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Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences

Agricultural Sciences Bldg.
Room 242
Phone: (208) 885-6274
Fax: (208) 885-7760
pses@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2339
Moscow, ID 83844-2339

James Barbour

James Barbour


Office: Southwest Idaho Research & Extension Center
Phone: (208) 722-6701, Ext. 250
Email: jbarbour@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: Southwest Idaho Research & Extension Center
29603 U of I Lane
Parma, ID 83660-6699

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Department of Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences
Superintendent of Southwest Idaho Research and Extension Center and Professor



  • Research/Focus Areas
    • IPM Entomology
  • Selected Publications
    • Ray, A. M., J. D. Barbour, J. S. McElfresh, J. A. Moreira, I. Swift, I. M. Wright, A. ┼Żunic, R. F. Mitchell, E. E. Graham, R. L. Alten, J. G. Millar, and L. M. Hanks. 2012. 2,3-Hexanediols are female-produced sex attractant pheromones for cerambycid beetles in the prionine genus Tragosoma. J. Chem. Ecol. 38 (9): 1151-1158.
    • Barbour, J. D, J. G. Millar, J. Rodstein, A. M. Ray, D. G. Alston, M. Rejzek, J. D. Dutcher, and L. M. Hanks. 2011. Synthetic 3,5-dimethyldodecanoic acid serves as a general attractant for multiple species of Prionus (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 104: 588-593.
    • Hodgson, E. W., T. L. Pitts-Singer, and J. D. Barbour. 2011. Effects of the insect growth regulator, novaluron on immature alfalfa leaf cutting bees, Megachile rotundata. J. Insect Sci. 11(43): 1-10.
    • Maki, E. C., J. Rodstein, J. G. Millar, K. S. Barbour, L. M. Hanks, and J. D. Barbour. 2011. Synthesis and field tests of possible minor components of the sex pheromones of Prionus californicus. J. Chem. Ecol. 37: 714-716.
    • Maki, E. C. J. G. Millar, J. Rodstein, L. M. Hanks, & J. D. Barbour. 2011. Evaluation of mass trapping and mating disruption for managing Prionus californicus Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) in hop production yards. J. Econ. Entomol. 104: 933-938.
    • Rodstein, J., J. G. Millar, J. D. Barbour, J. S. McElfresh, I. M. Wright, K. S. Barbour, A. M. Ray, & L.M. Hanks. 2011. Determination of the relative and absolute configurations of the female-produced sex pheromone of the cerambycid beetle Prionus californicus. J. Chem. Ecol. 37: 114-124.
    • Graham, E. E., R. F. Mitchell, P. F. Reagel, J. D. Barbour, J. G. Millar, and L. M. Hanks. 2010. Treating panel traps with a fluoropolymer enhances their efficiency in capturing cerambycid beetles. J. Econ. Entomol. 103: 641-647.
    • Gent, D. H., D. G. James, L. C. Wright, D. J. Brooks, J. D. Barbour, A. J. Dreves, G. C. Fisher, and V. M. Walton. 2009. Effects of Powdery Mildew Fungicide Programs on Twospotted spider mite (Acari: Tetranychidae), Hop Aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae), and Their Natural Enemies in Hop Yards. J. Econ Entomol. 102(1): 274-280.
    • Millar, J. G., L. M. Hanks, J. A. Moreira, J. D. Barbour and E. S. Lacey. 2009. Pheromone chemistry of cerambycid beetles. Pp. 52-79 In K. Nakamura and J. G. Millar (eds.), Chemical Ecology of Wood-Boring Insects. Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Ibaraki, Japan.
    • Ray, A. M., J. G. Millar, J. S. McElfresh, I. P. Swift, J. D. Barbour, and L. M. Hanks. 2009. Male-produced aggregation pheromone of the cerambycid beetle Rosalia funebris. J. Chem. Ecol. 35: 96-103.
  • Research Projects
    • Development and employment of economically and environmentally sound management strategies for arthropods attacking alfalfa seed and hop
    • Insect-plant interactions, host-plant resistance, and biologically based control