosystems: Past achievements and current efforts. Biological Control 54,Supplement 1. S2-S33.
  • Cuda, J.P., J.C. Medal, J.L. Gillmore, D.H. Habeck, and J.H. Pedrosa-Macedo. 2009. Fundamental hostrange of Pseudophilothrips ichini sensu lato (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae), a candidatebiological control agent of Schinus terebinthifolius (Sapindales: Anacardiaceae) in the USA.Environmental Entomology 38: 1642-1652.
  • Cuda J.P., D.R. Gordon, and J.M. DiTomaso. 2009. Cultivating non-native plants in Florida for biomassproduction: Hope or harm? Wildland Weeds 12: 21.
  • Diaz, R., W.A. Overholt, J.P. Cuda, P.A. Pratt, and A. Fox. 2009. Host specificity of Ischnodemusvariegatus, an herbivore of West Indian marsh grass (Hymenachne amplexicaulis). Biocontrol 54:307-321.
  • Grajczyk, A., D. Williams, W. Overholt, J. Cuda, and S. Brown. 2009. Characterization of microsatellite lociin Hydrilla verticillata. Molecular Ecology Resources 9: 1460-1559.
  • Manrique, V., J.P. Cuda, W.A. Overholt, and S.M.L. Ewe. 2009. Influence of host plant quality on theperformance of Episimus unguiculus, a candidate biological control agent of Brazilian peppertreein Florida. BioControl 54: 475-484.
  • Manrique, V., J.P. Cuda, and W.A. Overholt. 2009. Effect of herbivory on growth and biomass allocationof Brazilian peppertree (Sapindales: Anacardiaceae) seedlings in the laboratory. BioControlScience and Technology 19: 657-667.
  • Manrique, V., J.P. Cuda, W.A Overholt, and S.M.L. Ewe. 2009. Synergistic effect of insect herbivoryand plant parasitism on the performance of the invasive tree Schinus terebinthifolius(Anacardiaceae). Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 132: 118-125.
  • McKay, F., M. Oleiro, G.C. Walsh, D. Gandolfo, J.P. Cuda, and G.S. Wheeler. 2009. Natural enemies ofBrazilian peppertree (Schinus terebinthifolius: Anacardiaceae) from Argentina: Their possible usefor biological control in the USA. Florida Entomologist 92: 292-303.
  • Medal, J., N. Bustamante, J. Barrera, O. Avila, J. Monzon, and J. Cuda. 2009. Host specificity ofAnthonomus elutus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a potential biological control agent of wetlandnightshade (Solanaceae) in Florida. Florida Entomologist 92: 458-469.
  • Moeri, O.E., J.P. Cuda, W.A. Overholt, S. Bloem, and J.E. Carpenter. 2009. F1 Sterile Insect Technique:A novel approach for risk assessment of Episimus unguiculus (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), acandidate biological control agent of Schinus terebinthifolius in the continental USA. BioControlScience and Technology 19, Supplement 1: 303-315.
  • Diaz, R., W.A. Overholt, J.P. Cuda. P.A. Pratt, and A. Fox. 2008. Temperature-dependent development,survival and potential distribution of Ischnodemus variegatus (Hemiptera: Blissidae), anherbivore of West Indian marsh grass (Hymenachne amplexicaulis). Annals of the EntomologicalSociety of America 101: 604-612.
  • Gandolfo, D., J.C. Medal, and J.P. Cuda. 2008. Effects of temperature on the development and survival ofMetriona elatior (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) immature. Florida Entomologist 91: 491-493.
  • Cuda, J.P., J.L. Gillmore, J.C. Medal, and J.H. Pedrosa-Macedo. 2008. Mass rearing of Pseudophilothripsichini (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae), an approved biological control agent for Brazilianpeppertree, Schinus terebinthifolius (Sapindales: Anacardiaceae). Florida Entomologist 91: 338-340.
  • Cuda, J.P., R. Charudattan, M.J. Grodowitz, R.M. Newman, J.F. Shearer, M.L. Tamayo, and B. Villegas.2008. Recent advances in biological control of submersed aquatic weeds. Journal of AquaticPlant Management 46: 15-32.
