COS 43 - Invasion: Species Interactions I

Tuesday, August 9, 2011: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
19A, Austin Convention Center
1:30 PM
Effects of small consumers on Agropyron cristatum stands and native grasslands in the northern Great Plains
Troy M. Radtke, Western Ag Innovations; Scott D. Wilson, University of Regina
1:50 PM
Patterns of annual plant seedling recruitment differ between creosote dominated sites in the Mojave and Sonoran deserts
Jennifer L. Schafer, North Carolina State University; Erika L. Mudrak, Cornell University; Claus Holzapfel, Rutgers University; Carolyn E. Haines, Montclair State University; Hadas A. Parag, Rutgers University; David C. Housman, CALIBRE; Kirk A. Moloney, Iowa State University
2:10 PM
Amur honeysuckle’s allelopathic effects on native plant germination are context-dependent
Sarah M. Shannon, Indiana University; Jonathan T. Bauer, Indiana University; Heather L. Reynolds, Indiana University
2:30 PM
Cheatgrass effects on native grass seed and seedling fate: Competition, facilitation, and indirect effects of a shared seed bank pathogen
Julie Beckstead, Gonzaga University; Katherine T. Merrill, Brigham Young University; Susan E. Meyer, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station; Phil S. Allen, Brigham Young University
2:50 PM
Site conditions determine a native species’ contribution to invasion resistance in California grasslands
Kristin B. Hulvey, University of Western Australia; Erika S. Zavaleta, University of California, Santa Cruz
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Using hand-crosses and field observation to investigate pollen flow between American bittersweet (Celastrus scandens) and Oriental bittersweet (C. orbiculatus)
David N. Zaya, University of Illinois at Chicago; Stacey A. Leicht-Young, U.S. Geological Survey; Noel B. Pavlovic, U.S. Geological Survey; Mary V. Ashley, University of Illinois at Chicago
3:40 PM
Above ground factors mediate the suppression of an invasive grass in tropical reforestation
Justin A. Cummings, University of California Santa Cruz; Ingrid M. Parker, University of California, Santa Cruz; Gregory S. Gilbert, University of California Santa Cruz
4:00 PM
4:20 PM
Centaurea solstitialis from a non-native range are better competitors than conspecifics in the native range
Ryan C. Graebner, University of Montana; Ragan M. Callaway, The University of Montana; Daniel Montesinos, University of Montana
4:40 PM
Soil legacy effects of Scotch broom invasion on Douglas-fir mycorrhizae
Sara E. Grove, University of California Santa Cruz; Ingrid M. Parker, University of California, Santa Cruz; Karen A. Haubensak, Northern Arizona University
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