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  • Wang, X.G., M.W. Johnson, S.B. Opp, R. Krugner and K.M. Daane. 2011. Honeydew and insecticide bait as competing food resources for a fruit fly and common natural enemies in the olive agroecosystem. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 139: 128-137.

  • Yokoyama, V.Y., P.A. Rendon, X.G. Wang, S.B. Opp, M.W. Johnson and K.M. Daane. 2011. Response of Psyttalia humilis (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) to olive fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) and conditions in California olive orchards. Environmental Entomology.

  • Johnson, M.W., X.G. Wang, H. Nadel, S.B. Opp, K. Lynn-Patterson, J. Stewart-Leslie and K.M. Daane. 2011. High temperature impacts on olive fruit fly populations in California’s Central Valley. California Agriculture.

  • Chen, Y.H., S.H. Berlocher, S.B. Opp and G.K. Roderick. 2010. Post-colonization temporal variation in population genetic structure of an invasive fly, Rhagoletis completa. Genetica 138: 1059-1075.

  • Roitberg, B.D., C.R. Lauzon, S. Opp and D. Papaj. 2009. Functional and behavioral ecology of key tree fruit pests. In Biorational Tree Fruit Pest Management, edited by M. Aluja, T. Lesky and C. Vincent. CABI, U.K.

  • Wang, X., M. Johnson, K. Daane and S. Opp. 2009. Combined Effects of Heat Stress and Food Supply on Flight Performance of Olive Fruit Fly (Diptera. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 102: 727-734.

  • Barry, J.D., S.B. Opp, J. Dragolovich and J.G. Morse. 2007. Effect of adult diet on longevity of sterile Mediterranean fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae). Florida Entomologist 90: 650-655.

  • Chen, Y., S. Opp, S. Berlocher and G. Roderick. 2006. Are bottlenecks associated with colonization? Genetic diversity and diapause variation of native and introduced Rhagoletis completa populations. Oecologia 149: 656-667.

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Educational Background

  • 1988 – Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Entomology)

  • 1983 – M.S., University of California, Riverside (Entomology)

  • 1979 – B.A., San Francisco State University (Biology)

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Positions & Honors

  • 2013 – 2nd Place, Breakthrough Models Academy, EduCause

  • 2009 – Outstanding Professor, California State University East Bay

  • 2001 – Women of the Year in Science, Alameda County Women's Hall of Fame

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