P-IE10 Ten-Minute Papers, Plant-Insect Ecosystems

Tuesday, November 18, 2008: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Room A9, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Gaurav Goyal
Mark Sisterson
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
Oviposition preference of corn-infesting picture wing flies
Gaurav Goyal, University of Florida-IFAS; Gregg Nuessly, University of Florida; Harsimran Gill, University of Florida
1:47 PM
Assessing diet quality in free-ranging grasshoppers by frass N content and respiratory quotient
Dennis Fielding, USDA-ARS; Linda DeFoliart, USDA-ARS; Ellen Trainor, University of Alaska Fairbanks
2:23 PM
Daily and seasonal patterns in abdominal color in Diaphorina citri and relationships with reproductive potential
Erik J. Wenninger, USDA-ARS, Yakima Agricultural Research Laboratory; Lukasz L. Stelinski, University of Florida; David G. Hall, USDA - ARS
2:35 PM
Sperm precedence on a Bacillus thuringiensis-resistant tobacco budworm colony
Carlos A. Blanco, USDA - APHIS; Fred Gould, North Carolina State University; Astrid Groot, Max Plank Institute for Chemical Ecology; Gerardo Hernandez, CINVESTAV; Antonio Teran-Vargas, INIFAP; Omaththage Perera, USDA - ARS; Craig A. Abel, USDA-ARS
2:59 PM
3:11 PM
Plasticity of female mating behavior drives competitive exclusion of whitefly biotypes
David W. Crowder, University of Arizona; Michael Sitvarin, University of Arizona; Yves Carriere, University of Arizona
3:23 PM
3:38 PM
Life tables and laboratory rearing of Nezara viridula (L.) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) on two artificial diets
Doug Streett, ARS-USDA National Biological Control Laboratory; Maribel Tortilla, USDA-ARS
4:02 PM
Fighting flesh flies: Ontogeny of aggressive behavior in Sarcophaga crassipalpis
Caleb Paquette, East Tennessee State University; Joanna Magner, East Tennessee State University; Edith Seier, East Tennessee State University; Karl H. Joplin, East Tennessee State University; Darrell Moore, East Tennessee State University
4:14 PM
Investigating diapause and emergence phenotypes in the invasive species, Contarinia nasturtii
Rebecca H. Hallett, University of Guelph; Sheila A. Goodfellow, MGS Pest Management Technologies; Ross M. Weiss, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Owen O. Olfert, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
4:26 PM
Host-associated encapsulation capacity of macrolepidopteran forest caterpillars
J. Gwen Shlichta, University of Maryland; Pedro Barbosa, University of Maryland
4:38 PM
The eubacteria associated with the cabbage aphid (Brevicoryne brassicae): Their community composition and influence on aphid performance
Emily Clark, Scottish Crop Research Institute; Alison Karley, Scottish Crop Research Institute; Stephen Hubbard, University of Dundee at SCRI
4:50 PM
Rapid spread of a bacterial symbiont in the sweetpotato whitefly, Bemisia tabaci
Martha S. Hunter, University of Arizona; Tetsuya Adachi, Hiroshima University; Amaranta Kozuch, University of Arizona; Elad Chiel, University of Arizona; Suzanne E. Kelly, University of Arizona; Einat Zchori-fein, Newe-Ya'ar research center, ARO
5:02 PM
Costs and benefits of endosymbiont infection in a doubly-infected parasitoid
Jennifer A. White, University of Arizona; Suzanne Kelly, University of Arizona; Steve Perlman, University of Victoria; Martha S. Hunter, University of Arizona