Member Symposium: Forest Entomology Connecting the World

Wednesday, November 13, 2013: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Meeting Room 18 D (Austin Convention Center)
Kimberly F. Wallin
Nathan Havill
Richard W. Hofstetter

1:30 PM
Welcoming Remarks
2:15 PM
Connecting research to the 'real world': helping land managers make informed decisions
Melissa K. Fierke, State University of New York, ESF ; Mark Whitmore, Cornell University ; John D. Vandenberg, USDA Agricultural Research Service
2:40 PM
3:00 PM
Impact of an introduced predatory beetle (Laricobius nigrinus) on hemlock woolly adelgid in northwestern North Carolina
Leah Flaherty, University of Massachusetts ; Joseph Elkinton, University of Massachusetts
3:25 PM
Variation in Asian Gypsy Moth in the People's Republic of China
Juan Shi, Beijing Forestry University ; Fang Chen, Beijing Forestry University ; Fan Yang, Beijing Forestry University ; Yang Li, Beijing Forestry University ; You-Qing Luo, Beijing Forestry University
3:50 PM
4:35 PM
Dieback of southern pines:  etiology, landowner perceptions, and management recommendations
David R. Coyle, University of Georgia ; Kier D Klepzig, USDA Forest Service ; Frank H Koch, North Carolina State University ; Larry Morris, University of Georgia ; John T. Nowak, USDA Forest Service, Southern Region ; Bill Otrosina, USDA Forest Service ; Bill Smith, USDA Forest Service ; Kamal JK. Gandhi, University of Georgia
5:00 PM
Concluding Remarks
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