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Arash Rashed

Director

Education

  • Ph.D. Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 2006, Biology (Insect Behavioral Ecology)
  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
  • Insect-Plant Interactions
  • Vector-Borne Plant Disease Ecology

Refereed/Adjudicated Publications:

  • Nikoukar, A.*, Ensafi, P., Lewis, E., Crowder, D. & A. Rashed. 2021. Efficacy of naturally occurring and commercial entomopathogenic nematodes against sugar beet wireworm (Coleoptera: Elateridae). Journal of Economic Entomology, 114: 2241-2244.
  • Sadeghi, R.*, Odubyii, S., Nikoukar, A.*, Schroeder, K. & A. Rashed. 2021. Mayetiola destructor (Diptera: Cecidmyiidae) host preference and survival on small grain crops with respect to leaf reflectance and phytohormone concentrations. Scientific Reports, 11:4761.
  • Cruzado-Gutiérrez, R.K.*, R. Sadeghi*, S.M. Prager, C.L. Casteel, J. Parker*, E.J. Wenninger, W.J. Price, N.A. Bosque-Pérez, A.V. Karasev & A. Rashed. 2021. Sharing a host plant: interspecific interactions within a vector-borne complex are influenced by a co-occurring pathosystem. Scientific Reports, 11:2242.
  • Rashidi, M.*, R.K. Cruzado*, P.J.S. Hutchinson, J.M. Marshall, N.A. Bosque-Perez & A. Rashed. 2021. Grassy weeds and corn as potential sources of Barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV-PAV) spread into winter wheat. Plant Disease, 105: 444–449.
  • Fu, Z., A. Meier, B. Epstein, A. Bergland, C. Castillo Carrillo, W.R. Cooper, R.K. Cruzado, D. Horton, A. Jensen, J. Kelley, A. Rashed, S.R. Reitz, S. Rondon, J. Thinakaran, E. Wenninger, C. Wohleb, D. Crowder & W. Snyder. Host plants and endosymbionts shape the population genetics of sympatric vectors. Evolutionary Applications, 13:2740-2753.
  • Kaur, N.*, W.R. Cooper, J. Duringer, A. Rashed, I. Badillo-Vargas, G. Esparza Diaz & D. Horton. 2020. Mortality of potato psyllid on host clippings inoculated with ergot alkaloids (Bactericera cockerelli; Hemiptera Triozidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 113:2079-2085.
  • Andrews, K.R., A. Gerritson, A. Rashed, D.W. Crowder, S.I. Rondon, W.G. van Herk, R. Vernon, K.W. Wanner, C.M. Wilson, D.D. New, M.W. Fagnan, P.A. Hohenlohe & S.S. Hunter. 2020. Genomic analysis of three wireworm (Coleoptera: Elateridae) species reveals putative 1cryptic species, population structure, and adaptive responses to agricultural pest control. Communications Biology, 3: 489.
  • Milosavljević, I., A.D. Esser, A. Rashed & D.W. Crowder. 2020. The composition of soil-dwelling pathogen communities mediates effects on wireworm herbivores and wheat productivity. Biological Control, 149:104317.
  • Fu, Z., C.I. Castillo Carrillo, A. Rashed, C. Asaquibay, R. Aucancela, J. Camacho, V. López, V. Quimbiamba, F. Yumisaca, N. Panchi & C. Velasco. 2020. Assessing genetic diversity of three species of potato tuber moths (Gelechiidae, Lepidoptera) in the Ecuadorian highlands. Florida Entomologist, 103: 329-336.
  • Fife, A.N., A. Rashed, R.G. Novy & E.J. Wenninger. 2020. Investigating behavior of the potato psyllid Bactericera cockerelli (Šulc) (Hemiptera: Triozidae) on three potato genotypes with putative resistance to “Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum”. Journal of Insect Science, 20:15.
  • Wenninger, E.J., N. Olsen, J. Lojewski, P. Wharton, J. Dahan, A. Rashed & A.V. Karasev. 2020. Effects of potato psyllid vector density and time of infection on zebra chip disease development after harvest and during storage. American Journal of Potato Research, 97:278-288.
  • Cruzado, R.K.*, M. Rashidi*, N. Olsen, R.G. Novy, E.J. Wenninger, N.A. Bosque-Pérez, A.V. Karasev, W.J. Price & A. Rashed. 2020. Effect of the level of Lso infection on the development of zebra chip disease and identification of sources of resistance in potato genotypes. PLoS ONE, 15(4): e0231973.
  • Horton, D.R., N. Kaur, W.R. Cooper, E. Miliczky, I. E. Badillo-Vargas, G. Esparza-Díaz, A. Rashed, T.D. Waters & C.H. Wohleb. 2019. Whence and whither the Convolvulus psyllid? An invasive plant leads to diet and range expansion by a native insect herbivore (Hemiptera: Triozidae). Annals of Entomological Society of America, 112: 249-264.
  • Liang, X., M. Rashidi*, C.W. Rogers, Marshall, J. M. & A. Rashed. 2019. Winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) response to Barley yellow dwarf virus at different nitrogen application rates and in the presence and absence of its aphid vector, Rhopalosiphum padi L. (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 167: 98-107.
  • Kaur, N.*, W.R. Cooper, J.M. Duringer, I.E. Badillo-Vargas, G. Esparza-Díaz, A. Rashed & D.R. Horton. 2018. Survival and development of potato psyllid (Hemiptera: Triozidae) on Convolvulaceae: effects of a plant-fungus symbiosis (Periglandula). PLoS ONE, 13(9): e0201506.
