Ten-Minute Papers, P-IE: Vectors of Plant Disease

Tuesday, December 15, 2009: 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room 207, Second Floor (Convention Center)
Ming-Shun Chen
Timothy Ebert
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:47 PM
Seasonal fluctuation in Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus prevalence in Florida populations of the Asian citrus psyllid
Timothy Ebert, University of Florida; Ron Brlansky, University of Florida; Michael E. Rogers, University of Florida
1:59 PM
Does aphid probing behavior explain differences in PVY transmission efficiency on potato?
Jeffrey A. Davis, Louisiana State University; Edward B. Radcliffe, University of Minnesota
2:11 PM
Impact of potato psyllid density and timing of infection on zebra chip disease expression in potato plants
Feng Gao, Texas AgriLife Research Center; John Jifon, Texas AgriLife Research Center; Tong-Xian Liu, Texas AgriLife Research Center
2:23 PM
The effect of volatiles on host-plant finding behavior of adult potato psyllids, Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Psyllidae): implications for reducing zebra chip disease incidence
Ali H. Gharalari, Texas Agrilife Reseach Center; Christian Nansen, Texas AgriLife Research; Paul Paré, Texas Tech University; Scot E. Dowd, Research and Testing Laboratories; Creighton Miller, Texas A&M University
2:35 PM
Evaluating thrips species in Georgia (Thysanoptera: Thripridae) as vectors of Iris yellow spot virus
Rajagopalbabu Srinivasan, University of Georgia; Stan Diffie, University of Georgia; Anitha Chitturi, University of Georgia; David G. Riley, University of Georgia; Hanu Pappu, Washington State University; Stephen Mullis, University of Georgia; Ron Gitaitis, University of Georgia
2:47 PM
Differential accumulation of phytohormones in wheat seedlings attacked by avirulent and virulent Hessian fly (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) larvae
Lieceng Zhu, Fayetteville State University; Ming-Shun Chen, Kansas State University; Xiang Liu, Kansas State University
3:23 PM
Concluding Remarks