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Wee L Yee
Fruit and Vegetable Insect Research
Research Entomologist

Phone: (509) 454-6558
Fax: (509) 454-5646
5230 KONNOWAC PASS RD
WAPATO, WA, 98951-9651

Projects
Biorational Management of Insect Pests of Temperate Tree Fruits
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420684
Host Status of Temperate and Tropical Fruits for Apple Maggot Fly
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 423923
Development of Enhanced Pest Risk Analyses for Temperate Tree Fruit Pests
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 427551
Pest Risk Analyses for Temperate Fruit Flies in Exported Fruits
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 420919
Pest Risk Analyses for Temperate Fruit Flies in Exported Fruits
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 421455
Pest Risk Analyses for Temperate Fruit Flies in Exported Fruits
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 421759
Evaluating the Efficacy of the Systems Approach Components for Western Cherry Fruit Fly (Rhagoletis Indifferens)
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 418420
Host Status of Temperate and Tropical Fruits for Apple Maggot Fly
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 424503

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Assessing the potential for establishment of western cherry fruit fly using ecological niche modeling - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kumar, S., Neven, L.G., Yee, W.L. 2014. Assessing the potential for establishment of western cherry fruit fly using ecological niche modeling. Journal of Economic Entomology. 107(3): 1032-1044; DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/EC14052.
Comparisons of brown sugar versus hot water and sodium chloride solutions for detecting Rhagoletis indifferens (Dipt., Tephritidae) larvae from crushed sweet cherries - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (30-Jan-14)
Status of Rhagoletis (Diptera: Tephritidae) pests in the NAPPO countries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Hernandez-Ortiz, V., Rull, J., Sinclair, B., Neven, L.G. 2014. Status of Rhagoletis (Diptera: Tephritidae) pests in the NAPPO countries. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 107:11-28.
Trap designs for monitoring Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, J.C., Shearer, P., Barrantes, L.D., Beers, E.H., Burrack, H.J., Dalton, D.T., Dreves, A.J., Gut, L.J., Hamby, K.A., Haviland, D.R., Isaacs, R., Nielsen, A.L., Richardson, T., Rodriguez-Saona, C.R., Stanley, C.A., Walsh, D.B., Walton, V.M., Yee, W.L., Zalom, F.G., Bruck, D.J. 2013. Trap designs for monitoring Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Environmental Entomology. 105:1350-1357.
Molecular species identification of cryptic apple and snowberry maggots (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Western and Central Washington - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Green, E., Almskaar, K., Sim, S., Arcella, T., Yee, W.L., Feder, J., Schwarz, D. 2013. Molecular species identification of cryptic apple and snowberry maggots (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Western and Central Washington. Environmental Entomology. 42(5):1100-1109.
Captures of Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera:Tephritidae) and non-target insects on red spheres versus yellow spheres and panels - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L. 2013. Captures of Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera:Tephritidae) and non-target insects on red spheres versus yellow spheres and panels. Journal of Economic Entomology. 106(5):2109-2117.
Body size and shape analyses of F1 hybrid Rhagoletis pomonella and Rhagoletis zephyria (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Chapman, P.S., Sheets, D.H. 2013. Body size and shape analyses of F1 hybrid Rhagoletis pomonella and Rhagoletis zephyria (Diptera: Tephritidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 106:410-423.
Influence of media type and moisture on adult development and pupal mortality in Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera:Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L. 2013. Influence of media type and moisture on adult development and pupal mortality in Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera:Tephritidae). Environmental Entomology. 43:595-604.
Genetic identification of an unknown Rhagoletis fruit fly infesting Chinese crabapple (Malus spectabilis): implications for apple pest management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
St. Jean, G., Egan, S.P., Yee, W.L., Feder, J.L. 2013. Genetic identification of an unknown Rhagoletis fruit fly infesting Chinese crabapple (Malus spectabilis): implications for apple pest management. Journal of Economic Entomology. 3:1511-1515.
Soil moisture and relative humidity effects during post-diapause on emergence of western cherry fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L. 2013. Soil moisture and relative humidity effects during post-diapause on emergence of western cherry fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae). The Canadian Entomologist. 145:1-10.
The geographic distribution of Rhagoletis pomonella (Diptera:Tephritidae) in the western United States: Introduced species or native population? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hood, G., Yee, W.L., Goughnour, R., Sim, S., Egan, S.P., Arcella, T., St. Jean, G., Powell, T.H., Xu, C.C., Feder, J.L. 2013. The geographic distribution of Rhagoletis pomonella (Diptera:Tephritidae) in the western United States: Introduced species or native population?. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 106(1):59-65.
