COS 11 - Invasion I

Monday, August 8, 2011: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
12B, Austin Convention Center
1:30 PM
Associations between the invasive shrub Lonicera maackii and native tree species influence the soil microbial community
Megan M. Poulette, University of Kentucky; Mary A. Arthur, University of Kentucky; Rebecca L. McCulley, University of Kentucky; Jim A. Nelson, University of Kentucky
1:50 PM
Sudden oak death impacts on soil and litterfall N dynamics
Richard C. Cobb, University of Califorina Davis; Valerie T. Eviner, University of California Davis; Daivd M. Rizzo, University of Califorina Davis
2:10 PM
Legacies of plant invasion on ecosystem processes and microbial community structures
Ylva Lekberg, University of Montana; Sean M. Gibbons, MPG Ranch; Dan L. Mummey, MPG Ranch; Philip W. Ramsey, MPG Ranch
2:30 PM
Potential for pathogen facilitated invasiveness: Differential responses of oomycete pathogens to native and non-native Phragmites australis
Ellen V. Crocker, Cornell University; Mary Ann Karp, Cornell University; Eric B. Nelson, Cornell University
2:50 PM
How the seed bank pathogen Pyrenophora semeniperda kills non-dormant cheatgrass seeds
Heather Finch, Brigham Young University; Susan E. Meyer, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station; Phil S. Allen, Brigham Young University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Dispersal alone is not enough: Environmental conditions predict presence of an invasive harmful alga
Richard M. Zamor, University of Oklahoma; Karen L. Glenn, University of Oklahoma Biological Station; K. David Hambright, University of Oklahoma
3:40 PM
The role of plasticity, genetic variation and maternal effects in the tolerance to salinity in the invasive plant Baccharis halimifolia
Lidia Caño, University of California Davis; Mahewa Tens, University of the Basque Country; Teresa Fuertes-Mendizabal, University of the Basque Country; M. Begoña González-Moro, University of the Basque Country; Mercedes Herrera, University of the Basque Country
4:00 PM
Phenology as a niche mechanism of community resistance to invasion
Oscar Godoy, Instituto de Recursos Naturales y Agrobiología de Sevilla (IRNAS); Jonathan M. Levine, ETH Zurich
4:20 PM
Phenotypic variation and local site adaptation in native and introduced ranges: Varying responses of two woody ornamentals with similar invasion histories
Sarah Treanor Bois, Institute for Applied Ecology; Jenica M. Allen, University of Connecticut; Matthew A. Kaproth, University of Minnesota; Jane Molofsky, The University of Vermont; Kent E. Holsinger, University of Connecticut; John A. Silander, University of Connecticut
4:40 PM
Spotted knapweed growth, reproduction, and seed banks: A synthesis of the constraints imposed by resource limitation, competition, and biological control
David G. Knochel, University of Colorado at Boulder; Timothy R. Seastedt, University of Colorado at Boulder
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