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Ballard Pest Management Consulting, LLC

James B. Ballard, PhD, BCE

Pest Control Industry News

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Presentations

Professional presentations completed on general household pests and termites which are listed below in detail:

General Household Pests
  • Richman,D. and J.Ballard. 2010. Evaluation of a Bed Bug Control Program Used in Residential Properties. Nat. Conf. Urban Entomol. Portland, OR.
  • Ballard,J.B., D.Richman, B.W.Ryser, and K. Watson. 2005. Commercial Applications of Pyrethroid/Neonicotinoid Combination Products for the Professional Pest Management Industry. Ann. Meeting Entomol. Soc. Amer. Fort Lauderdale, FL.
  • Ballard,J.B. 2000. A Solutions Based Strategy for the Management of Arthropod Pest Populations. Ann. Meeting Entomol. Soc. Amer. Montreal, Canada.
  • Ballard,J.B. and J.T.Mares. 1993. The Development of Fluorosulfonate Baits for the Control of Structural Pests. 1st Inter. Conf. on Insect Pests in the Urban Environ. Cambridge, England.
  • Ballard,J.B. 1991. Trends in German Cockroach Population Management. Eastern Branch Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Richmond, Virginia.
  • Ballard,J.B. 1987. Variables Which Influenced the Efficacy of Dursban 10CR on Selected Soil Active Insects. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Ballard,J.B. 1986. Insecticide Residues. First National Conference on Entomology, College Park, Maryland.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1985. The Influence of Selected Environmental Parameters Upon German Cockroach Trap Catch in Homes. Eastern Branch Meeting of the Entomolgical Society of America, Williamsburg, Virginia.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1984. Field Evaluation of Traps and Methods Used to Monitor German Cockroach Populations. Eastern Branch Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. Hershey, Pennsylvania.
  • Gold,R.E. and J.B.Ballard. 1984. The Role of Cockroach Traps in Pest Management Programs. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Gold,R.E. and J.B.Ballard. 1984. Response of German Cockroach Populations to Frequency Sweeping Ultrasonic-Emitting Devices. North Central Branch Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Wichita, Kansas.
  • Vance,A.D.,J.B.Ballard, and R.E.Gold. 1983. Avermectin Bait Formulations and Efficacy Test Procedures Used in Laboratory Trials with German Cockroaches. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Detroit, Michigan.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1983. Biology and Management of Wood and Oriental Cockroaches in the Near Environment. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Detroit, Michigan.
  • Gold,R.E. and J.B.Ballard. 1983. Efficacy of Avermectin as Control Agents for German Cockroach Populations. North Central Branch Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1983. Movement and Catch Patterns of a Male German Cockroach Population in Relation to Niche Location. North Central Branch Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1983. Evaluation of Trap Designs and Efficacy of Selected Densities of Electrified Can, Paper Covered Bottle or Bottle Traps Placed in German Cockroach Infested Homes. North Central Branch Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1982. Light-Dependent and Independent Response of German Cockroach Male and Brown-Banded Nymph Populations to Two Photodynamic Dyes. Annual Meeting of the Entomolgical Society of America, Toronto, Canada.
  • Gold,R.E. and J.B.Ballard. 1982. Evaluation of a Chlorpyrifos Slow-Release Formulation Used to Deter German Cockroach Population Establishment in New Construction. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Toronto, Canada.
