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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: DEVELOPMENT OF QUARANTINE ALTERNATIVES FOR SUBTROPICAL FRUIT AND VEGETABLE PESTS Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Mcphersonarcys, a new genus for Pentatomaaequalis Say (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thomas, D.B. 2012. Mcphersonarcys, a new genus for Pentatomaaequalis Say (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). Great Lakes Entomologist. 45(3-4):127-133.
Phylogeography of West Indian fruit fly, Anastrepha obliqua, inferred with mtDNA sequencing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(19-Sep-12)
A calendrical method for predicting generation cycles of the Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae), triggering citrus quarantines in south Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thomas, D.B. 2012. A calendrical method for predicting generation cycles of the Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae), triggering citrus quarantines in south Texas. Subtropical Plant Science. 64:13-17.
Studies in the genus Eleodes Eschscholtz with a revision of the subgenus Melaneleodes Blaisdell and Omegeleodes, new subgenus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Eleodin) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(23-Mar-12)
Generic phytosanitary irradiation treatments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hallman, G.J. 2012. Generic phytosanitary irradiation treatments. Radiation Physics and Chemistry. 81(7):861-866.
Effect of x-ray irradiation on the physical and chemical quality of America red globe grape - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kang, F., Hallman, G.J., Wei, Y., Li, Z. 2012. Effect of x-ray irradiation on the physical and chemical quality of America red globe grape. African Journal of Biotechnology. 11(31):7966-7972.
A stink bug, Edessa protera sp. n. (Pentatomidae: Edessinae) in Mexican amber - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poinar Jr, G., Thomas, D.B. 2012. A stink bug, Edessa protera sp. n. (Pentatomidae: Edessinae) in Mexican amber. Historical Biology. 24(2):207-211.
Current and potential trade in horticultural products irradiated for phytosanitary purposes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bustos Griffin, E., Hallman, G.J., Griffin, R.L. 2012. Current and potential trade in horticultural products irradiated for phytosanitary purposes. Radiation Physics and Chemistry. 81(8):1203-1207.
The pros and cons of using irradiation for phytosanitary treatments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cannon, R., Hallman, G.J., Blackburn, C. 2012. The pros and cons of using irradiation for phytosanitary treatments. Outlooks on Pest Management. 22:1-7.
Host status of Meyer and Eureka lemons for Anastrepha A. ludens (Loew) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mangan, R.L., Tarshis Moreno, A.M. 2012. Host status of Meyer and Eureka lemons for Anastrepha A. ludens (Loew). Journal of Economic Entomology. 105:363-370.
Phytosanitary irradiation of Liriomyza trifolii (Diptera: Agromyzidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hallman, G.J., Guo, K., Liu, T. 2011. Phytosanitary irradiation of Liriomyza trifolii (Diptera: Agromyzidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 104:1851-1855.
Is the old world fig, Ficus carica L. (Moraceae), an alternate host for the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri (Kuwayama) (Homoptera: Psyllidae)? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thomas, D.B., De Leon, J.H. 2011. Is the old world fig, Ficus carica L. (Moraceae), an alternate host for the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri (Kuwayama) (Homoptera: Psyllidae)? Florida Entomologist. 94(4):1081-1083.
Developmental arrest in Mexican fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) irradiated in grapefruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thomas, D.B., Hallman, G.J. 2011. Developmental arrest in Mexican fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) irradiated in grapefruit. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 104:1367-1372.
Mexican fruit fly (Diptera: tephritidae) and the phenology of its native host plant, Yellow Chapote (Rutaceae) in Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thomas, D.B. 2012. Mexican fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) and the phenology of its native host plant, Yellow Chapote (Rutaceae) in Mexico. Journal of Entomological Science. 47:1-16.
Phytosanitary irradiation in south Asia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hossain, M., Hallman, G.J., Khan, S.A., Islam, M. 2011. Phytosanitary irradiation in south Asia. Journal of Entomology and Nematology. 3:44-53.
Phytosanitary applications of irradiation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hallman, G.J. 2011. Phytosanitary applications of irradiation. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety. 10:143-151.
Comparison of in vitro heat and cold tolerances of the new invasive species Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae) with three known tephritids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hallman, G.J., Myers, S.W., Jessup, A.J., Islam, A. 2011. Comparison of in vitro heat and cold tolerances of the new invasive species Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae) with three known tephritids. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104:21-25.
Designing practical laboratory procedures for determining host status of commodities to fruit flies using various Anastrepha species as examples - (Proceedings)
Mangan, R.L., Tarshis Moreno, A.M. 2011. Designing practical laboratory procedures for determining host status of commodities to fruit flies using various Anastrepha species as examples. In: Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Fruit Flies of Economic Importance, Sept. 29 - Oct. 01, 2010, Valencia, Spain. p. 78.
Evaluation of the efficacy of the methyl bromide fumigation schedule against Mexican fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) in citrus fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hallman, G.J., Thomas, D.B. 2011. Evaluation of the efficacy of the methyl bromide fumigation schedule against Mexican fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) in citrus fruit. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104:63-68.
