Navigation Links
Southern insect scientists meeting in Greenville, S.C.
Date:2/24/2014

Hundreds of insect scientists and entomology students will be meeting in Greenville, SC next week as members of the Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America (ESA) get together for their 88th annual meeting at the Embassy Suites Greenville Golf & Conference Center, March 2-5, 2014.

The meeting will feature scientific presentations, student poster and paper competitions, social events, an awards ceremony, and an insect photo salon.

In addition, students from eight universities will face off during the Linnaean Games, a lively question-and-answer, college bowl-style competition on entomological facts. The first and second-place teams will then compete on the national stage this November in Portland, Oregon at Entomology 2014, the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. The team to beat this year is Mississippi State University, who came in second place last year at the national level.

Topics will include citrus greening disease; the hemlock woolly adelgid and other forest pests; insect pests of corn, cotton, soybeans, vegetables, fruits and other crops; bed bugs, fire ants, termites and other household insects; honey bees and other insect pollinators; ticks, mosquitoes, and other arthropods that can vector diseases; turfgrass insects and more.

"This meeting will bring together hundreds of entomologists from the southeastern U.S. to discuss research on insects that affect our crops, our health, and our environment," said David Hall, president of ESA's Southeastern Branch. "We look forward to meeting in Greenville and will be available to answer any insect-related questions members of the media may have."

Journalists who would like to attend should write to rlevine@entsoc.org or call 240-696-3748 for a press pass.

The full, searchable program is available online at http://tinyurl.com/lp9t7vz

A PDF of the program book is available at http://tinyurl.com/kk24wka

For more information, visit http://tinyurl.com/llx6mx6


'/>"/>

Contact: Richard Levine
rlevine@entsoc.org
240-696-3748
Entomological Society of America
Source:Eurekalert

Related biology news :

1. Bark beetle management and ecology in southern pine forests
2. Beetle-fungus disease threatens crops and landscape trees in Southern California
3. Latest Southern Ocean research shows continuing deep ocean change
4. First paternity study of southern right whales finds local fathers most successful
5. Are brown widows displacing black widow spiders around southern California homes?
6. New discovery of how carbon is stored in the Southern Ocean
7. WaterSMART funds $1.7 million for science projects in desert and southern Rockies LCCs
8. Warming causes more extreme shifts of the Southern Hemispheres largest rain band
9. Southern elephant seals likely detect prey bioluminescence for foraging
10. NC State leads national effort to evaluate fresh water sustainability in the southern US
11. Sorghum eyed as a southern bioenergy crop
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/4/2017)... Jan. 4, 2017  CES 2017 – Valencell ... technology, today announced the launch of two new ... the highly-accurate biometric sensor modules that incorporate the ... experience and expertise. The two new designs include ... for hearables, and Benchmark BW2.0, a 2-LED version ...
(Date:12/20/2016)... Dec, 20, 2016   Valencell , the ... and STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor ... applications, announced today the launch of a new, ... wearables that includes ST,s compact SensorTile ... biometric sensor system. Together, SensorTile and Benchmark ...
(Date:12/15/2016)... BADEN-BADEN, Germany , December 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... services provider, today announced an agreement with NuData Security, ... join forces. The partnership will enable clients to focus on ... with local data protection regulation. ... In order to provide a one-stop ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:1/19/2017)... GAITHERSBURG, Md. , Jan. 19, ... Altimmune, Inc., a privately-held immunotherapeutics company targeting infectious ... agreement for the merger of PharmAthene and Altimmune ... Novartis Venture Fund, HealthCap, Truffle Capital and Redmont ... and diversified immunotherapeutics company with four clinical stage ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... , ... January 18, 2017 , ... ... Institutes of Health (NIH) to update its Data Sharing Policy. Specifically, the nation’s ... of grant applications subject to the existing policy. AMIA recommended that NIH earmark ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... ... January 19, 2017 , ... ... spanning the full spectrum of drug and device development, and Prism Clinical ... companies and clinicians, today announced Verified Clinical Trials (VCT) has been ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... Jan. 18, 2017 Acupath Laboratories, Inc., a ... formation of an Executive Committee that will guide the ... John Cucci , a 15-year veteran of ... of Business Development to Chief Sales Officer .  ... served in senior sales leadership roles at several leading ...
Breaking Biology Technology: