Evolutionary Arms Race of Resistance in Herbivores to Novel Chemistries: Lessons from Native and Agricultural Systems

Sunday, December 13, 2009: 1:00 PM-5:10 PM
Room 109, First Floor (Convention Center)
Jay F. Brunner
John E. Dunley
Ashfaq A. Sial
1:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:30 PM
Natural selection on herbivory-induced plant responses
André Kessler, Cornell University
1:55 PM
Evolution of direct and indirect plant defenses in tritrophic interactions
Mark C. Mescher, Associate Professor, Pennsylvania State University
2:20 PM
2:35 PM
Evolution and management of insect resistance to transgenic plants
Bruce E. Tabashnik, University of Arizona; Yves Carriere, University of Arizona
3:00 PM
Evolution of resistance against novel chemistries
Ashfaq A. Sial, Washington State University, Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center; Jay F. Brunner, Washington State University; John E. Dunley, Washington State University
4:40 PM
Concluding Remarks
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