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Monday, July 29th

Monday, July 29th, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm · Jasperwood/Riverside Hilton
Session SY01: Symposium: Public Participation in Scientific Research: Emerging Resources for Botany
Presiding: Austin Mast, Florida State University
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SY01001July 29th 8:00 amJasperwood/Riverside HiltonFormalization of the Field of Public Participation in Scientific Research
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationMiller-Rushing, Abraham; Domroese, Meg; Shirk, Jennifer; Bonney, Rick.Citizen Science
public participation
SY01002July 29th 8:30 amJasperwood/Riverside HiltonLessons learned building the Zooniverse, an online platform for citizen science
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationSmith, Arfon.Citizen Science
Science Education
SY01003July 29th 9:00 amJasperwood/Riverside HiltonCyberinfrastructure resources for citizen science projects
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationNewman, Greg.Public Participation in Scientific Research
Citizen Science
cyberinfrastructure
data management
botany
July 29th 9:30 amJasperwood/Riverside HiltonBreak
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SY01005July 29th 10:00 amJasperwood/Riverside HiltonPlants of Concern, Chicago Botanic Garden: Citizen Scientists Engage in a Regional Rare Plant Monitoring Program - an Overview
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationMasi, Susanne.Citizen Science
rare plant monitoring
management response
SY01006July 29th 10:30 amJasperwood/Riverside HiltonLessons learned in the development of Project BudBurst and other citizen science projects
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationNewman, Sarah.Citizen Science
phenology
Project BudBurst
Public Participation in Scientific Research
NEON
SY01007July 29th 11:00 amJasperwood/Riverside HiltonEngaging the public in digitization of a billion biodiversity research specimens
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationMast, Austin; Dunckel, Betty A.; Nelson, Gil; Paul, Deborah; MacFadden, Bruce J.; Riccardi, Greg.Biodiversity Informatics
Citizen Science
education
iDigBio
Outreach
Public Participation in Scientific Research
Digitization
database
Transcription
Georeferencing
July 29th 11:30 amJasperwood/Riverside HiltonDiscussion
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Monday, July 29th, 1:25 pm to 6:00 pm · Grand Ballroom A/Riverside Hilton
Session SY04: Symposium: Teaching: Yes,Bobby, evolution is real
Presiding: Marshall Sundberg, Emporia State University; Joseph Armstrong, Illinois State University
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July 29th 1:55 pmGrand Ballroom A/Riverside HiltonIntroduction
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SY04002July 29th 2:00 pmGrand Ballroom A/Riverside HiltonLouisiana's Love Affair with Creationism
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationForrest, Barbara.
SY04003July 29th 2:30 pmGrand Ballroom A/Riverside HiltonThe Campaign to Repeal the Louisiana Science Education Act
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationKopplin, Zack.Louisiana Science Education Act
Creationism
Evolution
Bobby Jindal
SY04004July 29th 3:00 pmGrand Ballroom A/Riverside HiltonConfessions of an Oklahoma Evolutionist: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationRice, Stanley.evolution
Intelligent Design
religion
natural selection
July 29th 3:30 pmGrand Ballroom A/Riverside HiltonBreak
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SY04006July 29th 4:15 pmGrand Ballroom A/Riverside HiltonEvolution in Agriculture
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationHancock, James F..Evolution
SY04007July 29th 4:45 pmGrand Ballroom A/Riverside HiltonMaking Evolution Accessible and Relevant for a General Audience
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationCruzan, Mitchell.Evolution
Intelligent Design
Scientific Method
Science Education
Human Evolution
SY04008July 29th 5:15 pmGrand Ballroom A/Riverside HiltonIf Nothing in Biology Makes Sense Except in the Light of Evolution, Why Do We Not Teach That Way?
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationUno, Gordon.
