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Jesus F Esquivel

Research Entomologist

Phone: (979) 260-9519
Fax: (979) 260-9386
2765 F&B ROAD
COLLEGE STATION, TX, 77845

Projects
Ecologically Based Management of Boll Weevils and Other Row Crop Pests under Transition to Boll Weevil Eradication in Temperate Regions
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420642
Cotton Disease Management Strategies for Sustainable Cotton Production
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 423211

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Relationship between piercing-sucking insect control and internal lint and seed rot in Southeastern cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Apr-14)
The effect of Gossypolone on the growth and development of Helicoverpa zea (Boddie) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stipanovic, R.D., Esquivel, J.F., Westbrook, J.K., Puckhaber, L.S., O Neil, M., Bell, A.A., Duke, S.E., Dowd, M.K., Lopez, J.D., Hake, K. 2014. The effect of gossypolone on the growth and development of Helicoverpa zea (Boddie). Southwestern Entomologist. 39(1):1-7.
Effect of gossypolone on the growth and development of helicoverpa zea - (Abstract Only)
Stipanovic, R.D., Esquivel, J.F., Westbrook, J.K., Puckhaber, L.S., O Neil, T.M., Bell, A.A., Duke, S.E., Dowd, M.K., Hake, K.D. 2014. Effect of gossypolone on the growth and development of helicoverpa zea. Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences. p. 706.
Characters for determining sex of late-instar Nezara viridula (L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F., Ward, L.A. 2014. Characters for determining sex of late-instar Nezara viridula (L.). Southwestern Entomologist. 39:187-189.
Species composition of stink bugs in cotton and other major row crops in the Brazos River Bottom production area of Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Suh, C.P., Westbrook, J.K., Esquivel, J.F. 2013. Species composition of stink bugs in cotton and other major row crops in the Brazos River Bottom production area of Texas. Southwestern Entomologist. 38:561-570.
Ingestion of a marked bacterial pathogen of cotton conclusively demonstrates feeding by first instar southern green stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F., Medrano, E.G. 2014. Ingestion of a marked bacterial pathogen of cotton conclusively demonstrates feeding by first instar southern green stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Environmental Entomology. 43(1):110-115.
Species composition and relative abundance of stink bugs in the Brazos River Bottom - Second year results - (Proceedings)
Suh, C.P., Westbrook, J.K., Esquivel, J.F., Jones, G.D. 2013. Species composition and relative abundance of stink bugs in the Brazos River Bottom - Second year results. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. pp. 212-214.
Association of Verde plant bug, Creontiades signatus (Hemiptera: Miridae), with cotton boll rot Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brewer, M.J., Armstrong, J.S., Medrano, E.G., Esquivel, J.F. 2012. Association of Verde plant bug, Creontiades signatus (Hemiptera: Miridae), with cotton boll rot. Journal of Cotton Science. 16(3):144-151.
Species composition and relative abundance of stink bugs in cotton and other row crops in the Brazos River Bottom production area of Texas - (Proceedings)
Suh, C.P., Westbrook, J.K., Esquivel, J.F., Jones, G.D. 2012. Species composition and relative abundance of stink bugs in cotton and other row crops in the Brazos River Bottom production area of Texas. Proceedings Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 880-882.
Verde plant bug is associated with cottong boll rot in South Texas cotton - (Experiment Station)
Brewer, M., Armstrong, J.S., Villanueva, R., Biles, S., Medrano, E.G., Esquivel, J.F. 2012. Verde plant bug is associated with cottong boll rot in South Texas cotton. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. 13302.
Boll wall thickness in four cotton species and susceptibility to stink bug feeding - (Proceedings)
Esquivel, J.F., Hinze, L.L. 2012. Boll wall thickness in four cotton species and susceptibility to stink bug feeding. Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 895-900.
Improved visualization of Alphitobius diaperinus (Panzer) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) - Part I: Morphological features for sex determination of multiple stadia Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F., Crippen, T.L., Ward, L.A. 2012. Improved visualization of Alphitobius diaperinus (Panzer) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) - Part I: Morphological features for sex determination of multiple stadia. Psyche. 2012:Article 328378. doi 1155-12-328478.
