ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Graduate Student Ten-Minute Paper Competition, P-IE-2

Monday, November 14, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Room A12, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Sharlene Sing

8:03 AM
Pest consumption and niche separation of common immigrant and agrobiont spider species in semi-desert wheat fields
Itai Opatovsky, Ben-Gurion University ; Phyllis G. Weintraub, Agricultural Research Organization ; Shai Morin, The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture Food and Environment ; Yael Lubin, Ben-Gurion University
8:15 AM
Sublethal effects in predator mite, Amblyseius fallacis to insect growth regulator
Raja Zalinda Raja Jamil, Michigan State University ; John C. Wise, Michigan State University
8:27 AM
The dynamics of reproductive allocation in Hippodamia convergens as a function of female age and body size
German Vargas, Kansas State University ; JP. Michaud, Kansas State University ; James Nechols, Kansas State University
8:39 AM
Evidence refuting the interference competition hypothesis for native lady beetle decline
Chelsea Smith, The Ohio State University, OARDC ; MM. Gardiner, The Ohio State University, OARDC
8:51 AM
Comparison of coccinellid community assemblages between agricultural grass-dominated habitats and natural tallgrass prairies
Lauren M. Hart, University of Missouri - Columbia ; Deborah L. Finke, University of Missouri - Columbia
9:03 AM
Direct and indirect effects of a novel neonicotinoid seed treatment on a soybean predator
Madeline Ivy Spigler, Purdue University ; Christian Krupke, Purdue University
9:15 AM
Field cage studies of Laricobius osakensis Montgomery & Shiyake (Coleoptera: Derodontidae), a predator of hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae Annand (Hemiptera: Adelgidae)
Ligia Cota Vieira, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ; Scott M. Salom, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ; Loke T. Kok, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
9:27 AM
Detection of facultative intraguild predation events by Monochamus titillator on the southern pine beetle guild using molecular gut analyses
Erich Schoeller, Louisiana State University ; Jeremy Allison, Louisiana State University ; Claudia Husseneder, Louisiana State University
9:39 AM
9:51 AM
Toxic slugs? Neonicotinoid seed treatments in tri-trophic perspective
Maggie Douglas, Pennsylvania State University ; John Tooker, Pennsylvania State University
10:03 AM
The role of non-prey food resources in generalist predator food webs
Julie A. Peterson, University of Kentucky ; Kacie J. Johansen, University of Kentucky ; Eric G. Chapman, University of Kentucky ; James D. Harwood, University of Kentucky
10:15 AM
The contribution of predator phenology and diversity to secondary pest suppression in alfalfa
Erica P. Stephens, Utah State University ; Ricardo A. Ramirez, Utah State University
10:27 AM
Do reconstructed prairies affect predation rates of soybean aphids (Aphis glycines) at the watershed scale?
Rachael A. Ohde, Iowa State University ; Matthew E. Oneal, Iowa State University
10:39 AM
Intraguild predation of the parasitoid wasp, Aphelinus mali (Haldeman) by the syrphid predator Heringia calcarata (Loew)
Sean DM. Gresham, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ; J. Christopher Bergh, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
10:51 AM
Direct effects of pesticides and plant growth regulators on the rove beetle, Atheta coriaria
Erik R. Echegaray, Kansas State University ; Raymond A. Cloyd, Kansas State University
11:03 AM
Manipulation of Myzus persicae, green peach aphid, and Leptinotarsa decemlineata, Colorado potato beetle, in potatoes to determine predator food preference
Christine Ann Lynch, Washington State University ; WE. Snyder, Washington State University ; Eric G. Chapman, University of Kentucky ; James D. Harwood, University of Kentucky
11:15 AM
How do hemipteran generalist predators induce anti-herbivory resistance in tomato?
Hélène M. Quaghebeur, Pennsylvania State University ; Gary W. Felton, Pennsylvania State University