COS 44 - Herbivory: Plant Defenses II

Tuesday, August 4, 2009: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Grand Pavillion II, Hyatt
Presider:
Peter A. Hambäck
1:30 PM
 Mechanisms promoting spatiotemporal variability in plant resistance and tolerance to herbivory
Alyssa Stocks Hakes, Florida 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, University of California at Irvine; Alexis C. Erwin, California State Senate; 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 Colorado University; 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, University of Notre Dame; 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, Utah State Univeristy; 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; M. Deane Bowers, University of Colorado at Boulder; Lee A. Dyer, University of Nevada
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