Graduate Student Ten-Minute Paper Competition, P-IE: Spatial, Community Ecology & Trapping

Monday, December 13, 2010: 8:20 AM-12:00 PM
Royal Palm, Salon 4 (Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center)
Allan Showler
8:20 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:25 AM
Impact of nitrogen and a soil inoculant on soybean aphid density (Aphis glycines)
Samantha Brunner, North Dakota State University; Deirdre Prischmann, North Dakota State University; R. Jay Goos, North Dakota State University
8:37 AM
Phenology, diversity and associated nematodes of native Siricidae throughout Arkansas
D. M. Keeler, University of Arkansas; Donald C. Steinkraus, University of Arkansas; Fred Stephen, University of Arkansas
8:49 AM
Corn-infesting picture-winged flies: Distribution in field by time and space
Gaurav Goyal, University of Florida-IFAS; Gregg Nuessly, University of Florida; Dakshina Seal, University of Florida; John L. Capinera, University of Florida; Gary Steck, University of Florida; Kenneth Boote, University of Florida
9:01 AM
Micro-habitat distribution among web-building spiders: implications for community and food web structure
Kelton D. Welch, USDA-ARS; Eric G. Chapman, University of Kentucky; James D. Harwood, University of Kentucky
9:13 AM
9:25 AM
Spatial and behavioral responses of crucifer flea beetle (Phyllotreta cruciferae) to a trap crop scheme in northern Idaho
Summer H. Lindzey, University of Idaho; Sanford D. Eigenbrode, University of Idaho; William E. Snyder, Washington State University
9:37 AM
Impact of different organic mulches on the soil surface arthropod community and weeds in snapdragon
Harsimran Gill, University of Florida; Robert McSorley, University of Florida; Gaurav Goyal, University of Florida-IFAS; Danielle Treadwell, University of Florida
10:01 AM
10:15 AM
Competitive interactions among insect herbivores with variable diet breadth:  Novel insights from a community of grasshoppers
Paul A. Lenhart, Texas A&M University; Micky Eubanks, Texas A&M University; Spencer T. Behmer, Texas A&M University
10:27 AM
Predator guilds for greenhouse biological control systems
Emily Pochubay, Michigan State University Extension; Matthew Grieshop, Michigan State University
10:39 AM
Geographic variation among cowpea aphid symbiont communities
Cristina M. Brady, University of Kentucky; Jennifer A. White, University of Kentucky
10:51 AM
Hold'em or fold'em:  Nonlinear effects of pest retention on trap cropping efficacy
Matthew H Holden, Cornell University; Doo-Hyung Lee, Cornell University; Jan P. Nyrop, Cornell University; John Sanderson, Cornell University
11:03 AM
Inexpensive trap for monitoring green June beetle, Cotinis nitida
Brian Cowell, Missouri State University; DT. Johnson, University of Arkansas; Barbara Lewis, University of Arkansas; Maciej A. Pszczolkowski, Missouri State University
11:15 AM
Evaluation of trap types and pheromone lures for monitoring Euschistus spp. in blackberries
Sara A. Brennan, University of Florida; Oscar E. Liburd, University of Florida
11:39 AM
Determining mechanisms of mating disruption of Oriental fruit moth (Grapholita molesta) using large field cages
Michael Reinke, Michigan State University; James R. Miller, Michigan State University; Larry J. Gut, Michigan State University; Piera Siegert, Michigan State University
11:51 AM
Concluding Remarks