Tuesday, August 5, 2008: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
102 A, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 45 - Species Interactions
1:30 PMEarthworms, as ecosystem engineers, influence the behavior and survival of a common terrestrial salamander, Plethodon cinereus
Tami S. Ransom, University of Virginia
1:50 PMConditional effects of an allelopathic root exudate: The toxicity of (±)-catechin is affected by interactions with different metals
Ragan M. Callaway, The University of Montana, Jarrod Pollock, The University of Montana, William Holben, The University of Montana, Inderjit, University of Delhi
2:10 PMMultispecies interactions and lifetime fitness of the invasive plant Centaurea solstitialis
Sarah M. Swope, Univeristy of California, Ingrid M. Parker, University of California, Santa Cruz
2:30 PMTrophic cascades and natural selection on Mimulus guttatus plants: Exploring spatial and temporal variation in multi-species interactions
Jon R. Haloin, University of California, Davis, Sharon Y. Strauss, University of California, Davis
2:50 PMThe cascading effects of removing ants on soil nutrients, soil invertebrates, and plants
Tamara J. Zelikova, University of Colorado
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMGenetic variation in a foundation species influences associated primary producers: Cottonwoods and lichens
L. J. Lamit, Northern Arizona University, M.a. Bowker, Northern Arizona University, L.M. Holeski, University of Wisconsin, S.C. Wooley, California State University Stanislaus, Matthew S. Zinkgraf, Northern Arizona University, R. L. Lindroth, University of Wisconsin, T.G. Whitham, Northern Arizona University, C.a. Gehring, Northern Arizona University
3:40 PMCommunity effects of tiger salamander hybridization in central California
Maureen E. Ryan, University of California, Davis, Jarrett R. Johnson, University of California, Davis
4:00 PMEffects of competition with purple loosestrife on inbreeding depression in Mimulus ringens
Nicholas W. Griffin, Washington University, Alan R. Templeton, Washington University, Tiffany Knight, Washington University
4:20 PMMediation of plant-plant interactions in a forest by common mycorrhizal networks
Jason D. Hoeksema, University of Mississippi, Michael G. Booth, Institute of Arctic Biology
4:40 PMFungal foliar endophyte communities exhibit host species fidelity in woody plants of Arizona riparian forests
Matthew K. Lau, Northern Arizona University

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