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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: DETECTION, CONTROL AND AREA-WIDE MANAGEMENT OF FRUIT FLIES

Location: Tropical Crop and Commodity Protection Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

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.
Cucumber Volatile Blend Attractive to Female Melon Fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett) - (Abstract Only)
Jang, E.B., Carvalho, L.A., Nagata, J.T., Siderhurst, M. 2010. Cucumber Volatile Blend Attractive to Female Melon Fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett). J Chem Ecol. DOI 10.1007/s10886-010-9804-4; 36:699-708
Field response of Mediterranean fruit flies to Ceralure B1 relative to most active isomer and commercial formulation of Trimedlure. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(11-May-10)
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.
Alkylpyrazines: Alarm pheromone components of the little fire ant, Wasmannia auropunctata (Roger) (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showalter, D.N., Troyer, E.J., Aklu, M., Jang, E.B., Siderhurst, M.S. 2010. Alkylpyrazines: Alarm pheromone components of the little fire ant, Wasmannia auropunctata (Roger) (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Insectes Sociaux. (2010) 57:223-232.
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.
Sex Attractants of the Banana Moth, Opogona sacchari Bojer (Lepidoptera: Tineidae): Provisional Identification and Field Evaluation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jang, E.B., Hollingsworth, R.G., Siderhurst, M.S., Showalter, D.N., Troyer, E.J. 2010. Sex Attractants of the Banana Moth, Opogona sacchari Bojer (Lepidoptera: Tineidae): Provisional Identification and Field Evaluation. Pest Management Science. 66: 454-460
Canola, corn and vegetable oils as alternative for wheat germ oil in fruit fly liquid larval diets - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chang, C.L., Afuola, F., Xiao Li, Q. 2011. Canola, corn and vegetable oils as alternative for wheat germ oil in fruit fly liquid larval diets. Journal of Applied Entomology. 161-167.
Attraction of Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) and Nontarget Insects to the Attractant BioLure and its Individual Components in Hawaii. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leblanc, L., Vargas, R.I., Rubinoff, D. 2010. Attraction of Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) and Nontarget Insects to the Attractant BioLure and its Individual Components in Hawaii. Environmental Entomology Society. 41: 25-30.
Evaluation of Methyl Eugenol and Cue-Lure Traps with Solid Lure and Insecticide Dispensers for Fruit Fly Monitoring and Male Annihilation in the Hawaii Area-Wide Pest Management Program - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vargas, R.I., Mau, R.F., Stark, J.D., Pinero, J.C., Leblanc, L., Souder, S.K. 2010. Evaluation of Methyl Eugenol and Cue-Lure Traps with Solid Lure and Insecticide Dispensers for Fruit Fly Monitoring and Male Annihilation in the Hawaii Area-Wide Pest Management Program. Journal of Economic Entomology. J. Econ. Entomol. 103(2): 408-415.
Wheat germ oil in larval diet influences gene expression in adult oriental fruit fly - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chang, C.L., Coudron, T.A., Goodman, C., Stanley, D., An, S., Song, Q. 2010. Dietary wheat germ oil influences gene expression in adult oriental fruit fly. Journal of Insect Physiology 56 (2010) 356-365
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.
Attraction of nontarget species to fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) male lures and decaying fruit flies in traps in Hawaii. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leblanc, L., Rubinoff, D., Vargas, R.I. 2009. Attraction of nontarget species to fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) male lures and decaying fruit flies in traps in Hawaii. Environmental Entomology. 38:5, 1446-1461.
Field Studies of Wasmannia auropunctata Alkylpyrazines: Towards Management Applications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Troyer, E.J., Dewrstine, N.T., Showalter, D.N., Jang, E.B., Siderhurst, M.S. 2009. Field Studies of Wasmannia auropunctata Alkylpyrazines: Towards Management Applications. Sociobiology. 54:955-971 2009
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.
Puncture resistance in ‘Sharwil’ avocados to oriental fruit fly and Mediterranean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) oviposition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Follett, P.A. 2009. Puncture resistance in ‘Sharwil’ avocados to oriental fruit fly and Mediterranean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) oviposition. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102: 921-926.
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.
