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Grant T McQuate
Tropical Crop and Commodity Protection Research
Research Entomologist

Phone: (808) 959-4344
Fax: (808) 959-5470

64 NOWELO STREET
HILO , HI 96720

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Compendium of fruit fly host plant information: The USDA primary reference in establishing fruit fly regulated host plants -
Catch of the green garden looper moth, Chrysodeixis eriosoma (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), in sweetpotato fields in Hawaii -
McQuate, G.T., Sylva, C.D. 2018. Catch of the green garden looper moth, Chrysodeixis eriosoma (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), in sweetpotato fields in Hawaii. Hawaiian Entomological Society Proceedings. 50:43-53. Available online at http://hdl.handle.net/10125/59367.
Method for DNA isolation from sweetpotato weevil collected in pheromone-baited traps -
Wadl, P.A., Williams III, L.H., Harris-Shultz, K.R., McQuate, G.T. 2019. Method for DNA isolation from sweetpotato weevil collected in pheromone-baited traps. Journal of Economic Entomology. 112:1001-1003. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toy390.
Integration of olfactory and visual cues for detection of low density populations of sweetpotato weevil, Cylas formicarius (Fabricius) -
Williams III, L.H., McQuate, G.T., Sylva, C.D., Wadl, P.A., Webb, J. 2018. Integration of olfactory and visual cues for detection of low density populations of sweetpotato weevil, Cylas formicarius (Fabricius). International Society of Chemical Ecology Meeting. p.359.
Field trappping Bactrocera latifrons (Diptera: Tephritidae) with select eugenol analogs that have been found to attract other "nonresponsive" fruit fly species -
Mcquate, G.T., Royer, J.E., Sylva, C.D. 2018. Field trappping Bactrocera latifrons (Diptera: Tephritidae) with select eugenol analogs that have been found to attract other "nonresponsive" fruit fly species. Insects. 9(2):50.
Compendium of fruit fly host information (CoFFHI), edition 3.0 -
Liquido, N.J., Mcquate, G.T., Suiter, K.A. 2017. Compendium of fruit fly host information (CoFFHI), edition 3.0. USDA CPHST Online Database. Available: https://coffhi.cphst.org/.
Host plant records of the Mango Fruit Fly, Bactrocera (Bactrocera) frauenfeldi (Schiner) (Diptera: Tephritidae), version 1.0 -
Liquido, N.J., Mcquate, G.T., Lee, K.L., Nakamichi, K.A., Birnbaum, A.L., Tateno, A.P., Hanlin, M.A. 2017. Host plant records of the Mango Fruit Fly, Bactrocera (Bactrocera) frauenfeldi (Schiner) (Diptera: Tephritidae), version 1.0. USDA CPHST Online Database. Available online at:USDA Compendium of Fruit Fly Host Information (CoFFHI). Edition 3.0 https://coffhi.cphst.org/.
A review of recorded host plants of Oriental Fruit Fly, Bactrocera (Bactrocera)dorsalis(Hendel)(Diptera: Tephritidae), version 3.0 -
Liquido, N.J., Mcquate, G.T., Birnbaum, A.L., Hanlin, M.A., Nakamichi, K.A., Inskeep, J.R., Ching, A.J., Marnell, S.A., Kurashima, R.S. 2017. A review of recorded host plants of Oriental Fruit Fly, Bactrocera (Bactrocera)dorsalis(Hendel)(Diptera: Tephritidae), version 3.0. USDA CPHST Online Database. Available: https://coffhi.cphst.org/.
Host Plants of the Mediterranean Fruit Fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), version 3.5 -
Liquido, N.J., Mcquate, G.T., Hanlin, M.A., Suiter, K.A. 2017. Host Plants of the Mediterranean Fruit Fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), version 3.5. USDA CPHST Online Database. Available: https://coffhi.cphst.org/.
Host plant records of the White Striped Fruit Fly, Bactrocera (Bactrocera) albistrigata(de Meijere,1911)(Diptera: Tephritidae), Version 1.0 -
Liquido, N.J., Mcquate, G.T., Hanlin, M.A., Lee, K.L., Nakamichi, K.A., Tateno, A.P. 2017. Host plant records of the White Striped Fruit Fly, Bactrocera (Bactrocera) albistrigata(de Meijere,1911)(Diptera: Tephritidae), Version 1.0. USDA CPHST Online Database. Available online at: USDA Compendium of Fruit Fly Host Information (CoFFHI), Edition 3.0, https://coffhi.cphst.org/.
Host plants of invasive tephritid fruit fly species of economic importance -
Mcquate, G.T., Nicanor, L.J. 2017. Host plants of invasive tephritid fruit fly species of economic importance. International Journal of Plant Biology and Research. 5(4):1072. Available: https://www.jscimedcentral.com/Plant Biology/plantbiology-5-1072.pdf.
Natural field infestation of Mangifera casturi and M.lalijiwa by oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) -
McQuate, G.T., Sylva, C.D., Liquido, N.J. 2017. Natural field infestation of Mangifera casturi and M.lalijiwa by oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae). International Journal of Insect Science. 9:1-7.
Annotated world bibliography of host plants of the melon fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae (Cocquillett) (Diptera:Tephritidae) -
McQuate, G.T., Nicanor, L.J., Nakamichi, K. 2017. Annotated world bibliography of host plants of the melon fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae (Cocquillett) (Diptera:Tephritidae). Insecta Mundi. 0527:1-339.
USDA compendium of fruit fly host information (CoFFHI) -
Liquido, N.J., Mcquate, G.T., Suiter, K. 2017. Medhost: An Encyclopedic bibliography of the host plants of Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann). Fruit Flies of Economic Importance International Symposium.
Sensitivity of the quarantine pest rough sweetpotato weevil, Blosyrus asellus to postharvest irradiation treatment -