Development of Rhagoletis indifferens Curran (Diptera:Tephritidae) in crabapple - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Klaus, M.W. 2013. Development of Rhagoletis indifferens Curran (Diptera:Tephritidae) in crabapple. Pan Pacific Entomology. 89(1):18-26.
Niche differentiation and colonization of a novel environment by an asexual wasp - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Forbes, A.A., Rice, L.A., Stewart, N.B., Yee, W.L., Neiman, M. 2013. Niche differentiation and colonization of a novel environment by an asexual wasp. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. DOI:10.1111/jeb.12135.
Developing a new bait for spotted wing Drosophila in organic cherry production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Knight, A.L., Yee, W.L., Hilton, R. 2013. Developing a new bait for spotted wing Drosophila in organic cherry production. Acta Horticulturae. 1001:147-152.
A field test for host discrimination and avoidance behavior for Rhagoletis pomonella flies in the western United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sim, S., Mattsson, M., Feder, J., Cha, D., Yee, W.L., Goughnour, R., Linn, C., Feder, J.L. 2012. A field test for host discrimination and avoidance behavior for Rhagoletis pomonella flies in the western United States. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 25:961-971.
Behavioral evidence for fruit odor discrimination and sympatric host races of Rhagoletis pomonella flies in the western United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Linn, Jr, C.E., Yee, W.L., Simm, S.B., Cha, D.H., Powell, T.H., Goughnour, R.B., Feder, J.L. 2012. Behavioral evidence for fruit odor discrimination and sympatric host races of Rhagoletis pomonella flies in the western United States. Evolution. 66(11):3632-3641.
Control of Rhagoletis indifferents using Thiamethoxam and Spinosad baits under external fly pressure and its relation to rapidity of kill and residual bait activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Alston, D.G. 2012. Control of Rhagoletis indifferents using Thiamethoxam and Spinosad baits under external fly pressure and its relation to rapidity of kill and residual bait activity. Crop Protection. 41:17-23.
Alternative fumigants to methyl bromide for killing pupae and preventing emergence of apple maggot fly (Diptera:Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Chapman, P.S., Tanigoshi, L.K. 2013. Alternative fumigants to methyl bromide for killing pupae and preventing emergence of apple maggot fly (Diptera:Tephritidae). Journal of Entomological Science. 48:36-42.
Preferences by Rhagoletis indifferens (Dipt., Tephritidae) and non-target flies for rectangles of various yellow colours and fluorescence - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L. 2012. Preferences by Rhagoletis indifferens (Dipt., Tephritidae) and non-target flies for rectangles of various yellow colours and fluorescence. Journal of Applied Entomology. doi.10.111/J.1439-0418.2012.01725x.
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.
Differences in body size and egg loads of Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera: Tephritidae) from introduced and native cherries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Goughnour, R.B., Feder, J.L. 2012. Differences in body size and egg loads of Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera: Tephritidae) from introduced and native cherries. Environmental Entomology. 40(6):1353-1362.
Behavioral responses, rate of mortality, and oviposition of western cherry fruit fly exposed to Malathion, Zeta-cypermethrin, and Spinetoram - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Alston, D.G. 2012. Behavioral responses, rate of mortality, and oviposition of western cherry fruit fly exposed to Malathion, Zeta-cypermethrin, and Spinetoram. Journal of Pest Science. 85:141-151.
Efficacy of brown sugar flotation and hot water methods for detecting Rhagoletis indifferens (Dipt., Tephritidae) larvae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L. 2011. Efficacy of brown sugar flotation and hot water methods for detecting Rhagoletis indifferens (Dipt., Tephritidae) larvae. Journal of Applied Entomology. DOI:10.1111/J.1439-0418.2011.01672.x pp. 1-12.
Impact of metarhizium brunneum petch clavicipitaceae (Hypocreales) on pre-imaginal Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera: Tephritidae) within and on the surface of orchard soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cossentine, J., Jaronski, S., Thistlewood, H., Yee, W.L. 2011. Impact of metarhizium brunneum petch clavicipitaceae (Hypocreales) on pre-imaginal Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera: Tephritidae) within and on the surface of orchard soil. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 21:1501-1505.
