Sunday Ekesi

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Publications of Sunday Ekesi (121 listed):

Journal of Applied Entomology (2020) 144, 26-32
Selpha Opisa, Komivi Senyo Akutse, Hannalene du Plessis, Komi Kouma Mokpokpo Fiaboe and Sunday Ekesi (2020)
Chemical additives enhance the activity of a Bt-based biopesticide targeting the beet webworm larvae

Journal of Economic Entomology (2020) 113, 660-668
Abdullah Mohamed Mkiga, Samira Abuelgasim Mohamed, Hannalene du Plessis, Fathiya Mbarak Khamis, Komivi Senyo Akutse and Sunday Ekesi (2020)
Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana: pathogenicity, horizontal transmission, and their effects on reproductive potential of Thaumatotibia leucotreta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)

Journal of Economic Entomology (2020) 113, 860-871
Rachid Hanna, Désiré Gnanvossou, Georg Goergen, Aimé H. Bokonon-Ganta, Samira A. Mohamed, Sunday Ekesi, Komi K.M. Fiaboe and Abiola I. Agnontchémè (2020)
Efficiency of food-based attractants for monitoring tephritid fruit flies diversity and abundance in mango systems across three West African agro-ecological zones

Journal of Economic Entomology (2020) 113, 1279-1289
Gamal E.A. Idriss, Hannalene du Plessis, Fathiya M. Khamis, Sunday Ekesi, Chrysantus M. Tanga and Samira A. Mohamed (2020)
Host range and effects of plant species on preference and fitness of Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae)

EPPO Bulletin (2019) 49, 359-363
M.E.E. Mahmoud, S.A. Mohamed, F.M. Khamis, M.A.I. Basher and S. Ekesi (2019)
The role of Tetrastichus giffardianus Silvestri (Eulophidae: Hymenoptera) in natural control of Bactrocera zonata (Saunders) (Tephritidae: Diptera) and its temporal abundance in Sudan

Pest Management Science (2019) 75, 760-771
Owusu F. Aidoo, Chrysantus M. Tanga, Thomson M. Paris, Sandra A. Allan, Samira A. Mohamed, Fathiya M. Khamis, Mamoudou Sétamou, Christian Borgemeister and Sunday Ekesi (2019)
Size and shape analysis of Trioza erytreae Del Guercio (Hemiptera: Triozidae), vector of citrus huanglongbing disease

Southwestern Entomologist (2019) 44, 607-616
Steven M. Reyna, Sunday Ekesi and Mamoudou Sétamou (2019)
Morphometric comparisons of citrus rust mite, Phyllocoptruta oleivora (Ashmead), populations in Texas and Kenya

Insects (2019) 10 (6 - 155)
Joseph Gichuhi, Fathiya M. Khamis, Johnnie Van den Berg, Sunday Ekesi and Jeremy K. Herren (2019)
Unexpected diversity of Wolbachia associated with Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Africa

Journal of Applied Entomology (2019) 143, 822-833
Owusu Fordjour Aidoo, Chrysantus Mbi Tanga, Samira Abuelgasim Mohamed, Brenda Amondi Rasowo, Fathiya Mbarak Khamis, Ivan Rwomushana, Jackson Kimani, Akua Konadu Agyakwa, Salifu Daisy, Mamoudou Sétamou, Sunday Ekesi and Christian Borgemeister (2019)
Distribution, degree of damage and risk of spread of Trioza erytreae (Hemiptera: Triozidae) in Kenya

Insects (2019) 10 (3 - 63)
Abdullah Mohamed Mkiga, Samira Abuelgasim Mohamed, Hannalene du Plessis, Fathiya Mbarak Khamis and Sunday Ekesi (2019)
Field and laboratory performance of false codling moth, Thaumatotibia leucotreta (Lepidoptera: Troticidae) on orange and selected vegetables

Journal of Applied Entomology (2019) 143, 1182-1192
Allan Mweke, Komivi Senyo Akutse, Christian Ulrichs, Komi Kouma Mokpokpo Fiaboe, Nguya Kalemba Maniania and Sunday Ekesi (2019)
Efficacy of aqueous and oil formulations of a specific Metarhizium anisopliae isolate against Aphis craccivora Koch, 1854 (Hemiptera: Aphididae) under field conditions

Journal of Applied Entomology (2019) 143, 626-634
Komivi Senyo Akutse, Jane Wanjiru Kimemia, Sunday Ekesi, Fathiya Mbarak Khamis, Odhiambo Levi Ombura and Sevgan Subramanian (2019)
Ovicidal effects of entomopathogenic fungal isolates on the invasive Fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)

Journal of Economic Entomology (2019) 112, 2131-2141
S.T.O. Othim, S. Ramasamy, R. Kahuthia-Gathu, T. Dubois, S. Ekesi and K.K.M. Fiaboe (2019)
Effects of host age and density on the performance of Apanteles hemara (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a larval endoparasitoid of Spoladea recurvalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae)

Journal of Applied Entomology (2019) 143, 11-20
Saoussen Ben Tiba, Andreas Larem, Asma Laarif, Eva Fritsch, Karin Undorf-Spahn, Samira Abuelgasim Mohamed, Sunday Ekesi, Jörg T. Wennmann, Jürgen Kroschel, Sami Fattouch and Johannes A. Jehle (2019)
The potential of novel African isolates of Phthorimaea operculella granulovirus for the control of Tuta absoluta