  • Gold,R.E. and J.B.Ballard. 1982. Effect of Homeowner Pesticides Used for German Cockroach Control. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Toronto, Canada.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1982. Cockroach Population Monitoring Devices for the Homeowner. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Toronto, Canada.
  • Gold,R.E. and J.B.Ballard. 1982. The Effects of DDVP on German Cockroach Control and Human Health. North Central Branch Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1982. Sticky Trap Design and its Effects Upon German Cockroach Trap Catch. North Central Branch Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1982. The Effect of Sonic and Ultrasonic Sound Upon German Cockroaches. North Central Branch Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1981. The Effect of Population Density and Conditioning Upon Trap Catch of German Cockroaches in Choice Boxes. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, San Diego, California.
  • Gold,R.E. and J.B.Ballard. 1980. Erodibility of Selected Pesticide Formulations Used in Cockroach Control. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, San Diego, California.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1981. The Effect of Baits on the Efficacy of Sticky Traps in the Evaluation of German Cockroach Populations. North Central Branch Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Gold,R.E. and J.B.Ballard. 1980. Evaluation of Application Techniques Related to Using Slow-Release Formulations in Cockroach Control. North Central Branch Meeting of the Entomolgical Society of America, Lincoln, Nebraska.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1980. The Efficacy of the Sticky Trap in the Control of German Cockroach Populations. North Central Branch Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Lincoln, Nebraska.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1979. Field Evaluation of Slow Release Insecticides for Urban Cockroach Control. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Denver, Colorado.
  • Gold,R.E. and J.B.Ballard. 1979. The Use of Sticky Traps in Monitoring Cockroach Populations. North Central Branch Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Gold,R.E. and J.B.Ballard. 1979. An Evaluation of Slow Release Insecticides Used in Urban Cockroach Control. North Central Branch Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Ballard,J.B. 1977. Ant Population Estimation by Removal Sampling. Annual Meeting of the Central States Kansas Entomological Society, Lincoln, Nebraska.
  • Ballard,J.B. 1977. Dulotic Behavior in the Subgenus Raptiformica. North Central Branch Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Fargo, North Dakota.
Termites
  • Richman, D., J. Ballard, B. Ryser and T. Jenkins. 2008. Transport® Termiticide Insecticide: New chemistry for termite control. Nat. Conf. Urban Entomol. Tulsa, OK.
  • Ryser, B. and J. Ballard. 2007. The Efficacy of Transport® Termiticide Clearing Subterranean Termite Infested Structures in Louisiana. Fl. Entomol. Soc. Sarasota, FL.
  • Ballard, J.B., R. Lewis, S. Trimm, B. Ryser, and R. Ekins. 2006. Acetamiprid: A Novel Solution for The Control of Drywood Termites. Ann. Meeting Entomol. Soc. Amer. Indianapolis, IN.
  • Ballard, J.B. 2006. Transmission of Non-Repellent Liquid Termiticide Among Subterranean Termites. FL Entomol. Soc. Jupiter Beach, FL.
  • Ballard, J.B. and T. A. Anderson. 2006. The Influence of the Transmission of Acetamiprid on the Mortality of Subterranean Termite Populations. Nat. Conf. Urban Entomology. Raleigh, NC.
  • Jenkins, T.M., B.W.Ryser, J.B.Ballard, and K. Watson. 2005. DNA Analysis Used to Understand the Effect of Acetamiprid on Invasive and Non-Invasive Subterranean Termites. Ann. Meeting Entomol. Soc. Amer. Fort Lauderdale, FL.
  • Ballard,J.B.2005. A Novel Approach for the Control of Subterranean Termites. Ann. Meeting NPMA. Nashville, TN.
  • Ballard,J.B., C.L.Palmer, S.C.Smith, R.F.Pepper, J.M.Bryan. 2004. Acetamiprid (F5025): A Novel Neonicotinoid for the Control of Subterranean Termites. Ann. Meeting Entomol. Soc. Amer. Salt Lake City UT.
