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

Ballroom B (Salt Palace L-1)

Student Competition for the President's Prize, Section Ca2. Biological Control

Moderator(s): Mary Purcell-Miramontes
George E. Heimpel
8:30 AM0066Importance of larval Coleomegilla maculata in the natural control of the corn earworm in Kentucky sweet corn  [ Recorded presentation ]
Michael P. Seagraves, Kenneth V. Yeargan
8:42 AM0067Influence of alternative prey on biocontrol of Lygus by generalist predator guilds  [ Recorded presentation ]
Ann Elizabeth Jorgensen, William E Snyder
8:54 AM0068Body weights and egg load of the generalist predator, Podisus maculiventris (Heteroptera)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Jeffory Head, Jesusa C. Legaspi
9:06 AM0069Investigation of predators of the twolined spittlebug, Prosapia bicincta (Say) (Homoptera: Cercopidae), an economic pest on turfgrass and ornamentals  [ Recorded presentation ]
Punya Balachanda Nachappa, S. Kristine Braman, Paul Guillebeau
9:18 AM0070Natural enemy biodiversity and the strength of pest suppression  [ Recorded presentation ]
Cory S. Straub, William E. Snyder
9:30 AM0071Population growth of Aphis glycines Matsumura under varying levels of predator exclusion  [ Recorded presentation ]
Lisa N. Meihls, Thomas L. Clark, Wayne Bailey
9:42 AM0072Natural enemies affect field distribution and population growth of the soybean aphid Aphis glycines Matsumura (Homoptera: Aphididae) in Michigan  [ Recorded presentation ]
Alejandro C. Costamagna, Douglas A. Landis
9:54 AMBreak
10:06 AM0073Low temperature functional response of Lysiphlebus testaceipes  [ Recorded presentation ]
Douglas B. Jones, Kristopher L. Giles
10:18 AM0074Gender differences in the dispersal of a specialist parasitoid
Cynthia L. Hsu, George E. Heimpel, David A. Andow, Robert Venette
10:30 AM0075Chemical cues mediating host recognition by two Metaphycus sp. parasitoids of brown soft scale  [ Recorded presentation ]
Apostolos Kapranas
10:42 AM0076Diurnal patterns of ovipositional activity in two Pseudacteon parasitoids  [ Recorded presentation ]
Vicky E. Bertagnolli, L. C. "Fudd" Graham
10:54 AM0077Effects of sugar feeding, mating, and host availability on the longevity and reproductive performance of Pteromalus cerealellae (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae)
Ebenezer O. Onagbola, Henry Y. Fadamiro
11:06 AM0078The parasitoid community associated with the endemic moth Udea stellata (Crambidae) in Hawaii  [ Recorded presentation ]
Leyla Valdivia-Buitriago, Mark G. Wright
11:30 AM0079Aesthetic pests of urban birch: Biological control of birch leafminer in Anchorage, Alaska  [ Recorded presentation ]
Chris J K MacQuarrie, David Langor, Edward H. Holsten, John Spence, Scott Digweed, Daryl Williams

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