23 - Graduate Student TMP Competition: P-IE

Monday, November 17, 2014: 7:55 AM-12:30 PM
E147-148 (Oregon Convention Center)
K. Clint Allen

7:55 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:00 AM
Efficacy of rotation programs against western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis, that include entomopathogenic fungi
Jessica Kivett, Kansas State University ; Raymond Cloyd, Kansas State University ; Nora Bello, Kansas State University
8:12 AM
Geographic variation of phosphine resistance in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum
Aaron Cato, Kansas State University ; Thomas Phillips, Kansas State University
8:24 AM
Spatio-temporal distribution of red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae), in rice mills in northeast Arkansas
Martine Bowombe Toko, Arkansas State University ; Laura Starkus, Arkansas State University ; Rachel Hampton, Arkansas State University ; Brook Hale, Arkansas State University ; Tanja McKay, Arkansas State University
8:36 AM
Chemical cues associated with ant]mediated seed dispersal
Selina Ruzi, University of Illinois ; Camilo Zalamea, University of Illinois ; James Dalling, University of Illinois ; Andrew V. Suarez, University of Illinois
8:48 AM
Olfactory mediated responses to host and non-host plant volatiles by female grape berry moths (Paralobesia viteana)
Michael Wolfin, Cornell University ; Gregory M. Loeb, Cornell University ; Charles E. Linn, Cornell University
9:00 AM
Factors contributing to variation in cuticular hydrocarbon profiles of two species of longhorned beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Christina A. Silliman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ; Matthew Ginzel, Purdue University ; Lawrence M. Hanks, University of Illinois
9:12 AM
A GC-EAD analysis of interspecific pheromone perception in Ithomiine butterflies
Adrea Susan Gonzalez-Karlsson, University of California
9:24 AM
9:36 AM
Host plant suitability and chemistry of virgin tiger moth, Grammia virgo L. (Erebidae: Arctiinae)
Katherine Hernandez, University of North Dakota ; Alena Kubátová, University of North Dakota ; Rebecca B. Simmons, University of North Dakota
9:48 AM
Potential tradeoffs of pheromone-based mate location and enhancing host-plant defenses
Anjel Helms, Pennsylvania State University ; Mark Mescher, Pennsylvania State University ; John Tooker, Pennsylvania State University ; Rosalie Sowers, Pennsylvania State University
10:00 AM
Chemical ecology of the Florida rosemary grasshopper, Schistocerca ceratiola
Cody Gale, University of Central Florida ; Hojun Song, University of Central Florida
10:12 AM
10:36 AM
Medicinal effects of plant chemistry on the immune system of Manduca sexta (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae)
Michael Garvey, Purdue University ; Curtis Creighton, Purdue University ; Ian Kaplan, Purdue University
10:48 AM
Effects of floral nectar on longevity and nutrient levels of Drosophila suzukii
Samantha L. Tochen, Oregon State University ; Jana C. Lee, USDA - ARS ; Vaughn Walton, Oregon State University