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

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Thursday, December 15, 2005: 8:45 AM-12:00 PM

Room 305 (Convention Center, Third Floor)

Symposium: Challenges and Prospects for Feeding the Masses (of Insects) in an Insect-Starved World

Organizer(s): Jeffrey P. Shapiro,
Margaret L. Allen,
8:45 AMWelcoming Remarks
8:50 AM0032Artificial diets for arthropod natural enemies: Integrating knowledge across disciplines  [ Recorded presentation ]
Patrick De Clercq,, Simon Grenier,
9:10 AM0033Importance of nutritional and physical characteristics of diets for mass rearing screwworm and pink bollworm
Norman C. Leppla,, Muhammad F. Chaudhury,, Fred D. Stewart,
9:30 AM0034Diet development for rearing the masses for area wide control programs in SIT and biological control: From pilot project to the bug factory floor  [ Recorded presentation ]
Gregory S. Simmons,, Kenneth A. Bloem,, Ernie D. Miller,, Fred D. Stewart,
9:50 AMBreak
10:05 AM0035Diet development for predatory Pentatomidae using a nutrigenomic approach  [ Recorded presentation ]
George D. Yocum,, Thomas A. Coudron,, Sandra Brandt
10:25 AM0036Mixtures and mealybugs: Response surface methodology for development and optimization of insect diets  [ Recorded presentation ]
Terence Evens,, Stephen L. Lapointe,, Randall Niedz,
10:45 AM0037Use of life and fertility tables for evaluation of artificial diets and development of quality control procedures for mass propogation  [ Recorded presentation ]
Juan Morales-Ramos,, M. Guadalupe Rojas,
11:05 AM0038Identifying prey-derived factors and their nutritional and reproductive roles in rearing Orius insidiosus (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Steve Ferkovich,, Jeffrey P. Shapiro,
11:25 AMConcluding Remarks
11:35 AM2006 Symposium Arrangements

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