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Agricultural Research Service

Hollingsworth Publications (1984-2011)

 

  • Hollingsworth, R. G., Lysy, A. M. and Matsumoto, T. K. Preliminary study of genetic variation in Hawaiian isolates of Beauveria bassiana [Hypocreales, Cordycipitaceae]. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 106: 422-425. 2011.
  • Vu, K. D., Hollingsworth, R. G., Leroux, E., Salmieri, S. and Lacroix, M. Development of edible bioactive coating on modified chitosan for increasing the shelf life of strawberries. Food Research International 44: 198-203. 2011.

 

  • Hollingsworth, R. G. and Hamnett, R. M. Using food-safe ingredients to optimize the efficacy of oil-in-water emulsions of essential oils for control of waxy insects. Acta. Hort. (ISHS) 880: 399-405. 2010. PDF
  • Neumann, G., Follett, P.A., Hollingsworth, R.G. and De Leon, J.H. High host specificity in Encarsia diaspidicola (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae), a biological control candidate against the white peach scale in Hawaii. Biological Control 54: 107-113. 2010.
  • De Leon, J.H., Neumann, G., Follett, P.A. and Hollingsworth, R.G. Molecular markers discriminate closely related species Encarsia diaspidicola and Encarsia berlesei (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae): Biocontrol candidates agents for white peach scale in Hawaii. Journal of Economic Entomology 103: 908-916. 2010.
  • Yvonne Qvarnstrom, Y., da Silva, A.C.A, Teem, J.L., Hollingsworth, R., Bishop, H., Graeff-Teixeira, C. and da Silva, A.J. Improved molecular detection of Angiostrongylus cantonensis in mollusks and other environmental samples with a species-specific internal transcribed spacer 1-Based TaqMan assay. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 76: 5287-5289. 2010.
  • Neumann, G., Hollingsworth, R.G. and Follett, P.A. Effect of papaya trunk angle on infestation by white peach scale, Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (Hemiptera: Diaspididae). Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology 13: 383-385. 2010.
  • Jang, E.B., Siderhurst, M.S., Hollingsworth, R.G., Showalter, D.N. and Troyer, E.J. Sex attractant for the banana moth, Opogona sacchari Bojer (Lepidoptera: Tineidae): provisional identification and field evaluation. Pest Management Science 66: 454-460. 2010.
  • Hollyer, James R., Vanessa A Troegner, Robert H. Cowie, Robert G. Hollingsworth, Lynn C. Nakamura-Tengan, Luisa F. Castro and Arlene E. Buchholz. Best On-Farm Food Safety Practices: Reducing Risks Associated with Rat Lungworm Infection and Human Eosinophilic Meningitis. Food Safety and Technology 39, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, 8 pages. 2010.

 

  • Hollingsworth, R. G. Methods for excluding slugs and snails on exported horticultural commodities. In: Postharvest Technologies for Horticultural Crops, Vol. 2: 93-119. Editor: Noureddine Benkeblia. Research Signpost, Kerala, India. 2009.
  • Hollingsworth, R. G., Chastagner, G. A., Reimer, N. J., Oishi, D. E., Landolt, P. J. and Paull, R. E. Use of shaking treatments and preharvest sprays of pyrethroid insecticides to reduce risk of yellowjackets and other insects on Christmas trees imported into Hawaii. Journal of Economic Entomology 102: 69-78. 2009.

 

  • Hollingsworth, R. G. and Follett, P. A. Ionizing radiation for quarantine control of Opogona sacchari (Lepidoptera: Tineidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 100: 1519-1524. 2007.
  • Hollingsworth R. G. and Lloope, L. L. Learning from quarantine successes. Proc. Hawaiian Entomol Soc. 39: 57-61. 2007.
  • Neumann, G., Hollingsworth, R. G. and Follett, P. A. First record of the endemic Hawaiian scale Colobopyga pritchardiae (Hemiptera: Halimococcidae) on the Island of Hawaii. Proc. Hawaiian Entomol Soc. 39: 39-41. 2007.
  • Qvarnstrom, Y., Sullivan, J. J., Bishop, H. S., Hollingsworth, R. G. and da Silva, A. J. PCR-based detection of Angiostrongylus cantonensis in tissue and mucus secretions from molluscan hosts. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73: 1415-1419. 2007.
  • Hollingsworth, R. G., Kaneta, R. K., Sullivan, J. J., Bishop, H.S., Qvarnstrom, Y., da Silva, A. J. and Robinson, D. G. Distribution of Parmarion cf. martensi (Pulmonata: Helicarionidae), a new semi-slug pest on Hawaii Island, and its potential as a vector for human angiostrongyliasis. Pacific Science 61: 457-468. 2007.
  • Hollingsworth R. G. The Next 100 Years of the Hawaiian Entomological Society. President’s Address, Centennial Meeting of the Hawaiian Entomological Society, Pacific Entomology Conference, 2005, Honolulu. Proc. Hawaiian Entomol. Soc. 39: 51-52. 2007.

