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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: DEVELOPMENT OF QUARANTINE ALTERNATIVES FOR SUBTROPICAL FRUIT AND VEGETABLE PESTS Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Copula duration, insemination and sperm allocation in Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thomas, D.B., Leal, S.N., Conway, H.E. 2014. Copula duration, insemination and sperm allocation in Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 107(4):858-865.
Mcphersonarcys, a new genus for Pentatomaaequalis Say (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thomas, D.B. 2012. Mcphersonarcys, a new genus for Pentatomaaequalis Say (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). Great Lakes Entomologist. 45(3-4):127-133.
Phylogeography of West Indian fruit fly, Anastrepha obliqua, inferred with mtDNA sequencing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(19-Sep-12)
A calendrical method for predicting generation cycles of the Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae), triggering citrus quarantines in south Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thomas, D.B. 2012. A calendrical method for predicting generation cycles of the Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae), triggering citrus quarantines in south Texas. Subtropical Plant Science. 64:13-17.
Studies in the genus Eleodes Eschscholtz with a revision of the subgenus Melaneleodes Blaisdell and Omegeleodes, new subgenus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Eleodin)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Triplehorn, C., Thomas, D.B. 2011. Studies in the genus Eleodes Eschscholtz with a revision of the subgenus Melaneleodes Blaisdell and Omegeleodes, new subgenus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Eleodin). Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 137(3-4):251-281.
Generic phytosanitary irradiation treatments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hallman, G.J. 2012. Generic phytosanitary irradiation treatments. Radiation Physics and Chemistry. 81(7):861-866.
Effect of x-ray irradiation on the physical and chemical quality of America red globe grape - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kang, F., Hallman, G.J., Wei, Y., Li, Z. 2012. Effect of x-ray irradiation on the physical and chemical quality of America red globe grape. African Journal of Biotechnology. 11(31):7966-7972.
A stink bug, Edessa protera sp. n. (Pentatomidae: Edessinae) in Mexican amber - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poinar Jr, G., Thomas, D.B. 2012. A stink bug, Edessa protera sp. n. (Pentatomidae: Edessinae) in Mexican amber. Historical Biology. 24(2):207-211.
Current and potential trade in horticultural products irradiated for phytosanitary purposes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bustos Griffin, E., Hallman, G.J., Griffin, R.L. 2012. Current and potential trade in horticultural products irradiated for phytosanitary purposes. Radiation Physics and Chemistry. 81(8):1203-1207.
The pros and cons of using irradiation for phytosanitary treatments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cannon, R., Hallman, G.J., Blackburn, C. 2012. The pros and cons of using irradiation for phytosanitary treatments. Outlooks on Pest Management. 22:1-7.
Host status of Meyer and Eureka lemons for Anastrepha A. ludens (Loew) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mangan, R.L., Tarshis Moreno, A.M. 2012. Host status of Meyer and Eureka lemons for Anastrepha A. ludens (Loew). Journal of Economic Entomology. 105:363-370.
Phytosanitary irradiation of Liriomyza trifolii (Diptera: Agromyzidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hallman, G.J., Guo, K., Liu, T. 2011. Phytosanitary irradiation of Liriomyza trifolii (Diptera: Agromyzidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 104:1851-1855.
Is the old world fig, Ficus carica L. (Moraceae), an alternate host for the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri (Kuwayama) (Homoptera: Psyllidae)? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thomas, D.B., De Leon, J.H. 2011. Is the old world fig, Ficus carica L. (Moraceae), an alternate host for the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri (Kuwayama) (Homoptera: Psyllidae)? Florida Entomologist. 94(4):1081-1083.
Developmental arrest in Mexican fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) irradiated in grapefruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thomas, D.B., Hallman, G.J. 2011. Developmental arrest in Mexican fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) irradiated in grapefruit. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 104:1367-1372.
Mexican fruit fly (Diptera: tephritidae) and the phenology of its native host plant, Yellow Chapote (Rutaceae) in Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thomas, D.B. 2012. Mexican fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) and the phenology of its native host plant, Yellow Chapote (Rutaceae) in Mexico. Journal of Entomological Science. 47:1-16.
Phytosanitary irradiation in south Asia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hossain, M., Hallman, G.J., Khan, S.A., Islam, M. 2011. Phytosanitary irradiation in south Asia. Journal of Entomology and Nematology. 3:44-53.
Phytosanitary applications of irradiation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hallman, G.J. 2011. Phytosanitary applications of irradiation. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety. 10:143-151.
Comparison of in vitro heat and cold tolerances of the new invasive species Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae) with three known tephritids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hallman, G.J., Myers, S.W., Jessup, A.J., Islam, A. 2011. Comparison of in vitro heat and cold tolerances of the new invasive species Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae) with three known tephritids. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104:21-25.
Designing practical laboratory procedures for determining host status of commodities to fruit flies using various Anastrepha species as examples - (Proceedings)
Mangan, R.L., Tarshis Moreno, A.M. 2011. Designing practical laboratory procedures for determining host status of commodities to fruit flies using various Anastrepha species as examples. In: Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Fruit Flies of Economic Importance, Sept. 29 - Oct. 01, 2010, Valencia, Spain. p. 78.
Evaluation of the efficacy of the methyl bromide fumigation schedule against Mexican fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) in citrus fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hallman, G.J., Thomas, D.B. 2011. Evaluation of the efficacy of the methyl bromide fumigation schedule against Mexican fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) in citrus fruit. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104:63-68.