  • Manrique, V., J.P. Cuda, W.A. Overholt, and D.A. Williams. 2008. Effect of host-plant genotypes on theperformance of three candidate biological control agents of Brazilian peppertree in Florida.Biological Control: Theory and Applications in Pest Management 47: 167-171.
  • Manrique, V., J.P. Cuda, and W.A. Overholt. 2008. Temperature-dependent development and potentialdistribution of Episimus utilis (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), a candidate biological control agent ofBrazilian peppertree (Sapindales: Anacardiaceae) in Florida. Environmental Entomology 37: 862-870.
  • Iponga, D.M., J.P. Cuda, S.J. Milton, and D.M. Richardson. 2008 Megastigmus wasp damage to Schinusmolle (Peruvian pepper tree) seeds across a rainfall gradient in South Africa: Implications forinvasiveness. African Entomologist 16: 127-131.
  • Mukherjee, A., J.P. Cuda, W.A. Overholt, and C. Ellison. 2008. Biological control of Hygrophilapolysperma: Searching for natural enemies in India - first trip report. Aquatics 30: 20-22.
  • Bredow, E., J.H. Pedrosa-Macedo, J.C. Medal, and J.P. Cuda. 2007. Open-field host specificity tests inBrazil for risk assessment of Metriona elatior (Chrysomelidae), a potential biological controlagent of Solanum viarum (Solanaceae) in Florida. Florida Entomologist 90: 559-564.
  • Legaspi, J.C., C. Gardner, G. Queeley, N. Leppla, J. Cuda, and B.C. Legaspi, Jr. 2007. Effect of organicand chemical fertilizers on growth and yield of hot pepper, and insect pests and their naturalenemies. Subtropical Plant Science 59: 74-84.
  • Cuda, J.P., J.C. Dunford, and J.M. Leavengood, Jr. 2007. Invertebrate fauna associated with torpedograss,Panicum repens (Cyperales: Poaceae), in Lake Okeechobee, Florida and prospects for biologicalcontrol. Florida Entomologist 90: 238-248.
  • Gandolfo, D., F. McKay, J.C. Medal, and J.P. Cuda. 2007. Open-field host specificity test of Gratianaboliviana (Chrysomelidae), a biocontrol agent of tropical soda apple in the USA. FloridaEntomologist 90: 223-228.
  • Treadwell, L.W., and J.P. Cuda. 2007. Effects of defoliation on growth and reproduction of Brazilianpeppertree (Schinus terebinthifolius). Weed Science 55: 137-142.
  • Wessels, F.J., J.P. Cuda, M.T. Johnson, and J.H. Pedrosa-Macedo. 2007. Host specificity of Tectococcusovatus (Hemiptera: Eriococcidae), a potential biological control agent of the invasive strawberryguava, Psidium cattleianum (Myrtales: Myrtaceae), in Florida. BioControl 52: 439-449.
  • Williams, D.A., E. Muchugu, W.A. Overholt, and J.P. Cuda. 2007. Colonization patterns of the invasiveBrazilian peppertree, Schinus terebinthifolius, in Florida. Heredity 98: 284-293.
  • Pedrosa-Macedo, J.H., W. Poulmann, L. Stolle, D. Ukan, J.P. Cuda, and J.C. Medal. 2006. Greenhousemass rearing of a defoliating sawfly for biological control of Brazilian peppertree. Floresta 36:371-378.
  • Tifft, K.H., N.C. Leppla, L.S. Osborne, and J.P. Cuda. 2006. Rearing Diomus terminatus (Coleoptera:Coccinellidae) on the corn leaf aphid, Rhopalosiphum maidis (Homoptera: Aphididae). FloridaEntomologist 89: 263-265.
  • Cuda, J.P., J.C. Medal, M.D. Vitorino, and D.H. Habeck. 2005. Supplementary host specificity testingof the sawfly Heteroperreyia hubrichi, a candidate for classical biological control of Brazilianpeppertree, Schinus terebinthifolius, in the USA. BioControl 50: 195-201.
  • Furmann, L.E., J.H. Pedrosa-Macedo, J.P. Cuda, and M.D. Vitorino. 2005. Efeito da liberacao no campo dePseudophilothiprs ichini no desenvolvimento de Schinus terebinthifolius. Floresta 35: 241-245.
