Tuesday, December 11, 2007: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM

Windsor, Regency Ballroom, First Floor (Town & Country)

Section Symposium: Invasive Pests: A Growing Problem in a Shrinking Agricultural Landscape

Organizer(s): E. E. Grafton-Cardwell, bethgc@uckac.edu
Kris E. Godfrey, kgodfrey@cdfa.ca.gov
1:30 PM Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM0954Diabrotica spp. in California and the West: A developing problem in field crops
Larry D. Godfrey, ldgodfrey@ucdavis.edu
1:55 PM0955A completely alien system: Soybean aphid in North America
Robert J. O'Neil, roneil@purdue.edu
2:15 PM0956Asian citrus psyllid and citrus greening disease: Pathosystem management and impact on U.S. citrus production
Michael E. Rogers, mrogers@crec.ifas.ufl.edu
2:35 PM0957Eradication efforts against Diaprepes root weevil in San Diego County
David Kellum, David.Kellum@sdcounty.ca.gov
2:55 PM0958Economics of Diaprepes eradication
Karen Jetter, jetter@primal.ucdavis.edu
3:15 PM Break
3:30 PM0959Vine mealybug: A threat to grape production in the U.S
Kent M. Daane, daane@uckac.edu
3:50 PM0960Erythrina gall wasp invasions, impacts, origins and control
Mark G. Wright, markwrig@hawaii.edu, Daniel Z Rubinoff, rubinoff@hawaii.edu, Russell Messing, messing@hawaii.edu
4:10 PM 0961New invasive pests to Florida and Puerto Rico: Preliminary research and impact assessment
Jorge E. Peņa, jepena@ufl.edu, Albert Mayfield, mayfiea@doacs.state.fl.us, Amy L. Roda, amy.l.roda@aphis.usda.gov, Jose Carlos V. Rodriguez
4:30 PM0962Economic and environmental consequences of invasive species introductions into the US: A regulatory perspective
Alan K. Dowdy, Alan.K.Dowdy@aphis.usda.gov
4:50 PM Concluding Remarks

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