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132 publications listed for Sunday Ekesi:

Selpha Opisa, Komivi Senyo Akutse, Hannalene du Plessis, Komi Kouma Mokpokpo Fiaboe, and Sunday Ekesi
Chemical additives enhance the activity of a Bt-based biopesticide targeting the beet webworm larvae
Journal of Applied Entomology 144 (1-2), 26-32 (2020)

Abdullah Mohamed Mkiga, Samira Abuelgasim Mohamed, Hannalene du Plessis, Fathiya Mbarak Khamis, Komivi Senyo Akutse, and Sunday Ekesi
Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana: pathogenicity, horizontal transmission, and their effects on reproductive potential of Thaumatotibia leucotreta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
Journal of Economic Entomology 113 (2), 660-668 (2020)

Rachid Hanna, Désiré Gnanvossou, Georg Goergen, Aimé H. Bokonon-Ganta, Samira A. Mohamed, Sunday Ekesi, Komi K.M. Fiaboe, and Abiola I. Agnontchémè
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 113 (2), 860-871 (2020)

Gamal E.A. Idriss, Hannalene du Plessis, Fathiya M. Khamis, Sunday Ekesi, Chrysantus M. Tanga, and Samira A. Mohamed
Host range and effects of plant species on preference and fitness of Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae)
Journal of Economic Entomology 113 (3), 1279-1289 (2020)

Inusa J. Ajene, Fathiya M. Khamis, Barbara van Asch, Gerhard Pietersen, Brenda A. Rasowo, Fidelis L. Ombura, Anne W. Wairimu, Komivi S. Akutse, Mamoudou Sétamou, Samira Mohamed, and Sunday Ekesi
Microbiome diversity in Diaphorina citri populations from Kenya and Tanzania shows links to China
PLoS ONE 15 (6 - e0235348) (2020)

Helen Msigo Heya, Fathiya Mbarak Khamis, Gladys Kemunto Onyambu, Komivi Senyo Akutse, Samira Abuelgasim Mohamed, Emily Kajuju Kimathi, Fidelis Levi Odhiambo Ombura, Sunday Ekesi, Thomas Dubois, Sevgan Subramanian, and Chrysantus Mbi Tanga
Characterization and risk assessment of the invasive papaya mealybug, Paracoccus marginatus, in Kenya under changing climate
Journal of Applied Entomology 144 (6), 442-458 (2020)

Inusa J. Ajene, Fathiya Khamis, Shifa Ballo, Gerhard Pietersen, Barbara van Asch, Nurhussen Seid, Ferdu Azerefegne, Sunday Ekesi, and Samira Mohamed
Detection of Asian citrus psyllid (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) in Ethiopia: A new haplotype and its implication to the proliferation of huanglongbing
Journal of Economic Entomology 113 (4), 1640-1647 (2020)

Mohammed E.E. Mahmoud, Samira Abuelgasim Mohamed, Shepard Ndlela, Abdelmutalab G.A. Azrag, Fathiya M. Khamis, Mohamed A.E. Bashir, and Sunday Ekesi
Distribution, relative abundance, and level of infestation of the invasive peach fruit fly Bactrocera zonata (Saunders) (Diptera: Tephritidae) and its associated natural enemies in Sudan
Phytoparasitica 48 (4), 589-605 (2020)

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
Size and shape analysis of Trioza erytreae Del Guercio (Hemiptera: Triozidae), vector of citrus huanglongbing disease
Pest Management Science 75 (3), 760-771 (2019)

Chrysantus Mbi Tanga, Samira Abuelgasim Mohamed, Govender Prem, Daisy Salifu, and Sunday Ekesi
Cross-correlation analysis of invasive mango mealybug and its associated natural enemies in relation to meteorological factors: implications for biological control
Biocontrol Science and Technology 29 (4), 325-349 (2019)

Stephen T.O. Othim, Srinivasan Ramasamy, Ruth Kahuthia-Gathu, Thomas Dubois, Sunday Ekesi, and Komi K.M. Fiaboe
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)
Environmental Entomology 48 (1), 163-172 (2019)

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

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
The potential of novel African isolates of Phthorimaea operculella granulovirus for the control of Tuta absoluta
Journal of Applied Entomology 143 (1-2), 11-20 (2019)

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
Host suitability and feeding preference of the African citrus triozid Trioza erytreae Del Guercio (Hemiptera: Triozidae), natural vector of "Candidatus Liberibacter africanus"
Journal of Applied Entomology 143 (3), 262-270 (2019)

