Member Symposium: Advances in Pest Management for Turfgrass and Ornamentals

Sunday, November 10, 2013: 1:15 PM-5:15 PM
Meeting Room 15 (Austin Convention Center)
Organizer :
Jonathan L. Larson

1:15 PM
Welcoming Remarks
1:35 PM
Invasive Species Management in Hawaii
Arnold H. Hara, University of Hawaii at Manoa ; Susan Cabral, University of Hawaii at Manoa, CTAHR
1:50 PM
Impact of the invasive "kudzu" bug on landscape ornamentals
S. Kristine Braman, University of Georgia
2:05 PM
Mechanisms affecting pest performance on urban red maple trees
Adam Dale, North Carolina State University ; Steven D. Frank, North Carolina State University
2:20 PM
Unraveling the reproductive phenology of Listronotus maculicollis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on golf courses: Implications for targeted management
Benjamin McGraw, State University of New York - Delhi ; Patricia J. Vittum, University of Massachusetts
2:35 PM
Effects of systemic applications of imidacloprid on boxwood spider mite abundance, fecundity, feeding damage and the mobility, feeding rates, and survival of associated predators
Michael J. Raupp, University of Maryland ; Scott Creary, University of Maryland ; Ada Szczepaniec, University of Maryland
2:50 PM
3:05 PM
Reducing ambrosia beetle attacks on nursery trees
Steven D. Frank, North Carolina State University ; Chris Ranger, USDA Agricultural Research Service
3:20 PM
3:30 PM
Pollinator Diversity on Common Lawn Weeds across an Urban Rural Gradient
Jonathan L. Larson, University of Kentucky ; Carl T. Redmond, University of Kentucky ; Daniel A. Potter, University of Kentucky
3:45 PM
IPM Outreach Tools for a Sustainable Landscape
Mary Kay Malinoski, University of Maryland ; Jody Gangloff-Kaufmann, Cornell University
4:00 PM
Forecasting pest pressures in turfgrass ecosystems
Matthew J. Petersen, Cornell University
4:30 PM
ABW reproductive diapause and key factors affecting its termination
Olga Kostromytska, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey ; Albrecht Koppenhöfer, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
4:45 PM
Biocontrol in Urban Ornamental Landscapes: Does Plant Geographic Provenance Matter?
Matthew H. Greenstone, Invasive Insect Biocontrol and Behavior Laboratory
5:00 PM
The Elusive Behavior of the Hunting Billbug in North Carolina
Diane E. Silcox-Reynolds, North Carolina State University
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