The North American Forest Insect Work Conference met May 9-12, 2011 . NAFIWC meets only once every five years. Below are the titles and links for one presentation and five posters from this year’s conference.

Presentation:

Developing Hemlocks Resistant to Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
K. L. F. Oten, L. N. Walker-Lane, R. M. Jetton, N. Kaur, B. Smith, J. Frampton, A. C. Cohen and F. P. Hain

Posters:

Comparing Host Plant Resistance to the Balsam Woolly Adelgid (Adelges piceae) in three fir (Abies) species
David Bednar, Fred Hain, John Frampton, Allen Cohen, Sergei Krasnyanski, and John King

Hemlock woolly adelgid host acceptance and predator efficacy on hemlocks with varying levels of resistance
Lori Nelson, Lynne Rieske‐Kinney, University of Kentucky

An issue of time: Hemlock woolly adelgid development and host plant budburst phenology –a key to resistance?
Melanie M. Sprinkle and Lynne K. Rieske Kinney, University of Kentucky

Operation Adelgification: Evaluating a Rain Down Technique to Artificially Infest Seedlings with the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
Robert M. Jetton (Camcore), Albert E. “Bud” Mayfield (USDA Forest Service), and Fred P. Hain (NC State University)

Insertion Site Selection & Feeding by the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid: Implications for Host-Plant Resistance
K.L.F. Oten, A.C. Cohen, and F.P. Hain, North Carolina State University