  • Workneh, F., L. Paetzold, A. Silva, C. Johnson, A. Rashed, I. Badillo-Vargas, N.C. Gudmestad & C.M. Rush. 2018. Assessments of Temporal Variations in Haplotypes of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ and its Vector the Potato Psyllid in Potato Fields and native Vegetation. Environmental Entomology, 47: 1184-1193.
  • Ensafi, P.*, D. Crowder, A. Esser, Z. Zhao*, J.M. Marshall & A. Rashed. 2018. The efficacy of biological control against the wireworm Limonius californicus (Col., Elateridae) is affected by soil type. Journal of Economic Entomology, 111: 2053-2058.
  • Rashed, A., X. Feng, S.M. Prager, L.D. Porter, J. Knodel, A. Karasev & S.D. Eigenbrode. 2018. Vectorborne viruses of pulse crops, with a particular emphasis on North American cropping system. Annals of Entomological Society of America, 111: 205-227.
  • Zhao, Z.*, S.M. Prager, R.K. Cruzado*, X. Liang, W.R. Cooper, G. Hu & A. Rashed. 2018. Characterizing zebra chip symptom severity and identifying spectral signatures associated with ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’-infected potato tubers. American Journal of Potato Research, 94: 585-596.
  • Rogers, C.W., K. Schroeder, A. Rashed & T.L. Roberts. 2018. Evaluation of soil tests for measuring potentially mineralizable soil nitrogen in southern Idaho soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 82: 1279-1289.
  • Rashed, A., N. Olsen, C.M. Wallis, L. Paetzold, L. Woodell, M. Rashidi*, F. Workneh & C.M. Rush. 2018. Post-harvest development of Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum and its impact on the lateseason infected potato tubers, with emphasis on cold storage procedures. Plant Disease, 102:561-568.
  • Beatty, C.D., M. Sánchez Herrera, J. H. Skevington, A. Rashed, H. Van Gossum, S. Kelso & T. N. Sherratt. 2017. Biogeography and systematics of endemic island damselflies: the Nesobasis and Melanesobasis (Odonata: Coenagrionidae) of Fiji. Ecology and Evolution, 7:7117-7129.
  • Farrokhzadeh, H., G. Moravvej, M. Modarres Awal, J. Karimi & A. Rashed. 2017. Comparison of molecular and conventional methods for estimating parasitism rate in pomegranate aphid Aphis punicae (Hem., Aphididae). Journal of Insect Science, 17:110.
  • Rashed, A., C.W. Rogers, M. Rashidi* & J.M. Marshall. 2017. Sugar beet wireworm Limonius californicus damage to wheat and barley: Evaluations of plant damage with respect to soil media, seeding depth, and diatomaceous earth. Arthropod-Plant Interactions, 11:147-154.
  • Rashidi, M.*, R. Novy, C.M. Wallis & A. Rashed. 2017. Characterization of host plant resistance to zebra chip disease from species-derived potato genotypes and the identification of new sources of zebra chip resistance. PLoS ONE, 12: e0183283.
  • Marshall, J.M., M. Rashidi*, C. Jackson & A. Rashed. 2017. Seed and foliar treatments to reduce impacts of Barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV). Plant Disease Management Reports, 11:ST008.
  • Wallis, C.M., A. Rashed, F. Workneh, L. Paetzold & C.M. Rush. 2017. Effects of holding temperatures on the development of zebra chip symptoms, ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ titers, and phenolic levels in Red La Soda and Russet Norkotah tubers. The American Journal of Potato Research, 94:334- 341.
  • Rashed, A., C.M. Wallis, L. Paetzold, F. Workneh & C.M. Rush. 2016. Variations in zebra chip disease expression and tuber biochemistry in response to vector density. Phytopathology, 106:854-860.
  • Workneh, F., L. Paetzold, A. Rashed & C.M. Rush. 2016. Population dynamics of released potato psyllids and their Bacteriliferous status in relation to disease incidence in caged field plots. Plant Disease, 100:1762-1767.
  • Gerritsen, A.T., D.D. New, B.D. Robison, A. Rashed, P. Hohenlohe, L. Forney, M. Rashidi*, C.M. Wilson & M.L. Settles. 2015. Full mitochondrial genome sequence of the sugarbeet wireworm Limonius californicus (Coleoptera: Elateridae), a common agricultural pest. ASM Genome Announcements, 4:e01628-15.
  • Rush, C.M., F. Workneh & A. Rashed. 2015. Significance and epidemiological aspects of late-season infections in the management of potato zebra chip. Phytopathology, 105:929-936.
  • Rashed, A., F. Workneh, L. Paetzold & C.M. Rush. 2015. Emergence success from the ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’-infected seed potatoes is not affected by the time of infection during the season. Plant Disease, 99:274-280.
  • Wallis, C.M., A. Rashed, J. Chen, L. Paetzold, F. Workneh & C.M. Rush. 2015. Effects of potato psyllidvectored ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ infection on potato leaf and stem physiology. Phytopathology, 105:189-198.
  • Rashed, A., F. Workneh, J. Gray, L. Paetzold & C.M. Rush. 2014. Zebra chip disease development in relation to plant age and time of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ infection. Plant Disease, 98:24-31.
