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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Biology, Control, and Area-Wide Management of Fruit Flies and Other Quarantine Pests

Location: Tropical Crop and Commodity Protection Research

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

Attraction of wild-like and colony-reared Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera:Tephritidae) to Cuelure in the field - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(04-Jun-15)
Irradiating insect pests - (Popular Publication)
Follett, P.A. 2015. Irradiating insect pests. International Innovation. p. 53-55.
Release of Encarsia diaspidicola (Hymenoptera:Aphelididae) against white peach scale (Hemiptera:Diaspididae) in papaya - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(01-Jun-15)
Wasmannia Forel(Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae) in Argentina: systematics and distribution - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cuezzo, F., Calcaterra, L., Chifflet, L., Follett, P.A. 2015. Wasmannia Forel(Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae) in Argentina: systematics and distribution. Sociobiology. 62:246-265.
Disruption of Darna pallivitta (Lepidoptera:Limacodidae) by conventional and mobile pheromone deployment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Siderhurst, M.S., Jang, E.B., Carvalho, L.A., Nagata, J.T., Derstine, N.T. 2015. Disruption of Darna pallivitta (Lepidoptera: Limacodidae)by conventional and mobile pheromone deployment. Journal of Insect Science. 15(1):67. DOI: 10.1093/JISESA/IEV052.
Weathering and chemical degradation of Methyl Eugenol and Raspberry Ketone solid dispensers for detection, monitoring and male annihilation of Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) and Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett)(Diptera:Tephri - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vargas, R.I., Souder, S., Nkomo, E., Cook, P.J., Mackey, B.E., Stark, J.D. 2015. Weathering and chemical degradation of Methyl Eugenol and Raspberry Ketone solid dispensers for detection, monitoring and male annihilation of Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) and Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett)(Diptera:Tephri. Journal of Economic Entomology. DOI: 10.1093/JEE/ov137.
Draft genome sequence of Erwinia tracheiphila, an economically important bacterial pathogen of cucurbits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro, L.R., Scully, E.D., Roberts, D., Straub, T.J., Geib, S.M., Park, J., Stephenson, A.G., Liu, Q., Salaau, R.E., Beattie, G., Gleason, M., De Moraes, C.D., Mescher, M.C., Fleischer, S.G., Kolter, R., Pierce, N., Zhaxybayeva, O. 2015. Draft genome sequence of Erwinia tracheiphila, an economically important bacterial pathogen of cucurbits. Genome Announcements. DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00482-15.
Melon fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae), infestation in host fruits in the Southwestern Islands of Japan before the initiation of Island-wide population suppression - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
McQuate, G.T., Teruya, T. 2015. Melon fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae), infestation in host fruits in the Southwestern Islands of Japan before the initiation of Island-wide population suppression. International Journal of Insect Science. (7):27-37.DOI:10.4137/IJIS.S24582.
An overview of tropical pest species of bactrocera fruit flies (Diptera:Tephritidae) and the integration of biopesticides with other biological approaches for their management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vargas, R.I., Pinero, J.C., Leblanc, L. 2015. An overview of tropical pest species of bactrocera fruit flies (Diptera:Tephritidae) and the integration of biopesticides with other biological approaches for their management. Insects. 6:298-318.
Radiobiology of Aethina tumida and prospects for management using sterile insect releases     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Downey, D., Chun, S., Follett, P.A. 2015. Radiobiology of Aethina tumida and prospects for management using sterile insect releases. Journal of Economic Entomology. 108(3):868-872. DOI: 10.1093/jee/tov068.
Reconstructing a comprehensive transcriptome assembly of a white-pupal translocated strain of the pest fruit fly Bactrocera cucurbitae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sim, S., Calla Zalles, B., Hall, B., Derego, T., Geib, S.M. 2015. Reconstructing a comprehensive transcriptome assembly of a white-pupal translocated strain of the pest fruit fly Bactrocera cucurbitae. Gigascience. 4:14.
