COS 65
Invasion: Community Effects II

Wednesday, August 13, 2014: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Golden State, Hyatt Regency Hotel
8:00 AM
 Origin matters: Dissecting impact of plant invaders in the home vs. introduced range
Yan Sun, University of California, Berkeley; Urs Schaffner, CABI Europe - Switzerland; Heinz Müller-Schärer, University of Fribourg
8:20 AM
 Resistance and resilience of pollination networks to simulated invasions depend on adaptive foraging, network structure and the invaders' traits
Fernanda S. Valdovinos, University of Arizona; Pablo Moisset de Espanés, Universidad de Chile; Rodrigo Ramos-Jiliberto, Centro Nacional del Medio Ambiente, Universidad de Chile; Diego P. Vázquez, Centro Científico y Tecnológico Mendoza; Neo D. Martinez, Pacific Ecoinformatics and Computational Ecology Lab; University of Arizona
8:40 AM
 Engineering by the invasive Asian clam Corbicula fluminea: Effects on macrozoobenthic assemblages
Ronaldo G. Sousa, CIMAR-LA/CIIMAR – Centre of Marine and Environmental Research; A. Novais, CBMA - Centre of Molecular and Environmental Biology, Department of Biology, University of Minho; A. Souza, CIMAR-LA/CIIMAR – Centre of Marine and Environmental Research, University of Porto; M. Ilarri, CIMAR-LA/CIIMAR – Centre of Marine and Environmental Research, University of Porto
9:00 AM
 Darwin’s naturalization conundrum: Exotic-native phylogenetic relationships and local scale invasion success
Kelly M. Andersen, San Diego Zoo Global; Catherine G. Parks, USFS Pacific Northwest Research Station; Bryan A. Endress, Zoological Society of San Diego
9:20 AM
 Plant-soil feedback mechanisms in medusahead invasion in Californian grasslands
Pierre Mariotte, University of California Berkeley; Erica N. Spotswood, UC Berkeley; Katharine N. Suding, University of California at Berkeley
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Too much of a good thing: Models of a potential bioenergy crop (Miscanthus x giganteus) indicate a high risk of biological invasion but show that certain communities may be resilient
Ranjan Muthukrishnan, Univeristy of Minnesota; Shannon E. Pittman, University of Minnesota; Natalie M. West, University of Illinois; Adam S. Davis, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Nicholas R. Jordan, University of Minnesota; James D. Forester, University of Minnesota
10:10 AM
 The role of natural enemies, light, and nutrients in colonization of exotic-dominated old field communities by native species
Robert W. Heckman, University of North Carolina; Charles E. Mitchell, UNC-Chapel Hill
10:30 AM
 Lespedeza cuneata invasion history, rather than invader density, alters soil microbial community composition
Anthony C. Yannarell, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Lingzi Hu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Victoria Borowicz, Illinois State University; Joseph E. Armstrong, Illinois State University
10:50 AM
 Competitive interactions between exotic and native grasses under changing precipitation and increased nitrogen deposition in the Colorado Front Range
Amy L. Concilio, University of Colorado; Timothy R. Seastedt, University of Colorado at Boulder; Jesse B. Nippert, Kansas State University
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