ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Symposium: 120 Years After Comstock the Wireworm Battle Continues

Tuesday, November 13, 2012: 1:15 PM-5:15 PM
Ballroom F, Floor Three (Knoxville Convention Center)
Robert Vernon
Kevin W. Wanner

1:15 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:25 PM
Systematics of elaterid pest species in North America
Michael A. Ivie, Montana State University ; Paul J. Johnson, South Dakota State University
2:25 PM
Wireworms: Management perspectives, present and future
Robert Vernon, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
2:45 PM
3:15 PM
New insights into the feeding ecology of Agriotes larvae
Michael Traugott, University of Innsbruck ; Karin Staudacher, University of Innsbruck ; Nikolaus Schallhart, University of Innsbruck ; Corinna Wallinger, University of Innsbruck
3:35 PM
Management of wireworms in potatoes
Christine Noronha, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
3:55 PM
Impact and management of infesting wireworms on spring wheat in Washington State
Keith S. Pike, Washington State University ; Aaron Esser, Washington State University, Lincoln/Adams Area Extension
4:15 PM
Resolving pest wireworm species identities using DNA barcoding
Frank E. Etzler, Montana State University
4:30 PM
A complex of wireworm species infesting small grain fields in Montana
Anuar Morales-Rodriguez, Montana State University
4:45 PM
Organizational Meeting
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