COS 46
Herbivory: Plant Defenses

Tuesday, August 12, 2014: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Golden State, Hyatt Regency Hotel
1:30 PM
 Specificity of plant-plant communication: Kin recognition, plant sex, and herbivore identity
Colleen S. Nell, University of California, Irvine; Xoaquin Moreira, University of California at Irvine; Sergio Rasmann, University of California at Irvine; Kailen A. Mooney, University of California, Irvine
1:50 PM
 Deciphering the language of plant communication: Volatile chemotypes of sagebrush
Rick Karban, University of California at Davis; William C. Wetzel, University of California, Davis; Kaori Shiojiri, Kyoto University; Satomi Ishizaki, Niigata University; Santiago Ramirez, University of California; James Blande, University of Eastern Finland
2:10 PM
 Will chemical defenses become more effective against specialist herbivores under elevated CO2?
John M. Landosky, Western Michigan University; David N. Karowe, Western Michigan University
2:30 PM
 Testing growth-defense trade-off among 14 willow and poplar species along a hydrological gradient
Xiaojing Wei, University of Minnesota; Jessica A. Savage, Harvard University; Ken M. Keefover-Ring, University of Wisconsin - Madison; Richard L. Lindroth, University of Wisconsin; Jeannine M. Cavender-Bares, University of Minnesota
2:50 PM
 Plant perception of herbivore odors: Exposure of host plants to the putative pheromone of a specialist herbivore primes herbivore-induced volatile production
Anjel M. Helms, The Pennsylvania State University; Consuelo M. De Moraes, The Pennsylvania State University; Mark C. Mescher, ETH Zurich; John F. Tooker, The Pennsylvania State University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Is herbivory greater in tropical latitudes?
Kristine Callis, University of California-Irvine; Douglas J. Levey, National Science Foundation; Todd M. Palmer, University of Florida; Emilio M. Bruna, University of Florida
3:40 PM
 Bark beetle resistance in trees associated with increased resin duct allocation: cumulative support from four western U.S. pine species
Jeffrey M. Kane, Humboldt State University; Scott Ferrenberg, University of Colorado, Boulder
4:00 PM
 Integrating chemical and long-term ecological data in phytochemical comparisons of the genus Piper
Lora A. Richards, University of Nevada; Christopher S. Jeffrey, University of Nevada; Lee A. Dyer, University of Nevada; Matthew Forister, University of Nevada, Reno; Michael D. Leonard, University of Nevada Reno
4:20 PM
 Gene expression analysis of compensatory responses to herbivory yields differences in growth, reproduction, and defensive chemistry
Daniel R. Scholes, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Ken N. Paige, University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign
4:40 PM
 Are caterpillars trippin' on acid?
Andrea E. Glassmire, University of Nevada; Matthew L. Forister, University of Nevada, Reno; Christopher S. Jeffrey, University of Nevada; Joseph S. Wilson, Utah State University Tooele; Michael D. Leonard, University of Nevada Reno; Christopher C. Nice, Texas State University; Thomas L. Parchman, University of Nevada; Thomas R. Walla, Colorado Mesa University; Joshua P. Jahner, University of Nevada, Reno; Lee A. Dyer, University of Nevada
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