Member Symposium: Stored-Product Entomology: Partnerships Across and Within Disciplines

Tuesday, November 17, 2015: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
200 B (Convention Center)
Brent Elliott
Zhaorigetu Chen

8:00 AM
Welcoming Remarks
8:05 AM
Methodology for evaluating long term efficacy of the IGR methoprene on different stored grains
Frank Arthur, USDA - ARS Center for Grain and Animal Health Research
8:23 AM
DLD gene duplication in the strong phosphine resistant population of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum
Zhaorigetu Chen, Kansas State University ; Hongbo Jiang, Kansas State University ; David Schlipalius, Agri-Science Queensland ; Yoonseong Park, Kansas State University ; Thomas Phillips, Kansas State University
8:41 AM
Assessment of post-harvest losses in four major crops: An emerging partnership to mitigate post-harvest losses in Ethiopia
Rizana M. Mahroof, South Carolina State University ; Subramanyam Bhadriraju, Kansas State University ; Kingsly Ambrose, Kansas State University ; Venkat Reddy, Kansas State University ; Dirk E. Maier, Kansas State University
8:59 AM
Reducing post-harvest losses; Impact of a novel tool, ZeroFly® storage bags
Oana Baban, Vestergaard ; Georgina Bingham Zivanovic, Vestergaard Frandsen SA
9:35 AM
The efficacy of Profume® gas fumigant (sulfuryl fluoride) to control phosphine-resistant grain insects infesting stored wheat
George Opit, Oklahoma State University ; Ellen Thoms, Dow AgroSciences ; Thomas Phillips, Kansas State University
9:53 AM
Comparison of toxicity between ethanedinitrile (EDN) and methyl bromide (MB) to five stored product insects
Swaminathan Thalavaisundaram, Crop Science & Fumigation ; Yong-Lin Ren, Murdoch University ; Pavel Jakoubek, Lucebni zavody DRASLOVKA a.s. Kolin
10:11 AM
10:26 AM
10:44 AM
Phosphine resistance in stored-product insects pests in California
Sandipa G. Gautam, Oklahoma State University ; George Opit, Oklahoma State University
11:02 AM
11:20 AM
Partnering with industry and researchers: How we can help each other
Chelle Hartzer, The Industrial Fumigant Company
11:38 AM
Pesticide tolerance in diapausing larvae of khapra beetle, Trogoderma granarium Everts (Coleoptera: Dermestidae)
Mukti N. Ghimire, USDA - APHIS - PPQ ; Scott W. Myers, USDA - APHIS - PPQ ; Frank Arthur, USDA - ARS Center for Grain and Animal Health Research ; Thomas Phillips, Kansas State University
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