olive fruit fly

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Alias: olive fly, bactrocera oleae, bactrocera (daculus) oleae, bactrocera (dacus) oleae

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  1. ncbi Olive fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) populations in relation to region, trap type, season, and availability of fruit
    Victoria Y Yokoyama
    USDA ARS, San Joaquin Valley Agricultural Sciences Center, 9611 South Riverbend Ave, Parlier, CA 93648, USA
    J Econ Entomol 99:2072-9. 2006
  2. ncbi Frequencies of organophosphate resistance-associated mutations in the acetylcholinesterase gene of field collected olive fly (Bactrocera oleae) populations under different insecticide regimes
    S Ibel Başkurt
    Department of Biology, Mugla University, Kotekli, Muğla Turkey
    Acta Biol Hung 62:22-33. 2011
  3. ncbi Acetic acid bacteria, newly emerging symbionts of insects
    Elena Crotti
    Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Alimentari e Microbiologiche DISTAM, Universita degli Studi di Milano, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:6963-70. 2010
  4. ncbi Spinosad resistance development in wild olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae (Diptera: Tephritidae) populations in California
    Evdoxia G Kakani
    Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Thessaly, Larissa 41221, Greece
    Pest Manag Sci 66:447-53. 2010
  5. ncbi Intraspecific larval competition in the olive fruit fly (Diptera: tephritidae)
    Hannah Joy Burrack
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    Environ Entomol 38:1400-10. 2009
  6. ncbi A small deletion in the olive fly acetylcholinesterase gene associated with high levels of organophosphate resistance
    E G Kakani
    Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Thessaly, Ploutonos 26, Larissa 41221, Greece
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 38:781-7. 2008
  7. ncbi Olive fruit fly: managing an ancient pest in modern times
    Kent M Daane
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3114, USA
    Annu Rev Entomol 55:151-69. 2010
  8. ncbi High summer temperatures affect the survival and reproduction of olive fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae)
    Xin Geng Wang
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Environ Entomol 38:1496-504. 2009
  9. ncbi Give us the tools and we will do the job: symbiotic bacteria affect olive fly fitness in a diet-dependent fashion
    Michael Ben-Yosef
    Department of Entomology, The Robert H Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel
    Proc Biol Sci 277:1545-52. 2010
  10. ncbi The olive fly endosymbiont, "Candidatus Erwinia dacicola," switches from an intracellular existence to an extracellular existence during host insect development
    Anne M Estes
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, 310 Biosciences West, 1041 E Lowell St, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:7097-106. 2009

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  1. ncbi Olive fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) populations in relation to region, trap type, season, and availability of fruit
    Victoria Y Yokoyama
    USDA ARS, San Joaquin Valley Agricultural Sciences Center, 9611 South Riverbend Ave, Parlier, CA 93648, USA
    J Econ Entomol 99:2072-9. 2006
    Olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae (Gmelin), was monitored with adult captures by season and trap type, and was related to fruit volume and nonharvested fruit to elucidate the occurrence of the newly introduced pest in California...
  2. ncbi Frequencies of organophosphate resistance-associated mutations in the acetylcholinesterase gene of field collected olive fly (Bactrocera oleae) populations under different insecticide regimes
    S Ibel Başkurt
    Department of Biology, Mugla University, Kotekli, Muğla Turkey
    Acta Biol Hung 62:22-33. 2011
    ..the frequencies of three organophosphate (OP) resistance-associated mutations in acetylcholinesterase gene of Bactrocera oleae (BoAce) populations collected from 8 different important olivegrowing areas in the west part of Turkey were ..
  3. ncbi Acetic acid bacteria, newly emerging symbionts of insects
    Elena Crotti
    Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Alimentari e Microbiologiche DISTAM, Universita degli Studi di Milano, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:6963-70. 2010
    ..To date, the fruit flies Drosophila melanogaster and Bactrocera oleae, mosquitoes of the genera Anopheles and Aedes, the honey bee Apis mellifera, the leafhopper Scaphoideus ..
  4. ncbi Spinosad resistance development in wild olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae (Diptera: Tephritidae) populations in California
    Evdoxia G Kakani
    Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Thessaly, Larissa 41221, Greece
    Pest Manag Sci 66:447-53. 2010
    Among target pests of the insecticide spinosad is the olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae (Rossi) (Diptera: Tephritidae)...
