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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Paul Kendra
Subtropical Horticulture Research
Research Entomologist

Phone: (786) 573-7090
Fax: (786) 573-7100
13601 OLD CUTLER RD.
MIAMI, FL, 33158

Projects
Alternatives to Methyl Bromide: Mitigation of the Threat from Exotic Tropical and Subtropical Insect Pests
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424181
Development of Improved Lures for Redbay Ambrosia Beetle
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 424511
DEVELOPMENT OF ATTRACTANTS/LURES FOR THE REDBAY AMBROSIA BEETLE.
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 421308

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Evaluation of seven essential oils identifies cubeb oil as most effective attractant for detection of Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (19-Jan-14)
Symbiont diversification in ambrosia beetles: Diversity of fungi associated with exotic scolytine beetles - (Abstract Only)
Bateman, C., Hulcr, J., Kendra, P.E., Black, A. 2013. Symbiont diversification in ambrosia beetles: Diversity of fungi associated with exotic scolytine beetles. Meeting Abstract. 61st Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Austin, TX (10-13 Nov 2013).
Evaluation of Litchi chinensis for host status to Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) and susceptibility to laurel wilt disease - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendra, P.E., Ploetz, R.C., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Pena, J.E., Brar, G.S., Epsky, N.D. 2013. Evaluation of Litchi chinensis for host status to Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) and susceptibility to laurel wilt disease. Florida Entomologist. Florida Entomol. 96 (4): 1442-1453.
Development of kairomone based control programs for cocoa pod borer - (Abstract Only) - (03-Jul-13)
Life cycle, development, and culture of Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brar, G., Capinera, J.L., Kendra, P.E., Mclean, S., Pena, J.E. 2013. Life cycle, development, and culture of Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Florida Entomologist. FL Entomol ms (Brar et al.), pub date = 19 sept 2013.
Capture of Anastrepha suspensa and sterile male Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) in MultiLure traps versus open-bottom dry traps - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (16-Jun-13)
Comparison of 7 essential oils identifies cubeb oil as an improved attractant for redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Schnell, E.Q., Deyrup, M.A., Epsky, N.D. 2013. Comparison of 7 essential oils identifies cubeb oil as an improved attractant for redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Meeting Abstract. 1st Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, in Austin, Texas, November 10-13, 2013.
Further exploration of host terpenoids as attractants for invasive insect pests - (Abstract Only)
Niogret, J., Kendra, P.E., Epsky, N.D. 2013. Further exploration of host terpenoids as attractants for invasive insect pests. Meeting Abstract. 61st Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Austin, TX (10-13 Nov 2013).
Is Litchi chinensis a potential host for redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus? - (Abstract Only)
Niogret, J., Kendra, P.E., Ploetz, R.C., Montgomery, W.S., Pena, J.E., Brar, G.S., Epsky, N.D. 2013. Is Litchi chinensis a potential host for redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus?. Meeting Abstract. Florida Entomology Society Meeting, Naples, FL July 14-17_____________________________.
Evaluation of insect repellents to manage the redbay ambrosia beetle, vector of laurel wilt, a lethal disease affecting avocados in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Carrillo, D., Kendra, P.E., Duncan, R.E., Montgomery, W.S., Pena, J.E. 2013. Evaluation of insect repellents to manage the redbay ambrosia beetle, vector of laurel wilt, a lethal disease affecting avocados in Florida. Meeting Abstract. Florida Entomological Society, Naples, FL July 14-17, 2013.
Cubeb oil identified as an improved attractant for redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Schnell, E.Q., Deyrup, M.A., Epsky, N.D. 2013. Cubeb oil identified as an improved attractant for redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Meeting Abstract. FL Ent Soc meeting.
Analysis of sesquiterpene distributions in leaves, branches, and trunks of avocado (Persea americana Mill.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niogret, J., Epsky, N.D., Schnell, E.Q., Schnell, R.J., Heath, R., Meerow, A.W., Kendra, P.E. 2013. Analysis of sesquiterpene distributions in leaves, branches, and trunks of avocado (Persea americana Mill.). American Journal of Plant Sciences. Am. J. Plant Sci. 4 (4): 922-931.
American Lauraceae: Relative attraction and susceptibility to attack by redbay ambrosia beetle (Xyleborus glabratus) - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Pruett, G., Ploetz, R., Mayfield, A.E., Epsky, N.D., Ayala Silva, T. 2013. American Lauraceae: Relative attraction and susceptibility to attack by redbay ambrosia beetle (Xyleborus glabratus). Meeting Abstract. Field work on Redbay Ambrosia Beetle. Trip funded by Florida Avocado Admin..
An uncertain future for American Lauraceae: A lethal threat from redbay ambrosia beetle and laurel wilt disease. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Epsky, N.D. 2013. An uncertain future for American Lauraceae: A lethal threat from redbay ambrosia beetle and laurel wilt disease.. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 4 (3A) 727-738.
Evaluation of 7 plant essential oils for attraction of redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Deyrup, M., Epsky, N.D. 2013. Evaluation of 7 plant essential oils for attraction of redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Meeting Abstract. 87th Annual Mtg of the SE Branch of Entomological Society of America, Baton Rouge,LA, March 3-5,2013.
Forest fragments as barriers to fruit fly dispersal: Anastrepha (Diptera: Tephritidae) populations in orchards and adjacent forest fragments in Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenkins, D.A., Kendra, P.E., Van Bloem, S., Whitmire, S., Mizell, R., Goenaga, R.J. 2013. Forest fragments as barriers to fruit fly dispersal: Anastrepha (Diptera: Tephritidae) populations in orchards and adjacent forest fragments in Puerto Rico. Environmental Entomology. 42(2):283-292.
Suitability of California bay laurel and other species as potential hosts for the non-native redbay ambrosia beetle and granulate ambrosia beetle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mayfield III, A. E., M. MacKenzie, P. Cannon, S. Oak, S. Horn, J. Hwang, and P. E. Kendra. 2013. Suitability of California bay laurel and other species as hosts for the non-native redbay ambrosia beetle and granulate ambrosia beetle.Agr. Forest Entomol. 15 (3): 227-235.
