Wednesday, December 13, 2006: 1:30 PM-3:30 PM

Room 211 (Convention Center)

Ten-Minute Papers, Section Cb. Apiculture and Social Insects

Moderator(s): Walter R. Tschinkel
Shigeru Matsuyama
1:30 PMIntroductory Remarks
1:35 PM1125Seasonal variation in feeding preferences of the pavement ant, Tetramorium tsushimae Emery, in St. Louis, Missouri  [ Recorded presentation ]
Steven R. Sims
1:47 PM1126Nest density correlates with queen size and queen founding behavior in the queen-polymorphic ant Temnothorax longispinosus  [ Recorded presentation ]
Kenneth J Howard, Robert L Jeanne
1:59 PM1127Resource availability and the recruitment patterns in the acrobat ant, Crematogaster sp.  [ Recorded presentation ]
Vedham Karpakakunjaram, Russell E. Wright
2:11 PM1128The life cycle of fire ant (Solenopsis invicta) territories  [ Recorded presentation ]
Walter R. Tschinkel
2:23 PMbreak due to paper cancellation
2:35 PM1130Species-specificity of the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta, alarm pheromone  [ Recorded presentation ]
Robert K. Vander Meer, Catherine A. Preston
2:47 PM1131Biosynthesis of mandibular gland components in social insects
Shigeru Matsuyama, Hiromi Sasagawa

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