Phenology and Population Radiation of the Nettle Caterpillar, Darna pallivitta (Moore) in Hawai'i. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jang, E.B., Siderhurst, M., Conant, P., Siderhurst, L. 2009. Phenology and Population Radiation of the Nettle Caterpillar, Darna pallivitta (Moore) in Hawai'i. Chemoecology. 19:7-12 2009
Insecticidal Activity of Basil Oil, trans-Anethole, Estragole, and Linalool to Adults of Ceratitis capitata, Bactrocera dorsalis, and B. cucurbitae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chang, C.L., Ilkyu, C., Qing, X. 2009. Insecticidal Activity of Basil Oil, trans-Anethole, Estragole, and Linalool to Adults of Ceratitis capitata, Bactrocera dorsalis, and B. cucurbitae. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102: 203-209.
Fruit Fly Liquid Larval Diet Technology Transfer and Update - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chang, C.L. 2009. Fruit Fly Liquid Larval Diet Technology Transfer and Update. Journal of Applied Entomology. 133: 164-173
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
Phenology and Population Radiation of the Nettle Caterpillar, Darna pallivitta (Moore) in Hawai'i - (Abstract Only)
Jang, E.B., Siderhurst, M., Conant, P., Siderhurst, L. 2008. Phenology and Population Radiation of the Nettle Caterpillar, Darna pallivitta (Moore) in Hawai'i. International Society of Chemical Ecology Meeting. 19:7-12
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.
Evaluation of Formulations for Fruit Fly Surveillance in New Zealand - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Suckling, D.M., Jang, E.B., Carvalho, L.A., Holder, P., Stephens, A.E., Jessup, A. 2008. Evaluation of Formulations for Fruit Fly Surveillance in New Zealand. Pest Mgt Sci. 64: 848-856.
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.
Can Menage-a-trois be used in Controlling Insects? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Suckling, D.M., Jang, E.B., Carvalho, L.A., Nagata, J.T., Schneider, E.L., El-Sayed, A.M. 2007. Can Menage-a-trois be used in Controlling Insects?. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 33: 1494-1504
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
N-Butyl (E)-7,9-Decadienoate: Sex Pheromone Component of the Nettle Moth, Darna Pallivitta - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Siderhurst, M.S., Jang, E.B. 2007. N-butyl (e)-7,9-decadienoate: sex pheromone component of the nettle moth, darna pallivitta. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 125(1):63-69.
Recent Developments in Semiochemical-based Control of Fruit Flies in Hawaii - (Abstract Only)
Jang, E.B., Schneider, E.L., Nagata, J.T., Carvalho, L.A., Nagai, K. 2007. Recent Developments in Semiochemical-based Control of Fruit Flies in Hawaii. Entomology Society of America Pacific Branch Meeting.
Field Captures of Wild Melon Fly, Bactrocera Cucurbitae (Coquillett) with An Improved Male Attractant Raspberry Ketone Formate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jang, E.B., Casana Giner, V., Oliver, J.E. 2007. Field captures of wild melon fly, bactrocera cucurbitae (coquillett) with an improved male attractant, raspberry ketone formate. Journal of Economic Entomology. 100(4):1124-1128(5).
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.
Female Biased Attraction of Oriental Fruit Fly, Bactrocera Dorsalis (Hendel), to a Blend of Host Fruit Volatiles from Terminalia Catappa L. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jang, E.B., Siderhurst, M.S. 2007. Female biased attraction of oriental fruit fly, bactrocera dorsalis (hendel), to a blend of host fruit volatiles from terminalia catappa l.. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 32:2513-2524
Behavioral Response of Female Melon Fly, Bactrocera Cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae), to Host-Associated Visual and Olfactory Stimuli. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pinero, J.C., Jacome, I., Vargas, R.I., Prokopy, R.J. 2006. Behavioral response of female melon fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae to host-associated visual and olfactory stimuli. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 121:261-269.
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.
Behavioral Mechanisms of Mating Acceleration after Exposure of Male C. Capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) to Ginger and Orange Oil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Papadopoulos, N.T., Shelley, T., Jang, E.B. Behavioral mechanisms of mating acceleration after exposure of male c. capitata (diptera: tephritidae) to ginger and orange oil. Journal of Economic Entomology.
