Kelli Hoover

Professor of Entomology

Kelli Hoover

Research Summary

Invasive species of forest insects; plant-insect-entomopathogen interactions; impacts of plants on pathogenesis; biological control of hemlock woolly adelgid

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Insects Bacteria Genes Larva Coleoptera Diet Digestive System Insecta Accidental Falls Zea Mays Beetles Mortality Genome Lignocellulose Viruses Anoplophora Glabripennis Bees Spodoptera Frugiperda Lycopersicon Esculentum Herbivory Insect Flowers Tomatoes Helicoverpa Zea Larvae

Most Recent Publications

Efficacy and nontarget effects of broadcast treatments to manage spotted lanternfly (Hemiptera: Fulgoridae) nymphs

Joseph A. Keller, Brian Walsh, Anne Johnson, Nina Jenkins, John Rost, Brianna Treichler, David Biddinger, Dennis D. Calvin, Kelli Hoover, Julie Urban, Richard T. Roush, 2023, Journal of Economic Entomology on p. 1211-1224

Joseph A. Keller, Kelli Hoover, 2023, Environmental Entomology on p. 759-767

Tomato Chemical Defenses Intensify Corn Earworm (Helicoverpa zea) Mortality from Opportunistic Bacterial Pathogens

Charles J. Mason, Michelle Peiffer, Kelli Hoover, Gary Felton, 2023, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 313-324

Potential risk to pollinators from neonicotinoid applications to host trees for management of spotted lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula (Hemiptera: Fulgoridae)

Jonathan Elmquist, David Biddinger, Ngoc T. Phan, Timothy W. Moural, Fang Zhu, Kelli Hoover, 2023, Journal of Economic Entomology on p. 368-378

Anne E. Johnson, Allison Cornell, Sara Hermann, Fang Zhu, Kelli Hoover, 2023, Bulletin of Entomological Research

Erica Laveaga, Kelli Hoover, Flor E. Acevedo, 2023, Frontiers in Insect Science

Jonathan Elmquist, Kelli Hoover, David Biddinger, 2022, Great Lakes Entomologist on p. 53-65

Charles J. Mason, Michelle Peiffer, Gary W. Felton, Kelli Hoover, 2022, Journal of Invertebrate Pathology

Charles J. Mason, Michelle Peiffer, Bosheng Chen, Kelli Hoover, Gary W. Felton, 2022, Microbiology spectrum

Xiaoming Liu, Zhiqiang Tian, Limei Cai, Zhongjian Shen, J. P. Michaud, Lin Zhu, Shuo Yan, Vera I.D. Ros, Kelli Hoover, Zhen Li, Songdou Zhang, Xiaoxia Liu, 2022, Molecular Ecology on p. 2752-2765

Most-Cited Papers

Seung Ho Chung, Cristina Rosa, Erin D. Scully, Michelle Peiffer, John F. Tooker, Kelli Hoover, Dawn S. Luthe, Gary W. Felton, 2013, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 15728-15733

Duane D. McKenna, Erin D. Scully, Yannick Pauchet, Kelli Hoover, Roy Kirsch, Scott M. Geib, Robert F. Mitchell, Robert M. Waterhouse, Seung Joon Ahn, Deanna Arsala, Joshua B. Benoit, Heath Blackmon, Tiffany Bledsoe, Julia H. Bowsher, André Busch, Bernarda Calla, Hsu Chao, Anna K. Childers, Christopher Childers, Dave J. Clarke, Lorna Cohen, Jeffery P. Demuth, Huyen Dinh, Harsha Vardhan Doddapaneni, Amanda Dolan, Jian J. Duan, Shannon Dugan, Markus Friedrich, Karl M. Glastad, Michael A.D. Goodisman, Stephanie Haddad, Yi Han, Daniel S.T. Hughes, Panagiotis Ioannidis, J. Spencer Johnston, Jeffery W. Jones, Leslie A. Kuhn, David R. Lance, Chien Yueh Lee, Sandra L. Lee, Han Lin, Jeremy A. Lynch, Armin P. Moczek, Shwetha C. Murali, Donna M. Muzny, David R. Nelson, Subba R. Palli, Kristen A. Panfilio, Dan Pers, Monica F. Poelchau, Honghu Quan, Jiaxin Qu, Ann M. Ray, Joseph P. Rinehart, Hugh M. Robertson, Richard Roehrdanz, Andrew J. Rosendale, Seunggwan Shin, Christian Silva, Alex S. Torson, Iris M.Vargas Jentzsch, John H. Werren, Kim C. Worley, George Yocum, Evgeny M. Zdobnov, Richard A. Gibbs, Stephen Richards, 2016, Genome Biology

