03 - Undergraduate Student TMP Competition: P-IE

Monday, November 17, 2014: 8:45 AM-12:30 PM
D132 (Oregon Convention Center)
Mike Shaw

8:45 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:48 AM
The contribution of non-consumptive effects to the biological control of pest caterpillars
John Krauska, University of Missouri ; Kathryn Ingerslew, University of Missouri ; Deborah Finke, University of Missouri
9:12 AM
Immature stages of development of the solitary endoparasitoid wasp, Trissolcus japonicus, on its host, Halyomorpha halys
Heather Leach, Michigan State University ; Ernest Delfosse, Michigan State University
9:24 AM
9:36 AM
10:00 AM
10:12 AM
Effects of flowering cover crops and landscape heterogeneity on native bee diversity in vineyards
Jessica Wong, University of California ; Houston Wilson, University of California ; Robbin W. Thorp, University of California ; Kent M. Daane, University of California ; Miguel Altieri, University of California
10:24 AM
Survey of bee diversity and pollen loads in the Appalachian foothills of southeastern Ohio
MaLisa Spring, The Ohio State University ; Katy Lustofin, Marietta College ; Dave McShaffrey, Marietta College ; Chia-Hua Lin, The Ohio State University
10:36 AM
Evidence of Wolbachia infection in five sympatric species of nicrophorine burying beetles including the endangered American burying beetle
Claire Bestul, Augustana College ; Jonathan Lundgren, USDA - ARS ; Daniel Howard, Augustana College ; Carrie Hall, Augustana College
10:48 AM
Detecting and controlling D. suzukii with traps
Monica Marcus, Oregon State University ; Amy J. Dreves, Oregon State University ; Jana C. Lee, USDA - ARS ; Colleen Burrows, Washington State University ; Adam Cave, USDA - ARS ; Marcus Chatfield, Oregon State University
11:00 AM
Swimming behavior in temperate forest ants
Sarah Handlon, University of Louisville ; Stephen Yanoviak, University of Louisville
11:12 AM
Persistence in ants and its effects on cooperative transport efficiency
Jenna Bilek, University of Colorado ; Z. Dix, University of Colorado ; Helen McCreery, University of Colorado