ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Evolution and Biological Control

Wednesday, November 16, 2011: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room A5, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Organizers:
Ruth A. Hufbauer
George Roderick
M. Navajas
Marianna Szucs


8:00 AM
Opening remarks: evolution and biological control
Ruth A. Hufbauer, Colorado State University ; Marianna Szűcs, Colorado State University ; Maria Navajas, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA) ; George Roderick, University of California, Berkeley
8:04 AM
The roles of genetics and demography in the success of classical biological control
Ruth A. Hufbauer, Colorado State University ; Elodie Vercken, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA) ; Thibaut Malausa, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA) ; Xavier Fauvergue, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA)
8:22 AM
Cryptic species: challenges for biological control and management
M. Navajas, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA) ; George K. Roderick, University of California, Berkeley
8:40 AM
Evolutionary and microbial control of insects
Jennifer Cory, Simon Fraser University
8:58 AM
The molecular signature of human introduction efforts in an invasive lady beetle
Yukie Kajita, University of Kentucky ; Eric M. O'Neill, University of Kentucky ; Yanbing Zheng, University of Kentucky ; John J. Obrycki, University of Kentucky ; David W. Weisrock, University of Kentucky
9:16 AM
Molecular analysis of host-specificity in plant-feeding insects: phylogenetics and phylogeography of Fergusonina flies on Australian paperbarks
Sonja Scheffer, USDA - ARS ; Robin Giblin-Davis, University of Florida ; Matt Purcell, USDA-ARS ; Kerrie Davies, University of Adelaide ; Gary Taylor, University of Adelaide ; Ted Center, USDA-ARS Invasive Plant Research Laboratory
9:34 AM
Meta-population dynamics and evolution of the purposefully released biological control agent Diachasmimorpha tryoni (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) a parasitoid of Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae), in Hawaii
Adam Vorsino, University of Hawaii ; Ania Wieczorek, University of Hawaii ; Mark G. Wright, University of Hawaii ; Russell Messing, University of Hawaii
9:52 AM
10:07 AM
Selfish genetic elements as biological control agents
Fred Gould, North Carolina State University
10:25 AM
Evolution of tritrophic interactions on wild and cultivated beans in Mexico
Betty Benrey, University of Neuchatel ; Sarah G. Kenyon, University of Neuchatel ; David Schneider, University of Neuchatel
10:43 AM
Post-introduction life-history evolution in the weed biological control agent Longitarsus jacobaeae
Marianna Szűcs, Colorado State University ; Urs Schaffner, CABI ; Mark Schwarzländer, University of Idaho
11:01 AM
Evolution of critical photoperiod for diapause induction enables range expansion of Diorhabda carinulata, a biological control for tamarisk (Tamarix spp)
Dan Bean, Colorado Department of Agriculture ; Tom Dudley, University of California ; Peter Dalin, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
11:19 AM
Evolution of Tamarix spp. influences the outcome of a biological control system
Wyatt Williams, Colorado State University ; John Gaskin, USDA - ARS ; Jonathan Friedman, USGS ; Andrew P. Norton, Colorado State University
11:37 AM
Nothing in biological control makes sense except in the light of evolution
Peter McEvoy, Oregon State University ; Kimberley Higgs, Oregon State University
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