Contributed Oral Session 151: Mutualism / Parasitism: Disease; Pathogens
Friday, August 12, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Meeting Room 513 C, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
8:00 AM: Bradley, Devon*,1, Gilbert, Gregory2, Hughes, Jennifer1, 1 Brown University, Providence, RI, United States2 University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, United States, The influence of pathogen diversity and resource heterogeneity on plant diversity.
8:20 AM: Hall, Spencer *,1, Sivars Becker, Lena2, Becker, Claes 2, Duffy, Meghan 2, Tessier, Alan3, Caceres, Carla1, 1 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL2 Kellogg Biological Station/MSU, Hickory Corners, MI3 National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA, Eating yourself sick: linking host-parasite and producer-grazer interactions in a Daphnia- parasite-algal system.
8:40 AM: Mason, Erin*,1, Jarosz, Andrew*,1, 1 Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA, Consequences of a chronic rust pathogen on population dynamics of Arisaema triphyllum.
9:00 AM: Lettini, Stacey*,1, Sukhdeo, Michael1, 1 Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, Anhydrobiosis: an ecological strategy to increase transmission success in gastrointestinal nematodes.
9:20 AM: Cooper, Laura *,1, Murphy, John1, Eubanks, Micky1, 1 Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, Effects of ant- aphid mutualisms on epidemics of plant viral diseases.
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9:50 AM: Winsor, James*,1, Smith, Matthew 2, Stephenson, Andrew2, 1 The Pennsylvania State University, Altoona2 The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, The influence of herbivory on measures of male function in Cucurbita pepo ssp. texana.
10:10 AM: English-Loeb, Greg*,1, Norton, Andrew2, 1 Cornell University, Geneva, NY2 Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Lack of trade-off between indirect defense mediated through defense mutualism and direct defense against grape powdery mildew in riverbank grape.
10:30 AM: Otterstatter, Michael1, Thomson, James1, 1 University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Influence of host density and contact rates on the transmission of pathogens in social bumble bees.
10:50 AM: ELIAS, Pavol*,, , Multi-scale estimation of host specificity in mistletoes.
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