Monday, 18 November 2002: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM

Room 114 (Convention Center, Ground Level)

Student Competition Ten-Minute Papers, Subsection Ca2. Biological Control

Moderator(s): Susan Mahr
Robert M. Nowierski
1:00 PM0439Effects of carbohydrate resources, hosts and mating on Meteorus communis (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) longevity and fecundity
Alejandro C. Costamagna, Douglas A. Landis
1:12 PM0440Biology of the parasitic nematode Thripinema fuscum (Tylenchida: Allantonematidae) and effects on the host Frankliniella fusca (Thysanoptera: Thripidae)
Joe Funderburk, Kelly R. Sims
1:24 PM0441Impacts of red imported fire ants, Solenopsis invicta (Buren), on cotton aphids and noctuids in cotton fields
Rodrigo Diaz, Allen Knutson, Julio S. Bernal
1:36 PM0442Verification of ovipositional preference for certain plant species by the predaceous lady beetle, Coleomegilla maculata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)
Amanda Catherine Staley, Kenneth V Yeargan
1:48 PM0443Field evaluations of the dispersal and biocontrol efficacy of Trichogramma cacoeciae Marchal (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae)
Koen G.H. Breedveld, Lynell K. Tanigoshi
2:00 PMBreak
2:12 PM0444Predator-prey interactions between woolly apple aphid and a specialist syrphid predator, Heringia calcarata
Brent D. Short, J. Christopher Bergh
2:24 PM0445Entomopathogenic nematodes as potential biological control agents of stored-product pests
Olgaly Ramos, James F. Campbell, Sonny B. Ramaswamy
2:36 PM0446Evaluating conservation biological control for management of root maggots (Delia spp.) on cole crops
Renee Priya Prasad, William E Snyder
2:48 PM0447Host suitability of various stored product insects for two strains of the parasitoid Anisopteromalus calandrae (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae)
Mukti N Ghimire, Thomas W. Phillips
3:00 PM0448The effect of Tachinid parasitoids on populations of obliquebanded leafroller in Western New York apple orchards
Catherine Westbrook, Arthur M. Agnello

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