Tuesday, December 11, 2007: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

San Diego, Atlas Ballroom, First Floor (Town & Country)

Section Symposium: New Developments in Bed Bug (Cimex sp.) Research and Control

Organizer(s): Dini Miller, dinim@vt.edu
Stephen Kells, kells002@umn.edu
8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM 0764Habitat manipulation and the human bed bug (Cimex lectularius): Survival characteristics and response
Stephen Kells, kells002@umn.edu, Joelle Olson, Joelle.Olsen@ecolab.com
8:25 AM 0765How bed bugs survive long xeric periods between blood meals
Joshua B. Benoit, benoit.8@osu.edu, Jay A. Yoder, jyoder@wittenberg.edu, David L. Denlinger
8:45 AM0766Host foraging cues and communication signals in the bed bug, Cimex lectularius
Eric Siljander, eds@sfu.ca, Stephen Takacs, takacs@sfu.ca, Gries Gerhard, gries@sfu.ca
9:05 AM0767Bed bugs on top Down Under: Experiences from Australia
Stephen Dogget, stephend@icpmr.wsahs.nsw.gov.au
9:25 AM Break
9:40 AM 0768Searching for vulnerabilities: Biology and behavior of bed bugs
Kenneth Haynes, khaynes@uky.edu, Rebekah Hassell, rgrowe2@uky.edu, Alvaro Romero, alvromero@uky.edu, Michael Potter, mpotter@uky.edu
10:00 AM 0769Bed bug research, management and mayhem
Michael Potter, mpotter@uky.edu, Alvaro Romero, alvromero@uky.edu, Kenneth F. Haynes, khaynes@uky.edu
10:20 AM 0770Advances in non-chemical approaches for control of the bed bug (Cimex lectularius)
Richard Cooper, richard.cooper@cooperpest.com
10:40 AM0771Respirometry studies of laboratory and field collected bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) exposed to pyrethroids
Dini M. Miller, dinim@vt.edu, Donald Mullins, mullinsd@vt.edu
11:00 AM 0772Toxicity of insecticides: Dose, time, place and evolutionary history
Alvaro Romero, alvromero@uky.edu, Michael Potter, mpotter@uky.edu, Kenneth F. Haynes, khaynes@uky.edu
11:20 AM Concluding Remarks

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