Thursday, August 10, 5:00-6:30 pm
Poster Session 21 - Herbivory/grazing and plant-insect interactions
Exhibit Hall, Ballroom Level, Cook Convention Center
Poster # 25. Trainor, Meredith*,1, Goldsmith, Gregory 2, Bret-Harte, M Syndonia3, 1 Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY2 Ecology Project International, San Jose, Costa Rica3 University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, Neighbor removal and fertilization affect vole herbivory in arctic tussock tundra.
Poster # 26. Leichty, Ellen*,1, Platt, William1, 1 Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, Effects of winter avian granivory on pine savanna groundcover plant communites.
Poster # 27. Caughlin, Timothy*,1, Lowman, Margaret1, Ganesh, T.2, 1 New College of Florida, Sarasota, FL, USA2 Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, Bangalore, Karnataka, India, Factors influencing rates of frugivory on trees in a disturbed landscape of south India.
Poster # 29. Derner, Justin*,1, 1 USDA ARS, Cheyenne, WY, Grazing-induced modifications to the productive capacity of northern mixed-grass prairie.
Poster # 31. Bugalho, Miguel*,1, Lecomte, Xavier1, Caldeira, Maria1, 1 Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal, Effects of deer on tree regeneration in a Mediterranean environment: is morphology affecting seedling survival?
Poster # 32. Raper, Diana1, Bush, Mark1, Gosling, William 2, 1 Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL, USA2 The Open University, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA, United Kingdom, Assessing Sporormiella abundance as an indicator for livestock biomass.
Poster # 33. Komatsu, Kimberly*,1, Harpole, William1, Suding, Katharine1, 1 University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, The role of an exotic herbivore in determining the invasion success of Brassica nigra to southern California grasslands.
Poster # 34. Barone, John*,1, Friend, Alexander2, 1 Columbus State University, Columbus, GA2 North Central Research Station, Houghton, MI, Subterranean herbivory influences plant density and species diversity in warm temperate forest.
Poster # 35. Skoczylas, Daniel*,1, Niesenbaum, Richard1, 1 Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA, Top-down control of herbivory on Lindera benzoin by insectivorous avifauna.
Poster # 36. Norton, Andrew*,1, Hardin, Janet1, Brunk, Galen1, Nissen, Scott1, 1 Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, Sub-lethal biological control and plant competition: no evidence for increased allelopathy by diffuse knapweed in response to herbivory.
Poster # 37. Caldeira, Maria1, Nogueira, Carla1, Lecomte, Xavier1, Moreira, Andreia1, Bugalho, Miguel 1, Pereira, Joao1, 1 Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal, Canopy and herbaceous cover effect on insect defoliation of seedlings of cork and holm oak.
Poster # 38. Kim, Tania *,1, 1 University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Local and large scale determinants of insect herbivore diversity in the Florida scrub.
Poster # 39. Wiggers, Marion*,1, Pratt, Paul2, Tonkel, Kirk3, 1 Auburn University, Auburn, AL2 USDA, ARS, Invasive Plant Research Laboratory, Ft. Lauderdale, FL3 Washington State University, Pullman, WA, Regrowth suppression of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia using integrated biological and mechanical control.
Poster # 40. Campanella, Donald*,1, Mundt, Christopher1, McEvoy, Peter1, 1 Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, Spatiotemporal heterogeneity in the biological control of an invasive plant, Chondrilla juncea (Asteraceae).
Poster # 41. Irwin, Beth*,1, Niesenbaum, Richard1, Muth, Norris1, 1 Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA, Volatile chemistry, rates of parasitism of herbivores, and rates of herbivory on Lindera benzoin vary with light environment.
Poster # 42. Vigue, Leanne*,1, Lindroth, Richard1, 1 University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, WI, Effects of genotype, elevated carbon dioxide, and ozone on aspen phytochemistry and performance of the aspen leaf beetle.
Poster # 43. Rodstrom, John *,1, Bultman, Tom1, VanDop, Joshua 1, Librizzi, James , Longwell, Leanna1, Sullivan, TJ1, 1 Hope College, Holland, MI, Influence of genetic variation in fungal endophyte on the third trophic level.
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