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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: DEVELOPMENT OF BIOLOGICAL CONTROL TECHOLOGIES & STRATEGIES FOR ARTHROPOD PESTS OF PERENNIAL TROPICAL CROPS IMP. TO THE US, .. COFFEE

Location: Sustainable Perennial Crops Laboratory

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae endophytically colonize cassava roots following soil drench inoculation - (Peer reviewed journal)
Greenfield, M., Gomez-Jimenez, M.I., Ortiz, V., Vega, F.E., Kramer, M.H., Parsa, S. 2016. Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae endophytically colonize cassava roots following soil drench inoculation. Biological Control. 95:40-48.

Draft genome of the most devastating insect pest of coffee worldwide: the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei - (Peer reviewed journal)
Vega, F.E., Brown, S.M., Chen, H., Shen, E., Nair, M.B., Ceja-Navarro, J.A., Brodie, E.L., Infante, F., Dowd, P.F., Pain, A. 2015. Draft genome of the most devastating insect pest of coffee worldwide: the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei. Scientific Reports. 5:12525.

Gut microbiota mediate caffeine detoxification in the primary insect pest of coffee - (Peer reviewed journal)
Ceja-Navarro, J.A., Vega, F.E., Hao, Z., Lim, H., Kosina, P., Infante, F., Brodie, E.L. 2015. Gut microbiota mediate caffeine detoxification in the primary insect pest of coffee. Nature Communications. 6:7618.

A coffee berry borer (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) bibliography - (Peer reviewed journal)
Perez, J., Infante, F., Vega, F.E. 2015. A coffee berry borer (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) bibliography. Journal of Insect Science. 15(1):83.

A novel method to scale up fungal endophyte isolations - (Peer reviewed journal)
Greenfield, M., Pareja, R., Ortiz-Londono, V., Gomez-Jimenez, M.I., Vega, F.E., Parsa, S. 2015. A novel method to scale up fungal endophyte isolations. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 25:1208-1212.

Are bark beetles chewing up our forests? What about our coffee? - (Other)
Hofstetter, R.W., Vega, F.E. 2015. Are bark beetles chewing up our forests? What about our coffee? World Wide Web. http://scitechconnect.elsevier.com/are-bark-beetles-chewing-up-our-forests-what-about-our-coffee/.

The coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei: how many instars are there? - (Peer reviewed journal)
Gomez, J., Chavez, B., Castillo, A., Valle, F., Vega, F.E. 2015. The coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei: How many instars are there? Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 108:311-315.

Visualizing the mesothoracic spiracles in a bark beetle: The coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei - (Peer reviewed journal)
Vega, F.E., Bauchan, G.R., Infante, F., Valdez-Carrasco, J.M., Beaver, R. 2015. Visualizing the mesothoracic spiracles in a bark beetle: The coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 108:446-448.

Natural parasitism of Metaparasitylenchus hypothenemi (Tylenchida: Allantonematidae) on the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei, in Chiapas, Mexico - (Peer reviewed journal)
Perez, J., Infante, F., Poinar, G., Vega, F.E. 2015. Natural parasitism of Metaparasitylenchus hypothenemi (Tylenchida: Allantonematidae) on the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei, in Chiapas, Mexico. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 25:608-612.

On the eyes of the coffee berry borer as rudimentary organs - (Peer reviewed journal)
Vega, F.E., Simpkins, A., Bauchan, G.R., Infante, F., Kramer, M.H., Land, M.F. 2014. On the eyes of the coffee berry borer as rudimentary organs. PLoS One. 9(1):e85860.

The genus Hypothenemus, with emphasis on H. hampei, the coffee berry borer - (Book / chapter)
Vega, F.E., Infante, F., Johnson, A.J. 2015. The genus Hypothenemus, with emphasis on H. hampei, the coffee berry borer. In: Vega, F.E., Hofstetter, R., Bark Beetles: Biology and Ecology of Native and Invasive Species. San Diego, CA: Academic Press. p. 427-494.

Field-cage evaluation of the parasitoid Phymastichus coffea LaSalle (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) as a natural enemy of the coffee berry borer - (Peer reviewed journal)
Infante, F., Castillo, A., Perez, J., Vega, F.E. 2013. Field-cage evaluation of the parasitoid Phymastichus coffea LaSalle (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) as a natural enemy of the coffee berry borer. Biological Control. 67:446-450.

