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Paul Kendra (PhD)
Subtropical Horticulture Research
Research Entomologist

Phone: (786) 573-7090
Fax: (786) 573-7100

13601 OLD CUTLER RD.
MIAMI, FL 33158
Projects
Methyl Bromide Replacement: Mitigation of the Invasive Pest Threat from the American Tropics and Subtropics
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 439240
Pesticide- and Attractant-based Control of Oriental Fruit Flies and Related Pests of Small and Large Fruit Crops
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 435298
Integrated Pest Management for Invasive Pests in Florida
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 435427

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Blue Tansy Oil: Chemical Composition, Repellent Activity against Aedes aegypti and Attractant Activity for Ceratitis capitata Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stappen, I., Wanner J., Tabanca, N., Bernier, U.R., Kendra, P.E. 2021. Blue Tansy Essential Oil: Chemical Composition, Repellent Activity Against Aedes aegypti and Attractant Activity for Ceratitis capitata. Nat. Prod. Commun. 16(2): 1–8. DOI: 10. 1177/ 1934 578X 21990194
The lychee erinose mite: two years after its detection in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Revynthi, A. M., L. F. Cruz, T. I. Narvaez, M. A. Canon, E. Schnell, C. Mannion, N. Tabanca, P. E. Kendra, and D. Carrillo. 2020. The lychee erinose mite: two years after its detection in Florida. 67th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America (Virtual). 11-25 Nov 2020.
Efficacy of 2- and 3-component cone lures for Caribbean fruit fly, Anastrepha suspensa - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P. E., A. Vázquez, M. A. Gill, L. K. Mosser, J. H. Crane, and D. Carrillo. 2020. Efficacy of 2- and 3-component cone lures for Caribbean fruit fly, Anastrepha suspensa. 67th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America (Virtual). 11-25 Nov 2020.
Chemical Composition of Essential Oil from Tetradenia riparia and its Attractant Activity for Mediterranean Fruit Fly, Ceratitis capitata Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blythe, E.K., Tabanca, N., Demirci, B., Kendra, P.E. 2020. Chemical composition of essential Oil from Tetradenia riparia and its attractant activity for Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata. Nat. Prod. Commun. 15(9): 1–6. DOI: 10. 1177/ 1934 578X 20953955
Chemical characterization and biological activity of mastic gum essential oils from Pistacia lentiscus var. chia from Turkey Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tabanca, N., Nalbanstoy, A., Kendra, P.E., Demirci, F., Demirci, B. 2020. Chemical characterization and biological activity of mastic gum essential oils from Pistacia lentiscus var. chia from Turkey. Molecules. 25(9): 2136. https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules25092136.
TLC-based bioassay to isolate kairomones from tea tree essential oil that attract male Mediterranean fruit flies, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tabanca, N., Niogret, J., Kendra, P.E., Epsky, N.D. 2020. TLC-based bioassay to isolate kairomones from tea tree essential oil that attract male Mediterranean fruit flies, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann). Biomolecules EISSN 2218-273X. 10(5): 683. https://doi.org/10.3390/biom10050683.
Ion chromatography analysis of food-based three-component fruit fly lures - (Abstract Only)
Vázquez, A., H. Pierre, R. A. King, L. K. Mosser, N. Tabanca, and P. E. Kendra. Ion chromatography analysis of food-based three-component fruit fly lures. 260th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (Virtual). 17-20 Aug 2020.
Detection of the lychee erinose mite, Aceria litchii (Keifer) (Acari: Eriophyidae) in Florida, USA: A comparison with alien populations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carrillo, D., Cruz, L.F., Revynthi, A.M., Duncan, R.E., Bauchan, G.R., Ochoa, R., Kendra, P.E., Bolton, S.J. 2020. Detection of the lychee erinose mite, Aceria litchii (Keifer) (Acari: Eriophyidae) in Florida, USA: A comparison with alien populations. Insects. 11(4):235. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects11040235.
TLC method for determination of kairomones for male Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), from tea tree oil - (Abstract Only)
Tabanca, N., Niogret, J., Kendra, P.E., Gill, M.A., Schnell, E.Q., Montgomery, W.S., Epsky, N.D. 2020. TLC method for determination of kairomones for male Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), from tea tree oil. 260th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (Virtual). 17-20 Aug 2020.
Comparison of repellents for Euwallacea nr. fornicatus, vector of Fusarium dieback in avocado - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P. E., W. S. Montgomery, T. I. Narvaez, E. Q. Schnell, A. Vázquez, N. Tabanca, and D. Carrillo. 2020. Comparison of repellents for Euwallacea nr. fornicatus, vector of Fusarium dieback in avocado. 3rd Virtual Symposium of the International Branch of the Entomological Society of America. 27-29 Apr 2020. https://www.entsoc.org/international/chemical-ecology-posters
TLC method for isolation of medfly attractants from tea tree oil - (Abstract Only)
Gill, M. A., E. Q. Schnell, W. S. Montgomery, N. Tabanca, J. Niogret, N. D. Epsky, and P. E. Kendra. 2020. TLC method for isolation of medfly attractants from tea tree oil. 3rd Virtual Symposium of the International Branch of the Entomological Society of America. 27-29 Apr 2020. https://www.entsoc.org/international/chemical-ecology-posters
Host preferences of the cocoa pod borer, Conopomorpha cramerella (Lepidoptera:Gracillariidae), the main threat to cocoa production in Southeast Asia Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niogret, J., Ekayanti, A., Kendra, P.E., Ingram, K., Lambert, S., Epsky, N., Marelli, J. 2020. Host preferences of the cocoa pod borer, Conopomorpha cramerella (Lepidoptera:Gracillariidae), the main threat to cocoa production in Southeast Asia. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 168(3): 221-227. https://doi.org/10.1111/eea.12882.
