Monday, 18 November 2002: 7:00 AM-7:00 PM

Hall A (Convention Center, Ground Level)

Student Competition Display Presentations, Subsection Cd. Behavior and Ecology

D0072Hitchhikers and their baggage: Effects of mites and their mutualistic fungi on southern pine beetle population dynamics
Richard Hofstetter, John Moser, Kier Klepzig, Matthew P. Ayres
D0073Social strategies for disease prevention in Reticulitermes flavipes
Ross Howard Lang, Susan Whitney
D0074Chemical attractants for the Asian longhorned beetle
Jennifer Lund, Joseph Francese, Michael Bohne, Stephen A. Teale
D0075Effects of temperature on stage-specific development and survival of the black vine weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)
Youngsoo Son, Edwin E. Lewis
D0076Parasites of parasites: Scale insects on the American mistletoe Phoradendron flavescens
Takumasa Kondo, Michael L. Williams
D0077A seasonal pattern to photosynthetic rate impairment in some milkweed species following insect defoliation
Kevin J. Delaney, Leon G. Higley, Robert K. D. Peterson, Fikru J. Haile
D0078Gall size dependent survival for Asphondylia atriplicis on salt bush Atriplex canescens
Ruben J. Marchosky, Timothy P. Craig
D0079Comparison of arthropod diversity and abundance in riparian environments dominated by Tamarix ramosissima (Violales: Tamaricaceae) and Salix exigua (Salicales: Salicaceae)
Howard J. Beuhler, David C. Thompson
D0080Chasing insect population using satellites, biosensors, and the geographic information system
Yonglak Park, Seong-Gyu Lee
D0081A simple heat accumulation model for predicting mortality of Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) life stages exposed to elevated temperatures
Rizana Mohamed Mahroof, Bhadriraju Subramanyam, Paul Flinn
D0082Is male odor in Melittobia digitata a cue for male combat?
Jennifer Lewis
D0083Response of coccinellids to the presence of the soybean aphid (Aphis glycines)
Charles McKeown, Manuel Colunga-Garcia, Stuart Gage
D0084Electroantennogram responses of sugar beet root maggot flies to selected organic compounds
Susan Y. Emmert, Hongjian Ding, Sanford D. Eigenbrode
D0085A synthetic chemical attractant for three species of Nicrophorus burying beetles (Coleoptera: Silphidae)
Kevin P. Miller, David J. Horn
D0086Orientation of the mosquito Culex quinquefasciatus in a wind tunnel with a moving floor
Miriam F. Cooperband, Ring T. Cardé
D0087Tri-trophic interactions mediated by fungal infection on peanut plants
Yasmin J. Cardoza, Peter E. A. Teal, James H. Tumlinson
D0088Infrequent interspecific interactions in an herbivorous insect guild: the "resurrection" of competition re-examined
M. J. Paulsen, D. Pilson
D0089Macroinvertebrate community metrics of Prairie streams: Comparison of agricultural land use and conservation areas
Ely Kosnicki, Dianne L. Hall, Robert W. Sites
D0090Can Solenopsis invicta compete with the native, S. xyloni, in a semi-arid habitat?
Ricardo A. Ramirez II
D0091Influence of destruction of male corn plants on movement of Ostrinia nubilalis (Hübner) larvae in Zea mays L. hybrid seed production fields
Kate T. Kronback, Rick L. Hellmich, Leslie C. Lewis
D0092Response of the predatory mite, Neoseiulus fallacis Garmen to volatiles from hop, Humulus lupulus L. damaged by spider mites
Mary M. Gardiner, James D. Barbour, Sanford D. Eigenbrode
D0093Effect of various trap and lure combinations and trap height on captures of key Rhagoletis fruit pests
Kirsten S. Pelz, Larry Gut, Rufus Isaacs, John Wise
D0094Comparative development of Melittobia australica Girault and Melittobia digitata Dahms (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) upon blow fly puparia: Effect of parental foundress numbers
Christian Silva-Torres, Robert W. Matthews
D0095Indirect competition between two musk thistle weevils: Resource quality vs. quantity
Lindsey R. Milbrath, James R. Nechols
D0096Prey preference of Orius insidiosus (Say) (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae) for species of Frankliniella flower thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in pepper flowers