Journal of Chemical Ecology (2019) 45, 934-945
Akua K. Antwi-Agyakwa, Ayuka T. Fombong, Emilie Deletre, Sunday Ekesi, Abdullahi A. Yusuf, Christian Pirk and Baldwyn Torto (2019)
Lemon terpenes influence behavior of the African citrus triozid Trioza erytreae (Hemiptera: Triozidae)

Journal of Chemical Ecology (2019) 45, 348-355
Saliou Niassy, Amanuel Tamiru, James G.C. Hamilton, William D.J. Kirk, Roland Mumm, Cassie Sims, Willem Jan de Kogel, Sunday Ekesi, Nguya K. Maniania, Krishnakumari Bandi, Fraser Mitchell and Sevgan Subramanian (2019)
Characterization of male-produced aggregation pheromone of the bean flower thrips Megalurothrips sjostedti (Thysanoptera: Thripidae)

Biocontrol Science and Technology (2019) 29, 325-349
Chrysantus Mbi Tanga, Samira Abuelgasim Mohamed, Govender Prem, Daisy Salifu and Sunday Ekesi (2019)
Cross-correlation analysis of invasive mango mealybug and its associated natural enemies in relation to meteorological factors: implications for biological control

Journal of Economic Entomology (2019) 112, 2389-2397
B.A. Rasowo, F.M. Khamis, S.A. Mohamed, I.J. Ajene, O.F. Aidoo, L. Ombura, M. Sétamou, S. Ekesi and C. Borgemeister (2019)
African citrus greening disease in East Africa: Incidence, severity, and distribution patterns

Journal of Applied Entomology (2019) 143, 262-270
Owusu Fordjour Aidoo, Chrysantus Mbi Tanga, Fathiya Mbarak Khamis, Brenda Amondi Rasowo, Samira Abuelgasim Mohamed, Benjamin Kongyeli Badii, Daisy Salifu, Mamoudou Sétamou, Sunday Ekesi and Christian Borgemeister (2019)
Host suitability and feeding preference of the African citrus triozid Trioza erytreae Del Guercio (Hemiptera: Triozidae), natural vector of "Candidatus Liberibacter africanus"

Journal of Economic Entomology (2019) 112, 2797-2807
Pascal Osa Aigbedion-Atalor, Martin P. Hill, Myron P. Zalucki, Francis Obala, Gamal E. Idriss, Soul-Kifouly Midingoyi, Maneno Chidege, Sunday Ekesi and Samira Abuelgasim Mohamed (2019)
The South America tomato leafminer, Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), spreads its wings in Eastern Africa: Distribution and socioeconomic impacts

Plant Disease (2019) 103, p. 1766 (Ajene et al.)
I.J. Ajene, F. Khamis, S. Mohammed, B. Rasowo, F.L. Ombura, G. Pietersen, B. van Asch and S. Ekesi (2019)
First report of field population of Trioza erytreae carrying the huanglongbing-associated pathogen, ' Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus ', in Ethiopia

Environmental Entomology (2019) 48, 163-172
Stephen T.O. Othim, Srinivasan Ramasamy, Ruth Kahuthia-Gathu, Thomas Dubois, Sunday Ekesi and Komi K.M. Fiaboe (2019)
The effects of pest-resistant amaranth accessions on the performance of the solitary endoparasitoid Apanteles hemara (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) against the amaranth leaf-webber Spoladea recurvalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae)

Mycological Progress (2019) 18, 1201-1211
Chaba F. Ambele, Hervé D.B. Bisseleua, Komivi S. Akutse, Olubukola O. Babalola, Pascal Humbert, Anant Patel, Stefan Vidal, Christian T.L. Djuideu and Sunday Ekesi (2019)
Testing a co-formulation of CO2-releasing material with an entomopathogenic fungus for the management of subterranean termite pests

Journal of Economic Entomology (2019) 112, 872-882
G. Kinyanjui, F.M. Khamis, F.L.O. Ombura, E.U. Kenya, S. Ekesi and S.A. Mohamed (2019)
Infestation levels and molecular identification based on mitochondrial COI barcode region of five invasive Gelechiidae pest species in Kenya

Environmental Entomology (2018) 47, 684-691
Samuel K. Muchemi, Claus P.W. Zebitz, Christian Borgemeister, Komivi S. Akutse, Caroline N. Foba, Sunday Ekesi and Komi K.M. Fiaboe (2018)
Acceptability and suitability of three Liriomyza species as host for the endoparasitoid Halticoptera arduine (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae)

Journal of Applied Entomology (2018) 142, 716-724
Mawufe Komi Agbodzavu, Mary Gikungu, Zipporah Osiemo Lagat, Ivan Rwomushana, Sunday Ekesi and Komi Kouma Mokpokpo Fiaboe (2018)
Acceptability and suitability of Spodoptera exigua (Hübner) for Cotesia icipe Fernandez-Triana and Fiaboe on amaranth

African Entomology (2018) 26, 407-421
A.C. Kipnyargis, F.M. Khamis, E.U. Kenya, S. Ekesi and K.K.M. Fiaboe (2018)
Genetic diversity of aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) species attacking amaranth and nightshades in different agro-ecological zones of Kenya and Tanzania

