COS 74
Plant-Insect Interactions II

Wednesday, August 12, 2015: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
344, Baltimore Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Seed predators, not herbivores, exert natural selection on goldenrod (Solidago altissima L.) in an urban archipelago
Robert Bode, Saint Martin's University; Adam Skowron, Canisius College; Austin Gilbert, Canisius College
8:20 AM
 Pulse water stress plays a dynamic role in plant responses to the herbivory by Bactericera cockerelli
Ordom Huot, Texas A&M University; Cecilia Tamborindeguy, Texas A&M University
8:40 AM
 Predatory drosophilid larvae affect the outcome of ant-plant mutualism
Mayra C. Vidal, University of Denver; Sebastian F. Sendoya, State University of Campinas - Unicamp; Paulo S. Oliveira, State University of Campinas - Unicamp
9:00 AM
 Indirect effects of two types of insect herbivores on flower visitor community and their implications for plants’ reproductive performances
Mito Ikemoto, Kyoto university; Takashi Y. Ida, Kyoto university; Takayuki Ohgushi, Kyoto University
9:20 AM
 Trade-offs between attracting pollinators and ant bodyguards with nectar in Turnera spp
Emily M. Dutton, University of Toronto; Elaine Y. Luo, University of Toronto; Adam R. Cembrowski, University of Toronto; Joel S. Shore, York University; Megan Frederickson, University of Toronto
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Quantifying the units of coevolution in pollination networks
Matthew C. Hutchinson, University of Canterbury; E. Fernando Cagua, University of Canterbury; Daniel B. Stouffer, University of Canterbury
10:10 AM
 Higher herbivory rates in lower-latitude populations of pokeweed (Phytolacca americana)
Carina A. Baskett, Michigan State University; Douglas W. Schemske, Michigan State University
10:30 AM
 Do flower visitors introduce unique nectar microbial communities to strawberry flowers?
K. Ash Zemenick, University of California, Davis; Jay A. Rosenheim, University of California; Rachel L. Vannette, Stanford University; Tadashi Fukami, Stanford University
11:10 AM
 Food quality of host-plant species alters ant-caterpillar predation strength in a temperate forest community
Michael S. Singer, Wesleyan University; Emily R. Johnson, Wesleyan University; Robert E. Clark, Wesleyan University
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