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Lisa G Neven
Fruit and Vegetable Insect Research
Research Entomologist

Phone: (509) 454-6556
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
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

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.
What is the source of potato psyllids colonizing Washington, Oregon, and Idaho potato fields? - (Trade Journal)
Horton, D.R., Munyaneza, J.E., Swisher, K.D., Echegaray, E., Murphy, A., Rondon, S., Sengoda, V., Neven, L.G., Jensen, A. 2014. What is the source of potato psyllids colonizing Washington, Oregon, and Idaho potato fields?. Potato Progress. 14(2): 1-7.
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.
Effects of temperature and modified atmospheres on diapausing 5th instar codling moth metabolism - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neven, L.G., Lehrman, N., Hansen, L.D. 2014. Effects of temperature and modified atmospheres on diapausing 5th instar codling moth metabolism. Journal of Thermal Biology. 42:9-14.
Neo-sex chromosomes and adaptive potential in tortricid pests - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nguyen, P., Sykorova, M., Sichova, J., Kuta, V., Dalikova, M., Capkova-Frydrychova, R., Neven, L.G., Sahara, K., Marec, F. 2013. Neo-sex chromosomes and adaptive potential in tortricid pests. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 10:6931-6936.
Effects of short photoperiod on codling moth diapause and survival - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neven, L.G. 2013. Effects of short photoperiod on codling moth diapause and survival. Journal of Economic Entomology. 106(1):520-523.
Controlled atmosphere and temperature treatment system to disinfest fruit moth, Carposina sasakii (Lepidoptera:Carposinidae) on apples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Son, Y., Chon, I., Neven, L.G., Kim, Y. 2012. Controlled atmosphere and temperature treatment system to disinfest fruit moth, Carposina sasakii (Lepidoptera:Carposinidae) on apples. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105(5):1540-1547; DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/EC12133.
Fate of codling moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in harvested apples held under short photoperiod - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neven, L.G. 2012. Fate of codling moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in harvested apples held under short photoperiod. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105(2):297-303; DOI: http//dx.doi.org/10.1603/ED11242.
An improved system to assess insect tolerance to heated controlled atmosphere quarantine treatment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neven, L.G., Wang, S., Tang, J. 2012. An improved system to assess insect tolerance to heated controlled atmosphere quarantine treatment. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 143:95-100.
Heated controlled atmosphere postharvest treatments for Macchiademus diplopterus (Distant)(Hemiptera: Lygaeidae) and Phlyctinus callosus (Schoenherr)(Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, S.A., Neven, L.G. 2011. Heated controlled atmosphere postharvest treatments for Macchiademus diplopterus (Distant)(Hemiptera: Lygaeidae) and Phlyctinus callosus (Schoenherr)(Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(2): 398-404.
Characterization of three transcripts encoding small heat shock proteins expressed in the codling moth, Cydia pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Garczynski, S.F., Unruh, T.R., Guedot, C.N., Neven, L.G. 2011. Characterization of three transcripts encoding small heat shock proteins expressed in the codling moth, Cydia pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Insect Science. 18:473-483. DOI:10.1111/j.1744-7917.2011.01401.x.
Genetic Transformation of the Codling Moth, Cydia pomonella L., with piggyBac EGFP - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ferguson, H.J., Neven, L.G., Thibault, S., Mohammed, A., Fraser, M. 2011. Genetic Transformation of the Codling Moth, Cydia pomonella L., with piggyBac EGFP. Insect Molecular Biology. 20:201-214.
Postharvest Management of Insects in Horticultural Products by Conventional and Organic Means, Primarily for Quarantine Purposes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neven, L.G. 2010. Postharvest Management of Insects in Horticultural Products by Conventional and Organic Means, Primarily for Quarantine Purposes. Stewart Postharvest Review, pp 1-11.
Effects of Temperature and Controlled Atmospheres on Codling Moth Metabolism Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neven, L.G., Hansen, L.D. 2010. Effects of Temperature and Controlled Atmospheres on Codling Moth Metabolism. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 103(3):418-423.
