COS 27 - Invasion II

Tuesday, August 9, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
13, Austin Convention Center
8:00 AM
Phenotypic variation in an invasive weed across multiple common gardens
Kathryn G. Turner, University of British Columbia; Ruth A. Hufbauer, Colorado State University; Loren H. Rieseberg, University of British Columbia
8:20 AM
Comparing early seedling growth of Centaurea stoebe from European (native), western North American and eastern North American seed sources
Edward Lowry, Hampden-Sydney College; Jessica Gurevitch, Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies; Konrad L. Wojtas, Stony Brook University; Ruth A. Hufbauer, Colorado State University; René Sforza, USDA-ARS European Biological Control Laboratory
8:40 AM
Predicting the distribution of an introduced fish in an endemic hotspot, Cuatro Cienegas, in Coahuila, Mexico
Laura E. Dugan, University of Texas; Dean A. Hendrickson, University of Texas; Camille Parmesan, Plymouth University
9:00 AM
Risk assessment of a mysterious invader: Marbled crayfish in Japan
Zen Faulkes, The University of Texas-Pan American; T. Patricia Feria, The University of Texas-Pan American
9:20 AM
Determinants of invasiveness in clonal plant species
Lidewij H. Keser, University of Bern; Yaobin Song, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Fei-Hai Yu, Beijing Forestry University; Jitka Klimešová, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic; Markus Fischer, University of Bern; Ming Dong, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Mark van Kleunen, University of Konstanz
9:40 AM
10:10 AM
Accounting for multiple stressors in regional stream ecosystem analysis:  A demonstration with riparian invasive plants
Paul L. Ringold, US EPA, Western Ecology Division; Isaac Washburn, US EPA, Western Ecology Division; Teresa K. Magee, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Phillip R. Kaufmann, US EPA, Western Ecology Division; Alan T. Herlihy, Oregon State University
10:30 AM
11:10 AM
The usefulness of biogeographic comparisons for prioritizing experimental work on plant invasions: an example with Verbascum thapsus (common mullein)
Christina Alba, Institute of Botany, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic; Ruth A. Hufbauer, Colorado State University
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