Roger I. Vargas

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Publications of Roger I. Vargas

PLoS ONE (2019) 14 (3 - e0213337)
Nicholas C. Manoukis, Roger I. Vargas, Lori Carvalho, Thomas Fezza, Shannon Wilson, Travis Collier and Todd E. Shelly (2019)
A field test on the effectiveness of male annihilation technique against Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) at varying application densities

Florida Entomologist (2019) 102, 161-167
Jess R. Inskeep, Todd E. Shelly, Roger I. Vargas and Helen Spafford (2019)
Zingerone feeding affects mate choice but not fecundity or fertility in the melon fly, Zeugodacus cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Journal of Economic Entomology (2018) 111, 1318-1322
Roger I. Vargas, Jaime C. Piñero and Neil W. Miller (2018)
Effect of physiological state on female melon fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) attraction to host and food odor in the field

Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata (2018) 166, 94-101
Helen Spafford, Ming Y. Chou, Ronald F.L. Mau and Roger I. Vargas (2018)
Suppression of female melon fly, Zeugodacus cucurbitae, with cue-lure and fipronil bait stations through horizontal insecticide transfer

Journal of Economic Entomology (2018) 111, 293-297
Roger I. Vargas, Steven K. Souder, Pedro Rendon and Bruce Mackey (2018)
Suppression of Mediterranean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) with trimedlure and biolure dispensers in Coffea arabica (Gentianales: Rubiaceae) in Hawaii

Florida Entomologist (2017) 100, 70-76
Jaime C. Piñero, Steven K. Souder, Trevor R. Smith and Roger I. Vargas (2017)
Attraction of Bactrocera cucurbitae and Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) to beer waste and other protein sources laced with ammonium acetate

Insects (2017) 8 (3 - 78)
John E. Banks, Roger I. Vargas, Azmy S. Ackleh and John D. Stark (2017)
Sublethal effects in pest management: A surrogate species perspective on fruit fly control

PLoS ONE (2017) 12 (4 - e0174636)
Jaime C. Piñero, Steven K. Souder and Roger I. Vargas (2017)
Vision-mediated exploitation of a novel host plant by a tephritid fruit fly

Journal of Economic Entomology (2017) 110, 1495-1500
Roger I. Vargas, Steven K. Souder, Joseph G. Morse, Elizabeth E. Grafton-Cardwell, David R. Haviland, John N. Kabashima, Ben A. Faber, Bruce Mackey, Eddie Nkomo, Peter J. Cook and John D. Stark (2017)
Chemical degradation of TMR multilure dispensers for fruit fly detection weathered under California climatic conditions

Journal of Economic Entomology (2016) 109, 607-612
Roger I. Vargas, Steven K. Souder, Joseph G. Morse, Elizabeth E. Grafton-Cardwell, David R. Haviland, John N. Kabashima, Ben A. Faber, Bruce Mackey and Peter Cook (2016)
Captures of wild Ceratitis capitata, Bactrocera dorsalis, and Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae) in traps with improved multilure TMR dispensers weathered in California

Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society (2016) 48, 85-94
Roger I. Vargas, Luc Leblanc, Michael McKenney, Bruce Mackey, Ernest J. Harris and KemoKemo Badji (2016)
Rearing Fopius arisanus (Sonan) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) on Mediterranean fruit fly and its introduction into Senegal against Oriental fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Insects (2015) 6, 297-318
Roger I. Vargas, Jaime C. Piñero and Luc Leblanc (2015)
An overview of pest species of Bactrocera fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) and the integration of biopesticides with other biological approaches for their management with a focus on the Pacific region

Journal of Economic Entomology (2015) 108, 1612-1623
Roger I. Vargas, Steven K. Souder, Eddie Nkomo, Peter J. Cook, Bruce Mackey and John D. Stark (2015)
Weathering and chemical degradation of methyl eugenol and raspberry ketone solid dispensers for detection, monitoring, and male annihilation of Bactrocera dorsalis and Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Hawaii

