Student Competition for the President's Prize Display Presentations, P-IE: Biological Control

Monday, December 14, 2009: 7:00 AM-6:00 PM
Hall D, First Floor (Convention Center)
Influence of predation and parasitism on native coccinellid communities in Ohio agricultural landscapes
Hilary Edgington, The Ohio State University; Mary M. Gardiner, The Ohio State University
Extraction and reintroduction of Homalodisca vitripennis reovirus (HoVRV) collected from Texas glassy-winged sharpshooter populations
Patrick Marshall, University of Texas-Tyler; Wayne B. Hunter, USDA - ARS; Blake R. Bextine, University of Texas
The oleander aphid sandwich: tri-trophic interactions in milkweed systems
Sarah M. Colvin, University of Kentucky; Kenneth Yeargan, University of Kentucky
Recovery of Sasajiscymnus tsugae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) and Laricobius nigrinus (Coleoptera: Derodontidae) released against hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae, in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Abdul Hakeem, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center; Jerome Grant, University of Tennessee; Paris L. Lambdin, University of Tennessee; David Buckley, University of Tennessee; Frank A. Hale, University of Tennessee; Rusty Rhea, USDA - Forest Service; Greg Wiggins, University of Tennessee; Glenn Taylor, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Density-dependent dynamics of plant defense through three trophic levels: milkweed, aphids and coccinellids
Brett Blaauw, Michigan State University; Stephen B. Malcolm, Western Michigan University
Biology of Asphondylia prosopidis complex (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) and its fungal associates: potential biological control candidates for South African mesquite
Ikju Park, University of Idaho; David Thompson, New Mexico State University; Soum Sanogo, New Mexico State University; Howard Beuhler, New Mexico State University
The suitability of Diorhabda elongata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) as a food source for Coccinella septempunctata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)
Alissa Marie Berro, Oklahoma State University; Tom A. Royer, Oklahoma State University; Kristopher Giles, Oklahoma State University
Field control of citrus thrips, Scirtothrips citri, on blueberries with Beauveria bassiana in the San Joaquin Valley of California
Deane Zahn, University of California, Riverside; David R. Haviland, University of California Cooperative Extension; Joseph G. Morse, University of California