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Dr. Matthew Daugherty

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Associate CE Specialist and Entomologist
Entomology (UCR)
100 Chapman Hall
Riverside, CA 92521
(951) 827-2246
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Ph.D. Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley. 2006
M.S. Biological Sciences, Illinois State University. 2000
B.S. Biological Sciences, UC Davis. 1995


Population biology, pest and disease management, quantitative ecology

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Peer Reviewed

  • Rathe, A..; Pilkington, L., et al. (2014). "Feeding and development of the glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca vitripennis, on Australian native plant species in the USA and implications for Australian biosecturity." PLoS One 9: e90410.
  • Coletta-Filho, H.; Daugherty, M.`, et al. (2014). "Temporal progression of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus infection in citrus and acquisition efficiency by Diaphorina citri." Phytopathology 104: 416-421.
  • Zeilinger, A.; Daugherty, M.` (2014). "Vector preference and host defense against infection interact to determine disease dynamics." Oikos 123: 613-622.
  • Gruber, B.; Daugherty, M.` (2013). "Predicting the effects of seasonality on the risk of pathogen spread in vineyards: vector pressure, natural infectivity, and host recovery." Plant Pathology 62: 194-204.
  • Rashed, A.; Kwan, J., et al. (2013). "Relative susceptibility of Vitis vinifera cultivars to vector-borne Xylella fastidiosa through time." PLoS One 8: e55326.
  • Rathe, A..; Pilkington, L., et al. (2012). "Incursion preparedness: anticipating the arrival of an economically important plant pathogen Xylella fastidiosa Wells (Proteobacteria: Xanthomonadaceae) and the insect vector Homalodisca vitripennis (Germar) (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) in Australia." Australian Journal of Entomology 51: 209-220.
  • Rathe, A..; Pilkington, L., et al. (2012). "Potential for persistence and within-plant movement of Xylella fastidiosa in Australian native plants." Australasian Plant Pathology 41: 405-412.
  • Tsai, C.; Daugherty, M., et al. (2012). "Seasonal dynamics and virus translocation of Grapevine leafroll-associated virus 3 in grapevine cultivars." Plant Pathology 61: 977-985.
  • Daugherty, M.; Gruber, B., et al. (2012). "Testing the efficacy of barrier plantings for limiting sharpshooter spread." American Journal of Enology and Viticulture 63: 139-143.
  • Rashed, A.; Daugherty, M., et al. (2011). "Grapevine cultivar susceptibility to Xylella fastidiosa does not affect vector transmission success." Enviromental Entomology 40: 1192-1199.
  • Daugherty, M. (2011). "Host plant quality, spatial heterogeneity, and the stability of mite predator-prey dynamics." Experimental and Applied Acarology 9: 311-322.
  • Daugherty, M.; Rashed, A., et al. (2011). "Vector preference for host infection status: sharpshooter movement and Xylella fastidiosa transmission." Ecological Entomology 36: 654-662.
  • Prado, S.; Hung, K., et al. (2010). "Indirect effects of temperature on stink bug fitness via maintenance of gut-associated symbionts." Applied and Environmental Microbiology 76: 1261-1266.
  • Lopes, J.; Daugherty, M., et al. (2010). "Strain origin drives virulence and persistence of Xylella fastidiosa in alfalfa." Plant Pathology 59: 963-971.
  • Daugherty, M.; Lopes, J., et al. (2010). "Strain-specific alfalfa water stress induced by Xylella fastidiosa." European Journal of Plant Pathology 127: 333-340.
  • Daugherty, M.; Lopes, J., et al. (2010). "Vector within-host feeding preference mediates transmission of a heterogeneously distributed pathogen." Ecological Entomology 35: 360-366.
  • Lopes, J.; Daugherty, M., et al. (2009). "Context-dependent transmission of a generalist plant pathogen: host species and pathogen strain mediate insect vector competence." Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 131: 216-224.