Ignacio Baez, Stuart Reitz, Joe Funderburk
D0097The egg stage of Homalodisca (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae): Embryonic development at different temperatures
Ali K. Al-Wahaibi, Joseph G. Morse
D0098Can saprophytic Scarabaeidae be designated generalists or specialists? Community structure and the volatile chemical profile of decaying resources
Adrienne E. Smith, David J. Horn
D0099Seasonal dynamics of bark beetle flight and tree growth and physiology in a northern Arizona ponderosa pine forest
Monica L. Gaylord, Michael R. Wagner, Thomas E. Kolb, Kimberly F. Wallin
D0100Field bioassay of verbenone and conophthorin as behavioral interruptants for the Northern spruce engraver, Ips perturbatus (Eichhoff) (Coleoptera: Scolytidae), in Alaska
Andrew D. Graves, Steven J. Seybold, Edward H. Holsten
D0101Effects of prescribed fire on forest floor arthropod abundance
Tom W. Coleman, Lynne K. Rieske-Kinney
D0102The apparent extirpation of Coccinella novemnotata: Evaluating hypotheses for its decline and importance of conservation of other native coccinellids
Erin J. Stephens, John E. Losey
D0103The effect of soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines) infestation in soybean on the behavior and oviposition of western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte) adults
Erica K. Carlson, Michael E. Gray, Kevin L. Steffey
D0104Diversity of ground-dwelling ant communities in primary and secondary neotropical forests
Kari T. Ryder Wilkie, Amy L. Mertl, Amanda L. Breneman, James F.A. Traniello
D0105Perspectives on why the Florida harvester ant collects charcoal
Chris R Smith
D0106Survey and distribution of arthropod populations in corn and soybean production systems in Mississippi
Jennifer L. Murray, Scott D. Stewart
D0107Nutrient-nucleopolyhedrovirus interactions: How food quality and food choice affects NPV virulence in the generalist caterpillar Spodoptera littoralis (Boisduval)
Kwang Pum Lee, Jennifer S. Cory, Stephen J. Simpson, Spencer T. Behmer, David Raubenheimer
D0108Comparison of three types of CRP plantings on butterflies of Northeastern Iowa
Nick P. Schmidt, Kirk J. Larsen
D0109Effect of host species on the attraction and reproduction of natural enemies in trees colonized by Ips pini
Brian H. Aukema, Greg R. Richards, Steven J. Krauth, Kenneth F. Raffa
D0110Macroinvertebrate communities on freshwater sponges with special focus on spongillafly (Sisyridae:Climacia sp.) population dynamics
Laura Roach, John R. Wallace
D0111Nearest neighbor estimates for Dendroctonus pseudotsugae infestations in the western United States
Kevin J. Dodds, Darrell W. Ross
D0112Effects of fire and fire surrogate treatments on leaf litter invertebrates: Initial results from a pre-treatment study in a western Sierra Nevada mixed conifer forest
Kyle Apigian, Donald L. Dahlsten, David R. Rowney, Nadir Erbilgin
D0113Spatial and temporal distribution of mortality factors in nests of the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata Fabricius, in Montana
Ruth Pettinga O'Neill, Sue Blodgett
D0114Male-male combat in Melittobia digitata (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae)
Chris Hartley
D0115Host defenses influence dynamics of local populations of Dendroctonus frontalis
Sharon Martinson, Matthew P. Ayres
D0116Observations of captive blueberry maggot fly,Rhagoletis mendax (Diptera: Tephritidae)
Sara L Bushmann, Francis A. Drummond, Randy Alford
D0117Paper Withdrawn
D0117Variation on plant substrates and its consequences for the study of insect vibrational communication
Reginald B. Cocroft, Holly J. Shugart, Katie Konrad, Krystall Tibbs
D0118Adult habitat utilization by four Diabrotica species at prairie-corn interfaces
Laura A. Campbell, Lance Meinke
D0119Using harmonic radar to track carabids in corn and soybean fields
Matthew E. O'Neal, Douglas A. Landis, Edward Rothwell, Leo Kempel, Benjamin Wilmhoff, Anthony Grant

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