P-IE Section Symposium: Ecological Services of Insect Microbial Control Agents

Wednesday, November 13, 2013: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Meeting Room 7 (Austin Convention Center)
Denny Bruck
Steven P. Arthurs

1:30 PM
Opening Remarks
Denny Bruck, DuPont Pioneer
2:05 PM
Just another day in paradise: Orange trees, herbivores, EPNs and their enemies
Larry W. Duncan, University of Florida ; Fahiem El-Borai, University of Florida ; Raquel Campos-Herrera, University of Florida
2:35 PM
Abundance, distribution and community structure of fungal entomopathogens in agro-ecosystems: Implications for microbial control
Nicolai Meyling, University of Copenhagen ; Bernhardt Steinwender, University of Copenhagen ; Jürg Enkerli, Agroscope Reckenholz-Tänikon ART ; Stephen Rehner, USDA-ARS Systematic Mycology and Microbiology Laboratory ; Jørgen Eilenberg, University of Copenhagen
3:05 PM
3:20 PM
Biological control of plant pathogens using insect pathogenic fungi
David Chandler, University of Warwick ; John Clarkson, University of Warwick ; Gill Prince, University of Warwick
3:50 PM
Plant-Metarhizium interactions
Raymond J. St. Leger, University of Maryland ; Hsiao-Ling Lu, University of Maryland
4:20 PM
Closing remarks
Steven P. Arthurs, University of Florida
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