  5. ncbi Intraspecific larval competition in the olive fruit fly (Diptera: tephritidae)
    Hannah Joy Burrack
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    Environ Entomol 38:1400-10. 2009
    Olive fruit flies [Bactrocera oleae (Gmelin)] occur at densities in California that can result in intraspecific larval competition within infested fruit. Larval B...
  6. ncbi A small deletion in the olive fly acetylcholinesterase gene associated with high levels of organophosphate resistance
    E G Kakani
    Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Thessaly, Ploutonos 26, Larissa 41221, Greece
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 38:781-7. 2008
    ..The frequency of these mutations was monitored in Bactrocera oleae individuals of increasing resistance...
  7. ncbi Olive fruit fly: managing an ancient pest in modern times
    Kent M Daane
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3114, USA
    Annu Rev Entomol 55:151-69. 2010
    Olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae (Rossi) (Diptera: Tephritidae), is the major pest of commercial olives worldwide. Various aspects of its biology, ecology, management, and impact on olive production are highlighted...
  8. ncbi High summer temperatures affect the survival and reproduction of olive fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae)
    Xin Geng Wang
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Environ Entomol 38:1496-504. 2009
    The olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae (Rossi) (Diptera: Tephritidae), is an invasive pest in California...
  9. ncbi Give us the tools and we will do the job: symbiotic bacteria affect olive fly fitness in a diet-dependent fashion
    Michael Ben-Yosef
    Department of Entomology, The Robert H Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel
    Proc Biol Sci 277:1545-52. 2010
    Olive flies (Bactrocera oleae) are intimately associated with bacteria throughout their life cycle, and both larvae and adults are morphologically adapted for housing bacteria in the digestive tract...
  10. ncbi The olive fly endosymbiont, "Candidatus Erwinia dacicola," switches from an intracellular existence to an extracellular existence during host insect development
    Anne M Estes
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, 310 Biosciences West, 1041 E Lowell St, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:7097-106. 2009
    ..Here we examine the endosymbiont of the olive fly [Bactrocera oleae (Rossi) (Diptera: Tephritidae)], a tephritid of great economic importance...
  11. ncbi Residues of rotenone, azadirachtin, pyrethrins and copper used to control Bactrocera oleae (Gmel.) in organic olives and oil
    V Simeone
    Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari, Organic Agriculture Division, 70010 Valenzano Ba, Italy
    Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess 26:475-81. 2009
    ..Copper accumulated in olives according to the number of applications, whereas, in oil, the residue was always lower than the maximum residue limit. The sensitivity of the method applied did not allow detection of azadirachtin...
  12. ncbi Acetobacter tropicalis is a major symbiont of the olive fruit fly (Bactrocera oleae)
    Ilias Kounatidis
    Department of Genetics, Development and Molecular Biology, School of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessalonici, Greece
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:3281-8. 2009
    Following cultivation-dependent and -independent techniques, we investigated the microbiota associated with Bactrocera oleae, one of the major agricultural pests in olive-producing countries...
  13. ncbi The heat shock 70 genes of the olive pest Bactrocera oleae: genomic organization and molecular characterization of a transcription unit and its proximal promoter region
    Elena Drosopoulou
    Department of Genetics, Development and Molecular Biology, School of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR 54124, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Genome 52:210-4. 2009
    A Bactrocera oleae genomic library was constructed and several genomic clones bearing hsp70 sequences were isolated. All clones were in situ hybridized on the major heat shock puff locus of the salivary gland polytene chromosomes...
  14. ncbi Analysis of olive fly invasion in California based on microsatellite markers
    N E Zygouridis
    Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    Heredity 102:402-12. 2009
    The olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae, is the main pest of the olive fruit and its expansion is exclusively restricted to the cultivation zone of the olive tree...
  15. ncbi Isolation and characterization of microsatellite markers from the olive fly, Bactrocera oleae, and their cross-species amplification in the Tephritidae family
    Antonios A Augustinos
    Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Thessaly, Thessaly, Greece
    BMC Genomics 9:618. 2008
    ..The olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae, is the major pest of the olive fruit. Currently, its control is based on chemical insecticides...
