Wednesday, August 6, 2008: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
104 C, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 52 - Invasion: Mechanisms and Process I
8:00 AMLimitation of native grass seedling establishment in California coastal prairie: Seed availability versus competitive interactions
Jeffrey D. Corbin, Union College, Brody S. Sandel, UC Berkeley
8:20 AMEffect of different natural enemies on performance of Cirsium arvense, Canada thistle, in the Czech Republic
Inés Abela Hofbauerová, Charles University in Prague, Zuzana Münzbergová, Charles University in Prague
8:40 AMPhenotypic plasticity and plant invasions: A comparative study of native and exotic plant congeners
Susan C. Cook, Cornell University, Anurag A. Agrawal, Cornell University
9:00 AMAllelopathy as a mechanism for the invasion of Typha angustifolia (narrow-leaved cattail)
Meghann E. Jarchow, Iowa State University, Bradley J. Cook, Minnesota State University, Mankato
9:20 AMPlant-soil feedback as a mechanism for the invasive success of Phalaris arundinacea
Sean M. Wheelock, Minnesota State University, Mankato, Timothy E. Secott, Minnesota State University, Mankato, Bradley J. Cook, Minnesota State University, Mankato
9:40 AMBreak
9:50 AMShip-borne non-indigenous species diminish ecosystem services of the Great Lakes: A structured expert judgment study
John D. Rothlisberger, University of Notre Dame, David M. Lodge, University of Notre Dame, David Finnoff, University of Wyoming, Roger M. Cooke, Resources for the Future
10:10 AMEarly-season immigrants explain population structure of an invasive pest, silverleaf whitefly, Bemisia tabaci
Adam B. Dinsdale, The University of Queensland/CSIRO Entomology
10:30 AMDoes Rhamnus cathartica display flooding tolerance?
Jessica Kurylo, Illinois Natural History Survey, Brenda Molano-Flores, Illinois Natural History Survey, S. Raghu, Queensland University of Technology
10:50 AMThe benefits and costs of phylogenetic novelty for introduced species
Jean H. Burns, Washington University in St. Louis, Anna Truszczynski, Washington University in St. Louis, Tiffany Knight, Washington University
11:10 AMA cross-continental test of the enemy release hypothesis: Leaf herbivory on Acer platanoides is three times lower in North America than in its native Europe
Wei Fang, Long Island University-C.W.Post, Jonathan Adams, Rutgers University, Ragan M. Callaway, The University of Montana, Don Cipollini, Wright State University, Elizabeth Newell, Hobart and William Smith Colleges,Geneva, NY, USA

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