COS 42 - Plant-Insect Interactions I

Tuesday, August 9, 2011: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
10A, Austin Convention Center
1:30 PM
Effects of individual and multiple invasive herbivores on nutritional chemistry in eastern hemlock foliage
Sara Gomez, University of Rhode Island; Colin M. Orians, Tufts University; Evan Preisser, University of Rhode Island
1:50 PM
Selection on insect herbivore traits at the level of individual host plants within natural populations
James R. Ott, Texas State University-San Marcos; Scott P. Egan, University of Notre Dame; Glen R. Hood, University of Notre Dame
2:10 PM
Pollination and herbivory influence plant allocation pattern: Within- and among-year effects in Chamerion angustifolium
Amanda L. Buchanan, University of Maryland; Nora C. Underwood, Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory
2:30 PM
Artificial florivory decreases floral attractiveness and increases natural florivory
Nicole L. Soper Gorden, University of Minnesota; Lynn S. Adler, University of Massachusetts
2:50 PM
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Community-wide plant modification of herbivore suppression by birds
Michael S. Singer, Wesleyan University; Timothy E. Farkas, University of Sheffield; Christian M. Skorik, Wesleyan University; Kailen A. Mooney, University of California, Irvine
3:40 PM
MOVED TO WED POSTERS # 48 - Effects of heat waves on plant-insect herbivore interactions
Michele R. Phillips, University of Toledo; Scott A. Heckathorn, University of Toledo
4:00 PM
Sex-biased and variable herbivory parallel clinal variation in plant sex ratios along an elevational gradient
William K. Petry, Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory; Kailen A. Mooney, University of California, Irvine
4:20 PM
Inherited microbial symbionts in two native grasses increase herbivore abundances and richness
Stanley H. Faeth, University of North Carolina Greensboro; Andrea Jani, University of California - Santa Barbara; Eyal Shochat, Arizona State University
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