Sunday, 26 October 2003: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

204/210 (Convention Center (Second Floor))

Symposium: Acarology Society Symposium--Current Advances in Acarology

Organizer(s): Angela M. James
H. Joel Hutcheson
8:00 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:03 AM0016Multivariate species discrimination in the mite genus Chaetodactylus (Acari: Chaetodactylidae) associated with bees of the genus Lithurgus (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) in North America
Pavel B. Klimov, Barry M. OConnor
8:15 AM0017Development of new nuclear protein-encoding genes for tick molecular phylogenetic analysis
Quentin Fang, Guang Xu, James Keirans, Lance Durden
8:27 AM0018Taxonomy in the digital age: The future of Acarology
F. Michael McAloon
8:39 AM0019Site specificity of Macronyssid mites on two species of vespertilionid bats in Indiana
Christopher M. Ritzi
8:51 AMPaper Withdrawn
9:03 AM0021Using herbivore-induced volatiles to enhance biological control of spider mites
David G. James
9:15 AM0022Mite complex in apple orchards under different management practices
Chuleui Jung, Si-Yong Kim, Sanghyun Koh, Soon-Won Lee, Joon-Ho Lee
9:27 AM0023Study of some plant essences as natural control of Varroa mite
Ardeshir Ariana, Ebadi Rahim, Tahmasebi Gholamhosein
9:39 AM0024Mate guarding in the Histiostomatidae (Acari: Astigmata)
Norm J. Fashing
9:51 AMBreak
10:06 AM0025First results of phylogenetic study of the family Sejidae (Acari: Mesostigmata) based on morphological and molecular data
Mariam Lekveishvili, Hans Klompen
10:18 AM0026Does infection make ticks hungrier? Effect of Anaplasma phagocytophilum infection on the questing behavior of Ixodes scapularis
Danielle E. Ross, Michael L. Levin
10:30 AM0027Avian tick paralysis in the southeastern United States
Gary R. Mullen, Renee R. Anderson
10:42 AM0028Impact on tick abundance and parasitism in Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) by Ixodiphagus hookeri (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) with the reduction of white-tailed deer
Kirby C. Stafford III
10:54 AM0029Biological and molecular characterization of the Rickettsiae present in Ixodes spp. ticks
Jennilee Robinson, O. Y. Mediannikov, N. K. Tokarevich, M. E. Eremeeva, Michael L. Levin, G. A. Dasch
11:06 AM00308-Br-cGMP is involved in fluid uptake isolated salivary glands of partially fed female Dermacentor variabilis
Robert A. Blaudow, Lewis B. Coons
11:18 AM0031DNA vaccination of Balb/c mice using the tick salivary gland gene for calreticulin
Mohamed E. Selim, Glen Needham
11:30 AM0032Partial characterization of an immunoglobulin binding receptors in Dermacentor variabilis salivary glands
Richard P. Cotton, Lewis B. Coons
11:42 AM0033The arrestment pheromone of Ixodes scapularis: Chemistry and use in tick control
Daniel E Sonenshine, John R McLaughlin, Trevor Adams, Sandra A. Allan, Francis X. Webster
11:54 AMConcluding Remarks

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