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Monday, July 23rd

Monday, July 23rd, 8:00 am to 11:45 am · 104/Mayo Civic Center
Session 2: Contributed Papers: Ecology Section - Functional Traits and Responses
Presiding: Eric Morgan, ; Carol Goodwillie, East Carolina University
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2001July 23rd 8:00 am104/Mayo Civic CenterDetermination of the level of trace metals using tree barks in automobile mechanic workshops at Ile-Ife, Nigeria
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Oral PaperOdiwe, Anthony; Sikiru, Dauda K; Raimi , Idris.Atmospheric
Automobile
Pollutants
trace metals
tree bark
2002July 23rd 8:15 am104/Mayo Civic CenterUnderstanding the influences of cover crops and agrominerals as soil management alternatives in vineyard’s diversity
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Oral PaperVanVolkenburg, Heather; Vasseur, Liette; Guinel, Frederique.Cover crops
Agrominerals
Soil Health
Functional diversity
2003July 23rd 8:30 am104/Mayo Civic CenterEffect of organic (animal manures) and inorganic (NPK chemical fertilizer) soil amendments on the phytochemical contents of Lycopersicon esculentum
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Oral PaperOlowoyo, Joshua; Aina, Olawole Emmanuel; Amoo, Stephen; Mugivhisa, Liziwe.tomato
antioxidant
trace metals
organic
2004July 23rd 8:45 am104/Mayo Civic CenterThe impact of anthropogenic nitrogen and warming on plants and their associated organisms
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Oral PaperSuper, Laura; Ye, Tong; Low, Caitlin; Tsai, Kyne; Simard, Suzanne.Nitrogen deposition
Climate change
Anthropogenic drivers
Tree seedlings
Microbes
Invertebrates
Soil food webs
Above- and below-ground ecology
2005July 23rd 9:00 am104/Mayo Civic CenterFire influences flowering phenology and reproduction in two tallgrass prairie forbs
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Oral PaperRichardson, Lea; Wagenius, Stuart.phenology
fire
plant reproduction
2006July 23rd 9:15 am104/Mayo Civic CenterHerbivory Preferences Among Ecotypes of Big Bluestem (Andropogon gerardii)
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Oral PaperPittenger, Madison; Maricle, Keri; Baer, Sara; Johnson, Loretta; Maricle, Brian.herbivory
ecotype
big bluestem
Andropogon gerardii
grasshopper
2007July 23rd 9:30 am104/Mayo Civic CenterFunctional trait analysis of a plant community response to long-term fertilization
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Oral PaperTate, Emily; Goodwillie, Carol.functional traits
fertilization
community ecology
Wetland
July 23rd 9:45 am104/Mayo Civic CenterBreak
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2009July 23rd 10:15 am104/Mayo Civic CenterClimate warming stimulates germination and initial biomass production by seedlings of two invasive Ludwigia congeners
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Oral PaperGillard, Morgane; Grewell, Brenda; Futrell, Caryn J.; Deleu, Carole; Thiebaut, Gabrielle.aquatic ecosystems
biodiversity
invasive plants
Ludwigia spp.
climate warming
plant reproduction
2010July 23rd 10:30 am104/Mayo Civic CenterPotential phenological shifts of first bloom dates in southern New York: using long-term phenology data to understand local effects of climate change
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Oral PaperFeldsine, Natalie.phenology
spring ephemeral
climate
historical data
2011July 23rd 10:45 am104/Mayo Civic CenterNiche divergence in big bluestem grass ecotypes in response to experimental drought: Mechanisms of local adaptation
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Oral PaperJohnson, Loretta; Reichelt, Rory; Nagel, Anna; Galliart, Matt.
