Monday, December 10, 2007: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Pacific Salon Seven, Golden Pacific Ballroom, Second Floor (Town & Country)

C, Session Ce and Cf. Insect Pathology, Microbial Control, and Quantitative Ecology

Organizer(s): Lawrence A. Lacey
Andrea Bixby
8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM0466Suppressing plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) larvae and adults with entomopathogenic fungi and nematodes
Renee Pereault
8:17 AM0467Mite species diversity as a functional ecology measure of sustainability in tree fruit
Daniel R. Nortman, Mark E. Whalon
8:29 AM 0468Biological control of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae): An entomopathogenic bacterial approach
Alfonso Molina, Maciej P. Gazdecki, Antonio Osuna, Susana Vilchez
8:41 AM0469Linking land-use patterns and pest dynamics in field corn
Megan E. O'Rourke, Laura E. Jones
8:53 AM0470The effect of soybean rust fungicides on artificially-induced soybean aphid fungal epizootics
Karrie A. Koch, David W. Ragsdale
9:05 AM 0471Fusarium species cause larval mortality of the wheat stem sawfly, Cephus cinctus Norton, in winter wheat
Zhitan Sun, David K. Weaver, William E. Grey, Alan T. Dyer, Wendell L. Morrill
9:17 AM0472Does species sorting occur in spider colonization of old field saplings?
Carol Frost, Chris Buddle
9:29 AM 0473Bacterial microbiology of the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta Büren (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), midgut
Freder Medina, Haiwen Li, S. Bradleigh Vinson, Craig J. Coates
9:41 AM Break
9:53 AM0474Influence of decomposing logs on the spatial distribution of oribatid mite assemblages in the eastern Canadian boreal forest
Andrea D. Déchêne, Christopher M. Buddle
10:05 AM0476LIDAR derived forest metrics used to model red oak borer related oak decline
John J. Riggins, Jason A. Tullis, Fred M. Stephen
10:17 AM0477Identification of two pathways of secondary infection of the baculovirus Lymantria dispar nucleopolyhedrovirus (LdNPV) in larval L. dispar
James McNeil, Diana Cox-Foster, Kelli Hoover
10:29 AM0478Population dynamics of entomopathogenic nematodes and impact on annual bluegrass weevil (Listronotus maculicollis) populations in golf course turfgrass
Benjamin McGraw, Albrecht M. Koppenhöfer
10:41 AM0479Overwintering strategies of two entomopathogenic nematodes, Steinernema scarabaei and Heterorhabditis bacteriophora, relative to changing soil temperature and host vertical distribution
Daniel E. Elmowitz, Albrecht Koppenhöfer
10:53 AM0480Habitat complexity effects on entomopathogenic nematode dispersal
Randa Jabbour, Mary Barbercheck, Alyssa Gendron, Brosi Bradley
11:05 AM0481Determining the effects of entomopathogenic nematodes on early Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) instar survival
Tara Wood, Donald C. Steinkraus

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