July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Ballroom A/Riverside HiltonDiscussion
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Monday, July 29th, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm · Ascot/Riverside Hilton
Session 10: Contributed Papers: Ecological Section: Forest Ecology and Management
Presiding: Suzanne Koptur, Florida International University
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10001July 29th 1:30 pmAscot/Riverside HiltonImpacts of logging on primary forests of Siboma Village in Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
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Oral PaperAmici, Autumn; James, Shelley; Ranker, Tom.logging
biodiversity
10002July 29th 1:45 pmAscot/Riverside HiltonTree responses to experimental pH and phosphorus elevation in acidic temperate hardwood forests
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Oral PaperPetersen, Sheryl; Carrino-Kyker, Sarah; DeForest, Jared; Hewins, Charlotte; Shaw, Alanna; Smemo, Kurt; Burke, David.Forest
pH
Phosphorus
productivity
10003July 29th 2:00 pmAscot/Riverside HiltonAnalyzing change in an urban New York Cityforest, species loss, invasions and methods of analysis
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Oral PaperMorgan, Eric.urban ecology
succession
Forest Inventory and Analysis
10004July 29th 2:15 pmAscot/Riverside HiltonClimate effect on vegetation structure and tree diversity along an entire elevation gradient in central Veracruz, México
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Oral PaperToledo, María; Williams Linera, Guadalupe.Elevation gradients
Communities
climate
Vegetation types
Tree diversity
10005July 29th 2:30 pmAscot/Riverside HiltonAssessing the Representativeness of the Plant Collection Effort in the Guánica Forest Reserve; Puerto Rico
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Oral PaperFigueroa, Maricelys; Chinea, Jesús.Museum data
Bias
BRAHMS
Georeferencing
ArcMap10
Monday, July 29th, 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm · Newberry/Riverside Hilton
Session 14: Contributed Papers: Ecological Section: Invasion Biology
Presiding: Amy Faivre, CEDAR CREST COLLEGE
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14001July 29th 2:00 pmNewberry/Riverside HiltonThe Effect of Treefall Gaps on the Spatial Distribution and Dispersal of Four Invasive Plants in a Mature Secondary Forest in Maryland
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Oral PaperKlinczar, Angela; Freeman, Charlotte; Angeli, Nicole; Gorchov, David.invasive plants
treefall gaps
14002July 29th 2:15 pmNewberry/Riverside HiltonThe consequences of gene diversity and nitrogen deposition for competitive success of the newly invasive grass Brachypodium sylvaticum
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Oral PaperMarchini, Gina; Cruzan, Mitchell.competition
invasive species
genetic diversity
nitrogen
grasses
14003July 29th 2:30 pmNewberry/Riverside HiltonJapanese Stiltgrass Dominance as a Reflection of Flooding in Headwater Wetlands
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Oral PaperShappell, Laura; Struwe, Lena; Ehrenfeld, Joan.ecohydrology
invasive species
wetland
seedling
biological invasion
ecology
Climate Change
Poaceae
life cycle
14004July 29th 2:45 pmNewberry/Riverside HiltonInvasive Aquatic and Riparian Weeds and Mosquitoes; Challenges, Successes, and Importance of On-going Studies
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Oral PaperBlair, Charles.invasive plants
Aquatic plant
14005July 29th 3:00 pmNewberry/Riverside HiltonClose Relatives Make Bad Neighbors in the Thistle Tribe
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Oral PaperPark, Daniel; Potter, Daniel.invasive species
Cardueae
Asteraceae
community phylogenetics
phylogeny
phylogenetic niche conservatism
climatic niche
July 29th 3:15 pmNewberry/Riverside HiltonBreak
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14007July 29th 3:45 pmNewberry/Riverside HiltonA trait-based approach to restoring southern California habitats invaded by the invasive grass Bromus madritensis ssp. rubens (Poaceae)
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Oral PaperMacKinnon, Evan D.; Pratt, R..red brome
invasive plant
San Joaquin Valley
California
14008July 29th 4:00 pmNewberry/Riverside HiltonAlien encounters of the floral kind: interpreting patterns of community assembly on the San Juan Islands
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Oral PaperMarx, Hannah; Tank, David.megaphylogenies
vascular plants
invasive plants
macroevolution
14009July 29th 4:15 pmNewberry/Riverside HiltonHybridization between Cultivated and Wild Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) as a Function of Distance from Cultivar Field Trials: Implication for Biosafety Procedures
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Oral PaperChang, Hsiaochi; Snow, Allison; Mutegi, Evans; Lewis, Emily; Miriti, Maria; Heaton, Emily.Biofuel
Switchgrass
Panicum virgatum
gene flow
Monday, July 29th, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Grand Salon A - D/Riverside Hilton
Session P: Contributed Posters: Conservation Biology
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PCB001July 29th 5:30 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonPhylogenetic Diversity comparison of Asteraceae between geographical sites
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Poster: Conservation BiologyDrenkow, Shelly; Kellar, P. Roxanne; Ahrendsen, Dakota; Jones, Amanda.Phylogenetics
biodiversity
conservation planning
PCB002July 29th 5:30 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonPhylogenetic diversity assessment of Fabaceae in two grassland prairies using next-generation sequencing
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Poster: Conservation BiologyAhrendsen, Dakota; Drenkow, Shelly; Kellar, P. Roxanne; Jones, Amanda.biodiversity
conservation planning
next generation sequencing
Phylogenetics
PCB003July 29th 5:30 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonEstablishment ecology of Alnus maritima, a rare riparian species
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Poster: Conservation BiologyEhardt, Cassie; Gibson, Phil.conservation
Riparian
Alnus
recruitment
establishment
germination
dormancy
PCB004July 29th 5:30 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonReproductive attrition of Clematis morefieldii, a federally endangered plant
