Bernal, Julio individual record

My research program focuses on contributing to the theory and practice of biological control of arthropod pests in managed ecosystems. Specifically, research has focused on ecology and behavior of natural enemies and pests via field and laboratory studies.

selected publications
Academic Articles72
  • Fontes-Puebla, A. A., Borrego, E. J., Kolomiets, M. V., & Bernal, J. S. (2021). Maize biochemistry in response to root herbivory was mediated by domestication, spread, and breeding. Planta. 254(4), 70.
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  • Presa-Parra, E., Hernndez-Rosas, F., Bernal, J. S., Valenzuela-Gonzlez, J. E., Altzar-Molina, A., & Birke, A. (2020). Occurrence, Identification, and Virulence of Native Fungal Pathogens Isolated From Mexican Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) Larvae From Soils of Three Cropping Systems.. J Econ Entomol. 113(3), 1088-1096.
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  • Fontes-Puebla, A. A., & Bernal, J. S. (2020). Resistance and Tolerance to Root Herbivory in Maize Were Mediated by Domestication, Spread, and Breeding.. Front Plant Sci. 11, 223.
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  • Bernal, J. S., Dvila-Flores, A. M., Medina, R. F., Chen, Y. H., Harrison, K. E., & Berrier, K. A. (2019). Did maize domestication and early spread mediate the population genetics of corn leafhopper?. Insect Sci. 26(3), 569-586.
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  • Ramirez-Romero, R., Garibay-Bentez, D., Vargas-Ponce, O., Joyce, A., & Bernal, J. S. (2019). Do assortative mating and immigrant inviability help maintain population genetic structuring of an herbivore on a crop and a wild relative?. Insect Sci. 26(2), 283-296.
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Conference Papers1
  • Joyce, A. L., Hunt, R. E., Vinson, S. B., & Bernal, J. S. (2007). Courtship songs of the Cotesia flavipes complex. JOURNAL OF INSECT SCIENCE. 7, 12-12.
Repository Documents / Preprints1
  • Fontes-Puebla, A. A., Borrego, E. J., Kolomiets, M. V., & Bernal, J. S. (2020). Maize Biochemical Defences against a Rootworm Were Mediated by Domestication, Spread, and Breeding.
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chaired theses and dissertations
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Texas A&M University; Entomology; 2475 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-2475