ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Graduate Student Ten-Minute Paper Competition, P-IE-1

Monday, November 14, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Room A11, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Organizer :
Kevin J. Delaney

8:03 AM
Changing herbivore and natural enemy community structures with habitat management in cabbage (Brassica oleracea)
Alexandria N. Bryant, Michigan State University ; Daniel Brainard, Michigan State University ; Zsofia Szendrei, Michigan State University
8:15 AM
Hot in the city: scale insects, parasitoids, and the future of warmer urban trees
Emily K. Meineke, North Carolina State University ; Steven D. Frank, North Carolina State University ; Robert R. Dunn, North Carolina State University ; Joseph O. Sexton, University of Maryland
8:27 AM
8:39 AM
Measuring biocontrol services in Michigan apple orchards
Nathaniel J. Walton, Michigan State University ; Matthew Grieshop, Michigan State University
8:51 AM
Assessing susceptibility of two hymenopteran parasitoids of the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Col: Buprestidae), to the entompathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana.
Kimberly Mae Dean, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry ; John D. Vandenberg, USDA - ARS ; Leah S. Bauer, USDA - Forest Service ; Michael H. Griggs, USDA - ARS ; Melissa K. Fierke, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
9:03 AM
The influence of host plants on parasitism of the invasive Light Brown Apple Moth, Epiphyas postvittana in California
Julie V. Hopper, University of California, Berkeley ; Nicholas J. Mills, University of California, Berkeley
9:15 AM
High temperature tolerance of the light brown apple moth, Epiphyas postvittana
Linda P. Bürgi, University of California, Berkeley ; Nicholas J. Mills, University of California, Berkeley
9:27 AM
Potential steps toward in vitro rearing of the koinobiont parasitoid, Toxoneuron nigriceps (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
Ruth E. Henderson, Texas A&M University ; Indira Kuriachan, Texas A&M University ; S. Bradleigh Vinson, Texas A&M University
9:39 AM
10:03 AM
Consequences of diversity: comparing pest and natural enemy populations in monocultures and soybean variety mixtures
Ian M. Grettenberger, Pennsylvania State University ; John Tooker, Pennsylvania State University
10:15 AM
Parasitoid-host interactions are influenced by virus-induced changes in plant chemistry
Kerry Mauck, Pennsylvania State University ; Consuelo M. De Moraes, Pennsylvania State University ; Mark C. Mescher, Pennsylvania State University
10:39 AM
Functional response of the soybean aphid parasitoid, Binodoxys communis
Megan E. Carter, University of Minnesota ; Mark K. Asplen, University of Minnesota ; George E. Heimpel, University of Minnesota
10:51 AM
Life history and biological control of Gluphisia septentrionis
Alejandro Del Pozo, Washington State University ; R. Andrew Rodstrom, Washington State University ; John J. Brown, Washington State University
11:03 AM
11:15 AM
Floral farmscaping and biological control in broccoli
Obinna Lebechukwu Aduba, University of Georgia ; John R. Ruberson, University of Georgia ; Obinna Lebechukwu Hartel, University of Georgia