ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Symposium: Biology and Management of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in North America (Part 1)

Tuesday, November 13, 2012: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Ballroom C, Floor Three (Knoxville Convention Center)
Albert E. Mayfield
Shimat V. Joseph

8:00 AM
Welcoming Remarks
8:23 AM
Population genetic structure and diversity in eastern hemlock: Implications for gene conservation
Robert M. Jetton, North Carolina State University ; Kevin M. Potter, North Carolina State University ; Bill Dvorak, North Carolina State University ; Valerie Hipkins, USDA, Forest Service ; J. Rusty Rhea, USDA, Forest Service
8:43 AM
Population dynamics of hemlock woolly adelgid
Joseph S. Elkinton, University of Massachusetts ; R. Talbot Trotter, USDA, Forest Service ; Anne Paradis, University of Massachusetts
9:03 AM
When one is not a lonely number: Initial colonization dynamics of the hemlock woolly adelgid
Patrick C. Tobin, USDA, Forest Service ; Richard M. Turcotte, USDA, Forest Service
9:23 AM
Quantifying the biodiversity impacts of the invasive hemlock woolly adelgid: Options for eastern forests
R. Talbot Trotter, USDA, Forest Service ; Nathan Havill, USDA, Forest Service ; Alexander Evans, Forest Guild
9:43 AM
9:58 AM
HWA herbivory in southern Appalachian forest landscapes: Effects on invasive species introduction and establishment
Robert N. Coulson, Texas A&M University ; Andrew Birt, Texas A&M University ; Maria D. Tchakerian, Texas A&M University
10:18 AM
Why is adelgid lethal to hemlocks? Effects of hemlock woolly adelgid and elongate hemlock scale on hemlock physiology
Evan L. Preisser, University of Rhode Island ; Sara Gomez, University of Rhode Island ; Liahna Gonda-King, University of Rhode Island ; Laura Radville, Pennsylvania State University
10:38 AM
Identifying mechanisms of resistance of hemlock to the hemlock woolly adelgid
Kelly F. Oten, North Carolina State University ; Ben C. Smith, North Carolina State University ; Laura N. Rivera, North Carolina State University ; J. C. Domec, North Carolina State University ; Mary Talley, North Carolina State University ; John Frampton, North Carolina State University ; Fred P. Hain, North Carolina State University
10:58 AM
Hemlock woolly adelgid suppression with neonicotinoid insecticides in the southeastern U.S
S. Kristine Braman, University of Georgia ; Jim Quick, University of Georgia
11:18 AM
Managing hemlock woolly adelgid using imidacloprid: An eight year study on the translocation, persistence, metabolite production, and factors that influence chemical movement
Carla I. Coots, University of Tennessee ; Paris L. Lambdin, University of Tennessee ; Jerome F. Grant, University of Tennessee ; J. Rusty Rhea, USDA, Forest Service
11:38 AM
11:58 AM
Concluding Remarks
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