ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Graduate Student Ten-Minute Paper Competition, P-IE-12

Monday, November 14, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:20 AM
Room A3, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Robert Meagher

8:03 AM
Determining reproductive potential of Amyelois transitella to improve integrated pest management
Devin A. Clarke, California State University, Chico ; Justin E. Nay, Integral Ag. Inc ; Frank G. Zalom, University of California, Davis ; Elizabeth A. Boyd, California State University, Chico
8:15 AM
Re-growth plasticity of cranberry shoots in response to apical meristem injury by a gall-making fly: recovery potential and fitness in the next growing season
Sunil Tewari, University of Massachusetts, Amherst ; Anne Averill, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
8:27 AM
Effects of tree condition on oviposition behavior of Sirex nigricornis F. (Hymenoptera: Siricidae)
Jessica Hartshorn, University of Arkansas ; Fred M. Stephen, University of Arkansas
8:39 AM
Factors affecting realized fecundity and offspring fitness of Arkansas Sirex
Ace JW. Lynn-Miller, University of Arkansas ; Fred M. Stephen, University of Arkansas
8:51 AM
Distribution of Adelges tsugae (Hemiptera: Adelgidae) within an eastern hemlock tree
Sunghoon Baek, West Virginia University ; Tim Tomon, West Virginia Department of Agriculture ; Yong-Lak Park, West Virginia University
9:03 AM
Host acceptance by the hemlock woolly adelgid on hemlocks across a spectrum of host resistance
Lori Nelson, University of Kentucky ; Lynne Rieske, University of Kentucky
9:15 AM
Six years of population dynamics of the emerald ash borer beetle (Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire) at Point Pelee National Park, Canada
Shelley-Lynne E. Stewart, University of Guelph ; Gard W. Otis, University of Guelph ; C. Cody Anderson, University of Guelph
9:39 AM
9:51 AM
10:03 AM
Selection and genetic analysis of behavioral traits of European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis), plant abandonment vs. plant establishment
Michael Allen Rausch, Iowa State University ; Jeremy Kroemer, USDA - ARS ; Tyasning Kroemer, Iowa State University ; Susan Moser, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc ; Richard L. Hellmich, USDA - ARS
10:15 AM
Western bean cutworm: larval movement and feeding on corn
SV. Paula-Moraes, University of Nebraska - Lincoln ; TE. Hunt, University of Nebraska - Lincoln ; RJ. Wright, University of Nebraska - Lincoln ; E. Blankenship, University of Nebraska - Lincoln ; Gary Hein, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
10:27 AM
Evaluating methoxyfenozide efficacy against regional soybean looper populations
Sebe Brown, Louisiana State University AgCenter ; Jeffrey A. Davis, Louisiana State University AgCenter ; B. Rogers Leonard, Louisiana State University AgCenter ; MO. Way, Texas A&M University ; Kelly V. Tindall, University of Missouri ; Clint Allen, USDA - ARS ; Arthur Richter, Louisiana State University AgCenter
10:51 AM
Distribution of the bacterial symbiont Rickettsia in USA populations of the sweetpotato whitefly, Bemisia tabaci
Bodil N. Cass, University of Arizona ; Martha S. Hunter, University of Arizona
11:03 AM