COS 15
Physiological Ecology I

Monday, August 10, 2015: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
338, Baltimore Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Nocturnal transpiration is highly variable within a tallgrass prairie community
Kimberly O'Keefe, Kansas State University; Jesse B. Nippert, Kansas State University
1:50 PM
 Sex-related differences in stress acclimation mechanisms in dimorphic, perennial plants
Marta Juvany, University of Barcelona; Sergi Munné-Bosch, University of Barcelona
2:10 PM
 Xylem vessel length, hydraulic efficiency, and safety from drought-induced cavitation
Marta I. Percolla, California State University, Bakersfield; Anna L. Jacobsen, California State University, Bakersfield; Michael F. Tobin, University of Houston-Downtown; R. Brandon Pratt, California State University, Bakersfield
2:30 PM Cancelled
 Stressed snakes strike first: Hormone levels and defensive behavior in free ranging cottonmouths (Agkistrodon piscivorus)
Mark W. Herr, Penn State University; Sean P. Graham, Sul Ross State University; Tracy L. Langkilde, Penn State University
2:50 PM
 Foliar bacteria mediate leaf traits and photosynthetic performance of tropical tree seedlings in deeply shaded understory habitats
Sarah C. Pasquini, University of California; Eric A. Griffin, University of Pittsburgh; S. Joseph Wright, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Walter P. Carson, University of Pittsburgh
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Using tree rings of red spruce in the Central Appalachian¬†Mountains to explore growth trends before and after the Clean Air Act
Justin M. Mathias, West Virginia University; Leigh A. Scholtz, West Virginia University; Benjamin Russell, West Virginia University; Richard B. Thomas, West Virginia University
3:40 PM
 Comparison of morphological and physiological characteristics and water use of plantation species for combating desertification in Mongolia
Sungsik Cho, Seoul National University; Byambadorj Ser-Oddamba, National University of Mongolia; Nyam-Osor Batkhuu, National University of Mongolia; Hyun Seok Kim, Seoul National University
4:00 PM
 Using carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen isotopes to understand why trees respond to forest management
Alan Talhelm, University of Idaho; John D. Marshall, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
4:20 PM
 Parasite survival in a freeze-tolerant host
Don Larson, University of Alaska Fairbanks; Pieter T. J. Johnson, University of Colorado at Boulder; Brian M. Barnes, University of Alaska Fairbanks
4:40 PM
 Drought tolerance as a driver of tropical forest assembly: Separating spatial signatures for competition from habitat associations
Megan K Bartlett, UCLA; Ya Zhang, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden; Jie Yang, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden; Nissa Kreidler, UCLA; Shanwen Sun, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden; Yue-Hua Hu, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden; Kunfang Cao, Key Laboratory of Tropical Forest Ecology; Lawren Sack, UCLA
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