COS 134 - Phenotypic Plasticity

Friday, August 12, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
13, Austin Convention Center
8:00 AM
Phenotypic flexibility in African waterfowl during moult
Mduduzi Ndlovu, Percy FitzPatrick Institute; Graeme S. Cumming, University of Cape Town; Philip A.R. Hockey, University of Cape Town
8:20 AM
Amphibian development in variable wetlands: Does altering wetland ecosystems with herbicide application and nutrient enrichment result in changes to development rates in natural wetlands
Christopher B. Edge, University of New Brunswick; Dean Thompson, Canadian Forest Service; Leanne F. Baker, University of New Brunswick; Joe F. Mudge, University of New Brunswick; Jeff Houlahan, University of New Brunswick
8:40 AM
9:00 AM
Phenotypically plastic response of an invasive species to temperature but not a predator
Andrea L. Miehls, Michigan State University; Andrew G. McAdam, University of Guelph; Scott D. Peacor, Michigan State University
9:20 AM
Determining mechanisms for risk assessment:  Disentangling the relative importance of prey number and prey biomass for generating indirect cues of predation risk
Michael McCoy, East Carolina University; Justin C. Touchon, Vassar College; Tobias Landberg, Arcadia University; Karen M. Warkentin, Boston University; James R. Vonesh, Virginia Commonwealth University
9:40 AM
10:10 AM
Branch growth in three shade tolerant tree species
Shaik M.Y. Hossain, University of Toronto
10:30 AM
Phenotypic selection on physiological traits in four species of coexisting annual plants
Sarah Kimball, UC Irvine; Amy L. Angert, University of British Columbia; Jennifer R. Gremer, University of Arizona; Travis E. Huxman, University of California, Irvine; D. Larry Venable, University of Arizona
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