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

Location: Subtropical Horticulture Research

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

Aqueous Grape Juice Bait for Anastrepha suspensa (Loew), (Diptera: Tephritidae) and Zaprionus indianus Gupta (Diptera: Drosophilidae) - (Abstract Only)

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. Vol 108(4)657-667.

Efficacy of current lures for detection of redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Abstract Only)

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.

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.

Grape juice bait for Zaprionus indianus (Diptera: Drosophilidae) - (Abstract Only)

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.

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 - (Government Publication)
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)

Wine and vinegar-based attractants for the African fig fly (Diptera: Drosophilidae) - (Abstract Only)

The effects of control release fertilizer (CRF) on palm growth - (Abstract Only)

Grape Juice as an Attractant for Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) and Zaprionus indianus (Diptera: Drosophilidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Epsky, N.D., Gill, M.A., Mangan, R.L. 2015. Grape Juice as an Attractant for Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) and Zaprionus indianus (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 139(1-2):114-122.

History and development of food-based attractants Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
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

Recent developments and applications of bait stations for integrated pest management of tephritid fruit flies - (Book / Chapter)
Piñero, J.C., Epsky, N.D. 2014. Recent developments and applications of bait stations for integrated pest management of tephritid fruit flies. 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. 457-492

North American Lauraceae: Terpenoid emissions, relative attraction and boring preferences of redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Pruett, G.E., Mayfield Iii, A.E., Mackenzie, M., Deyrup, M.A., Bauchan, G.R., Ploetz, R.C., Epsky, N.D. 2014. North American Lauraceae: Terpenoid emissions, relative attraction and boring preferences of redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). PLoS One. 9(7):e102086.

Trapping systems for Zaprionus indianus (Diptera: Drosophilidae) - (Abstract Only)

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.

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.

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.

Effects of arsenic on nutrient accumulation and distribution in selected ornamental plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

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.

Susceptibility of 15 mango (Sapindales: Anacardiaceae) cultivars to the attack by Anastrepha ludens and Anastrepha obliqua (Diptera:Tephritidae) and the role of underdeveloped fruit as pest reservoirs: management implications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aluja, M., Arrendondo, J., Fleischer-Diaz, F., Birke, A., Rull, J., Niogret, J., Epsky, N.D. 2014. Susceptibility of 15 mango (Sapindales: Anacardiaceae) cultivars to the attack by Anastrepha ludens and Anastrepha obliqua (Diptera:Tephritidae) and the role of underdeveloped fruit as pest reservoirs: management implications. Journal of Economic Entomology. 107(1):375-388.

Trapping African fig fly (Diptera: Drosophilidae) with combinations of vinegar and wine - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Epsky, N.D., Gill, M.A., Cha, D.H., Landolt, P.J. 2014. Trapping African fig fly (Diptera: Drosophilidae) with combinations of vinegar and wine. Florida Entomologist. 97(1): 85-89.

Symbiont diversification in ambrosia beetles: Diversity of fungi associated with exotic scolytine beetles - (Abstract Only)
Bateman, C., Hulcr, J., Kendra, P.E., Black, A. 2013. Symbiont diversification in ambrosia beetles: Diversity of fungi associated with exotic scolytine beetles. Meeting Abstract. 61st Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Austin, TX (10-13 Nov 2013).

Nutrient uptake of ornamental plants exposed to arsenic in hydroponic solution - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reed, S.T., Ayala Silva, T., Dunn, C.B., Gord0n, G., Meerow, A.W. 2013. Nutrient uptake of ornamental plants exposed to arsenic in hydroponic solution. World Journal of Agricultural Sciences. Vol 5 No.12;2013 ISSN 1916-9752 E-ISSN 1916-9760.

Evaluation of Litchi chinensis for host status to Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) and susceptibility to laurel wilt disease - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kendra, P.E., Ploetz, R.C., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Pena, J.E., Brar, G.S., Epsky, N.D. 2013. Evaluation of Litchi chinensis for host status to Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) and susceptibility to laurel wilt disease. Florida Entomologist. Florida Entomol. 96 (4): 1442-1453.

Screening ornamentals for their potential as As Accumulator Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reed, S.T., Ayala Silva, T., Dunn, C.B., Gordon, G. 2013. Screening ornamentals for their potential as As Accumulator Plants. World Journal of Agricultural Sciences. doi:10.5539/jas.v5n10p20 http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/jas.v5n10p20.

Life cycle, development, and culture of Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brar, G., Capinera, J.L., Kendra, P.E., Mclean, S., Pena, J.E. 2013. Life cycle, development, and culture of Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Florida Entomologist.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.

Further exploration of host terpenoids as attractants for invasive insect pests - (Abstract Only)
Niogret, J., Kendra, P.E., Epsky, N.D. 2013. Further exploration of host terpenoids as attractants for invasive insect pests. Meeting Abstract. 61st Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Austin, TX (10-13 Nov 2013).

New developments in bait stations for control of pest Tephritids - (Abstract Only)

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.

Evaluation of insect repellents to manage the redbay ambrosia beetle, vector of laurel wilt, a lethal disease affecting avocados in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Carrillo, D., Kendra, P.E., Duncan, R.E., Montgomery, W.S., Pena, J.E. 2013. Evaluation of insect repellents to manage the redbay ambrosia beetle, vector of laurel wilt, a lethal disease affecting avocados in Florida. Meeting Abstract. Florida Entomological Society, Naples, FL July 14-17, 2013.

Update on Bait Stations for Tephritid Fruit Fly Control - (Abstract Only)
Epsky, N.D., Gill, M.A., Crane, J. 2013. Update on Bait Stations for Tephritid Fruit Fly Control. Meeting Abstract. Florida Entomology Society Meeting, Naples, FL July 14-17.

Is Litchi chinensis a potential host for redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus? - (Abstract Only)
Niogret, J., Kendra, P.E., Ploetz, R.C., Montgomery, W.S., Pena, J.E., Brar, G.S., Epsky, N.D. 2013. Is Litchi chinensis a potential host for redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus?. Meeting Abstract. Florida Entomology Society Meeting, Naples, FL July 14-17_____________________________.

Cubeb oil identified as an improved attractant for redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Schnell, E.Q., Deyrup, M.A., Epsky, N.D. 2013. Cubeb oil identified as an improved attractant for redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Meeting Abstract. FL Ent Soc meeting.

Analysis of sesquiterpene distributions in leaves, branches, and trunks of avocado (Persea americana Mill.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niogret, J., Epsky, N.D., Schnell, E.Q., Schnell, R.J., Heath, R., Meerow, A.W., Kendra, P.E. 2013. Analysis of sesquiterpene distributions in leaves, branches, and trunks of avocado (Persea americana Mill.). American Journal of Plant Sciences. Am. J. Plant Sci. 4 (4): 922-931.

American Lauraceae: Relative attraction and susceptibility to attack by redbay ambrosia beetle (Xyleborus glabratus) - (Abstract Only)
Kendra, P.E., Montgomery, W.S., Niogret, J., Pruett, G., Ploetz, R., Mayfield, A.E., Epsky, N.D., Ayala Silva, T. 2013. American Lauraceae: Relative attraction and susceptibility to attack by redbay ambrosia beetle (Xyleborus glabratus). Annual Meeting of Plant Biologists of South Florida, Miami, FL 13 April 2013.

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