Journal of Economic Entomology (2015) 108, 694-700
Jaime C. Piñero, Steven K. Souder, Trevor R. Smith, Abbie J. Fox and Roger I. Vargas (2015)
Ammonium acetate enhances the attractiveness of a variety of protein-based baits to female Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Journal of Pest Science (2014) 87, 385-405
Giovanni Benelli, Kent M. Daane, Angelo Canale, Chang-Ying Niu, Russell H. Messing and Roger I. Vargas (2014)
Sexual communication and related behaviours in Tephritidae: current knowledge and potential applications for Integrated Pest Management

BioControl (2014) 59, 395-402
Nicholas C. Manoukis, Scott M. Geib and Roger I. Vargas (2014)
Effect of host Bactrocera dorsalis sex on yield and quality of the parasitoid Fopius arisanus

Journal of Economic Entomology (2014) 107, 1362-1369
Roger I. Vargas, Steven K. Souder, Kevin Hoffman, Juan Mercogliano, Trevor R. Smith, Jack Hammond, Bobbie J. Davis, Matt Brodie and James E. Dripps (2014)
Attraction and mortality of Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) to STATIC Spinosad ME weathered under operational conditions in California and Florida: A reduced-risk male annihilation treatment

Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata (2013) 147, 73-81
James F. Harwood, Roger I. Vargas and James R. Carey (2013)
Leg impairment magnifies reproductive costs in male Mediterranean fruit flies, Ceratitis capitata

Environmental Entomology (2013) 42, 888-901
Roger I. Vargas, John D. Stark, John Banks, Luc Leblanc, Nicholas C. Manoukis and Steven Peck (2013)
Spatial dynamics of two Oriental fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) parasitoids, Fopius arisanus and Diachasmimorpha longicaudata (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), in a guava orchard in Hawaii

Florida Entomologist (2013) 96, 1077-1083
Jaime C. Piñero, Steven K. Souder and Roger I. Vargas (2013)
Residual attractiveness of a spinosad-containing protein-based bait aged under variable conditions to Bactrocera dorsalis and B. cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae) wild females in Hawaii

Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society (2013) 45, 31-43
Luc Leblanc, Roger I. Vargas and Rudolph Putoa (2013)
From eradication to containment: Invasion of French Polynesia by Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae) and releases of two natural enemies: A 17-year case study

Insects (2012) 3, 727-742
Roger I. Vargas, Luc Leblanc, Ernest J. Harris and Nicholas C. Manoukis (2012)
Regional suppression of Bactrocera fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in the Pacific through biological control and prospects for future introductions into other areas of the world

Journal of Economic Entomology (2012) 105, 1557-1565
Roger I. Vargas, Steven K. Souder, Bruce MacKey, Peter Cook, Joseph G. Morse and Stark John D. (2012)
Field trials of solid triple lure (Trimedlure, Methyl Eugenol, Raspberry Ketone, and DDVP) dispensers for detection and male annihilation of Ceratitis capitata, Bactrocera dorsalis, and Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Hawaii

Journal of Insect Science (2012) 12 (144), 1-12
Ming-Yi Chou, Ronald F.L. Mau, Eric B. Jang, Roger I. Vargas and Jaime C. Piñero (2012)
Morphological features of the ovaries during oogenesis of the Oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis, in relation to the physiological state

Journal of Economic Entomology (2011) 104, 1856-1863
Jaime C. Piñero, Steven K. Souder, Luis E. Gomez, Ronald F.L. Mau and Roger I. Vargas (2011)
Response of female Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) to a spinosad bait and polymer matrix mixture with extended residual effect in Hawaii

Florida Entomologist (2011) 94, 510-516
Luc Leblanc, Roger I. Vargas, Bruce MacKey, Rudolph Putoa and Jaime C. Piñero (2011)
Evaluation of cue-lure and methyl eugenol solid lure and insecticide dispensers for fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) monitoring and control in Tahiti

Bulletin of Entomological Research (2011) 101, 373-381
J.C. Piñero, R.F.L. Mau and R.I. Vargas (2011)
A comparative assessment of the response of three fruit fly species (Diptera: Tephritidae) to a spinosad-based bait: effect of ammonium acetate, female age, and protein hunger

