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

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Saturday, December 17, 2005: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Room 124 (Convention Center, Ground Level)

Ten-Minute Papers, Section Cb. Apiculture and Social Insects, Cd. Behavior and Ecology, Cf. Quantitative Ecology

Moderator(s): Marc L. Fisher
Susan C. Jones
8:00 AM0772Identification of a major caste-regulatory gene from a termite
Michael E. Scharf, Xuguo Zhou, Faith M. Oi
8:12 AM0773Division of labor in termites: What is known
Michael Crosland, James Traniello, Rudolf H. Scheffrahn, Nan-Yao Su
8:24 AM0774Functional genomics reveals a system of collaborative cellulose digestion in the lower termite Reticulitermes flavipes
Xuguo Zhou, Joseph A. Smith, Faith M. Oi, Philip G. Koehler, Michael E. Scharf, Gary W. Bennett
8:36 AM0775Phylogenetic identification of symbiotic bacteria in the gut of the termite Reticulitermes flavipes
Marc L. Fisher, Dini M. Miller, Carlyle C. Brewster, Allan Dickerman, Claudia Husseneder
8:48 AM0776Response of termites and their gut protozoans to plant volatiles
Deborah A. Waller
9:00 AM0777Mate choice and disease avoidance in termites
Rebeca Rosengaus, Colin Brent, Danielle Bulgier
9:12 AM0778Orphaning In the eastern subterranean termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae): Replacement reproductives
Susan C. Jones, Jerri D. Dombrowski
9:24 AM0779Behavioral variation among individual tunnelers of subterranean termites
Paul Bardunias, Nan-Yao Su
9:36 AM0780Food encounter rates of simulated termite tunnels using a stochastic lattice gas model with variable food size and distribution pattern
Sang Hee Lee, Paul Bardunias, Nan-Yao Su
9:48 AM0781Movement of marked termites immediately after release in experimental arenas
Helena Puche, Nan-Yao Su
10:00 AM0782Examination of task allocation in Reticulitermes flavipes (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) by video analysis software
Jeff Whitman, Brian T. Forschler

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