Mary Ellen Barbercheck

    • 1406 Citations
    • 22 h-Index
    1991 …2019
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    Research Output 1991 2019

    • 1406 Citations
    • 22 h-Index
    • 60 Article
    • 2 Chapter
    • 1 Book
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    8 Citations (Scopus)

    Adaptation of the entomopathogenic nematode, Steinernema carpocapsae, to insect food plant

    Barbercheck, M. E., Wang, J. & Brownie, C., Jan 1 2003, In : Biological Control. 27, 1, p. 81-94 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    rootworms
    Steinernema carpocapsae
    entomopathogenic nematodes
    food plants
    insects
    143 Citations (Scopus)

    A framework for evaluating ecosystem services provided by cover crops in agroecosystems

    Schipanski, M. E., Barbercheck, M. E., Douglas, M. R., Finney, D. M., Haider, K., Kaye, J. P., Kemanian, A. R., Mortensen, D., Ryan, M. R., Tooker, J. F. & White, C. M., Mar 1 2014, In : Agricultural Systems. 125, p. 12-22 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    cover crops
    agroecosystems
    ecosystem services
    production costs
    fertilizers
    55 Citations (Scopus)

    Agricultural education: Gender identity and knowledge exchange

    Trauger, A., Sachs, C. E., Barbercheck, M. E., Kiernan, N. E., Brasier, K. J. & Findeis, J., Oct 1 2008, In : Journal of Rural Studies. 24, 4, p. 432-439 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    gender identity
    education
    farmer
    gender
    knowledge
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    Assessing and visualizing agricultural management practices: A multivariable hands-on approach for education and extension

    Smith, R. G., Gareau, T. P., Mortensen, D. A., Curran, W. S. & Barbercheck, M. E., Oct 1 2011, In : Weed Technology. 25, 4, p. 680-687 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    agricultural management
    agroecosystems
    education
    weed science
    cover crops
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Balancing multiple objectives in organic feed and forage cropping systems

    Schipanski, M. E., Barbercheck, M. E., Murrell, E. G., Harper, J. K., Finney, D. M., Kaye, J. P., Mortensen, D. & Smith, R. G., Feb 15 2017, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 239, p. 219-227 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    soil quality
    cropping systems
    forage
    cropping practice
    beneficial insects
    15 Citations (Scopus)

    Capturing the multiple and shifting identities of farm women in the northeastern United States

    Brasier, K. J., Sachs, C. E., Kiernan, N. E., Trauger, A. & Barbercheck, M. E., Jan 1 2014, In : Rural Sociology. 79, 3, p. 283-309 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    farm
    farmer
    role identity
    survey research
    census
    Practice Management
    Beetles
    Carabidae
    soil management
    Soil
    Steinernema carpocapsae
    Deuteromycotina
    Spodoptera exigua
    Hyphomycetes
    entomopathogenic nematodes
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Conservation agriculture affects arthropod community composition in a rainfed maize-wheat system in central Mexico

    Rivers, A., Barbercheck, M. E., Govaerts, B. & Verhulst, N., Apr 1 2016, In : Applied Soil Ecology. 100, p. 81-90 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    arthropod communities
    Arthropods
    Mexico
    Agriculture
    arthropod
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    Cover crop and tillage intensities alter ground-dwelling arthropod communities during the transition to organic production

    Jabbour, R., Pisani-Gareau, T., Smith, R. G., Mullen, C. & Barbercheck, M. E., Aug 1 2016, In : Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 31, 4, p. 361-374 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Independent Living
    arthropod communities
    Arthropods
    cover crops
    organic production
    11 Citations (Scopus)
    reduced tillage
    Beetles
    Carabidae
    cover crops
    organic production
    37 Citations (Scopus)

    Cover crops and disturbance influence activity-density of weed seed predators Amara aenea and Harpalus pensylvanicus (Coleoptera: Carabidae)

    Ward, M. J., Ryan, M. R., Curran, W. S., Barbercheck, M. E. & Mortensen, D. A., Jan 1 2011, In : Weed Science. 59, 1, p. 76-81 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Harpalus
    Carabidae
    cover crops
    weeds
    Coleoptera
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Cover crop species and management influence predatory arthropods and predation in an organically managed, reduced-tillage cropping system