Improved visualization of Alphitobius diaperinus (Panzer) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) - Part II: Alimentary canal components and measurements - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crippen, T.L., Esquivel, J.F. 2012. Improved visualization of Alphitobius diaperinus (Panzer) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) - Part II: Alimentary canal components and measurements. Psyche. 2012:Article 607609.
Localization of selected pathogens of cotton within the southern green stink bug - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F., Medrano, E.G. 2012. Localization of selected pathogens of cotton within the southern green stink bug. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 142:114-120.
Analysis of microscopic cotton boll feeding injuries caused by Southern green stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Medrano, E.G., Esquivel, J.F., Bell, A.A., Greene, J.K., Roberts, P.M., Bacheler, J.S., Marois, J.J., Wright, D.L., Nichols, R.L. 2011. Analysis of microscopic cotton boll feeding injuries caused by southern green stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Southwestern Entomologist. 36(3):233-245.
Estimating potential stylet penetration of southern green stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) - A mathematical modeling approach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F. 2011. Estimating potential stylet penetration of southern green stink bug - A mathematical modeling approach. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 140(2):163-170.
Transmission of the opportunistic cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) boll pathogen Pantoea agglomerans by the brown stink bug (Euschistus servus Say) - (Abstract Only)
Medrano, E.G., Esquivel, J.F., Bell, A.A. 2011. Transmission of the opportunistic cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) boll pathogen Pantoea agglomerans by the brown stink bug (Euschistus servus Say). Phytopathology. 101:S119.
Euschistus servus (Say): A new host record for Mermithidae (Mermithida) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F. 2011. Euschistus servus (Say): A new host record for Mermithidae (Mermithida). Southwestern Entomologist. 36:207-211.
ANALYSIS OF POTENTIAL COTTON PATHOGEN RESERVOIRS BASED ON NEZARA VIRIDULA (L.) COLLECTIONS FROM TWO DIFFERENT CROP SOURCES - (Proceedings)
Medrano, E.G., Toews, M.D., Bell, A.A., Esquivel, J.F. 2011. Analysis of potential cotton pathogen reservoirs based on Nezara Virdula (L.) collections from two different crop sources. Proceedings of Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 4-7, 2011, Atlanta, Georgia. p55.
Analysis of potential cotton pathogen reservoirs based on Nezara viridula (L.) collections from two different crop sources - (Abstract Only)
Medrano, E.G., Toews, M.D., Bell, A.A., Esquivel, J.F. 2011. Analysis of potential cotton pathogen reservoirs based on Nezara viridula (L.) collections from two different crop sources. Proceedings of Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 4-7, 2011, Atlanta, Georgia. p54.
Improved visualization of fat body conditions and abundance in the southern green stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F. 2011. Improved visualization of fat body conditions and abundance in the southern green stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Journal of Entomological Science. 46:52-61.
Southern green stink bugs (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) as vectors of pathogens affecting cotton bolls - A brief review - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F., Medrano, E.G., Bell, A.A. 2010. Southern green stink bugs (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) as vectors of pathogens affecting cotton bolls - A brief review. Southwestern Entomologist. 35:457-461.
Localization of cotton disease pathogens in the southern green stink bug, Nezara viridula L. - (Proceedings)
Esquivel, J.F., Medrano, E.G. 2010. Localization of cotton disease pathogens in the southern green stink bug, Nezara viridula L. XII Congreso Internacional/XXXVII Congreso Nacional de Fitopatologia, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. CDROM.
Response of cotton squares to various boll weevil oviposition puncture types - (Proceedings)
Esquivel, J.F. 2010. Response of cotton squares to various boll weevil oviposition puncture types. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 999-1003.
Internal Boll Rots Associated with Feeding by Hemipterous Insects: A Review - (Abstract Only)
Bell, A.A., Medrano, E.G., Lopez, J., Esquivel, J. 2010. Internal boll rots associated with feeding by Hemipterous insects: A review [abstract]. Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 4-7, 2010, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2010 CDROM.
A visual guide to identification of Euschistus spp. (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in central Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F., Anderson, R.M., Droleskey, R.E. 2009. A visual guide to identification of Euschistus spp. (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in central Texas. Southwestern Entomologist. 34:485-488.