  • Overholt, W.A., and J.P. Cuda. 2005. University of Florida scientists explore Africa for natural enemies ofhydrilla. Aquatics 27: 18-20. (Winter)
  • Wiggers, M.S., P.D. Pratt, P.W. Tipping, C. Welbourn, and J.P. Cuda. 2005. Within plant distributionand diversity of mites associated with Schinus terebinthifolius (Sapindales: Anacardiaceae),an invasive plant of Florida, USA. Environmental Entomology 34: 953-962.
  • Williams, D.A., W.A. Overholt, J.P. Cuda, and C.R. Hughes. 2005. Chloroplast and microsatellite DNAdiversity reveal the introduction history of Brazilian peppertree (Schinus terebinthifolius) inFlorida. Molecular Ecology 14: 3643-3656.
  • Cuda, J.P., A.S. Brammer, R.M. Pereira, and M. Broza. 2004. Interference of natural regulation of theaquatic weed mosquito fern (Azolla caroliniana) by the red imported fire ant. Aquatics 26: 20-26.
  • Martin, C.G., J.P. Cuda, K.D. Awadzi, J.C. Medal, D.H. Habeck, and J.H. Pedrosa-Macedo. 2004. Biologyand laboratory rearing of Episimus utilis (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), a candidate for classicalbiological control of Brazilian peppertree, Schinus terebinthifolius (Anacardiaceae), in Florida.Environmental Entomology 33: 1351-1361.
  • Diaz, R., W.A. Overholt, and J.P. Cuda. 2003. Wetland weeds: West Indian Marsh Grass. Aquatics 25: 8-12.
  • Medal, J.C., J.P. Cuda, and T. Horner. 2003. Tropical soda apple; availability of an environmentalassessment. Federal Register 68 (43): 0435-0436.
  • Long, L.S., J.P. Cuda, and B.R. Stevens. 2003. Evaluation of the essential amino acid L-methionine forcontrol of tobacco hornworm. Arthropod Management Tests 28: L2.
  • Shabana, Y.M., J.P. Cuda, and R. Charudattan. 2003. Combining integrated control of hydrilla with plantpathogenic fungi and the leaf-mining fly, Hydrellia pakistanae, increases damage to hydrilla.Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 41: 76-81.
  • Shabana, Y.M., J.P. Cuda, and R. Charudattan. 2003. Evaluation of pathogens as potential biocontrolagents of hydrilla. Journal of Phytopathology 151: 1-7.
  • Cuda, J.P., G.S. Wheeler, and D.H. Habeck. 2002. Brazilian peppertree seed chalcid: Wasp wages war onwidespread weed. Wildland Weeds 6: 18-20.
  • Cuda, J.P., B.R. Coon, Y.M. Dao, and T.D. Center. 2002. Biology and laboratory rearing ofCricotopus lebetis (Diptera: Chironomidae), a natural enemy of the aquatic weed hydrilla(Hydrocharitaceae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 95: 587-596.
  • Cuda, J.P., P.E. Parker, B.R. Coon, F.E. Vasquez, and J.M. Harrison. 2002. Evaluation of exotic Solanumspp. (Solanales: Solanaceae) in Florida as host plants for the leaf beetles Leptinotarsa defectaand L. texana. Florida Entomologist 85: 599-610.
  • Fox, A.M., W.T. Haller, and J.P. Cuda. 2002. Impacts of carbohydrate depletion by repeated clipping onthe production of subterranean turions by hydrilla. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 40: 99-104.
  • Medal, J.C., D. Sudbrink, D. Gandolfo, D. Ohashi, and J.P. Cuda. 2002. Gratiana boliviana, a potentialbiocontrol agent of Solanum viarum: Quarantine host-specificity testing in Florida and fieldsurveys in South America. BioControl 47:445-461.
  • Cuda, J.P., and M.P. Zeller. 2000. Chinese privet, Ligustrum sinense: Prospects for classical biologicalcontrol in the southeastern United States. Wildland Weeds 3: 17-19.
