COS 84 - Invasion: Species Interactions

Thursday, August 11, 2016: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
209/210, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Where vectors collide: Effects of interspecific competition on worldwide niches of invasive Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus
L. Philip Lounibos, University of Florida; Steven A. Juliano, Illinois State University
1:50 PM
 Invasive earthworm response to removal of white-tailed deer and Amur honeysuckle
Michael B. Mahon, Miami University; Thomas O. Crist, Miami University
2:10 PM
 Caching rodents disproportionately disperse seeds near invasive grass
Pacifica Sommers, Duke University; Peter Chesson, University of Arizona
2:30 PM
 Non-native invasive grass facilitates native pine trees under drought conditions
Christina Alba, University of Florida; Christine Angelini, University of Florida; Catherine Fahey, University of Florida; James Estrada, University of Florida; S. Luke Flory, University of Florida
2:50 PM
 Geographic variation in plant-fungi interactions and community structure: Implications for invasion success
Warwick J. Allen, Lincoln University; Laura A. Meyerson, University of Rhode Island; James T. Cronin, Louisiana State University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Disruption of a belowground mutualism by an exotic herbivore does not occur via altered root functional architecture
Robert Schaeffer, Tufts University; Claire M. Wilson, University of Rhode Island; Laura Radville, Penn State; Mauri L. Hickin, University of Rhode Island; Elizabeth Whitney, University of Rhode Island; Sofia Roitman, Tufts University; Esther Miller, Tufts University; Benjamin E. Wolfe, Tufts University; Carol S. Thornber, University of Rhode Island; Colin M. Orians, Tufts University; Evan L. Preisser, University of Rhode Island
4:00 PM
 Effects of an invasive understory plant on tree growth depend on resource competition and trait similarity
Andrea B. Scheibe, Indiana University; S. Luke Flory, University of Florida; Justin P. Wright, Duke University; Richard P. Phillips, Indiana University
4:20 PM
 Temporal dynamics following invasion by a nitrogen-fixing shrub, and implications for ectomycorrhizal fungal colonization and forest restoration
Sara Grove, University of California, Santa Cruz; Ingrid M. Parker, University of California Santa Cruz; Karen A. Haubensak, Northern Arizona University
4:40 PM
 Indirect ecological effects in invaded landscapes: Spillover and spillback from biological control agents to native analogues
Melissa C. Smith, USDA-ARS; Carey R. Minteer, USDA-ARS; Ellen C. Lake, USDA-ARS; Gregory S. Wheeler, USDA-ARS; Philip W. Tipping, USDA-ARS
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