M.S. Student Oral Presentation Competition II

Monday, March 14, 2016: 10:30 AM-12:20 PM
Hannover Ballroom II (Sheraton Raleigh Hotel)

10:30 AM
Effect of Soil Depth on Soil Insect Pests in Florida Sugarcane
Michael Karounos, University of Florida
10:42 AM
Overcoming Barriers to IPM Adoption in NC Flue-Cured Tobacco
Jeremy Slone, North Carolina State University ; Hannah Burrack, North Carolina State University
10:54 AM
Value of Neonicotinoid Insecticide Seed Treatments in Mid-South Corn (Zea mays L.) Production Systems
John North, Mississippi State University ; Jeff Gore, Mississippi State University ; Angus Catchot, Mississippi State University ; Scott Stewart, The University of Tennessee ; Gus Lorenz, University of Arkansas ; Fred Musser, Mississippi State University ; Don Cook, Mississippi State University ; David L. Kerns, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center ; Darrin Dodds, Mississippi State University
11:06 AM
Assessing Mercury Levels of Terrestrial Invertebrates in East Tennessee
Chelsea Standish, University of Tennessee ; Jerome F. Grant, University of Tennessee ; John K. Moulton, University of Tennessee ; John Smith, Oak Ridge National Laboratory ; Teresa Mathews, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
11:18 AM
11:28 AM
Effect of Tetranychus urticae Host Origin and Host Plant on Phytoseiulus persimilis
Jessica Ditillo, North Carolina State University ; George G. Kennedy, North Carolina State University ; James F. Walgenbach, North Carolina State University
11:40 AM
Analysis of Insect Pest Problems at LSU Residential Life
Namoona Acharya, LSU ; Gregg Henderson, Louisiana State University
11:52 AM
Potential Biological Control Strategies for Management of Aphids in Organic Pecan Orchards
Tzu-Chin Liu, University of Georgia ; James D. Dutcher, University of Georgia
12:04 PM
Effect of Truck-Based Mosquito Adulticides on Honey Bee (Apis mellifera)
Vivek Pokhrel, Graduate Student ; Kristen Healy, Louisiana State University