Environmental Entomology (2018) 47, 692-699
Samuel K. Muchemi, Claus P.W. Zebitz, Christian Borgemeister, Komivi S. Akutse, Caroline N. Foba, Sunday Ekesi and Komi K.M. Fiaboe (2018)
Interaction between two leafminer parasitoids, Halticoptera arduine (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) and Diglyphus isaea (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), in the management of Liriomyza huidobrensis (Diptera: Agromyzidae)

Journal of Economic Entomology (2018) 111, 1587-1594
Allan Mweke, Christian Ulrichs, Paulin Nana, Komivi Senyo Akutse, Komi Kouma Mokpokpo Fiaboe, Nguya Kalemba Maniania and Sunday Ekesi (2018)
Evaluation of the entomopathogenic fungi Metarhizium anisopliae, Beauveria bassiana and Isaria sp. for the management of Aphis craccivora (Hemiptera: Aphididdae)

PLoS ONE (2018) 13 (1 - e0189138)
Chrysantus Mbi Tanga, Fathiya Mbarak Khamis, Henri E.Z. Tonnang, Ivan Rwomushana, Gladys Mosomtai, Samira A. Mohamed and Sunday Ekesi (2018)
Risk assessment and spread of the potentially invasive Ceratitis rosa Karsch and Ceratitis quilicii De Meyer, Mwatawala and Virgilio sp. nov. using life-cycle simulation models: Implications for phytosanitary measures and management

Insects (2018) 9 (2 - 62)
Stephen T.O. Othim, Srinivasan Ramasamy, Ruth Kahuthia-Gathu, Thomas Dubois, Sunday Ekesi and Komi K.M. Fiaboe (2018)
Expression of resistance in Amaranthus spp. (Caryophyllales: Amaranthaceae): Effects of selected accessions on the behaviour and biology of the amaranth leaf-webber, Spoladea recurvalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae)

Journal of Economic Entomology (2018) 111, 1137-1143
Samuel K. Muchemi, Claus P.W. Zebitz, Christian Borgemeister, Komivi S. Akutse, Caroline N. Foba, Sunday Ekesi and Komi K.M. Fiaboe (2018)
Acceptability and suitability of three Liriomyza leafminer species as host for the endoparasitoid Chrysocharis flacilla (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae)

African Entomology (2018) 26, 73-83
V. Tumuhaise, S. Ekesi, N.K. Maniania, H.E.Z. Tonnang, C.M. Tanga, P.N. Ndegwa, L.W. Irungu, R. Srinivasan and S.A. Mohamed (2018)
Temperature-dependent growth and virulence, and mass production potential of two candidate isolates of Metarhizium anisopliae (Metschnikoff) Sorokin for managing Maruca vitrata Fabricius (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) on cowpea

Journal of Economic Entomology (2018) 111, 1966-1973
V.O. Onsongo, I.M. Osuga, C.K. Gachuiri, A.M. Wachira, D.M. Miano, C.M. Tanga, S. Ekesi, D. Nakimbugwe and K.K.M. Fiaboe (2018)
Insects for income generation through animal feed: Effect of dietary replacement of soybean and fish meal with black soldier fly meal on broiler growth and economic performance

Journal of Economic Entomology (2018) 111, 556-563
Samuel K. Muchemi, Claus P.W. Zebitz, Christian Borgemeister, Komivi S. Akutse, Caroline N. Foba, Sunday Ekesi and Komi K.M. Fiaboe (2018)
Interaction between Chrysocharis flacilla and Diglyphus isaea (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), two parasitoids of Liriomyza leafminers

Insects (2018) 9 (2 - 71)
James J. Odanga, Samira Mohamed, Sizah Mwalusepo, Florence Olubayo, Richard Nyankanga, Fathiya Khamis, Ivan Rwomushana, Tino Johansson and Sunday Ekesi (2018)
Spatial distribution of Bactrocera dorsalis and Thaumatotibia leucotreta in smallholder avocado orchards along altitudinal gradient of Taita Hills and Mount Kilimanjaro

Journal of Applied Entomology (2018) 142, 646-653
M.K. Agbodzavu, Z.O. Lagat, M. Gikungu, I. Rwomushana, S. Ekesi and K.K.M. Fiaboe (2018)
Performance of the newly identified endoparasitoid Cotesia icipe Fernandez-Triana and Fiaboe on Spodoptera littoralis (Boisduval)

PLoS ONE (2018) 13 (11 - e0206097)
Shaphan Yong Chia, Chrysantus Mbi Tanga, Fathiya M. Khamis, Samira A. Mohamed, Daisy Salifu, Subramanian Sevgan, Komi K.M. Fiaboe, Saliou Niassy, Joop J.A. van Loon, Marcel Dicke and Sunday Ekesi (2018)
Threshold temperatures and thermal requirements of black soldier fly Hermetia illucens: Implications for mass production

Biocontrol Science and Technology (2018) 28, 614-628
G.E.A. Idriss, S.A. Mohamed, F. Khamis, H. Du Plessis and S. Ekesi (2018)
Biology and performance of two indigenous larval parasitoids on Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) in Sudan

