ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Ten-Minute Papers, P-IE Section, Biocontrol - Entomopathogens and Weed Management

Tuesday, November 15, 2011: 1:30 PM-4:15 PM
Room A16, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Organizers:
B. Rogers Leonard
Bonnie B. Pendleton
Moderator:
John F. Tooker


1:35 PM
Entomopathogen biodiversity increases host mortality
Randa Jabbour, University of Maine ; David W. Crowder, Washington State University ; Elizabeth Aultman, Washington State University ; William Snyder, Washington State University
1:59 PM
The effect of Wolbachia on lifetime reproductive success of parasitoid wasps
Michal Segoli, University of California, Davis ; Jay A. Rosenheim, University of California, Davis ; Richard Stouthamer, University of California, Riverside
2:11 PM
Microbial control potential in strawberry pest management
Surendra K. Dara, University of California Cooperative Extension
2:23 PM
Identification of candidate entomopathogenic fungi for biorational control of katydid pests in PNG
Genet M. Tulgetske, University of California, Riverside ; Raymond St Leger, University of Maryland ; Thomas A. Miller, University of California, Riverside
2:35 PM
Biological control of the invasive weed Brazilian pepper with Gracillariidae species of leaf blotchers
Gregory S. Wheeler, USDA - ARS ; F. McKay, USDA - ARS ; Don Davis, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian
2:47 PM
2:59 PM
Biological control of Hygrophila: results of native range surveys
Abhishek Mukherjee, Texas A&M University ; Carol Ellison, CABI ; James Cuda, University of Florida ; William A. Overholt, University of Florida
3:11 PM
Biological control of water hyacinth with Megamelus scuttelaris (Hemiptera: Delphacidae) in Louisiana
Anna Meszaros, Louisiana State University AgCenter ; Seth J. Johnson, Louisiana State University AgCenter ; Lee J. Eisenberg, Louisiana State University AgCenter ; Michael J. Grodowitz, US Army Engineer Research and Development Center ; Katherine A. Parys, Louisiana State University AgCenter