G. Kinyanjui, F.M. Khamis, F.L.O. Ombura, E.U. Kenya, S. Ekesi, and S.A. Mohamed
Infestation levels and molecular identification based on mitochondrial COI barcode region of five invasive Gelechiidae pest species in Kenya
Journal of Economic Entomology 112 (2), 872-882 (2019)

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

Komivi Senyo Akutse, Jane Wanjiru Kimemia, Sunday Ekesi, Fathiya Mbarak Khamis, Odhiambo Levi Ombura, and Sevgan Subramanian
Ovicidal effects of entomopathogenic fungal isolates on the invasive Fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
Journal of Applied Entomology 143 (6), 626-634 (2019)

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
Characterization of male-produced aggregation pheromone of the bean flower thrips Megalurothrips sjostedti (Thysanoptera: Thripidae)
Journal of Chemical Ecology 45 (4), 348-355 (2019)

I.J. Ajene, F. Khamis, S. Mohammed, B. Rasowo, F.L. Ombura, G. Pietersen, B. van Asch, and S. Ekesi
First report of field population of Trioza erytreae carrying the huanglongbing-associated pathogen, ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’, in Ethiopia
Plant Disease 103 (7), p. 1766 (2019)

M.E.E. Mahmoud, S.A. Mohamed, F.M. Khamis, M.A.I. Basher, and S. Ekesi
The role of Tetrastichus giffardianus Silvestri (Eulophidae: Hymenoptera) in natural control of Bactrocera zonata (Saunders) (Tephritidae: Diptera) and its temporal abundance in Sudan
EPPO Bulletin 49 (2), 359-363 (2019)

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
Distribution, degree of damage and risk of spread of Trioza erytreae (Hemiptera: Triozidae) in Kenya
Journal of Applied Entomology 143 (8), 822-833 (2019)

S.T.O. Othim, S. Ramasamy, R. Kahuthia-Gathu, T. Dubois, S. Ekesi, and K.K.M. Fiaboe
Effects of host age and density on the performance of Apanteles hemara (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a larval endoparasitoid of Spoladea recurvalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae)
Journal of Economic Entomology 112 (5), 2131-2141 (2019)

B.A. Rasowo, F.M. Khamis, S.A. Mohamed, I.J. Ajene, O.F. Aidoo, L. Ombura, M. Sétamou, S. Ekesi, and C. Borgemeister
African citrus greening disease in East Africa: Incidence, severity, and distribution patterns
Journal of Economic Entomology 112 (5), 2389-2397 (2019)

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
Testing a co-formulation of CO<sub>2</sub>-releasing material with an entomopathogenic fungus for the management of subterranean termite pests
Mycological Progress 18 (9), 1201-1211 (2019)

Steven M. Reyna, Sunday Ekesi, and Mamoudou Sétamou
Morphometric comparisons of citrus rust mite, Phyllocoptruta oleivora (Ashmead), populations in Texas and Kenya
Southwestern Entomologist 44 (3), 607-616 (2019)

Allan Mweke, Komivi Senyo Akutse, Christian Ulrichs, Komi Kouma Mokpokpo Fiaboe, Nguya Kalemba Maniania, and Sunday Ekesi
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 143 (10), 1182-1192 (2019)

Akua K. Antwi-Agyakwa, Ayuka T. Fombong, Emilie Deletre, Sunday Ekesi, Abdullahi A. Yusuf, Christian Pirk, and Baldwyn Torto
Lemon terpenes influence behavior of the African citrus triozid Trioza erytreae (Hemiptera: Triozidae)
Journal of Chemical Ecology 45 (11-12), 934-945 (2019)

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
The South America tomato leafminer, Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), spreads its wings in Eastern Africa: Distribution and socioeconomic impacts
Journal of Economic Entomology 112 (6), 2797-2807 (2019)

Chrysantus Mbi Tanga, Fathiya Mbarak Khamis, Henri E.Z. Tonnang, Ivan Rwomushana, Gladys Mosomtai, Samira A. Mohamed, and Sunday Ekesi
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
PLoS ONE 13 (1 - e0189138) (2018)

