COS 146
Mutualism And Facilitation

Friday, August 14, 2015: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
339, Baltimore Convention Center
8:00 AM
 The role of resource mutualisms in plant adaptation to abiotic environments
Tomomi Suwa, Michigan State University and W.K. Kellogg Biological Station
8:20 AM
 The influence of host outcrossing on symbiont vertical transmission rates
Michelle Sneck, Rice University; Tom E. X. Miller, Rice University; Jennifer Rudgers, University of New Mexico; Carolyn Young, Noble Foundation
8:40 AM
 Non-additive interactions among symbionts are context-dependent
Elise Worchel, University of Texas; Christine V. Hawkes, University of Texas
9:20 AM
 Influence of environmental effects on Acacia-rhizobial community structure and plant productivity
Holly B. Vuong, CSIRO Agriculture Flagship; Luke G. Barrett, CSIRO Agriculture Flagship; Peter H. Thrall, CSIRO Agriculture Flagship
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Canopy height and litter-derived spore sources affect composition and function of tropical endophyte communities
Natalie S. Christian, Indiana University; Edward Allen Herre, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Luis C. Mejia, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Keith Clay, Indiana University
10:10 AM
 Multiple mutualist interactions: Effects on plant fitness and arthropod communities
Kane R. Keller, Michigan State University; Felipe Navarro, Michigan State University; Sara Carabajal, Humboldt State University
10:50 AM
 Short-term costs may be long-term benefits: Using stochastic demographic models to understand a complex symbiosis
Teresa F Bohner, University of California, Riverside; Tom E. X. Miller, Rice University; Jennifer Rudgers, University of New Mexico; Alan Shadow, USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service
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