COS 96
Distributions And Range Limits

Thursday, August 14, 2014: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Regency Blrm C, Hyatt Regency Hotel
8:20 AM
8:40 AM
 The role of consumer ressource thophic interactions in determining vegetation distribution and ecotones
Isabelle Boulangeat, Universite du Quebec a Rimouski; Dominique Gravel, Université du Québec à Rimouski; Tanguy Daufresne, INRA
9:00 AM
 Geographic variation in the factors controlling plant species ranges across the New World
Naia Morueta-Holme, Aarhus University; Brody Sandel, Aarhus University; Brian J. McGill, University of Maine; Peter M. Jørgensen, Missouri Botanical Garden; Nathan J. B. Kraft, University of Maryland; Jeffrey E. Ott, University of North Carolina; Robert K. Peet, University of North Carolina; Irena Simova, Charles University in Prague and Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic; Cyrille Violle, CNRS; John C. Donoghue II, University of Arizona; Brian J. Enquist, University of Arizona; Jens-Christian Svenning, Aarhus University
9:20 AM
 Species attributes and patterns of circulation determine the location and permeability of marine biogeographic boundaries
M. Paula Pappalardo, University of Georgia; James E. (Jeb) Byers, University of Georgia; James M. Pringle, University of New Hampshire; John P. Wares, University of Georgia
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Biological control of Dioscorea bulbifera, air potato, by Lilioceris cheni (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae): the role of two biotypes
Ellen C. Lake, USDA-ARS; Melissa C. Smith, USDA-ARS; Paul D. Pratt, United States Department of Agriculture; William A. Overholt, University of Florida; Veronica Manrique, University of Florida; Rodrigo Diaz, University of Florida; Stephen D. Hight, USDA-ARS
10:30 AM
 Range limits in tropical trees: the role of early life history stages
Rachel A. Hillyer, Wake Forest University; Miles R. Silman, Wake Forest University
10:50 AM
 Physiological stress and interspecies competition determine tree species distributions across a peatland to forest gradient in southeast Alaska
Sarah Bisbing, California Polytechnic State University; David J. Cooper, Colorado State University; David V. D'Amore, Forest Service; Kristin N. Marshall, NOAA Fisheries
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