COS 83
Invasion: Dynamics, Population Processes I

Wednesday, August 13, 2014: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Carmel AB, Hyatt Regency Hotel
1:30 PM
1:50 PM
 Seed dormancy and dispersal promote nonnative invasion of deciduous forests in southeastern Ohio, USA
Mame S. Redwood, Ohio University; Glenn R. Matlack, Ohio University; Cynthia D. Huebner, USDA Forest Service
2:10 PM
 Life history trade-offs affect the invasion velocity of spreading plant populations
M. Nicky Lustenhouwer, ETH Zurich; Emily V. Moran, UC Merced; Jonathan M. Levine, ETH Zurich
2:30 PM
 A tad too high: Sensitivity to UV-B radiation may limit invasion potential of American bullfrogs in the Pacific Northwest invasion range
Tiffany S. Garcia, Oregon State University; Jennifer C. Rowe, Oregon State University; James B. Doyle, Oregon State University
2:50 PM
 Pattern and scale influence demographic response to climate change in an annual grassland invader
Meghan J. Skaer Thomason, USDA-ARS; Kevin J. Rice, University of California Davis
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Native insect herbivory and density influence the establishment and invasion trajectories of a non-native thistle
Emily L. Schultz, Rice University; James Eckberg, University of Minnesota; Sergey S. Berg Jr., University of Minnesota; Brigitte Tenhumberg, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Svata M. Louda, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Tom E. X. Miller, Rice University
3:40 PM
 Comparing the invasive characteristics of a US non-native forage grass with its Czech Republic wildtype
Stephanie Grischkowsky, Oklahoma State University; Karen R. Hickman, Oklahoma State University; Gail W.T. Wilson, Oklahoma State University
4:00 PM
 Predicting invasive plant performance with a single abiotic factor: a hierarchical Bayesian approach
Chris H. Wilson, University of Florida; T. Trevor Caughlin, University of Florida; David J. Civitello, University of South Florida; S. Luke Flory, University of Florida
4:20 PM
 Demographic mechanisms underlying invasive spread: Comparison of two invasive plants and their native ecological analogs
Sarah T. Bois, Linda Loring Nature Foundation; Cory Merow, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; John Silander, University of Connecticut
4:40 PM
 Dispersal kernel heritability in Callosobruchus maculatus and implications for the velocity of range expansion
Brad Ochocki, Rice University; Adam Geiger, Rice University; Tom E. X. Miller, Rice University
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