Monday, August 7, 5:00-6:30 pm
Poster Session 2 - Invasive species
Exhibit Hall, Ballroom Level, Cook Convention Center
Poster # 34. Quiroz, Constanza*,1, 2, Cavieres, Lohengrin 1, 2, 1 Universidad de Concepción, Concepción, Chile2 Instituto de Ecología y Biodiversidad (IEB), Santiago, Chile, Key processes in the establishment of the invasive species Taraxacum officinale (dandelion) in a high alpine habitat.
Poster # 35. Ikeda, Hiroaki*,1, 1 National Institute for Agro-environmental Sciences, Tsukuba, Japan, Kudzu has higher competitive abilities than invasive plants in an old-field in its native land.
Poster # 36. Hickman, Jonathan*,1, 1 SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY, N-fixation by kudzu (Pueraria montana): impacts on nitrogen cycling and soil microbial communities by an invasive vine.
Poster # 37. Goldstein, Leah1, Suding, Katharine1, 1 University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, Niche differences and competition promote invasion into coastal sage scrub communities.
Poster # 38. Souza, Lara*,1, Weltzin, Jake1, Sanders, Nathan1, 1 University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Knoxville, TN, Increases in nitrogen availability have indirect negative effects on Lespedeza cuneata seedling abundance via decreases in light and soil moisture availability.
Poster # 39. Leisnham, Paul*,1, Lounibos, Philip2, O'Meara, George2, Juliano, Steven1, 1 Illinois State University, Normal, IL2 University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Geographic variation in competitive effect and competitive response of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae).
Poster # 40. Eckberg, James *,1, Tenhumberg, Brigitte 1, Louda, Svata 1, 1 University of Nebraska- Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, Native insects reduce exotic thistle density.
Poster # 41. He, Wei-Ming*,1, 2, Thelen, Giles1, Feng, Yu-Long1, 3, Hall, Courteny1, Ridenour, Wendy1, Callaway, Ragan1, 1 University of Montana, Missoula, MT2 Institute of Botany, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, Beijing, China3 Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, CAS, Mengla, Yunnan, China, Novel weapons versus EICA: which hypothesis explains Centaurea maculosa invasion.
Poster # 42. Cincotta, Christy*,1, Adams, Jonathan1, 1 Rutgers University, Newark, NJ, Testing the enemy release hypothesis: a comparison of insect herbivory of the exotic Acer platanoides and the native Acer saccharum.
Poster # 43. Isbell, Jason*,1, Battaglia, Loretta1, 1 Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, Illinois, Does the invasive autumn olive alter community composition and fuelbed characteristics in upland hardwood forests of southern Illinois.
Poster # 44. Marten, Emily*,1, Battaglia, Loretta1, 1 Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Carbondale, IL, Prairie on the rocks: effects of Poa compressa on dolomite prairie pavement communities.
Poster # 45. Simpson, Heather*,1, Marshall, Diane*,1, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA, Patterns of genotypic and phenotypic variation in an invasive mustard, Isatis tinctoria, across its introduced range.
Poster # 46. Mulac, Kathleen*,1, Miriti, Maria1, 1 The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, Response of Packera glabella (Poir) C. Jeffrey to disturbance and shade.
Poster # 47. Jacques, Rochelle*,1, McCarthy, Brian1, 1 Ohio University, Athens, OH, Response of native hardwood seedlings to removal of an exotic invasive grass, Microstegium vimineum.
Poster # 48. Kao-Kniffin, Jenny*,1, Balser, Teri1, 1 University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, Exotic invasion and soil nutrient status effects on microbial communities in Hawaiian forests.
Poster # 49. Camp, Dana*,1, Callaham, Mac1, O'Brien, Joseph1, Bennett, Susan1, Hendrix, Paul2, 1 Southern Research Station, Athens, GA2 Institute of Ecology, Athens, GA, Carbon and nitrogen dynamics in soils with native and exotic earthworms determined with stable isotopes.
Poster # 50. Johnson, Derek1, Liebhold, Andrew2, Tobin, Patrick2, Bjornstad, Ottar3, 1 Department of Biology, Lafayette, LA, USA2 United States Department of Agriculture, Morgantown, WV, USA3 Departments of Entomology and Biology, University Park, PA, USA, Pulsed invasions of the gypsy moth in the US.
Poster # 51. Dyer, Andy*,1, Schoppell, Samantha1, Walker, Steven 1, Mack, Tiffany 1, 1 University of South Carolina Aiken, Aiken, SC, The biochemistry of germination inhibition in Aegilops triuncialis.
Poster # 52. Remelius, Emily1, Vaughan, Audrey1, Schulz, Kurt*,1, 1 Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL, Timing cutting and retreatment spraying to achieve maximum control of invasive Lonicera maackii.
Poster # 53. Trusty, Jennifer*,1, Lockaby, B. Graeme1, Zipperer, Wayne2, Goertzen, Leslie3, 1 Center for Forest Sustainability, Auburn, AL, USA2 Southern Center for Wildland-Urban Interface Research and Information, Gainesville, FL, USA3 Department of Biological Sciences, Auburn, AL, USA, Identity of naturalized exotic Wisteria in the Southeastern US.
Poster # 54. Rogers, Amy*,1, Schulz, Kurt1, Kohn, Luci Ann1, 1 Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL, Morphometric analysis of the invasive hybrid honeysuckle Lonicera X bella.
Poster # 55. Barnum, Thomas *,1, Eubanks, Micky1, 1 Auburn University, Auburn, AL, Is an invasive ant a better bodyguard than a native ant.