Potential for Nezara virdula (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to Transmit Bacterial and Fungal Pathogens into Cotton Bolls - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Medrano, E.G., Esquivel, J.F., Bell, A.A., Greene, J., Roberts, P., Bachelor, J., Marois, J.J., Wright, D.L., Nichols, R.L., Lopez, J. 2009. Potential for Nezara virdula (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to transmit bacterial and fungal pathogens into cotton bolls. Current Microbiology. 59:405-412.
Pathogen transmission in cotton by the southern green stink bug - (Proceedings)
Esquivel, J.F., Medrano, E.G. 2009. Pathogen transmission in cotton by the southern green stink bug. Proceedings of the Mexican Phytopathological Society. CDROM.
Identification of cotton fleahopper (Hemiptera: Miridae) host plants in Central Texas and compendium of reported hosts in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F., Esquivel, S.V. 2009. Identification of cotton fleahopper (Hemiptera: Miridae) host plants in Central Texas and compendium of reported hosts in the United States. Environmental Entomology. 38:766-780.
Stages of gonadal development of the southern green stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae): Improved visualization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F. 2009. Stages of gonadal development of the southern green stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae): Improved visualization. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 102:303-309.
Temporal analysis of cotton boll symptoms resulting from southern green stink bug (Nezara viridula L.) feeding and transmission of a bacterial pathogen - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Medrano, E.G., Esquivel, J.F., Nichols, R.L., Bell, A.A. 2009. Temporal analysis of cotton boll symptoms resulting from southern green stink bug (Nezara viridula L.) feeding and transmission of a bacterial pathogen. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102:36-42.
The acquisition and internal carriage of Salmonella by lesser mealworm beetles, Alphitobius diaperinus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crippen, T.L., Sheffield, C.L., Esquivel, S.V., Droleskey, R.E., Esquivel, J.F. 2009. The acquisition and internal carriage of Salmonella by lesser mealworm, Alphitobius diaperinus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Vector-Borne Zoonotic Diseases. 9:65-72.
Observations and implications of the cotton fleahopper in Rapistrum rugosum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F. 2008. Observations and implications of the cotton fleahopper in Rapistrum rugosum. Journal of Entomological Science. 43:434-437.
Comparative peptidomics of four related hemipteran species: Pyrokinins, myosuppressin, corazonin, adipokinetic hormone, sNPF, and periviscerokinins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Predel, R., Russell, W.K., Russell, D.H., Lopez, J., Esquivel, J.F., Nachman, R.J. 2008. Comparative peptidomics of four related hemipteran species: Pyrokinins, myosuppressin, corazonin, adipokinetic hormone, sNPF, and periviscerokinins. Peptides. 29:162-167.
HOST PLANTS OF THE TARNISHED PLANT BUG (HETEROPTERA: MIRIDAE) IN CENTRAL TEXAS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F., Mowery, S.V. 2007. Host plants of the tarnished plant bug (Heteroptera: Miridae) in Central Texas. Environmental Entomology. 36:725-730.
Introduction of an opportunistic bacterial cotton pathogen into bolls by the southern green stink bug (Nezara viridula L.) - (Abstract Only) - (01-Jan-07)
Transmission of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) seed and boll rotting bacteria by southern green stink bugs (Nezara viridula L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Medrano, E.G., Esquivel, J.F., Bell, A.A. 2007. Transmission of cotton seed and boll rotting bacteria by the southern green stink bug (Nezara viridula L.). Journal of Applied Microbiology. 103:436-444.
EVALUATION OF PUNCTURE TYPES AS INDICATORS OF BOLL WEEVIL (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) OVIPOSITION IN COTTON SQUARES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F. 2007. Evaluation of puncture types as indicators of boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) oviposition in cotton squares. Environmental Entomology. 36:183-187.
Identification of the first Neuropeptides from the CNS of Hemiptera: CAPA peptides of the Southern Green Stinkbug Nezara virdula (L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Predel, R., Russell, W.K., Neupert, S., Russell, D.H., Esquivel, J.F., Nachman, R.J. 2006. Identification of the first neuropeptides from the CNS of Hemiptera: CAPA peptides of the southern green stinkbug Nezara viridula (L.). Peptides. 27:2670-2677.
