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Nicholas C Manoukis
Research Biologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Comparative cold tolerance in Ceratitis capitata and Zeugodacus (Bactrocera) cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Terminalia larval host fruit reduces the response of Bactrocera dorsalis adults to the male lure methyl eugenol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manoukis, N., Cha, D.H., Collignon, M.R., Shelly, T. 2018. Terminalia larval host fruit reduces the response of Bactrocera dorsalis adults to the male lure methyl eugenol. Journal of Economic Entomology. 111:1644-1649. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toy095.
The Hawaii protocol for scientific monitoring of coffee berry borer: a model for coffee agroecosystems worldwide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, M.A., Hollingsworth, R.G., Fortna, S., Manoukis, N. 2018. The Hawaii protocol for scientific monitoring of coffee berry borer: a model for coffee agroecosystems worldwide. Journal of Visualized Experiments. 133:e57204. doi:10.3791/57204.
Capture of melon flies, Zeugodacus cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae), in a food-baited Multilure trap: influence of distance, diet, and sex - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shelly, T.E., Manoukis, N. 2018. Capture of melon flies, Zeugodacus cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae), in a food-baited Multilure trap: influence of distance, diet, and sex. Journal of Asia Pacific Entomology. 21(1):288-292.
Integrated pest management of coffee berry borer in Hawaii and Puerto Rico: Current status and prospects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aristizabal, L.F., Johnson, M., Shriner, S., Hollingsworth, R.G., Manoukis, N., Myers, R.Y., Bayman, P., Arthurs, S.P. 2017. Integrated pest management of coffee berry borer in Hawaii and Puerto Rico: Current status and prospects. Insects. 8(4):123. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects8040123.
Evaluation of predicted Medfly (Ceratitis capitata) quarantine length in the United States utilizing degree-day and agent-based models - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Collier, T.C., Manoukis, N. 2017. Evaluation of predicted Medfly (Ceratitis capitata) quarantine length in the United States utilizing degree-day and agent-based models. F1000Research. 6:1863.
Mark-release-recapture experiments on the effectiveness of Methyl Eugenol-Spinosad male annihilation technique against an invading population of Bactrocera dorsalis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jang, E.B., Dowell, R.V., Manoukis, N. 2017. Mark-release-recapture experiments on the effectiveness of Methyl Eugenol-Spinosad male annihilation technique against an invading population of Bactrocera dorsalis. Hawaiian Entomological Society Proceedings. 49:37-45.
Semiochemical mediated enhancement of males to complement sterile insect technique in management of the tephritid pest Bactrocera tryoni (Froggatt) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kahn, M., Manoukis, N., Osborne, T., Barchia, I., Gurr, G., Reynolds, O. 2017. Semiochemical mediated enhancement of males to complement sterile insect technique in management of the tephritid pest Bactrocera tryoni (Froggatt). Scientific Reports. 7:13366.
Vegetation classification of Coffea on Hawaii Island using Worldview - 2 satellite imagery - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gaertner, J., Genovesse, V., Potter, C., Sewake, K., Manoukis, N. 2017. Vegetation classification of Coffea on Hawaii Island using Worldview - 2 satellite imagery. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing (JARS). 11(4):046005. doi.10.1117/1.JRS.11.046005.
Effect of Fopius arisanus Sonan oviposition experience on parasitization of Bactrocera dorsalis Hendel - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goncalves, R., Manoukis, N., Nava, D.E. 2017. Effect of Fopius arisanus Sonan oviposition experience on parasitization of Bactrocera dorsalis Hendel. Biocontrol. 62(5):595-602. https://doi: 10.1007/s10526-017-9827-7.
Response of the pearly eye melon fly Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett)(Diptera:Tephritidae) mutant to host-associated visual cues - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manoukis, N., Mangine, T.E. 2016. Response of the pearly eye melon fly Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett) (Diptera:Tephritidae) mutant to host-associated visual cues. Hawaiian Entomological Society Proceedings. 48:15-20.
Survivorship of male and female Bactrocera dorsalis in the field and the effect of male annihilation technique - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manoukis, N., Jang, E.B., Dowell, R.V. 2017. Survivorship of male and female Bactrocera dorsalis in the field and the effect of male annihilation technique. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 162:243-250.
Fruit flies research and development in Africa-towards a sustainable management strategy to improve horticulture - ()
Vargas, R.I., Pinero, J.C., Leblanc, L., Manoukis, N., Mau, R.F. 2016. Fruit flies research and development in Africa-towards a sustainable management strategy to improve horticulture.In:Switzerland, Springer International Publishing,p.673-693.
To catch a fly: landing and capture of ceratitis capitata in a Jackson trap with and without an insecticide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manoukis, N. 2016. To catch a fly: landing and capture of ceratitis capitata in a Jackson trap with and without an insecticide. PLoS One. 11(2):e0149869. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.
Raspberry Ketone Trifluoroacetate, a new attractant for the Queensland fruit fly (Bactrocera tryoni (Froggatt)) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Siderhurst, M.S., Park, S.J., Suttles, C.N., Jamie, I.M., Manoukis, N., Jang, E.B., Taylor, P.W. 2016. Raspberry Ketone Trifluoroacetate, a new attractant for the Queensland fruit fly (Bactrocera tryoni (Froggatt)). Journal of Chemical Ecology. 42:156-162.
Attraction of wild-like and colony-reared Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae) to Cuelure in the field - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manoukis, N., Gayle, S.M. 2016. Attraction of wild-like and colony-reared Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae) to Cuelure in the field. Journal of Applied Entomology. 140:241-249.
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 computer model of insect traps in a landscape - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manoukis, N., Hall, B., Geib, S.M. 2014. A computer model of insect traps in a landscape. Scientific Reports. 4:7015.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 - ()
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
An Optimized Protocol for Rearing Fopius arisanus, a Parasitoid of Tephritid Fruit Flies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manoukis, N., Geib, S.M., Seo, D.M., Mckenney, M.P., Vargas, R.I., Jang, E.B. 2011. An Optimized Protocol for Rearing Fopius arisanus, a Parasitoid of Tephritid Fruit Flies. Journal of Visualized Experiments. (53). Available: DOI: 10.3791/2901
A further insight into the sialome of the tropical bont tick, Amblyomma variegatum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ribeiro, J.M., Anderson, J.M., Manoukis, N., Meng, Z., Francischetti, I.M. 2011. A further insight into the sialome of the tropical bont tick, Amblyomma variegatum. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 12:136.