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Research Project: Postharvest Protection of Tropical Commodities for Improved Market Access and Quarantine Security

Location: Tropical Crop and Commodity Protection Research

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

Ambrosia beetle occurrence and phenology of Xylosandrus spp. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) in ornamental nurseries, tree fruit, and pecan orchards in Georgia Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Monterrosa, A., Joseph, S., Blaauw, B., Hudson, W., Acebes, A.L. 2022. Ambrosia beetle occurrence and phenology of Xylosandrus spp. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) in ornamental nurseries, tree fruit, and pecan orchards in Georgia. Environmental Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvac064.

Nondestructive detection and grading of flesh translucency in pineapples with visible and near-infrared spectroscopy Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, S., Ren, J., Lu, H., Wang, X., Sun, X.N., Liang, X. 2022. Nondestructive detection and grading of flesh translucency in pineapples with visible and near-infrared spectroscopy. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 192. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postharvbio.2022.112029.

Ethyl formate-based quarantine treatment for exotic ants and termites in imported rubber plants and stone products Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, D., Kwon, T., Park, M., Kim, K., Cha, D.H., Lee, B. 2022. Ethyl formate-based quarantine treatment for exotic ants and termites in imported rubber plants and stone products. Applied Sciences. 12(12). Article 6066. https://doi.org/10.3390/app12126066.

In vivo efficacy of pyrantel pamoate as a post-exposure prophylactic for rat lungworm (Angiostrongylus cantonensis) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jacob, J., Steel, A., Kaluna, L., Hess, S., Leinbach, I., Antaky, C., Sugihara, R., Hamilton, L.J., Follett, P.A., Howe, K., Jacquier, S., Wongwiwatthananukit, S., Jarvi, S. 2022. In vivo efficacy of pyrantel pamoate as a post-exposure prophylactic for rat lungworm (Angiostrongylus cantonensis). International Journal for Parasitology: Drug and Drug Resistance. 19:1-5. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpddr.2022.04.002.

Antimicrobial activity of ohelo berry (Vaccinium calycinum) juice against Listeria monocytogenes and its potential for milk preservation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, B., Liu, X., Nakamoto, S., Wall, M.M., Li, Y. 2022. Antimicrobial activity of ohelo berry (Vaccinium calycinum) juice against Listeria monocytogenes and its potential for milk preservation. Microorganisms. 10(3). Article 548. https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms10030548.

Aqueous chlorine dioxide generated with organic acids have higher antimicrobial efficacy than those generated with inorganic acids Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dong, L., Wall, M.M., Li, Y. 2022. Aqueous chlorine dioxide generated with organic acids have higher antimicrobial efficacy than those generated with inorganic acids. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 369. Article 109632. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2022.109632.

A low-cost trap to monitor parasitism of macadamia felted coccid (Hemiptera: Eriococcidae) and other scale insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pulakkatu-Thodi, I., Acebes, A.L., Follett, P.A. 2022. A low-cost trap to monitor parasitism of macadamia felted coccid (Hemiptera: Eriococcidae) and other scale insects. Hawaiian Entomological Society Proceedings. 54:27-35. http://hdl.handle.net/10125/81748.

Poor host status of Australian finger lime, Citrus australasica, to Ceratitis capitata, Zeugodacus cucurbitae, and Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Hawai’i Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Follett, P.A., Asmus, G.M., Hamilton, L.J. 2022. Poor host status of Australian finger lime, Citrus australasica, to Ceratitis capitata, Zeugodacus cucurbitae, and Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Hawai’i. Insects. 13(2). Article 177. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects13020177.

Silver nanoparticles-essential oils combined treatments to enhance the antibacterial and antifungal properties against foodborne pathogens and spoilage microorganisms Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Begum, T., Follett, P.A., Mahmud, J., Moskovchenko, L., Salmieri, S., Allahdad, Z., Lacroix, M. 2022. Silver nanoparticles-essential oils combined treatments to enhance the antibacterial and antifungal properties against foodborne pathogens and spoilage microorganisms. Microbial Pathogenesis. 164. Article 105411. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micpath.2022.105411.

Application of natural antimicrobials for the preservation of fresh produce - (Abstract Only)

Phytosanitary irradiation using X-rays prevents reproduction in the semi-slug Parmarion martensi (Stylommatophora: Ariophantidae), a host of the human pathogenic nematode Angiostrongylus cantonensis (Rhabditida: Angiostrongyl Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Follett, P.A., Hamilton, L.J., Tagami, Y., Kaluna, L., Jarvi, S. 2021. Phytosanitary irradiation using X-rays prevents reproduction in the semi-slug Parmarion martensi (Stylommatophora: Ariophantidae), a host of the human pathogenic nematode Angiostrongylus cantonensis (Rhabditida: Angiostrongylidae. Pest Management Science. 78(3):1187-1193. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.6735.

