Biological Control of Pests in Forests of Eastern United States



International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods

1st International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods.
USDA Forest Service FHTET-03-05. June 2003.

Day 4: Conservation of Natural Enemies

van Emden, H.F. Keynote presentation
Conservation biological control: from theory to practice

Session 9—Nectar Feeding by Parasitoids
Organizers: George Heimpel, Department of Entomology (University of Minnesota) and Robert Pfannensteil (USDA-ARS, Weslaco, Texas)

Session 10—Alternative Hosts and Habitat Refuges for Natural Enemies
Organizers: R. Pfannenstiel (USDA-ARS, Weslaco, Texas) and G. Heimpel (Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota)

Session 11—Effects on Natural Enemies of Using BT Crops in IPM Systems
Organizer: Brian Federici (Department of Entomology, University of California at Riverside)

Session 12—Pesticide Effects on Natural Enemies
Organizer: Livy Williams (USDA-ARS, Stoneville, Mississippi)