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Poster: Conservation BiologyParis, Kyle; Boyd, Robert; Wright, Amy; Burgess, Kevin.Clematis
herbivory
endangered species
PCB005July 29th 5:30 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonComparison of understory biodiversity between Ailanthus altissima versus native tree canopies in two disparate forests
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Poster: Conservation BiologyKupisz, Nichole; Greer, Gary K..Ailanthus altissima
biodiversity
Kanawha State Forest 
Yankee Springs Recreational Area
allelopathy
PCB006July 29th 5:30 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonPopulation genomics insights into the conservation of the North American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius L.) from a small geographic area in Canada
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Poster: Conservation BiologyArchambault, Annie; Pellerin, Stéphanie; Nault, Andrée; Joly, Simon.Panax quinquefolius
population genetics
conservation
massively parallel sequencing
PCB007July 29th 5:30 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonReproductive Biology of the Federally Threatened Apios priceana
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Poster: Conservation BiologyParis, Nathan; Boyd, Robert.plant biology
reproductive biology
conservation
threatened plant
threatened species
PCB008July 29th 5:30 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonEffects of Land management on a rare Great Basin endemic Penstemon franklinii (Plantaginaceae)
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Poster: Conservation BiologyHildebrand, Terri.endemic species
black sagebrush community
PCB009July 29th 5:30 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonRelevant species to the conservation of Colombian Caribbean ecosystems
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Poster: Conservation BiologyValencia, Adriana T .
PCB010July 29th 5:30 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonApplying IUCN criteria to assess conservation status of endemic species in the western Himalayas
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Poster: Conservation BiologyKhan, Shujaul Mulk; Habib, Ahmad.conservation
endangered species
IUCN criteria
Western Himalaya
PCB011July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonAssessment of vegetation diversity of Bardaha mountain passes of Vindhya region, Madhya Pradesh, India
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Poster: Conservation BiologyPANDEY, SANDEEP KUMAR.Assessment
Tree diversity
sustainable forestry
Monday, July 29th, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Grand Salon A - D/Riverside Hilton
Session P: Contributed Posters: Ecological Section
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PEC001July 29th 5:30 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonGermination of Phacelia strictiflora is enhanced by smoke
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Poster: Ecological SectionRoss, Sonya; Rice, Stanley.Phacelia strictiflora
germination
fire ecology
Oklahoma
PEC002July 29th 5:30 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonCure Modeling of Dormancy and Germination in Heterocarpic Grindelia Species
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Poster: Ecological SectionGibson, Phil; Kistenmacher, Michael.dormancy
germination
heterocarpy
Grindelia
seed bank
modeling
Asteraceae
PEC003July 29th 5:30 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonModelling the diameter distribution of three coniferous tree species from Central Karakorum National Park, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan using Weibull function.
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Poster: Ecological SectionHUSSAIN, ALAMDAR.Diameter distribution
Weibull
CKNP
PEC004July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonPhysical and elemental defenses of nickel hyperaccumulators and their effects on herbivory
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Poster: Ecological SectionMincey, Katherine; McKenna, Mary; Irby, William.Nickel
hyperaccumulator
elemental defense
herbivory
PEC005July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonSuccessional Chronosequence of Woody Restoration in Strip Mined Land at The Wilds in Zanesville, Ohio.
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Poster: Ecological SectionCampbell, Alicia; Keiffer, Carolyn.restoration
succession
Chronosequence
PEC006July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonFlora of borderlines and waysides of fields in selected parts of Nida Basin in Poland
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Poster: Ecological SectionMusial, Kamila; Kasperczyk, Miroslaw.Floristic Study
ecological indicator values
borderlines and waysides
Nida Basin
PEC007July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonSoil CO2 Efflux in Burned and Unburned LongLeaf Pine Forest
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Poster: Ecological SectionFlowers, Knox; Davis, Micheal.Longleaf pine savanna
Prescribed burning
Soil CO2 Flux
PEC008July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonDid niche differentiation occur following autopolyploidy in Tolmiea (Saxifragaceae)? Determining range requirements using ecological niche modeling
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Poster: Ecological SectionVisger, Clayton; Soltis, Pamela; Soltis, Douglas.Tolmiea
Saxifragaceae
Polyploidy
niche modeling
minority cytotype disadvantage
PEC009July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonSensitivity of tallgrass prairie flora phenology to climate: inferences from historical observations and herbarium specimens
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Poster: Ecological SectionVanderweide, Benjamin; Carter, Daniel; Ratajczak, Zakary; Ferguson, Carolyn; Mayfield, Mark.phenology
Climate Change
First Flowering Day
peak flowering
herbarium
specimen database
temperature sensitivity
PEC010July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonRelationships between anatomical leaf characteristics and photosynthetic abilities of Lipochaeta lobata, Melanthera integrifolia and their intergeneric hybrids
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Poster: Ecological SectionAugustiro, Wendee; Cantley, Jason; Chau, Marian; Barton, Kasey.