  16. ncbi Selection at 6-PGD locus in laboratory populations of Bactrocera oleae
    Nikos Cosmidis
    Department of Genetics, Agricultural University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Genet Res (Camb) 90:379-84. 2008
    We have previously shown that laboratory populations of the olive fruitfly Bactrocera oleae come to equilibrium with allele frequencies at the 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase (6-PGD) locus markedly different from those of wild ..
  17. ncbi Ultrastructure of male reproductive accessory glands and ejaculatory duct in the Queensland fruit fly, Bactrocera tryoni (Diptera: Tephritidae)
    Preethi Radhakrishnan
    Centre for the Integrative Study of Animal Behaviour, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Arthropod Struct Dev 38:216-26. 2009
    ..While there are some notable differences, reproductive accessory glands of male Q-flies generally resemble those of the olive fruitfly, Bactrocera oleae, and to a lesser extent the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata.
  18. ncbi Olive fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) ovipositional preference and larval performance in several commercially important olive varieties in California
    Hannah Joy Burrack
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    J Econ Entomol 101:750-8. 2008
    The olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae (Gmelin) (Diptera: Tephritidae),is an invasive pest of olives (Olea spp.) in the United States. The objectives of this study were to determine whether B...
  19. ncbi (Z)-9-tricosene identified in rectal gland extracts of Bactrocera oleae males: first evidence of a male-produced female attractant in olive fruit fly
    Adriano Carpita
    Dipartimento di Chimica e Chimica Industriale, Universita di Pisa, Via Risorgimento 35, 56100 Pisa, Italy
    Naturwissenschaften 99:77-81. 2012
    It is well-known that Bactrocera oleae (olive fruit fly) females attract conspecific males by using 1,7-dioxaspiro[5,5]undecane (1) as the main component of their sex pheromone, and that 1 is produced in the female rectal gland...
  20. ncbi Efficacy of new mass-trapping devices against Bactrocera oleae (Diptera tephritidae) for minimizing pesticide input in agroecosystems
    Maria E Noce
    Centro di Ricerca per l Olivicoltura e l Industria Olearia, Consiglio per la Ricerca e la Sperimentazione in Agricoltura, I 87036 Rende, Italy
    J Environ Sci Health B 44:442-8. 2009
    Decreasing pesticide use in olive groves is central to controlling pathogens and pests such as Bactrocera oleae. This has led to the development of mass trapping devices which not only minimize pesticide use but, with improved efficacy of ..
  21. ncbi Bioactive natural products and chirality
    Kenji Mori
    Photosensitive Materials Research Center, Toyo Gosei Co, Ltd, Wakahagi, Inzai shi, Chiba, Japan
    Chirality 23:449-62. 2011
    ..In the case of olean, the sex pheromone of the olive fruit fly, its (R)-isomer is active against the males and the (S)-isomer is active against the females...
  22. ncbi Identification of 21 polymorphic microsatellites in the African parasitoid wasp, Psyttalia lounsburyi (Silvestri) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
    M C Bon
    USDA ARS European Biological Control Laboratory EBCL, Campus International de Baillarguet CS 90013, 34988 Montferrier le Lez, France, Centre de Biologie et de Gestion des Populations, INRA, Campus International de Baillarguet CS 30016, 34988 Montferrier le Lez, France, INRA, 400 Route des Chappes, BP 167, 06 903 Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France, California Department of Food and Agriculture CDFA, Sacramento, CA 95814, USA
    Mol Ecol Resour 8:930-2. 2008
    ..African populations of Psyttalia lounsburyi (Silvestri) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a parasitoid wasp of the olive fruit fly, as part of a study assessing the role of introgression/hybridization in the success of a biological control ..
  23. ncbi Yeast dynamics during the fermentation of brined green olives treated in the field with kaolin and Bordeaux mixture to control the olive fruit fly
    Serena Muccilli
    DISPA, Sezione di Tecnologia e Microbiologia degli Alimenti, University of Catania, Italy
    Int J Food Microbiol 148:15-22. 2011
    ..treated in the field with non-conventional repellent and antiovipositional products in the control of Bactrocera oleae, was analysed using a combination of culture-dependent and -independent molecular fingerprinting...
