Biology: Dr. Rockett
Dr. Rockett

 

Dr. Lee Rockett
Ph. D., Louisiana State University
   
Office:     330D Life Sciences Building
Phone:   1-419-372-2834
Email:     clrocke@bgsu.edu
   
Research:
Ecology of soil mites and mosquito control
   
Research and Personal Home Page

Research Interests:

Ecology of mites, ticks and mosquitoes. In particular, the effect of "ecosystem stress" on acarine populations and mosquito attractants (olfactory and sight).

Selected Publications:

Pavlovich, S. and C.L. Rockett. 2000. Color bacteria and mosquito eggs as ovipositional attractants for Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae). Great Lakes Entomologist 33(2):141-153.

Franchini, P., and C.L. Rockett. 1996. Orbatid mites as "indicator" species for estimating the environmental impact of conventional and conservation tillage practices. Pedobiologia 40:217-225.

Pavlovich, S., and C.L. Rockett. 1995. Color and bacteria as ovipositional attractants for Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae). The Vector Control Bulletin of The North Central States 4(2):34-40.

Micher, K., and C.L. Rockett. 1993. Field investigations on the American dog tick Dermacentor variabilis in Northwest Ohio (Acari: Ixodidae). The Great Lakes Entomologist 26(1):61-70.

Rockett, C.L., and D. Hasselschwert. 1993 A comparison of selected bacterial species as ovipositional attractants for Culex pipiens and Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae). The Vector Control Bulletin of the North Central States 1(2):138-147.

Hasselschwert, D., and C.L. Rockett. 1988. Ovipositional attractants for Aedes aegypti. The Great Lakes Entomologist 21:163-168.

Rockett, C.L. 1987. Bacteria as ovipositional attractants for Culex pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae). The Great Lakes Entomologist 20(3):151-155.

Rockett, C.L. 1986. Agricultural impact on the horizontal distribution of oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida). International J. of Acarology 12(3):175-180.

Wolf, M., and C.L. Rockett. 1984. Habitat changes affecting bacterial composition in the alimentary canal of oribatic mites (Acari: Oribatida). International Journal of Acarology 10(4):209-215.

Rockett, C.L., and D.A. Somers. 1983. Host-feeding behavior of the house mosquito Culex pipiens in northwest Ohio (Diptera: Culicidae). The Great Lakes Entomologist 16(3):73-77.