ESA Southeastern Branch Meeting Online Program

M.S. Student Oral Presentation Competition III

Monday, March 4, 2013: 1:40 PM-2:55 PM
Louisiana Room (Hilton Baton Rouge)
Angus Catchot
Arthur G. Appel

1:40 PM
Effects of starvation on the metabolic rate of the common bed bug, Cimex lectularius
Zachary C. DeVries, Auburn University ; Stephen A. Kells, University of Minnesota ; Arthur G. Appel, Auburn University
1:52 PM
Behavioral response of parous black flies (Simulium vittatum) to potential attractants in a dual-choice olfactometer
Tommy W. McGaha, University of Georgia ; Raymond Noblet, University of Georgia ; Thomas R. Unnasch, University of South Florida
2:04 PM
Influence of nitrogen rates on tarnished plant bug (Lygus lineolaris) populations in cotton
Chase Samples, Mississippi State University ; Darrin Dodds, Mississippi State University ; Jeffrey Gore, Mississippi State University ; Angus Catchot, Mississippi State University ; Tyler Dixon, Mississippi State University ; D. Reynolds, Mississippi State University ; Bobby Golden, Mississippi State University
2:16 PM
AmSNARES expression in Amblyomma maculatum feeding and pathogen transmission
Rebecca Browning, University of Southern Mississippi ; Khem Raj B c, University of Southern Mississippi ; Steven Adamson, University of Southern Mississippi ; Shahid Karim, University of Southern Mississippi
2:28 PM
Characterizing population and genetic structure of Aleurodicus rugioperculatus Martin (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in Florida
Megan Wilkerson, Florida A&M University ; Raymond L. Hix, Florida A&M University ; Cindy L. McKenzie, USDA - ARS
2:40 PM
From greenhouse to field: effects of elicitor-mediated induction of plant defense on fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) and two-spotted spider mite (Tetranychus urticae)
John Gordy, Louisiana State University AgCenter ; Michael J. Stout, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center ; B. Rogers Leonard, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center