Impact of Metarhizium brunneum (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae) on pre-imaginal Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera: Tephritidae) within and on the surface of orchard soil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cossentine, J., Jaronski, S., Thistlewood, H., Yee, W.L. 2011. Impact of Metarhizium brunneum (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae) on pre-imaginal Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera: Tephritidae) within and on the surface of orchard soil. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 21(12): 1501-1505.
Differential captures of Rhagoletis pomonella (Diptera: Tephritidae) on four fluorescent yellow rectangle traps - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Goughnour, R.B. 2011. Differential captures of Rhagoletis pomonella (Diptera: Tephritidae) on four fluorescent yellow rectangle traps. Florida Entomologist. 94(4):998-1009.
Evaluation of yellow rectangle traps coated with hot melt pressure sensitive adhesive and sticky gel against Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera:Tephritidae) and the possible influence of yellow colors on captures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L. 2011. Evaluation of yellow rectangle traps coated with hot melt pressure sensitive adhesive and sticky gel against Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera:Tephritidae) and the possible influence of yellow colors on captures. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(3):909-919; doi:10.1603/EC10327.
Landing and Oviposition Responses of Rhagoletis indifferens (Dipt., Tephritidae) on Sweet Cherry Treated with Kaolin- and Limestone-Based Products - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L. 2010. Landing and Oviposition Responses of Rhagoletis indifferens (Dipt., Tephritidae) on Sweet Cherry Treated with Kaolin- and Limestone-Based Products. Journal of Applied Entomology. DOE:1111/J.1439-0418.2010.01603X.
Mating frequencies and production of hybrids by Rhagoletis pomonella and R. zephyria (Diptera: Tephritidae) in the laboratory - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Goughnour, R.B. 2011. Mating frequencies and production of hybrids by Rhagoletis pomonella and R. zephyria (Diptera: Tephritidae) in the laboratory. The Canadian Entomologist. 143:92-90.
Infestation of apricot by Rhagoletis indifferens Curran (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Washington state and British Columbia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Thistlewood, H.M., Klaus, M.W. 2010. Infestation of apricot by Rhagoletis indifferens Curran (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Washington state and British Columbia. Pan-Pacific Entomologist. 86:100-103.
Mortality and Oviposition in Western Cherry Fruit Fly (Diptera:Tephritidae) Exposed for Different Periods to Insecticide Baits in the Presence and Absence of Food - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L. 2011. Mortality and Oviposition in Western Cherry Fruit Fly (Diptera:Tephritidae) Exposed for Different Periods to Insecticide Baits in the Presence and Absence of Food. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104:194-204..
Analysis of Surstylus and Aculeus Shape and Size Using Geometric Morphometrics to Discriminate Rhagoletis pomonella and Rhagoletis zephyria (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Sheets, D., Chapman, P.S. 2011. Analysis of Surstylus and Aculeus Shape and Size Using Geometric Morphometrics to Discriminate Rhagoletis pomonella and Rhagoletis zephyria (Diptera: Tephritidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 104(2):105-114.
Yeast Extract: Sucrose Ratio Effects on Egg Load, Survival, and Mortality Caused by GF-120 in Western Cherry Fruit Fly Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L. 2010. Yeast Extract: Sucrose Ratio Effects on Egg Load, Survival, and Mortality Caused by GF-120 in Western Cherry Fruit Fly. Florida Entomologist 93(3):422-431.
Oviposition in Sweet Cherry by Reproductively Mature Western Cherry Fruit Fly (Tephritidae:Diptera) Fed Spinosad and Neonicotinoid Insecticide Baits Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L. 2010. Oviposition in Sweet Cherry by Reproductively Mature Western Cherry Fruit Fly (Tephritidae:Diptera) Fed Spinosad and Neonicotinoid Insecticide Baits. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(2):379-385.
Pupal Mortality and Adult Emergence of Western Cherry Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) Exposed to the Fungus Muscodor albus (Xylariales: Xylariaceae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Lacey, L.A., Bray Bishop, B.J. 2009. Pupal Mortality and Adult Emergence of Western Cherry Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) Exposed to the Fungus Muscodor albus (Xylariales: Xylariaceae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 102(6):2041-2047.
Analysis of Body Measurements and Wing Shape to Discriminate Rhagoletis pomonella and Rhagoletis zephyria (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Washington state. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Chapman, P.S., Sheets, D., Unruh, T.R. 2009. Analysis of Body Measurements and Wing Shape to Discriminate Rhagoletis pomonella and Rhagoletis zephyria (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Washington state. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 102(6):1013-1028.