    Rivers, A. N., Mullen, C. A. & Barbercheck, M. E., Jan 1 2018, In : Environmental Entomology. 47, 2, p. 340-355 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    predatory arthropods
    reduced tillage
    cover crop
    cover crops
    arthropod
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Cover crop termination timing is critical in organic rotational no-till systems

    Keene, C. L., Curran, W., Wallace, J., Ryan, M. R., Mirsky, S. B., Vangessel, M. J. & Barbercheck, M. E., Jan 1 2017, In : Agronomy Journal. 109, 1, p. 272-282 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Vicia villosa
    cover crops
    no-tillage
    rye
    seed productivity
    28 Citations (Scopus)

    Development and implementation of a long-term agricultural systems study: Challenges and opportunities

    Mueller, J. P., Barbercheck, M. E., Bell, M., Brownie, C., Creamer, N. G., Hitt, A., Hu, S., King, L., Linker, H. M., Louws, F. J., Marlow, S., Marra, M., Raczkowski, C. W., Susko, D. J. & Wagger, M. G., Jan 1 2002, In : HortTechnology. 12, 3, p. 362-368 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    public services and goods
    farming systems
    agriculture
    production technology
    plantation forestry
    99 Citations (Scopus)

    Ecosystem type affects interpretation of soil nematode community measures

    Neher, D. A., Wu, J., Barbercheck, M. E. & Anas, O., Jan 1 2005, In : Applied Soil Ecology. 30, 1, p. 47-64 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    soil nematodes
    Ecosystem
    nematode
    Soil
    Nematoda
    27 Citations (Scopus)
    Photorhabdus
    Xenorhabdus
    cucurbitacins
    entomopathogenic nematodes
    nematode
    23 Citations (Scopus)

    Effect of dietary cucurbitacin C on southern corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) egg survival

    Brust, G. E. & Barbercheck, M. E., Jan 1 1992, In : Environmental Entomology. 21, 6, p. 1466-1471 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi
    cucurbitacins
    Chrysomelidae
    cucumbers
    maize
    Heterorhabditidae
    Steinernematidae
    Heterorhabditis bacteriophora
    Steinernema carpocapsae
    entomopathogenic nematodes
    13 Citations (Scopus)

    Effect of soil moisture on ovipositional behavior in the southern mole cricket (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae)

    Hertl, P. T., Brandenburg, R. L. & Barbercheck, M. E., Jan 1 2001, In : Environmental Entomology. 30, 3, p. 466-473 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Scapteriscus borellii
    Gryllotalpidae
    cricket
    Orthoptera
    oviposition
    35 Citations (Scopus)

    Effects of disturbance and ecosystem on decomposition

    Neher, D. A., Barbercheck, M. E., El-Allaf, S. M. & Anas, O., Jan 1 2003, In : Applied Soil Ecology. 23, 2, p. 165-179 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Bombacaceae
    Wetlands
    Museums
    Ecosystem
    Soil
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Effects of host plant and cucurbitacin on growth of larval Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi

    Hirsh, I. S. & Barbercheck, M. E., Jan 1 1996, In : Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 81, 1, p. 47-51 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi
    cucurbitacins
    host plant
    squashes
    host plants
    10 Citations (Scopus)

    Effects of initial seed-bank density on weed seedling emergence during the transition to an organic feed-grain crop rotation

    Smith, R. G., Jabbour, R., Hulting, A. G., Barbercheck, M. E. & Mortensen, D., Sep 1 2009, In : Weed Science. 57, 5, p. 533-540 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    feed grains
    buried seeds
    seedling emergence
    grain crops
    weeds
    32 Citations (Scopus)

    Effects of organic matter removal, soil compaction, and vegetation control on Collembolan populations

    Eaton, R. J., Barbercheck, M. E., Buford, M. & Smith, W., Jan 1 2004, In : Pedobiologia. 48, 2, p. 121-128 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Collembola
    soil compaction
    soil organic matter
    organic matter
    vegetation
    56 Citations (Scopus)

    Effects of production practices on soil-borne entomopathogens in Western North Carolina vegetable systems

    Hummel, R. L., Walgenbach, J. F., Barbercheck, M. E., Kennedy, G. G., Hoyt, G. D. & Arellano, C., Jan 1 2002, In : Environmental Entomology. 31, 1, p. 84-91 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    entomopathogens
    vegetable
    tillage
    ground cover
    vegetables
    33 Citations (Scopus)

