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Second International Symposium
on Biological Control of Arthropods
Volume II

Davos, Switzerland - September 12-16, 2005
Mark S. Hoddle, Compiler, University of California, Riverside USA
USDA Forest Service Publication FHTET-2005-08

Session 8: The Role of Food Supplements in Biological Control - Full Session

Interactive-Web of Factors Governing Effective Natural Enemy Foraging Behavior: Overview of Food Resources as a Critical Component
by D. M. Olson, W. J. Lewis, and K. Takasu

Impacts of Sugar Feeding on Parasitoid Behavior in the Field
by Jana C. Lee and George E. Heimpel

Gustatory Acceptance, Longevity, and Utilization of Nectar and Honeydew Sugars by Anaphes iole, an Egg Parasitiod of Lygus Bugs
by Livy Williams III, Timberley M. Roane, and J. Peirce Beach

The Vegetarian Side of Carnivores: Use of Non-Prey Food by Parasitoids and Predators
by Felix L. Wäckers and Henry Fadamiro

When Does Alternative Food Promote Biological Pest Control?
by Maurice W. Sabelis and Paul C. J. Van Rijn

Session 9: Overview of the Role of Generalist Predators in Biological Control - Full Session

Overview of the Role of Generalist Predators in Biological Control
by Matthew H. Greenstone and Robert S. Pfannenstiel

Field Test of the Effectiveness of Ladybirds in Controlling Aphids
by Pavel Kindlmann, Hironori Yasuda, Yukie Kajita, and Anthony F.G. Dixon

Spiders in Space: How Landscape-Wide Movement of Generalist Predators Influences Local Density, Species Richness, and Biocontrol
by Martin H. Schmidt, Indra Roschewitz, Carsten Thies, Teja Tscharntke, and Wolfgang Nentwig

The Role of Alternative Prey in Sustaining Predator Populations
by James D. Harwood and John J. Obrycki

Nocturnal Predators and Their Impact on Lepidopteran Eggs in Annual Crops: What We Don't See Does Help Us!
by Robert S. Pfannenstiel

Exploring the Relationship Among Predator Diversity, Intraguild Predation, and Effective Biological Control
by William Snyder and Cory Straub

Session 10: Augmentative Biological Control in Outdoor Annual Crops - Full Session

Artificial Diet for Rearing Trichogramma Wasps (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) with Emphasis on Protein Utilization
by Simon Grenier, Silvia M. Gomes, Gérard Febvay, Patrice Bolland, and José R.P. Parra

Large-Scale Augmentative Biological Control of Asian Corn Borer Using Trichogramma in China: A Success Story
by Zhenying Wang, Kanglai He, and Su Yan

Effective Augmentative Biological Control - Importance of Natural Enemy Dispersal, Host Location, and Post-Release Assessment
by Mark G. Wright, Thomas P. Kuhar, Joselito M. Diez, and Michael P. Hoffman

Removal of a Predatory Bug from a Biological Control Package Facilitated an Augmentative Program in Israeli Strawberry
by Moshe Coll, Inbar Shouster, and Shimon Steinberg

Research-Potential Versus Field-Applied Success and Use of Augmented Natural Enemies in North American Field Crops
by Kent M. Daane, Rodrigo Krugner, and Vaughn M. Walton

Session 11: Augmentative Biological Control in Greenhouses - Full Session

Effects of Intraguild Predation and Interspecific Competition among Biological Control Agents in Augmentative Biological Control in Greenhouses
by Eizi Yano

Implementation of Biological Control in Greenhouses in Latin America: How Far Are We?
by Vanda H. P. Bueno

Augmentative Biological Control in Greenhouses: Experiences from China
by Li Zheng, Yufeng Zhou, and Kai Song

Compatibility Conflict: Is the Use of Biological Control Agents with Pesticides a Viable Management Strategy?
by Raymond Cloyd

Biological Control of Whiteflies and Western Flower Thrips in Greenhouse Sweet Peppers with the Phytoseiid Predatory Mite Amblyseius swirskii Athias-Henriot (Acari: Phytoseiidae)
by Karel Bolckmans, Yvonne van Houten, and Hans Hoogerbrugge

Session 12: Environmental Risk Assessment of Invertebrate Biological Control Agents - Full Session

Selection of Non-Target Species for Host Specificity Testing of Entomophagous Biological Control Agents
by Ulrich Kuhlmann, Urs Schaffner, and Peter G. Mason

Host Ranges of Natural Enemies as an Indicator of Non-Target Risk
by Joop C. van Lenteren, Matthew J. W. Cock, Thomas S. Hoffmeister, and Don P. A. Sands

Effects of Temperature on the Establishment of Non-Native Biocontrol Agents: The Predictive Power of Laboratory Data
by Jeffrey Bale

How to Assess Non-Target Effects of Polyphagous Biological Control Agents: Trichogramma brassicae as a Case Study
by Dirk Babendrier and Franz Bigler

Tools for Environmental Risk Assessment of Invertebrate Biological Control Agents: A Full and Quick Scan Method
by Antoon J.M. Loomans and Joop C. van Lenteren

Session 13: Predicting Natural Enemy Host Ranges: Strengths and Limitations of Lab Assays - Full Session

Choice or No-Choice Tests? Effects of Experimental Design on the Expression of Host Range
by Toni Withers and Sarah Mansfield

Parasitoid Case History: An Evaluation of Methods Used to Assess Host Ranges of Fire Ant Decapitating Flies
by Sanford D. Porter and Lawrence E. Gilbert

A Predator Case History: Laricobius nigrinus, a Derodontid Beetle Introduced Against the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
by Gabriella M.G. Zilahi-Balogh, Loke T. Kok, and Scott M. Salom

Genetics: Relation of Local Populations to the Whole "Species" - Implications for Host Range Tests
by Keith R. Hopper, Angela M. I. De Farias, James B.Woolley, John M. Heraty, and Seth C. Britch

From Design to Analysis: Effective Statistical Approaches for Host Range Testing
by Thomas S. Hoffmeister

Session 14: Legislation and Biological Control of Arthropods: Challenges and Opportunities - Full Session

Session 14 Introduction: Legislation and Biological Control of Arthropods: Challenges and Opportunities
by Barbara I. P. Barratt and Ulrich Kuhlmann

Hawaii as a Role Model for Comprehensive U.S. Biocontrol Legislation: The Best and the Worst of It
by Russell H. Messing

Harmonization of the Regulation of Invertebrate Biological Control Agents in Europe
by Franz Bigler, Antoon Loomans, and Joop van Lenteren

How Can Legislation Facilitate the Use of Biological Control of Arthropods in North America?
by Peter G. Mason, Robert G. Flanders, and Hugo A. Arrendondo-Bernal

Regulation of the Release of Biological Control Agents of Arthopods in New Zealand and Australia
by Libby Harrison, Abdul Moeed, and Andy Sheppard

International Guidelines for the Export, Shipment, Import, and Release of Biological Control Agents and Other Beneficial Organisms (International Standard for Phytosanitary Measures No. 3)
by David C. Nowell and Glynn V. Maynard

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