26 - Graduate Student TMP Competition: P-IE

Monday, November 17, 2014: 7:55 AM-12:30 PM
F151 (Oregon Convention Center)
Frank B. Peairs

7:55 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:00 AM
Landscape-level evaluation of the effect of winter temperatures on summer trap catches of male gypsy moths (Lymantria dispar)
Marissa Streifel, University of Minnesota ; Brian Aukema, University of Minnesota ; Patrick Tobin, USDA - Forest Service
8:12 AM
Selection for increased cold tolerance in Epiphyas postvittana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) late instars
Amy C. Morey, University of Minnesota ; Robert Venette, USDA - Forest Service ; William Hutchison, University of Minnesota
8:24 AM
Tradeoff in two winter-active wolf spiders: Increased mortality for increased growth
Thomas D. Whitney, University of Kentucky ; James D. Harwood, University of Kentucky ; Benjamin N. Philip, Rivier University
9:12 AM
Cold tolerance of walnut twig beetle (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) from northern California
Andrea Hefty, University of Minnesota ; Steven Seybold, USDA - Forest Service ; Brian Aukema, University of Minnesota ; Robert Venette, USDA - Forest Service
9:24 AM
Winter moth (Operophtera brumata) development and survival on seven different host plants
Kaitlyn O'Donnell, University of Maine ; Eleanor Groden, University of Maine
9:36 AM
Impacts of basal area on subcortical insect assemblages in longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) of southwest Georgia
Courtney Brissey, University of Georgia ; Lindsay Boring, J. W. Jones Ecological Research Center ; Kamal Gandhi, University of Georgia
9:48 AM
10:00 AM
Preserving new ash regeneration and stable age structure by protecting mature ash during the emerald ash borer invasion
Erin M. O'Brien, The Ohio State University ; Daniel A. Herms, The Ohio State University
10:24 AM
10:36 AM
Tephritid fruit flies below the radar: How sub-detectable populations persist and spread in California
James R. Carey, University of California ; Caroline Larsen, University of California ; Richard E. Plant, University of California ; Nikos Papadopoulos, University of Thessaly
11:00 AM
11:24 AM