Friday, August 8, 2008: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
202 D, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 114 - Invasion: Distribution Aspects
8:00 AMDistribution of invasive plants in the southern US
Songlin Fei, University of Kentucky, Ningning Kong, University of Kentucky
8:20 AMEffects of contemporary landscape patterns and land-use change on non-native invasive plants in western North Carolina
Timothy R. Kuhman, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Scott M. Pearson, Mars Hill College, Monica G. Turner, University of Wisconsin-Madison
8:40 AMCan native plants coexist with exotics? Implications of temporal and spatial patterns in richness and abundance in California grasslands
Angela J. Brandt, Oregon State University, Eric W. Seabloom, Oregon State University
9:00 AMFactors affecting the distribution of non-indigenous plants: The role of time, habitat availability, and biological traits
Robert G. Ahern, Michigan State University, Douglas W. Schemske, Michigan State University, Anton A. Reznicek, University of Michigan, Douglas A. Landis, Michigan State University
9:20 AMComparison of invasive, native, and hybrid cattail tolerance to light and nutrients: Implications for understanding cattail invasions
Radka Wildova, University of Michigan, Deborah Goldberg, University of Michigan
9:40 AMBreak
9:50 AMIllusive relationships between native and exotic richness? From local to global
Qinfeng Guo, USDA FS - Southern Research Station
10:10 AMBiogeographic investigation of variation in abundance, habitat use, and behavior of the European green crab, Carcinus maenas
Rikke K. Preisler, University of California Santa Cruz
10:30 AMThe invasive New Zealand mud snail (Potamopyrgus antipodarum) in the Great Lakes region
Edward P. Levri, Penn State Altoona, Warren J. Jacoby, Penn State Altoona, Shane J. Lunnen, Penn State Altoona, Ashley A. Kelly, Penn State Altoona, Thomas A. Ladson, Penn State Altoona
10:50 AMThe ecological implications of temperature and salinity for a native and non-native iris in coastal Louisiana
Karen Wiens, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Susan Mopper, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
11:10 AMUsing hyperspectral and LIDAR remote sensing to study the distribution and phenologic stages of Lepidium latifolium
Margaret E. Andrew, University of California Davis, Susan L. Ustin, University of California Davis

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