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A Sampling of Recent Publications:


Reyes, M. U., Paull, R. E., Armstrong J. W., and Follett, P. A.  2000.  Non-destructive internal inspection of mango fruit with soft X-ray imaging. Acta Hort. 509:787-792.

Armstrong, J. W.  2001.  Quarantine security of bananas at harvest maturity against Mediterranean and oriental fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Hawaii. J. Econ. Entomol. 94(1):302-314.

Vargas, R. I., Peck, S. L., McQuate, G. T., Jackson, C. G., Stark, J. D., and Armstrong, J. W.  2001.  Potential for area wide integrated management of Mediterranean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) with a braconid parasitoid and a novel bait spray. J. Econ. Entomol. 94(4):817-825.

Hollingsworth, R. G., Sewake, K. T., and Armstrong, J. W.  2002.  Scouting methods for detection of thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on dendrobium orchids in Hawaii. Environmental Entomol. 31(3):523-532.

Hollingsworth, R. G., Armstrong, J. W., and Campbell, E.  2002.  Caffeine as a repellent for slugs and snails. Nature 417:915-916. [reprinted in The Hosta Journal, 32(2): 1-3].

Follett, P. A., and Armstrong, J. W.  2004.  Revised irradiation doses to control melon fly, Mediterranean fruit fly, and oriental fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) and a generic dose for Tephritid fruit flies. J. Econ. Entomol. 97(4):1254-1262.

Armstrong, J. W. and Whitehand, L. C.  2005.  Effects of methyl bromide concentration, fumigation time and fumigation temperature on Mediterranean and oriental fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) egg and larval survival. J. Econ. Entomol. 98:1116-1125.

Wang, S., Monzon, M., Gazit, Y., Tang, J., Mitcham, E., and Armstrong, J.  2005.  Temperature dependent dielectric properties of subtropical and tropical fruits and insects.  ASAE. 48(5): 1873-1881.

Armstrong, J.W., Bustillo, A.E., and Peña, J.E.  2006.  Infestation risk analysis for coffee berry borer (Hypothenemus hampei (Ferrari)) (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) in processed green coffee beans.  Entomological Society of America, Indianapolis, Indiana, 12/17-21/06.

Ma, Haile, Pan, Zhongli, Li, Baoguo, Olson, D. A., Wall, M. M., McHugh, T. H., and Armstrong, J.W.  2007.  Properties of extruded expandable breadfruit products.  Proc. CIGR World Congress Meetings, 2007 CIGR Int’l. Symposium, Naples, Italy, 09/24-24/06

Armstrong, J. W., and Follett, P. A.  2007.  Hot-water immersion quarantine treatment against Mediterranean fruit fly and oriental fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) eggs and larvae in litchi and longan fruit exported from Hawaii.  J. Econ. Entomol. 100(4):1091-1097.

Tang, J., Wang, S., and Armstrong, J. W.  2007.  Thermal treatment protocol development and scale-up, pp. 291-310.  In Tang, J, Mitcham, E., Wang, S., and Lurie, S. [Eds.], Heat treatments for postharvest pest control, CAB International, Wallingford, Oxon, UK.  349 pp.

Armstrong, J. W., and Mangan, R. L.  2007.  Commercial quarantine heat treatments, pp. 311-340.  Ibid.

Armstrong, J. W., Tang, J., and Wang, S.  2009.  Thermal death kinetics of Mediterranean, Malaysian, melon, and oriental fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) eggs and third instars.  J. Econ. Entomol.  102(2):522-532.

Follett, P. A., Armstrong, J. W., and Zee, F. T.  2009. Host status of blueberry to invasive tephritid fruit flies in Hawaii.  J. Econ. Entomol. 102(5):1859-1863.