Samuel K. Muchemi, Claus P.W. Zebitz, Christian Borgemeister, Komivi S. Akutse, Caroline N. Foba, Sunday Ekesi, and Komi K.M. Fiaboe
Interaction between Chrysocharis flacilla and Diglyphus isaea (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), two parasitoids of Liriomyza leafminers
Journal of Economic Entomology 111 (2), 556-563 (2018)

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
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
African Entomology 26 (1), 73-83 (2018)

G.E.A. Idriss, S.A. Mohamed, F. Khamis, H. Du Plessis, and S. Ekesi
Biology and performance of two indigenous larval parasitoids on Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) in Sudan
Biocontrol Science and Technology 28 (6), 614-628 (2018)

Samuel K. Muchemi, Claus P.W. Zebitz, Christian Borgemeister, Komivi S. Akutse, Caroline N. Foba, Sunday Ekesi, and Komi K.M. Fiaboe
Acceptability and suitability of three Liriomyza species as host for the endoparasitoid Halticoptera arduine (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae)
Environmental Entomology 47 (3), 684-691 (2018)

Samuel K. Muchemi, Claus P.W. Zebitz, Christian Borgemeister, Komivi S. Akutse, Caroline N. Foba, Sunday Ekesi, and Komi K.M. Fiaboe
Interaction between two leafminer parasitoids, Halticoptera arduine (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) and Diglyphus isaea (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), in the management of Liriomyza huidobrensis (Diptera: Agromyzidae)
Environmental Entomology 47 (3), 692-699 (2018)

Stephen T.O. Othim, Srinivasan Ramasamy, Ruth Kahuthia-Gathu, Thomas Dubois, Sunday Ekesi, and Komi K.M. Fiaboe
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)
Insects 9 (2 - 62) (2018)

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

S. Opisa, H. du Plessis, K.S. Akutse, K.K.M. Fiaboe, and S. Ekesi
Effects of Entomopathogenic fungi and Bacillus thuringiensis-based biopesticides on Spoladea recurvalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae)
Journal of Applied Entomology 142 (6), 617-626 (2018)

M.K. Agbodzavu, Z.O. Lagat, M. Gikungu, I. Rwomushana, S. Ekesi, and K.K.M. Fiaboe
Performance of the newly identified endoparasitoid Cotesia icipe Fernandez-Triana and Fiaboe on Spodoptera littoralis (Boisduval)
Journal of Applied Entomology 142 (7), 646-653 (2018)

Mawufe Komi Agbodzavu, Mary Gikungu, Zipporah Osiemo Lagat, Ivan Rwomushana, Sunday Ekesi, and Komi Kouma Mokpokpo Fiaboe
Acceptability and suitability of Spodoptera exigua (Hübner) for Cotesia icipe Fernandez-Triana and Fiaboe on amaranth
Journal of Applied Entomology 142 (7), 716-724 (2018)

Samuel K. Muchemi, Claus P.W. Zebitz, Christian Borgemeister, Komivi S. Akutse, Caroline N. Foba, Sunday Ekesi, and Komi K.M. Fiaboe
Acceptability and suitability of three Liriomyza leafminer species as host for the endoparasitoid Chrysocharis flacilla (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae)
Journal of Economic Entomology 111 (3), 1137-1143 (2018)

Allan Mweke, Christian Ulrichs, Paulin Nana, Komivi Senyo Akutse, Komi Kouma Mokpokpo Fiaboe, Nguya Kalemba Maniania, and Sunday Ekesi
Evaluation of the entomopathogenic fungi Metarhizium anisopliae, Beauveria bassiana and Isaria sp. for the management of Aphis craccivora (Hemiptera: Aphididdae)
Journal of Economic Entomology 111 (4), 1587-1594 (2018)

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
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 111 (4), 1966-1973 (2018)

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
Threshold temperatures and thermal requirements of black soldier fly Hermetia illucens: Implications for mass production
PLoS ONE 13 (11 - e0206097) (2018)

C. Kambura, C.M. Tanga, D. Kilalo, J. Muthomi, D. Salifu, I. Rwomushana, S.A. Mohamed, and S. Ekesi
Composition, host range and host suitability of vegetable-infesting Tephritids on cucurbits cultivated in Kenya
African Entomology 26 (2), 379-397 (2018)

A.C. Kipnyargis, F.M. Khamis, E.U. Kenya, S. Ekesi, and K.K.M. Fiaboe
Genetic diversity of aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) species attacking amaranth and nightshades in different agro-ecological zones of Kenya and Tanzania
African Entomology 26 (2), 407-421 (2018)

