COS 30
Invasion II

Tuesday, August 12, 2014: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Golden State, Hyatt Regency Hotel
8:00 AM
 Testing major invasion hypotheses with the Hierarchy-of-Hypotheses approach
Tina Heger, Technische Universitaet Muenchen; Jonathan M. Jeschke, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries
8:20 AM
 Patterns of invasive species community structure in Pacific Northwest estuaries
James H. Power, U.S. EPA; Steven P. Ferraro, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Faith A. Cole, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
8:40 AM
 Plant-soil feedbacks along a chronosequence of invasion
Nicola J. Day, University of Guelph / Invasive Species Research Institute; Kari E. Dunfield, University of Guelph; Pedro M. Antunes, Algoma University
9:00 AM
 Nitrogen deposition facilitates nonnative plant invasion through increased nitrogen availability and changes to plant-soil feedbacks
Justin M. Valliere, University of California, Riverside; Edith B. Allen, University of California, Riverside
9:20 AM
 The invasive provenance hypothesis: positive genotype-environment interactions are a major driver of invasions
Rafael D. Zenni, The University of Tennessee; Joseph K. Bailey, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville; Daniel Simberloff, The University of Tennessee
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Selection for size and flowering time drives invasion success in a non-native legume
Shannon L. Bayliss, California State University; Casey P. terHorst, California State University, Northridge; Jennifer A. Lau, Michigan State University
10:10 AM
 Are native and invasive species functionally similar in low-resource ecosystems?  A functional trait comparison across five Mediterranean-climate ecosystems
Jennifer L. Funk, Chapman University; Rachel J. Standish, University of Western Australia; William Stock, Edith Cowan University; Fernando Valladares, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC; Fernanda Pérez, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, IEB
10:30 AM
 The persistence of soil legacy effects after the removal of Cytisus scoparius: implications for reforestation
Sara Grove, University of California, Santa Cruz; Ingrid M. Parker, University of California, Santa Cruz; Karen A. Haubensak, Northern Arizona University
10:50 AM
 Impact of light availability and water stress on eastern hemlock trees and hemlock woolly adelgid settlement
Mauri L. Hickin, University of Rhode Island; Evan L. Preisser, University of Rhode Island
11:10 AM
 Effects of extrinsic and intrinsic factors on individual tick load in an introduced Siberian chipmunk (Tamias sibiricus) population
Christie Le Coeur, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle; Benoît Pisanu, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle; Alexandre Robert, Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle; Jean-Louis Chapuis, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle
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