Donald Cook

Donald Cook

Assistant Research Professor

Row Crop Entomology



Mailing Address:
Box 197
Stoneville, MS 38776
Research Areas:
  • IPM of agronomic crops

Publications

  • Abbott, C. C., J. M. Sarver, J. Gore, D. R. Cook, A. L. Catchot, R. Alan Henn, L. J. Krutz. 2019. Establishing defoliation thresholds for insect pests of peanut in Mississippi. Peanut Science 46:1-7. Download
  • Ethridge, B., J. Gore, A. L. Catchot, D. R. Cook, F. Musser, E. J. Larson. 2018. Influence of temperature on the efficacy of foliar insecticide sprays against sugarcane aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) populations in grain sorghum. Journal of Economic Entomology 112(1):196-200.  Download
  • Lawrence, B. H., J. A. Bond, T. W. Eubank, B. R. Golden, D. R. Cook, J.P. Mangialardi. 2019. Evaluation of 2,4-D-based herbicide mixtures for control of glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth. Weed Technology 33:263-271. Download
  • North, J. H., J. Gore, A. L. Catchot, D. R. Cook, D. M. Dodds, F. Musser. 2019. Quantifying the impact of excluding insecticide classes from cotton integrated pest management programs in the U.S. Mid-South. Journal of Economic Entomology 112:341-348.  Download
  • Olivi, B. M., J. Gore, F. Musser, A. L. Catchot, D. R. Cook. 2019. Impact of simulated corn earworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) kernel feeding on field corn yield. Journal of Economic Entomology 112(5):2193-2198.  Download
  • Smith, R. M., G. Kaur, J. Orlowski, C. B. Edwards, G. Singh, J. T. Irby, L. J. Krutz, L. L. Falconer, D. R. Cook, D. Chastain. 2019. Evaluation of planter errors associated with twin-row soybean production in Mississippi. Agronomy Journal 111(4):1643-1649.  Download
  • Smith, R. M., G. Kaur, J. Orlowski, G. Singh, D. Chastain, J. T. Irby, L. J. Krutz, L. L. Falconer, D. R. Cook. 2019. Narrow-row production system for soybeans in Mississippi Delta. Crop, Forage, and Turfgrass Management 5(1):1-6. Download
  • Wood, C. W., J. Gore, A. L. Catchot, D. R. Cook, D. M. Dodds, L. J. Krutz. 2019. Impact of irrigation timing on tarnished plant bug populations and yield of cotton. Journal of Cotton Science 23(1):21-27.  Download
  • Yang, F., J. C. Santiago Gonzalez, J. Williams, D. R. Cook, R. T. Gilreath, D. L. Kerns. 2019. Occurrence and ear damage of Helicoverpa zea on transgenic Bacillus thuringiensis maize in the field in Texas, U.S. and its susceptibility to Vip3A Protein. Toxins 11(2):102.  Download
  • Darnell-Crumpton, C., A. L. Catchot, D. R. Cook, J. Gore, D. M. Dodds, S. C. Morsello, F. Musser. 2018. Neonicotinoid insecticide resistance in tobacco thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) of Mississippi. Journal of Economic Entomology 111(6): 2824-2830.  Download
  • McCoy, J. M., G. Kaur, B. R. Golden, J. Orlowski, D. R. Cook, J. A. Bond. 2018. Nitrogen fertilization of soybean affects root growth and nodulation on two soil types in Mississippi. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis No 10. Download
  • McCoy, J. M., G. Kaur, B. R. Golden, J. Orlowski, D. R. Cook, J. A. Bond. 2018. Nitrogen fertilization of soybeans in Mississippi increases seed yield but not profitability. Agronomy Journal 110:1505-1512.  Download
  • Ryals, J. L., D. R. Cook, A. L. Catchot, F. Musser, S. D. Stewart, R. B. Leanord, D. G. Buntin, D. L. Kerns, T. W. Allen, J. Gore. 2018. Impact of corn earworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on field corn (Poales: Poaceae) yield and grain quality. Journal of Economic Entomology 111(3):1249-1255.  Download
  • Little, N. S., A. L. Catchot, K. Clint Allen, J. Gore, F. Musser, D. R. Cook, R. G. Luttrell. 2017. Supplemental control with diamides for heliothines in Bt cotton. Southwestern Entomologist 42(1):15-26. Download
  • North, J. H., J. Gore, A. L. Catchot, S. D. Stewart, G. M. Lorenz, F. Musser, D. R. Cook, D. L. Kerns, D. M. Dodds. 2017. Value of neonicotinoid insecticide seed treatments in Mid-South corn (Zea mays) production systems. Journal of Economic Entomology 111:187-192.  Download
