Scientific Papers with participation of FAO/IAEA staff

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ABD-ALLA, A., C. MARIN, A. PARKER and M. VREYSEN (2014). Antiviral drug valacyclovir treatment combined with a clean feeding system enhances the suppression of salivary gland hypertrophy in laboratory colonies of Glossina pallidipes. Parasites & Vectors 7(1):214.
ADAM, Y., J. BOUYER, G-K. DAYO, M.J.B. VREYSEN, A.M.M. ABD-ALLA et al. (2014). Genetic comparisons of Glossina tachinoides populations in three river basins of the Upper West region of Ghana and consequences for tsetse control. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 28: 588-595.
AGEEP T.B., D. DAMIENS, B. ALSHARIF, R.S. LEES, J.R.L. GILLES et al. (2014). Participation of irradiated Anopheles arabiensis males in swarms following field release in Sudan. Malaria Journal 13:484.
AHMAD, S., V. WORNOAYPORN, I.U. HAQ, C. CÁCERES-BARRIOS, M.J.B. VREYSEN et al. (2014). Hybridization and use of grapes as an oviposition substrate improves the adaptation of olive fly Bactrocera oleae (Rossi) (Diptera: Tephritidae) to artificial rearing conditions. International Journal of Industrial Entomology. 29(2) 198-206.
AKSOY, S. G. ATTARDO, M. BERRIMAN, K. BOURTZIS et al. International Glossina Genome Initiative (2014). Genome sequence of the tsetse fly (Glossina morsitans): vector of african trypanosomiasis. Science 344(6182):380-386.
ASSOGBA, B.S., L. DJOGBÉNOU, J. SAIZONOU, A. DIABATÉ, J.R.L. GILLES, et al. (2014). Characterization of swarming and mating behaviour between Anopheles coluzzii and Anopheles melas in a sympatry area of Benin. Acta Tropica 132 Suppl. S53-S63.
AVGUSTINOS, A.A., A.K. ASIMAKOPOULOU, C.A. MORAITI, P. MAVRAGANI-TSIPIDOU, K. BOURTZIS, et al. (2014). Microsatellite and Wolbachia analysis in Rhagoletis cerasi natural populations: Population structuring and multiple infections. Ecology and Evolution 4: 1943-1962.
AVGUSTINOS, A., E. DROSOPOULOU, A. GARIOU-PAPALEXIOU, K. BOURTZIS, P. MAVRAGANI-TSIPIDOU, et al. (2014). The Bactrocera dorsalis species complex: comparative cytogenetic analysis in support of Sterile Insect Technique applications. BMC Genetics, 15 (Suppl. 2): S16.
AVTZIS. D.N., V. DOUDOUMIS, and K. BOURTZIS (2014). Wolbachia infections and mitochondrial diversity of two chestnut feeding Cydia species. PLoS ONE 9(11):e112795.
BALAGAWI, S., K. JACKSON, I. HAQ, R. HOOD-NOWOTNY, C. RESCH, et al. (2014). Nutritional status and the foraging behaviour of Bactrocera tryoni with particular reference to protein bait spray. Physiological Entomology 39(1): 33-43.
BALESTRINO, F., A. PUGGIOLI, R. BELLINI, D. PETRIC and J.R.L, GILLES (2014). Mass production cage for Aedes albopictus (Diptera:Culicidae). Journal Medical Entomology 51(1) 155-163.
BALESTRINO, F., A. PUGGIOLI, J.R.L. GILLES and R. BELLINI (2014). Validation of a new larval rearing unit for Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) mass-rearing. PLoS ONE 9(3): e91914.
BARCLAY, H and J. HENDRICHS (2014). Modeling trapping of fruit flies for detection, suppression, or eradication. In: T. Shelly et al. (eds.) Trapping and the Detection, Control, and Regulation of Tephritid Fruit Flies. Springer, the Netherlands, pp 379-420.
BARCLAY, H.J. and J. HENDRICHS (2014). Models for assessing the male annihilation of Bactrocera spp. with methyl eugenol baits. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 107(1): 81-96.
