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Department of Entomology Fall 2002 Seminar Series

Seminars take place in E-164 Lagomarcino Hall at 4:10 p.m. Mondays (unless otherwise stated).

August 28 John Matthiessen, CSIRO Entomology, Floreat, Western Australia.
Enhanced Biodegradation of Soil-Applied Pesticides and Biofumigation for Soil-Borne Pest and Disease Suppression: An Overview of the Situation in Australia
September 9 Dr. Tom Baker, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University.
Some Emerging Issues Concerning "Mixtures," "Noise," and Fine-Grained Odor Plume Resolution Involving Plant-Odor and Sex Pheromone Mixtures
Combined seminar with the Neuroscience Program.
September 16 EGSO Speaker: Dr. Steven J. Taylor, Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign.
Cave Invertebrates: Biology, Conservation, and Management
September 23 Dr. Dean Adams, Department of Zoology and Genetics, Iowa State University.
Geometric Morphometrics: Quantifying Morphology to Test Ecological and Evolutionary Hypotheses
October 7 Dr. Clinton Pilcher, Corn States Hybrid Service LLC (Monsanto Company), Johnston, Iowa.
Insect Resistance Management: Developing Tools That Maximize Voluntary Stewardship and Minimize Governmental Regulation
October 14 Dr. Douglas Sumerford, USDA-ARS Corn Insects and Crop Genetics Research Unit, Ames, Iowa.
Monitoring for Resistance and Inheritance of Resistance to Bt Proteins in Lepidoptera
October 21 The Harold Gunderson Memorial Lecture: Dr. Kevin Steffey, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Challenges for Extension Entomology in the 21st Century: Sustaining Value to the University and the Agricultural Community
October 28 Dr. Jon Tollefson, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University.
Was Areawide Management of the Corn Rootworm Successful in Iowa?
November 4 Ted Wilson, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University.
Transgenic Corn: Farmer Perceptions and Effects on Dispersal and Fecundity of the Western Corn Rootworm, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera PhD dissertation seminar.
November 11 Graduate student presentations for the annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America:
Yong-Lak Park,
Site-Specific Management of the Corn Rootworm
Patti Anderson,
Field Distribution and Effects of Bt Corn Anthers on Larvae of the Monarch Butterfly, Danaus plexippus (L.)
Jeffrey Bradshaw,
Efficacy of Thiamethoxam, Clothianidin, and Lambda-Cyhalothrin for Managing Bean Leaf Beetles and Bean Pod Mottle Virus
Seong-Gyu Lee,
Morphological Pathways of Olfactory Receptor Neurons in Male Heliothine Moths
December 2 Dong-Sik Park, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University. PhD dissertation seminar.
Cyanogenic Glycosides: Alternative Insecticides?
Combined seminar with the Interdepartmental Toxicology Program.
December 9 Dr. Todd Phillips, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University.
Current Status of Research on Evaluation of the Environmental Fate and Effects of Bacillus thuringiensis Toxin
December 10 Dr. Marcello Jacobs-Lorena, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.
The Journey of the Malaria Parasite in the Mosquito
Note location: F.K. Ramsey Alumni Room, 2542 Veterinary Medicine. Combined seminar with the Departments of Veterinary Pathology, and Veterinary Microbiology and Preventative Medicine.

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