COS 112 - Plant-Insect Interactions II

Thursday, August 11, 2011: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
9C, Austin Convention Center
1:30 PM
1:50 PM
Direct and indirect evolutionary effects alter ecological plant-herbivore interactions
Casey P. terHorst, California State University, Northridge; Jennifer A. Lau, Michigan State University
2:10 PM
Climate warming effect on Acer rubrum seedling susceptibility to foliar herbivory
Fern R. Lehman, University of Georgia; Jacqueline E. Mohan, University of Georgia; Jerry M. Melillo, Marine Biological Laboratory; James S. Clark, Duke University; Carl F. Salk, Duke University
2:30 PM
CANCELLED - Drought modifies trophic interactions above and below ground
Muhammad Tariq, Imperial College London; Denis J. Wright, Imperial College London; Toby J. A. Bruce, Rothamsted Research; Joanna T. Staley, NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
2:50 PM
From canopy to forest floor: The impacts of ant-aphid mutualism on the ground arthropod community
Shuang Zhang, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Ant-plant interactions: Migration in herbivore fauna and conditional outcomes related to plant sequential flowering
Kleber Del-Claro, Universidade Federal de Uberlândia; Andrea A. Vilela, Universidade Federal de Uberlândia; Helena M. Torezan-Silingardi, Universidade Federal de Uberlândia
3:40 PM
The importance of plant ontogeny for tri-trophic interactions
Carolina Quintero, University of Colorado at Boulder
4:20 PM
Interacting natural enemies: Impact on the host plant
Andrea E. A. Stephens, University of British Columbia; Judith Myers, University of British Columbia
4:40 PM
To lay or not to lay: Aphid induction effects on Spodoptera exigua oviposition preference
Collin C. McMichael, Texas A&M University; Ricardo A. Ramirez II, Utah State Univeristy; Steven D. Frank, North Carolina State University; Micky D. Eubanks, Texas A&M University
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