Wednesday, August 6, 2008: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
102 B, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 61 - Resource Allocation and Partitioning
8:00 AMAn experimental assessment of soil-based resource partitioning in understory palms
Kelly M. Andersen, University of Illinois-Champaign/Urbana
8:20 AMModeling sectored resource allocation in patchy soils: A new perspective on root precision and nutrient foraging by plants
Alexandra M. Thorn, Tufts University, Colin M. Orians, Tufts University
8:40 AMLegume host effects on resource-hoarding in rhizobium bacteroids
Ryoko Oono, University of Minnesota, R. Ford Denison, University of Minnesota
9:00 AMFirst evidence for hydraulic fragmentation in an herbaceous aridland perennial: Cryptantha flava
Roberto Salguero-Gomez, The University of Pennsylvania, Brenda B. Casper, University of Pennsylvania
9:20 AMEvidence of competition in a Plethodon community: Divergence, convergence, and competitive exclusion
Jennifer M. Deitloff, Iowa State University
9:40 AMBreak
9:50 AMEnvironmental control over male and female sex allocation in California oaks
Johannes M. H. Knops, University of Nebraska, Walter D. Koenig, University of California, Berkeley, William J. Carmen, Hastings NHR
10:10 AMRodent biomass changes in the Chihuahuan Desert, Mexico
Lucina Hernández, SUNY Oswego, John W. Laundré, SUNY Oswego, Alberto Gonzalez-Romero, Instituto de Ecologia, A.C.
10:30 AMVariation in plant- and leaf-level traits of Dicerandra (Lamiaceae) congeners native to sandhill communities and Florida scrub
Amethyst G. Merchant, Grand View College, Stephen S. Mulkey, University of Florida

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