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.

Poster Presentations

Presentations are listed in alphabetical order by first author. Presentations are abstracts unless otherwise noted.

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Abe, Junichiro and Junichi Yukawa
Improvement of release method of Aphidoletes aphidimyza (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) based on ecological and behavioral studies

Agustí, N. and W.O. Symondson
Development f molecular markers to study the role of Collembola as an alternative prey sustaining spiders in cereal crops

Agustí, N., T.R. Unruh, and S.C. Welter
The use of molecular markers for Cacopsylla pyricola (Fo?Nrster) detection in arthropod predator guts

Arai, T.
Development of the parasitoid Allotropa sp. and its effect on the suppression of the mealybug Pseudococcus cryptus

Babbendreier, D., S. Kuske, and F. Bigler
Non-target host acceptance and parasitism by Trichogramma brassicae under laboratory and field conditions

Barcenas, N.M., R. Meraz, J.L. Leyva, and E. Rodríguez
Selective breeding for higher fecundity in Catolaccus grandis (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) [FULL PAPER]

Barron, M.
Impact of an introduced parasitoid (Pteromalus puparum) on the abundance and dynamics of the red admiral butterfly (Bassaris gonerilla), a preliminary report

Benavides, P., A.E. Bustillo, M. Portilla, and J. Orozco
Classical biological control of coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) in Colombia with African parasitoids [FULL PAPER]

Bensen, T.A. and S. Rao
Effects of habitat diversification on a generalist insect herbivore population and implications for biological control by a parasitoid wasp

Berndt, L., G. Gurr, S. Wratten, and N. Irvin
A historical and geographical analysis of work on habitat manipulation for arthropod biological control

Berndt, L. and S. Wratten
The effects of alyssum flowers on the fitness of the leafroller parasitoid Dolichogenidea tasmanica (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)

Bokonon-Ganta, A.H., P. Neuenschwander, and H. De Groote
Biological control of the mango mealybug, Rastrococcus invadens Williams (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae) in Africa [FULL PAPER]

Bon, M.C., N. Ramualde, K. Hoelmer, and D. Coutinot
Species-specificity and sensitivity of a PCR-based assay for Peristenus stygicus, a parasitoid of Lygus spp. [FULL PAPER]

Causton, C.E.
Ensuring compatibility of biological control of Icerya purchasi Makell with conservation in the Gala?Lpagos: Development of a procedure to evaluate risk [FULL PAPER]

Cayabyab, B.F., P.G. Gonzales, M.V. Navasero, R.V. Labios, G. Villiancio, C.L. Padilla, R.G. Bayot, E.M. Alforja, and J.R. Adorada
Community based production and utilization of egg parasitoids for the control of major lepidopterous pest of corn [TITLE ONLY]

Cossentine, J., E.K. Deglow, and L.B.M. Jensen
A biological assessment of a Glypta sp. (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) as a parasitoid of Choristoneura roscaceana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)

Dodd, C.S., W.O.C. Symondson, D.M. Glen, and M.W. Bruford
Development and optimisation of PCR-based techniques for the gut analysis of carabid predators feeding on slugs

Duan, J.J., G. Head, M.J. McKee, and T.E. Nickson
Transgenic Bt crops in integrated pest management: impacts on arthropod biological control [FULL PAPER]

Dutton, A., J. Romeis, and F. Bigler
Test procedure to evalutate the risk that insect-resistant transgenic plants pose to entomophagous arthropods [FULL PAPER]

Gallagher, K.A., J.H. White, and A.D. Kern
Low cost mass production of predatory beneficial insects

Hanlon, C.C. and T.D. Paine
Biocontrol of Cuban laurel thrips (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) in southern California [FULL PAPER]

Harwood, J.D., W.O.C. Symondson, and K.D. Sutherland
Use of monoclonal antibodies to monitor spider predation on cereal aphids and the effects of alternative prey

Head, G. and J. Duan
Understanding and assessing the ecological impacts of different pest control strategies

Hegazi, E.M., L.M.Z. Abo Abd-Allah, and M.B. Hafez
Discrimination by females of the parasitoid Microplitis rufiventris between healthy and virus-infected cotton leafworm larvae

Hosoda, Y.
Augmentative release of Trichogramma spp. for borers in sweet corn?results of a field study and consumer survey

Joyce, A.L., J.G. Millar, T.P. Paine, and L.M. Hanks
Effect of host size on the sex ratio of Synaster lepidus, a parasitoid of eucalyptus longhorned borers (Phoracantha spp.) [TITLE ONLY]

Kimberling, D.N. and G.J. Brenner
Assessing risks of arthropod biological control: exotic enemies and nontarget effects

Kuske, S., D. Babendreier, P.J. Edwards, T. Turlings, and F. Bigler
Displacement of an indigenous natural enemy by an introduced exotic parasitoid? [TITLE ONLY]

