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AUGUSTINOS, A.A., A. TARGOVSKA, E. CANCIO-MARTINEZ, C. CÁCERES, A. ZACHAROPOULOU, K. BOURTZIS et al. (2017). Ceratitis capitata genetic sexing strains: laboratory evaluation of strains from mass-rearing facilities worldwide. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 164: 305-317.
CHAKROUN S., P. REMPOULAKI, K. LEBDI-GRISSA and M.J.B. VREYSEN (2017). Gamma irradiation of the carob or date moth Ectomyelois ceratoniae: dose–response effects on egg hatch, fecundity, and survival. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 164: 257-268.
CHIKOWORE, G., A.H. DICKO, P. CHINWADA, M. ZIMBA, W. SHERENI, F. ROGER, J. BOUYER and L. GUERRINI (2017). A pilot study to delimit tsetse target populations in Zimbabwe. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 11(5): e0005566.
CULBERT, N.J., R.S. LEES, M.J. VREYSEN, A.C. DARBY and J.R. GILLES (2017). Optimised conditions for handling and transport of male Anopheles arabiensis: effects of low temperature, compaction, and ventilation on male quality. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 164: 276-283.
DE BEER, C.J., P. MOYABA, S.N. BOIKANYO, H. YAMADA, M.J. VREYSEN et al. (2017). Evaluation of radiation sensitivity and mating performance of Glossina brevipalpis males. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 11(3): e0005473.
DIALL, O., G. CECCHI, R. ARGILÉS-HERRERO, M.J.B. VREYSEN, J. BOUYER et al. (2017). Developing a progressive control pathway for African animal trypanosomosis. Trends in Parasitology 33: 499-509.
DIEVAL, F., J. BOUYER and J.-F. FAFET (2017). An improved extraction method for surface dosage of insecticides on treated textile fabrics. Malaria Journal 16(1):14.
DOHINO, T., G.J. HALLMAN, T.G. GROUT, A.R. CLARKE, R. PEREIRA et al. (2017). Phytosanitary treatments against Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephri-tidae): Current situation and future prospects. Journal of Economic Entomology 110(1):67-79.
DOUDOUMIS V., F. BLOW, A.G. PARKER, A.M.M. ABD-ALLA, K. BOURTZIS et al. (2017). Challenging the Wigglesworthia, Sodalis, Wolbachia symbiosis dogma in tsetse flies: Spiroplasma is present in both laboratory and natural populations. Scientific Reports 7: 4699.
DROSOPOULOU, E., C. PANTELIDOU, A. GARIOU-PAPALEXIOU, A.A. AUGUSTINOS, K. BOURTZIS et al. (2017) The chromosomes and the mitogenome of Ceratitis fasciventris (Diptera: Tephritidae): two genetic approaches towards the Ceratitis FAR species complex resolution. Scientific Reports 7: 4877.
ENKERLIN, W.R., J.M. GUTIÉRREZ RUELAS, C. CÁCERES BARRIOS, J. REYES FLORES, J. HENDRICHS et al. (2017) The Moscamed Regional Programme: review of a success story of area-wide sterile insect technique application. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 164:188-203.
GARZIERA, L., M. C. PEDROSA, F. ALMEIDA DE SOUZA, M. GOMEZ and D. OLIVEIRA CARVALHO (2017). Effect of interruption of over-flooding releases of transgenic mosquitoes over wild population of Ae-des aegypti: two case studies in Brazil. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 164: 327-339.
GOMEZ-SIMUTA, Y., E. HERNANDEZ, P. LIEDO, A. ESCOBAR-LOPEZ, P. MONTOYA, G.J. HALLMAN et al(2017). Tolerance of Mango cv. 'Ataulfo' to Irradiation with Co-60 vs. Hydrothermal Phytosanitary Treatment. Radiation Physics and Chemistry 139:27-32.
