Monday, 15 November 2004: 8:30 AM-12:00 PM

Ballroom A (Salt Palace L-1)

Student Competition for the President's Prize, Section Ca1. Biological Control

Moderator(s): Laurence D. Charlet
Michael E Rogers
8:30 AM0054Frass analysis to determine the diet of the predator Coccinella septempunctata L. (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)
L. Nicole Davidson, Edward Evans
8:54 AM0055Effects of the key predatory ladybird, Harmonia axyridis, on larval performance of aphidophagous insects in the field  [ Recorded presentation ]
Yukie Kajita, Hironori Yasuda, Edward Evans
9:06 AM0056Competitive interactions among Harmonia axyridis and two newly introduced biological control agents of hemlock woolly adelgid, Laricobius nigrinus and Sasajiscymnus tsugae  [ Recorded presentation ]
Robbie W. Flowers, Scott M. Salom, Loke T. Kok
9:18 AM0057Influence of environmental factors on aestival diapause of Laricobius nigrinus Fender [Coleoptera: Derodontidae], a predator of the hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae (Annand) [Homoptera: Adelgidae]  [ Recorded presentation ]
Ashley B. Lamb, Scott M. Salom, Loke T. Kok
9:42 AM0058Seasonal dynamics of the multicolored Asian lady beetle (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae): Implications for its potential worldwide range
Robert Koch, Robert C. Venette, William D. Hutchison
9:54 AMBreak
10:06 AM0059Examining genetic structure and taxonomy of the invasive aphid pest, Hyalopterus pruni, in the Mediterranean and California  [ Recorded presentation ]
Jeffrey Lozier, Nicholas J. Mills, George K. Roderick
10:18 AM0060Competition between native and exotic ichneumonid parasitoids and the influence of oviposition experience
Susan E Moser, Marianne Alleyne, Robert N. Wiedenmann, Lawrence M. Hanks
10:30 AM0061Comparative analysis of the insect community structure on Lepidium draba in its indigenous range and introduced ranges
Michael G. Cripps, Jessica L. McKenney, Hariet L. Hinz, Mark Schwarzlaender
10:42 AM0062Endophagous herbivory and growth of the invasive mustard Lepidium draba in its native Eurasian range and introduced North American range
Jessica L. McKenney, Michael G. Cripps, Hariet L. Hinz, Mark Schwarzleander
10:54 AM0063Seven years after its release in Canada: Is it safe to introduce the houndstongue root weevil, Mogulones cruciger, in the United States?
Jennifer E. Andreas, Mark Schwarzlaender
11:06 AM0064Bionomics of the cold adapted strain of Longitarsus jacobaeae from Switzerland, a biological control agent of tansy ragwort (Senecio jacobaea)
Kenneth P. Puliafico, Jeffrey L. Littlefield, George P. Markin, Urs Schaffner
11:30 AM0065Do Diorhabda elongata ecotypes exhibit assortive mating?  [ Recorded presentation ]
Beth Petersen, David C. Thompson

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