Is California bay laurel a suitable host for the non-native redbay ambrosia beetle, vector of laurel wilt disease? - (Abstract Only)
Mayfield, A.E., Mackenzie, M., Cannon, P.G., Oak, S.W., Horn, S., Hwang, J., Kendra, P.E. 2013. Is California bay laurel a suitable host for the non-native redbay ambrosia beetle, vector of laurel wilt disease?. Meeting Abstract. 60th Western International Forest Disease Work Conference. Lake Tahoe, CA. Oct 2012..
Xyleborus glabratus, X. affinis, and X. ferrugineus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae): Electroantennogram responses to host-based attractants and temporal patterns in host-seeking flight - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Deyrup, M.A., Guillen, L., Epsky, N.D. 2012. Xyleborus glabratus, X. affinis, and X. ferrugineus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae): Electroantennogram responses to host-based attractants and temporal patterns in host-seeking flight. Environmental Entomology. 41(6):1597-1605.
Effect of trap size, trap height, and age of lure for on sampling Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae), and its flight periodicity and seasonality. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brar, G. S., J. L. Capinera, S. McLean, P. E. Kendra, R. C. Ploetz, and J. E. Peña. 2012. Effect of trap size, trap height, and age of lure on sampling Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae), and its flight periodicity and seasonality. Florida Entomol. 95 (4): 1003-1011.
Sesquiterpene emissions from manuka and phoebe oil lures and efficacy for detection of redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Niogret, J., Montgomery, W.S., Deyrup, M.A., Pruett, G.E., Ploetz, R.C., Pena, J.E., Epsky, N.D. 2012. Sesquiterpene emissions from manuka and phoebe oil lures and efficacy for detection of redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus. Meeting Abstract. Ambrosia Beetle/Fungal Symbiont Workshop; UC Riverside Center for Invasive Species Research; Riverside, CA; 12-14 Aug 2012
Host preferences / relative attraction of the Lauraceae to redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Pruett, G.E., Ploetz, R.C., Mayfield, A.E., Pena, J.E., Epsky, N.D. 2012. preferences / relative attraction of the Lauraceae to redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus. Meeting Abstract. Ambrosia Beetle/Fungal Symbiont Workshop; UC Riverside Center for Invasive Species Research; Riverside, CA; 12-14 Aug 2012
Laurel wilt: An unusual and destructive disease of American members of the Lauraceae Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Ploetz, R., Smith, J., Hughes, M., Inch, S., Dreaden, T., Spence, D., Carrillo, D., Duncan, R., Pena, J., Kendra, P.E., Sandaran, S., Ehsani, R., Held, B., Blanchette, R., Campbell, A., White, T. 2012. Laurel wilt: An unusual and destructive disease of American members of the Lauraceae. Meeting Abstract. Ambrosia Beetle/Fungal Symbiont Workshop.
Laurel wilt: Understanding an unusual and exotic vascular wilt disease - (Abstract Only)
Ploetz, R., Smith, J., Pena, J., Hughes, M., Inch, S., Dreaden, T., Spence, D., Carrillo, D., Kendra, P.E., Sankaran, S., Ehsani, R., Mayfield, B.A., Campbell, A., Hulcr, J., Stelinski, L. 2012. Laurel wilt: Understanding an unusual and exotic vascular wilt disease. Meeting Abstract. 54th Annual Southern Forest Insect Work Conference; Charlottesville, VA; 24-27 July 2012.
Medfly Responses to Natural Essential Oils: Electroantennography and Long-Range Attraction - (Abstract Only)
Niogret, J., Epsky, N.D., Gill, M.A., Espinoza, H.R., Kendra, P.E., Heath, R.R. 2012. Medfly Responses to Natural Essential Oils: Electroantennography and Long-Range Attraction. Tephritid Workers of Europe Africa and the Middle East (TEAM).
Response of Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tepritidae) to white and brown cane, coconut, date, date jaggery and panela sugar solutions with varying degrees of fermentation - (Abstract Only)
Epsky, N.D., Gill, M.A., Allen, C.L., Niogret, J., Robert, H.R., Kendra, P.E. 2012. Response of Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tepritidae) to white and brown cane, coconut, date, date jaggery and panela sugar solutions with varying degrees of fermentation. Tephritid Workers of Europe Africa and the Middle East (TEAM). Tephritid Workers of Europe Africa and the Middle East (TEAM).
EAG responses to host-based attractants and temporal patterns in host-seeking flight of Xyleborus glabratus, X. affinis, and X. ferrugineus - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Deyrup, M.A., Epsky, N.D. 2012. EAG responses to host-based attractants and temporal patterns in host-seeking flight of Xyleborus glabratus, X. affinis, and X. ferrugineus. Meeting Abstract. 60th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Nov 11-14, 2012.
Attraction and Electroantennography responses of the male Mediterranean Fruit Fly, Ceratitis capitata, to natural essential oils and synthetic blends. - (Abstract Only)
Niogret, J., Kendra, P.E., Epsniza, H., Epsky, N.D. 2012. Attraction and Electroantennography responses of the male Mediterranean Fruit Fly, Ceratitis capitata, to natural essential oils and synthetic blends.. Meeting Abstract. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America Nov 11-14, 2012.
Wood and Chemistry – or How to Combine Bob Heath's Two Passions into Entomology Research - (Abstract Only)
Niogret, J., Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E. 2012. Wood and Chemistry – or How to Combine Bob Heath's Two Passions into Entomology Research. Meeting Abstract. 2012 Annual Florida Entomological Society, July 25 - 28, 2012, Jupiter, FL.
Chemical ecology of the redbay ambrosia beetle (Xyleborus glabratus) - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Schnell, E.Q., Epsky, N.D. 2012. Chemical ecology of the redbay ambrosia beetle (Xyleborus glabratus). Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting. 5th annual meeting of the Florida Entomological society.
