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

Sunrise, Meeting House, First Floor (Town & Country)

Section Symposium: From the Small to the Grand Scale: Innovations in Studies on Insect Dispersal

Organizer(s): Jacquelyn L. Blackmer, Jacquelyn.Blackmer@ars.usda.gov
James R. Hagler, james.hagler@ars.usda.gov
8:00 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:05 AM 0748Long-distance orientation to odor sources: What can we learn from flight track analysis in wind tunnels?
Ring T. Cardé, ring.carde@ucr.edu
8:35 AM 0749Mechanisms controlling insect dispersal: From flight tunnel studies to complex landscapes
Jacquelyn L. Blackmer, jblackmer@wcrl.ars.usda.gov
9:05 AM 0750Developing marking techniques for studying small and large-scale movement in insects
James Hagler, JHagler@wcrl.ars.usda.gov, Vince Jones, vpjones@wsu.edu
9:35 AM0751Detection of ingested Cry protein reveals rootworm movement in transgenic cornfields
E. Levine, levinee@uiuc.edu, Joseph L. Spencer, spencer1@uiuc.edu
10:05 AM Break
10:20 AM0752Using molecular markers to characterize insect movement over large spatial scales
Thomas W. Sappington, tsapping@iastate.edu, Kyung Seok Kim, kkim@iastate.edu, Nicholas J. Miller, nicholas.miller@ARS.USDA.GOV
10:50 AM0753Quantifying the effects of landscape heterogeneity on insect population dynamics, dispersal, and habitat selection
Yves Carriere, ycarriere@ag.arizona.edu
11:20 AM0754Quantifying aggregation, dispersal and patch leaving behavior in Homalodisca vitripennis
Tobin Davi Northfield, northftd@ufl.edu, Russell Mizell, RFMizell@ufl.edu, Peter C. Andersen, pcand@ufl.edu, Brent V. Brodbeck, bvb@ufl.edu, T. Charles Riddle
11:50 AM Concluding Remarks

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