COS 10 - Herbivory I

Monday, August 8, 2011: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
10A, Austin Convention Center
1:30 PM
Nutrient-allelochemical interactions: metabolic effects on a generalist insect herbivore
Marion Le Gall, Texas A&M University; Spencer T. Behmer, Texas A&M University
1:50 PM
Direct and indirect effects of light environment on host plant-herbivore-parasitoid interactions
Teresa M. Stoepler, George Washington University; John T. Lill, George Washington University
2:10 PM
Distribution of beetle-generated stem cavities and their occupancy by canopy ants in six species of Brazilian cerrado trees
Robert J. Marquis, Whitney R. Harris World Ecology Center; Scott Powell, The George Washington University; Flavio Camarota, Universidade de Uberlandia; Galen V. Priest, University of Missouri - St. Louis; Heraldo L. Vasconcelos, Universidade Federal de Uberlândia
2:30 PM
Interactive effects of flooding and white-tailed deer herbivory on tree seedling recruitment in floodplain forests of the Upper Mississippi River
Benjamin J. Cogger, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse; Meredith A. Thomsen, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse; Nathan R. De Jager, United States Geological Survey
2:50 PM
Overcompensating plants: their expression of resistance traits and effects on herbivore preference & performance
Katja Poveda, Cornell University; Maria Isabel Gomez Jimenez, Universidad Nacional de Colombia; Rayko Halitschke, Cornell University; Andre Kessler, Cornell University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
The multi-scale effects of neighborhood composition on patterns of associational resistance and susceptibility
Tania N. Kim, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Nora Underwood, Florida State University
3:40 PM
Biodiversity drives evolution of a community member through ecological functioning in indirect interaction webs
Shunsuke Utsumi, University of Tokyo; Yoshino Ando, Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto University; Takayuki Ohgushi, Kyoto University; Heikki Roininen, University of Eastern Finland
4:00 PM
Lemmings drive short- and long-term vegetation and carbon dynamics in coastal tundra: resampling historic herbivore exclosures at Barrow, Alaska
David R. Johnson, University of Texas at El Paso; Mark Lara, University of Texas at El Paso; Sandra Villarreal, University of Texas at El Paso; Patrick J. Webber, Michigan State University; Craig E. Tweedie, University of Texas at El Paso
4:20 PM
Fine root consumption patterns of immature insect assemblages in a longleaf pine-wiregrass system
Matthew J. Dittler, Virginia Tech; Robert H. Jones, West Virginia University
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