  • Wallis, C.M., A. Rashed, L. Paetzold, F. Workneh & C.M. Rush. 2014. Similarities and differences in physiological responses to ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ infection among different potato cultivars. Phytopathology 104:126-133.
  • Price, J., A. Rashed, F. Workneh & C.M. Rush. 2014. Hard red winter wheat cultivars with temperature sensitive resistance to wheat streak mosaic virus do not recover from early season infections. Plant Disease, 98:525-531.
  • Workneh, F., D.C. Henne, J.A. Goolsby, J. M. Crosslin, S.D. Whipple, J.D. Bradshaw, A. Rashed, L. Paetzold, R. Harveson & C.M. Rush. 2013. Characterization of management and environmental factors associated with regional variations in potato zebra chip occurrence. Phytopathology, 103:1235-1242.
  • Rashed, A., C.M. Wallis, L. Paetzold, F. Workneh & C.M. Rush. 2013. Zebra chip disease and potato biochemistry: Tuber physiological changes in response to ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ infection over time. Phytopathology, 103:419-426.
  • Rashed, A., D. Ling, B. Barraff, J. Kwan, M.P. Daugherty, N. Killiny & R.P.P. Almeida. 2012. Relative susceptibility of grapevine cultivars to the vector-borne Xylella fastidiosa. PLoS ONE, 8:e55326.
  • Rashed, A., D. Nash, L. Paetzold, F. Workneh & C.M. Rush. 2012. Transmission efficiency of Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum and potato zebra chip disease progress in relation to pathogen titer, vector numbers and feeding sites. Phytopathology, 102:1072-1085.
  • Killiny, N., A. Rashed & R.P.P. Almeida. 2012. Disrupting the transmission of a vector-borne plant pathogen. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 78:638-643.
  • Sharma, A.M., J. Wang, S. Duffy, S. Zhang, M.K. Wong, A. Rashed, M.L. Cooper, K.M. Daane & R.P.P. Almeida. 2011. Occurrence of grapevine leafroll-associated virus complex in Napa Valley. PLoS ONE, 6: e26227.
  • Rashed, A., M. Daugherty & R.P.P. Almeida. 2011. Grapevine genotype susceptibility to Xylella fastidiosa does not predict vector transmission success. Environmental Entomology, 40:1192-1199.
  • Daugherty, M.P., A. Rashed, R.P.P. Almeida & T.M. Perring. 2011. Vector preference for host infection status: Sharpshooter movement and Xylella fastidiosa transmission. Ecological Entomology, 36:654-662.
  • Rashed, A., N. Killiny, J. Kwan & R.P.P. Almeida. 2011. Background matching behaviour and pathogen acquisition: Feeding site preference does not predict the bacterial acquisition efficiency of vector species. Arthropod-Plant Interactions, 5:97-106.
  • Rashed, A. & M. Polak. 2010. Differential condition dependence among morphological traits inferred from responses to heat stress is predicted by sexual selection theory. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 101:566-574.
  • Polak, M. & A. Rashed. 2010. Microscale laser surgery reveals adaptive function of male intromittent genitalia. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 277:1371-1376. (Featured in Science (online)) 
  • Rashed, A. & M. Polak. 2009. Does male secondary sexual trait size reveal fertilization efficiency in Australian Drosophila bipectinata Duda? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 98:406-413.
  • Rashed, A., M.I. Khan, J.W. Dawson, J.E. Yack & T.N. Sherratt. 2009. Do hoverflies (Diptera: Syrphidae) sound like the Hymenoptera they morphologically resemble? Behavioral Ecology, 20:296-402.
  • Rashed, A., B. Hamilton & M. Polak. 2008. Ectoparasite resistance is correlated with reduced host egg hatch rate in the Drosophila-Macrocheles system. Environmental Entomology, 37:1099-1104.
  • Bain, R.S., A. Rashed, V. Cowper, F. Gilbert & T.N. Sherratt. 2007. The key mimetic features of hoverflies through avian eyes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 247:1949-1954.
  • Rashed, A. & T.N. Sherratt. 2007. Mimicry in hoverflies (Diptera: Syrphidae): A field test of the competitive mimicry Hypothesis. Behavioral Ecology, 18:337-344.
  • Rashed, A., C.D. Beatty, M.R. Forbes & T.N. Sherratt. 2005. Prey selection by dragonflies in relation to prey size and wasp-like colours and patterns. Animal Behaviour, 70:1195-1202.
  • Sherratt, T.N., A. Rashed & C.D. Beatty. 2005. Hiding in plain sight. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 20:414-416.
  • Sherratt, T.N., A. Rashed & C.D. Beatty. 2004. The evolution of locomotory behaviour in profitable and unprofitable simulated prey. Oecologia, 138:143-150.
  • Rashed, A., K. Kamali, A. Rezvani & Y. Fathipour. 2004. Biology of Macrosiphoniella sanborni (Hom., Aphididae) on chrysanthemum flower in natural and laboratory conditions. Journal of Entomological Society of Iran, 23:45-57.
  • Rakhshani, E., A.A. Talebi, S.E. Sadeghi, N. Kavallieratos & A. Rashed. 2004. Seasonal parasitism and hyperparasitism of walnut Aphid, Chromaphis juglandicola (Kaltenbach) (Homoptera: Aphididae) in Iran. Journal of Entomological Society of Iran, 23:1-13.


