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

California, Atlas Ballroom, First Floor (Town & Country)

C, Session Ca3. Biological Control

Organizer(s): Jonathan Lundgren
Vonny M. Barlow
8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM0352Biotic interference of a classical biological control agent of the soybean aphid
Jeremy M. Chacon, George E. Heimpel
8:17 AM0353Are Iowa prairies a source for soybean aphid (Aphis glycines) predators?
Wayne J. Ohnesorg, Matthew E. O'Neal
8:29 AM0354Assessing the risk of potential non-target effects in a soybean aphid classical biological control program
Thelma T. Heidel, Robert J. O'Neil
8:41 AM 0355Ovarian dynamics in the soybean aphid parasitoid Binodoxys communis (Gahan) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
Christine Dieckhoff, George E. Heimpel
8:53 AM0356Efficacy and release rate testing for Psyllobora vigintimaculata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), a potential greenhouse agent for biological control of powdery mildew
Andrew Sutherland
9:05 AM Break
9:17 AM 0357Life history and consumption of Aulacaspis yasumatsui Takagi (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) by two coccinellids
Greta Thorson
9:29 AM0358Host use patterns by potential insect biological control agents of swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum)
Aaron S. Weed, Richard A. Casagrande
9:41 AM0359Evaluation of a knapweed seed head fly in the Arkansas Ozarks
Dagne Duguma, Timothy Kring, Robert N. Wiedenmann
9:53 AM0360Potential use of Cleonidius trivittatus as a biocontrol agent on locoweed
Joyce E. Parker, David C Thompson
10:05 AM0361Temperature-dependent development of the biocontrol agent Episimus utilis (Tortricidae), and its potential distribution in Florida
Veronica Manrique, James P. Cuda, William A. Overholt

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