Monday, 18 November 2002: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Floridian Ballroom A (Convention Center, Third Floor)

Using Risk Assessment To Integrate Systematics, Ecology And Management Of Invasive Species

Moderator(s): Susan J. Weller
Robert C. Venette
David Ragsdale
8:00 AMWelcoming Remarks: Rob Venette
8:10 AM0261Pest risk analysis in a regulatory framework
Ron A. Sequeira, L. Millar, T. Kalaris, E. Podleckis, D. Fieselmann, A. Lamay, Glenn Fowler
8:30 AM0262ESA's exotic pest list: Current status
Susan E. Halbert
8:50 AM0263Are Copitarsia Spp (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) a mere nuisance to USDA or a serious threat to US agriculture? Answers through pest risk assessment
Robert C. Venette, Juli Gould
9:10 AM0264Risks in ecology and evolution: Will population genetics provide the answers?
George K. Roderick, Andrew V. Suarez, Priscila dos Santos, Yolanda Chen, Jeomhee Mun, Neil Davies, Andrew J. Bohonak
9:30 AMBreak
9:50 AM0265Molecular systematics, cryptic species, and host races in polyphagous Liriomyza leafminers (Diptera: Agromyzidae)
Sonja J. Scheffer
10:10 AM0266Insights into the systematics of a pest genus, Copitarisa (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae): morphology, molecules, and taxonomy
Rebecca B. Simmons, Sonja J. Scheffer, Michael Pogue
10:30 AM0267Eradication for dealing with exotics: Is it feasible? What are the alternatives?
Judith Myers
10:50 AM0268Disease implications in multiple cropping systems with the introduction of the Soybean Aphid, Aphis glycines
Craig Grau
11:10 AMConcluding Remarks: Susan Weller

The 2002 ESA Annual Meeting and Exhibition