PEC011July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonPerformance and competition of invasive grass Brachypodium sylvaticum differentially impacted by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi from adjacent invaded and noninvaded ranges
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Poster: Ecological SectionWorkman, Rachael; Cruzan, Mitchell.invasion
competition
arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF)
Brachypodium sylvaticum
PEC012July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonEffects of Buffelgrass Smoke Solutions on Germination of Buffelgrass and Native Species of the Sonoran Desert
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Poster: Ecological SectionMaruszak, Jason; Coons, Janice.seed germination
Smoke
Sonoran Desert
Buffelgrass
PEC013July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonBottomland Forest Vegetation Changes and Exotic Species at Caddo Lake Texas, USA: 1995-2012
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Poster: Ecological SectionVan Kley, James; Nolte, Brenna.Bottomland forest
invasive species
Triadica sebifera
vegetation change
PEC014July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonComparison of plant growth and stress response of Microstegium vimineum, Ailanthus altissima, Alliaria petiolata, and Quercus rubra across a light gradient
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Poster: Ecological SectionHuebner, Cynthia; Minocha, Rakesh; Long, Stephanie.plant stress
invasive plants
oak regeneration
PEC015July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonPlant Reproductive Biology of Chasmogamous and Cleistogamous Flowers of Federally Threatened Clitoria fragrans (Fabaceae) Along the Lake Wales Ridge in Florida
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Poster: Ecological SectionFaivre, Amy.cleistogamous
plant mating systems
pollen tube
Floral development
Fabaceae
Clitoria fragrans 
PEC016July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonHerbivory Response of Murgantia histrionica to a Ni-hyperaccumulator, Alyssum murale.
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Poster: Ecological SectionJohnson, Nia; Puritty, Chandler; McKenna, Mary.plant-herbivore interactions
elemental defense
PEC017July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonMonitoring the effect of invasive plant species on forest regeneration
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Poster: Ecological SectionKurtz, Cassandra Marie; Moser, W. Keith.invasive plants
invasives
invasive plant
invasive species
regeneration
forest regeneration
oak regeneration
seedling
multiflora rose
Forest Inventory and Analysis
PEC018July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonHow does phenology and seed production of big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii) vary across the climate gradient of the Great Plains? A reciprocal garden approach to distinguish roles of site and ecotype
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Poster: Ecological SectionSabates, Sofia; Galliart, Matthew; Baer, Sara; Bello, Nora; Caudle, Keri; Maricle, Brian; McCrea, Evan; Gibson, David; Wilson, Laurel; Johnson, Loretta.Big bluestem
ecotype
common gardens
phenology
seed production
PEC019July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonOiling Increases Marsh Sediment CO2 Effluxes
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Poster: Ecological SectionFlowers, Knox; Boyette, Jerrid; Kuehn, Kevin; Davis, Micheal.Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
Marsh
CO2 Efflux
PEC020July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonDrought Tolerance in Wild Plant Populations: the Case of Common Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)
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Poster: Ecological SectionCortés, Andrés J.; Monserrate, Fredy A.; Ramírez-Villegas, Julián; Madriñán, Santiago; Blair, Matthew W..Bioclimatic variables
geographic information system
potential evapotranspiration models
precipitation
Thornthwaite estimator
Hamon estimator
PEC021July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonSex-differential insect herbivory in dioecious Australian nightshades
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Poster: Ecological SectionDugan, Gemma; Martine, Christopher.herbivory
Solanum
Solanaceae
dioecy
Phytochemistry
dioecious
PEC022July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonResponses of Cultivated and Wild Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) to Competition: Implications for New Biofuel Cultivars
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Poster: Ecological SectionPalik, Destiny; Snow, Allison; Stottlemyer, Amy; Miriti, Maria; Heaton, Emily.Switchgrass
Biofuels
PEC023July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonEffects of Fragmentation, Fire Regime, and Landscape Position on the Vegetation and Insect Metacommunity Dynamics of Pine Rockland Sub-Tropical Forests
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Poster: Ecological SectionGehring, Julia; Koptur, Suzanne.Fragmentation
metacommunity
plant-pollinator interactions
fire ecology
urban ecology
PEC024July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonDo Christmas cactus (Schlumbergera x buckleyi) pollen tubes prefer the cold?