HALLMAN, G.J. (2017). Process control in phytosanitary irradiation of fresh fruits and vegetables as a mod-el for other phytosanitary treatment processes. Food Control 72(B):372-377.
HALLMAN, G.J., E.I. CANCIO MARTÍNEZ, C.E. CÁCERES BARRIOS, M.J.B. VREYSEN, V. WORNOAYPORN et al. (2017). Phytosanitary cold treatment against Anastrepha grandis (Macquart) (Diptera: Tephritidae). Florida Entomologist 100: 29-31.
KARIITHI, H.M., X. YAO, F. YU, P.E. TEAL, C.P. VERHOEVEN and D.G. BOUCIAS (2017). Responses of the housefly, Musca domestica, to the Hytrosavirus replication: Impacts on host's vitellogenesis and immunity. Frontiers in Microbiology 8: 583.
KYRITSIS, G.A., A.A. AUGUSTINOS, C. CÁCERES and K. BOURTZIS (2017). Medfly gut microbiota and enhancement of the sterile insect technique: similarities and differences of Klebsiella oxytoca and Enterobacter sp. AA26 probiotics during the larval and adult stages of the VIENNA 8D53+ genetic sexing strain. Frontiers in Microbiology 8: 2064.
MAIGA, H., N. S. BIMBILE-SOMDA, H. YAMADA, W. MAMAI, F. BALESTRINO, and J.R.L. GILLES et al. (2017). Enhancements to the mass-rearing cage for the malaria vector, Anopheles arabiensis for improved adult longevity and egg production. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 164: 269-275.
MAMAI, W., N.S. BIMBILE-SOMDA, H. MAIGA, J.G. JUAREZ, J.R.L. GILLES et al (2017). Optimization of mosquito egg production under mass-rearing setting: effects of cage volume, blood meal source and adult population density for the malaria vector, Anopheles arabiensis. Malaria Journal 16: 41.
MAMAI W., R. HOOD-NOWOTNY R, H. MAIGA, A.B ALI, N.S BIMBILÉ-SOMDA, D.D. SOMA, H. YAMADA, R.S, LEES, J.R.L. GILLES (2017). Reverse osmosis and ultrafiltration for recovery and reuse of larval rearing water in Anopheles arabiensis mass-production: Effect of water quality on larval development and fitness of emerging adults. Acta Tropica 170: 126-133.
MCINNIS, D.O., J. HENDRICHS, T. SHELLY, W. BARR and W. ENKERLIN (2017). Can polyphagous invasive tephritid pest populations escape detection for years under favourable climatic and host conditions? American Entomologist 63 (2): 89-99.
RAS, E., L. BEUKEBOOM, C. CÁCERES and K. BOURTZIS (2017). The role of gut microbiota in mass- rearing of the olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae, and its parasitoids. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 164: 237-256.
SOMA, D.D., H. MAIGA, W. MAMAI, H. YAMADA, J.R.L. GILLES et al (2017). Does mosquito mass-rearing produce an inferior mosquito? Malaria Journal 16(1):357.
SHELLY T.E., D.M. SUCKLING, K. BLOEM, W. ENKERLIN, J. HENDRICHS et al. (2017). To Repeat: Can polyphagous invasive tephritid pest populations remain undetected for years under favourable climatic and host conditions? American Entomologist 63: 224-231.
SCHUTZE, M.K., K. BOURTZIS, S.L. CAMERON, A.R. CLARKE, J. HENDRICHS et al. Taxonomic authority without peer-review versus integrative taxonomy: the case of the Oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dor-salis (Tephritidae). Systematic Entomology 42: 609–620.
SUCKLING, D.M., J.E. CARPENTER, D. CONLONG, P. RENDON, M.J.B. VREYSEN et al (2017). Global range expansion of pest Lepidoptera requires socially acceptable solutions. Biological Invasions 19: 1107-19.
