Department of Biology - FAS, AUB
 
Dr. Khouzama Knio's Publications 

Sayar, N., Smith, C., and K. Knio. 2009.  Terellia fuscicornis (Diptera: Tephritidae): Biological and morphological adaptation on artichoke and milk thistle.  Journal of Natural History  43, 1159-1181.

Smith, C., Al-Zein, M., Sayar, N., and K. Knio.  2009.  Host races in Chaetostomella cylindrica (Diptera: Tephritidae): genetic and behavioural evidence. Bulletin of Entomological Research 99, 425-432.

Knio, K., M., J. Usta, S. Dagher, H. Zournajian, and S. Kreydiyyeh.  2007.  Larvicidal Activity of Essential Oils Extracted from Commonly Used Herbs in Lebanon against the Seaside Mosquito, Ochlerotatus caspius.  Bioresource Technology 99: 763-768.

Knio, K. M., I. M. White, and M. S. Al-Zein. 2007. Host-race formation in Chaetostomella cylindrica (Diptera: Tephritidae): morphological and morphometric evidence. Journal of Natural History. Journal of Natural History 41: 1697-1715.

Knio, K. M., J. Usta, S. Dagher, H. Zournajian, and S. Kreydiyyeh. 2007. Larvicidal Activity of Essential Oils Extracted from Commonly Used Herbs in Lebanon against the Seaside Mosquito, Ochlerotatus caspius. Bioresource Technology. In press.

Knio, K. M., R. D. Goeden, and D. H. Headrick. 2007. Fecundity and longevity of the cryptic and sympatric species, Trupanea nigricornis (Coquillett), a polyphage, and the narrowly oligophagous, Trupanea bisetosa (Coquillett) (Diptera: Tephritidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. In press.

Sinno-Saoud, N, K. Knio, S. Jury. 2007. Phenetic analysis of Anemone coronaria and related species. Botanical Journal of Linnean Society 153: 417-438.

Knio, K. M, R. D. Goeden, and D. H. Headrick. 2007. Ovipositor ultrastructure and oviposition behavior of the cryptic and sympatric species, Trupanea nigricornis (Coquillett), a polyphage, and the narrowly oligophagous, Trupanea bisetosa (Coquillett) (Diptera: Tephritidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 109: 385-399.

Knio, K. M., R. D. Goeden, and D. H. Headrick. 2007. Genetic differentiation between the cryptic and sympatric flower-head infesting tephritids: the polyphage, Trupanea nigricornis (Coquillett) and the narrowly oligophage T. bisetosa (Coquillett) (Diptera: Tephritidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 109: 295-308.

Knio, K. M., R. D. Goeden, and D. H. Headrick. 2007. Natural enemies of the cryptic and sympatric species, Trupanea nigricornis (Coquillett), a polyphage, and the narrowly oligophagous, Trupanea bisetosa (Coquillett) (Diptera: Tephritidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 109: 187-197.

Knio K. M., Markarian N., Kassis A. and Nuwayri-Salti N. 2005. A two year survey on mosquitoes of Lebanon. Parasite, 12 (3): 229-235.

Kreydiyyeh, S. I., J. Usta, K. Knio, S. Markossian, and S. Dagher. 2003. Aniseed oil increases glucose absorption and reduces urine output in the rat. Life Sciences, 74: 663-673.

Knio K., S. Kalash, and I. White. 2002. Flower-head infesting fruit flies (Tephritidae) on Asteraceae plants in Lebanon. Journal of Natural History, 36: 617-629.

Al Khatib, B. M., A. S. Sleyman, M. M. Freiwat, K. M. Knio, and I. G. Rubeiz. 2001 (October). Mulch type effects on strawberries grown in a mild winter climate. Small Fruits Review, 1 (4): 51-61.

Knio, K. M., R. D. Goeden, and D. H. Headrick. 2001. Resource utilization in the sibling species Trupanea nigricornis (Coquillett), a polyphage, and the nearly monophagous T. bisetosa (Coquillett) (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Southern California. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 103 (4): 946-961.

Knio, K., E. Baydoun, R. Tawk, and N. Nuwayri-Salti. 2000. Isoenzyme characterization of Leishmania isolates from Lebanon and Syria. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 63 (1, 2): 43-47.

Nuwayri-Salti, N., E. Baydoun, R. El-Tawk, R. Fakhoury Makki, and K. Knio. 2000. The epidemiology of leishmaniases in Lebanon. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 94: 164-166.

Knio, K. M., A. Saad, and S. Dagher. 2000. The fate and persistence of zineb, maneb, and ethylenethiourea on fresh and processed tomatoes. Food Additives and Contaminants, 17: 393-398.

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