Display Presentations, Plant–Insect Ecosystems Section

Tuesday, November 18, 2008: 7:00 AM-6:00 PM
Exhibit Hall 3, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Refilling dispenser for wet traps used for monitoring aphids
Luis Pulido, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (UPM); Alberto Fereres, Instituto de Ciencias Agrarias; Saioa Legarrea, The University of Georgia; Elisa Viñuela, Universidad Politécnica
Dispersal of the broad mite, Polyphagotarsonemus latus (Banks) (Acari: Tarsonemidae), by greenhouse pests
Huseyin Gocmen, Akdeniz University; Utku Yukselbaba, Akdeniz University
Hyphantria cunea feeding behavior and survivorship is strongly inhibited by Ailanthus altissima
Amanda M Ritz, Millersville University; Ryan L. Wagner, Millersville University
Attraction of the Varroa mite (Varroa destructor) to host volatiles from honey bees
Mark J. Carroll, University of Florida; Peter E. A. Teal, USDA - ARS
Molecular diagnostics of honey bee, Apis mellifera, subspecies using multiplex PCR
A. L. Szalanski, University of Arkansas; Jackie Mckern, University of Arkansas; Cesar Solorzano, University of Arkansas; Roxane Magnus, University of Arkansas
Phenology of spring emergence of the native pollinator Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) with eastern redbud bloom and emergence of a cuckoo wasp parasitoid in Virginia
Mark E. Kraemer, Virginia State University; Francoise Djibode Favi, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Regionally adapted developmental eco-physiology of Osmia lignaria: Management implications for almond pollination
Theresa L. Pitts-Singer, USDA - ARS; James H. Cane, USDA - ARS (retired); Glen Trostle, USDA ARS; Jordi Bosch, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Using historic data to inform collection effort for rare bumble bees
James Strange, USDA - ARS; Jonathan Koch, Utah State University
Blueberry pollination in large and small fields by contrasting bee communities
Anna K Kirk, Michigan State University; Rufus Isaacs, Michigan State University
Factors influencing extrafloral nectar mediated ant-plant interactions in the Sonoran Desert
Scott Chamberlain, Rice University; J. Nathaniel Holland, Rice University
The impact of restoration of native flora on pollinators at varying distances from plantings
Barbara Bloetscher, Ohio State University; Karen Goodell, The Ohio State University; Nicole Cavender, The Wilds
Using Japanese beetle traps to survey native bee (Hymenoptera) populations on two sagebrush steppe sites in southern Idaho
Sara M. Birch, University of Idaho; Stephen P. Cook, University of Idaho; Carrie Caselton Lowe, University of Idaho; Frank Merickel, University of Idaho
Dietary self-selection by Vanessa cardui L. (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae)
Dustin VanOverbeke, University of California; Richard A. Redak, University of California; S. Nelson Thompson, University of California
Eradicating Japanese beetle from Palisade, Colorado
Judith Sirota, Mesa County; Bob Hammon, Colorado State University
Behavioral explanations underlying the lack of trap effectiveness for small-scale management of Japanese beetles (Popillia japonica)
Paul V. Switzer, Eastern Illinois University; Patrick C. Enstrom, Eastern Illinois University; Carissa A. Schoenick, Eastern Illinois University
Investigation of semiochemical inhibitors for lily leaf beetle: Exploration for future resistance in commercial lily (Lilium) cultivars
Eleanor Groden, University of Maine; Lois Berg Stack, University of Maine; Bekka Brodie, Simon Fraser University
Lily host resistance to lily leaf beetle, Lilioceris lilii (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
Philip A. Stack, University of Maine; Eleanor Groden, University of Maine; Lois Berg Stack, University of Maine
Damage estimates and seasonality of Halyomorpha halys in apple and pear
Anne L. Nielsen, Michigan State University; George C. Hamilton, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Blueberry flower volatiles: Composition, diurnal pattern of emissions, and effects of bees
Cesar Rodriguez-Saona, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Rufus Isaacs, Michigan State University; Vera Kyryczenko-Roth, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Julianna Tuell, Michigan State University
Management of leafhoppers on North Carolina vineyards: 2006 to 2008