BARCLAY, H.J., D.O. MCINNIS and J. HENDRICHS (2014). Modeling the area-wide integration of male annihilation and the simultaneous release of methyl-eugenol-exposed Bactrocera spp. sterile males. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 107(1): 97-112.
BELLINI, R., A. PUGGIOLI, F. BALESTRINO, P. BRUNELLI, A. MEDICI, et al. (2014). Sugar administration to newly emerged Aedes albopictus males increases their survival probability and mating performance. Acta Tropica 132 Suppl. S116-S123.
BO, W., S. AHMAD, T. DAMMALAGE, U. STO TOMAS, V. WORNOAYPORN, I. UL HAQ, C. CÁCERES-BARRIOS, M.J.B. VREYSEN, J. HENDRICHS, et al. (2014). Mating compatibility between Bactrocera invadens and Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 107: 623-629.
BOURTZIS, K., S. DOBSON, Z. XI, J.L. RASGON, M. CALVITI, J.R.L. GILLES, et al. (2014). Harnessing mosquito-Wolbachia symbiosis for vector and disease control. Acta Tropica 132 Suppl. S150-S163.
BOUYER, F., M.T. SECK, A. DICKO, B. SALL, M.J.B. VREYSEN, et al. (2014) Ex-ante benefit-cost analysis of the eradication of a Glossina palpalis gambiensis population in the Niayes of Senegal. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 8(8):e3112.
BRELSFOARD, C., G. TSIAMIS, M. FALCHETTO, L. GOMULSKI, K. BOURTZIS, et al. (2014). Presence of extensive Wolbachia symbiont insertions discovered in the genome of its host Glossina morsitans morsitans. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 8(4):e2728.
CÁCERES-BARRIOS, C., J. HENDRICHS and M.J.B. VREYSEN (2014). Development and improvement of rearing techniques for fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) of economic importance. International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 34: (S1) S1-S12.
CARVALHO, D.O., A.L. COSTA-DA-SILVA, R.S. LEES and M.L. CAPURRO (2014). Two step male release strategy using transgenic mosquito lines to control transmission of vector-borne diseases. Acta Tropica 132 Suppl. S170-S177.
CECCHI, G., M. PAONE, U. FELDMANN, M.J.B. VREYSEN, O. DIALL et al. (2014). Assembling a geospatial database of tsetse-transmitted animal trypanosomosis for Africa. Parasites & Vectors 7:39.
CHADEE, D.D. and J.R.L. GILLES (2014). The diel copulation periodicity of the mosquito, Aedes aegypti (L.) (Diptera: Culicidae) at indoor and outdoor sites in Trinidad, West Indies. Acta Tropica 132 Suppl. S91-S95.
CHADEE, D.D., J.M. SUTHERLAND and J.R.L GILLES (2014). Diel sugar feeding and reproductive behaviours of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in Trinidad: With implications for mass release of sterile mosquitoes. Acta Tropica 132 Suppl. S86-S90.
DABIRÉ, K.R., P.S. SAWADOGO, D.F. HIEN, R.S. LEES, J.R.L. GILLES et al. (2014). Occurrence of natural Anopheles arabiensis swarms in an urban area of Bobo-Dioulasso city, Burkina Faso, West Africa. Acta Tropica 132 Suppl. S35-S41.
DEVESCOVI, F., S. ABRAHAM, A.K.P. RORIZ, N. NOLAZCO, C. CÁCERES-BARRIOS, et al (2014). Ongoing speciation within the Anastrepha fraterculus cryptic species complex: the case of the Andean morphotype. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 152: 238-247.
DICKO, A.H., R. LANCELOT, M.T. SECK, L. GUERRINI, M., M.J.B. VREYSEN, et al. (2014). Using species distribution models to optimize vector control in the framework of the tsetse eradication campaign in Senegal. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111(28) 10149-10154.
DONG, Y.C., L. WAN, R. PEREIRA, N. DESNEUX and C.Y. NIU (2014). Feeding and mating behavior of Chinese citrus fly Bactrocera minax (Diptera: Tephritidae) in the field. Journal of Pest Science 87: 647–657.
