Agricultural Ecology


Automating an insect biodiversity metric using distributed optical sensors: an evaluation across Kansas, USA cropping systems (preprint, under revision in eLife)


2022 Soybean Insect Losses in the United States. Midsouth Entomologist 16:1-25 2023.

Pest Management Science - 2023 - Bick.pdf

Dynamics of pollen beetle immigration and colonization of oilseed rape in Europe (Pest Management Science, 2023)


Automating insect monitoring using unsupervised near-infrared sensors (Scientific Report, 2202) 

Gibson, Bick, Palkovic, Gepts BIC Short Communication 2022.pdf

Phenotyping insect resistance with autonomous field-based insect sensors (BIC/NAPIA 2021)

Bick Dryden Nguyen Kim 2020 A novel co2 based insect sampling device and associated field method evaluated in a strawberry agroecosystem.pdf

A Novel CO2-Based Insect Sampling Device and Associated Field Method Evaluated in a Strawberry Agroecosystem

Preto Bahder Bick Sudarshana Zalom 2019 Seasonal Dynamics of Spissistilus festinus in a California Vinyard.pdf

Seasonal Dynamics of Spissistilus festinus (Hemiptera: Membracidae) in a Californian Vineyard


Detection of insect health with deep learning on near-infrared sensor data (preprint)


Patent No. US 10,433,534

Discriminatory Insect Sampling Device and Method for Use

biocontrol econ analysis (Nieto et al.).pdf

Quantifying the economic impact of Peristenus relictus establishment on host Lygus hesperus populations in California organic strawberry (preprint)

Khodaverdi Fowles Bick Nansen 2016 Does drough increase the risk of insects developing behavioral resistance to systemic insecticides.pdf

Does Drought Increase the Risk of Insects Developing Behavioral Resistance to Systemic Insecticides?


Effects of Salinity and Nutrients on Water Hyacinth and its Biological Control Agent, Neochetina bruchi 


Dissertation: Plant-Insect Interactions to Promote Pest Management in Strawberry and Water Hyacinth Ecosystems

Phenotyping Insect Resistance with Autonomous Field-based Insect Sensors - Bean Improvement Cooperative 2021 Biannual Meeting