Monday, December 10, 2007: 7:00 AM-6:00 PM

Grand Exhibit Hall, First Floor (Town & Country)

Cb. Apiculture and Social Insects

 D0181Ozone as a fumigant to control bee hive pests and pathogens
Rosalind James
 D0182Mating flights of Africanized honeybees (Apis mellifera) in Puerto Rico
Alberto Galindo-Cardona, Tugrul Giray
 D0183Endocrine correlates of interspecific differences in ovary development for selected strains of the honey bee, Apis mellifera
Colin Brent, Robert Page
 D0184Gene expression related to the insulin signaling pathway and foraging behavior of honey bees (Apis mellifera)
Ying Wang, Gro Amdam, M. Kim Fondrk, Robert Page
 D0185Physiological and molecular mechanisms of post-mating changes in the honey bee queen
Elina L. Niño, David R. Tarpy, Christina Grozinger
 D0186Host volatiles mediate cell invasion of honey bee brood cells by Varroa destructor
Mark J. Carroll, Steve Willms, Peter E. A. Teal
 D0187Grooming behavior of Russian honey bees against Varroa destructor
Lilia I. De Guzman, Amanda M. Frake
 D0188Components of hygienic behavior by honey bees against Varroa destructor and their association with growth of mite populations
José D. Villa, Robert G. Danka, Jeffrey W. Harris
 D0189Determination of mating frequencies by queens in commercial populations of the honey bee, Apis mellifera
Nicholas Calderone, James Strange
 D0190A receptor for the honey bee (Apis mellifera) queen pheromone 9-ODA
Hugh M. Robertson, Kevin W. Wanner
D0191To bee or not to be? In alfalfa produced for seed, there is no question: Pollinators must be protected
Douglas Walsh, Timothy Waters, Sally O'Neal Coates, Holly Ferguson
 D0192Use of Bombus museum specimens for conservation genetic studies: The effect of fragment size and age of specimen on PCR amplification success
James Strange, Joyce Knoblett
D0193Climatic effects on survival and spring emergence of Osmia lignaria (Say) in central Virginia
Mark Kraemer, Francoise Djibode Favi
 D0194Putative native source of the invasive fire ant Solenopsis invicta in the U.S.A
DeWayne Shoemaker, Eric Caldera, Chris DeHeer, Ken Ross
 D0195Host specificity of the fire ant (Solenopsis invicta) microsporidian pathogen Vairimorpha invictae
David Oi, Steven Valles, Juan A. Briano
 D0196Accomplishments and results of the Area-wide Suppression of Imported Fire Ants Project
Matt Aubuchon
 D0197Does an invasive mealybug, Antonina graminis, facilitate the abundance of the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta?
Ken Helms, Jillian Chantos, S. Bradleigh Vinson
 D0198Interactions between homopterans and the invasive ant, Myrmica rubra, in Maine
Katie McPhee, Eleanor Groden, Frank Drummond
 D0199Collective decision-making in nest relocation in Argentine ants and odorous house ants
Daniel R. Scholes, Andrew V. Suarez
 D0200The influence of sex-specific behaviors on individual growth and mortality of a social caterpillar, Eucheira socialis
Nesve Yayalar, Melissa Garza, Dessie Underwood

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