Raul T. Villanueva, Texas A&M University - Texas AgriLIFE Extension; George G. Kennedy, North Carolina State University; Turner B. Sutton, North Carolina State University
Diaprepes, coarse sand and ground covers: Cultural control for root weevils in Florida citrus groves
Robin J. Stuart, University of Florida; Larry W. Duncan, University of Florida; Stephen L. Lapointe, USDA - ARS
Multi-agency Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica Newman) collaborative monitoring program along the Colorado Front Range
Thaddeus Gourd, Colorado State University Extension; Joseph Julian, Colorado State University Extension
Influence of soil and weed management practices on plum curculio (Conotrachelus nenuphar) larval development and adult emergence in Alabama peaches
Clement Akotsen-Mensah, Auburn University; Henry Fadamiro, Auburn University; Robert Boozer, Auburn University
Colonization of Peristenus relictus for control of Lygus, a pest of strawberries on the central coast of California
Charles H. Pickett, California Department of Food and Agriculture; Sean L. Swezey, University of California; Diego J. Nieto, Driscoll's; Janet A. Bryer, University of California; Martin Erlandson, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Julia F. Schwartz, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Henri Goulet, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Jim Brown, California Department of Food and Agriculture
Introducing Gill’s mealybug, Ferrisia gilli (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), an emerging pest of California Sierra foothill wine grapes
Lynn R. Wunderlich, University of California; Monica Cooper, UCCE; Kent M. Daane, University of California
Pecan ipmPIPE: A new IPM pest information platform for extension, education (ipmPIPE) and research for pecan stakeholders
Marvin K. Harris, Texas A&M University; Robert Puckett, Texas A&M University; Bill Ree, Texas A&M University; John Jackman, Texas A&M University
Factors effecting the trap capture of grape root borer, Vitacea polistiformis (Harris) (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae), in Virginia vineyards
J. Christopher Bergh, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Siddharth Tiwari, Citrus Research and Education Center, University of Florida
Ability of plant stress volatiles to trigger attacks by the nursery-infesting black stem borer, Xylosandrus germanus
Christopher Ranger, USDA - ARS; Michael E. Reding, USDA - ARS; Daniel A. Herms, The Ohio State University; Anand Persad, Davey Institute
Seasonal abundance and parasitism of Caloptilia porphyretica Braun (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), a leafminer on highbush blueberry
James D. Barry, DuPont Crop Protection, Stine-Haskell Research Center; Cesar Rodriguez-Saona, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Dean Polk, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Aijun Zhang, USDA - ARS
Developing cost-effective reduced-risk apple and peach pest management programs for the eastern United States
Kris Tollerup, University of California; Ann Rucker, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Peter W. Shearer, Rutgers University
Isaria fumosorosea (Deuteromycotina: Hyphomycetes): Potential use for managing insect pests of citrus
Pasco Avery, University of Florida; Wayne B. Hunter, USDA - ARS; David G. Hall, USDA - ARS; Mark A. Jackson, USDA-ARS-NCAUR; Charles A. Powell, University of Florida-IFAS; Michael E. Rogers, University of Florida-IFAS, Citrus Research and Education Center
Challenges and triumphs associated with SPLAT Cydia: Codling moth mating disruption in apple and pear orchards
Anna Getchell, ISCA Technologies, Inc; Agenor Mafra-Neto, ISCA Technologies, Inc.; Reginald R. Coler, ISCA Technologies, Inc; Rafael Borges, ISCA Tecnologias Ltda; Arthur Agnello, Cornell University; Leandro Mafra, ISCA Tecnologias Ltda; Diego Zeni, ISCA Technologies, Inc; Henry Kotula, ISCA Technologies, Inc; Cristiano Arioli, ISCA Tecnologias Ltda; Carmem Bernardi, ISCA Technologies, Inc; Lisiane Zeni, ISCA Technologies, Inc
Current situation of the Asian citrus psyllid in Mexico: Occurrence, actions and misconceptions
J. Isabel López-Arroyo, Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias; Jesús Loera-Gallardo, Campo Experimental Río Bravo; Isidro H. Almeyda-León, INIFAP; Mario A. Rocha-Peña, INIFAP
