LNG 2 - Lightning Session II

Tuesday, August 9, 2016: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Floridian Blrm BC, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center
10:00 AM
 Exploring the symbiont diversity of old growth forests: Arbuscular mycorrhizas of ancient western recedar
Monika A Gorzelak, University of BC; Brian J. Pickles, University of Reading; Miranda M. Hart, University of British Columbia - Okanagan
10:10 AM
 The efficiency and nutrition of cowpea and sorghum: Linking arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, alternative soil amendments, and sustainable agriculture
Adam B. Cobb, Oklahoma State University; Gail W.T. Wilson, Oklahoma State University; Carla Goad, Oklahoma State University
10:15 AM
10:35 AM
 Eastern indigo snakes discriminate among prey odors and prefer copperheads
Scott M. Goetz, Auburn University; James C. Godwin, Auburn University; Fred Antonio, Central Florida Zoo; David A. Steen, Auburn University
10:40 AM
 Gradients in oak-insect herbivore interactions: Moving beyond latitude
Deirdre Loughnan, University of British Columbia; Jennifer L. Williams, University of British Columbia
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
 Plant functional constraints guide macroevolutionary trade-offs in competitive and conservative growth responses to nitrogen 
Rachel C. Wooliver, University of Tennessee; Alix A. Pfennigwerth, University of Tennessee; J. K. Bailey, University of Tennessee, Knoxville; Jennifer Schweitzer, University of Tennessee
11:05 AM
 Asymmetric effects of environmental filtering on the assembly of tropical bird communities along a moisture gradient
Juan Pablo Gomez, University of Florida; Jose Miguel Ponciano, University of Florida; Scott K. Robinson, University of Florida
11:10 AM
 The role of edaphic traits in determining grass distributions in the páramos
Courtenay A. Ray, University of California, Santa Cruz; Ingrid M. Parker, University of California Santa Cruz; Santiago Madriñán, Universidad de los Andes
11:15 AM
 Leaf litter is deeper in the tropics: the thermal topography of rainforest litter and ant biodiversity
Terrence P. McGlynn, California State University Dominguez Hills; Erica L. Parra, California State University Dominguez Hills
11:20 AM