ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Graduate Student Ten-Minute Paper Competition, P-IE-4

Monday, November 14, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Room A19, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Moderator:
John C. Reese


8:15 AM
Leaf orientation and biomechanical properties do not explain western flower thrips (Franliniella occidentalis) preference for feeding on the undersides of leaves
Justin Fiene, Texas A&M University ; Lauren Kalns, Texas A&M University ; Julio Bernal, Texas A&M University ; Christian Nansen, Texas A&M University
8:27 AM
The independent and interacting effects of predators and plant resistance on aphid movement and performance
Monica F. Kersch-Becker, Cornell University ; Jennifer S. Thaler, Cornell University
8:39 AM
Withdrawn
8:51 AM
Just can’t resist: resistant host succumbs to virus when vector feeds on reproductive host tissue
Jessica L. Houle, North Carolina State University ; George G. Kennedy, North Carolina State University
9:03 AM
Transcriptome-wide gene expression analysis of three ash species using RNA-Seq
Loren Rivera-Vega, The Ohio State University, OARDC ; Xiaodong Bai, The Ohio State University, OARDC ; Praveen Mamidala, The Ohio State University, OARDC ; Pierluigi Bonello, The Ohio State University ; Daniel A. Herms, The Ohio State University, OARDC ; Jennifer Koch, USDA - Forest Service ; Mary E. Mason, The Ohio State University, OARDC ; Omprakash Mittapalli, The Ohio State University, OARDC
9:15 AM
Expression profiles of antioxidant genes in the emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis)
Swapna Priya Rajarapu, The Ohio State University, OARDC ; Praveen Mamidala, The Ohio State University, OARDC ; Daniel A. Herms, The Ohio State University, OARDC ; Pierluigi Bonello, The Ohio State University ; Omprakash Mittapalli, The Ohio State University, OARDC
9:27 AM
Beauty and the beast: mechanisms of host-plant resistance to hemlock woolly adelgid (Adelges tsugae)
Kelly LF. Oten, North Carolina State University ; Allen C. Cohen, North Carolina State University ; Robert M. Jetton, North Carolina State University ; Fred P. Hain, North Carolina State University
9:39 AM
9:51 AM
Molecular and mechanistic role of Arabidopsis PAD4 protein in defense against the green peach aphid
Joe Louis, University of North Texas ; Jane E. Parker, Max-Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research ; Jyoti Shah, University of North Texas
10:03 AM
Withdrawn
10:15 AM
Preference and performance of two lepidopteran species on Rag1 cultivars
Robert F. Bruner, Iowa State University ; Aaron J. Gassmann, Iowa State University ; Erin W. Hodgson, Iowa State University ; Matthew E. O'Neal, Iowa State University
10:27 AM
The effects of pulsed plant stress on herbivore abundance and plant defense
Warren B. Sconiers, Texas A&M University ; Diane L. Rowland, University of Florida ; MD. Eubanks, Texas A&M University
10:39 AM
Withdrawn
10:51 AM
The impact of ethylene-mediated induced plant defenses in cotton on herbivore performance
Loriann C. Garcia, Texas A&M University ; MD. Eubanks, Texas A&M University ; Scott A. Finlayson, Texas A&M University
11:15 AM
Withdrawn