Discovery of female attractants and deterrents for improved surveillance and management of Bactrocera fruit flies - (Abstract Only)
Cha, D. H., G. H. Roh, P. E. Kendra, and J. Zhu. 2020. Discovery of female attractants and deterrents for improved surveillance and management of Bactrocera fruit flies. Americas Congress on Fruit Flies and 10th Meeting of the Tephritid Workers of the Western Hemisphere (Virtual Conference). 2-5 Nov 2020.
Post-harvest paraffinic oil dips to disinfest lychee fruit from lychee erinose mite. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Revynthi, A. M., R. E. Duncan, C. Mannion, P. E. Kendra, and D. Carrillo. 2020. Post-harvest paraffinic oil dips to disinfest lychee fruit from lychee erinose mite. Florida Entomol. 103(2): 299-301.
Comparison of trap designs for detection of Euwallacea nr. fornicatus and other Scolytinae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) that vector fungal pathogens of avocado trees in Florida Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Narvaez, T.I., Carrillo, D. 2020. Comparison of trap designs for detection of Euwallacea nr. fornicatus and other Scolytinae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) that vector fungal pathogens of avocado trees in Florida. Journal of Economic Entomology. 113(2): 980-987. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toz311
Comparison of trap designs for detection of Euwallacea nr. fornicatus and other ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) in Florida avocado groves - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Narvaez, T.I., Carrillo, D. 2019. Comparison of trap designs for detection of Euwallacea nr. fornicatus and other ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) in Florida avocado groves. 67th Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. St. Louis, MO. 17-20 Nov 2019.
Essential oils as lures for invasive ambrosia beetles ()
Kendra, P. E., N. Tabanca, W. S. Montgomery, J. Niogret, D. Owens, and D. Carrillo. 2020. Chapter 18. Essential oils as lures for invasive ambrosia beetles. Pp. 495-513 In: K. H. C. Baser and G. Buchbauer (eds.), Handbook of Essential Oils: Science, Technology, and Applications, 3rd edition. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. (ISBN 9780815370963)
Laboratory evaluation of natural and synthetic aromatic compounds as potential attractants for male mediterranean fruit fly, ceratitis capitata Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tabanca, N., Masi, M., Epsky, N.D., Nocera, P., Cimmino, A., Kendra, P.E., Niogret, J., Evidente, A. 2019. Laboratory evaluation of natural and synthetic aromatic compounds as potential attractants for male mediterranean fruit fly, ceratitis capitata. Molecules. 24(13):2409. https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules24132409.
Attraction and oviposition responses of female Oriental fruit flies to host fruit vs torula yeast volatiles - (Abstract Only)
Roh, G., Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E., Cha, D.H. 2019. Attraction and oviposition responses of female Oriental fruit flies to host fruit vs torula yeast volatiles [abstract].Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting. 21-24 July 2019.
Screening of potential oviposition deterrents for Oriental fruit fly - (Abstract Only)
Roh, G., Zhu, J.J., Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E., Cha, D.H. 2019. Screening of potential oviposition deterrents for Oriental fruit fly [abstract]. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting. 21-24 July 2019.
Potential new attractants for the Mediterranean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Abstract Only)
Montgomery, W.S., Gill, M.A., Tabanca, N., Masi, M., Epsky, N.D., Nocera, P., Cimmino, A., Kendra, P.E., Niogret, J., Evidente, A. 2019. Potential new attractants for the Mediterranean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae)[abstract]. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting. 21-24 July 2019.
Comparison of piperitone, verbenone, and a-farnesene as repellents for Euwallacea nr. fornicatus, vector of Fusarium dieback in Florida avocado - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Narvaez, T.I., Schnell, E.Q., Vazquez, A., Tabanca, N., Carrillo, D. 2019. Comparison of piperitone, verbenone, and a-farnesene as repellents for Euwallacea nr. fornicatus, vector of Fusarium dieback in Florida avocado [abstract]. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting. 21-24 July 2019.
Tea tree essential oil: a source of potential new attractants for Mediterranean fruit fly - (Abstract Only)
Tabanca, N., Epsky, N.D., Niogret, J., Kendra, P.E. 2019. Tea tree essential oil: a source of potential new attractants for Mediterranean fruit fly. Meeting Abstract. 50th International Symposium on Essential Oils. September 9-11, Vienna, Austria.
