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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:
Site-Specific Management of the Corn Rootworm
Field Distribution and Effects of Bt Corn Anthers on Larvae of the Monarch Butterfly, Danaus plexippus (L.)
Efficacy of Thiamethoxam, Clothianidin, and Lambda-Cyhalothrin for Managing Bean Leaf Beetles and Bean Pod Mottle Virus
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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