Journal of Insect Science (2010) 10 (135), 1-17
Roger I. Vargas, Jaime C. Piñero, Ronald F.L. Mau, Eric B. Jang, Lester M. Klungness, Donald O. McInnis, Ernest B. Harris, Grant T. McQuate, Renato C. Bautista and Lyle Wong (2010)
Area-wide suppression of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata, and the Oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis, in Kamuela, Hawaii

Journal of Economic Entomology (2010) 103, 409-415
Roger I. Vargas, Ronald F.L. Mau, John D. Stark, Jaime C. Piñero, Luc Leblanc and Steven K. Souder (2010)
Evaluation of methyl eugenol and cue-lure traps with solid lure and insecticide dispensers for fruit fly monitoring and male annihilation in the Hawaii areawide pest management program

BioControl (2010) 55, 593-599
Ernest J. Harris, Renato C. Bautista, Roger I. Vargas, Eric B. Jang, Avraham Eitam and Luc Leblanc (2010)
Suppression of melon fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) populations with releases of Fopius arisanus and Psyttalia fletcheri (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in North Shore Oahu, HI, USA

Journal of Economic Entomology (2010) 103, 1594-1602
Roger I. Vargas, Jaime C. Piñero, Eric B. Jang, Ronald F.L. Mau, John D. Stark, Luis Gomez, Lyndsie Stoltman and Agenor Mafra-Neto (2010)
Response of melon fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) to weathered SPLAT-spinosad-cue-lure

American Entomologist (2010) 56, 88-95
K.M. Froerer, S.L. Peck, G.T. McQuate, R.I. Vargas, E.B. Jang and D.O. McInnis (2010)
Long-distance movement of Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Puna, Hawaii: How far can they go?

Environmental Entomology (2010) 39, 1626-1630
Luc Leblanc, Roger I. Vargas and Daniel Rubinoff (2010)
Captures of pest fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) and nontarget insects in BioLure and torula yeast traps in Hawaii

Environmental Entomology (2010) 39, 989-998
Luc Leblanc, Roger I. Vargas and Daniel Rubinoff (2010)
Attraction of Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) and endemic and introduced nontarget insects to biolure bait and its individual components in Hawaii

Journal of Insect Science (2010) 10 (157), 1-13
Jaime C. Piñero, Ronald F.L. Mau and Roger I. Vargas (2010)
Comparison of rain-fast bait stations versus foliar bait sprays for control of Oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis, in papaya orchards in Hawaii

Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society (2010) 42, 15-22
Luc Leblanc, Roger I. Vargas and Daniel Rubinoff (2010)
A comparison of nontarget captures in biolure and liquid protein food lures in Hawaii

Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata (2009) 133, 208-216
Jaime C. Piñero, Ronald F.L. Mau, Grant T. McQuate and Roger I. Vargas (2009)
Novel bait stations for attract-and-kill of pestiferous fruit flies

Journal of Economic Entomology (2009) 102, 1123-1132
Jaime C. Piñero, Ronald F.L. Mau and Roger I. Vargas (2009)
Managing Oriental fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae), with spinosad-based protein bait sprays and sanitation in papaya orchards in Hawaii

Journal of Economic Entomology (2009) 102, 139-143
John D. Stark and Roger Vargas (2009)
An evaluation of alternative insecticides to diazinon for control of tephritid fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in soil

Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society (2009) 41, 15-23
R.I. Vargas, J.C. Pinero, I. Jacome, H.C. Revis and R.J. Prokopy (2009)
Effectiveness of GF-120 NF Naturalyte Fruit Fly Bait spray against different ages of melon fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) females when applied to border crops of various widths

Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society (2009) 41, 1-13
L.M. Klungness, R.I. Vargas, E.B. Jang, R.F.L. Mau and K. Kinney (2009)
Susceptibility of ripe avocado to invasive alien fruit flies (Tephritidae) on the island of Hawaii

Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata (2009) 131, 286-293
Roger I. Vargas, Jaime C. Piñero, Ronald F.L. Mau, John D. Stark, Mark Hertlein, Agenor Mafra-Neto, Reginald Coler and Anna Getchell (2009)
Attraction and mortality of oriental fruit flies to SPLAT-MAT-methyl eugenol with spinosad

Journal of Economic Entomology (2009) 102, 552-557
Roger I. Vargas, R.E. Burns, Ronald F.L. Mau, John D. Stark, Peter Cook and Jaime C. Piñero (2009)
Captures in methyl eugenol and cue-lure detection traps with and without insecticides and with a Farma Tech solid lure and insecticide dispenser

Environmental Entomology (2009) 38, 1446-1461
Luc Leblanc, Daniel Rubinoff and Roger I. Vargas (2009)
Attraction of nontarget species to fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) male lures and decaying fruit flies in traps in Hawaii

American Entomologist (2008) 54, 240-250
Eric B. Jang, Grant T. McQuate, Donald O. McInnis, Ernest J. Harris, Roger I. Vargas, Renato C. Bautista and Ronald F. Mau (2008)
Targeted trapping, bait-spray, sanitation, sterile-male, and parasitoid releases in an areawide integrated melon fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) control program in Hawaii

Journal of Economic Entomology (2008) 101, 759-768
Roger I. Vargas, John D. Stark, Mark Hertlein, Agenor Mafra Neto, Reginald Coler and Jaime C. Piñero (2008)
Evaluation of SPLAT with spinosad and methyl eugenol or cue-lure for 'attract-and-kill' of Oriental and melon fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Hawaii

Journal of Economic Entomology (2007) 100, 322-326
Chiou Ling Chang and Roger I. Vargas (2007)
Wheat germ oil and its effects on a liquid larval rearing diet for Oriental fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Annals of the Entomological Society of America (2007) 100, 603-608
Avi Eitam and Roger I. Vargas (2007)
Host habitat preference of Fopius arisanus (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a parasitoid of tephritid fruit flies

Journal of Economic Entomology (2007) 100, 723-729
Grant K. Uchida, Bruce E. Mackey, Donald O. McInnis and Roger I. Vargas (2007)
Attraction of Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) and nontarget insects to methyl eugenol bucket traps with different preservative fluids on Oahu Island, Hawaiian Islands

Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society (2007) 39, 99-104
Roger I. Vargas, Ronald L. Maul and Eric B. Jang (2007)
The Hawaii fruit fly Area-Wide Pest Management program: Accomplishments and future directions

Journal of Economic Entomology (2007) 100, 670-679
Roger I. Vargas, Luc Leblanc, Rudolph Putoa and Avi Eitam (2007)
Impact of introduction of Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) and classical biological control releases of Fopius arisanus (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) on economically important fruit flies in French Polynesia

Journal of Insect Science (2007) 7 (16), p. 20 (Ramadan et al.)
Mohsen Ramadan, Aime Bokonon-Ganta, Roger Vargas and Nikos Papadopoulos (2007)
Potential of Aganaspis daci (Hymenoptera: Eucoilidae) for biological control of tephritid fruit flies
XIV International Entomophagous Insects Workshop - Jun. 11-15, 2006, Newark, Delaware, U.S.A.

Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society (2007) 39, 121-126
Ernest J. Harris, Renato C. Bautista, Roger I. Vargas and Eric B. Jang (2007)
Rearing Fopius arisanus (Sonan) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in Mediterranean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Journal of Insect Science (2007) 7 (57), 1-13
G.T. McQuate and R.I. Vargas (2007)
Assessment of attractiveness of plants as roosting sites for the melon fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae, and oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis

Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society (2006) 38, 49-60
Roger I. Vargas and Ronald Prokopy (2006)
Attraction and feeding responses of melon flies and Oriental fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) to various protein baits with and without toxicants

Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata (2006) 121, 261-269
Jaime C. Piñero, Isabel Jácome, Roger Vargas and Ronald J. Prokopy (2006)
Response of female melon fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae, to host-associated visual and olfactory stimuli

