Contributed Oral Session 135: Invasive Species: Plant - Soil Feedbacks; Invasion Success
Thursday, August 11, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM, Meeting Room 518 A, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
1:30 PM: Levine, Jonathan *,1, Pachepsky, Elizaveta1, Kendall, Bruce1, Yelenik, Stephanie1, Hille Ris Lambers, Janneke 1, Wittmann, Marion1, 1 University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, Plant-Soil Feedbacks and Invasive Spread.
1:50 PM: Yelenik, Stephanie*,1, Levine, Jonathan*,1, 1 Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology, Santa Barbara, CA, USA, The role of plant-soil feedbacks in native coastal sage shrub recolonization of exotic annual grasslands.
2:10 PM: Hickman, Jonathan*,1, Howe, Kate2, Gurevitch, Jessica1, Lerdau, Manuel1, 1 The State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY, US2 The Nature Conservancy, Indianapolis, IN, US, Decomposition dynamics of native and invasive litter in single and two-species mixes.
2:30 PM: Otfinowski, Rafael*,1, Kenkel, Norm1, 1 University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, The proliferation-decline model of exotic plant invasion.
2:50 PM: Kao-Kniffin, Jenny*,1, Balser, Teri1, 1 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, Plant-microbial interactions within invasive and native plant communities grown under elevated CO2.
3:10 PM: , BREAK.
3:20 PM: Mortenson, Susan*,1, Mack, Richard1, 1 Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA, The fate of alien conifers in long-term plantings in the U.S.
3:40 PM: Battaglia, Loretta*,1, Inczauskis, Jason1, 1 Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, Wax myrtle controls recruitment of Chinese tallow and native wetland species in a Louisiana floating marsh.
4:00 PM: Leonard, Norman*,1, 1 University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, Tadpoles of early breeding amphibians are negatively affected by litter from invasive Chinese tallow trees.
4:20 PM: Powers, Matthew*,1, Nagel, Linda2, 1 School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, Houghton, Michigan, USA2 Ecosystem Science Center, Houghton, Michigan, USA, Forest management, deer herbivory, and exotic earthworm activity contribute to Pennsylvania sedge mat formation in northern hardwood forests.
4:40 PM: Cummings, D. Chad*,1, Fuhlendorf, Samuel 1, Engle, David1, 1 Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences, Stillwater, OK, USA, Invasive Lespedeza cuneata dynamics at multiple spatial scales as influenced by dominant disturbances on rangelands.
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