Thursday, August 7, 2008: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
104 C, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 97 - Herbivory
1:30 PMThe macroevolution of antiherbivory defenses: Host-shifts of insects onto non-native oak taxa
Ian S. Pearse, University of California - Davis
1:50 PMThe effects of simulated herbivory and vernalization on growth and survivorship in Arabidopsis thaliana
Hannah Larson, University of Bridgeport, Matti Emery, University of Bridgeport, Michele Weir, University of Bridgeport, Kathleen Engelmann, University of Bridgeport
2:10 PMPredation and leaf quality shape herbivore community structure on Quercus alba
Nicholas A. Barber, University of Missouri-St. Louis, Robert J. Marquis, University of Missouri - St. Louis
2:30 PMDeath and Taxus: Survival and growth of Canada yew (Taxus canadensis) cuttings four years after planting
Stacie A. Holmes, Michigan Technological University, Christopher R. Webster, Michigan Technological University, David J. Flaspohler, Michigan Technological University
2:50 PMHerbivory reduces the positive effects of elevated CO2 on plant growth and reproduction
Jennifer A. Lau, Michigan State University, Peter Tiffin, University of Minnesota
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMIndividual- and population-level consequences of mating system-dependent transgenerational effects of herbivory in Impatiens capensis
Janette A. Steets, Oklahoma State University, Tiffany M. Knight, Washington University, Tia-Lynn Ashman, University of Pittsburgh
3:40 PMSpecialist and generalist herbivores differentially regulate food and water intake while on diets containing plant secondary compounds
Ann-Marie Torregrossa, University of Utah, Anthony V. Azzara, PRI, Bristol-Myers Squibb, M. Denise Dearing, University of Utah
4:00 PMAn experimental test of seed limitation of recruitment, biomass, and species richness of herbaceous communities by livestock grazing in semi-arid shrubland
Bertrand Boeken, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
4:20 PMHerbivory impacts inherited variation in herbivore performance via induced changes to plant quality: A case for niche construction
Adam Ehmer, Stony Brook University, Matthew Forister, University of Nevada, Reno, Douglas Futuyma, Stony Brook University

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