Incorporating variability in point estimates in risk assessment: bridging the gap between LC50 and population endpoints - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stark, J.D., Vargas, R.I., Banks, J.E. 2015. Incorporating variability in point estimates in risk assessment: bridging the gap between LC50 and population endpoints. Environmental Toxicology. DOI:10.1002/ETC.2978.
Pupal x-ray irradiation influences protein expression in adults of the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chang, C.L., Villalun, M.V., Geib, S.M., Goodman, C.L., Ringbauer Jr, J.A., Stanley, D.W. 2015. Pupal x-ray irradiation influences protein expression in adults of the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis. Journal of Insect Physiology. 76:7-16.
Ammonium acetate enhances the attractiveness of a variety of protein-based baits to female Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pinero, J.C., Souder, S., Smith, T.R., Fox, A.J., Vargas, R.I. 2015. Ammonium acetate enhances the attractiveness of a variety of protein-based baits to female Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 108(2):694-700.
Field estimates of attraction of Ceratitis capitata to Trimedlure and Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera:Tephritidae) to Methyl Eugenol in varying environments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manoukis, N., Siderhurst, M., Jang, E.B. 2015. Field estimates of attraction of Ceratitis capitata to Trimedlure and Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera:Tephritidae) to Methyl Eugenol in varying environments. Environmental Entomology. 44(3):695-703.
A qPCR-based method for detecting parasitism of Fopius arisanus (Sonan) in oriental fruit flies, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liang, G., Jang, E.B., Heller, W., Chang, C.L., Chen, J., Geib, S.M. 2015. A qPCR-based method for detecting parasitism of Fopius arisanus (Sonan) in oriental fruit flies, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel). Pest Management Science. DOI: 10.1002/ps.3976.
Trapping sweetpotato weevil, Cylas formicarius elegantulus (Coleoptera: Brentidae), with high doses of sex pheromone: Catch enhancement and weathering rate in Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcquate, G.T., Sylva, C.D. 2014. Trapping sweetpotato weevil, Cylas formicarius elegantulus (Coleoptera: Brentidae), with high doses of sex pheromone: Catch enhancement and weathering rate in Hawaii. Hawaiian Entomological Society Proceedings. 46:59-69.
Assessment of Navel oranges, Clementine tangerines and Rutaceous fruits as hosts of Bactrocera cucurbitae and Bactrocera latifrons(Diptera:Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
McQuate, G.T., Follett, P.A., Liquido, N.J., Sylva, C.D. 2015. Assessment of Navel oranges, Clementine tangerines and Rutaceous fruits as hosts of Bactrocera cucurbitae and Bactrocera latifrons(Diptera:Tephritidae). International Journal of Insect Science. 7:1-9.
Simulated field applications of insecticide soil drenches for control of Tephritid fruit flies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stark, J.D., Vargas, R.I., Souder, S., Fox, A.J., Smith, T.R., Leblanc, L., Mackey, B.E. 2014. Simulated field applications of insecticide soil drenches for control of Tephritid fruit flies. Biopesticides International. 10(2):136-142.
Differential Field Responses of the Little Fire Ants, Wasmannia auropunctata(Roger), to Alarm Pheromone Enantiomers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Siderhurst, M.S., Jang, E.B., Yu, Y. 2014. Differential Field Responses of the Little Fire Ants, Wasmannia auropunctata(Roger), to Alarm Pheromone Enantiomers. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 40(9):955-1062.
Characterizing the developmental transcriptome of the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) through comparative genomic analysis with Drosophila melanogaster utilizing modENCODE datasets - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Geib, S.M., Calla Zalles, B., Hall, B., Hou, S., Manoukis, N. 2014. Characterizing the developmental transcriptome of the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) through comparative genomic analysis with Drosophila melanogaster utilizing modENCODE datasets. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 15:942.