The Influence of Heat Shock Proteins in Insect Pests and Fruits in Thermal Treatments - (Book / Chapter)
Lurie, S., Jang, E.B. 2007. The Influence of Heat Shock Proteins in Insect Pests and Fruits in Thermal Treatments. pp 269-290 (in J.Tang, E. Mitcham, S. Wang and S. Lurie eds) Heat Treatments for Postharvest Pest Control. CABI International, UK. 349 pp.
Local Attraction and Feeding Response of Melon Flies and Oriental Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) to Various Protein Baits with and Without Spinosad - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vargas, R.I., Prokopy, R.J. 2006. Local attraction and feeding response of melon flies and oriental fruit flies (diptera: tephritidae) to various protein baits with and without spinosad. Hawaiian Entomological Society Proceedings. 38: 49-60.
Attraction of Oriental Fruit Fly, Bactrocera Dorsalis to Terminalia Catappa Fruit Extracts in Wind Tunnel and Olfactory Tests - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Siderhurst, M.S., Jang, E.B. 2006. Attraction of oriental fruit fly, bactrocera dorsalis to terminalia catappa fruit extracts in wind tunnel and olfactory tests. Formosan Entomologist. 26:45-55.
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.
Weathering Trials of Amulet(tm) C-L and Amulet(tm) M-E Attract and Kill Stations with Male Melon Flies and Oriental Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vargas, R.I., Stark, J., Mackey, B.E., Bull, R. 2005. Weathering trials of amulet(tm) c-l and amulet(tm) m-e attract and kill stations with male melon flies and oriental fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Hawaii. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98(5): 1551-1559.
Test Pf Effectiveness of Newly Formulated Plastic Matrix with Methyl Eugenol for Monitoring Bactrocera Dorsalis (Hendel) Populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hiramoto, M., Arita-Tsutuma, L., Jang, E.B. 2006. Test pf effectiveness of newly formulated plastic matrix with methyl eugenol for monitoring bactrocera dorsalis (hendel) populations. Hawaiian Entomological Society Proceedings. 38:103-110.
Rearing Fopius Arisanus (Sonan) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in Mediterranean Fruit Fly - (Proceedings)
Harris, E.J., Bautista, R.C., Vargas, R.I., Jang, E.B. 2007. Rearing Fopius arisanus (Sonan) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in Mediterranean Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae). Proc. Hawaiian Entomol Soc. 39:121-126.
Fopius Arisanus, An Egg-Pupal Parasitoid of Tephritidae Overview - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(28-Feb-05)
Quality Control of Fruit Flies: Bactrocera and Ceratitis Research in Hawaii - (Abstract Only)
Mcinnis, D.O., Shelly, T., Jang, E.B., Stein, S. Oral conference proceedings presentation at the IAEA/FAO Final Research Coordination Meeting of the CRP on Quality Assurance of Fruit Flies on SIT programs, Tapachula, Mexico in October 18-22, 2004.
How Effective Is Gf-120 Fruit Fly Bait Spray Applied to Border Area Sorghum Plants for Control of Melon Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prokopy, R.J., Miller, N.W., Pinero, J., Oride, L.K., Chaney, N.L., Revis, H., Vargas, R.I. 2005. How effective is GF-120 fruit fly bait spray applied to border area sorghum plants for control of melon flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)?. Florida Entomologist. 87:3. P354-360.
Development and Field Evaluation of a Pupal-Color Based Genetic Sexing Strain of the Melon Fruit Fly, Bactrocera Cucurbitae - (Abstract Only)
Mcinnis, D.O., Mau, R., Tam, S.Y., Lim, R.R., Komatsu, J., Leblanc, L., Kurashima, R.S., Albrecht, C.P. 2004. Development and field evaluations of a pupal-color based genetic sexing strain of the melon fruit fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae. Oral presentation at the International Congress of Entomology, Brisbane, Australia, August, 2004.
Lipid and Protein Loads in Pupating-Larvae and Emerging Adult As Affected by the Composition of a Mediterranean Fruit Fly (Ceratitis Capitata) Meridic Larval Diet - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nestel, D., Nemni-Lavy, E., Soroke, V., Chang, C.L. 2004. Lipid and protein loads in pupating-larvae and emerging adult as affected by the composition of a mediterranean fruit fly (ceratitis capitata) meridic larval diet. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology. 56:97-109.
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