12- Graduate Student Ten-Minute Paper Competition: P-IE

Monday, November 11, 2013: 8:24 AM-12:00 PM
Meeting Room 9 C (Austin Convention Center)
John Ruberson

8:24 AM
Morphological and biochemical aspects of the salivary glands of the western chinch bug, Blissus occiduus
Crystal M. Ramm, University of Nebraska ; Lisa Baird, University of San Diego ; Astri Wayadande, Oklahoma State University ; Keenan L. Amundsen, University of Nebraska ; Teresa Donze, University of Nebraska ; Fred Baxendale, University of Nebraska ; Tiffany M. Heng-Moss, University of Nebraska
8:36 AM
We are what we eat: Host plant effect on saliva composition in caterpillars
Loren Rivera Vega, Pennsylvania State University ; Gary Felton, Pennsylvania State University
8:48 AM
Response of bioenergy switchgrasses (Panicum virgatum L.) to Greenbug (Schizaphis graminum (Rondani)) and Yellow Sugarcane Aphid (Sipha flava (Forbes)) herbivory
Travis J. Prochaska, University of Nebraska ; Kyle G. Koch, University of Nebraska ; Teresa Donze, University of Nebraska ; Tiffany M. Heng-Moss, University of Nebraska ; Gautam Sarath, USDA, Agricultural Research Service ; Lisa Baird, University of San Diego
9:00 AM
Feeding behavior of Schizaphis graminum (Rondani) on resistant and susceptible populations of switchgrass, Panicum virgatum L. 
Kyle G. Koch, University of Nebraska ; Mitchell Stamm, University of Nebraska ; Tiffany Heng-Moss, University of Nebraska - Lincoln ; Jeffrey Bradshaw, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
9:12 AM
Do arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) interactions change the resistance of rice plants to pests?
Lina Bernaola, Louisiana State University ; Michael J. Stout, Louisiana State University ; Raymond Schneider, Louisiana State University
9:24 AM
9:36 AM
9:48 AM
10:00 AM
Collateral advantage: Ingestion of foliar bacteria augments herbivore tolerance of plant defense chemicals
Charles Mason, University of Wisconsin ; Kenneth Raffa, University of Wisconsin
10:24 AM
Consequences of chronic ingestion of a selenium-contaminated diet on the Argentine ant, Linepithema humile
Deborah De La Riva, University of California ; John T. Trumble, University of California
10:36 AM
The biogeography of omnivory: Do omnivores increase prey consumption relative to plants in sodium-poor environments?
Natalie Clay, University of Oklahoma ; Richard Lehrter, University of Oklahoma ; Michael Kaspari, University of Oklahoma
10:48 AM
Competition between generalist herbivores: Effects of nutrient regulation and body size
Paul A. Lenhart, Texas A&M University ; Spencer T. Behmer, Texas A&M University ; Micky D. Eubanks, Texas A&M University
11:00 AM
Plant DNA detection from grasshoppers’ gut contents: Method and applications
Alina Avanesyan, University of Cincinnati ; Theresa Culley, University of Cincinnati
11:12 AM
Suppression of the human pathogen, Escherichia coli 0157:H7, by dung beetles (Coleoptera:Scarabaeidae) using the lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium) agroecosystem as a conceptual model system
Matthew Jones, Washington State University ; Frank Drummond, University of Maine ; Vivian Wu, University of Maine ; Shravani tadepalli, University of Maine