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

Room 116 (Convention Center)

Student Competition for the President's Prize, Section Cb and Cc. Apiculture, Social Insects, and Insect Vectors in Relation to Plant Disease

Moderator(s): David W. Ragsdale
Elaine Backus
8:30 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:35 AM0306Social aggression, reproductive dominance and mushroom body organization in the paper wasp Polistes instabilis  [ Recorded presentation ]
Yamile Molina, Sean O'Donnell
8:47 AM0308When the invaders meet the native termites
Lavanya Polana, Xing Ping Hu, Dunlun Song
8:59 AM0309Analysis of the breeding systems of two populations of the subterranean termite, Reticulitermes flavipes, in the southern United States  [ Recorded presentation ]
Bernardo Niño, Edward L. Vargo
9:11 AM0310Reproductive competency of male and female neotenics of Reticulitermes flavipes (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Ye Ye, Susan C. Jones
9:23 AM0311Isolation and identification of volatile organic compounds that arrest the green peach aphid Myzus persicae to potato leafroll virus-infected plants  [ Recorded presentation ]
Esther Ngumbi, Hongjian Ding, Analiz Rodriguez, Sanford D. Eigenbrode, Nilsa A. Bosque-Pérez, Thomas Mowry
9:35 AMBreak
9:47 AM0312Influence of virus inoculum host in the transmission of PVYO and PVYNTN by Myzus persicae (Sulzer), Macrosiphum euphorbiae (Thomas) and Rhopalosiphum padi (Linnaeus)
Felix Cervantes, Juan M. Alvarez
9:59 AM0313Transmission of Banana bunchy top virus to banana by Pentalonia nigronervosa (Hemiptera: Aphididae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Mandy Anhalt, Rodrigo Almeida
10:11 AM0314Correlations of electrical penetration graph (EPG) waveforms with beet leafhopper (Hemiptera, Cicadellidae) feeding behaviors  [ Recorded presentation ]
Candice A. Stafford, Gregory P. Walker
10:23 AM0315Characterization of tomato / potato psyllid (Bactericerca cockerelli) biotypes in the United States and Mexico and their migration patterns  [ Recorded presentation ]
Brian C. Jackson, Blake Bextine
10:35 AM0316Managing bean leaf beetles and bean pod mottle virus in soybean with a seed-treated neonicotinoid and a foliar pyrethroid  [ Recorded presentation ]
Jeffrey Bradshaw

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