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
Population structure of a global agricultural invasive pest, Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae)
Evolutionary Applications 11 (10), 1990-2003 (2018)

Domingos Cugala, João Jone Jordane, and Sunday Ekesi
Non-host status of papaya cultivars to the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae), in relation to the degree of fruit ripeness
International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 37 (1), 19-29 (2017)

W. Bayissa, S. Ekesi, S.A. Mohamed, G.P. Kaaya, J.M. Wagacha, R. Hanna, and N.K. Maniania
Selection of fungal isolates for virulence against three aphid pest species of crucifers and okra
Journal of Pest Science 90 (1), 355-368 (2017)

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
Resolution of the identity of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter’ species from huanglongbing-affected citrus in East Africa
Plant Disease 101 (8), 1481-1488 (2017)

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
Detection of Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Hemiptera: Liviidae) in Kenya and potential implication for the spread of Huanglongbing disease in East Africa
Biological Invasions 19 (10), 2777-2787 (2017)

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

S.T.O. Othim, K.M. Agbodzavu, R. Kahuthia-Gathu, K.S. Akutse, S. Muchemi, S. Ekesi, and K.K.M. Fiaboe
Performance of Apanteles hemara (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) on two amaranth leaf-webbers: Spoladea recurvalis and Udea ferrugalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae)
Environmental Entomology 46 (6), 1284-1291 (2017)

D. Gnanvossou, R. Hanna, G. Goergen, D. Salifu, C.M. Tanga, S.A. Mohamed, and S. Ekesi
Diversity and seasonal abundance of tephritid fruit flies in three agro-ecosystems in Benin, West Africa
Journal of Applied Entomology 141 (10), 798-809 (2017)

S. Ndlela, S. Ekesi, P.N. Ndegwa, G.O. Ong'amo, and S.A. Mohamed
Post-harvest disinfestation of Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae) in mango using hot-water treatments
Journal of Applied Entomology 141 (10), 848-859 (2017)

Wakuma Bayissa, Sunday Ekesi, Samira A. Mohamed, Godwin P. Kaaya, John M. Wagacha, Rachid Hanna, and Nguya K. Maniania
Interactions among vegetable-infesting aphids, the fungal pathogen Metarhizium anisopliae (Ascomycota: Hypocreales) and the predatory coccinellid Cheilomenes lunata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)
Biocontrol Science and Technology 26 (2), 274-290 (2016)

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
Spatial separation of semiochemical Lurem-TR and entomopathogenic fungi to enhance their compatibility and infectivity in an autoinoculation system for thrips management
Pest Management Science 72 (1), 131-139 (2016)

G. Kinyanjui, F.M. Khamis, S. Mohamed, L.O. Ombura, M. Warigia, and S. Ekesi
Identification of aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) species of economic importance in Kenya using DNA barcodes and PCR-RFLP-based approach
Bulletin of Entomological Research 106 (1), 63-72 (2016)

Saliou Niassy, Sunday Ekesi, Nguya K. Maniania, Benedict Orindi, Gerald B. Moritz, Willem J. de Kogel, and Sevgan Subramanian
Active aggregation among sexes in bean flower thrips (Megalurothrips sjostedti) on cowpea (Vigna unguiculata)
Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 158 (1), 17-24 (2016)

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

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

P. Nana, S. Ekesi, F. Nchu, and N.K. Maniania
Compatibility of Metarhizium anisopliae with Calpurnia aurea leaf extracts and virulence against Rhipicephalus pulchellus
Journal of Applied Entomology 140 (8), 590-597 (2016)

Beritah Mutune, Sunday Ekesi, Saliou Niassy, Viviene Matiru, Christine Bii, and Nguya K. Maniania
Fungal endophytes as promising tools for the management of bean stem maggot Ophiomyia phaseoli on beans Phaseolus vulgaris
Journal of Pest Science 89 (4), 993-1001 (2016)

S. Ndlela, S. Mohamed, P.N. Ndegwa, G.O. Ong'Amo, and S. Ekesi
Male annihilation technique using methyl eugenol for field suppression of Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae) on mango in Kenya
African Entomology 24 (2), 437-447 (2016)

C.M. Tanga, S. Ekesi, P. Govender, and S.A. Mohamed
Host–plant relationships and natural enemies of the invasive mealybug, Rastrococcus iceryoides Green in Kenya and Tanzania
Journal of Applied Entomology 140 (9), 655-668 (2016)

