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 113 (Convention Center, Ground Level)

Student Competition for the President's Prize, Section Cb and Fb1. Apiculture and social insects and urban entomology

Moderator(s): Edward Vargo
M. E. Merchant
8:30 AM0343Soil displacement during tunnel excavation by the Formosan subterranean termite, Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Hou-Feng Li, Nan-Yao Su
8:42 AM0345Do fungus-gardening ants know what makes their garden grow?  [ Recorded presentation ]
Jon N. Seal
8:54 AM0346Chemical and genetic factors influencing fusion of Argentine ant colonies  [ Recorded presentation ]
Gissella M. Vasquez, Jules Silverman
9:06 AM0347Reinvasion of Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) following area-wide colony elimination
Aaron J. Mullins, Nan-Yao Su
9:18 AM0348Evaluating bees to pollinate Hedysarum boreale Nutt., a legume for rehabilitating rangeland in the US Rocky Mountains and Intermountain West
Katharine A. Swoboda, James Cane
9:30 AMBreak
9:42 AM0349Morphometric comparisons of Reticulitermes species found in forested and urban environments of Missouri  [ Recorded presentation ]
Olga P. Pinzon, Richard M. Houseman
9:54 AM0350Hygienic behavior and Varroa mite infestation in gentle Africanized honey bee colonies in Puerto Rico  [ Recorded presentation ]
Bert Rivera-Marchand, Devrim Oskay, Tugrul Giray
10:06 AM0352Proteome characterization of Reticulitermes flavipes (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
C. Jerry Bowen, Robin D. Madden, Bradford M. Kard, Jack W. Dillwith
10:18 AM0353Effects of soybean trypsin inhibitor on hypopharyngeal gland protein content, total midgut protease activity and survival of the honey bee, Apis mellifera L  [ Recorded presentation ]
Ramesh Reddy Sagili, Tanya Pankiw, Keyan Zhu-Salzman
10:30 AM0354Adaptive error or erroneous artifact: Can sensory modality explain variation in the dance error in Apis?  [ Recorded presentation ]
David A. Tanner, P. K. Visscher

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