COS 19 - Competition II

Tuesday, August 9, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
4, Austin Convention Center
8:00 AM
Aggressive fighting behavior in shelter-building caterpillars
Elisha Sigmon, George Washington University; John T. Lill, George Washington University
8:20 AM
Testing coexistence mechanisms with cryptic species of Hyalella amphipods
Genevieve Smith, University of Texas at Austin; Mathew A. Leibold, University of Texas at Austin; Gary A. Wellborn, The University of Oklahoma
8:40 AM
Factors influencing the effects of larval interspecific resource competition on two species of tire-inhabiting mosquitoes (Diptera:Culicidae)
David W. Allgood, University of Southern Mississippi; Donald A. Yee, University of Southern Mississippi
9:00 AM
Stink bug pests are released from competition with Helicoverpa zea larvae in transgenic Bt cotton
Adam R. Zeilinger, University of California, Riverside; Dawn M. Olson, USDA-ARS; David A. Andow, University of Minnesota
9:20 AM
Competitive exclusion between two sister avian species (Paradoxornis webbianus and P. alphonsianus)? A test using ecological niche modeling
Tzu-Hsueh Tsao, National Taiwan Normal University; Shou-Hsien Li, National Taiwan Normal University; Pei-Jen L. Shaner, National Taiwan Normal University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
Population variance and extinction of two competitors consuming a common resource
Andrew M. Kramer, University of Georgia; John M. Drake, University of Georgia
10:10 AM
Resource availability differentially drives above and belowground competitive interactions between genotypes of a dominant C4 grass
Cynthia Chang, University of Washington-Bothell; Melinda D. Smith, Colorado State University
10:30 AM
Effect of biotic neighborhood on traits is more constrained for leaf-level relative to plant-level traits
Justin P. Wright, Duke University; Bonnie M. McGill, Duke University
10:50 AM
Giving native species the competitive edge: Restoration methods for abandoned agricultural lands
Annalisa Weiler, University of Central Florida; Betsy Von Holle, National Science Foundation; Christopher Neill, Marine Biological Laboratory
11:10 AM
Evolutionarily stable strategies explain complex plant responses to simple resource addition experiments
Caroline E. Farrior, Princeton University; David Tilman, University of Minnesota; Peter B. Reich, University of Minnesota; Ray Dybzinski, Princeton University; Stephen W. Pacala, Princeton University
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