Friday, August 8, 2008: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
103 DE, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 111 - Ecological Genetics
8:00 AMGenetic diversity and species diversity interact to influence the productivity of species-rich limestone grassland
Jason Fridley, Syracuse University, J. Philip Grime, University of Sheffield
8:20 AMMaternal genetic correlations in a frugivore-generated seed rain
Cristina García, Georgia University, Pedro Jordano, Estación Biológica de Doñana, CSIC, Jose Godoy, Estación Biológica de Doñana, CSIC
8:40 AMAssessment of genetic and wood density variation of Liriodendron tulipifera populations in unmanaged forests of the southeastern United States
Katherine E. Kovach, Virginia Tech, Shepard M. Zedaker, Virginia Tech, Muhammad Iqbal, Virginia Tech, EM Ulrika Egertsdotter, Virginia Tech
9:00 AMHow are genetic diversity, and plant species diversity correlated? A test of three alternative hypotheses in the Park Grass Experiment
Pamela M. Biss, The Open University, Jonathan Silvertown, The Open University, Joanna R. Freeland, Trent University
9:20 AMIntrogressive hybridization in Populus influences tree susceptibility to a keystone herbivore
Matthew S. Zinkgraf, Northern Arizona University
9:40 AMBreak
9:50 AMAdaptation to salinity stress: The role of genetic architecture and geographical separation
Kevin M. Purcell, University of Lousiana-Lafayette, Paul L. Leberg, University of Lousiana-Lafayette
10:10 AMMolecular analysis of microbial community composition and diversity associated with the long-lived perennial plant species Andropogon gerardii and Lespedeza capitata
Noah Rosenzweig, University of Minnesota, James M. Bradeen, University of Minnesota, Linda L. Kinkel, University of Minnesota
10:30 AMGeography and ocean currents uncover coastal marine population genetic structure
Crow White, University of California - Santa Barbara

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