COS 44 Herbivory: Plant Defenses II

Tuesday, August 4, 2009: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Grand Pavillion II, Hyatt
Peter A. Hambäck
1:30 PM
Mechanisms promoting spatiotemporal variability in plant resistance and tolerance to herbivory
Alyssa S. Hakes, Louisiana State University; James T. Cronin, Louisiana State University
2:10 PM
Redundancy between belowground direct and indirect defenses in common milkweed A. syriaca
Sergio Rasmann, Cornell University; Alexis C. Erwin, Cornell University; Anurag A. Agrawal, Cornell University
2:30 PM
Specificity of induced responses to herbivory in common milkweed: Tests of theory
Robin A. Bingham, Western State College; Anurag A. Agrawal, Cornell University
2:50 PM
Hypersensitive-like defense in Live Oak: Discovery and efficiency against a host-specific gall former
Cristina M. Campbell, Texas State University-San Marcos; Glen R. Hood, Texas State University-San Marcos; James R. Ott, Texas State University-San Marcos
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Density mediated interactions between herbivore-induced plant defenses and apparent competition
Ricardo A. Ramirez II, Texas A&M University; Micky D. Eubanks, Texas A&M University; Steven D. Frank, North Carolina State University; Caralyn B. Zehnder, Georgia College and State University
4:00 PM
Caterpillar chemical defense:  sources of variation and effects on an endoparasitoid
Evan Lampert, University of Colorado; Deane Bowers, University of Colorado; Lee A. Dyer, University of Nevada