15th Conf on Biometeorology and Aerobiology and the 16th International Congress of Biometeorology

Session 10A: Aerobiology: Insects

Wednesday, 30 October 2002: 2:45 PM-4:15 PM
Organizer:  Gail Kampmeier, Illinois Natural History Survey
  2:45 PM
Monarch butterflies and Bt corn pollen: Phenology and movement considerations
Richard L. Hellmich, USDA-ARS, Ames, IA; and J. M. Pleasants

  3:00 PM
Soybean aphids aloft: spread of an exotic pest through the upper Midwest
Robert C. Venette, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN; and D. W. Ragsdale

Poster PDF (93.2 kB)
  3:15 PM
Possible geographic source areas and over-wintering hosts of Myzus persicae migrants in the Red River Valley
Min Zhu, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN; and E. B. Radcliffe, D. W. Ragsdale, and I. V. MacRae

Poster PDF (137.1 kB)
  3:30 PM
The influence of meteorological factors on elevated flight by western corn rootworm beetles.
Scott A. Isard, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and J. Spencer, T. Mabry, and E. Levine

  3:45 PM
  4:00 PM
Relationships between wingbeat frequency, wingloading and weight in small ( 0.03 g) versus large insects: emphasis on homopterans
David N. Byrne, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and D. E. Bellam and M. K. Asplen