Wednesday, August 6, 2008: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
202 E, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 55 - Mycorrhizae and Ecosystem Function
8:00 AMA global meta-analysis of stable isotopes in fungi: Discriminating unknown trophic roles and implications for ecosystem nutrient dynamics
Jordan R. Mayor, University of Florida, Edward A.G. Schuur, University of Florida, Terry W. Henkel, Humboldt State University
8:20 AMDifferential responses of ectomycorrhiza and sporocarp communities to elevated carbon dioxide and ozone
Carrie J. Andrew, Michigan Technological University, Erik A. Lilleskov, US Forest Service, Northern Research Station
8:40 AMEctomycorrhizas (ECM) as switch-hitters?: Balancing resources from plant and soil?
M. Victoria Albarracín, University of California, Davis, Benjamin Z. Houlton, University of California, Davis, Caroline S. Bledsoe, University of California, Davis
9:00 AMVariation in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal abundance and diversity in semi-arid shrublands is scale-dependent
Veer B.- Chaudhary, Northern Arizona University, Thomas D. O'Dell, The Remediators, Andrea E. L. Redman, Western Ag Innovations, Inc., Matthias C. Rillig, Freie Universitaet Berlin, Nancy C. Johnson, Northern Arizona University
9:20 AMEffects of chronic nitrogen additions on diversity and community composition of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in northern hardwood forests
Linda T.A. Van Diepen, Michigan Technological University, Erik A. Lilleskov, US Forest Service, Northern Research Station, Kurt S. Pregitzer, University of Nevada - Reno
9:40 AMBreak
9:50 AMBelowground ectomycorrhizal symbiosis of American chestnut (Castanea dentata) following Ohio coal mine reclamation  
Jenise M. Bauman, Miami University, Carolyn H. Keiffer, Miami University, Brian C. McCarthy, Ohio University, Shiv Hiremath, USDA Forest Service
10:10 AMDown-under down-under: Belowground fungal communities of New Zealand under native and invasive trees
Ian A. Dickie, Landcare Research, Susan K. Wiser, Landcare Research, Sarah J. Richardson, Landcare Research
10:30 AMEffects of nutrient stress on the colonization of mycorrhizal fungi in transgenic Bt corn
Tanya E. Cheeke-Icoz, Portland State University, Todd Rosenstiel, Portland State University, Mitchell B. Cruzan, Portland State University
10:50 AMImpacts of climate change on belowground ecosystems: Soil fungi respond directly to altered precipitation with persistent effects on rates of decomposition
Christine V. Hawkes, University of Texas at Austin, K. Blake Suttle, Imperial College
11:10 AMRespiratory acclimation to temperature by ectomycorrhizal fungi
Glenna M. Malcolm, Pennsylvania State University, Juan C. López-Guitérrez, Holden Arboretum / Chase Western University, Roger T. Koide, Pennsylvania State University, David M. Eissenstat, Pennsylvania State University

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