Cross-species transmission of honey bee viruses in associated arthropods

Abby L. Levitt, Rajwinder Singh, Diana L. Cox-Foster, Edwin Rajotte, Kelli Hoover, Nancy Ostiguy, Edward C. Holmes, 2013, Virus Research on p. 232-240

Erin D. Scully, Scott M. Geib, Kelli Hoover, Ming Tien, Susannah G. Tringe, Kerrie W. Barry, Tijana Glavina del Rio, Mansi Chovatia, Joshua R. Herr, John E. Carlson, 2013, PLoS One on p. e73827

Flor E. Acevedo, Michelle Peiffer, Ching Wen Tan, Bruce A. Stanley, Anne Stanley, Jie Wang, Asher G. Jones, Kelli Hoover, Cristina Rosa, Dawn Luthe, Gary Felton, 2017, Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions on p. 127-137

Asher G. Jones, Charles J. Mason, Gary W. Felton, Kelli Hoover, 2019, Scientific Reports

Seung Ho Chung, Erin D. Scully, Michelle Peiffer, Scott M. Geib, Cristina Rosa, Kelli Hoover, Gary W. Felton, 2017, Scientific Reports

Jie Wang, Michelle Peiffer, Kelli Hoover, Cristina Rosa, Rensen Zeng, Gary W. Felton, 2017, New Phytologist on p. 1294-1306

News Articles Featuring Kelli Hoover

Spotted lanternflies are still a pest but the smoky honey they help make could be good for you

New research shows honey connected to spotted lanternfly has medicinal potential as well as a fall flavor for foodies

Spotted Lanternflies Innocent???

Research found that the spotted lanternfly may cause less damage to certain trees, though they could still be harmful in other ways

Long-term spotted lanternfly study shows limited impact on hardwoods

Hardwood trees may not be less vulnerable to spotted lanternflies as previously thought

Can you eat a spotted lanternfly?

What is a spotted lanternfly and whether you should kill and can eat it

PSU study reveals impact of invasive spotted lanternflies on trees, environment

A recent Penn State on spotted lanternflies shows how they are affecting the environment.

Smashing lanternflies and smashing myths: Study finds they may not be as harmful as once thought

A recent study from Penn State shows lanternflys may not be as dangerous as thought

Invasive spotted lanternfly may not damage hardwood trees as previously thought

New long-term research about the spotted lanternfly led by Penn State has revealed that hardwood trees, such as maple, willow and birch, may be less vulnerable than initially thought.

Study examines the effects of using insecticides for spotted lanternfly control

Neonicotinoid insecticides used to control spotted lanternflies have the potential to harm pollinators, but the degree of risk depends on multiple factors, such as application timing, type of neonicotinoid, the species of tree being treated and pollinator species sensitivity.

Why spotted lanternflies climb before they fly

Spotted lanternflies’ love for tall, vertical surfaces as the perfect launching spot for their weak flights is the reason piles of the insects are showing up around places like office buildings, according to a Penn State researcher.

Study examines feeding damage caused by spotted lanternflies on young maples

Short-term, heavy feeding by adult spotted lanternflies on young maple trees inhibits photosynthesis, potentially impairing the tree’s growth by up to 50 percent, according to a new study by Penn State scientists.