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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Grant T. McQuate

Research Entomologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Medhost: An encyclopedic bibliography of the host plants of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann),Version 2.0 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liquido, N.J., Mcquate, G.T., Suiter, K.A. 2014. Medhost: An encyclopedic bibliography of the host plants of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann),Version 2.0. Available: http://medhostv2.cphst.org/.
Green light synergistically enhances male sweetpotato weevil sex pheromone response - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcquate, G.T. 2014. Green light synergistically enhances male sweetpotato weevil sex pheromone response. Scientific Reports. DOI:10.1038/srep.2014-04499.
Detection/monitoring of Bactrocera latifrons (Diptera: Tephritidae): assessing the potential of prospective new lures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcquate, G.T., Jang, E.B., Siderhurst, M. 2013. Detection/monitoring of Bactrocera latifrons (Diptera: Tephritidae): assessing the potential of prospective new lures . Hawaiian Entomological Society Proceedings. 45:69-81.
MEDHOST: An encyclopedic bibliography of the host plants of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), version 1.1 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liquido, N., McQuate, G.T., Suiter, K. 2013. An encyclopedic bibliography of the host plants of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), version 1.1. Bemisia: Bionomics and Management of a Global Pest. Available: https://www.gpdd.info/MedHost/
Annotated world bibliography of host fruits of Bactrocera latifrons (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcquate, G.T., Liquido, N.J. 2013. Annotated world bibliography of host fruits of Bactrocera latifrons (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae). Insecta Mundi. 289: 1-61.
Timing of onset of evening activity of adult chinese rose beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcquate, G.T. 2012. Timing of onset of evening activity of adult chinese rose beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology. 16:1-4.
Release and establishment of Diachasmimorpha kraussii (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) against Bactrocera latifrons (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bokonon-Ganta, A.H., McQuate, G.T., Messing, R.H., Jang, E.B. 2013. Release and establishment of Diachasmimorpha kraussii (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) against Bactrocera latifrons (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Hawaii. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 13:7.
Control of Chinese rose beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) through the use of solar-powered nighttime illumination Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcquate, G.T. 2011. Control of Chinese Rose Beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) through the Use of Solar-Powered Nighttime Illumination. Journal of Applied Entomology. 141(3):187-196.
Weathering rate of male rubber septa impregnator sex pheromone of Sweetpotato Weevil, Cylas formicarius elegantulus (Coleoptera: Brentidae), in East Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcquate, G.T. 2011. Weathering rate of male sex pheromone of Sweetpotato Weevil, Cylas formicarius elegantulus (Coleoptera: Brentidae), in East Hawaii. Hawaiian Entomological Society Proceedings. 43:1-7.
Sex Determination in the Chinese Rose Beetle, Adoretus sinicus, and overview of Adoretus species of biosecurity concern - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcquate, G.T., Jameson, M. 2011. Sex Determination in the Chinese Rose Beetle, Adoretus sinicus, and overview of Adoretus species of biosecurity concern. Journal of Insect Science. Volume 11, Number 64.
Tephritid fruit fly Populations in a Dragonfruit Orchard in Hawaii: Border Plant Use and Infestation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcquate, G.T. 2011. Tephritid fruit fly Populations in a Dragonfruit Orchard in Hawaii: Border Plant Use and Infestation. Hawaiian Entomological Society Proceedings. 42:41-48.
Assessment of attractiveness of cassava as a roosting plant for melon fly, bactrocera cucurbitae, and oriental fruit fly, B. dorsalis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcquate, G.T. 2011. Assessment of attractiveness of cassava as a roosting plant for melon fly, bactrocera cucurbitae, and oriental fruit fly, B. dorsalis. Journal of Insect Science. 11:1536-2442.
Long distance movement of Bactroceira dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Puna, Hawaii: How far can they go? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peck, S., Froerer, K., Mcquate, G.T., Vargas, R.I., Mcinnis, D.O., Jang, E.B. 2010. Long distance movement of Bactroceira dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Puna, Hawaii: How far can they go? American Entomologist 56:88-94.