The Potential of Heated Controlled Atmosphere Postharvest Treatments for the Control of False Codling Moth, Thaumatotibia leucotreta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, S.A., Neven, L.G. 2010. The Potential of Heated Controlled Atmosphere Postharvest Treatments for the Control of False Codling Moth, Thaumatotibia leucotreta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 102:265-271..
Implementation of CATTS treatment using boxed/palletized peaches and nectarines - (Proceedings)
Obenland, D.M., Neven, L.G. 2008. Implementation of CATTS treatment using boxed/palletized peaches and nectarines. International Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, November 10-13, 2009, San Diego, CA. 89:1-3.
Insect Pest Management in Postharvest Ecosystems in the United States of America Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Arthur, F.H., Johnson, J.A., Neven, L.G., Hallman, G.J., Follett, P.A. 2009. Insect Pest Management in Postharvest Ecosystems in the United States of America. Outlooks on Pest Management. 20: 279-284.
The Occurrence of Codling Moth in Low Latitude Countries: Validation of Pest Distribution Reports Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Willett, M.J., Neven, L.G., Miller, C.E. 2009. The Occurrence of Codling Moth in Low Latitude Countries: Validation of Pest Distribution Reports. HortTechnology. 19(3):633-637.
Rapid Assessment of the Sex of Codling Moth, Cydia pomonella Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fukova, I., Neven, L.G., Barcenas, N.M., Gund, N.A., Dalikova, M. 2009. Rapid Assessment of the Sex of Codling Moth, Cydia pomonella. Journal of Applied Entomology 133:249-261.
Efficacy of the Biofumigant Fungus Muscodor albus (Ascomycota: Xylariales) for Control of Codling Moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in Simulated Storage Conditions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lacey, L.A., Horton, D.R., Jones, D.C., Headrick, H.L., Neven, L.G. 2009. Efficacy of the Biofumigant Fungus Muscodor albus (Ascomycota: Xylariales) for Control of Codling Moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in Simulated Storage Conditions. Journal of Economic Entomology 102:43-49.
Effects on Insects Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Neven, L.G., Yahida, E., Hallman, G.J. 2009. Effects on Insects. In: Modified and Controlled Atmospheres for the Storage, Transportation, and Packaging of Horticultural Commodities, E.M. Yahia (eds), CRC Press Taylor & Franics Group, Boca Raton-London-New York. pp 233-266.
Development of a Model System for Rapid Assessment of Insect Mortality in Heated Controlled Atmosphere Quarantine Treatments Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neven, L.G. 2008. Development of a model system for rapid assessment of insect mortality in heated controlled atmosphere quarantine treatments. Journal of Economic Entomology 101(2):295-301.
Potential for High Hydrostatic Pressure Processing to Control Quarantine Insects in Fruit Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neven, L.G., Follett, P.A., Raghubeer, E. 2007. Potential for High Hydrostatic Pressure Processing to Control Quarantine Insects in Fruit. Journal of Economic Entomology. 100(5):1499-1503.
Developing Transgenic Sexing Strains for the Release of Non-Transgenic Sterile Male Codling Moth, Cydia Pomonella Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Marec, F., Neven, L.G., Fucova, I. 2007. Developing transgenic sexing strains for the release of non-transgenic sterile male codling moth, Cydia pomonella. IAEA-FAO Area Wide Insect Management, Control of Insect Pests, Symposium Proceedings, 103-111.
Organic Quarantine Treatments for Tree Fruits Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neven, L.G. 2008. Organic Quarantine Treatments for Tree Fruits. HortScience Vol. 43(1)22-26.
Confirmation and Efficacy Tests Against Codling Moth and Oriental Fruit Moth in Apples Using Combination Heat and Controlled Atmosphere Treatments Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neven, L.G., Rehfield, L.M. 2006. Confirmation and efficacy tests against codling moth and oriental fruit moth in apples using combination heat and controlled atmosphere treatments. J. Econ. Entomol. 99(5): 1620-1627.