TOLEDO J., P. LIEDO, W. ENKERLIN, S. FLORES and A. VILLASEÑOR (2017). Pathogenicity of three formulations of Beauveria bassiana and efficacy of autoinoculation devices and sterile fruit fly males for dissemination of conidia for the control of Ceratitis capitata. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 164: 340-349.
VIRGINIO, J.F., M. GOMEZ, A. M. PINTO, G. G. ANIELY, C. CACERES et al. (2017). Male sexual competitiveness of two Ceratitis capitate strains, tsl Vienna 8 and OX3864A transgenics, in field cage conditions Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 164: 318-326.
ZACHAROPOULOU, A., A. AUGUSTINOS, E. DROSOPOULOU, K. TSOUMANI, K. BOURTZIS et al. (2017). A review of more than thirty years of cytogenetic studies of Tephritidae in support of sterile in-sect technique and global trade. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 164: 204-225.
ZHANG, D.J., M.C. ZHANG, Y. WU, J.R.L GILLES, H. YAMADA et al. (2017). Establishment of a medi-um-scale mosquito facility: Optimization of the larval mass-rearing unit for Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae). Parasites & Vectors 10: 569.


ABD-ALLA, A.M., H.M. KARIITHI, F. COUSSERANS, A.G. PARKER, M.J. VREYSEN (2016). Comprehensive annotation of the Glossina pallidipes salivary gland hypertrophy virus from Ethiopian tsetse flies: A proteogenomics approach. Journal of General Virology 97: 1010-1031.
AHMAD, S., I.U. HAQ, P. REMPOULAKIS, C. CÁCERES, M.J.B. VREYSEN et al. (2016). Artificial rearing of the olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae (Rossi) (Diptera: Tephritidae) for use in the Sterile Insect Technique: improvements of the egg collection system. International Journal of Industrial Entomology 33: 15-23.
AUGUSTINOS, A.A., I.U. HAQ, A. TARGOVSKA, C. CACERES, K. BOURTZIS A.M. ABD-ALLA et al. (2016). Cryopreservation of embryos of the Mediterranean fruit fly Ceratitis capitata Vienna 8 genetic sexing strain. PLoS One 11(8): e0160232.
BAKRI, A., J. REYES, R. PEREIRA, J. HENDRICHS (2016). How can we better communicate among fruit fly fans?, in: Sabater-Muñoz, B., Vera, T., Pereira, R. and Orankanok, W., (Eds.), Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Fruit Flies of Economic Importance. pp. 127-134.
BALESTRINO, F., F. SCHAFFNER, D.L. FORGIA, A.I. PASLARU, P.R. TORGERSON, et al. (2016). Field evaluation of baited traps for surveillance of Aedes japonicus japonicus in Switzerland. Medical and Veteri-nary Entomology 30: 64-72.
BALESTRINO, F., A. MATHIS, S. LANGS and E. VERONESI (2016). Sterilization of Hulecoeteomyia japonica japonica (= Aedes japonicus japonicus) (Theobald, 1901) by high-energy photon irradiation: implications for a sterile insect technique approach in Eu-rope. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 30:278-285.
BARCLAY, H.J., R. STEACY, W. ENKERLIN and P. VAN DEN DRIESSCHE (2016). Modeling diffusive movement of sterile insects released along aerial flight lines. International Journal of Pest Management 62(3):228-244.
BJELIS, M., L. POPOVIC, M. KIRIDZIJA, G. ORTIZ, R. PEREIRA (2016). Suppression of Mediterranean fruit fly using the Sterile Insect Technique in Neretva River Valley of Croatia, in: Sabater-Muñoz, B., Vera, T., Pereira, R. and Orankanok, W., (Eds.), Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Fruit Flies of Economic Importance. pp. 29-45.
BOURTZIS, K., R.S. LEES, J. HENDRICHS and M.J.B. VREYSEN (2016). More than one rabbit out of the hat: Radiation, transgenic and symbiont-based approaches for sustainable management of mosquito and tsetse fly populations. Acta Tropica 157:115-130.
