COS 12
Mutualism And Facilitation I

Monday, August 11, 2014: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Golden State, Hyatt Regency Hotel
1:30 PM Cancelled
 Symbiont competition: A classic perspective provides new insights to diversity in symbiont assemblages
James Skelton, Virginia Tech; Robert P. Creed Jr., Appalachian State University; Bryan L. Brown, Virginia Tech
2:10 PM
 Thymol mediates three-way interactions between Thymus (Lamiaceae), legumes, and rhizobia
Mary A. McKenna, Howard University; Veronica Rodriguez-Rosas, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez; Dawn Diaz-Ruiz, University of Central Florida
2:30 PM
 The role of competition for benefits in mutualist coexistence: An ‘M*’ theory of competitive exclusion in mutualism?
Christopher A. Johnson, University of Arizona; Judith L. Bronstein, University of Arizona
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Temporal consistency in mutualistic networks
Brent J. Sewall, Temple University
3:40 PM
 Pervasive effects of an endophytic fungus on host genetic and phenotypic expression in a tropical tree
Edward Allen Herre, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Luis Mejia, Institute for Scientific Research and High Technology Services (INDICASAT-AIP); Jed P. Sparks, Cornell University; Klaus Winter, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Milton N. Garcia, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Mark J. Guiltinan, Pennsylvania State University; Siela N. Maximova, Pennsylvania State University; Sunshine Van Bael, Tulane University; Yufan Zhang, Pennsylvania State University; Zi Shi, Pennsylvania State University
4:00 PM
 Microbial legacy effects vs. plant-soil feedbacks: Effects on plant community composition and productivity
Jonathan T. Bauer, Indiana University; Noah Blumenthal, Indiana University; Anna J. Miller, Indiana University; Julia K. Ferguson, Indiana University; Heather L. Reynolds, Indiana University
4:20 PM
 A phylogenetic meta-analysis of biotic and abiotic factors affecting plant response to mycorrhizal fungi
Jason D. Hoeksema, University of Mississippi; James D. Bever, Indiana University; Sounak Chakraborty, University of Missouri; Veer B. Chaudhary, Loyola University Chicago; Elizabeth A. Housworth, Indiana University; Wittaya Kaonongbua, King Mongkuts University of Technology Thonburi; Marc J. Lajeunesse, University of South Florida; James F. Meadow, University of Oregon; Brook Milligan, New Mexico State University; Bridget J. Piculell, University of Mississippi; Megan A. RĂșa, University of Mississippi; James Umbanhowar, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Wolfgang Viechtbauer, Maastricht University; Peter C. Zee, Stanford University
4:40 PM
 Rare plants have more positive plant soil feedbacks than common congeners
Jennifer A. Rudgers, University of New Mexico; Valerie M. Huguet, Rice University
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