  • Epler, J.H., J.P. Cuda, and T.D. Center. 2000. Redescription of Cricotopus lebetis (Diptera: Chironomidae),a potential biological control agent of the aquatic weed hydrilla (Hydrocharitaceae). FloridaEntomologist 83: 171-180.
  • Cuda, J.P., B.R. Coon,J.L. Gillmore, and T.D. Center. 1999. Preliminary report on the biology of a hydrillatip mining midge (Diptera: Chironomidae). Aquatics 21: 15-18.
  • DeLoach, C.J., and J.P. Cuda. 1999. Host specificity of the Argentine root-boring weevil, Heilipodusventralis, a potential biocontrol agent for snakeweeds (Gutierrezia: Asteraceae) in westernNorth American rangelands-quarantine tests. Biological Control 15: 185-209.
  • Cuda, J.P., P.E., Parker, R.A. Goodson, and J.L. Gillmore. 1998. Evaluation of Ditylenchus phyllobiusas a biological control agent for Solanum viarum and Solanum tampicense (Solanaceae).Nematropica 28: 107-111.
  • Cuda, J.P., and M.C. Zeller. 1998. First record of Ochyromera ligustri (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) fromChinese privet in Florida. Florida Entomologist 81: 582-584.
  • Cuda, J.P., and C.J. DeLoach. 1998. Biology of Mozena obtusa (Hemiptera: Coreidae), a candidate for thebiological control of mesquite, Prosopis spp. (Fabaceae). Biological Control 13: 101-110.
  • Floore, T.G., J.C. Dukes, J.P. Cuda, E.T. Schreiber, and M.J. Greer. 1998. BVA 2 mosquito larvicide - a newsurface oil larvicide for mosquito control. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association14: 196-199.
  • Cuda, J.P., J.A. Hornby, B. Cotterill, and M. Cattell. 1997. Evaluation of Lagaenidium giganteum forbiocontrol of Mansonia mosquitoes in Florida (Diptera: Culicidae). Biological Control 8: 124-130.
  • Cuda, J.P. 1995. Utilization of pennyworts (Hydrocoytle spp.) as food plants by the southern armyworm,Spodoptera eridania. Aquatics 17: 4-10.
  • O'Meara, G.F., L.F. Evans, Jr., A.D. Gettman, and J.P. Cuda. 1995. Spread of Aedes albopictus and declineof Ae. aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) in Florida. Journal of Medical Entomology 32: 554-562.
  • Schreiber, E.T., and J.P. Cuda. 1994. Evaluation of public information packets for source reductionin three socioeconomic areas of Tampa, Florida. Journal of the American Mosquito ControlAssociation 10: 154-162.
  • DeLoach, C.J., and J.P. Cuda. 1994. Host range of the mesquite cutworm, Melipotis indomita(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), a potential biocontrol agent for mesquite (Prosopis spp.). BiologicalControl 4: 38-44.
  • Cuda, J.P., and H.R. Burke. 1991. Biology of Trichobaris bridwelli (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a possibleagent for the biological control of Datura stramonium (Solanaceae). Environmental Entomology20: 899-908.
  • Cuda, J.P., C.J. DeLoach, and T.O. Robbins. 1990. Population dynamics of Melipotis indomita(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), an indigenous natural enemy of mesquite, Prosopis spp.Environmental Entomologist 19: 415-422.
  • Turner, C.E., E.E. Grissell, J.P. Cuda, and K. Casanave. 1990. Microdontomerus anthonomi (Hymenoptera:Torymidae), an indigenous parasitoid of the introduced biological control insects Bangasternusorientalis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and Urophora affinis (Diptera: Tephritidae). Pan PacificEntomologist 66: 162-166.
  • Cuda, J.P. 1988. Viewpoint: Comments on the proposed use of native insects for biological control ofsnakeweeds. Rangelands 10: 262-264.
  • Cuda, J.P., and H.R. Burke. 1986. Reproduction and development of the potato stalk borer (Coleoptera:Curculionidae), with notes on field biology. Journal of Economic Entomology 79: 1548-1554.
  • Cuda, J.P., and H.R. Burke. 1985. Systematics of the larvae and pupae of three species of Trichobaris(Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 58: 701-707.
