Monday, December 11, 2006: 7:00 AM-6:00 PM

Exhibit Hall D (Convention Center)

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

D0041Single-species vs. multiple-species natural enemy field release for alfalfa snout beetle, Otiorhynchus ligustici L. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), biological control using entomopathogenic nematodes
Gabor Neumann, Elson J. Shields
D0042Suppression of plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), populations by entomopathogenic nematodes in Northern Utah
Hong-Geun Kim, Diane G. Alston
D0043Soft scale insect (Homoptera: Coccidae) immune defense to their encyrtid parasitoids revisited: A physiological and behavioral study
Apostolos Kapranas, Robert Luck
D0044Self-, conspecific and interspecific host discrimination of a scelionid egg parasitoid of stink bugs
Ali M. A. Mahmoud, Un Taek Lim
D0045Suitability of different lepidopteran hosts for development of Bracon hebetor (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a larval ecto-parasitoid of stored-product moths
Mukti N. Ghimire, Thomas W. Phillips
D0046Optimizing egg releases of Sasajiscymnus tsugae for biological control of the hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae, in the southern Appalachians
Isaac Deal, Jerome Grant, Daniel Palmer, Rusty Rhea, P. L. Lambdin
D0047Predators associated with hemlock woolly adelgid (Hemiptera: Adelgidae) infested western hemlock in the Pacific Northwest
Glenn R. Kohler, Vernon L. Stiefel, Kimberly F. Wallin, Darrell W. Ross
D0048Established predators of Fiorinia externa Ferris (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) on eastern hemlock, Tsuga canadensis (L.) Carriere, in urban and forest sites
C. A. Lynch, P. L. Lambdin, J. F. Grant, Rusty Rhea, R. Reardon
D0049Effects of different cucumber plant architectures on the foraging efficiency of the predatory mite Phytoseiulus persimilis (Acari: Phytoseiidae)
Lessando Moreira Gontijo, James Nechols, David C. Margolies

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