Graduate Student Ten-Minute Paper Competition, P-IE: Transgenics & Insecticide Resistance

Monday, December 13, 2010: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Golden West (Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center)
Matthew W. Carroll
9:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
9:05 AM
Effects of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) on the egg-laying behavior of Spodoptera exigua
Kate Nangle, Auburn University; Henry Fadamiro, Auburn University; Joseph Kloepper, Auburn University
9:17 AM
Reduced foliage herbivory in Bt cotton benefits phloem-feeding insects
Steffen Hagenbucher, Agroscope; Dawn M. Olson, USDA, Agricultural Research Service; John R. Ruberson, University of Georgia; Felix L. Wäckers, Lancaster University; Jörg Romeis, Agroscope Reckenholz, Tänikon Research Station ART
9:29 AM
Characterizing the activity of Vip3A against fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in field corn and cotton
Jarrod T. Hardke, Louisiana State University AgCenter; B. Rogers Leonard, Louisiana State University; Fangneng Huang, Louisiana State University
9:41 AM
Western corn rootworm larval movement in SmartStax™ seed mix scenarios
Sarah N. Zukoff, University of Missouri; Bruce E. Hibbard, USDA - ARS
10:05 AM
Evaluating response of western corn rootworm to transgenic Bt corn:  Single event, stacked event, and blended refuge
Ryan S. Keweshan, Iowa State University; Graham P. Head, Monsanto Company; Aaron J. Gassmann, Iowa State University
10:17 AM
Gene expression profiles of early regulators in ash (Fraxinus spp.)
Loren Rivera Vega, The Pennsylvania State University; Praveen Mamidala, The Ohio State University, OARDC; Pierluigi Bonello, The Ohio State University; Daniel A. Herms, The Ohio State University; Omprakash Mittapalli, Ohio State University, OARDC
10:29 AM
10:44 AM
Uptake of Bacillus thuringiensis proteins by a community of generalist predators (Araneae) and their prey
Julie A. Peterson, University of Minnesota; John J. Obrycki, University of Kentucky; James D. Harwood, University of Kentucky
10:56 AM
Release from interference competition as a mechanism for pest outbreaks associated with transgenic Bt cotton
Adam Zeilinger, University of California; Dawn M. Olson, USDA, Agricultural Research Service; David A. Andow, University of Minnesota
11:08 AM
Examining potential differences between rotation-resistant and rotation-susceptible populations of western corn rootworms
Nicholas A. Tinsley, University of Illinois; Michael E. Gray, University of Illinois; Joseph L. Spencer, University of Illinois; Ronald E. Estes, University of Illinois; Thomas E. Hunt, University of Nebraska; Andrew T. Morehouse, University of Illinois
11:20 AM
Protracted emergence of the Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata) and the relationship to neonicotinoid resistance
Anders S. Huseth, University of Wisconsin; Russell L. Groves, University of Wisconsin
11:44 AM
Concluding Remarks