P-IE SS: Entomology's Role in Sustaining Ecosystem Services in Agroecosystems

Wednesday, November 19, 2014: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
B113-114 (Oregon Convention Center)
David Crowder
Elinor Lichtenberg

1:30 PM
Practical strategies for conserving pollinators and other beneficial insects in agricultural landscapes: a case study of the Xerces Society's successful pollinator conservation program
Mace Vaughan, The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation ; Eric Mader, The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation
1:50 PM
Effects of agricultural management and landscapes on the abundance and diversity of arthropods: a global analysis
Elinor Lichtenberg, Washington State University ; Christina Kennedy, The Nature Conservancy ; David Crowder, Washington State University
2:10 PM
Using ecoinformatics ('big data') to detect biocontrol services in a citrus agroecosystem
Jay Rosenheim, University of California ; Matthew Meisner, University of California ; Lindsey Hack, University of California
2:50 PM
Assessment and valuation of ecosystem services: An interdisciplinary effort in the Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica
Nilsa A. Bosque-Pérez, University of Idaho ; Sara M. Galbraith, Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE) ; Hector Tavárez-Vargas, Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE) ; Oscar Abelleira-Martínez, University of Idaho
3:10 PM
Quantifying the social dimension of agriculture: Integrating farmer perspectives into entomology research and education
Randa Jabbour, University of Wyoming ; Shiri Noy, University of Wyoming ; Eric Gallandt, University of Maine
3:30 PM
3:50 PM
Natural enemies promote biological control and enhance plant health
Deborah Finke, University of Missouri ; Elizabeth Y. Long, Purdue University
4:10 PM
Biodiversity and ecosystem services: does the biodiversity of semi natural habitat influence the abundance and diversity of beneficial invertebrates in crops?
Rosalind F. Shaw, University of Exeter ; Judy K. Pell, J.K. Pell Consulting ; James M. Bullock, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology ; Richard F. Pywell, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology ; Ben A. Woodcock, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology ; Juliet L. Osborne, University of Exeter
4:30 PM
Ecosystem service delivery in diverse tropical and temperate agricultural systems: the role of landscape context and farm management
Mark Otieno, Pennsylvania State University ; Shelby J. Fleischer, Pennsylvania State University ; Kristal Watrous, Pennsylvania State University
4:50 PM
Enhancing floral resources for beneficial insects, ecosystem services, and farm revenue
Brett R. Blaauw, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey ; Rufus Isaacs, Michigan State University
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