Publication List

  • Morris, M.G., Mendel, H., Barclay, M.V.L., Booth, R.G., Cannon, M.F.L., Conroy, C.E., Csokay, L.K., Fisher, C., Fountain, M.T., Jay, C.N., . (2017). Anthonomus spilotus Redtenbacher, 1847 (Curculionidae) new to Britain, a pest in pear orchards in Southern England The Coleopterist. 26 (2), 117-122.
  • Kanvil, S, Pham, J, Lopez-Cobollo, R, Selby, M, Bennett, M, Beckingham, C, Powell, G & Turnbull, C. (2017). Cucurbit extrafascicular phloem has strong negative impacts on aphids and is not a preferred feeding site. Plant Cell and Environment 40. (doi: 10.1111/pce.13053).
  • Gill, R.J., Baldock, K.C.R., Brown, M.J.F., Cresswell, J.E., Dicks, L.V., Fountain, M.T., Garratt, M.P.D., Gough, L.A., Heard, M.S., Holland, J.M., Ollerton, J., Stone, G.N., Tang, C.Q., Vanbergen, A.J., Vogler, A.P., Woodward, G., Arce, A.N., Boatman, N.D., Brand-Hardy, R., Breeze, T.D., Green, M., Hartfield, C.M., O’Connor, R.S., Osborne, J.L., Phillips, J., Sutton, P.B., Potts, S.G. (2016). Protecting an ecosystem service: approaches to understanding and mitigating threats to wild insect pollinators Advances in Ecological Research 54. 135-206.
  • Stewart, SA, Hodge, S, Bennett, M, Mansfield, JW & Powell, G. (2016). Aphid induction of phytohormones in Medicago truncatula is dependant upon duration of feeding, aphid density and the genotypes of both plant and insect Arthropod-Plant Interactions 10. 41-53.
  • Fountain MT, Harris AL . (2015). Non-target consequences of insecticides used in apple and pear orchards on Forficula auricularia L. (Dermaptera: Forficulidae) Biological Control 91. 27-33.
  • Cross JV, Fountain MT, Marko V, Nagy C . (2015). Arthropod ecosystem services in apple orchards and their economic benefits Ecological Entomology, 40 (suppl. 1). 82-96.
  • Fountain MT, Medd N . (2015). Integrating pesticides and predatory mites in soft fruit crops Phytoparasitica. 43, Issue 5. 657-667.
  • Kanvil S, Collins, CM, Powell G and Turnbull CG. (2015). Cryptic virulence and avirulence alleles revealed by controlled sexual recombination in pea aphids. Genetics 199. 581-93.
  • Xiang-Ming Xu*, Chantelle N. Jay, Michelle T. Fountain, Judit Linka, Jean D. Fitzgerald. (2014). Development and validation of a model forecasting the phenology of European tarnished plant bug Lygus rugulipennis in the U.K. Agricultural and Forest Entomology, 16(3). 265-272. DOI: 10.1111/afe.12054.
  • Fountain M.T., Jåstad G., Hall D., Douglas P., Farman D., Cross J.V. (2014). Further studies on sex pheromones of female Lygus and related bugs: Development of effective lures and investigation of species-specificity. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 40. 71-83. DOI 10.1007/s10886-013-0375-z.
  • Adrian Harris and Bethan Shaw. (2014). First record of Drosophila suzukii (Matsumura) (Diptera, Drosophilidae) in Great Britain. Dipterists Digest, 21.
  • Wibe, A., Borg-Karlson, A.-K., Cross, J., Bichao, H., Fountain M., Liblikase, I, Sigsgaard, L. (2014). Combining 1,4-dimethoxybenzene, the major flower volatile of wild strawberry Fragaria vesca, with the aggregation pheromone of the strawberry blossom weevil Anthonomus rubi improves attraction Crop Protection, 64. 122-128.
  • Fountain, M.T. (2014). Pollinators of UK perennial fruit crops. Pollinators in Agriculture Association of Applied Biologists conference Brussels (1-3 April 2014).
  • Kanvil S, Powell, G and Turnbull C. (2014). Pea aphid biotype performance on diverse Medicago host genotypes indicates highly specific virulence and resistance functions. Bulletin of Entomological Research 104. 689-701.
  • Fray LM, Leather SR, Powell G, Slater R, McIndoe E, Lind RJ. (2014). Behavioural avoidance and enhanced dispersal in neonicotinoid-resistant Myzus persicae (Sulzer) Pest Management Science 70. 88-96.
  • Edward P. Wilhelm, Ian J. Mackay, Robert J. Saville, Andrey V. Korolev, Francois Balfourier, Andy J. Greenland, Margaret I. Boulton, Wayne Powell. (2013). Haplotype dictionary for the Rht-1 loci in wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics . 126 (7). 1733-1747.
