ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Graduate Student Ten-Minute Paper Competition, P-IE-3

Monday, November 14, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Room A13, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Moderator:
Eric J. Rebek


8:03 AM
Integrating chemical and biological control in gerbera production
Cheri M. Abraham, University of Georgia ; S. Kristine Braman, University of Georgia ; Ron D. Oetting, University of Georgia
8:15 AM
Prevalence of natural enemies of Popillia japonica in Arkansas
BM. Petty, University of Arkansas ; DT. Johnson, University of Arkansas ; DC. Steinkraus, University of Arkansas
8:27 AM
Combining stable isotopes analyses with next generation sequencing to disentangle trophic links in banana agroecosystem
Grégory Mollot, CIRAD-PRAM ; Philippe Tixier, CIRAD-PRAM ; Françoise Lescourret, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA) ; Safia Guénifi, CIRAD-PRAM ; Jean François Martin, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA) ; Pierre-François Duyck, CIRAD-PRAM
8:39 AM
Determining the efficacy of Larinus minutus (Coleoptera:Curculionidae) in reducing spotted knapweed populations in Arkansas.
CR. Minteer, University of Arkansas ; TJ. Kring, University of Arkansas ; Yj. Shen, University of Arkansas ; RN. Wiedenmann, University of Arkansas
9:03 AM
Withdrawn
8:51 AM
Efficacy of entomopathogenic fungi and Heterorhabditis bacteriophora against masked chafer, (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae), white grubs
Shaohui Wu, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ; Roger R. Youngman, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ; Loke T. Kok, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ; Laub A. Curt, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
9:15 AM
Influence of landscape heterogeneity on biological control of the western grape leafhopper (Erythroneura elegantula Osborn) in northern California vineyards
Houston Wilson, University of California, Berkeley ; Albie F. Miles, University of California, Berkeley ; Kent M. Daane, University of California, Berkeley ; Miguel A. Altieri, University of California, Berkeley
9:27 AM
9:39 AM
Withdrawn
10:15 AM
Evaluating the relative impacts of plant quality and natural enemies on mortality of Bemisia tabaci in cotton
Peter Asiimwe, University of Arizona ; Steven Naranjo, USDA - ARS ; Peter C. Ellsworth, University of Arizona
10:27 AM
Field application of three entomopathogenic nematodes in the biological control of the larger black flour beetle (Cynaeus angustus) in cotton gin trash
Bryan C. Stokes, Texas Tech University, Texas Agrilife ; Christian Nansen, Texas A&M University - Texas AgriLIFE Extension ; Terry Wheeler, Texas A&M University - Texas AgriLIFE Extension ; Pat Porter, Texas Cooperative Extension, TAMU Ag Research & Extension Center ; Kathy Vaughn, Texas A&M University - Texas AgriLIFE Extension
10:51 AM
Withdrawn
10:39 AM
Can habitat partitioning of thrips natural enemies reduce intraguild predation in greenhouses?
Emily Pochubay, Michigan State University ; Matthew Grieshop, Michigan State University
11:15 AM
Plant, ants and herbivores: untangling the complexities of ant attraction in non-myrmecophilous plants
Collin Cutrone McMichael, Texas A&M University ; Andrea Walker, Texas A&M University ; MD. Eubanks, Texas A&M University