TMP's, SysEB Section: Conservation

Sunday, November 16, 2014: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
A106 (Oregon Convention Center)
Robert Kula
Carrie Hall

9:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
9:02 AM
An snapshot of a few arthropod conservation projects in British Columbia, Canada
Jennifer Heron, British Columbia Ministry of Environment
9:14 AM
Old World honey bee (Apis mellifera) populations: A genetic resource for U.S. honey bee breeding
Megan Taylor, Washington State University ; Walter S. Sheppard, Washington State University
9:26 AM
Establishment of a germplasm repository for bee breeding based on cryopreservation of honey bee semen
Brandon Hopkins, Washington State University ; Susan Cobey, Washington State University ; Walter S. Sheppard, Washington State University
9:38 AM
Effect of bioenergy crops in soybean fields on abundance and diversity of pollinators
Milan Plećaš, University of Minnesota ; James O. Eckberg, University of Minnesota ; Joe M. Kaser, University of Minnesota ; Ian Lane, University of Minnesota ; Gregg A. Johnson, University of Minnesota ; George E. Heimpel, University of Minnesota
10:14 AM
10:29 AM
Can historical trophic structure be recovered for insects associated with an ecologically extinct host plant?
Robert Kula, USDA - ARS ; Harmony Dalgleish, College of William and Mary
10:53 AM
11:05 AM
Deliberate alteration of the elytra of the endangered Nicrophorus americanus Olivier (Coleoptera: Silphidae) during field surveys alters acoustic characters: Consequences for reproduction and conservation
Carrie L. Hall, Augustana College ; Daniel R. Howard, Augustana College ; Andrew C. Mason, University of Toronto ; Rosemary J. Smith, Idaho State University
11:17 AM
Concluding Remarks