BOUYER, J., F. CHANDRE, J. GILLES and T. BALDET (2016). Alternative vector control methods to manage the Zika virus outbreak: more haste, less speed. The Lancet. Global health 4(6): e364.
DE BEER, C.J., G.J. VENTER, K. KAPPMEIER GREEN, J. ESTERHUIZEN, M.J.B. VREYSEN et al. (2016). An update of the tsetse fly (Diptera: Glossinidae) distribution and African animal trypanosomosis prevalence in north-eastern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research 83(1): a1172.
DOGAN, M., F. GUNAY, A. PUGGIOLI, F. BALESTRINO, C. ONCU et al. (2016). Establishment of a satellite rearing facility to support the release of sterile Aedes albopictus males. I. Optimization of mass-rearing parameters. Acta Tropica 159:62-68.
ENKERLIN W., A. VILLASEÑOR, S. FLORES, D. MIDGARDEN, E. LIRA et al. (2016). Descriptive analysis of the factors affecting population fluctuation of the Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata, Wied.) in coffee areas located in Guatemala and its implications in IPM Strategies. in: Sabater-Muñoz, B., Vera, T., Pereira, R. and Orankanok, W., (Eds.), Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Fruit Flies of Economic Importance. pp. 46-63.
ENKERLIN, W., P. RENDÓN, A. VILLASEÑOR, Á. VALLE, R. CASTAÑEDA (2016). Integrating bait sta-tions as an IPM component in area-wide fruit fly operational programmes, in: Sabater-Muñoz, B., Vera, T., Pereira, R. and Orankanok, W., (Eds.), Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Fruit Flies of Economic Importance. pp. 162-171.
FLORES, S., P. MONTOYA, L. RUIZ-MONTOYA, A. VILLASEÑOR, W. ENKERLIN et al. (2016). Population fluctuation of Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephri-tidae) as a function of altitude in eastern Guatemala. Environmental Entomology 45(4):802-11.
GARIOU-PAPALEXIOU, A., M.C. GIARDINI, A.A. AUGUSTINOS, C. CACERES, K. BOURTZIS et al. (2016). Cytogenetic analysis of the South American fruit fly Anastrepha fraterculus (Diptera:Tephritidae) species complex: Construction of detailed photographic polytene chromosome maps of the Argentinian Af. sp.1 member. PLoS One 11(6):e0157192.
GIMONNEAU, G., Y. ALIOUM, B. CENE, H. ADAKAL and J. BOUYER et al. (2016). Insecticide and repellent mixture pour-on protects cattle against animal trypanosomosis. PLoS Neglected Tropical Dis-eases 10(12):e0005248.
HALLMAN, G.J. (2016). Generic phytosanitary irradiation treatment for "true weevils" (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) infesting fresh commodities. Florida Entomologist 99(S2):197-201.
HALLMAN, G.J. (2016). Generic phytosanitary irradiation dose of 300 Gy for the Insecta excluding pupal and adult Lepidoptera. Florida Entomologist 99(S2):206-210.
HALLMAN, G.J., D. ZHANG and V. ARTHUR (2016). Generic phytosanitary irradiation dose for phy-tophagous mites (Sarcoptiformes: Acaridae; Trombidiformes: Eriophyidae, Tarsonemidae, Tenuipalpidae, Tetranychidae). Florida Entomologist 99(S2):202-205.
HALLMAN, G.J., J.C. LEGASPI and DARMAWI (2016). Phytosanitary irradiation of Diatraea sac-charalis, D. grandiosella, and Eoreuma loftini (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Florida Entomologist 99(S2):182-185.
HALLMAN, G.J., Y.M. HÉNON, A.G. PARKER and C.M. BLACKBURN (2016). Phytosanitary irradiation: An overview. Florida Entomologist 99(S2):1-13.
