Contributed Papers IV:P-IE: Biocontrol, Resistance Management, Horticultural IPM

Tuesday, March 4, 2014: 1:40 PM-3:55 PM
Greenbrier (Embassy Suites Greenville Golf & Conference Center)
Albert Mayfield
John McCullers

1:40 PM
Designing a more effective Hydrilla biocontrol agent, Cricotopus lebetis
Julie Baniszewski, University of Florida ; Emma N. I. Weeks, University of Florida ; James P. Cuda, University of Florida
1:52 PM
Phytosanitary treatments for the walnut twig beetle (Pityophthorus juglandis) and the thousand cankers disease pathogen (Geosmithia morbida)
Albert Mayfield, USDA, Forest Service ; Scott W. Myers, USDA-APHIS ; Stephen W. Fraedrich, USDA, Forest Service ; Adam M. Taylor, University of Tennessee ; Paul Merten, USDA Forest Service ; Jackson Audley, University of Tennessee
2:04 PM
Trap crops for managing leaf-footed and stink bugs species in Alabama peaches
Clement Akotsen-Mensah, Auburn University ; Henry Fadamiro, Auburn University ; Rammohan Rao Balusu, Auburn University ; Joseph Anikwe, Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria
2:16 PM
Monitoring and management of insects and mites in fruits produced in high tunnels
Donn Johnson, University of Arkansas ; M. Garcia, University of Arkansas ; Curt Rom, University of Arkansas
2:28 PM
Potential for Predation on Pentatomidae by Coccinellidae
Ted E. Cottrell, USDA-ARS ; P. Glynn Tillman, USDA - ARS
2:40 PM
Effect of bait, bait age and wild host on captures of spotted wing drosophila in southern highbush blueberries
Oscar Liburd, University of Florida ; Teresia Nyoike, University of Florida ; Lindsy E. Iglesias, University of Florida
2:52 PM
3:15 PM
CloserTM SC: a new insecticide for the control of sap-feeding insects in citrus and vegetables in Florida
James D. Thomas, Dow AgroSciences ; Alejandro Calixto, Dow AgroSciences LLC ; Anthony W. Weiss, Dow AgroSciences ; Joe E. Eger, Dow AgroSciences ; Luis Gomez, Dow AgroSciences ; Melissa Willrich Siebert, Dow AgroSciences ; Linda Lindenberg, Dow AgroSciences LLC ; Scott Houk, Dow AgroSciences LLC