14th Annual Meeting of the
International Society of Chemical Ecology
Vancouver, Canada, 1997

Symposium 1. Recent Advances in the Chemical Ecology of Scolytidae
S-1-1 Wittko Francke: Recent results in the chemistry of bark beetle pheromones.
S-1-2 Steven J. Seybold: The origin of bark beetle aggregation pheromones: new approaches, new results.
S-1-3 Ken F. Raffa: Mixed messages across multiple trophic levels: the ecology of bark beetle communication systems.
S-1-4 John H. Borden: Operational applications of scolytid semiochemicals: pie in the sky or pie for dessert?

Contributed Paper Session 1. Coleopteran Pheromones
C-1-1 Per Ivarsson: Characterization of pheromone biosynthesis in bark beetles (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) by radiolabeled in vitro synthesis.
C-1-2 Paul L. Dallara: Isolation of and field response to semiochemicals of three species of Pityophthorus Eichoff (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) in central coastal California.
C-1-3 Dariusz Czokajlo: Pheromone complex of Tomicus piniperda and its activity on native and European predators, Thanasimus dubius and T. formicarius.
C-1-4 J.E. Macias-Samano: Primary attraction of the fir engraver, Scolytus ventralis LeConte (Coleoptera: Scolytidae).
C-1-5 Dezene P.W. Huber: Two pheromones of coniferophagous bark beetles occur in the bark of non-host angiosperm trees.
C-1-6 Jean Turgeon: Volatile constituents in headspace of black spruce seed cones in situ vs. ex situ.
C-1-7 Klaus Peschke: Multiplicity of glands and semiochemicals involved in sexual communication and sexual selection of the staphylinid beetle, Aleochara curtula.
C-1-8 Walter Soares Leal: Anti-inflammatory and analgesic sex pheromone.
C-1-9 Hubert Wojtasek: PBP from scarab beetles represent the most widely distributed class of antennal proteins in insects.
C-1-10 Ben V. Burger: Semiochemicals of the dung beetles of the genus Kheper.
C-1-11 Yasumasa Kuwahara: Evolution of sex pheromone systems among Caloglyphus mites.
C-1-12 Jean-Francois Picimbon: Putative odorant binding proteins from cockroaches are highly conserved in primitive orders.

Contributed Paper Session 2. Insect-Plant Chemical Interactions
C-2-1 Philip H. Evans: Chrysomelid utilization of a high terpenoid food source.
C-2-2 Joanna Dojillo-Mooney: Association between ionycta wyattictuidae) and the toxic plant Ambrosia chamissonis (Asteraceae).
C-2-3 Deborah A. Wheeler: The antifeedant properties of Trichilia americana.
C-2-4 Claus M. Passreiter: Antifeedant activities of sesquiterpene lactones from Neurolaena lobata.
C-2-5 J. Alan A. Renwick: Selective chemical defenses of an introduced crucifer against different larval stages of a native butterfly.
C-2-6 Meena Haribal: Seasonal and population variation in the flavonoid content of Alliaria petiolata affecting Pieris napi oleracea.
C-2-7 Hans T. Alborn: Volicitin, an elicitor of plant volatiles from beet armyworm oral secretion.
C-2-8 Heather J. McAuslane: Systemic resistance in cotton induced by feeding of Spodoptera exigua.
C-2-9 Boguang Zhao: Oviposition deterring effects of quinolizidine alkaloids on spruce budworm, Choristoneura fumiferana (Lepidoptera).
C-2-10 Kotaro Konno: Glycine in digestive juice of herbivorous insects: protection against strong protein-denaturing activity of oleuropein, a phenolic compound in the privet leaf.
C-2-11 Rufus Isaacs: Trehalulose synthesis by whiteflies: a mechanism for survival on water-stressed hosts.
C-2-12 Marcio Cardoso: Adult acquired resources and cyanogenesis in Heliconius butterflies.

