Tuesday, 19 November 2002: 1:00 PM-5:15 PM

Room 114 (Convention Center, Ground Level)

The Ecological Basis of Conservation Biological Control of Insect Pests

Moderator(s): Steve D. Wratten
Paula M. Shrewsbury
1:00 PMIntroductory Remarks: Steve Wratten
1:20 PM0769Laying some foundations for conservation biological control theory
Geoff M. Gurr, S.D. Wratten
1:40 PM0770Ecology of sugar feeding by parasitoids in the field
George Heimpel
2:00 PM0771Selecting food sources to enhance biocontrol in brassicas
Felix L. Wäckers
2:20 PM0772Impact of flowering plants on the herbivore and natural enemy population dynamics in ornamental systems
Paula M. Shrewsbury, Joseph M. Patt
2:40 PM0773Applying theory to practice in conservation biological control: Lessons from a model system using broccoli, cabbage aphids, and predacious hoverflies
J. M. Luna, Paul Jepson, M. D. Ambrosino, M. R. Colley, S.D. Wratten, Nic Irvin
3:00 PM0774The influence of ground covers on beneficial arthropods and vine vigor and in California vineyards
K. M. Daane, Michael J. Costello
3:20 PMBreak
3:35 PM0775Mechanisms and recent results from conservation biological control in cereals and vineyards
S.D. Wratten, J. Tylianakis, L. A. Berndt
3:55 PM0776Conservation biological control at the landscape scale
Douglas A. Landis
4:15 PM0777Herbivore/natural enemy assemblages and conservation biological control
Pedro Barbosa
4:35 PM0778Testing the potential for conservation biological control in ornamental landscapes: Manipulation of natural enemies with flowering forbs
Lawrence M. Hanks, Cliff S. Sadof
4:55 PM0779The role of flowers in the conservation management of anthophilous biocontrol arthropods in vegetable cropping systems
Joseph M. Patt

The 2002 ESA Annual Meeting and Exhibition