 Abstracts

  • Nikoukar, A., I. Popova & A. Rashed. 2021. Sugar Beet Wireworm (Limonius californicus) Mortality in Response to Yellow and Brown Mustard Green Manure. p. 19-20. In: Dryland Field Day Abstracts: Highlights of Research Progress (eds. S. Crow, B. Schillinger, K. Schroeder, D. Finkelnburg, A. Rashed, S. Philips, and D. Satur). Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station Technical Report UI-2021-1 
  • Sadeghi, R., S. Odubiyi, A. Nikoukar & A. Rashed. 2020. Oviposition and Larval Development of the Hessian Fly Mayetiola destructor (Diptera: Cecidmyiidae) on Different Host Plants. p. 54. In: Dryland Field Day Abstracts: Highlights of Research Progress (eds. S. Crow, B. Schillinger, K. Schroeder, D. Finkelnburg, A. Rashed, S. Philips, and M. Corp). Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station Technical Report UI-2020-1.
  • Liang, X., A. Nikoukar & A. Rashed. 2020. Wireworm Species Differ in Wheat Plant Damage Under Well-Watered and Drought-Stressed Conditions. p. 50-51. In: Dryland Field Day Abstracts: Highlights of Research Progress (eds. S. Crow, B. Schillinger, K. Schroeder, D. Finkelnburg, A. Rashed, S. Philips, and M. Corp). Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station Technical Report UI-2020-1.
  • Nikoukar, A., D. Crowder, A. Esser, E. Lewis & A. Rashed. 2019. The effect of in-furrow application of pyrethroid in rotational crop in reducing wireworm damage in subsequent wheat. p. 44. In: Dryland Field Day Abstracts: Highlights of Research Progress (eds. S. Crow, B. Schillinger, S. Philips, M. Corp, K. Schroeder, D. Finkelnburg, and A. Rashed). Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station Technical Report UI-2019-1.
  • Ensafi, P.*, D. Crowder, A. Esser, J.M. Marshall & A. Rashed. 2018. Efficacy of biological control against sugar beet wireworms is affected by soil type. p. 71. In: Dryland Field Day Abstracts: Highlights of Research Progress (eds. S. Crow, B. Schillinger, S. Philips, M. Corp, K. Schroeder, D. Finkelnburg, and A. Rashed). Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station Technical Report UI-2018-1.
  • Liang, X., A. Rashed, C.W. Rogers & J.M. Marshall. 2018. Evaluating a cover crop mix in the dryland area in southern Idaho. Pp. 34-35. In: Dryland Field Day Abstracts: Highlights of Research Progress (eds. S. Crow, B. Schillinger, S. Philips, M. Corp, K. Schroeder, D. Finkelnburg, and A. Rashed). Idaho Agricultural Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station Technical Report UI-2018-1.
  • Rashidi, M.*, J.M. Marshall, N.A. Bosque-Pérez & A. Rashed. 2016. Barley yellow dwarf incidence and bird cherry-oat aphid preference in four wheat varieties in Idaho. Phytopathology, 106:91-91.
  • Rush, C.M., F. Workneh, L. Paetzold & A. Rashed. 2016. The impact of time of infection on Zebra Chip disease development. American Phytopathological Society. Phytopathology, 106:179-180.
  • Paetzold, L. A. Rashed, F. Workneh & C.M. Rush. 2014. Regional temporal variations in potato psyllid haplotypes trapped in natural vegetation ecosystem. Phytopathology, 104:88-88.
  • Wallis, C.M., A. Rashed, A.K. Wallingford & C.M. Rush. 2013. Relationship of potato biochemical responses to 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum', causal agent of zebra chip, to disease progression. Phytopathology, 103:154-154.
  • Wallis, C, A. Rashed & C.M. Rush. 2012. Large-scale shifts in potato (Solanum tuberosum) tuber physiology occur following infection by ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’. Phytopathology, 102:S4.129.
  • Workneh, F., M. Mirik, A. Rashed, P.B. Hamm, J. Ansley & C.M. Rush. 2012. Potato zebra chip in the Pacific Northwest: impact and of probable psyllid source scenarios. Phytopathology, 102:S4.137.
  • Skevington J., C.D. Beatty, H. VanGossum, T. Donnelly, A. Rashed, S. Kelso & T.N. Sherratt. 2010. Molecular phylogenetics of Nesobasis and Melanesobasis (Odonata: Coenagrionidae): Exploration the evolution of a large insular insect radiation. Cladistics, 26:224-225.


