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

201/213 (Convention Center (Second Floor))

Symposium: The Discipline of Insect Rearing and Contributions to Esthetics, Education and Pest Management

Organizer(s): Gregory S. Simmons
Patrick De Clercq
8:00 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:10 AM0055It's all happening at the zoo: Rearing insects for public educational display
Randy C. Morgan
8:30 AM0056Rearing biological controls for use in the greenhouse IPM program at “The Land” at Epcot
Frederick L. Petitt
8:50 AM0057Emerging trends in diets for insect mass-rearing
Allen C. Cohen
9:10 AM0058Making bug factories more efficient: The use of food industry technology for mass-rearing insects to support sterile insect release programs
Ernie D. Miller, Gregory S. Simmons
9:25 AMBreak
9:40 AM0059Challenges for commercial mass-rearing and quality control of natural enemies for greenhouse biological control
Karel Bolckmans
10:00 AM0060Development of quality control testing of mass-reared insects after short or long-term cold storage
Roger Leopold
10:20 AM0061Mass-rearing and quality assurance of beneficial insects and beneficial mites for pest management, a perspective from the North American Industry
Carol Glenister
10:40 AM0062The IOBC-AMRQC Working Group, an advocate for quality control of arthropods reared for integrated pest management
Patrick De Clercq, Simon Grenier, Norman C. Leppla
11:00 AM0063Evolution of the use of Trichogramma for pest control of maize in France
Firouz Kabiri, Jacques Frandon
11:20 AMBusiness Meeting

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