I smell an invasive invader: Using portable gas spectrometry at ports of entry - (Abstract Only)
Roda, A.L., Weihman, S., Al-Henaid, J., Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Schnell, E.Q., Mosser, L. 2012. I smell an invasive invader: Using portable gas spectrometry at ports of entry. Meeting Abstract. 95th Annual Meeting of the Florida Entomological Society; Jupiter Beach, FL; 22-25 July 2012.
Susceptibility of Persea spp. and other Lauraceae to attack by redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pena, J.E., Carrillo, D., Duncan, R.E., Capinera, J.L., Brar, G., Mclean, S., Arpaia, M.L., Focht, E., Smith, J.A., Hughes, M., Kendra, P.E. 2012. Susceptibility of Persea spp. and other Lauraceae to attack by redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Florida Entomologist. 95(3):783-787.
Method for collection of live redbay ambrosia beetles, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Sanchez, J., Deyrup, M.A., Niogret, J., Epsky, N.D. 2012. Method for collection of live redbay ambrosia beetles, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Florida Entomologist. 95(2):513-516.
Temporal analysis of sesquiterpene emissions from manuka and phoebe oil lures and efficacy for attraction of Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendra, P.E., Niogret, J., Montgomery, W.S., Sanchez, J., Deyrup, M.A., Pruett, G.E., Ploetz, R.C., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2012. Temporal analysis of sesquiterpene emissions from manuka and phoebe oil lures and efficacy for attraction of Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 105(2):659-669.
Laurel wilt: A global threat to avocado production - (Proceedings)
Ploetz, R.C., Smith, J.A., Inch, S.A., Pena, J.E., Evans, E.A., Crane, J.H., Kendra, P.E., Hulcr, J., Stelinski, L., Schnell, R. 2012. Laurel wilt: A global threat to avocado production. World Avocado Congress. 186-197 In Proceedings VII World Avocado Congress. 5-9 September 2011, Cairns, Australia.
Antennal responses of West Indian and Caribbean fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) to ammonium bicarbonate and putrescine lures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenkins, D.A., Kendra, P.E., Epsky, N.D., Montgomery, W.S., Heath, R.R., Jenkins, D.M., Goenaga, R.J. 2012. Antennal responses of West Indian and Caribbean fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) to ammonium bicarbonate and putrescine lures. Florida Entomologist. 95(1):28-34.
Redbay ambrosia beetle (Xyleborus glabratus) abundance and perference of Persea spp. in the new world. - (Abstract Only)
Pena, J.E., Duncan, R.E., Kendra, P.E., Brar, G., Capinera, J.L. 2011. Redbay ambrosia beetle (Xyleborus glabratus) abundance and perference of Persea spp. in the new world.. 59th National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Reno, NV. Nov. 2011.
Comparative analysis of terpenoid emissions from Florida host trees of the redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: scolytinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niogret, J., Kendra, P.E., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2011. Comparative analysis of terpenoid emissions from Florida host trees of the redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: scolytinae). Florida Entomologist. 94(4):1010-1017.
Recovery Plan for Laurel Wilt of Avocado - (Government Publication)
Ploetz, R., Harrington, T., Hulcr, J., Bostock, R., Eskalen, A., Faber, B., Crane, J., Harmon, C., Inch, S., Palmateer, A., Pena, J., Smith, J., Kendra, P.E., Schnell Ii, R.J., Fraedrich, S., Hanula, J., Mayfield, B., Rabaglia, B., Wingfield, M. 2011. Recovery Plan for Laurel Wilt of Avocado. Office of Pest Management National Plant Disease Recovery System. 3.
Chemical control of the redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus, and other Scolytinae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peña, J.E., Crane, J.H., Capinera, J.L., Duncan, R.E., Kendra, P.E., Ploetz, R.C., Mclean, S., Brar, G., Thomas, M.C., Cave, R.D. 2011. Chemical control of the redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus, and other Scolytinae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Florida Entomologist. 94(4):882-896.
Attraction of the redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus to avocado, lychee, and essential oil lures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Pena,, J.E., Capinera, J.L., Brar, G., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2011. Attraction of the redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus to avocado, lychee, and essential oil lures. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 37(9):932-942.
Efficacy of essential oil lures for detection of redbay ambrosia beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Niogret, J., Montgomery, W.S., Sanchez, J., Pena, J.E., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2011. Efficacy of essential oil lures for detection of redbay ambrosia beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting. 7/25/2011.
Chemical control of Scolytinae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) infesting avocado (Persea americana) in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Pena, J.E., Duncan, R.E., Cave, R., Crane, J.H., Kendra, P.E., Capinera, J. 2011. Chemical control of Scolytinae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) infesting avocado (Persea americana) in Florida. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting. 7/25/2011.
Host preferences of the redbay ambrosia beetle (Xyleborus glabratus) in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Sanchez, J., Pruett, G., Ploetz, R., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2011. Host preferences of the redbay ambrosia beetle (Xyleborus glabratus) in Florida. 59th National Meeting of Entomological Society Of America. Reno, NV. Nov 2011.
Attraction and electroantennogram responses of male Mediterranean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) to volatile chemicals from Persea, Litchi and Ficus wood - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niogret, J., Montgomery, W.S., Kendra, P.E., Heath, R.R., Epsky, N.D. 2011. Attraction and electroantennogram responses of male Mediterranean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) to volatile chemicals from Persea, Litchi and Ficus wood. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 37:483-491.
Laurel wilt: A global threat to avocado production - (Abstract Only)
Ploetz, R.C., Pena, J.E., Evans, E.A., Smith, J.A., Inch, S.A., Crane, J.H., Kendra, P.E., Hulcr, J., Stelinski, L., Schnell Ii, R.J. 2011. Laurel wilt: A global threat to avocado production. Meeting Abstract. abstract.
