Tuesday, August 5, 2008: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
102 A, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 30 - Pollination
8:00 AMA role for parasites in stabilizing the fig-pollinator mutualism
James Cook, University of Reading
8:20 AMThe effects of competitor plant abundance on pollinator visitation, pollen deposition, and reproductive success in Mimulus ringens
Rebecca Flanagan, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Jeffrey Karron, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Randall J. Mitchell, University of Akron
8:40 AMAltered plant-pollinator interactions among Scaevola species in Hawai‘i
Michelle D. Elmore, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Donald R. Drake, University of Hawai'i at Manoa
9:00 AMFlower size influences larval growth in a specialist seed predator
Anne Burkhardt, University of Lausanne, Giorgina Bernasconi, University of Lausanne
9:20 AMPlant-pollinator interactions and stress adaptation in a glade system: Implications for endemic plant species
Nicole E. Miller, Washington Univeristy in St. Louis
9:40 AMBreak
9:50 AMThe effect of population sex ratio on male and female fitness in the gynodioecious geranium, Geranium maculatum
Megan L. Van Etten, University of Georgia, Shu-mei Chang, University of Georgia
10:10 AMDarwin's coevolutionary race in a bat-flower mutualism
Nathan Muchhala, University of Toronto
10:30 AMPrescribed prairie burns and pollination in the purple coneflower Echinacea angustifolia
Stuart Wagenius, Chicago Botanic Garden
10:50 AMNatural selection by insect predispersal seed herbivores on morphological, chemical, and phenological floral traits of Penstemon digitalis
Amy L. Parachnowitsch, Cornell University, Andre Kessler, Cornell University

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