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Elena Q Schnell
Subtropical Horticulture Research
Biological Science Lab Technician (Biochemistry)

Phone: (786) 573-7070
Fax: (786) 573-7100

13601 OLD CUTLER RD
MIAMI , FL 331580000


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Efficacy of a-copaene, cubeb, and eucalyptol lures for detection of redbay ambrosia beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) -
Efficacy of current lures for detection of redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) -
Grape juice bait for Zaprionus indianus (Diptera: Drosophilidae) -
Chemical ecology of Xyleborus glabratus and implications for monitoring and management -
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 -
Chemical ecology of Xyleborus glabratus: Attractants for detection and monitoring -
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.
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
Redbay ambrosia beetle: basic and applied chemical ecology -
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.
Evaluation of seven essential oils identifies cubeb oil as most effective attractant for detection of Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) -
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.
Comparison of 7 essential oils identifies cubeb oil as an improved attractant for redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) -
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.
Cubeb oil identified as an improved attractant for redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) -
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.) -
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.
I smell an invasive invader: Using portable gas spectrometry at ports of entry -
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.
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.).
Detection of Caribbean fruit fly [(Anastrepha suspensa Loew (Diptera: Tephritidae)]-infested grapefruit with portable gas chromatography -
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.
Gas chromatography 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. 2011. Gas chromatography for detection of citrus infestation by fruit fly larvae (Diptera: Tephritidae). Postharvest Biology and Technology. 59:143-149.
Gas chromatography for detection of citrus infestation by tephritid fruit flies -
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.
Redbay ambrosia beetle/Laurel wilt: Overview of projects at the USDA-ARS Subtropical Horticulture Research Station -
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) -
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 -
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.
USDA-ARS strategies to address the imminent threat of redbay ambrosia beetle and laurel wilt disease to avocados in Florida -
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.
Laboratory and field cage studies on female-targeted attract-and-kill bait stations for Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) -
Heath, R.R., Lavallee, S.L., Schnell, E.Q., Midgarden, D.G., Epsky, N.D. 2009. Laboratory and field cage studies on female-targeted attract-and-kill bait stations for Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae). Pest Management Science. 65:672-677.
Signature Chemicals for Detection of Hidden Insect Infestation -
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.
Gas chromatography for detection of fruit fly infestation(Diptera:Tephritidae) -
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.
DYNAMICS ON PH OF PROTEINACEOUS BAIT SYSTEMS FOR USE IN ATTRACTING FRUIT FLIES -
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.
ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES FOR THE QUANTIFICATION OF AMMONIA AND PUTRESCINE -
Heath, R.R., Espada, C., Vazquez, A., Schnell, E.Q. 2004. Analytical Techniques for the Quantification of Ammonia and Putrescine. Meeting Abstract.
RELEASE RATE OF TRIMEDLURE UNDER SUBTROPICAL CONDITIONS -
Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R., Schnell, E.Q. 2002. Release Rate of Trimedlure Under Subtropical Conditions. Fruit Flies of Economic Importance International Symposium.
DEVELOPMENT OF BAIT STATIONS FOR SUPPRESSING FRUIT FLY POPULATIONS -
Heath, R.R., Schnell, E.Q., Lavallee, S.G., Villatoro, D., Epsky, N.D., Midgarden, D.G. 2002. Development of Bait Stations for Suppressing Fruit Fly Populations. Fruit Flies of Economic Importance International Symposium.
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