COS 97 - Mutualism And Facilitation

Friday, August 12, 2016: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
209/210, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Effects of precipitation on plant symbiosis with systemic and localized endophytes in the beachgrass Ammophila breviligulata
Aaron S. David, University of Minnesota; Lukas Bell-Dereske, University of New Mexico; Sarah M. Emery, University of Louisville; Brandon McCormick, University of New Mexico; Eric W. Seabloom, University of Minnesota; Jennifer A. Rudgers, University of New Mexico
8:20 AM
 Multiple mutualist effects: Understanding the evolution of mutualism in the context of complex multispecies interactions
Michelle E. Afkhami, University of Miami; Maren L Friesen, Michigan State University; John Stinchcombe, University of Toronto
8:40 AM
 A test of the stress-gradient hypothesis including both abiotic stress and consumer pressure during an extreme drought year
Alessandro Filazzola, York University; Amanda Liczner, York University; Michael Westphal, Bureau of Land Management; Christopher Lortie, York University
9:00 AM
 Effects of hereditary fungal symbiont benefits and losses on population infection frequency
Heather A. Hager, University of Guelph; Annemarie Eckes, University of Guelph; Jonathan A. Newman, University of Guelph
9:20 AM
 Potential for evolutionary rescue of coral reef species through symbiont adaptation
Casey P. terHorst, California State University, Northridge; Shannon L. Bayliss, California State University; Matthew D. Fowler, University at Buffalo; Zoë R. Scott, California State University; Sean Von Vreckin, University at Buffalo; Mary Alice Coffroth, University at Buffalo
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Microbial mutualists and plant origin determine the response of an invasive plant to drought stress
Nickie Cammisa, California State University, Northridge; Casey P. terHorst, California State University, Northridge
10:30 AM Cancelled
 Intraguild interactions within a mutualism: Competition prevails over facilitation in a multi-exploiter system
Sarah Richman, University of Arizona; Judith L. Bronstein, University of Arizona; Rebecca Irwin, Dartmouth College; Elinor M. Lichtenberg, University of Arizona
10:50 AM
 Too much of a good thing: Soil alterations following woody species encroachment in tallgrass prairie
Laura Mino, Oklahoma State University; Gail W.T. Wilson, Oklahoma State University
11:10 AM
 Orchid mycorrhizal associations, global change, and species range expansions
Jason L. Downing, International Center for Tropical Botany and Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, Florida; Melissa K. McCormick, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; Hong Liu, International Center for Tropical Botany and Department of Earth and Environment, Florida International University, Miami, Florida
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