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Charmaine D Sylva
Tropical Crop and Commodity Protection Research
Biological Science Technician (Insects)

Phone: (808) 959-4348
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.)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.