R.C. Williamson, D. W. Held, R. Brandenburg, F. Baxendale. 2013. Turfgrass Insect Pests. In: B. Horgan, J. Stier, and S. Bonos (eds.) Turfgrass Monograph. Crop Science Society of America. (Invited).

Held, D.W. and P.J. Vittum. 2012. Japanese beetles. In: C. Prater and R. Brandenburg (eds.) ESA Handbook of Turfgrass Insects. 2nd Ed. (Invited,).

Hellman, J.L. and D.W. Held. 2012. Green June beetle. In: C. Prater and R. Brandenburg (eds.) ESA Handbook of Turfgrass Insects. 2nd Ed. (Invited).

Held, D. and D. Potter. 2008. June beetles, Phyllophaga spp. In: J. Capinera [ed] Encyclopedia of Entomology, Kluwer (Invited, revision of 2004 chapter).

Held, D.W. 2008. A unique perspective on the biological consequences and Recovery from Hurricane Katrina in Mississippi. Proc. Forest Products Society Conference on the Lessons Learned from Natural Disasters. (Invited)

Potter, D. and D. Held. 2008. Japanese beetle. In: J. Capinera [ed] Encyclopedia of Entomology, Kluwer (Invited, revision of 2004 chapter).

Peck, D.C. and D.W. Held. 2007. Injurious Arthropods: Root Feeders: Crane Flies. In: W.O. Lamp, R.C. Berberet, L.G. Higley, C.R. Baird. ESA Handbook of Forage and Rangeland Insects, Entomological Soc. America.

Held, D. and D. Potter. 2003. Japanese beetle. In: V. Resh and R. Carde [eds.] Encyclopedia of Insects, Academic, San Diego, CA. (Invited).

Potter, D. and D. Held. 2003. May beetle. In: V. Resh and R. Carde [eds.] Encyclopedia of Insects, Academic, San Diego, CA. (Invited).

Clem, C.S. and D.W. Held. 2015. Species richness of eruciform larvae associated with native and alien plants in the southeastern United States. J. Insect Conserv.  19.5: 987-997.

Gorzlancyk, A.M.,D.W. Held, C.M. Ranger, Z. Barwary, and Dong-Joo Kim. 2014. Capture of Cnestus mutilatus, Xylosandrus crassiusculus and other Scolytinae (COLEOPTERA:  CURCULIONIDAE) in response to greenlight emitting diodes, ethanol, and conophthorin. Fla. Entomol. 97(1): 301–303.

Ranger, C., A. Gorzlancyk, K. Addesso, J. Oliver, M. Reding, P. Schultz, and D. Held. 2014. Conophthorin enhances the electroantennogram and field behavioral response of Xylosandrus germanus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) to ethanol. Agric For. Entomol. 16(4):327–334.

Gorzlancyk, A.M.,D.W. Held, Dong-Joo Kim, and C.M. Ranger. 2013. Capture of Xylosandrus crassiusculus and other Scolytinae (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) in response to visual and volatile cues. Fla. Entomol. 96: 1097-1101.

Held, D.W. and S.A. Parker. 2011. Efficacy of soil-applied neonicotinoid insecticides against Azalea lace bug, Stephanotis pyroides, in the landscape. Fla. Entomol.  94(3): 599–607.

Held, D.W., C. Wheeler, D.W. Boyd Jr. 2009. Kaolin particle film prevent galling by Gynaikothrips uzeli. Plant Health Progress. doi:10.1094/PHP-2009-0407-02-RS    

Held, D.W. and D. W. Boyd. 2008. New records of Gynaikothrips uzeli (Thysanoptera:Phlaeothripidae) on Ficus benjamina in Texas and O’ahu, Hawaii. Pan-Pacific Entomol. 84(2): 77–80.

Held, D. W. and D. W. Boyd. 2008. Monitoring and management of Gynaikothrips uzeli Zimmerman (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae), an exotic thrips attacking Ficus     benjamina Pest. Manag. Sci. 64: 133–140.

Boyd, D. W. and D. W. Held. 2006. Androthrips ramachandrai (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae): an introduced thrips in the United States. Fla. Entomol. 89: 455–458.

Held, D.W., D. Boyd, T. Lockley, G.B. Edwards. 2005. Gynaikothrips uzeli Zimmerman (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) in the Southeastern United States: Distribution and review of biology. Fla. Entomol. 88(4): 538–540.

Held, D.W. 2004. Relative susceptibility of woody landscape plants to Japanese beetle    (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). J. of Arboric. 30: 328–335.

Potter, D.A., L. Foss, R. E. Baumler, and D.W. Held. 2004. Managing eastern tent caterpillars Malacosoma americanum (F.) on horse farms to reduce risk of mare reproductive loss syndrome. Pest Manag. Sci. 61: 3–15.

