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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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David Alan Jenkins
Tropical Crops and Germplasm Research
Research Entomologist

Phone: (787) 831-3435 ext. 231
Fax: (787) 831-3386
2200 PEDRO A. CAMPOS AVE., SUITE 201
MAYAGUEZ, PR, 00680

Projects
Management Strategies to Improve Subtropical/Tropical Fruit Crop Production
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 426143
Novel Methods to Monitor Citrus Greening and Its Psyllid Vector
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 426040
Optimizing the Dispersal of Isaria fumosorosea, a Biocontrol Agent for the Asian Citrus psyllid
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 425162

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Attracting Pollinators to Atemoya: Effects of lures and attractants on yield. - (Abstract Only) - (15-Oct-14)
Aphid population fluctuations and patterns of species dominance in Puerto Rico - (Abstract Only) - (12-Jun-14)
Genetic diversity of papaya ring spot virus in Puerto Rico - (Abstract Only) - (25-Apr-14)
An analysis of arthropod interceptions by APHIS-PPQ and Customs and Border Patrol in Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenkins, D.A., Mizell, R., Vanbloem, S., Whitmore, S., Wiscovitch, L., Zaleski, K., Goenaga, R.J. 2014. An analysis of arthropod interceptions by APHIS-PPQ and Customs and Border Patrol in Puerto Rico. American Entomologist. 60:44-55.
Geographic variation in sexual attraction of Spodoptera frugiperda corn- and rice-strain males to pheromone lures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Unbehend, M., Hanniger, S., Vasquez, G.M., Juarez, M.L., Reisig, D., Mcneil, J.N., Meagher Jr, R.L., Jenkins, D.A., Heckel, D.G., Groot, A.T. 2014. Geographic variation in sexual attraction of Spodoptera frugiperda corn- and rice-strain males to pheromone lures. PLoS One. 9(2):1-11.
Coccinellid predators do not track populations of the Asian citrus phyllid (Diaphorina citri) in citrus in Puerto Rico - (Abstract Only) - (04-Jun-13)
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.
Attraction of pollinators to atemoya (Magnoliales: Annonaceae) in Puerto Rico: A synergetic approach using multiple nitidulid lures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenkins, D.A., Cline, A., Irish, B.M., Goenaga, R.J. 2013. Attraction of pollinators to atemoya (Magnoliales: Annonaceae) in Puerto Rico: A synergetic approach using multiple nitidulid lures. Journal of Economic Entomology. 106:305-310.
Aphids capable of fine resolution landing - (Abstract Only) - (08-Jun-12)
Attracting pollinators in atemoya: commercial lures act synergistically when combined - (Abstract Only) - (08-Jun-12)
Fruit quality traits and yield of six lychee cultivars grown at two locations in Puerto Rico - (Abstract Only)
Goenaga, R.J., Jenkins, D.A., Marrero Soto, A.R. 2012. Fruit quality traits and yield of six lychee cultivars grown at two locations in Puerto Rico. HortScience 47(9):S303.
Phylogeographic analysis of Harrisia cactus mealybug, Hypogeococcus pungens (Hemiptera: Pseudoccidae) populations: work in progress - (Abstract Only) - (28-Feb-12)
Yield and Fruit Quality Traits of Mamey Sapote Cultivars Grown at two Locations in Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goenaga, R.J., Jenkins, D.A. 2012. Yield and Fruit Quality Traits of Mamey Sapote Cultivars Grown at two Locations in Puerto Rico. HortTechnology. 22:263-267.
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.
Managing papaya ringspot virus: Impact of grass barriers on alate aphid immigration into papaya orchards - (Abstract Only) - (01-Jul-11)
Yield and fruit quality traits of mamey sapote grown at two locations in Puerto Rico - (Abstract Only)
Goenaga, R.J., Jenkins, D.A., Marrero Soto, A.R. 2011. Yield and fruit quality traits of mamey sapote grown at two locations in Puerto Rico [abstract]. American Society of Horticulture Science Meeting. 46(9):S361.
Interactions of a Rhabditis sp. on the virulence of Heterorhabditis and Steinernema in Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Garcia, J., Jenkins, D.A., Chavarria, J.A., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Goenaga, R.J. 2011. Interactions of a Rhabditis sp. on the virulence of Heterorhabditis and Steinernema in Puerto Rico. Florida Entomologist. 94(3):704-705.
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.