Semiochemicals for attraction of Euwallacea nr. fornicatus, a pest ambrosia beetle in southern Florida - (Abstract Only)
Tabanca, N., Kendra, P.E., Owens, D., Narvaez, T.I., Montgomery, W.S., Schnell, E.Q., Carrillo, D. 2019. Semiochemicals for attraction of Euwallacea nr. fornicatus, a pest ambrosia beetle in southern Florida [abstract]. American Chemical Society National Meeting.
Evaluation of repellents for Euwallacea nr. fornicatus, a pest ambrosia beetle in Florida avocado groves - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Tabanca, N., Montgomery, W.S., Narvaez, T.I., Schnell, E.Q., Vazquez, A., Carrillo, D. 2019. Evaluation of repellents for Euwallacea nr. fornicatus, a pest ambrosia beetle in Florida avocado groves. 258th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society. August 25-29, 2019.
Efficacy of piperitone as a repellent for Euwallacea nr. fornicatus, vector of Fusarium dieback - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Narvaez, T.I., Schnell, E.Q., Tabanca, N., Carrillo, D. 2019. Efficacy of piperitone as a repellent for Euwallacea nr. fornicatus, vector of Fusarium dieback [abstract]. 2nd Virtual Symposium of the International Branch of the Entomological Society of America. 8-10 April 2019.
Estimating dispersal of and lure sampling range for Euwallacea nr. fornicatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Abstract Only)
Owens, D., Seo, M., Montgomery, W.S., Rivera, M., Stelinski, L., Kendra, P.E. 2019. Estimating dispersal of and lure sampling range for Euwallacea nr. fornicatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). [abstract]. 2nd Virtual Symposium of the International Branch of the Entomological Society of America 8-10 april 2019.
Dispersal behavior of Euwallacea nr. fornicatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) in avocado groves and estimation of lure sampling range - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Owens, D., Seo, M., Montgomery, W.S., Rivera-Mamounis, M.J., Stelinski, L.L., Kendra, P.E. 2019. Dispersal behavior of Euwallacea nr. fornicatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) in avocado groves and estimation of lure sampling range. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 21(2):199-208.
Development and behavioral ecology of Conopomorpha cramerella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niogret, J., Ekayanti, A., Ingram, K., Lambert, S., Kendra, P.E., Alborn, H.T., Epsky, N.D. 2019. Development and behavioral ecology of Conopomorpha cramerella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). Florida Entomologist. 102(2):382-387.
Evaluation of piperitone as a repellent for Euwallacea fornicatus, vector of Fusarium dieback - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Narvaez, T.I., Schnell, E.Q., Tabanca, N., Carrillo, D. 2018. Evaluation of piperitone as a repellent for Euwallacea fornicatus, vector of Fusarium dieback. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Vancouver, BC. 11-14 Nov 2018.
Dispersion of marked Euwallacea nr. fornicatus in Florida avocado groves, and estimation of lure sampling range - (Abstract Only)
Owens, D.R., Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Narvaez, T.I., Carrillo, D. 2018. Dispersion of marked Euwallacea nr. fornicatus in Florida avocado groves, and estimation of lure sampling range. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting. 101st Annual Meeting of the Florida Entomological Society. St. Augustine, FL. 22-25 Jul 2018..
Community of bark and ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae and Platypodinae) in a Florida avocado grove with laurel wilt - (Abstract Only)
Narvaez, T.I., Montgomery, W.S., Carrillo, D., Kendra, P.E. 2018. Community of bark and ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae and Platypodinae) in a Florida avocado grove with laurel wilt. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting. 101st Annual Meeting of the Florida Entomological Society. St. Augustine, FL. 22-25 Jul 2018.
Longevity of a-copaene and quercivorol lures for detection of Euwallacea nr. fornicatus in Florida avocado groves - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Owens, D., Tabanca, N., Montgomery, W.S., Narvaez, T.I., Schnell, E.Q., Carrillo, D. 2018. Longevity of a-copaene and quercivorol lures for detection of Euwallacea nr. fornicatus in Florida avocado groves . Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting. 101st Annual Meeting of the Florida Entomological Society. St. Augustine, FL. 22-25 Jul 2018.
Utility of essential oils for development of host-based lures for Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae), vector of laurel wilt - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Tabanca, N., Owens, D., Epsky, N.D. 2018. Utility of essential oils for development of host-based lures for Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae), vector of laurel wilt. Open Chemistry. 16:393-400.
a-Copaene and quercivorol lures: Chemical analysis and efficacy for detection of Euwallacea nr. fornicatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Owens, D., Tabanca, N., Montgomery, W.S., Narvaez, T.I., Schnell, E.Q., Carrillo, D. 2018. a-Copaene and quercivorol lures: Chemical analysis and efficacy for detection of Euwallacea nr. fornicatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Meeting Abstract. 1st Virtual Symposium of the International Branch of the Entomological Society of America.
Xyleborus bispinatus reared on artificial media using sawdust from avocado or silkbay in presence or absence of the laurel wilt pathogen (Raffaelea lauricola) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Menocal, O., Cruz, L., Kendra, P.E., Crane, J., Cooperband, M.F., Ploetz, R., Carrillo, D. 2018. Xyleborus bispinatus reared on artificial media using sawdust from avocado or silkbay in presence or absence of the laurel wilt pathogen (Raffaelea lauricola). Insects. 9(1):30.
