Thursday, August 5, 2010: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
410, David L Lawrence Convention Center
COS 101 - Seed production, Dispersal, and Predation
1:30 PMReproductive output of mesquite and juniper across sites of varying soil depth
Kathleen D. Eggemeyer, Texas State University, Susanne Schwinning, Texas State University
1:50 PMSystematic deviation for the predictions of metabolic theory in a transitional Quercus-Carya forest
David N. Allen, University of Michigan, John H. Vandermeer, University of Michigan
2:10 PMA theoretical framework for quantifying the net effects of seed-caching granivores on plant recruitment
Rafal Zwolak, Adam Mickiewicz University, Elizabeth E. Crone, University of Montana
2:30 PMLandscape mediated acorn dispersal by blue jays (Cyanocitta cristata)
Nathanael Lichti, Purdue University, Shealyn Marino, Wilkes University, Michael A. Steele, Wilkes University, Robert K. Swihart, Purdue University
2:50 PMSmall mammal responses to fire in the Mojave Desert
Kevin J. Horn, Brigham Young Univiersity - Provo, Brock McMillan, Brigham Young University, Samuel B. St. Clair, Brigham Young University
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMEffects of predation on population dynamics and extinction risk of an endangered Lupinus species
Eleanor A. Pardini, Washington University in St. Louis, Tiffany M. Knight, Washington University in St. Louis
3:40 PMPollen limitation and herbivory in the deceptive Orchid, Cypripedium candidum (Orchidaceae)
Ryan P. Walsh, Bowling Green State University, Helen J. Michaels, Bowling Green State University
4:00 PMPlant population growth in response to changes in seed predation across a 2.5 km elevation gradient
Rachel A. Hillyer, Wake Forest University, Miles R. Silman, Wake Forest University
4:20 PMImpact of bird loss on the spatial structure of bird dispersed tree species in Guam
Haldre S. Rogers, University of Washington, Janneke Hille Ris Lambers, University of Washington, Joshua J. Tewksbury, University of Washington
4:40 PMFormica ant mounds as a potential favorable microhabitat for invasive leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula) in Wisconsin sand oak savannas
Moni C. Berg-Binder, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Andrew V. Suarez, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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