Confirmation and Efficacy Tests Against Codling Moth and Oriental Fruit Moth in Peaches and Nectarines Using Combination Heat and Controlled Atmosphere Treatments Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neven, L.G., Rehfield, L.M., Obenland, D.M. 2006. Confirmation and efficacy tests against codling moth and oriental fruit moth in peaches and nectarines using combination heat and controlled atmosphere treatments. J. Econ. Entomol. 99(5): 1610-1619.
Current Trends in Quarantine Entomology - (Review Article)
Follett, P.A., Neven, L.G. 2006. Current trends in quarantine entomology. Annual Review Of Entomology. 51: 359-385.
Combined Heat and Controlled Atmosphere Quarantine Treatments for Control of Western Cherry Fruit Fly in Sweet Cherries Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neven, L.G., Rehfield, L.M. 2006. Combined heat and controlled atmosphere quarantine treatments for control of western cherry fruit fly in sweet cherries. J. Econ. Entomol. 99(3): 658-663.
The Potential of the Fungus, Muscodor Albus As a Microbial Control Agent of Potato Tuber Moth (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) in Stored Potatoes. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lacey, L.A., Neven, L.G. 2006. The potential of the fungus, Muscodor albus as a microbial control agent of potato tuber moth (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) in stored potatoes. J. Invertebr. Pathol. 91: 195-198.
Effect of high-pressure hot water washing treatment on fruit quality, insects, and disease in apples and pears Park IV: Use of silicone-based materials and mechanical methods to eliminate surface arthropod eggs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neven, L.G., Hansen, J.D., Spotts, R.A., Serdani, M., Mielke, E.A., Bai, J., Chen, P.M., Sanderson, P.G. 2006. Effect of a high-pressure hot water washing system on fruit quality, insects, and disease in apples and pears. Part IV: Use of silicone-based materials and mechanical methods to eliminate surface arthropod pests. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 40:230-235.
Effect of a High-Pressure Hot Water Washing System on Fruit Quality, Insects, and Disease in Apples and Pears. Part Iii: Use of Silicone-Based Materials and Mechanical Methods to Eliminate Surface Pests Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hansen, J.D., Heidt, M.L., Neven, L.G., Mielke, E.A., Bai, J., Chen, P.M., Spotts, R.A. 2006. Effect of a high-pressure hot water washing system on fruit quality, insects, and disease in apples and pears. Part III: Use of silicone-based materials and mechanical methods to eliminate surface pests. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 40:221-229
Effect of a High-Pressure Hot Water Washing System on Fruit Quality, Insects, and Disease in Apples and Pears. Part I. Effect of Different Washing Condition on Fruit Quality of 'd'anjou' Pears - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bai, J., Mielke, E.A., Chen, P.M., Spotts, R.A., Hansen, J.D., Neven, L.G. 2006. Effect of a high-pressure hot water washing system on fruit quality, insects, and disease in apples and pears. Part I. Effect of different washing condition on fruit quality of d'Anjou' pears. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 40:207-215.
Effect of high-pressure hot water washing treatment on fruit quality, insects, and disease in apples and pears Part II: Effect on postharvest decay of d'Anjou pear fruit Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spotts, R.A., Serdani, M., Mielke, E.A., Bai, J., Chen, P.M., Hansen, J.D., Neven, L.G., Sanderson, P.G. 2006. Effect of a high-pressure hot water washing system on fruit quality, insects, and disease in apples and pears. Part II. Effect on postharvest decay of d'Anjou pear fruit. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 40:216-220.
Factors Affecting Entomopathogenic Nematodes (Steinernematidae) for the Control of Overwintering Codling Moth (Lepidopetera: Tortricidae) in Fruit Bins Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lacey, L.A., Neven, L.G., Headrick, H.L., Fritts, Jr, R. 2005. Factors affecting entomopathogenic nematodes (Steinernematidae) for the control of overwintering codling moth (Lepidopetera: Tortricidae) in fruit bins. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98(6):1863-1869.
Expression Patterns of Three Heat Shock Protein 70 Genes among Developmental Stages of the Red Flour Beetle, Tribolium Castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mahroof, R., Zhu, K., Neven, L.G., Subramanyam, B., Bai, J. 2005. Expression patterns of three heat shock protein 70 genes among developmental stages of the red flour beetle, tribolium castaneum (herbst) (coleoptera: tenebrionidae). Journal of Insect Physiology. 141:247-256.