Evolutionary Applications (2018) 11, 1990-2003
Yu-jia Qin, Matthew N. Krosch, Mark K. Schutze, Yue Zhang, Xiao-xue Wang, Chandra S. Prabhakar, Agus Susanto, Alvin K.W. Hee, Sunday Ekesi, Kemo Badji, Mahfuza Khan, Jia-jiao Wu, Qiao-ling Wang, Ge Yan, Li-huan Zhu, Zi-hua Zhao, Li-jun Liu, Anthony R. Clarke and Zhi-hong Li (2018)
Population structure of a global agricultural invasive pest, Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Journal of Applied Entomology (2018) 142, 617-626
S. Opisa, H. du Plessis, K.S. Akutse, K.K.M. Fiaboe and S. Ekesi (2018)
Effects of Entomopathogenic fungi and Bacillus thuringiensis-based biopesticides on Spoladea recurvalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae)

African Entomology (2018) 26, 379-397
C. Kambura, C.M. Tanga, D. Kilalo, J. Muthomi, D. Salifu, I. Rwomushana, S.A. Mohamed and S. Ekesi (2018)
Composition, host range and host suitability of vegetable-infesting Tephritids on cucurbits cultivated in Kenya

Journal of Pest Science (2017) 90, 355-368
W. Bayissa, S. Ekesi, S.A. Mohamed, G.P. Kaaya, J.M. Wagacha, R. Hanna and N.K. Maniania (2017)
Selection of fungal isolates for virulence against three aphid pest species of crucifers and okra

Journal of Applied Entomology (2017) 141, 798-809
D. Gnanvossou, R. Hanna, G. Goergen, D. Salifu, C.M. Tanga, S.A. Mohamed and S. Ekesi (2017)
Diversity and seasonal abundance of tephritid fruit flies in three agro-ecosystems in Benin, West Africa

Environmental Entomology (2017) 46, 1284-1291
S.T.O. Othim, K.M. Agbodzavu, R. Kahuthia-Gathu, K.S. Akutse, S. Muchemi, S. Ekesi and K.K.M. Fiaboe (2017)
Performance of Apanteles hemara (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) on two amaranth leaf-webbers: Spoladea recurvalis and Udea ferrugalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae)

Journal of Applied Entomology (2017) 141, 848-859
S. Ndlela, S. Ekesi, P.N. Ndegwa, G.O. Ong'amo and S.A. Mohamed (2017)
Post-harvest disinfestation of Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae) in mango using hot-water treatments

Plant Disease (2017) 101, 1481-1488
Ronel Roberts, Glynnis Cook, Tim G. Grout, Fathiya Khamis, Ivan Rwomushana, Peterson W. Nderitu, Zuberi Seguni, Christopher L. Materu, Chanel Steyn, Gerhard Pietersen, Sunday Ekesi and Hendrick F. le Roux (2017)
Resolution of the identity of ' Candidatus Liberibacter' species from huanglongbing-affected citrus in East Africa

Biological Invasions (2017) 19, 2777-2787
Ivan Rwomushana, Fathiya M. Khamis, Tim G. Grout, Samira A. Mohamed, Mamoudou Sétamou, Christian Borgemeister, Hellen M. Heya, Chrysantus M. Tanga, Peterson W. Nderitu, Zuberi S. Seguni, Christopher L. Materu and Sunday Ekesi (2017)
Detection of Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Hemiptera: Liviidae) in Kenya and potential implication for the spread of Huanglongbing disease in East Africa

PLoS ONE (2017) 12 (2 - e0170101)
Valentina Migani, Sunday Ekesi, Katharina Merkel and Thomas Hoffmeister (2017)
At lunch with a killer: The effect of weaver ants on host-parasitoid interactions on mango

International Journal of Tropical Insect Science (2017) 37, 19-29
Domingos Cugala, João Jone Jordane and Sunday Ekesi (2017)
Non-host status of papaya cultivars to the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae), in relation to the degree of fruit ripeness

Journal of Applied Entomology (2016) 140, 590-597
P. Nana, S. Ekesi, F. Nchu and N.K. Maniania (2016)
Compatibility of Metarhizium anisopliae with Calpurnia aurea leaf extracts and virulence against Rhipicephalus pulchellus

Journal of Pest Science (2016) 89, 993-1001
Beritah Mutune, Sunday Ekesi, Saliou Niassy, Viviene Matiru, Christine Bii and Nguya K. Maniania (2016)
Fungal endophytes as promising tools for the management of bean stem maggot Ophiomyia phaseoli on beans Phaseolus vulgaris

Pest Management Science (2016) 72, 131-139
David K. Mfuti, Sevgan Subramanian, Rob W.H.M. van Tol, Gerrie L. Wiegers, Willem J. de Kogel, Saliou Niassy, Hannalene du Plessis, Sunday Ekesi and Nguya K. Maniania (2016)
Spatial separation of semiochemical Lurem-TR and entomopathogenic fungi to enhance their compatibility and infectivity in an autoinoculation system for thrips management

Journal of Applied Entomology (2016) 140, 655-668
C.M. Tanga, S. Ekesi, P. Govender and S.A. Mohamed (2016)
Host–plant relationships and natural enemies of the invasive mealybug, Rastrococcus iceryoides Green in Kenya and Tanzania

