COS 29
Invasion: Dynamics, Population Processes

Tuesday, August 6, 2013: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
L100I, Minneapolis Convention Center
8:20 AM
 When native species become invasive: The case of bamboos in fragmented forests of Southern Brazil
Andre E. B. Lacerda, Embrapa Forestry; Betina Kellermann, Embrapa Forestry
9:00 AM
 Experimental demography of a woody invasive plant and its native analog; building life histories from short-term datasets using integral projection models
Sarah Treanor Bois, Institute for Applied Ecology; Cory Merow, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; John A. Silander, University of Connecticut
9:20 AM
 Using a model system to test for effects of environmental variance and autocorrelation on population establishment: C. elegans and temperature stochasticity
K. Cuddington, University of Waterloo; Wonho Lee, University of Waterloo; Robert Gooding-Townsend, University of Waterloo
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Exotic birds show lags in population growth
Kevin Aagaard, Rutgers, The State University of Jersey; Julie L. Lockwood, Rutgers University
10:10 AM
 A comparison of survivorship and fecundity of four Amaranthaceae species
Lauren M. Schwartz, Southern Illinois University; David J. Gibson, Southern Illinois University Carbondale; Bryan G. Young, Southern Illinois University
10:30 AM
 Reproductive dynamics and clonal structure in native and invasive subspecies of Phragmites australis
Vladimir Douhovnikoff, Bowdoin College; Eric Hazelton, Utah State University
10:50 AM
 Ecological and evolutionary determinants of continental-scale variation in demography and population growth rates of a rapid European plant invader
Susanne Lachmuth, Martin Luther University of Halle Wittenberg; Jörn Pagel, University of Hohenheim; Walter Durka, Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ); Christian Ristok, Martin Luther University of Halle Wittenberg; Frank M. Schurr, University of Hohenheim
11:10 AM
 An invasion’s progress: English holly (Ilex aquifolium) in a semi-natural Pacific Northwest forest
David L. Stokes, University of Washington, Bothell; Elliott D. Church, University of Washington, Bothell; David M. Cronkright, University of Washington, Bothell; Santiago Lopez, University of Washington, Bothell