  24. ncbi Effect of kaolin and copper based products and of starter cultures on green table olive fermentation
    Cinzia L Randazzo
    Dipartimento di Orto Floro Arboricoltura e Tecnologie Agro Alimentari, Universita degli Studi di Catania, Via Santa Sofia 98, 95123 Catania, Italy
    Food Microbiol 28:910-9. 2011
    ..characteristics, let to the conclusion on the importance of starter cultures in fermentation of table olives especially those treated with "non-conventional" pesticide, which could be used to prevent olive fly damage.
  25. ncbi Cytogenetic analysis of the Ethiopian fruit fly Dacus ciliatus (Diptera: Tephritidae)
    E Drosopoulou
    Department of Genetics, Development and Molecular Biology, School of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki AUTH, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Genetica 139:723-32. 2011
    ..Chromosomal homologies between D. ciliatus and Bactrocera oleae are proposed by comparing chromosome banding patterns and by in situ hybridization of the hsp70 gene.
  26. ncbi Interchromosomal duplications on the Bactrocera oleae Y chromosome imply a distinct evolutionary origin of the sex chromosomes compared to Drosophila
    Paolo Gabrieli
    Department of Animal Biology, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    PLoS ONE 6:e17747. 2011
    ..We studied the Y sequences from the olive fly, Bactrocera oleae. Its Y chromosome is minute and highly heterochromatic, and displays high heteromorphism with the X chromosome...
  27. ncbi Evidence of two lineages of the symbiont 'Candidatus Erwinia dacicola' in Italian populations of Bactrocera oleae (Rossi) based on 16S rRNA gene sequences
    Claudia Savio
    Dipartimento di Agronomia Ambientale e Produzioni Vegetali, Universita di Padova, Agripolis, Padova, Italy
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 62:179-87. 2012
    The close association between the olive fly Bactrocera oleae (Rossi) (Diptera: Tephritidae) and bacteria has been known for more than a century...
  28. ncbi Riding the Trojan horse: combating pest insects with their own symbionts
    Edouard Jurkevitch
    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Rehovot, Israel 76100
    Microb Biotechnol 4:620-7. 2011
    ..many fruit pests such as the Mediterranean fruit fly (the medfly, Ceratitis capitata) and the Olive fly (Bactrocera oleae)...
  29. ncbi Octopamine--a single modulator with double action on the heart of two insect species (Apis mellifera macedonica and Bactrocera oleae): Acceleration vs. inhibition
    Chrisovalantis Papaefthimiou
    Laboratory of Animal Physiology, Department of Zoology, School of Biology, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Hellas, Greece
    J Insect Physiol 57:316-25. 2011
    ..investigated, in the isolated hearts of the honeybee, Apis mellifera macedonica, and the olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae. Octopamine induced a biphasic effect on the frequency and force of cardiac contractions acting as an agonist,..
  30. ncbi Altered GPI modification of insect AChE improves tolerance to organophosphate insecticides
    Evdoxia G Kakani
    Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Thessaly, Ploutonos 26, Larissa 41221, Greece
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 41:150-8. 2011
    The olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae is the most destructive and intractable pest of olives. The management of B. oleae has been based on the use of organophosphate (OP) insecticides, a practice that induced resistance...
  31. ncbi Isolation, annotation and applications of expressed sequence tags from the olive fly, Bactrocera oleae
    K T Tsoumani
    Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    Mol Genet Genomics 285:33-45. 2011
    The olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae, is the major pest of the olive tree. Despite its importance, very little genetic and molecular knowledge is available. The present study is a first attempt to identify and characterize B...
  32. ncbi Effect of olive fruit fly infestation on the quality of olive oil from Chemlali cultivar during ripening
    Faten Mraicha
    Institut de l Olivier, BP 1087, 3000 Sfax, Tunisia
    Food Chem Toxicol 48:3235-41. 2010
    ..into different groups according to the presence or absence of infestation (0%, 5%, 10%, 15% and 100%) by the olive fruit fly (B. olaea)...
  33. ncbi Characterization and pathogenicity of Botryosphaeriaceae species collected from olive and other hosts in Spain and California
    Juan Moral
    Departamento de Agronomia, ETSIAM, Universidad de Cordoba, Campus de Rabanales, Edif C4, 14071 Cordoba, Spain
    Phytopathology 100:1340-51. 2010
    ..close association between the presence of dalmatian disease symptoms and the wound created by the olive fly (Bactrocera oleae), suggest that the fly is essential for the initiation of the disease on fruit...