Insects (2016) 7 (1 - 1)
Chrysantus M. Tanga, Sunday Ekesi, Prem Govender, Peterson W. Nderitu and Samira A. Mohamed (2016)
Antagonistic interactions between the African weaver ant Oecophylla longinoda and the parasitoid Anagyrus pseudococci potentially limits suppression of the invasive mealybug Rastrococcus iceryoides

Bulletin of Entomological Research (2016) 106, 63-72
G. Kinyanjui, F.M. Khamis, S. Mohamed, L.O. Ombura, M. Warigia and S. Ekesi (2016)
Identification of aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) species of economic importance in Kenya using DNA barcodes and PCR-RFLP-based approach

BioControl (2016) 61, 741-753
Jane Wairimu Gathage, Zipporah Osiemo Lagat, Komi Kouma Mokpokpo Fiaboe, Komivi Senyo Akutse, Sunday Ekesi and Nguya Kalemba Maniania (2016)
Prospects of fungal endophytes in the control of Liriomyza leafminer flies in common bean Phaseolus vulgaris under field conditions

Annual Review of Entomology (2016) 61, 219-238
Sunday Ekesi, Marc De Meyer, Samira A. Mohamed, Massimiliano Virgilio and Christian Borgemeister (2016)
Taxonomy, ecology, and management of native and exotic fruit fly species in Africa

Biocontrol Science and Technology (2016) 26, 274-290
Wakuma Bayissa, Sunday Ekesi, Samira A. Mohamed, Godwin P. Kaaya, John M. Wagacha, Rachid Hanna and Nguya K. Maniania (2016)
Interactions among vegetable-infesting aphids, the fungal pathogen Metarhizium anisopliae (Ascomycota: Hypocreales) and the predatory coccinellid Cheilomenes lunata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)

Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata (2016) 158, 17-24
Saliou Niassy, Sunday Ekesi, Nguya K. Maniania, Benedict Orindi, Gerald B. Moritz, Willem J. de Kogel and Sevgan Subramanian (2016)
Active aggregation among sexes in bean flower thrips (Megalurothrips sjostedti) on cowpea (Vigna unguiculata)

African Entomology (2016) 24, 437-447
S. Ndlela, S. Mohamed, P.N. Ndegwa, G.O. Ong'Amo and S. Ekesi (2016)
Male annihilation technique using methyl eugenol for field suppression of Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae) on mango in Kenya

Insects (2015) 6, 279-296
Johnson O. Nyasani, Sevgan Subramanian, Hans-Michael Poehling, Nguya K. Maniania, Sunday Ekesi and Rainer Meyhöfer (2015)
Optimizing western flower thrips management on French beans by combined use of beneficials and imidacloprid

International Journal of Tropical Insect Science (2015) 35, 90-95
Moses I. Olotu, Hannalene du Plessis, Zuberi S. Seguni, Sunday Ekesi and Nguya K. Maniania (2015)
Efficacy of fish- and hydramethylnon-based baits for conservation of the African weaver ant Oecophylla longinoda (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) during cashew off-seasons in Tanzania

International Journal of Tropical Insect Science (2015) 35, 34-47
V. Tumuhaise, S. Ekesi, S.A. Mohamed, P.N. Ndegwa, L.W. Irungu, R. Srinivasan and N.K. Maniania (2015)
Pathogenicity and performance of two candidate isolates of Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae) in four liquid culture media for the management of the legume pod borer Maruca vitrata (Lepidoptera: Crambidae)

EPPO Bulletin (2015) 45, 108-111
E.S.I. Mohamed, M.E.E. Mahmoud, M.A.M. Elhaj, S.A. Mohamed and S. Ekesi (2015)
Host plants record for tomato leaf miner Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) in Sudan

Systematic Entomology (2015) 40, 456-471
Mark K. Schutze, Nidchaya Aketarawong, Weerawan Amornsak, Karen F. Armstrong, Antonis A. Augustinos, Norman Barr, Wang Bo, Kostas Bourtzis, Laura M. Boykin, Carlos Cáceres, Stephen L. Cameron, Toni A. Chapman, Suksom Chinvinijkul, Anastasija Chomic, Marc De Meyer, Ellena Drosopoulou, Anna Englezou, Sunday Ekesi, Angeliki Gariou-Papalexiou, Scott M. Geib, Deborah Hailstones, Mohammed Hasanuzzaman, David Haymer, Alvin K.W. Hee, Jorge Hendrichs, Andrew Jessup, Qinge Ji, Fathiya M. Khamis, Matthew N. Krosch, Luc Leblanc, Khalid Mahmood, Anna R. Malacrida, Pinelopi Mavragani-Tsipidou, Maulid Mwatawala, Ritsuo Nishida, Hajime Ono, Jesus Reyes, Daniel Rubinoff, Michael San Jose, Todd E. Shelly, Sunyanee Srikachar, Keng H. Tan, Sujinda Thanaphum, Ihsan Haq, Shanmugam Vijaysegaran, Suk L. Wee, Farzana Yesmin, Antigone Zacharopoulou and Anthony R. Clarke (2015)
Synonymization of key pest species within the Bactrocera dorsalis species complex (Diptera: Tephritidae): taxonomic changes based on a review of 20 years of integrative morphological, molecular, cytogenetic, behavioural and chemoecological data

