Wednesday, August 6, 2008: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
103 DE, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 51 - Invasion: Control and Management I
8:00 AMUpper Mississippi River floodplain forest reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea) risk assessment  
Ann M. Pierce, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Randall R. Urich, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Terry Helbig, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
8:20 AMInvasive plant species: Identifying hotspots and focuses of further spread
Ines Ibanez, University of Michigan, John A. Silander Jr., University of Connecticut, Adam M. Wilson, University of Connecticut
8:40 AMAssessing the impact of native disturbance regimes in forests managed to control the invasion of an exotic tree
Melissa R. Martin, University of Florida, Philip W. Tipping, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, K. R. Reddy, University of Florida
9:00 AMEcological thresholds in urban environments: Effects of a dominant invasive weed on ant assemblage structure and function in remnant vegetation
Dieter F. Hochuli, The University of Sydney, Lachlan Robinson, The University of Sydney
9:20 AMBiological invasions and the alteration of disturbance regimes:  A case study of autumn olive (Eleaegnus umbellata Thunb.) invasion in upland oak-hickory forest
Jason T. Isbell, Tall Timbers Research Station, Loretta L. Battaglia, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Charles M. Ruffner, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
9:40 AMBreak
9:50 AMControlling invasive aquatic plants: How much could we spend? How much should we spend?
Michael J. McCann, University of Notre Dame, Reuben P Keller, University of Notre Dame, Andrew M Deines, University of Notre Dame, David M Lodge, University of Notre Dame
10:10 AMInvasion of a west Everglades wetland by Melaleuca quinquenervia countered by classical biological control
Philip W. Tipping, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Melissa R. Martin, University of Florida
10:30 AMFeral pigs (Sus scrofa) in Texas: Population genetics, movements, and management
Johanna Delgado Acevedo, Texas A&M-Kingsville, Randy DeYoung, Texas A&M-Kingsville, Tyler A. Campbell, Texas A&M University-Kingsville
10:50 AMUsing sighting records to declare eradication of an invasive species
Tracy M. Rout, University of Melbourne, Michael A. McCarthy, The University of Melbourne
11:10 AMManaging vegetation diversity for ecological pest management in highly disturbed annual cropping systems: Issues of spatial and temporal scale - CANCELLED
Carol Shennan, University of California-Santa Cruz, Deborah K. Letourneau, University of California-Santa Cruz, Sara G. Bothwell, University of California-Santa Cruz, Tara Pisani Gareau, University of California-Santa Cruz

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