ESA Pacific Branch Annual Meeting Online Program


Monday, March 26, 2012: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Salon G (Marriott Downtown Waterfront )

1:30 PM
Viability of Phasmid Eggs Post-Digestion by Granivorous Birds
Matan Shelomi, University of California, Davis
1:54 PM
Heterogeneous feeding patterns of Aedes aegypti in households in Iquitos, Peru
Kelly A. Liebman, University of California, Davis ; Helvio Astete, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit - 6 ; Steven T. Stoddard, University of California, Davis ; Moises Sihuincha, Hosptial Apoyo ; Eric Halsey, US Naval Medical Research Center Detachment ; Tadeusz J. Kochel, US Naval Medical Research Center Detachment ; Amy Morrison, University of California, Davis ; Thomas W. Scott, University of California, Davis
2:18 PM
The Grape Mealybug (Pseudococcus maritimus) as a Vector of GLRaV-3 in Concord Vineyards in Washington State
Brian W. Bahder, Washington State University ; Doug Walsh, Washington State University
2:42 PM
Evaluation and improvement of a sampling technique to estimate densities of Oligonychus perseae (Acari: Tetranychidae) on Hass avocado leaves
Jesus R. Lara, University of California, Riverside ; Mark S. Hoddle, University of California, Riverside
2:54 PM
Acquisition of Barley yellow dwarf virus alters host plant preferences of its aphid vector
Laura L. Ingwell, University of Idaho ; Nilsa A. Bosque-Pérez, University of Idaho ; Lana M. Unger, University of Idaho ; Sanford D. Eigenbrode, University of Idaho
3:06 PM
3:18 PM
Inter-populational differences in the response to dietary restriction: evidence for medfly (Ceratitis capitata) ecotypes on Hawaii
James F. Harwood, University of California, Davis ; Roger I. Vargas, USDA-ARS ; James R. Carey, University of California, Davis
3:30 PM
Manipulation of Myzus persicae, green peach aphid, and Leptinotarsa decemlineata, Colorado potato beetle, to determine predator distribution in potatoes
Christine Ann Lynch, Washington State University ; William E. Snyder, Washington State University ; Eric G. Chapman, University of Kentucky ; James D. Harwood, University of Kentucky
3:42 PM
3:54 PM
Regional differences in flea beetle response to trap cropping in Northern Idaho and Southeastern Norway
Summer H. Lindzey, University of Idaho ; Sanford Eigenbrode, University of Idaho ; William Snyder, Washington State University ; Richard Meadow, Norwegian Institute of Agriculture and Environmental Research ; Pascale Metais, VetAgro Sup
4:06 PM
Exotic species skew floral visitation networks in simplified Hawaiian ecological communities
Jennifer L. Imamura, University of California ; George K. Roderick, University of California
4:18 PM
The Utility of the Endophallus in Trigonoscuta (Curculionidae: Entiminae)
Matthew H. Van Dam, University of California Berkeley
4:30 PM
European earwig (Forficula auricularia) responses to understory treatments in organic and conventional peach orchards of northern Utah
Andrew S. Tebeau, Utah State University ; Diane G. Alston, Utah State University ; Jennifer R. Reeve, Utah State University ; Brent L. Black, Utah State University ; Corey V. Ransom, Utah State University
4:54 PM
Arsenic altered susceptibility to Bacillus sp. in Culex mosquitoes
Christina Loraine Mogren, University of California, Riverside ; John T. Trumble, University of California, Riverside
5:06 PM
Studies on the virus-vector relationships of different isolates of Potato Virus Y strains and their three aphid vectors on potato
Shaonpius Mondal, University of Idaho ; Erik J. Wenninger, University of Idaho ; Pamela J.S. Hutchinson, University of Idaho ; Sanford D. Eigenbrode, University of Idaho ; Nilsa A. Bosque-Pérez, University of Idaho ; Deepak Shrestha, University of Idaho ; Jonathan Whitworth, University of Idaho
5:18 PM
Non-consumptive effects of predators on Culex mosquitoes
Amanda Jean Meadows, Washington State University ; Jeb Owen, Washington State University ; WE. Snyder, Washington State University