Biological parameters of chilli thrips, Scirtothrips dorsalis Hood (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on selected hosts
Dakshina Seal, University of Florida; Waldemar Klassen, University of Florida; Catherine Sabines, University of Florida; Vivek Kumar, University of Florida; Garima Kakkar, University of Florida
Wax-based application methods for mating disruption of grape berry moth (Paralobesia viteana) in Michigan vineyards and adjacent woodlots
Keith Mason, Michigan State University; Luis Teixeira, Michigan State University; Michael Reinke, Michigan State University; Larry Gut, Michigan State University; James R. Miller, Michigan State University; Agenor Mafra-Neto, ISCA Technologies, Inc.; Reginald R. Coler, ISCA Technologies, Inc; Anna Getchell, ISCA Technologies, Inc; Rufus Isaacs, Michigan State University
Organic fruit production needs in the southeastern United States and organic pest management practices tested in Arkansas
Donn Johnson, University of Arkansas; Barbara Lewis, University of Arkansas; Curt Rom, University of Arkansas; Heather Friedrich, University of Arkansas; Rolfe Bryant, USDA ARS Dale Bumpers National Rice Research Center; Maciej A. Pszczolkowski, Missouri State University
Testing artificial diets in preparation for LBAM SIT
Leslie Foss, Center for Plant Health Science and Technology; Nada Tomic-Carruthers, USDA-APHIS-PPQ
Light brown apple moth (Epiphyas postvittana) economic analysis using GIS and quantitative modeling
Glenn Fowler, USDA - APHIS - PPQ - CPHST; Lynn Garrett, USDA - APHIS - PPQ - CPHST; Alison Neeley, USDA - APHIS; Daniel Borchert, USDA - APHIS; Brian Spears, USDA-APHIS-PPQ-CPHST-PERAL
Immunological detection of glassy-winged sharpshooter saliva in grapevines
Kim B. Kingston, University of California, Davis; Elaine Backus, USDA - ARS; John M. Labavitch, University of California, Davis
Seasonal feeding behavior of glassy-winged sharpshooter on grapevines
Thomas M. Perring, University of California - Riverside; Charles A. Farrar, University of California Riverside
High elevation emerging geometrid insect pests in the southwestern United States
Bobbe Fitzgibbon, USDA Forest Service; Ann M. Lynch, USDA - Forest Service; Terry Rogers, USDA Forest Service
Developing a semiochemical-based system for monitoring Lygus spp. (Heteroptera: Miridae) in Arizona cropping systems
Jacquelyn L. Blackmer, USDA-ARS; L. Forlow Jech, USDA-ARS, Arid Land Agricultural Research Center; David R. Hall, University of Greenwich; Jerry Cross, East Malling Research; Michelle Fountain, NIAB EMR
Resistance of zoysiagrass (Zoysia spp.) to fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae): Leaf tensile strength and cell wall components
Trent Hale, Sports Turf Care; James Reinert, Texas Agricultural Experiment Station; Richard H. White, Texas A&M University
Phoretic arthropods of the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in central Louisiana
John C. Moser, USDA, Forest Service; Stacy R. Blomquist, USDA Forest Service
Seasonal variation of nutrient assimilation in European fire ant (Myrmica rubra) colonies
Jennifer Lund, University of Maine; Hector Alejandro Arevalo, University of Florida; Eleanor Groden, University of Maine; Frank Drummond, University of Maine
Survey of pestiferous ants in suburban landscapes of Maine and New York
Jennifer Lund, University of Maine; Carolyn Klass, Cornell University; Eleanor Groden, University of Maine; Susan King, University of Delaware; Hector Alejandro Arevalo, University of Florida; Tamara Levitsky, University of Maine
Foraging activities of imported fire ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Mississippi sweetpotato fields
Tahir Rashid, Alcorn State University; James T. Vogt, USDA - Forest Service; Jian Chen, USDA - ARS
Phaenochilus n. sp.: A new candidate for biological control of the cycad aulacaspis scale
Ronald D. Cave, University of Florida; Ru Nguyen, FDACS-DPI; Veronica Manrique, University of Florida; Natalia J. Vandenberg, ARS, USDA; Adriano Giorgi, University of Georgia
Efficacy of entomopathogenic viruses for control of pickleworm larvae
D. Michael Jackson, USDA - ARS; Martin Shapiro, Clemson University; Merle Shepard, Clemson University; Dwight Lynn, USDA-ARS Beltsville Agricultural Research Center
Foraging efficacy of entomopathogenic nematodes in different soil types from California citrus groves
