Monday, December 11, 2006: 8:30 AM-12:00 PM

Room 108 (Convention Center)

Student Competition for the President's Prize, Section Ca2. Biological Control

Moderator(s): J. P. Michaud
Denise L. Olson
8:30 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:35 AM0291Characteristics of Pseudacteon tricuspis Borgmeier (Diptera: Phoridae) population spread in Louisiana  [ Recorded presentation ]
Donald C. Henne, Seth J. Johnson
8:47 AM0292Does the gypsy moth virus Gypchek and its carrier adversely affect the endangered Karner blue butterfly and pollinators of the endangered eastern prairie fringed orchid?  [ Recorded presentation ]
Melissa L. Yanek, Kenneth F. Raffa
8:59 AM0293Exotic parasitoids as mortality factors of the Hawaiian endemic moth Udea stellata (Crambidae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Leyla V. Kaufman, Mark G. Wright
9:11 AM0294Sharpshooters caught in biological crossfire: Non-target impacts of the glassy-winged sharpshooter egg-parasitoids in Southern California  [ Recorded presentation ]
Elizabeth A. Boyd, Mark S. Hoddle
9:23 AM0295Mass rearing of Bracon cephi (Gahan) and B. lissogaster Muesebeck, parasitoids of the wheat stem sawfly Cephus cinctus Norton, in field cages  [ Recorded presentation ]
Godshen R. Pallipparambil, David K. Weaver, Wendell L. Morrill, Robert K. D. Peterson, Perry R. Miller
9:35 AM0296Can a specific parasitoid influence race structure of European corn borer?  [ Recorded presentation ]
Faruque-uz Zaman, Edwin G. Rajotte, Dennis D. Calvin, Liwang Cui, Douglas V. Sumerford
9:47 AM0297Biological control of European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis in bell peppers through Trichogramma ostriniae releases and habitat modification  [ Recorded presentation ]
Kathleen Russell, Ric Bessin, Brent Rowell
9:59 AMBreak
10:11 AM0298Olfactory responses of the egg parasitoid Gonatocerus ashmeadi Girault (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Rodrigo Krugner, Marshall W. Johnson, Kent M. Daane, Joseph G. Morse
10:23 AM0299Survey of stink bug (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) egg parasitoids in wheat, soybean and vegetable crops in Southeast Virginia  [ Recorded presentation ]
Amanda L. Koppel, Ames Herbert, Thomas P. Kuhar
10:35 AM0300Development of Pteromalus cerealellae (Ashmead) (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae): Effects of Freezing of Host Larvae on Parasitoid’s Fitness  [ Recorded presentation ]
Ebenezer O. Onagbola, Henry Y. Fadamiro
10:47 AM0301The impact of natural enemies on the density and within-plant distribution of soybean aphid (Aphis glycines Matsumura) at the western edge of its range  [ Recorded presentation ]
Tierney R. Brosius, Thomas E. Hunt, Leon G. Higley
10:59 AM0302Aphid preference bioassay of multi-colored Asian lady beetle, Harmonia axyridis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Joe R. Williamson
11:11 AM0303A comparison of diets in spring alfalfa fields of coccinellids (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
L. Nicole Davidson, Edward Evans
11:23 AM0304Can increased predator foraging efficiency contribute to a more effective biological control program for two-spotted spider mites in greenhouses?  [ Recorded presentation ]
Punya Nachappa, David C. Margolies, James Nechols
11:35 AM0305Long-term temporal dynamics of three aphid species and a shared predator  [ Recorded presentation ]
Timothy W. Leslie, Wopke Van der Werf, Felix J. J. A. Bianchi, Alois Honek

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