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EPPN Seminars Schedule

Seminars are held 3 p.m. Pacific Time | 4 p.m. Mountain Time on Monday's in Ag Science, Room 104 or via Zoom

Aug. 30, 2021

  • Control of Globodera pallida by pyramiding Sinapis alba seed meal extract or 4-hydroxybenzyl alcohol with biofumigant or trap crop — Video
    Prativa Chhetri

Sept. 6 — No seminar — University closed

Sept. 13

  • Trap crops and crop rotation for Eradication of Globodera pallida, the Pale cyst nematode in Idaho — Video
    Paige Hickman

Sept. 20

  • Implementing and optimizing crop oils for Potato virus Y management in the Pacific Northwest: a study in virus biology and aphid vector behavior — Video
    Kelie Yoho

Sept. 27

  • Effects of insect opportunists on a four-level trophobiotic system involving nectar-producing galls of the cynipid wasp Disholcaspis quercusmammaVideo
    Stephanie Eskew

Oct. 4

  • Wireworm (Coleoptera: Elateridae) ecology and management in conventional and organic production systems in Idaho — Video
    Atoosa Nikoukar

Oct. 11

  • Abundance of two unevenly managed root-boring biological control agents for spotted knapweed in Idaho rangeland — Video
    Samikshya Aryal

Oct. 18

  • Understanding the diversity and evolution of the tarantula genus Aphonopelma across the Madrean Pine-Oak Woodlands Hotspot — Video
    Karina Silvestre-Bringas

Oct. 25

  • Chemical ecology of plant defense and multi-trophic interactions: bad bugs, pungent parasites and toxic travelers
    Jared Ali, Entomology, Pennsylvania State University

Nov. 1 — No seminar, ESA meeting

Nov. 8 — Ag Science, Room 62

  • An applied nematologist’s perspective of utilizing genomic tools to address plant-parasitic nematode issues in specialty crops
    Inga Zasada, Plant Pathologist, USDA-ARS, Corvallis, Oregon

Nov. 15

  • Enhancing the use of entomopathogenic Nematodes in microbial control programs
    David Shapiro-Ilan, Entomologist and Nematologist, USDA-ARS, Byron, Georgia

Nov. 22 — No seminar — University closed

Nov. 29

  • Role of host and non-host plant cues in the host recognition and environmental safety assessments of the weevil Mogulones crucifer, a biocontrol agent of the invasive plant Cynoglossum officinale
    Karuna Nepal

Dec. 6

  • Phylogenomics and biogeography of an ancient lineage of mygalomorph spider
    Erik Ciaccio


University of Idaho

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Rm 242
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2329
Moscow, ID 83844-2329

Phone: 208-885-3776