COS 111
Physiological Ecology II

Thursday, August 8, 2013: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
L100J, Minneapolis Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Intra- and interspecific tree growth rates across a broad climate gradient: Toward a general metabolic scaling model linking climate, functional traits, and individual plant growth
Sean T. Michaletz, University of Arizona; Brian J. Enquist, University of Arizona; James H. Brown, University of New Mexico; Vanessa R. Buzzard, University of Arizona; Sean T. Hammond, University of New Mexico; Amanda N. Henderson, University of Arizona; Michael Kaspari, University of Oklahoma; Sean McMahon, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Lina Shen, University of Oklahoma; Irena Simova, Charles University in Prague and Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic; Robert B. Waide, University of New Mexico; Michael D. Weiser, University of Oklahoma; Jizhong Zhou, University of Oklahoma
1:50 PM
 Wimpy leaves and sturdy stems: Decoupling of drought tolerance at the stem and leaf levels in island chaparral
Aaron R. Ramirez, University of California; David Ackerly, University of California, Berkeley
2:10 PM
 Do differences in xylem cavitation resistance and leaf turgor loss point explain differences in drought tolerance among tropical rainforest species?
Thomas Powell, Harvard University; James Wheeler, Harvard University; Alex de Oliveira, Federal University of Para; ACL da Costa, Federal University of Para; Scott R. Saleska, University of Arizona; Patrick Meir, University of Edinburgh; Paul R. Moorcroft, Harvard University
2:30 PM
 Thermal ecology in the Aegean Wall Lizard (Podarcis erhardii): Microclimate may be more important than genetic impoverishment
Anat Belasen, University of Michigan; Binbin Li, University of Michigan; Dimitra Chremou, University of Athens; Evstratios Valakos, University of Athens; Panayiotis Pafilis, University of Athens; Johannes Foufopoulos, University of Michigan
2:50 PM
 Adaptation to deep shade environments: Novel biophysical and biochemical properties of bizonoplasts, unique epidermal chloroplasts of two Selaginella species
Chiou-Rong Sheue, National Chung Hsing University; Yeh-Hua Wu, National Chiayi University; Jian-Wei Liu, National Chung Hsing University; Te-Yu Guu, National Chiayi University; Maurice S. B. Ku, National Chiayi University; Peter Chesson, University of Arizona; Ming-Chih Shih, National Chung Hsing University; Jian-Yu Chen, National Chung Hsing University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Evidence for xylem adaptations to drought in ancient cordaites of the Carboniferous
Juliana S. Medeiros, The Holden Arboretum; Rudolph Serbet, University of Kansas; Thomas N. Taylor, University of Kansas; Edith L. Taylor, University of Kansas; Joy K. Ward, University of Kansas
3:40 PM
 Ecological stoichiometry of assemblages: Physiological tradeoffs couple competitive ability and homeostasis
Casey M. Godwin, Univeristy of Minnesota; James B. Cotner, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
4:00 PM
 Immature monarch temperature tolerance: Measuring cold hardiness through supercooling points and lower lethal temperatures
Kelly R. Nail, University of Minnesota; Karen Oberhauser, University of Minnesota
4:20 PM
 Heterogeneity in phloem transport within and among plant organs
Jessica A. Savage, Harvard University; Maciej A. Zwieniecki, UC Davis; N. Michele Holbrook, Harvard University