Ten-Minute Papers, SVPHS: Applied Ecology

Sunday, December 13, 2009: 2:15 PM-4:45 PM
Room 207, Second Floor (Convention Center)
Organizer :
Phillip E. Kaufman
Shahid Karim
Michael G. Kaufman
2:15 PM
Introductory Remarks
2:20 PM
Sulfuryl fluoride as a quarantine treatment for Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire (emerald ash borer) in ash logs
Alan Barak, USDA-APHIS-PPQ; Ellen M. Thoms, Dow AgroSciences; M. Messenger, USDA - APHIS; Paul Neese, BASF Corporation; Ivich Fraser, USDA-APHIS
2:32 PM
Alternatives to methyl bromide as fumigants against arthropod pests infesting southern dried-cured ham facilities in the US
Mahbub Hasan, Kansas State University; Thomas W. Phillips, Kansas State University; Michael J. Aikins, Kansas State University
2:44 PM
Pheromone-based mating disruption of Plodia interpunctella (Hubner) and Ephestia kuehniella (Zeller) in stored-products environments
Rizana Mahroof, South Carolina State University; Mahbub Hasan, Kansas State University; Michael J. Aikins, Kansas State University; Thomas W. Phillips, Kansas State University
2:56 PM
Efficacy of ozone on maize weevil (Sitophilus zeamais (Motsch.)), rice weevil (S. oryzae (L)) and red flour beetle (Tribolium castaneum (Herbst))
Marissa X. McDonough, Purdue University; Linda J. Mason, Purdue University; Charles Woloshuk, Purdue University
3:08 PM
Relative abundance of Aedes japonicus and Aedes atropalpus in riverine rock pools in the southern Appalachians
George F. O'Meara, University of Florida; Brian D. Byrd, Western Carolina University; Dulce M. Bustamante, University of Florida; Kendra N. Pesko, University of Florida; Naoya Nishimura, University of Florida
3:20 PM
3:32 PM
Microbial mediation of nitrogen inputs in tree hole habitats of larval Aedes triseriatus
Michael G. Kaufman, Michigan State University; Betsy Brouhard, Michigan State University; Edward D. Walker, Michigan State University
3:56 PM
Effect of temperature and sublethal doses of malathion on perfomance and vector potential of Culex restuans and Aedes albopictus
Ephantus J. Muturi, University of Illinois; Barry W. Alto, University of Florida; Richard Lampman, University of Illinois
4:08 PM
Attractiveness of novel analog compounds to adult mosquitoes in Florida
James Cilek, Florida A&M University; Christopher Ikediobi, Florida A&M University
4:20 PM
Concluding Remarks