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Neil W Miller
Insect Behavior and Biocontrol Research
Biological Science Technician (Insects)

Phone: (850) 656-9870 ext. 28
Fax: (850) 656-9808

6383 MAHAN DRIVE
TALLAHASSEE , FL 32308

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Repellency of mustard (Brassica juncea) and arugula (Eruca sativa) plants, and plant oils against the sweetpotato whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) -
Legaspi, J.C., Miller, N.W., Wolaver, D., Lambert, K., Muhammad, H., Zanuncio, J.C. 2016. Repellency of mustard (Brassica juncea) and arugula (Eruca sativa) plants, and plant oils against the sweetpotato whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae). Subtropical Agriculture and Environments. 67:28-34.
Companion and refuge plants to control insect pests -
Evaluating mustard and arugula volatiles and refuge plants for sustainable control of insect pests -
Evaluating plant and plant oil repellency against the sweetpotato whitefly -
Companion and refuge plants to enhance control of insect pests in vegetables -
Legaspi, J.C., Miller, N.W. 2015. Companion and refuge plants to enhance control of insect pests in vegetables [Abstract] Proceedings of the 8th International Integrated Pest Management Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT, 23-26 March 2015, P. 120.
Demonstrating companion planting to control insect pests of vegetables -
Conservation of beneficial species and pest management -
Ficus whitefly, Singhiella simplex, and its predation by a coccinellid beetle, Delphastus catalinae -
Evaluating companion plants and plant products to control sweetpotato whitefly, Bemisia tabaci -
Developing trap cropping systems for effective organic management of key insect pests of cucurbit crops (IPM) -
Pinero, J.C., Wilson, J., Legaspi, J.C., Miller, N.W., Hossain, T. 2013. Developing trap cropping systems for effective organic management of key insect pests of cucurbit crops (IPM)[abstract]. Association of 1890 Research Directors (ARD) 17th Biennial Research Symposium. p.115-116.
Estimating attraction of Syrphidae (Diptera) to flowering plants with interception traps -
Miller, N.W., Al-Dobai, S., Legaspi, J.C., Sivinski, J.M. 2013. Estimating attraction of Syrphidae (Diptera) to flowering plants with interception traps . Biocontrol Science and Technology. 23(9):1040-1052.
Push-pull strategies against insect pests of vegetables -
Predation of the ficus whitefly, Singhiella simplex by the coccinellid beetle, Delphastus catalinae -
Evaluation of mustard plants and other products to control sweetpotato whitefly, Bemisia tabaci -
Legaspi, J.C., Miller, N.W. 2012. Evaluation of mustard plants and other products to control sweetpotato whitefly, Bemisia tabaci. National IPM Symposium. p. 119.
INVESTIGATING GIANT RED MUSTARD AS A DETERRENT OF SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY OVIPOSITION IN VEGETABLE CROPS -
Legaspi, J.C., Miller, N.W. 2011. INVESTIGATING GIANT RED MUSTARD AS A DETERRENT OF SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY OVIPOSITION IN VEGETABLE CROPS [abstract]. Global Conference on Entomology, Chiang Mai, Thailand, March 5-9, 2011. p.218.
REPRODUCTION OF THE FICUS WHITEFLY, SINGHIELLA SIMPLEX (HEMIPTERA: ALEYRODIDAE): A NEW INVASIVE PEST IN THE USA -
FECUNDITY OF FICUS WHITEFLY, SINGHIELLA SIMPLEX (HEMIPTERA: ALEYRODIDAE), AND ITS PREDATION BY DELPHASTUS CATALINAE (COLEOPTERA: COCCINELLIDAE) -
Legaspi, J.C., Miller, N.W., Mannion, C., Amalin, D. 2010. FECUNDITY OF FICUS WHITEFLY, SINGHIELLA SIMPLEX (HEMIPTERA: ALEYRODIDAE), AND ITS PREDATION BY DELPHASTUS CATALINAE (COLEOPTERA: COCCINELLIDAE)[abstract]. Potential Invasive Pests Workshop, October 2010, Coconut Grove, Florida. p.39.
EVALUATING SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY OVIPOSITION ON GIANT RED MUSTARD AND OTHER VEGETABLE CROPS -
Legaspi, J.C., Miller, N.W. 2010. EVALUATING SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY OVIPOSITION ON GIANT RED MUSTARD AND OTHER VEGETABLE CROPS. Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America. Meeting Abstract.
Oral and Topical Toxicity of Fipronil to Melon Fly and Oriental Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) -
