Publications – IPM

Acheampong, M.A., Hill, M.P., Moore, S.D., Coombes, C.A. 2020. UV sensitivity of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae isolates under investigation as potential biological control agents in South African citrus orchards. Fungal Biology, 124(5): 304-310.
Achterberg, C.V., Thackeray, S.R., Moore, S.D. & Hill, M. P. 2017. A new species of Phanerotoma Wesmael (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Cheloninae) parasitoid of the carob moth in South Africa. Zootaxa, 4227(1), Zootaxa-4227.
Acheampong, M.A., Coombes, C.A., Moore, S.D., Hill, M.P. 2021. Temperature tolerance and humidity requirements of select entomopathogenic fungal isolates for future use in citrus IPM programmes. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 2020, 174, 107436
Albertyn, S., Moore, S.D., Marsberg, T., Coombes, C.A. and Hill, M.P. 2020. The influence of citrus orchard age on the ecology of Entomopathogenic fungi and nematodes. Biocontrol Science and Technology 31(1): 80-96. DOI: 10.1080/09583157.2020.1830949
Boardman, L., J. G. Sørensen, T. G. Grout, and J. S. Terblanche. 2017. Molecular and physiological insights into the potential efficacy of CO2-augmented postharvest cold treatments for false codling moth. Postharvest Biology and Technology 132: 109-118.
Cook, G., W. Kirkman, R. Clase, C. Steyn, E. Basson, P. H. Fourie, S. D. Moore, T. G. Grout, E. Carstens, and V. Hattingh. 2019. Orchid fleck virus associated with the first case of citrus leprosis-N in South Africa. Eur. J. Plant Pathol. 155: 1373-1379.
Coombes, C.A., Hill, M.P., Moore, S.D. 2018. Entomopathogenic fungi to control false codling moth in citrus orchards. SA Fruit Journal, 17(2): In press.
Coombes, C.A., Hill, M.P., Moore, S.D., & Dames, J.F. 2017. Potential of entomopathogenic fungal isolates for control of the soil-dwelling life stages of Thaumatotibia leucotreta Meyrick (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in citrus. African Entomology, 25(1), 235-238.
Dhladhla, B.I.R. Mwanza, P., Lee, M.E., Moore, S.D. & Dealtry, G.B. 2018. Comparison of microscopic and molecular enumeration methods for insect viruses: Cryptophlebia leucotreta granulovirus as a case study. Journal of Virological Methods, 256: 107-110.
Dohino, T., G. J. Hallman, T. G. Grout, A. R. Clarke, P. A. Follett, D. R. Cugala, D. Minh Tu, W. Murdita, E. Hernandez, R. Pereira, and S. W. Myers. 2017. Phytosanitary Treatments Against Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae): Current Situation and Future Prospects. Journal of Economic Entomology 110: 67-79.
Drosopoulou E., Damaskou A, Markou A, Ekesi S, Khamis F, Manrakhan A, Augustinos AA, Tsiamis G, and Bourtzis K (2021) Τhe complete mitochondrial genomes of Ceratitis rosa and Ceratitis quilicii, members of the Ceratitis FAR species complex (Diptera: Tephritidae). Mitochondrial DNA Part B 6: 1039-1041.
Goddard. M., Hill, M. & Moore, S. 2018. An analysis of the fruit-sucking and fruit-piercing moth complex in citrus orchards in South Africa. African Entomology, 27(1): 1-9.
Grout, T. 2016. A Sector-Specific Innovation Fund from DST. SAFJ 15 (2): 36.
Grout, T. G. 2016. Cold and heat treatment technologies for post-harvest control of fruit flies in Africa, pp. 465-473. In S. A. M. S. Ekesi, M. De Meyer (ed.), Fruit fly research and development in Africa – towards a sustainable management strategy to improve horticulture. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland.
Grout, T. G., and K. C. Stoltz. 2016. Eliminating Macchiademus diplopterus (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae) and Siculobata sicula (Acari: Oribatulidae) From Export Fruit Using Ethyl Formate. Journal of Economic Entomology 109: 2329-2333.
Grout, T. G., and K. C. Stoltz. 2020. Carbon Dioxide Fumigation to Shorten Cold Disinfestation Treatments for Thaumatotibia leucotreta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in Citrus Fruit. Journal of Economic Entomology 113: 144-151.
Grout, T. G., and P. R. Stephen. 2021. Are Yeast Autolysate Attractants for Ceratitis Species (Diptera: Tephritidae) in South Africa More Attractive and Palatable Than a Currently Used Protein Attractant? Journal of Economic Entomology 114: 1005-1008.9.
