Managing Soil Arthropod Pests in Vegetables: High Stakes and Long Odds

Wednesday, November 19, 2008: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Room D8, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Mark R. Abney
Thomas P. Kuhar
1:00 PM
Welcoming Remarks
1:05 PM
Wireworm recognition and feeding preferences
Paul Johnson, South Dakota State University
1:25 PM
Wireworm management in the Pacific Northwest
Robert Vernon, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
1:45 PM
Click beetles from potatoes in Alaska: Seasonal flight patterns and geographic distribution
Alberto Pantoja, USDA - ARS; Aaron M. Hagerty, USDA; Susan Y. Emmert, USDA
2:05 PM
Managing wireworms in Irish potato in Idaho
Juan Manuel Alvarez, University of Idaho
2:25 PM
2:40 PM
Melanotus communis in New Jersey
Joe Ingerson-Mahar, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
4:00 PM
4:20 PM
Concluding Remarks
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