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Dong Ho Cha
Research Biologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Discovery of female attractants and deterrents for improved surveillance and management of Bactrocera fruit flies - (Abstract Only)
Cha, D. H., G. H. Roh, P. E. Kendra, and J. Zhu. 2020. Discovery of female attractants and deterrents for improved surveillance and management of Bactrocera fruit flies. Americas Congress on Fruit Flies and 10th Meeting of the Tephritid Workers of the Western Hemisphere (Virtual Conference). 2-5 Nov 2020.
Behavioral response of little fire ant, Wasmannia auropunctata (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), to trail chemicals laid on epiphytic moss - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cha, D.H., Skabeikis, D.D., Collignon, M.R., Siderhurst, M.S., Choi, M.Y., Vander Meer, R.K. 2019. Behavioral response of little fire ant, Wasmannia auropunctata (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), to trail chemicals laid on epiphytic moss. Journal of Insect Behavior. 32:145-152. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10905-019-09721-0.
Ethyl formate fumigation for the disinfestation of red imported fire ants Solenopsis invicta Buren - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, B., Park, C., Park, M., Riddick, E.W., Roh, G., Chen, J., Cha, D.H. 2019. Ethyl formate fumigation for the disinfestation of red imported fire ants Solenopsis invicta Buren. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology. 22(3):838-840.
Attraction and oviposition responses of female Oriental fruit flies to host fruit vs torula yeast volatiles - (Abstract Only)
Roh, G., Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E., Cha, D.H. 2019. Attraction and oviposition responses of female Oriental fruit flies to host fruit vs torula yeast volatiles [abstract].Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting. 21-24 July 2019.
Screening of potential oviposition deterrents for Oriental fruit fly - (Abstract Only)
Roh, G., Zhu, J.J., Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E., Cha, D.H. 2019. Screening of potential oviposition deterrents for Oriental fruit fly [abstract]. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting. 21-24 July 2019.
Plants, microorganisms and odorants involved in insect host plant location: who’s making the message? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wolfin, M.S., Volo, S.L., Chilson, R.R., Liu, Y., Cha, D.H., Cox, K.D., Loeb, G.M., Linn, C.E. 2019. Plants, microorganisms and odorants involved in insect host plant location: who’s making the message? Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 167(4):313-322. https://doi.org/10.1111/eea.12778.
Effect of erythritol on Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in the presence of naturally-occurring sugar sources, and on the survival of Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Choi, M.Y., Lucas, H., Sagili, R., Cha, D.H., Lee, J.C. 2018. Effect of erythritol on Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in the presence of naturally-occurring sugar sources, and on the survival of Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 112(2):981-985. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toy362.
Identification of a new blend of host fruit volatiles from red downy hawthorn, Crataegus mollis, attractive to Rhagoletis pomonella flies from the northeastern United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cha, D.H., Powell, T., Feder, J.L., Linn, C.E. 2018. Identification of a new blend of host fruit volatiles from red downy hawthorn, Crataegus mollis, attractive to Rhagoletis pomonella flies from the northeastern United States. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 44(7-8):671-680. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10886-018-0977-6.
A multiple-choice bioassay approach for rapid screening of key attractants from complex mixtures of fermentation volatiles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cha, D.H., Loeb, G.M., Landolt, P.J., Linn, C.E., Hesler, S.P. 2018. A multiple-choice bioassay approach for rapid screening of key attractants from complex mixtures of fermentation volatiles. Environmental Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvy054.
A multiple-choice bioassay approach for rapid screening of key attractants from complex mixtures of fermentation volatiles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cha, D.H., Loeb, G.M., Landolt, P.J., Linn, C.E., Hesler, S.P. 2018. A multiple-choice bioassay approach for rapid screening of key attractants from complex mixtures of fermentation volatiles. Environmental Entomology. 47(4):946-950. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvy054.
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(4):1644-1649. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toy095.
Comparison of commercial lures and food baits for early detection of fruit infestation risk by Drosophila suzukii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cha, D.H., Hesler, S.P., Wallingford, A.K., Zaman, F., Jentsch, P., Nyrop, J., Loeb, G.M. 2018. Comparison of commercial lures and food baits for early detection of fruit infestation risk by Drosophila suzukii. Journal of Pest Science. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/tox369.
