COS 143
Invasion: Invasibility, Stability, And Diversity

Friday, August 14, 2015: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
325, Baltimore Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Hitting the beech: Evidence for substantial host range contraction following the invasion of an exotic, polyphagous beetle
Eric R. D. Moise, Natural Resources Canada - Canadian Forest Service; Glen Forbes, Natural Resources Canada - Canadian Forest Service; Andrew Morrison, Natural Resources Canada - Canadian Forest Service; Jon Sweeney, Natural Resources Canada - Canadian Forest Service; N. Kirk Hillier, Acadia University; Rob C. Johns, Natural Resources Canada - Canadian Forest Service
8:20 AM
 Ecotypic variation in the competitive effects of Solidago gigantea: Plants from low elevations are better competitors than plants from high elevations
Robert W. Pal, University of Pecs, Faculty of Sciences; Huixuan Liao, Sun Yat-sen University; Rita Filep, University of Pecs; Luo Wenbo, Northeast Normal University; Patrick Murphy, Hellgate High School; Ragan M. Callaway, The University of Montana
8:40 AM Cancelled
 Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi increase the invasiveness of Solidago canadensis through enhanced dependence: Evidence from a biogeographical comparison
Yongge Yuan, Zhejiang University; Jianjun Tang, Zhejiang University; Shuijin Hu, North Carolina State University; Jean W.H. Yong, Singapore University of Technology and Design; Xin Chen, Zhejiang University; Lei Cheng, Zhejiang University
9:00 AM
 Contrasting effects of invader-natives phylogenetic relatedness on invader success and impact: A meta-analysis of Darwin’s naturalization hypothesis
Chao Ma, Anhui Agricultural University; Zhichao Pu, Georgia Institute of Technology; Shaopeng Li, Georgia Institute of Technology; Jiaqi Tan, Georgia Institute of Technology; Lin Jiang, Georgia Institute of Technology
9:20 AM Cancelled
 Light, functional traits, and fall phenology: An explanation of invasion for southeast Michigan shrubs
Jeffrey K. Lake, Adrian College; Matthew Konieczki, Adrian College; Ashley Klett, Adrian College
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Determining sub-continental patterns of biotic resistance: A North American forest case study
Basil Iannone, Purdue University; Kevin M. Potter, North Carolina State University; Hao Zhang, Purdue University; Christopher M. Oswalt, USDA Forest Service - Southern Research Station; Kelly-Ann Dixon Hamil, Purdue University; Whitney Huang, Purdue University; Songlin Fei, Purdue University
10:10 AM
 Lack of disturbance-dependence explains early-successional beachgrass invasion better than pathogen escape, associations with mutualists, or plant-soil feedbacks
Aaron S. David, University of Minnesota; Eric W. Seabloom, University of Minnesota; Georgiana May, University of Minnesota
10:50 AM
 Does livestock grazing prevent species diversity loss from fertilizer addition in high-productivity grasslands?
Enrique J. Chaneton, IFEVA-CONICET, Universidad de Buenos Aires; Laura Yahdjian, IFEVA-CONICET, Universidad de Buenos Aires; Pedro M. Tognetti, IFEVA-CONICET, Universidad de Buenos Aires; Pamela Graff, IFEVA-CONICET, Universidad de Buenos Aires
11:10 AM
 The role of landscapes in invasions: Landscape characteristics and invader traits interact to determine invasion risk in models of a potentially invasive bioenergy crop (Miscanthus × giganteus)
Ranjan Muthukrishnan, Univeristy of Minnesota; Natalie M. West, University of Illinois; Nicholas Jordan, University of Minnesota; Adam S. Davis, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; James D. Forester, University of Minnesota
See more of: Contributed Talks