Long distance movement of batrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidale in Puna, Hawaii: How far can they go? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Froerer, K., Peck, S.L., Mcquate, G.T., Vargas, R.I., Jang, E.B., Mcinnis, D.O. 2010. Long distance movement of batrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidale in Puna, Hawaii: How far can they go?. American Entomologist. 56:88-94.
Novel Bait Stations for Attract-and-Kill of Pestiferous Fruit Flies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pinero, J.C., Mau, R.F., Mcquate, G.T., Vargas, R.I. 2009. Novel Bait Stations for Attract-and-Kill of Pestiferous Fruit Flies. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 133: 208-216.
Two Additional Invasive Scarabaeoid Beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae) in Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jameson, M., Oishi, D.E., Ratcliffe, B.C., Mcquate, G.T. 2009. Two Additional Invasive Scarabaeoid Beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae) in Hawaii. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society. 41: 25-30.
Area-wide suppression of the mediterranean fruit fly, ceratitis capitata and the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera:Tephritidae) in Kamuela, Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vargas, R.I., Pinero, J.C., Mau, R.F., Jang, E.B., Klungness, L.M., Mcinnis, D.O., Harris, E.B., Mcquate, G.T., Bautista, R.C., Wong, L. 2010. Area-wide suppression of the mediterranean fruit fly, ceratitis capitata and the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera:Tephritidae) in Kamuela, Hawaii. Journal of Insect Science. 36:104.
Effectiveness of GF-120 NF Fruit Fly Bait as a Suppression Tool for Bactrocera latifrons (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcquate, G.T. 2009. Effectiveness of GF-120 NF Fruit Fly Bait as a Suppression Tool for Bactrocera latifrons (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Applied Entomology. 133: 444-448.
Ring-fluorinated analog of methyl eugenol: Attractiveness to and metabolism in the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khrimian, A., Siderhurst, M. S., McQuate, G. T., Liquido, N. J., Nagata, J., Carvalho, L., Guzman F., Jang, E. B. 2009. Ring-fluorinated analog of methyl eugenol: attractiveness to and metabolism in the oriental fruit fly, bactrocera dorsalis. Journal of Chemical Ecolology 35:209-218. Available www.springerlink.com/content/3600q55011315ptm/?.
Use of Alpha-Ionol + Cade Oil for Detection and Monitoring of Bactrocera latifrons (Diptera: Tephritidae) Populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcquate, G.T., Bokonon-Ganta, A.H., Jang, E.B. 2008. Use of Alpha-Ionol + Cade Oil for Detection and Monitoring of Bactrocera latifrons (Diptera: Tephritidae) Populations. Fruit Flies of Economic Importance, 10-15 September, 2006, Salvador, Brazil. Socidade Brasileira para o Progresso da Ciencia. 355 pp
Targeted Trapping, Bait-spray, Sanitation, Sterile-male and Parasitoid Releases in an Area Wide Integrated Melon Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) Control Program in Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jang, E.B., Mcquate, G.T., Mcinnis, D.O. 2008. Targeted Trapping, Bait-spray, Sanitation, Sterile-male and Parasitoid Releases in an Area Wide Integrated Melon Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) Control Program in Hawaii. American Entomologist. 54: 240-250
Targeted Cue-lure Trapping, Bait-spray, Sanitation, Sterile-male and Parasitoid Releases in an Area Wide Integrated Melon Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) Control Program in Hawaii - (Abstract Only)
Jang, E.B., Mcquate, G.T., Mcinnis, D.O., Bautista, R.C., Vargas, R.I., Mau, R.F., Wong, L. 2008. Targeted Cue-lure Trapping, Bait-spray, Sanitation, Sterile-male and Parasitoid Releases in an Area Wide Integrated Melon Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) Control Program in Hawaii. Proceedings, XXI International Congress of Entomology.
