University of California

Publications - Insect Control

Ethyl Formate Fumigation of Dry and Semidry Date Fruits: Experimental Kinetics, Modeling, and Lethal Effect on Carob Moth

Haithem Bessi, Sihem Bellacha, Kaouthar Grissa Lebdi, Veronique Bikoba, Elizabeth J. Mitcham

Date, Insect Control
March 22, 2015

Progress in Heat Treatments

Sandra Escribano, Elizabeth J. Mitcham

Insect Control
2014

Postharvest Control of Western Flower Thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) and California Red Scale (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) with Ethyl Formate and Its Impact on Citrus Fruit Quality

Francine Pupin, Veronique Bikoba, William V. Biasi, Gabriel M. Pedroso, Yuling Ouyang, Elizabeth E. Grafton-Cardwell, Elizabeth J. Mitcham

Citrus Fruit, Insect Control
2013

Controlled atmosphere treatment for control of grape mealybug, Pseudococcus maritimus (Phrhorn) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), on harvest table grapes

Yong-Biao Liu

Grape, Insect Control, Modified Atmospheres
2013

Susceptibility of Persea spp. and Other Lauraceae to Attack by Redbay Ambrosia Beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae)

J. E. Peña, D. Carrillo R. E. Duncan, J. L. Capinera, G. Brar, S. McLean,
M. L. Arpaia, E. Focht, J. A. Smith, M. Hughes and P. E. Kendra

Avocado, Insect Control
2012

Heat-Controlled Atmosphere Postharvest Treatments for Macchiademus diplopterus (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae) and Phlyctinus callosus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)

S.A. Johnson, and L.B. Neven

Insect Control
2011

Oxygen Enhances Phosphine Toxicity for Postharvest Pest Control

Yong-Biao Liu

Insect Control
2011

Recent Advances in Development of Ultralow Oxygen Treatment for Postharvest Pest Control on Perishable Commodities

Yong-Biao Liu

Insect Control
September 2010

Ultralow Oxygen Treatment for Control of Planococcus ficus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) on Grape Benchgrafts

Yong-Biao Liu, Larry J. Bettiga, and Kent M. Daane

Grape, Insect Control
2010

Control of Citrus Postharvest Decay by Ammonia Gas Fumigation and Its Influence on the Efficacy of the Fungicide Imazalil

Clara Montesinos-Herrero, Joseph L. Smilanick, J. Steven Tebbets, Spencer Walse, and Lluís Palou

Citrus Fruit, Insect Control
2011

Integration of Continuous Biofumigation with Muscodor Albus with Pre-Cooling Fumigation with Ozone or Sulfur Dioxide to Control Postharvest Gray Mold of Table Grapes

Franka Mlikota Gablera, Julien Mercierc,, J.I. Jiménez,and J.L. Smilanick

Grape, Insect Control
2010

Potential of Heated Controlled Atmosphere Postharvest Treatments for the Control of Thaumatotibia Leucotreta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)

S.A. Johnson, and L.G. Neven

Insect Control
2010

Effects of Temperature and Controlled Atmospheres on Codling Moth Metabolism

Lisa G. Neven and Lee D. Hansen

Insect Control
2010

Postharvest Management of Insects in Horticultural Products by Conventional and Organic Means, Primarily for Quarantine Purposes

Lisa G. Neven

Insect Control
2010

Journal Publications: Judy Johnson USDA - ARS

Judy Johnson

Insect Control
December 2009

Generic Radiation Quarantine Treatments: The Next Steps

Peter A. Follett

Insect Control, Ionizing Radiation
August 2009

Efficacy of the Biofumigant Fungus Muscodor albus for Control of Codling Moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in Simulated Storage Conditions

L.A. Lacey, D.R. Horton, D.C. Jones, H.L. Headrick, and L.G. Neven

Apple, Insect Control
2009

Temperature and Moisture Dependent Eielectric Properties of Legume Flour Associated with Dielectric Heating

Wenchuan Guo, Shaojin Wang, Gopal Tiwari, Judy A. Johnson, Juming Tang

Insect Control, Legumes
2009

Response of Postharvest Tree Nut Lepidopteran Pests to Vacuum Treatments

J.A. Johnson, and J.L. Zettler

Dried Fruits and Nuts, Insect Control
2009

Determining Thermotolerance of Fifth-instar Cydia pomonella (L.) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) and Amyelois transitella (Walker) Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) by Three Different Methods