Jane Wairimu Gathage, Zipporah Osiemo Lagat, Komi Kouma Mokpokpo Fiaboe, Komivi Senyo Akutse, Sunday Ekesi, and Nguya Kalemba Maniania
Prospects of fungal endophytes in the control of Liriomyza leafminer flies in common bean Phaseolus vulgaris under field conditions
BioControl 61 (6), 741-753 (2016)

David Mugisho Bugeme, Markus Knapp, Sunday Ekesi, Adenirin Chabi-Olaye, Hamadi Iddi Boga, and Nguya Kalemba Maniania
Efficacy of Metarhizium anisopliae in controlling the two-spotted spider mite Tetranychus urticae on common bean in screenhouse and field experiments
Insect Science 22 (1), 121-128 (2015)

Johnson O. Nyasani, Sevgan Subramanian, Hans-Michael Poehling, Nguya K. Maniania, Sunday Ekesi, and Rainer Meyhöfer
Optimizing western flower thrips management on French beans by combined use of beneficials and imidacloprid
Insects 6 (1), 279-296 (2015)

E.S.I. Mohamed, M.E.E. Mahmoud, M.A.M. Elhaj, S.A. Mohamed, and S. Ekesi
Host plants record for tomato leaf miner Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) in Sudan
EPPO Bulletin 45 (1), 108-111 (2015)

V. Tumuhaise, S. Ekesi, S.A. Mohamed, P.N. Ndegwa, L.W. Irungu, R. Srinivasan, and N.K. Maniania
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)
International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 35 (1), 34-47 (2015)

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
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
Systematic Entomology 40 (2), 456-471 (2015)

J.K. Korir, H.D. Affognon, C.N. Ritho, W.S. Kingori, P. Irungu, S.A. Mohamed, and S. Ekesi
Grower adoption of an integrated pest management package for management of mango-infesting fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Embu, Kenya
International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 35 (2), 80-89 (2015)

Moses I. Olotu, Hannalene du Plessis, Zuberi S. Seguni, Sunday Ekesi, and Nguya K. Maniania
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 35 (2), 90-95 (2015)

A.M. Muvea, R. Meyhöfer, N.K. Maniania, H.-M. Poehling, S. Ekesi, and S. Subramanian
Behavioral responses of Thrips tabaci Lindeman to endophyte-inoculated onion plants
Journal of Pest Science 88 (3), 555-562 (2015)

Paulin Nana, Felix Nchu, Sunday Ekesi, Hamadi Iddo Boga, Pierre Kamtchouing, and Nguya Kalemba Maniania
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 88 (3), 613-619 (2015)

Sunday Ekesi, Samira Mohamed, and Chrysantus M. Tanga
Comparison of food-based attractants for Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae) and evaluation of mazoferm - spinosad bait spray for field suppression in mango
Journal of Economic Entomology 107 (1), 299-309 (2014)

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

V. Migani, S. Ekesi, and T.S. Hoffmeister
Physiology vs. environment: what drives oviposition decisions in mango fruit flies (Bactrocera invadens and Ceratitis cosyra)?
Journal of Applied Entomology 138 (6), 395-402 (2014)

P. Sookar, S. Bhagwant, F.B. Khayrattee, Y. Chooneea, and S. Ekesi
Mating compatibility of wild and sterile melon flies, Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae) treated with entomopathogenic fungi
Journal of Applied Entomology 138 (6), 409-417 (2014)

D. Cugala, S. Ekesi, D. Ambasse, R.S. Adamu, and S.A. Mohamed
Assessment of ripening stages of Cavendish dwarf bananas as host or non-host to Bactrocera invadens
Journal of Applied Entomology 138 (6), 449-457 (2014)

L. Vanícková, M. Virgilio, A. Tomcala, R. Brízová, S. Ekesi, M. Hoskovec, B. Kalinová, R.R. Do Nascimento, and M. De Meyer
Resolution of three cryptic agricultural pests (Ceratitis fasciventris, C. anonae, C. rosa, Diptera: Tephritidae) using cuticular hydrocarbon profiling
Bulletin of Entomological Research 104 (5), 631-638 (2014)

David M. Bugeme, Markus Knapp, Hamadi I. Boga, Sunday Ekesi, and Nguya K. Maniania
Susceptibility of developmental stages of Tetranychus urticae (Acari: Tetranychidae) to infection by Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae)
International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 34 (3), 190-196 (2014)

