Congratulations to the Student Poster Award Winners!

1st Place:
P91: Comparison of aerial and chemigation insecticide applications for western bean cutworm management | Andrea Rilaković, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, West Central Research Extension & Education Center, North Platte, NE

2nd Place:
P84: Factors impacting soybean disease management decisions in Nebraska | Asha G. Mane, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

Honorable Mention:
P33: Establishing the mating disruption mechanism for San Jose scale in apples | Jessika Maas, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

P35: Multi-cultivar grafting: Evaluating a novel low-cost, grower-friendly approach to monitor key apple pests | Prabina Regmi, Stockbridge School of Agriculture, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

P72: Integrated herbicide-resistant weed management practices: Current and future technologies | Mandeep Singh, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

P120: Phytotoxicity of tolerant exempt pesticides on Cannabis sativa L. hemp transplants | Kyle Owsley, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

Authors should send their poster as a PDF file to Leah McSherry. More will be added here as we receive them.

P1: A fresh perspective: Sysco's data-driven sustainability expansion

P2: Sustainable supply chains: Building a better apple at Honeybear Brands

P3: Online integrated pest management extension programming during the COVID-19 pandemic in South Carolina

P4: Evaluation of IPM online courses

P5: Lessons learned from three years of organizing and facilitating IPM webinars

P6: UC IPM diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice actions

P7: Tactical Science Coordination Network: An effort to grow awareness and collaboration among biosecurity programs

P8: Long-term impact of integrated pest management programs on pesticide use in North India

P9: "I See Dead Plants” podcast—Communicating IPM research to the public

P10: New York State IPM Program’s response to Spotted Lanternfly’s arrival

P11: IPM adoption perspectives from the regions: Barriers and recommendations

P12: University of Arizona Public Health IPM—Honoring and empowering tribal nations and indigenous peoples

P13: Pilot survey of dung beetles on cattle pastures in eastern New York

P14: Evaluation of the USGA sand-based rootzone with various organic amendments for growing creeping bentgrass

P15: Our beef with house flies: Understanding fly movement and behavior for risk assessment and improved fly management

P16: Handling invasive weeds in Migori county: An all-inclusive agenda for house holder food security

P17: Indirect effects of invasive insect management on forest insect biodiversity

P18: Rot diseases on Michigan chestnuts: pathogens, cultivar susceptibility and storage effect

P19: Understanding pest biology and exploring monitoring options for Pacific flatheaded borer in walnut orchards in California

P20: Improving in-row cultivation efficacy in carrots through seed selection and timing optimization

P21: Developing a degree-day model to predict overwintering carrot weevil emergence in Ohio parsley fields

P22: Reevaluation of squash bug, Anasa tristis, thresholds in Virginia summer squash (Cucurbita pepo) systems

P23: Improving two-spotted spider mite management in high tunnel cucumbers

P24: The art of attraction: Evaluation of vittatalactone, an aggregation pheromone, as an attractant for western cucumber beetles and possible synergies with plant volatiles

P25: Row covers provide sustainable resiliency to cucurbit pests

P26: Burkhard spore traps coupled with qPCR detect Pseudoperonospora cubensis sporangia in Michigan fields

P27: Evaluating new fungicides with the TOMCAST forecasting model to limit Stemphylium vesicarium on asparagus fern

P28: Effects of micro-rates of 2,4-D and dicamba on lettuce

P29: Evaluation of table beet varieties for resistance to rhizomania caused by beet necrotic yellow vein virus

P30: Toxicity of newer insecticides to the adults of Trichogramma chilonis Ishii. (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) in tomato under greenhouse condition

P31: Assessment of active compounds of Azadirachta indica and Cymbopogon citratus for Meloidogyne infestation prevention

P32: Investigating the mechanism of a natural-based repellent and miticide for Tetranychus urticae Koch using electrotarsogram and behavioral studies

P33: Establishing the mating disruption mechanism for San Jose scale in apples

P34: Evaluation of novel kairomone-based lures for attracting male and female tortricid moths in apple orchards

P35: Multi-cultivar grafting: Evaluating a novel low-cost, grower-friendly approach to monitor key apple pests

P36: Testing the efficacy of Cydia pomonella pheromone lures: A two state Study

P37: Fruit protective bags as a tool for valuable insights into a devastating fruit rot of wine grapes

P38: Peppermint response to mesotrione and S-metolachlor applied post-harvest

P39: Multiple pest management: Understanding the relationship between onion thrips and weed pressure

P40: Production of heirloom tomatoes on grafted rootstocks was highly variable in open field production in California

P41: Forty years of onion pest management: Advances and challenges.