Comparison of synthetic food-based lures and liquid protein baits for capture of Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) adults - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E., Pena, J., Heath, R.R. 2011. Comparison of synthetic food-based lures and liquid protein baits for capture of Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) adults. Florida Entomologist. 94(2): 180-185.
Signature chemicals for detection of citrus infestation by fruit fly larvae (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Book / Chapter)
Kendra, P.E., Roda, A.L., Montgomery, W.S., Schnell, E.Q., Niogret, J., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2013. Signature chemicals for detection of citrus infestation by fruit fly larvae (Diptera: Tephritidae). CABI(Council of Applied Biology International, Oxford, United Kingdom. pp228-239 in J>E> Pena (ed.).
Attractant-based systems as pesticide alternatives for control of tropical fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Abstract Only)
Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E., Crane, J.H., Heath, R.R. 2011. Attractant-based systems as pesticide alternatives for control of tropical fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae). National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. 2011.
Food-based lure performance in three locations in Puerto Rico: attractiveness to Anastrepha suspensa and A. obliqua (Diptera;Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenkins, D.A., Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E., Heath, R.R., Goenaga, R.J. 2011. Food-based lure performance in three locations in Puerto Rico: attractiveness to Anastrepha suspensa and A. obliqua (Diptera;Tephritidae). Florida Entomologist. 94(2):186-194.
Diversity of Scolytinae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) attracted to avocado, lychee, and essential oil lures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendra, P.E., Sanchez, J., Montgomery, W.S., Okins, K.E., Niogret, J., Pena, J.E., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2011. Diversity of Scolytinae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) attracted to avocado, lychee, and essential oil lures. Florida Entomologist. 94(2):123-130.
Host-based attractants for the redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Sanchez, J., Niogret, J., Pena, J.E., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2011. Host-Based Attractants for the Redbay Ambrosia Beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) . Entomological Society of America Regional Meetings. 2011.
Trap-lure combinations for redbay ambrosia beetle detection (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Abstract Only)
Niogret, J., Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Sanchez, J., Joseph, R., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2011. Trap-lure combinations for redbay ambrosia beetle detection (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Entomological Society of America Regional Meetings. 2011 APS-Caribbean Division and ESA-Southern Branch Joint Meeting.
Detection of Caribbean fruit fly [(Anastrepha suspensa Loew (Diptera: Tephritidae)]-infested grapefruit with portable gas chromatography - (Abstract Only)
Weihman, S.W., Roda, A.L., Kendra, P.E., Jones, E.M., Halitschke, R., Montgomery, W.S., Schnell, E.Q., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2010. Detection of Caribbean fruit fly [(Anastrepha suspensa Loew (Diptera: Tephritidae)]-Infested Grapefruit with Portable Gas Chromatography. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. http://esa.confex.com/esa/2010/webprogram/paper52559.html.
Chemical Control of the Redbay Ambrosia Beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Scolytinae) in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Pena, J.E., Crane, J.H., Capinera, J.L., Cave, R.D., Duncan, R.E., Kendra, P.E., Mclean, S. 2010. Chemical Control of the Redbay Ambrosia Beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Scolytinae) in Florida . Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. http://esa.confex.com/esa/2010/webprogram/paper49372.html.
Abundance in Persea americana of the Redbay Ambrosia Beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae), Vector of Laurel Wilt: A Case of Intra-guild Competition? - (Abstract Only)
Pena, J.E., Capinera, J.L., Kendra, P.E., Brar, G., Mclean, S., Stelinski, L., Ploetz, R., Crane, J.H. 2011. Abundance in Persea americana of the Redbay Ambrosia Beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae), Vector of Laurel Wilt: A Case of Intra-guild Competition?. Entomological Society of America Regional Meetings. 2011.
Gas chromatography for detection of citrus infestation by fruit fly larvae (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendra, P.E., Roda, A.L., Montgomery, W.S., Schnell, E.Q., Niogret, J., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2011. Gas chromatography for detection of citrus infestation by fruit fly larvae (Diptera: Tephritidae). Postharvest Biology and Technology. 59:143-149.
Electroantennography for evaluation of food-based attractants for pest Tephritidae - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2010. Electroantennography for evaluation of food-based attractants for pest Tephritidae. Fruit Flies of Economic Importance International Symposium. Valencia, Spain. 9/26 through 10/1/2010.
Effective sampling range for protein-based lures - (Abstract Only)
Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E., Espinoza, H., Midgarden, D., Heath, R.R. 2010. Effective sampling range for protein-based lures. Fruit Flies of Economic Importance International Symposium. p.284.
Olfactory responses of male Medflies to plant material containing the parapheromone a-copaene - (Abstract Only)
Niogret, J., Epsky, N.D., Montgomery, W.S., Kendra, P.E., Heath, R.R. 2010. Olfactory responses of male Medflies to plant material containing the parapheromone a-copaene. International Symposium on Fruit Flies of Economic Importance Stellenbosh, South Africa. p.302.
Volatile chemicals from host and non-host trees of the redbay ambrosia beetle Xyleborus glabratus, threatening the Floridian avocado production. - (Abstract Only)
Niogret, J., Kendra, P.E., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2010. Volatile chemicals from host and non-host trees of the redbay ambrosia beetle Xyleborus glabratus, threatening the Floridian avocado production.. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting.
The Complex of Scolytinae Inhabiting Persea borbonia and Persea americana in Florida: Possible Interactions with Other Species - (Abstract Only)
Peña, J.E., Capinera, J.L., Kendra, P.E., Thomas, M.E., Steck, G.J., Duncan, R., Barr, G., Mclean, S. 2010. The Complex of Scolytinae Inhabiting Persea borbonia and Persea americana in Florida: Possible Interactions with Other Species. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting.
Efficacy and longevity of essential oil lures for capture of the redbay ambrosia beetle Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Abstract Only) - (08-Jul-10)
Food-based lure performance in three locations in Puerto Rico: attractiveness to Anastrepha suspensa and A. obliqua - (Abstract Only)
Jenkins, D.A., Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E., Heath, R.R., Goenaga, R.J. 2010. Food-based lure performance in three locations in Puerto Rico: attractiveness to Anastrepha suspensa and A. obliqua. [absract] Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting, http://flaentsoc.org/2010annmeetabstracts.pdf. page 8.