Follett, P.A., McQuate, G.T., Sylva, C.D., Swedman, A.L. 2016. Sensitivity of the quarantine pest rough sweetpotato weevil, Blosyrus asellus to postharvest irradiation treatment. Hawaiian Entomological Society Proceedings. 48:23-28.
First field collection of the Rough Sweetpotato Weevil, Blosyrus asellus(Olivier)(Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on Hawaii Island, with notes on detection methods -
Mcquate, G.T., Sylva, C.D., Kumashiro, B.R. 2016. First field collection of the Rough Sweetpotato Weevil, Blosyrus asellus(Olivier)(Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on Hawaii Island, with notes on detection methods. Hawaiian Entomological Society Proceedings. 48:1-8.
Host plants of Solanum fruit fly, Bactrocera latifrons(Hendel)(Diptera: Tephritidae); and provisional list of suitable host plants of Bactrocera(Bactrocera)latifrons(Hendel)(Diptera: Tephritidae), Version 1.0 -
Mcquate, G.T., Liquido, N.J. 2016. Host plants of Solanum fruit fly, Bactrocera latifrons(Hendel)(Diptera: Tephritidae); and provisional list of suitable host plants of Bactrocera(Bactrocera)latifrons(Hendel)(Diptera: Tephritidae), Version 1.0. USDA CPHST Online Database. Available: https://coffhi.cphst.org/.
Host plants of Melon Fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae(Coquillett)(Diptera:Tephritidae); and provisional list of suitable host plants of the Melon Fly, Bactrocera(Zeugodacus)cucurbitae(Coquillett)(Diptera:Tephritidae),Version 2.0 -
Mcquate, G.T., Liquido, N.J., Nakamichi, K.A. 2016. Host plants of Melon Fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae(Coquillett)(Diptera:Tephritidae); and provisional list of suitable host plants of the Melon Fly, Bactrocera(Zeugodacus)cucurbitae(Coquillett)(Diptera:Tephritidae),Version 2.0. USDA CPHST Online Database. Available: https://coffhi.cphst.org/.
Compendium of fruit fly host information (CoFFHI), edition 2.0 -
Liquido, N.J., McQuate, G.T., Suiter, K.A. 2016. Compendium of fruit fly host information (CoFFHI), edition 2.0. USDA CPHST Online Database. Available: https://coffhi.cphst.org/.
Host plants of Carambola fruit fly, Bactrocera carambolae Drew & Hancock(Diptera:Tephritidae);and provisional list of suitable host plants of Carambola fruit fly,(Bactrocera(Bactrocera) carambolae Drew & Hancock(Diptera:Tep -
Liquido, N.J., Mcquate, G.T., Nakamichi, K., Kurashima, R.S., Birnbaum, A.L., Hanlin, M.A. 2016. Host plants of Carambola fruit fly, Bactrocera carambolae Drew & Hancock(Diptera:Tephritidae);and provisional list of suitable host plants of Carambola fruit fly,(Bactrocera(Bactrocera) carambolae Drew & Hancock(Diptera:Tep. USDA CPHST Online Database. Available: https://coffhi.cphst.org/.
Potential of Heterorhabditis indica to control Cylas formicarius in field culled sweet potato roots -
Myers, R.Y., McQuate, G.T., Sylva, C.D., Mello, C.L. 2016. Potential of Heterorhabditis indica to control Cylas formicarius in field culled sweet potato roots. Journal of Nematology. 48:355.
Compendium of fruit fly host information (CoFFHI), version 1.0 -
Liquido, N.J., Mcquate, G.T., Suiter, K.A. 2015. Compendium of fruit fly host information (CoFFHI), version 1.0. USDA CPHST Online Database. Available: htps://coffhi.cphst.org/.
Medhost: An encyclopedic bibliography of the host plants of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), version 3.0 -
Liquido, N.J., Mcquate, G.T., Suiter, K.A. 2015. Medhost: An encyclopedic bibliography of the host plants of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), version 3.0. United States Department of Agriculture, Center for Plant Health Science and Technology, Raleigh, N.C. Available online at: https://medhost.cphst.org/
Melon fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae), infestation in host fruits in the Southwestern Islands of Japan before the initiation of Island-wide population suppression -
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.
Trapping sweetpotato weevil, Cylas formicarius elegantulus (Coleoptera: Brentidae), with high doses of sex pheromone: Catch enhancement and weathering rate in Hawaii -
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) -
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.
Medhost: An encyclopedic bibliography of the host plants of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann),Version 2.0 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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) -
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) -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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? -
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? -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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) -
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) -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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) -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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). -
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. -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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) -
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 -
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) -
IMPROVED ATTRACTANTS FOR THE MELON FLY, BACTROCERA CUCURBITAE -
RASBERRY KETONE FORMATE AS AN ATTRACTANT FOR THE MELON FLY, (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) -
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.