Book Chapters and Proceeding Books

  • Wenninger, E.J. & A. Rashed. 2021. Psyllid pests of potato. In: Insect Pests of Potato 2nd Edition (ed.). P. 636. Elsevier.
  • Wenninger, E.J., Rashed, A., Rondon, S.I., Alyokhin, A., Alvarez, J.M. 2020. Insect Pests and Their Management. Pp. 283-345. In: Potato Production Systems (eds. Stark, J.C., Thornton, M., and Nolte, P.). P. 636. Springer Nature.
  • Eigenbrode, S., E. Bechinski, N.A. Bosque-Pérez, D. Crowder, A. Rashed, S. Rondon & B. Stokes. 2017. Insect management strategies. In: Advances in dryland farming in the inland Pacific Northwest. (eds. G. Yorgey, and C. Krugner). P. 587. Washington State University Extension.
  • Wang, N., A. Rashed, F. Workneh & C.M. Rush. 2015. Candidatus Liberibacter spp. and related diseases. In: Virulence Mechanisms of Plant Pathogenic Bacteria (eds. N. Wang, J. Jones, G. Sundin, F. White, S. Hogenhout, C. Rober, L. De La Fuente, and J. Ham). Pp. 492. American Phytopathological Society Press.
  • Workneh, F., A. Rashed & C.M. Rush. 2013. Proceedings of the 12th Annual Zebra Chip Reporting Session. Pp. 209. Fredric Printing Co. Aurora, CO.
  • Workneh, F., A. Rashed & C.M. Rush. 2012. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Zebra Chip Reporting Session. Pp. 187. Fredric Printing Co. Aurora, CO.