ESTES, A.M., D.F. SEGURA, A. JESSUP, V. WORNOAYPORN and E.A. PIERSON (2014). Effect of the symbiont Candidatus Erwinia dacicola on mating success of the olive fly Bactrocera oleae (Diptera: Tephritidae). International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 34: (S1) S123-S131.
FELDMANN, U. and P.D. READY (2014). Applying GIS and population genetics for managing livestock insect pests: Case studies of tsetse and screwworm flies Acta Tropica. 138: (Suppl.) S1-S5.
GILLES, J.R.L., M. SCHETELIG, F. SCOLARI, G. FRANZ, K. BOURTZIS et al. (2014). Towards mosquito Sterile Insect Technique programmes: exploring genetic, molecular, mechanical and behavioural methods of sex separation in mosquitoes. Acta Tropica 132 Suppl. S178-S187.
HAQ, I., M.J.B. VREYSEN, C. CÁCERES-BARRIOS, T.E. SHELLY and J. HENDRICHS (2014). Methyl eugenol aromatherapy enhances competitiveness of male Bactrocera carambolae Drew & Hancock (Diptera: Tephritidae) mating competitiveness. Journal of Insect Physiology 68, 1-6.
HAQ, I., M.J.B. VREYSEN, P.E.A. TEAL and J. HENDRICHS (2014). Methoprene application and diet protein supplementation to male melon fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae, modifies female remating behaviour. Insect Science 21: 637-646.
IYALOO D.P., K.B. ELAHEE, A. BHEECARRY and R.S. LEES (2014). Guidelines to site selection for population surveillance and mosquito control trials: A case study from Mauritius. Acta Tropica 132 Suppl. S140-S149.
JANG, E.B., W. ENKERLIN, C. MILLER and J. REYES-FLORES (2014). Trapping related to phytosanitary status and trade. In: T. Shelly et al. (Eds.) Trapping and the Detection, Control, and Regulation of Tephritid Fruit Flies. Springer, the Netherlands, pp 589-608.
JUAN-BLASCO, M., B. SABATER-MUÑOZ, I. PLA, R. ARGILÉS, P. CASTAÑERA, et al. (2014). Estimating SIT-driven population reduction in the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata, from sterile mating. Bulletin of Entomological Research 104, 233-242.
LEES, R.S., B. KNOLS, R. BELLINI, M.Q. BENEDICT, J.R.L. GILLES, et al. (2014). Review: Improving our knowledge of male mosquito biology in relation to genetic control programmes. Acta Tropica 132 Suppl. S2-S11.
MADAKACHERRY, O., R.S. LEES and J.R.L. GILLES (2014). Aedes albopictus (Skuse) males in laboratory and semi-field cages: release ratios and mating competitiveness. Acta Tropica 132 Suppl. S124-S129.
MAÏGA, H., A. NIANG, S. SAWADOGO, R.S. LEES, J.R.L. GILLES, et al. (2014). Role of nutritional reserves and body size in Anopheles gambiae males mating success. Acta Tropica 132 Suppl. S102-S107.
MAÏGA H., D. DAMIENS, A. NIANG, R.S. LEES, J.R.L. GILLES et al. (2014). Mating competitiveness of sterile male Anopheles coluzzii in large cages. Malaria 13: 460.
MARTINEZ J., B. LONGDON, S. BAUER, Y. CHAN, K. BOURTZIS, et al. (2014). Symbionts commonly provide broad spectrum resistance to viruses in insects: a comparative analysis of Wolbachia strains. PLoS Pathogens 10(9):e1004369.
MAVRAGANI-TSIPIDOU P., A. ZACHARO-POULOU, E. DROSOPOULOU, A.A. AUGUSTINOS, K. BOURTZIS and F. MAREC (2014). Protocols for cytogenetic mapping of arthropod genomes: Tephritid fruit flies of economic importance. In: I. Sakharov ed. Protocols for cytogenetic mapping of arthropod genomes. CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, LLC, Florida, USA pp. 1-62.
