COS 62 Population Biology

Wednesday, August 5, 2009: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Grand Pavillion II, Hyatt
Presider:
Reesa Yale Conrey
8:00 AM
1
Migrating versus residency in a pond-breeding amphibian: Sex-based trade-offs and environmental influences
Kristine L. Grayson, University of Virginia; Henry M. Wilbur, University of Virginia
8:20 AM
2
Individual and population processes driving abundance thresholds of Microtus agrestis in field margins
Anna R. Renwick, University of Aberdeen; Xavier Lambin, University of Aberdeen
9:00 AM
4
Mechanisms of plant-plant facilitation in survivorship
Erin K. Espeland, USDA ARS PMRU; Elizabeth A. Leger, University of Nevada, Reno; Mark S. West, USDA ARS NPA
9:20 AM
5
Demographic heterogeneity within populations: Its genesis and maintenance
Gordon A. Fox, University of South Florida; Gabriel I. Herrick, University of South Florida; Bruce E. Kendall, University of California Santa Barbara
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
6
Floral biology and breeding system in Erythrina flabelliformis, a hummingbird-pollinated shrub of the desert southwest
Marilyn D. Loveless, The College of Wooster; Alberto Búrquez, Instituto de Ecología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
10:10 AM
7
Plague and rainfall affect breeding burrowing owls in Colorado
Reesa Yale Conrey, Colorado State University; Michael F. Antolin, Colorado State University
10:30 AM
8
Effects of fire on population dynamics of congeneric pine savanna reseeders and resprouters (Hypericum spp.)
Raelene M. Crandall, Louisiana State University; William J. Platt, Louisiana State University