MS: Control and Eradication of Invasive Social Hymenoptera

Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Portland Ballroom 254 (Oregon Convention Center)
David Foote
Cause Hanna
Christina Boser

8:00 AM
Introduction and overview
8:05 AM
Social insect eradication efforts: Are they worth it?
David Holway, University of California
8:22 AM
8:34 AM
The decision to eradicate: Case studies on Santa Cruz Island
Christina Boser, The Nature Conservancy
8:46 AM
Argentine ant management and monitoring on Santa Cruz Island
Ida Naughton, University of California
9:10 AM
9:34 AM
9:54 AM
Ecology of invasive Vespula wasps in New Zealand
Jacqueline Beggs, University of Auckland
10:23 AM
10:35 AM
Population genetics of invasive yellowjacket wasps
Michael AD. Goodisman, Georgia Institute of Technology
10:59 AM
Ants and scale outbreaks on Pisonia islands of Pacific
Robert Peck, University of Hawai'i
11:35 AM
Concluding Remarks
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