Tuesday, August 7, 2007: 5:00 PM-6:30 PM
Exhibit Halls 1 and 2, San Jose McEnery Convention Center
PS 29 - Herbivory
(De)fences make good neighbors: Reduced herbivory of spicebush (Lindera benzoin) under black walnut (Juglans nigra) canopies
Norris Z. Muth, Muhlenberg College, Richard A. Niesenbaum, Muhlenberg College
Plant density affects interactions between Solanum carolinense and its insect herbivores: Implications for plant population regulation
Stacey L. Halpern, Pacific University, Nora Underwood, Florida State University, Lauren Brothers, Florida State University, David Bednar, Pacific University, Joseph Simonis, Florida State University
Trading places: The plasticity of leaf quality and herbivory on Lindera benzoin with light
Richard A. Niesenbaum, Muhlenberg College, Norris Z. Muth, Muhlenberg College
Selenium protects plants from prairie dog herbivory: Implications for the evolution of selenium hyperaccumulation
Colin F. Quinn, Colorado State University, John L. Freeman, Colorado State University, Miriam L. Galeas, Colorado State University, Erin M. Klamper, Colorado State University, Elizabeth A.H. Pilon-Smits, Colorado State University
Multifunctional aspects of leaf beetles-induced willow leaf volatiles
Kinuyo Yoneya, Kyoto University, Junji Takabayashi, Kyoto University
Effects of plant competition and insect herbivory on invasive Cirsium vulgare (Bull thistle)
Tomomi Suwa, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
High levels of direct anti-herbivore defense are associated with low levels of indirect defense in a facultative ant-plant mutualism
Jonah Piovia-Scott, University of California, Davis
Stroma-forming endophyte Epichloë glyceriae provides wound-inducible defense to its host grass
David J. Gonthier, Hope College, Terrence J. Sullivan, Hope College, Tom L. Bultman, Hope College
Blue coloration in young leaves of Moutabea gentryi (Polygalaceae) as a possible antiherbivory defense
Constanza Tellez, Universidad de los Andes, Juan Posada, Université du Québec à Montréal, Edward A. G. Schuur, University of Florida, Sylvie Cournier, Universidad de los Andes, Rigoberto Gomez, Universidad de los Andes
The effects of soil nitrogen availability on the defensive chemistry of an invasive plant species, Linaria dalmatica
Mary A. Jamieson, University of Colorado, M. Deane Bowers, University of Colorado
An extension of the elemental defense hypothesis: Relatively low levels of Ni defend a metal-tolerant plant against herbivory
Sarah E. Dalrymple, University of California, Davis, Micky D. Eubanks, Texas A&M University, Robert Boyd, Auburn University
Chemical and morphological responses of an intertidal seaweed to waterborne cues from an herbivorous snail
S. Alexandra Hart, University of Washington, Kevin H. Britton-Simmons, University of Washington, Kathryn L. Van Alstyne, Western Washington University
Does selenium hyperaccumulation confer protection from herbivory? A field study
Miriam L. Galeas, Colorado State University, Erin M Klamper, Colorado State University, Lindsay E Bennett, Colorado State University, John L Freeman, Colorado State University, Elizabeth AH Pilon-Smits, Colorado State University
A phylogenetically-controlled test of habitat effects on plant anti-herbivore defenses: Constitutive and induced resistance
Peter A. Van Zandt, Birmingham-Southern College

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