COS 71
Invasion: Community Effects

Wednesday, August 12, 2015: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
341, Baltimore Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Forest regeneration unaffected by severe understory plant invasion
Benjamin S. Ramage, Randolph-Macon College; Isabel J. Mangana, Randolph-Macon College
8:20 AM
 Removal of the invasive shrub, Lonicera maackii, from riparian forests influences headwater stream biota and ecosystem function
Rachel E. McNeish, University of Dayton; Ryan W. McEwan, University of Dayton; M. Eric Benbow, Michigan State University; Eryn M. Moore, University of Dayton
8:40 AM
 Native diversity, soil nutrients, and natural enemies influence invasion in experimental plant communities
Robert W. Heckman, University of North Carolina; Fletcher W. Halliday, University of North Carolina; Peter Wilfahrt, University of North Carolina; Charles E. Mitchell, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
9:00 AM
 Increasing diversity of invasives increases impacts on native communities
Erik T. Aschehoug, North Carolina State University; Ragan M. Callaway, The University of Montana
9:20 AM
 Plant species invasions alter the composition and structure of invaded communities
Dennis D. Tarasi, University of North Carolina; Robert K. Peet, University of North Carolina
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Response of introduced and native grassland species to climate variability, eutrophication and their interactions: A multi-site comparison
Habacuc Flores-Moreno, University of Minnesota; Peter B. Reich, University of Minnesota; Eric M. Lind, University of Minnesota; Eric W. Seabloom, University of Minnesota; Lara G. Reichmann, USDA, Agricultural Research Service; Laura Yahdjian, School of Agronomy, University of Buenos Aires; Nutrient Network, Multiple Institutions; Elizabeth T. Borer, University of Minnesota
10:30 AM
 Consumptive and non-consumptive effects of invasive lionfish on native herbivores: potential consequences for ecological resilience of coral reefs
Tye L. Kindinger, Oregon State University; Mark A. Albins, Auburn University; Mark A. Hixon, University of Hawai'i at Manoa
10:50 AM
 Effects of an invasive shrub and emerald ash borer-caused tree mortality on tree seedling survival and recruitment in Ohio deciduous forests
Brian M. Hoven, Miami University; David L. Gorchov, Miami University; Kathleen S. Knight, USDA Forest Service; Valerie E. Peters, Miami University
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