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Poster: Ecological SectionQureshi, Mehveen; Godbolt, Courtney; Faivre, Amy.Christmas cactus
Schlumbegera
pollen tube
pollen viability
Cactaceae
PEC025July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonSite- and landscape-level factors influencing prairie fen plant biodiversity: optimized sampling methodology and preliminary analysis
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Poster: Ecological SectionHackett, Rachel; Karbowski, Hillary; Monfils, Anna.ecology
prairie fen
wetland
sampling
landscape
Diversity
quality
PEC026July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonInvasive Aquatic Weeds: Implications for Mosquito and Vector Management Activities.
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Poster: Ecological SectionBlair, Charles.
PEC027July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonPartial evidence of biotic homogenization in two peri-urban central Indiana, USA preserves
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Poster: Ecological SectionDolan, Rebecca; Stephens, Jessica.biotic homogenization
invasive species
urban ecology
permanent plots
PEC028July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonDieback in Juniperus communis as a possible indicator of climate change impacts to Lake Superior sandscapes
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Poster: Ecological SectionJohnson, Sarah E.; Mead, Jordan.Juniperus
sandscape
Climate Change
dioecious
Great Lakes
dunes
drought
PEC029July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonCecropia-ant interactions in Colombia: Identification and network analysis
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Poster: Ecological SectionTorres, María F.; Weiblen, George; Madriñán, Santiago.Cecropia
Colombia
PEC030July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonIs there a positive correlation between floral monosymmetry and the presence of nectar guides in Rhododendron?
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Poster: Ecological SectionBerry, Eapsa; Geeta, R..Rhododendron
floral symmetry
nectar guides
Evolution
Phylogenetic analysis
PEC031July 29th 5:45 pmGrand Salon A - D/Riverside HiltonAnalysis of 25 years of demography on a Nebraska population of Panax quinquefolius L. (Araliaceae)
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Poster: Ecological SectionAntlfinger, Ann; Garabrandt, Marjorie.Demography
Ginseng
population structure
Medicinal plant

Tuesday, July 30th

Tuesday, July 30th, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm · Versailles Ballroom/Riverside Hilton
Session SY03: Symposium: Broadening Participation - Recruiting and Retaining Outstanding Scientists in the Botanical Sciences
Presiding: Anna Monfils, Central Michigan University; Ann Sakai, University of California-Irvine
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July 30th 8:00 amVersailles Ballroom/Riverside HiltonIntroduction
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SY03002July 30th 8:15 amVersailles Ballroom/Riverside HiltonBiodiversity, Bioinformatics, Bias, and Beyone
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationSkog, Judith; Skog, Jeremy.
SY03003July 30th 8:45 amVersailles Ballroom/Riverside HiltonIncreasing the participation of African Americans in ecology and evolutionary biology: experts, attitudes and interventions
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationBart, Hank.African Americans
Natural History
Organismal Biology
Taxonomy
Attitudes Survey
SY03004July 30th 9:15 amVersailles Ballroom/Riverside HiltonClosing the Achievement Gap: Evidence-Informed Teaching and Learning in Biology
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationHaak, David; Freeman, Scott.Achievement Gap
Diversity
underrepresented
pedagogy research
July 30th 9:45 amVersailles Ballroom/Riverside HiltonDiscussion
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July 30th 10:00 amVersailles Ballroom/Riverside HiltonBreak
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SY03007July 30th 10:15 amVersailles Ballroom/Riverside Hilton Talking about leaving - botany and related disciplines, an NSF perspective
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationHerrera, Jose.Science Education
Broadening Participation
National Science Foundation
SY03008July 30th 10:45 amVersailles Ballroom/Riverside HiltonGrowing Minority Botanists: “Roots” of Engagement for Undergraduates
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationMcKenna, Mary.Broadening Participation
SY03009July 30th 11:15 amVersailles Ballroom/Riverside HiltonIncreasing Retention of Underrepresented Groups in Biology: The Role of the Graduate Student Teaching Assistant
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationO'Neal, Christopher M..Retention
Underrepresented Minorities
Teaching Assistants
July 30th 11:45 amVersailles Ballroom/Riverside HiltonDiscussion
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Tuesday, July 30th, 8:30 am to 11:30 am · Marlborough A/Riverside Hilton
Session 20: Contributed Papers: Conservation Biology I
Presiding: Janice Coons, Eastern Illinois University; Cynthia Huebner, Northern Research Station, United States Forest Service
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20001July 30th 8:30 amMarlborough A/Riverside HiltonLandscape genetics of native plant species in Arches and Canyonlands National Park for restoration of degraded grasslands
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Oral PaperHavrilla, Caroline Ann; Nakazato, Takuya; Wood, Troy.AFLP
Colorado Plateau
population genetics
Sporobolus cryptandrus
Achnatherum hymenoides
Sphaeralcea parvifolia
20002July 30th 8:45 amMarlborough A/Riverside HiltonRestoration of endangered Baptisia arachnifera (Fabaceae) at an ex-situ site in Georgia.
