Thursday, August 6, 2009: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Sendero Blrm III, Hyatt
COS 93 - Invasion: Species Interactions I
8:00 AMA stage specific ecological trap: Consequences of a biphasic lifestyle in an unassuming habitat
Caleb R. Hickman, Washington University in St. Louis, James I. Watling, Washington University in St. Louis, John L. Orrock, Washington University in St. Louis
8:20 AMShifting competitive dynamics cause patchy plant invasions
Kerry L. Metlen, The University of Montana, Ragan M. Callaway, The University of Montana
8:40 AMComparing changes in community structure and ecosystem function in San Francisco, CA and Williapa Bay, WA resulting from Spartina invasion.
Edwin D. Grosholz, University of California, Davis, Lisa A. Levin, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Anna C. Tyler, Rochester Institute of Technology, Carlos Neira, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
9:00 AMMultiple drivers of apparent competition reduce re-establishment of a native plant in invaded habitats
John L. Orrock, Washington University, Martha S. Witter, National Park Service
9:20 AMComplex effects of an invader on a native plant: Overall inhibition with indirect facilitation
Daniel Z. Atwater, University of Montana, Carolyn M. Bauer, University of Washington, Ragan M. Callaway, The University of Montana
9:40 AMBreak
9:50 AMIntraguild predation and competitive displacement of solitary Hawaiian Hymenoptera by an invasive social wasp
Erin E. Wilson, University of California, San Diego, David A. Holway, University of California, San Diego
10:10 AMApparent competition with an invasive plant: Amur honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii) reduces native seedling establishment by providing refuge for native rodents
Humberto P. Dutra, University of Missouri - St. Louis, Kirk Barnett, University of Missouri - St. Louis, Robert Marquis, University of Missouri - St. Louis, Jason Reinhardt, University of Missouri - St. Louis, John L. Orrock, Washington University
10:30 AMA better predictor for intermediate trophic level invasion success: Propagule pressure or competitive ability?
Sarah M. Gray, Stony Brook University
10:50 AMInvasion of smooth brome into North American tall-grass prairies: Impact on native plant species and mechanisms responsible for successful invasion
Forrest P. Dillemuth, Louisiana State University, James T. Cronin, Louisiana State University
11:10 AMUsing competitive native plants to achieve grassland restoration goals
Kristin B. Hulvey, University of California, Santa Cruz, Erika S. Zavaleta, University of California, Santa Cruz

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