Journal of Economic Entomology (2006) 99, 1161-1167
James D. Barry, Neil W. Miller, Jaime C. Piñero, Arthur Tuttle, Ronald F.L. Mau and Roger I. Vargas (2006)
Effectiveness of protein baits on melon fly and oriental fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae): Attraction and feeding

Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society (2006) 38, 61-72
Grant K. Uchida, Bruce E. Mackey, Roger I. Vargas, John W. Beardsley, D. Elmo Hardy, M. Lee Goff and John D. Stark (2006)
Response of nontarget insects to methyl eugenol, cue-lure, trimedlure, and protein bait bucket traps on Kauai Island, Hawaii, USA

Annals of the Entomological Society of America (2006) 99, 1191-1198
Chiou Ling Chang, Roger I. Vargas, Carlos Caceres, Eric Jang and Il Kyu Cho (2006)
Development and assessment of a liquid larval diet for Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Journal of Economic Entomology (2005) 98, 1551-1559
Roger I. Vargas, John D. Stark, Bruce MacKey and Richard Bull (2005)
Weathering trials of Amulet Cue-Lure and Amulet Methyl Eugenol 'attract-and-kill' stations with male melon flies and Oriental fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Hawaii

Journal of Economic Entomology (2005) 98, 1539-1550
Steven L. Peck, Grant T. McQuate, Roger I. Vargas, Dennis C. Seager, Hannah C. Revis, Eric B. Jang and Don O. McInnis (2005)
Movement of sterile male Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae) in a Hawaiian agroecosystem

Journal of Economic Entomology (2004) 97, 1531-1539
Roger I. Vargas, Jay Long, Neil W. Miller, Kathleen Delate, Charles G. Jackson, Grant K. Uchida, Renato C. Bautista and Ernie J. Harris (2004)
Releases of Psyttalia fletcheri (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) and sterile flies to suppress melon fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Hawaii

Florida Entomologist (2004) 87, 354-360
Ronald J. Prokopy, Neil W. Miller, Jaime C. Piñero, Leslie Oride, Nancy Chaney, Hannah Revis and Roger I. Vargas (2004)
How effective is GF-120 fruit fly bait spray applied to border area sorghum plants for control of melon flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)?

Annals of the Entomological Society of America (2004) 97, 1063-1068
Neil W. Miller, Roger I. Vargas, Ronald J. Prokopy and Bruce E. Mackey (2004)
State-dependent attractiveness of protein bait and host fruit odor to Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae) females

Journal of Economic Entomology (2004) 97, 1659-1665
Hannah C. Revis, Neil W. Miller and Roger I. Vargas (2004)
Effects of aging and dilution on attraction and toxicity of GF-120 fruit fly bait spray for melon fly control in Hawaii

Journal of Economic Entomology (2004) 97, 911-915
John D. Stark, Roger Vargas and Neil Miller (2004)
Toxicity of spinosad in protein bait to three economically important tephritid fruit fly species (Diptera: Tephritidae) and their parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)

Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society (2003) 36, 135-143
Grant K. Uchida, Donald O. McInnis, Roger I. Vargas, Bernarr R. Kumashiro, Lester M. Klungness and Eric Jang (2003)
Nontarget arthropods captured in cue-lure-baited bucket traps at area-wide pest management implementation sites in Kamuela and Kula, Hawaiian Islands

Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society (2003) 36, 39-46
Charles G. Jackson, Roger I. Vargas and David Y. Suda (2003)
Populations of Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae) and its parasitoid, Psyttalia fletcheri (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), in Coccinia grandis (Cucurbitaceae), or ivy gourd, on the Island of Hawaii

Journal of Economic Entomology (2003) 96, 1485-1493
Ronald J. Prokopy, Neil W. Miller, Jaime C. Piñero, James D. Barry, Linda C. Tran, Leslie Oride and Roger I. Vargas (2003)
Effectiveness of GF-120 fruit fly bait spray applied to border area plants for control of melon flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Journal of Economic Entomology (2003) 96, 1405-1411
James D. Barry, Roger I. Vargas, Neil W. Miller and Joseph G. Morse (2003)
Feeding and foraging of wild and sterile Mediterranean fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in the presence of spinosad bait

