Sept. 13 - Ruth Hufbauer, Colorado State University
"Genetic, demographic and evolutionary rescue: insights for biological invasions,
biological control and conversation from a model system"
Sept. 20 - Claire Rutledge, Connecticut Ag Experiment Station
"Biosurveillance: Using a native wasp to hunt for an invasive beetle"
Oct. 4 - Diana Six, Montana State University
"Game changer: Climate change effects on bark beetles
and their symbiotic fungi"
Oct . 11- CANCELLED - Kier Klepzig, USDA Forest Service
Oct. 18 - Tom Turpin, Purdue University, "On 6 Legs" and Other Entomological Tales
October 25th - Distinguished Alumnus Award winner Richard Leschen, New Zealand
"Systematics and Evolution of New Zealand Beetles"
** University House reception 5 to 7 pm **
November 1 - Student-Selected Speaker, Rob Dunn, North Carolina University
"Using Public Science to Understand the Ecology and Evolution of Daily
Life - Lessons from the Solenodon"
September 13, 2013, Mallory Everett, 1 PM, AGRI 316, Entomology Conference Room,
"Efficacy of Rice Insecticide Seed Treatments at Selected Nitrogen Rates for
Control of Lissorhoptrus oryzophilus Kuschel"
September 13, 2013, Sean Flynn, 1:30 PM, AGRI 316, Entomology Conference Room,
"Rainfastness of Selected Insecticides and Adjuvants for Control
of Lygus lineolaris in Cotton"
September 13, 2013, Ben Thrash, 2 PM, AGRI 316, Entomology Conference Room
"Determining a Green Stink Bug Threshold in Edamame Soybeans"
September 13, 2013, Derek Clarkson, 2:30 PM, AGRI 316, Entomology Conference Room
"Early Season Herbicide/Insecticide Interactions in Cotton"
September 27, 2013, Jessica Hartshorn, 11:50 AM, AGRI 332, "Life tables of Sirex Nigricornis F.
(Hymenoptera: Siricidae), a native pine-inhabiting wood wasp"
October 31, 2013, Ryan Rastok, 1:30 PM, AGRI 332, "Intraspecific competition among southern pine
sawyer (Monochamus titillator) larvae and the relationship of oviposition niche density to
November 4, 2013, Chandler Barton, 9:30 AM, AGRI 316, Entomology Conference Room
"Monitoring Ips bark beetle populations and correlating their association with pine mortality"
December 10, 2013, Luis Orellana Jimenez, 1 PM, Entomology Conference Room
Special Student Seminars
November 15, 2013 - Mike Stiles, Safety Training - 11:50 AM, AGRI 332
December 6, 2013 - Jason Duffy, Senior Manager II
Food Safety and Health/Pest Management Walmart Compliance - 11:50 AM, Entomology Conference Room