2012July 23rd 11:00 am104/Mayo Civic CenterSpatial-temporal variation in the defence compounds of Thapsia garganica, and their inhibition to fungi
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Oral PaperBarnes, Christopher.plant defense
plant-fungus interaction
Optimum defense model
Thapsia garganica
2013July 23rd 11:15 am104/Mayo Civic CenterThe structure, physiology and consequences of galls in Parkinsonia praecox in a semi-arid region
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Oral PaperCocoletzi , Eliezer; Contreras-Varela, Ximena; García-Chavez, Juan; Fernandes, Geraldo; Aguirre, Armando.Fabaceae
fruit
pavement cells
gall plant
trichomes
water-content
2014July 23rd 11:30 am104/Mayo Civic CenterHow safe is organic farming in the face of persistent organic and inorganic pollutants in the environment
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Oral PaperOlowoyo, Joshua; Mugivhisa, Liziwe.organic farming
Pollutants
Farmers
Human Health
Monday, July 23rd, 8:30 am to 11:45 am · 106/Mayo Civic Center
Session 7: Contributed Papers: Ecology Section - Community Interactions and Responses
Presiding: David Gorchov, Miami University
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7001July 23rd 8:30 am106/Mayo Civic CenterTree regeneration and herbaceous community responses to emerald ash borer-induced Fraxinus mortality and altered Alliaria petiolata abundance in an old-growth forest remnant
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Oral PaperChapman, Julia; Buskey, Taylor; Kukla, Mitchell; Kuminecz, Corey; McEwan, Ryan.emerald ash borer
garlic mustard
old-growth
forest
herbaceous layer
overstory
invasive
community ecology
7002July 23rd 8:45 am106/Mayo Civic CenterInfluence of a non-native orchid, Epipactis helleborine (L.) Crantz, upon the distribution, life cycle and feeding patterns of a native weevil, Stethobaris ovata (LeConte) (Curculionidae) and evidence of apparent
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Oral PaperMorgan, Eric.invasive plants
incipient
Orchidaceae
insects
7003July 23rd 9:00 am106/Mayo Civic CenterForest regeneration in a subtropical forest: factors shaping seedling community along elevation
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Oral PaperMartini, Francesco; Xia, Shangwen; Manage Goodale, Uromi.Forest regeneration
Elevation
Subtropical forest
Seedling
7004July 23rd 9:15 am106/Mayo Civic CenterDo Colonization/Extinction Probabilities of Understory Plants Differ Between Forest Types?
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Oral PaperJanssen, Eric; Zaya, David; Molano-Flores, Brenda.Floodplain forest
Upland forest
colonization
extinction
7005July 23rd 9:30 am106/Mayo Civic Center
Canceled
Frequency of white-tailed deer browse on an invasive shrub, Lonicera maackii, is inversely related to this invasive shrub’s abundance: evidence it serves as a unique food resource
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Oral PaperWright, Gabrielle; Gorchov, David.invasive plants
herbivory
Ohio
phenology
July 23rd 9:45 am106/Mayo Civic CenterBreak
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7007July 23rd 10:15 am106/Mayo Civic CenterChanges in tree species composition, abundance, and diversity in a remnant historic prairie grove in central, Illinois USA over a thirty-four year period (1977-2011)
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Oral PaperAnderson, Roger.fire
suppression
forest
deer
browsing
7008July 23rd 10:30 am106/Mayo Civic CenterEffects of cattle grazing on the species composition of prairie communities in northwest Iowa
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Oral PaperRosburg, Thomas.cattle grazing
Iowa
tallgrass prairie
ramet density
frequency
species composition
community structure
7009July 23rd 10:45 am106/Mayo Civic CenterDispersal of lichen and moss asexual propagules by wind may influence community structure in boreal forests
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Oral PaperPasiche-Lisboa, Carlos J.; Piercey-Normore, Michele D..bryophyte
community ecology
dispersal
lichen
propagule size
asexual
wind tunnel
7010July 23rd 11:00 am106/Mayo Civic CenterUnderstanding an un-described symbiosis; implications for resilience, evolution and conservation of Oxalis in the Cape flora biodiversity hotspot
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Oral PaperJooste, Michelle; Oberlander, Kenneth; Midgley, Guy; Dreyer, Leanne.Cape Flora