Leksawasdi, P. and T. Klinsri
A survey of horsefly egg parasitoids in Chiang Mai Province, Thailand [TITLE ONLY]

Lesna, I. and M.W. Sabelis
Can we select specialist predators from generalists? [TITLE ONLY]

Lesnai, I., M.W. Sabelis, and C.G.M. Conijn
Bulb mite biological control [TITLE ONLY]

Liburd, O.E. and E. Finn
Effect of overwintering conditions on the emergence of Diachasma alloeum reared from the puparia of blueberry maggot

López, R., R.F. Mizell III, P. Andersen, and B. Brodbeck
Impact of natural enemies on populations of the glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca coagulata (Say) in northern Florida [FULL PAPER]

Mansfield, S. and M.J. Mills
No-choice or multiple-choice? host preference assessment of the gregarious egg parasitoid Trichogramma platneri

McClure, M.S. and C.S.-J. Cheah
Establishing Pseudoscymnus tsugae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) for biological control of hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae (Homoptera: Adelgidae), in the eastern United States

Medina, P., M. Schneider, G. Smagghe, F. Budia, A. Gobbi, L. Tirry, and E. Vinuela
Toxicity of several modern pesticides to the parasitoid Hyposoter didymator and the predator Chrysoperla carnea: significance of penetration and excretion [FULL PAPER]

Morrison, L.W. and S.D. Porter
Phorid flies as classical biological control agents of imported fire ants

Musser, F.R. and A.M. Shelton
Integration of natural enemies into sweet corn pest control

Nakamura, S., P. Ahuya, and B. Olukohe
Biology and attempted establishment of Linnaemya longirostris (Diptera: Tachinidae), a parasitoid of Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)

Nguyen, R. and A. Hamon
Giant whitefly, Aleurodicus dugesii Cockerell, and its biological control in Florida

Nuessly, G.S. and M. Hentz
Comparisons of natural enemy and phytophagous arthropod populations, damage and yield between commercial plantings of standard and Bt-enhanced sweet corn [TITLE ONLY]

Phillips, C.B.
A search for biological control agents of Sitona lepidus (syn. flavescens) Gyllenhal (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)

Romeis, J., D. Babendreier, and F.L. Wäckers
Effects of snowdrop lectin on adult parasitic wasps [TITLE ONLY]

Silberbauer, L. and P. Gregg
Tracing short-term beneficial insect movement using insect-borne pollen [FULL PAPER]

Sked, S.L. and D. Calvin
Population synchronization of Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Carambidae) and its natural enemy Macrocentrus cingulum (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) [FULL PAPER]

Steiner, M.Y. and S. Goodwin
Development of a native phytoseiid mite species, Typhlodromips montdorensis, as a commercially produced biological control agent for western flower thrips in Australia

Stuart, R.J. and C.W. McCoy
Ants as biological control agents of the citrus root weevil, Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae): does the age of neonate weevil larvae influence predation? [FULL PAPER]

Tanigoshi, L.K., K.G.H. Breedveld, and B.B. Bai
Trichogramma cacoeciae as a natural occurring egg parasitoid of cherry bark tortrix in the Pacific Northwest (United States)

Thompson, S.N.
Absence of a specific food intake target by parasitized Manduca sexta: alteration of a nutrient specialist to a nutrient generalist

Uefune, M., Y. Nakashima, E. Tagashira, K. Shima, S. Maeda, S. Urano, Y. Hirose, and M. Takagi
Augmentative biological control of Thrips palmi by the nondiapausing anthocorid predator Wollastoniella rotunda on greenhouse eggplants during winter

Vänninen, I. and D.E. Walter
Acceptance of thrips pupae as prey by soil-living predatory mites [TITLE ONLY]

Wade, M.R., M.P. Zalucki, and B.A. Franzmann
Pacific damsel bugs ? are they effective predators in cotton?

Wagner, R.M., A.H. McIntosh, T.A. Coudron, K.S. Shelby, C.L. Goodman, J.J. Grasela, and S.L. Brandt
Improved production and efficacy of biological control agents [FULL PAPER]

Walton, V.M. and K.L. Pringle
Evaluating effectiveness of mass releases of the vine mealybug (Planococcus ficus) parasitoid Coccidoxenoides peregrinus in Western Cape Province vineyards, South Africa [FULL PAPER]

Xin Geng Wang and R.R. Messing
Intra- and interspecific competition by Biosteres arisanus (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) and Diachasmimorpha tryoni (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in the medfly Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Williams, L. III, L.D. Price, V. Manrique, L.C. Adams, and R.D. Hardee
Residual toxicity of insecticides used in cotton to the egg parasitoid Anaphes iole (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae), and implications for inundative biological control [FULL PAPER]