07 - Graduate Student TMP Competition: MUVE

Monday, November 17, 2014: 8:20 AM-12:30 PM
B117-119 (Oregon Convention Center)
Nan-Yao Su
Faith M. Oi

8:20 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:24 AM
Insecticidal sugar trap for biting midges (Culicoides sonorensis)
Darren Snyder, Kansas State University ; Lee Cohnstaedt, USDA - ARS
8:36 AM
Comparing the ability of various plant essential oils to enhance synthetic pyrethroids against Aedes aegypti and Anopheles gambiae
Edmund Norris, Iowa State University ; Aaron Gross, Iowa State University ; Lyric Bartholomay, Iowa State University ; Joel Coats, Iowa State University
9:12 AM
Molting site fidelity: A case of death chase in Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) colonies treated with chitin synthesis inhibitor baits
Garima Kakkar, University of Florida ; Thomas Chouvenc, University of Florida ; Weste Osbrink, USDA - ARS ; Nan-Yao Su, University of Florida
9:24 AM
Evaluation of lethal and sub-lethal effects of ingestible pesticides on bed bugs (Cimex lectularius)
Angela Sierras, North Carolina State University ; Coby Schal, North Carolina State University
9:36 AM
Toxicity of selected essential oils against bed bugs, Cimex lectularius
Chen Zha, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
9:48 AM
The importance of methodology and strain selection when determining efficacy of insecticides against bed bugs
David Lilly, University of Sydney ; Stephen Doggett, Pathology West - ICPMR Westmead ; Cameron Webb, University of Sydney
10:12 AM
10:24 AM
Lethal and sub-lethal impacts of oil-formulated fungal biopesticides on house fly populations in simulated field settings (biocosms)
Naworaj Acharya, Pennsylvania State University ; Edwin Rajotte, Pennsylvania State University ; Nina Jenkins, Pennsylvania State University ; Matthew B. Thomas, Pennsylvania State University
10:36 AM
10:48 AM
Evaluation of bio-rational insecticides to manage chilli thrips, Scirtothrips dorsalis Hood (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on roses
Luis Aristizabal, University of Florida ; Yan Chen, Louisiana State University ; Ronald H. Cherry, University of Florida ; Ronald D. Cave, University of Florida ; Steven P. Arthurs, University of Florida
11:00 AM
11:12 AM
Adapting ectoparasite control to welfare-driven changes in poultry production systems
Amy C. Murillo, University of California ; Bradley Mullens, University of California
11:24 AM
A push-pull, intergrated pest management scheme for the protection of barn owl nest boxes and sugarcane workers from invasive Africanized honey bees
Caroline Efstathion, University of Florida ; Bill Kern, University of Florida ; Richard Raid, University of Florida
11:36 AM
Red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Herbst), larval development when fed ground and raw dried distiller's grains with solubles at 30 and 50% r.h
Mahsa Fardisi, Purdue University ; Linda J. Mason, Purdue University ; Klein Ileleji, Purdue University
11:48 AM
Maternal effects of female size on egg viability and first instar size in container-inhabiting mosquitoes
Francis N. Ezeakacha, University of Southern Mississippi ; Donald A. Yee, University of Southern Mississippi