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

Room 210 (Convention Center)

Student Competition for the President's Prize, Section F2. Crop Protection Entomology

Moderator(s): Susan Jones
E. E. Grafton-Cardwell
8:30 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:35 AM0443Cereal residue and planting date-related factors affecting colonization and consumption of pea, Pisum sativum L., by the pea leaf weevil, Sitona lineatus (L.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)  [ Recorded presentation ]
Ryan P. Hanavan, Nilsa A. Bosque-Pérez, Sanford D. Eigenbrode, Dennis J. Schotzko
8:47 AM0444Evaluation of timing and frequency of releases for Neoseiulus californicus as a biological control agent for Tetranychus urticae Koch in North Florida strawberry fields
Aimee B. Fraulo, Oscar E. Liburd
8:59 AM0445Field dispersion and hot-spot formation of flower thrips, Frankliniella spp. (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), in early-season blueberry fields  [ Recorded presentation ]
Hector Alejandro Arevalo, Oscar E. Liburd
9:11 AM0446Synthetic and living mulches and a reduced-risk insecticide for the control of whiteflies and aphids in cucurbits  [ Recorded presentation ]
Teresia Nyoike, Oscar E. Liburd
9:23 AM0447Improved management of the striped cucumber beetle by using a squash trap crop and a polyculture of cucumber and tomato
Matthew Kaiser, Michael J. Brewer, Edward J. Grafius
9:35 AM0448Seasonal phenology, natural enemies, and control of the squash bug, Anasa tristis (DeGeer), on summer squash in Kentucky  [ Recorded presentation ]
Kimberly Decker, Kenneth Yeargan
9:47 AM0449Calculation of an economic injury level (EIL) for Spodoptera exigua, beet armyworm in tomato  [ Recorded presentation ]
James E. Taylor, David G. Riley
9:59 AMBreak
10:11 AM0450Effect of mulches on thrips populations, virus incidence, and onions
Linda A. Mahaffey, Whitney Cranshaw, Howard Schwartz, Mathew Camper, Scott Fichtner
10:23 AM0451Olive fruit fly (Bactrocera oleae (Gmelin)) oviposition preference and larval performance in commercially important olive varieties in California  [ Recorded presentation ]
Hannah J. Burrack, Frank G. Zalom
10:35 AM0452Effect of three formulations of a chemical repellent, verbenone, on Xylosandrus compactus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in coffee and Flueggea plants
Elsie Burbano, Mark G. Wright, Virginia Easton Smith, Nancy Gillette
10:47 AM0453Integrated pest management of the sugarcane grub, Tomarus subtropicus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae), in turfgrass  [ Recorded presentation ]
Olga Kostromytska, Eileen A. Buss
10:59 AM0454Molecular identification of Phyllophaga larvae inhabiting turfgrass using cytochrome C oxidase I sequences  [ Recorded presentation ]
Joseph P. Doskocil, Tom A. Royer, Stephen M. Marek, Greg E. Bell, Hannah E. Bruce, Nathan R. Walker
11:11 AM0455Variation in population parameters of the annual bluegrass weevil, Listronotus maculicollis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), with respect to golf course habitats  [ Recorded presentation ]
Masanori Seto, Maria D. Diaz, Daniel C. Peck

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