Quantitative analysis of contents and volatile emissions from a-copaene and quercivorol lures, and longevity for attraction of Euwallacea nr. fornicatus in Florida Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Owens, D., Kendra, P.E., Tabanca, N., Narvaez, T.I., Montgomery, W.S., Schnell, E.Q., Carrillo, D. 2019. Quantitative analysis of contents and volatile emissions from a-copaene and quercivorol lures, and longevity for attraction of Euwallacea nr. fornicatus in Florida. Journal of Pest Science. 92(1):237-252. doi:10.1007/s10340-018-0960-6.
Vertical distribution and daily flight periodicity of ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Florida avocado orchards affected by laurel wilt - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Menocal, O., Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Crane, J., Carrillo, D. 2018. Vertical distribution and daily flight periodicity of ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Florida avocado orchards affected by laurel wilt. Journal of Economic Entomology. 111(3): 1190-1196.
A flower in fruit's clothing: Pollination of jackfruit Artocarpus heterophyllus, Moraceae) by a new species of gall midge, Clinodiplosis ultracrepidata sp. nov. (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gardner, E., Gagne, R., Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Raguso, R.A., Mcneil, T.T., Zerega, N.J. 2018. A flower in fruit's clothing: Pollination of jackfruit Artocarpus heterophyllus, Moraceae) by a new species of gall midge, Clinodiplosis ultracrepidata sp. nov. (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae). International Journal of Plant Sciences. 179(5):350-367.
Host range expansion and increased damage potential of Euwallacea nr. fornicatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Owens, D., Cruz, L., Montgomery, W.S., Narvaez, T.I., Schnell, E.Q., Tabanca, N., Duncan, R., Carrillo, D., Kendra, P.E. 2018. Host range expansion and increased damage potential of Euwallacea nr. fornicatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Florida. Florida Entomologist. 101(2):229-236.
Development of host-based lures for redbay ambrosia beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, P.M., Niogret, J., Tabanca, N., Owens, D.R., Epsky, N.D. 2018. Development of host-based lures for redbay ambrosia beetle Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). 92nd Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America. Orlando, FL. 4-7 March 2018.
Rearing Xyleborus volvulus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on media containing sawdust from avocado or silkbay, with or without Raffaelea lauricola (Ophiostomatales: Ophiostomataceae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Menocal, O., Cruz, L.F., Kendra, P.E., Crane, J.H., Ploetz, R.C., Carrillo, D. 2017. Rearing Xyleborus volvulus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on media containing sawdust from avocado or silkbay, with or without Raffaelea lauricola (Ophiostomatales: Ophiostomataceae). Environmental Entomology. 46(6):1275-1283.
a-Copaene is an attractant, synergistic with quercivorol, for improved detection of Euwallacea nr. fornicatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendra, P.E., Owens, D., Montgomery, W.S., Narvaez, T.I., Bauchan, G.R., Schnell, E.Q., Tabanca, N., Carrillo, D. 2017. a-Copaene is an attractant, synergistic with quercivorol, for improved detection of Euwallacea nr. fornicatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). PLoS One. 12(6):e0179416.
A two-component lure for better detection of pest Euwallacea nr. fornicatus in Florida avocado groves - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Owens, D.R., Montgomery, W.S., Narvaez, T.I., Tabanca, N., Carrillo, D. 2017. A two-component lure for better detection of pest Euwallacea nr. fornicatus in Florida avocado groves. 65th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. Denver, CO. 5-8 Nov 2017.
Behavioral assays for evaluating host preferences of Euwallacea nr. fornicatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). - (Abstract Only)
Owens, D., P. E. Kendra, W. S. Montgomery, T. I. Narvaez, N. Tabanca, and D. Carrillo. 2017. Behavioral assays for evaluating host preferences of Euwallacea nr. fornicatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). 100th Annual Meeting of the Florida Entomological Society. Isla Verde, PR. 16-20 Jul 2017.
Evaluation of lure combinations containing essential oils and volatile spiroketals for detection of host-seeking Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Owens D., W. S. Montgomery, T. I. Narvaez, M. A. Deyrup, and P. E. Kendra. 2017. Evaluation of lure combinations containing essential oils and volatile spiroketals for detection of host-seeking Xyleborus glabratus Eichhoff (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). J. Econ. Entomol. 110(4):1596-1602.
Distribution, pest status, and fungal associates of Euwallacea nr. fornicatus in Florida avocado groves - (Abstract Only)
Carrillo, D., L. F. Cruz, P. E. Kendra, T. I. Narvaez, W. S. Montgomery, A. Monterroso, C. De Grave, and M. R. Cooperband. 2017. Distribution, pest status and fungal associates of Euwallacea nr. fornicatus in Florida avocado groves. 100th Annual Meeting of the Florida Entomological Society. Isla Verde, PR. 16-20 Jul 2017.
Vertical distribution and daily flight periodicity of ambrosia beetles associated with laurel wilt affected avocado orchards. - (Abstract Only)
Menocal, O., P. E. Kendra, J. H. Crane, and D. Carrillo. 2017. Vertical distribution and daily flight periodicity of ambrosia beetles associated with laurel wilt affected avocado orchards. 100th Annual Meeting of the Florida Entomological Society. Isla Verde, PR. 16-20 Jul 2017.
