COS 26 - Herbivory II

Tuesday, August 9, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
12B, Austin Convention Center
8:00 AM
Effects of belowground herbivores on plant-pollinator interactions in cucumber (Cucumis sativus)
Nicholas A. Barber, Northern Illinois University; Lynn S. Adler, University of Massachusetts
8:20 AM
Apical dominance as an optimal strategy
Natalie M. West, University of Illinois; Brigitte Tenhumberg, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
8:40 AM
Plant genotype, not nutrients, shape aphid population dynamics
Heather E. Tran, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Lara Souza, University of Oklahoma; Nathan J. Sanders, The University of Copenhagen; Aimee T. Classen, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
9:00 AM
Chronic moose browsing impacts the architecture of balsam fir saplings
Bryan D. Murray, Purdue University; Christopher R. Webster, Michigan Technological University; John A. Vucetich, Michigan Technological University
9:20 AM
Responses of trembling aspen to simulated browsing and application of ungulate saliva
Ken M. Keefover-Ring, University of Wisconsin - Madison; Kennedy F. Rubert-Nason, University of Wisconsin - Madison; Alison E. Bennett, The James Hutton Institute; Richard L. Lindroth, University of Wisconsin
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
Nutrient niche hypothesis: Investigating correlations between plant quality and generalist grasshopper communities
Paul A. Lenhart, Texas A&M University; Spencer T. Behmer, Texas A&M University; Micky D. Eubanks, Texas A&M University
10:10 AM
Influence of soil nitrogen availability on plant allocation patterns: Allelochemical response varies with developmental stage and among plant parts
Mary A. Jamieson, Oakland University; Tim Seastedt, University of Colorado at Boulder; M. Deane Bowers, University of Colorado
10:30 AM
Escaping costs of induced resistance in the invasive plant, Alliaria petiolata
Don Cipollini, Wright State University; Deah M. Lieurance, Wright State University
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