At the MSU Plant Science Graduate Student Research Symposium Rob received 1st place for his poster and Alex received 2nd place for her talk. Congratulations!
Alex and Rob will be giving research presentations at the 9th Annual Plant Science Graduate Student Research Symposium on March 29, 2011 at MSU’s East Lansing Campus. Alex will present a talk and Rob a poster in the student competition.
Rob and Zsofia will be presenting the latest research findings about asparagus miner management at the Asparagus Day in Hart, MI. This is an annual event for growers, organized by Norm Myers.
Alex, Rob and Zsofia will be attending this year’s ESA North Central Branch Meeting in Minneapolis. Alex will be giving a 10 min talk in the student competition on cabbage insect research, Rob will be presenting a poster in the student competition about his asparagus miner research, and Zsofia will be giving a 20 min talk in the Potato Symposium on Wednesday about Colorado potato beetle research.
Rob’s review paper on asparagus miner/ Fusarium management was accepted for publication in Crop Science! Congratulations!
Alex and Rob were both awarded the ESA-NCB Presidential Travel Scholarship. Congratulations! This will help to pay their way to their first North Central Branch meeting in Minneapolis in March.
At this year’s ESA meeting, Rob will be giving a 10-min talk and Alex will be presenting a poster in the student competition on Monday, Dec. 13. Zsofia is co-organizing a symposium with Russ Groves on “Emerging pests and research approaches in vegetable pest management.” The symposium will be on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 8.30am – 12pm in the Royal Palm Salon 2.
Vegetable entomology research will be represented with 5 talks at this year’s Great Lakes Expo. Zsofia will be giving entomology research updates in the carrot, celery, onion, asparagus and potato sessions. The Expo will be held at DeVos Place Convention Center in Grand Rapids, MI.
Zsofia will be giving a presentation on Colorado potato beetle insecticide resistance monitoring that has been conducted by Ed Grafius and Adam Byrne over the past 10 years. In collaboration with the Spatial Ecology team at MSU, we transformed the dataset into information presented on maps over time.
On Nov. 4, MSU Extension educators and specialists are organizing a one-day workshop on commercial vegetable production. Our lab is giving a presentation on Vegetable insect IPM. The workshop is held in Kalamazoo, MI.