Student Competition for the President's Prize, IPMIS: Biochemisty and Toxicology

Monday, December 14, 2009: 8:30 AM-11:00 AM
Illinois, First Floor (Marriott Hotel)
Joel Coats
Nannan Liu
8:30 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:42 AM
Effect of selected insecticides on Scapteriscus vicinus (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae) neurophysiology
Olga Kostromytska, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Michael E. Scharf, Purdue University; Eileen A. Buss, University of Florida
8:54 AM
Methyl salicylate reduces populations of the soybean aphid, Aphis glycines Matsumura, through the attraction of natural enemies
Rachel E. Mallinger, University of Wisconsin; David B. Hogg, University of Wisconsin
9:30 AM
Differential free amino acids impacting feeding behavior and performance of the sugarcane aphid on sugarcane
W. Akbar, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center; Allan Showler, USDA - ARS; T.E. Reagan, Louisiana State Univeristy
9:42 AM
9:54 AM
Xylem consumption impact on fecundity and obligate symbionts in Macrosiphum euphorbiae aphids
Julien Pompon, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Yvan Rahbé, INRA; Dan Quiring, University of New Brunswick; Claudia Goyer, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Philippe Giordanengo, Université de Picardie Jules Verne; Yvan Pelletier, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
10:06 AM
Evaluation of a lure and kill station for male codling moths (Cydia pomonella)
Bonnie Ohler, Washington State University; Peter J. Landolt, USDA - ARS; John J. Brown, Washington State University; Richard Zack, Washington State University
10:18 AM
Isolation, identification, and behavioral response of methyl 6-methylsalicylate, a female-specific sex pheromone component of the parasitoid wasp Spalangia endius (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae)
William J. Nichols, Northern Illinois University; Robert, J. Bartelt, USDA-ARS; Allard Cossé, USDA - ARS; Bethia H. King, Northern Illinois University
10:30 AM
Effects of monoterpenoids on 36Cl- uptake of ventral nerve cords in the American cockroach
Fan Tong, Iowa State University; Joel Coats, Iowa State University
10:42 AM
Differential Efficacy of Three Commonly Used Pyrethroids for Laboratory and Field-Collected Larvae and Adults of Helicoverpa zea
Bradley W. Hopkins, Texas A&M University; Patricia V. Pietrantonio, Texas A&M University
10:54 AM
Concluding Remarks