COS 95 - Invasion: Invasibility, Stability, and Diversity

Thursday, August 11, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
10A, Austin Convention Center
8:00 AM
Invasion and native species loss through local extinction
Erin J. Questad, USDA Forest Service; Jarrod M. Thaxton, Eastern Kentucky University; Susan Cordell, USDA Forest Service
8:20 AM
Can species functional traits, vegetative traits, and community assembly predict biological resistance to invasion? An experiment with common reed
Chaeho Byun, McGill University; Sylvie de Blois, McGill University; Jacques Brisson, Université de Montréal
8:40 AM
Life-histories, natural disturbance and human land use determine long-term invasion dynamics of forests by exotic invasive tree species
Patrick H. Martin, Colorado State University; Charles D. Canham, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
9:00 AM
Erodium cicutarium, an invasive annual forb in the Colorado Desert, experiences increased benefits of water and nitrogen over native annual forbs
Heather E. Schneider, Univeristy of California, Riverside; Edith B. Allen, University of California, Riverside
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
CANCELLED - Structural differences between fish assemblages in natural and altered major rivers
Michael B. Duncan, Montana Cooperative Fishery Research Unit; Robert G. Bramblett, Montana Cooperative Fishery Research Unit; Alexander V. Zale, Montana Cooperative Fishery Research Unit; Tyler Haddix, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
10:10 AM
Fish community composition influences the establishment of introduced species in Ontario lakes
Karen M. Alofs, University of Toronto; Donald A. Jackson, University of Toronto
10:30 AM
10:50 AM
Coastal habitats in Islands are less invaded by alien plants than in their mainland counterpart
Pablo González-Moreno, Estación Biológica de Doñana (EBD-CSIC); Joan Pino, Autonomous University of Barcelona; David Carreras, Observatori Socioambiental de Menorca; Corina Basnou, Autonomous University of Barcelona; Montserrat Vilà, Estación Biológica de Doñana (EBD-CSIC)
11:10 AM
Plant invasion influenced by spatial heterogeneity of soil nutrients
Kallin Tea, University of Colorado; William D. Bowman, University of Colorado
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