COS 83
Biological Control

Thursday, August 8, 2013: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
101I, Minneapolis Convention Center
8:20 AM
 Fungal endophytes and their role as protective agents against herbivores
Diana Castillo Lopez, Texas A&M University; Greg Sword, Texas A&M University
8:40 AM
 Spatial utilization patterns by the weed biocontrol weevil Mogulones crucifer differ between target and non-target plants
Haley A. Catton, University of British Columbia Okanagan; Robert G. Lalonde, University of British Columbia Okanagan; Rosemarie A. De Clerck-Floate, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
9:00 AM
 Climate warming in a tri-trophic system: effects of experimental warming on soybeans, aphids, and ladybugs
Song-Hua Lin, National Taiwan University; Tzu-Jung Tseng, National Taiwan University; Stephanie Wu, Rice University; Ying-Jie Wang, National Taiwan University; Chuan-Kai Ho, National Taiwan University
9:20 AM
 Habitat and landscape heterogeneity positively influence biological control and natural enemy community composition in coffee agroecosystems
Aaron Iverson, University of Michigan; David J. Gonthier, University of Michigan; Katherine K. Ennis, University of California, Santa Cruz; Damie Pak, University of Mchigan; Kaleigh Fisher, University of Michigan; John Vandermeer, University of Michigan; Ivette Perfecto, University of Michigan
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Long-term consequences of biocontrol agents: Demographic variation among Lythrum salicaria populations 16 years after herbivore introduction
Gina L. Quiram, Gustavus Adolphus College; Jeannine Cavender-Bares, University of Minnesota; Ruth G. Shaw, University of Minnesota
10:10 AM Cancelled
10:30 AM
 Navigating the urban matrix: Pest population dynamics in an urban agroecosystem
Theresa Wei Ying Ong, University of Michigan; John H. Vandermeer, University of Michigan
10:50 AM
 Seasonal replacement of Culex restuans by Culex pipiens in Northwest Ohio: A case study in habitat partitioning between mosquitoes
Christa Leopold, University of Toledo; Daryl L. Moorhead, University of Toledo; Lee Mitchell, Toledo Area Sanitary District
11:10 AM
 Perennial bioenergy plantings enhance an ecosystem service and provide resources for beneficial insects in agricultural fields
Julie A. Peterson, University of Minnesota; James O. Eckberg, University of Minnesota; Joe M. Kaser, University of Minnesota; Karen E. Blaedow, University of Minnesota; Gregg A. Johnson, University of Minnesota; George E. Heimpel, University of Minnesota