Factors affecting ionizing radiation phytosanitary treatments, and implications for research and generic treatments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hallman, G.J., Levang-Brilz, N.M., Zettler, J.L., Winborne, I.C. 2010. Factors affecting ionizing radiation phytosanitary treatments, and implications for research and generic treatments. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103:1950-1963.
Gamma-butyrolactone as a lure for traps targeting the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Homoptera: Psyllidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thomas, D.B. 2010. Gamma-butyrolactone as a lure for traps targeting the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Homoptera: Psyllidae). Subtropical Plant Science. 62:34-37.
El enfoque de sistemas en programas de seguridad cuarentenaria - (Book / Chapter)
Mangan, R.L., Enkerlin, W. 2010. El enfoque de sistemas en programas de seguridad cuarentenaria. In: Montoya, P., Toledo, J., Hernandez, E., editors. Moscas de la Fruta: Fundamentos y Procedimientos para su Manejo. Mexico, D.F.:S y G Editores Press. p. 223-228.
Dispersion y dinamica poblacional - (Book / Chapter)
Thomas, D.B. 2010. Dispersion y dinamica poblacional. In: Montoya,P., Toledo, J., Hernandez,E., editores. Moscas de la fruta: Fundamentos y procedimientos para su manejo. Mexico, D.F.:S y G Editores Press. p. 81-90.
Host status of grapefruit and Valencia oranges for Anastrepha serpentina and Anastrepha ludens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mangan, R.L., Thomas, D.B., Tarshis Moreno, A.M. 2011. Host status of grapefruit and Valencia oranges for Anastrepha serpentina and Anastrepha ludens. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(2):388-397.
Ionizing radiation as a phytosanitary treatment against fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae): Efficacy in naturally versus artificially infested fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hallman, G.J., Thomas, D.B. 2010. Ionizing radiation as a phytosanitary treatment against fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae): Efficacy in naturally versus artificially infested fruit. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(4):1129-1134.
A new species of Eritrachys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae: Ochlerini) from Ecuador (Especie nueva de Eritrachys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae: Ochlerini) de Ecuador - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ortega-Leon, G., Thomas, D.B. 2010. A new species of Eritrachys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae: Ochlerini) from Ecuador (Especie nueva de Eritrachys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae: Ochlerini) de Ecuador. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad. 81(1):61-64.
Grapefruit as a host for the West Indian fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mangan, R.L., Thomas, D.B., Tarshis Moreno, A.M., Robacker, D.C. 2011. Grapefruit as a host for the West Indian fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(1):54-62.
Efficacy of delayed atmospheric modification in a heat/modified atmosphere phytosanitary treatment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hallman, G.J. 2010. Efficacy of delayed atmospheric modification in a heat/modified atmosphere phytosanitary treatment. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103:34-39.
The genus Eleodes Eschscholtz (Coleoptera: tenebrionidae) in Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Triplehorn, C.A., Thomas, D.B., Riley, E.G. 2009. The genus Eleodes eschscholtz (Coleoptera: tenebrionidae) in Texas. The Coleopterists Bulletin. 63:413-437.
Identification of chemicals emitted by calling males of the Sapote fruit fly, Anastrepha serpentina (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(02-Dec-08)
Fruit flies risk analysis: Current situation and perspectives - (Proceedings)
Mangan, R.L. 2008. Fruit flies risk analysis: Current situation and perspectives. Proceedings of the 7th Meeting of the Working Group on Fruit Flies of the Western Hemisphere, Mazatlan, Mexico. p. 168-170.
Phytosanitary post-harvest treatments as an integral part of a systems approach for pest control - (Proceedings)
Mangan, R.L. 2008. Phytosanitary post-harvest treatments as an integral part of a systems approach for pest control. Proceedings of the 32nd North American Plant Protection Organization (NAPPO) Annual Meeting, Guadalajara, Mexico. p. 5-10.
Ionizing radiation as a phytosanitary treatment against European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in ambient, low oxygen, and cold conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hallman, G.J., Hellmich II, R.L. 2009. Ionizing radiation as a phytosanitary treatment against European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in ambient, low oxygen, and cold conditions. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102:64-68.
Ionizing Irradiation of Adults of Angoumois Grain Moth (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) and Indianmeal Moth (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) to Prevent Reproduction and Implications for a Generic Irradiation Treatment for Insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hallman, G.J., Phillips, T.W. 2008. Ionizing irradiation of adults of Angoumois grain moth (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) and Indianmeal moth (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) to prevent reproduction and implications for a generic irradiation treatment for insects. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101:1051-1056.
Nontoxic Antifreeze for Insect Traps - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thomas, D.B. 2008. Nontoxic antifreeze for insect traps. Entomological News. 119:361-365.
Mortalidad de larvas de Anastrepha ludens (Loew) (Diptera: Tephritidae) en mangos utilizando tratamiento hidrotermico e hidroenfriado - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hernandez, E., Mangan, R.L., Neck, J.S., Rivera, P., Toledo, J. 2007. Mortalidad de larvas de Anastrepha ludens (Loew) (Diptera: Tephritidae) en mangos utilizando tratamiento hidrotermico e hidroenfriado. Folia Entomologica Mexicana. 46(1):53-64.
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