HALLMAN, G.J. and D.L. CHAPA (2016). Phytosanitary irradiation of Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Liv-iidae). Florida Entomologist 99(S2):150-152.
HALLMAN, G.J. (2016). Phytosanitary irradiation of Heliothis virescens and Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Florida Entomologist 99(S2):178-181.
HALLMAN, G.J. (2016). Phytosanitary irradiation of the invasive herbivorous terrestrial snail Cornu asper-sum (Stylommatophora: Helicidae). Florida Entomologist 99(S2):156-158.
HALLMAN, G.J. and P. LOAHARANU (2016). Phyto-sanitary irradiation - Development and application. Radiation Physics and Chemistry 129:39-45.
HALLMAN, G.J. and C.M. BLACKBURN (2016). Phytosanitary irradiation. Foods 5:8.
HAQ, I., M.J.B. VREYSEN, M. SCHUTZE, J. HENDRICHS and T. SHELLY (2016). Effects of Methyl eugenol feeding on mating compatibility of Asian population of Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephri-tidae) with African population and with B. carambolae. Journal of Economic Entomology 109(1):148-53.
KARIITHI, H.M., S. BOEREN, E.K. MURUNGI, J.M. VLAK and A.M.M. ABD-ALLA (2016). A proteomics approach reveals molecular manipulators of distinct cellular processes in the salivary glands of Glossina m. morsitans in response to Trypanosoma b. brucei infections. Parasites & Vectors 9:424.
KARIITHI, H.M., I.A. INCE, S. BOEREN, I.K. MEKI, A.M.M. ABD-ALLA et al. (2016). Comparative analy-sis of salivary gland proteomes of two Glossina species that exhibit differential hytrosavirus pathologies. Frontiers in Microbiology 7:89.
KHOURY, H.J., K. MEHTA, V.S. DE BARROS, P.L. GUZZO and A.G. PARKER (2016). Dose assurance service for low energy X ray irradiators using an ala-nine-EPR transfer dosimetry system. Florida Entomologist 99(S2):14-17.
MAÏGA, H., D. DAMIENS, A. DIABATÉ, R.S. LEES, J.R.L. GILLES et al. (2016). Large-scale Anopheles arabiensis egg quantification methods for mass-rearing operations. Malaria Journal 15:72.
MAMAI, W., R.S. LEES, H. MAIGA and J.R.L. GILLES (2016). Reusing larval rearing water and its effect on development and quality of Anopheles arabiensis mosquitoes. Malaria Journal 15:169.
MORAN, Z.R. and A.G. PARKER (2016). Near infra-red imaging as a method of studying tsetse fly (Diptera: Glossinidae) pupal development. Journal of Insect Science 16(1):72.
MUNHENGA, G., B.D. BROOKE, J.R. GILLES, K. SLABBERT, A. KEMP et al. (2016). Mating competi-tiveness of sterile genetic sexing strain males (GAMA) under laboratory and semi-field conditions: Steps to-wards the use of the Sterile Insect Technique to control the major malaria vector Anopheles arabiensis in South Africa. Parasites & Vectors 9:122.
MYERS, S.M., E. CANCIO-MARTINEZ, G.J. HALLMAN, E.A. FONTENOT and M.J.B. VREYSEN (2016). Relative tolerance of six Bactrocera (Diptera: Tephritidae) species to phytosanitary cold treatment. Journal of Economic Entomology 109(6):2341-2347.
PAGABELEGUEM, S., S. RAVEL, M.J. VREYSEN, A. PARKER, J. BOUYER et al. (2016). Influence of tem-perature and relative humidity on survival and fecundity of three tsetse strains. Parasites & Vectors 9:520.
PAGABELEGUEM, S., G. GIMONNEAU, M.T. SECK, M.J.B. VREYSEN, J. BOUYER et al. (2016). A molec-ular method to discriminate between mass-reared sterile and wild tsetse flies during eradication programmes that have a sterile insect technique component. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 10(2): e0004491.
