08 - Graduate Student TMP Competition: PBT

Monday, November 17, 2014: 8:20 AM-12:30 PM
A103-104 (Oregon Convention Center)
David W. Stanley
Ana Maria Vélez

8:20 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:24 AM
Evaluating entomopathogenic nematode production on injured black soldier fly, Hermetia illucens (L.) (Diptera: Stratiomyidae)
Joseph Tourtois, Michigan State University ; Matthew Grieshop, Michigan State University
8:36 AM
Effect of Isaria fumosorosea Wize on survival and leaf consumption of Microtheca ochroloma Stål (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
Angie A. Niño, University of Florida ; Cecilia Gámez-Herrera, Escuela Agrícola Panamericana Zamorano ; Pasco Avery, University of Florida
8:48 AM
Older beetles are stronger than young: Influence of maturation, aging and mating on response to an entomopathogenic fungus
Joanna Fisher, Cornell University ; Louela Castrillo, Cornell University ; Ann E. Hajek, Cornell University
9:00 AM
Potential fungistatic effects of the defensive compound of the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stål), on entomopathogenic fungi
Thomas Pike, University of Maryland ; Raymond J. St. Leger, University of Maryland ; Paula M. Shrewsbury, University of Maryland
9:12 AM
The activity of methyl ketones as fumigants for insect control
Jiwei Zhu, North Carolina State University ; Anirudh Dhammi, North Carolina State University ; Jaap B. van Kretschmar, NSF Center for Integrated Pest Management ; Charles Apperson, North Carolina State University ; R. Michael Roe, North Carolina State University
9:24 AM
Combination of sulfuryl floride with heat to control the mold mite, Tyrophagus putrescentiae (Schrank) (Acarina: Acaridae), a serious pest of country hams
Salehe Abbar, Kansas State University ; M. Wes Schilling, Mississippi State University ; Thomas Phillips, Kansas State University
9:36 AM
Effects of droplet size, density, and concentration of a spinosad bait spray on control of Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae)
Alix Whitener, Washington State University ; Elizabeth H. Beers, Washington State University
9:48 AM
Insecticide use practices in cocoa production in Ashanti, eastern Volta and western regions of Ghana
Akua Antwi-Agyakwa, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology ; Richard Adu-acheampong, Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana ; Kodwo D. Ninsin, CSIR- Animal Research Institute ; Enoch A. Osekre, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
10:00 AM
10:12 AM
Penetration-enhancing effect of rosemary essential oil components as a possible mechanism of synergy
Jun-hyung Tak, University of British Columbia ; Murray B. Isman, University of British Columbia
10:24 AM
Chronic toxicity of rynaxypyr 20%EC, an anthranilic diamide insecticide, on the egg parasitoid, Trichogramma chilonis Ishii
Sayanti Mallick, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswa Vidyalaya ; Swapan Mandal, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswa Vidyalaya
10:48 AM
Whole-plant systemic bioassay method for assessing susceptibility to neonicotinoid insecticides in Aphis glycines
Matheus Ribeiro, University of Nebraska ; Carolina Camargo, University of Nebraska ; Laramy Enders, University of Nebraska ; Blair Siegfried, University of Nebraska ; Thomas E. Hunt, University of Nebraska
11:00 AM
Study of the translocation of thiamethoxam/mefenoxam seed treatments to soybean flowers
Carolina Camargo, University of Nebraska ; Blair Siegfried, University of Nebraska ; Thomas E. Hunt, University of Nebraska
11:12 AM
The impact of nutrition on susceptibility to Cry endotoxins in Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
Carrie Deans, Texas A&M University ; Spencer T. Behmer, Texas A&M University ; Gregory Sword, Texas A&M University
11:24 AM
Effect of plant species on insecticidal response of Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama
Bin Liu, Southwest University of China ; Monique Coy, University of Florida ; Jin-Jun Wang, Southwest University of China ; Lukasz L. Stelinski, University of Florida
11:36 AM
Crowding effects in the yellow fever mosquito (Aedes aegypti) and its impact on insecticide sensitivity
Thomas Bilbo, Texas Tech University ; Dan Dawson, Texas Tech University ; Chris Salice, Towson University