The coffee berry borer: the centenary of a biological invasion in Brazil - (Literature review)
Infante, F., Perez, J., Vega, F.E. 2014. The coffee berry borer: the centenary of a biological invasion in Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Biology. 74:S125-S126.

Establishing fungal entomopathogens as endophytes: towards endophytic biological control - (Peer reviewed journal)
Parsa, S., Ortiz, V., Vega, F.E. 2013. Establishing fungal entomopathogens as endophytes: towards endophytic biological control. Journal of Visualized Experiments. 74:e50360.

A technique to dissect the alimentary canal of the coffee berry borer (Hypothenemus hampei), with isolation of internal microorganisms - (Peer reviewed journal)
Ceja Navarro, J., Brodie, E.L., Vega, F.E. 2012. A technique to dissect the alimentary canal of the coffee berry borer (Hypothenemus hampei), with isolation of internal microorganisms. The Journal of Entomological and Acarological Research (JEAR). 44:e21.

International Entomology - (Literature review)
Bourtzis, K., Crook, S., Daffonchio, D., Durvasula, R., Hanboonsong, Y., Infante, F., Lacava, F., Miller, T.A., Vega, F.E. 2012. International Entomology. American Entomologist. 58:234-246.

Redirect research to control coffee pest - (Popular publication)
Infante, F., Perez, J., Vega, F.E. 2012. Redirect research to control coffee pest. Nature. 489:502.

From forest to plantation? Obscure papers reveal alternate host plants for the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer reviewed journal)
Vega, F.E., Davis, A.P., Jaramillo, J. 2012. From forest to plantation? Obscure papers reveal alternate host plants for the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, London. 107:86-94.

Scope and Basic Principles of Insect Pathology - (Book / chapter)
Kaya, H.K., Vega, F.E. 2012. Scope and Basic Principles of Insect Pathology. In: Vega, F., Kaya, H.K., editors. Insect Pathology. 2nd edition. San Diego, CA: Academic Press. p. 1-12.

Fungal Entomopathogens - (Book / chapter)
Vega, F.E., Meyling, N.V., Luangsa-Ard, J.J., Blackwell, M. 2012. Fungal Entomopathogens. In: Vega, F., Kaya, H.K., editors. Insect Pathology. 2nd Edition. San Diego, CA: Academic Press. p. 171-220.

Preface: Insect Pathology, 2nd ed - (Book / chapter)
Vega, F.E., Kaya, H.K. 2012. Preface: Insect Pathology, 2nd ed. Insect Pathology. San Diego, CA: Academic Press. p. xiii.

Some like it hot: the influence and implications of climate change on coffee berry borer (Hypothenemus hampei) and coffee production in East Africa - (Peer reviewed journal)
Jaramillo, J., Muchugu, E., Vega, F.E., Davis, A., Borgemeister, C., Chabi-Olaye, A. 2011. Some like it hot: the influence and implications of climate change on coffee berry borer (Hypothenemus hampei) and coffee production in East Africa. PLoS One. 6:e24528.

New record for the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei, in Hawaii - (Peer reviewed journal)
Burbano, E., Wright, M., Vega, F.E. 2011. New record for the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei, in Hawaii. Journal of Insect Science. 11:117.

Asca nelsoni sp. nov. (Acari: Mesostigmata: Ascidae), a new mite species from coffee leaf domatia in Costa Rica - (Peer reviewed journal)
Beard, J., Ochoa, R., Vega, F.E. 2011. Asca nelsoni sp. nov. (Acari: Mesostigmata: Ascidae), a new mite species from coffee leaf domatia in Costa Rica. Systematic & Applied Acarology Special Publications. 16:7-20.

Increasing coffee berry borer (Hypothenemus hampei; Curculionidae: Scolytinae) female density in artificial diet decreases fecundity - (Peer reviewed journal)
Vega, F.E., Kramer, M.H., Jaramillo, J. 2011. Increasing coffee berry borer (Hypothenemus hampei; Curculionidae: Scolytinae) female density in artificial diet decreases fecundity. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104:87-93.

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