Contributed Oral Session 86: Herbivory: Genetic Variability in Insect - Plant Interactions
Wednesday, August 10, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Meeting Room 521 A, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
8:00 AM: Goeriz, Rachel*,1, Denno, Robert1, 1 University of Maryland, College Park, Omnivory as a feeding strategy to supplement a nitrogen-poor plant diet in a marsh-inhabiting katydid.
8:20 AM: Abdala-Roberts, Luis*,1, Marquis, Robert1, 1 University of Missouri-St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, U.S.A., Linking biotic interactions and soil conditions to local adaptation in Chamaecrista fasciculata (Fabaceae).
8:40 AM: Hagen, Joy*,1, Satterthwaite, Will1, Letourneau, Deborah1, 1 University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, Fitness impacts of transgenes in wild relatives of transgenic crops: Modeling population-level changes in invasiveness.
9:00 AM: Johnson, Marc*,1, 1 University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, CANADA, How plant genotype, intraspecific competition, and ants regulate aphid populations.
9:20 AM: Bidart-Bouzat, M. Gabriela1, 1 Michigan State University, Hickory Corners, MI, Flowering phenology mediates fitness responses of Arabidopsis thaliana to natural insect herbivory.
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9:50 AM: Zehnder, Caralyn*,1, Hunter, Mark1, 1 University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA, The effects of density and host plant species within and across generations on population dynamics of Aphis nerii, the milkweed-oleander aphid.
10:10 AM: Steets, Janette *,1, Knight, Tiffany2, Ashman, Tia-Lynn1, 1 University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA2 Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA, The effect of vegetative herbivory on the demographic importance of selfing and outcrossing in Impatiens capensis.
10:30 AM: Pavia, Henrik1, Toth, Gunilla*,1, 1 Göteborg University, Strömstad, Sweden, Genetic variation and costs of chemical defense production and plasticity in a seaweed.
10:50 AM: Lankau, Richard*,1, 1 University of California - Davis, Davis, CA, 95616, Genetic variation in defensive traits of Brassica nigra interacts with generalist and specialist herbivores to alter competition between plant species.
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