Student Competition for the President's Prize, Section P-IE5. Plant-Insect Ecosystems

Monday, November 17, 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room A5, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Jose Carlos V. Rodrigues
Clyde E. Sorenson
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
Impact of selected cultural practices on late season and overwintering stem borer infestations in sugarcane and rice
JM. Beuzelin, Louisiana State University AgCenter; Anna Meszaros, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center; W. Akbar, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center; T.E. Reagan, Louisiana State University; MO. Way, Texas A&M University
8:17 AM
Burning dormant timothy: Cultural management for thrips
Dominic R. Reisig, North Carolina State University; Larry Godfrey, University of California; Daniel Marcum, University of California
8:29 AM
Influence of planting date and insecticide treatment on incidence of tomato spotted wilt virus in burley and flue-cured tobaccos in North Carolina
Mariah J. Bock, North Carolina State University; Clyde E. Sorenson, North Carolina State University; Mark R. Abney, University of Georgia; Hannah Burrack, North Carolina State University
8:41 AM
Reduced fertility and transovarial transmission by obliquebanded leafroller, Choristoneura rosaceana (Harris), after exposure to Novaluron
Soo-Hoon Samuel Kim, University of Arkansas; Christine Vandervoort, Michigan State University; Mark E. Whalon, Michigan State University; John C. Wise, Michigan State University
8:53 AM
Degree-day model and applications for management of grape phylloxera in the Ozarks
Sandra Sleezer, University of Arkansas; Donn Johnson, University of Arkansas; Barbara Lewis, University of Arkansas
9:05 AM
Dose-response relationships of neonicotinyl insecticides to Blissus occiduus and B. leucopterus hirtus
Mitchell Stamm, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Tiffany Heng-Moss, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Frederick P. Baxendale, Department of Entomology; Blair D. Siegfried, University of Nebraska
9:17 AM
9:41 AM
Organic mulches: Impact on soil surface insects in snapdragons
Harsimran Gill, University of Florida; Robert McSorley, University of Florida; Gaurav Goyal, University of Florida-IFAS; Romy Krueger, university of Florida; Danielle Treadwell, University of Florida
9:53 AM
Comparative toxicity of essential oils of Lisea pungens Hemsi and Listea cubeba and blends of their major constituents against Trichoplusia ni (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
Zhili Jiang, Northwest Agriculture & Forestry University; Yasmin Akhtar, University of British Columbia; Murray B. Isman, The University of British Columbia; Xing Zhang, Research & Development Center of Biorational Pesticide, Northwest A & F University
10:05 AM
Pine pollen effects on Frankliniella occidentalis and F. fusca reproduction
Gina M Angelella, University of Georgia; David G. Riley, University of Georgia
10:29 AM
Evaluation of management practices for pink hibiscus mealybug under semi-field conditions
Justin Vitullo, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Aijun Zhang, USDA - ARS; Catharine Mannion, University of Florida; J. Christopher Bergh, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University