bacteria
endophytic microbes
fungi
nitrogen fixation
Oxalis
vertical transmission
7011July 23rd 11:15 am106/Mayo Civic CenterIs allelopathy ecologically relevant? A review and case study in Eucalyptus globulus
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Oral PaperYost, Jenn; Nelson, Kristen.Eucalyptus
allelopathy
forestry
plantation
Salvia
Quercus
7012July 23rd 11:30 am106/Mayo Civic CenterThe evolution of serpentine endemism is associated with adaptation to less competitive, but not chemically harsher, serpentine habitats
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Oral PaperSianta, Shelley; Kay, Kathleen.Speciation
edaphic adaptation
Endemism
competition
Serpentine
Monday, July 23rd, 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm · 106/Mayo Civic Center
Session 14: Contributed Papers: Ecology Section - Reproductive Biology
Presiding: Katherine Goodrich, Widener University; Suzanne Koptur, Florida International University
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14001July 23rd 1:30 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterThe role of functional traits on seed germination niche hypothesis
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Oral PaperLondono, Viviana; Madriñán, Santiago; Torres, Alba .Seed ecology
Germination Niche hypothesis
Seed functional traits
Tropical dry forest
14002July 23rd 1:45 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterSeed Pod Wind Dispersal of Holmgren’s Milk-vetch Astragalus holmgreniorum
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Oral PaperHoughton, Sydney; Meyer, Susan; Stevens, Michael T..Astragalus
seed dispersal
endangered
Conservation
14003July 23rd 2:00 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterThe effects of frozen storage on seed dormancy and germination patterns of native southwestern forb species
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Oral PaperSeglias, Alexandra; Kramer, Andrea.Seed Germination
seed bank
restoration
frozen storage
14004July 23rd 2:15 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterFleshy propagules do not necessarily mean animal-dispersed seeds: experimental data from Ginkgo biloba
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Oral PaperSimpson, Andrew.seed dispersal
Ginkgo
Field study
14005July 23rd 2:30 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterA Lindera melissifolia seed viability study at the Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge, Mississippi
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Oral PaperDevall, Margaret.Endangered Species
pondberry
14006July 23rd 2:45 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterMaintenance of color polymorphism in the scarlet paintbrush (Castilleja coccinea)
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Oral PaperBraum, Anna; Steger, Laura; Fant, Jeremie.flower color
Pleiotropy
pollination
polymorphism
Orobanchaceae
14007July 23rd 3:00 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterFloral mimicry and fruit scents: Flowers of Asimina triloba and potential models
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Oral PaperGoodrich, Katherine; Senski, Rebecca; Ellis, Inesha.floral mimicry
pawpaw
fly pollination
fermentation volatiles
fermenting fruit
yeast
floral scent
July 23rd 3:15 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterBreak
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14009July 23rd 3:45 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterNectar quantity and quality in Echites umbellatus (Apocynaceae)
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Oral PaperKoptur, Suzanne; Salas, Andrea; Valdes, Imena; Nusrat, Maha; Villavicencio, Wendy; Zengin, Derya.nectar
pollination
flower size
milkweed
Apocynaceae
14010July 23rd 4:00 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterPrior autonomous selfing can promote the coexistence of related Commelina species under the competition via interspecific pollen transfer
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Oral PaperKatsuhara, Koki; Ushimaru, Atushi.Pollination biology
Pollinator-mediated competition
Reproductive assurance
Field study
Commelina
14011July 23rd 4:15 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterDo adult bees use the same flowers for pollen feeding as for pollen collecting?
