The Changing Nature of Insect Management in Greenhouses: Staying One Step Ahead of Arthropod Pests

Sunday, November 16, 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room A8, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Luis Canas
John Sanderson
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
Potential techniques for changing flatheaded borer management in field production nurseries
Jason B. Oliver, Tennessee State University; Nadeer Youssef, Tennessee State University; Donna Fare, USDA US National Arboretum; Michael E. Reding, USDA - ARS; Christopher Ranger, USDA - ARS; Sue Scholl, USDA US National Arboretum; James Moyseenko, USDA - ARS; Mark Halcomb, University of Tennessee
8:19 AM
Management strategies of Phyllophaga anxia (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) grub populations in conifer plantations in Wisconsin
Patrick J. Liesch, University of Wisconsin; Robert Williamson, University of Wisconsin
8:33 AM
Impact of a systemic insecticide on the community of arthropods associated with elm trees in the urban forest
Adrianna Szczepaniec, South Dakota State University; Michael J. Raupp, University of Maryland
8:47 AM
Development and evaluation of controlled-release formulations of imidacloprid for management of insect pests of ornamentals
Nate Royalty, Bayer Environmental Science; Richard Cowles, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
9:15 AM
Effect of light intensity on the systemic activity of neonicotinoid-based insecticides in two horticultural crops, and control of sweetpotato whitefly B-biotype, and citrus mealybug
Jessica Goebel, Kansas State University; Raymond A. Cloyd, Kansas State University; Kimberly A. Williams, Kansas State University; Frank J. Byrne, University of California; Kenneth Kemp, Kansas State University
9:32 AM
Can biorational insecticides be used to control Scirtothrips dorsalis?
Matt A. Ciomperlik, USDA - APHIS; Scott W. Ludwig, Nichino America
9:49 AM
9:59 AM
The sterile insect technique plus parasitoids for leafminer control in floriculture crops: A novel control strategy
Roy Kaspi, University of California; Michael P. Parrella, University of California
10:16 AM
The utility of pheromone traps in IPM programs for western flower thrips in floriculture greenhouses
David L. Cox, Syngenta Crop Protection; Cheryle O'Donnell, University of California; Michael P. Parrella, University of California
10:33 AM
Enhancing efficacy of reduced-risk insecticides for western flower thrips control
Carlos E. Bográn, Texas A&M University; Cesar Valencia, Texas A&M University
10:50 AM
Biological control and plant resistance: Key tactics for sustainable insectmanagement in greenhouses
Nuris Acosta, The Ohio State University; Luis Canas, The Ohio State University
11:07 AM
Can pesticides play a role in sustainable insect management in greenhouses?
Christopher Ranger, USDA - ARS; Luis Canas, The Ohio State University; Richard C. Derksen, Application Technology Research Unit
11:41 AM
Impact of bumble bee-vectored Beauveria bassiana on greenhouse parasitoids and predators
Les Shipp, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Jean P. Kapongo, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Hong-Hyun Park, National Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology, RDA; Peter Kevan, University of Guelph
11:58 AM
Concluding Remarks
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