P42: Is DOWNCAST an effective model for predicting onion downy mildew in Ontario, Canada?

P43: Western bean cutworm presence in Maine sweet corn

P44: Irrigation as a potato IPM component—Balancing in-field observations and soil water metrics

P45: Using spring-seeded grass cover crops to reduce herbicide inputs in plasticulture peppers

P46: Evaluation of alternative strategies for management of  soilborne plant pathogens and nematodes

P47: Assessing the impact of Ruby-throated Hummingbird predation on spotted-wing Drosophila in raspberry

P48: Faunistic records of arthropods associated with elderberry in Missouri

P49: Integrated management of strawberry black root rot complex in a perennial organic production system

P50: The invasive Aspidiotus rigidus: A continuing IPM challenge in the Philippines

P51: Not being presented

P52: A decision support tool to track Spotted Lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) development with a network of on-site real time microclimate data streams in the Eastern United States

P53: DDRP: A modeling tool to guide decision making for pest surveillance and management

P54: Digital epidemiology: Tool for timely phytosanitary decision making

P55: Data science: The challenges and opportunities in integrated pest management in the digital age

P56: Divided by water, united by need: Development of a best pest management report card for Puerto Rico & U.S. Virgin Islands’ farmers

P57: Understanding pest and natural enemy populations in urban gardens

P58: Rhizobacteria modulates the oviposition behavior of corn earworm in sweet corn

P59: Utilizing Integrated Pest and Pollinator Management Strategies to improve plant production in community gardens

P60: Regional IPM Centers: Our shared mission and what it means

P61: NIFA awarded 77 Crop Protection and Pest Management proposals worth $19.79M

P62: Effective educational tactics using common outcomes from IPM and the pesticide safety education program

P63: Eco-based pest management: “Push-pull” technology and companion planting in organic vegetables

P64: Holistic biodiversity assessment of eight fruit and vegetable farms in western Michigan

P65: Pepper weevil (Anthonomus eugenii) infestations and their control in U.S. North Central region

P66: California rice, the “Environmental Crop”—Integrated strategies for pest management in a unique rice production system

P67: Monitoring southwestern corn borer flights with pheromone traps in conventional field corn in Arkansas

P68: IPM Strategic Plans for Ornamental Nurseries

P69: Oregon IPM Center at Oregon State University

P70: From corpses to the farm: How forensic entomology can assist agriculture

P71: IPM crop survey in North Dakota

P72: Integrated herbicide-resistant weed management practices: Current and future technologies

P73: Floral resources enhance fecundity, but not flight activity, in specialized aphid predator, Hippodamia convergens

P74: Feeding preference and mortality of Osmia lignaria bees exposed to two novel insecticides

P75: Not being presented

P76: Not being presented

P77: MSU Enviroweather: Providing weather-based IPM solutions through alliances with Michigan agriculture

P78: Not being presented

P79: Regenerative agriculture: Benefits, barriers and call to action

P80: Building capacity for effective IPM implementation

P81: Potatoes to turfgrass: Promoting Extension’s IPM initiative across the North-Central East coast of Florida

P82: Promoting integrated pest management in Big Sky country: Meeting the diverse needs of the Montana population

P83: Better protected cowpea creates more business opportunities for women in West Africa

P84: Factors impacting soybean disease management decisions in Nebraska

P85: Not being presented

P86: Distribution and management of soybean cyst nematode, Heterodera glycines, in soybean and dry bean fields in New York State

P87: Integrated management of sudden death syndrome (SDS)—A disease of soybean caused by Fusarium virguliforme

