COS 109
Niche Relationships And Theory

Thursday, August 13, 2015: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
342, Baltimore Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Coexistence of species of vanilla and implications for harvesting
Ana M. Benavides, Corporación para Investigaciones Biologicas; Erika Restrepo, Universidad Nacional de Colombia; Eva Ledezma, Universidad Tecnologica del Chocó; Catalina Ramirez, Tecnologico de Antioquia; Ketty Cuero, Universidad Tecnologica del Chocó; Daniel Osorio, Corporación para Investigaciones Biologicas; Felipe Andres Gomez, Corporación para Investigaciones Biologicas; Marcela Serna, Tecnologico de Antioquia; Maria Claudia Diez, Universidad Nacional de Colombia; Juan Santiago Zuluaga, Corporación para Investigaciones Biologicas; Eidy Renteria, Universidad Tecnologica del Chocó
8:40 AM
 Tree-grass niche partitioning is pervasive and supported by water-use time series data
Ricardo M. Holdo, University of Missouri; Jesse B. Nippert, Kansas State University
9:20 AM
 Population trends influence climate niche breadth, geographic distribution, and response to climate change in North American birds
Joel Ralston, University of Massachusetts; William V. DeLuca, University of Massachusetts; Richard E Feldman, Centro de Investigación Científica de Yucatán; David I. King, University of Massachusetts
9:40 AM
9:50 AM Cancelled
 Can competitors coexist in the Anthropocene? Niche compression enhances competition between two reintroduced carnivores
Philip J. Manlick, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Jonathan N. Pauli, University of Wisconsin-Madison
10:10 AM
10:30 AM
 Dietary resource utilization among three sympatric watersnake species in western Kentucky
Micah Perkins, University of Louisville; Perri K. Eason, University of Louisville
10:50 AM
 Do species have the same regeneration niche? Assessing the role of the regeneration niche in differentiating high elevation deciduous and coniferous trees
Amanda B. Young, Pennsylvania State University; Alan H. Taylor, The Pennsylvania State University; Koichi Takahashi, Shinshu University
11:10 AM
 Living on the edge: Functional trait differences between common and rare species in North Carolina’s Sandhills
Gregory M. Ames, Duke University; Wade A. Wall, US Army Corps of Engineers ERDC - CERL; Matthew G. Hohmann, US Army Corps of Engineers ERDC - CERL; Justin P. Wright, Duke University
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