Oral Session 61: Populations and Genetics I.
Presiding: J Lau
Wednesday, August 4, 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM, Meeting Room B 116.
8:00 AM Metcalf, Jessica*,, Rees, Mark, Childs, Dylan, Rose, Karen , Maintenance of genetic diversity: Protected polymorphisms, and stochasticity.
8:20 AM Mercer, Kristin*,1, Shaw, Ruth1, Wyse, Donald1, 1 University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, USA Genetic variation in seed germination and dormancy among crop-wild hybrids in sunflower (Helianthus annuus).
8:40 AM Erskine Ogden, Jennifer*,1, 1 University of California, Davis, Davis, CA Genetic polymorphism, phenotypic plasticity, and invasiveness of Foeniculum vulgare in California.
9:00 AM Cahill, James*,1, Kembel, Steven1, Gustafson, Danny2, 1 University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada2 Citadel, Charleston, SC, USA Differential genetic influence on competitive effect and response in Arabidopsis thaliana.
9:20 AM Rhode, Jennifer*,1, Cruzan, Mitchell2, 1 Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, GA2 Portland State University, Portland, OR Genotype x environment interactions affect survival and performance of plants in the Piriqueta caroliniana hybrid complex.
9:40 AM Break.
9:50 AM Wheelwright, Nathaniel*,, Logan, Barry , Previous-year reproduction reduces photosynthetic capacity and slows lifetime growth in females of a neotropical tree.
10:10 AM Petersen, Christine*,1, 1 Dept. Integrative Biology- UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA Constraints on current-mediated dispersal in northeastern Pacific for an estuarine crab.
10:30 AM Hays, Cynthia*,1, 1 University of California - Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA Ecological consequences of gene flow in an intertidal alga.
10:50 AM Halpern, Stacey*,1, 1 Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL Selection on phenology and morphology across water environments: Possible climate change responses in Lupinus perennis.
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