  34. ncbi Domestication of olive fly through a multi-regional host shift to cultivated olives: comparative dating using complete mitochondrial genomes
    F Nardi
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Via Aldo Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 57:678-86. 2010
    The evolutionary history of the olive fly, Bactrocera oleae, was reconstructed in a phylogenetic and coalescent framework using full mitochondrial genome data from 21 individuals covering the entire worldwide distribution of the species...
  35. ncbi Isolation and identification of insecticidal components from Citrus aurantium fruit peel extract
    Elias P Siskos
    Chemical Ecology and Natural Products Laboratory, NCSR Demokritos, 150 13 Aghia Paraskevi, Attikis, Greece
    J Agric Food Chem 56:5577-81. 2008
    ..of the extract yielded a fraction that inflicted up to 96% mortality to adults of the olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae (Gmelin) three days post-treatment...
  36. ncbi Psyttalia cf. concolor (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) for biological control of olive fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) in California
    Victoria Y Yokoyama
    USDA ARS, San Joaquin Valley Agricultural Sciences Center, 9611 South Riverbend Ave, Parlier, CA 93648, USA
    Environ Entomol 37:764-73. 2008
    ..Guatemala City, Guatemala, was imported into California for biological control of olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae (Gmelin), in olives, Olea europaea L...
  37. ncbi Effects of fly attack (Bactrocera oleae) on the phenolic profile and selected chemical parameters of olive oil
    Ana Maria Gomez-Caravaca
    Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Granada, c Fuentenueva s n, E 18071 Granada, Spain
    J Agric Food Chem 56:4577-83. 2008
    ..One of the principal threats of the quality of olive fruit is the olive fly ( Bactrocera oleae) as it alters the chemical composition...
  38. ncbi Geographical distribution and evolutionary history of organophosphate-resistant Ace alleles in the olive fly (Bactrocera oleae)
    Francesco Nardi
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Via Aldo Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 36:593-602. 2006
    ..mutations that confer different levels of OP insensitivity have previously been identified in the olive fly, Bactrocera oleae. Numerous sensitive and two insensitive alleles (including one convergent acquisition) are described from the ..
  39. ncbi Cloning and structural characterization of the 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase locus of the medfly Ceratitis capitata and the olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae
    George N Goulielmos
    Department of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, University of Crete, Vasilika Vouton, 715 00 Iraklion, Crete, Greece
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 341:721-7. 2006
    ..genomic sequences of 6PGD of two species of Tephritidae, the medfly Ceratitis capitata and olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae, and constructed a three-dimensional model of 6PGD of C...
  40. ncbi Population structure and colonization history of the olive fly, Bactrocera oleae (Diptera, Tephritidae)
    Francesco Nardi
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Via Aldo Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Mol Ecol 14:2729-38. 2005
    The olive fly, Bactrocera oleae, is the major pest of olives in most commercial olive-growing regions worldwide...
  41. ncbi Functional constraints of 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase (6-PGD) based on sequence and structural information
    George N Goulielmos
    Department of Genetics, Agricultural University of Athens, Iera Odos 75, Votanikos, 118 55 Athens, Greece
    J Mol Evol 59:358-71. 2004
    ..We have determined the amino acid sequence of 6PGD of Bactrocera oleae and constructed a three-dimensional model based on the homologous known sheep structure...
  42. ncbi Quarantine strategies for olive fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae): low-temperature storage, brine, and host relations
    Victoria Y Yokoyama
    USDA ARS, San Joaquin Valley Agricultural Sciences Center, 9611 South Riverbend Avenue, Parlier, CA 93648, USA
    J Econ Entomol 97:1249-53. 2004
    A dose-response relationship was not observed in olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae (Gmelin), larvae exposed to acetic acid concentrations (0-2.5%) used in commercial brine solutions to cure olives...