Comparison of commercial lures and food baits for early detection of fruit infestation risk by Drosophila suzukii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cha, D.H., Hesler, S.P., Wallingford, A.K., Zaman, F., Jentsch, P., Nyrop, J., Loeb, G.M. 2018. Comparison of commercial lures and food baits for early detection of fruit infestation risk by Drosophila suzukii. Journal of Pest Science. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/tox369.
Laboratory demonstrations of pheromone-mediated scent-marking, orientation, and mounting behavior in Polistes exclamans Vienick (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Elmquist, D.C., Landolt, P.J., Ream, L.J., Cha, D.H. 2017. Laboratory demonstrations of pheromone-mediated scent-marking, orientation, and mounting behavior in Polistes exclamans Vienick (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 111(1):21-30.
Evaluating a push-pull strategy for management of Drosophila suzukii Matsumura in red raspberry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wallingford, A.K., Cha, D.H., Loeb, G.M. 2017. Evaluating a push-pull strategy for management of Drosophila suzukii Matsumura in red raspberry. Pest Management Science. doi: 10.1002/ps.4666
Comparative responses of Rhagoletis zephyria and R. pomonella (Diptera: Tephritidae) to commercial and experimental sticky traps and odors in Washington State - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Goughnour, R.B., Feder, J.L., Linn, C.E., Cha, D.H. 2017. Comparative responses of Rhagoletis zephyria and R. pomonella (Diptera: Tephritidae) to commercial and experimental sticky traps and odors in Washington State. Environmental Entomology. 46(6):1351-1358. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvx130.
Robust manipulations of pest insect behavior using repellents and practical application for integrated pest management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wallingford, A.K., Cha, D.H., Linn, C.E., Wolfin, M.S., Loeb, G.M. 2017. Robust manipulations of pest insect behavior using repellents and practical application for integrated pest management. Environmental Entomology. 46(5):1041-1050. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvx125.
Robust manipulations of pest insect behavior using repellents and practical application for integrated pest management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wallinford, A.K., Cha, D.H., Linn, C.E., Wolfin, M.S., Loeb, G.M. 2018. Robust manipulations of pest insect behavior using repellents and practical application for integrated pest management. Environmental Entomology. 46(5):1041-1050. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvx125.
(Z)-11-hexadecenal attracts male Hecatera dysodea (Denis and Schiffermüller) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Landolt, P.J., Ream, L.J., Cha, D.H. 2017. (Z)-11-hexadecenal attracts male Hecatera dysodea (Denis and Schiffermüller) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).. Journal of Kansas Entomological Society. 89(3):283-286.
Effect of chemical ratios of a microbial-based feeding attractant on trap catch of spotted wing drosophila (Diptera: Drosophilidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cha, D.H., Adams, T., Landolt, P.J. 2017. Effect of chemical ratios of a microbial-based feeding attractant on trap catch of spotted wing drosophila (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Environmental Entomology. 46(4):907-915.
Synergistic trap response of the false stable fly and little house fly (Diptera: Muscidae) to acetic acid and ethanol, two principal sugar fermentation volatiles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Landolt, P.J., Cha, D.H., Zack, R.S. 2015. Synergistic trap response of the false stable fly and little house fly (Diptera: Muscidae) to acetic acid and ethanol, two principal sugar fermentation volatiles. Environmental Entomology. 44(5):1441-1448.
Monitoring Drosophila suzukii Matsumura in Oregon, USA sweet cherry orchards. - (Proceedings)
Shearer, P.W., Brown, P.H., Castagnoli, S.P., Cha, D.H., Landolt, P.J. 2015. Monitoring Drosophila suzukii Matsumura in Oregon, USA sweet cherry orchards.. Meeting Proceedings. 109:195-196.
Simpler is better: fewer nontarget insects trapped with a 4-component chemical lure versus a chemically more complex food-type bait for Drosophila suzukii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cha, D.H., Hesler, S.P., Park, S., Adams, T., Zack, R., Rogg, H., Loeb, G., Landolt, P.J. 2015. Simpler is better: fewer nontarget insects trapped with a 4-component chemical lure versus a chemically more complex food-type bait for Drosophila suzukii. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 154:251-260.
