Member Symposium: Current Advances in Acarology

Sunday, November 10, 2013: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Meeting Room 6 A (Austin Convention Center)
Raul Villanueva
Jose Carlos V. Rodrigues

8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
8:20 AM
Assessment of non-target effects on soil mites induced by corn seed treatments containing high doses of multiple pesticides
Mariam Lekveishvili, University of Maryland ; Cerruti RR Hooks, University of Maryland ; Galen Dively, University of Maryland
8:35 AM
Evaluating miticides for the control of banks grass mites on corn
Danielle Sekula, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service ; Webb Wallace, Cotton and Grain Producers of the Lower Rio Grande Valley ; Raul Villanueva, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension
8:50 AM
9:05 AM
Mite fauna of dry tree holes in Ohio
George Keeney, Ohio State University ; Hans Klompen, Ohio State University
9:20 AM
Impact, dispersal, and management of cleptoparasitic Chaetodactylus mites (Acari: Chaetodactylidae) associated with Osmia bees (Hymenoptera: Megachillidae)
Yong-Lak Park, West Virginia University ; Matthew McKinney, West Virginia University ; Jb White, West Virginia University
9:35 AM
Larval stages of ixodid ticks of the United States: overview and fortchcoming identification guide
Lance Durden, Georgia Southern University ; H Joel Hutcheson, National Veterinary Services Laboratories
9:50 AM
10:05 AM
Ixodid ticks and feral swine in Texas
Pete Teel, Texas A&M University
10:35 AM
Understanding the role of nest proximity and habitat on community composition of ant-associated mites
Kaitlin Uppstrom Campbell, Miami University ; Thomas O. Crist, Miami University
10:50 AM
Effect of organic pesticides on the predacious phytoseiid mite Euseius mesembrinus
Lauren Fann, South Texas College ; Gabriela Esparza-Díaz, Texas A&M University - Texas AgriLIFE Extension ; Raul Villanueva, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension
11:05 AM
Molecular and morphometric characterization of the citrus rust mites in Texas
Steven Michael Reyna, Texas A&M University ; Mamoudou Setamou, Texas A&M University
11:35 AM
Concluding Remarks
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