COS 130
Species Interactions

Thursday, August 13, 2015: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
344, Baltimore Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Direct and indirect facilitation of plants with crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM)
Kailiang Yu Sr., University of Virginia; Paolo D'Odorico, University of Virginia
1:50 PM
 Bryo-tic resource pulses and community and ecosystem level processes
Mandy L Slate, The University of Montana; Ragan M. Callaway, The University of Montana
2:10 PM
 Perennial plant models to study species coexistence in a variable environment
Chi Yuan, University of Arizona; Peter Chesson, University of Arizona
2:30 PM
 Pervasive interactions between soil resources and tree hosts structure bacterial endophyte assemblages for tree seedlings in a mature tropical forest
Eric A. Griffin, University of Pittsburgh; S. Joseph Wright, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Alyssa Carrell, University of California; Walter P. Carson, University of Pittsburgh
2:50 PM
 Patterns of coexistence between two mesocarnivores in northern Patagonia
Mariela G. Gantchoff, Mississippi State University; Jerrold L. Belant, Mississippi State University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Impacts of beaver disturbance on avian species richness and community composition in the central Adirondack Mountains, NY, USA
Carissa M. Alza, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry; Stacy McNulty, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry; John C. Stella, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
3:40 PM
 Response of plants and fungal root endophytes to experimentally increased resource availability and physical stress in an intertidal wetland
Althea F.P. Moore, Northeastern University; Catherine A. Gehring, Northern Arizona University; A. Randall Hughes, Northeastern University
4:00 PM
 Soil mutualists mediate interactions of Trifolium species: Implications for fine-scale co-occurrence
Andrew Siefert, University of California, Davis; Kenneth W. Zillig, University of California, Davis; Maren L Friesen, Michigan State University; Sharon Strauss, University of California, Davis
4:20 PM
 Quantifying positive and negative interactions between the sexes
Aldo Compagnoni, Rice University; Tom E. X. Miller, Rice University; Kenneth Steigman, University of North Texas
4:40 PM
 Predicitng community composition from pairwise interactions
Jonathan Friedman, MIT; Logan M. Higgins, MIT; Jeff Gore, MIT
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