MS: Fall Armyworm: Current Challenges and Future Directions for Its Management

Sunday, November 16, 2014: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
F150 (Oregon Convention Center)
Organizer :
Amit Sethi
Amit Sethi

8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:39 AM
Signals in secretions mediate fall armyworm-host plant interactions
Gary Felton, Pennsylvania State University
9:30 AM
9:47 AM
10:04 AM
10:14 AM
Field resistance of fall armyworm to transgenic Bt corn in the mainland U.S
Fangneng Huang, Louisiana State University ; Jawwad A. Qureshi, University of Florida ; Robert L. Meagher, USDA - ARS ; Dominic Reisig, North Carolina State University ; Graham P. Head, Monsanto Company ; David A. Andow, University of Minnesota ; Xinzhi Ni, USDA - ARS ; David L. Kerns, Louisiana State University ; David Buntin, University of Georgia ; Ying Niu, Louisiana State University ; Fei Yang, Louisiana State University ; Vikash Dangal, Louisiana State University
10:31 AM
Fall armyworm resistance to Bt maize in Brazil
Juilano Farias, University of Sao Paulo
10:48 AM
Managing resistance to Bt corn in challenging environments
Analiza P. Alves, DuPont Pioneer ; Zaiqi Pan, DuPont ; David Onstad, DuPont ; Laura S. Higgins, Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc. ; J. Lindsey Flexner, DuPont
11:22 AM
11:39 AM
Developmental control of Spodoptera exigua by ingestion of bacteria expressing dsRNA of the Chitin Synthase Gene A
Wenqing Zhang, Sun Yat-Sen University ; Honggang Tian, Sun Yat-Sen University
11:56 AM
Concluding Remarks
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