    Effects of tillage practices on entomopathogenic nematodes in a corn agroecosystem

    Millar, L. C. & Barbercheck, M. E., Sep 20 2002, In : Biological Control. 25, 1, p. 1-11 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    entomopathogenic nematodes
    agroecosystems
    tillage
    Nematoda
    corn
    33 Citations (Scopus)

    Entomopathogenic nematodes as a model system for advancing the frontiers of ecology

    Campos-Herrera, R., Barbercheck, M. E., Hoy, C. W. & Stock, S. P., Jun 1 2012, In : Journal of Nematology. 44, 2, p. 162-176 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    entomopathogenic nematodes
    ecology
    biological control agents
    biogeography
    Photorhabdus
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Evaluation of semiochemical baits for management of southern corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in peanuts

    Barbercheck, M. E., Herbert, D. A. & Warrick, W. C., Jan 1 1995, In : Journal of Economic Entomology. 88, 6, p. 1754-1763 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    semiochemical
    bait
    maize
    evaluation
    3 Citations (Scopus)
    trap crop
    Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi
    trap crops
    Chrysomelidae
    biological control
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Extension educators' perceptions of the educational needs of women farmers in Pennsylvania

    Brasier, K. J., Barbercheck, M. E., Kiernan, N. E., Sachs, C. E., Schwartzberg, A. & Trauger, A., Jun 1 2009, In : Journal of Extension. 47, 3

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    farmer
    educator
    farm
    census
    programming
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Growing degree days and cover crop type explain weed biomass in winter cover crops

    Baraibar, B., Mortensen, D., Hunter, M. C., Barbercheck, M. E., Kaye, J. P., Finney, D. M., Curran, W., Bunchek, J. & White, C. M., Dec 1 2018, In : Agronomy for Sustainable Development. 38, 6, 65.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    cover crops
    heat sums
    Crops
    Biomass
    weeds
    8 Citations (Scopus)

    Host plant and substrate effects on mortality of southern corn rootworm from entomopathogenic nematodes

    Eben, A. & Barbercheck, M. E., Jan 1 1997, In : Biological Control. 8, 2, p. 89-96 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi
    entomopathogenic nematodes
    squashes
    host plants
    Heterorhabditis bacteriophora
    64 Citations (Scopus)

    Host plant effects on entomopathogenic nematodes

    Barbercheck, M. E., Wang, J. & Hirsh, I. S., Jan 1 1995, In : Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 66, 2, p. 169-177 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    rootworms
    entomopathogenic nematodes
    host plant
    nematode
    host plants
    51 Citations (Scopus)

    Interaction between endemic and introduced entomopathogenic nematodes in conventional-till and no-till corn

    Millar, L. C. & Barbercheck, M. E., Jan 1 2001, In : Biological Control. 22, 3, p. 235-245 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Steinernema riobravis
    entomopathogenic nematodes
    conventional tillage
    no-tillage
    Heterorhabditis bacteriophora
    22 Citations (Scopus)

    Labile carbon and other soil quality indicators in two tillage systems during transition to organic agriculture

    Lewis, D. B., Kaye, J. P., Jabbour, R. & Barbercheck, M. E., Dec 1 2011, In : Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 26, 4, p. 342-353 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Organic Agriculture
    cover crops
    organic production
    soil quality
    tillage
    45 Citations (Scopus)

    Linking invertebrate communities to decomposition rate and nitrogen availability in pine forest soils

    Neher, D. A., Weicht, T. R. & Barbercheck, M. E., Mar 1 2012, In : Applied Soil Ecology. 54, p. 14-23 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Invertebrates
    forest soils
    forest soil
    coniferous forests
    Nitrogen
    8 Citations (Scopus)

    Management of overwintering cover crops influences floral resources and visitation by native bees

    Ellis, K. E. & Barbercheck, M. E., Aug 1 2015, In : Environmental Entomology. 44, 4, p. 999-1010 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    cover crop
    overwintering
    cover crops
    bee
    Apoidea
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Manipulating Wild and Tamed Phytobiomes: Challenges and Opportunities

