Ten-Minute Papers, P-IE: Transgenics in the Ecosystem

Tuesday, December 14, 2010: 7:30 AM-9:25 AM
Pacific, Salon 6-7 (Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center)
Organizer :
Paul W. Borth
Paula Davis
Jarrod T. Hardke
7:30 AM
Introductory Remarks
7:35 AM
dsRNA: The next generation of pyramided insect-protection traits
William Moar, Monsanto Company; Tom Clark, Monsanto Company; Gerrit Segers, Monsanto Company; Parthasarathy Ramaseshadri, Monsanto Company; Bruce Hibbard, USDA - ARS; Graham P. Head, Monsanto Company
7:59 AM
Comparative susceptibility of field collected populations of sugarcane borer to five Cry proteins and Bt corn leaf tissue expressing single and multiple Cry proteins
Mukti N. Ghimire, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center; Yunlong Yang, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center; B. Rogers Leonard, Louisiana State University; Graham P. Head, Monsanto Company; Fangneng Huang, Louisiana State University
8:11 AM
Assessing the effect of Bt hybridization on lepidopteran-based food webs in wild rice
Gail A. Langellotto, Oregon State University; Eunice Escandor, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI); Ngo Luc Cuong, Cuu Long Delta Rice Research Institute; Yolanda H. Chen, University of Vermont
8:23 AM
Rice cultivation alters arthropod diversity and community composition in the Mekong basin, Vietnam
Yolanda H. Chen, University of Vermont; Alberto T. Barrion, PhilRice; Gail A. Langellotto, Oregon State University; Ngo Luc Cuong, Cuu Long Delta Rice Research Institute
8:35 AM
Adverse effects of transgenic corn debris on stream arthropods: Tissue-mediated effects versus Bt protein
William Lamp, University of Maryland; Scott H. Berg, University of Maryland; Galen P. Dively, University of Maryland; Chris M. Swan, University of Maryland
8:47 AM
A comparative assessment of the effects of Bt plants and a pyrethroid insecticide on Coleomegilla maculata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)
Xiaoxia Liu, Cornell University; Mao Chen, Monsanto Company; Tony Shelton, Cornell University
9:11 AM
Landscape effects of transgenic cotton on non-target ants and beetles
Yves Carriere, University of Arizona; Christa Ellers-Kirk, University of Arizona; Manda G. Cattaneo, Texas A&M University; Christine Yafuso, University of Arizona
9:23 AM
Concluding Remarks