Roy Kaspi, University of California; Andrew Ross, University of California; Harry K. Kaya, University of California-Davis; Ed Lewis, University of California
High host specificity in Encarsia diaspidicola, the biological control agent candidate for the white peach scale, Pseudaulacaspis pentagona, in Hawaii
Gabor Neumann, RCUH; Peter Follett, USDA-ARS; Robert G. Hollingsworth, USDA - ARS; Jesse H. de Leon, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Kika de la Garza Subtropical Agricultural Research Center (KSARC)
Parasitism of invasive brown marmorated stinkbug (Halyomorpha halys) in the eastern U.S. by indigenous parasitoids and prospects for classical biocontrol with Asian parasitoids
Kim A. Hoelmer, USDA - ARS; Kathleen Tatman, USDA - ARS; Anne L. Nielsen, Michigan State University; George C. Hamilton, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Field parasitism of the papaya mealybug, Paracoccus marginatus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in Hawaii
Leyla V. Kaufman, Hawai'i Invasive Species Council; Mark Wright, University of Hawai'i
Orientation of the predator Laricobius nigrinus Fender (Coleptera: Derodontidae) to insect hosts and plant material in a multi-chambered olfactometer
Kimberly F. Wallin, University of Vermont; Darrell Ross, Oregon State University; Tanya Latty, The University of Sydney
Walnut twig beetle and thousand canker disease as an emerging problem of black walnut in the western U.S
Curtis Utley, Colorado State University; Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University; Ned A. Tisserat, Colorado State University
Hemlock woolly adelgid populations (Adelges tsugae)
Anne Paradis, University of Massachusetts; Joseph Elkinton, University of Massachusetts
Resistance of landscape-suitable elm (Ulmus spp.) cultivars to leaf miners, gall makers, and Japanese beetle
Cristina M. Brady, University of Kentucky; Jennie Edelen Condra, University of Kentucky; Daniel A. Potter, University of Kentucky
Biology of magnolia scale
Jamee Lee Hubbard, University of Wisconsin; Andrew West, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point; Abigail Strobel, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
Ambrosia beetles accelerate mortality of coast live oaks (Quercus agrifolia) infected by the exotic pathogen Phytophthora ramorum, the cause of sudden oak death in California
Brice A. McPherson, University of California; David L. Wood, University of California; Alessandra Mori, United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service; Maggi Kelly, University of California; Pavel Svihra, University of California Horticulture Emeritus; Andrew J. Storer, Michigan Technological University; Richard B. Standiford, University of California
Response of the bark beetle, Hylesinus pruinosus, to the male-produced pheromone, endo-brevicomin
William P. Shepherd, USDA - Forest Service; Brian T. Sullivan, USDA, Forest Service; JoAnne Barrett, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station; Tessa Bauman, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station
Support for the microenvironment hypothesis for adaptive value of gall induction in the California gallfly, Andricus quercuscalifornicus (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae)
Donald G. Miller, California State University; Christopher T. Ivey, California State University, Chico; Jackson D. Shedd, California State University, Chico
The impact of wildfire on invasive bark and wood-boring beetles in periurban forests of southern California
Shakeeb M. Hamud, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station; Deguang Liu, University of California; Tom W. Coleman, USDA - Forest Service; Michael Bohne, USDA - Forest Service; Mary Louise Flint, University of California; Steven Seybold, USDA - Forest Service
Defining a biochemical and mechanistic link among Jeffrey pine stand density, drought, and risk of mortality from Jeffrey pine beetle, Dendroctonus jeffreyi
Andrew D. Graves, USDA - Forest Service; Nancy E. Grulke, USDA - Forest Service; David M. Rizzo, University of California, Davis; Barbara Demmig-Adams, University of Colorado at Boulder; William W Adams, University of Colorado at Boulder; Steven Seybold, USDA - Forest Service
Quantification of the insecticide imidacloprid in pecan trees using a competitive ELISA technique
Bryan Fontes, New Mexico State University; Brad Lewis, New Mexico State University