Full-length Proceedings Extension Articles

  • Kaur, N., W. Cooper, W.R., Duringer, J., Rashed, A., Badillo-Vargas, I.E., Esparza-Díaz, G., Cook, D.D. & D.R. Horton. 2020. Eliminating a symbiotic fungus (Periglandula) from psyllicidal Convolvulaceae allows successful development of potato psyllid. Proceedings of the 79th Annual Pacific Northwest Insect Management Conference.
  • Rashed, A., C.M. Wallis, L. Paetzold, L. Woodell, N. Olsen, F. Workneh, M. Rashidi & C.M. Rush. 2015. Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum (Lso) development in Russet Norkotah under commercial storage conditions. Pp. 13-18. In: Workneh, F., Rush, C. M. (eds). Proceedings of the 14th 2014 Annual SCRI Zebra Chip Reporting Session. Fredric Printing, Aurora, CO.
  • Wallis, C.M., A. Rashed, F. Workneh, L. Paetzold & C.M. Rush. 2015. Effects of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ infections on the physiology of tubers at different storage temperatures. Pp. 31-38. In: Workneh, F., Rush, C.M. (eds). Proceedings of the 14th 2014 Annual SCRI Zebra Chip Reporting Session. Fredric Printing, Aurora, CO.
  • Paetzold, L., A. Rashed, A., F. Workneh & C.M. Rush. 2015. Temporal and spatial variation of psyllid haplotype occur- ring in indigenous vegetation of Texas. Pp. 63-68. In: Workneh, F., Rush, C.M. (eds). Proceedings of the 14th 2014 Annual SCRI Zebra Chip Reporting Session. Fredric Printing, Aurora, CO.
  • Rush, C.M., F. Workneh, L. Paetzold & A. Rashed. 2015. Impact of vine-kill on Lso and zebra chip symptom devel- opment in tubers following late season psyllid infestations. Pp. 18-23. In: Workneh, F., Rush, C.M. (eds). Proceedings of the 14th 2014 Annual SCRI Zebra Chip Reporting Session. Fredric Printing, Aurora, CO.
  • Rush, C.M., F. Workneh, L. Paetzold & A. Rashed. 2014. Impact of initial psyllid population density on pathogen and disease dynamics. Pp. 19-23. In: Workneh, F., Rush, C.M. (eds). Proceedings of the 13th 2013 Annual SCRI Zebra Chip Reporting Session. Fredric Printing, Aurora, CO.
  • Rashed, A., C.M. Wallis, F. Workneh, L. Paetzold & C.M. Rush. 2014. Potato psyllid vector density and zebra chip disease. Pp. 136-141. In: Workneh, F., Rush, C.M. (eds). Proceedings of the 13th 2013 Annual SCRI Zebra Chip Reporting Session. Fredric Printing, Aurora, CO.
  • Wallis, C. M., A. Rashed, F. Workneh & C.M. Rush. 2014. Examining the role of tuber biochemistry in the development of zebra chip in stored potato tubers. Pp. 153-158. In: Workneh, F., Rush, C.M. (eds). Proceedings of the 13th 2013 Annual SCRI Zebra Chip Reporting Session. Fredric Printing, Aurora, CO.
  • Workneh F., D.C. Henne, J.A. Goolsby, J. Crosslin, S. Whipple, J. Bradshaw, A. Rashed, L. Paetzold, R.M. Harveson & C.M. Rush. 2014. Potato zebra chip epidemiology: What we learned and probable future directions. Pp. 6-10. In: Workneh, F., Rush, C.M. (eds). Proceedings of the 13th 2013 Annual SCRI Zebra Chip Reporting Session. Fredric Printing, Aurora, CO.
  • Rashed, A., F. Workneh, J. Gray & C.M. Rush. 2013. Potato psyllid population fluctuations in natural vegetation and in relation to potato emergence time across Texas. Pp. 58-62. In: Workneh, F., Rashed, A., Rush, C.M. (eds). Proceedings of the 11th Annual SCRI Zebra Chip Reporting Session. Fredric Printing, Aurora, CO.
  • Rashed, A., F. Workneh, J. Gray, L. Paetzold & C.M. Rush. 2012. Relationship between time of infestation, disease development and tuber yield. Pp. 17-21. In: Workneh, F., Rashed, A., Rush, C.M. (eds). Proceedings of the 11th Annual SCRI Zebra Chip Reporting Session. Fredric Printing, Aurora, CO.
  • Rashed, A., C.M. Wallis, A. Simmons, L. Paetzold, F. Workneh & C.M. Rush. 2012. The effects of Zebra Chip disease development and bacterial titer on biochemical properties in relation to the time of infection. Pp. 65-69. In: Workneh, F., Rashed, A., Rush, C.M. (eds). Proceedings of the 11th Annual SCRI Zebra Chip Reporting Session. Fredric Printing, Aurora, CO.
  • Rashed, A., F. Workneh, J. Gray, L. Paetzold, C.M. Wallis & C.M. Rush. 2012. Zebra chip disease severity and ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ titer load of the potato hosts inoculated throughout the field season. Pp. 22-26. In: Workneh, F., Rashed, A., Rush, C.M. (eds). Proceedings of the 11th Annual SCRI Zebra Chip Reporting Session. Fredric Printing, Aurora, CO.
  • Workneh, F., J.A. Goolsby, D.C. Henne, A. Rashed, L. Paetzold, P.B. Hamm, S. Rondon & C.M. Rush. 2012. Exploratory assessments of weather variables in relation to psyllid/ZC prevalence. Pp. 7-11. In: Workneh, F., Rashed, A., Rush, C. M. (eds). Proceedings of the 11th Annual SCRI Zebra Chip Reporting Session. Fredric Printing, Aurora, CO.
  • Almeida, R.P.P., F. Labroussaa, A. Rashed & D. Souza. 2011. Blocking Xylella fastidiosa transmission. Pierce’s Disease Research Symposium Proceedings, pp. 179-185.
  • Almeida, R.P.P. & A. Rashed. 2010. Evaluating variations in resistance and the glassy-winged sharpshooter transmission rate among grapevine cultivars. Pierce’s Disease Research Symposium Proceedings, pp 60-63.
  • Almeida, R.P. P. & A. Rashed. 2009. Which grape varietals are sources of Pierce’s disease spread? Decoupling resistance, tolerance, and glassy-winged sharpshooter discrimination. Pierce’s Disease Research Symposium Proceedings, pp. 57-61.

