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

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Friday, December 16, 2005: 8:30 AM-12:00 PM

Room 220 (Convention Center, Second Floor)

Student Competition for the President's Prize, Section Ca2 and Ce2. Biological control and insect pathology, microbial control

Moderator(s): JP. Michaud
nicole Gamble
8:30 AM0327The use of fungal pathogens to control the glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca coagulata (Homoptera: Cicadellidae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Kirphton Fray, Lambert H. B. Kanga, Walker Jones, Richard Humber, David W. Boyd
8:42 AM0314Role of symbiotic bacteria (Xenorhabdus sp.) in the infection process of Steinernema riobrave
Jayne M. Christen, James F. Campbell, Ludek Zurek, Sonny B. Ramaswamy
8:54 AM0315Development of a novel delivery system for entomopathogenic nematodes  [ Recorded presentation ]
Yadwinder S. Deol, Parwinder Grewal
9:06 AM0316Harmonia axyridis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) choice between extrafloral nectar from different Prunus persica (L. Batsch) (Rosales: Rosaceae) cultivars in laboratory trials
Emily J. Messenger, Clarissa R. Mathews, Mark W. Brown
9:18 AM0317Non-target impacts of systemic doses of imidacloprid on Laricobius nigrinus (Coleoptera: Derodontidae) and Sasajiscymnus tsugae (Coleoptera: Coccinelidae), two biological control agents of hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae (Homoptera: Adelgidae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Brian M. Eisenback, Scott M. Salom, Loke T. Kok
9:30 AM0318The natural occurrence of Psyllobora vigintimaculata taedata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), a mycophagous ladybird beetle in the urban landscape of California  [ Recorded presentation ]
Andrew M. Sutherland
9:42 AM0319Entomopathogenic nematode efficacy against Colorado potato beetle under organic and conventional fertility
Ricardo Ramirez, William E. Snyder, Ekaterina Riga
9:54 AM0320Assessing the establishment of two Galerucella spp. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) introduced to control purple loosestrife, Lythrum salicaria, in Minnesota  [ Recorded presentation ]
Michele Yoder, David W. Ragsdale, Luke Skinner
10:06 AMBreak
10:18 AM0322Variability in population dynamics between mixed populations of fukang and crete saltcedar leaf beetle ecotypes  [ Recorded presentation ]
Beth Petersen, David C. Thompson
10:30 AM0326Somewhere under the windrow: Harvest effects on ladybeetles in alfalfa
Alexander P. Cunningham, Stephen D. Danielson, James R. Brandle

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