A practical one-pot chemical synthesis of (3Z)-hexene-1,6-diol as a building block to prepare high geometric purity insect pheromone component
Lisong Hu, USDA-ARS-PSI; Aijun Zhang, USDA - ARS; J. Christopher Bergh, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
The mountain sagebrush (Asterales: Asteraceae) leaf trichomes: Genetics in relation to insecticidal activity
Francoise Djibode Favi, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Mark E. Kraemer, Virginia State University
Approaches to perform dose confirmations for non-target organism studies by insect bioassay
Joshua Uffman, Monsanto Company; Steven Levine, Monsanto Company
Relative susceptibility of Haeckeliania sperata (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) to pesticides used in citrus and ornamental systems in Florida
Daniel Carrillo, University of Florida; Jorge E. Peña, University of Florida; Michael E. Rogers, University of Florida
Lateral transfer of toxicants from male to female oriental fruit moth
Peter W. Shearer, Oregon State University; Ann Rucker, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Brian D. Olson, Dow AgroSciences, LLC; Ian H Baxter, University of Southampton; Clare Storm, Exosect Ltd
Pheromone application for mating disruption of carob moth, Ectomyelois ceratoniae, in commercial date gardens
Jung-Joon Park, Korea University; Thomas M. Perring, University of California - Riverside; Agenor Mafra-Neto, ISCA Technologies, Inc.
IPM Strategies for melon crops to reduce Bemisia tabaci populations and the incidence of cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus in southwestern Arizona
Stacey Bealmear, The University of Arizona; Kurt Nolte, The University of Arizona; John Palumbo, University of Arizona
Relationship between pitcher fenestrations and prey capture in the hooded pitcher plant (Sarracenia minor)
Anthony Rossi, University of North Florida; Jason McGregor, University of North Florida
Impact of beet leafhopper control on the food resource base of the endangered blunt-nosed leopard lizard (Gambelia sila).
Richard A. Redak, University of California; Kathleen Campbell, University of California; Thomas Prentice, University of California
Subsidy of benthic production to a terrestrial food web: Midge emergence (Chironomidae) at Lake Mývatn, Iceland
Jamin Dreyer, University of Wisconsin; David Hoekman, University of Wisconsin; Erica C. Nystrom Santacruz, University of Wisconsin; Jaclyn Entringer, University of Wisconsin; M. Jake Vander Zanden, University of Wisconsin; Claudio Gratton, University of Wisconsin
Effect of aquatic subsidies on terrestrial herbivore density and growth
Erica C. Nystrom Santacruz, University of Wisconsin; David Hoekman, University of Wisconsin; Jamin Dreyer, University of Wisconsin; Jaclyn Entringer, University of Wisconsin; Claudio Gratton, University of Wisconsin
Lake to land subsides: Emerging midges fertilize terrestrial arthropod food webs
David Hoekman, University of Wisconsin; Jamin Dreyer, University of Wisconsin; Erica C. Nystrom Santacruz, University of Wisconsin; Jaclyn Entringer, University of Wisconsin; Randall Jackson, University of Wisconsin; Claudio Gratton, University of Wisconsin
Leafhopper, planthopper and psyllid vectors of plant diseases: Taxonomic tools for their identification (Hemiptera)
Michael R. Wilson, National Museum of Wales; James A. Turner, National Museum of Wales
Management of sweetpotato whitefly (Bemisia tabaci biotype B) and cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus in southern California
Eric T. Natwick, University of California; William M. Wintermantel, USDA; Robert L. Gilbertson, University of California; Greg Walker, University of California - Riverside; Jolene Dessert, Imperial County; Yen-Wen Kuo, University of California Davis
Population dynamics of Circulifer tenellus in southern New Mexico over a seven year period
Rebecca Creamer, New Mexico State University; Jorge Achata, New Mexico State University; Jaime Rascon, New Mexico State University
Systemic activity of neonicotinoids influences feeding by adult black vine weevil on various species of ornamentals
Michael E. Reding, USDA - ARS; Anand Persad, Davey Institute; Christopher Ranger, USDA - ARS
Determination of Xylella fastidiosa transmission rates by QRT PCR
Blake Bextine, University of Texas at Tyler
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