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Oral Session # 41: Herbivory III: Forests and Soils.
Presiding: R Jones
Wednesday, August 6. 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM, SITCC Meeting Room 103.
8:00 AM Knepp, Rachel*,1, Hamilton, Jason2, DeLucia, Evan 1, 1 University of Illinois, Urbana, Il, 618012 Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY, 14850 Insect herbivory in a forest community exposed to free-air CO2 enrichment.
8:15 AM Hall, Myra *,1, Stiling, Peter2, Moon, Daniel2, Hunter, Mark1, 1 University of Georgia, Athens, GA2 University of South Florida, Tampa, FL Foliar quality and herbivory as predictors of litter quality under elevated CO2 conditions in a scrub-oak community.
8:30 AM Forkner, Rebecca1, Marquis, Robert1, Lill, John2, 1 Department of Biology, St. Louis, MO2 Department of Biological Sciences, Washington, D.C. Feeny revisited: Condensed tannins and leaf-chewing insect communities of Quercus.
8:45 AM Karban, Richard*,1, 1 University of California - Davis, Davis, CA Deciduous leaf drop reduces herbivory.
9:00 AM Stevens, Michael*,1, Lindroth, Richard1, 1 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI Cost of tolerance to herbivory in aspen.
9:15 AM Franks, Steven*,1, Kral, Andrea1, Pratt, Paul1, 1 Invasive Plant Research Lab, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA The effects of insect herbivory on seedlings of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia.
9:30 AM Break.
9:45 AM Johnson, Scott*,1, Gregory, Peter1, 1 University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Root weevil attraction to clover roots − the roles of general and specific signals.
10:00 AM Frost, Christopher*,1, Hunter, Mark1, 1 University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA Canopy herbivory on red oaks increases soil respiration and soil carbon independent of herbivore-derived inputs.
10:15 AM Wooley, Stuart *,1, Paine, Timothy 1, 1 University of California, Riverside, CA Mycorrhizal fungi may increase plant resistance to herbivory, but at a fitness cost.
10:30 AM Watts, Sean*,1, Reichman, O. 1, 1 University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, USA The evolutionary response of plants to root herbivory.
10:45 AM Borowicz, Victoria*,1, 1 Illinois State University, Normal, IL, USA Mycorrhizal fungi and plant resistance to herbivory: Does mode of herbivore feeding matter?
11:00 AM Lill, John*,1, 2, Marquis, Robert2, 1 George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA2 University of Missouri-St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA Leaf ties as oviposition sites for forest arthropods.