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

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

C, Session Ca1. Biological Control

Organizer(s): Emily Mueller
Larry Charlet
8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM0330Dispersal of Trichogramma ostriniae in potato fields
Anna Virginia Chapman, Thomas P. Kuhar, Peter B. Schultz, Carlyle C. Brewster
8:17 AM0331Parasitization of sugarcane borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) by Cotesia flavipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) on rice
Jiale Lv, Lloyd T. (Ted) Wilson, Julien M. Beuzelin
8:29 AM 0332Wheat stem sawfly (Cephus cinctus) infested plants benefit from parasitism of the herbivorous larvae
Micaela Buteler, David K. Weaver, Perry R. Miller
8:41 AM0333Effects of natural enemies on Geocoris and its biocontrol capacity in cotton fields
Yao-Hua Law, Jay A Rosenheim
8:53 AM 0334Feeding on corn seedlings by predaceous coccinellid larvae
Susan E. Moser, James D. Harwood, John J. Obrycki
9:05 AM 0335Pathogenicity of Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana expressing the scorpion toxin (AaIT) against the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)
Monica Pava-Ripoll, Francisco Posada, Bahram Momen, Chengshu Wang, Raymond St Leger
9:17 AM Break
9:29 AM0336Effect of host plants on successful parasitism by Haeckeliania sperata (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) on Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) eggs
Daniel Carrillo, Jorge E. Peņa, Rita E. Duncan
9:41 AM0337Evaluation of the impact of exotic parasitoids on the native Hawaiian moth Udea stellata (Lepidoptera: Crambidae)
Leyla V. Kaufman, Mark G. Wright
9:53 AM0338Spatio-temporal dynamics of the decapitating fly, Pseudacteon tricuspis Borgmeier (Diptera: Phoridae) at three locations in Louisiana
Donald C. Henne, Seth J. Johnson
10:05 AM0339Tritrophic interactions: The effect of crape myrtle (Lagerstroemia spp.) cultivar on the survivorship of the green lacewing (Chrysoperla rufilabris)
John Herbert, Russell Mizell
10:17 AM0340Field assessment of three introduced parasitoids of Paracoccus marginatus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae)
Kaushalya G Amarasekare, Catharine M. Mannion, Nancy D. Epsky

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