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Oral PaperPascarella, John B..
20003July 30th 9:00 amMarlborough A/Riverside HiltonAlien Congeners are Unlikely to Hybridize with Native Hawaiian Bidens (Asteraceae)
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Oral PaperKnope, Matthew; Pender, Richard; Crawford, Daniel; Wieczorek, Ania.cross compatibility
Bidens
Hawaii
invasives
20004July 30th 9:15 amMarlborough A/Riverside HiltonPhylogenetic Diversity using massively parallel sequencing: Robust biodiversity metrics for conservation planners
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Oral PaperKellar, P. Roxanne; Ahrendsen, Dakota; Drenkow, Shelly; Jones, Amanda; Pires, Joseph.biodiversity
conservation planning
next generation sequencing
Phylogenetics
prairies
chloroplast genome
20005July 30th 9:30 amMarlborough A/Riverside HiltonA Maxent approach to model pteridophyte community reestablishment in secondary forests of Puerto Rico
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Oral PaperSchmidt, Thomas J; Greer, Gary K..pteridophyte
conservation
Puerto Rico
secondary forest
Maxent
species distribution modeling
July 30th 9:45 amMarlborough A/Riverside HiltonBreak
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20007July 30th 10:15 amMarlborough A/Riverside HiltonAn annotated vascular flora and regional floristic analysis of The Nature Conservancy Davis Mountains Preserve, Jeff Davis County, Texas
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Oral PaperKeeling, Jeffrey J..The Nature Conservancy
Davis Mountains Preserve
Chihuahuan Desert
sky island
flora
vascular plants
biogeographic relationships
20008July 30th 10:30 amMarlborough A/Riverside HiltonLichen Biodiversity in the Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain: patterns and trends amid a changing climate
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Oral PaperLendemer, James.North American Coastal Plain
mid-atlantic
lichens
Climate Change
sea level rise
pocosin
20009July 30th 10:45 amMarlborough A/Riverside HiltonEighty years of change in California's forests: climate, fire and land use
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Oral PaperMcIntyre, Patrick; Thorne, James; Kelly, Maggi; Dolanc, Christopher; Flint, Alan; Flint, Lorrie; Ackerly, David.global change
Forest Inventory and Analysis
water stress
fire
drought
California
20010July 30th 11:00 amMarlborough A/Riverside HiltonUnderground plants help conservation on the surface – conservation genetics of Zamia decumbens
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Oral PaperGriffith, M.; Calonje, Michael; Kramer, Andrea; Magellan, Tracy; Husby, Chad; Meerow, Alan.cycad
Zamiaceae
Zamia
ex situ collections
Tuesday, July 30th, 10:15 am to 12:00 pm · Marlborough B/Riverside Hilton
Session 28: Contributed Papers: Functional Trait Responses
Presiding: William Sanders, College of Arts And Sciences, Florida Gulf Coast University
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28001July 30th 10:15 amMarlborough B/Riverside HiltonEarlier spring budburst in Oklahoma deciduous trees
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Oral PaperRice, Stanley.budburst
deciduous trees
phenology
global warming
28002July 30th 10:30 amMarlborough B/Riverside HiltonWind pollination promotes spatial segregation of the sexes
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Oral PaperDorken, Marcel; Van Drunen, Wendy.comparative analysis
dioecy
sexual dimorphism
stochastic simulation
wind pollination
28003July 30th 10:45 amMarlborough B/Riverside HiltonDifferences in germination response for acorns of Quercus pagoda and Q. phellos following varying flooding and cold stratification treatments
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Oral PaperHawkins, Tracy; Thornton, Rory.Quercus
red oak
greentree reservoir
seed germination
seed dormancy
willow oak
cherrybark oak
flooding
28004July 30th 11:00 amMarlborough B/Riverside HiltonSeed Ecology of Federally Threatened Pinguicula ionantha (Godfrey's Butterwort)
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Oral PaperAnnis, Jenna; O'Brien, Jennifer; Coons, Janice; Molano-Flores, Brenda; Primer, Samantha.Pinguicula
ionantha
Lentibulariaceae
carnivorous
butterwort
seed germination
seed bank
seed dormancy
gibberellic acid
fire dependent
 bog habitat
Florida Panhandle
longleaf savanna
28005July 30th 11:15 amMarlborough B/Riverside HiltonSeed Germination and Seed Bank of Scutellaria floridana
