ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Ten-Minute Papers, P-IE Section, Environmental Entomology

Tuesday, November 13, 2012: 8:00 AM-12:15 PM
300 D, Floor Three (Knoxville Convention Center)
Ram B. Shrestha
C. Michael Smith

8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:02 AM
Improving surface water quality through pesticide education and outreach
Brian Bret, Dow AgroSciences, LLC ; Nick Poletika, Dow AgroSciences, LLC
8:14 AM
Dragonflies associated with small farm dams in the Accra Plains
Angela Adjei, University of Ghana, Legon
8:26 AM
Long-term changes in the abundance of red imported fire ants and the frequency of polygyne colonies
Sanford D. Porter, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Center for Medical, Agricultural & Veterinary Entomology (CMAVE)
8:38 AM
Comparing single and multiple in-season measurements as indicators of at-harvest cotton boll damage caused by verde plant bug
Michael J. Brewer, Texas AgriLife Extension Service (TAES) ; Darwin J. Anderson, Texas AgriLife Extension Service (TAES) ; J. Scott Armstrong, USDA, Agricultural Research Service
8:50 AM
Effect of temperature on development and life table of Dinarmus basalis (Rondani) (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae)
Agnes Thomas-Odjo, Universite de Parakou ; Charles Gaspar, Universite de Liege ; Francoise Djibode Favi, Virginia State University
9:02 AM
The effect of soil moisture and western corn rootworm on maize performance
Mervat A. B. Mahmoud, University of Missouri ; Robert E. Sharp, University of Missouri ; Melvin J. Oliver, University of Missouri ; Bruce E. Hibbard, USDA, Agricultural Research Service
9:14 AM
9:26 AM
9:36 AM
Response of the aphid specialist Uroleucon nigrotuberculatum to clones of Solidago altissima growing at different elevations
Ray S. Williams, Appalachian State University ; Megan A. Avakian, Appalachian State University ; Jessica M. Howells, Appalachian State University
9:48 AM
How do farm landscapes influence blueberry pests and natural enemies?
Craig R. Roubos, Michigan State University ; Rufus Isaacs, Michigan State University
10:00 AM
10:12 AM
Colonization of host plants by Tamalia galling aphids during succession following wildfire
Donald G. Miller, California State University, Chico ; Colleen Hatfield, California State University, Chico ; Rebecca Holden, California State University, Chico
10:24 AM
Agricultural insect pests in a changing climate
Robert B. Srygley, USDA, Agricultural Research Service
10:36 AM
Climate change: Life history adaptation by Bemisia tabaci
Alvin M. Simmons, USDA-ARS ; Levi Curnutte, College of Charleston ; Shaaban Abd-Rabou, Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Center
11:00 AM
Consequences of climate change for biotic disturbances in North American forests
Aaron S. Weed, Dartmouth College ; Mathew P. Ayres, Dartmouth College ; Jeffrey A. Hicke, University of Idaho
11:12 AM
Impact of climate change on biocontrol of weeds: Paterson's curse as a model
Paul A. Weston, Charles Sturt University ; Leslie A. Weston, Charles Sturt University ; Shane Hildebrand, Charles Sturt University
11:24 AM
Differential response to climate change of two exotic weeds and their natural enemies: Implications for biological control in Florida
Veronica Manrique, University of Florida ; Rodrigo Diaz, University of Florida ; William A. Overholt, University of Florida
11:36 AM
Canary in the coal mine: Do urban areas predict pest outbreaks in a warming climate?
Elsa Youngsteadt, North Carolina State University ; Steven D. Frank, North Carolina State University ; Nathan J. Sanders, University of Tennessee ; Rob R. Dunn, North Carolina State University
11:48 AM
12:01 PM
Concluding Remarks