  • Wood, W., J. Gore, A. L. Catchot, D. R. Cook, D. M. Dodds, L. J. Krutz. 2017. Effect of leaf pubescence on tarnished plant bug (Hemiptera: Miridae) ability to cause damage and yield loss in cotton. Journal of Cotton Science 21:122-127. Download
  • Adams, A., J. Gore, A. L. Catchot, F. Musser, D. R. Cook, N. Krishnan, J. T. Irby. 2016. Residual and systemic efficacy of chlorantraniliprole and flubendiamide against corn earworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in soybean. Journal of Economic Entomology 109(6):2411-2417. Download
  • Adams, A., J. Gore, A. L. Catchot, F. Musser, D. R. Cook, N. Krishnan, J. T. Irby. 2016. Susceptibility of Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) neonates to diamide insecticides in the Midsouthern and Southeastern United States. Journal of Economic Entomology 109(3):1161-1166. Download
  • Adams, A., J. Gore, F. Musser, D. R. Cook, A. L. Catchot, T. W. Walker, C. Dobbins. 2016. Efficacy of selected insecticides applied to hybrid rice seed. Journal of Economic Entomology 109(1):200-206. Download
  • Adams, B., D. Cook, A. L. Catchot, J. Gore, F. Musser, S. Stewart, D. Kerns, G. Lorenz, J. T. Irby, B. R. Golden. 2016. Evaluation of corn earworm, Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), economic injury levels in Mid-South reproductive stage soybean. Journal of Economic Entomology 109(3):1161-1166. Download
  • Allen, C., J. L. Bibb, A. L. Catchot, D. R. Cook, W. Crow, J. Dean, D. Fleming, J. Gore, B. Layton, N. Little, J. MacGown, F. Musser, S. Winter, D. M. Dodds, J. T. Irby, E. J. Larson, S. L. Meyers. 2016. 2017 Insect control guide for agronomic crops. Mississippi State University Extension Service, Publication 2471. 128 pp. Download
  • Catchot, A. L., D. M. Dodds, J. Gore, D. R. Cook, W. D. Crow. 2016. Pesticide calibration made easy. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2939, Mississippi State University. 4 pp. Download
  • Crespo, A., L. B., A. P. Alves, Y. Wang, B. Hong, J. L. Flexner, A. L. Catchot, D. Buntin, D. R. Cook. 2016. Survival of corn earworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on Bt maize and cross-pollinated refuge ears from seed blends. Journal of Economic Entomology 109(1):288-298. Download
  • Falconer, L. L., D. M. Dodds, J. A. Bond, A. L. Catchot, D. R. Cook, B. R. Golden, J. Gore, J. L. Oldham, H. Pringle. 2016. Cotton 2017 planning budgets. Mississippi State University Extension Service, Publication 3015. 92pp. Download
  • Falconer, L. L., J. T. Irby, J. Orlowski, T. W. Allen, J. A. Bond, N. W. Buehring, A. L. Catchot, D. R. Cook, B. R. Golden, J. Gore, L. J. Krutz, H. Pringle. 2016. Soybeans 2017 Planning Budgets. Mississippi State University Extension Service, Publication 3014. 132pp. Download
  • North, J. H., J. Gore, A. L. Catchot, S. D. Stewart, G. M. Lorenz, F. R. Musser, D. R. Cook, D. L. Kerns, D. M. Dodds. 2016. Value of neonicotinoid insecticide seed treatments in Mid-South soybean (glycine max) production systems. Journal of Economic Entomology 109(3):1156-1160. Download
  • Pan, Z., D. Onstad, P. Crain, A. Crespo, W. Hutchinson, D. Buntin, P. Porter, A. L. Catchot, D. R. Cook, C. Pilcher, L. Flexner, L. Higgins. 2016. Evolution of resistance by Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) infesting insecticidal crops in the Southern United States. Journal of Economic Entomology 109: 821-831. Download
  • Reay-Jones, F., R. T. Bessin, M. J. Brewer, D. G. Buntin, A. L. Catchot, D. R. Cook, K. L. Flanders, D. L. Kerns, R. P. Porter, D. D. Reisig, S. D. Stewart, M. E. Rice. 2016. Impact of lepidoptera (crambidae, noctuidae, and pyralidae) pests on corn containing pyramided Bt traits and a blended refuge in the Southern United States. Journal of Economic Entomology 109(4):1859-1871. Download
  • Von Kanel, M., J. Gore, A. L. Catchot, D. R. Cook, F. Musser, M. A. Caprio. 2016. Influence of Dual-Bt protein corn on bollworm, Helicoverpa zea (Boddie), survivorship on Bollgard II cotton. Journal of Economic Entomology 109(2):860-864. Download
  • Williams, B. R., E. J. Larson, J. A. Bond, A. L. Catchot, D. R. Cook, B. R. Golden, J. Gore, L. J. Krutz, J. L. Oldham, H. Pringle. 2016. Corn, grain sorghum, and wheat 2017 planning budgets. Mississippi State University Extension Service, Publication 3018. 68pp. Download
