COS 51
Invasion II

Tuesday, August 11, 2015: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
338, Baltimore Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Predicting the spread of aquatic invaders: What can we learn from 200 years of continuous invasion by zebra mussels?
Alexander Y. Karatayev, Buffalo State College; Lyubov E. Burlakova, Buffalo State College; Sergey E. Mastitsky, RNT Consulting; Dianna K. Padilla, Stony Brook University
1:50 PM
 Effects of environmental factors on reproductive strategies: Resource heterogeneity and urban environments
Anthony Brusa, Rutgers University; Claus Holzapfel, Rutgers University
2:10 PM
 Differences in phenotypic plasticity between native and invasive plants mediated by rhizobia
Susan M. Magnoli, Kellogg Biological Station, Michigan State University
2:30 PM
 Disentangling the multiple dimensions of invasiveness
Jane A. Catford, The University of Melbourne; John B. Baumgartner, The University of Melbourne; Peter A. Vesk, The University of Melbourne; Michael A. McCarthy, The University of Melbourne
2:50 PM Cancelled
 Anthropogenic invasion pressure improves prediction of invasive forest plant distribution in urban landscapes
Amy J. Davis, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education; Kunwar Singh, North Carolina State University; Ross K. Meentemeyer, North Carolina State University; Jean-Claude Thill, UNC Charlotte
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Attributes of Red Sea fish species that are associated with the overall rate and temporal change in Lessepsian migration
Carol N. Samaha, American University of Beirut; Heinrich B. Zu Dohna-Schlobi, American University of Beirut; Michel Bariche, American University of Beirut
3:40 PM
 Determination of landscape-level impact and habitat factors of invasive beaver distribution in Tierra del Fuego
Jonathan J. Henn, Austral Center for Scientific Research (CADIC-CONICET); Christopher B. Anderson, Austral Center for Scientific Research (CADIC-CONICET); Gaston Kreps, Austral Center for Scientific Research (CADIC-CONICET); Guillermo Martinez Pastur, Austral Center for Scientific Research (CADIC-CONICET)
4:00 PM
 Effects of reduced mowing on invasive species management in roadside ecosystems
Sara Wigginton, University of Rhode Island; Laura A. Meyerson, University of Rhode Island
4:20 PM
 Fluctuating resources and invasion establishment: Linking demography with environmental drivers
Alden B. Griffith, Wellesley College; Vikki L. Rodgers, Babson College; Jeffrey S. Dukes, Purdue University
4:40 PM
 Modifying soil properties promote diversity in native plant and arthropod communities following plant invasion and drought
Adam B. Mitchell, University of Delaware; Andrea R. Litt, Montana State University
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