Wednesday, 17 November 2004: 1:00 PM-3:00 PM

Ballroom B (Salt Palace L-1)

Ten-Minute Papers, Section Ca. Biological Control, Cd. Behavior and Ecology

Moderator(s): Hariet L. Hinz
Gregory S. Wheeler
1:00 PM0146The interaction of a Botanophila fly species with an exotic EpichloŽ in a cultivated grass: fungivore or mutualist  [ Recorded presentation ]
Sujaya Rao, Denise Baumann
1:12 PM0147Evaluating the risks, benefits and efficacy of Dalmatian toadflax (Linaria dalmatica) biological control with the stemĖboring weevil Mecinus janthinus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)
Sharlene E. Sing, George P. Markin, David K. Weaver, Cale W. Davis, Robert K. D. Peterson
1:24 PM0148Challenges and prospects for the biological control of invasive Brassicaceae in North America  [ Recorded presentation ]
Hariet L. Hinz, Mark Schwarzlaender
1:36 PM0149Biological control of kudzu: First insects from China  [ Recorded presentation ]
Judith A. Hough-Goldstein, Matthew J. Frye
1:48 PM0150Aggregation pheromone of the Melaleuca quinquenervia biological control agent Oxyops vitiosa  [ Recorded presentation ]
Gregory S. Wheeler
2:00 PM0151Vigor and competitiveness of native and invasive hoary cress populations with regard to the evolution of increased competitive ability  [ Recorded presentation ]
Mark Schwarzlaender, Jessica L. McKenney, Michael G. Cripps, Kenneth P. Puliafico, Hariet L. Hinz
2:12 PM0152Regional distribution of biological control insects on yellow starthistle in California
Michael J. Pitcairn, Dale M. Woods, Baldomera Villegas
2:24 PM0153Positive and negative interactions with non-native insects affect yellow starthistle reproduction on Santa Cruz Island, California
John F. Barthell, Robbin W. Thorp, John M. Randall, Adrian M. Wenner, Robert T. Reidenbaugh, Kristi D. Rice
2:36 PM0154Herbivory of purple loosestrife, Lythrum salicaria, by the native bog buckmoth, Hemileuca sp
Claudio Gratton

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