Tuesday, April 28
A beginning ethogram for the Comanche harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex comanche.
Ann Mayo, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE; Weatherford College, Weatherford, TX
Aedes aegypti insecticide resistance in Puerto Rico.
Nicole Nazario, Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit, San Juan, PR
Analyzing molecular basis of heat-induced loss of wheat resistance to Hessian fly infestation using RNA-sequencing.
Lieceng Zhu, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC
Cemetery vector control: key in the implementation of larviciding in cemeteries breathing sites.
Jose Sanchez1, Grayson Brown2, Nicole Nazario3, Marianyoly Ortiz3 and Lucy Crespo4, 1Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2Vector Control Unit of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, 3Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit, San Juan, PR, 4Puerto Rico Science and Technology Trust, San Juan, PR
Communicating knowledge and respect for spiders and their functions in ecosystems for audiences such as elementary students.
Mary Stark, Central College, Pella, IA
Engaging communities in an Integrated Vector Management Program in Puerto Rico.
Julieanne Miranda1, Rafael Saavedra2, Gabriela Algarín3, Marianyoly Ortiz2, Grayson Brown4 and Lucy Crespo5, 1Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit, San Juan, PR, 3Puerto Rico Public Health Trust, San Juan, PR, 4Vector Control Unit of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, 5Puerto Rico Science and Technology Trust, San Juan, PR
Feeding pests as an IPM strategy: wireworms in conservation agriculture as case study.
Ronan Le Cointe1, Manuel Plantegenest2 and Sylvain Poggi1, 1INRAE, Le Rheu, France, 2Agrocampus Ouest, INRAE, Université de Rennes, Le Rheu, France
Impact of a microbial soil inoculant on wheat plants and interactions with Hessian fly (Mayetiola destructor).
Deirdre Prischmann-Voldseth1, Tülin Özsisli2, Kirk Anderson1 and Marion Harris1, 1North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, 2Kahramanmaraş Sütçü Imam University, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey
Launch of the massive open online course: Bugs 101, insect-human interactions.
Maya Evenden and Ilan Domnich, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Life history of the invasive slug Deroceras reticulatum in fields of annual ryegrass grown for seed in western Oregon.
Andrew Colton, Maria Cordoba, Matthew Klein and Rory Mc Donnell, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
More than it racemes: nectar foraging behavior of female Puget blue butterflies.
Hanna Brush and Rachael Bonoan, Tufts University, Medford, MA
Self-organized subterranean architectures, wood excavation dynamics and nest constructions in two Reticulitermes termites species.
Laurence Berville and Eric Darrouzet, IRBI, UMR CNRS 7261, Tours, France
Snail-killing flies (Diptera: Sciomyzidae): Elucidating key aspects of their biology.
Fares Alzahrani, Oregon state university, Corvallis, OR
The Dundee Biological Control Laboratory: Production of the parasitoid wasp Tamarixia radiata exceeds ten million in the first five years of operation.
Robin Stuart, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Dundee, FL
The foundation shrub Ephedra californica positively influences arthropod communities in dryland ecosystems.
Jenna Braun1, Christopher Lortie1 and Michael Westphal2, 1York University, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2Bureau of Land Management, Marina, CA