Publication of the Department - Entomology


  1. Adnan SM, Mendez V, Morelli R, Akter H, Farhana I and Taylor PW (2018). Dietary

methoprene supplement promotes early sexual maturation of male Queensland fruit

fly Bactrocera tryoni. J Pest Sci 91(4): 1441-1454 (2018).

  1. Akter H, Adnan SM, Morelli R, Rempoulakis P, and Taylor PW, (2017). Suppression

of cuelure attraction in male Queensland fruit flies provided raspberry ketone

supplements as immature adults. PLoS One, 12(8), e0184086.

  1. Adnan SM, Inskeep J, Farhana I, Rempoulakis P, and Taylor PW (2019). Accelerated

sexual maturation in methoprene-treated sterile and fertile male Queensland fruit flies,

and mosquito larvicide as an economical and effective source of methoprene. Journal of Economic Entomology in press.

  1. Adnan SM, Inskeep J, Farhana I, Rempoulakis P, and Taylor PW (2019). Dietary

methoprene enhances sexual competitiveness of sterile male Queensland fruit flies in

field cages. Accepted in Journal of pest science.

  1. Adnan SM, Farhana I, Rempoulakis P, and Taylor PW (2019). Methoprene-induced

matings of young Queensland fruit fly males are effective at inducing sexual

inhibition in females. Provisionally accepted in Journal of Insect Physiology

  1. Adnan SM, Perez-staples D, and Taylor PW (2019). Dietary methoprene treatment

promotes rapid development of reproductive organs in male Queensland fruit fly.

Under review in Journal of Insect Physiology.

  1. S. M. Adnan, M. M. Uddin, M. J. Alam, M. S. Islam, M. A. Kashem, M. Y. Rafii, and M. A. Latif. 2014. Management of Mango Hopper, Idioscopus clypealis, Using Chemical Insecticides and Neem Oil. The Scientific World Journal, Volume 2014, Article ID 709614, 5 Pages.
  2. Adnan S. M. Uddin M. M. & Islam K. S. 2013. Efficacy of Different Insecticides and Neem Leaf Extract in Controlling Sugarcane Termite, Odontotermes Lokanandi Chatterjee & Thakur.Persian Gulf Crop Protection, 2(1): 52-56.
  3. Islam M. M., Islam K. S. & Adnan S. M. 2013. Evaluation of the performance of different chemical insecticides and botanicals on mortality of Rice hispa Dicladispa armigera Olivier. International research journal of applied life sciences, 2(4): 7-16.
  4. Osman S., Uddin M. M. & Adnan S. M. 2013. Assessment of the performance of different botanicals and chemical insecticides in controlling Red pumpkin beetle Aulacophora foveicollis (Lucas). International Journal of Agricultural Science Research, 2(8): 258-264.
  5. Podder S., Uddin M. M. & Adnan S. M. 2013. Assessment of the Effectiveness of different botanicals and chemical insecticide in managing Epilachna beetle, Epilachna dodecastigma (Wied.). Persian Gulf Crop Protection, 2(3): 76-84.1.