Tuesday, 28 October 2003: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM

230 (Convention Center (Second Floor))

Symposium: Ecology and Management of Sesiid Pests

Organizer(s): Tracy Leskey
J. Christopher Bergh
1:00 PMWelcoming Remarks
1:05 PM0673Clearwing moth borer research: Opening the can of ²worms²
David G. Nielsen
1:25 PM0674Refinement of the pheromone-based monitoring system for dogwood borer, Synanthedon scitula
J. Christopher Bergh, Tracy Leskey, Aijun Zhang, James F. Walgenbach
1:40 PM0675Assessing the potential of entomopathogenic nematodes to control the grape root borer, Vitacea polistiformis
Roger N. Williams
1:55 PM0676Mating disruption of currant borer, Synanthedon tipuliformis, in Washington red currants
David G. James
2:10 PM0677Management options for the dogwood borer, Synanthedon scitula
David P. Kain
2:25 PM0678Raspberry crown borer management in blackberry
Donn T. Johnson, Barbara Lewis
2:40 PM0679Abundance of grape root borer in Florida grapes and attempts to develop an IPM program for suppressing populations
Oscar E. Liburd, Scott W. Weihman
2:55 PMBreak
3:10 PM0680Mating behavior of the dogwood borer, Synanthedon scitula : Rearing methods and potential control options
Tracy Leskey, J. Christopher Bergh
3:25 PM0681Crops at risk! Sesiidae species taking advantage of hybrid poplar mono-culture
John J. Brown, Neal Kittelson, Gene Hannon
3:40 PM0682Factors affecting duration of a grape root borer's life cycle
John Meyer, Patti Pritchard
3:55 PM0683Ladies in waiting: Effect on reproductive capacity in grape root borers
Patti Pritchard, John Meyer
4:10 PM0684Sesiid management in Virginia fruit: Success, failure, and something new
Douglas G. Pfeiffer
4:25 PM0685Curbs, hurdles, and chain-link fences: Overcoming obstacles in determining the sex pheromone of the raspberry crown borer, Pennisetia marginata
Jeremy J. Heath, Thomas C. Baker, Roger N. Williams, P. Larry Phelan
4:40 PM0686Pheromone-based management of conifer feeding pitch moths: Prospects and problems
B. Staffan Lindgren, Robb G. Bennett
4:55 PMConcluding Remarks

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