ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Anatomy of an Invasion: Requirements, Benefits and Possible Implications for Successful Invaders.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
200 B, Floor Two (Knoxville Convention Center)
Fabio Manfredini
Elina L. Niņo

8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
Drivers of invasion success and failure in Liriomyza leafminers
Stuart Reitz, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; Yulin Gao, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences ; Zhongren Lei, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
8:35 AM
Invasions by ladybugs
Edward W. Evans, Utah State University
9:05 AM
Escape from competition and the success of ant invasions
Andrew V. Suarez, University of Illinois ; Shawn M. Wilder, Texas A&M University ; Micky D. Eubanks, Texas A&M University ; David Holway, University of California, San Diego
9:35 AM
Evolution of social structure in an invasive social wasp
Michael Goodisman, Georgia Institute of Technology
10:05 AM
10:25 AM
The African honey bee in the Americas
Stanley S. Schneider, University of North Carolina, Charlotte ; Gloria DeGrandi-Hoffman, Carl Hayden Bee Research Center
12:25 PM
Concluding Remarks
12:30 PM
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