Tuesday, December 11, 2007: 8:00 PM-10:10 PM

Pacific Salon Two, Golden Pacific Ballroom, First Floor (Town & Country)

Symposium: Biocontrol: Economic, Social and Ethical Factors Shaping its Success

Organizer(s): Jean-Louis Schwartz, jean-louis.schwartz@umontreal.ca
8:00 PM1110Introductory note: A national survey on the public perception of biocontrol
Jean-Louis Schwartz, jean-louis.schwartz@umontreal.ca
8:10 PM 1111Preliminary estimates of benefits and costs of biocontrol research in Canada
Richard S. Gray, richard.gray@usask.ca
8:35 PM 1112Commercialization of biocontrol products: Barriers and opportunities
Murray E. Fulton, murray.fulton@usask.ca
9:00 PM Break
9:15 PMWithin-field and Landscape Scale Influences on Biocontrol Services in Soybean
Mary M. Gardiner, gardin18@msu.edu
9:35 PM 1113Strategies to link economics to policy in the public interest
Keith D. Warner, kwarner@scu.edu
10:00 PM 1114Socio-economic considerations in the public support of  biological control programs
Timothy Paine, timothy.paine@ucr.edu, Karen Jetter, jetter@primal.ucdavis.edu
10:25 PM Concluding Remarks

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