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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Charmaine D Sylva
Tropical Crop and Commodity Protection Research
Biological Science Technician (Insects)

Phone: (808) 959-4348
Fax: (808) 959-5470
64 NOWELO STREET
HILO, HI, 96720


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Assessment of Navel oranges, Clementine tangerines and Rutaceous fruits as hosts of Bactrocera cucurbitae and Bactrocera latifrons(Diptera:Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
McQuate, G.T., Follett, P.A., Liquido, N.J., Sylva, C.D. 2015. Assessment of Navel oranges, Clementine tangerines and Rutaceous fruits as hosts of Bactrocera cucurbitae and Bactrocera latifrons(Diptera:Tephritidae). International Journal of Insect Science. 7:1-9.
Comparative Laboratory Evaluation of Spinosad and Phloxine B As Toxicants in Protein Baits for Suppression of Three Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) Species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcquate, G.T., Peck, S.L., Barr, P.G., Sylva, C.D. 2005. Comparative Laboratory Evaluation of Spinosad and Phloxine B as Toxicants in Protein Baits for Suppression of Three Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) Species. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98: 1170-1178
Efficacy of Suppression of Mediterranean Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) in a Persimmon Orchard Through Bait Sprays in Adjacent Coffee Plantings - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcquate, G.T., Sylva, C.D., Jang, E.B. 2005. Efficacy of suppression of mediterranean fruit fly (diptera: tephritidae) in a persimmon orchard through bait sprays in adjacent coffee plantings. Journal of Applied Entomology 129: 110-117.
Active Ingredients in Cade Oil Which Synergize the Attractiveness of Alpha-Ionol to Male Bactrocera Latifrons (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcquate, G.T., Keum, Y., Sylva, C.D., Li, Q.X., Jang, E.B. 2004. Active ingredients in cade oil which synergize the attractiveness of alpha-ionol to male bactrocera latifrons (diptera: tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 97:862-870.
Assessment of Corn Pollen As Food Source for Two Tephritid Fruit Fly Species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcquate, G.T., Jones, G.D., Sylva, C.D. 2003. Assessment of corn pollen as food source for two tephritid fruit fly species. Journal of Environmental Entomology. 32:141-150.
Last Modified: 3/31/2015
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