Reduction in Emergence of Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera: Tephritidae) from Sweet Cherries with Different Egg and Larval Distributions Using Newer Insecticides Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L. 2009. Reduction in Emergence of Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera: Tephritidae) from Sweet Cherries with Different Egg and Larval Distributions Using Newer Insecticides. Journal of Entomological Science. 44(3):1-17.
Food Deprivation Effects on Carbohydrate Levels and Their Relation to Mortality of Western Cherry Fruit Fly, Rhagoletis indifferens, Exposed to Spinosad Bait - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Chapman, P.S. 2009. Food Deprivation Effects on Carbohydrate Levels and Their Relation to Mortality of Western Cherry Fruit Fly, Rhagoletis indifferens, Exposed to Spinosad Bait. Physiological Entomology 34:163-173.
Insecticide, Sugar and Diet Effects on Feeding and Mortality in Rhagoletis indifferens (Dipt., Tephritidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L. 2009. Insecticide, Sugar and Diet Effects on Feeding and Mortality in Rhagoletis indifferens (Dipt., Tephritidae). Journal of Applied Entomology 133:297-306.
Seasonal Amounts of Nutrients in Western Cherry Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) and Their Relation to Nutrient Availability on Cherry Plant Surfaces Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Chapman, P.S. 2008. Seasonal Amounts of Nutrients in Western Cherry Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) and Their Relation to Nutrient Availability on Cherry Plant Surfaces. Environmental Entomology 37:1086-1098.
Mortality of Rhagoletis indifferens exposed to hydrolyzed protein baits and spinosad in the absence and presence of yeast extract Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L. 2008. Mortality of Rhagoletis indifferens exposed to hydrolyzed protein baits and spinosad in the absence and presence of yeast extract. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 129:77-86.
Host Plant Use by and New Host Records of Apple Maggot, Western Cherry Fruit Fly, and Other Rhagoletis Species (Diptera: Tephritidae). I. Central Washington State - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Goughnour, R.B. 2008. Host Plant Use by and New Host Records of Apple Maggot, Western Cherry Fruit Fly, and Other Rhagoletis Species (Diptera: Tephritidae). I. Central Washington State. Pan Pacific Entomology 84(3):179-193.
Host Plant Use by Apple Maggot, Western Cherry Fruit Fly, and Other Rhagoletis Species (Diptera: Tephritidae): in Central Washington State - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L. 2008. Host plant use by apple maggot, western cherry fruit fly, and other rhagoletis species (diptera: tephritidae): in central washington state. Pan Pacific Entomology 84(3):163-178.
Feeding substrates and behaviors of western cherry fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L. 2008. Feeding substrates and behaviors of western cherry fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae). Environmental Entomology. 37(1):172-180.
Attraction, Feeding, and Control of Rhagoletis pomonella (Diptera: Tephritidae) Using GF-120 with Added Ammonia in Washington Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L. 2007. Attraction, Feeding, and Control of Rhagoletis pomonella (Diptera: Tephritidae) Using GF-120 with Added Ammonia in Washington. Florida Entomologist 90(4):665-673.
Gf-120, Nulure, and Mazoferm Effects on Feeding Responses and Infestations of Western Cherry Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L. 2007. Gf-120, nulure, and mazoferm effects on feeding responses and infestations of western cherry fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Agricultural and Urban Entomology 23(3):125-140.
Effects of Several Newer Insecticides and Kaolin on Oviposition and Adult Mortality in Western Cherry Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L. 2008. Effects of Several Newer Insecticides and Kaolin on Oviposition and Adult Mortality in Western Cherry Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Entomological Science. 43(2):177-190.
Mortality of Rhagoletis Pomonella (Diptera: Tephritidae) Exposed to Field-Aged Spinetoram, Gf-120, and Azinphos-Methyl in Washington State Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Oriki, J., Nash, M. 2007. Mortality of Rhagoletis pomonella (Diptera: Tephritidae) exposed to field-aged spinetoram, GF-120, and azinphos-methyl in Washington state. Florida Entomologist 90:335-342.
Feeding History Effects on Feeding Responses of Rhagoletis Indifferens (DIPT., Tephritidae) to Gf-120 and Nulure Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L. 2006. Feeding history effects on feeding responses of rhagoletis indifferens (dipt., tephritidae) to gf-120 and nulure. Journal of Applied Entomology. 130(9-10), 538-550.