  • Prado, S.; Golden, M., et al. (2009). "Demography of gut symbiotic and aposymbiotic Nezara viridula L. (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)." Enviromental Entomology 38: 103-109.
  • Daugherty, M. (2009). "Different herbivore feeding modes promote coexistence: insights from a metabolic pool model." Enviromental Entomology 38: 667-676.
  • Daugherty, M.; Almeida, R. (2009). "Estimating Xylella fastidiosa transmission parameters: decoupling sharpshooter number and feeding period." Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 132: 84-92.
  • Daugherty, M.; Bosco, D., et al. (2009). "Temperature mediates vector transmission efficiency: inoculum supply and plant infection dynamics." Annals of Applied Biology 155: 361-369.
  • Daugherty, M.; Briggs, C. (2007). "Multiple sources of isotopic variation in a terrestrial arthropod community: challenges for disentangling food webs." Enviromental Entomology 36: 776-791.
  • Daugherty, M.; Welter, S., et al. (2007). "Top-down and bottom-up control of pear psylla (Cacopsylla pyricola): Plant quality and the efficacy of the predator Anthocoris nemoralis." Biological Control 43: 257-264.
  • Daugherty, M.; Harmon, J., et al. (2007). "Trophic supplements to intraguild predation." Oikos 116: 662-677.
  • Lloyd-Smith, J.; Cross, P., et al. (2005). "Should we expect population thresholds for wildlife disease?" Trends in Ecology & Evolution 20: 511-519.
  • Daugherty, M.; Juliano, S. (2003). "Leaf-scraping beetle feces are a food resource for Ochlerotatus triseriatus." American Midland Naturalist 150
  • Daugherty, M.; Juliano, S. (2002). "Testing for context-dependence in a processing chain interaction among detritus-feeding aquatic insects." Ecological Entomology 27: 540-553.
  • Daugherty, M.; Juliano, S. (2001). "Factors affecting the abundance of scirtid beetles in container habitats." Journal of the North American Benthological Society 20: 109-117.
  • Daugherty, M.; Alto, B., et al. (2000). "Invertebrate carcasses as a resource for competing Aedes albopictus and Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae)." Journal of Medical Entomology 37: 364-372.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Grafton-Cardwell, E.; Daugherty, M. (2013). Asian citrus psyllid and Huanglongbing quick tip. UC IPM.
  • Daugherty, M.; Grafton-Cardwell, E. (2013). "Asian citrus psyllid and Huanglongbing quick tip, information for nurseries and garden centers."
  • Daugherty, M. (2013). CAMPUS RESEARCH UPDATE: Managing Asian citrus psyllid infestations in nurseries. UC Nursery and Floriculture Alliance Newsletter. Spring 2013.
  • Daugherty, M.; Zeilinger, A., et al. (2013). Challenges with implementing IPM for urban infestations of the Asian citrus psyllid. CAPCA (California Association of Pest Control Advisers) Adviser Magazine. 16:3, 14-16.
  • Daugherty, M. (2013). How effective is sharpshooter control at limiting Pierce's disease spread in California vineyards? Internationational Symposium on Insect Vectors and Insect-borne diseases.
  • Daugherty, M. (2013). Keep Asian citrus psyllid out of your store. Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM News. 3:2, 2.
  • Grafton-Cardwell, E.; Daugherty, M. (2013). Pest Notes: Asian citrus psyllid and Huanglongbing. UC ANR Publication. Publication 74155.
  • Daugherty, M.; Pinckard, T., et al. (2013). The Riverside County glassy-winged sharpshooter program in the Temecula Valley. 2013 Pierce's Disease Research Symposium.
  • Daugherty, M. (2012). Linking within-vineyard sharpshooter control to Pierce's disease spread. Pierce's Disease Research Progress Report. 23-28.
  • Daugherty, M. (2012). Riverside County glassy-winged sharpshooter program in the Temecula Valley. Pierce's Disease Research Progress Report. 20-22.
  • Daugherty, M.; Pinckard, T. (2011). Linking within-vineyard sharpshooter management to Pierce's disease spread. 2011 Pierce's Disease Research Symposium.
  • Daugherty, M.; Pinckard, T. (2010). Linking within-vineyard sharpshooter management to Pierce's disease spread. 2010 Pierce's Disease Research Symposium.

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