COS 8 - Invasion: Community Effects I

Monday, August 8, 2016: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
207/208, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Dendroecology and community composition in forests impacted by emerald ash borer-induced ash mortality
Wendy S. Klooster, The Ohio State University; Charles Goebel, The Ohio State University; Daniel A. Herms, The Ohio State University / OARDC
1:50 PM
 Vegetation responses to simulated emerald ash borer infestation in Fraxinus nigra-dominated wetlands of Upper Michigan, USA
Joshua C. Davis, Michigan Technological University; Joseph P. Shannon, Michigan Technological University; Nicholas W. Bolton, Michigan Technological University; Randall K. Kolka, USDA Forest Service; Thomas G. Pypker, Thompson Rivers University
2:10 PM
 Grass invasion overwhelms chronic drought in structuring plant communities
Catherine Fahey, University of Florida; Christine Angelini, University of Florida; S. Luke Flory, University of Florida
2:50 PM Cancelled
 The invisible vector: Transport of biofilms and their role in invasive species recruitment
L. Holly Sweat, Florida Institute of Technology; Geoffrey W. Swain, Florida Institute of Technology; Kevin B. Johnson, Florida Institute of Technology
2:30 PM
 Co-occurring grasses share similar rhizosphere microbial communities, but differ in root endophytes
Emma L. Aronson, UC Riverside; Chelsea Carey, University of California, Riverside; Pilar Catalan, Universidad de Zaragoza, Huesca
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Truth or myth: Do novel ecosystems exist in the Gal├ípagos, can they be restored?
Gonzalo Rivas-Torres, Universidad San Francisco de Quito; Bette A. Loiselle, University of Florida; S. Luke Flory, University of Florida
3:40 PM
 Vegetation and earthworm community changes in Wisconsin hardwood forests invaded by European and Amynthas earthworms
Katie M. Laushman, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Sara C. Hotchkiss, University of Wisconsin
4:00 PM
 Drivers of native communities change: The roles of invasive richness and abundance
Rachel J. Collins, Roanoke College; Carolyn Copenheaver, Virginia Tech; Phil Radtke, Virginia Tech; Jacob N. Barney, Virginia Tech
4:20 PM
 Shifts in soil nematode communities associated with plant invasion in primary succession sand dunes
Matthew L. Reid, University of Louisville; Sarah M. Emery, University of Louisville
4:40 PM
 Linking nutrient dynamics to assess the impact of invasive Asian carp on native communities
Elizabeth P. Tristano, Southern Illinois University; Alison A. Coulter, Southern Illinois University; James E. Garvey, Southern Illinois University
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