Ten-Minute Papers, P-IE: Psyllid Vectors of Plant Diseases

Wednesday, December 15, 2010: 10:45 AM-12:15 PM
Royal Palm, Salon 2 (Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center)
Organizer :
Paul W. Borth
H. Alejandro Arevalo
10:45 AM
Introductory Remarks
10:50 AM
How does infection of Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) with Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus affect the behavioral response of the vector to healthy versus diseased citrus trees?
Rajinder S. Mann, University of Florida; Kirsten P. Stelinski, University of Florida; Siddharth Tiwari, Citrus Research and Education Center, University of Florida; Lukasz Stelinski, University of Florida
11:02 AM
Seasonal fluctuation in Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus prevalence in Florida populations of the Asian citrus psyllid
Timothy Ebert, University of Florida; Ron Brlansky, University of Florida; Michael E. Rogers, University of Florida
11:14 AM
Low levels of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus are present in orange jasmine and asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri) reared from jasmine plantings in urban Florida
Abigail Walter, USDA - ARS; David G. Hall, USDA, Agricultural Research Service; YongPing Duan, Subtropical Plant Pathology Research Unit
11:26 AM
Insecticidal control of Diaphorina citri: Effect on titer of Cadidatus. Liberibacter asiaticus and yield of ‘Valencia’ oranges in Florida
H. Alejandro Arevalo, University of Florida; K E M Hendricks, University of Florida; Pamela D. Roberts, University of Florida; Philip A. Stansly, University of Florida
11:38 AM
Influence of shoot production on Asian citrus psyllid Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) populations in citrus
Jawwad A. Qureshi, University of Florida; Philip A. Stansly, University of Florida
11:50 AM
Distribution and diversity of endosymbiontic bacteria associated with populations of the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri
Kirsten S. Pelz-Stelinski, University of Florida; Michael Rogers, University of Florida
12:02 PM
Titer variability of “Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum”, an endosymbiont of the potato psyllid Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc) (Heteroptera: Psyllidae)
Donald C. Henne, Texas AgriLife Research; Li Paetzold, Texas AgriLife Research; Fekede Workneh, Texas AgriLife Research; Charlie Rush, Texas AgriLife Research
12:14 PM
Concluding Remarks