Peer-Reviewed Extension publications

  • Rashed, A. & C. Tanner. 2021. Small Grain Pests. Pp. B21-30. In: PNW Insect Pest Management
  • Handbook (ed. Kaur, N.). Oregon State University/Washington State University/University of Idaho Extension.
  • Crow, S., B. Schillinger, K. Schroeder, D. Finkelnburg, A. Rashed & S. Philips & D. Sutor. 2021. Dryland field day Abstracts: Highlights of Research Progress. 74 Pp (proceedings). Washington State University/Oregon State University/University of Idaho.
  • Crow, S., B. Schillinger, K. Schroeder, A. Rashed, D. Finkelnburg & S. Philips & M. Corp. 2020. Dryland field day Abstracts: Highlights of Research Progress. 78 Pp (abstract proceedings). Washington State University/Oregon State University/University of Idaho.
  • Rashed, A., L. Leblanc, C. Loony, M. Shwarzlander & S. Cook. 2020. No such thing as murder hornet: Asian giant hornet, an invasive species to monitor. Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station Research Bulletin 988.
  • Marshall, J.M., C.W. Rogers, A. Rashed, O.S. Walsh, X. Liang & A. Adjesiwor. 2020 Southern Idaho Soft White Spring Wheat Quick Facts. Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station Research Bulletin 979.
  • Marshall, J.M., C.W. Rogers, A. Rashed, O.S. Walsh, X. Liang & A. Adjesiwor. 2020 Southern Idaho Hard Winter Wheat Quick Facts. Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station Research Bulletin 980.
  • Marshall, J.M., C.W. Rogers, A. Rashed, O.S. Walsh, X. Liang & A. Adjesiwor. 2020 Southern Idaho Soft White Winter Wheat Quick Facts. Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station Research Bulletin 984.
  • Marshall, J.M., C.W. Rogers, A. Rashed, O.S. Walsh, X. Liang & A. Adjesiwor. 2020 Southern Idaho Hard Spring Wheat Quick Facts. Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station Research Bulletin 986.
  • Rashed, A., Liang, X. & J.M. Marshall. 2019. Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus in Idaho Cereals. University of Idaho Extension Bulletin 941.
  • Crow, S., B. Schillinger, S. Philips, M. Corp, K. Schroeder, D. Finkelnburg & A. Rashed. 2019. Dryland field day Abstracts: Highlights of Research Progress. 56 Pp (abstract proceedings). Washington State University/Oregon State University/University of Idaho.
  • Crow, S., B. Schillinger, S. Philips, M. Corp, K. Schroeder, D. Finkelnburg & A. Rashed. 2018. Dryland field day Abstracts: Highlights of Research Progress. 76 Pp (abstract proceedings). Washington State University/Oregon State University/University of Idaho.
  • Rondon, S. I., A. Vinchesi, A. Rashed & D. Crowder. 2017. Wireworms: A pest of monumental proportions. OSU Extension Service, M 9166.
  • Rashed, A., C.W. Rogers, A.T. Gerritsen, J.M. Marshall & S.S. Hunter. 2016. Wireworms in Idaho cereals: A survey of wireworm species in relation to soil characteristics and cultural practices. In: Dryland Field Day Abstracts: Highlights of Research Progress. Pp. 86. Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station Research Bulletin 189.
  • Liang, X., C.W. Rogers, A. Rashed, K. Schroeder & P.J.S. Hutchinson. 2016. Adopting quinoa in Southeastern Idaho. University of Idaho Extension Bulletin 902.
  • Rashed, A., F. Etzler, C.W. Rogers & J.M. Marshall. 2015. Wireworms in Idaho cereals: A guide to monitor numbers and identify predominant species in the intermountain region. University of Idaho Extension Bulletin 898.Rogers, C.W., J.M. Marshall, A. Rashed & D. Morishita. 2015. Spring barley fact sheet. Current
  • Information Series 1217.
  • Rush, C.M., F. Workneh, N. Gudmestad, D.C. Henne, C. McIntosh, A. Rashed, S. Reitz & J. Trumble. 2014. ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ putative causal agent for zebra chip of potato. Pp. 24. USDA-ARS- National Plant Disease Recovery System.
  • Marshall, J.M. & A. Rashed. 2014. Barley yellow dwarf virus in Idaho cereal crops. Current Information Series 1210.

Trade Journal Articles:

  • Rashed, A., Sadeghi, R., Nikoukar, A. Till or no-till. Idaho Grain Producers Association Magazine, Summer 2021.
  • Rashed, A., S. Shafian, X. Liang. Bird's-Eye View to Keep an Eye Out on Potato Health. Potato Grower February 2020.
  • Kaur, N., A. Rashed, D.R. Horton, W.R. Cooper, I. Badillo-Vargas & G. Esparza-Diaz. The “morning glory” psyllid? Potato psyllid development on morning glories and bindweed.; Potato Progress 18(11), 2018.
  • Wallis, C.M. & A. Rashed. Zebra chip development during storage: Cause for concern? Spudman, July 2018.
  • Rashed, A. & E.J. Wenninger. Worming out of wireworm damage. Potato Grower, April 2016, pp. 30-31.
  • Rogers, C.W. & A. Rashed. Wireworms: Pest from the past, research for future management. Idaho Grain Association Magazine. Fall 2015, p. 27.
  • Rashed, A. Psneaky psyllids: Keep an eye out for potato psyllids. Potato Grower, August 2014, pp. 34-35.

Extension Popular Press, Press Releases and Reports:

Popular Press/Pest Alert articles:

  • Scouting for armyworms in South East Idaho. A. Rashed and J. Marshall. Pacific Northwest Pest Alert, 2013.
  • Planting winter cereals in Idaho– protecting your investment. J.M. Marshall and A. Rashed. Central Idaho Extension, 2013.

Commodity Commission Progress Reports:

