P-IE Section Symposium: Current Status of Vegetable Insect Pests in the USA

Wednesday, November 13, 2013: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Meeting Room 18 D (Austin Convention Center)
Shimat V. Joseph
David G. Riley

8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
Pests of Fruiting Vegetables and Their Management in Subtropical Florida
Philip A. Stansly, University of Florida ; Barry C. Kostyk, University of Florida ; Jose Castillo, University of Florida
8:25 AM
Status of Vegetable Pests in Southern California and Management of Pysllids on Solanaceous Vegetable Crops
Sean M. Prager, University of California, Riverside ; John T. Trumble, University of California
8:45 AM
Status of Insect Pests on Leafy Vegetables in Arizona: Economic Impacts and Management
John C. Palumbo, University of Arizona ; Ta-i Huang, University of Arizona
9:25 AM
From Asparagus to Potatoes: Vegetable IPM in Michigan
Zsofia Szendrei, Michigan State University ; William R. Morrison, Michigan State University ; Jeremy Jubenville, Michigan State University
9:45 AM
10:00 AM
It’s Not All Fruit in the Big Apple:  Vegetable Pest Management of Onion Thrips in Onion and Cabbage
Brian A. Nault, Cornell University ; Anthony M. Shelton, Cornell University, NYSAES
10:20 AM
Current Status of Vegetable Pests in the Mid-Atlantic U.S. and the Impact of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Thomas P. Kuhar, Virginia Tech ; Joanne Whalen, University of Delaware ; Galen Dively, University of Maryland
10:40 AM
Resistance Management of Twospotted Spider Mite in North Carolina Vegetables
James L. Walgenbach, North Carolina State University ; George G. Kennedy, North Carolina State University ; Edward L. Vargo, North Carolina State University
11:00 AM
Vegetable Insect Pests in Georgia: Current Status, Recent and Future Challenges
David G. Riley, University of Georgia ; Alton N. Sparks, University of Georgia
11:20 AM
Refined Management of Cucumber Beetles (Diabrotica sp. and Acalymma sp.) in Central California Melons: Implications for Organic Vegetable Production
Larry D. Godfrey, University of California, Davis ; Rachael F. Long, University of California, Cooperative Extension ; Amy Bell, University of California, Davis
11:40 AM
Concluding Remarks
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