Contributed Oral Session 128: Invasive Species: Genetics; Speciation
Thursday, August 11, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM, Meeting Room 513 C, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
1:30 PM: Burns, Jean*,1, Miller, Thomas*,1, 1 Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA, Character states associated with the success of invasive species in the Commelinaceae.
1:50 PM: Murren, Courtney*,1, Dudash, Michele2, 1 Dept. of Biology, Charleston, SC, USA2 Dept. of Biology, College Park, MD, USA, How inbreeding and phenotypic plasticity influence invasion success.
2:10 PM: Purich, Melissa*,1, Lo, Eugenia1, Dickinson, Timothy1, 2, 1 Botany Department, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada2 Centre for Biodiversity & Conservation Biology, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Characterizing hybridization between native and non-native Crataegus species.
2:30 PM: Schwarz, Dietmar*,1, McPheron, Bruce1, 1 Penn State University, University Park, PA, 16803, Rapid recombinational speciation in native insects as a novel consequence of exotic plant introductions.
2:50 PM: Colautti, Robert*,1, MacIsaac, Hugh1, Heath, Daniel1, 1 Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research (GLIER), Windsor, Ontario, Canada, Invasion genetics of the Eurasian spiny waterflea (Bythotrephes longimanus): Evidence for bottlenecks and multiple origins using microsatellites.
3:10 PM: , BREAK.
3:20 PM: Meyer, Gretchen*,1, Hull-Sanders, Helen1, 1 University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, USA, Altered patterns of sexual and asexual reproduction in invasive genotypes of Solidago gigantea.
3:40 PM: Lavergne, Sebastien*,1, Molofsky, Jane 1, 1 Department of Botany, Burlington, Vermont, USA, Genetic stucture and morphological variation of introduced and native populations of the invasive grass Phalaris arundinacea , reed canary grass.
4:00 PM: Schlaepfer, Martin*,1, Sherman, Paul 2, Blossey, Bernd2, Runge, Michael3, 1 University of Texas, Austin, TX, firstname.lastname@example.org Cornell University, Ithaca, NY3 US Geological Survey, Patuxent, Laurel, MD, Introduced species as evolutionary traps.
4:20 PM: Levri, Edward*,1, Dybdahl, Mark2, Drown, Devin2, 1 Penn State - Altoona, Altoona, PA, USA2 Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA, Broader salinity tolerance in invasive vs. native range genotypes of a freshwater snail.
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