S. Wang, J.A. Johnson, J.D. Hansen, J. Tang

Insect Control
2009

The Occurrence of Codling Moth in Low Latitude Countries: Validation of Pest Distribution Reports

Michael J. Willett, Lisa Neven, and Charles E. Miller

Insect Control
2009

Organic Quarantine Treatments for Tree Fruits

Lisa G. Neven

Insect Control, Organic Produce
2008

Development of a Model System for Rapid Assessment of Insect Mortality in Heated Controlled Atmosphere Quarantine Treatments

Lisa G. Neven

Insect Control
2008

Ultralow Oxygen Treatment for Postharvest Control of Western Flower Thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), on Iceberg Lettuce I. Effects of Temperature, Time, and Oxygen Level on Insect Mortality and Lettuce Quality

Yong-Biao Liu

Insect Control, Lettuce
2008

Low Temperature Phosphine Fumigation for Postharvest Control of Western Flower Thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on Lettuce, Broccoli, Asparagus, and Strawberry

Yong-Biao Liu

Asparagus, Broccoli, Insect Control, Lettuce, Strawberry
2008

Ultralow Oxygen Treatment for Postharvest Control of Western Flower Thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), on Iceberg Lettuce II. Effects of Pre-Treatment Storage on Lettuce Quality

Yong-Biao Liu

Insect Control, Lettuce
2008

Ultralow Oxygen Treatment for Control of Latrodectus hesperus (Araneae: Theridiidae) on Harvested Table Grapes

Yong-Biao, Kent M. Daane, J. Steve Tebbets, and Larry Bettiga

Grape, Insect Control
2008

Effect of Radio frequency Heating on the Quality of 'Fuyu' Persimmon Fruit as a Treatment for Control of the Mexican Fruit Fly

Maria E. Monzon, Bill Biasi, Elizabeth J. Mitcham, Shaojin Wang, Juming Tang, Guy J. Hallman

Insect Control, Persimmon
February 2007

Industrial-Scale Radio Frequency Treatments for Insect Control in Walnuts
II: Insect Mortality and Product Quality

S. Wang, M. Monzon, J.A. Johnson, E.J. Mitcham, J. Tang

Insect Control, Walnut
2007

Industrial-Scale Radio Frequency Treatments for Insect Control in Walnuts
I: Heating Uniformity and Energy Efficiency

S. Wang, M. Monzon, J.A. Johnson, E.J. Mitcham, J. Tang

Insect Control, Walnut
2007

Ethyl Formate as a Postharvest Fumigant for Selected Pests of Table Grapes

T. Simpson, V. Bikoba, C. Tipping, and E.J. Mitcham

Grape, Insect Control
2007

Ultralow Oxygen Treatment for Postharvest Control of Western Flower Thrips on Broccoli

Yong-Biao Liu

Broccoli, Insect Control
2007

Potential for High Hydrostatic Pressure Processing to Control Quarantine Insects in Fruit

Lisa Neven, Peter A. Follett, and Errol Raghubeer

Insect Control
2007

Effect of high-pressure hot-water washing treatment on fruit quality, insects, and disease in apples and pears Part I. System description and the effect on fruit quality of ‘d’Anjou’ pears

Jinhe Bai, Eugene A. Mielke, Paul M. Chen, Robert A. Spotts, Maryna Serdani, James D. Hansen, Lisa G. Neven

Apple, Insect Control, Pear
January 2006

Effect of high-pressure hot-water washing treatment on fruit quality,insects, and disease in apples and pears Part III. Use of silicone-based materials and mechanical methods to eliminate surface pests

J.D. Hansen, M.L. Heidt, L.G. Neven, E.A. Mielke, J. Bai, P.M. Chen, R.A. Spotts

Apple, Insect Control, Pear
January 2006

Effect of high-pressure hot water washing treatment on fruit quality,insects, and disease in apples and pears Part IV: Use of silicone-based materials and mechanical methods to eliminate surface arthropod eggs

Lisa G. Neven, James D. Hansen, Robert A. Spotts, Maryna Serdani, Eugene A. Mielke, Jinhe Bai, Paul M. Chen, Peter G. Sanderson

