COS 27
Herbivory II

Tuesday, August 6, 2013: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
L100G, Minneapolis Convention Center
8:00 AM
 The effects of food macronutrient content on an insect herbivore: a fitness landscape approach
Marion Le Gall, Texas A&M University; Spencer T. Behmer, Texas A&M University
8:20 AM
 Plant ontogeny and the tradeoff between resistance and tolerance to herbivory in Arabidopsis
Shamsul Hoque, University of Winnipeg; Germán Avila Sakar, University of Winnipeg
9:20 AM
 Variation in phytolith formation in Asteraceae species in Israel: The effects of rain and grazing
Ofir Katz, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; Simcha Lev-Yadun, University of Haifa – Oranim; Pua Bar (Kutiel), Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
10:10 AM
 The ups and “downs” of conifer defense: Linking aboveground herbivory and belowground induced root defenses
Amy M. Trowbridge, Montana State University; Pornsawan Poopat, University of Nevada; Russell K. Monson, University of Arizona; M. Deane Bowers, University of Colorado
10:30 AM
 Exposure to a putative insect pheromone enhances the anti-herbivore defenses of its host plant
Anjel M. Helms, The Pennsylvania State University; Consuelo M. De Moraes, The Pennsylvania State University; John F. Tooker, The Pennsylvania State University; Mark C. Mescher, ETH Zurich
11:10 AM
 Root to shoot defense: Indirect plant defenses are affected by rhizobia
Adrienne L. Godschalx, Portland State University; Julie A. Trisel, Portland State University; Stefanie Kautz, Field Museum of Natural History; Daniel J. Ballhorn, Portland State University