ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Undergraduate Student Ten-Minute Paper Competition, P-IE

Monday, November 14, 2011: 8:30 AM-11:00 AM
Room A20, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Moderator:
Laura A. Erlandson


8:33 AM
Impacts of externally applied salicylic acid on the vulnerability of wheat seedlings to Hessian fly (Mayetiola destructor) larvae
John Glenn Moch, Fayetteville State University ; Lieceng Zhu, Fayetteville State University ; Ming-Shun Chen, Kansas State University
8:45 AM
Taking the bait: intercepting cucurbit pests using kairomonial semiochemicals for use in narrow spectrum biorational management
Camron T. Clark, Shawnee State University ; Logan M. Minter, University of Kentucky ; Ric Bessin, University of Kentucky ; Robert Deal, Shawnee State University
8:57 AM
Seasonal movements of Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in a multi-crop setting
Heather E. Wilson, University of California, Davis ; Kelly A. Hamby, University of California, Davis ; Frank G. Zalom, University of California, Davis
9:09 AM
Tracking the annual cycle of Pheidole morrisi by casting their nests in wax
Tyler Murdock, Florida State University ; Walter R. Tschinkel, Florida State University
9:21 AM
Seeds moved by the four most abundant Formica spp. in the Tahoe Basin
Sarah Restori, University of Nevada, Reno ; Joy L. Newton, University of Nevada, Reno ; Matthew L. Forister, University of Nevada, Reno
9:33 AM
Abundance of mite parasites on the five most abundant aerator ant species in the Tahoe Basin
Rachel Clayson, University of Nevada, Reno ; Joy L. Newton, University of Nevada, Reno ; Matthew L. Forister, University of Nevada, Reno
9:45 AM
9:57 AM
Withdrawn
10:09 AM
The most awesome talk, ever
Eli Ponderosa, Tacoma State
10:21 AM
Effect of different compost treatments on recruitment and retention of generalist predators in agricultural systems
Monica Nicole Beers, University of Vermont ; DA. Neher, University of Vermont ; S. Levins, University of Vermont ; Yolanda H. Chen, University of Vermont
10:33 AM
What's on the menu? A predator gut content assay for identifying active predation from scavenging
Gabriel Zilnik, Arizona State University ; James Hagler, USDA - ARS