Monday, August 6, 2007: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
San Carlos I, San Jose Hilton
COS 12 - Invasion: Population process and theory
1:30 PMThe effects of environment and competitive ability on invasiveness
Drew Silver, Mount Holyoke College, Martha F. Hoopes, Mount Holyoke College
1:50 PMThe dispersal paradox: Are good dispersers poor invaders?
Derek M. Johnson, University of Louisiana, Andrew M. Liebhold, USDA Forest Service, Kyrre L. Kausrud, University of Oslo, Bjørn Økland, Norwegian Forest and Landscape Institute
2:10 PMThe impact of propagule pressure on invasion success
Tawny M. Mata, University of California, Nick M. Haddad, North Carolina State University, Marcel Holyoak, University of California
2:30 PMImpotent pathogens and invasive success
Kurt O. Reinhart, Indiana University, Wim Van der Putten, Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Keith Clay, Indiana University
2:50 PMStochastic dynamics of invasive spread: New theory and experiments in microcosms
Brett A. Melbourne, University of California, Davis, Alan Hastings, University of California, Davis
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMUnderstanding invasions: A multi-garden approach
Kirk A. Moloney, Iowa State University, Claus Holzapfel, Rutgers University, Frank Schurr, University of Potsdam, Katja Tielbörger, University of Tübingen, Jack Chapman, Rutgers University, Young Jin Chun, Iowa State University, Petra Finkenbein, University of Tübingen, Lina Weiß, University of Potsdam
3:40 PMVariation in escape of common ragweed from its natural enemies
James C. MacKay, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Peter M. Kotanen, University of Toronto at Mississauga
4:00 PMChallenges of modeling invasive species spread
Ines Ibanez, University of Michigan, John A. Silander, University of Conneticut, Adam Wilson, University of Conneticut, Nancy LaFleur, University of Conneticut
4:20 PMUsing spatially explicit population models and GIS analysis to predict population spread of an invasive plant
Eleanor A. Pardini, Washington University in St. Louis, John M. Drake, University of Georgia, Tiffany Knight, Washington University
4:40 PMTarget the cause and simplify the control: Integrating disturbance into weed management
Jennifer L. Firn, University of Queensland, Tracy M. Rout, University of Melbourne, Hugh P. Possingham, University of Queensland, Yvonne M. Buckley, University of Queensland

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