COS 124
Invasion: Invasibility, Stability, And Diversity

Friday, August 9, 2013: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
L100E, Minneapolis Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Phylogenetic relatedness and invader colonization: An experimental approach of Darwin’s naturalization conundrum
Shaopeng Li, University of Toronto - Scarborough; Tao Guo, Sun Yat-sen University; Marc W. Cadotte, University of Toronto - Scarborough; Yongjian Chen, Sun Yat-sen University; Zhengshuang Hua, Sun Yat-sen University; Jialiang Kuang, Sun Yat-sen University; Yi Zeng, Sun Yat-sen University; Ying Song, Sun Yat-sen University; Wensheng Shu, Sun Yat-sen University; Jintian Li, Sun Yat-sen University
8:20 AM
 Propagule pressure is an important predictor of common buckthorn abundance, regardless of disturbance history: Evidence from Minnesota’s deciduous forests
Alexandra G. Lodge, University of Minnesota; Alexander M. Roth, University of Minnesota; Timothy J. S. Whitfeld, University of Minnesota; Peter B. Reich, University of Minnesota
8:40 AM
 Native allelopathic plants: the potentially overlooked contributors to invasion resistance
Huixuan Liao, Sun Yat-sen University; Shaolin Peng, Sun Yat-Sen University
9:00 AM
 Inter- not intra-annual precipitation variability determines invasion of a mesic grassland
Sally E. Koerner, Colorado State University; Meghan L. Avolio, University of Utah; David L. Hoover, Colorado State University; Melinda D. Smith, Colorado State University
9:20 AM
 Changing disturbance regimes drives riparian plant invasion: evidence from trait-based species responses to flow regulation
Jane A. Catford, The Australian National University; William K. Morris, The University of Melbourne; Peter A. Vesk, The University of Melbourne; Barbara J. Downes, The University of Melbourne
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 The effect of propagule pressure and disturbance on non-native abundance:  A case study in a kettle lake district
Andrew S. Brainard, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry; Kimberly L. Schulz, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
10:10 AM
 Are stressful ecosystems less invasible? Global plant invasion patterns, research gaps and consequences for conservation
Robin G. Marushia, University of Toronto at Scarborough; Marc W. Cadotte, University of Toronto - Scarborough
10:30 AM
 Species richness and invasive species presence in interior and exterior plots in a western Pennsylvania deciduous forest
Jessica LeRoy, Chatham University; Rose Smiechowski, Chatham University; Linda MK Johnson, Chatham University
10:50 AM
 Unraveling when elevated nitrogen conditions will result in plant invasions
Loralee Larios, University of California Berkeley; Katharine N. Suding, University of California at Berkeley
11:10 AM
 The role of native diversity and successional processes on community invasibility in riparian primary forest
Sean R. Satterlee, Youngstown State University; Ian J. Renne, Youngstown State University; Thomas P. Diggins, Youngstown State University