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Research Project: PROTECTION OF SUBTROPICAL AND TROPICAL AGRICULTURE COMMODITIES AND ORNAMENTALS FROM EXOTIC INSECTS

Location: Subtropical Horticulture Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Terpenoid variations within and among half-sibling avocado trees, Persea americana Mill. (Lauraceae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niogret, J., Epsky, N.D., Schnell Ii, R.J., Kendra, P.E., Heath, R.R. 2013. Terpenoid variations within and among half-sibling avocado trees, Persea americana Mill. (Lauraceae). PLoS One. 8(9):e73601.
Comparison of torula yeast and various grape juice products as attractants for Mexican fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mangan, R.L., Thomas, D.B. 2014. Comparison of torula yeast and various grape juice products as attractants for Mexican fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 107(2):591-600.
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.
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.
Evaluation of the effects of light source and plant materials in psyllid trapping levels in the traps for citrus shipping containers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mangan, R.L., Chapa, D.L. 2013. Evaluation of the effects of light source and plant materials in psyllid trapping levels in the traps for citrus shipping containers. Florida Entomologist. Florida Entomologist 96(1): 104-111.
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.
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.
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: 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.
Behavioral effects of plant essential oils on Ceratitis capitata males – risk versus reward - (Abstract Only)
Epsky, N.D., Gill, M.A., Niogret, J., Heath, R.R. 2012. Behavioral effects of plant essential oils on Ceratitis capitata males – risk versus reward. Tephritid Workers of Europe Africa and the Middle East (TEAM). 2nd International Symposium of 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).
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).
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.
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.
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.
Developmental time, longevity, and lifetime fertility of three introduced parasitoids of the mealybug Paracoccus marginatus (Hemiptera: Pseudoccidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Amarasekare, K.G., Mannion, C.M., Epsky, N.D. 2012. Developmental time, longevity, and lifetime fertility of three introduced parasitoids of the mealybug Paracoccus marginatus (Hemiptera: Pseudoccidae). Biological Control. 41:1184-1189.
Adventures in Fruit Fly Attractants – Multiple Phases of Bob Heath’s Research to Develop the Food-based Attractant for Tropical Tephritids - (Abstract Only)
Epsky, N.D. 2012. Adventures in Fruit Fly Attractants – Multiple Phases of Bob Heath’s Research to Develop the Food-based Attractant for Tropical Tephritids. Meeting Abstract. 2012 Annual Florida Entomologist Society Meeting, 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.
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.
Efficacy of wax matrix bait stations for Mediterranean Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Epsky, N.D., Midgarden, D., Rendon, P., Villatoro, D., Heath, R.R. 2012. Efficacy of wax matrix bait stations for Mediterranean Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 105(2):471-479.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Efficacy and longevity of essential oil lures for capture of the redbay ambrosia beetle Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Abstract Only)
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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.
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.
Host instar susceptibility and selection and interspecific competition of three introduced parasitoids of the mealybug Paracoccus marginatus (Hemiptera: Pseudococccidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Amarasekare, K.G., Mannion, C.M., Epsky, N.D. 2010. Host instar susceptibility and selection and interspecific competition of three introduced parasitoids of the mealybug Paracoccus marginatus (Hemiptera: Pseudococccidae).. Environmental Entomology. 39(5):1506-1512.
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.
Efficiency and establishment of three introduced parasitoids of the mealybug Paracoccus marginatus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Amarasekare, K., Mannion, C.M., Epsky, N.D. 2009. Efficiency and establishment of three introduced parasitoids of the mealybug Paracoccus marginatus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae). Biological Control. 51:91-95.
Biology, host instar suitability and susceptibility, and interspecific competition of three introduced parasitoids of Paracoccus marginatus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) - (Abstract Only)
Amarasekare, K.G., Mannion, C.M., Epsky, N.D. 2009. Biology, host instar suitability and susceptibility, and interspecific competition of three introduced parasitoids of Paracoccus marginatus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae). Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting North Central Branch.
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.
Removal of Putrescine from a Food-Based Synthetic Attractant and Capture of Sterile Medflies - (Abstract Only)
Heath, R.R., Epsky, N.D., Midgarden, D.G., Holler, T.C. 2008. Removal of Putrescine from a Food-Based Synthetic Attractant and Capture of Sterile Medflies. Fruit Flies of the Western Hemisphere.
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.
Effect of Temperature on the life history of the mealybug, Paracoccus marginatus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Amarasekare, K.G., Chong, J., Epsky, N.D., Mannion, C. 2008. Effect of Temperature on the life history of the mealybug, Paracoccus marginatus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) under laboratory conditions. Journal of Economic Entomology 101(6):1798-1804.
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.
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.
Update on an undescribed Baradinae weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) that feeds on Amaryllidaceae - (Abstract Only)
Epsky, N.D., Weissling, T.J., Meerow, A.W. 2008. Update on an undescribed Baradinae weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) that feeds on Amaryllidaceae. Entomological Society of America Regional Meeting Proceedings.
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).
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).
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