17 - Graduate Student TMP Competition: P-IE

Monday, November 17, 2014: 7:55 AM-12:30 PM
D137-138 (Oregon Convention Center)
Joe Louis

7:55 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:00 AM
Delphastus catalinae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) search pattern results in the establishment of intra-plant refuges of Bemisia tabaci biotype B (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae)
Diego Rincon, The Ohio State University ; Luis A. Cañas, The Ohio State University ; Casey Hoy, The Ohio State University
8:12 AM
Insect community activity patterns on a diel scale: Trophic position and body size
Marshall McMunn, University of California ; Joel Hernandez, University of California
8:24 AM
Associative learning of Podisus maculiventris (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to herbivore-induced plant volatiles
Ulianova Vidal Gómez, Purdue University ; Ian Kaplan, Purdue University
8:36 AM
A prototype standalone device to attract male Asian citrus psyllids (Diaphorina citri) using conspecific mating calls
Barukh Rohde, University of Florida ; Daniel Fialkovsky, Hunter College of the City University of New York ; Mechael Brun-Kestler, Hofstra University ; Avraham-Nachum Brun-Kestler, USDA - ARS ; Thomson Paris, University of Florida ; Richard W. Mankin, USDA - ARS
8:48 AM
Hessian fly, Mayetiola destructor, behavioral responses to potential attractants
Ryan Schmid, Kansas State University ; Darren Snyder, USDA - ARS ; Lee Cohnstaedt, USDA - ARS ; Brian McCornack, Kansas State University
9:00 AM
Static flow, two-choice olfactometer designed to screen compounds that attract or repel gravid fungus flies, Lycoriella mali
Kevin Cloonan, Pennsylvania State University ; Stefanos Andreadis, Pennsylvania State University ; Thomas C. Baker, Pennsylvania State University
9:24 AM
9:36 AM
Adult cannibalism in the Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata)
Everett Booth, University of Maine ; Andrei Alyokhin, University of Maine
10:00 AM
Preference of the kudzu bug, Megacopta cribraria (Hemiptera: Plataspidae) to different growth stages of soybean
Liu Yang, South China Agricultural University ; Julian Golec, Auburn University ; Xing Ping Hu, Auburn University
10:12 AM
The effects of crop diversity on potato psyllid (Bactericera cockerelli) distribution
Matthew Klein, Oregon State University ; Silvia Rondon, Oregon State University
10:36 AM
Effects of whitefly-transmitted tomato yellow leaf curl virus on the preference and fitness of non-vector herbivores on tomato
Wendy G. Marchant, University of Georgia ; Rajagopalbabu Srinivasan, University of Georgia ; Kerry M. Oliver, University of Georgia
10:48 AM
Bee foraging strategies are shaped by pollen nutritional quality
Anthony D. Vaudo, Pennsylvania State University ; Harland M. Patch, Pennsylvania State University ; David A. Mortensen, Pennsylvania State University ; Daniel Stabler, Newcastle University ; Geraldine A. Wright, Newcastle University ; Christina M. Grozinger, Pennsylvania State University ; John Tooker, Pennsylvania State University
11:00 AM
Do honey bees know when they're out of storage space?
Parry Kietzman, University of California