Yield and fruit quality traits of rambutan cultivars grafted onto a common rootstock and grown at two locations in Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goenaga, R.J., Jenkins, D.A. 2011. Yield and fruit quality traits of rambutan cultivars grafted onto a common rootstock and grown at two locations in Puerto Rico. HortTechnology. 21:136-140.
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.
Effects of invertebrate iridescent virus 6 in Phyllophaga vandinei and its potential as a biocontrol delivery system - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenkins, D.A., Hunter, W.B., Goenaga, R.J. 2011. Effects of Invertebrate Iridescent Virus 6 in Phyllophaga and its potential as a biocontrol delivery system. Journal of Insect Science. Available: http://www.insectscience.org/II.44.
Commercial potential of rambutan cultivars grown at two locations in Puerto Rico - (Abstract Only)
Goenaga, R.J., Jenkins, D.A., Marrero Soto, A.R. 2010. Commercial potential of rambutan cultivars grown at two locations in Puerto Rico. HortScience.45(8):S262.
The Tropical Fruit Research Program of the USDA-ARS Tropical Agriculture Research Station - (Abstract Only)
Goenaga, R.J., Jenkins, D.A., Irish, B.M. 2010. The Tropical Fruit Research Program of the USDA-ARS Tropical Agriculture Research Station. HortScience. 45(8)S263.
Spatial Distribution of Phyllophaga Vandinei (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)emergence Within and Around a Mamey Sapote Orchard - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenkins, D.A., Goenaga, R.J. Spatial distribution of Phyllophaga vandinei (Coleoptera: scarabaeidae) emergence within and around a mamey sapote orchard. Florida Entomologist. 93(2):323-324.
Puerto Rico fall armyworm has only limited interactions with those from Brazil or Texas, but could have substantial exchanges with Florida populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L., Jenkins, D.A. 2010. Puerto Rico fall armyworm has only limited interactions with those from Brazil or Texas, but could have substantial exchanges with Florida populations. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(2):360-367.
Barriers in a tropical orchard landscape: how the presence or absence of hedges influences insect dispersal in mixed orchards of Carica papaya and Manilkara zapota. - (Abstract Only) - (30-Jul-09)
Temporal and spatial variation in infestation of fruit by Anastrepha spp. in Puerto Rico: Support for a fruit fly-free zone - (Abstract Only) - (30-May-09)
Abundance of Asian citrus psyllid on yellow sticky traps in Florida, Puerto Rico, and Texas citrus groves - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Flores, D., Hall, D.G., Jenkins, D.A., Setamou, M. 2009. Abundance of Asian citrus psyllid on yellow sticky traps in Florida, Puerto Rico, and Texas citrus groves. Southwestern Entomologist. 34(1):1-11.
Abundance of Asian citrus psyllid on yellow sticky traps in Florida, Puerto Rico, and Texas citrus groves - (Abstract Only)
Hall, D.G., Flores, D., Jenkins, D.A., Setamou, M. 2009. Abundance of Asian citrus psyllid on yellow sticky traps in Florida, Puerto Rico, and Texas citrus groves [poster presentation]. Entomological Society of America Southeastern Branch Annual Meeting. March 7-11, 2009, Montgomery, AL
Impact of barrier crops on arthropod pests immigrating into orchards of sapodilla and banana. - (Abstract Only) - (07-Nov-08)
Solar sterilization of abscised fruit: a cultural practice to reduce infestations of Anastrepha obliqua around orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenkins, D.A., Diaz, E., Jenkins, D.M., Goenaga, R.J. 2008. Solar sterilization of abscised fruit: a cultural practice to reduce infestations of Anastrepha spp. around orchards. Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico. 92(3-4):197-206.
Effectiveness of cone emergence traps for detecting Phyllophaga vandinei emergence over time - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenkins, D.A., Goenaga, R.J. 2008. Effectiveness of cone emergence traps for detecting Phyllophaga vandinei emergence over time. Florida Entomologist. 91:466-469.
Placement of cone emergence cages and its impact on monitoring of Phyllophaga vandinei (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) - (Abstract Only) - (01-May-08)
Host status of litchi and rambutan to the West Indian fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenkins, D.A., Goenaga, R.J. 2008. Host status of litchi and rambutan to the West Indian fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae). Florida Entomologist. 91(2):228-231
Efficacy of entomopathogenic nematodes versus Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera:Curculionidae) larvae in a high clay-content Oxisol soil: Greenhouse trials with potted Litchi chinensis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenkins, D.A., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Goenaga, R.J. 2008. Efficacy of entomopathogenic nematodes versus Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera:Curculionidae) larvae in a high clay-content Oxisol soil: Greenhouse trials with potted Litchi chinensis. Florida Entomologist. 91:75-78.
