Contributed Oral Session 82: Landscape and Population Genetics
Wednesday, August 10, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Meeting Room 519 B, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
8:00 AM: Medina, Raul*,1, Barbosa, Pedro1, Christman, Mary2, 1 Department of Entomology, College Park, Maryland, USA2 Department of Animal and Avian Sciences, College Park, Maryland, USA, Determination of the adequate number of individuals and AFLP markers to use when studying genetic differentiation among intraspecific populations.
8:20 AM: Mimura, Makiko*,1, Aitken, Sally1, 1 Forest Sciences, and Centre for Forest Gene Conservation, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Life on Edge: Central/peripheral populations of Picea sitchensis Bong.(Carr).
8:40 AM: Michaels, Helen*,1, Shi, Xiujie1, Mitchell, Randy2, 1 Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio2 University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, The effects of population size and density on genetic variation and mating system in Lupinus perennis.
9:00 AM: Bowman, Jeff*,1, Carr, Denis2, Wilson, Paul2, 1 Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada2 Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, Using microsatellites to measure the quality of landscapes.
9:20 AM: Deacon, Nicholas*,1, Cavender-Bares, Jeannine1, 1 University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, United States, Distribution of genetic diversity in a fragmented tropical live oak forest.
9:40 AM: , BREAK.
9:50 AM: Chiovitti, Sandra*,1, 2, Mannerla, Miia1, Hu, Xin-Sheng3, Yeh, Francis3, Dayanandan, Daya1, 2, 1 Biology Deaprtment, Montreal, Quebec, Canada2 Groupe de recherche en écologie forestière interuniversitaire, Montreal, Quebec, Canada3 Department of Renewable Resources, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Genetic structure of jack pine as revealed by nuclear microsatellite markers.
10:10 AM: Jonathan, Silvertown*,1, Biss, Pamela1, Oliver, Barnett1, Freeland, Joanna1, 1 Department of Biological Sciences, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom, Environmental variability and population genetic structure in the Park Grass Experiment.
10:30 AM: Boulet, Marylène*,1, 2, Couturier, Serge3, Côté, Steeve D.1, 2, Otto, Robert D.4, Bernatchez, Louis1, 1 Université Laval, Québec, QC, Canada2 Centre d'Études Nordiques, Québec, QC, Canada3 Ministère des Ressources naturelles, de la Faune et des Parcs du Québec, Québec, QC, Canada4 Department of Environment and Conservation of Newfoundland & Labrador, Corner Brook, NL, Canada, Genetic connectivity between caribou herds from Eastern Canada: lessons from satellite tracking, genotyping, and demographic simulations.
10:50 AM: Pither, Richard*,1, 2, Manseau, Micheline1, 2, Clark, Jeff2, Ball, Mark3, Wilson, Paul3, Arsenault, Alan4, 1 Parks Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada2 University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada3 Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada4 Saskatchewan Fish & Wildlife Branch, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, Relating the population genetic structure of woodland caribou to landscape connectivity.
11:10 AM: Marks, Christian*,1, Lechowicz, Martin1, 1 McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Fitness equivalence among alternative functional designs for tree seedlings.
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