Graduate Student Ten-Minute Paper Competition, P-IE: Pollinators & Pollination

Monday, December 13, 2010: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Pacific, Salon 5 (Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center)
Organizer :
Gary Brewer
9:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
9:05 AM
Pollination by Apis and non-Apis bees in North Carolina blueberry agroecosystems
Shelley R. Rogers, North Carolina State University; David Tarpy, North Carolina State University; Hannah Burrack, North Carolina State University
9:17 AM
Evaluation of bee susceptibility to several reduced-risk and microbial pesticides
Krilen Ramanaidu, Nova Scotia Agricultural College; Angela Gradish, University of Guelph; Cynthia Scott-Dupree, University of Guelph; G. Christopher Cutler, Nova Scotia Agricultural College
9:29 AM
The interaction structure of a honeybee colony
Jacob D. Scholl, Colorado State University; Dhruba Naug, Colorado State University
9:41 AM
Per-visit effectiveness of native bees in apple pollination
Mia G. Park, Cornell University; John Losey, Cornell University; Bryan N. Danforth, Cornell University
9:53 AM
Does size matter? Pollen foraging behavior of native bumble bee colonies in the presence of a mass flowering resource
Kimberly Skyrm, Oregon State University; Sujaya Rao, Oregon State University; William Stephen, Oregon State University
10:05 AM
Pollination of Wisconsin cucumber:  The impact of landscape on native bee population
David M Lowenstein, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Russell L. Groves, University of Wisconsin
10:17 AM
10:31 AM
Experimental evaluation of the effect of co-flowering exotic species richness on pollinator diversity
Sean M. Kent, Northeastern University; Dr. Gwilym Jones, Northeastern University
10:43 AM
Relative importance of local- versus landscape-scale habitat for native bee pollinators of highbush blueberry, Vaccinium corymbosum
Faye E. Benjamin, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Rachael Winfree, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
10:55 AM
Results of native pollinator diversity surveys on Kentucky vegetable farms
Logan M. Minter, University of Kentucky; Ric Bessin, University of Kentucky; Amy Sue Alesch, Iowa State University; Amanda Bachmann, Penn State University; Delia W. Scott, University of Kentucky; Mark A. Williams, University of Kentucky; Timothy Coolong, University of Kentucky; David J. Biddinger, Pennsylvania State University
11:07 AM
Manipulating soil temperatures to influence brood emergence in the alkali bee (Nomia melanderi)
Amber C. Vinchesi, Washington State University; Douglas Walsh, Washington State University; Douglas R. Cobos, Decagon Devices
11:19 AM
Native bee abundance and floral resource availability in an Oregon wetlands system
Jennifer Bergh, Oregon State University; Sujaya Rao, Oregon State University; William Stephen, Oregon State University
11:31 AM
Bumble bees versus honey bees:  A comparison of pollination success in Oregon cranberries
Kim Phillips, Oregon State University; Sujaya Rao, Oregon State University; William Stephen, Oregon State University; Linda White, Oregon State University
11:43 AM
Concluding Remarks