ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Symposium: Red Palm Weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus. What’s Next?

Tuesday, November 13, 2012: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Ballroom G, Floor Three (Knoxville Convention Center)
Aziz M. Ajlan
Khalid Alhudaib

8:00 AM
Artificial rearing of red palm weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus
Annie Thomas, St Joseph College for Women ; C. R. M. Nair, PG and Research
8:40 AM
Analysis of sounds produced by first-instar red palm weevil in date palm fronds
Richard W. Mankin, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; Nathan J. Herrick, Florida A&M University
9:40 AM
Genetic diversity of Rhynchophorus ferrugineus population from Saudi Arabia and India
Khalid Alhudaib, King Faisal University ; Aziz M. Ajlan, King Faisal University ; J. R. Faleiro, King Faisal University
10:00 AM
10:15 AM
Dispersal characteristics of red palm weevil: Flight studies in the field and lab
Mark S. Hoddle, University of California, Riverside
10:35 AM
Olfactometer assays to evaluate the response of Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Olivier) to the aggregation pheromone
J. R. Faleiro, King Faisal University ; H. A. F. El-Shafie, Date Palm Research Centre of Excellence
11:15 AM
Red palm weevil chemical treatments on date palms in Saudi Arabia: Results of extensive experimentations
Abdulrahman Saad Aldawood, King Saud University ; Fahad Alsagan, Ministry of Agriculture ; Hani Altuwariqi, Ministry of Agriculture ; Amer Almuteri, Ministry of Agriculture ; Khawaja Ghulam Rasool, King Saud University
11:35 AM
Semiochemical based management of the red palm weevil
Lyndsie Stoltman, ISCA Technologies, Inc. ; Agenor Mafra-Neto, ISCA Technologies, Inc.
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