ESA Annual Meetings Online Program

Graduate Student Ten-Minute Paper Competition,P-IE-10

Monday, November 12, 2012: 8:10 AM-12:00 PM
KCEC 1 (Holiday Inn Knoxville Downtown)
Ann M. Ray

8:10 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:15 AM
Direct effect of high temperatures on Adelges tsugae mortality
Angela M. Mech, University of Georgia ; Robert O. Teskey, University of Georgia ; J. Rusty Rhea, USDA, Forest Service ; Kamal JK. Gandhi, University of Georgia
8:39 AM
Bromeliad insect communities and the biology of bromeliad dwelling cockroaches (Blattodea)
Dominic Evangelista, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey ; Jessica L. Ware, American Museum of Natural History
8:51 AM
Identification of resistance in Malus against codling moth and leafroller
Joseph Jeffrey Schwarz, Washington State University, Tree Fruit Research & Extension Center ; Jay Brunner, Washington State University ; Katherine Evans, Washington State University, Tree Fruit Research & Extension Center ; Cameron Peace, Washington State University
9:03 AM
The effects of overhead irrigation and leaf structure on foliar microarthropods including Neoseiulus cucumeris
Joseph Samuel Riddle, Michigan State University ; Matthew Grieshop, Michigan State University
9:15 AM
9:27 AM
Large-scale propagation of Homalodisca coagulata virus-1 via glassy-winged sharpshooter (Homalodisca vitripennis) tissue cell culture
Anna Biesbrock, University of Texas, Tyler ; Wayne B. Hunter, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; Blake R. Bextine, University of Texas, Tyler
9:39 AM
The grape mealybug (Pseudococcus maritimus) as a vector of GLRAV-3 in Concord vineyards in Washington state
Brian W. Bahder, Washington State University ; Douglas B. Walsh, Washington State University ; Rayapati A. Naidu, Washington State University ; Sudarsana Poojari, Washington State University ; Olufemi Alabi, Washington State University
9:51 AM
10:03 AM
Heritability of insect resistance in balsam fir (Abies balsamea)
Sara L. Fraser, University of New Brunswick
10:15 AM
Overview of current research on Ovavesicula popilliae, a microsporidian pathogen of the Japanese beetle
Bryan Petty, University of Arkansas ; Donn T. Johnson, University of Arkansas ; Donald C. Steinkraus, University of Arkansas
10:27 AM
Temperature-dependent development of redbay ambrosia beetle (Xyleborus glabratus Eichoff) and its symbiotic fungi Raffaelea lauricola
Gurpreet. S. Brar, University of Florida ; John. L. Capinera, University of Florida ; Jason. A. Smith, University of Florida ; Jorge E. Peña, University of Florida
10:51 AM
Identification of plant reservoir hosts of Xylella fastidiosa and natural infectivity of Oklahoma insect vectors
Lisa M. Overall, Oklahoma State University ; Eric J. Rebek, Oklahoma State University
11:03 AM
Residual activity of imidacloprid and its metabolites in eastern hemlock multiple years after treatment
Elizabeth P. Benton, University of Tennessee ; R. Jesse Webster, National Park Service ; Carla I. Coots, University of Tennessee ; Richard Cowles, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station ; Anthony Lagalante, Villanova University ; Jerome F. Grant, University of Tennessee
11:15 AM
RNAi-based strategy for Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri) control: A method to reduce the spread of citrus greening disease
Chloë Hawkings, University of Florida ; J. Kent Morgan, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; Lindsay Shaffer, University of Florida ; Charles A. Powell, University of Florida-IFAS ; Dov Borovsky, Borovsky Consulting ; Ronald D. Cave, University of Florida ; William Dawson, University of Florida ; Siddarame Gowda, University of Florida ; Robert G. Shatters, USDA, Agricultural Research Service
11:27 AM
Non-target impacts of rotational hog grazing in Michigan apple orchards
Krista Buehrer, Michigan State University ; Matthew Grieshop, Michigan State University
11:39 AM
Concluding Remarks