Xyleborus bispinatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) reared on artificial media using sawdust from avocado or silkbay in presence or absence of the laurel wilt pathogen (Raffaelea lauricola). - (Abstract Only)
Menocal, O., L. F. Cruz, P. E. Kendra, J. H. Crane, and D. Carrillo. 2017. Xyleborus bispinatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) reared on artificial media using sawdust from avocado or silkbay in presence or absence of the laurel wilt pathogen (Raffaelea lauricola). 100th Annual Meeting of the Florida Entomological Society. Isla Verde, PR. 16-20 Jul 2017.
Attraction, oviposition preferences, and olfactory responses of corn-infesting Ulidiidae (Diptera) to various host-based substrates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Owens D., Nuessly, G.S., Kendra, P.E., Colquhoun, T.A., Seal, D.R. 2017. Attraction, oviposition preferences, and olfactory responses of corn-infesting Ulidiidae (Diptera) to various host-based substrates. Environ. Entomol. 46(4): 885-894.
Chemical ecology and serendipity: Developing attractants for Florida ambrosia beetle pests - (Abstract Only)
Owens, D.R., Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Narvaez, T.I., Carrillo, D., Tabanca, N. 2017. Chemical ecology and serendipity: Developing attractants for Florida ambrosia beetle pests. 65th Annual Meeting of Entomological Society Of America. Denver, CO. 5-8 Nov. 2017.
Better detection of pest Euwallacea nr. fornicatus in Florida avocado groves using a two-component lure containing a-copaene and quercivorol. - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P. E., D. Owens, W. S. Montgomery, T. I. Narvaez, E. Q. Schnell, N. Tabanca, and D Carrillo. 2017. Better detection of pest Euwallacea nr. fornicatus in Florida avocado groves using a two-component lure containing a-copaene and quercivorol. 100th Annual Meeting of the Florida Entomological Society. Isla Verde, PR. 16-20 Jul 2017.
Attraction and electroantennographic responses of male mediterranean fruit fly (diptera: tephritidae) to six plant essential oils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niogret, J., Epsky, N.D., Gill, M.A., Espinoza, H.R., Kendra, P.E., Heath, R. 2017. Attraction and electroantennographic responses of male mediterranean fruit fly (diptera: tephritidae) to six plant essential oils. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. 5(3):958-964.
Recovery plan for laurel wilt of avocado, caused by Raffaelea lauricola ()
Ploetz, R.C., Hughes, M.A., Kendra, P.E., Fraedrich, S.W., Carrillo, D., Stelinski, L.L., Hulcr, J., Mayfield, A.E., Dreaden, T.J., Crane, J.H. 2017. Recovery plan for laurel wilt of avocado, caused by Raffaelea lauricola. Plant Health Progress. 18(2):51-77.
Laurel wilt in natural and agricultural ecosystems: Understanding the drivers and scales of complex pathosystems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ploetz, R.C., Kendra, P.E., Chaundry, R.A., Rollins, J., Campbell, A.S., Hughes, M., Dreaden, T. 2017. Laurel wilt in natural and agricultural ecosystems: Understanding the drivers and scales of complex pathosystems. Forests. 8(2):48.
A combination of a-copaene and quercivorol results in improved detection of Euwallacea nr. fornicatus in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., D.R. Owens, W.S. Montgomery, T.I., Navarez and D. Carrillo. 2017. A combination of a-copaene and quercivorol results in improved detection of Euwallacea nr. fornicatus in Florida. Entomological Society of America, Memphis TN. 12-15 March 2017.
Host boring preferences of the tea shot-hole borer Euwallacea fornicatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Abstract Only)
Owens, D.R.,P.E.Kendra,T.I. Narvaez, W.S. Montgomery,and D. Carillio, 2017. Host boring preferences of the tea shot-hole borer Euwallacea fornicatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). 91st Annual Meeting of the Southeasern Branch of the Entomological Society of America, Memphis, TN. 12-15 Mar 2017.
Presence and prevalence of Raffaelea lauricola, cause of laurel wilt, in different species of ambrosia beetle in Florida USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ploetz, R.C., Konkol, J.L., Duncan, R.E., Saucedo, R.J., Campbell, A., Mantilla, J., Kendra, P.E., Carrillo, D. 2017. Presence and prevalence of Raffaelea lauricola, cause of laurel wilt, in different species of ambrosia beetle in Florida USA. Journal of Economic Entomology. 110(2):347-354.
Recovery plan for laurel wilt of avocado, caused by Raffaelea lauricola ()
Ploetz, R., Carrillo, D., Fraedrich, S., Hughes, M., Kendra, P.E. 2016. Recovery plan for laurel wilt of avocado, caused by Raffaelea lauricola. Office of Pest Management National Plant Disease Recovery System.USDA National Plant Disease Recovery System. Homeland Security Presidential Directive Number 9 (HSPD-9). https://www.ars.usda.gov/office-of-pest-management-policy/npdrs/
Chemical ecology and lure development for redbay ambrosia beetle - (Abstract Only)
Owen, D.C., Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Schnell, E.Q., Narvaez, T.I. 2016. Chemical ecology and lure development for redbay ambrosia beetle. UF/IFAS Avocado Laurel Wilt Summit. Homestead, FL 3-4 Nov 2016.
