PS 52 - Communities: Traits And Functional Diversity

Thursday, August 10, 2017: 4:30 PM-6:30 PM
Exhibit Hall, Oregon Convention Center
 Seasonal trends in photosynthetic traits suggest temporal niche partitioning among co-dominant tree species in a Madrean sky island mixed conifer forest
Daniel L. Potts, SUNY Buffalo State; Rebecca L. Minor, University of Arizona; Zev Braun, University of Arizona; Greg A. Barron-Gafford, University of Arizona
 How is cold tolerance related to other plant traits?
Laura M. Ladwig, University of Wisconsin - Madison; Ellen I. Damschen, University of Wisconsin-Madison
 The functional integrity of birds and mammals across the globe
Robert S. C. Cooke, University of Southampton; Amanda Bates, University of Southampton; Felix Eigenbrod, University of Southampton
 Frost avoidance by herbaceous plants: Results from a snow removal experiment in an old field plant community
F. Curtis Lubbe, University of Western Ontario; Hugh A. L. Henry, University of Western Ontario
 Nitrogen addition and ecosystem functioning: Changes in species composition and functional traits alter community structure and function
Anna R. Tatarko, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Johannes (Jean) M. H. Knops, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
 Sponge distribution and community-habitat associations in nine glass sponge reefs in the Strait of Georgia  
Stephanie K. Archer, Fisheries and Oceans Canada; Janet Mossman, Fisheries and Oceans Canada; James Pegg, Fisheries and Oceans Canada; Sarah Davies, Fisheries and Oceans Canada; Anya Dunham, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
 When are cushion plants facilitative?
Adam Chmurzynski, University of Arizona; Yongtao He, Chinese Academy of Sciences,; Katharine Suding, University of Colorado; Marko J. Spasojevic, University of California
 Synergistic effects of nitrogen and phosphorus alter functional composition of coastal grasslands
Julie C. Zinnert, Virginia Commonwealth University; Ashley M. Moulton, Virginia Commonwealth University
 Inherent and plastic differences in traits shape how neighbors affect the growth of young trees
Laura J. Williams, University of Minnesota; Artur Stefanski, University of Minnesota; John J. Couture, Purdue University; Aitor Améztegui, Centre for Ecological Research and Forestry Applications (CREAF); Jeannine Cavender-Bares, University of Minnesota; Christian Messier, Université du Québec à Montréal; Alain Paquette, Centre d'étude de la forêt (CEF); Peter B. Reich, University of Minnesota; Philip A. Townsend, University of Wisconsin-Madison
 Developmental shifts in growth and leaf traits of perennial herbaceous plants
Jonathan J. Henn, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ellen I. Damschen, University of Wisconsin-Madison
 Does resource competition or pest pressure drive negative density dependence? Evidence from the tree genus Inga (Fabaceae) on Barro Colorado Island, Panama
Dale Forrister, University of Utah; Phyllis D. Coley, University of Utah; Thomas A. Kursar, University of Utah
 Functional trait comparisons and trade-offs in a semi-arid shrub community
Gregory Vose, University of California Irvine; Sarah Kimball, UC Irvine; Jennifer L. Funk, Chapman University; Travis E. Huxman, University of California, Irvine
 The indirect effects of invasive annual grasses on native annual forb persistence varies by life history strategy
Marina LaForgia, UC Davis; Andrew M. Latimer, University of California Davis; Susan P. Harrison, University of California, Davis
 Allometric scaling in kelps: Size-dependent patterns, covariation, and the importance of habitat
Samuel Starko, University of British Columbia; Patrick T. Martone, University of British Columbia
 Germination patterns of coastal sage scrub plant species
Matthew S. Garrambone, University of California Irvine; Sarah Kimball, UC Irvine; Jutta C. Burger, Irvine Ranch Conservancy; Travis E. Huxman, University of California, Irvine
 Water relations of Salix in three different Mediterranean type ecosystems
Marissa E. Ochoa, Whittier College; Cheryl Swift, Whittier College
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