Synonymization of key pest species within the Bactrocera dorsalis species complex (Diptera: Tephritidae): taxonomic changes based on a review of 20 years of integrative morphological, molecular, cytogenetic, behavioral, and c - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schutze, M.K., Aketarawong, N., Amornsak, W., Armstrong, K.F., Augustinos, A.A., Barr, N., Bo, W., Bourtzis, K., Boykin, L., Caceres, C., Cameron, S., Chapman, T., Chinvinijkul, S., Chomic, A., De Meyer, M., Drosopoulou, E., Englezou, A., Ekesi, S., Gariou-Papalexiou, A., Geib, S.M., Hailstones, D., Hasanuzzaman, H., Haymer, D., Hee, A., Hendrichs, J., Jessup, A., Ji, Q., Khamis, F., Krosch, M., Leblanc, L., Mahmood, K., Malacrida, A., Mavragani-Tsipidou, P., Mwatawala, M., Nishida, R., Ono, H., Reyes, J., Rubinoff, D., San Jose, M., Shelly, T., Srikachar, S., Tan, K., Thanaphum, S., Ul Haq, I., Vijaysegaran, S., Wee, S., Yesmin, F., Zacharopoulou, A., Clarke, A.R. 2014. Synonymization of key pest species within the Bactrocera dorsalis species complex (Diptera: Tephritidae): taxonomic changes based on a review of 20 years of integrative morphological, molecular, cytogenetic, behavioral, and c. Systematic Entomology. 40:456-471.
Trapping related to phytosanitary status and trade - (Book / Chapter)
Jang,E.B., Enkerlin,W., Reyes,J., Miller,E. 2014. Trapping related to phytosanitary status and trade. In: Shelly,T., Epsky,N., Jang,E.B., Reyes-Flores,J. and Vargas,R. Trapping and the Detection Control, and Regulation of Tephritid Fruit Flies. New York,NY: Springer Publishing. p.589-608.
Pheromones, male lures and trapping of tephritid fruit flies - (Book / Chapter)
Tan,K.H., Nishida,R., Jang,E.B., Shelly,T. 2014. Pheromones, male lures and trapping of tephritid fruit flies. In: Shelly,T., Epsky,N., Jang,E.B., Reyes-Flores,J. and Vargas,R. Trapping and the Detection, Control, and Regulation of Tephritid Fruit Flies. New York,NY: Springer Publishing. p.15-74.
Male motion coordination in swarming Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles coluzzii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shishika, D., Manoukis, N., Butail, S., Paley, D. 2014. Male motion coordination in swarming Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles coluzzii. Scientific Reports. DOI: 10.1038/srep.06318.
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/.
Attraction and mortality of Bactrocera dorsalis to STATIC Spinosad ME weathered under operational conditions in California and Florida: A reduced-risk male annihilation treatment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vargas, R.I., Souder, S., Hoffman, K., Dowell, R., Mercogliano, J., Smith, T.R., Hammond, J.H., Davis, B.J., Brodie, M., Dripps, J.E. 2014. Attraction and mortality of Bactrocera dorsalis to STATIC Spinosad ME weathered under operational conditions in California and Florida: A reduced-risk male annihilation treatment. Journal of Economic Entomology. 107(4):1362-1369.
Sexual communication in Tephritidae-current knowledge and potential applications for integrated pest management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Benelli, G., Daane, K.M., Canale, A., Niu, C., Messing, R.H., Vargas, R.I. 2014. Sexual communication in Tephritidae-current knowledge and potential applications for integrated pest management. Journal of Pest Science. DOI: 10.1007/s10340-014-0577-3.
Lethal and sublethal effects of cyantraniliprole on Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendle) (Diptera: Tephiritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, R., Jang, E.B., Chen, J., He, S. 2014. Lethal and sublethal effects of cyantraniliprole on Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendle) (Diptera: Tephiritidae). Pest Management Science. DOI:10.1002/PS.2014-3791.
Dietary lufenuron on egg hatch and influences protein expression in the fruit fly Bactrocera latifrons (Hendel) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chang, C.L., Cho, I., Li, Q., Geib, S.M., Stanley, D. 2014. Dietary lufenuron on egg hatch and influences protein expression in the fruit fly Bactrocera latifrons (Hendel). Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology. 86(4):193-208.
