COS 25

Tuesday, August 11, 2015: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
323, Baltimore Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Why don’t carnivorous pitcher plants occur in nutrient-rich soils? The relative importance of competition and hypoxia intolerance
Matthew J. Abbott, University of Mississippi; J. Stephen Brewer, University of Mississippi
8:20 AM
 Detecting early onset of intraspecific competition through root visualization
David J. Gibson, Southern Illinois University Carbondale; Jay Raveendiran, Southern Illinois University; Robert Higgins, Southern Illinois University; Xian Lui, Southern Illinois University; Matt Geisler, Southern Illinois University; Qiang Cheng, Southern Illinois University; Jane Geisler-Lee, Southern Illinois University
8:40 AM Cancelled
 How do crown structure, light availability, and competition affect trunk growth of Sequoia sempervirens?
Ethan J. Coonen, Humboldt State University; Stephen C. Sillett, Humboldt State University
9:00 AM
 Effect of rhizosphere bacterial communities on the growth and competition of Lactuca species
Anna Aguilera, Simmons College; Rick Kesseli, University of Massachusetts; Stuart H. Morey, University of Massachusetts; Melinda Gammon, University of Massachusetts; Lauren Bonatakis, Simmons College; Saimom Ramos, University of Massachusetts; Monica Jiang, University of Massachusetts
9:20 AM
 Environmental color neutralizes the competitive advantage of stress-tolerance
Daniel J. Wieczynski, Yale University; Paul E. Turner, Yale University; David A. Vasseur, Yale University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Reproductive asynchrony and the storage effect contribute to the latitudinal gradient in forest diversity
Jacob Usinowicz, ETH Zurich; Yu-Yun Chen, National DongHwa University; James S. Clark, Duke University; Nancy Garwood, Southern Ilinois University; Jill Johnstone, University of Saskatchewan; Margaret Metz, University of Califorina, Davis; Takashi Masaki, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute; Tohru Nakashizuka, Tohoku University; I-Fang Sun, National Dong Hwa University; Renato Valencia, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador; Tony Ives, University of Wisconsin; S. Joseph Wright, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
10:10 AM
 Interaction between rhizosphere microbial communities influences the outcome of plant competition
Francisco I. Pugnaire, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas; Sara Hortal, University of Western Sydney; Cristina Armas, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas; Yudi M. Lozano, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas; Felipe Bastida, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas; José Luis Moreno, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas; Carlos García, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
10:30 AM
 Belowground competition among invading detritivores
Chih-Han Chang, Johns Hopkins University; Katalin Szlavecz, Johns Hopkins University; Timothy R. Filley, Purdue University; Jeffrey Buyer, USDA-ARS; Michael J. Bernard, Johns Hopkins University; Scott Pitz, Johns Hopkins University
10:50 AM
 Inter- and intraspecific competition of parasitic wasps: Does host experience influence wasp competition?
James Kopco, North Dakota State University; Jason Harmon, North Dakota State University
11:10 AM
 Density manipulations influence colony aggression, expansion, and survival success of the mutualistic ant-acacia species Crematogaster mimosae (Santschi)
Juan C Ruiz Guajardo, University of California Davis; Dena Grossenbacher, University of Minnesota; Todd Palmer, University of Florida; Rick Grosberg, University of California Davis; Maureen L Stanton, University of California Davis
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