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

Sunday Ekesi, Samira A. Mohamed, and Chiou Ling Chang
A liquid larval diet for rearing Bactrocera invadens and Ceratitis fasciventris (Diptera: Tephritidae)
International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 34 (S1), S90-S98 (2014)

Nguya K. Maniania, Matilda A. Okech, James O. Adino, Jacob O. Opere, and Sunday Ekesi
Transfer of inoculum of Metarhizium anisopliae between adult Glossina morsitans morsitans and effects of fungal infection on blood feeding and mating behaviors
Journal of Pest Science 86 (2), 285-292 (2013)

E.F. Appiah, S. Ekesi, D. Salifu, K. Afreh-Nuamah, D. Obeng-Ofori, F. Khamis, and S.A. Mohamed
Effect of temperature on immature development and longevity of two introduced opiine parasitoids on Bactrocera invadens
Journal of Applied Entomology 137 (8), 571-579 (2013)

James Peter Egonyu, Sunday Ekesi, Jacques Kabaru, Lucy Irungu, and Baldwyn Torto
Cashew volatiles mediate short-range location responses in Pseudotheraptus wayi (Heteroptera: Coreidae)
Environmental Entomology 42 (6), 1400-1407 (2013)

Chrysantus M. Tanga, Sunday Ekesi, P. Govender, and Samira A. Mohamed
Effect of six host plant species on the life history and population growth parameters of Rastrococcus iceryoides (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae)
Florida Entomologist 96 (3), 1030-1041 (2013)

Moses I. Olotu, Nguya K. Maniania, Sunday Ekesi, Zuberi S. Seguni, and Hannalene du Plessis
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
International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 33 (4), 283-290 (2013)

Susan Dimbi, Nguya K. Maniania, and Sunday Ekesi
Horizontal transmission of Metarhizium anisopliae in fruit flies and effect of fungal infection on egg laying and fertility
Insects 4 (2), 206-216 (2013)

S. Niassy, N.K. Maniania, S. Subramanian, L.M. Gitonga, and S. Ekesi
Performance of a semiochemical-baited autoinoculation device treated with Metarhizium anisopliae for control of Frankliniella occidentalis on French bean in field cages
Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 142 (2), 97-103 (2012)

S. Niassy, N.K. Maniania, S. Subramanian, M.L. Gitonga, R. Maranga, A.B. Obonyo, and S. Ekesi
Compatibility of Metarhizium anisopliae isolate ICIPE 69 with agrochemicals used in French bean production
International Journal of Pest Management 58 (2), 131-137 (2012)

S. Niassy, N.K. Maniania, S. Subramanian, L.M. Gitonga, D.M. Mburu, D. Masiga, and S. Ekesi
Selection of promising fungal biological control agent of the western flower thrips Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande)
Letters in Applied Microbiology 54 (6), 487-493 (2012)

Donald L. Kachigamba, Sunday Ekesi, Mary W. Ndung'u, Linus M. Gitonga, Peter E.A. Teal, and Baldwyn Torto
Evidence for potential of managing some African fruit fly species (Diptera: Tephritidae) using the mango fruit fly host-marking pheromone
Journal of Economic Entomology 105 (6), 2068-2075 (2012)

S. Ekesi, N.K. Maniania, and S.A. Mohamed
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 21 (3), 299-316 (2011)

T.G. Grout, J.H. Daneel, S.A. Mohamed, S. Ekesi, P.W. Nderitu, P.R. Stephen, and V. Hattingh
Cold susceptibility and disinfestation of Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae) in oranges
Journal of Economic Entomology 104 (4), 1180-1188 (2011)

Samira A. Mohamed, Sunday Ekesi, and Rachid Hanna
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
Biocontrol Science and Technology 20 (2), 183-196 (2010)

M. De Meyer, M.P. Robertson, M.W. Mansell, S. Ekesi, K. Tsuruta, W. Mwaiko, J.-F. Vayssières, and A.T. Peterson
Ecological niche and potential geographic distribution of the invasive fruit fly Bactrocera invadens (Diptera, Tephritidae)
Bulletin of Entomological Research 100 (1), 35-48 (2010)