Grout, T. G., P. R. Stephen, and J.-L. Rison. 2018. Cyantraniliprole can replace malathion in baits for Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae). Crop Protection 112: 304-312.
Grout, T. G., and P. R. Stephen. 2019. An update on the status of several whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) found on citrus in South Africa. African Entomology 27: 254-257.
Grzywacz, D & Moore, S.D. 2017. Production, Formulation, and Bioassay of Baculoviruses for Pest Control. In: L.A. Lacey (Ed.) Microbial control of Insect and Mite pests: from theory to practice. Academic Press, London, pp. 109-124.
Grzywacz, D., Moore, D, Rabindra, RJ, Luke, B, Sburamanian, S., Moore, SD. 2021. Mass Production of Entomopathogens in Less Industrialized Countries (Chapter 15). In: Morales-Ramos, JA, Rojas, MG and Shapiro-Ilan, DI (eds.). Mass production of beneficial organisms, Invertebrates and Entomopathogens. Submitted for publication.
Hatting, J.L., Moore, S.D. & Malan, A.P. 2018. Microbial control of phytophagous invertebrate pests in South Africa: current status and future prospects. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 165: 54-66.
Hattingh, V., Moore, S.D., Kirkman, W., Goddrad, M., Thackeray, S., Peyper, M., Sharp, G., Cronje, P. & Pringle, K. 2020. An Improved Systems Approach as a phytosanitary measure for Thaumatotibia leucotreta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in export citrus fruit from South Africa. Journal of Economic Entomology, 113(2): 700-711.
Khamis, F. M., I. Rwomushana, L. O. Ombura, G. Cook, S. A. Mohamed, C. M. Tanga, P. W. Nderitu, C. Borgemeister, M. Sétamou, T. G. Grout, and S. Ekesi. 2017. DNA Barcode Reference Library for the African Citrus Triozid, Trioza erytreae (Hemiptera: Triozidae): Vector of African Citrus Greening. Journal of Economic Entomology 110: 2637-2646.
Krejmer-Rabalska, M., Rabalski, L., De Souza, M.L., Moore, S.D., Szewczyk, B. 2018. New method for differentiation of granuloviruses (Betabaculoviruses) based on multitemperature single stranded conformational polymorphism. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 19, 83; doi:10.3390/ijms19010083
Lloyd, M., Knox, C.M., Thackeray, M.P., Hill, M.P. & Moore, S.D. 2017. Isolation, identification and genetic characterisation of a microsporidium isolated from carob moth, Ectomyelois ceratoniae (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). African Entomology 25(2): 529-533.
Love, C.A., Moore, S.D. & Hill, M.P. 2018. The role of abiotic factors in the pupation of Thaumatotibia leucotreta Meyrick (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in the soil. Agricultural and Forest Entomology (2018), 21: 38-49.
Love, C.N., Hill, M.P. & Moore, S.D. 2016. Some oranges are sweeter than others: the importance of false codling moth oviposition preferences and susceptibility of different Navel orange cultivars. SA Fruit Journal, 15(1): 30-36.
Makumbe LD, Moropa TP, Manrakhan A, Weldon, CW (2020) Effect of sex, age and morphological traits on tethered flight of Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel)(Diptera: Tephritidae) at different temperatures. Physiological Entomology.
Makumbe LDM, Manrakhan A, Weldon CW (2017) Marking Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) with fluorescent pigments: effects of pigment colour and concentration. African Entomology 25 (1), 220-234
Malan, A.P. and Moore, S.D. 2018. Excellent results in the control of false codling moth in field trials using entomopathogenic nematodes. SA Fruit Journal, June/July 2018: 68-70.
Malan, A.P., Von Diest, J.I., Moore, S.D. & Addison, P. 2018. Control options for false codling moth, Thaumatotibia leucotreta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), in South Africa, with emphasis on the potential use of entomopathogenic nematodes and fungi. African Entomology, 26(1): 14-29.
Manrakhan A (2016) Feeding and mating behaviour of African fruit flies In Fruit Fly Research and Development in Africa-Towards a Sustainable Management Strategy to Improve Horticulture (ed by Ekesi A, Mohamed SA, De Meyer M), Springer International Publishing, 151-162.
Manrakhan A (2016) Detection and Monitoring of Fruit Flies in Africa In Fruit Fly Research and Development in Africa-Towards a Sustainable Management Strategy to Improve Horticulture (ed by Ekesi A, Mohamed SA, De Meyer M), Springer International Publishing, 253-273.
Manrakhan A (2020) Pre-harvest management of the oriental fruit fly. CAB Reviews 15, 1-13.5.