Ditribution, pest status and fungal associates of Euwallacea nr. fornicatus in Florda avocado groves - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carrillo, D., Cruz, L.F., Kendra, P.E., Narvaez, T.I., Montgomery, W.S., Monterroso, A., Degrave, C., Cooperband, M.F. 2016. Ditribution, pest status and fungal associates of Euwallacea nr. fornicatus in Florda avocado groves. Insects. 7(4):55.
Ambrosia beetles associated with laurel wilt of avocado - (Abstract Only)
Carrillo, D., Ploetz, R., Crane, J.H., Cave, R.R., Kendra, P.E. 2016. Ambrosia beetles associated with laurel wilt of avocado. UF/IFAS Avocado Laurel Wilt Summit. Homestead, FL 3-4 Nov 2016.
Aqueous Grape Juice Bait for Anastrepha suspensa (Loew), (Diptera: Tephritidae) and Zaprionus indianus Gupta (Diptera: Drosophilidae) - (Abstract Only)
Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E. 2016. Aqueous Grape Juice Bait for Anastrepha suspensa (Loew), (Diptera: Tephritidae) and Zaprionus indianus Gupta (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Meeting Abstract. 9th Meeting of the Working Group on Fruit Flies of the Western Hemisphere. Buenos Aires Argentina, 16-22 October 2016
Efficacy of a-copaene, cubeb, and eucalyptol lures for detection of redbay ambrosia beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Schnell, E.Q., Deyrup, M., Epsky, N.D. 2016. Efficacy of a-copaene, cubeb, and eucalyptol lures for detection of redbay ambrosia beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 109(6):2428-2435.
Electroantennogram response and attraction of Anastrepha suspensa to volatiles of various sugar sources and aged sugar solutions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guillen, L., Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Gill, M.A., Allen, C.L., Niogret, J., Heath, B. 2016. Electroantennogram response and attraction of Anastrepha suspensa to volatiles of various sugar sources and aged sugar solutions. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 160(3):251-258. doi:10.1111/eea.12483.
Mass Trapping for Anastrepha suspensa - (Proceedings)
Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E. 2015. Mass Trapping for Anastrepha suspensa. 9th International Symposium on Fruit Flies of Economic Importance, Bangkok, Thailand, May 11-16,2014.
Caribbean Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) and Small Fruit in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E. 2016. Caribbean Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) and Small Fruit in Florida. Meeting Abstract. XXV International Congress of Entomology (ICE 2016), Orlando, FL. Sept. 25-30, 2016.
Species diversity, phenology, and temporal flight patterns of Hypothenemus pygmy borers (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) in South Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, A. J., P. E. Kendra, J. Skelton, and J. Hulcr. 2016. Species diversity, phenology, and temporal flight patterns of Hypothenemus pygmy borers (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) in South Florida. Environ. Entomol. 45 (3): 627-632.
Development of a kairomone-based monitoring tool for the invasive redbay ambrosia beetle - (Abstract Only)
Niogret, J., Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Epsky, N.D. 2016. Development of a kairomone-based monitoring tool for the invasive redbay ambrosia beetle. Meeting Abstract. 252nd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Phildelphia, PA 21-25 Aug, 2016.
Geographic variation in mycangial communities of Xyleborus glabratus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Campbell, A., Ploetz, R., Dreaden, T., Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S. 2016. Geographic variation in mycangial communities of Xyleborus glabratus. Mycologia. 108(4):657-667.
Picture-winged fly (Euxesta, Chaetopsis spp.; Diptera: Ulidiidae) semiochemical investigations - (Abstract Only)
Owens, D., Nuessley, G., Kendra, P.E., Colquhoun, T., Montgomery, W.S., Hahn, D., Seal, D. 2016. Picture-winged fly (Euxesta, Chaetopsis spp.; Diptera: Ulidiidae) semiochemical investigations. Meeting Abstract. XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando Fl Sept 25-30, 2016.
Avocado pests in Florida: Not what you expected - (Abstract Only)
Menocal, O., Duncan, R.E., Crane, J.H., Ploetz, R.C., Kendra, P.E., Carrillo, D. 2016. Avocado pests in Florida: Not what you expected. XXV International Congress of Entomology (ICE 2016), Orlando, FL. Sept. 25-30, 2016.
Efficacy of current lures for detection of redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Schnell, E.Q., Deyrup, M., Epsky, N.D. 2016. Efficacy of current lures for detection of redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL. 25-30 Sep 2016.
Efficacy of current lures for detection of redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Abstract Only)
Ecology of the cocoa pod borer, Conopomorpha cramerella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), a major pest for the cocoa industry - (Abstract Only)
Niogret, J., Alborn, H.T., Ingram, H., Kendra, P.E., Lambert, S., Epsky, N.D. 2016. Ecology of the cocoa pod borer, Conopomorpha cramerella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), a major pest for the cocoa industry. Meeting Abstract. XXV International Congress of Entomology Orlando, FL. Sept 25-30, 2016
Comparison of ambrosia beetle communities in two hosts with laurel wilt: swampbay vs. avocado - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Narvaez, T., Carrillo, D. 2016. Comparison of ambrosia beetle communities in two hosts with laurel wilt: swampbay vs. avocado. Meeting Abstract. 90th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Branch of the Entomologcial Society of America, Raleigh, NC 13-16 March, 2016.
