Tuesday, August 7, 2007: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Almaden Blrm II, San Jose Hilton
COS 51 - Invasion: Genetics and evolutionary processes
1:30 PMEvolution of traits explaining invasion success of Conyza canadensis (L)
Dipti Abhilasha, University of Zurich, Switzerland, Jasmin Joshi, University of Zurich, Switzerland
1:50 PMPopulation differentiation in phenotypic and genetic traits of an invader: The recent high elevation expansion of Bromus tectorum
Rebecca Hufft Kao, Colorado State University, Cynthia S. Brown, Colorado State University, Ruth A. Hufbauer, Colorado State University
2:10 PMPatterns of gene flow and population evolution during a recent range expansion of an invasive plant
Alisa Ramakrishnan, Portland State University, Trieste Dobberstein, Portland State University, David M. Rosenthal, Portland State University, Mitchell B. Cruzan, Portland State University
2:30 PMDo founder effects impact invasions? Genetic variation in North American Impatiens naturalized in England
Eric J. Von Wettberg, Brown University
2:50 PMGenetic variation of an asexual invasive plant in resistance to biological control organisms
Donald M. Campanella, Oregon State University, Christopher C. Mundt, Oregon State University, Peter B. McEvoy, Oregon State University
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMLiving fast on the edge: Adaptive evolution in founding populations of an invasive plant
Katrina M. Dlugosch, University of California Santa Cruz, Ingrid M. Parker, University of California Santa Cruz
3:40 PMPopulation genetics of an invasive species, Sus scrofa: Implications for their behavior and management
Johanna Delgado-Acevedo, Texas A&M-Kingsville, Randy W. DeYoung, Texas A&M-Kingsville, Tyler A. Campbell, Texas A&M University-Kingsville
4:00 PMAre invaders moving targets? The generality and persistence of advantages in size, reproduction, and enemy release in invasive species with time since introduction
Christine V. Hawkes, University of Texas at Austin

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