Wine and vinegar-based attractants for the African fig fly (Diptera: Drosophilidae) - (Abstract Only)
From a nontarget to a target: identification of a fermentation volatile blend attractive to Zaprionus Indianus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cha, D.H., Gill, M.A., Epsky, N.D., Werle, C.T., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Landolt, P.J. 2015. From a nontarget to a target: identification of a fermentation volatile blend attractive to Zaprionus Indianus. Journal of Applied Entomology. 139:114-122.
Polistes spp. (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) orientation to wine and vinegar - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Landolt, P.J., Cha, D.H., Werle, C.T., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Meagher Jr, R.L., Gilbride, R., Clepper, T., Reed, H.C., Teal, P.E., Sampson, B.J. 2014. Polistes spp. (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) orientation to wine and vinegar. Florida Entomologist. 97(4):1620-1630.
Are apple and hawthorn fruit volatiles more attractive than ammonium carbonate to Rhagoletis pomonella (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Washington state? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Nash, M.J., Goughnour, R.B., Cha, D.H., Linn, Jr, C.E., Feder, J.L. 2014. Are apple and hawthorn fruit volatiles more attractive than ammonium carbonate to Rhagoletis pomonella (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Washington state? Environmental Entomology. 43(4):957-968.
Attraction of the orange mint moth and false celery leaftier moth (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) to floral chemical lures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Landolt, P.J., Cha, D.H., Davis, T.S. 2014. Attraction of the orange mint moth and false celery leaftier moth (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) to floral chemical lures. Journal of Economic Entomology. 107(2):654-660.
N-butyl sulfide as an attractant and co-attractant for male and female codling moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Landolt, P.J., Ohler, B., Lo, P., Cha, D.H., Suckling, D.M., Brunner, J. 2014. N-butyl sulfide as an attractant and co-attractant for male and female codling moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Environmental Entomology. 43(2):291-297.
Trapping African fig fly (Diptera: Drosophilidae) with combinations of vinegar and wine - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Epsky, N.D., Gill, M.A., Cha, D.H., Landolt, P.J. 2014. Trapping African fig fly (Diptera: Drosophilidae) with combinations of vinegar and wine. Florida Entomologist. 97(1): 85-89.
A four-component synthetic attractant for Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) isolated from fermented bait headspace Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cha, D.H., Adams, T., Werle, C.T., Sampson, B.J., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Rogg, H., Landolt, P.J. 2013. A four-component synthetic attractant for Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) isolated from fermented bait headspace. Pest Management Science. 70:324-331.
Influence of trap design on upwind flight behavior and capture of female grape berry moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidea) with a kairomone lure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cha, D.H., Hesler, S.P., Linn, Jr, C.E., Zhang, A., Teal, P.E., Knight, A.L., Roelofs, W.L., Loeb, G.M. 2013. Influence of trap design on upwind flight behavior and capture of female grape berry moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidea) with a kairomone lure. Environmental Entomology. 42:150-157.
Chemical and behavioral analysis of the cuticular hydrocarbons from Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mann, R.S., Rouseff, R.L., Smoot, J., Rao, N., Meyer, W.L., Lapointe, S.L., Robbins, P.S., Cha, D.H., Linn, C.E., Webster, F.X., Tiwari, S., Stelinski, L.L. 2013. Chemical and behavioral analysis of the cuticular hydrocarbons from Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri. Insect Science. 20:367-378.
Identification of host fruit volatiles from domestic apple (Malus domestica), native black hawthorn (Crataegus douglasii) and introduced ornamental hawthorn (C. monogyna) attractive to R. pomonella flies from the western U.S. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cha, D.H., Yee, W.L., Goughnour, R.B., Simm, S.B., Powell, T.H., Feder, J.L., Linn, Jr, C.E. 2012. Identification of host fruit volatiles from domestic apple (Malus domestica), native black hawthorn (Crataegus douglasii) and introduced ornamental hawthorn (C. monogyna) attractive to R. pomonella flies from the western U.S.. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 38:319-329. doi.10.1007/S10886-012-0087-9.
Abundances of apple maggot, Rhagoletis pomonella, across different areas in central Washington, with special reference to black-fruited hawthorns - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Cha, D.H., Linn, Jr, C.E., Klaus, M.W., Goughnour, R.B., Feder, J.L. 2012. Abundances of apple maggot, Rhagoletis pomonella, across different areas in central Washington, with special reference to black-fruited hawthorns. Journal of Insect Science. http://www.insectscience.org/12.124/i536-2442-12-124.pdf.