Journal of Pest Science (2015) 88, 613-619
Paulin Nana, Felix Nchu, Sunday Ekesi, Hamadi Iddo Boga, Pierre Kamtchouing and Nguya Kalemba Maniania (2015)
Efficacy of spot-spray application of Metarhizium anisopliae formulated in emulsifiable extract of Calpurnia aurea in attracting and infecting adult Rhipicephalus appendiculatus ticks in semi-field experiments

Journal of Pest Science (2015) 88, 555-562
A.M. Muvea, R. Meyhöfer, N.K. Maniania, H.-M. Poehling, S. Ekesi and S. Subramanian (2015)
Behavioral responses of Thrips tabaci Lindeman to endophyte-inoculated onion plants

International Journal of Tropical Insect Science (2015) 35, 80-89
J.K. Korir, H.D. Affognon, C.N. Ritho, W.S. Kingori, P. Irungu, S.A. Mohamed and S. Ekesi (2015)
Grower adoption of an integrated pest management package for management of mango-infesting fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Embu, Kenya

Insect Science (2015) 22, 121-128
David Mugisho Bugeme, Markus Knapp, Sunday Ekesi, Adenirin Chabi-Olaye, Hamadi Iddi Boga and Nguya Kalemba Maniania (2015)
Efficacy of Metarhizium anisopliae in controlling the two-spotted spider mite Tetranychus urticae on common bean in screenhouse and field experiments

Bulletin of Entomological Research (2014) 104, 631-638
L. Vanícková, M. Virgilio, A. Tomcala, R. Brízová, S. Ekesi, M. Hoskovec, B. Kalinová, R.R. Do Nascimento and M. De Meyer (2014)
Resolution of three cryptic agricultural pests (Ceratitis fasciventris, C. anonae, C. rosa, Diptera: Tephritidae) using cuticular hydrocarbon profiling

Journal of Applied Entomology (2014) 138, 395-402
V. Migani, S. Ekesi and T.S. Hoffmeister (2014)
Physiology vs. environment: what drives oviposition decisions in mango fruit flies (Bactrocera invadens and Ceratitis cosyra)?

International Journal of Tropical Insect Science (2014) 34, S90-S98
Sunday Ekesi, Samira A. Mohamed and Chiou Ling Chang (2014)
A liquid larval diet for rearing Bactrocera invadens and Ceratitis fasciventris (Diptera: Tephritidae)

PLoS ONE (2014) 9 (9 - e108242)
Alexander M. Muvea, Rainer Meyhöfer, Sevgan Subramanian, Hans-Michael Poehling, Sunday Ekesi and Nguya K. Maniania (2014)
Colonization of onions by endophytic fungi and their impacts on the biology of Thrips tabaci

Journal of Applied Entomology (2014) 138, 409-417
P. Sookar, S. Bhagwant, F.B. Khayrattee, Y. Chooneea and S. Ekesi (2014)
Mating compatibility of wild and sterile melon flies, Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae) treated with entomopathogenic fungi

International Journal of Tropical Insect Science (2014) 34, 190-196
David M. Bugeme, Markus Knapp, Hamadi I. Boga, Sunday Ekesi and Nguya K. Maniania (2014)
Susceptibility of developmental stages of Tetranychus urticae (Acari: Tetranychidae) to infection by Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae)

Journal of Economic Entomology (2014) 107, 299-309
Sunday Ekesi, Samira Mohamed and Chrysantus M. Tanga (2014)
Comparison of food-based attractants for Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae) and evaluation of mazoferm - spinosad bait spray for field suppression in mango

Journal of Insect Science (2014) 14 (44), 1-6
James Peter Egonyu, Sunday Ekesi, Jacques Kabaru and Lucy Irungu (2014)
Biology of the coconut bug, Pseudotheraptus wayi, on French beans

Journal of Applied Entomology (2014) 138, 449-457
D. Cugala, S. Ekesi, D. Ambasse, R.S. Adamu and S.A. Mohamed (2014)
Assessment of ripening stages of Cavendish dwarf bananas as host or non-host to Bactrocera invadens

Insects (2013) 4, 206-216
Susan Dimbi, Nguya K. Maniania and Sunday Ekesi (2013)
Horizontal transmission of Metarhizium anisopliae in fruit flies and effect of fungal infection on egg laying and fertility

Journal of Applied Entomology (2013) 137, 571-579
E.F. Appiah, S. Ekesi, D. Salifu, K. Afreh-Nuamah, D. Obeng-Ofori, F. Khamis and S.A. Mohamed (2013)
Effect of temperature on immature development and longevity of two introduced opiine parasitoids on Bactrocera invadens

Environmental Entomology (2013) 42, 1400-1407
James Peter Egonyu, Sunday Ekesi, Jacques Kabaru, Lucy Irungu and Baldwyn Torto (2013)
Cashew volatiles mediate short-range location responses in Pseudotheraptus wayi (Heteroptera: Coreidae)

Florida Entomologist (2013) 96, 1030-1041
Chrysantus M. Tanga, Sunday Ekesi, P. Govender and Samira A. Mohamed (2013)
Effect of six host plant species on the life history and population growth parameters of Rastrococcus iceryoides (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae)

International Journal of Tropical Insect Science (2013) 33, 283-290
Moses I. Olotu, Nguya K. Maniania, Sunday Ekesi, Zuberi S. Seguni and Hannalene du Plessis (2013)
Effect of fungicides used for powdery mildew disease management on the African weaver ant, Oecophylla longinoda (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), a biocontrol agent of sap-sucking pests in cashew crops in Tanzania

