ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

IOBC Business Meeting & Workshop Symposium: Risk Assessment for Natural Enemies used for Classical Arthropod Biocontrol: From Regulatory Requirements to Science-Based Approaches

Tuesday, November 13, 2012: 6:00 PM-9:15 PM
Ballroom F, Floor Three (Knoxville Convention Center)
Organizer :
Jian J. Duan

6:00 PM
IOBC-NRS Business Meeting
7:00 PM
Introduction - Jian J. Duan
7:05 PM
Current regulation of arthropod biocontrol agents: What it takes to get regulatory approval for biological control introductions
Robert H. Tichenor, USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ)
8:05 PM
Host specificity of predators of the hemlock woolly adelgid
Scott M. Salom, Virginia Polytechnic and State University
8:35 PM
9:05 PM
Concluding Remarks - Jian J. Duan
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