Poster # 57. Phillips, Martha*,1, 1 The College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, MN, USA, Long-term trends in abundance of the invasive species Phalaris arundinacea in undisturbed wetlands at the Cedar Creek Natural History Area, Minnesota.
Poster # 58. Jones, Chad*,1, Acker, Steven2, Halpern, Charles1, 1 University of Washington, Seattle, WA2 National Park Service, Port Angeles, WA, Comparing presence-only models with logistic regression in predicting the potential distributions of invasive species.
Poster # 59. Bolitho, Andrea1, Crawford, Curtis1, Minchin, Peter1, Schulz, Kurt1, Retzlaff, William*,1, 1 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edawrdsville, IL, Dispersal potential of non-indigenous tree species at The Nature Institute, Godfrey, IL.
Poster # 60. Tulbure, Mirela*,1, Auger, Donald1, Johnston, Carol 1, 1 South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota, Invasion of Great Lakes coastal wetlands by non-native genotypes of Phragmites australis.
Poster # 61. Adams, Sheherezade*,1, Tessel, Samantha1, 2, Engelhardt, Katharina1, 2, 1 University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Frostburg, MD, USA2 Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD, USA, Microstegium vimineum (Japanese stiltgrass) abundance and native diversity.
Poster # 62. Ruggiero, David*,1, O'Donnell, Kelly1, Gurevitch, Jessica1, 1 Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, Invasion from the ground up: how invasive plants affect the seed rain and seed bank in a temperate hardwood forest.
Poster # 63. Castellano, Steven1, Boyce, Richard*,1, 1 Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY, Potential allelopathic effects of the invasive Lonicera maackii (Amur honeysuckle) on native herbs.
Poster # 64. Mitchell, Jennifer *,1, Lockaby, B1, 1 Auburn University, Auburn, AL, Influence of Chinese privet on decomposing litter in floodplain forests.
Poster # 65. Elgersma, Kenneth*,1, Ehrenfeld, Joan1, 1 Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, Japanese barberry, an exotic invasive shrub, facilitates native tree seedling growth.
Poster # 66. Holly, D. Christopher*,1, 1 Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, Relative importance of propagule pressure, light availability, and nutrient concentration upon the establishment and physiology of a model invasive species, Imperata cylindrica.
Poster # 67. Averill, Kristine*,1, DiTommaso, Antonio 1, Mohler, Charles1, Morris, Scott1, Milbrath, Lindsey2, 1 Cornell University, Ithaca, NY2 United States Department of Agriculture- Agricultural Research Service, Ithaca, NY, Vegetative expansion and seedling fate of swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum spp.), introduced invasive vines in the northeastern US.
Poster # 68. Loewenstein, Nancy*,1, Loewenstein, Edward1, 1 Auburn University, Auburn, AL, Response of Microstegium vimineum and Lonicera japonica to changes in forest structure and light.
Poster # 69. Forrest, Jessica*,1, Zimmerman, Laura*,1, Parrish, Judy1, 2, 1 Millikin University, Decatur, Illinois2 Center for Ecologicial Entomology, Champaign, Illinois, The effects of three different herbicides on cut and uncut teasel, Dipsacus laciniatus.
Poster # 70. Emry, Jason*,1, 1 University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA, Changes in Lespedeza cuneata abundance and distribution in response to different management practices.
Poster # 71. Abts, Anna *,2, Lang, Kimberly *,2, Vaughn, Steven 1, Morris, Sherri 2, McConnaughay, Kelly 2, 2 Bradley University, Peoria, IL1 United States Department of Agriculture, Peoria, IL, Intergenerational differences in defensive chemical production in Alliaria petiolata.
Poster # 72. Anderson, Laurel*,1, Blyth, Lauren1, Hatch, Jacquelyn1, Reif, Nicholas1, 1 Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH, Gas exchange strategies in invasive Alliaria petiolata and co-occurring native species.
Poster # 73. Gómez, Susana*,1, 2, Cavieres, Lohengrin1, 2, Valencia, Graciela, 1 Universidad de Concepción, Concepción, Concepción2 Instituto de Ecología y Biodiversidad (IEB), Santiago, Santiago, Effect of fire on the emergence from soil seed bank in the matorral of central Chile: consequences for alien plant invasion.
Poster # 74. West, Natalie*,1, 2, Gibson, David1, Minchin, Peter3, 1 Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL2 University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE3 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL, Exotic species microhabitats in Illinois shale barrens.
Poster # 75. Evans, Jeffrey*,1, Landis, Douglas1, Schemske, Douglas1, 1 Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, From 'the rich get richer' to biotic resistance: variable relationships between diversity and invasibility.
Poster # 76. Traut, Bibit*,1, 1 University of California, Berkeley, CA, Increased species richness reduces success of an invasive annual plant in a northern California salt marsh.
Poster # 78. Opa, Noel*,1, Zajac, Leila2, Hanson, D. Eric1, Schaafsma, Hoski3, 1 American Samoa Community College, Pago Pago, AS2 University of Chicago, Chicago, IL3 Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, Invasive or useful plants? Traditional Ecological Knowledge and use of introduced plant species on Tutuila (American Samoa).
Poster # 79. Trafton, Alea*,1, Pockman, William1, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, Water relations of native and non-native tree species along the Middle Rio Grande, New Mexico, US.
Poster # 80. Heard, Matthew*,1, Valente, Matthew1, 1 University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, Past and present declines in hemlocks and the future of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Poster # 81. Urban, Rebecca*,1, Titus, John1, Zhu, Wei-Xing1, 1 Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, Shading by an invasive macrophyte accounts for its cascading ecosystem effects.
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