Journal of Pest Science (2013) 86, 285-292
Nguya K. Maniania, Matilda A. Okech, James O. Adino, Jacob O. Opere and Sunday Ekesi (2013)
Transfer of inoculum of Metarhizium anisopliae between adult Glossina morsitans morsitans and effects of fungal infection on blood feeding and mating behaviors

Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata (2012) 142, 97-103
S. Niassy, N.K. Maniania, S. Subramanian, L.M. Gitonga and S. Ekesi (2012)
Performance of a semiochemical-baited autoinoculation device treated with Metarhizium anisopliae for control of Frankliniella occidentalis on French bean in field cages

International Journal of Pest Management (2012) 58, 131-137
S. Niassy, N.K. Maniania, S. Subramanian, M.L. Gitonga, R. Maranga, A.B. Obonyo and S. Ekesi (2012)
Compatibility of Metarhizium anisopliae isolate ICIPE 69 with agrochemicals used in French bean production

Letters in Applied Microbiology (2012) 54, 487-493
S. Niassy, N.K. Maniania, S. Subramanian, L.M. Gitonga, D.M. Mburu, D. Masiga and S. Ekesi (2012)
Selection of promising fungal biological control agent of the western flower thrips Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande)

Journal of Economic Entomology (2012) 105, 2068-2075
Donald L. Kachigamba, Sunday Ekesi, Mary W. Ndung'u, Linus M. Gitonga, Peter E.A. Teal and Baldwyn Torto (2012)
Evidence for potential of managing some African fruit fly species (Diptera: Tephritidae) using the mango fruit fly host-marking pheromone

Journal of Economic Entomology (2011) 104, 1180-1188
T.G. Grout, J.H. Daneel, S.A. Mohamed, S. Ekesi, P.W. Nderitu, P.R. Stephen and V. Hattingh (2011)
Cold susceptibility and disinfestation of Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae) in oranges

Biocontrol Science and Technology (2011) 21, 299-316
S. Ekesi, N.K. Maniania and S.A. Mohamed (2011)
Efficacy of soil application of Metarhizium anisopliae and the use of GF-120 spinosad bait spray for suppression of Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae) in mango orchards

Biocontrol Science and Technology (2010) 20, 183-196
Samira A. Mohamed, Sunday Ekesi and Rachid Hanna (2010)
Old and new host-parasitoid associations: parasitism of the invasive fruit fly Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae) and five African fruit fly species by Fopius arisanus, an Asian opiine parasitoid

Bulletin of Entomological Research (2010) 100, 35-48
M. De Meyer, M.P. Robertson, M.W. Mansell, S. Ekesi, K. Tsuruta, W. Mwaiko, J.-F. Vayssières and A.T. Peterson (2010)
Ecological niche and potential geographic distribution of the invasive fruit fly Bactrocera invadens (Diptera, Tephritidae)

Molecular Ecology (2009) 18, 4798-4810
F.M. Khamis, N. Karam, S. Ekesi, M. De Meyer, A. Bonomi, L.M. Gomulski, F. Scolari, P. Gabrieli, P. Siciliano, D. Masiga, E.U. Kenya, G. Gasperi, A.R. Malacrida and C.R. Guglielmino (2009)
Uncovering the tracks of a recent and rapid invasion: the case of the fruit fly pest Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Africa

Journal of Economic Entomology (2009) 102, 981-991
Sunday Ekesi, Maxwell K. Billah, Peterson W. Nderitu, Slawomir A. Lux and Ivan Rwomushana (2009)
Evidence for competitive displacement of Ceratitis cosyra by the invasive fruit fly Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae) on mango and mechanisms contributing to the displacement

Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata (2009) 133, 27-37
Ivan Rwomushana, Sunday Ekesi, Callistus K.P.O. Ogol and Ian Gordon (2009)
Mechanisms contributing to the competitive success of the invasive fruit fly Bactrocera invadens over the indigenous mango fruit fly, Ceratitis cosyra: the role of temperature and resource pre-emption

Journal of Applied Entomology (2008) 132, 789-797
S.A. Mohamed, S. Ekesi and R. Hanna (2008)
Evaluation of the impact of Diachasmimorpha longicaudata on Bactrocera invadens and five African fruit fly species

Annals of the Entomological Society of America (2008) 101, 331-340
Ivan Rwomushana, Sunday Ekesi, Ian Gordon and Callistus K.P.O. Ogol (2008)
Host plants and host plant preference studies for Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Kenya, a new invasive fruit fly species in Africa

Journal of Applied Entomology (2008) 132, 832-839
I. Rwomushana, S. Ekesi, C.P.K.O. Ogol and I. Gordon (2008)
Effect of temperature on development and survival of immature stages of Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Molecular Ecology Resources (2008) 8, 1509-1511
F. Khamis, N. Karam, C.R. Guglielmino, S. Ekesi, D. Masiga, M. De Meyer, E.U. Kenya and A.R. Malacrida (2008)
Isolation and characterization of microsatellite markers in the newly discovered invasive fruit fly pest in Africa, Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Annals of the Entomological Society of America (2007) 100, 900-906
Chiou Ling Chang, Carlos Caceres and Sunday Ekesi (2007)
Life history parameters of Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) reared on liquid diets