Effect of host Bactrocera dorsalis sex on yield and quality of the Parasitoid Fopius arisanus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manoukis, N., Geib, S.M., Vargas, R.I. 2014. Effect of host Bactrocera dorsalis sex on yield and quality of the Parasitoid Fopius arisanus. Biocontrol. 59(4):395-402.
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.
A genomic perspective towards assessing quality of mass-reared SIT flies used in Mediterranean fruit fly eradication in California - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Calla Zalles, B., Hall, B., Hou, S., Geib, S.M. 2014. A genomic perspective towards assessing quality of mass-reared SIT flies used in Mediterranean fruit fly eradication in California. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 15:98.
Effectiveness of a sprayable male annihilation treatment with a biopesticide against fruit flies (Diptera:Tephritidae) attacking tropical fruits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vargas, R.I., Souder, S., Borges, R., Mafra-Neto, A., Mackey, B., Chou, M., Spafford, H. 2014. Effectiveness of a sprayable male annihilation treatment with a biopesticide against fruit flies (Diptera:Tephritidae) attacking tropical fruits. Biopesticides International. 10(1):1-10.
Increasing our knowledge of male mosquito biology in relation to genetic control programmes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lees, R.S., Knols, B., Bellini, R., Benedict, M., Bheecarry, A., Bossin, H.C., Chadee, D., Charlwood, J., Dabire, R.K., Djogbenou, L., Egyir-Yawson, A., Gato, R., Gibson, G., Gouagna, L.C., Hassan, M.M., Khan, S.A., Koekemoer, L., Lemperiere, G., Manoukis, N., Mozuraitis, R., Pitts, J., Simard, F., Gilles, J. 2014. Increasing our knowledge of male mosquito biology in relation to genetic control programmes. ACTA TROPICA. 132(S):2-11.
A comparison of bioinsecticide, Spinosad, the semi-synthetic insecticide, Spinetoram and synthetic insecticides as soil drenches for control of Tephritid fruit flies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stark, J.D., Vargas, R.I., Souder, S., Fox, A.J., Smith, T.R., Mackey, B.E. 2013. A comparison of bioinsecticide, Spinosad, the semi-synthetic insecticide, Spinetoram and synthetic insecticides as soil drenches for control of Tephritid fruit flies. Biopesticides International . 9(2):120-126.
Midgut transcriptome profiling of Anoplophora glabripennis, a lignocellulose degrading Cerambycid beetle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scully, E.D., Hoover, K., Carlson, J.E., Tien, M., Geib, S.M. 2013. Midgut transcriptome profiling of Anoplophora glabripennis, a lignocellulose degrading Cerambycid beetle. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 14:850.
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.
Diet-induced over-expression of flightless-I protein and its relation to flightlessness in Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cho, I., Chang, C.L., Li, Q. 2013. Diet-induced over-expression of flightless-I protein and its relation to flightlessness in Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata. PLoS One. 8(12):e81099.
From eradication to containment: invasion of French Polynesia by Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae) and releases of two natural enemies: a 17-year case study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leblanc, L., Vargas, R.I., Putoa, R. 2013. From eradication to containment: invasion of French Polynesia by Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae) and releases of two natural enemies: a 17-year case study. Hawaiian Entomological Society Proceedings. 45:31-43.
Deconstructing the surrogate species concept:a life history approach to the protection of ecosystem services. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Banks, J.E., Stark, J.D., Vargas, R.I., Ackleh, A.S. 2014. Deconstructing the surrogate species concept:a life history approach to the protection of ecosystem services.. Ecological Applications. 24(4):770-778.
Deconstructing the surrogate species concept: a life history approach to the protection of ecosystem services - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Banks, J.E., Stark, J.D., Vargas, R.I., Ackleh, A.S. 2014. Deconstructing the surrogate species concept: a life history approach to the protection of ecosystem services. Ecological Applications. 24(4):770-778.