Manrakhan A, Daneel J-H, Beck R, Love CN, Gilbert MJ, Virgilio M, De Meyer M (2021) Effects of male lure dispensers and trap types for monitoring of Ceratitis capitata and Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae). Pest Management Science 77: 2219-2230.
Manrakhan A, Daneel JH, Beck R, Theron CD, Weldon CW, Moore SD & Hattingh V (2018) Non-host status of commercial export grade lemon fruit (Citrus limon (L.) Burman f. Cv Eureka) for Ceratitis capitata, Ceratitis rosa, Ceratitis quilicii and Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) in South Africa. African Entomology 26(1): 202-214
Manrakhan A, Daneel JH, Beck R, Virgilio M, Meganck K, De Meyer M (2017) Efficacy of trapping systems for monitoring of Afrotropical fruit flies. Journal of Applied Entomology 141:825-840
Manrakhan A, Daneel JH, Virgilio M, De Meyer M (2017) Sensitivity of an enriched ginger oil based trapping system for Ceratitis fruit fly pests (Diptera: Tephritidae). Crop Protection 99, 26-32
Manrakhan, A., T. G. Grout, T. Grove, J.-H. Daneel, P. R. Stephen, C. W. Weldon, M. De Meyer, E. Carstens, and V. Hattingh. 2020. A survey of Ceratitis quinaria (Bezzi) (Diptera: Tephritidae) in citrus production areas in South Africa. African Entomology 28: 35-43.
Marsberg, T., Peyper, M and Moore, SD. 2021. Spinning a new story in citrus: A first record of two spider species. SA Fruit Journal. In press.
Marsberg, T., Jukes, M.D., Krejmer-Rabalska, M., Rabalski, L., Knox, C.M., Moore, S.D., Hill, M.P. & Szewczyk, B. 2018. Morphological, genetic and biological characterisation of a novel Alphabaculovirus isolated from Cryptophlebia peltastica (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 157: 90-99.
Mauda, E and Moore, SD. 2021. The blue-green citrus nibbler: a visitor amongst us. SA Fruit Journal. Apr/May 2021: 73-74.
Moore, S.D. 2016. Investigating the moth pests of pecan nuts in the Vaalharts region. SA Pecan 72:3.
Moore, SD. 2021. Ants: friend or foe? SA Fruit Journal, Feb/Mar 2021, 87.
Moore, SD. 2021. Biological Control of a Phytosanitary Pest (Thaumatotibia leucotreta): A Case Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(3), 1198;
Moore, SD., Ehlers, R-U, Manrakhan, A, Gilbert, M, Kirkman, W, Daneel, J-H, De Waal, JY, Nel, R and Malan. 2021. Field-scale efficacy of entomopathogenic nematodes to control false codling moth, Thaumatotibia leucotreta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), in citrus orchards in South Africa. Crop Protection, accepted for publication.
Moore, S.D. & Duncan, L.W. 2017. Microbial Control of Insect and Mite Pests of Citrus. In: L.A. Lacey (Ed.) Microbial control of Insect and Mite pests: from theory to practice. Academic Press, London, pp. 283-298.
Moore, S.D. & Joubert, F. 2017. The European pepper moth as a citrus nursery pest in South Africa. SA Fruit Journal, 16(2): 52-53.
Moore, S.D. & Jukes, M.D. 2019. Advances in microbial control in IPM: entomopathogenic viruses. In: M. Kogan & L. Higley (eds.) Integrated Management of Insect, Mite and Nematode Pests in Agriculture. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing: Cambridge, UK, 2019; pp. 593–648.
Moore, S.D., Kirkman, W., Stephen, P.R., Albertyn, S., Love, C.N., Grout, T.G. & Hattingh, V. 2017. Development of an improved postharvest cold treatment for Thaumatotibia leucotreta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Postharvest Biology and Technology 125: 188-195.
MOORE, S.D., KIRKMAN, W., VERREYNNE, S and MUPAMBI, G. 2020. Do smaller navel-ends mean lower pest levels? SA Fruit Journal 19(2): 80-82.
Moore, SD, Peyer, M, Stals, R and Du Preez, R. Monkey beetles attack citrus fruit. SA Fruit Journal, 19(2): 54-55.
Motoeneng, B., Jukes, M.D., Knox, C.M., Hill, M.P., Moore, S.D. 2019. Genome analysis of a novel South African Cydia pomonella granulovirus (CpGV-SA) with resistance-breaking potential. Viruses 11, 658; doi:10.3390/v11070658
Nepgen, E.S, Moore, S.D. & Hill, M.P. 2018. Integrating chemical control with sterile insect releases in an integrated pest management programme for Thaumatotibia leucotreta. Journal of Applied Entomology, 142: 421-427.
