Graduate Student Ten-Minute Paper Competition, P-IE: Chemical Ecology

Monday, December 13, 2010: 8:30 AM-12:00 PM
Towne (Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center)
John C. Reese
8:30 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:47 AM
Unintended impacts of value added plant breeding: linolenic acid and soybean
Michael T. McCarville, Iowa State University; Charles Kanobe, Iowa State University; Matthew E. O'Neal, Iowa State University; Gustavo C. MacIntosh, Iowa State University
9:11 AM
Evaluating the potential effects of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria on the induction of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in cotton
Esther Ngumbi, Auburn University; Joseph Kloepper, Auburn University; Henry Fadamiro, Auburn University
9:23 AM
Investigating the role of olfaction in host plant selection of harlequin bug, Murgantia histrionica (Hahn) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) 
Anna K. Wallingford, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Thomas P. Kuhar, Virginia Tech; Peter Schultz, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
9:35 AM
Molecular gut content and stable isotope analyses reveal the dietary choice of soil-living insect herbivores
Karin Staudacher, University of Innsbruck; Bettina Thalinger, University of Innsbruck; Nikolaus Schallhart, University of Innsbruck; Corinna Wallinger, University of Innsbruck; Michael Traugott, University of Innsbruck
9:47 AM
Positive associative learning experiences supersede herbivore-induced plant volatiles in generalist parasitoid host-finding
Christina Harris, Penn State University; James H. Tumlinson, Pennsylvania State University
9:59 AM
10:13 AM
Effects of light intensity on pac choi (Brassica rapa) plant chemistry and growth responses of diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella)
Wendy A. Johnson, Kansas State University; James R. Nechols, Kansas State University; Raymond A. Cloyd, Kansas State University; Megan M. Kennelly, Kansas State University; Dorith Rotenberg, Kansas State University
10:25 AM
Role of host plant volatiles and attractant pheromones in the mate location behavior of Mallodon dasystomus (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Matthew A. Paschen, Purdue University; Nathan M. Schiff, USDA - Forest Service; Matthew D. Ginzel, Purdue University
10:37 AM
Role of semiochemicals in the host colonization behavior of the peach bark beetle, Phloeotribus liminaris (Harris)
Nicole Renee VanDerLaan, Purdue University; Matthew Ginzel, Purdue University
10:49 AM
Plant-herbivore interaction of ethylene-insensitive petunias and western flower thrips
Claudia H. Kuniyoshi, Ohio State University; Luis Canas, The Ohio State University
11:01 AM
Nutrient-allelochemical interactions: metabolic effects on  a generalist insect herbivore
Marion Le Gall, Texas A&M University; Spencer T. Behmer, Texas A&M University
11:25 AM
Chemical ecology of host/vector/pathogen interactions in the wild gourd Cucurbita pepo texana
Lori Shapiro, Penn State University; Andrew G. Stephenson, The Pennsylvania State University; Consuelo M. De Moraes, Pennsylvania State University; Mark Mescher, Pennsylvania State University
11:37 AM
Concluding Remarks