Contributed Oral Session 137: Agroecology: Pest Control, Dispersal, and Pollination
Thursday, August 11, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM, Meeting Room 519 A, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
1:30 PM: Debeljak, Marko*,1, Demsar, Damjan1, Cortet, Jérôme 2, Dzeroski, Saso1, Krogh, Paul Henning 3, 1 Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia2 Institut Mediterraneen d'Ecologie et Paleoecologie, Aix en Provence, France3 National Environmental Research Institute, Silkeborg, Denmark, Effects of genetically modified Bt maize on earthworms and Collembola functional groups.
1:50 PM: Poveda, Katja*,1, Steffan-Dewenter, Ingolf1, Scheu, Stefan2, Tscharntke, Teja 1, 1 Agroecology, Göttingen, Germany2 Institut für Zoologie, Darmstadt, Germany, Effects of farming practice and soil organisms on aboveground plant-herbivore and plant-pathogen interactions.
2:10 PM: Moore, Sian*,1, Jones, Thomas1, Symondson, William1, 1 Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK, GM derived Bacillus thuringiensis endotoxins in the soil.
2:30 PM: O'Neill, Bridget*,1, Zangerl, Arthur1, DeLucia, Evan2, Berenbaum, May1, 1 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA2 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA, Effects of soybean foliage grown under elevated CO2 on the Japanese beetle, Popillia japonica (Newman).
2:50 PM: Forbes, Andrew*,1, Ives, Anthony1, 1 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, Source-sink dynamics and the subsidized biological control of aphid pests.
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3:20 PM: Laughlin, Karen*,1, Power, Alison1, 1 Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, Interspecific virus competition in squash (Cucurbita pepo) and its implications for genetically engineered virus resistance in crops.
3:40 PM: Baker, Mitchell*,1, 1 Biology Department, Flushing, NY, 11367, Dispersal at multiple scales and the evolution of resistance: Leaf beetles enter the matrix.
4:00 PM: Veddeler, Dorthe*,1, Klein, Alexandra-Maria1, Tscharntke, Teja1, 1 University of Goettingen, Goettingen, Lower Saxony, Germany, Contrasting responses of bee communities to coffee flowering at different spatial scales.
4:20 PM: Brosi, Berry*,1, Daily, Gretchen1, Ehrlich, Paul1, 1 Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, Bee communities in human-dominated tropical landscapes.
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