COS 61 - Pollination

Wednesday, August 10, 2016: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Grand Floridian Blrm B, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center
1:30 PM
 A meta analysis of the role of the western honey bee (Apis mellifera) in plant pollinatorinteraction networks worldwide
Keng-Lou J. Hung, University of California, San Diego; Jennifer M. Kingston, University of California, San Diego; Matthias Albrecht, Agroscope; David A. Holway, University of California, San Diego; Joshua R. Kohn, University of California, San Diego
1:50 PM Cancelled
 Morphological trait matching between bees and flowers drives pairwise interactions
Joseph Zientek, Rutgers University; Michael E. Roswell, Rutgers University; Daniel P. Cariveau, University of Minnesota; Rachael Winfree, Rutgers University
2:10 PM
 Selfing and inbreeding in a rare orchid (Platanthera praeclara) in a fragmented grassland landscape
Steven E. Travers, North Dakota State University; Kirk Anderson, North Dakota State University; Pati Vitt, Northwestern University & Chicago Botanic Garden; Andrew A. Ross, North Dakota State University; Kristina Fox, North Dakota State University; Marion O. Harris, North Dakota State University
2:30 PM
 Sunflower as a keystone species mediating bee-pathogen interactions
Lynn S. Adler, University of Massachusetts; Jonathan Giacomini, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Evan C. Palmer-Young, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Patrick Anderson, University of Massachusetts at Amherst; Pheobe Deneen, University of Massachusetts at Amherst; Jessica M Leslie, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Philip C. Stevenson, University of Greenwich; Geraldine A. Wright, Newcastle University; Mia Park, University of North Dakota; Rebecca E. Irwin, North Carolina State University
3:00 PM Cancelled
 Profiling crop pollinators: Life-history traits predict habitat use and crop visitation by Mediterranean wild bees
Yael Mandelik, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Gideon Pisanty, Tel Aviv University
2:50 PM
3:20 PM
 How honey bees use communication to improve group foraging success
Matina Donaldson-Matasci, Harvey Mudd College; Anna Dornhaus, University of Arizona
3:40 PM
 Wildfire and floral herbivory alter reproduction and pollinator mutualisms of yuccas and yucca moths
Andrew Lybbert, The Ohio State University; Samuel B. St. Clair, Brigham Young University
4:00 PM
 Sex and size effects on the intraspecifc variation in pollen loads on a generalist hawkmoth, Hyles lineata
Gordon Smith, University of Arizona; Goggy Davidowitz, University of Arizona; Ruben Alarcón, California State University Channel Islands; Judith L. Bronstein, University of Arizona
4:20 PM
 God save the queens: Effect of bumble bee queen size on overwinter survival and colony establishment
Nicholas N. Dorian, Tufts University; Elizabeth E. Crone, Tufts University
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