Tuesday, 19 November 2002: 1:00 PM-5:30 PM

Room 305 (Convention Center, Third Floor)

Behavior, Ecology and Biology of Insect Vectors of Plant Diseases: A Tribute to Skip Nault

Session Chair(s): Saskia A. Hogenhout
Projectionist(s): Blake Bextine
Moderator(s): Astri C. Wayadande
Gustavo Moya-Raygoza
1:00 PMWelcoming Remarks
1:02 PMOpening of Symposium: Mike Irwin
1:10 PM0704What feeding behaviors make a homopteran a good vector?
Elaine A. Backus
1:30 PM0705Determinants of virus transmission by leaf-feeding beetles
Rose Gergerich
1:50 PM0706Ecology of bacteria in sap-feeding insects
Alexander Purcell
2:10 PM0707Is aphid transmission of Citrus tristeza virus (CTV) a genetic bottleneck?
Diane E. Ullman, Amal Salem, Hany Sheta, Bryce W. Falk
2:30 PMBreak
2:45 PM0708Transmission of Begomoviruses by the Whitefly Bemisia tabaci - Do Begomoviruses Replicate in their Vector?
Jane E. Polston, T. Sherwood, Rosemarie C. Rosell, A. Nava
3:05 PM0709Aphid transmission of plum pox virus in North America: back to basics
Fred Gildow
3:25 PM0710Spiroplasma citri transmission by leafhopper vectors: Mediators of a lasting relationship
Jacqueline Fletcher, Astri C. Wayadande, Ulrich Melcher
3:45 PM0711Insect vector biology enters the genomics era
Saskia A. Hogenhout
4:05 PMClosing Statements of Symposium: Alexander Purcell
4:15 PMConcluding Remarks
4:20 PMReception

The 2002 ESA Annual Meeting and Exhibition