SVPHS3 Ten-Minute Papers, Structural, Veterinary, and Public Health Systems

Wednesday, November 19, 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room A2, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Thomas Shelton
Karen Vail
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
8:17 AM
Effects of repetitive disturbance on the foraging affinity of Reticulitermes spp. in the field
Thomas Shelton, USDA - Forest Service; Patrick D. Gerard, Clemson University; Terence Wagner, USDA Forest Service
8:41 AM
Effect of juvenile hormone III on Coptotermes formosanus in a topical application bioassay
Lixin Mao, Louisiana State University; Gregg Henderson, Louisiana State University; Roger A. Laine, Louisiana State University
8:53 AM
9:05 AM
Tunnel volume regulation and group size of subterranean termites
Nan-Yao Su, University of Florida; Sang-Hee Lee, University of Florida
9:17 AM
Individual task load in tunneling excavation of the Formosan subterranean termites
Rou-Ling Yang, University of Florida; Nan-Yao Su, University of Florida
9:41 AM
9:53 AM
Long-term impact of Hurricane Katrina on the distribution of subterranean termites in City Park, New Orleans, Louisiana
Mary Cornelius, USDA, Agricultural Research Service; Weste Osbrink, USDA-ARS-SRRC
10:29 AM
Abdominal gland secretions of the samsum ant, Pachycondyla sennaarensis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
Mahmood Reza Nikbakhtzadeh, Tarbiat Modares University; Naimeh Movahhedi, Tarbiat Modares University; Dr. Siavosh Tirgari, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
10:41 AM
Ant species diversity in Puerto Rican housing developments
Preston Brown, Virginia Tech; Dini Miller, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
10:53 AM
Necrophoric behavior of Argentine ants
Dong-Hwan Choe, University of California, Berkeley; Jocelyn G. Millar, University of California, Riverside; Michael K. Rust, University of California
11:05 AM
Managing Argentine ant (Linepithema humile) populations in South Carolina state park campgrounds
Brittany R. Ellis, Clemson University; Eric P. Benson, Clemson University; Patricia A. Zungoli, Clemson University; William C. Bridges, Clemson University
11:17 AM
Concluding Remarks