Wednesday, August 5, 2009: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Sendero Blrm I, Hyatt
COS 58 - Invasion: Invasibility, Stability, and Diversity
8:00 AMPatterns of privet: Why is the invasive plant Ligustrum sinense Lour associated with urban watersheds in the southeastern United States
Brian T. Greene, Cornell University, Bernd Blossey, Cornell University
8:20 AMSuccessful plant invaders adapt to the pollination spectra of native flora but differ in diversity of pollinators
Petr Pysek, Institute of Botany, Academy of Sciences, Vojtech Jarosik, Charles University
8:40 AMCANCELLED - Plant invasions and species range shifts in the face of climate change: An experimental study in Mediterranean ecosystems
Miguel J. Schwartz, Tel Aviv University, Marcelo Sternberg, Tel Aviv University
9:00 AMSmall scale genotypic diversity affects plant performance and heritable variation of an invasive grass
Alexandra R. Collins, University of Vermont, Jane Molofsky, University of Vermont
9:20 AMDifferent levels of diversity have varying impacts on invasion resistance and productivity of tallgrass prairie
Cynthia Chang, Yale University, Melinda D. Smith, Yale University
9:40 AMBreak
9:50 AMEffects of species richness, density, and propagule pressure on woody seedling community productivity and invasibility
Wesley R. Brooks, Rutgers University, Rebecca C. Jordan, Rutgers University
10:10 AMInvasion of second-growth forests of varying age by nonnative plant species 
Glenn R. Matlack, Ohio University, Joanna R. Shaub, Ohio University
10:30 AMThe potential role of demographic variation and disturbance on invasion processes in spatially structured habitat
Colleen Hatfield, California State University, Chico, Z. E. Wheeler, California State University, Chico, N. Shao, Rutgers University
10:50 AMInvasibility reduction by edaphic manipulation
Timothy C. Bonebrake, Stanford University, Ryan T. Navratil, Stanford University, Carol L. Boggs, Stanford University, Scott Fendorf, Stanford University, Christopher B. Field, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Paul R. Ehrlich, Stanford University
11:10 AMThe effect of species aggregation on diversity and invasion in experimental grassland plots
Kathryn A. Yurkonis, Iowa State University, Brian J. Wilsey, Iowa State University, Kirk A. Moloney, Iowa State University

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