COS 19
Biodiversity II

Tuesday, August 12, 2014: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
301, Sacramento Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Are trait differentiation and genetic relatedness correlated in eelgrass genotypes, and can relatedness be used to predict the outcome of intraspecific interactions?
Jessica M. Abbott, University California, Davis; John J. Stachowicz, University of California, Davis; Susan L. Williams, UC Davis; Katie DuBois, UC Davis
8:40 AM
 Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning relationships in mega-diverse natural bacterial communities
Fabian Roger, University of Gothenburg; Stefan Bertilsson, Uppsala University; Omneya Ahmed, Uppsala University; Silke Langenheder, Uppsala University; Lars Gamfeldt, University of Gothenburg
9:00 AM
 Landscape heterogeneity induces plant and arthropod species turnover in traditional cornfields
Eliana Martínez, Universidad Nacional de Colombia; Matthias Rös, Instituto de Ecología A.C.; María A. Bonilla, Universidad Nacional de Colombia; Rodolfo Dirzo, Stanford University
9:20 AM
 Teasing apart plant community responses to N enrichment: The role of competition and soil microbes
Emily C. Farrer, UC Berkeley; Katharine N. Suding, University of California at Berkeley
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Impacts of neighborhood species richness on individual-tree sizes evolve through time under heterogeneous environment in BEF-China main experiment
Ying Li, Leuphana University Lüneburg; Werner Härdtle, Leuphana University Lüneburg; Helge Bruelheide, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg; Pascal A. Niklaus, University of Zurich; Goddert von Oheimb, Leuphana University Lüneburg
10:10 AM
 Tracking the Amur tiger of China-Russia borderlands
Wenhong Xiao, Beijing Normal University; Xiaodan Zhao, Beijing Normal University; Qi Mu, Beijing Normal University; Limin Feng, Beijing Normal University; Pu Mou, Beijing Normal University; Jianping Ge, Beijing Normal University; Tianming Wang, Beijing Normal University
10:30 AM
 Aggregation of conspecifics alters productivity in a grassland experiment
Thomas P. McKenna, University of North Dakota; Kathryn A. Yurkonis, University of North Dakota
10:50 AM
 Bacterial and fungal endophyte response to crude oil exposure
Demetra Kandalepas, Tulane University; Michael J. Blum, Tulane University; John H. Pardue, Louisiana State Unversity; Sunshine Van Bael, Tulane University
11:10 AM
 Direct links between biodiversity and human well-being: Science needs to support win-win conservation and health opportunities
Ariana Sutton-Grier, University of Maryland and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; Paul Sandifer, NOAA
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