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Opiine Parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) of Oriental Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) on Kauai Island, Hawaii: Islandwide Relative Abundance and Parasitism Rates in Wild and Orchard Guava Habitats
During a 2-yr survey of Kauai Island, four species of opiine parasitoids were recovered from host fruits infested with Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) [= Dacus dorsalis Hendel]; Biosteres arisanusExpand
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Capture of Mediterranean Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) Using Color Inserts in TriInedlure-Baited Jackson Traps
Tests of the capture of wild Mediterranean fruit flies, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), were made using a commercially produced adhesive paper available in several different colors as an insert inExpand
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Releases of Psyttalia fletcheri (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) and Sterile Flies to Suppress Melon Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Hawaii
Abstract Ivy gourd, Coccinia grandis (L.) Voigt, patches throughout Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Island, HI, were identified as persistent sources of melon fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett). TheseExpand
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Preliminary Field Tests on the Suitability of Amdro and Distance in Ant Bait Container for Control of the Big-Headed Ant, Pheidole megacephala (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
Studies were conducted to (1) select a suitable brand of bait container for use in the control of big-headed ant in an agricultural situations, (2) determine the short-term effects environmentalExpand
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Design and Relative Efficiency of Mediterranean Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) Bucket Traps
We examined responses of male Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), to bucket and modified bucket traps with different entrance hole sizes and colors. Except for wild fly capturesExpand
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Survey of Dacus cucurbitae Coquillett (Diptera: Tephritidae) infestations in the cultivated and weedy forms of Momordica charantia L. (Cucurbitaceae).
Melon fly, Dacus cucurbitae Coquillett, infestation surveys in bitter melons in Hawaii have been reported from Momordica sp., Momordica charantia L., and Momordica bahamina L. in the HawaiianExpand
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Attraction ofBactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) and Nontarget Insects to Methyl Eugenol Bucket Traps with Different Preservative Fluids on Oahu Island, Hawaiian Islands
Abstract Attraction of oriental fruit fly,Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae), and nontarget insects to preservative fluids ethylene glycol antifreeze, propylene glycol antifreeze, orExpand
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Response of Nontarget Insects to Methyl Eugenol, Cue-Lure, Trimedlure, and Protein Bait Bucket Traps on Kauai Island, Hawaii, USA
Captures of nontarget insects inside fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) traps placed in native habitats at three localities on Kauai Island, Hawaiian Islands were evaluated. Significantly greaterExpand
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Nontarget Arthropods Captured in Cue-lure Baited Bucket Traps at Area-Wide Pest Management Implementation Sites in Kamuela and Kula, Hawaiian Islands
Introduction An area-wide integrated pest management (AWPM) program began in the Hawaiian Islands in October, 1999 to demonstrate the feasibility of suppressing populations of three economicallyExpand
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