Plant Disease Vector Movement and Spatial Dynamics in Greenhouse and Cropping Systems

Tuesday, December 15, 2009: 7:55 AM-11:00 AM
Room 203, Second Floor (Convention Center)
Organizer :
Donald C. Henne
7:55 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:00 AM
Spatio-temporal dynamics of Huanglongbing in relation to vector transmission
Tim Gottwald, USDA - ARS; Mike Irey, Southern Gardens Citrus, US Sugar Corp; Tim Gast, Southern Gardens Citrus, US Sugar Corp; Orley R. Taylor, USDA-ARS; Armando Bergamin Filho, Universidade de São Paulo, ESALQ; Renato Bassanezi, Fundecitrus
8:20 AM
Biogeography of aster yellows phytoplasma: epidemiological significance of local versus long distance migrants
Russell L. Groves, University of Wisconsin; Kenneth E. Frost, Univeristy of Wisconsin; Randy Van Haren, Pest Pros, Inc
9:00 AM
Epidemiology of potatoes infected with "Candidatus Liberibacter": movement of potato psyllids, Bactericera cockerelli Sulc., and spatial patterns of disease
Donald C. Henne, Texas AgriLife Research; Fekede Workneh, Texas AgriLife Research; Charles Rush, Texas AgriLife Research Center
9:20 AM
9:35 AM
Quantification of movement and spatiotemporal distribution of Homalodisca vitripennis (Germar) (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) in a citrus orchard using a protein marking technique
Rodrigo Krugner, USDA - ARS; Marshall W. Johnson, University of California; James Hagler, USDA - ARS; Russell L. Groves, University of Wisconsin; Joseph G. Morse, University of California
9:55 AM
Epidemiology of Pierce's disease in Texas vineyards
F. Mitchell, Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center; Jeff Brady, Texas AgriLife Extension Service (TAES); Isabelle Lauziere, Texas AgriLife Research; Jacy Lewis, Texas AgriLife Research Center; David Appel, Texas A&M University
10:35 AM
Thrips dispersal and the epidemiology of tomato spotted wilt virus in North Carolina
George G. Kennedy, North Carolina State University; Amanda L. P. Beaudoin, Bayer CropScience
10:55 AM
Concluding Remarks
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