  43. ncbi The mitochondrial genome of the olive fly Bactrocera oleae: two haplotypes from distant geographical locations
    F Nardi
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Insect Mol Biol 12:605-11. 2003
    The complete sequence of the olive fly (Bactrocera oleae) mitochondrial genome has been determined. Two independent haplotypes, from flies of distant geographical origin (Italy and Portugal) were completely sequenced...
  44. ncbi A high mobility group protein from the Dipteran insects Ceratitis capitata and Bactrocera oleae
    Vassiliki Aleporou-Marinou
    Department of Biology, Division of Genetics and Biotechnology, University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis 15701, Athens, Greece
    Biochem Genet 41:235-43. 2003
    Nuclei from Bactrocera oleae and Ceratitis capitata larvae contain a major protein that shares most of the characteristics of vertebrate high mobility group (HMG) proteins. Proteins are extracted from nuclei with 0...
  45. ncbi The dual function of ovo/shavenbaby in germline and epidermis differentiation is conserved between Drosophila melanogaster and the olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae
    Abderrahman Khila
    Laboratoire de Biotechnologie Végétale et Agro Alimentaire, Faculté des Sciences et Techniques de Fès Saïss, Université Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah, route de Imouzer, BP2202 Fès, Morocco
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 33:691-9. 2003
    The olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae (B. oleae) is a major olive damaging pest in the Mediterranean area. As a first molecular analysis of a developmental gene in this insect, we characterised the ovo/shavenbaby (ovo/svb) gene...
  46. ncbi Tracing the history of an enzyme polymorphism: the case of alcohol dehydrogenase-2 (Adh-2) of the olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae
    George N Goulielmos
    Department of Genetics, Agricultural University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Mol Biol Evol 20:293-306. 2003
    In the olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae, previous studies have described a one-locus three-allele electrophoretic polymorphism of the enzyme alcohol dehydrogenase and provided evidence that the polymorphism is under the influence of ..
  47. ncbi Genetic and cytogenetic analysis of the olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae (Diptera: Tephritidae)
    P Mavragani-Tsipidou
    Department of Genetics, Development and Molecular Biology, School of Biology, Faculty of Science, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR 54124, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Genetica 116:45-57. 2002
    The genetic and cytogenetic characteristics of one of the major agricultural pests, the olive fruit fly Bactmcera oleae, are presented here...
  48. ncbi Effect of acetone feeding on alcohol dehydrogenase activity in the olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae
    N Cosmidis
    Department of Agriculture Biotechnology, Agricultural University of Athens, Iera Odos 75, Athens, Greece
    Heredity 89:453-9. 2002
    ..of acetone in larval diet and alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH) activity in laboratory raised populations of Bactrocera oleae. ADH activity of B. oleae is depressed in acetone-impregnated diets...
  49. ncbi Resistance-associated point mutations of organophosphate insensitive acetylcholinesterase, in the olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae
    J G Vontas
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    Insect Mol Biol 11:329-36. 2002
    ..acid residues was obtained by a combined degenerate PCR and RACE strategy from an organophosphate-susceptible Bactrocera oleae strain...
  50. ncbi A pseudo-likelihood method for estimating effective population size from temporally spaced samples
    J Wang
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Genet Res 78:243-57. 2001
    ..In an application of the pseudo-likelihood method to a large data set of an olive fly population, more precise estimates of Ne are obtained than those from the F-statistic method.
  51. ncbi The Drosophila alcohol dehydrogenase gene may have evolved independently of the functionally homologous medfly, olive fly, and flesh fly genes
    S Brogna
    Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Research Center of Crete, Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Mol Biol Evol 18:322-9. 2001
    ..were cloned and sequenced from two tephritid fruit flies, the medfly Ceratitis capitata and the olive fly Bactrocera oleae. Because of the high sequence divergence compared with the Drosophila sequences, the medfly cDNAs were cloned ..
  52. ncbi Correlation of the insecticidal activity of the Bacillus thuringiensis A4 strain against Bactrocera oleae (Diptera) with the 140-kDa crystal polypeptide
    A Sivropoulou
    Laboratory of General Microbiology, Section of Genetics, Development and Molecular Biology, School of Biology, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki 54006, Greece
    Curr Microbiol 41:262-6. 2000
    ..with molecular mass of 140 kDa and 32 kDa that exhibit insecticidal activity against adult flies of Bactrocera oleae (Diptera)...
