Vegetable Entomology Symposium

Tuesday, March 15, 2016: 1:45 PM-4:15 PM
Governor's Room II (Sheraton Raleigh Hotel)
Michelle Samuel Foo
Hugh A. Smith

2:00 PM
Alternative Controls for Cucurbit Pests for Organic Producers
Ric Bessin, University of Kentucky ; Logan M. Minter, University of Kentucky ; Amanda Skidmore, University of Kentucky ; Mark Williams, University of Kentucky
2:15 PM
2:30 PM
Value and Fit of Closer® Insecticide in Spray Programs for the Management of Key Invasive Species in Strawberries and Tomatoes
Alejandro Calixto, Dow AgroSciences ; Melissa Willrich Siebert, Dow AgroSciences ; Luis E. Gomez, Dow AgroSciences LLC ; Jamey Thomas, Dow AgroSciences, LLC
2:45 PM
Evaluation of Nesidiocoris tenuis (Hemiptera; Miridae) for Control of the Whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in Tomato
Philip A. Stansly, University of Florida ; Jose Castillo, University of Florida ; Amy L. Roda, USDA-APHIS-PPQ
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
How Effective Are Insecticides for Whitefly Vector Management in Tomato?
David Riley, University of Georgia ; Meredith Dempsey, University of Georgia ; Rajagopalbabu Srinivasan, University of Georgia
3:30 PM
Managing Whitefly Nymphs on Greenhouse Tomato with Biopesticides
Hugh A. Smith, University of Florida ; Michelle Samuel-Foo, University of Florida
3:45 PM
Transmission Modes of a Begomovirus by Whiteflies and Their Potential Impacts on Epidemics
Rajagopalbabu Srinivasan, University of Georgia ; Wendy G. Marchant, University of Georgia ; Kerry M. Oliver, University of Georgia ; Bhabesh Dutta, University of Georgia ; David Riley, University of Georgia
4:00 PM
Future Research on Biology and Management of Sweetpotato and Cucurbit Pests at the USDA-ARS U.S. Vegetable Laboratory, Charleston, SC
Livy Williams, USDA-ARS ; Phillip Wadl, USDA-ARS ; Alvin M. Simmons, USDA - ARS ; D. Michael Jackson, USDA - ARS
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