Wednesday, August 8, 2007: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
N, San Jose McEnery Convention Center
COS 89 - Life history theory, resource allocation, and sex allocation
1:30 PMExperimentally testing the sink-limitation hypothesis of tree growth in cold climates
Guenter Hoch, University of Basel, Christian Koerner, University of Basel
1:50 PMHigh nutrient costs of seed production in whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis)
Anna Sala, University of Montana, Sylvan Delzon, University of Burdeaux 1, Eliot J.B. McIntire, Laval University
2:10 PMInfluence of resource competition on invasion of riparian ecosystems by Arundo donax
Gretchen Coffman, UCLA, Richard F. Ambrose, UCLA
2:30 PMSubstrate effects on morphology and biomass allocation of forest understory plants
Laura J. Six, Weyerhaeuser Western Timberlands Research, Charles B. Halpern, University of Washington
2:50 PMCost of reproduction in a short-lived perennial plant: Live hard, die young
Cristina F. Aragón, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Marcos Méndez, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Adrián Escudero, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMSex and fear affect life history in a hermaphrodite: Abstinence makes the heart beat longer
Josh R. Auld, University of Pittsburgh, Rick A. Relyea, University of Pittsburgh
3:40 PMThe role of nest-site limitation in structuring ant communities
Leticia G. Sanchez, University of Colorado, Boulder
4:00 PMTesting predictions of sex allocation theory for a sequential hermaphrodite: Age, size, and sex ratios in restored oyster populations
M. Lisa Kellogg, University of Maryland, Marcy E. Chen, University of Maryland, Victor S. Kennedy, University of Maryland, Kennedy T. Paynter, University of Maryland
4:20 PMEcological models for the origin of the sexes
Priya Iyer, Stanford University, Joan Roughgarden, Stanford University

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