The 2005 ESA Annual Meeting and Exhibition
December 15-18, 2005
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

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Friday, December 16, 2005: 7:00 AM-6:00 PM

Hall A (Convention Center, Ground Level)

Student Competition for the President's Prize Display Presentations, Section Cb. Apiculture and Social Insects

Organizer(s): Tom A. Royer
Phillip G. Mulder
D0116Estimation of death rates in Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae) colonies exposed to Varroa destructor (Mesostigmata: Varroidae), using a recurrence data approach  *

Dulce M. Bustamante, Luis Escobar, Josť D. Villa
D0118Parasitoids targeting the invasive mealybug, Antonina graminis (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), as a host, and potential impact on Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
Jillian M. Chantos, Ken R. Helms, S. Bradleigh Vinson
D0119Phosphorus - a possible mechanism for faster growth in Africanized honey bees  *

Dina L. Grayson, Jennifer H. Fewell
D0121A glimpse into the natural history of the ant, Dolichoderus mariae Forel
Kristina Laskis
D0123Foraging response to brood in selected strains of honey bees (Apis mellifera L.)
Jennifer M. Tsuruda, Kim Fondrk, Robert E. Page
D0124Modeling colony health: Mites, viruses and environmental factors
Michael Williams, Owen Thomson, Drew Bell, Diana Cox-Foster, Nancy Ostiguy

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