COS 168 - Seed Production, Dispersal, And Predation

Thursday, August 10, 2017: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
B115, Oregon Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Between a rock and a hard place: Dispersal of semi-fleshy fruits to rock crevices by a rupicolous rodent
Joseph D.M. White, University of Cape Town; Jeremy J. Midgley, University of Cape Town
1:50 PM
 Seed deposition in urban riparian forests: The role of streams in passive restoration
Christa von Behren, Portland State University; J. Alan Yeakley, University of Maryland Baltimore County
2:10 PM
 Fecundity estimates from eastern US temperate forests
Hannah C. Ditty, Boston University; Istem Fer, Boston University; Michael Dietze, Boston University
2:30 PM
 Modeling the effects of sociality on spatial patterns of seed dispersal for two sympatric toucan species
Landon R. Jones, University of Louisiana at Lafayette; Scott M. Duke-Sylvester, University of Louisiana at Lafayette; Fabrice DeClerck, Bioversity International; Paul L. Leberg, University of Louisiana at Lafayette; Derek M. Johnson, Virginia Commonwealth University
2:50 PM
 Rare genotype advantage drives survival and genetic diversity of a tropical palm
Luke Browne, Tulane University; Jordan Karubian, Tulane University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Unforeseen ecological analogue resurrects ecological process
Felipe Pedrosa, Oregon State University; William Bercê, São Paulo State University; Mathias M. Pires, University of Sao Paulo; Taal Levi, Oregon State University; Mauro Galetti, São Paulo State University
3:40 PM
 The influence of landscape features on seed dispersal in a vernal pool plant species
Pamela G. Thompson, Portland State University; Mitchell B. Cruzan, Portland State University
4:00 PM
 A seed bank study to inform floodplain wetland and habitat restoration design
Sophie H. Ernst, Wapato Valley Mitigation and Conservation Bank
4:20 PM
 Seed dispersal syndromes of western and Utah juniper.
Lindsay A. Dimitri, USDA- ARS; William S. Longland, USDA-ARS; Stephen B. Vander Wall, University of Nevada, Reno
4:40 PM
 Reduced seed dispersal at the range margin of a rare perennial plant, Sternbergia clusiana
Itamar Giladi, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; Gilad Ben Zvi, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; Nataly Levine, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; Marie Konečná, University of South Bohemia; Merav Seifan, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
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