Annals of the Entomological Society of America (2007) 100, 562-567
Sunday Ekesi, Peterson W. Nderitu and Chiou Ling Chang (2007)
Adaptation to and small-scale rearing of invasive fruit fly Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae) on artificial diet

Bulletin of Entomological Research (2006) 96, 379-386
S. Ekesi, P.W. Nderitu and I. Rwomushana (2006)
Field infestation, life history and demographic parameters of the fruit fly Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Africa

Biocontrol Science and Technology (2006) 16, 129-139
Nguya K. Maniania, Sunday Ekesi, Adedapo Odulaja, Mathilda A. Okech and David J. Nadel (2006)
Prospects of a fungus-contamination device for the control of tsetse fly Glossina fuscipes fuscipes

Agricultural and Forest Entomology (2005) 7, 21-30
S. Ekesi, P.A. Shah, S.J. Clark and J.K. Pell (2005)
Conservation biological control with the fungal pathogen Pandora neoaphidis: implications of aphid species, host plant and predator foraging

Mycopathologia (2003) 156, 375-382
Susan Dimbi, Nguya K. Maniania, Slawomir A. Lux, Sunday Ekesi and Jones K. Mueke (2003)
Pathogenicity of Metarhizium anisopliae (Metsch.) Sorokin and Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) Vuillemin, to three adult fruit fly species: Ceratitis capitata (Weidemann), C. rosa var. fasciventris Karsch and C. cosyra (Walker) (Diptera :Tephritidae)

Mycopathologia (2003) 155, 229-235
N.K. Maniania, S. Ekesi, B. Löhr and F. Mwangi (2003)
Prospects for biological control of the western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis, with the entomopathogenic fungus, Metarhizium anisopliae, on chrysanthemum

Insect Science and its Application (2002) 22, 41-46
N.K. Maniania, S. Ekesi and J.M. Songa (2002)
Managing termites in maize with the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae

Biocontrol Science and Technology (2002) 12, 7-17
S. Ekesi, N.K. Maniania and S.A. Lux (2002)
Mortality in three African tephritid fruit fly puparia and adults caused by the entomopathogenic fungi, Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana

Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection (2001) 33, 431-445
Sunday Ekesi, Nguya K. Maniania, Kwesi Ampong-Nyarko and Abubakar D. Akpa (2001)
Importance of timing of application of the entomopathogenic fungus, Metarhizium anisopliae for the control of legume flower thrips, Megalurothrips sjostedti and its persistence on cowpea

Insect Science and its Application (2001) 21, 55-60
S. Ekesi (2001)
Pathogenicity and antifeedant activity of entomopathogenic hyphomycetes to the cowpea leaf beetle, Ootheca mutabilis Shalberg

Phytoparasitica (2000) 28, 305-310
S. Ekesi (2000)
Effect of volatiles and crude extracts of different plant materials on egg viability of Maruca vitrata and Clavigralla tomentosicollis

BioControl (2000) 45, 79-95
S. Ekesi, N.K. Maniania and W. Lwande (2000)
Susceptibility of the legume flower thrips to Metarhizium anisopliae on different varieties of cowpea

Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata (2000) 94, 229-236
S. Ekesi and N.K. Maniania (2000)
Susceptibility of Megalurothrips sjostedti developmental stages to Metarhizium anisopliae and the effects of infection on feeding, adult fecundity, egg fertility and longevity

Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection (2000) 33, 171-180
Sunday Ekesi, Abubakar D. Akpa, Isa Onu and Michael O. Ogunlana (2000)
Entomopathogenicity of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae to the cowpea aphid, Aphis craccivora Koch (Homoptera: Aphididae)

Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata (1999) 93, 149-155
S. Ekesi, N.K. Maniania and I. Onu (1999)
Effect of temperature and photoperiod on development and oviposition of the legume flower thrips, Megalurothrips sjostedti

Mycopathologia (1999) 148, 131-139
S. Ekesi (1999)
Selection of virulent isolates of entomopathogenic hyphomycetes against Clavigralla tomentosicollis Stal. and evaluation in cage experiment using three cowpea varieties

Biocontrol Science and Technology (1999) 9, 177-185
S. Ekesi, N.K. Maniania and K. Ampong-Nyarko (1999)
Effect of temperature on germination, radial growth and virulence of Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana on Megalurothrips sjostedti

Environmental Entomology (1999) 28, 1154-1161
S. Ekesi, N.K. Maniania, K. Ampong-Nyarko and I. Onu (1999)
Effect of intercropping cowpea with maize on the performance of Metarhizium anisopliae against Megalurothrips sjostedti (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) and predators

International Journal of Pest Management (1999) 45, 57-59
S. Ekesi (1999)
Insecticide resistance in field populations of the legume pod-borer, Maruca vitrata Fabricius (Lepidoptera : Pyralidae), on cowpea, Vigna unguiculata (L.), Walp in Nigeria

Journal of Applied Entomology - Zeitschrift für angewandte Entomologie (1998) 122, 629-634
S. Ekesi, N.K. Maniania, I. Onu and B. Löhr (1998)
Pathogenicity of entomopathogenic fungi (Hyphomycetes) to the legume flower thrips, Megalurothrips sjostedti (Trybom) (Thysan., Thripidae)