Student Competition for the President's Prize, Section P-IE3. Plant-Insect Ecosystems

Monday, November 17, 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room A4, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Albrecht M. Koppenhöfer
Andrea J. Bixby
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
Development of a rapid resistance monitoring bioassay for codling moth
Leonardo C. Magalhaes, North Carolina State University; Jaap B. van Kretschmar, North Carolina State University; Vonny M. Barlow, North Carolina State University; R. Michael Roe, North Carolina State University; Jim Walgenbach, North Carolina State University
8:17 AM
Living on the edge: Detecting spatial associations between immigrating L. maculicollis adults, larvae and preferred host plants on golf course fairways
Benjamin McGraw, Penn State University; Albrecht M. Koppenhöfer, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
8:29 AM
Predicting average weekly blacklight trap catch of Acrosternum hilare adults using weather parameters
Katherine L. Kamminga, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Ames Herbert, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Thomas P. Kuhar, Virginia Tech; Carlyle C. Brewster, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
8:41 AM
Seasonal fluctuation and infestation levels of Xylosandrus compactus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on coffee in Hawaii
Elsie Burbano, University of Hawaii - Manoa; Mark Wright, University of Hawai'i
9:05 AM
Effects of current and future soybean aphid management tactics on soybean aphids (Aphis glycines) and their natural enemies in Illinois in 2007 and 2008
Nicholas A. Tinsley, University of Illinois; Kevin L. Steffey, University of Illinois; Ronald E. Estes, University of Illinois; Joshua R. Heeren, University of Illinois; Michael E. Gray, University of Illinois
9:17 AM
9:29 AM
Modeling distribution and abundance of soybean aphid in soybean fields using measurements from the surrounding landscape
Christine A. Bahlai, University of Guelph; Sarah Sikkema, University of Guelph; Rebecca H. Hallett, University of Guelph; Jonathan A. Newman, University of Guelph; Arthur W. Schaafsma, University of Guelph
9:41 AM
Management of soybean aphid in narrow row soybean production
Matthew E. O'Neal, Iowa State University; Kevin D. Johnson, Iowa State University
9:53 AM
Enzyme induction as a possible mechanism for latex-mediated insect resistance in romaine lettuce
Amit Sethi, Louisiana State University AgCenter; Heather McAuslane, University of Florida; Bala Rathinasabapathi, University Of Florida; Gregg S. Nuessly, University of Florida; Russell T. Nagata, University of Florida
10:05 AM
Combining pest control and resistance management: Synergy of engineered insects with Bt crops
Nina Alphey, University of Oxford; Michael B. Bonsall, University of Oxford; Luke Alphey, Oxford University and Oxitec Ltd
10:17 AM
Intelligent Pest Monitoring: a new paradigm for crop protection
Saber Miresmailli, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Murray B. Isman, The University of British Columbia
10:29 AM
The relationship between the placement of mating disruption dispensers and pheromone trap efficacy for monitoring adult codling moth (Cydia pomonella)
Eric Bohnenblust, Pennsylvania State University; Larry A. Hull, Penn State University; Greg Krawczyk, Pennsylvania State University