Program 174

AIRDATE:09/13/05

PROMO: From the 9th International Orthopterists Society Conference in Canmore, researchers Dr. Dan Johnson, Dr. Bill Cade and Dr. Stephen Simpson talk about their work on grasshoppers, locusts and crickets.

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TITLE: Dr. Dan Johnson, Professor, Biological Sciences and Canada Research Chair in Grassland Ecology, University of Lethbridge
SUBJECT: #174 9th International Orthopterists Society Conference
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Locusts, grasshoppers and crickets. Thatís what people in Canmore were talking about at the 9th International Conference of the Orthopterists Society. Scientists from around the world gathered to share their latest findings on these insects, and what they could do to improve the management of outbreaks to prevent famine and economic ruin.


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TITLE: Dr. Stephen Simpson, Federation Fellow, University of Sydney and Visiting Professor, Oxford University, Great Britain
SUBJECT: #174 9th International Orthopterists Society Conference: Morphing Locusts
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TITLE: Dr. Bill Cade, President, University of Lethbridge
SUBJECT: #174 9th International Orthopterists Society Conference: Crickets
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