Stark, J., Vargas, R.I., Miller, N.W. 2009. Oral and Topical Toxicity of Fipronil to Melon Fly and Oriental Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Entomological Science. 44: 308-313.
EFFECTIVENESS OF PROTEIN BAITS ON MELON FLY AND ORIENTAL FRUIT FLY (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE): ATTRACTION, FEEDING, AND FORAGING -
Barry, J.D., Miller, N.W., Pinero, J.C., Tuttle, A., Mau, R.F., Vargas, R.I. 2006. Effectiveness of protein baits on melon fly and oriental fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae): attraction, feeding, and foraging. Journal of Economic Entomology. 99: 1161-1167.
RELEASES OF PSYTTALIA FLETCHERI (HYMENOPTERA: BRACONIDAE) AND STERILE FLIES TO SUPPRESS MELON FLY (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) IN HAWAII -
Vargas, R.I., Long, J., Miller, N.W., Delate, K., Jackson, C.G., Uchida, G.K., Bautista, R.C., Harris, E.J. 2004. Releases of psyttalia fletcheri (hymenoptera: braconidae) and sterile flies to suppress melon fly (diptera: tephritidae) in hawaii. Journal of Economic Entomology. 97(5): 1531-1539.
STATE-DEPENDENT ATTRACTIVENESS OF PROTEIN BAIT AND HOST FRUIT ODOR TO BACTROCERA CUCURBITAE (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) FEMALES. -
Miller, N.W., Vargas, R.I., Prokopy, R.J., Mackey, B.E. 2004. State-dependent attractiveness of protein bait and host fruit odor to bactrocera cucurbitae (diptera: tephritidae) females. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 94:5 p. 1063-1068(6).
HOW EFFECTIVE IS GF-120 FRUIT FLY BAIT SPRAY APPLIED TO BORDER AREA SORGHUM PLANTS FOR CONTROL OF MELON FLIES (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE)? -
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.
EFFECTS OF AGING AND DILUTION ON ATTRACTION AND TOXICITY OF GF-120 FRUIT FLY BAIT SPRAY FOR MELON FLY CONTROL IN HAWAII. -
Revis, H.C., Miller, N.W., Vargas, R.I. 2004. Effects of aging and dilution on attraction and toxicity of gf-120 fruit fly bait spray for melon fly control in Hawaii. Journal of Economic Entomology. 97(5):P1659-1665.
TOXICITY OF SPINOSAD IN PROTEIN BAIT TO THREE ECONOMICALLY IMPORTANT TEPHRITID FRUIT FLY SPECIES (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) AND THEIR PARASITOIDS (HYMENOPTERA: BRACONIDAE) -
Stark, J.D., Vargas, R.I., Miller, N.W. 2004. Toxicity of spinosad in protein bait to three economically important tephritid fruit fly species (diptera: tephritidae) and their parasitoids (hymenoptera: braconidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 97(3):911-915.
FIELD TRIALS OF SPINOSAD AS A REPLACEMENT FOR NALED, DDVP, AND MALATHION IN METHYL EUGENOL AND CUE-LURE BUCKET TRAPS TO ATTRACT AND KILL MALE ORIENTAL FRUIT FLIES AND MELON FLIES (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) IN HAWAII -
Vargas, R.I., Miller, N., Stark, J.D. 2003. Field trials of spinosad as a replacement for naled, ddvp, and malathion in methyl eugenol and cue-lure bucket traps to attract and kill male oriental fruit flies and melon flies (diptera: tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 96(6):1780-1785.
EFFECTIVENESS OF GF-120 FRUIT FLY BAIT SPRAY APPLIED TO BORDER AREA PLANTS FOR CONTROL OF MELON FLIES (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) -
Prokopy, R.J., Miller, N.W., Pinero, J.C., Barry, J.D., Tran, L.C., Oride, L.K., Vargas, R.I. 2003. Effectiveness of gf-120 fruit fly bait spray applied to border area plants for control of melon flies (diptera: tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 96(5):1485-1493.
FEEDING AND FORAGING OF WILD AND STERILE MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT FLIES (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) IN THE PRESENCE OF SPINOSAD BAIT -
Barry, J.D., Vargas, R.I., Miller, N.W., Morse, J.G. 2003. Feeding and foraging of wild and sterile mediterranean fruit flies (diptera: tephritidae) in the presence of spinosad bait. Journal of Economic Entomology. 96(5):1405-1411.
ATTRACTION AND FEEDING RESPONSES OF MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT FLY AND A NATURAL ENEMY TO PROTEIN BAIT LACED WITH TWO NOVEL TOXINS, PHLOXINE B AND SPINOSAD -
Vargas, R.I., Miller, N.W., Prokopy, R.J. 2002. Attraction and feeding responses of mediterranean fruit fly and a natural enemy to protein bait laced with two novel toxins, phloxine b and spinosad. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 102(3):273-282