  53. ncbi Partial purification and insecticidal activity of toxic metabolites secreted by a Mucor hiemalis strain (SMU-21) against adults of Bactrocera oleae and Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae)
    M A Konstantopoulou
    Chemical Ecology and Natural Products Laboratory, Institute of Biology, NCSR Demokritos, P O Box 60228, 153 10 Aghia Paraskevi, Attikis, Greece
    J Econ Entomol 99:1657-64. 2006
    ..of a Mucor hiemalis strain (SMU-21) mycelia, cultured in liquid medium, were evaluated for toxicity to Bactrocera oleae (Gmelin) and Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Tephritidae) adults...
  54. ncbi Organophosphate resistance in olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae, populations in Greece and Cyprus
    Panagiotis J Skouras
    Laboratory of Entomology and Agricultural Zoology, Department of Agriculture, Crop Production and Rural Environment, University of Thessaly, Fytokou Street, 38446 Nea Ionia, Greece
    Pest Manag Sci 63:42-8. 2007
    The olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae (Gmelin) (Diptera: Tephritidae) is the most important pest of olives in countries around the Mediterranean basin...
  55. ncbi Efficacy of the pyrethroid alpha-cypermethrin against Bactrocera oleae populations from Greece, and improved diagnostic for an iAChE mutation
    John T Margaritopoulos
    Laboratory of Entomology and Agricultural Zoology, Department of Agriculture Crop Production and Rural Environment, University of Thessaly, Fytokou Str 384 46, Nea Ionia, Magnesia, Greece
    Pest Manag Sci 64:900-8. 2008
    The most important pest of olive orchards worldwide is the olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae (Gmelin). Its control in Greece has been based on organophosphates (OPs), but their intense use has led to the development of resistance...
  56. ncbi Determination of natural olive fruit fly pheromone in insect samples by enzyme linked immunoassays
    Afroditi Neokosmidi
    NCSR Demokritos, RRP Institute, Immunopeptide Chemistry Laboratory, Aghia Paraskevi, 153 10 Athens, Greece
    Talanta 74:539-46. 2008
    The olive fruit fly pheromone avidin-biotin ELISA immunoassay, based on the use of polyclonal G antibodies derived from rabbits (reported previously) and a newer assay, based on the use of polyclonal Y antibodies isolated from the eggs ..
  57. ncbi Alterations of the acetylcholinesterase enzyme in the oriental fruit fly Bactrocera dorsalis are correlated with resistance to the organophosphate insecticide fenitrothion
    Ju Chun Hsu
    Taiwan Agricultural Chemicals and Toxic Substances Research Institute, Council of Agriculture, 11, Guang ming Road, Wufong, 413 Taichung Hsien, Taiwan
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 38:146-54. 2008
    ..Our results also provide a basis for further comparisons of insecticide resistance phenomena seen in closely related species, such as Bactrocera oleae, as well as in a wide range of more distantly related insect species.
  58. ncbi The gene transformer of anastrepha fruit flies (Diptera, tephritidae) and its evolution in insects
    Maria Fernanda Ruiz
    Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas CSIC, Madrid, Spain
    PLoS ONE 2:e1239. 2007
    In the tephritids Ceratitis capitata and Bactrocera oleae, the gene transformer acts as the memory device for sex determination, via an auto-regulatory function; and functional Tra protein is produced only in females...
  59. ncbi Significance of chirality in pheromone science
    Kenji Mori
    Photosensitive Materials Research Center, Toyo Gosei Co, Ltd, Wakahagi 4 2 1, Inba mura, Inba gun, Chiba 270 609, Japan
    Bioorg Med Chem 15:7505-23. 2007
    ..In the case of olean, the olive fruit fly pheromone, its (R)-isomer is active for the males, and the (S)-isomer is active for the females...
  60. ncbi Insecticidal activity of Citrus aurantium fruit, leaf, and shoot extracts against adult olive fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)
    E P Siskos
    Chemical Ecology and Natural Products Laboratory, NCSR De mokritos, P O Box 60228, 153 10 Aghia Paraskevi, Attikis, Greece
    J Econ Entomol 100:1215-20. 2007
    ..fruit, leaves, and shoots were evaluated for biological activity against adults of the olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae (Gmelin) (Diptera: Tephritidae)...