Hosts breadth and parasitoids of fruit flies (Anastrepha spp.) (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenkins, D.A., Goenaga, R.J. 2008. Hosts breadth and parasitoids of fruit flies (Anastrepha spp.) (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Puerto Rico. Environmental Entomology. 37(1):110-120.
Iridovirus infection of Phyllophaga vandinei (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) - (Abstract Only)
Jenkins, D.A., Hunter, W.B., Crespo, A., Vargas Santiago, E.H. 2007. Iridovirus infection of Phyllophaga vandinei (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Entomology Society America Annual Meeting, P. 7.
Population levels of Asian Citrus Psyllid in Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico as indicated by yellow sticky traps deployed in citrus - (Abstract Only)
Hall, D.G., Flores, D., Jenkins, D.A. 2007. Population levels of Asian Citrus Psyllid in Florida,Texas and Puerto Rico as indicated by yellow sticky traps deployed in citrus [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.
The Tropical Fruit Research Program of the USDA-ARS Tropical Agriculture Research Station - (Abstract Only) - (26-Jul-07)
Host Status of Mamey Sapote, Pouteria Sapota (Sapotaceae), to the West Indian Fruit Fly, Anastrepha Obliqua (Diptera:tephritidae)in Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenkins, D., Goenaga, R. 2007. Host status of mamey sapote, Pouteria sapota (sapotaceae), to the West Indian Fruit Fly, Anastrepha obliqua (diptera:tephritidae) in Puerto Rico. Florida Entomologist. 90(2):384-388.
Virulence of Entomopathogenic Nematodes Against Diaprepes Abbreviatus in An Oxisol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenkins, D.A., Shapiro Ilan, D., Goenaga, R. 2007. Virulence of entomopathogenic nematodes against Diaprepes abbreviatus in an oxisol. Florida Entomologist. 90(2):401-403
Distribution of Anastrepha spp. in carambola orchards: Evidence for migration - (Abstract Only) - (01-May-07)
Production Systems and Genetic Resource Management for Tropical/Subtropical Fruit Crops - (Abstract Only)
Goenaga, R.J., Jenkins, D.A., Irish, B.M. 2006. Production Systems and Genetic Resource Management for Tropical/Subtropical Fruit Crops [abstract]. Interamerican Society of Tropical Horticulture Proceedings.
Invertebrate Predators and Parasitoids of Plum Curculio, Conotrachelus Nenuphar (Herbst)(coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Georgia and Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenkins, D.A., Russ, M. Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Horton, D. 2006. Invertebrate predators and parasitoids of plum curculio, conotrachelus nenuphar (herbst) (coleoptera: curculionidae) in Georgia and Florida. Florida Entomologist. Volume 89(4):435-440.
Effect of Defoliation and Root-Feeding on Mamey Sapote Yield - (Abstract Only)
Jenkins, D.A., Goenaga, R.J. 2006. Effect of defoliation and root-feeding on mamey sapote yield [abstract]. Interamerican Society of Tropical Horticulture Proceedings. Poster No. P-A-20.
A Survey of Root-Feeding Pests on Tropical Fruit Trees in Puerto Rico - (Abstract Only)
Jenkins, D.A., Goenaga, R.J. 2006. A survey of root-feeding pests on tropical fruit trees in Puerto Rico [abstract]. Caribbean Food Crops Society Proceedings. p. 195.
Hosts of Anastrepha Spp. in Puerto Rico - (Abstract Only)
Jenkins, D.A., Goenaga, R.J. 2006. Hosts of Anastrephia spp. in Puerto Rico [abstract]. Caribbean Food Crops Society Proceedings. p. 196.
Hosts of plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Coleoptera: curculionidae) in Central Georgia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenkins, D.A., Cottrell, T.E., Horton, D.L., Hodges, A., Hodges, G. 2006. Hosts of plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Coleoptera: curculionidae) in Central Georgia. Environmental Entomology. 35:48-55.
Survey of the Root-Feeding Beetles Diaprepes Abbreviatus and Phyllophaga Vandinei on Some Tropical Fruit Trees in Puerto Rico - (Abstract Only)
Jenkins, D.A., Goenaga, R.J. 2005. Survey of the root-feeding beetles Diaprepes abbreviatus and Phyllophaga vandinei on some tropical fruit trees in Puerto Rico. Entomology Society of America, Annual Meeting, page 106.
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