Tuesday, August 4, 2009: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Dona Ana, Albuquerque Convention Center
COS 38 - Climate Change: Plants I
1:30 PMReduced early growing season freezing resistance in alpine treeline plants under elevated atmospheric CO2
Melissa A. Martin, Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL), Konstantin S. Gavazov, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Christian Koerner, Institute of Botany, University of Basel, Stephan Hattenschwiler, Centre of Functional Ecology and Evolution, Christian Rixen, Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL)
1:50 PMStimulation of litterfall, soil CO2 flux, and C and N sequestration after shrub expansion in a mesic environment
Steven T. Brantley, Virginia Commonwealth University, Donald R. Young, Virginia Commonwealth University
2:10 PMInteractive effects of warming and atmospheric nitrogen deposition on plant productivity and species composition in a temperate old field
Jennifer S. Hutchison, University of Western Ontario, Hugh A.L. Henry, University of Western Ontario
2:30 PMGrowth, and Biomass responses of Black Spruce (Picea Mariana [Mill.] B.S.P.) Seedlings to Carbon dioxide concentration, Soil Temperature, and Nutrient supply
Jacob Marfo, Lakehead University, Qinglai Dang, Lakehead University, Titus F. Ambebe, Lakehead University
2:50 PMAboveground productivity of C3 and C4 perennial grasses are differentially affected by elevated CO2 and warming in a Wyoming northern mixed-grass prairie
Jack A. Morgan, USDA-ARS, Daniel R. LeCain, USDA-ARS, D. Terrance Booth, USDA ARS Rangeland Resources Reserach Unit, Dana M Blumenthal, USDA-ARS, David G. Williams, University of Wyoming, Elise G. Pendall, University of Wyoming, Feike A. Dijkstra, USDA-ARS, David P Smith, USDA-ARS, Mark S. West, USDA ARS NPA, Bruce A. Kimball, U.S. Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMEffects of elevated CO2 on seed quality and invasion potential of wild oat
K. L. Granger, Pennsylvania State University, Robert S. Gallagher, Pennsylvania State University, Eugene Fuerst, Washington State University
3:40 PMClimate change and herbivory in native grassland: Precipitation and grazing, not temperature, influences community structure and function
Shannon R. White, University of Alberta, Edward W. Bork, University of Alberta, James F. Cahill Jr., University of Alberta
4:00 PMClimate change threatens endangered key tree cactus (Pilosocereus robinii) in the Florida Keys, USA
Joie Goodman, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Joyce Maschinski, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Julissa Roncal, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Phillip Hughes, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Joe McAuliffe, Desert Botanic Garden
4:20 PMThe influence of elevated temperature, elevated atmospheric CO2 concentration and water stress on net photosynthesis in loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) throughout its native range
Timothy M. Wertin, University of Georgia, Mary Anne McGuire, University of Georgia, Robert O. Teskey, University of Georgia
4:40 PMEffects of climate change on geographic distributions of endemic plants of the Colorado Plateau
Crystal M. Krause, Northern Arizona University

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