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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Neil W Miller
Insect Behavior and Biocontrol Research Unit
Biological Science Lab Technician

Phone: (850) 656-9870 ext. 28
Fax: (850) 656-9808
6383 MAHAN DRIVE
TALLAHASSEE, FL, 32308


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Conservation of beneficial species and pest management - (Abstract Only) - (12-Jun-14)
Ficus whitefly, Singhiella simplex, and its predation by a coccinellid beetle, Delphastus catalinae - (Abstract Only) - (02-Jun-14)
Evaluating companion plants and plant products to control sweetpotato whitefly, Bemisia tabaci - (Abstract Only) - (14-Feb-14)
Developing trap cropping systems for effective organic management of key insect pests of cucurbit crops (IPM) - (Abstract Only) - (25-Apr-13)
Estimating attraction of Syrphidae (Diptera) to flowering plants with interception traps - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, N.W., Al-Dobai, S., Legaspi, J.C., Sivinski, J.M. 2013. Estimating attraction of Syrphidae (Diptera) to flowering plants with interception traps . Biocontrol Science and Technology. 23(9):1040-1052.
Push-pull strategies against insect pests of vegetables - (Abstract Only) - (08-Jun-12)
Predation of the ficus whitefly, Singhiella simplex by the coccinellid beetle, Delphastus catalinae - (Abstract Only) - (24-Feb-12)
Evaluation of mustard plants and other products to control sweetpotato whitefly, Bemisia tabaci - (Abstract Only)
Legaspi, J.C., Miller, N.W. 2012. Evaluation of mustard plants and other products to control sweetpotato whitefly, Bemisia tabaci. National IPM Symposium. p. 119.
Investigating Giant Red Mustard As a Deterrent of Silverleaf Whitefly Oviposition in Vegetable Crops - (Abstract Only)
Legaspi, J.C., Miller, N.W. 2011. INVESTIGATING GIANT RED MUSTARD AS A DETERRENT OF SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY OVIPOSITION IN VEGETABLE CROPS [abstract]. Global Conference on Entomology, Chiang Mai, Thailand, March 5-9, 2011. p.218.
Reproduction of the Ficus Whitefly, Singhiella Simplex (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae): a New Invasive Pest in the Usa - (Abstract Only) - (18-Oct-10)
Fecundity of Ficus Whitefly, Singhiella Simplex (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), and Its Predation by Delphastus Catalinae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) - (Abstract Only)
Legaspi, J.C., Miller, N.W., Mannion, C., Amalin, D. 2010. FECUNDITY OF FICUS WHITEFLY, SINGHIELLA SIMPLEX (HEMIPTERA: ALEYRODIDAE), AND ITS PREDATION BY DELPHASTUS CATALINAE (COLEOPTERA: COCCINELLIDAE)[abstract]. Potential Invasive Pests Workshop, October 2010, Coconut Grove, Florida. p.39.
Evaluating Silverleaf Whitefly Oviposition on Giant Red Mustard and Other Vegetable Crops - (Abstract Only)
Legaspi, J.C., Miller, N.W. 2010. EVALUATING SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY OVIPOSITION ON GIANT RED MUSTARD AND OTHER VEGETABLE CROPS. Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America. Meeting Abstract.
Oral and Topical Toxicity of Fipronil to Melon Fly and Oriental Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stark, J., Vargas, R.I., Miller, N.W. 2009. Oral and Topical Toxicity of Fipronil to Melon Fly and Oriental Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Entomological Science. 44: 308-313.
Effectiveness of Protein Baits on Melon Fly and Oriental Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae): Attraction, Feeding, and Foraging - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barry, J.D., Miller, N.W., Pinero, J.C., Tuttle, A., Mau, R.F., Vargas, R.I. 2006. Effectiveness of protein baits on melon fly and oriental fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae): attraction, feeding, and foraging. Journal of Economic Entomology. 99: 1161-1167.
Releases of Psyttalia Fletcheri (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) and Sterile Flies to Suppress Melon Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vargas, R.I., Long, J., Miller, N.W., Delate, K., Jackson, C.G., Uchida, G.K., Bautista, R.C., Harris, E.J. 2004. Releases of psyttalia fletcheri (hymenoptera: braconidae) and sterile flies to suppress melon fly (diptera: tephritidae) in hawaii. Journal of Economic Entomology. 97(5): 1531-1539.
State-Dependent Attractiveness of Protein Bait and Host Fruit Odor to Bactrocera Cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae) Females. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, N.W., Vargas, R.I., Prokopy, R.J., Mackey, B.E. 2004. State-dependent attractiveness of protein bait and host fruit odor to bactrocera cucurbitae (diptera: tephritidae) females. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 94:5 p. 1063-1068(6).
How Effective Is Gf-120 Fruit Fly Bait Spray Applied to Border Area Sorghum Plants for Control of Melon Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prokopy, R.J., Miller, N.W., Pinero, J., Oride, L.K., Chaney, N.L., Revis, H., Vargas, R.I. 2005. How effective is GF-120 fruit fly bait spray applied to border area sorghum plants for control of melon flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)?. Florida Entomologist. 87:3. P354-360.
Effects of Aging and Dilution on Attraction and Toxicity of Gf-120 Fruit Fly Bait Spray for Melon Fly Control in Hawaii. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Revis, H.C., Miller, N.W., Vargas, R.I. 2004. Effects of aging and dilution on attraction and toxicity of gf-120 fruit fly bait spray for melon fly control in Hawaii. Journal of Economic Entomology. 97(5):P1659-1665.
Toxicity of Spinosad in Protein Bait to Three Economically Important Tephritid Fruit Fly Species (Diptera: Tephritidae) and Their Parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stark, J.D., Vargas, R.I., Miller, N.W. 2004. Toxicity of spinosad in protein bait to three economically important tephritid fruit fly species (diptera: tephritidae) and their parasitoids (hymenoptera: braconidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 97(3):911-915.
Field Trials of Spinosad As a Replacement for Naled, Ddvp, and Malathion in Methyl Eugenol and Cue-Lure Bucket Traps to Attract and Kill Male Oriental Fruit Flies and Melon Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vargas, R.I., Miller, N., Stark, J.D. 2003. Field trials of spinosad as a replacement for naled, ddvp, and malathion in methyl eugenol and cue-lure bucket traps to attract and kill male oriental fruit flies and melon flies (diptera: tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 96(6):1780-1785.
Effectiveness of Gf-120 Fruit Fly Bait Spray Applied to Border Area Plants for Control of Melon Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prokopy, R.J., Miller, N.W., Pinero, J.C., Barry, J.D., Tran, L.C., Oride, L.K., Vargas, R.I. 2003. Effectiveness of gf-120 fruit fly bait spray applied to border area plants for control of melon flies (diptera: tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 96(5):1485-1493.
Feeding and Foraging of Wild and Sterile Mediterranean Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in the Presence of Spinosad Bait - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barry, J.D., Vargas, R.I., Miller, N.W., Morse, J.G. 2003. Feeding and foraging of wild and sterile mediterranean fruit flies (diptera: tephritidae) in the presence of spinosad bait. Journal of Economic Entomology. 96(5):1405-1411.
Attraction and Feeding Responses of Mediterranean Fruit Fly and a Natural Enemy to Protein Bait Laced with Two Novel Toxins, Phloxine B and Spinosad - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vargas, R.I., Miller, N.W., Prokopy, R.J. 2002. Attraction and feeding responses of mediterranean fruit fly and a natural enemy to protein bait laced with two novel toxins, phloxine b and spinosad. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 102(3):273-282
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