Apple, Insect Control, Pear
January 2006

Confirmation and Efficacy Tests Against Codling Moth and Oriental Fruit Moth in Apples Using Combination Heat and Controlled Atmosphere Treatments

Lisa G. Neven, and Linda Rehfield-Ray

Apple, Insect Control
2006

Effect of Radio Frequency Heating as a Potential Quarantine Treatment on the Quality of 'Bing' Sweet Cherry Fruit and Mortality of Codling Moth Larvae

M.E. Monzon, B. Biasi, T.L. Simpson, J. Johnson, X. Feng, D.C. Slaughter, E.J. Mitcham

Cherry, Insect Control
2006

The Potential of the Fungus, Muscodor albus, as a Microbial Control Agent of Potato Tuber Moth (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae)in Stored Potatoes

Lawrence A. Lacey, Lisa G. Neven

Insect Control, Potato
2006

Combined Heat and Controlled Atmosphere Quarantine Treatments for Control of Western Cherry Fruit Fly in Sweet Cherries

Lisa G. Neven, Linda Rehfield-Ray

Cherry, Insect Control
2006

Current Trends in Quarantine Entomology

Peter A. Follett, and Lisa G. Neven

Insect Control
2006

The mode of action of insecticidal controlled atmospheres

E. Mitcham, T. Martin, S. Zhou

Insect Control, Postharvest IPM
2006

Considerations in Design of Commercial Radio Frequency Treatments for Postharvest Pest Control in In-Shell Walnuts

S. Wang, J. Tang, T. Sun, E.J. Mitcham, T. Koral, S.L. Birla

Insect Control, Walnut
August 2005

Ultralow Oxygen Treatment for Postharvest Control of Nasonovia ribisnigri (Homoptera: Aphididae) on Iceberg Lettuce

Yong-Biao Liu

Insect Control, Lettuce
2005

DNA Diagnostics to Identify Internal Feeders (Lepidoptera:Tortricidae) of Pome Fruits of Quarantine Importance

N. M. Barcenas, T. R. Unruh, and L. G. Neven

Insect Control
2005

Combined Heat and Controlled Atmosphere Quarantine Treatments for Control of Codling Moth in Sweet Cherries

Lisa G. Neven

Cherry, Insect Control
2005

Development of Genetic Sexing Strains in Lepidoptera:from Traditional to Transgenic Approaches

Frantisek Marec, Lisa G. Neven, Alan S. Robinson, Marc Vreysen, Marian R. Goldsmith, J. Nagaraju, and Gerald Franz

 

Insect Control
2005

Application of Radio Frequency Treatments to Control Insects in In-shell Walnuts

E.J. Mitcham, R.H. Veltman, X. Feng, E. de Castro, J.A. Johnson, T.L. Simpson, W.V. Biasi, S. Wang, J. Tang

Insect Control, Walnut
January 2004

Effects of Low Temperature on Egg and Larval Stages of the Lesser Appleworm (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)

Lisa G. Neven

Apple, Insect Control
2004

Summary of CA for Arthropod Control on Fresh Horticultural Perishables

Elizabeth J. Mitcham, Tunya Lee A. Martin, Shijun Zhou, Adel A. Kader

Insect Control
May 2003

Dielectric Properties of Fruits and Insect Pests as Related to Radio Frequency and Microwave Treatments

S. Wang, J. Tang, J.A. Johnson, E. Mitcham, J.D. Hansen, G. Hallman, S.R. Drake, Y. Wang

Insect Control
April 2003

Efficacy of Silwet L-77 Against Several Arthropod Pests of Table Grape

Christopher Tipping, Veronique Bikoba, Gabriel J. Chander, Elizabeth J. Mitcham

Grape, Insect Control
2003

Physiological Effects of Physical Postharvest Treatments on Insects

Lisa G. Neven

Insect Control
2003

Effects of Acetaldehyde on Fruit Quality and Target Pest Mortality for Harvested Strawberries

Tiffanie Simpson, Veronique Bikoba, Elizabeth J. Mitcham

Insect Control, Strawberry
October 2002

Pest Response in Packed Table Grapes to Low Temperature Storage Combined with Slow-Release Sulfur Dioxide Pads in Basic and Large-Scale Tests

