Wednesday, August 6, 2008: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
101 A , Midwest Airlines Center
COS 59 - Plant-Insect Interactions: Pollination
8:00 AMSeek and deliver: A shift from wind to insect pollination in the sedges (Cyperaceae) mitigates an Allee effect
Peter D. Wragg, University of Minnesota, Steven D. Johnson, University of KwaZulu-Natal
8:20 AMThe effect of pollinator type and plant spatial structure on patterns of pollen-mediated gene dispersal in Aquilegia coerulea
Karsten G. Holmquist, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Johanne Brunet, University of Wisconsin-Madison
8:40 AMPollen limitation and population establishment in wild cabbage (Brassica oleracea)
Claire L. Hutchins, University of Leeds, James M. Bullock, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, James E. Cresswell, University of Exeter, Matthias C. Wichmann, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
9:00 AMAntimicrobial properties of putatively toxic nectar: Why consuming nectar alkaloids may be beneficial for foragers
Jessamyn S. Manson, University of Toronto, Michael C. Otterstatter, University of Toronto, James D. Thomson, University of Toronto
9:20 AMFloral scents as defensive traits against antagonists
Robert R. Junker, University of Würzburg, Nico Blüthgen, University of Würzburg
9:40 AMBreak
9:50 AMPollinator visitation behavior in an ecological context
Suann Yang, The Pennsylvania State University, Matthew J. Ferrari, The Pennsylvania State University, Katriona Shea, The Pennsylvania State University
10:10 AMChanges in pollination webs across an elevation gradient on Hawai‘i Island
Heather F. Sahli, University of Hawai'i at Hilo, Donald R. Drake, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Andrew T. Taylor, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Tadashi Fukami, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Elizabeth A Stacy, University of Hawai'i at Hilo
10:30 AMFlower preferences in Mediterranean butterflies: Factors influencing their degree of generalism
Anna Traveset, IMEDEA (CSIC-UIB), Constantí Stefanescu, Butterfly Monitoring Scheme
10:50 AMEffects of pollinator behavior and pollen carryover on patterns of multiple paternity within fruits
Randall J. Mitchell, University of Akron, William G. Wilson, Duke University, Karsten G. Holmquist, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Jeffrey D. Karron, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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