COS 29
Herbivory II

Tuesday, August 12, 2014: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Regency Blrm F, Hyatt Regency Hotel
8:00 AM
 Effects of excluding aboveground herbivores of different body size on soil communities and processes in two vegetation types with different grazing history
Martijn L. Vandegehuchte, Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL; Ursina Raschein, University of Zürich; Alan G. Haynes, Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL; Dariusz J. Gwiazdowicz, Poznań University of Life Sciences; Martin Schütz, Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL; Anita C. Risch, Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL
8:20 AM
 Herbivory in tropical trees: Relative influence of tree genotype diversity, tree species diversity, and herbivore identity
Luis Abdala-Roberts, University of California at Irvine; Kailen A. Mooney, University of California at Irvine; Teresa Quijano-Medina, Wagenigen University; Maria J. Campos-Navarrete, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan; Alejandra Gonzalez-Moreno, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan; Victor Parra-Tabla, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan
8:40 AM
 Ants determine plant herbivory along an elevational gradient
Zhang Shuang, State Key Laboratory of Urban and Regional Ecology, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences
9:00 AM
 Timing matters: Seasonality of defensive induction and herbivore community assembly in Asclepias eriocarpa
Marshall S. McMunn, University of California - Davis; Louie H. Yang, University of California, Davis; Ian S. Pearse, Illinois Natural History Survey
9:20 AM
 Much ado about deer? 5-8 years of deer exclusion does not impact the understory plant community in temperate forests in northeastern Ohio
Sheryl M. Petersen, The Holden Arboretum; Sandra L. Albro, Cleveland Botanical Garden; Paul B. Drewa, Case Western Reserve University; Mike Watson, The Holden Arboretum; David J. Burke, The Holden Arboretum
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Interactive effects of insects, mammals, and soil fertility on grassland plant community structure
Gregory R. Houseman, Wichita State University; F. Leland Russell, Wichita State University
10:10 AM
 Population differences in defense trait expression in Passiflora incarnata
Aline M. Waguespack Claytor, Duke University; William F. Morris, Duke University
10:30 AM
 Land use history, canopy thinning and consumers interact to affect seedling establishment
Philip G. Hahn, University of Wisconsin - Madison; John L. Orrock, University of Wisconsin - Madison
10:50 AM
 A shifting budget of grazing and production:  Functional responses of a coral reef community to herbivore protection
Emily L.A. Kelly, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Russell T. Sparks, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources; Ivor D. Williams, NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center; Jennifer E. Smith, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
11:10 AM
 Intraspecific variation in herbivory, density-dependence, and growth at the edge of a mangrove’s expanding range
Alexander J. Forde, University of Maryland; Daniel S. Gruner, University of Maryland
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