COS 16
Plant-Insect Interactions I

Monday, August 5, 2013: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
L100G, Minneapolis Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Interspecific variation in plants alters the strength of trophic cascades
Emily K. Mohl, University of Minnesota; Emmanuel Santa-Martinez, University of Wisconsin-Madison; George E. Heimpel, University of Minnesota
2:10 PM
 Predation and pigments: examining alydid seed predation on Lupinus perennis
Jennifer D. Shimola, Bowling Green State University; Jacob Sublett, Bowling Green State University; Helen J. Michaels, Bowling Green State University
2:30 PM
 Exploring top-down and bottom-up interactions between Echinacea angustifolia and its specialist ant-tended aphid
Katherine E. Muller, Northwestern University; Stuart Wagenius, Chicago Botanic Garden
2:50 PM
 Effects of invertebrate herbivory on big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) depend on climate
Nancy J. Huntly, Utah State University; Masaru Takahashi, Idaho State University; Matthew Germino, US Geological Survey; Bruce Finney, Idaho State University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Demographic consequences to the specialist herbivore (Euphydryas phaeton) following the adoption of the weedy exotic host plant Plantago lanceolata
Greg A. Breed, Harvard University; Paul M. Severns, Washington State University-Vancouver; Aubrie R.M. James, Iowa State University; Elizabeth E. Crone, Harvard University
3:40 PM
 The sweet tooth of parasitoids: a meta-analysis exploring the floral resources of hymenopteran parasitoids
Kate Zemenick, University of California, Davis; Jay Rosenheim, University of California, Davis
4:00 PM
 Herbivore dietary specialization increases ant predation on temperate forest caterpillars
Michael S. Singer, Wesleyan University; Robert E. Clark, Wesleyan University; Emily R. Johnson, Wesleyan University; Isaac Lichter-Marck, Wesleyan University; Kailen A. Mooney, University of California at Irvine
4:20 PM
 Diet breadth and macronutrient regulation in coexisting generalist herbivores
Paul A. Lenhart, Texas A&M University; Spencer T. Behmer, Texas A&M University; Micky D. Eubanks, Texas A&M University
4:40 PM
 Elevated CO2 affects bottom-up and top-down driver impacts in plant-insect interaction
John M. Landosky, Western Michigan University; David N. Karowe, Western Michigan University