Field and Laboratory Studies to Identify Host Attractants for the Redbay Ambrosia Beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Sanchez, J., Niogret, J., Peña, J., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2010. Field and Laboratory Studies to Identify Host Attractants for the Redbay Ambrosia Beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. http://esa.confex.com/esa/2010/webprogram/paper48978.html.
Attraction of Redbay Ambrosia Beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) to Avocado, Lychee, and Essential Oil Lures - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Pena, J.A., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2010. Attraction of Redbay Ambrosia Beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) to Avocado, Lychee, and Essential Oil Lures. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting.
Diversity of Ambrosia Beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) Attracted to Avocado, Lychee, and Essential Oil Lures - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Sanchez, J., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Okins, K.3. 2010. Diversity of Ambrosia Beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) Attracted to Avocado, Lychee, and Essential Oil Lures. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting.
Gas chromatography for detection of citrus infestation by tephritid fruit flies - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Roda, A.L., Montgomery, W.S., Schnell, E.Q., Niogret, J., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2010. Gas chromatography for detection of citrus infestation by tephritid fruit flies. Meeting Abstract. Invited presentation, UF-CTA Potential Invasive Pests Workshop. Coconut Grove, FL., October 10-14, 2010.
Olfactory Responses of Male Medflies to Plant Material Containing the Parapheromone a-Copaene - (Abstract Only)
Niogret, J., Montgomery, W.S., Kendra, P.E., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2010. Olfactory Responses of Male Medflies to Plant Material Containing the Parapheromone a-Copaene. Meeting Abstract.
Effective sampling range of a synthetic protein-based attractant for Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Epsky, N.D., Espinoza, H.R., Kendra, P.E., Abernathy, R., Midgarden, D., Heath, R.R. 2010. Effective sampling range of a synthetic protein-based attractant for Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(5): 1186-1895.
Identification of volatile chemicals from host trees of a redbay ambrosia beetle, the vector of laurel wilt - (Abstract Only)
Niogret, J., Kendra, P.E., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2010. Identification of volatile chemicals from host trees of a redbay ambrosia beetle, the vector of laurel wilt. Entomological Society of America Regional Meeting Proceedings.
Small-scale field tests of attract-and-kill stations for pest Tephritid fruit flies - (Abstract Only)
Epsky, N.D., Gill, M.A., Kendra, P.E., Crane, J., Heath, R.R. 2010. Small-scale field tests of attract-and-kill stations for pest Tephritid fruit flies. Entomological Society of America Regional Meetings.
Effective sampling range of food-based attractants for female Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendra, P.E., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2010. Effective sampling range of food-based attractants for female Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(2):533-540.
Redbay ambrosia beetle/Laurel wilt: Overview of projects at the USDA-ARS Subtropical Horticulture Research Station - (Proceedings)
Kendra, P.E., Niogret, J., Montgomery, W.S., Schnell, E.Q., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R., Schnell Ii, R.J., Ayala Silva, T., Winterstein, M.C. 2009. Redbay ambrosia beetle/Laurel wilt: Overview of projects at the USDA-ARS Subtropical Horticulture Research Station. Online Proceedings of FDACS Laurel Wilt Disease and Redbay Ambrosia Beetle Research Symposium, 3 November 2009, Homestead, FL http://www.doacs.state.fl.us/pi/enpp/pathology/images/lw-rbab_researchpresentations.pdf
Dynamics of pH modification of an acidic protein bait used for tropical fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Heath, R.R., Vazquez, A., Schnell, E.Q., Kendra, P.E., Epsky, N.D. 2009. Dynamics of pH modification of an acidic protein bait used for tropical fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae). J. of Econ. Entomol. 102(6):2371-2376.
Using portable gas spectrometry for detection of invasive pests at ports of entry - (Abstract Only)
Roda, A.L., Kendra, P.E., Weihman, S.W., Varona, E., Montgomery, W.S., Schnell, E.Q., Vazquez, A., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2009. Using portable gas spectrometry for detection of invasive pests at ports of entry. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting.
The redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus: A threat to avocado - (Abstract Only)
Pena, J.E., Capinera, J.L., Stelinski, L.L., Kendra, P.E., Mayfield, A.E., Hanula, J.L. 2009. The redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus: A threat to avocado. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting.
USDA-ARS Strategies to Address the Imminent Threat of Redbay Ambrosia Beetle and Laurel Wilt Disease to Avocados in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Schnell, E.Q., Niogret, J., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R., Schnell Ii, R.J., Ayala Silva, T., Meerow, A.W., Winterstein, M.C. 2009. USDA-ARS strategies to address the imminent threat of redbay ambrosia beetle and laurel wilt disease to avocados in Florida. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting.
Antennal and behavioral responses to putrescine and ammonium bicarbonate in the Caribbean fruit fly (Diptera: tephritidae) - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2009. Antennal and behavioral responses to putrescine and ammonium bicarbonate in the Caribbean fruit fly (Diptera: tephritidae). Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting.
Electroantennogram and behavioral responses of Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) to putrescine and ammonium bicarbonate lures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2009. Electroantennogram and behavioral responses of Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) to putrescine and ammonium bicarbonate lures. Environmental Entomology. 38(4): 1259-1266.
Sampling methods of Myllocerus undecimpustulatus undatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) adults - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Epsky, N.D., Walker, A., Kendra, P.E. 2009. Sampling methods of Myllocerus undecimpustulatus undatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) adults. Florida Entomologist. 92:388-390.
Development of new lures and bait stations for fruit flies - (Abstract Only)
Epsky, N.D., Midgarden, D.G., Kendra, P.E., Heath, R.R. 2008. Development of new lures and bait stations for fruit flies. Fruit Flies of the Western Hemisphere.