Journal of Economic Entomology (2003) 96, 1780-1785
Roger I. Vargas, Neil W. Miller and John D. Stark (2003)
Field trials of spinosad as a replacement for naled, DDVP, and malathion in methyl eugenol and cue-lure bucket traps to attract and kill male oriental fruit flies and melon flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Hawaii

Journal of Insect Behavior (2003) 16, 329-346
Juan Rull, Ronald J. Prokopy and Roger I. Vargas (2003)
Effects of conspecific presence on arrival and use of hosts in Ceratitis capitata flies

Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata (2002) 102, 273-282
Roger I. Vargas, Neil W. Miller and Ronald J. Prokopy (2002)
Attraction and feeding responses of Mediterranean fruit fly and a natural enemy to protein baits laced with two novel toxins, phloxine B and spinosad

Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata (2001) 101, 247-255
Renato C. Bautista, Ernest J. Harris and Roger I. Vargas (2001)
The fruit fly parasitoid Fopius arisanus: reproductive attributes of pre-released females and the use of added sugar as a potential food supplement in the field

Journal of Economic Entomology (2001) 94, 817-825
Roger I. Vargas, Steve L. Peck, Grant T. McQuate, C. Glen Jackson, John D. Stark and John W. Armstrong (2001)
Potential for areawide integrated management of Mediterranean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) with a braconid parasitoid and a novel bait spray

Journal of Economic Entomology (2000) 93, 81-87
Roger I. Vargas, John D. Stark, Michael H. Kido, Heidi M. Ketter and Linda C. Whitehand (2000)
Methyl eugenol and cue-lure traps for suppression of male oriental fruit flies and melon flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Hawaii: Effects of lure mixtures and weathering

Annals of the Entomological Society of America (2000) 93, 75-81
Roger I. Vargas, William A. Walsh, Dale Kanehisa, John D. Stark and Toshiyuki Nishida (2000)
Comparative demography of three Hawaiian fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) at alternating temperatures

Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata (2000) 97, 211-217
Ronald J. Prokopy, Neil W. Miller, Jian J. Duan and Roger I. Vargas (2000)
Local enhancement of arrivals of Ceratitis capitata females on fruit mimics

Journal of Chemical Ecology (1998) 24, 1293-1304
R.J. Prokopy, X.P. Hu, E.B. Jang, R.I. Vargas and J.D. Warthen (1998)
Attraction of mature Ceratitis capitata females to 2-heptanone, a component of coffee fruit odor

Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society (1998) 33, 51-55
Roger I. Vargas, Ron Prokopy, Chiou-Ling Hsu and Dale Kanehisa (1998)
Intra-tree activity of male Mediterranean fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae): Effects of posteclosion light, crowding, adult diet, and irradiation

Journal of Economic Entomology (1997) 90, 165-169
Roger I. Vargas, Ronald J. Prokopy, Jian J. Duan, Christopher Albrecht and Qing X. Li (1997)
Captures of wild Mediterranean and oriental fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Jackson and McPhail traps baited with coffee juice

Annals of the Entomological Society of America (1997) 90, 162-168
Roger I. Vargas, William A. Walsh, Dale Kanehisa, Eric B. Jang and John W. Armstrong (1997)
Demography of four Hawaiian fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) reared at five constant temperatures

Journal of Chemical Ecology (1997) 23, 1577-1587
R.J. Prokopy, T.W. Phillips, R.I. Vargas and E.B. Jang (1997)
Defining sources of the coffee oder attractive to Ceratitis capitata flies

Annals of the Entomological Society of America (1996) 89, 64-69
Roger I. Vargas, William A. Walsh, Eric B. Jang, John W. Armstrong and Dale T. Kanehisa (1996)
Survival and development of immature stages of four Hawaiian fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) reared at five constant temperatures

Journal of Economic Entomology (1996) 89, 1137-1142
G.K. Uchida, W.A. Walsh, C. Encarnacion, R.I. Vargas, J.D. Stark, J.W. Beardsley and D.O. McInnis (1996)
Design and relative efficiency of Mediterranean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) bucket traps

