Entodiversity in Turfgrass and Ornamental Pest Management

Tuesday, December 14, 2010: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
San Diego (Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center)
Andrea J. Bixby
Joseph P. Doskocil
8:00 AM
Welcoming Remarks
8:05 AM
Remembering Haruo Tashiro and Paul Heller
Robert Williamson, University of Wisconsin; Patricia J. Vittum, University of Massachusetts
8:12 AM
Turf, is it really a green desert?
David Shetlar, The Ohio State University
8:27 AM
Alternative pest management strategies in the landscape
A. D. Ali, The Davey Tree Expert Co; Steve Arthurs, University of Florida
8:47 AM
Biology, host range, and pest status of a rare lace bug which feeds on ornamental grasses
Evelyn Carr, University of Georgia; S. Braman, University of Georgia
9:02 AM
New scale pest for crape myrtle:  Recent invader or merely new host record?
Michael E. Merchant, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
9:17 AM
Does Pieris leaf wax affect the Andromeda lace bug?
Shaku Nair, University of Georgia; D. A. Knauft, University of Georgia; S. Braman, University of Georgia
9:32 AM
Correlating the phenologies of landscape plants and pests in Alabama
Raymond Young, Auburn University; David Held, Auburn University
9:47 AM
9:52 AM
Biotype development in turfgrass insects - southern chinch bug
James A. Reinert, Texas AgriLife Research Center; Carlos Campos, Texas A&M AgriLife Research; Ambika Chandra, Texas AgriLife Research, Texas A&M System
10:57 AM
Ecotoxicology of turfgrass insecticides:  Impacts on beneficial invertebrates
Jonathan L. Larson, University of Kentucky; Daniel A. Potter, University of Kentucky
11:12 AM
Behavioral and electrophysiological responses of the annual bluegrass weevil to turfgrass volatiles
Benjamin McGraw, State University of New York - Delhi; Cesar Rodriguez-Saona, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Robert Holdcraft, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Albrecht M. Koppenhöfer, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
11:27 AM
The sugarcane beetle (Euetheola humilis) discovers turfgrass
Amy C. Lockwood, North Carolina State University; Rick Brandenburg, North Carolina State University
11:42 AM
Concluding remarks and business meeting
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