PS 21
Community Pattern And Dynamics

Tuesday, August 6, 2013: 4:30 PM-6:30 PM
Exhibit Hall B, Minneapolis Convention Center
 Butterfly and nectar community structure among a prairie-oak oak woodland gradient in the Willamette Valley, Oregon
Breanna F. Powers, Oregon State University; Daniel Edge, Oregon State University
 Plant selection and soil effects shaped diazotrophs associated with Miscanthus × giganteus rhizomes and rhizosphere
Dongfang Li, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Thomas Voigt, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Angela Kent, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 Body size distribution patterns and its underlying mechanism for global freshwater fish
Shishir Adhikari, Wright State University; Volker Bahn, Wright State University; Peter B. McIntyre, University of Wisconsin
 Plant species pattern plays a role in community structure effects on productivity
Thomas P. McKenna, University of North Dakota; Kathryn A. Yurkonis, University of North Dakota
 Grassland plant species pattern and evenness affect arthropod communities
Samuel C. Ficenec, University of North Dakota; Adam R. Osowski, University of North Dakota; Jeremy R. Benson, University of North Dakota; Brett J. Goodwin, University of North Dakota; Kathryn A. Yurkonis, University of North Dakota
 Specific leaf area variability along a natural gradient of soil texture and fertility
Ilonka Zlatar, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Johannes M.H. Knops, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
 Surrounding land-use and management, but not size, predict plant species richness of remnant prairies in Illinois
Rebecca S. Barak, Chicago Botanic Garden; Marlin L. Bowles, The Morton Arboretum; Jeanette McBride, Morton Arboretum; Daniel J. Larkin, Chicago Botanic Garden
 Interactive effects of soil fertility and initial community states on small-scale plant species richness
Kathy Roccaforte, University of Kansas; Bryan L. Foster, University of Kansas; Alexander T. Bittel, University of Kansas; Gregory R. Houseman, Wichita State University
 A potential positive feedback loop for algal dominance on coral reefs: Why do fish eat less algae where it’s abundant?
Joshua A. Idjadi, Eastern Connecticut State University; Sarah Salois, Eastern Connecticut State University
 How species richness and total abundance constrain the distribution of abundance
Kenneth J. Locey, Indiana University; Ethan P. White, University of Florida
 Disentangling the effects of tree species, soil nutrients, and site on pathogen-suppressive Streptomyces in a tropical dry forest
Kristen K. Becklund, University of Minnesota; Linda L. Kinkel, University of Minnesota; Jennifer S. Powers, University of Minnesota
 Trophic cascades in agricultural landscapes
Tania N. Kim, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Heidi Liere, University of Wisconsin - Madison; Ben P. Werling, Michigan State University; Timothy D. Meehan, The Nature Conservancy; Doug A. Landis, Michigan State University; Claudio Gratton, University of Wisconsin - Madison
 Island plant communities: Geographic isolation and community function
Luka Negoita, Syracuse University; Jason D. Fridley, Syracuse University; Glen Mittelhauser, Maine Natural History Observatory; Mark Lomolino, State University of New York-College of Environmental Science and Forestry
 Characterization of ecotones on north- and south-facing slopes in northern Mongolia
Daniel Brickley, Michigan State University; Julia A. Perzley, Rutgers University; Seaver Wang, University of Pennsylvania; Bazartseren Boldgiv, National University of Mongolia; Peter S. Petraitis, University of Pennsylvania
 Long term exclusion of small mammal seed predators: Effects on seedling recruitment
Jaclyn Schnurr, Wells College; Richard S. Ostfeld, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies; Charles D. Canham, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
 Heterospecifics matter: Density dependent survival of seedlings in a tropical forest
Edwin Lebrija-Trejos, University of Minnesota; Joseph S. Wright, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Andres Hernandez, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Peter B. Reich, University of Minnesota
 Linking photosynthesis to community dynamics in a tallgrass prairie
Xiaohui Feng, University of Illinois; Michael Dietze, Boston University
 Katydid (Orchelimum gladiator) movement responses to grassland vegetation structure
Brett J. Goodwin, University of North Dakota; Samuel C. Ficenec, University of North Dakota; Adam R. Osowski, University of North Dakota; Kelly Sagen, University of North Dakota; Kathryn A. Yurkonis, University of North Dakota
 Extirpations caused by plant invasions are explained by resource-use overlap between invasive and common, native species
Kristin I. Powell, The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center; Tiffany M. Knight, Washington University in St. Louis
 Biodiversity and ecosystem function of U.S. Coastal Plain wetlands in different stages of succession
Julia A. Cherry, University of Alabama; Justin L. Hart, University of Alabama
 Epiphyte species richness increases with tree species richness in boreal forest
Samuel F. Bartels, Lakehead University; Han Y. H. Chen, Lakehead University
 Varying harvest gap size may do little to increase tree diversity in northern hardwood forest constrained by low tree seedling diversity
Michael B. Walters, Michigan State University; John L. Willis, Michigan State University; Benjamin E. Daly, Michigan State University; Evan J. Farinosi, Michigan State University
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