  • Robert Saville, Angela Berrie, Jean Fitzgerald, Chantelle Jay, Harriet Roberts, Erika Wedgwood, Xiangming Xu, Jerry Cross. (2013). Minimising pesticide residues in strawberry through integrated pest, disease and environmental crop management. IOBC-WPRS Bulletin 91. 431-438 .
  • Fountain MT, Saville RJ . (2013). Apple crop walkers’ guide.  Horticultural Development Company.
  • Fountain MT, Nagy C, Harris AL, Cross JV . (2013). Importance of naturally occurring predators for pear sucker control.  Integrated protection of fruit crops, IOBC-WPRS Bulletin, 91. 117-125.
  • Dicks, L.V., Abraham, A., Atkinson, J., Biesmeijer, J., Bourn, N., Brown, C., Brown, M., Carvell, C., Connolly, C., Cresswell, J., Croft, P., Darvill, B., de Zylva, P., Effingham, P., Fountain, M., Goggin, A., Harding, D., Harding, T., Hartfield, C., Heard, M.S., Heathcote, R., Heaver, D., Holland, J., Howe, M., Hughes, B., Huxley, T., Kunin, W.E., Little, J., Mason, M., Memmott, J., Osborne, J., Pankhurst, T., Paxton, R.J., Pocock, M., Potts, S.G., Power, E., Raine, N., Ranelagh, N., Roberts, S., Saunders, R., Smith, K., Smith, R.M., Sutton, P., Tilley, L., Tinsley, A., Tonhasca, A., Vanbergen, A.J., Webster, S., Wilson, A. & Sutherland, W.J. (2013). Identifying key knowledge needs for evidence-based conservation of wild insect pollinators: a collaborative cross-sectoral exercise. Insect Conservation and Diversity. Insect Conservation and Diversity Volume 6, Issue 3. pages 435–446.
  • Xu, X-M., Robinson, J.D., Else, M.A. (2013). Effects of nitrogen input and deficit irrigation within the commercial acceptable range on susceptibility of strawberry leaves to powdery mildew.  European Journal of Plant Pathology. DOI: 10.1007/s10658-012-0106-2.
  • Fountain M.T., Jåstad G., Hall D., Douglas P., Farman D., Cross J.V. (2013). Sex pheromones of Lygus bugs: forty years on Aspects of Applied Biology. Fruits and Roots: A Celebration and Forward Look, 119, 105-106.
  • Westwood JH, Groen SC, Du Z, Murphy AM, Anggoro DT, Tungadi T, Luang-In V, Lewsey MG, Rossiter JT, Powell G, Smith AG, Carr JP. (2013). A trio of viral proteins tunes aphid-plant interactions in Arabidopsis thaliana. PLoS One 8. 1-18.
  • Nam KJ, Powell G, Hardie J. (2013). Does phloem-based resistance to aphid feeding affect host-plant acceptance for reproduction? Parturition of the pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum, on two near-isogenic lines of Medicago truncatula. Bulletin of Entomological Research 103. 683-689.
  • Westwood JH, McCann L, Naish M, Dixon H, Murphy AM, Stancombe MA, Bennett MH, Powell G, Webb AA, Carr JP. (2013). A viral RNA silencing suppressor interferes with abscisic acid-mediated signalling and induces drought tolerance in Arabidopsis thaliana. Molecular Plant Pathology 14. 158-170.
  • Hodge S, Ward JL, Beale MH, Bennett M, Mansfield JW, Powell G. (2013). Aphid-induced accumulation of trehalose in Arabidopsis thaliana is systemic and dependant upon aphid density. Planta 237. 1057-1064.
  • R. J. Saville, N. Gosman, C. J. Burt, J. Makepeace, A. Steed, M. Corbitt, E. Chandler, J. K. M. Brown, M. I. Boulton, and P. Nicholson. (2012). The ‘Green Revolution’ dwarfing genes play a role in disease resistance in Triticum aestivum and Hordeum vulgare. J Exp Bot. 63(3). 1271–1283.
  • Fountain MT, Harris AL, Xu X, Cross JV. (2012). Timing and efficacy of insecticides for control of mussel scale, Lepidosaphes ulmi, on apple using predictive models. Crop Protection, 31. 58-66.
  • Jeger MJ, Chen Z, Cunningham E, Martin G, Powell G. (2012). Population biology and epidemiology of plant virus epidemics: from tripartite to tritrophic interactions. European Journal of Plant Pathology 133. 3-23.
  • Pearce S, Saville R, Vaughan SP, Chandler PM, Wilhelm EP, Sparks CA, Al-Kaff N, Korolev A, Boulton MI, Phillips AL, Hedden P, Nicholson P, Thomas SG. (2011). Molecular characterization of Rht-1 dwarfing genes in hexaploid wheat. Plant Physiol. 157 (4). 1820-31.