Extension of the use of Augmentoria for Sanitation in a Cropping System Susceptible to the Alien Tephritid Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Hawaii - (Abstract Only)
Jang, E.B., Klungness, L.M., Mcquate, G.T. 2008. Extension of the use of Augmentoria for Sanitation in a Cropping System Susceptible to the Alien Tephritid Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Hawaii. Proceedings, XXI International Congress of Entomology.
Solanum torvum (Solanaceae), a new host of Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcquate, G.T. 2008. Solanum torvum (Solanaceae), a new host of Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Hawaii. Hawaiian Entomological Society Proceedings. 2008. 40: 71-75.
Age of Response of Male Bactrocera latifrons (Diptera: Tephritidae) to ¿-ionol + Cade Oil Relative to Age of Sexual Maturity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcquate, G.T., Bokonon-Ganta, A.H., Jang, E.B., Messing, R.A. 2008. Age of Response of Male Bactrocera latifrons (Diptera: Tephritidae) to Alpha-ionol + Cade Oil Relative to Age of Sexual Maturity. Intern J. of Tropical Insect Sci. 28:12-18.
Extension of the use of Augmentoria for Sanitation in a Cropping System Susceptible to the Alien Tephritid Fruit Flies (Diptera:Tephritidae) in Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jang, E.B., Klungness, L.M., Mcquate, G.T. 2007. Extension of the use of Augmentoria for Sanitation in a Cropping System Susceptible to the Alien Tephritid Fruit Flies (Diptera:Tephritidae) in Hawaii. Journal of Applied Science and Environmental Management. 11(2):239-248
Natural Establishment of a Parasitoid Complex on Bactrocera latifons (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bokonon-Ganta, A.H., Mcquate, G.T., Messing, R.H. 2007. Natural establishment of parasitoid complex on Bactrocera latifrons, the most recent tephrid fruit fly (Diptera:Tephritidae) species introduction in Hawaii. Biological Control. 42(2007):365-373
Assessment of Attractiveness of Plants as Roosting Sites for the Melon Fly, Bactrocera Cucurbitae, and Oriental Fruit Fly, Bactrocera Dorsalis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcquate, G.T., Vargas, R.I. 2007. Assessment of Attractiveness of Plants as Roosting Sites for the Melon Fly, Bactrocera Cucurbitae, and Oriental Fruit Fly, Bactrocera Dorsalis. Journal of Insect Science. 7(57):1536-2442.
ISOLATION AND INDENTIFICATION OF SYNERGISTS FOR THE PARAPHEROMONE ALPHA-IONOL FROM CADE OIL FOR MALE BACTROCERA LATIFRONS (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keum, Y., Mcquate, G.T., Li, Q.X. Isolation and indentification of synergists for the parapheromone alpha-ionol from cade oil for male bactrocera latifrons (diptera: tephritidae). Pest Management Science.
USE OF ATTRACTANTS TO SUPPRESS ORIENTAL FRUIT FLY AND CRYPTOPHLEBIA SPP. IN LITCHI - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcquate, G.T., Follett, P.A. 2006. Use of attractants to suppress oriental fruit fly and cryptophlebia spp. in litchi. Hawaiian Entomological Society Proceedings.38:27-40.
USE OF ALPHA-IONOL + CADE OIL FOR DETECTION AND MONITORING OF BACTROCERA LATIFRONS POPULATIONS - (Abstract Only)
Mcquate, G.T., Bokonon-Ganta, A.H., Jang, E.B. Use of alpha-ionol + cade oil for detection and monitoring of bactrocera latifrons populations. Fruit Flies of Economic Importance International Symposium.
EFFECTIVENESS OF BAIT SPRAYS ON BORDER WINDBREAKS FOR POPULATION SUPPRESSION OF BACTROCERA SPP. IN PAPAYA ORCHARDS - (Abstract Only)
Mcquate, G.T., Vargas, R.I. 2006. Effectiveness of bait sprays on border windbreaks for population suppression of Bactrocera spp. in papaya orchards. Fruit Flies of Economic Importance International Symposium.