Susan Dimbi, Nguya K. Maniania, and Sunday Ekesi
Effect of Metarhizium anisopliae inoculation on the mating behavior of three species of African Tephritid fruit flies, Ceratitis capitata, Ceratitis cosyra and Ceratitis fasciventris
Biological Control 50 (2), 111-116 (2009)

Sunday Ekesi, Maxwell K. Billah, Peterson W. Nderitu, Slawomir A. Lux, and Ivan Rwomushana
Evidence for competitive displacement of Ceratitis cosyra by the invasive fruit fly Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae) on mango and mechanisms contributing to the displacement
Journal of Economic Entomology 102 (3), 981-991 (2009)

Ivan Rwomushana, Sunday Ekesi, Callistus K.P.O. Ogol, and Ian Gordon
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
Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 133 (1), 27-37 (2009)

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
Uncovering the tracks of a recent and rapid invasion: the case of the fruit fly pest Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Africa
Molecular Ecology 18 (23), 4798-4810 (2009)

Ivan Rwomushana, Sunday Ekesi, Ian Gordon, and Callistus K.P.O. Ogol
Host plants and host plant preference studies for Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Kenya, a new invasive fruit fly species in Africa
Annals of the Entomological Society of America 101 (2), 331-340 (2008)

F. Khamis, N. Karam, C.R. Guglielmino, S. Ekesi, D. Masiga, M. De Meyer, E.U. Kenya, and A.R. Malacrida
Isolation and characterization of microsatellite markers in the newly discovered invasive fruit fly pest in Africa, Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae)
Molecular Ecology Resources 8 (6), 1509-1511 (2008)

S.A. Mohamed, S. Ekesi, and R. Hanna
Evaluation of the impact of Diachasmimorpha longicaudata on Bactrocera invadens and five African fruit fly species
Journal of Applied Entomology 132 (9-10), 789-797 (2008)

I. Rwomushana, S. Ekesi, C.K.P.O. Ogol, and I. Gordon
Effect of temperature on development and survival of immature stages of Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae)
Journal of Applied Entomology 132 (9-10), 832-839 (2008)

Sunday Ekesi, Peterson W. Nderitu, and Chiou Ling Chang
Adaptation to and small-scale rearing of invasive fruit fly Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae) on artificial diet
Annals of the Entomological Society of America 100 (4), 562-567 (2007)

Chiou Ling Chang, Carlos Caceres, and Sunday Ekesi
Life history parameters of Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) reared on liquid diets
Annals of the Entomological Society of America 100 (6), 900-906 (2007)

Nguya K. Maniania, Sunday Ekesi, Adedapo Odulaja, Mathilda A. Okech, and David J. Nadel
Prospects of a fungus-contamination device for the control of tsetse fly Glossina fuscipes fuscipes
Biocontrol Science and Technology 16 (2), 129-139 (2006)

S. Ekesi, P.W. Nderitu, and I. Rwomushana
Field infestation, life history and demographic parameters of the fruit fly Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Africa
Bulletin of Entomological Research 96 (4), 379-386 (2006)

S. Ekesi, P.A. Shah, S.J. Clark, and J.K. Pell
Conservation biological control with the fungal pathogen Pandora neoaphidis: implications of aphid species, host plant and predator foraging
Agricultural and Forest Entomology 7 (1), 21-30 (2005)

Sunday Ekesi, Nguya K. Maniania, Samira A. Mohamed, and Slawomir A. Lux
Effect of soil application of different formulations of Metarhizium anisopliae on African tephritid fruit flies and their associated endoparasitoids
Biological Control 35 (1), 83-91 (2005)

N.K. Maniania, S. Ekesi, B. Löhr, and F. Mwangi
Prospects for biological control of the western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis, with the entomopathogenic fungus, Metarhizium anisopliae, on chrysanthemum
Mycopathologia 155 (4), 229-235 (2003)

N.K. Maniania, S. Sithanantham, S. Ekesi, K. Ampong-Nyarko, J. Baumgärtner, B. Löhr, and C.M. Matoka
A field trial of the entomogenous fungus Metarhizium anisopliae for control of onion thrips, Thrips tabaci
Crop Protection 22 (3), 553-559 (2003)

S. Ekesi, N.K. Maniania, and S.A. Lux
Effect of soil temperature and moisture on survival and infectivity of Metarhizium anisopliae to four tephritid fruit fly puparia
Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 83 (2), 157-167 (2003)

Susan Dimbi, Nguya K. Maniania, Slawomir A. Lux, Sunday Ekesi, and Jones K. Mueke
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 156 (4), 375-382 (2003)