  • Grassy weeds, aphid population and BYDV spread, with a particular emphasis on perennial grasses. A. Rashed, X. Liang, N. Bosque-Perez, J.M. Marshall. Idaho Wheat Commission, 2019.
  • A survey of central and eastern Idaho wireworm species and evaluating ecological and chemical approaches to maximize cereal production. A. Rashed, X. Liang, C. W. Rogers, J. M. Marshall (two reports) Idaho Wheat Commission/Idaho Barley Commission, 2019.
  • Development of resistant wheat cultivars for management of Hessian fly in northern Idaho. N.A. Bosque- Perez, A. Rashed, S. Odubiyi; Idaho Wheat Commission, 2019.
  • A survey of central and eastern Idaho wireworm species and evaluating ecological and chemical approaches to maximize cereal production, A. Rashed, X. Liang, J.M. Marshall, C.W. Rogers (2 reports); Idaho Wheat Commission, Idaho Barley Commission, 2018.
  • The importance of corn and grassy weeds in BYDV spread. M. Rashidi, A. Rashed, P. Hutchinson, N. Bosque-Pérez, J.M. Marshall. Idaho Wheat Commission, 2018.
  • Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus effects on wheat water and nitrogen use efficiency. X. Liang, J.M. Marshall, A. Rashed, C.W. Rogers; Idaho Wheat Commission, Idaho Barley Commission, 2018.
  • A survey of central and eastern Idaho wireworm species and evaluating ecological and chemical management approaches. A. Rashed, C.W. Rogers, J.M. Marshall (2 reports); Idaho Wheat Commission, Idaho Barley Commission, 2017.
  • Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus Effects on Wheat Water and Nitrogen Use Efficiency. X. Liang, J.M. Marshall, A. Rashed, C.W. Rogers; Idaho Wheat Commission, Idaho Barley Commission, 2017.
  • The importance of corn and grassy weeds in BYDV spread. M. Rashidi, A. Rashed, P. Hutchinson, N. Bosque-Pérez, J.M. Marshall. Idaho Wheat Commission, 2017.
  • A survey of central and eastern Idaho wireworm species and evaluating ecological and chemical approaches to maximize cereal production, A. Rashed, X. Liang, J.M. Marshall, C.W. Rogers (2 reports); Idaho Wheat Commission, Idaho Barley Commission, 2016.
  • Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus Effects on Wheat Water and Nitrogen Use Efficiency. X. Liang, J.M. Marshall, A. Rashed, C.W. Rogers; Idaho Wheat Commission, Idaho Barley Commission, 2016.
  • The importance of corn and grassy weeds in BYDV spread M. Rashidi, A. Rashed, P. Hutchinson, N. Bosque-Pérez, J.M. Marshall. Idaho Wheat Commission, 2016.
  • A survey of central and eastern Idaho wireworm species and evaluating ecological and chemical approaches to maximize cereal production. A. Rashed, J.M. Marshall, C.W. Rogers (2 reports); Idaho Wheat Commission, Idaho Barley Commission, 2015.
  • Variety screening for BYDV resistance in Idaho. A. Rashed, M.J. Marshall. Idaho Wheat Commission, 2015.

Newspaper and Journal Interviews/Reports:

  • A stunning new wireworm seed treatment does more than stun. BASF Corporation. September 2020.
  • PNW Pest Alert: Grasshoppers in neighboring states. Arash Rashed and Juliet Marshall. August 2020.
  • Investing in quality in the field and at the mill. Cathy Wilson, Idaho Grain, Summer Issue, 2020.
  • Report on Integrated Pest Management of Hessian fly. Jason Dumont, Idaho Wheat Commission Newsletter. January, 2020.
  • Scientists around the world focus on zebra chip disease and potato tomato psyllid. Lukie Pieterse, Potato News Today. August 2017.
  • UI, WSU find promise in biological wireworm control. J. O’Connell, Capital Press, 2017.
  • Scientists focus on zebra chip. L. Pieterse, Potato Grower, 2017.
  • Researchers investigate scanners for diagnosing zebra chip. J. O’Connell, Capital Press, 2017.
  • Team approach yields results. C. Wilson, Idaho Grain Producers Magazine, 2016.
  • Idaho researchers Embrace collaborations, Western IPM Center, S. Elliott, 2016.
  • Study shows wheat, sandy soil face greater wireworm risk. J. O’Connell, Capital Press, 2016.
  • Wireworm re-emerges as significant grain pest. C. Snyder, Times-News/Magicvalley.com, 2016.
  • Researchers: Denser soil reduces wireworm pressure. J. O’Connell, Capital Press, 2015.
  • Idaho Researchers anticipate more barley yellow dwarf trouble. J. O’Connell, Capital Press, 2015.
  • Study finds more extensive wireworm trapping needed, J. O’Connell, Capital Press, 2014.
  • Research targets barley yellow dwarf virus, J. O’Connell, Capital Press, 2014.
  • Be alert for cereal virus, Cindy Snyder, Ag weekly, 2014.
  • 2014 Proves very challenging for Idaho barley crop. Idaho Barley Report, Fall/winter 2014.
  • Idaho barley growers face new threats. John O’Connell, Capital Press, 2014.
  • New UI entomologist has zebra chip background. John O’Connell, Potato Grower, 2013.
  • New cereal entomologist has background in spuds disease. John O’Connell, Capital Press, 2013.
  • Research delves into potato psyllid behavior. Vicky Boyd, The Grower, 2012.
  • AgriLife Research zeroes in on potato disease insect. Kay Ledbetter, AgriLife TODAY, 2012.
  • The story, AgriLife research zeroes in on potato disease insect, was picked up by other news outlets such as High Plains Journal, Eurek Alert, Plainview Daily Herald, Canyon News, Hereford Brand, PotatoPro, Life Science Weekly