Wednesday, December 12, 2007: 7:00 AM-3:00 PM

Grand Exhibit Hall, First Floor (Town & Country)

Ca. Biological Control

 D0522Two potential bio-control agents for the erythrina gall wasp (Quadrastichus erythrinae)
 D0523Effect of temperature and soil moisture on entomopathogenic nematodes against the Mediterranean fruit fly: The influence of symbiotic bacteria on adult survival
Aida Medeiros, Rafael Montiel, Ricardo Ferreira, Patrícia Garcia, Nelson Simões, Luísa Oliveira, Roger Williams
 D0524Introduction of Cecidochares connexa (Diptera: Tephritidae) into Guam for the biocontrol of Chromolaena odorata
Zerlene T. Cruz, Rangaswamy R. Muniappan, Gadi VP. Reddy
 D0525Foreign exploration for Brazilian pepper biological control agents: Results of three years of surveys
Greg Wheeler
 D0526USDA, APHIS, PPQ and cooperator efforts to establish phorid flies (Pseudacteon spp.) in imported fire ant (Solenopsis spp.) populations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico
Ronald D. Weeks
 D0527Use of self selection tests in diet development
Nada Tomic-Carruthers
 D0528Paper wasps (Polistes spp.) as predators in turfgrass
David W. Held, Corey Wheeler, Cheri Abraham
D0529Care and feeding of Orius insidiosus (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae): Assessing the impact of diet on predation following adult female eclosion
Jeffrey P. Shapiro, Stuart Reitz, Paul D. Shirk, Jean M. Gruters-Thomas
 D0530Change in natural enemy population dynamics during reduced risk transition in Michigan tart cherry
Mark E. Whalon, Amy M. Hendricks, Daniel R. Nortman
 D0531Predation on Colorado potato beetle eggs: Effect of time of day, season, and cover crop management
Donald C. Weber, Zsofia Szendrei
D0532Introduction of a European parasitoid, Peristenus relictus (=P. stygicus), against tarnished plant bug in the mid-Atlantic states
Kim A. Hoelmer, Roger Fuester, Phil Taylor, Kathy Tatman, Dominique Coutinot, Tom Dorsey, Wayne Hudson, George Robbins, Randy Peiffer, Rich Barczewski
 D0533Laboratory evaluation of predation by the cursorial spider, Hibana futilis (Araneae: Anyphaenidae), on two mirid pests of cotton
Robert Pfannenstiel, Shoil Greenburg, Randy Coleman
 D0534Biological control of purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) in the Utica Marsh: Herbivory effects of Galerucella calmariensis and select native insects
Laura Anne Weiser Erlandson, Linell L. Machold
 D0535The laboratory biology and life history of Parafreutreta regalis (Diptera: Tephritidae), a gall-forming fly considered for biological control of the pest weed Cape-ivy
Chris N. Mehelis, Joe K. Balciunas
 D0536Quantifying quarantine-based host specificity predictions for Oxyops vitiosa, a biological control agent of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia
Paul Pratt
 D0537Biology of the gall midge Asphondylia prosopidis, and its potential use as a biological control agent for mesquite
Howard Beuhler, David Thompson
 D0538Domestic arthropod survey of swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum spp.), invasive vines in the northeastern United States
Lindsey Milbrath, Jeromy Biazzo
 D0539Native natural enemies of native woodborers: Potential as biological control agents for the Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Michael T. Smith, Roger W. Fuester, Joseph M. Tropp, Ellen M. Aparicio, Daria Tatman, Jeff A. Wildonger

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