COS 45 - Herbivory

Wednesday, August 10, 2016: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
209/210, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center
8:00 AM
 The evolution of herbivore impact in novel plant-insect systems
Stephen B. Heard, University of New Brunswick; Zoryana Shibel, University of New Brunswick
8:20 AM
 Assessing white-tailed deer impacts on functional trait distributions in plant communities
Alison K. Paulson, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Katie L. Frerker, USDA Forest Service; Donald M. Waller, University of Wisconsin
8:40 AM
 A framework for predicting intraspecific variation in plant growth and defense across resource gradients
Philip G. Hahn, University of Montana; John L. Maron, The University of Montana
9:00 AM
 Trade-off between early germination and herbivore susceptibility limits exotic success in an experimental California annual community
Joseph Waterton, University of California - San Diego; Elsa Cleland, University of California - San Diego
9:20 AM
 Experimental evolution of spider mites and fitness trade-offs among phylogenetically related host plants
Daniel J. Zydek, University of South Florida; Marc J. Lajeunesse, University of South Florida
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Inherent conditions determine collapses: Nutrient regimes define the grazing resilience of macroalgal communities
Jordi Boada, Spanish Council for Scientific Research; Rohan Arthur, Nature Conservation Foundation; David Alonso, Spanish Council for Scientific Research; Jordi Pages, Spanish Council for Scientific Research; Giulia Ceccherelli, Università di Sassari; Luiggi Piazzi, Università di Sassari; Albert Pessarrodona, Spanish Council for Scientific Research; Silvia Oliva, Università di Sassari; Javier Romero, Universidad de Barcelona; Teresa Alcoverro, Spanish Council for Scientific Research
10:10 AM
 Effects of prescribed fire on aspen and grassland restoration in an elk, wolf, aspen grassland system in Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta
Cristina Eisenberg, Earthwatch Institute; David E. Hibbs, Oregon State University; Daniel C. Donato, Washington State Department of Natural Resources
10:30 AM
 Experimental warming changes herbivore population composition, instead of population size, and consequently impedes herbivore colonization in an agroecosystem
Ying-Jie Wang, National Taiwan University; Takefumi Nakazawa, National Cheng Kung University; Chuan-Kai Ho, National Taiwan University
10:50 AM Cancelled
 Drought interacts with insect density to determine the effects of climate change on a major forest defoliator in Atlantic Canada
Eric R. D. Moise, Natural Resources Canada - Canadian Forest Service; Mike B. Lavigne, Natural Resources Canada - Canadian Forest Service; Rob C. Johns, Natural Resources Canada - Canadian Forest Service
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