P88: Peanut and nematode response to rotation sequence, cultivar, and chemicals applied at planting

P89: Not being presented

P90: Crop rotation for rice systems in California: Baseline assessment of barriers and opportunities

P91: Comparison of aerial and chemigation insecticide applications for western bean cutworm management

P92: Agronomic and pesticide decisions for managing ear rots, mycotoxins and quality in Michigan corn silage

P93: The effects of planting population and nitrogen fertility on severity of tar spot of corn

P94: Phenotyping hessian fly resistance using spectral and surface model drone maps

P95: Integrated effect of row spacing and herbicide programs for control of multiple herbicide-resistant Palmer amaranth in corn

P96: Koch’s postulate of Macrophomina phaseolina on hemp and crops in rotation

P97: Evaluating an attract-and-kill tactic for Japanese beetle

P98: Identification of early and extra-early maturing tropical maize inbred lines with multiple disease resistance for use in sub-Saharan Africa

P99: IPM in potatoes: Predicting phenology of four hemipteran pests in the lower Columbia Basin

P100: Integrating environmental sensing and molecular pathogen detection methods for developing a risk prediction model on powdery scab in potato

P101: How are pest management issues and farmer’s practices evolving over time?

P102: What’s in spud soil? Findings from soil functional analysis

P103: Can a soil insecticide plus Bt corn effectively manage resistant western corn rootworms in Nebraska?

P104: Successful integrated pest management minimizes the economic impact of Diatraea saccharalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) on the Louisiana sugarcane industry

P105: Development of a dynamic action threshold for sugarcane aphids in sorghum

P106: Management of the sugarcane rust mite (Actinedida: Eriophyidae) using foliar miticides 

P107: Image classification of sugarcane aphid densities using deep convolutional neural networks

P108: Aptness of indigenous natural products against pulse beetle, Callosobruchus chinensis l. (Bruchidae: Coleoptera) in mung bean

P109: Not being presented

P110: Impact of climate change on biodiversity of mycoflora associated with maize grains sampled from all over Egypt

P111: Biointensive management of fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) in maize

P112: Integrated waterhemp management in corn and soybean of New York, USA

P113: The Glance-N-Go™ Sampling System: A presence-absence, sequential sampling system for scouting greenbug, sorghum aphid, and sorghum headworms.

P114: Integrated pest management of cotton in New Mexico: Will okra leaf cotton reduce Helicoverpa zea populations in semi-arid environments with developing resistance to Bt cottons

P115: Establishing the integrated pest management (IPM) and pesticide reduction information system and their applications in Taiwan

P116: Whitefly resistance management: Time and space refugia in cross-commodity systems of Arizona and California

P117: Plant to plant communication in response to Helicoverpa zea herbivory

P118: Integrating short and long term risk models for boxwood blight

P119: Effects of drought treatments on arthropod populations in floral hemp over the reproductive cycle

P120: Phytotoxicity of tolerant exempt pesticides on Cannabis sativa L. hemp transplants

P121: Effect of plant extract Ruta graveolens against green peach aphid, Myzus persicae, at Biskra oasis, Algeria

P122: Developing sampling plans to estimate Asiatic garden beetle damage in commercial mint

P123: Not being presented

P124: Management of Phytophthora root rot using biofumigation for field grown boxwood

P125: Evaluation of fungicides at different application intervals in the management of boxwood blight in an IPM Program

P126: Assessment of physiological changes to monitor pests and diseases of container grown flowering dogwoods in drought condition

P127: Cover crop usage for the sustainable management of soilborne diseases in woody ornamental nursery production system

P128: Changes in IPM adoption by Utah’s fruit industry

P129: The fight against fire blight to protect Utah’s pome fruit industry

P130: IPM in action: Restoration of Lords Park, Elgin, IL

P131: Putting the “I” back in IPM:  Using carbon monoxide to reduce rodenticide use at the Washington Monument grounds

P132: A success story of community online learning about ticks, tick-borne diseases and integrated tick management

P133: Creating a network to support urban growers

P134: Managing Agricultural Drainage Ditches to Improve Conservation Biological Control


2018 Symposium attendees viewing posters