Contributed Oral Session 120: Invasive Species: Nutrients and Chemistry
Thursday, August 11, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Meeting Room 520 B, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
8:00 AM: Asner, Gregory*,1, Vitousek, Peter2, 1 Department of Global Ecology, Stanford, CA, USA2 Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford, CA, USA, Airborne remote sensing of invasive species and their effects on canopy chemistry.
8:20 AM: Leger, Elizabeth*,1, Howe, Katherine1, 2, Gurevitch, Jessica1, Woo, Eliza1, Hickman, Jonathan1, Lerdau, Manuel1, 1 State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY, United States2 The Nature Conservancy of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN, Nitrogen additions and natural enemies in eastern forests: native and exotic species responses to resource manipulation in two community types.
8:40 AM: Litton, Creighton*,1, 2, Sandquist, Darren1, Cordell, Susan2, 1 California State University Fullerton, Fullerton, CA2 USDA Forest Service, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, Hilo, HI, A non-native, invasive grass alters aboveground and belowground carbon cycling in Hawaiian dry forest.
9:00 AM: Sandquist, Darren*,1, Cordell, Susan2, Litton, Creighton1, 2, 1 California State University, Fullerton, Fulleron, CA2 Institute of Pacific Island Forestry, USDA Forest Service, Hilo, HI, Water and carbon use of native trees and their response to removal of non-native fountain grass in Hawaiian lowland dry forests.
9:20 AM: Rodgers, Vikki*,1, Finzi, Adrien1, 1 Boston University, Boston, MA, USA, Does Alliaria petiolata invasion alter nutrient cycling dynamics in southern New England?
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9:50 AM: Rossiter, Natalie*,1, 2, Setterfield, Samantha1, Douglas, Michael1, Hutley, Lindsay1, 1 Charles Darwin University & Tropical Savannas CRC, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia2 CSIRO Tropical Ecosystems Research Centre, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, Exotic grass invasion alters nitrogen dynamics in the tropical savanna of northern Australia.
10:10 AM: Verdone, Lily*,1, Sears, Anna 1, 2, 3, Grewell, Brenda, 1 Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA2 The Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation, Santa Rosa, CA3 University of California, Davis, CA, USA, The influence of nutrient gradients on an aquatic plant invasion: effects on growth and competition of exotic Ludwigia hexapetala (Onagraceae) and its native congener.
10:30 AM: Thorpe, Andrea*,1, Archer, Vincent1, 2, Deluca, Thomas1, Callaway, Ragan1, 1 University of Montana, Missoula, MT, USA2 USDA Forest Service, Boise, ID, USA, Exudation of (±)-catechin by the invasive plant, Centaurea maculosa, increases phosphorus availability.
10:50 AM: Marko, Michelle*,1, Newman, Raymond1, Gleason, Florence1, 1 University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, USA, Watermilfoil chemistry influences the response of a native biocontrol organism, Euhrychiopsis lecontei, to its exotic and native host plants.
11:10 AM: Sanders , Nathan*,1, Weltzin, Jake1, 1 Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, knoxville, TN, United States, Insects mediate the interactive effects of propagule pressure and resource availability on a plant invasion.
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