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Research Project: Development of Biological Control Techologies & Strategies for Arthropod Pests of Perennial Tropical Crops Imp. to the Us, .. Coffee

Location: Sustainable Perennial Crops

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

Gut microbiota mediate caffeine detoxification in the primary insect pest of coffee - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ceja-Navarro, J.A., Vega, F.E., Hao, Z., Lim, H., Kosina, P., Infante, F., Brodie, E.L. 2015. Gut microbiota mediate caffeine detoxification in the primary insect pest of coffee. Nature Communications. 6:7618.
A novel method to scale up fungal endophyte isolations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Greenfield, M., Pareja, R., Ortiz-Londono, V., Gomez-Jimenez, M.I., Vega, F.E., Parsa, S. 2015. A novel method to scale up fungal endophyte isolations. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 25:1208-1212.
Are bark beetles chewing up our forests? What about our coffee? - (Other)
Hofstetter, R.W., Vega, F.E. 2015. Are bark beetles chewing up our forests? What about our coffee? World Wide Web. http://scitechconnect.elsevier.com/are-bark-beetles-chewing-up-our-forests-what-about-our-coffee/.
The coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei: how many instars are there? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gomez, J., Chavez, B., Castillo, A., Valle, F., Vega, F.E. 2015. The coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei: how many instars are there?. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 108:311-315.
Visualizing the mesothoracic spiracles in a bark beetle: the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vega, F.E., Bauchan, G.R., Infante, F., Valdez-Carrasco, J.M., Beaver, R. 2015. Visualizing the mesothoracic spiracles in a bark beetle: the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 108:446-448.
Natural parasitism of Metaparasitylenchus hypothenemi (Tylenchida: Allantonematidae) on the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei, in Chiapas, Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Perez, J., Infante, F., Poinar, G., Vega, F.E. 2015. Natural parasitism of Metaparasitylenchus hypothenemi (Tylenchida: Allantonematidae) on the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei, in Chiapas, Mexico. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 25:608-612.
On the eyes of the coffee berry borer as rudimentary organs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vega, F.E., Simpkins, A., Bauchan, G.R., Infante, F., Kramer, M.H., Land, M.F. 2014. On the eyes of the coffee berry borer as rudimentary organs. PLoS One. 9(1):e85860.
The genus Hypothenemus, with emphasis on H. hampei, the coffee berry borer - (Book / Chapter)
Vega, F.E., Infante, F., Johnson, A.J. 2015. The genus Hypothenemus, with emphasis on H. hampei, the coffee berry borer. In: Vega, F.E., Hofstetter, R., Bark Beetles: Biology and Ecology of Native and Invasive Species. San Diego, CA: Academic Press. 427-494.
Field-cage evaluation of the parasitoid Phymastichus coffea LaSalle (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) as a natural enemy of the coffee berry borer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Infante, F., Castillo, A., Perez, J., Vega, F.E. 2013. Field-cage evaluation of the parasitoid Phymastichus coffea LaSalle (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) as a natural enemy of the coffee berry borer. Biological Control. 67:446-450.
The coffee berry borer: the centenary of a biological invasion in Brazil - (Literature Review)
Infante, F., Perez, J., Vega, F.E. 2014. The coffee berry borer: the centenary of a biological invasion in Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Biology. 74:S125-S126.
Establishing fungal entomopathogens as endophytes: towards endophytic biological control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parsa, S., Ortiz, V., Vega, F.E. 2013. Establishing fungal entomopathogens as endophytes: towards endophytic biological control. Journal of Visualized Experiments. 74:e50360.
A technique to dissect the alimentary canal of the coffee berry borer (Hypothenemus hampei), with isolation of internal microorganisms - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ceja Navarro, J., Brodie, E.L., Vega, F.E. 2012. A technique to dissect the alimentary canal of the coffee berry borer (Hypothenemus hampei), with isolation of internal microorganisms. The Journal of Entomological and Acarological Research (JEAR). 44:e21.
International Entomology - (Literature Review)
Bourtzis, K., Crook, S., Daffonchio, D., Durvasula, R., Hanboonsong, Y., Infante, F., Lacava, F., Miller, T.A., Vega, F.E. 2012. International Entomology. American Entomologist. 58:234-246.
Redirect research to control coffee pest - (Popular Publication)
Infante, F., Perez, J., Vega, F.E. 2012. Redirect research to control coffee pest. Nature. 489:502.
From forest to plantation? Obscure papers reveal alternate host plants for the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vega, F.E., Davis, A.P., Jaramillo, J. 2012. From forest to plantation? Obscure papers reveal alternate host plants for the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, London. 107:86-94.
Scope and Basic Principles of Insect Pathology - (Book / Chapter)
Kaya, H.K., Vega, F.E. 2012. Scope and Basic Principles of Insect Pathology. In: Vega, F., Kaya, H.K., editors. Insect Pathology. 2nd edition. San Diego, CA: Academic Press. p. 1-12.
Fungal Entomopathogens - (Book / Chapter)
Vega, F.E., Meyling, N.V., Luangsa-Ard, J.J., Blackwell, M. 2012. Fungal Entomopathogens. In: Vega, F., Kaya, H.K., editors. Insect Pathology. 2nd Edition. San Diego, CA: Academic Press. p. 171-220.
Preface: Insect Pathology, 2nd ed - (Book / Chapter)
Vega, F.E., Kaya, H.K. 2012. Preface: Insect Pathology, 2nd ed. Insect Pathology. San Diego, CA: Academic Press. p. xiii.
Some like it hot: the influence and implications of climate change on coffee berry borer (Hypothenemus hampei) and coffee production in East Africa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaramillo, J., Muchugu, E., Vega, F.E., Davis, A., Borgemeister, C., Chabi-Olaye, A. 2011. Some like it hot: the influence and implications of climate change on coffee berry borer (Hypothenemus hampei) and coffee production in East Africa. PLoS One. 6:e24528.
New record for the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei, in Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burbano, E., Wright, M., Vega, F.E. 2011. New record for the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei, in Hawaii. Journal of Insect Science. 11:117.
Asca nelsoni sp. nov. (Acari: Mesostigmata: Ascidae), a new mite species from coffee leaf domatia in Costa Rica - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beard, J., Ochoa, R., Vega, F.E. 2011. Asca nelsoni sp. nov. (Acari: Mesostigmata: Ascidae), a new mite species from coffee leaf domatia in Costa Rica. Systematic & Applied Acarology Special Publications. 16:7-20.
Increasing coffee berry borer (Hypothenemus hampei; Curculionidae: Scolytinae) female density in artificial diet decreases fecundity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vega, F.E., Kramer, M.H., Jaramillo, J. 2011. Increasing coffee berry borer (Hypothenemus hampei; Curculionidae: Scolytinae) female density in artificial diet decreases fecundity. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104:87-93.
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