Tuesday, December 11, 2007: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Royal Palm Salon Six, Royal Palm Ballroom, First Floor (Town & Country)

Ten-Minute Papers, Section Cc. Insect Vectors, Ce. Insect Pathology and Microbial Control

Moderator(s): Steven Arthurs
Joel Siegel
8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM0842Efficacy of Steinernema carpocapsae applied by chemigation to control navel orangeworm, Amyelois transitella, in almonds and pistachios
Joel Siegel, Lawrence Lacey
8:17 AM0843Entomopathogenic nematodes for control of Diaprepes abbreviatus root weevils in Florida citrus groves: Is there a role for conservation biological control?
Robin J. Stuart, Larry W. Duncan
8:29 AM0844Parasitism of subterranean termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) by entomopathogenic nematodes (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae; Heterorhabditidae)
Hao Yu, Dawn Gouge, Paul Baker
8:41 AMThe Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, Halyomorpha halys: A New State Record
Barbara Bloetscher, Susan C Jones, Celeste Welty
8:53 AM 0845Laboratory evaluation of imidacloprid and entomopathogenic nematodes for control of Reticulitermes flavipes (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae)
Farkhanda Manzoor, Ganpat Jagdale, Susan Jones, Parwinder Grewal
9:05 AM0846Bt kills, colonizes, and sporulates extensively in its natural hosts after death
Brian A. Federici
9:17 AM 0847Potential of Bacillus thuringiensis for management of the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire (Coleoptera: Buprestidae)
Diana Karime Londoņo, Leah S. Bauer
9:29 AM0848Susceptibility of four species of turfgrass infesting scarabs (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) to Bacillus thuringiensis serovar japonensis strain Buibui
Andrea Bixby, Steven Alm, Kevin Power, Parwinder Grewal, Stanley Swier
9:41 AM0849"Lure and kill": A novel approach to controlling Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica Newman)
Elizabeth Morris
9:53 AM0850Use of a granulovirus (PoGV) and Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) to control potato tuber moth (Phthorimaea operculella) under field and storage conditions
Steven Arthurs, Lawrence Lacey
10:05 AM Break
10:17 AM0851Vertical transmission of Nosema fumiferanae in spruce budworm and consequences for early-instar survival
Kees Van Frankenhuyzen
10:29 AM 0852The historical occurrence of the microsporidia Thelohania solenopsae in Texas, and the effects of the disease on the imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae).
S. Bradleigh Vinson, Walker Hale, Karen Snowden
10:41 AM 0853A new positive-strand RNA virus with unique genome characteristics from the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta
Steven Valles
10:53 AM 0854Whitefly-transmitted polyvirus associated with watermelon vine decline in Puerto Rico
Jose Carlos V. Rodrigues, Linda Wessel-Beaver, Consuelo Estevez-Jensen
11:05 AM0855Application of molecular techniques to characterize the vector relationship between striped cucumber beetle and bacterial wilt of cucurbits
Robert F. Mitchell, Lawrence M. Hanks
11:17 AM0856Symbiotic bacteria determine the abilities of the sweet potato whitefly Bemisia tabaci to transmit tomato yellow leaf curl virus
Murad Ghanim, Yuval Gottlieb, Henryk Czosnek, Fabrice Vavre, Fluery Frederic, Einat Zchori-Fein
11:29 AM 0857Monitoring incidence and spread of iris yellow spot virus (Tospovirus) in transplant versus direct-seeded onions
Cynthia L. Hsu, Denis A. Shah, Marc Fuchs, Christy Hoepting, Anthony M. Shelton, Brian Nault

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