Frass semiochemicals important to corn-infesting Ulidiidae (Diptera) - (Abstract Only)
Owens, D., Nuessly, G., Colquhoun, T., Kendra, P.E., Hahn, D., Seal, D. 2016. Frass semiochemicals important to corn-infesting Ulidiidae (Diptera). Meeting Abstract. 90th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Branch of the Entomologcial Society of America, Raleigh, NC 13-16 March, 2016.
Overview of the cocoa pod borer, conopomorpha cramerella (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae), a major pest for the cocoa industry. - (Abstract Only)
Improved lure for redbay ambrosia beetle developed by enrichment of a-copaene content - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendra, P. E., W. S. Montgomery, M. A. Deyrup, and D. Wakarchuk. 2016. Improved lure for redbay ambrosia beetle developed by enrichment of a-copaene content. Journal of Pest Science.89(2):427-438
Fungal symbionts in three exotic ambrosia beetles, Xylosandrus amputatus, Xyleborinus andrewesi, and Dryoxylon onoharaense (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Xyleborini) in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bateman, C., Kendra, P.E., Rabaglia, R., Hulcr, J. 2015. Fungal symbionts in three exotic ambrosia beetles, Xylosandrus amputatus, Xyleborinus andrewesi, and Dryoxylon onoharaense (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Xyleborini) in Florida. Symbiosis. Vol 66: pgs-141-148.
Recovery plan for laurel wilt on redbay and other forest species caused by Raffaelea lauricola and disseminated by Xyleborus glabratus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hughes, M., Smith, J., Ploetz, R., Kendra, P.E., Mayfield, B., Hanula, J., Hulcr, J., Stelinski, L., Cameron, S., Riggins, J., Carrillo, D., Rabaglia, R., Eickwort, J., Pernas, T. 2015. Recovery plan for laurel wilt on redbay and other forest species caused by Raffaelea lauricola and disseminated by Xyleborus glabratus. Plant Health Progress. 16(4):173-210.
Electroantennography of silk flies, a crucial step for semiochemical investigations - (Abstract Only)
Owens, D., Nuessly, G., Kendra, P.E., Seal, D., Colquhoun, T., Hahn, D. 2015. Electroantennography of silk flies, a crucial step for semiochemical investigations. 98th Annual Meeting of the Florida Entomological Society; Ft. Myers, FL; 2-5 Aug 2015.
Variability in leaf damage among cultivars of lychee, host of Myllocerus undecimpustulatus undatus Marshall adults - (Abstract Only)
Epsky, N.D., Niogret, J., Gill, M.A., Kendra, P.E. 2015. Variability in leaf damage among cultivars of lychee, host of Myllocerus undecimpustulatus undatus Marshall adults. Meeting Abstract. Florida Entomology Society Annual Meeting, Ft. Myers, FL. Aug 2-5, 2015.
Silk fly electroantennography, a crucial step for semiochemical investigations - (Abstract Only)
Owens, D., Nuessly, G., Kendra, P.E., Seal, D., Hahn, D., Colquhoun, T. 2015. Silk fly electroantennography, a crucial step for semiochemical investigations. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America; Minneapolis, MN; 15-18 Nov 2015.
Ambrosia beetle communities in forest and agriculture ecosystems with laurel wilt disease - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Narvaez, T., Montgomery, W.S., Carrillo, D. 2015. Ambrosia beetle communities in forest and agriculture ecosystems with laurel wilt disease. 63rd annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Minneapolis, MN 15-18 Nov 2015.
Enrichment of alpha-copaene content results in improved lure for redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Deyrup, M., Wakarchuk, D. 2015. Enrichment of alpha-copaene content results in improved lure for redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting in Fort Meyers, FLA Aug 2-5 2015.
Predators and parasitoids associated with Scolytinae in Persea spp., and other Lauraceae in Florida and Taiwan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pena, J., Mclean, S., Cave, R., Duncan, R., Krauth, S., Kendra, P.E. 2015. Predators and parasitoids associated with Scolytinae in Persea spp., and other Lauraceae in Florida and Taiwan. Florida Entomologist. 98 (3):903-910.
Temperature-dependent development of Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brar, G.S., J.L. Capinera, P.E. Kendra, J.A Smith, J.E. Pena, 2015. Temperature-dependent development of Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Florida Entomologist. 98(3):856-864.
Chemical ecology of Xyleborus glabratus and implications for monitoring and management - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Schnell, E.Q., Niogret, J., Epsky, N.D. 2015. Chemical ecology of Xyleborus glabratus and implications for monitoring and management. Conference on laurel wilt and natural ecosystems, Coral Springs, FL 16-18-Jun 2015.
