BallardPMC

Ballard Pest Management Consulting, LLC

James B. Ballard, PhD, BCE

Publications

Publications on general household pests and termites which are listed below in detail:

General Household Pests
  • Ballard, J.B. 2013. The Genesis of Insecticide-Impregnated Fabrics. PCT 41(10): A1-2.
  • Ballard, J.B. 2013. Understanding Resistance in Bed Bug Populations. PCT 41(10): A3-6.
  • Ballard, J.B. 2011. The Installation of ActiveGuard™ Mattress Liners for the Prevention of Bed Bug Infestations in Hotel Rooms. PCT online, digital edition, 39(11): A1-4.
  • Ballard,J.B., P.Alley, D.Reeder, and J.Latino. 2011. Controlling Bed Bugs in Transient Housing Facilities. PCT 39(8):82, 84, 86, 87.
  • Ballard,J.B. 2010. A Bed Bug Control Protocol. Pest-O-Gram Newsletter of the NJPMA. April: 5,7.
  • Ballard,J.B. 2010. ActiveGuard™ Mattress Liner Field Trial Results. PCT 38(3):116.
  • Ballard,J.B. 2010. Bed Bug Control Protocols and Observations from the Field. PCT 38(3):98, 99, 100, 102, 104, 106.
  • Ballard, J.B. 2008. A New Option for Bed Bug Control, PCT 36 (10):144,146,147.
  • Ballard,J.B. and J.T.Mares. 1993. The Development of Fluorosulfonate Baits for the Control of Structural Pests. Proc. 1st Inter. Conf. on Insect Pests in the Urban Environ: 381-384.
  • Ballard,J.B. 1993. Should PCOs Promote Allergen Control Measures? Pest Management 12(6):24,34.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1992. A Sticky Situation: PCOs Can Take Advantage of Male German Cockroach Dispersal Patterns to Maximize Sticky Trap Catches. Pest ControlTech. 20(6): 88,92,93,94,95.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1992. German Cockroach Population Monitoring...How Do I Do It and Why Should I Bother. Pest Control Tech. 20(2): 46,47,50,89.
  • Ballard,J.B.,A.D.Vance, and R.E.Gold. 1988. Light-Dependent and Independent Responses of Populations of German and Brown banded Cockroaches to Two Photodynamic Dyes. Journal of Economic Entomology 81(6):1641-1644.
  • Ballard,J.B. 1986. Insecticide Residues. Proc. First Nat. Conf. Urban Entomol. 17-29.
  • Ballard,J.B.,R.E.Gold, and J.D.Rauscher. 1984. Efficacy of Six Insecticide Treatment Strategies in the Reduction of German Cockroach Populations in Infested Apartments. Journal of Economic Entomology 77(5): 1092-1094.
  • Gold,R.E.,T.Holcslaw,D.Tupy, and J.B.Ballard. 1984. Dermal and Respiratory Exposure to Applicators and Occupants of Residences Treated with Dichlorvos (DDVP). Journal of Economic Entomology 77(2): 430-436.
  • Ballard,J.B.,H.J.Ball, and R.E.Gold. 1984. Influence of Selected Environmental Factors Upon German Cockroach Exploratory Behavior in Choice Boxes. Journal of Economic Entomology 77(5): 1206-11.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1984. Laboratory and Field Evaluations of German Cockroach Traps. Journal of Economic Entomology 77(3): 661-665.
  • Ballard,J.B.,R.E.Gold, and T.N.Decker. 1984. Response of German Cockroach Populations to a Frequency Sweeping Ultrasonic-Emitting Device. Journal of Economic Entomology 77(4): 976-979.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1984. Biology and Management of Wood and Oriental Cockroaches in the Near Environment. Pest Management 3(7): 20-25.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1984. Oriental and Wood Cockroaches: Bionomics and Control. Pest Management 3(3):11.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1984. Efficacy of Two Dursban* Formulations in the Reduction of German Cockroach Field Populations, 1983. Insecticide and Acaricide Tests. 9:415.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1984. Efficacy of Two Synthetic Pyrethroids in the Reduction of German Cockroach Field Populations, 1983. Insecticide and Acaricide Tests. 9:415-416.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1983. Can Traps Reduce German Cockroach Populations in Homes? Communipak "Inside NU Research". An informal publication by the Home Economics Department. May release.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1983. The Efficacy of Selected Home Use Insecticide Products on German Cockroach Populations. Communipak "Inside NU Research". An informal publication of Home Economics Department. April release.