Held, D. W. and D. A. Potter. 2004. Floral characteristics affect susceptibility of hybrid tea roses, Rosa ´ hybrida, to Japanese beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). J.     Econ. Entomol. 97: 353–360.

Held, D. W. and D. A. Potter. 2004. Floral affinity and consequences of flower-feeding      and diet mixing for the Japanese beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Oecologia 140: 312–319.

Held, D. W. and D. A. Potter. 2003. Characterizing toxicity of Pelargonium spp. and two other reputedly toxic plant species to Japanese beetles (Coleoptera:    Scarabaeidae). Environ. Entomol. 32: 873–880.

Stephens, M., D. W. Held, L. H. Townsend, and D. A. Potter. 2003. Timing of emergence of Eastern Tent Caterpillars and management with reduced risk insecticides and treatment strategies. Proc. First Symposium on Mare Reproductive    Loss Syndrome, Gluck Equine Research Center, Lexintgon, KY.

Held, D. W., P. Gonsiska, and D. A. Potter. 2003. Evaluating companion planting and non-host masking odors for protecting roses from the Japanese beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 96: 81–87.

Potter, D. A. and D. W. Held. 2002. Biology and management of the Japanese beetle.  Annu. Rev. Entomol. 47: 175–205.

Held, D. W., T. Eaton, and D. A. Potter. 2001. Potential for habituation to a neem-based feeding deterrent in Japanese beetles, Popillia japonica. Entomol. Exp. Applic. 101: 19–23.

Held, D. W., D. A. Potter, R. S. Gates, and R. G. Anderson. 2001. Modified atmosphere treatments as a potential disinfestation technique for arthropod pests in greenhouses. J. Econ. Entomol. 94: 430–438.

Potter, D. A. and D. W. Held. 1999. Absence of food aversion learning by a polyphagous scarab, Popillia japonica Newman, following intoxication by geranium,    Pelargonium x hortorum. Entomol. Exp. Applic. 91: 83-88.

Potter, D. A., P. G. Spicer, D. W. Held, and R. E. McNiel. 1998. Relative susceptibility of cultivars of flowering crabapples, lindens, and roses to defoliation by Japanese    beetles. J. Environ. Hort. 16:105–110.

Held, D.W. and Y. Xu. 2015. Field performance and consumption of indoxacarb bait for control of mole crickets (Scapteriscus spp.) in turfgrass. Crop, Forage & Turfgrass Management doi: 10.2134/cftm2015.0132

Obear, G.R., A. Adesanya, P.J. Liesch, R.C. Williamson, and D.W. Held. 2015. Fungicides affect Japanese beetle (COLEOPTERA: SCARABAEIDAE) egg hatch, larval survival, and detoxification enzymes. Pest Manag. Sci. doi 10.1002/ps.4076

Bailey, D.L., D.W. Held, A. Kalra, N. Twarakavi, F. Arriaga. 2015. Biopres from mole crickets (Scapteriscus spp.) increase soil hydraulic conductivity and infiltration rates.  Appl. Soil Ecol. 94: 7-14.

Sells, S.M., D.W. Held, S.F. Enloe, N.J. Lowenstein, and L.G. Eckhardt. 2015. Impact of cogongrass management strategies on generalist predators in cogongrass-infested longleaf pine plantations Pest. Manag. Sci. 71: 478-484.

Coy, R.M., D.W. Held, and J.W. Kloepper. 2014. Rhizobacterial Inoculants Increase Root and Shoot Growth in ‘Tifway’ Hybrid Bermudagrass.  J. Environ. Hortic. 32(3):149–154.

Enloe, S.F., N.J. Loewenstein, D.W. Held, L.G. Eckhardt and D.K. Lauer. 2013. Impacts of prescribed fire, glyphosate, and seeding on cogongrass, species richness and    species diversity in longleaf pine. Invasive Plant Sci. Manage. doi:

Xu, Y., D.W. Held, and X.P. Hu. 2013. Dietary choices and their implication for survival and development of omnivorous mole crickets (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae). Appl. Soil Ecol. 71: 65–71.

Held, D.W. and D.A. Potter. 2012. Problems and prospects for managing turfgrass insect pests with reduced chemical inputs. Annu. Rev. Entomol. 57: 329–354.

Xu, Y., D.W. Held, and X.P. Hu. 2012. Potential negative effects of earthworm prey on damage to turfgrass by omnivorous mole crickets (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae) Environ. Entomol. 41:1139-1144.

Chong, S.C., R.C. Williamson, and D.W. Held. 2012. Leaf biomechanical properties as mechanisms of resistance to black cutworm (Agrotis ipsilon) amond Poa species.  Entomologia Exp. Applic. 145: 201–208.

Chong, S.C., R.C. Williamson, and D.W. Held. 2012. Preference and performance of black cutworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on Poa species. J. Environ. Hortic. 29(4): 207–212.

