COS 85
Plant-Insect Interactions II

Wednesday, August 13, 2014: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Compagno, Sheraton Hotel
1:50 PM
 Exploring the personalities of plants: Effects of intra-specific trait variation on individual fitness
Jonas Kuppler, Heinrich-Heine-University & University of Salzburg; Maren Hoefers, Heinrich-Heine-University; Lisa Wiesmann, University Salzburg; Robert R. Junker, University Salzburg
2:10 PM
 Toxic nectar from invasive plant species: Ecological effects on native flower-visiting mutualists and role in invasion process
Erin Jo Tiedeken, Trinity College Dublin; Paul A. Egan, Trinity College Dublin; Philip C. Stevenson, University of Greenwich; Geraldine A. Wright, Newcastle University; Mark J. F. Brown, Royal Holloway University of London; Sharon M. Matthews, Trinity College Dublin; Jane C. Stout, School of Natural Sciences
2:30 PM
 How may climate warming affect a native butterfly (Pieris canidia), an invasive butterfly (P. rapae), and their competition on a common host plant (Rorippa indica)?
Jeng-Hong Lin, National Taiwan University; Tzu-Jung Tseng, National Taiwan University; Shu-Hui Yu, National Taiwan University; Chuan-Kai Ho, National Taiwan University
2:50 PM
 Divergent antiherbivore syndromes in tarweed: Play it safe and hide or roll the dice and call for help
Billy A. Krimmel, UC Davis; Ian S. Pearse, United States Geological Survey; George Zaragoza, UC Davis; Kathy Hughes, UC Davis; Eric F. LoPresti, University of California - Davis
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 The effects of host plant selection on monarch-parasite interactions
Shannon L. Andreoli, Oklahoma State University; Kristen A. Baum, Oklahoma State University
3:40 PM
 Clinal adaptation in Artemisia californica to a latitudinal gradient influences arthropod community composition
Daniel C. J. Sheng, University of California, Irvine; Jessica D. Pratt, University of California, Irvine; Kailen A. Mooney, University of California, Irvine
4:00 PM
 The pollination ecology of floral metal accumulation
George A. Meindl, University of Pittsburgh; Tia-Lynn Ashman, University of Pittsburgh
4:20 PM
 Destructive consumption of extrafloral nectaries: An overlooked cost of an indirect defense mechanism
Moshe Gish, The Pennsylvania State University; Mark C. Mescher, ETH Zurich; Consuelo M. De Moraes, The Pennsylvania State University
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