Organized Oral Session 14: Ecology of arable plants: Linking invertebrate and weed population dynamics
Organizer(s): J Cussans, A Mauchline, and K Gross
Tuesday, August 9, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Meeting Room 511a, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
8:00 AM: Smith, Victoria1, Bohan, David*,1, Haughton, Alison1, Clark, Suzanne1, 1 Division of Plant and Invertebrate Ecology, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, UK, Dynamic links between plant and invertebrate communities in arable crops.
8:20 AM: Hawes, Cathy1, Bohan, David2, Haughton, Alison2, Clark, Suzanne2, Squire, Geoff1, 1 Scottish Crop Research Institute, Dundee, UK2 Rothamsted ResearchDivision of Plant and Invertebrate Ecology, Harpenden, UK, Invertebrate trophic relations under contrasting cropping systems.
8:40 AM: Menalled, Fabian *,1, Landis, Douglas2, Matt, Liebman3, 1 719 Leon Johnson Hall, Bozeman, MT, USA2 204 Center for Integrated Plant Systems, E. Lansing, MI, USA3 Department of Agronomy, Ames, IA, USA, Habitat management and invertebrate weed seed predation in herbaceous crop systems.
9:00 AM: Westerman, Paula*,1, Liebman, Matt1, Heggenstaller, Andrew1, Dixon, Philip1, Menalled, Fabian2, Davis, Adam3, 1 Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, firstname.lastname@example.org Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana3 USDA-ARS Invasive Weed Management Unit, Urbana, Illinois, Modeling the impact of seed predators on weed population dynamics.
9:20 AM: Swanton, Clarence*,1, Booth, Barbara1, 1 University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, Quantifying the effects of weed seed predators (pre- and post-dispersal) on weeds in arable ecosystems.
9:40 AM: , BREAK.
9:50 AM: Marino, Paul 1, Pullaro, Thomas2, Jackson, Michael3, Harrison, Howard3, Keinath, Anthony4, 1 College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina2 NOS/CCEHBR, Charleston, South Carolina3 U. S. Vegetable Laboratory - ARS, Charleston, South Carolina4 Clemson University - Coastal Research and Educational Center, Charleston, South Carolina, Weed seed predation in vegetable production systems: Most significant seed predator is the invasive fire ant.
10:10 AM: drummond, francis*,1, woods, steve 1, stubbs, constance 1, loose, jenifer2, karem, joseph1, 1 University of Maine, orono, ME, United States2 Massachusetts Department of Natural Resources, boston, MA, United States, Flowering plants associated with the spatial distribution and abundnace of bees and parasitic wasps in cultivated vaccinium agriculture...lowbush blueberry and cranberry.
10:30 AM: Boatman, Nigel*,1, Jones, Naomi1, Smith, Barbara2, Holland, John2, 1 Central Science Laboratory, York, UK2 The Game Conservancy Trust, Fordingbridge, UK, Putting ideas about improving ecosystem health into practice a test at a field scale: Findings from the Sustainable Arable Farming for an Improved Environment (SAFFIE) project.
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