Ovarian Development and Lipid Reserves Are Affected by Mating Delays in Three Species of Anthocoris (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Horton, D.R., Lewis, T.M., Neven, L.G. 2005. Ovarian development and lipid reserves are affected by mating delays in three species of anthocoris (heteroptera: anthocoridae). The Canadian Entomologist. 137(3):328-336.
Combined Heat and Controlled Atmosphere Quarantine Treatments for Control of Codling Moth, Cydia Pomonella, in Sweet Cherries Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neven, L.G. 2005. Combined heat and controlled atmosphere quarantine treatments for control of codling moth in sweet cherries. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98(3):709-715.
Peach and Nectarine Quality Following Treatment with High Temperature Forced Air Combined with Controlled Atmospheres - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Obenland, D.M., Neipp, P.W., Mackey, B.E., Neven, L.G. 2005. Peach and nectarine quality following treatment with high temperature forced air combined with controlled atmospheres. Hortscience 40(5):1425-1430.
Development of Genetic Sexing Strains in Lepidoptera: from Traditional to Transgenic Approaches - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marec, F., Neven, L.G., Robinson, A.S., Vreysen, M., Goldsmith, M.R., Nagaraju, J., Franz, G. 2005. Development of genetic sexing strains in Lepidoptera: From traditional to transgenic approaches. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98:248-259.
DNA Diagnostics to Identify Internal Fruit Feeders (Lepidoptera:tortricidae) of Pome Fruits of Quarantine Importance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barcenas, N.M., Unruh, T.R., Neven, L.G. 2005. Dna diagnostics to identify internal fruit feeders (Lepidoptera:Tortricidae) of pome fruits of quarantine importance. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98(2):299-306.
High Pressure Washing and Organosilicones - (Trade Journal)
Neven, L.G. 2004. High pressure washing and organosilicones. Good Fruit Grower. 55(17):57.
Biology and Development of the Wild and Golden Sport of Grapholita Prunivora (Lepidoptera:tortricidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neven, L.G., Mantey, K.D. 2004. Biology and development of the wild and golden sport of Grapholita prunivora (Lepidoptera:Tortricidae). Environmental Entomology. 33:506-512.
Practical Alternatives to Methyl Bromide for Use As Quarantine and Pre-Shipment Treatments in North America - (Proceedings)
Fields, P.G., Neven, L.G., Johnson, J.A. 2004. Practical alternatives to methyl bromide for use as quarantine and pre-shipment treatments in north america. International Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions. September 27-30, 2004, Lisbon, Portugal. p 119-122, in (Eds) Batchelor, T. and Alfarroba.
Effects of Low Temperature on Egg and Larval Stages of the Lesser Appleworm (Lepidoptera:totricidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neven, L.G. 2004. Effects of low temperature on egg and larval stages of the lesser appleworm (Lepidoptera:Totricidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 97:820-823
Dna-Based Diagnostics for Lepidopteran Pests of Pome Fruits - (Abstract Only)
Barcenas, N., Unruh, T.R., Neven, L.G. 2004. DNA-based diagnostics for Lepidopteran pests of pome fruits. Western Orchard Pest and Disease Management Conference. p.35.
Organic Quarantine Treatments for Pome and Stone Fruits - (Abstract Only)
Neven, L.G., Obenland, D.M., Drake, S.R., Hallman, G.J. 2003. Organic quarantine treatments for pome and stone fruits. Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Research Conference Proceedings. San Diego, CA. 2 pages.
Disinfestation of Fresh Horticultural Commodities by Using Hot Forced Air with Controlled Atmospheres - (Book / Chapter)
Neven, L.G. 2004. Disinfestation of fresh horticultural commodities by using hot forced air with controlled atmospheres. Kluwer Academic Publishers Netherlands. Post-Harvest Treatment and Technology. P 297-315.