  • Cuda, J.P., and H.R. Burke. 1983. Trichobaris bridwelli, a new host for Bracon mellitor. SouthwesternEntomologist 8: 65-66.
  • Cuda, J.P., and J.E. McPherson. 1976. Life history and laboratory rearing of Brochymena quadripustulatawith descriptions of immature stages and additional notes on Brochymena arborea (Hemiptera:Pentatomidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 69: 977-983.
  • Nixon, P.L., J.E. McPherson, and J.P. Cuda. 1975. A list of the Scutelleroidea (Hemiptera) collected onimmature black walnut trees in southern Illinois with some notes on biology. Transactions of theIllinois State Academy of Sciences 68: 409-413.
  • McPherson, J.E., and J.P. Cuda. 1975. The first record in Illinois of Prionosoma podopioides (Hemiptera:Pentatomidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 48: 371-373.
  • McPherson, J.E., and J.P. Cuda. 1974. The first record in Illinois of Nezara viridula (Hemiptera:Pentatomidae). Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Sciences 67 (4): 461-462.

Proceedings

  • Medal, J.C., W.A. Overholt, P.A. Stansly, A. Roda, L.S. Osborne, K. Hibbard, R. Gaskalla, E. Burns, J.Chong, B. Sellers, S.D. Hight, J.P. Cuda, M. Vitorino, E. Bredow, J.H. Pedrosa-Macedo, and C.Wikler. 2008. Establishment, spread and initial impacts of Gratiana boliviana (Chrysomelidae)on Solanum viarum in Florida, pp. 589-593. In Julien, M.H., R. Sforza, M.C. Bon, H.C. Evans, P.E.Hatcher, H.L. Hinz, and B.C. Rector (eds.), Proceedings of the XII International Symposium onBiological Control of Weeds, CAB International, Wallingford, UK.
  • Faria, A.B.V., R.W. Barreto, and J.P. Cuda. 2008. Fungal pathogens of Schinus terebinthifolius fromBrazil as potential biological control agents, pp. 270-277. In Julien, M.H., R. Sforza, M.C. Bon,H.C. Evans, P.E. Hatcher, H.L. Hinz, and B.C. Rector (eds.), Proceedings of the XII InternationalSymposium on Biological Control of Weeds, CAB International, Wallingford, UK.
  • Wessels, F.J., J.P. Cuda, and M.T. Johnson. 2005. A novel form of Caribbean fruit fly (Tephritidae)suppression: Classical biological control of the preferred host Psidium cattleianum Sabine(Myrtaceae). Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 118: 205-207.
  • Medal, J., D. Ohashi, D. Gandolfo, F. McKay, and J.P. Cuda. 2004. Risk assessment of Gratiana boliviana(Chrysomelidae), a potential biocontrol agent of Solanum viarum (Solanaceae) in the USA,pp. 292-296. In Cullen, J.M., D.T. Briese, D.J. Kriticos, W.M. Lonsdale, L. Morin, and J.K. Scott(eds.), Proceedings of the XI International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. CSIROEntomology, Canberra, Australia.
  • Cuda, J.P., S.D. Hight, C.G. Martin, J.C. Medal, L.W. Treadwell, W.A. Overholt, and J.H. Pedrosa-Macedo.2003. Classical biological control of Brazilian peppertree (Schinus terebinthifolius) in Florida:Progress and problems, pp.139-152. In Cannizzaro, P.J. (ed.), Proceedings of the 30th AnnualConference on Ecosystems Restoration and Creation. Hillsborough Community College, Tampa,FL, October.
  • Cuda, J.P., J.C. Medal, M.T. Johnson, J.H. Pedrosa-Macedo, M.D. Vitorino, and C.W. Wikler. 2003.Potential for using weed biological control for source reduction of fruit flies (Diptera:Tephritidae) in Florida and Hawaii, erratum. Proceedings of the International Symposium onBiological Control of Arthropods. Honolulu, HI, 14-18 January 2002, United States Department ofAgriculture, Forest Service, Morgantown, WV, FHTET-2003-05, 573 pp.
