COS 34
Physiological Ecology II

Tuesday, August 11, 2015: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
347, Baltimore Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Polytolerance to abiotic stresses: how universal is the shade-drought tolerance trade-off in woody species?
Lauri Laanisto, Estonian University of Life Sciences; Ülo Niinemets, Estonian University of Life Sciences
8:20 AM
 The physiological stress response is affected by both developmental and evolutionary exposure to stressors
Gail L. McCormick, Penn State University; Travis Robbins, Northern New Mexico College; Sonia Cavigelli, Penn State University; Tracy L. Langkilde, Penn State University
8:40 AM
 Relationships among foliar idioblasts, leaf anatomy and leaf water relations: Using tropical Rhododendron species as exemplar
Erik T. Nilsen, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
9:20 AM
 A flexible egg pigmentation strategy by a predatory stink bug: A response to UV radiation?
Paul K. Abram, Institut de Recherche en Biologie Végétale, Université de Montréal; Eric Guerra-Grenier, Institut de Recherche en Biologie Végétale, Université de Montréal; Inmaculada Torres-Campos, Instituto de Hortofruticultura Subtropical y Mediterránea “La Mayora”, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (IHSM-UMA-CSIC); Guy Boivin, Centre de Recherche et de Developpement en Horticulture, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Jacques Brodeur, Institut de Recherche en Biologie Végétale, Université de Montréal
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Variation in plant water use and water-use efficiency in planted mixtures and monocultures: Toward proper species selection for reforestation efforts in the seasonally dry tropics
Heidi Asbjornsen, University of New Hampshire; Jefferson Hall, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Katherine Sinacore, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
10:10 AM
 Investigating the function of leaf inclination in the sand dune herb Hydrocotyle bonariensis
Heather M. Joesting, Armstrong State University; John Counts, Armstrong State University; Joshua Grier, Armstrong State University; Hannah Zook, Armstrong State University
10:30 AM
 The maintenance of water balance in flowers: Physiological mechanisms and ecological implications
Adam B. Roddy, Yale University; C. Matt Guilliams, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden; Craig R. Brodersen, Yale University; Todd E. Dawson, University of California Berkeley
10:50 AM
 No signs of physiological deterioration with aging in Borderea pyrenaica, a long-lived perennial herb relict of the Tertiary
Melanie Morales, Universitat de Barcelona; Sergi Munné-Bosch, University of Barcelona
11:10 AM
 Physiological filters to vegetation establishment on contaminated soil
Stephen M. Via, Virginia Commonwealth University; Julie C. Zinnert, Virginia Commonwealth University; Donald Young, Virginia Commonwealth University
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