Utility of electroantennography for development of food-based attractants for Anastrepha fruit flies - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2008. Utility of electroantennography for development of food-based attractants for Anastrepha fruit flies. Fruit Flies of the Western Hemisphere.
Antennal and behavioral responses of Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) to a series of homologous terminal diamines - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Epsky, N.D., Montgomery, W.S., Heath, R.R. 2008. Antennal and behavioral responses of Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) to a series of homologous terminal diamines. 56th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. Reno, NV. 16-19 November 2008.
Feeding Attractants for Pest Tephritid Fruit Flies - (Abstract Only)
Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E., Heath, R.R. 2008. Feeding Attractants for Pest Tephritid Fruit Flies. Entomology Society America Annual Meeting.
Ovary development in two genetic strains of Caribbean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Sanchez, J.S., Montgomery, W.S., Epsky, N.D. 2008. Ovary development in two genetic strains of Caribbean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae). Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting.
Signature Chemicals for Detection of Hidden Insect Infestation - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Roda, A.L., Montgomery, W.S., Schnell, E.Q., Vazquez, A., Weihman, S.W., Halitschke, R., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2008. Signature Chemicals for Detection of Hidden Insect Infestation. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting.
Response of Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) to terminal diamines in a food-based synthetic attractant. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendra, P.E., Epsky, N.D., Montgomery, W.S., Heath, R.R. 2008. Response of Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) to terminal diamines in a food-based synthetic attractant.. Environmental Entomology 37:1119-1125
New developments in food-based synthetic attractants for pest Tephritidae. - (Abstract Only)
Heath, R.R., Kendra, P.E., Epsky, N.D. 2008. New developments in food-based synthetic attractants for pest Tephritidae. XXI International Congress of Entomology, Proceedings.
Electroantennography for development of food-based attractants for pest Tephritidae. - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2008. Electroantennography for development of food-based attractants for pest Tephritidae.. International Congress of Entomology.
Effective sampling range of food-based synthetic attractants for pest Tephritidae. - (Abstract Only)
Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E., Heath, R.R. 2008. Effective sampling range of food-based synthetic attractants for pest Tephritidae. XXI International Congress of Entomology Proceedings.
Updates on fruit fly trapping and control - (Abstract Only)
Heath, R.R., Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E. 2008. Updates on fruit fly trapping and control. Tephritid Workers of Europe Africa and the Middle East (TEAM).
Ammonium Acetate and Ammonium Bicarbonate in Traps for Anastrepha Fruit Flies - (Abstract Only)
Epsky, N.D., Thomas, D.B., Serra, C., Hall, D.G., Kendra, P.E., Heath, R.R. 2008. Ammonium Acetate and Ammonium Bicarbonate in Traps for Anastrepha Fruit Flies. Tephritid Workers of Europe Africa and the Middle East (TEAM).
Ammonia as a component of fruit fly attractants. - (Abstract Only)
Epsky, N.D., Thomas, D.B., Serra, C., Hall, D.G., Kendra, P.E., Heath, R.R. 2007. Ammonia as a component of fruit fly attractants. National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.
Gas chromatography for detection of fruit fly infestation(Diptera:Tephritidae) - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Roda, A.L., Montgomery, W.S., Epsky, N.D., Schnell, E.Q., Heath, R.R. 2007. Gas chromatography for detection of fruit fly infestation(Diptera:Tephritidae). National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.
Fruit fly trapping and control - Past, present and future. - (Proceedings)
Heath, R.R., Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E., Mangan, R.L. 2007. Fruit fly trapping and control - Past, present and future, pp. 7-10. In Development of Improved Attractants and Their Integration into Fruit Fly SIT Management Programmes. Proceedings of a final Research Coordination Meeting, IAEA-TECDOC-1574. IAEA Vienna.
Caribbean fruit fly, Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera:Tephritidae): Life history and laboratory rearing methods. - (Other)
Epsky, N.D., Sanchez, J.S., Montgomery, W.S., Kendra, P.E. 2007. Caribbean fruit fly, Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera:Tephritidae): Life history and laboratory rearing methods.. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting.
EAG and behavioral responses of the Caribbean fruit fly (Diptera:Tephritidae) to terminal diamines in a food-based lure. - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Epsky, N.D., Vazquez, A., Heath, R.R. 2007. Eag and behavioral responses of the caribbean fruit fly (diptera:tephritidae) to terminal diamines in a food-based lure.. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting.
Ammonia Formulations and Capture of Anastrepha Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thomas, D.B., Epsky, N.D., Serra, C.A., Hall, D.G., Kendra, P.E., Heath, R.R. 2008. Ammonia formulations and capture of Anastrepha fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Entomological Science. 43:76-85.
Residential composting of infested fruit: A potential pathway for spread of Anastrepha fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendra, P.E., Hennessey, M.K., Montgomery, W.S., Jones, E.M., Epsky, N.D. 2007. Residential composting of infested fruit: A potential pathway for entry of Anastrepha fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) into Florida. Florida Entomologist. 90(2):314-320.
Quantification of Ammonia Release from Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) Attractants Using Infrared Spectrocopy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Heath, R.R., Vazquez, A., Espada, C., Kendra, P.E., Epsky, N.D. 2007. Quantization of ammonia release from attractants using infrared spectrocopy. Journal of Economic Entomology. 100(2):580-585.
Ovarian development in the Caribbean fruit fly, Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Proceedings)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2008. Ovarian development in the Caribbean fruit fly, Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae). Pp. 227-232 In R.L. Sugayama, R.A. Zucchi, S.M. Ovruski, and J. Sivinski (eds.). Fruit Flies of Economic Importance: From Basic to Applied Knowledge. Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Fruit Flies of Economic Importance, 10-15 Sept 2006, Salvador, Brazil.