Symposium 2. Semiochemical Attractants and Cues for Blood-Feeding Arthropods
S-2-1 Patrick Guerin: Chemostimuli in the life-cycles of ectoparasitic arthropods: ticks and triatomine bugs as case studies.
S-2-2 Woodbridge A. Foster: Responses of blood-feeding Diptera to floral odors.
S-2-3 J.J. Berry Smith: Haematophagy in insects: a comparative review.
S-2-4 Steven Schofield: Odour source location by blood-feeding Diptera: working outside of the black box.
S-2-5 Rajindar K. Saini: New semiochemicals to manage tsetse flies.
S-2-6 R. Ali Steinbrecht: Odorant-binding proteins and host seeking preference in the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae.
S-2-7 Jurgen Ziesmann: Kairomones in human sweat active on female and male anopheline mosquitoes.
S-2-8 A. Jennifer Mordue: Host location cues in the Scottish biting midge Culicoides impunctatus.
S-2-9 Jocelyn G. Millar: Semiochemicals mediating mosquito oviposition site location and oviposition stimulation.

Contributed Paper Session 3. Vertebrate Pheromones
C-3-1 L.E.L. (Bets) Rasmussen: Behavioural and molecular biological aspects of (Z)-7-dodecenyl acetate as a sex pheromone in asian elephants.
C-3-2 Michael J. Greene: Female sex attractiveness pheromones of the brown tree snake (Boiga irregularis).
C-3-3 Michael P. LeMaster: Pheromonal mediation of trailing behaviour in garter snakes (genus Thamnophis).
C-3-4 Anne G. Bagneres: Molecular basis of social odor recognition in the woodchuck, Marmota marmota (L.).

Contributed Paper Session 4. Aphid Responses to Semiochemicals
C-4-1 J. Hans Visser: Responses of aphids to plant odours.
C-4-2 Diane W.M. Smiley: Pheromone stereochemistry and purity effect field catches of male aphids (Homoptera: Aphdidae).
C-4-3 Glen Powell: Aphid responses to plant surface factors.
C-4-4 Beata Gabrys: The role of Brevicoryne brassicae sex pheromones and plant odours in attracting aphid parasitoids in the field.

Symposium 3. Marine Chemical Ecology
S-3-1 William Fenical (ISCE Silver Medal Award Recipient): Chemical ecology of marine bacteria: first insights.
S-3-2 J. Malcolm Shick: Sources and functions of mycosporine-like amino acids in marine invertebrates.
S-3-3 Valerie J. Paul: Chemical defenses in coral reef seaweeds.
S-3-4 Guido Cimino: Opisthobranch molluscs: extraordinary models to investigate the ecology of benthic organisms.
S-3-5 Michael G. Hadfield: Chemical interactions in invertebrate larval settlement.
S-3-6 Joseph R. Pawlik: Predation on Caribbean sponges: the importance of chemical defenses.

Contributed Paper Session 5. Marine Chemical Ecology
C-5-1 Kelly M. Jenkins: Sulfated flavone glycoside chemically defends the seagrass Thalassia testudinum against zoosporic marine fungi.
C-5-2 Peter Schupp: Different allocation of secondary metabolites in the sponge Oceanapia sp. and ecological implications.
C-5-3 Nancy M. Targett: Digestion of phorotannin-rich algae by marine invertebrate herbivores.
C-5-4 Thomas M. Arnold: Emerging patterns of phorotannin synthesis and resource allocation in marine brown algae.
C-5-5 Julia Kubanek: Stable isotope incorporation evidence for de novo biosynthesis of secondary metabolism in British Columbia nudibranchs.
C-5-6 Mikel A. Becerro: Chemical warfare and overgrowth in tropical sponges.
C-5-7 David W. Ginsberg: Chemical defenses in the sea hare Aplysia parvula and its host alga Portieria hornemannii and their effects on predation.
C-5-8 Daniel B. Matlock: Evidence for environmental influence on secondary metabolite production in the tropical red alga Portieria hornemannii.

Contributed Paper Session 6. Chemical Ecology of Social Insects
C-6-1 Christopher I. Keeling: A second queen honey bee pheromone.
C-6-2 Shigeru Matsuyama: Chemical ecology in the Japanese honeybee, Apis cerana japonica Rad. (Acj): comparison of worker mandibular gland components with those of A. mellifera L. (AM).
C-6-3 Hiromi Sasagawa: Hygienic grooming behavior induced by parasitic Varroa mites in the Japanese honey bee, Apis cerana japonica Rad.
C-6-4 Joachim Ruther: Nestmate recognition in the European hornet Vespa crabro L.
C-6-5 Justin O. Schmidt: Pheromone components in the venom of Asian honey bees.
C-6-6 Judith Reinhard: Organization of food exploitation in the termite Schedorhinotermes lamanianus: interaction of two pheromone systems.
C-6-7 Scott Baird: Isolation of a primer pheromone in the red imported fire ant (Solenopsis invicta).
C-6-8 Klaus Jaffe: Chemical ecology of nestmate discrimination in the leaf-cutter ant Atta laevigata.
C-6-9 Frank Schroeder: New oligocyclic alkaloids from ants.