MEHTA K., A. PARKER and F. TESSIER (2014). Gafchromic® film dosimetry for low energy X radiation. Radiation Measurements 67: 48-54.
MUBARQUI, R., R.C. PEREZ, R.A. KLADT, J.L. ZAVALA LOPEZ, A. PARKER, et al. (2014). The smart aerial release machine, a universal system for applying the sterile insect technique. PLoS ONE 9(7): e103077.
MUTIKA, G.N., I. KABORE, A.G. PARKER and M.J.B. VREYSEN (2014). Storage of male Glossina palpalis gambiensis pupae at low temperature: effect on emergence, mating and survival. Parasites & Vectors 7(1): 465.
NDO C., H. YAMADA, D.D. DAMIENS, S. N’DO, J.R.L. GILLES et al. (int2014). X-ray sterilization of the An. arabiensis genetic sexing strain ‘ANOIPCL1’ at pupal and adult stages. Acta Tropica 131: 124–128.
OLIVA, C.F., D. DAMIENS and M.Q. BENEDICT (2014). Male reproductive biology of Aedes mosquitoes. Acta Tropica 132 Suppl. S12-S19.
OLIVA, C.F., M.J.B. VREYSEN, S. DUPÉ, J.R.L. GILLES, R.S. LEES, et al. (2014). Current status and future challenges for controlling malaria with the sterile insect technique: technical and social perspectives. Acta Tropica 132 Suppl. S130-S139.
PAPASOTIROPOULOS, V., G. TSIAMIS, C. PAPAIOANNOU, P. IOANNIDIS, K. BOURTZIS, et al. (2014). A molecular phylogenetic study of aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) based on mitochondrial DNA sequence analysis. Journal of Biological Research Thessaloniki 20: 195-207.
REMPOULAKIS, P., S. AHMAD, T. DAMMALAGE, U.S. TOMAS, M.J.B. VREYSEN, et al. (2014). Conserved metallomics in two insect families evolving separately for a hundred million years. BioMetals 27: 1323-1335.
SAWADOGO, S., P.M. NAMOUNTOUGOU, K.H. TOÉ, R.S. LEES, J.R.L. GILLES, et al. (2014). Swarming behaviour in natural populations of Anopheles gambiae M and S forms: Review of 4 years survey in rural areas of sympatry, Burkina Faso (West Africa). Acta Tropica 132 Suppl. S42-S52.
RESILVA, S.S and R. PEREIRA (2014). Age and temperature related pupal eye colour changes in various tephritid fruit fly species with a view to optimizing irradiation timing. International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 34: (S1) S59-65.
VREYSEN, M.J.B., K. SALEH, F. MRAMBA, A. PARKER, U. FELDMANN, et al. (2014). Sterile insects to enhance agricultural development: the case of sustainable tsetse eradication on Unguja Island, Zanzibar, using an area-wide integrated pest management approach. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 8(5): e2857.
YAHOUÉDO G.A., L. DJOGBÉNOU, J. SAÏZONOU, J. GILLES, H. MAÏGA et al. (2014). Effect of three larval diets on larval development and male sexual performance of Anopheles gambiae s.s. Acta tropica 132, Suppl. April 2014, Pages S96–S101.
YAMADA, H., A.G. PARKER, C.F. OLIVA, F. BALESTRINO and J.R.L. GILLES (2014). X-ray-induced sterility in Aedes albopictus and male longevity following irradiation. Journal of Medical Entomology 51 (4): 811-816.
YAMADA, H., M.J.B. VREYSEN, J.R.L. GILLES, G. MUNHENGA and D. DAMIENS (2014). The effects of genetic manipulation, dieldrin treatment, and irradiation on the mating competitiveness of male Anopheles arabiensis in field cages. Malaria Journal 13: 318.
ZEPEDA-CISNEROS, C.S., J.S.M. HERNÁNDEZ, V. GARCÍA-MARTÍNEZ, J. IBAÑEZ-PALACIOS, G. FRANZ et al. (2014). Development, genetic and cytogenetic analyses of genetic sexing strains of the Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens Loew (Diptera: Tephritidae). BMC Genetics, 15 (Suppl. 2): S1.