The Changing Nature of Pest Management for Ornamentals and Turfgrass

Sunday, November 16, 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room A1, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
David Held
Nate Royalty
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
Development and implementation of integrated pest management in lawn care
Parwinder Grewal, The Ohio State University; Alfred Alumai, Ohio State University
8:41 AM
Integrating endophyte-mediated resistance and biological controls to manage turfgrass insects: Physiological and behavioral considerations
Douglas S. Richmond, Purdue University; M. Walter Baldauf, Purdue University; Victoria A. Caceres, Purdue University
9:05 AM
9:17 AM
Turfgrass billbug: A rising pest in North Carolina
Joseph P. Doskocil, North Carolina State University
9:41 AM
Endophyte-mediated resistance to black cutworm as a function of plant cultivar and endophyte strain in tall fescue
M. Walter Baldauf, Purdue University; Wade Mace, Purdue University; Douglas S. Richmond, Purdue University
9:53 AM
Season-long suppression of black cutworm (Agrotis ipsilon) on golf courses using a baculovirus
Andrea J. Bixby, University of Kentucky; Daniel A. Potter, University of Kentucky
10:05 AM
10:17 AM
10:32 AM
Where have the whiteflies gone?: Outbreak and decline of Tetraleurodes perileuca on live oaks following Hurricane Katrina
Julie A. Dobbs, Mississippi State University; David Held, Mississippi State University
10:56 AM
Testing contact and systemic insecticides against southern chinch bugs with a new bioassay
Cara Vazquez, University of Florida; Marjorie A. Hoy, University of Florida; Nate Royalty, Bayer Environmental Science; Eileen A. Buss, University of Florida
11:08 AM
Pest management of invasive species on tropical ornamentals
Arnold H. Hara, University of Hawaii at Manoa; Kyle K. Onuma, Hawaii Department of Agriculture
11:20 AM
11:32 AM
Concluding Remarks
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