ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Graduate Student Ten-Minute Paper Competition, P-IE-7

Monday, November 14, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Room A5, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Moderator:
Boris A. Castro


8:03 AM
Developing a degree-day model to improve asparagus miner (Diptera: Agromyzidae) management in Michigan
William R. Morrison, Michigan State University ; Zsofia Szendrei, Michigan State University
8:15 AM
Trunk injection: a new and innovative technique for insecticide delivery in tree fruits
Anthony Hale VanWoerkom, Michigan State University ; George Sundin, Michigan State University ; Christine Vandervoort, Michigan State University ; John C. Wise, Michigan State University
8:27 AM
Laboratory and field evaluations of Tolfenpyrad on Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata Say)
Adam Wimer, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ; TP. Kuhar, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ; James C. Adams, Nichino America, Inc
8:39 AM
Yeast associations of spotted wing drosophila (Drosophila suzukii) in raspberries
Kelly Hamby, University of California, Davis ; Kyria Boundy-Mills, University of California, Davis ; Frank G. Zalom, University of California, Davis
8:51 AM
9:03 AM
Life cycle and development of red bay ambrosia beetle (Xyleborus glabratus Eichhoff) in the natural hosts avocado, red bay and swamp bay
Gurpreet Brar, University of Florida ; Jorge E. Peņa, University of Florida ; John Capinera, University of Florida
9:15 AM
Improvements in trap cropping to manage harlequin bug (Murgantia histrionica), pest of cole crops
Anna K. Wallingford, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ; TP. Kuhar, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ; Peter B. Schultz, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
9:27 AM
Identification of candidate pheromone receptors from the light brown apple moth (Epiphyas postvittana)
Jacob A. Corcoran, University of Auckland ; Doreen S. Begum, The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Limited ; Melissa D. Jordan, The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Limited ; Richard D. Newcomb, The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Limited
9:39 AM
10:03 AM
Biology, monitoring and economic impact of blueberry gall midge (Dasineura oxycoccana) in Michigan blueberries
Noel Hahn, Michigan State University ; Rufus Isaacs, Michigan State University
10:15 AM
Insect pests in high tunnel vegetable production
Sarah L. Thompson, Purdue University ; Rick Foster, Purdue University
10:51 AM
Cold tolerance of overwintering third instar Plectris aliena (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) larvae
Nancy Brill, North Carolina State University ; Mark R. Abney, North Carolina State University
11:03 AM
Effect of pruning transplants and re-using synthetic mulch on arthropod populations and marketable yields of strawberries
Teresia Nyoike, University of Florida ; Oscar E. Liburd, University of Florida
11:15 AM
Post-harvest grazing of hogs in cherry, apple, and pear orchards for insect pest management
Krista Buehrer, Michigan State University ; Matthew Grieshop, Michigan State University