Emerging Pests and Research Approaches in Vegetable Pest Management

Tuesday, December 14, 2010: 8:30 AM-11:55 AM
Royal Palm, Salon 2 (Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center)
Zsofia Szendrei
Russell L. Groves
8:30 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:35 AM
Pest genetics - an under appreciated factor in sustainable pest management
George G. Kennedy, North Carolina State University
8:55 AM
RNA interference (RNAi) efforts against insect vectors of plant pathogens
Bryce W. Falk, University of California - Davis
9:15 AM
9:35 AM
The potato psyllid:  History, population genetics, and management
John T. Trumble, University of California - Riverside
9:55 AM
Developing a strategy to control thrips with Bt toxin
Thomas L. German, University of Wisconsin - Madison
10:15 AM
10:50 AM
Storage losses associated with Potato virus Y in potato
Russell L. Groves, University of Wisconsin
11:10 AM
Swede midge:  Managing a threat to Brassica vegetables in North America
Tony Shelton, Cornell University; Mao Chen, Monsanto Company
11:30 AM
Climate change and vegetable IPM, the new normal
Casey Hoy, The Ohio State University; Diego Rincon, The Ohio State University
11:50 AM
Concluding Remarks
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