University of California, Riverside

Urban Entomology @ UCR



Donald A. Reierson


Donald ReiersonResearch Interests

  • The biology, behavior and control of urban insect pests, including cockroaches, ants, termites, yellowjackets, and others
  • IPM strategies, product development, and insecticide resistance prevention and management
  • Field evaluation of control strategies

Selected Publications

  1. Greenberg, L., D. A. Reierson, and M. K. Rust. 2004. Fipronil trials against red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta Buren (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Agric. Urban Entomol. 20: 221-233.
  2. Rust, M. K., D. A. Reierson, and J. Klotz. 2004. Delayed toxicity as a critical factor in the efficacy of aqueous baits for controlling Argentine ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 97: 1017-1024.
  3. Reierson, D. A. 2002. Cockroaches. In: Arthropods of public health significance in California (R. P. Meyer and M. B. Madon, eds.), pp. 27-35. Mosq. and Vector Cont. Assoc. Calif., Sacramento.
  4. Rust, M. K. and D. A. Reierson. 1997. Use of extreme temperatures in urban insect pest management. In: Lethal temperatures in integrated pest management (G. J. Hallwan and D. L. Denlinger, eds.), pp. 247-264. Westview Press, Boulder, CO.
  5. Rust, M. K., J. M. Owens, and D. A. Reierson (eds.). 1995. Understanding and controlling the German cockroach. Oxford University Press, New York and London. 430 pp.

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department of Entomology

Urban Entomology
College Building North

Tel: (951) 827-5327
Fax: (951) 827-3086
E-mail: michael.rust@ucr.edu

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