COS 100
Invasion: Dynamics, Population Processes II

Thursday, August 14, 2014: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Golden State, Hyatt Regency Hotel
8:20 AM
 Establishment dynamics of structured populations: Insights from individual-based integral projection models
Sebastian J. Schreiber, University of California; Nicholas S. Fabina, University of California, Davis
8:40 AM
 Evolutionary and demographic processes in the invasive grass Microstegium vimineum (Japanese stiltgrass)
Ari E. Novy, U.S. Botanic Garden; Peter E. Smouse, Rutgers University; S. Luke Flory, University of Florida; Jean Marie Hartman, Rutgers University
9:00 AM
 How topography induces reproductive asynchrony and alters gypsy moth invasion dynamics
Jonathan A. Walter, University of Virginia; Marcia S. Meixler, Rutgers University; Thomas Mueller, Goethe University; William F. Fagan, University of Maryland; Patrick C. Tobin, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; Kyle J. Haynes, University of Virginia
9:20 AM
 The influence of evolution on population spread through patchy landscapes
Jennifer L. Williams, University of British Columbia; Robin E. Snyder, Case Western Reserve University; Jonathan M. Levine, ETH Zurich
9:40 AM
10:10 AM
 Dispersal evolution can speed invasions despite exacerbating a mate-finding Allee effect
Allison K. Shaw, University of Minnesota; Hanna Kokko, Australian National University
10:30 AM
 Grasses as nurse plants?: Effects of native Uniola virgata and non-native Megathyrsus maximus on woody species regeneration in degraded subtropical dry forests
Juan G. García-Cancel, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez; Jarrod M. Thaxton, Eastern Kentucky University
10:50 AM
 Meta-analysis reveals a positive effect of non-native prey on native predator populations
Lauren M. Pintor, The Ohio State University; Jeb Byers, University of Georgia
11:10 AM
 Optimal detection of invasive species: Comparing strategies when eradication is and is not possible
Matthew H. Holden, Cornell University; Stephen P. Ellner, Cornell University
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