COS 92
Trophic Dynamics And Interactions I

Wednesday, August 12, 2015: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
347, Baltimore Convention Center
1:30 PM
 The influence of a neonicotinoid insecticide on aquatic organisms and their interactions
Jesse C. Miles, Purdue University; Jason T. Hoverman, Purdue University
2:10 PM
 Ecological kinetics in a turbulent sea
Andrew M. Hein, Princeton University; Douglas Brumley, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Francesco Carrara, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Roman Stocker, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Simon A. Levin, Princeton University
2:30 PM
 Filling the limelight when a star is lost: Compensatory effects of subordinate predators following disease-driven declines of the keystone sea star Pisaster ochraceus
Elizabeth B. Cerny-Chipman, Oregon State University; Jenna M. Sullivan, Oregon State University; Angela M. Johnson, Oregon State University; Bruce A Menge, Oregon State University
2:50 PM
 Tri-trophic effects of non-native vegetation on insect prey and bird behavior in residential landscapes
Desiree L Narango, University of Delaware; Douglas Tallamy, University of Delware; Peter Marra, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Plant-herbivore interactions under ocean acidification: Changes in herbivore body size and abundance outweigh minimal shifts in biomass-specific consumption rates
Kathryn M. Anderson, University of British Columbia; Sean D. Connell, University of Adelaide; Pablo Mungia, University of Adelaide; Bayden D. Russel, University of Hong Kong; Christopher D.G. Harley, University of British Columbia
3:40 PM
 Prey groups influence the efficacy of individual defensive responses to chemical cues from predators
W. Ryan James, University of Alabama at Birmingham; James B. McClintock, University of Alabama at Birmingham
4:20 PM
 Potential for autonomous control of the coffee rust disease from the join action of two control agents
Zachary Hajian-Forooshani, University of Michigan; Iris S. Rivera-Salinas, Universidad Autonoma Chapingo; Ivette Perfecto, University of Michigan; John Vandermeer, University of Michigan
4:40 PM
 Temperature and algal food quality jointly regulate seasonality of epidemics in a zooplankton-fungus disease system
Marta S. Shocket, Indiana University; Meghan A. Duffy, University of Michigan; Carla E. Cáceres, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Spencer R. Hall, Indiana University
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