  • Cuda, J.P., and D.L. Sutton. 2000. Is the aquatic weed hygrophila, Hygrophila polysperma (Polemoniales:Acanthaceae), a suitable target for classical biological control?, pp. 337-348. In Spencer, N.R.(ed.), Proceedings of the X International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, Bozeman,MT, July 4-14, 1999. USDA, ARS, Sidney, MT, and Montana State University, Bozeman, MT.
  • Medal, J.C., D. Gandolfo, R.A. Pitelli, A. Santana, J.P. Cuda, and D.L. Sudbrink, Jr. 2000. Progress andprospects for biological control of Solanum viarum Dunal in the USA, pp. 627-631. In Spencer,N.R. (ed.), Proceedings of the X International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds,Bozeman, MT, July 4-14, 1999. USDA, ARS, Sidney, MT, and Montana State University, Bozeman, MT.
  • Vitorino, M.D., J.H. Pedrosa-Macedo, and J.P. Cuda. 2000. Biology and specificity tests of the sawfly -Heteroperreyia hubrichi Malaise, 1955 (Hymenoptera: Pergidae), a potential biological controlagent for Brazilian peppertree - Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi (Anacardiaceae), pp. 645-650.In Spencer, N.R. (ed.), Proceedings of the X International Symposium on Biological Control ofWeeds, Bozeman, MT, July 4-14, 1999. USDA, ARS, Sidney, MT, and Montana State University,Bozeman, MT.
  • Sudbrink, D.L., Jr., G.L. Snodgrass, C.T., Bryson, J.C. Medal, J.P. Cuda, and D. Gandolfo. 2000. Arthropodsassociated with tropical soda apple, Solanum viarum, in the southeastern U.S.A., pp. 247-248.In Spencer, N.R. (ed.), Proceedings of the X International Symposium on Biological Control ofWeeds, Bozeman, MT, July 4-14, 1999. USDA, ARS, Sidney, MT, and Montana State University,Bozeman, MT.
  • Vitorino, M.D.,J.H. Pedrosa-Macedo, C. Wikler, L.P. Sousa, J.C. Medal, and J.P. Cuda. 2000. Brazilianpeppertree - prospects for biological control, pp. 689-690. In Spencer, N.R. (ed.), Proceedings ofthe X International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, Bozeman, MT, July 4-14, 1999.USDA, ARS, Sidney, MT, and Montana State University, Bozeman, MT.
  • Cuda, J.P., G.A. Logarzo, M.A. Casalinuovo, and C.J. DeLoach. 1996. Prospects for biological control ofweedy sesbanias (Leguminosae) in the southeastern United States, pp. 137-142. In Moran, V.C.,and J.H. Hoffmann (eds.), Proceedings of the IX International Symposium on Biological Control ofWeeds, January 1996, Stellenbosch, South Africa. University of Capetown.
  • Habeck, D.H., J.C. Medal, and J.P. Cuda. 1996. Biological control of tropical soda apple, pp. 69-72. InMullahey, J.J. (ed.), Proceedings of the Tropical Soda Apple Symposium, Bartow, FL, January1996. University of Florida.
  • Cuda, J.P., B.W. Sindelar, and J.H. Cardellina II. 1989. Proposal for an integrated management systemfor spotted knapweed, Centaurea maculosa Lam., pp 197-203. In Proceedings of the KnapweedSymposium, Bozeman, MT, January 1989. Plant and Soil Science Department and CooperativeExtension Service, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT.
  • Cuda, J.P., and H.R. Burke. 1986. Biology and impact of Trichobaris texana (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)on silverleaf nightshade, Solanum elaeagnifolium, in central Texas. pp. 721-734. In Delfosse, E.S.(ed.), Proceedings of the VI International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, August1984, Vancouver, Canada. Agriculture Canada.
  • DeLoach, C.J., P.E. Boldt, H.A. Cordo, H.B. Johnson, and J.P. Cuda. 1986. Weeds common to Mexicanand U.S. rangelands: Proposals for biological control and ecological studies, pp. 49-68. InPatton, D.R., C.E. Gonzales, A.L. Medina, L.A. Segura, and R.H. Hamre (eds.), Management andUtilization of Arid Land Plants: Symposium Proceedings. USDA Forest Service General TechnicalReport RM-135.