Response of Anestrepha suspensa to liquid protein baits and synthetic lure formulations - (Proceedings)
Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E., Heath, R.R. 2008. Response of Anestrepha suspensa to liquid protein baits and synthetic lure formulations. Pp. 81-88 In R.L. Sugayama, R.A. Zucchi, S.M. Ovruski, and J. Sivinski (eds.). Fruit Flies of Economic Importance: From Basic to Applied Knowledge. Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Fruit Flies of Economic Importance, 10-15 Sept 2006, Salvador, Brazil.
Pheromone-Based Attractant for Males of Cactoblastis Cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Heath, R.R., Teal, P.E., Epsky, N.D., Dueben, B.D., Hight, S.D., Bloem, S., Carpenter, J.E., Weissling, T.J., Kendra, P.E., Cibran, J. 2006. Pheromone-based attractant for males of cactoblastis cactorum (lepidoptera: pyralidae). Environmental Entomology. 35(6): 1469-1476.
Ovarian Development in the Caribbean Fruit Fly, Anastrepha Suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2006. Ovarian development in the caribbean fruit fly, anastrepha suspensa (diptera: tephritidae). International Symposium on Fruit Flies of Economic Importance Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.
Electroantennogram Response of Anastrepha Suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) to Ammonium Bicarbonate and Putrescine Lures - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Allen, C.L., Vazquez, A., Heath, R.R. 2006. Electroantennogram response of anastrepha suspensa (diptera: tephritidae) to ammonium bicarbonate and putrescine lures. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.
Likelihood of mated females of Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) entering an area from infested grapefruits discarded onto backyard compost piles - (Abstract Only)
Hennessey, M.K., Kendra, P.E., Jones, E.M., Montgomery, W.S., Epsky, N.D. 2006. Likelihood of mated females of Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) entering an area from infested grapefruits discarded onto backyard compost piles. Meeting Abstract.
Backyard Composting of Infested Fruit: a Potential Pathway for Introduction of Anastrepha Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) into Florida - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Hennessey, M.K., Jones, E.M., Montgomery, W.S., Epsky, N.D. 2006. Backyard composting of infested fruit: a potential pathway for introduction of anastrepha fruit flies (diptera: tephritidae) into Florida. Meeting Abstract.
Response of Anastrepha Suspensa to Liquid Protein Baits and Synthetic Lure Formulations - (Abstract Only)
Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E., Heath, R.R. 2006. Response of anastrepha suspensa to liquid protein baits and synthetic lure formulations. Meeting Abstract.
Dynamics on Ph of Proteinaceous Bait Systems for Use in Attracting Fruit Flies - (Abstract Only)
Heath, R.R., Vazquez, A., Schnell, E.Q., Villarreal, J.M., Kendra, P.E., Epsky, N.D. 2006. Dynamics on ph of proteinaceous bait systems for use in attracting fruit flies. Meeting Abstract.
Temporal and Spatial Characterization of An Infestation of Paratachardina Lobata Lobata (Hemiptera: Kerriidae), a New Invasive Pest in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Epsky, N.D., Amalin, D., Kendra, P.E., Puche, H., Mannion, C.M. 2006. Spacial and temporal factors in a local infestation of Paratatachardina Lobata Lobata (Hemiptera: kerriidae). Florida Entomologist 89:367-374.
Assessment of Female Reproductive Status in Anastrepha Suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2006. Assessment of female reproductive status in anastrepha suspensa (diptera: tephritidae). Florida Entomologist. 89(2):144-151.
Likelihood of Mated Females of Anastrepha Suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) Entering An Area from Infested Grapefruits Discarded onto Backyard Compost Piles in Miami - (Abstract Only)
Hennessey, M.K., Kendra, P.E., Jones, E.M., Epsky, N.D. 2006. Likelihood of mated females of anastrepha suspensa (diptera: tephritidae) entering an area from infested grapefruits discarded onto backyard compost piles in miami. Entomological Society of America Proceedings.
Assessment of Ovarian Development in Anastrepha Suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2005. Assessment of ovarian development in anastrepha suspensa (diptera: tephritidae). 53rd Annual Meeting of Entomological Society of America. D0640, p. 145.
Infestation of Stored Saw Palmetto Berries by Cadra Cautella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) and the Host Paradox in Stored-Product Insects. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arbogast, R.T., Chini, S.R., Kendra, P.E. 2005. Infestation of stored saw palmetto berries by Cadra Cautella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) and the host paradox in stored-product insects. Florida Entomologist. 88(3):314-320.
Capture of Anastrepha Spp. Fruit Flies in North America and the Caribbean Basin. - (Proceedings)
Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E., Thomas, D., Serra, C., Hall, D., Heath, R.R. 2005. Capture of anastrepha spp. fruit flies in north america and the caribbean basin.. IAEA Area Wide Insect Management Symposium Proceedings.
Effect of Age on Eag Response and Attraction of Female Anastrepha Suspensa (Diptera:tephritidae) to Ammonia and Carbon Dioxide. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Mateo, D.M., Puche, H., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2005. Effect of Age on EAG Response and Attraction of Female Anastrepha Suspensa (Diptera:Tephritidae) to Ammonia and Carbon Dioxide. Environmental Entomology. 34: 584-590
Effect of Age of Electroantennographic and Behavioral Responses of Caribbean Fruit Fly (Deptera:tephritidae) to Ammonia and Carbon Dioxide. - (Proceedings)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Mateo, D.M., Puche, H., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2004. Effect of Age of Electroantennographic and Behavioral Responses of Caribbean Fruit Fly (Deptera:Tephritidae) to Ammonia and Carbon Dioxide.. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.
Effect of Ammonia Dose and Formulation on Capture of Anastrepha Spp. Fruit Flies. - (Proceedings)
Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E., Hall, D.G., Thomas, D.B., Heath, R.R. 2004. Effect of Ammonia Dose and Formulation on Capture of Anastrepha Spp. Fruit Flies.Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.
Electroantennogram Responses of Caribbean Fruit Fly, Anastrepha Suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae), to Ammonia and Carbon Dioxide - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Vazquez, A., Heath, R.R. 2004. Electroantennogram responses of caribbean fruit fly, anastrepha suspensa (diptera: tephritidae), to ammonia and carbon dioxide. Entomological Society of America Proceedings.