S. Ekesi, N.K. Maniania, and S.A. Lux
Mortality in three African tephritid fruit fly puparia and adults caused by the entomopathogenic fungi, Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana
Biocontrol Science and Technology 12 (1), 7-17 (2002)

S. Ekesi, R.S. Adamu, and N.K. Maniania
Ovicidal activity of entomopathogenic hyphomycetes to the legume pod borer, Maruca vitrata and the pod sucking bug, Clavigralla tomentosicollis
Crop Protection 21 (7), 589-595 (2002)

N.K. Maniania, S. Ekesi, and J.M. Songa
Managing termites in maize with the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae
Insect Science and its Application 22 (1), 41-46 (2002)

S. Ekesi
Pathogenicity and antifeedant activity of entomopathogenic hyphomycetes to the cowpea leaf beetle, Ootheca mutabilis Shalberg
Insect Science and its Application 21 (1), 55-60 (2001)

S. Ekesi, E.A. Egwurube, A.D. Akpa, and I. Onu
Laboratory evaluation of the entomopathogenic fungus, Metarhizium anisopliae for the control of the groundnut bruchid, Caryedon serratus on groundnut
Journal of Stored Products Research 37 (4), 313-321 (2001)

Sunday Ekesi, Nguya K. Maniania, Kwesi Ampong-Nyarko, and Abubakar D. Akpa
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
Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection 33 (5), 431-445 (2001)

S. Ekesi, N.K. Maniania, and W. Lwande
Susceptibility of the legume flower thrips to Metarhizium anisopliae on different varieties of cowpea
BioControl 45 (1), 79-95 (2000)

S. Ekesi, and N.K. Maniania
Susceptibility of Megalurothrips sjostedti developmental stages to Metarhizium anisopliae and the effects of infection on feeding, adult fecundity, egg fertility and longevity
Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 94 (3), 229-236 (2000)

S. Ekesi
Effect of volatiles and crude extracts of different plant materials on egg viability of Maruca vitrata and Clavigralla tomentosicollis
Phytoparasitica 28 (4), 305-310 (2000)

Sunday Ekesi, Abubakar D. Akpa, Isa Onu, and Michael O. Ogunlana
Entomopathogenicity of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae to the cowpea aphid, Aphis craccivora Koch (Homoptera: Aphididae)
Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection 33 (2), 171-180 (2000)

S. Ekesi
Insecticide resistance in field populations of the legume pod-borer, Maruca vitrata Fabricius (Lepidoptera : Pyralidae), on cowpea, Vigna unguiculata (L.), Walp in Nigeria
International Journal of Pest Management 45 (1), 57-59 (1999)

S. Ekesi, N.K. Maniania, and K. Ampong-Nyarko
Effect of temperature on germination, radial growth and virulence of Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana on Megalurothrips sjostedti
Biocontrol Science and Technology 9 (2), 177-185 (1999)

S. Ekesi, N.K. Maniania, and I. Onu
Effect of temperature and photoperiod on development and oviposition of the legume flower thrips, Megalurothrips sjostedti
Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 93 (2), 149-155 (1999)

S. Ekesi, N.K. Maniania, K. Ampong-Nyarko, and I. Onu
Effect of intercropping cowpea with maize on the performance of Metarhizium anisopliae against Megalurothrips sjostedti (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) and predators
Environmental Entomology 28 (6), 1154-1161 (1999)

S. Ekesi
Selection of virulent isolates of entomopathogenic hyphomycetes against Clavigralla tomentosicollis Stal. and evaluation in cage experiment using three cowpea varieties
Mycopathologia 148 (3), 131-139 (1999)

S. Ekesi, N.K. Maniania, K. Ampong-Nyarko, and I. Onu
Potential of the entomopathogenic fungus, Metarhizium anisopliae (Metsch.) Sorokin for control of the legume flower thrips, Megalurothrips sjostedti (Trybom) on cowpea in Kenya
Crop Protection 17 (8), 661-668 (1998)

S. Ekesi, N.K. Maniania, I. Onu, and B. Löhr
Pathogenicity of entomopathogenic fungi (Hyphomycetes) to the legume flower thrips, Megalurothrips sjostedti (Trybom) (Thysan., Thripidae)
Journal of Applied Entomology - Zeitschrift für angewandte Entomologie 122 (9-10), 629-634 (1998)

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