Turfgrass & Ornamental Pest Management: Celebrating Colleagues, Science, and New Ideas

Tuesday, December 15, 2009: 7:00 AM-11:00 AM
Room 208, Second Floor (Convention Center)
Eric Rebek
Frederick P. Baxendale
7:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
7:05 AM
Tritrophic interactions in turf and ornamentals
S. Braman, University of Georgia
7:25 AM
The effect of native and alien plants on arthropod biodiversity and the ecosystem service of biological control
Paula M. Shrewsbury, University of Maryland; Ellery A. Krause, University of Maryland; Douglas W. Tallamy, University of Delaware; Michael J. Raupp, University of Maryland
7:45 AM
Bronze birch borer resistance in native versus European birch: integrating primary and secondary chemistry
Vanessa Muilenberg, The Ohio State University, OARDC; P. Larry Phelan, The Ohio State University; Pierluigi Bonello, The Ohio State University; Daniel A. Herms, The Ohio State University
8:00 AM
Virgins to the North: the precarious fate of female bagworms
Marc Rhainds, Purdue University; Clifford S Sadof, Purdue University
8:15 AM
Vectors and host range of bacterial leaf scorch in Oklahoma
Lisa M. Overall, Oklahoma State University; Eric Rebek, Oklahoma State University
8:30 AM
The worm turns: history and future of earthworm management for golf courses and sport fields
Daniel A. Potter, University of Kentucky; Carl T. Redmond, University of Kentucky; David Williams, University of Kentucky
8:50 AM
9:00 AM
9:10 AM
9:45 AM
Long-term protection of ash trees from emerald ash borer following a single trunk injection treatment with emamectin benzoate
David R. Smitley, Michigan State University; David L. Cox, Syngenta Crop Protection; Joseph Doccola, Arborjet, Inc.
10:05 AM
Hunting billbug in North Carolina: a three-year learning experience
Joseph P. Doskocil, North Carolina State University
10:20 AM
Mole crickets behaving badly
Diane E. Silcox, North Carolina State University
10:35 AM
10:50 AM
Discussion and Business Meeting
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