Effects of Spinosad, Spinosad Bait, and Chloronicotinyl Insecticides on Mortality and Control of Adult and Larval Western Cherry Fruit Fly, Rhagoletis Indifferens (Diptera: Tephritidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Alston, D.G. 2006. Effects of spinosad, spinosad bait, and chloronicotinyl insecticides on mortality and control of adult and larval western cherry fruit fly, rhagoletis indifferens (diptera: tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 99(5):1722-1732.
Attraction of Rhagoletis Pomonella (Diptera: Tephritidae) and Non-Target Flies to Traps Baited with Ammonium Carbonate and Fruit Volatile Lures in Washington and Oregon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Landolt, P.J., Darnell, T.J. 2006. Attraction of rhagoletis pomonella (diptera: tephritidae) and non-target flies to traps baited with ammonium carbonate and fruit volatile lures in washington and oregon. Journal of Agricultural and Urban Entomology p. 133-149.
Effects of Gf-120 Fruit Fly Bait Concentrations on Attraction, Feeding, Mortality, and Control of Rhagoletis Indifferens (Diptera: Tephritidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Chapman, P.S. 2005. Effects of GF-120 fruit fly bait concentrations on attraction, feeding, mortality, and control of Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 98(5):1654-1663.
New Host Records for the Apple Maggot, Rhagoletis Pomonella (Diptera Tephritidae) in Washington State - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Goughnour, R. 2006. New host records for the apple maggot, Rhagoletis pomonella (Diptera Tephritidae) in Washington State. Pan-Pacific Entomologist. 82(1): 54-60.
New Hosts of Western Cherry Fruit Fly, Rhagoletis Indifferens (Diptera: Tephritidae), and Their Relation to Life History Characteristics of This Fly. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Goughnour, R. 2005. New hosts of western cherry fruit fly, Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera: Tephritidae), and their relationship to life history characteristics of this fly. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 98(5):703-710.
Potential Postharvest Use of Radiography to Detect Internal Pests in Deciduous Tree Fruits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hansen, J.D., Haff, R.P., Schlaman, D.W., Yee, W.L. 2005. Potential postharvest use of radiography to detect internal pests in deciduous tree fruits. Journal of Entomological Science. 40(3):255-262.
Mortality of Different Life Stages of Rhagoletis Indifferens (Diptera: Tephritidae) Exposed to the Entomopathogenic Fungus Metarhizium Anisopliae. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Lacey, L.A. 2005. Mortality of different life stages of Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera: Tephritidae) exposed to the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae. Journal of Entomological Sciences. 40(2):167-177.
Seasonal Distributions of Eggs and Larvae of Rhagoletis Indifferens (Diptera:tephritidae)in Cherries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L. 2005. Seasonal distributions of eggs and larvae of Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera:Tephritidae)in cherries. Journal of Entomological Science. 40(2):158-166
Responses of Apple Maggot (Diptera:tephritidae)to Ammonium Hydroxide Lures in Washington - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Landolt, P.J. 2004. Responses of apple maggot (Diptera:Tephritidae) to ammonium hydroxide lures in Washington. The Canadian Entomologist. 136:139-142.
Effects of Cherries, Honeydew, and Bird Feces on Longevity and Fecundity of Rhagoletis Indifferens (Diptera:tephritidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L. 2003. Effects of cherries, honeydew, and bird feces on longevity and fecundity of Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera:Tephritidae). Environmental Entomology. 32(4):726-735.
Effects of Sucrose Concentrations and Fly Age on Feeding Responses and Survival of Female and Male Western Cherry Fruit Fly, Rhagoletis Indifferens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L. 2003. Effects of sucrose concentrations and fly age on feeding responses and survival of female and male western cherry fruit fly, Rhagoletis indifferens. Physiological Entomology. 28:122-131.
Stage-Specific Mortality of Rhagoletis Indifferens (Diptera:tephritidae) Exposed to Three Species of Steinernema Nematodes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Lacey, L.A. 2003. Stage-specific mortality of Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera:Tephritidae) exposed to three species of Steinernema nematodes. Biological Control. 27:349-356.
Daily and Seasonal Activity Patterns of Rhagoletis Indifferens (Diptera:tephritidae) in Washington State Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L. 2002. Daily and seasonal activity patterns of Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera:Tephritidae) in Washington state. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 95:701-710.
Status of Tephritid Fruit Fly Control - (Proceedings)
Yee, W.L. 2002. Status of Tephritid fruit fly control. Washington State Horticulture Association Proceedings.p.168-172.
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