Stone Fruit Qualty Following High Temperature/controlled Atmosphere Treatment - (Abstract Only)
Obenland, D.M., Neipp, P.W., Neven, L.G. Stone fruit qualty following high temperature/controlled atmosphere treatment. Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Research Conference Proceedings.
Carbohydrate Concentrations of Apples and Pears As Influenced by Irradiation As a Quarantine Treatment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Drake, S.R., Neven, L.G., Sanderson, P. 2003. Carbohydrate concentrations of apples and pears as influenced by irradiation as a quarantine treatment. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation Research. 27:165-172.
The Use of Combination Hot Forced Air with Controlled Atmosphere for Disinfestation of Fresh Horticultural Commodities - (Book / Chapter)
Neven, L.G. 2003. The use of combination hot forced air with controlled atmosphere for disinfestation of fresh horticultural commodities. Crop Management and Postharvest Handling of Horticultural Products.
Physiological Effects of Physical Postharvest Treatments on Insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neven, L.G. 2003. Physiological effects of physical postharvest treatments on insects. HortTechnology. 13:272-275.
Active Regulation of Respiration and Circulation in Pupae of the Codling Moth (Cydia Pomonella) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Slama, K., Neven, L.G. 2001. Active regulation of respiration and circulation in pupae of the codling moth (Cydia pomonella). Journal of Insect Physiology. 47:1321-1336.
Assessing 'bing' Sweet Cherry Tolerance to a Heated Controlled Atmosphere for Insect Pest Control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shellie, K., Neven, L.G., Drake, S.R. 2001. Assessing 'Bing' sweet cherry tolerance to a heated controlled atmosphere for insect pest control. Hort. Technology. 11(2):308-311. April-June 2001.
Effects of Physical Postharvest Treatments on Insects - (Abstract Only)
Neven, L.G. 2001. Effects of physical postharvest treatments on insects. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science.
Assessing 'bing' Sweet Cherry Tolerance to a Heated Controlled Atmosphere for Insect Pest Control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
SHELLIE, K., NEVEN, L.G., DRAKE, S.R. ASSESSING 'BING' SWEET CHERRY TOLERANCE TO A HEATED CONTROLLED ATMOSPHERE FOR INSECT PEST CONTROL. 2001. HORT TECHNOLOGY. 11(2):308-311.
Trials and Tribulations in the Development of Organic Quarantine Treatments - (Abstract Only)
Neven, L.G. 2000. Trials and tribulations in the development of organic quarantine treatments. Proceedings of Methyl Bromide Alternatives Conference.
Physiological Responses of Insects to Heat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neven, L.G. 2000. Physiological responses of insects to heat. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 21:103-111.
Sub-Zero Cooling Synchronizes Post-Diapause Development of Codling Moth, Cydia Pomonella - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neven, L.G., Ferguson, H.J., Knight, A.L. 2000. Sub-zero cooling synchronizes post-diapause development of codling moth, Cydia pomonella. CryoLetters. 21:203-214.
Comparison of Alternative Postharvest Quarantine Treatments for Sweet Cherries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neven, L.G., Drake, S.R. 2000. Comparison of alternative postharvest quarantine treatments for sweet cherries. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 20:107-114.
Use of Transgenic Viruses to Impair Cold Hardiness in Insect Pests - (Abstract Only)
Neven, L.G., Ferguson, H.J. 2000. Use of transgenic viruses to impair cold hardiness in insect pests. Insect and Plant Cold Hardiness Symposium.
Effects of the Rate of Heating on Apple and Pear Fruit Quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neven, L.G., Drake, S.R., Ferguson, H.J. 2000. Effects of the rate of heating on apple and pear fruit quality. Journal of Food Quality. 23:317-326.
Quarantine Treatment of Cherries Using 915 Mhz Microwaves: Temperature Mapping, Codling Moth Mortality and Fruit Quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ikediala, J.N., Tang, J., Neven, L.G., Drake, S.R. 1999. Quarantine treatment of cherries using 915 mhz microwaves: temperature mapping, codling moth mortality and fruit quality. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 16:127-137.
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