Ten-Minute Papers, P-IE: Molecular Analysis And Plant Defense Research

Tuesday, December 14, 2010: 2:45 PM-5:15 PM
Pacific, Salon 5 (Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center)
Organizer :
Paul W. Borth
Michael Patnaude
2:45 PM
Introductory Remarks
2:50 PM
Wash-day for molecular ecologists: Removing external contaminating DNA from arthropod predators destined for molecular gut-content analysis
Matthew H. Greenstone, USDA - ARS; Donald C. Weber, USDA-ARS; Thomas A. Coudron, USDA - ARS; Mark Payton, Oklahoma State University
3:02 PM
Molecular tracking of generalist predator feeding habits in Washington potatoes
Eric G. Chapman, University of Kentucky; Gretchen Beth Snyder, Washington State University; James D. Harwood, University of Kentucky; William E. Snyder, Washington State University
3:14 PM
Microsatellite analysis of bumble bee foraging in mass flowering agricultural fields
Sujaya Rao, Oregon State University; James Strange, USDA - ARS; William Stephen, Oregon State University
3:26 PM
Identification and definitions of Electrical Penetration Graph (EPG) waveforms for the potato psyllid, Paratrioza cockerelli, on susceptible potato
Cole Pearson, Washington State University; Elaine Backus, USDA - ARS; Joseph E. Munyaneza, USDA, Agricultural Research Service
3:38 PM
Analyzing feeding behavior of Nezara viridula on Glycine max using electrical penetration graph techniques
SB. Cooke, Winthrop University; PL. Mitchell, Winthrop University; Elaine Backus, USDA - ARS
3:50 PM
Host-associated differentiation among Dalbulus maidis (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) populations associated with maize and a perennial teosinte 
Steven Michael Reyna, Texas A&M University; Julio S. Bernal, Texas A&M University; Raul F. Medina, Texas A&M University
4:02 PM
Perturbation of membrane lipid metabolism in wheat (Triticum aestivum) seedling caused by Hessian fly (Mayetiola destructor) attacks
Lieceng Zhu, Fayetteville State University; Xiang Liu, Kansas State University; Ming-Shun Chen, Kansas State University
4:14 PM
Mites by the millions: neonicotinoid insecticide alters defense of cotton plants and leads to outbreaks of twospotted spider mites
Adrianna Szczepaniec, South Dakota State University; David L. Kerns, Texas Agricultural Experiment Station; Ricardo Ramirez, Texas A&M University; Micky Eubanks, Texas A&M University
4:26 PM
The effect of aphid feeding on induced plant defenses
Ezra G. Schwartzberg, Pensylvania State University; James H. Tumlinson, Pennsylvania State University
4:38 PM
Bacteria associated with the mountain pine beetle degrade components of tree defensive chemistry
Aaron Adams, University of Wisconsin; Celia Boone, University of Northern British Columbia; Sandra M Adams, Univeristy of WI; Joerg Bohlmann, The University of British Columbia; Cameron Currie, University of Wisconsin; Nadir Erbilgin, University of Alberta; Brian H. Aukema, University of Minnesota; Kenneth F. Raffa, University of Wisconsin
4:50 PM
Generalist and specialist host-parasitoid associations respond differently to wild parsnip (Pastinca sativa) defensive chemistry
Paul Ode, Colorado State University; Evan Lampert, University of Colorado; May R. Berenbaum, University of Illinois; Arthur R. Zangerl, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
5:02 PM
The effects of dietary nutrients on the immune response of the polyphagous caterpillar, Grammia incorrupta
Angela Smilanich, University of Nevada; Michael S. Singer, Wesleyan University; Peri Mason, Wesleyan University
5:14 PM
Concluding Remarks