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 122 (Convention Center, Ground Level)

Student Competition for the President's Prize, Section D and Fb2. Medical and veterinary entomology and urban entomology

Moderator(s): Charles Apperson
Gary R. Mullen
8:30 AM0451Dengue transmission and control in an age-structured human population
Sharon L. Minnick, Amy C. Morrison, Tadeusz J. Kochel, James G. Olson, Thomas W. Scott
8:42 AM0453Parity of container-inhabiting mosquitoes in a high and low prevalence site for La Crosse encephalitis in eastern Tennessee  [ Recorded presentation ]
Sabra Scheffel, Reid R. Gerhardt, Carl J. Jones, Nathan Caldwell
8:54 AM0454Public perception of and reaction to urban arthropods and their management
Rebecca W. Baldwin, Philip G. Koehler
9:06 AM0455Comparison of the short-range mosquito attractants Lurex® and octenol for collecting Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae)
Whitney Qualls
9:18 AM0456A look at quantity and quality of competing light sources versus catch efficacy of UV light traps for control of Musca domestica  [ Recorded presentation ]
Matthew Aubuchon, Philip G. Koehler
9:30 AMBreak
9:42 AM0457Effects of soluble leaf material and microbial inoculum on growth parameters of Ochlerotatus triseriatus (Say) (Diptera: Culicidae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Kirsten S. Pelz-Stelinski, Michael G. Kaufman, E. D. Walker
9:54 AM0458Fine scale genetic differentiation of Lutzomyia verrucarum (Diptera: Psychodidae) based on mitochondrial gene sequences
Lee W. Cohnstaedt, Lorenza Beati, Abraham G. Cáceres, Leonard E. Munstermann
10:06 AM0460Seasonal abundance of Culex mosquitoes in southwestern Virginia
Bryan T. Jackson, Sally L. Paulson
10:18 AM0462Applying pterin analyses to field populations of house flies
Sarah M. Butler, Bradley A. Mullens
10:30 AM0463Mites, lice, chickens, and 'old wives' tales: Intraguild interactions in an ectoparasite community
Brian L. Chen, Bradley A. Mullens
10:42 AM0464Are sick birds less defensive to mosquito attack?
Jonathan M. Darbro, André A. Dhondt, Laura C. Harrington

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