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

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

C, Session Cb and Cc. Apiculture, Social Insects, and Insect Vectors in Relation to Plant Disease

Organizer(s): Elaine Backus
Tricia Toth
8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM0363A comparison of the bacterial community in the guts of Formosan subterranean termites from their native (China) and introduced (U.S.) range
Huei-Yang Ho, Claudia Husseneder
8:17 AM0364A primer model for the onset of antennal drumming in Polistes fuscatus queens (Hymenoptera: Vespidae)
Sainath Suryanarayanan, Robert L. Jeanne
8:29 AM0365Endocrine correlates of division of labor within pleometrotic associations of Pogonomyrmex californicus queens
Adam Dolezal, Colin Brent, Juergen Gadau, Bert Hoelldobler, Gro Amdam
8:41 AM0366Founding stage of Lasius (Acanthomyops) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
Joseph Raczkowski
8:53 AM0367The abundance of the black carpenter ant, Camponotus pennsylvanicus, in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas
Robin M Verble
9:05 AM Break
9:17 AM0368Influence of hairy nightshade as virus inoculum source in the PVY epidemiology in Idaho potato fields
Felix Cervantes, Juan M. Alvarez
9:29 AM0369Impacts of pathogen-induced plant volatiles on the behavior of insect vectors
Lori R. Shapiro, Andrew G. Stephenson, Mark C. Mescher, Consuelo M. De Moraes
9:41 AM0370Evaluation of barrier plants for protecting zucchini from non-persistently aphid-transmitted virus
Roshan Manandhar, Cerruti Hooks
9:53 AM0371Assessing possible sources of iris yellow spot virus (Tospovirus) in New York onion (Allium cepa) fields
Erik Smith, Cynthia Hsu, Marc Fuchs, Anthony M. Shelton, Christy Hoepting, Brian Nault
10:05 AM 0372The role of olfaction in differential settling by the green peach aphid on potato leaf roll virus-infected and non-infected potato plants
Esther Ngumbi, Sanford Eigenbrode, Hongjian Ding, Nilsa A. Bosque-Pérez
10:17 AM0373Contrasting aphid communities defined with mitochondrial DNA and classical methods
Amanda Bachmann, Frederick E. Gildow, Robert Foottit, Shelby Fleischer

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