ESA Pacific Branch Annual Meeting Online Program

Student Symposium: Fifty Years since Silent Spring!

Tuesday, March 27, 2012: 1:30 PM-4:15 PM
Salon I (Marriott Downtown Waterfront )
Christina Mogren
Amber C. Vinchesi

1:30 PM
Introduction: Who was Rachel Carson?
Christina Loraine Mogren, University of California, Riverside
1:40 PM
Science friction: America's growing distrust and disbelief in sciece
Andrew Merwin, University of California, Davis
1:55 PM
Pollinators in the toxic landscape: Bees as bioindicators and bioaccumulators of pollutants
Kristen R. Hladun, University of California, Riverside ; John T. Trumble, University of California, Riverside
2:10 PM
2:40 PM
Maintaining a biological control agent (Trichogramma pretiosum) in mass cultures vs. isofemale lines: Implications for release strategies
Holly M. Hills, University of California, Riverside ; Richard Stouthamer, University Of California Riverside
2:55 PM
Management of Drosophila suzukii with minimal insecticide inputs
Jimmy Klick, Oregon State University ; Wei Q. Yang, North Willamette Research and Extension Center ; Amy J. Dreves, Oregon State University ; Vaughn M. Walton, Oregon State University ; Denny Bruck, USDA-ARS Horticultural Crops Research Laboratory
3:10 PM
3:30 PM
The effect of pesticide residues in brood comb on honey bee (Apis mellifera) colony growth and performance
Natalie K. Boyle, Washington State University ; Walter S. Sheppard, Washington State University
3:45 PM
Successful Science Communication: Lessons Learned From Silent Spring
Sara M. Galbraith, University of Idaho ; Nilsa A. Bosque-Perez, University of Idaho
4:00 PM
Conclusion: Silent Spring themes and pesticide reform since 1962
Amber C. Vinchesi, Washington State University
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