COS 130 - Plant-Insect Interactions III

Friday, August 12, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
9C, Austin Convention Center
8:00 AM
Testing the pulsed stress hypothesis on plant-insect interactions
Warren B. Sconiers, Texas A&M University; Diane L. Rowland, University of Florida; Micky D. Eubanks, Texas A&M University
8:20 AM
How do orchids talk to bees?
Mani Shrestha, Monash University; Martin Burd, Monash University; Adrian Dyer, RMIT University
8:40 AM
Plant-pollinator networks in remnant prairie pathces
Alexandra N. Harmon-Threatt, Washington University in St.Louis; Stephen Hendrix, University of Iowa
9:00 AM
Reduced pollen viability leads to reduced pollen reward for pollinators in Mimulus guttatus
Rebecca Yeamans, University of Virgnia; T'ai H. Roulston, University of Virginia; David E. Carr, University of Virginia
9:20 AM
Sex specific reproductive components and pollination ecology in Fuchsia microphylla (Onagraceae), a subdioecious shrub
Eduardo Cuevas, Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo; Raúl Jiménez, Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
Ungulate-induced evolution of plant traits changes the plant-associated arthropod community
David Solance Smith, Northern Arizona University; Philip Turk, West Virginia University; Stephen M. Shuster, Northern Arizona University; Thomas G. Whitham, Northern Arizona University
10:10 AM
Insects as stem engineers: Long-term interactions mediated by the twig-girdler Oncideres albomarginata chamela enhance arthropod diversity
Mauricio Quesada, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; Nancy Calderon-Cortes, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; Luis H. Escalera-Vazquez, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
10:30 AM
Examining the role of volatile compounds in influencing moss-microarthropod transport mutualisms
Todd N. Rosenstiel, Portland State University; Erin E. Shortlidge, Portland State University; Sarah M. Eppley, Portland State University
10:50 AM
CANCELLED - Mycorrhizal interactions and competition with invasive mustard affect arthropod communities on native Deinandra fasciculata
Tadj K. Schreck, University of California, Irvine; Kailen A. Mooney, University of California, Irvine
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