ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Graduate Student Ten-Minute Paper Competition, P-IE-5

Monday, November 14, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Room A16, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Sean E. Walker

8:03 AM
Tritrophic chemical transfer of piperidine alkaloids: characterizing the epigeal and foliar food webs on invasive poison hemlock (Conium maculatum L.)
Christine D. Allen, University of Kentucky ; Kenneth F. Haynes, University of Kentucky ; John J. Obrycki, University of Kentucky ; James D. Harwood, University of Kentucky
8:15 AM
Simulation model for studying the effect of transgenic plants expressing a maturation-delaying compound on the cowpea weevil and western corn rootworm
Jung Koo Kang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ; Barry Pittendrigh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ; David Onstad, Dupont Agricultural Biotechnology
8:27 AM
Evaluating susceptibility of the western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte) to Bt corn through application of an F1 screen
Ryan S. Keweshan, Iowa State University ; Graham P. Head, Monsanto Company ; Aaron J. Gassmann, Iowa State University
8:39 AM
Fitness costs of Bt resistance in western corn rootworm
Amanda M. Hoffmann, Iowa State University ; B. Wade French, USDA - ARS ; Aaron J. Gassmann, Iowa State University
8:51 AM
Comparing block and blended refuge strategies for managing resistance of western corn rootworm to Bt corn
Michael Dunbar, Iowa State University ; Aaron J. Gassmann, Iowa State University
9:03 AM
9:15 AM
Occurrence and larval movement of sugarcane borer, Diatraea saccharalis (F.) in mixed plantings of corn expressing pyramided Cry proteins
David Sindani Wangila, Louisiana State University AgCenter ; B. Rogers Leonard, Louisiana State University AgCenter ; Mukti N. Ghimire, Louisiana State University AgCenter ; Karla D. Emfinger, Louisiana State University AgCenter ; Liping Zhang, Louisiana State University AgCenter ; Yaoyu Bai, Southwest University of China ; Fei Yang, Louisiana State University AgCenter ; Graham Head, Monsanto Company ; Fangneng Huang, Louisiana State University AgCenter
9:27 AM
Inducible Bt tolerance in Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and its effects on egg production and subsequent parasitism by Trichogramma pretiosum (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae)
Kay Anantanawat, University of Adelaide ; Richard V. Glatz, South Australian Research and Development Institute ; Mike Keller, University of Adelaide
9:39 AM
9:51 AM
Reduced foliage herbivory in Bt cotton benefits phloem-feeding insects
Steffen Hagenbucher, Agroscope Reckenholz-Tänikon Research Station ART
10:03 AM
10:15 AM
Evidence for the stratification of hydrocarbons in the epicuticular wax layer of female Megacyllene robiniae (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Gabriel P. Hughes, Purdue University ; Annie Spikes, Purdue University ; Jeffrey D. Holland, Purdue University ; Matthew D. Ginzel, Purdue University
10:27 AM
Interactions between Lygus bugs and Erigeron annuus: applications toward a trap crop system for the tarnished plant bug
Sean T. Halloran, Pennsylvania State University ; James Tumlinson, Pennsylvania State University
10:39 AM
The galling parasite Daktulosphaira vitifoliae induces novel morphological change in Vitis
Paul Nabity, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign at Urbana-Champaign ; May R. Berenbaum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign at Urbana-Champaign ; Evan DeLucia, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
10:51 AM
The determination of arsenic accumulation in Chironomus riparius Meigen (Diptera: Chironomidae) and its significance
Christina Loraine Mogren, University of California, Riverside ; Guntram R. von Kiparski, University of California, Riverside ; David R. Parker, University of California, Riverside ; John T. Trumble, University of California, Riverside
11:03 AM
Plant-herbivore interaction of ethylene-insensitive petunia flowers and western flower thrips
Claudia H. Kuniyoshi, The Ohio State University ; Karla J. Medina-Ortega, The Ohio State University ; Luis Caņas, The Ohio State University
11:15 AM
Incidence of mycotoxins in Bt and conventional corn hybrids in relation to insect pest abundance
Rosemary Gutierrez, South Dakota State University ; Billy Fuller, South Dakota State University ; Bradley McManus, South Dakota State University