  • Fountain MT, Cross JV, Farman D, Hall D . (2011). Using pheromones to monitor Lygus populations in fruit crops in the UK. Pheromones and other semio-chemicals IOBC/wprs Bulletin, 72 . 7-13.
  • Fountain MT, Dean R and Cross JV . (2011). The effect of pollinating insects on blackcurrant fruitset, yield and quality.  Integrated Plant Protection in Soft Fruits. IOBC/wprs Bulletin 70. 151-157.
  • Buss, D.S., Dias, G.B., Santos, M.P., Ventura, J.A., Fernandes, P.M.B. (2011). Oxidative stress defence response of Carica papaya challenged by nitric oxide, Papaya meleira virus and Saccharomyces cerevisiae. The Open Nitric Oxide Journal, 3, 55-64. [DOI: 10.2174/1875042701103010055].
  • George, D.R., Collier, R., Whitfield, C., Port, G. (2011). Could movement of neonates from non-host plants affect the potential of polyculture to reduce crop colonisation by pest insects? Crop Protection 30 (8). 1103-1105.
  • Hall D, Shepherd T, Fountain M, Vétek G, Birch N, Jorna C, Farman D, Cross J . (2011). Investigation of attraction of raspberry cane midge, Resseliella theobaldi, to volatiles from wounded raspberry primocanes Integrated Plant Protection in Soft Fruits. IOBC/wprs Bulletin 70, 2011. 1-9.
  • Ziebell, H., Murphy, A.M., Groen, S.C., Tungadi, T., Westwood, J.H., Lewsey, M.G., Moulin, M., Kleczkowski, A., Smith, A.G., Stevens, M., Powell, G. & Carr, J.C. 2011. (2011). Cucumber mosaic virus and its 2b RNA silencing suppressor modify plant-aphid interactions in tabacco Science Reports 1. (doi:10.1038/srep00187).
  • Hodge S, Ward, J.L., Beale, M.H. & Powell, G. (2011). The effects of a plant defence priming compound - aminobutyric acid on multitrophic interactions between an insect herbivore and hymenopterous parasitoid. Biocontrol 56. 699-711.
  • Jeger, M.J., Chen, Z., Powell, G., Hodge, S. & Van den Bosch, F.. (2011). Interactions in a host plant-virus-vector-parasitoid system: Modelling the consequences for virus transmission and disease dynamics. Virus Research 159. 183-193.
  • BERRIE, A., XU, X-M. and JOHNSON, D. (2010). Lower temperatures more effective than atmosphere modification in controlling botrytis and nectria rots in stored apples. Journal of Phytopathology 159. 73-79.
  • Fountain MT., Harris AL, Cross JV . (2010). The use of surfactants to enhance acaricide control of Phytonemus pallidus (Acari: Tarsonemidae) in strawberry. Crop Protection 29. 1286-1292.
  • Bezemer TM, Fountain MT, Barea JM, Christensen S, Dekker SC, Duyts H, van Hal R, Harvey JA, Hedlund K, Maraun M, Mikola J, Mladenov AG, Robin C, de Ruiter PC, Scheu S, Setala H, Smilauer P, van der Putten WH. (2010). Divergent composition but similar function of soil food webs of individual plants: plant species and community effects. Ecology, 91 (10). 3027-3036.
  • Fountain MT, Cross JV, Jåstad G, Farman D, Hall D . (2010). Developing an effective trap and lure to monitor Lygus rugulipennis. IOBC/wprs Bulletin, 54. 47-51.
  • Cross JV, Fountain MT, Harris A & Harrington R . (2010). Autumn control of aphid pests of tree and bush fruit crops IOBC/WPRS Bulletin, 54. 239–242.
  • Fountain M, Cross J, Jaastad G, Farman D, Hall D . (2010). Developing an effective trap and lure to monitor Lygus rugulipennis IOBC/ wprs Bulletin 54. 47–51.
  • Hodge, S., Hardie, J. & Powell, G. (2010). Parasitoids aid dispersal of a nonpersistently transmitted plant virus by disturbing the aphid vector. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 13. 83-88.
  • Lewsey, M.G., Murphy, A.M., MacLean, D., Dalchau, N., Westwood, J.H., Macaulay, K., Bennett, M.H., Moulin, M., Hanke, D.E., Powell, G., Smith, A.G. & Carr, J.P.. (2010). Disruption of two defensive signalling pathways by a viral RNA silencing suppressor. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 23. 835-845.
  • Markó V, Keresztes B, Fountain MT, Cross JV . (2009). Prey availability, pesticides and the abundance of orchard spider communities.  Biological Control, 48. 115-124.
  • Yohalem, D., Lower, K., Harvey, N. & Passey, T. (2009). Potentilla reptans is an Alternative Host for Two Strawberry Viruses.  J. Phytopathol. 157. 646–648 .
