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 221 (Convention Center, Second Floor)

Student Competition for the President's Prize, Section Ca3 and Ce3. Biological control and insect pathology and microbial control

Moderator(s): Matthew H. Greenstone
Laurence D. Charlet
8:30 AM0329Reticulitermes flavipes and Metarhizium anisopliae: Relationship between the subterranean termite and the entomopathogenic fungus inside the nest  [ Recorded presentation ]
Thomas P. Chouvenc, Nan-Yao Su
8:42 AM0330Hemocyte variations in gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar with regards to baculovirus resistance  [ Recorded presentation ]
James McNeil, Diana Cox-Foster, Mike Grove, Kelli Hoover
8:54 AM0333Density-dependent resistance of the gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar to its nucleopolyhedrosis virus  [ Recorded presentation ]
James R. Reilly, Ann E. Hajek
9:06 AM0334Life history characteristics of nymphal and adult Orius insidiosus (Say) fed soybean aphids, Aphis glycines Matsumura, and soybean thrips, Neohydatothrips variabilis (Beach)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Casey D. Butler, Robert J. O'Neil
9:18 AMBreak
9:30 AM0336Relative impacts of natural enemy taxa on soybean aphid population regulation  [ Recorded presentation ]
Alejandro C. Costamagna, Douglas A. Landis
9:42 AM0337Parasitism of subterranean termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae; Termitidae) by entomopathogenic nematodes (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae; Heterorhabditidae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Hao Yu, Dawn H. Gouge, Paul B. Baker
9:54 AM0338Can the addition of a living mulch to soybeans improve biological control of soybean aphids?  [ Recorded presentation ]
Nicholas Schmidt, Matt E. O'Neal, Jeremy Singer, Keith Kohler
10:06 AM0339Host plant effects on obliquebanded leafroller larval fitness  [ Recorded presentation ]
Mark Sarvary, W. Harvey Reissig, Jan P. Nyrop
10:18 AM0340Beneficial and pest insect populations in conventional and organic cotton, and organic cotton with habitat  [ Recorded presentation ]
Lisa D. Jackson, David Orr, H. Michael Linker
10:30 AM0341Potential of Podisus maculiventris (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) for biological control of viburnum leaf beetle, Pyrrhalta viburni (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Gaylord Desurmont, Paul A. Weston

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