Sunday, 17 November 2002: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Room 113 (Convention Center, Ground Level)

Role and Challenges of Insect Rearing in Support of Programs Against Invasive Species: Examples Ripped from the Headlines

Moderator(s): Kenneth A. Bloem
Gregory S. Simmons
8:00 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:10 AM0053Biological control of Melaleuca trees, old-world climbing fern and other invasive weeds: rearing challenges and constraints of host range testing in quarantine
Gary R. Buckingham, S. Wineriter
8:30 AM0054Host range testing of fruit fly parasitoids in Guatemala and Hawaii: different risks and perceptions of benefits
John Sivinski, R.H. Messing
8:50 AM0055Rearing exotic, invasive forest pests in quarantine for biology and behavior studies: the nun moth and Asian longhorned beetle
Melody Keena
9:10 AMBreak
9:25 AM0056Rearing invaders: development of quarantine strategies for the olive fruit fly, tortricids, and other threats
Victoria Y. Yokohama
9:45 AM0057Staying ahead of exotic, invasive pests: offshore rearing methods in support of proactive classical biological control of the pink hibiscus mealybug
Stephen L. Lapointe, Dale E. Meyerdirk, M. Serrano
10:05 AM0058Developing offshore SIT capabilities for key invasive Lepidoptera: from the Caribbean to Africa and beyond
J.E. Carpenter, K.A. Bloem, Stephanie Bloem
10:25 AMBusiness Meeting

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