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Oral PaperO'Brien, Jennifer; Annis, Jenna; Coons, Janice; Molano-Flores, Brenda; Primer, Samantha.Lamiaceae
Federally threatened
Seed ecology
Florida Panhandle
28006July 30th 11:30 amMarlborough B/Riverside HiltonThymol mediates three-way interactions between Thymus, legumes and rhizobia
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Oral PaperMcKenna, Mary; Rodriguez-Rosas, Veronica; Diaz-Ruiz, Dawn.nitrogen fixation
secondary metabolites
species interactions
plant-microbial interactions
28007July 30th 11:45 amMarlborough B/Riverside HiltonDifferential phenological change among communities
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Oral PaperHoch, Peter; Miller-Struttmann, Nicole; Krakos, Kyra.flowering phenology
pollination
Tuesday, July 30th, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm · Marlborough A/Riverside Hilton
Session 30: Contributed Papers: Conservation Biology II
Presiding: Eric Morgan, Farmingdale State College
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30001July 30th 1:30 pmMarlborough A/Riverside HiltonMicrosatellite Markers That Differentiate Midwestern North American Typha (Typhaceae) Species
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Oral PaperBlasini, Dayvis; Rios, Maria; Olfelt, Joel; Geddes, Pamela.hybridization
invasive species
microsatellites
Typha
30002July 30th 1:45 pmMarlborough A/Riverside HiltonPopulation Dynamics of Rhodiola integrifolia ssp. leedyi (Crassulaceae) Using Field Based and Microsatellite Marker Data
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Oral PaperOlfelt, Joel; Ejupovic, Adnan.
30003July 30th 2:00 pmMarlborough A/Riverside HiltonPositive frequency dependence and disturbance frequency determine restoration success using fire
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Oral PaperCrandall, Raelene; Knight, Tiffany.Postive frequency dependence
invasive species
fire
restoration
30004July 30th 2:15 pmMarlborough A/Riverside Hilton
Canceled
Ecology and Conservation of Rare Gentians in New Jersey
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Oral PaperPoster, Lauren; Pringle, James; Struwe, Lena.Gentianaceae
New Jersey
conservation
30005July 30th 2:30 pmMarlborough A/Riverside HiltonPhylogeography and conservation of American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius L., Araliaceae)
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Oral PaperGonzales, Eva; Young, John; Lockstadt, Ciara.Ginseng
Phylogeography
30006July 30th 2:45 pmMarlborough A/Riverside HiltonPlastic plants on changing landscapes: where and when plasticity enables populations to respond to changing environments
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Oral PaperChong, Caroline; Schlichting, Carl; Jones, Cynthia; Nicotra, Adrienne; Borevitz, Justin.adapative plasticity
landscape genomics
population structure
Tuesday, July 30th, 1:30 pm to 3:15 pm · Marlborough B/Riverside Hilton
Session 32: Contributed Papers: Ecological Section: Population Biology
Presiding: Tracy Hawkins, USDA - Forest Service
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32001July 30th 1:30 pmMarlborough B/Riverside HiltonMeasuring distribution change and vulnerability of rare plants in response to climate change: a case study using species of the western United States
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Oral PaperStill, Shannon M..species distribution modeling
rare plants
Climate Change Vulnerability Index
Climate Change
32002July 30th 1:45 pmMarlborough B/Riverside HiltonPhylogenetic structure of macromycete communities along an entire elevation gradient in central Veracruz, Mexico
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Oral PaperGómez Hernández, Marko; Williams Linera, Guadalupe.Phylogenetic diversity
Phylogenetic turnover
Macromycete
Communities
Altitudinal gradient
Species richness
32003July 30th 2:00 pmMarlborough B/Riverside HiltonEnvironmental stochasticity, not resource limitation, drives fecundity and recruitment in perennial bunchgrasses
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Oral PaperDrenovsky, Rebecca; Thornhill, Megan; James, Jeremy.fitness
fecundity
restoration
aridlands
nitrogen
Phosphorus
32004July 30th 2:15 pmMarlborough B/Riverside HiltonEvolutionary transitions between color monomorphism and polymorphism in the genus Protea and the role of local ecological processes
