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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Alternatives to Methyl Bromide: Mitigation of the Threat from Exotic Tropical and Subtropical Insect Pests

Location: Subtropical Horticulture Research

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

Research on ambrosia beetles informs prevention and management - (Abstract Only)
(11-Oct-14)
Geographic variation in the mycangial mycoflora of Xyleborus glabratus in Florida - (Abstract Only)
(13-Aug-14)
Wine and vinegar-based attractants for the African fig fly (Diptera: Drosophilidae) - (Abstract Only)
(06-Aug-14)
Culeb oil Lures: sesquiterpene /emissions and efficacy for attraction of redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus(Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Abstract Only)
(03-Aug-14)
The effects of control release fertilizer (CRF) on palm growth - (Abstract Only)
(31-Jul-14)
North American Lauraceae: Terpenoid emissions, relative attraction and boring preferences of redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Pruett, G.E., Mayfield Iii, A.E., Mackenzie, M., Deyrup, M.A., Bauchan, G.R., Ploetz, R.C., Epsky, N.D. 2014. North American Lauraceae: Terpenoid emissions, relative attraction and boring preferences of redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). PLoS One. 9(7):e102086.
Trapping systems for Zaprionus indianus (Diptera: Drosophilidae) - (Abstract Only)
(31-May-14)
Chemical variability and leaf damage among lychee varieties, host of the Sri Lanka weevil, Myllocerus undecimpustulatus undatus Marchall - (Abstract Only)
(20-May-14)
Mass trapping for Anastrepha suspensa - (Abstract Only)
Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E. 2014. Mass trapping for Anastrepha suspensa. Meeting Abstract. 238.
Effects of arsenic on nutrient accumulation and distribution in selected ornamental plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(02-Feb-14)
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)
Susceptibility of 15 mango (Sapindales: Anacardiaceae) cultivars to the attack by Anastrepha ludens and Anastrepha obliqua (Diptera:Tephritidae) and the role of underdeveloped fruit as pest reservoirs: management implications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aluja, M., Arrendondo, J., Fleischer-Diaz, F., Birke, A., Rull, J., Niogret, J., Epsky, N.D. 2014. Susceptibility of 15 mango (Sapindales: Anacardiaceae) cultivars to the attack by Anastrepha ludens and Anastrepha obliqua (Diptera:Tephritidae) and the role of underdeveloped fruit as pest reservoirs: management implications. Journal of Economic Entomology. 107(1):375-388.
Trapping African fig fly (Diptera: Drosophilidae) with combinations of vinegar and wine - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Epsky, N.D., Gill, M.A., Cha, D.H., Landolt, P.J. 2014. Trapping African fig fly (Diptera: Drosophilidae) with combinations of vinegar and wine. Florida Entomologist. 97(1): 85-89.
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).
Nutrient uptake of ornamental plants exposed to arsenic in hydroponic solution - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reed, S.T., Ayala Silva, T., Dunn, C.B., Gord0n, G., Meerow, A.W. 2013. Nutrient uptake of ornamental plants exposed to arsenic in hydroponic solution. World Journal of Agricultural Sciences. Vol 5 No.12;2013 ISSN 1916-9752 E-ISSN 1916-9760.
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.
Screening ornamentals for their potential as As Accumulator Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reed, S.T., Ayala Silva, T., Dunn, C.B., Gordon, G. 2013. Screening ornamentals for their potential as As Accumulator Plants. World Journal of Agricultural Sciences. doi:10.5539/jas.v5n10p20 http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/jas.v5n10p20.
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 phase 4 traps - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Epsky, N.D., Dean, D., Fox, A., Kendra, P.E. 2013. Capture of Anastrepha suspensa and sterile male Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) in multilure traps versus phase 4 traps. Florida Entomologist. 96(3):1116-1124.
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).
New developments in bait stations for control of pest Tephritids - (Abstract Only)
(28-May-13)
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.
Update on Bait Stations for Tephritid Fruit Fly Control - (Abstract Only)
Epsky, N.D., Gill, M.A., Crane, J. 2013. Update on Bait Stations for Tephritid Fruit Fly Control. Meeting Abstract. Florida Entomology Society Meeting, Naples, FL July 14-17.
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_____________________________.
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..
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