Advances In Acarology 2009

Sunday, December 13, 2009: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room 201, Second Floor (Convention Center)
Quentin Fang
Ashley PG. Dowling
8:15 AM
Evaluation of basal relationships of acariform mites using five nuclear genes
Pavel B. Klimov, University of Michigan; Barry O'Connor, University of Michigan
8:30 AM
Internal structures of varroa as viewed by SEM
Diana Sammataro, Carl Hayden Bee Research Center
8:45 AM
Capturing mite diversity in a model tropical ecosystem using DNA barcoding and traditional systematics
Menelaos C. Stavrinides, University of California-Berkeley; George K. Roderick, University of California
9:00 AM
Studies of myrmecophilous mites
Kaitlin Uppstrom, The Ohio State University; Hans Klompen, The Ohio State University
9:15 AM
Digital illustration: novel techniques for species descriptions
Ray Fisher, University of Arkansas; Ashley PG. Dowling, University of Arkansas
9:30 AM
Vikram Prasad, International Journal of Acarology; James Amrine, West Virginia University
9:45 AM
Effectiveness of eriophyid mites for biological control of weedy plants and challenges for future research
Lincoln Smith, USDA - ARS; Enrico De Lillo, University of Bari; James Amrine, West Virginia University
10:00 AM
10:30 AM
Quarantine mites intercepted at ports of entry
Eric McDonald, USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ)
11:00 AM
Amblyomma variegatum (Acari: Ixodidae), an African tick in the Caribbean: preliminary phylogeographic data
Lorenza Beati, Georgia Southern University; Jaymin Patel, Georgia Southern University; Patrick Kelly, Ross University; Tammi Krecek, Ross University
11:15 AM
Natural and biological control of blacklegged tick
Anuja Bharadwaj, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station; Kirby Stafford III, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
11:30 AM
Cloning and expression of a lipocalin gene from soft tick, Ornithodoros moubata
Quentin Fang, Georgia Southern University; Miles Nunn, The University of Oxford
11:45 AM
12:00 PM
Concluding Remarks
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
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