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

Room 122-123 (Convention Center, Ground Level)

Student Competition Ten-Minute Papers, Subsection Cb. Apiculture and Social Insects, Cc. Insect Vectors in Relation to Plant Disease

Moderator(s): Nicholas W. Calderone
Michael M. Ellsbury
1:00 PM0457Nutrition and division of labor in honey bees
Amy L. Toth, Gene E. Robinson
1:12 PM0458Genetic interaction between European and Africanized honey bees in a feral population
Alice Pinto, William L Rubink, John C. Patton, Spencer Johnston, Robert N. Coulson
1:24 PM0459Does population genetic structure explain variation in nestmate recognition abilities among colonies of Reticulitermes species in California?
Kirsten A. Copren
1:36 PM0460Workforce diversity reduces cooperation and cohesion in colonies of a Leptothoracine ant
Franc I Trampus
1:48 PM0461Field evidence of advantage of pleometrosis in Messor pergandei (Formicidae: Myrmicinae)
Joseph Martin Raczkowski
2:00 PMBreak
2:12 PM0462Possible origins and pathways of green peach aphid, Myzus persicae (Sulzer), migration to the Red River Valley of Minnesota and North Dakota
Min Zhu, Edward B. Radcliffe, David Ragsdale, Ian V. MacRae
2:24 PM0463Oviposition preference of thrips (Frankliniella occidentalis and F. fusca) on host plants in relation to tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) infection
Chatchawan Chaisuekul, David Riley
2:36 PM0464A two year study of corn flea beetle populations and Stewart's wilt in sweet corn in Illinois
Kelly A. Cook, Richard A. Weinzierl, Jerald K. Pataky, Paul D. Esker, Forrest W. Nutter
2:48 PM0465Efficacy of thiamethoxan, imidacloprid, and lambda-cyhalothrin for managing bean leaf beetles and bean pod mottle virus
Jeffrey D. Bradshaw, Marlin E. Rice, John H. Hill
3:00 PM0466Insect vector competence and genome sequence analysis of maize fine streak rhabdovirus (MFSV)
Chi-Wei Tsai, Jane C. Todd, Margaret G. Redinbaugh, Saskia A. Hogenhout
3:12 PM0467Landscape based threat index for the aphid vectored viruses potato leafroll virus and potato virus Y
Matthew W. Carroll, Ian V. MacRae, Robert A. Suranyi, Edward B. Radcliffe, David Ragsdale

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