Victoria Y. Yokoyama, Gina T. Miller, Carlos H. Crisosto

Grape, Insect Control
2001

Development of a High Temperature controlled Atmosphere Quarantine Treatment for Pome and Stone Fruits

L.G. Neven, S.R. Drake, and K.C. Shellie

Insect Control
2001

Assessing ‘Bing’ Sweet Cherry Tolerance to a Heated Controlled Atmosphere for Insect Pest Control

K.C. Shellie, L.G. Neven, and S.R. Drake

Cherry, Insect Control
2001

Metabolic Response of Platynota stultana Pupae During and After Extended Exposure to Elevated CO2 and Reduced O2 Atmospheres

Shijun Zhou, Richard S. Criddle, Elizabeth J. Mitcham

Insect Control
2000

Metabolic Response of Platynota stultana Pupae to Controlled Atmospheres and its Relation to Insect Mortality Response

Shijun Zhou, Richard S. Criddle, Elizabeth J. Mitcham

Insect Control
2000

Laboratory Rearing of Lesser Appleworm (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)

K. D. Mantey, H. R. Moffitt, and L. G. Neven

Insect Control
2000

Physiological Responses of Insects to Heat

Lisa G. Neven

Insect Control
2000

Comparison of Alternative Postharvest Quarantine Treatments for Sweet Cherries

Lisa G. Neven, Stephan R. Drake

Cherry, Insect Control
2000

Irradiation as a Quarantine Treatment

Beth Mitcham

Insect Control
August 1999

Low Temperature Storage Combined with Sulfur Dioxide Slow Release Pads for Quarantine Control of Omnivorous Leafroller Platynota sultana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)

Victoria Y. Yokoyama, Gina T. Miller, and Carlos H. Crisosto

Grape, Insect Control, Modified Atmospheres
1999

High-Temperature Forced-Air Treatment Alters the Quantity of Flavor-Related, Volatile Constituents Present in Navel and Valencia Oranges

D.M. Obenland, M.L. Arpaia, R.K. Austin, and B.E. MacKey

Citrus Fruit, Insect Control, Orange, Quality Evaluation
1999

Quarantine Treatment of Cherries Using 915 MHz Microwaves: Temperature Mapping, Codling Moth Mortality and Fruit Quality

J.N. Ikediala, J. Tang, L.G. Neven, S.R. Drake

Cherry, Insect Control
1999

Tolerance of Lemons and the Mediterranean Fruit Fly to Carbonyl Sulfide Quarantine Fumigation

D.M. Obenland, E.B. Jang, L.H. Aung, and L. Zettler

Insect Control, Lemon
1998

CA '97 Vol. 1 CA Technology and Disinfestation Studies

Editors: James F. Thompson, Elizabeth J. Mitcham

Insect Control, Modified Atmospheres
1997

Cancelling Methyl Bromide for Postharvest Use to Trigger Mixed Economic Results

Cherisa Yarkin, David Sunding, David Zilberman, Jerry Siebert

Insect Control, Walnut
May-June 1994

Controlled Atmospheres: Insect Pests and Fresh Horticultural Products - Treatments and Responses

Adel A. Kader, and Dangyang Ke

Insect Control, Modified Atmospheres
1994

Tolerance of Peach & Nectarine Fruits to Insecticidal Controlled Atmospheres as Influenced by Cultivar, Maturity, and Size

Dangyang Ke, Fairuz El-Wazir, Brad Cole, Mila Mateos, Adel A. Kader

Insect Control, Modified Atmospheres, Nectarine, Peach
1994

Potential of Controlled Atmospheres for Postharvest Insect Disinfestation of Fruits and Vegetables

Dangyang Ke, and Adel A. Kader

Insect Control, Modified Atmospheres
1992

Tolerance and Responses of Fresh Fruits to Oxygen Levels at or Below 1%

Dangyang Ke, and Adel Kader

Insect Control, Modified Atmospheres
1989

Methyl Bromide on Dried Fruits and Nuts: Issues and Alternatives

Patricia J. Lindsey, Susie S. Briggs, Adel A. Kader, Kirby Moulton

Dried Fruits and Nuts, Insect Control
1989

Preliminary Studies Related to Insect Control in Harvested Lettuce

James A. Klaustermeyer, Adel A. Kader, Leonard L. Morris

Insect Control, Lettuce
August 1973

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