  • Wood, W., J. Gore, A. L. Catchot, D. R. Cook, D. M. Dodds, L. J. Krutz. 2016. Susceptibility of flowering cotton to damage and yield loss from tarnished plant bug (Hemiptera: Miridae). Journal of Economic entomology 109(3):1188-1195. Download
  • Adams, A., J. Gore, F. Musser, D. R. Cook, A. L. Catchot, T. W. Walker, G. A. Awuni. 2015. Impact of water management on efficacy of insecticide seed treatments against rice water weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Mississippi rice. Journal of Economic Entomology 108(3):1079-1085. Download
  • Adams, B., A. Catchot, D. Cook, J. Gore, F. Musser, J. T. Irby, B. R. Golden. 2015. The impact of simulated corn earworm (lepidoptera: noctuidae) damage in indeterminate soybean. Journal of Economic Entomology 108(3):1072-1078. Download
  • Awuni, G., J. Gore, D. R. Cook, F. Musser, A. L. Catchot, C. Dobbins. 2015. Impact of oebalus pugnax (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) infestation timing on rice yields and auality. Journal of Economic Entomology 108(4):1739-1747. Download
  • Awuni, G., J. Gore, D. R. Cook, F. R. Musser. 2015. Seasonal abundance and phenology of Oebalus pugnax (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) on graminaceous hosts in the Delta region of Mississippi. Environmental Entomology 44(4):931-938: Download
  • Reisig, D. D., D. S. Akin, J. N. All, R. T. Bessin, M. J. Brewer, D. G. Buntin, A. L. Catchot, D. R. Cook, K. L. Flanders, F.-N. Huang, D. W. Johnson, B. R. Leonard, P. J. Mcleod, R. P. Porter, F. P. F. Reay-Jones, K. V. Tindall, S. D. Stewart, N. N. Troxclair, R. R. Youngman, M. E. Rice. 2015. Lepidoptera (Crambidae, Noctuidae, and Pyralidae) injury to corn containing single and pyramided Bt traits, and blended or block refuge, in the Southern United States. Journal of Economic Entomology 108(1):157-165. Download
  • Gore, J., D.R. Cook, A.L. Catchot, F.R. Musser, S.D. Stewart, B.R. Leonard, G. Lorenz, G. Studebaker, D.S. Akin, K. Tindall, and R. Jackson. 2013. Impact of twospotted spider mite (Acari: Tetranychidae) infestation timing on cotton yields. Journal of Cotton Science 17:34-39. Download
  • Gore, J., A.L. Catchot, F.R. Musser, J.K. Greene, B.R. Leonard, D.R. Cook, G.L. Snodgrass, R. Jackson. 2012. Development of a plant-based threshold for tarnished plant bug (hemiptera: Miridae) in cotton. Journal of Economic Entomology 105(6):2007-2014. Download
  • Siebert, M.W., J. Thomas, S.P. Nolting, B.R. Leonard, J. Gore, A.L. Catchot, G. Lorenz, S.D. Stewart, D.R. Cook, L.C. Walton, R.B. Lassiter, R.A. Haygood, and J.D. Siebert. 2012. Field evaluations of sulfoxaflor, a novel insecticide, against tarnished plant bug (Hemiptera: Miridae) in cotton. Journal of Cotton Science 16:129-143. Download
  • Cook, D.R., A. Herbert, D.S. Akin,J.T. Reed. 2011. Biology, Crop Injury and Management of Thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Infesting Cotton Seedlings in the United States. Journal of Integrated Pest Management 2(2):1-9. Download
  • Reed, J.T., D. Bao, D.R. Cook, C.S. Jackson. 2010. Review of preplant-incorporated pesticide evaluations in Mississippi sweetpotatoes. Midsouth Entomologist 3(2):89-96. Download
  • Musser, F.R., A.L. Catchot, S.D. Stewart, R. Bagwell, G. Lorenz, K. Tindall, G. Studebaker, R. Leonard, D.S. Akin, D.R. Cook, and C.A. Daves. 2009. Tarnished plant bug (Hemiptera: Miridae) thresholds for cotton before bloom in the Midsouth of the United States. Journal of Economic Entomology 102(6):2109-2115. Download
  • Musser, F.R., A.L. Catchot, S.D. Stewart, R. Bagwell, G. Lorenz, K. Tindall, G. Studebaker, R. Leonard, D.S. Akin, D.R. Cook, C.A. Daves. 2009. Tarnished plant bug (Hemiptera: Miridae) thresholds and sampling comparisons for flowering cotton in the Midsouthern United States. Journal of Economic Entomology 102(5):1827-1836. Download
  • Huang, F., R. Leonard, S. Moore, B. Yue, R.D. Parker, T. Reagan, J.O. Reagan, M. Stout, D.R. Cook, W. Akbar. 2008. Geographical susceptibility of Louisiana and Texas populations of sugarcane borer, Diatraea saccharalis (F.) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ab protein. Crop Protection 27:799-806. Download