    Bell, T. H., Hockett, K., Alcalá-Briseño, R. I., Barbercheck, M., Beattie, G. A., Bruns, M. A., Carlson, J., Chung, T., Collins, A., Emmett, B., Esker, P., Garrett, K., Glenna, L., Gugino, B. K., Jimenez Gasco, M. D. M., Kinkel, L., Kovac, J., Kowalski, K., Kuldau, G., Leveau, J. & 10 others, Michalska-Smith, M., Myrick, J., Peter, K., Salazar, M. V., Shade, A., Stopnisek, N., Tan, X., Welty, A., Wickings, K. & Yergeau, E., Mar 13 2019, In : Phytobiomes Journal.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    30 Citations (Scopus)

    Meeting the extension needs of women farmers: a perspective from pennsylvania

    Barbercheck, M. E., Brasier, K. J., Kiernan, N. E., Sachs, C. E., Trauger, A., Findeis, J., Stone, A. & Moist, L. S., Jun 1 2009, In : Journal of Extension. 47, 3

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    farm
    farmer
    census
    agriculture
    6 Citations (Scopus)
    Organic Agriculture
    organic production
    Research
    Land Grant universities
    research support
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Mexican diabroticite beetles: I. Laboratory test on host breadth of Acalymma and Diabrotica spp.

    Eben, A., Barbercheck, M. E. & Aluja S, M., Jan 1 1997, In : Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 82, 1, p. 53-62 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Acalymma
    Diabrotica
    Cucurbitaceae
    beetle
    Coleoptera
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Mexican diabroticite beetles: II. test for preference of cucurbit hosts by Acalymma and Diabrotica spp.

    Eben, A., Barbercheck, M. E. & Aluja S, M., Jan 1 1997, In : Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 82, 1, p. 63-72 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Acalymma
    Diabrotica
    cucurbitacins
    Cucurbitaceae
    beetle
    15 Citations (Scopus)
    Leptinotarsa decemlineata
    Beauveria bassiana
    endotoxins
    Bacillus thuringiensis
    potato
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Multivariate relationships influencing crop yields during the transition to organic management

    Schipanski, M. E., Smith, R. G., Gareau, T. L. P., Jabbour, R., Lewis, D. B., Barbercheck, M. E., Mortensen, D. & Kaye, J. P., May 1 2014, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 189, p. 119-126 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    crop yield
    tillage
    cover crops
    perennial weeds
    agroecosystems
    42 Citations (Scopus)

    "Our market is our community": Women farmers and civic agriculture in Pennsylvania, USA

    Trauger, A., Sachs, C. E., Barbercheck, M. E., Brasier, K. J. & Kiernan, N. E., Jan 1 2010, In : Agriculture and Human Values. 27, 1, p. 43-55 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    women in agriculture
    agriculture
    markets
    economics
    farmers
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Plant identity, but not diversity, and agroecosystem characteristics affect the occurrence of M. robertsii in an organic cropping system

    Randhawa, P. K., Mullen, C. & Barbercheck, M. E., Sep 1 2018, In : Biological Control. 124, p. 18-29 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    cover crops
    agroecosystems
    cropping systems
    Metarhizium
    Galleria mellonella
    83 Citations (Scopus)

    Population biology of entomopathogenic nematodes: Concepts, issues, and models

    Stuart, R. J., Barbercheck, M. E., Grewal, P. S., Taylor, R. A. J. & Hoy, C. W., Jul 1 2006, In : Biological Control. 38, 1, p. 80-102 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    entomopathogenic nematodes
    nematode larvae
    Biological Sciences
    population dynamics
    soil insects
    25 Citations (Scopus)

    Response of soil invertebrates to disturbance across three resource regions in North Carolina

    Barbercheck, M. E., Neher, D. A., Anas, O., El-Allaf, S. M. & Weicht, T. R., Jan 1 2009, In : Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 152, 1-4, p. 283-298 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    invertebrate
    Soils
    disturbance
    resource
    Ecosystems

    Sculpturing of the eggshell of some Mexican galerucinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)

    Eben, A. & Barbercheck, M. E., Mar 1 1997, In : Coleopterists Bulletin. 51, 1, p. 80-85 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Diabrotica virgifera zeae
    Acalymma
    Diabrotica balteata
    egg shell
    Chrysomelidae
    16 Citations (Scopus)

    Short term response of soil microinvertebrates to application of entomopathogenic nematode-infected insects in two tillage systems

    Greenwood, C. M., Barbercheck, M. E. & Brownie, C., May 10 2011, In : Pedobiologia. 54, 3, p. 177-186 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    entomopathogenic nematodes
    soil treatment
    tillage
    nematode
    insect