Contributed Oral Session 72: Trophic Systems: Communities; Predator Behavior
Tuesday, August 9, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM, Meeting Room 524 C, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
1:30 PM: Allesina, Stefano *,1, Bodini, Antonio2, 1 Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA2 Università di Parma, Parma, Italy, Indirect connectance and scaling relations in food webs.
1:50 PM: Borer, Elizabeth1, Benjamin, Halpern2, Eric, Seabloom1, 1 Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR2 National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, Santa Barbara, CA, Asymmetry in community regulation: effects of predators and productivity.
2:10 PM: COHEN, JOEL*,1, REUMAN, DANIEL2, 1 ROCKEFELLER & COLUMBIA UNIVERSITIES, New York, NY, USA2 ROCKEFELLER UNIVERSITY, NEW YORK, NY, USA, Trophic links' length and slope in food webs with species body mass and numerical abundance.
2:30 PM: Danner, Eric1, 1 University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, USA, The effects of introduced predators on island plant communities: a comparison at multiple spatial and temporal scales.
2:50 PM: Haerri, Simone*,1, Mueller, Christine1, 1 Institute of Environmental Sciences, Zurich, Switzerland, Big things rule the world: Predators are more important than endophytic fungi in regulating aphid populations.
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3:20 PM: Piechnik, Denise*,1, 1 University of California, Davis, Davis, CA, USA, Patch size and quality affect herbivore and predator colonization.
3:40 PM: Prasad, Renee1, Snyder, William, 1 Washington State University, Pullman, WA, Trait-mediated indirect effects driven by predator behavior.
4:00 PM: Rooney, Neil*,1, McCann, Kevin1, Moore, John2, 1 Department of Integrative Biology, Guelph, Ontario, Canada2 Department of Biological Sciences, Greeley, USA, Fast, Slow, Weak and Strong: How predators stabilize compartmented food webs across space and time.
4:20 PM: Stouffer, Daniel*,1, Camacho, Juan*,1, 2, Nunes Amaral, Luis1, 1 Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Evanston, Illinois, USA2 Departament de Fisica (Fisica Estadistica), Bellaterra, Catalonia, Spain, Network motifs present in food webs reveal mechanism for prey selection.
4:40 PM: Reuman, Daniel*,1, Cohen, Joel1, 2, 1 Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA2 Columbia University, New York, NY, USA, Estimating relative fluxes of energy in trophic links using the food web, species abundance, and body size.
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