  • Stewart, S.A., Hodge, S., Ismail, N., Mansfield, J.W., Feys, B.J., Prosperi, J.M., Huguet, T., Ben, C., Gentzbittel, L. & Powell, G.. (2009). The RAP1 gene confers effective, race-specific resistance to the pea aphid in Medicago Truncatula independent of the hypersensitive reaction. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 22. 1645-1655.
  • Kissen, R., Pope, T.W., Grant M., Pickett J.A., Rossiter J.T. & Powell, G. (2009). Modifying the alkyglucosinolate profile in Arabidopsis thaliana alters the tritrophic interaction with the herbivore Brevicoryne brassicae and parasitoid Diaeretiella rapae Journal of Chemical Ecology 35. 958-969.
  • Pautasso, M. & Powell, G.. (2009). Aphid biodiversity is positively correlated with human population in European countries. Oecologia 160. 839-846.
  • Fountain MT, Thomas RS, Brown VK, Gange AC, Murray PJ, Symondson WOC . (2008). Effects of nutrient and insecticide treatments on invertebrate numbers and predation on slugs in upland grassland: a monoclonal antibody-based approach.  Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 131(3-4). 145-153.
  • Fountain MT, Brown VK, Gange AC, Symondson WOC, Murray PJ . (2008). Multitrophic effects of nutrient addition in upland grassland. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 98. 283–292.
  • Buss, D.S. and Callaghan, A. (2008). Interaction of pesticides with p-glycoprotein and other ABC proteins: A survey of the possible importance to insecticide, herbicide and fungicide resistance. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology, 90, 141-153.
  • Fountain M, Cross J, Jaastad G, Hall D. (2008). Some preliminary investigations into the sex pheromones of mirid soft fruit pests Integrated Plant Protection in Soft Fruits IOBC/wprs Bulletin 39. 33-40.
  • Walklate, P. J. Cross, J. V. Richardson, G. M. Harris, A. L. (2007). Modelling the variability of spray deposit on orchard structures. Precision agriculture '07.
  • Cross, J.V., Cubison, S., Harris, A. and Harrington, R. (2007). Autumn control of rosy apple aphid, Dysaphis plantaginea (Passerini), with aphicides. Crop Protection 01/2007; 26(8). 1140-1149. DOI:10.1016/j.cropro.2006.10.007.
  • Fountain MT, Brown VK, Gange AC, Symondson WOC, Murray PJ . (2007). The effects of the insecticide chlorpyrifos on spider and Collembola communities.  Pedobiologia, 51. 147-158.
  • Fountain MT, Cross JV . (2007). The light brown apple moth, Epiphyas postvittana (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), in UK pome and stone fruit orchards.  Proceedings of IOBC Arthropods Sub Group Meeting Lleida Spain September 2006. IOBC Bulletin, 30(4). 51-60.
  • Richardson, G. M. Walklate, P. J. Baker, D. E. Cross, J. V. Harris, A. L. (2006). TI Orchard measurements for optimising label dose rate adjustment. Aspects of Applied Biology No.77 (2) .
  • Apitz SE, Elliot M, Fountain MT, Hagger JA, Galloway TS . (2006). European Trends in Holistic Environmental Management. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management. 2(1). 80–85.
  • Fountain MT, Hopkin SP . (2005). Folsomia candida (Insecta: Collembola) the ‘standard’ test springtail. Annual Reviews of Entomology, 50. 201-222.
  • Fountain MT, Hopkin SP . (2004). Biodiversity of Collembola in urban soils and the use of Folsomia candida to assess soil 'quality'.  Ecotoxicology, 13. 555-572.
  • Fountain MT, Hopkin SP . (2004). A comparative study of the effects of metal contamination on Collembola in the field and in the laboratory. Ecotoxicology, 13. 573–587.
  • Buss, D.S. and Callaghan A. (2004). Molecular comparisons of the Culex pipiens complex esterase gene amplicons. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 34, 433-441.
  • Cross, J. V. Harris, A. (2003). Exploiting natural enemies in Integrated Pest Management in blackcurrant crops. Proceedings of the IOBC/WPRS Working group 'Integrated Plant Protection in Fruit Crops' subgroup 'Soft Fruits', Conthey, Switzerland, 14-16 October, 2003.
  • Cross, J. V. Harris, A. (2001). Development of integrated pest management approaches for blackcurrant crops. Proceedings of the IOBC/WPRS Working Group 'Integrated Plant Protection in Orchards' subgroup 'Soft Fruits', Dundee, Scotland, 18-21 September,2001.
  • Fountain MT, Hopkin SP . (2000). Continuous monitoring of Folsomia candida (Insecta: Collembola) in a metal exposure test.  Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 48. 275-286.