Tuesday, August 5, 2008: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
201 B, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 41 - Life History Theory and Evolution
1:30 PMDo slow trees grow old? Growth and longevity in old-growth ponderosa pine trees of the inland Northwest
Eric G. Keeling, University of Montana, Anna Sala, University of Montana
1:50 PMDoes light availability influence the trade-off between sexual and clonal reproduction?
David Matlaga, University of Miami
2:10 PMEvolutionary ecology of aging in the garter snake Thamnohis elegans
Anne M. Bronikowski, Iowa State University
2:30 PMSustainable growth is inevitably slow: Lessons from plant carbon allocation strategies for structural defense and storage
Kaoru Kitajima, University of Florida
2:50 PMLife-history evolution of an invasive species
Kirk A. Moloney, Iowa State University, Katja Tielboerger, University Tuebingen, Frank Schurr, University of Potsdam, Claus Holzapfel, Rutgers University
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMStonefly life-history differences between runoff-dominated and spring-fed streams: A reciprocal transplant experiment
Asako M. Yamamuro, Oregon State University, David A. Lytle, Oregon State University
3:40 PMEvolutionary diversification and mechanisms of coexistence in desert annual communities
Andrea Mathias, University of Arizona, Tucson, Peter Chesson, University of Arizona
4:00 PMThree years of observations of the flowering phenology of the tropical dry forest tree Enterolobium cyclocarpum (Guanacaste)
Oscar J. Rocha, Kent State University, Carlos Gomez, Universidad de Costa Rica, James L. Hamrick, University of Georgia
4:20 PMFishery, life-history change, and population dynamics of mantis shrimp in Tokyo Bay
Mifuyu Nakajima, University of Hawaii, Keita Kodama, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan, Toshihiro Horiguchi, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan, Yoshinari Tanaka, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan
4:40 PMCondition-dependent tenure at breeding sites by male sand fiddler crabs
Bengt J. Allen, California State University, Long Beach, Dominique DeLambert, Stony Brook University, Jeffrey S. Levinton, Stony Brook University

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