Tuesday, 16 November 2004: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

150 A-C (Salt Palace L-1)

Section E Symposium: Escalating Quarantine Pest Problems Resulting from Expansion of International Trade

Organizer(s): Kenneth R. Lakin, kenneth.r.lakin@aphis.usda.gov
Michael K. Hennessey, mike.k.hennessey@aphis.usda.gov
8:00 AM0102Late Submission  [ Recorded presentation ]
8:25 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:35 AM0103Increased international trade and the detection of foreign pests in the United States: Is this a cost of doing business?  [ Recorded presentation ]
W. A. Dickerson, Bill.Dickerson@ncmail.net
9:00 AM0104Internet surveillance: Addressing regulatory holes in the net over the World Wide Web  [ Recorded presentation ]
Jim W. Smith, james.w.smith@aphis.usda.gov
9:25 AM0105Eradication programs in Florida ornamental and citrus industries  [ Recorded presentation ]
Greg Hodges, hodgesg@doacs.state.fl.us
9:50 AM0106Generic and high-dose irradiation treatments to control quarantine pests and expand trade  [ Recorded presentation ]
Peter Follett, pfollett@pbarc.ars.usda.gov
10:15 AMBreak
10:30 AMReconvening Remarks
10:40 AM0107Analyzing the risk associated with rising agricultural imports: A perspective from the specialty crop community  [ Recorded presentation ]
Michael J. Willett, willett@nwhort.org
11:05 AM0108Pathways for introductions of exotic pests: A Florida perspective  [ Recorded presentation ]
Susan Halbert, halbers@doacs.state.fl.us
11:30 AM0109The increasing rate of exotic scolytid introductions into North America  [ Recorded presentation ]
Robert Rabaglia, rabaglr@mda.state.md.us
11:55 AMConcluding Remarks
12:00 PMPanel Discussion

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