Member Symposium: Mass-Production of Insects and Pathogens for Insect and Weed Biocontrol

Tuesday, November 12, 2013: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
Meeting Room 14 (Austin Convention Center)
Organizers:
Patrick J. Moran
Juan A. Morales-Ramos


1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
Mass-production of mite predators
Guadalupe Rojas, USDA - ARS ; Juan A. Morales-Ramos, USDA, Agricultural Research Service
1:55 PM
Heteropteran predator production: status and contributions to mass production of insects
Patrick De Clercq, Ghent University ; Thomas A. Coudron, USDA - ARS ; Eric W. Riddick, USDA - ARS
2:15 PM
Mass-production of coleopteran predators
Eric W. Riddick, USDA - ARS
2:35 PM
Mass-production of tachinid parasitoids
Maria Luisa Dindo, Alma Mater Studium UniversitÓ di Bologna ; Simon Grenier, INRA INSA Lyon (Retired)
2:55 PM
Mass-rearing of hymenopteran parasitoids of Bemisia whiteflies for support of classical and augmentative biological control programs
John Goolsby, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; Matthew Ciomperlik, USDA, APHIS, Plant Protection & Quarantine, ; Gregory Simmons, USDA - APHIS ; Charlie Pickett, California Department of Food and Agriculture ; Juli Gould, USDA - APHIS ; Kim A. Hoelmer, USDA, Agricultural Research Service
3:15 PM
Artificial diet development for entomophagous arthropods
Juan A. Morales-Ramos, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; M. Guadalupe Rojas, USDA-ARS-NBCL ; Thomas A. Coudron, USDA - ARS
3:35 PM
Mass-production of the arundo wasp and other insects for biological weed control
Patrick J. Moran, USDA Agricultural Research Service ; John A. Goolsby, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; Alex E. Racelis, University of Texas, Pan American ; Allen C. Cohen, North Carolina State University ; Matthew A. Ciomperlik, USDA, APHIS, Plant Protection & Quarantine ; Kenneth R. Summy, University of Texas, Pan American ; Don P.A. Sands, Commonwealth Science, Industry and Research Organization (CSIRO) (Retired) ; Alan A. Kirk, USDA - ARS
4:15 PM
Mass-production of entomopathogenic nematodes
David Shapiro-Ilan, USDA-ARS, SE Fruit and Tree Nut Research Unit ; Richou Han, Guangdong Entomological Institute ; Xuehong Qiu, Guangdong Entomological Institute ; Juan A. Morales-Ramos, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; M. Guadalupe Rojas, USDA-ARS-NBCL
4:55 PM
Production of entomopathogenic viruses
Steven Reid, The University of Queensland ; Leslie Chan, The University of Queensland ; Monique van Oers, Wageningen University
5:15 PM
Microbial bioinsecticide formulations - addressing critical issues
Robert W Behle, USDA-ARS-NCAUR ; Christopher Dunlap, USDA-ARS-NCAUR
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