COS 87
Invasion: Species Interactions I

Wednesday, August 12, 2015: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
326, Baltimore Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Predicting impacts of a novel predator on prey communities using size-specific functional response models
Michael McCoy, East Carolina University; James R. Vonesh, Virginia Commonwealth University; Benjamin M. Bolker, McMaster University
2:30 PM Cancelled
 Patterns of host promiscuity among legumes varying in invasiveness differ between global and regional scales
Metha M. Klock, Louisiana State University; Kyle E. Harms, Louisiana State University; Peter H. Thrall, CSIRO Agriculture Flagship; Luke G. Barrett, CSIRO Agriculture Flagship
2:50 PM
 Enhanced competitive ability in a native and an invasive species in response to the invader Bromus inermis
Gisela C. Stotz, University of Alberta; Ernesto Gianoli, Universidad de La Serena; James F. Cahill Jr., University of Alberta
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
3:40 PM
 Determinants of establishment success of rare and common alien and native plants. What roles play above- and belowground enemies and their interaction with disturbance?
Gregor Müller, University of Konstanz; Mark van Kleunen, University of Konstanz; Wayne Dawson, University of Konstanz
4:00 PM
 Loss of trophic regulation by rodents, and disturbance shift a native perennial plant community to an invaded annual plant community
Sam St.Clair, Brigham Young University; Rory C. O'Connor, Kansas State University; Richard A. Gill, Brigham Young University; Brock McMillan, Brigham Young University
4:20 PM
 Effects of invasive fish on wetland communities: Linking field data and mechanistic experiments at multiple scales
Daniel L. Preston, University of Colorado; Maxwell B. Joseph, University of Colorado; Evan R. Esfahani, University of Colorado; Ewelina Pena, University of Colorado; Pieter T.J. Johnson, University of Colorado
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