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Insect scientists to meet in Lincoln, Neb., in June
Date:5/6/2012

More than 300 entomologists from the United States and Canada will attend the 67th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America's North Central Branch in downtown Linclon, Nebraska, June 3-6, 2012 at the Embassy Suites Hotel.

Topics of discusssion will include new crop protection products for corn, soybean and vegetables; invasive species, integrated pest management, biological control, pheromones, GMOs, beef and dairy cattle, stored-grain protection, insect zoos and museums, endangered species, conservation efforts, allergies spread by insects, insect-plant relationships, and insecticide resistance, among others.

A diverse number of economically important insects will be covered, including bed bugs, corn earworm, brown marmorated stink bug, cockroaches, filth flies, stable flies, honey bees, lady beetles, burying beetles, tiger beetles, caddisflies, termites, wasps, ants, and aphids.

In addition, the meeting will feature student competitions, field trips, an awards ceremony, receptions, and other social events.

Scientists, agriculturalists, growers, ranchers and anyone else who would like to attend the meeting can register at http://www.entsoc.org/northcentral.


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Contact: Richard Levine
rlevine@entsoc.org
301-731-4535
Entomological Society of America
Source:Eurekalert

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