Student Competition for the President's Prize, IPMIS: Integrated

Monday, December 14, 2009: 8:15 AM-11:00 AM
Florida, First Floor (Marriott Hotel)
John C. Reese
William B. Walker
8:15 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:27 AM
Effects of threecornered alfalfa hopper injuries in early maturing soybeans
Ishakh Pulakkatu Thodi, Mississippi State University; Fred Musser, Mississippi State University; Jeffrey Gore, Mississippi State University
8:39 AM
Comparison of populations of two soybean aphid biotypes on different  soybean entries
Predeesh Chandran, Kansas State University; John C. Reese, Kansas State University; Leslie R. Campbell, Kansas State University
8:51 AM
Distribution of corn silk fly, Euxesta spp. and its suppression by Orius insidiousus in the corn field
Megha Kalsi, University of Florida; Dakshina Seal, University of Florida
9:03 AM
Tarnished plant bug (Lygus lineolaris) movement dynamics within corn, cotton, and corn/cotton interface
Ankit Kumar, Mississippi State university; Fred Musser, Mississippi State University
9:15 AM
Utilization of host-formed and artificial pupation chambers by the parasitoid Toxoneuron nigriceps (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
Ruth E. Henderson, Washington State University; S. Bradleigh Vinson, Texas A&M University
9:27 AM
9:39 AM
Identification and biology of Frankliniella schultzei (Trybom): an approach towards developing an IPM program
Garima Kakkar, University of Florida; Dakshina Seal, University of Florida; Philip A. Stansly, University of Florida; Oscar E. Liburd, University of Florida; Vivek Kumar, University of Florida
9:51 AM
Effect of different sanitation levels on survival of Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) exposed to high temperatures during heat treatment of a flour mill
Monika Brijwani, Kansas State University; Bhadriraju Subramanyam, Kansas State University; Paul Flinn, USDA-ARS-GMPRC; Michael Langemeier, Kansas State University
10:03 AM
Development of Tribolium castaneum on resistant starches
Meng Xue, Kansas State University; Bhadriraju Subramanyam, Kansas State University; James Campbell, USDA - ARS; Yong-Cheng Shi, Kansas State University
10:15 AM
The effects of protein nutrition on honey bee health and survival
Laura Willard, University of North Carolina-Greensboro; Jerry Hayes, University of North Carolina-Greensboro; Megan Wallrichs, University of North Carolina-Greensboro; Olav Rueppell, University of North Carolina
10:27 AM
Does it pay to delay? Flesh flies show an adaptive delay in reproduction after reaching a nutritional threshold
Frank Wessels, University of Florida; Daniel A. Hahn, University of Florida
10:39 AM
Spider mites response to water stress of corn
Amelia Jorge Sidumo, Texas Tech University; Christian Nansen, Texas AgriLife Research; Ali Hosseini Garalari, Texas AgriLife Research; Kathy Vaughn, Texas A&M University - Texas AgriLIFE Extension
10:51 AM
Concluding Remarks