COS 8
Competition

Monday, August 5, 2013: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
101I, Minneapolis Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Does environmental heterogeneity affect the ability of plastic trait expression to mediate plant competition?
Angela J. Brandt, Case Western Reserve University; Gaston A. del Pino, Case Western Reserve University; Jean H. Burns, Case Western Reserve University
1:50 PM Cancelled
 Resource competition in seasonal environments: The early bird gets the worm
Mridul K. Thomas, Michigan State University; Elena Litchman, Michigan State University; Christopher A. Klausmeier, Michigan State University
2:10 PM
 Competition dynamics can be inferred from a single ‘snapshot’ of plant communities’ spatial distribution
Maarten B. Eppinga, Utrecht University; Jane Molofsky, The University of Vermont; Brittany M. Bernik, Tulane University
2:30 PM
 Heterospecific aggression and dominance in a guild of coral-feeding reef fishes: The roles of dietary ecology and phylogeny
Shane A. Blowes, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University; Morgan S. Pratchett, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies; Sean R. Connolly, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University
2:50 PM
 From individuals to ecosystems: Integrating the effects of competition and disturbance on coexistence in annual plant communities
Janielle Porter, Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zürich; Lindsay A. Turnbull, University of Zürich
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Environmental carry-over effects drive context dependent competitive dynamics
Benjamin G. Van Allen, Rice University; Volker H.W. Rudolf, Rice University
3:40 PM
 Effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on plant-plant interactions under water and salt stress
Zhenxing Yu, Zhejiang University; Jianjun Tang, Zhejiang University; Xin Chen, Zhejiang University
4:00 PM
 Microbial competitive outcomes depend on interactions between insect vectors and the abiotic environment
Primrose J. Boynton, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology; Christian U. Baden, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology; Duncan Greig, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology
4:20 PM
 Intraspecific competition in temporally autocorrelated environments
Daniel J. Wieczynski, Yale University; David A. Vasseur, Yale University
4:40 PM Cancelled
 Ecotone resilience in a coastal system of mangroves and hardwood hammocks
Michael Turtora, USGS; Donald L. DeAngelis, United States Geological Survey; Su Yean Teh, Universiti Sains Malaysia; Jiang Jiang, University of Tennessee