The Emerging Stink Bug Problem in the North Central Region

Tuesday, June 2, 2015: 8:00 AM-11:05 AM
McDowell + Tuttle (Manhattan Conference Center)
Andrew Michel
Raman Bansal
Andrew Michel
Raman Bansal

8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
Ecology and impact of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stål) in Mid-Atlantic states
Sanjay Basnet, University of Nebraska-Lincoln ; Thomas P. Kuhar, Virginia Tech ; Douglas G. Pfeiffer, Virginia Tech
8:25 AM
8:45 AM
Cold hardiness and diapause of brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha halys): Implications for the North Central region
Theresa M. Cira, University of Minnesota ; Robert Venette, USDA - Forest Service ; Robert Koch, University of Minnesota ; Eric C. Burkness, University of Minnesota ; William Hutchison, University of Minnesota
9:05 AM
Characterizing digestive and detoxification genes and RNAi in the brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha halys)
Raman Bansal, The Ohio State University ; Priyanka Mittapelly, The Ohio State University ; Andrew Michel, The Ohio State University
9:25 AM
9:40 AM
Functional potentiality and habitat visualization of the Halyomorpha halys bacterial mutualist
Zakee Sabree, The Ohio State University ; Laura Kenyon, The Ohio State University ; Tea Meulia, The Ohio State University
10:00 AM
10:20 AM
Industry Perspective on Developing New Solutions for Managing Stink Bugs
Melissa Siebert, Dow AgroSciences ; Murugesan Rangasamy, Dow AgroSciences ; Carlos Vassallo, Dow AgroSciences, LLC
10:40 AM
Stinkbugs:  Exploring techniques in screening soybean germplasm
Susannah Cooper, Monsanto Company ; Aaron Coburn, Monsanto Company ; Dan Lehmann, Monsanto Company ; Jennifer Yates, Monsanto Company
11:00 AM
Concluding Remarks
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