Plenary Paper Session
PL-1 Keith Slessor: Chemical ecology @ SFU
PL-2 John T. Arnason: Insect defenses of tropical and temperate American plant families.
PL-3 Clarence A. Ryan (Silverstein-Simeone Award Recipient): Polypeptide signalling for plant defense genes.

Contributed Paper Session 7. Lepidopteran Pheromones
C-7-1 Johanne Delisle: Control of pheromone biosynthesis in virgin and mated females of two Choristoneura species.
C-7-2 Coby Schal: Synthesis and transport through the hemolymph of a hydrocarbon pheromone in a tiger moth (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae).
C-7-3 Brian K. Penney: Pheromone catabolism via b-oxidation in the European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae).
C-7-4 Naomi C. DeLury: Pheromonal and kairomonal attraction of Ascogaster quadridentata Wesmail (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) a parasitoid of Cydia pomonella L. (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).

Contributed Paper Session 8. Hemipteran Pheromones
C-8-1 Heather L. McBrien: Applied chemical ecology of the mullein bug, Campylomma verbasci (Heteroptera: Miridae).
C-8-2 Astrid T. Groot: Monitoring potential sex pheromone components of Lygocoris pabulinus (Heteroptera: Miridae).
C-8-3 Timo Taghizadeh: Comparative pheromone chemistry of Oncopeltus milkweed bugs (Heteroptera: Lygaeidae: Lygaeinae).
C-8-4 Jeffrey R. Aldrich: Semiochemistry of aposematic seed bugs.

Contributed Paper Session 9. Lepidopteran Pheromones (contd.)
C-9-1 Klaus Jaffe: Sexual selection and pheromones: theory and data.
C-9-2 Jeremy N. McNeil: Possible role of male pheromones in the reproductive isolation of two races of fall armyworm.
C-9-3 Eckehard G. Brockerhoff: Differences in volatility among test compounds influence electroantennogram responses of Dioryctria abietivorella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae).
C-9-4 Petra Lange: Development of pheromone-based monitoring and detection of nun moth, Lymantria monacha L., populations.
C-9-5 Aivle Cabrera : Sex pheromone components of the tomato small fruit borer Neoleucinodes elegantalis (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae).
C-9-6 D. Max Suckling: Predicting the vertical distribution of pheromone in orchards.
C-9-7 Crawford McNair: Reciprocal recognition of host and non-host volatiles by conifer-and rosacean-feeding tortricids.
C-9-8 Inoue A. Takashi: The role of the sensilla of the foretarsi on the ventral surface of the prothoracic legs of the Papilio butterflies.
C-9-9 Rob W.H.M. Van Tol: Host plant preference and antennal responses of the black vine weevil (Otiorhynchus sulcatus) to plant volatiles.
C-9-10 Robert A. Raguso: Convergent evolution in hawkmoth-pollinated plants? Chemical analysis of floral advertisements and rewards.

Contributed Paper Session 10. Miscellaneous Subjects
C-10-1 David E. Lincoln: Bean defence gene expression under elevated carbon dioxide.
C-10-2 Thomas Hartmann: The mechanistic basis of generating chemical diversity: exemplified by senecionine-type pyrrolizidine alkaloids.
C-10-3 Uvidelio F. Castillo: Determination and quantification of ptaquiloside in milk from cows fed with bracken (Pteridium aquilinum). A possible threat to secondary bracken consumers, calves and humans.
C-10-4 Alastair J. Hick: Plant responses to stress.
C-10-5 John A. Pickett: High specificity to ubiquitous semiochemicals: the norm across diverse insect taxa.
C-10-6 Chul-Sa Kim: Repellents in Cryptomeria japonica against Armadillidium vulgare.
C-10-7 K. Hakan Olsen: Kin discrimination in juvenile arctic charr, Salvelinus alpinus (L.) influenced by MHC.
C-10-8 Priscilla Hurtado Hernandez: Biodiversity prospecting in a conservation area of Costa Rica.
C-10-9 William R. Kem: Inhibition of nicotine receptors by tetraponerine ant alkaloids.
C-10-10 Jay J. Farmer: Determining the absolute configuration of insect-produced epilachnene.