Contributed Oral Session 42: Invasive Species: Competition
Tuesday, August 9, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Meeting Room 516 D, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
8:00 AM: Candau, Jean-Noel*,1, 1 Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Avignon, France, Competition between invasive and naturalized species of seed insects in a Mediterranean forest ecosystem.
8:20 AM: LeBrun, Edward*,1, Tillberg, Chadwick3, Suarez, Andrew3, Folgarait, Patricia, Holway, David2, 1 University of Texas, Austin, Austin, Texas3 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois2 University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, Competition between native populations of fire ants (Solenopsis invicta) and Argentine ants (Linepithema humile): Results from reciprocal, removal experiments.
8:40 AM: Altfeld, Laura*,1, Stiling, Peter1, 1 University of South Florida, Tampa, Native herbivores affected more by invasive ants than by foliar quality or competition.
9:00 AM: Holway, David*,1, Thomas, Melissa 1, Payne, Chris2, Suarez, Andrew2, Tsutsui, Neil3, 1 Division of Biological Sciences, La Jolla, CA, US2 Department of Entomology, Urbana, IL, US3 Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Irvine, CA, US, Territorial aggression in a unicolonial and invasive social insect.
9:20 AM: Knight, Kathleen1, 2, Reich, Peter1, 1 Department of Forest Resources, St. Paul, MN, USA2 Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, St. Paul, MN, USA, Overstory and understory plant competition inhibits Rhamnus cathartica, an invasive shrub.
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9:50 AM: Giani, Alessandra*,1, Figueredo, Cleber1, 1 Dept. of Botany- ICB - Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais-, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil, Allelopathic ability of Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii inhibits growth of planktonic algae.
10:10 AM: Strickland, Michael*,1, Klawinski, Paul 1, 1 William Jewell College, Liberty, MO, US, Invasional meltdown?: Bottom-up facilitation of an introduced top predator (Eleutherodactylus coqui) caused by an introduced nitrogen-fixing tree (Falacataria moluccana) in the Hawaiian Islands.
10:30 AM: Bampfylde, Caroline*,1, Lewis, Mark1, Drury, Kevin2, 1 University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada2 University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, Perturbing a littoral-zone lake community to release a biological control predator from a competitive bottleneck.
10:50 AM: Suttle, Kenwyn 1, 1 Department of Integrative Biology, Berkeley, CA, USA, Engineering enemy-free space: An invasive pest that kills its predators.
11:10 AM: Duyck, Pierre-François*,1, 2, David, Patrice 2, Quilici, Serge1, 1 UMR 53 Peuplements Végétaux et Bio-agresseurs en Milieu Tropical, St Pierre, La Réunion, France2 UMR 5175, Montpellier, France, Interspecific competition and invasive ability. A case study of Tephritidae in La Reunion Island.
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