Spatial dynamics of two oriental fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) parasitoids, Fopius arisanus (Sonan) and Diachasmimorpha longicaudata (Ashmead)(Hymenoptera: Braconidae), in a guava orchard in Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vargas, R.I., Stark, J.D., Banks, J., Leblanc, L., Manoukis, N., Peck, S. 2013. Spatial dynamics of two oriental fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) parasitoids, Fopius arisanus (Sonan) and Diachasmimorpha longicaudata (Ashmead)(Hymenoptera: Braconidae), in a guava orchard in Hawaii. Environmental Entomology. 42(5):888-901. DOI: 10.1603/EN.2013-12274.
Guidelines for the use of mathematics in operational area-wide integrated pest management programs using the sterile insect technique with a special focus on Tephritid Fruit Flies - (Book / Chapter)
Barclay, H.J., Enkelin, W., Manoukis, N., Reyes-Flores, J. 2013. Guidelines for the use of mathematics in operational area-wide integrated pest management programs using the sterile insect technique with a special focus on Tephritid Fruit Flies. Vienna:IAEA Publications. 102 p.
A potential field suppression system for Bactrocera dorsalis Hendel - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chang, C.L., Cho, I.K., Li, Q.X., Manoukis, N., Vargas, R.I. 2013. A potential field suppression system for Bactrocera dorsalis Hendel. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology. 16(4):513-519.
Comparative metagenomic profiling reveals lignocellulose degrading systems in microbial communities associated with wood-feeding insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scully, E.D., Geib, S.M., Hoover, K., Tien, M., Tringe, S.G., Barry, K.W., Herr, J.R., Carlson, J.E. 2013. Comparative metagenomic profiling reveals lignocellulose degrading systems in microbial communities associated with wood-feeding insects. PLoS One. 8(9):e73827. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0073827
Stereoscopic video analysis of Anopheles gambiae behavior in the field: challenges and opportunities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manoukis, N., Butail, S., Daigo, S.L., Paley, D.A., Ribeiro, J.M. 2014. Stereoscopic video analysis of Anopheles gambiae behavior in the field: challenges and opportunities. ACTA TROPICA. 132(S):80-85.
An evaluation of the species status of Bactrocera invadens and the Systematics of the Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) complex - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
San Jose, M., Leblanc, L., Geib, S.M., Rubinoff, D. 2013. An evaluation of the species status of Bactrocera invadens and the Systematics of the Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) complex. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 106(6):684-694.
An agent-based simulation of extirpation of Ceratitis capitata applied to invasions in California - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manoukis, N., Hoffman, K. 2014. An agent-based simulation of extirpation of Ceratitis capitata applied to invasions in California. Journal of Pest Science. 87:39-51.
A novel method for rearing wild tephritid fruit flies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manoukis, N., Gayle, S., Mckenney, M.P., Follett, P.A. 2013. A novel method for rearing wild tephritid fruit flies. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 148(3):297-301.
Improving trapping systems for early detection and eradication of fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in California - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vargas, R.I., Haviland, D., Faber, B., Kabashima, J., Grafton-Cardwell, B., Morse, J. 2013. Improving trapping systems for early detection and eradication of fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in California. Citrograph. 4(4):28-34.
Dietary wheat germ oil and age influences fatty acid compositions in adult oriental fruit flies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chang, C.L., Haas, E., Mina, A., Bustamante, J., Schneider, D., Mitchel, E., Freilich, M., Stanley, D.W. 2013. Dietary wheat germ oil and age influences fatty acid compositions in adult oriental fruit flies. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology. 16(3):285-292.
Development of a larval diet for the South American fruit fly Anastrepha fraterculus (Diptera:Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vera, T.M., Oviedo, A., Abraham, S., Ruiz, J.M., Chang, C.L., Willink, E. 2014. Development of a larval diet for the South American fruit fly Anastrepha fraterculus (Diptera:Tephritidae). International Journal of Tropical Insect Science. 34(S1):73-81.