POPULATION BIOLOGY AND PROSPECTS FOR SUPPRESSION OF THE SOLANACEOUS FRUIT FLY, BACTOCERA LATIFRONS (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcquate, G.T., Bokonon-Ganta, A.H., Peck, S.L. 2007. Population biology and prospects for suppression of the solanaceous fruit fly, bactocera latifrons (diptera: tephritidae).. Hawaiian Entomological Society Proceedings.
THE MOVEMENT OF STERILE MALE BACTROCERA CUCURBITAE (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) IN A HAWAIIAN AGROECOSYSTEM. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peck, S.L., Mcquate, G.T., Vargas, R.I., Seager, D.C., Revis, H.C., Jang, E.B., Mcinnis, D.O. 2005. The Movement of Sterile Male Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae) in a Hawaiian Agroecosystem. J. Econ Entomol. 98:1539-1550.
COMPARATIVE LABORATORY EVALUATION OF SPINOSAD AND PHLOXINE B AS TOXICANTS IN PROTEIN BAITS FOR SUPPRESSION OF THREE FRUIT FLY (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) SPECIES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcquate, G.T., Peck, S.L., Barr, P.G., Sylva, C.D. 2005. Comparative Laboratory Evaluation of Spinosad and Phloxine B as Toxicants in Protein Baits for Suppression of Three Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) Species. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98: 1170-1178
EFFICACY OF SUPPRESSION OF MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT FLY (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) IN A PERSIMMON ORCHARD THROUGH BAIT SPRAYS IN ADJACENT COFFEE PLANTINGS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcquate, G.T., Sylva, C.D., Jang, E.B. 2005. Efficacy of suppression of mediterranean fruit fly (diptera: tephritidae) in a persimmon orchard through bait sprays in adjacent coffee plantings. Journal of Applied Entomology 129: 110-117.
USE OF ATTRACTANTS TO CONTROL PERSIMMON AND LYCHEE PESTS - (Other)
Mcquate, G.T., Follett, P.A. 2004. Use of attractants to control persimmon and lychee pests. Proceedings of the International Tropical Fruit Conference.
ECOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF BACTROCERA LATIFRONS (DIPTERA:TEPHRITIDAE) ON MAUI, HAWAII: MOVEMENT AND HOST PREFERENCE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peck, S.L., Mcquate, G.T. 2004. Ecological aspects of bactrocera latifrons (diptera:tephritidae) on maui, hawaii: movement and host preference. Environmental Entomology 33: 1722-1731.
ACTIVE INGREDIENTS IN CADE OIL WHICH SYNERGIZE THE ATTRACTIVENESS OF ALPHA-IONOL TO MALE BACTROCERA LATIFRONS (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcquate, G.T., Keum, Y., Sylva, C.D., Li, Q.X., Jang, E.B. 2004. Active ingredients in cade oil which synergize the attractiveness of alpha-ionol to male bactrocera latifrons (diptera: tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 97:862-870.
ASSESSMENT OF CORN POLLEN AS FOOD SOURCE FOR TWO TEPHRITID FRUIT FLY SPECIES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcquate, G.T., Jones, G.D., Sylva, C.D. 2003. Assessment of corn pollen as food source for two tephritid fruit fly species. Journal of Environmental Entomology. 32:141-150.
RASPBERRY KETONE FORMATE AS AN ATTRACTANT FOR THE MELON FLY, BACTROCERA CUCURBITAE (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (05-Jul-02)
IMPROVED ATTRACTANTS FOR THE MELON FLY, BACTROCERA CUCURBITAE - (Proceedings) - (19-Apr-02)
RASBERRY KETONE FORMATE AS AN ATTRACTANT FOR THE MELON FLY, (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Casana Giner, V., Oliver, J.E., Jang, E.B., Carvalho, L.A., Khrimian, A., Demilo, A.B., Mcquate, G.T. 2003. Rasberry ketone formate as an attractant for the melon fly, (diptera: tephritidae). Journal of Entomological Science. 38: 120-126.
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