2018 Poster Award Winners

First Place

  • P165. Successful adoption of action threshold-based insecticide programs for thrips management in onion
    Ashley Leach, Cornell University

Second Place

  • P55. Dispersal of wheat curl mite from virus infected winter wheat
    Lindsay Overmyer, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Honorable Mention

  • P8. Insights into winter survival strategies of North American hover flies (Syrphidae) and the implications for pollination and conservation biological control
    Carl Scott Clem, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • P10. Evaluation of anaerobic soil disinfestation for ecofriendly weed management
    Ram B. Khadka, The Ohio State University
  • P30. Adoption of proactive resistance management practices to control Bemisia tabaci in Arizona and California
    Naomi Pier, University of Arizona
  • P32. Repeated temporal rotation from nontoxic bait to a cholecalciferol rodenticide enhances control of a wild house mouse population
    Sean P. Nolan, Clemson University
  • P50. A meta-analysis and economic evaluation of soil and seed applied insecticide use in Indiana maize
    Adam M. Alford, Purdue University
  • P53. Developing a sequential sampling protocol for scouting sugarcane aphid, Melanaphis sacchari Zehntner, in sorghum
    Jessica C. Lindenmayer, Oklahoma State University
  • P69. Integrated pest management and the role of spiders within Nebraska agroecosystems
    Samantha R. Daniel, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
  • P90. Field-level fungicide exposure to honey bees (Apis mellifera) during orchard bloom in Michigan
    Jacquelyn Albert, Michigan State University
  • P98. Invasive honeysuckle increases populations of the invasive vinegar fly, spotted wing Drosophila
    Heather Leach, Michigan State University
  • P130. Weeds as source of inoculum of Diaporthe gulyae, the causal agent of Phomopsis stem canker of sunflower
    Krishna Ghimire, South Dakota State University
  • P139. Augmentative biological control of twospotted spider mite on hops in the midwest
    Susan Ndiaye, The Ohio State University
  • P163. Evaluation of alternative weed control methods for horticultural crops
    Justin H. Keay, Lincoln University

About the Poster Session

View the list of accepted posters (pdf)

The poster session is on Wednesday, March 21, 4:30-6:30 pm in the hotel. While all posters will be displayed throughout the symposium, authors are asked to stand by their posters according to their final poster number: odd numbers from 4:30-5:30 pm and even numbers from 5:30-6:30 pm. These numbers will be published in February, if not sooner.

Attendance: We expect an author to be in attendance at the symposium. Students entering the poster competition must be present to be considered for an award.

Setup: Posters can be set up beginning at 10:00 am on Tuesday. We encourage you to have posters in place by 4:30 pm on Tuesday. Students entering the poster competition MUST have posters in place by 4:30 pm on Tuesday. Posters can be removed after the poster session ends at 6:30 pm on Wednesday. They must be removed by noon on Thursday.

Mounting and size: Posters will be mounted on display boards using push pins. Push pins will be available for mounting. Limit poster size to a maximum of 46 inch x 46 inch (117 cm x 117 cm). Please abide by this size requirement.

PDF files: We will be collecting .pdf files of posters after the meeting if you would like to have your poster posted on the 2018 IPM Symposium website.

Call for Posters

Update: Poster submission has closed as of January 8, 2018.

Acceptance messages are being sent to authors via email as review decisions are made. If you haven’t received a message from Elaine Wolff by January 19, 2018, contact her at

Use this opportunity to share your IPM work!

  • Your poster abstract will be published in the online program.
  • Your work will gain international exposure to leading IPM scientists, students and practitioners.
  • A certificate acknowledging and documenting your poster presentation will be available.
  • New for 2018: Student Poster Awards category. Student Project Poster submissions will be entered into the IPM Inspiration Award competition.