ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Biological Control of Invasive Wood Borers: Feasibility, Potential, Progress and Challenges

Tuesday, November 15, 2011: 1:30 PM-5:15 PM
Room A17, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Jian J. Duan
Juli Gould
1:30 PM
Overview: biocontrol of woodborers
Jian J. Duan, USDA - ARS
1:35 PM
Slowly boring through the bark: progress toward a mass-rearing strategy for emerald ash borer and its biological control agents
Jonathan Lelito, USDA - APHIS - PPQ; Juli Gould, USDA - APHIS; Leah S. Bauer, USDA - Forest Service
1:55 PM
Biocontrol of emerald ash borer: parasitoid release, recovery, and establishment
Juli Gould, USDA - APHIS; Leah S. Bauer, USDA - Forest Service; Jian J. Duan, USDA - ARS
2:15 PM
Sampling methods to assess establishment and prevalence of emerald ash borer parasitoids
Leah S. Bauer, USDA - Forest Service; Jason Hansen, North Carolina State University; Jian J. Duan, USDA - ARS; Eric P. Benson, Clemson University; Juli Gould, USDA - APHIS
2:35 PM
A comparison of the impact of EAB natural enemies between the pest's native range and the newly invaded region
Jian J. Duan, USDA - ARS; Juli Gould, USDA - APHIS; Leah S. Bauer, USDA - Forest Service; Roy Van Driesche, University of Massachusetts
2:55 PM
Feasibility and potential for biological control of gold spotted oak borer
Vanessa Lopez, University of California; Mark S. Hoddle, University of California; Tom W. Coleman, USDA - Forest Service
3:15 PM
3:50 PM
Biological control of eucalyptus longhorned borers in California
Timothy D. Paine, University of California; Jocelyn G. Millar, University of California, Riverside
4:10 PM
Exploration and evaluation of natural enemies for biological control of Anoplophora spp
Michael T. Smith, USDA-ARS; Franck Herard, USDA, Agricultural Research Service
4:30 PM
Control of Asian longhorned beetles using microbes
Ann E. Hajek, Cornell University; Leellen Solter, Illinois Natural History Survey; Todd Ugine, Cornell University
4:50 PM
Potential for microbial control of Asian ambrosia beetles in the genus Xylosandrus
John D. Vandenberg, USDA - ARS; Louela A. Castrillo, Cornell University; Michael H. Griggs, USDA ARS
5:10 PM
Concluding Remarks
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