Development of host-based lures for detection of redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus - (Proceedings)
Recovery plan for laurel wilt on redbay and other forest species caused by Raffaelea lauricola and disseminated by Xyleborus glabratus Reprint Icon ()
Hughes, M., Smith, J., Ploetz, R., Hulcr, J., Carrillo, D., Stelinski, L., Mayfield, A., Hanula, J., Rabaglia, B., Kendra, P.E., Eickwort, J., Cameron, S., Riggins, J., Pernas, T. 2015. Recovery plan for laurel wilt on redbay and other forest species caused by Raffaelea lauricola and disseminated by Xyleborus glabratus. Office of Pest Management Policy National Plant Disease Recovery System. http://www.ars.usda.gov/News/docs.htm?docid=14271.
Cubeb oil lures:terpenoid emissions, trapping efficacy, and longevity for attraction of redbay ambrosia beetle (Coleoptera:Curculionidae:Scolytinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendra, P.E., Niogret, J., Montgomery, W.S., Deyrup, M.A., Epsky, N.D. 2015. Cubeb oil lures:terpenoid emissions, trapping efficacy, and longevity for attraction of redbay ambrosia beetle (Coleoptera:Curculionidae:Scolytinae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 108(1):350-361.
Detection and management of Xyleborus glabratus and other vectors of laurel wilt, a lethal disease affecting avocados in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Carillo, D., Montgomery, W.S., Duncan, R., Kendra, P.E. 2014. Detection and management of Xyleborus glabratus and other vectors of laurel wilt, a lethal disease affecting avocados in Florida. Meeting Abstract. III Congress of the Latin American Association of Chemical Ecology; Bogota,Columbia (18-21 Nov 2014).
Chemical ecology of Xyleborus glabratus: Attractants for detection and monitoring - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Schnell, E.Q., Epsky, N.D. 2015. Chemical ecology of Xyleborus glabratus: Attractants for detection and monitoring. Academic & Technical Workshop on Xyleborus glabratus and Euwallacea fornicatus.Veracruz, Mexico. 3-7 Nov 2014.
Research on ambrosia beetles informs prevention and management - (Abstract Only)
Hulcr, J., Bateman, C., Smith, J., Frank, S., Ranger, C.M., Kendra, P.E., Wakarchuk, D., Carillo, D., Pena, J., Labonte, J., Hughes, M. 2014. Research on ambrosia beetles informs prevention and management. (Meeting Abstract). XXIV World Congress of the International Union of Forest Research Organization, Salt Lake City, UT.(5-11 Oct 2014)
History and development of food-based attractants Reprint Icon ()
Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E., Schnell, E.Q. 2014. History and development of food-based attractants. In: Shelly, T.E., Epsky, N., Jang, E.B., Reyes-Flores, J., Vargas, R.I., editors. Trapping and Detection, Control, and Regulation of Tephritid Fruit Flies: Lures, Area-Wide Programs, and Trade Implications. 2104 edition. New York, New York: Springer. p. 75-118
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.
Cubeb oil Lures: sesquiterpene emissions and efficacy for attraction of redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus(Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Deyrup, M.A., Epsky, N.D. 2014. Cubeb oil Lures: sesquiterpene emissions and efficacy for attraction of redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus(Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Meeting Abstract. The 97th annual meeting of the Forida Entomological Society, Jupiter Florida. 3-6 Aug 2014.
Redbay ambrosia beetle: basic and applied chemical ecology - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Schnell, E.Q., Epsky, N.D. 2014. Redbay ambrosia beetle: basic and applied chemical ecology. 67th annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Portland, Oregon 16-19 Nov 2014.
Chemical variability and leaf damage among lychee varieties, host of the Sri Lanka weevil, Myllocerus undecimpustulatus undatus Marchall - (Abstract Only)
Niogret, J., Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E., Teal, P.E. 2014. Chemical variability and leaf damage among lychee varieties, host of the Sri Lanka weevil, Myllocerus undecimpustulatus undatus Marchall. 62nd Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Portland, Oregon, 16-19 Nov 2014.
Geographic variation in the mycangial mycoflora of Xyleborus glabratus in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Campbell, A.S., Ploetz, R.C., Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S. 2014. Geographic variation in the mycangial mycoflora of Xyleborus glabratus in Florida. Annual Meeting Phytopathological Society, Minneapolis, MN 9-13 August 2014.
Mass trapping for Anastrepha suspensa - (Abstract Only)
Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E. 2014. Mass trapping for Anastrepha suspensa. Meeting Abstract. 9th International Symposium on Fruit Flies of Economic Importance, Bangkok, Thailand, 11-16 May 2014.
Evaluation of seven essential oils identifies cubeb oil as most effective attractant for detection of Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Schnell, E.Q., Deyrup, M.A., Epsky, N.D. 2014. Evaluation of seven essential oils identifies cubeb oil as most effective attractant for detection of Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Journal of Pest Science. 87(4):681-689.
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.
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.
Development of kairomone based control programs for cocoa pod borer - (Abstract Only)
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.96(3): 1158-1167.
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).
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.
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). Annual Meeting of Plant Biologists of South Florida, Miami, FL 13 April 2013.
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 ()
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) ()
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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. ()
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)
IMPLICATIONS OF SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION IN STORAGE ECOSYSTEMS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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