Current Research on Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in the Pacific Area

Wednesday, April 6, 2016: 8:00 AM-12:20 PM
Ahi (Pacific Beach Hotel)
Roger Vargas
Nicholas Manoukis

8:40 AM
The dichotomy of suitable and regulatory fruit fly hosts in horticultural trade
Nicanor Liquido, USDA-APHIS-PPQ-CPHST ; Grant T. McQuate, USDA-ARS
9:00 AM
Perceptions about fruit fly host status and potential export threats
Helen Spafford, University of Hawai'i ; Christine Lynch, University of Hawai'i ; Nicanor Liquido, USDA-APHIS-PPQ-CPHST
9:20 AM
The redland oriental fruit fly eradication program in Florida
Trevor Smith, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
9:40 AM
Evolution, biogeography and systematics of the tribe Dacini based on 9 genes
Michael San Jose, University of Hawai'i ; Luc Leblanc, University of Idaho ; Daniel Rubinoff, University of Hawai'i
10:00 AM
11:20 AM
Synergistic / additive interactions among components of food-based baits underlie fruit fly (Tephritidae) attraction
Jaime Pinero, Lincoln University ; Steven Souder, USDA - ARS ; Trevor Smith, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services ; Roger Vargas, USDA - ARS
11:40 AM
Captures of wild male oriental fruit fly (Bactrocera dorsalis) and melon fly (Bactrocera cucurbitae) with SPLATTM containing a mixture of methyl eugenol, cue-lure and spinosad
Steven Souder, USDA - ARS ; Jaime Pinero, Lincoln University ; Helen Spafford, University of Hawai'i ; Bruce Mackey, USDA - ARS ; Agenor Mafra-Neto, ISCA Technologies Inc ; Roger Vargas, USDA - ARS
12:00 PM
Field evaluation of zingerone/cue-lure mixtures in attracting male melon flies (Bactrocera cucurbitae).
Jess Inskeep, University of Hawai'i ; Helen Spafford, University of Hawai'i ; Roger Vargas, USDA - ARS ; Todd Shelly, USDA-APHIS
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