COS 28 - Climate Change: Plants I

Tuesday, August 9, 2016: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Grand Floridian Blrm A, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Sustained effects of vernal freeze damage on aspen growth, phenology, and chemical defense
Kennedy F. Rubert-Nason, University of Wisconsin - Madison; John J. Couture, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Richard L. Lindroth, University of Wisconsin - Madison
1:50 PM
 Prior exposure to freezing stress increases the survival and growth of Poa pratensis under severe drought
Ricky S. Kong, University of Western Ontario; Hugh A. L. Henry, University of Western Ontario
2:10 PM
 Plants and extreme events: Environmental buffers and amplifiers of heat extremes
Ivan Nijs, University of Antwerp; Hans J De Boeck, University of Antwerp; Helena Van de Velde, University of Antwerp; Toon De Groote, University of Antwerp
2:30 PM
 Chemical plasticity in the fine root construct of trees in response to drought stress
Nishanth Tharayil, Clemson University; Vidya Suseela, Clemson University; Galya Orr, Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory; Dehong Hu, Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory
2:50 PM
 The role of climate and fire on plant composition in the currently cooler, moister regions of the sagebrush biome
Lisa J. Rew, Montana State University; Christian Larson, Montana State University; Erik A. Lehnhoff, New Mexico State University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Abiotic and biotic determinants of photosynthetic and respiratory capacity from tropical to high boreal biomes
Nicholas G. Smith, Purdue University; Jeffrey S. Dukes, Purdue University
3:40 PM
 The Panama climate-dome project: tropical plant mesocosms at elevated temperature and elevated [CO2]
Klaus Winter, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Martijn Slot, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Jorge Aranda, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Milton N. Garcia, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Heinrich Krause, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Barbara Krause, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Benjamin L. Turner, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Carlos Jaramillo, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Kristin Saltonstall, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Aurelio Virgo, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
4:00 PM
 Red hot maples: Acer rubrum phenology, growth and biomass allocation under soil warming
Julia A. Wheeler, University of Massachusetts; Natalie M. Gonzalez, Fullerton College; Kristina A. Stinson, University of Massachusetts
4:20 PM
 Drought decreases nutrient uptake and the levels of nutrient-uptake and -assimilation proteins in roots of corn and big bluestem
Deepesh R. Bista, University of Toledo; Scott A. Heckathorn, University of Toledo; Dileepa M. Jayawardena, University of Toledo; Sasmita Mishra, Kean University; Jennifer Boldt, United States Department of Agriculture; Charles R. Krause, United States Department of Agriculture
4:40 PM
 Shrinking stems of marsh plant under elevated carbon dioxide
Meng Lu, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; J. Adam Langley, Villanova University; Ellen R. Herbert, Virginia Institute of Marine Science; J. Patrick Megonigal, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
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