COS 50
Physiological Ecology III

Tuesday, August 12, 2014: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
314, Sacramento Convention Center
1:30 PM
 A global analysis of the concentration and dynamics of non-structural carbohydrates in plants: does it matter under global change?
Anna Sala, University of Montana; Jordi Martínez-Vilalta, CREAF / Autonomous University of Barcelona; Maria Dolores Asencio, Centre for Ecological Research and Forestry Applications (CREAF); Francisco Lloret, CREAF-Autonomous University of Barcelona; Sara Palacio, Instituto Pirenaico de Zaragoza (CSIC); Lucía Galiano, CREAF-Autonomous University of Barcelona; Guenter Hoch, University of Basel; Frida I. Piper, Centro de Investigación en Ecosistemas de la Patagonia (CIEP)
1:50 PM
 Life history and physiological factors associated with post-fire resprout success during drought in mediterranean-type shrublands in South Africa and California
R. Brandon Pratt, California State University, Bakersfield; Anna L. Jacobsen, California State University, Bakersfield
2:10 PM
 The number of vessel connections is linked to xylem transport safety and efficiency in stems and roots of chaparral shrubs
Marta I. Percolla, California State University, Bakersfield; Evan D. MacKinnon, California State University, Bakersfield; R. Brandon Pratt, California State University, Bakersfield; Anna L. Jacobsen, California State University, Bakersfield; Michael Tobin, University of Houston-Downtown
2:30 PM
 Expensive and hydraulically efficient leaves maintain deep rooted cold desert shrubs active during the dry season
Fabian G. Scholz, Comision Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas (CONICET); Sandra Bucci, Comision Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas (CONICET); Daniel Augusto Pereyra, Departamento de Biologia (UNPSJB); Guillermo Goldstein, Laboratorio de Ecologia Funcional, FCEyN-UBA and CONICET
2:50 PM
 Drinking the night away: Frequent nocturnal foliar absorption and reverse sap flow in a temperate mangrove fores
Daniel E. Stanton, Princeton University; John J.G. Egerton, The Australian National University; Lee Constable, The Australian National University; Hoa Thi Nguyen, The Australian National University; William Walker, The Australian National University; Marilyn C. Ball, The Australian National University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Response of shortleaf x loblolly pine hybrid seedlings to water stress
Joshua Bradley, Oklahoma State University; Rodney E. Will, Oklahoma State University; John Stewart, Oklahoma State University; Duncan S. Wilson, Oklahoma State University; C. Dana Nelson, Southern Institute of Forest Genetics
3:40 PM
 Nonstructural carbohydrate dynamics of dying lodgepole pines following mountain pine beetle attack
Erin T. Wiley, University of Alberta; Bruce J. Rogers, British Columbia Ministry of Forests; Robert Hodgkinson, British Columbia Ministry of Forests; Pak S. Chow, University of Alberta; Simon M. Landhäusser, University of Alberta
4:00 PM
 The complexity of phloem structural diversity and its implications for angiosperm evolution
Jessica A. Savage, Harvard University; Sierra Beecher, Washington State University; Jan Knoblauch, Washington State University; Michael Knoblauch, Washington State University; N. Michele Holbrook, Harvard University
4:20 PM
 Do cork oak trees benefit from a surrounding legume-rich, permanent pasture?
Catarina Moura, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ULisboa), Centro de Ecologia Funcional (U.Coimbra) and UC-Berkeley; Sofia Cerasoli, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Universidade de Lisboa; João S. Pereira, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Universidade de Lisboa; Todd E. Dawson, University of California Berkeley
4:40 PM
 Variation in plant growth rates across broad climate gradients: Toward a general metabolic scaling model linking climate, functional traits, and growth rate
Sean T. Michaletz, University of Arizona; Brian J. Enquist, University of Arizona; James H. Brown, University of New Mexico; Vanessa R. Buzzard, University of Arizona; Ye Deng, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Sean T. Hammond, University of New Mexico; Zhili He, University of Oklahoma; Amanda N. Henderson, University of Arizona; Michael Kaspari, University of Oklahoma; Yadvinder Malhi, University of Oxford; Jeanine McGann, University of New Mexico; Hubert Morin, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi; Colby B. Sides, University of Arizona; Robert B. Waide, University of New Mexico; Michael D. Weiser, University of Oklahoma; James W. Voordeckers, University of Oklahoma; Jizhong Zhou, University of Oklahoma
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