  • Kamble,S.T.,R.E.Gold, and J.B.Ballard. 1983. Cockroaches and their Control. University of Nebraska NebGuide G83-658, and extension publication.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1983. Efficacy of Bait Formulations of Avermectin B1 or Amdro* Upon Male German Cockroaches, 1982. Insecticide and Acaricide Tests. 8:58.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1983. Efficacy of an Avermectin Bait Formulation Upon Male German Cockroaches in Choice Boxes, 1982. Insecticide and Acaricide Tests. 8:57.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1983. The Efficacy of Selected Home Use Insecticide Products Upon German Cockroach Populations, 1981. Insecticide and Acaricide Tests. 8:53.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1983. Field Evaluation of Two Trap Designs Used for Control of German Cockroach Populations. Journal Kansas Entomological Society 56(4): 506-510.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1983. The Response of Male German Cockroaches to Sonic and Ultrasonic Sound. Journal Kansas Entomological Society 56(1): 93-96.
  • Ballard,J.B. 1982. Assessment of Ecological Parameters and Trap Designs Which Influence the Capture of German Cockroaches in Laboratory and Urban Environments. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Nebraska Library, 131 pp.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1982. The Effect of Selected Baits on the Efficacy of a Sticky Trap in the Evaluation of German Cockroach Populations. Journal Kansas Entomological Society 55(1): 86-90.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1982. Evaluation of Single and Periodic Applications of Chlorpyrifos to Control German Cockroach Populations in Multifamily Dwellings. Journal of Economic Entomology 75(3): 477-80.
  • Gold,R.E.,T.Holcslaw,D.Tupy, and J.B.Ballard.1982. Evaluation of Dermal and Respiratory Exposure to Applicators and Occupants of Residences Treated with Non-Resin Formulations of the Pre-RPAR Insecticide Dichlorvos (DDVP). North Central Region-Pesticide Impact Assessment Program, Project #114 (FY80). 32 pp.
  • Ballard,J.B. and R.E.Gold. 1982. The Effect of Sonic and Ultrasonic Sound Upon German Cockroaches. Pest Control 50(6): 24,26.
  • Gold,R.E. and J.B.Ballard. 1981. Field Test for Control of German Cockroaches with Killmaster* Slow-Release Insecticide, 1980. Insecticide and Acaricide Tests,6:186.
  • Gold,R.E. and J.B.Ballard. 1981. The Efficacy of Single Applications of Selected Insecticides Upon German Cockroach Populations, 1980. Insecticide and Acaricide Tests, 6:185.
  • Gold,R.E.,J.R.C.Leavitt, and J.B.Ballard. 1981. The Effect of Spray and Paint-On Applications of a Slow-Release Formulation of Chlorpyrifos on German Cockroach Control and Human Exposure. Journal of Economic Entomology 74(5): 552-4.
  • Ballard,J.B. and K.P.Pruess. 1980. Ant Population Estimation by Removal Sampling. Journal of the Kansas Entomolgical Society 53(1): 179-82.
  • Ballard,J.B. and Z.B.Mayo, 1979. Predatory Potential of Selected Ant Species on Eggs of Western Corn Rootworms. Environmental Entomology 8(3): 575-6.
  • Ballard,J.B. and K.P.Pruess. 1979. Seed Selection of an Ant Pheidole bicarinata longula Emery. Journal of the Kansas Entomolgical Society 52(3): 550-2.
  • Ballard,J.B. 1977. The Ecology of Ants in a Nebraska Sandhills Cornfield. M.S. Thesis, University of Nebraska Library, 57 pp.
Termites
  • Ballard,J.B. 1999. Systematic Termite ControlSM: A Termite IPM Program for the Pest Control Professional. Proc. 3rd Inter. Conf. on Urban Pests. 367-371.
  • Ballard,J.B.1997. Termite Baiting 101. Pest Control 65(2):30,31,34,36,40.
  • Ballard,J.B.1996. Termite Control: May Call for a Combo of Treatment Techniques. Pest Control 64(12):42-7.
  • Frishman,A.F.,L.Frank, and J.B.Ballard. 1993. Equipment Choices can Affect your Flow Rates. Pest Control 61(10):50-52.
  • Ballard,J.B. 1991. How to Improve Termiticide Applications and Reduce Callbacks. Pest Management 10(2): 20-21.

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