Tuesday, August 7, 2007: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Santa Clara I, San Jose Hilton
COS 54 - Mycorrhizae: Community-level relationships
1:30 PMDispersal of mycorrhizal inoculum to Quercus garryana seedlings: Constraints on the Janzen-Connell hypothesis
Darlene Southworth, Southern Oregon University, Sara Anglin, Southern Oregon University, Seth Barry, Southern Oregon University, Elizabeth Carrington, Southern Oregon University, Jonathan Frank, Southern Oregon University, Karen Stone, Southern Oregon University, David Taylor, Southern Oregon University, Brea Viratos, Southern Oregon University
1:50 PMIntraspecific variation within AM fungal populations associated with different host plant species
Baoming Ji, University of Pennsylvania, Susan Kennedy, Earlham College, Brenda B. Casper, University of Pennsylvania, Stephen P. Bentivenga, University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
2:10 PMHost identity affects ectomycorrhizal community structure: What overlapping rhizospheres save to share
Nathaniel A. Hubert, Northern Arizona University, C.A. Gehring, Northern Arizona University
2:30 PMSeparating the role of genetics and environment in determining the mycorrhizal community composition of hybridizing cottonwoods
Zsuzsi Kovacs, Northern Arizona University, Catherine Gehring, Northern Arizona University, Kristin Haskins, The Arboretum at Flagstaff, Thomas Whitham, Northern Arizona University
2:50 PMMycorrhizal inoculum source influences growth response of two California native plants and an invasive annual
V.A. Klaassen, University of California, Davis, V.P. Claassen, University of California, Davis
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMEctomycorrhizal fungi suppress saprotrophs in a tropical monodominant rain forest
Krista L. McGuire, University of Michigan, Donald R Zak, University of Michigan, Christopher B. Blackwood, Kent State University
3:40 PMLandscape-level patterns of fungal community composition parallel the spatial distribution of upland forest ecosystems
Ivan P. Edwards, University of Michigan, Donald R. Zak, University of Michigan
4:00 PMArbuscular mycorrhizal communities are ecologically matched to plants and soils
Brenda B. Casper, University of Pennsylvania, Baoming Ji, University of Pennsylvania, Stephen P. Bentivenga, University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
4:20 PMInvestigating the maintenance of diverse arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities
Jennifer H. Doherty, University of Pennsylvania, Brenda B. Casper, University of Pennsylvania
4:40 PMThe influence of soil nutrient status on mycorrhizal symbioses: Consequences for plant community diversity
Cathy D. Collins, University of Kansas, B.L. Foster, University of Kansas

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