 

  • Hollingsworth, R. G. and Cowie, R. H. Apple snails as disease vectors, pp. 121-132. In R. C. Joshi & L. S. Sebastian, Eds. Global Advances in Ecology and Management of Golden Apple Snails. Nueva Ecija: Philippine Rice Research Institute. 2006.

 

  • Hollingsworth, R. G. Limonene, a citrus extract, for control of mealybugs and scale insects. Journal of Economic Entomology 98: 772-779. 2005.
  • Robinson, D. G. and Hollingsworth, R. G. Survey of slug and snail pests on subsistence and garden crops in the islands of the American Pacific: Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands. Part I. The Leatherleaf Slugs (Family: Veronicellidae). USDA-APHIS Technical Report. 2005.
  • Robinson, D. G. and Hollingsworth, R. G. Survey of slug and snail pests on subsistence and garden crops in the islands of the American Pacific: American Samoa, with special reference to Samoa. USDA-APHIS Technical Report. 2005.

 

  • Hollingsworth, R. G., Drew, R. A. I., Allwood, A. J., Romig, M., Vagalo, M. and Tsatsia, F. Host plants and relative abundance of fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) species in the Solomon Islands. Australian Journal of Entomology 42: 95-108. 2003.
  • Hollingsworth, R. G. and Armstrong, J. W. Effectiveness of products containing metaldehyde, copper or extracts of yucca or neem for control of Zonitoides arboreus (Say), a snail pest of orchid roots in Hawaii. International Journal of Pest Management 49: 115-122. 2003.
  • Hollingsworth, R. G., Armstrong, J. W. and Campbell, E. Caffeine as a novel toxicant for slugs and snails. Annals of Applied Biology 142: 91-97. 2003.
  • Hollingsworth, R. G., Follett, P. A. and Armstrong, J. W. Effects of irradiation on the reproductive ability of Zonitoides arboreus, a snail pest of orchid roots. Annals of Applied Biology 143: 395-399. 2003.
  • Hollingsworth, R. G. Life history observations on Thrips florum (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) infesting gardenia in Hawaii, and a comparison of the humidity requirements for T. florum and Frankliniella occidentalis. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society 36: 79-87. 2003.
  • Hollingsworth, R. G., Behle, R. and Wolffe, C. The potential of a corn flour/sugar adjuvant to enhance efficacy of caffeine used as a foliar treatment against slug and snail pests, pp. 83-88. In Dussart, G. B. J. (ed.) Slugs & Snails: Agricultural, Veterinary & Environmental Perspectives, Canterbury, UK 8-9 September 2003. BCPC Symposium Proc. No. 80, 324 pp. 2003.

 

  • Hollingsworth, R. G., Armstrong, J.W. and E. Campbell. Caffeine as a repellent for slugs and snails. Nature 417: 915-916. 2002.
  • Hollingsworth, R. G., Sewake, K. T. and Armstrong, J. W. Scouting methods for detection of thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on Dendrobium orchids in Hawaii. Environmental Entomology 31(3): 523-532. 2002.
  • Hollingsworth, R. G. and Sewake, K. T. The orchid snail as a pest of orchids in Hawaii. University of Hawaii, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, Cooperative Extension Service, Miscellaneous Pests Series MP-1, 2 pp. 2002. (Technical Bulletin)

 

