COS 18
Agriculture II

Tuesday, August 6, 2013: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
101C, Minneapolis Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Amphibians and agrochemicals: Dermal contact and pesticide uptake from irrigated croplands in SW Georgia
Robin J. Van Meter, US Environmental Protection Agency; Donna A. Glinski, US Environmental Protection Agency; Tom Purucker, US Environmental Protection Agency
8:20 AM
 Effects of farmland landscape heterogeneity on biodiversity: is there a spatio-temporal complementation between crop fields?
Rémi Duflot, CNRS UMR 6553 ECOBIO, Université de Rennes 1; Stéphanie Aviron, INRA UR 980, SAD-Paysage; Françoise Burel, CNRS UMR 6553 ECOBIO, Université de Rennes 1
9:00 AM
 Planting date and staggered seeding affect biomass production and winter survival in a cereal-legume cover crop mixture
Zachary D. Hayden, Michigan State University; Mathieu Ngouajio, Michigan State University; Daniel C. Brainard, Michigan State University
9:20 AM
 The effect of matrix composition in agroecosystems: assessing population structure in Heteromys mice. 
Beatriz Otero-Jiménez, University of Michigan; Priscilla Tucker, University of Michigan; John Vandermeer, University of Michigan
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Weed seedbank communities of organic farms: A comparison of New England, the Midwestern United States, California, and the Netherlands
Randa Jabbour, University of Maine; Eric Gallandt, University of Maine; Kevin D. Gibson, Purdue University; Douglas Doohan, Ohio State University; Marleen Riemens, Plant Research International; Richard Smith, University of California
10:10 AM
 Geometry for herbivore colonization of crop fields
Collin B. Edwards, Cornell University; Jay A. Rosenheim, University of California, Davis; Moran M. Segoli, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
10:30 AM