ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Speaking Out on Biofuel Entomology: Identifying the Problem and Clarifying the Goals

Sunday, November 13, 2011: 8:00 AM-10:10 AM
Room A5, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Daniel A. Strickman
Kevin Hackett
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:25 AM
Lessons for biofuels from the experience with invasive giant reed and its biological control
John Goolsby, USDA, Agricultural Research Service; Patrick J. Moran, USDA - ARS; Alex E. Racelis, USDA - ARS; Alan A. Kirk, USDA - ARS; Chenghai Yang, USDA - ARS; John Adamczyk, USDA - ARS; Matt A. Ciomperlik, USDA - APHIS; James Manhart, Texas A&M University; Alan Pepper, Texas A&M University; Daniel Tarin, Texas A&M University; Tom Vaughan, Texas A&M International; Amede Rubio, Texas A&M International; Ron Lacewell, Texas A&M University; Elena Cortes Mendoza, Univ. of Alicante; Mariangeles Marcos-Garcia, Univ. of Alicante; Maricela Martinez Jimenez, Instituto Mexicano del Tecnologia del Aguas
8:45 AM
The rootworm that roared: Miscanthus, maize and biofuel ecology
Joseph L. Spencer, University of Illinois; S. Raghu, CSIRO EcoSystem Sciences
9:05 AM
Miscanthus invasion biology
Adam Davis, USDA - ARS; David Matlaga, USDA - ARS
9:45 AM
Impacts of biofuel crops on atmospheric volatile organic composition and potential consequences for global climate change
Saber Miresmailli, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Marcelo Zeri, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Arthur R. Zangerl, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Carl J. Bernacchi, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; May R. Berenbaum, University of Illinois; Evan H. DeLucia, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
10:05 AM
Concluding Remarks
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