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Oral PaperCarlson, Jane; Holsinger, Kent.seed predation
evolutionary and ecological adaptation
Flower color and shape
South Africa
Protea
polymorphism
32005July 30th 2:30 pmMarlborough B/Riverside HiltonNatural selection on phenological traits across the biogeographic range of a California annual wildflower: independent effects on fitness of first flowering date and flowering synchrony
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Oral PaperHaggerty, Brian; Mazer, Susan.phenology
synchrony
biogeography
selection
adaptation
32006July 30th 2:45 pmMarlborough B/Riverside HiltonMultiscale spatial patterns of coexistence among closely related plant species
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Oral PaperHong-Wa, Cynthia.coexistence
community assembly
community structure
endemism
Noronhia
Oleaceae
phylogeny
Species richness
32007July 30th 3:00 pmMarlborough B/Riverside HiltonInvestigating diversity patterns in the Guiana Shield
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Oral PaperDiazgranados, Mauricio; Funk, Vicki.biodiversity
Guiana Shield
Species richness
species turnover
species variation
Tuesday, July 30th, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm · Marlborough B/Riverside Hilton
Session M32: Meeting: Ecological Section Business Meeting
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July 30th 5:30 pmMarlborough B/Riverside HiltonEcological Section Business Meeting
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Wednesday, July 31st

Wednesday, July 31st, 9:00 am to 11:15 am · Newberry/Riverside Hilton
Session 41: Contributed Papers: Ecological Section: Plant-Animal Interactions
Presiding: Stanley Rice, SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY
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41001July 31st 9:00 amNewberry/Riverside HiltonWhat Role Do White-tailed Deer Play in the Long-Distance Dispersal of Amur Honeysuckle?
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Oral PaperGuiden, Peter; Gorchov, David.invasive species
Amur honeysuckle
White-tailed deer
Dispersal
41002July 31st 9:15 amNewberry/Riverside HiltonRecent research on pondberry (Lindera melissifolia Walt. Blume) reproduction
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Oral PaperDevall, Margaret; Martins, Andreza; Abilio, Fernanda; Gonçalves de Oliveira, Plinio; Partelli Feltrin, Raquel; Scheffer, Fernanda; de Oliveira Antonelli, Priscilla; Teixeira Vilela, Daniela; Smith III, Carl G.; Tidwell, Collin; Hamel, Paul; Connor, Kristina; Leininger, Theodor; Schiff, Nathan; Wilson, A. Dan.seed dispersal
seedling herbivores
hermit thrush
swamp rabbit
seed predators
41003July 31st 9:30 amNewberry/Riverside HiltonThe effects of vegetative and floral damage on nectar alkaloid concentrations in Tree Tobacco (Nicotiana glauca)
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Oral PaperKaczorowski, Rainee; Koplovich, Avi; Wink, Michael; Katzir, Gadi; Izhaki, Ido; Markman, Shai.Nicotiana glauca
alkaloids
nectar robbing
floral nectar
damage
herbivory
GLC-MS
July 31st 9:45 amNewberry/Riverside HiltonBreak
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41005July 31st 10:15 amNewberry/Riverside HiltonEcological Genomics of plant defense in wild tomatoes
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Oral PaperHaak, David; Moyle, Leonie.plant defense
transcriptomics
ecological genomics
adaptation
41006July 31st 10:30 amNewberry/Riverside HiltonBumblebee foraging behavior and plant-pollinator network structure across an altitudinal gradient
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Oral PaperMiller-Struttmann, Nicole; Franklin, James; Galen, Candace.bumblebee host plant-use
Altitudinal gradient
foraging niche partitioning
networks
caste foraging patterns
pollen and nectar foragers
41007July 31st 10:45 amNewberry/Riverside HiltonBet-Hedging Through Heterocarpy: from a Predator Perspective
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Oral PaperKistenmacher, Michael; Gibson, Phil.heterocarpy
Bet Hedging
herbivory
Asteraceae
Noctuidae
Oviposition
41008July 31st 11:00 amNewberry/Riverside HiltonSize-number tradeoff in pollen production in response to severe defoliation in butterfly pea, Centrosema virginianum (Fabaceae: Papilionoideae)
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Oral PaperCardel Sharp, Yuria; Koptur, Suzanne.defoliation
clones
pollen
pollination
trade-off

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