  • Ballard,J.B., C.L.Palmer, B.W.Ryser, G.C.Cramer, and A.D.Dufoe. 2004. Field Efficacy of FirstLine® GT Plus Termite Bait Stations in the Control of Subterranean Termites. Nat. Conf. Urban Entomol. 20-22 May, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Ballard,J.B., C.L.Palmer, A.D.Dufoe, J.M.Bryan, B.W.Ryser, and G.C Cramer. 2003. Summon™: A Matrix to Enhance the Efficacy of Termite Bait Systems. Ann. Meeting Entomol. Soc. Amer. Cincinatti, OH.
  • Ballard,J.B., C.L.Palmer, A.D.Dufoe, J.Bryan, B.W.Ryser, and G.C.Cramer. 2002. M-714: A Matrix to Enhance the Infestation Frequency and Speed of Subterranean Termite Monitoring/Bait Stations. Ann. Meeting Entomol. Soc. Amer. Fort Lauderdale, FL.
  • Ryser,B.W., C.L.Palmer, and J.B.Ballard. 2002. FirstLine® Termite Defense System℠ – An Integrated Strategy for the Management of Subterranean Termite Populations Infesting Structures in Florida, 1999-2001 Eastern Branch Meeting ESA, Ocean City, MD.
  • Ballard,J.B., C.L.Palmer, G.C. Cramer, A..D. Dufoe, and B.W. Ryser. 2002. Field Evaluation of the FirstLine® Termite Defense System℠ Using the Defender™ Unit. International Conference on Urban Pests, Charleston, SC.
  • Ballard, J.B., C. Palmer, T. Porter, G. Cramer, A. Dufoe, and B. Ryser. 2001. Field Evaluation of the FirstLine® Termite Defense System℠ Using The Defender™. Ann. Meeting Entomol. Soc. Amer. San Diego, CA.
  • Ballard,J.B, T.K.Porter, K.W.Johnson, R.A.McQuaid, and M.M.Wusaty. 2001. The Role of the Defender™ Unit in the Management of Coptotermes formosanus Populations. 2nd International Symposium on Coptotermes formosanus. New Orleans, LA.
  • K.Johnson, T.Porter, and J. Ballard. 2001. Efficacy of the FirstLine® Defender™ Unit in Laboratory Arenas. Southeast ESA Meeting, Augusta, GA
  • Lewis, R.C. and J.B.Ballard. 2000. The Control of Subterranean Termites in Residential Structures Using FirstLine® Termite Bait. National Conf. On Urban Entomol. Fort Lauderdale, FL.
  • Ballard,J.B. 1999. Structural Protection Using IPM Elements to Manage Subterranean Termite Populations. Ann. Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Atlanta, GA.
  • Ballard,J.B. 1999. Systematic Termite Control℠: A Termite IPM Program for the Pest Control Professional. 3rd International Conference on Urban Pests. Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Ballard,J.B. and T.K.Porter. 1998. The Influence of Selected Substrates Upon the Tubing Behavior of the Eastern Subterranean Termite, Reticulitermes flavipes. Eastern Branch Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Cherry Hill, NJ.
  • Ballard,J.B. and T.K.Porter. 1994. The Integration of Sulfluramid Bait into Termite Management Programs. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America Dallas, Texas.
  • Willut,J.M., A.C.Lew, J.B.Ballard, M.J.Bonner, W.D.Gravelle, and M.A.Walsh. 1992. Movement of Selected Termiticides into a Sandy Loam Soil in the Laboratory. Fourth National Conference on Urban Entomology, College Park, Maryland.
  • Willut,J.M.,W.D.Gravelle,J.B.Ballard, and J.A.Greenblatt. 1991. Persistence of Five Termiticides in PH Six and Eight Sandy Loam Soil. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Reno, Nevada.
  • Bonner,M.J., J.B.Ballard, and A.C.Lew. 1990. The Influence of Termiticide Formulation Upon Soil Penetration and Termite Efficacy. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Ballard,J.B. 1988. Variables Which Influenced Tunnel Location in the Eastern Subterranean Termite. Second National Conference on Urban Entomology, College Park, Maryland.
  • Ballard,J.B. 1986. Tunneling Behavior of Nymphs of the Eastern Subterranean Termite. Eastern Branch Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Ballard,J.B. 1985. Termiticide Monitoring in the Urban Environment. Eastern Branch Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Williamsburg, Virginia.

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