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Muhammad F B Chaudhury
Screwworm Research
Research Entomologist

Phone: (402) 472-0131
Fax: (402) 472-0516
2700 FREDERICKSBURG ROAD
KERRVILLE, TX, 78028-1984

Projects
HIGHER DIPTERA PESTS OF LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY: SCREWWORM FLIES
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 417972
Biology and Ecology of Screwworms
Memorandum of Understanding (M)
  Accession Number: 426904

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Volatiles from waste larval rearing media attract gravid screwworm flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) to oviposit Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chaudhury, M.F., Zhu, J.J., Sagel, A., Chen, H., Skoda, S.R. 2014. Volatiles from waste larval rearing media attract gravid screwworm flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) to oviposit. Journal of Medical Entomology. 51(3):591-595.
Artificial diets used in mass production of the New World Screwworm, Cochliomyia hominivorax - (Review Article)
Chen, H., Chaudhury, M.F., Sagel, A., Phillips, P.L., Skoda, S.R. 2014. Artificial diets used in mass production of the New World Screwworm, Cochliomyia hominivorax. Journal of Applied Entomology. doi: 10.1111/jen.12112.
Identification of oviposition attractants of the secondary screwworm, Cochliomyia macellaria (F.) released from rotten chicken liver Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, J.J., Chaudhury, M.F., Tangtrakulwanich, K., Skoda, S.R. 2013. Identification of oviposition attractants of the secondary screwworm, Cochliomyia macellaria (F.) released from rotten chicken liver. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 39(11-12):1407-1414. DOI: 10.1007/S10886-013-0359-Z.
Rearing screwworms: from fresh meat to artificial diet - (Abstract Only) - (30-Jul-13)
An Artificial Diet for Rearing Cochliomyia macellaria (Diptera: Calliphoridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chaudhury, M.F., Skoda, S.R. 2013. An artificial diet for rearing Cochliomyia macellaria (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 106(4):1927-1931.
The screwworm eradication program: From an unlikely dream to an outstanding reality - (Abstract Only) - (21-Sep-12)
USDA ARS Research on the Screwworm Fly - (Other) - (12-Sep-12)
Rearing insects on artificial diets - (Book / Chapter)
Chaudhury, M.F. 2013. Rearing insects: Artificial diets. Encyclopedia of Pest Management. Taylor & Francis On-Line. DOI 10:1081/E-EPM-120048602.
Feasibility of Using a Caribbean Strain of the New World Screwworm for SIT Campaigns in Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mastrangelo, T., Chaudhury, M.F., Skoda, S.R., Welch, J.B., Sagel, A., Walder, J. 2012. Feasibility of using a Caribbean strain of the New World screwworm for SIT campaigns in Brazil. Medical Entomology. 49:1495-1501.
Identification of volatiles from waste larval rearing media that attract gravid screwworm flies to oviposit - (Abstract Only) - (06-Jun-12)
Evaluation of waste artificial larval rearing media as oviposition attractant for New World screwworm (Diptera: Calliphoridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chaudhury, M.F., Sagel, A., Skoda, S.R. 2012. Evaluation of waste artificial larval rearing media as oviposition attractant for New World screwworm (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Journal of Medical Entomology. 49(2):293-298.
Effect of adult screwworm male size on mating competence Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pitti, A., Skoda, S.R., Kneeland, K.M., Berkebile, D.R., Molina-Ochoa, J., Chaudhury, M.F., Youm, O., Foster, J.E. 2011. Effect of adult screwworm male size on mating competence. Southwestern Entomologist. 36(1):47-60.
Solidifying agent and processing of blood used for the larval diet affect screwworm (Diptera: Calliphoridae) life-history parameters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chaudhury, M.F., Skoda, S.R., Sagel, A. 2011. Solidifying agent and processing of blood used for the larval diet affect screwworm (Diptera: Calliphoridae) life-history parameters. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(3):1103-1107.
Volatiles emitted from eight wound-isolated bacteria differentially attract and stimulate gravid screwworm flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) to oviposit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chaudhury, M.F., Skoda, S.R., Sagel, A., Welch, J.B. 2010. Volatiles emitted from eight wound-isolated bacteria differentially attract and stimulate gravid screwworm flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) to oviposit. Journal of Medical Entomology. 47(3):349-354.
Diet pH, and viscosity affect development and survival of screwworm larvae (Diptera:Calliphoridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chaudhury, M.F., Skoda, S.R. 2009. Diet pH, and viscosity affect development and survival of screwworm larvae (Diptera:Calliphoridae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 102(2):799-803.
Screwworms, Cochliomyia hominivorax, reared for mass release do not carry and spread foot-and-mouth disease virus and classical swine fever virus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chaudhury, M.F., Ward, G.B., Skoda, S.R., Deng, M.Y., Welch, J.B., McKenna, T.S. 2008. Screwworms, Cochliomyia hominivorax, reared for mass release do not carry and spread foot-and-mouth disease virus and classical swine fever virus. Journal of Insect Science. 8:62.
A Cellulose Fiber-Based Diet for Screwworm (Diptera: Calliphoridae) Larvae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chaudhury, M.F., Skoda, S.R. 2007. A cellulose fiber-based diet for screwworm (Diptera: Calliphoridae) larvae. Journal of Economic Entomology. 100(1):241-245.
Insect Diet, Feeding and Nutrition - (Book / Chapter)
Chaudhury, M.F. 2009. Insect diet, feeding and nutrition. In: Schneider, J.C., editor. Principles and Procedures for Rearing High Quality Insects. Mississippi State, MS: Mississippi State University. p. 121-143.
Can Screwworm Carry and Spread Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus and Classical Swine Fever Virus? - (Other)
Chaudhury, M.F., Ward, G.B., Deng, M.Y., Montez, J., Kenney, M., Skoda, S.R., Mckenna, T.S. 2005. Can screwworm carry and spread foot-and-mouth disease virus and classical swine fever virus? The 2005 ESA Annual Meeting and Exhibition, December 17, 2005, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Management of Myiasis: Current Status and Future Prospects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Colwell, D.D., Scholl, P.J., Losson, B., Boulard, C., Chaudhury, M.F., Graf, J., Jacquiet, P., Dorchies, P., Barillet, F., Carta, A., Scala, A., Bowles, V.M., Sandeman, R.M., Cepeda-Palacios, R., Wall, R., Cruickshank, I., French, N.P., Smith, K.E., Panadero-Fontan, R., Otranto, D. 2004. Management of myiasis: current status and future prospects. Veterinary Parasitology 125:93-104.
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