  61. ncbi Assessment of susceptibility of olive cultivars to the Bactrocera oleae (Gmelin, 1790) and Camarosporium dalmaticum (Thüm.) Zachos & Tzav.-Klon. attacks in Calabria (Southern Italy)
    Nino Iannotta
    C R A Experimental Institute for Olive Growing, Rende, Italy
    J Environ Sci Health B 42:789-93. 2007
    ..In the present study we observed the behavior related to the olive fly (Bactrocera oleae) infestation and Camarosporium dalmaticum infection of ten olive cultivars farmed under the same agronomic ..
  62. ncbi Evaluation of the impact on entomocoenosis of active agents allowed in organic olive farming against Bactrocera oleae (Gmelin, 1790)
    Nino Iannotta
    Consiglio per la Ricerca e la Sperimentazione in Agricoltura Experimental Institute for Olive Growing, Rende, Italy
    J Environ Sci Health B 42:783-8. 2007
    Several attempts for evaluating environmental impact of active agents allowed in organic olive farming against Bactrocera oleae have been made, but very few studies were performed contemporaneously on more than one of them...
  63. ncbi Survival and aging in the wild via residual demography
    Hans Georg Muller
    Department of Statistics, University of California, Davis, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Theor Popul Biol 72:513-22. 2007
    ..Several extensions are discussed. Residual demography is demonstrated for data on fruit flies Bactrocera oleae.
  64. ncbi Psyttalia ponerophaga (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) as a potential biological control agent of olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae (Diptera: Tephritidae) in California
    K R Sime
    Center for Biological Control, Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3114, USA
    Bull Entomol Res 97:233-42. 2007
    The olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae (Rossi), is a newly invasive, significant threat to California's olive industry...
  65. ncbi The complete nucleotide sequence of the mitochondrial genome of the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae)
    D J Yu
    Shenzhen Entry Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, 2049 Heping Road, 518001 Shenzhen, Guangdong, PR China
    Gene 396:66-74. 2007
    ..s. has been sequenced, and is here described and compared with the homologous sequences of Bactrocera oleae and Ceratitis capitata...
  66. ncbi Probabilities for survival of glassy-winged sharpshooter and olive fruit fly pests in urban yard waste piles
    David M Crohn
    Department of Environmental Sciences, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Bioresour Technol 99:1425-32. 2008
    Glassy-winged sharpshooter (Homolodisca coagulate) and olive fruit fly (Bactrocera oleae) were introduced into unturned, chipped yard waste piles to evaluate their survival with time and depth within the piles...
  67. ncbi The transformer gene in Bactrocera oleae: the genetic switch that determines its sex fate
    D Lagos
    Division of Genetics and Biotechnology, Department of Biology, University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis, Kouponia, Athens, Greece
    Insect Mol Biol 16:221-30. 2007
    ..We present the isolation and characterization of Botra, the olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae orthologue to the Drosophila gene transformer...
  68. ncbi Acquisition of a potential marker for insect transformation: isolation of a novel alcohol dehydrogenase gene from Bactrocera oleae by functional complementation in yeast
    P Benos
    Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, FORTH, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Mol Gen Genet 263:90-5. 2000
    ..Using this method, we have cloned an alcohol dehydrogenase gene from the olive pest Bactrocera oleae. We conclude that functional complementation in yeast can be used to clone alcohol dehydrogenase genes that ..
  69. ncbi Exploring the evolutionary history of the alcohol dehydrogenase gene (Adh) duplication in species of the family tephritidae
    George N Goulielmos
    Department of Genetics, Agricultural University of Athens, Iera Odos 75, 118 55 Athens, Greece
    J Mol Evol 57:170-80. 2003
    In the olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae and the med fly Ceratitis capitata previous studies have shown the existence of two Adh genes in each species...
  70. ncbi Effects of Peganum harmala (Zygophyllaceae) seed extract on the olive fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) and its larval parasitoid Psyttalia concolor (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
    Junaid Ur Rehman
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Econ Entomol 102:2233-40. 2009
    ..This study investigated the effects of ethanol extracts of P. harmala seeds on the olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae (Rossi) (Diptera: Tephritidae), i.e...