Member Symposium: Strategies for Managing the Asian Citrus Psyllid and Huanglongbing Disease

Wednesday, November 13, 2013: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Meeting Room 17 B (Austin Convention Center)
Elizabeth E. Grafton-Cardwell
Mamoudou Setamou
Jawwad A. Qureshi

8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:10 AM
Citrus Huanglongbing – the most serious disease threat to citriculture wordwide and the importance of psyllid control in its management
John da Graca, Texas A&M University ; Mamoudou Setamou, Texas A&M University - Kingsville
8:35 AM
How the biology and movement patterns of Asian citrus psyllid influence management choices
David W. Bartels, USDA-APHIS-PPQ-CPHST ; Mamoudou Setamou, Texas A&M University - Kingsville ; David Hall, USDA-ARS, US Horticultural Research Laboratory
9:00 AM
Implementation and success of area-wide psyllid control programs in Florida citrus
Michael Rogers, University of Florida-IFAS, Citrus Research and Education Center ; Brandon Page, University of Florida
9:25 AM
Development and implementation of an areawide management program for Asian citrus psyllid in Texas
Mamoudou Setamou, Texas A&M University - Kingsville ; David W. Bartels, USDA-APHIS-PPQ-CPHST
9:50 AM
10:05 AM
Managing Asian citrus psyllid in California as the threat of HLB approaches
Elizabeth E. Grafton-Cardwell, University of California ; Joseph G. Morse, University of California, Riverside
10:30 AM
Current status of insecticide resistance in Florida populations of Asian citrus pysllid and emerging management strategies
Lukasz Stelinski, University of Florida ; Siddharth Tiwari, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ; Monique Coy, University of Florida ; Nabil Killiny, University of Florida
10:55 AM
Role of Biological Control in the Management of Asian Citrus Psyllid Vector of Huanglongbing 
Jawwad A. Qureshi, University Florida ; Philip A. Stansly, University of Florida
11:20 AM
Asian citrus psyllid control, past, present and future
Philip A. Stansly, University of Florida
11:45 AM
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