Wednesday, August 5, 2009: 5:00 PM-6:30 PM
Exhibit Hall NE & SE, Albuquerque Convention Center
PS 55 - Herbivory: Plant Defenses
Frequency-dependent selection and host defenses
Luz Llamas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Instituto de Ecología, México, Mexico, Etzel Garrido, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Instituto de Ecología, México, Mexico, Juan Fornoni, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Instituto de Ecología
Genetic variation across a geographic cline and induced responses shape resistance to herbivores on Solanum americanum
Nash E. Turley, University of Washington, Daniel M. Evans, University of Washington, Joshua J. Tewksbury, University of Washington
Resin duct production and size predict mortality in ponderosa pine trees in northern Arizona
Jeffrey M. Kane, Northern Arizona University, Thomas E. Kolb, Northern Arizona University
Effects of plant density on tolerance to herbivore damage in Solanum carolinense
Stacey L. Halpern, Pacific University, David W. McNutt, Florida State University, Kahali Barrows, Florida State University, Michael Martinez, Florida State University
Indirect effects of deer browsing on generalist and specialist insect herbivores of spicebush (Lindera benzoin L.)
Emily Myron, St. Mary's College of Maryland, Eric M. Lind, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, John Parker, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Light, nutrients, and presence of microbial mutualist affect patterns of allocation to direct and indirect defenses in lima bean (Phaseolus lunatus)
Alissa Packer, Susquehanna University, Richard J. Bittner, Susquehanna University
Trichomes in rapid-cycling Brassica rapa do not defend against herbivory by Trichoplusia ni larvae
Rosina H. Bolen, Mount St. Mary's University, Natalee Henry, Mount St. Mary's University, Nicholas J. Ferrari, Mount St. Mary's University, Lauren S. Lang, Mount St. Mary's University, Mary E. Evans, Mount St. Mary's University, Karine E. Posbic, Mount St. Mary's University, Cory M. Riley, Mount St. Mary's University, Aba Assiaw-Dufu, Mount St. Mary's University
Does drought predispose trees to insect attack
Monica L. Gaylord, Northern Arizona University, Thomas E. Kolb, Northern Arizona University, Nate G. McDowell, Los Alamos National Laboratory, William T. Pockman, University of New Mexico
Biogeographic pattern of induced, indirect defense in native and invasive populations of Chinese tallow tree, Triadica sebifera
Juli Carrillo, Rice University, Evan Siemann, Rice University
Genetic variation for tolerance to insect herbivory in Boechera stricta (Brassicaceae): Influence of type of damage, nature of glucosinolates, and costs
Antonio J. Manzaneda, Duke University, Kasavajhala V Prasad, Duke University, Thomas Mitchell-Olds, Duke University
Sesquiterpene lactone steriochemistry determines herbivore resistance in Xanthium strumarium (Asteraceae)
Jeffrey R. Ahern, Rice University, Kenneth D. Whitney, Rice University
Elemental defense in seedlings of a Ni hyperaccumulator, Alyssum murale (Brassicacae)
Alisha Kissell, Ohio Wesleyan University, Mary A. McKenna, Howard University

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