Artificial rearing of the peach fruit fly Bactrocera zonata (Diptera:Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sookar, P., Alleck, M., Ahseek, N., Permalloo, S., Bhagwant, S., Chang, C.L. 2014. Artificial rearing of the peach fruit fly Bactrocera zonata (Diptera:Tephritidae). International Journal of Tropical Insect Science. DOI: 10.1017/S1742758414000125.
Suitability of a liquid larval diet for rearing the Philippines fruit fly Bactrocera philippinensis (Diptera:Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Resilva, S.S., Obra, G.B., Chang, C.L. 2014. Suitability of a liquid larval diet for rearing the Philippines fruit fly Bactrocera philippinensis (Diptera:Tephritidae). International Journal of Tropical Insect Science. 34(S1):53-58.
A liquid larval diet for rearing Bactrocera invadens and Ceratitis fasciventris (Diptera:Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ekesi, S., Mohamed, S., Chang, C.L. 2014. A liquid larval diet for rearing Bactrocera invadens and Ceratitis fasciventris (Diptera:Tephritidae). International Journal of Tropical Insect Science. 34(S1):90-98.
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/
The dance of male Anopheles gambiae in mating swarms - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Butail, S., Manoukis, N., Diallo, M., Ribeiro, J., Paley, D. 2013. The Dance of Male Anopheles gambiae in Mating Swarms. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 552-559.
Performance of Methyl Eugenol + Matrix + Toxicant combinations under field conditions in Hawaii and California for trapping B. dorsalis (Diptera:Tephritidae). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jang, E.B., Ramsey, A., Carvalho, L.A. 2013. Performance of Methyl Eugenol + Matrix + Toxicant combinations under field conditions in Hawaii and California for trapping B. dorsalis (Diptera:Tephritidae).. Journal of Economic Entomology. 106(2):727-734.
Leg impairement magnifies reproductive costs in male Mediterranean fruit flies, Ceratitis capitata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harwood, J.F., Vargas, R.I., Carey, J.R. 2013. Leg impairement magnifies reproductive costs in male Mediterranean fruit flies, Ceratitis capitata. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 147(1):73-81. DOI:10.1111/EEA.2013-12042.
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.
Rhythmicity of Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera:Tephritidae) attraction to cuelure: Insights from an interruptable lure and computer vision - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manoukis, N., Jang, E.B. 2013. Rhythmicity of Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera:Tephritidae) attraction to cuelure: Insights from an interruptable lure and computer vision. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 106(1):136-142.
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.
Regional suppression of Bactrocera fruit flies (Diptera:Tephritidae) in the Pacific through biological control and prospects for future introductions into other areas of the world - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vargas, R.I., Leblanc, L., Harris, E.J., Manoukis, N. 2012. Regional suppression of Bactrocera fruit flies (Diptera:Tephritidae) in the Pacific through biological control and prospects for future introductions into other areas of the world. Insects. 3(3):727-742. Available: doi:10.3390/insects3030727
Truncated transcripts of nicotinic acetylcholine subunit gene bdalpha6 are associated with spinosad resistance in Bactrocera dorsalis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hsu, J., Feng, H., Wu, W., Mao, C., Geib, S.M., Vontas, J. 2012. Truncated transcripts of nicotinic acetylcholine subunit gene bdalpha6 are associated with spinosad resistance in Bactrocera dorsalis. Journal of Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 42(10):806-815.
Morphological features of the ovaries during Oogenesis of the Oriental fruit fly (Bactrocera dorsalis Hendel) in relation to the physiological age - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chou, M., Mau, R.F., Jang, E.B., Vargas, R.I., Pinero, J. 2012. Morphological features of the ovaries during Oogenesis of the Oriental fruit fly (Bactrocera dorsalis Hendel) in relation to the physiological age. Journal of Insect Science. 12:144. Available Online: doi: 10-1673-031-012-14401
Reconstructing the flight kinematics of swarming and mating behavior in wild mosquitoes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Butail, S., Manoukis, N., Diallo, M., Ribeiro, J.M., Lehmann, T., Paley, D.A. 2012. Reconstructing the flight kinematics of swarming and mating behavior in wild mosquitoes. Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 9(75)2624-2638.
