Monday, August 4, 2008: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
201 B, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 10 - Invasion: Detection and Invasibility
1:30 PMDetecting invasion processes at the landscape and regional scales: Acacia dealbata in Chile
Anibal Pauchard, Universidad de Concepcion, IEB, Mathieu Maheu-Giroux, McGill University, Mauricio Aguayo, Universidad de Concepcion, Jocelyn Esquivel, Universidad de Concepcion
1:50 PMExamining the effects of CO2, N, and diversity on initial establishment of weedy invaders in a grassland ecosystem
Rachel C. Putnam, University of Minnesota, Myla F.J. Aronson, Luther College, Peter B. Reich, University of Minnesota
2:10 PMPacific Northwest eelgrass species: Genetic diversity as a predictor for invasibility
Suzanne E. Graham, University of Washington, Jennifer M. Rhode, University of North Carolina at Asheville
2:30 PMExotic plant invasions in reforested landscapes of northern New England, USA
Fritz Gerhardt, Conservation Science
2:50 PMCommunity invasibility in old fields: From establishment to distribution across time and space
Lara Souza, University of Tennessee, Nathan J. Sanders, University of Tennessee
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMWhich mechanisms promote success in phylogenetically novel invasive species?
Anna M. Truszczynski, Washington University in St. Louis, Jean H. Burns, Washington University in St. Louis, Tiffany M. Knight, Washington University
3:40 PMCauses and timing of tamarisk and Russian olive invasion into a southwestern floodplain
Lindsay V. Reynolds, Colorado State University, David J. Cooper, Colorado State University
4:00 PMFinding exotic needles in a haystack: Early detection of colonizing invaders when rare
Samir Qureshi, University of Windsor, Chad T. Harvey, University of Windsor, Hugh J. MacIsaac, University of Windsor
4:20 PMUsing volunteers to monitor plant invasions in large forested areas of the New York-New Jersey Highlands - CANCELLED
Joan G. Ehrenfeld, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Wesley R. Brooks, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Rebecca Jordan, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Edward Goodell, NY-NJ Trail Conference
4:40 PMLand division among multiple managers can increase invasion rates by altering managers' control incentives
Rebecca S. Niell, University of California, Davis, James E. Wilen, University of California, Davis, Clare E. Aslan, University of California, Davis, Matthew B. Hufford, University of California, Davis, Jason P. Sexton, University of California, Davis, Jeffrey D. Port, University of California, Davis, Timothy M. Waring, University of California, Davis

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