Wednesday, August 6, 2008: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
104 D, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 68 - Community Ecology: Plants II
1:30 PMVegetation-environment relationships of forest ecosystems in the unglaciated Allegheny Plateau of southern Ohio
Katherine L. Martin, The Ohio State University, David M. Hix, The Ohio State University, P. Charles Goebel, The Ohio State University
1:50 PMLong-term trends in the species, functional, and phylogenetic diversity in two neotropical forest dynamics plots
Nathan G. Swenson, University of Arizona
2:10 PMSimulating future forests: Process uncertainty, individual differences, and the importance of frailty to predicting forest community dynamics
Sean McMahon, Duke University, James S. Clark, Duke University, Pankaj K. Agarwal, Duke University, Hai Yu, Duke University
2:30 PMShifts in leaf functional traits in relation to performance of Bornean rainforest tree species along an edaphic gradient
Sabrina E. Russo, University of Nebraska, Stuart J. Davies, Center for Tropical Forest Science, Sylvester Tan, Sarawak Forestry Corporation
2:50 PMInsights of biodiversity in spatial patterns of tropical forests
Shan-Huah Wu, National Taiwan Normal University
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMRelatedness and plant community structure: Mesocosm experiment with seven co-occurring old-field Asteraceae
Michael Stastny, Cornell University
3:40 PMThe impact of seeding method on diversity and fine-scale plant distribution in restored grasslands
Kathryn A. Yurkonis, Iowa State University, Brian J. Wilsey, Iowa State University, Kirk A. Moloney, Iowa State University, Pauline Drobney, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
4:00 PMTemporal dynamics of tree-herb interactions in a montane meadow: Effects of tree age and species
Ryan D. Haugo, University of Washington, Charles B. Halpern, University of Washington
4:20 PMRecent Typha (cattail) encroachment and dominance in long-term stable Lake Ontario fen communities
Matthew T. Distler, State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Donald J. Leopold, State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry
4:40 PMThe diversity of ectomycorrhizal fungi in a mature beech-maple forest: Influences of soil environment and vegetation
David J. Burke, The Holden Arboretum, Charlotte R. Chan, The Holden Arboretum, Juan C. López-Gutiérrez, The Holden Arboretum, Kurt A. Smemo, The Holden Arboretum

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