COS 59
Competition II

Wednesday, August 13, 2014: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Regency Blrm A, Hyatt Regency Hotel
8:00 AM
 Immigration and subtle trait variation can mitigate or reverse competitive outcomes for parasites attacking a novel host
Gabriela Hamerlinck, BioQUEST Curriculum Consortium; Nathan P. Lemoine, Colorado State University; Karen C. Abbott, Case Western Reserve University; Andrew A. Forbes, University of Iowa
8:20 AM
 Paradoxical response of density-dependence to resource limitation
Erica M. Holdridge, California State University, Northridge; Casey P. terHorst, California State University, Northridge
8:40 AM Cancelled
 Root nutrient acquisition strategies change emergent properties at the community and ecosystem scales
Mingzhen Lu, Princeton University; Lars Hedin, Princeton University
9:00 AM
 How general is ‘constant final yield’ in herbaceous plants?
Wibke Wille, Philipps University Marburg; Jacob Weiner, University of Copenhagen
9:20 AM
 Coexistence among symmetric competitors in fluctuating environments
Katherine Scranton, Yale University; David A. Vasseur, Yale University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Scaling and spatial patterns of species co-occurrence in a rocky intertidal meta-community
Allison K. Barner, Oregon State University; Sally D. Hacker, Oregon State University; Bruce A. Menge, Oregon State University
10:10 AM
 Plasticity in tree root architecture indirectly affects coexistence in an understory plant community
Erik T. Aschehoug, North Carolina State University; Ragan M. Callaway, The University of Montana
10:30 AM
 Evolutionary relatedness does not predict ecological similarity of freshwater green algae
Bradley J. Cardinale, University of Michigan; Anita Narwani, University of Michigan; Celia Miller, University of Michigan; Keith J. Fritschie, Dartmouth College; Patrick A. Venail, University of Michigan; Markos Alexandrou, University of California, Santa Barbara; Todd H. Oakley, University of California
10:50 AM
 The outcome of interspecific competition is determined within the first 15 minutes of interaction
Merav Vonshak, Stanford University; Deborah M. Gordon, Stanford University
11:10 AM Cancelled
 Patterns of coral growth and shrinkage are linked to initial spatial configurations in coral reef benthic models
Marlene Brito-Millan, Scripps Institution of Oceanography/UCSD; Stuart A. Sandin, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
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