ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Symposium: Current Advances in Acarology

Sunday, November 11, 2012: 8:00 AM-12:15 PM
Ballroom G, Floor Three (Knoxville Convention Center)
Raul T. Villanueva
Jose Carlos V. Rodrigues
C. W. Welbourn

8:00 AM
Welcoming Remarks
8:05 AM
Mites that transmit Dutch elm disease
John C. Moser, USDA, Forest Service
8:30 AM
How conventional and organic IPM programs affect the foliar Acarine populations in citrus
Raul T. Villanueva, Texas A&M University ; Gabriela Esparza-Diaz, Texas A&M University
8:45 AM
Are quarantine methods for Brevipalpus phoenicis removal from fruit effective?
Jorge E. Peņa, University of Florida ; Ignacio Baez, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Center for Medical, Agricultural & Veterinary Entomology (CMAVE), Florida A&M University, C ; Michael K. Hennessey, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) ; Katia Santos, University of Florida
9:00 AM
Asian citrus psyllid control strategies and phytoseiid mite abundance, diversity, and consequences for secondary pest populations
Cesar Monzo, University of Florida, Southwest Florida Research and Education Center (SWFREC) ; Philip A. Stansly, University of Florida
9:15 AM
Morphological variation in a Bryobia species (Trombidiformes: Tetranychidae) from the Guassa Plateau, Menz Highlands, Ethiopia
Norman J. Fashing, College of William and Mary ; Eddie A. Ueckermann, Agricultural Research Counsil, Plant Protection Research Institute (ARC-PPRI) ; Peter J. Fashing, California State University, Fullerton ; Nga Nguyen, California State University, Fullerton
9:45 AM
Using monographs, cybertaxonomy, and phylogenetics to train a future generation of water mite systematists
Ashley P. G. Dowling, University of Arkansas ; Andrea Radwell, University of Arkansas ; Ian Smith, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
10:00 AM
10:30 AM
Improving biological control for a foliar spider mite pest of California grown avocados
Jesus R. Lara, University of California, Riverside ; Mark S. Hoddle, University of California, Riverside
10:45 AM
Structure of soil mite communities in woodlands undergoing ecological restoration in the Chicago region
Monica A. Farfan, University of Illinois, Chicago ; Kristen A. Ross, University of Illinois, Chicago ; David H. Wise, University of Illinois, Chicago
11:00 AM
Testing prey DNA fingerprinting on Amblyseius largoensis (Acari: Phytoseiidae) predation of Raoiella indica (Acari: Tenuipalpidae)
Jose Carlos V. Rodrigues, University of Puerto Rico ; Carlos Rivera-Rivera, University of Puerto Rico
11:15 AM
Ant-dependent mite diversity: A novel approach for studying the ecological development of constructed tallgrass prairies
Kaitlin Uppstrom Campbell, Miami University ; Thomas O. Crist, Miami University
11:30 AM
Population dynamics of citrus rust mites in Texas
Steven Michael Reyna, Texas A&M University, Kingsville ; Mamoudou Setamou, Texas A&M University, Kingsville ; Jesse H. de Leon, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Kika de la Garza Subtropical Agricultural Research Center (KSARC)
11:45 AM
The impact of different agricultural management practices on mite assemblages in soil
Mariam Lekveishvili, University of Maryland ; Cerruti Hooks, University of Maryland
12:00 PM
Concluding Remarks
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