Tuesday, August 7, 2007: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
San Carlos I, San Jose Hilton
COS 52 - Invasion: Interactions with ecosystem properties
1:30 PMDecomposition of native Heteropogon contortus and exotic Pennisetum ciliare: Not functionally redundant in terms of nutrient cycling contributions
Mari-Vaughn V. Johnson, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University - Kingsville, Timothy E. Fulbright Texas A&M University - Kingsville, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University - Kingsville
1:50 PMChanges in nitrogen cycling and greenhouse gas emissions following invasion by kudzu (Pueraria montana)
Jonathan E. Hickman, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Manuel Lerdau, University of Virginia
2:10 PMPlant-soil feedbacks and native coastal sage shrub recolonization of California exotic annual grasslands
Stephanie Yelenik, University of California, Santa Barbara, Jonathan Levine, University of California, Santa Barbara
2:30 PMInteractions between livestock grazing, soil characteristics, and vegetation composition in coast range grasslands in central California
Carla M. D'Antonio, University of California Santa Barbara, Claudia M. Tyler, University of California Santa Barbara, Nicole Molinari, University of California Santa Barbara
2:50 PMEffects of invasive beach grasses on the shape and composition of coastal dunes
Phoebe L. Zarnetske, Oregon State University, Eric Seabloom, Oregon State University, Sally D. Hacker, Oregon State University
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMThe hydrological impacts on cattail expansion in the lower Apalachicola River floodplain
Li Zhao, Florida A&M University, Larry Robinson, Florida A&M University, Shili Miao, South Florida Water Management District, Elijah Johnson, Florida A&M University
3:40 PMThe role of road corridors on riparian vegetation and tropical stream ecosystem dynamics
Todd A. Crowl, Utah State University, Alan Covich, University of Georgia, Catherine Heins, Utah State University
4:00 PMThe influence of nutrient loading and sediment disturbance on native-invasive species dynamics
Heidi W. Weiskel, University of California, Davis, Edwin D. Grosholz, University of California, Davis

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