COS 47
Species Interactions I

Tuesday, August 6, 2013: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
M100HC, Minneapolis Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Asymmetric competition for nutrients and light between benthic and pelagic algae: Theory, field data, and an experimental test system
Francisco R. Vasconcelos, Umeå University; Sebastian Diehl, Umeå University; Christoph Jäger, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ
1:50 PM
 Pining for fungi: red-cockaded woodpeckers and their fungal associates
Michelle A. Jusino, Virginia Tech; Daniel L. Lindner, USDA Forest Service, NRS, Center for Forest Mycology Research; Mark T. Banik, USDA Forest Service, NRS, Center for Forest Mycology Research; Jeffrey R. Walters, Virginia Tech
2:10 PM
 Nutrient use and coexistence criteria of phytoplankton in absence and presence of grazers
Wojciech Uszko, Umeå University; Sebastian Diehl, Umeå University
2:30 PM
 Parasites can stabilize consumer-resource dynamics, but do they? An evaluation using models, an experiment, and field data
Spencer R. Hall, Indiana University; Kelly M. Boatman, Indiana University; Zachary A. Brown, Indiana University; David J. Civitello, University of South Florida; Rachel M. Penczykowski, Georgia Institute of Technology; Marta S. Shocket, Indiana University; Meghan A. Duffy, University of Michigan; Carla E. Cáceres, University of Illinois
2:50 PM
 Positive or negative canopy-understory interactions? A test using the comparative-experimental approach
Allison K. Barner, Oregon State University; Sally D. Hacker, Oregon State University; Bruce A. Menge, Oregon State University; Karina J. Nielsen, San Francisco State University; Francis Chan, Oregon State University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
3:40 PM
 The relative importance of competition and predation along a habitat size gradient in bromeliad mesocosms
A. Andrew M. MacDonald, University of British Columbia; Diane S. Srivastava, University of British Columbia
4:00 PM
 Fuzzy mating behavior enhances species coexistence and delays extinction in diverse communities
Manuel T. Lerdau, University of Virginia; Chuck Cannon, Texas Tech university
4:40 PM
 Top-down control of an acrtiid moth varies spatially
Patrick Grof-Tisza, University of California, Davis; Marcel Holyoak, University of California, Davis; Rick Karban, University of California at Davis