Proteomic analysis of Fusarium solani isolated from the Asian Longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Geib, S.M., Hoover, K., Scully, E., Tien, M. 2012. Proteomic analysis of Fusarium solani isolated from the Asian Longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis. PLoS One. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0032990.
Larval dietary wheat germ oil influences age-specific protein expression in adults of the oriental fruit fly - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chang, C.L., Coudron, T.A., Goodman, C.L., Stanley, D.W. 2012. Larval dietary wheat germ oil influences age-specific protein expression in adults of the oriental fruit fly. Journal of Insect Physiology. 58:690-698.
Phylogenetic analysis of Fusarium solani associated with the Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Geib, S.M., Scully, E.D., Jimenez-Gasco, M., Carlson, J.E., Tien, M., Hoover, K. 2012. Phylogenetic analysis of Fusarium solani associated with the Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis. Oriental Insects. 7(4):e32990.doi:10.1371
Resveratrol modifies tephritid fruit fly response to nutritional and radiation stress     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chang, C.L., Follett, P.A. 2012. Resveratrol modifies tephritid fruit fly response to nutritional and radiation stress. International Journal of Radiation Biology. 88(4):320-326.
Seasonal climate effects anemotaxis in newly emerged adult anopheles gambiae giles in Mali, West Africa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manoukis, N., Baber, I., Diallo, M., Sogoba, N., Ribeiro, J.M. 2011. Seasonal climate effects anemotaxis in newly emerged adult anopheles gambiae giles in Mali, West Africa. PLoS One.
Development of liquid larval diet with modified rearing system for Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera:Tephritidae) for the application of sterile insect technique - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khan, M., Hossain, A.M., Khan, S.A., Islam, S.M., Chang, C.L. 2011. Development of liquid larval diet with modified rearing system for Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera:Tephritidae) for the application of sterile insect technique. ARPN Journal of Agricultural and Biological Science. 6(10):52-57.
Parasitoids and ecological risk assessment: can toxicity data developed for one species be used to protect an entire guild? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Banks, J., Stark, J., Vargas, R.I., Ackleh, A.S. 2011. Parasitoids and ecological risk assessment: can toxicity data developed for one species be used to protect an entire guild?. Journal of Biological Control. 59(3):336-339.
Identification of soybean purple acid phosphatase genes and their expression responses to phosphorus availability and symbiosis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(12-Aug-11)
A comparative assessment of the response of three fruit fly species (Diptera: Tephritidae) to a spinosad-based bait: Effect of ammonium acetate, female age, and protein hunger - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pinero, J.C., Mau, R., Vargas, R.I. 2011. A comparative assessment of the response of three fruit fly species (Diptera: Tephritidae) to a spinosad-based bait: Effect of ammonium acetate, female age, and protein hunger. Bulletin of Entomological Research. 101:373-381.
An insight into the sialotranscriptome and proteome of the coarse bontlegged tick, Hyalomma marginatum rufipes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Francischetti, I.M., Anderson, J.M., Manoukis, N., Pham, V.M., Ribeiro, J.M. 2011. An insight into the sialotranscriptome and proteome of the coarse bontlegged tick, Hyalomma marginatum rufipes. Journal of Proteomics. 2892-2908.
Evaluation of Cuelure and Methyl Eugenol solid lure and insecticide dispensers for fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) monitoring and control in Tahiti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leblanc, L., Vargas, R.I., Mackey, B.E., Putoa, R., Pinero, J. 2011. Evaluation of Cuelure and Methyl Eugenol solid lure and insecticide dispensers for fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) monitoring and control in Tahiti. Florida Entomologist. 94(3): 510-516.
Sequence of a cellulose-producing bacterium, gluconacetobacter hansenii ATCC 23769 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(21-Jun-10)
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