COS 55
Plant-Insect Interactions I

Tuesday, August 11, 2015: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
347, Baltimore Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Variability in plant nutrients but not defenses reduces the performance of phytophagous insects: A meta-analysis
William C. Wetzel, Cornell University; Heather M. Kharouba, University of California, Davis; Moria Robinson, University of California, Davis; Marcel Holyoak, University of California, Davis; Rick Karban, University of California at Davis
1:50 PM
 Effects of habitat restoration on the morphology and life history traits of a rare wetland butterfly
Frances S. Sivakoff, The Ohio State University; Brian Hudgens, Institute for Wildlife Studies; William F. Morris, Duke University; Erik T. Aschehoug, North Carolina State University; Nick M. Haddad, North Carolina State University
2:10 PM
 Evolutionary ecology of host use in the silver spotted skipper
John Lill, George Washinton University; Martha R. Weiss, Georgetown University; Eric M. Lind, University of Minnesota
2:30 PM
 Intra- and interspecific plant quality effects on an ant-aphid mutualism
Tobias Zuest, Cornell University; Anurag A. Agrawal, Cornell University
2:50 PM
 Foraging behavior of bee pollinators structured by parasites and plant chemistry
Leif L. Richardson, University of Vermont; Lynn S. Adler, University of Massachusetts; Rebecca Irwin, Dartmouth College
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Sibling rivalry: Related plants in particular clades are much less likely to share similar pollinators or herbivores than predicted by their phylogeny
Alyssa R. Cirtwill, Linköping University; Giulio Dalla Riva, University of Canterbury; Nick J. Baker, University of Canterbury; Christie Webber, University of Canterbury; Josh Thia, University of Canterbury; Daniel B. Stouffer, University of Canterbury
3:40 PM
 Hemiparasites mediate interactions between their host plants and herbivores
Nathan L. Haan, University of Washington; Jonathan D. Bakker, University of Washington
4:00 PM
 Effects of density and herbivory on leaf traits of common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)
Abigail Kula, Mount St. Mary's University; Melissa H. Hey, College of William & Mary; John J. Couture, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Paul Montalvo, University of Maryland; Harmony J. Dalgleish, College of William and Mary
4:20 PM
 Diversity of chemical phenotypes of Persea americana Mill cv. Hass: A vertical multibarrier against avocado stem weevil (Copturus aguacatae Kissinger)
Claudio Meléndez-González Sr., Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; Francisco Espinosa-García, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
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