Wednesday, August 6, 2008: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
102 D, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 62 - Agriculture, Agroecology, and Agroforestry I
1:30 PMLandscape diversity enhances the biological control of an introduced crop pest in the north-central U.S
Mary M. Gardiner, Michigan State University, Douglas A. Landis, Michigan State University, Claudio Gratton, University of Wisconsin - Madison
1:50 PMLinking habitat heterogeneity and insect dynamics at multiple spatial scales
M.E. O'Rourke, Cornell University, K. Rienzo-Stack, Cornell University, A.G. Power, Cornell University
2:10 PMInfluence of off-crop natural areas on predation of crop pests in an annual crop at local and landscape scale
Ben P. Werling, University of Wisconsin, Claudio Gratton, University of Wisconsin
2:30 PMResilience or rebound? Terrestrial arthropod community response to a catastrophic perturbance in Pacific Northwest poplars
R. Andrew Rodstrom, Washington State University, John J. Brown, Washington State University
2:50 PMAgroecology at the landscape level: Does natural habitat provide pest control to farms
Rebecca Chaplin-Kramer, University of California, Berkeley, Claire Kremen, University of California, Berkeley
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMModelling effects of pika and livestock herbivory on pastureland of the Tibetan Plateau
Brigitte W. Hogan, Arizona State University, J. Marty Anderies, Arizona State University, Andrew T. Smith, Arizona State University
3:40 PMAnticipation of different phenological phases of apple using artificial neural network
Hojjatolah Yazdanpanah, University of Isfahan, Delnaz Ohadi, Isfahan meteorological reseach center
4:00 PMResults of a large-scale experiment assessing the ecological and economic aspects of novel forest management techniques aimed at developing old-growth characteristics
Karl J. Martin, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Brian J. Palik, USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station, Thomas W. Steele, University of Wisconsin Extension, Mike L. Worland, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Karin S. Fassnacht, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
4:20 PMAvian communities and vegetation structure in cacao and banana agroforests of Talamanca, Costa Rica
Chad B. Wilsey, University of Washington, Stan Temple, University of Wisconsin-Madison & Aldo Leopold Foundation
4:40 PMIncreasing importance of field boundaries for butterfly diversity in intensively cultivated landscapes
Johan E. Ekroos, University of Helsinki, Mikko P. Kuussaari, Finnish Environment Institute

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