Effect of Elevation and Host Availability on Distribution of Sterile and Wild Mediterranean Fruit Fries (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Puche, H., Midgarden, D.G., Ovalle, O., Kendra, P.E., Epsky, N.D., Rendon, P., Heath, R.R. 2005. Effect of elevation and host availability on sterile and wild Mediterranean Fruit Flies (Diptera: tephritidae) distribution. Florida Entomologist. 88(1): 83-90.
Capture of Anastrepha Spp. Fruit Flies with Synthetic Attractants. - (Abstract Only)
Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E., Thomas, D., Serra, C., Hall, D., Heath, R.R. 2005. Capture of anastrepha spp. fruit flies with synthetic attractants. 8th Exotic Fruit Fly International Symposium, Riverside, CA.
Capture of Mediterranean Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)in Dry Traps Baited with a Food-Based Attractant and Jackson Traps Baited with Trimedlure During Sterile Male Release in Guatemala - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Midgarden, D.G., Ovalle, O., Epsky, N.D., Puche, H., Kendra, P.E., Rendon, P., Heath, R.R. 2004. Comparison of Food Based Attractant and Trimedlure for Detection of Mediterranean Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) During Sterile Release of Mediterranean Fruit Flies. Journal of Economic Entomology. 97: 2137-2143.
The Role of Eag in Development of Food-Based Attractants for Anastrepha Fruit Flies (Diptera:tephritdae) - (Proceedings)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2004. The role of EAG in development of food-based attractants for Anastrepha Fruit Flies (Diptera: tephritdae). 5th Working Group on Fruit Flies of the Western Hemisphere, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. May 17, 2004.
Effect of Elevation Amd Host Availability on Distribution of Sterile and Wild Mediterranean Fruit Flies. - (Proceedings)
Puche, H., Midgarden, D., Kendra, P.E., Rendon, P., Epsky, N.D., Ovalle, O., Heath, R.R. 2004. Effect of Elevation amd Host Availability on Distribution of Sterile and Wild Mediterranean Fruit Flies.. Meeting Abstract.
Ammonia and Carbon Dioxiode: Quantitation and Electroantennogram Responses of Caribbean Fruit Fly, Anastrepha Suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendra, P.E., Vazquez, A., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. Ammonia and carbon dioxiode: quantitation and electroantennogram responses of caribbean fruit fly, anastrepha suspensa (diptera: tephritidae). 2005. Environmental Entomology. 34(3): 569-575.
Distribution and Capture of Sterile and Fertile Mediterranean Fruit Flies in the Santa Maria Region in Guatemala. - (Abstract Only)
Puche, H., Midgarden, D.G., Kendra, P.E., Heath, R.R., Epsky, N.D. 2003. Distribution and Capture of Sterile and Fertile Mediterranean Fruit Flies in the Santa Maria Region in Guatemala.. Entomological Society of America Proceedings.
Development of Lures for Detection and Delimitation of Invasive Anastrepha Fruit Flies. - (Proceedings)
Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E., Heath, R.R. 2004. Development of lures for detection and delimitation of invasive Anastrepha fruit flies. Pp. 84-89 In W. Klassen, W. Colon, and W.I. Lugo (eds.). Proceedings of the 39th Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Food Crops Society, July 2003. Grenada.
Lasioderma Serricorne (Coleoptera: Anobiidae): Spatial Relationship Between Trap Catch and Distance from a Source of Infestation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arbogast, R.T., Kendra, P.E., Chini, S.R. 2004. Lasioderma Serricorne (Coleoptera: Anobiidae): spatial relationship between trap catch and distance from a source of infestation. Florida Entomologist. 86(4):437-444.
Development of Strategies for Detection, Delimitation and Management of Invasive Fruit Flies. - (Abstract Only)
Epsky, N.D., Midgarden, D.G., Kendra, P.E., Puche, H., Heath, R.R. 2003. Development of Strategies for Detection, Delimitation and Management of Invasive Fruit Flies.. Caribbean Food Crops Society Proceedings.
Strategies at the Subtropical Horticulture Research Station (Usda/ars) for Mitigating Invasive Insect Pests. - (Abstract Only)
Heath, R.R., Epsky, N.D., Weissling, T.J., Midgarden, D.G., Kendra, P.E., Puche, H. 2003. Strategies at the Subtropical Horticulture Research Station (USDA/ARS) for Mitigating Invasive Insect Pests.. Caribbean Food Crops Society Proceedings.
Field Evvaluation of Female-Targeted Trapping Systems for Tropical Pest Fruit Flies - (Abstract Only)
Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R., Kendra, P.E., Enkerlin, P.E., Hendrichs, J. 2002. Field Evaluation of Female-Targeted Trapping Systems for Tropical Pest Fruit Flies. National Meeting of Entomological Society Of America.
Temperature Variation in Stored Corn and Its Effect on Capture of Beetles in Grain Probe Traps. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arbogast, R.T., Weaver, D.K., Kendra, P.E. and Chini, S.R. 2003. Temperature variation in stored corn and its effect on capture of beetles in grain probe traps. Journal of Stored Products Research. 40:135-150.
Meaning and Practical Value of Spatial Analysis for Protecting Retail Stores. - (Proceedings)
Arbogast, R.T., Kendra, P.E., Chini, S.R., Mcgovern, J.E. Meaning and practical value of spatial analysis for protecting retail stores, pp. 1033-1035. In P.F. Credland (ed.) Advances in Stored Product Production.Proceedings of the 8th International Working Stored Products Protection, York, UK (July 22-26, 2002). CAB International, Wallingford, UK. 2003
Insect Infestation of Stored Oats in Florida and Field Evaluation of a Device for Counting Insects Electronically. - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (05-Mar-00)
Implications of Spatial Distribution in Storage Ecosystems - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (08-Nov-97)
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