  • Hollingsworth, R. G. Bush snails: an increasing menace to the potted orchid industry in Hawaii. Hawaii Landscape, March/April, p. 5. PMP Press, Wahiawa, Hawaii. 2001. (Popular Publication)
  • Hollingsworth, R. G., Hara, A. H. and Sewake, K. T. Scouting for thrips in orchid flowers. University of Hawaii, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, Cooperative Extension Service, Insect Pests Series IP-8, 4 pp. 2001. (Technical Bulletin)

 

  • Hollingsworth, R. G., Hara, A. H. and Sewake, K. T. Pesticide use and grower perceptions of pest problems on ornamental crops in Hawaii. Journal of Extension 38(1): 11 pp. URL: 2000.
  • Hollingsworth, R. G. Green scale as a quarantine pest in Hawaii. Chronica Horticulturae 40(4): 15-17. 2000.
  • Hollingsworth, R. G. and Hara, A. H. Post-harvest pesticide dips for control of coffee green scale on cape jasmine. Arthropod Management Tests 25: 386-387. 2000.
  • Hollingsworth, R. G. Is biological control feasible for Hawaii ornamental crops? Hawaii Landscape, March/April, p. 5. PMP Press, Wahiawa, Hawaii. 2000. (Popular Publication)
  • Hollingsworth, R.G. and Allwood, A.J. Melon fly. Pest Advisory Leaflet No. 31, Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Plant Protection Service. 2000. (Technical Bulletin)

 

  • Steinkraus, D. C., Howard, M. N., Hollingsworth, R. G. and Boys, G. O. Infection of sentinel cotton aphids (Homoptera: Aphididae) by aerial conidia of Neozygites fresenii (Entomophthorales: Neozygitaceae). Biological Control 14: 181-185. 1999.
  • Hollingsworth, R. G. and Hara, A. H. Proposal for a systems approach for quarantine security against coffee green scale (Coccus viridis) on cut flowers of gardenia exported from Hawaii. Technical report to APHIS-PPQ. 13 pp. 1999. (Technical Report)

 

  • Hollingsworth, R. G. Status of fruit flies (Family Tephritidae) and fruit fly research in the Solomon Islands, based on trapping, host fruit collections, host status testing, damage surveys, bait spray trials and parasite releases. Project on Management of Fruit Flies in the Pacific. 82 pp. 1998. (Technical Report)

 

  • Hollingsworth, R. G., Tabashnik, B. E., Johnson, M. W., Messing, R. and Ullman, D. E. Relationship between susceptibility to insecticides and fecundity across populations of cotton aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae). Journal of Economic Entomology 90(1): 55-58. 1997.
  • Hollingsworth, R. G., Steinkraus, D. C. and Tugwell, N. P. Responses of Arkansas populations of tarnished plant bugs (Heteroptera: Miridae) to insecticides, and tolerance differences between nymphs and adults. Journal of Economic Entomology 90(1): 21-26. 1997.
  • Leblanc, L. and Hollingsworth, R. G. Rate of development of the immature stages of Bactrocera frauenfeldi in papaya-based diet, pp. 164-167. In Allwood, A. J. and Drew, R. A. I. (eds.) Management of Fruit Flies in the Pacific. A Regional Symposium, Nadi, Fiji 28-31 October 1996. ACIAR (Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research) Proc. No. 76, 267 pp. 1997.
  • Hollingsworth, R. G., Vagalo, M. and Tsatsia, F. Biology of the melon fly, with special reference to the Solomon Islands, pp. 140-144. In Allwood, A. J. and Drew, R. A. I. (eds.) Management of Fruit Flies in the Pacific. A Regional Symposium, Nadi, Fiji 28-31 October 1996. ACIAR Proc. No. 76, 267 pp. 1997.
  • Tsatsia, F. and Hollingsworth, R. G. Rearing techniques for Dacus solomonensis and Bactrocera cucurbitae in the Solomon Islands, pp. 157-160. In Allwood, A. J. and Drew, R. A. I. (eds.) Management of Fruit Flies in the Pacific. A Regional Symposium, Nadi, Fiji 28-31 October 1996. ACIAR Proc. No. 76, 267 pp. 1997.
  • Vagalo, M., Tsatsia, F. and Hollingsworth, R. G. Fruit fly fauna of the Solomon Islands, pp. 81-86. In Allwood, A. J. and Drew, R. A. I. (eds.) Management of Fruit Flies in the Pacific. A Regional Symposium, Nadi, Fiji 28-31 October 1996. ACIAR Proc. No. 76, 267 pp. 1997.