Factors affecting ionizing radiation phytosanitary treatments, and implications for research and generic treatments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hallman, G.J., Levang-Brilz, N.M., Zettler, J.L., Winborne, I.C. 2010. Factors affecting ionizing radiation phytosanitary treatments, and implications for research and generic treatments. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103:1950-1963.
Gamma-butyrolactone as a lure for traps targeting the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Homoptera: Psyllidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thomas, D.B. 2010. Gamma-butyrolactone as a lure for traps targeting the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Homoptera: Psyllidae). Subtropical Plant Science. 62:34-37.
El enfoque de sistemas en programas de seguridad cuarentenaria - (Book / Chapter)
Mangan, R.L., Enkerlin, W. 2010. El enfoque de sistemas en programas de seguridad cuarentenaria. In: Montoya, P., Toledo, J., Hernandez, E., editors. Moscas de la Fruta: Fundamentos y Procedimientos para su Manejo. Mexico, D.F.:S y G Editores Press. p. 223-228.
Dispersion y dinamica poblacional - (Book / Chapter)
Thomas, D.B. 2010. Dispersion y dinamica poblacional. In: Montoya,P., Toledo, J., Hernandez,E., editores. Moscas de la fruta: Fundamentos y procedimientos para su manejo. Mexico, D.F.:S y G Editores Press. p. 81-90.
Host status of grapefruit and Valencia oranges for Anastrepha serpentina and Anastrepha ludens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mangan, R.L., Thomas, D.B., Tarshis Moreno, A.M. 2011. Host status of grapefruit and Valencia oranges for Anastrepha serpentina and Anastrepha ludens. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(2):388-397.
Ionizing radiation as a phytosanitary treatment against fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae): Efficacy in naturally versus artificially infested fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hallman, G.J., Thomas, D.B. 2010. Ionizing radiation as a phytosanitary treatment against fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae): Efficacy in naturally versus artificially infested fruit. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(4):1129-1134.
A new species of Eritrachys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae: Ochlerini) from Ecuador (Especie nueva de Eritrachys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae: Ochlerini) de Ecuador - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ortega-Leon, G., Thomas, D.B. 2010. A new species of Eritrachys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae: Ochlerini) from Ecuador (Especie nueva de Eritrachys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae: Ochlerini) de Ecuador. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad. 81(1):61-64.
Grapefruit as a host for the West Indian fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mangan, R.L., Thomas, D.B., Tarshis Moreno, A.M., Robacker, D.C. 2011. Grapefruit as a host for the West Indian fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(1):54-62.
Efficacy of delayed atmospheric modification in a heat/modified atmosphere phytosanitary treatment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hallman, G.J. 2010. Efficacy of delayed atmospheric modification in a heat/modified atmosphere phytosanitary treatment. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103:34-39.
The genus Eleodes Eschscholtz (Coleoptera: tenebrionidae) in Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Triplehorn, C.A., Thomas, D.B., Riley, E.G. 2009. The genus Eleodes eschscholtz (Coleoptera: tenebrionidae) in Texas. The Coleopterists Bulletin. 63:413-437.
Identification of chemicals emitted by calling males of the Sapote fruit fly, Anastrepha serpentina (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(02-Dec-08)
Fruit flies risk analysis: Current situation and perspectives - (Proceedings)
Mangan, R.L. 2008. Fruit flies risk analysis: Current situation and perspectives. Proceedings of the 7th Meeting of the Working Group on Fruit Flies of the Western Hemisphere, Mazatlan, Mexico. p. 168-170.
Phytosanitary post-harvest treatments as an integral part of a systems approach for pest control - (Proceedings)
Mangan, R.L. 2008. Phytosanitary post-harvest treatments as an integral part of a systems approach for pest control. Proceedings of the 32nd North American Plant Protection Organization (NAPPO) Annual Meeting, Guadalajara, Mexico. p. 5-10.
Ionizing radiation as a phytosanitary treatment against European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in ambient, low oxygen, and cold conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hallman, G.J., Hellmich II, R.L. 2009. Ionizing radiation as a phytosanitary treatment against European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in ambient, low oxygen, and cold conditions. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102:64-68.
Ionizing Irradiation of Adults of Angoumois Grain Moth (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) and Indianmeal Moth (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) to Prevent Reproduction and Implications for a Generic Irradiation Treatment for Insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hallman, G.J., Phillips, T.W. 2008. Ionizing irradiation of adults of Angoumois grain moth (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) and Indianmeal moth (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) to prevent reproduction and implications for a generic irradiation treatment for insects. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101:1051-1056.
Nontoxic Antifreeze for Insect Traps - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thomas, D.B. 2008. Nontoxic antifreeze for insect traps. Entomological News. 119:361-365.
Mortalidad de larvas de Anastrepha ludens (Loew) (Diptera: Tephritidae) en mangos utilizando tratamiento hidrotermico e hidroenfriado - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hernandez, E., Mangan, R.L., Neck, J.S., Rivera, P., Toledo, J. 2007. Mortalidad de larvas de Anastrepha ludens (Loew) (Diptera: Tephritidae) en mangos utilizando tratamiento hidrotermico e hidroenfriado. Folia Entomologica Mexicana. 46(1):53-64.
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