PAPANICOLAOU, A., M.F. SCHETELIG, P. ARENSBURGER, P.W. ATKINSON, K. BOURTZIS et al. (2016). The whole genome sequence of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), reveals insights into the biology and adaptive evolution of a highly invasive pest species. Genome Biology 17(1):192.
REMPOULAKIS, P., G. TARET, I.U. HAQ, V. WORNOAYPORN, S. AHMED, U.S. TOMAS, T. DAMMALAGE, K. GEMBINSKY, G. FRANZ, C. CACERES and M.J.B. VREYSEN (2016). Evaluation of quality production parameters and mating behavior of novel genetic sexing strains of the Mediterranean fruit fly Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Tephritidae). PLoS One 11(6): e0157679.
SABATER-MUÑOZ B, VERA T, PEREIRA R, and ORANKANOK W. Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Fruit Flies of Economic Importance. 2016: xiii + 440.
SALOU, E., J.B. RAYAISSE, D. KABA, V. DJOHAN, J. BOUYER et al. (2016). Variations in attack behav-iours between Glossina palpalis gambiensis and G. tachinoides in a gallery forest suggest host specificity. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 30(4):403-409.
SCHETELIG, M.F., A. TARGOVSKA, J.S. MEZA, K. BOURTZIS and A.M. HANDLER (2016). Tetracycline suppressible female lethality and sterility in the Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens. Insect Molecular Biology 25(4):500-8.
SCOLARI, F., J.B. BENOIT, V. MICHALKOVA, E. AKSOY, A.M.M. ABD-ALLA et al. (2016). The sper-matophore in Glossina morsitans morsitans: Insights into male contributions to reproduction. Scientific reports 6:20334.
SOMDA, M.B., S. CORNELIE, Z. BENGALY, F. MATHIEU-DAUDÉ, J. BOUYER et al. (2016). Identification of a Tsal152-75 salivary synthetic peptide to monitor cattle exposure to tsetse flies. Parasites & Vec-tors 9(1):1-12.
SUCKLING, D.M., J.E. CARPENTER, D. CONLONG, K. BLOEM, M.J.B. VREYSEN et al. (2016). Global range expansion of pest Lepidoptera requires socially acceptable solutions. Biological Invasions 19:1107-19.
SUCKLING, D.M., J.M. KEAN, C. CACERES, J. HENDRICHS, J. REYES-FLORES, and B. C. DOMINIAK (2016). Eradication of Tephritid Fruit Fly Pest Populations: Outcomes and Prospects. Pest Man-agement Science 72: 456-465.
VAN NIEUWENHOVE, G.A., A.V. OVIEDO, J. PEREZ, M.J. RUIZ, G.J. HALLMAN et al. (2016). Gamma radiation phytosanitary treatment for Hemiberlesia lataniae (Hemiptera: Diaspididae). Florida Ento-mologist 99(S2):134-137.
VAN NIEUWENHOVE, G.A., A.V.F. OVIEDO, Y.M. DALTO, J. PEREZ, G.J. HALLMAN et al. (2016). Gamma radiation phytosanitary treatment against Trialeuroides vaporariorum (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae). Flor-ida Entomologist 99(S2):130-3.
VREYSEN, M.J.B., W. KLASSEN and J.E. CARPENTER (2016). Overview of technological advances toward greater efficiency and efficacy in sterile insect-inherited sterility programs against moth pests. Florida Entomologist 99(S1):1-12.
ZHANG, D., R.S. LEES, Z. XI, K. BOURTZIS and J.R.L. GILLES (2016). Combining the Sterile Insect Technique with the Incompatible Insect Technique: III-Robust mating competitiveness of irradiated triple Wolbachia-Infected Aedes albopictus males under semi-field conditions. PLoS One 11(3):e0151864.