 

  • Steinkraus, D. C., Hollingsworth, R. G. and Boys, G. O. Aerial spores of Neozygites fresenii (Entomophthorales: Neozygitaceae): density, periodicity, and potential role in cotton aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) epizootics. Environmental Entomology 25: 48-57. 1996.

 

  • Steinkraus, D. C., Hollingsworth, R. G. and Slaymaker, P. H. Prevalence of Neozygites fresenii (Entomophthorales: Neozygitaceae) on cotton aphids (Homoptera: Aphididae) in Arkansas cotton. Environmental Entomology 24: 465-474. 1995.
  • Hollingsworth, R. G. and Steinkraus, D. C. Sampling to predict fungal epizootics in cotton aphids (Homoptera: Aphididae). Environmental Entomology 24: 1414-1421. 1995.

 

  • Hollingsworth, R. G., Tabashnik, B. E., Ullman, D. E., Johnson, M. W. and Messing R. Resistance of Aphis gossypii (Homoptera: Aphididae) to insecticides in Hawaii: spatial patterns and relation to insecticide use. Journal of Economic Entomology 87: 293-300. 1994.
  • Hollingsworth, R. G. and Hain, F. P. Effect of drought stress and infestation by the balsam woolly adelgid (Homoptera: Adelgidae) on abnormal wood production in Fraser fir. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 24: 2295-2297. 1994.
  • Hollingsworth, R. G. and Hain, F. P. Balsam woolly adelgid (Homoptera: Adelgidae): effects on growth and abnormal wood production in Fraser fir seedlings as influenced by seedling genetics, insect source and soil source. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 24: 2284-2294. 1994.
  • Hollingsworth, R. G., Steinkraus, D. C. and Cloud, G. Taking advantage of biological control for cotton aphids. Delta Farm Press 51(25): 6. 1994. (Popular Publication)
  • Steinkraus, D. C. and Hollingsworth, R. G. Predicting fungal epizootics on cotton aphids. Arkansas Farm Research 43 (6): 10-11. 1994.

 

  • Hollingsworth, R. G. and Hain, F. P. Balsam woolly adelgid (Homoptera: Adelgidae): effects on wood and bark structure of Fraser fir and silver fir. Environmental Entomology 21(5): 1103-1109. 1992.

 

  • Hollingsworth, R. G., Blum, U. and Hain, F. P. The effect of adelgid-altered wood on sapwood conductance of Fraser fir Christmas trees. IAWA Bulletin n.s. 12: 235-239. 1991.
  • Hain, F. P., Hollingsworth, R. G., Arthur, F. H., Sanchez, F. and Ross, R. K. Adelgid host interactions with special reference to the balsam woolly adelgid in North America, pp. 271-287. In Baranchikov, Y. N., Mattson, W. J., Hain, F. P. and Payne, T. L. (eds.) Forest Insect Guilds: Patterns of Interaction with Host Trees. USDA Forest Serv. Technical Bulletin NE-153. 1991.
  • Hollingsworth, R. G., Moxon, J. E. and Hela, F. Natural control of Leucaena psyllid by fungal pathogens. Leucaena Research Reports 12: 89-90. 1991.

 

  • Hollingsworth, R. G. Influence of the balsam woolly adelgid (Homoptera: Adelgidae) on Fraser fir growth, bark structure and abnormal wood production. North Carolina State Univ. 118 pp. 1990. (Ph.D. dissertation)

 

  • Hollingsworth, R. G., Meleisea, S. and Iosefa, T. Natural enemies of Brontispa longissima (Gestro) in Western Samoa. Alafua Agricultural Bulletin 13(1): 41-45. 1988.

 

  • Peters, A., Aloalii, I., Hollingsworth, R. G. and Hammans, H. Insecticidal control of white peach scale (Pseudaulacaspis pentagona) on passionfruit (Passiflora edulis var. flavicarpa) in Western Samoa. Alafua Agricultural Bulletin 10(1): 13-17. 1985.

 

  • Hollingsworth, R. G., Matalevea, S., and Hammans, H. Insecticide trial against pests of head cabbage in Western Samoa. Alafua Agricultural Bulletin 9(3): 17-19. 1984.

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