ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Invasion of Palm Ecosystems by Red Palm Weevil and its Management

Tuesday, November 15, 2011: 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Room D4, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Organizer :
Pspv Vidyasagar


1:55 PM
Chemoecological approaches for red palm weevil management in India
Kesavan Subaharan, Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, (ICAR)
2:15 PM
The red palm weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus a newly introduced pest in the Caribbean
Moses TK. Kairo, Florida A&M University ; Amy L. Roda, USDA - APHIS ; Teophilo Damian ; Facundo Franken ; Kenneth Heidweiller ; Clinton Johanns
2:35 PM
Feasibility of a SIT program to control the red palm weevil in Italy
Massimo Cristofaro, ENEA CR Casaccia UTAGRI ECO ; Silvia Arnone, ENEA CR Casaccia UTAGRI ECO ; Sergio Musmeci, ENEA CR Casaccia UTAGRI ECO ; Raffaele Sasso, ENEA CR Casaccia UTAGRI ECO ; Alessandra La Marca, BBCA-onlus ; Silvia Belvedere, University of Rome ; Alessio De Biase, University of Rome
2:55 PM
3:10 PM
Studies on different date palm genotypes and their preference to red date palm weevil  oviposition
Hassan Y. Al-Ayied, King Abdulaziz City for Science & Tech. (KACST)
3:30 PM
Responses to the discovery of Rhynchophorus palm weevils in California
Kevin Hoffman, California Department of Food and Agriculture
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