Mixture design methodology and predictive modeling for developing active formulations using essential oils and citrus extract against foodborne pathogens and spoilage microorganisms in rice Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Begum, T., Follett, P.A., Shankar, S., Mahmud, J., Salmieri, S., Lacroix, M. 2021. Mixture design methodology and predictive modeling for developing active formulations using essential oils and citrus extract against foodborne pathogens and spoilage microorganisms in rice. Journal of Food Science. 87(1):353-369. https://doi.org/10.1111/1750-3841.15988.

A single-walled carbon nanotubes-based electrochemical impedance immunosensor for on-site detection of Listeria monocytogenes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, B., Kang, T., Jenkins, D.M., Li, Y., Wall, M.M., Jun, S. 2021. A single-walled carbon nanotubes-based electrochemical impedance immunosensor for on-site detection of Listeria monocytogenes. Journal of Food Science. 87(1):280-288. https://doi.org/10.1111/1750-3841.15996.

Preferential attraction of oviposition-ready oriental fruit flies to host fruit odor over protein food odor Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roh, G., Kendra, P.E., Cha, D.H. 2021. Preferential attraction of oviposition-ready oriental fruit flies to host fruit odor over protein food odor. Insects. 12(10). Article 909. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects12100909.

Ethyl formate as a methyl bromide alternative for fumigation of citrus: Efficacy, fruit quality, and workplace safety Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Park, M., Lee, B., Yang, J., Kim, B., Roh, G., Kendra, P.E., Cha, D.H. 2021. Ethyl formate as a methyl bromide alternative for fumigation of citrus: Efficacy, fruit quality, and workplace safety. Journal of Economic Entomology. 114(6):2290-2296. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toab175.

Does habituation affect the efficacy of semiochemical oviposition repellents developed against Drosophila suzukii? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stockton, D.G., Cha, D.H., Loeb, G.M. 2021. Does habituation affect the efficacy of semiochemical oviposition repellents developed against Drosophila suzukii? Environmental Entomology. 50(6):1322-1331. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvab099.

A double-edged sword: Amylostereum areolatum odors attract both Sirex noctilio (Hymenoptera: Siricidae) and its parasitoid, Ibalia leucospoides Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Faal, H., Cha, D.H., Hajek, A.E., Teale, S.A. 2021. A double-edged sword: Amylostereum areolatum odors attract both Sirex noctilio (Hymenoptera: Siricidae) and its parasitoid, Ibalia leucospoides. Fungal Ecology. 54. Article 101108. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.funeco.2021.101108.

Age-dependent response of female melon fly, Zeugodacus cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae), to volatiles emitted from damaged host fruits Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pinero, J.C., Souder, S., Cha, D.H., Collignon, R.M., Vargas, R.I. 2021. Age-dependent response of female melon fly, Zeugodacus cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae), to volatiles emitted from damaged host fruits. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology. 24(3):759-763. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aspen.2021.06.011.

Effect of the timing of pupal irradiation on the quality and sterility of oriental fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) for use in sterile insect technique Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fezza, T.J., Follett, P.A., Shelly, T.E. 2021. Effect of the timing of pupal irradiation on the quality and sterility of oriental fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) for use in sterile insect technique. Applied Entomology and Zoology. 56:443–450. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13355-021-00751-9.

Winter warm-up frequency and the degree of temperature fluctuations affect survival outcomes of winter morphotype Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stockton, D.G., Loeb, G.M. 2021. Winter warm-up frequency and the degree of temperature fluctuations affect survival outcomes of winter morphotype Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Journal of Insect Physiology. 131:104246. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2021.104246.

Limited host range in the idiobiont parasitoid Phymastichus coffea, a prospective biological control agent of the coffee pest Hypothenemus hampei in Hawaii Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yousuf, F., Follett, P.A., Gillett, C., Honsberger, C., Chamorro, M.L., Johnson, M.T., Giraldo Jaramillo, M., Benavides Machado, P., Wright, M. 2021. Limited host range in the idiobiont parasitoid Phymastichus coffea, a prospective biological control agent of the coffee pest Hypothenemus hampei in Hawaii. Journal of Pest Science. 94:1183-1195. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10340-021-01353-8.

Host suitability index for polyphagous tephritid fruit flies Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Follett, P.A., Haynes, F.E., Dominiak, B.C. 2021. Host suitability index for polyphagous tephritid fruit flies. Journal of Economic Entomology. 114(3):1021-1034. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toab035.

Radiosensitization of rice weevil Sitophilus oryzae using combined treatments of essential oils and ionizing radiation with gamma-ray and X-Ray at different dose rates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hossain, F., Follett, P.A., Shankar, S., Begum, T., Salmieri, S., Lacroix, M. 2020. Radiosensitization of rice weevil Sitophilus oryzae using combined treatments of essential oils and ionizing radiation with gamma-ray and X-Ray at different dose rates. Journal of Radiation Physics and Chemistry. 180. Article 109286. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radphyschem.2020.109286.

A nanoengineered stainless steel surface to combat bacterial attachment and biofilm formation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ban, G., Li, Y., Wall, M.M., Jun, S. 2020. A nanoengineered stainless steel surface to combat bacterial attachment and biofilm formation. Foods. 9(11). Article 1518. https://doi.org/10.3390/foods9111518.