Barden, S.A., D.W. Held, and L.C. Graham. 2011. Lack of interactions between red imported fire ants or fire ant control products and white grubs (Coleoptera:Scarabaeidae) in turfgrass. J. Econ. Entomol. J. Econ. Entomol. 104: 2009–2016.

Hong, S.C., D.W. Held, and R.C. Williamson. 2011. Beneficial arthropods and predation on black cutworm larvae (Agrotis ipsilon) in close mown creeping bentgrass. Fla. Entomol. 94(3):714–715

Abraham, C., D.W. Held, and C. Wheeler. 2010. Monitoring the seasonal and diurnal activity of Larra bicolor (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae). Appl. Turfgrass Sci.    doi:10.1094/ATS-2010-0312-01-RS

Held, D.W. and C.H. Ray. 2009. Asiatic garden beetle, Maladera castanea Arrow (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) grubs found in damaged turf in Alabama. Fla. Entomol. 92: 670–672.

Held, D.W., C. Wheeler, C.M. Abraham, and K. Pickett. 2008. Paper wasps (Polistes spp.) attacking fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) larvae in turfgrass. Applied Turfgrass Science doi:10.1094/ATS-2008-07XX-01-RS.

Abraham, C.M., Held, D.W. and C. Wheeler. 2008. First report of Larra bicolor (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae) in Alabama. MidSouth Entomol. 1:81–84.

Robbins PS, Alm SR, Armstrong CD, Averill AL, Baker TC, Bauernfiend RJ, Baxendale FP, Braman SK, Brandenburg RL, Cash DB, Couch GJ, Cowles RS, Crocker RL, DeLamar ZD, Dittl TG, Fitzpatrick SM, Flanders KL, Forgatsch T, Gibb TJ, Gill BD,     Gilrein DO, Gorsuch CS, Hammond AM, Hastings PD, Held DW, Heller PR, Hiskes RT, Holliman JL, Hudson WG, Klein MG, Krischik VL, Lee DJ, Linn Jr. CE, Luce NJ, MacKenzie KE, Mannion CM, Polavarapu S, Potter DA, Roelofs WL, Royals BM, Salsbury GA, Schiff NM, Shetlar DJ, Skinner M, Sparks BL, Sutschek JA, Sutschek TP, Swier SR, Sylvia MM, Vickers NJ, Vittum PJ, Weidman RB, Weber DC, Williamson RC, Villani MG. 2006. Trapping Phyllophaga spp. (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae) with sex attractants in the United States and Canada. Journal of Insect Science 6:39, available online:

Held, D.W. and J. Gelhaus. 2006. Damage in centipede sod associated with Crane fly and March fly larvae (Diptera: Tipulidae, Bibionidae) in Mississippi. Fla. Entomol. 89: 89–90.

Held, D.W. 2005. Occurrence of Larra bicolor (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae), ectoparasite of mole crickets (Scapteriscus spp.), in coastal Mississippi. Florida Entomol. 88(3): 327–328.

Potter, D.A., D.W. Held, M.E. Rogers. 2005. Natural organic fertilizers as a risk factor for Ataenius spretulus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) infestation on golf courses. Int. Turfgrass Society Res. J. 10: 753–760.

Gels, J. A., D. W. Held, and D. A. Potter. 2002. Hazards of insecticides to bumble bees, Bombus impatiens (Hymenoptera: Apididae), foraging on flowering white clover in turf. J. Econ Entomol. 95: 722–728.

Potter, D. A. and D. W. Held. 2002. Biology and management of the Japanese beetle.  Annu. Rev. Entomol. 47: 175–205.

Rogers, M., D. W. Held, and D. A. Potter. 2001. Effects of two plant growth regulators on suitability of creeping bentgrass for turfgrass insects. Int. Turfgrass Soc. Res. J. 9: 3–6.

Walston, A. T., D. W. Held, N. R. Mason, and D. A. Potter. 2001. Absence of interaction between endophytic perennial ryegrass and susceptibility of Japanese beetle grubs to Paenibacillus popilliae Dutky J. Entomol. Sci. 36: 105-108.

Kunkel, B. A., D. W. Held, and D. A. Potter. 2001. Lethal and sublethal effects of bendiocarb, halofenozide, and imidacloprid on Harpalus pennsylvanicus (Coleoptera: Carabidae) following different modes of exposure in turfgrass. J. Econ. Entomol. 94:60–67.

Lopez, R., D. W. Held, and D. A. Potter. 2000. Management of a mound-building ant, Lasius neoniger Emery, on golf putting greens and tees using delayed-action baits or fipronil. Crop Sci. 40: 511-517.

Kunkel, B. A., D. W. Held, and D. A. Potter. 1999. Impact of halofenozide, imidacloprid, and bendiocarb on beneficial invertebrates and predatory activity in turfgrass. J. Econ. Entomol. 92: 922-930.