Environmental Entomology (1996) 25, 1279-1289
Michael H. Kido, Adam Asquith and Roger I. Vargas (1996)
Nontarget insect attraction to methyl eugenol traps used in male annihilation of the Oriental fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) in riparian Hawaiian stream habitat

Environmental Entomology (1996) 25, 256-260
N.D. Epsky, R.R. Heath, G. Uchida, A. Guzman, J. Rizzo, R. Vargas and F. Jeronimo (1996)
Capture of Mediterranean fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) using color inserts in trimedlure-baited Jackson traps

Journal of Chemical Ecology (1996) 22, 807-820
Ronald J. Prokopy and Roger I. Vargas (1996)
Attraction of Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) flies to odor of coffee fruit

Florida Entomologist (1996) 79, 422-428
Ronald J. Prokopy, Sotero S. Resilva and Roger I. Vargas (1996)
Post-alighting behavior of Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) on odor-baited traps

Journal of Economic Entomology (1995) 88, 1279-1287
Roger I. Vargas, Linda Whitehand, William A. Walsh, John P. Spencer and Chiou-Ling Hsu (1995)
Aerial releases of sterile Mediterranean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) by helicopter: dispersal, recovery, and population suppression

Journal of Economic Entomology (1995) 88, 620-627
Roger I. Vargas, William A. Walsh and Toshiyuki Nishida (1995)
Colonization of newly planted coffee fields: dominance of Mediterranean fruit fly over oriental fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society (1995) 32, p. 61 (Vargas)
Roger I. Vargas (1995)
Ecology of the Oriental fruit fly, melon fly, and Mediterranean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) on the island of Ni'ihau, Hawai'i

Journal of Economic Entomology (1994) 87, 91-95
Roger I. Vargas, Shizuko Mitchell, Chiou-Ling Hsu and William A. Walsh (1994)
Laboratory evaluation of diets of processed corncob, torula yeast, and wheat germ on four developmental stages of Mediterranean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Journal of Economic Entomology (1994) 87, 653-660
Roger I. Vargas, William A. Walsh, Chiou-Ling Hsu, John Spencer, Bruce Mackey and Linda Whitehand (1994)
Effects of sterile Mediterranean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) releases on the target species, a nontarget tephritid, and a braconid parasitoid (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in commercial coffee fields

Environmental Entomology (1993) 22, 246-253
Roger I. Vargas, John D. Stark, Grant K. Uchida and Mary Purcell (1993)
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

Environmental Entomology (1993) 22, 453-458
Ronald J. Prokopy, Chiou Ling Hsu and Roger I. Vargas (1993)
Effect of source and condition of animal excrement on attractiveness to adults of Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Environmental Entomology (1993) 22, 404-410
Ernest J. Harris, Roger I. Vargas and James E. Gilmore (1993)
Seasonality in occurrence and distribution of Mediterranean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) in upland and lowland areas on Kauai, Hawaii

Environmental Entomology (1990) 19, 1820-1828
Roger I. Vargas, John D. Stark and Toshiyuki Nishida (1990)
Population dynamics, habitat preference, and seasonal distribution patterns of Oriental fruit fly and melon fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) in an agricultural area

Journal of Economic Entomology (1985) 78, 523-527
J.R. Carey and R. Vargas (1985)
Demographic analysis of insect mass rearing: A case study of three tephritids

Environmental Entomology (1985) 14, 602-606
Toshiyuki Nishida, Ernest J. Harris, Roger I. Vargas and Tim T.Y. Wong (1985)
Distributional loci and host fruit utilization patterns of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae), in Hawaii

Environmental Entomology (1983) 12, 1185-1189
Roger I. Vargas, Toshiyuki Nishida and John W. Beardsley (1983)
Distribution and abundance of Dacus dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) in native and exotic forest areas on Kauai

Environmental Entomology (1983) 12, 303-310
Roger I. Vargas, Ernest J. Harris and Toshiyuki Nishida (1983)
Distribution and seasonal occurrence of Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Tephritidae) on the island of Kauai in the Hawaiian Islands