Pieterse W, Manrakhan A, Ramukhesa H R, Rosenberg S M & Addison P (2017) The use of shape analysis to differentiate between the mandibles of four economically important tephritid species. Journal of Applied Entomology 141: 450-457.
Pieterse W, Manrakhan A, Terblanche JS, Addison P (2020) Comparative demography of Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) and Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann)(Diptera: Tephritidae) on deciduous fruit. Bulletin of Entomological Research 110, 185-194.
Roberts, R., G. Cook, T. G. Grout, F. Khamis, I. Rwomushana, P. W. Nderitu, Z. Seguni, C. L. Materu, C. Steyn, G. Pietersen, S. Ekesi, and H. F. le Roux. 2017. Resolution of the Identity of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter’ Species From Huanglongbing-Affected Citrus in East Africa. Plant Disease 101: 1481-1488.
Rwomushana, I., F. M. Khamis, T. G. Grout, S. A. Mohamed, M. Sétamou, C. Borgemeister, H. M. Heya, C. M. Tanga, P. W. Nderitu, Z. S. Seguni, C. L. Materu, and S. Ekesi. 2017. Detection of Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Hemiptera: Liviidae) in Kenya and potential implication for the spread of Huanglongbing disease in East Africa. Biological Invasions 19: 2777-2787.
Stander, O. P., Gilbert, M. J., Moore, S. D., Kirkman, W., & Schutte, G. C. 2017. Benefits of reducing the size of the navel-end opening in ‘Navel’sweet oranges (Citrus sinensis). Crop Protection, 96, 123-129.
Thackeray, S.R., Moore, S.D., Kirkman, W. & Hill, M.P. 2017. Biology and rearing of Ectomyeolis ceratoniae Zeller (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), carob moth, a pest of multiple crops in South Africa. African Entomology 25(2): 474-480.
Thackeray, S.R., Moore, S.D., Parkinson, M. & Hill, M.P. 2016. Does molasses, applied with granulovirus against FCM, increase citrus thrips infestation and damage? SA Fruit Journal, 15(4): 54-59.
Thackeray, S.R., Van Achterberg, Moore, S.D. & Hill, M.P. 2018. A new parasitoid species attacking carob moth in South Africa. SA Fruit Journal, 17(1): 64-65.
Theron CD, Manrakhan A, Weldon CW (2017) Host use of the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae), in South Africa. Journal of Applied Entomology 141: 810-816
Urbaneja A., T. G. Grout, S. Gravena, F. Wu, Y. Cen, and P. A. Stansly. 2020. Citrus pests in a global world, pp. 333-348. In M. C. M. Talon, F.G. Gmitter Jr. (ed.), The Genus Citrus. Woodhead Publishing, Elsevier,
Van der Merwe, M., Jukes, M.D., Rabalski, L., Knox, C., Opoku-Debrah, J.K., Moore, S.D., Krejmer-Rabalska, M., Szewczyk, B., Hill, M.P. 2017. Genome analysis and genetic stability of the Cryptophlebia leucotreta granulovirus (CrleGV-SA) after 15 years of commercial use as a biopesticide. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 18, 2327; doi:10.3390/ijms18112327
Virgilio M., Daneel, J-H, Manrakhan A, Delatte H., Meganck K., De Meyer M (2019) An integrated diagnostic setup for the morphological and molecular identification of the Ceratitis FAR complex (C. anonae, C. fasciventris, C. rosa, C. quilicii, Diptera, Tephritidae). Bulletin of Entomological Research 109, 376-382.
Virgilio M, Manrakhan A, Delatte H, Daneel JH, Mwatawala M, Meganck K, Barr N, De Meyer M (2017) The complex case of Ceratitis cosyra (Diptera, Tephritidae) and relatives. A DNA barcoding perspective. Journal of Applied Entomology 141: 788-797
Wennman, J.T., Eigenbrod, M., Marsberg, T., Moore, S.D., Knox, C.A., Hill, M.P. & Jehle, J.A. 2019. Cryptophlebia peltastica nucleopolyhedrovirus is highly infectious to codling moth larvae and cells. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 85(17): 1-12.
Weldon CW, Mnguni S, Démares F, Esther E, Malod K, Manrakhan A, Nicolson SW (2019) Adult diet does not compensate for impact of a poor larval diet on stress resistance in a tephritid fruit fly. Journal of Experimental Biology 222 (6): jeb192534 doi: 10.1242/jeb.192534.