Sunday, December 9, 2007: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM

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

Section Symposium: Neonicotinoid Insecticides: Exposing and Navigating their Multifaceted Ramifications for Pest Management in Turf and Ornamentals

Organizer(s): Daniel C. Peck,
Albrecht Koppenhöfer,
1:30 PM Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM 0151Managing ornamental pests with neonicotinoids in Florida: Do they always work?
Catharine M. Mannion,
1:55 PM0152Time to expression and persistence of neonicotinoids in ornamental plants
Casey Sclar,
2:15 PM0153Efficacy of imidacloprid for controlling insect pests of trees: Knowledge and knowledge gaps
Daniel A. Herms,
2:35 PM0154Imidacloprid and the situation on Long Island
Daniel Gilrein,
2:55 PM 0155Plant-health augmentation and stress-mediating effects associated with Merit® (imidacloprid)
Nate Royalty,
3:15 PM Break
3:30 PM0156Synergistic interactions of neonicotinoids with biological control agents
Albrecht Koppenhöfer,
3:50 PM0157Effect of neonicotinoid-based insecticides on beneficial arthropods of ornamentals
Raymond A. Cloyd,
4:10 PM 0158Magnitude and relevance of imidacloprid impacts on the abundance, diversity and function of non-target soil arthropods
Daniel C. Peck,
4:30 PM 0159Lethal and sublethal effects of imidacloprid on earthworms, natural enemies, and pollinators in turfgrass
Daniel A. Potter,
4:50 PM0160Do prophylactic insecticide treatments and low species diversity conspire to create mite outbreaks in the urban forest?
Michael Raupp,, Ada Szczepaniec, Scott Creary, Kate Laskwoski
5:10 PM Discussion

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