Pest Issues and Management at the Interface of Natural and Managed Systems

Tuesday, March 15, 2016: 8:00 AM-11:45 AM
Governor's Room I (Sheraton Raleigh Hotel)
Lauren M. Diepenbrock
Katharine Swoboda-Bhattarai

8:00 AM
Impact of Non-Managed Habitats on Orchard Arthropod Communities
James F. Walgenbach, North Carolina State University
8:15 AM
Spatio-Temporal Host Utilization of T. tabaci in Onion Agroecosystems
Alana Jacobson, Auburn University ; George G. Kennedy, North Carolina State University ; Brian A. Nault, Cornell University
8:30 AM
Dispersal of Megacopta cribraria from Kudzu Using a Mark-Recapture Method and Implications for Management in Soybean
Francis Reay-Jones, Clemson University ; Ian Knight, University of Georgia ; Dominic Reisig, North Carolina State University ; Michael Toews, University of Georgia
8:45 AM
Tracking Early-Season Stink Bug Aggregation and Movement into Field Crops
Dominic Reisig, North Carolina State University ; Arun Babu, North Carolina State University ; Francis Reay-Jones, Clemson University ; Michael Toews, University of Georgia
9:00 AM
Non-Crop Habitat Affects Drosophila suzukii Infestation in Commercial Blackberry Fields
Katharine Swoboda Bhattarai, North Carolina State University ; Hannah Burrack, North Carolina State University
9:15 AM
The Role of Natural Habitat in Facilitating Biological Invasion of an Economic Pest of Small Fruits
Lauren M. Diepenbrock, North Carolina State University ; Katharine Swoboda-Bhattarai, North Carolina State Unviersity ; Hannah Burrack, North Carolina State University
9:30 AM
Non-Crop Host Infestation By a Polyphagous Fly: Seasonal Dynamics and Host Preference
Gregory M. Loeb, Cornell University ; Johanna Elsensohn, North Carolina State University
9:45 AM
Disadvantages to Cover Crops: Alternate Bridging Hosts for Stink Bugs
Jeffrey A. Davis, Louisiana State University AgCenter
10:00 AM
10:15 AM
Trade-Offs in Habitat Management for Beneficials: Implications of Habitat Provisioning for Pest Populations
Jason M. Schmidt, University of Georgia ; Julie Peterson, University of Nebraska
10:30 AM
Stem Borer Use of Weedy Hosts: Landscape Management Implications for Sugarcane and Rice Production
Julien M. Beuzelin, Louisiana State University AgCenter ; Yubin Yang, Texas A&M AgriLife Research ; Lloyd T. Wilson, Texas A&M AgriLife Research ; Thomas E. Reagan, Louisiana State University AgCenter ; Jing Wang, Texas A&M AgriLife Research
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
Are We Managing Southern Pine Forests for Resilience to Abiotic and Biotic Impacts?
Kamal Gandhi, University of Georgia ; Brittany Barnes, University of Georgia ; David Coyle, University of Georgia ; Kier Klepzig, USDA Forest Service ; Frank Koch, USDA - Forest Service ; Larry Morris, University of Georgia ; John T. Nowak, USDA - Forest Service ; Bill Otrosina, USDA - Forest Service ; Bill Smith, USDA - Forest Service
11:15 AM
Over the Edge: An Ambrosia Beetle’s Journey from Ecosystem Service to Economic Injury
Blair Sampson, USDA - ARS ; Chris Werle, Louisiana State University ; Juang Horng Chong, Clemson University ; Michael E. Reding, USDA - ARS ; John Adamczyk, USDA - ARS
11:30 AM
IPM in Agricultural, Forest and Natural Systems: The Good, the Bad, and the Bugly
Jerome F. Grant, University of Tennessee ; Paris L. Lambdin, University of Tennessee ; Gregory J. Wiggins, University of Tennessee ; R. Jesse Webster, National Parks Service
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