Ten-Minute Papers, P-IE: Microbial Control

Tuesday, December 15, 2009: 9:15 AM-11:00 AM
Room 211, Second Floor (Convention Center)
Fred Musser
John D. Vandenberg
9:15 AM
Introductory Remarks
9:20 AM
Efficacy of Beauveria bassiana and imidacloprid for the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis
John D. Vandenberg, USDA - ARS; Louela Castrillo, Cornell University; Michael H. Griggs, USDA ARS; Houping Liu, Michigan State University; Leah S. Bauer, USDA - Forest Service
9:44 AM
Bacteria associated with the southern pine beetle (Dendroctonus frontalis)
Jiri Hulcr, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Cameron Currie, University of Wisconsin; Kier D Klepzig, USDA Forest Service
9:56 AM
Persistence of Metarhizium anisopliae conidia applied beneath a cover crop canopy for sugarbeet root maggot management
Ayanava Majumdar, Auburn University; Mark A. Boetel, North Dakota State University; Stefan T. Jaronski, USDA - ARS
10:08 AM
Prevalence and impact of microsporidia in tarnished plant bug (Lygus lineolaris) populations
Fred Musser, Mississippi State University; Sarah R. Self, Mississippi State University; Katherine S. Knighten, Mississippi State University
10:32 AM
Interactions between red oak borer (Enaphalodes rufulus) and the fungus Beauveria bassiana
Donald C. Steinkraus, University of Arkansas; Fred Stephen, University of Arkansas; Jason M. Meyers, Texas A&M University
10:44 AM
Field application of entomopathogenic nematodes to control black cutworm in turf grasses
Lemma Ebssa, Rutgers University; Albrecht M. Koppenhöfer, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
10:56 AM
Concluding Remarks