IDENTIFICATION AND FREQUENCY OF COTTONSEED-ROTTING BACTERIA ISOLATED FROM STINK BUGS IN TEXAS - (Abstract Only)
Bell, A.A., Medrano, E.G., Lopez, J., Esquivel, J.F. 2005. Identification and frequency of cottonseed-rotting bacteria isolated from stink bugs in Texas [abstract]. Phytopathology. 95(6):S8.
OCCURRENCE OF THE COTTON FLEAHOPPER IN A PREVIOUSLY UNREPORTED EARLY-SEASON HOST IN CENTRAL TEXAS - (Proceedings)
Esquivel, J.F. 2005. Occurrence of the cotton fleahopper in a previously unreported early-season host in Central Texas. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 4-7, 2005, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2005 CDROM.
EARLY-SEASON DISPERSAL OF COTTON FLEAHOPPERS (PSEUDATOMOSCELIS SERIATUS) - (Proceedings)
Westbrook, J.K., Esquivel, J.F., Eyster, R.S. 2005. Early-season dispersal of cotton fleahoppers (Pseudatomoscelis seriatus). In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 4-7, 2005, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2005 CDROM.
ISOLATION OF COTTONSEED-ROTTING PANTOEA SPP. FROM STINK BUGS AND PLANT BUGS - (Proceedings)
Bell, A.A., Lopez, J., Esquivel, J.F., Medrano, E.G., Mauney, J. 2005. Isolation of cottonseed-rotting Pantoea spp. from stink bugs and plant bugs. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 4-7, 2005, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2005 CDROM.
LONGEVITY OF OVERWINTERED BOLL WEEVILS (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) ON PRE-FRUITING COTTON - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F., Spurgeon, D.W., Suh, C.P.C. 2004. Longevity of overwintered boll weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on pre-fruiting cotton. Journal of Cotton Science. 8(1):13-16.
POPULATION PATTERNS OF MEXICAN CORN ROOTWORM (COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE) ADULTS INDICATED BY DIFFERENT SAMPLING METHODS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spurgeon, D.W., Esquivel, J.F., Suh, C.P. 2004. Population patterns of Mexican corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) adults indicated by different sampling methods. Journal of Economic Entomology. 97(2):687-694.
LAMIUM AMPLEXICAULE L. - A NEW HOST RECORD FOR HELICOVERPA ZEA (BODDIE) (LEPIDOPTERA: NOCTUIDAE) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F. 2004. Lamium amplexicaule L. - A new host record for Helicoverpa zea (Boddie) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of Entomological Science. 39(3):457-459.
SAMPLING EFFICIENCY OF THE KEEP-IT-SIMPLE-SAMPLER FOR ADULT BOLL WEEVILS - (Proceedings)
Esquivel, J.F., Spurgeon, D.W., Suh, C.P. 2003. Sampling efficiency of the keep-it-simple-sampler for adult boll weevils. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 1572-1574.
CITRUS POLLEN MARK RETENTION OF ADULT HELICOVERPA ZEA (BODDIE) (LEPIDOPTERA: NOCTUIDAE) AFTER EXPOSURE TO CITRUS BLOOMS - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (15-Jul-02)
LONGEVITY OF OVERWINTERED BOLL WEEVILS ON PRE-FRUITING COTTON - (Proceedings) - (11-Jan-02)
EFFECT OF FOOD TYPE AND FEEDING RATE ON BOLL WEEVIL DIAPAUSE - (Proceedings) - (08-Jan-00)
VALIDATION OF BOLLWORM MIGRATION ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS IN 1994-1996 - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (22-Jan-98)
VALIDATION OF COTTON BOLLWORM MIGRATION ACROSS SOUTH-CENTRAL TEXAS IN 1994-1996 - (Proceedings) - (01-Jun-97)
VEGETATIVE FILTER STRIPS: N ATTENUATION AND USE BY WARM SEASON SPECIES - (Abstract Only) - (03-Nov-96)
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