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Oral PaperDobson, Heidi; Austin, Jessie; Barton, Catherine; Brodeck, Lindsey.bees
pollen
pollination
pollen feeding
14012July 23rd 4:30 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterEcotypic variation in flowering phenology: Investigating pollinator response to altered flowering times
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Oral PaperValdes, Imena; Finch, Jessamine; Havens, Kayri.phenology
milkweed
pollination
Climate change
14013July 23rd 4:45 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterChanges in the floral community contribute to increased fruiting success in southern populations of a rewardless orchid, Cypripedium candidum
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Oral PaperAnderson , Steven Richard; Ford, Bruce; Worley, Anne.pollination
Cypripedium candidum
rewardless orchid
phenology
plant-plant interactions
plant-insect interactions
Conservation
Endangered Species
latitude
tallgrass prairie
14014July 23rd 5:00 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterThe impact of temperature and water availability on floral traits influencing pollinator attraction and plant mating system
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Oral PaperBrunet, Johanne; Van Etten , Megan.Temperature
Water availability
Global warming
Floral traits
Pollinator attraction
mating system
14015July 23rd 5:15 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterMorphological divergence in Penstemon and the role pollinator-mediated natural selection
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Oral PaperRodriguez, Rosa; Wolfe, Andi.Penstemon
geometric morphometrics
pollination
pollinator functional groups
Monday, July 23rd, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Grand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic Center
Session P: Contributed Posters: Ecology
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PEC001July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterA five year study of the stability of the pollination system of Monarda fistulosa
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Poster: EcologyCzapla, Grant; Krakos, Kyra.
PEC002July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterEstimates of phylogenetic diversity based on DNA barcoding vary across an elevational gradient in Southern China
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Poster: EcologyLiu, Jiajia; Liu, Juan; Burgess, Kevin; Ge, Xuejun.Bayesian tree
diversity estimates
phylogenetic diversity
tropical forest
PEC003July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterSpecies composition, diversity, and environmental differences in acid seeps
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Poster: EcologyBarfknecht, David; Gibson, David.Ecology
biodiversity
invasives
acid
seeps
Microstegium
NTI
PEC004July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterGlucosinolate Diversity in Kale: Implications in a Missouri Environment
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Poster: EcologyPearl , Carson Howard; Abrahams, Richard; Velasco, Pablo; Pires, Joseph Chris.Brassica
Plant-Insect interaction
Glucosinolates
Trophic interactions
PEC005July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterSoil near decaying logs inhibits seedling growth...but not for garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata)
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Poster: EcologyElkin , Lucy Claire; Kilgore, Jason Scott.coarse woody debris
invasive
garlic mustard
biomass
Growth
PEC006July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterSurvey of nutrients and invasive Butomus umbellatus (Flowering Rush) in Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge diked wetlands
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Poster: EcologyForstater, Erica; Michaels, Helen.Flowering Rush
Butomus umbellatus
Nutrients
Sediment
Lake Erie 
Wetlands
PEC007July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterSeed Coat Pigment Variation and UV Stress Tolerance in Lupinus perennis.
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Poster: EcologyMeek, Haley; Michaels, Helen.Lupine
Stress
UV
Phenotype
Seed Color
Anthocyanin
PEC008July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterNectar resource quality for oak savanna pollinator habitat restoration
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Poster: EcologyDay, Meigan ; Michaels, Helen.nectar
PEC009July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterThe effects of urbanization on avian seed dispersal success of Toxicodendron radicans (Anacardiaceae)
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Poster: EcologyStanley, Amber; Arceo-Gomez, Gerardo.Plant-animal interactions
Toxicodendron radicans
seed dispersal
PEC010July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterBad neighbors and evil weevils: why the surrounding neighborhood of Picther's thistle (Cirsium pitcheri) may influence its damage levels
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Poster: EcologyHakes, Alyssa; Paniagua-Montoya, Monica; Czaplinska, Tina.Neighbor effects
Plant-Insect interaction
Biocontrol impacts
Cirsium pitcheri
Larinus weevil
PEC011July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterSEM images of some planktonic diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Lekki lagoon, Lagos, Nigeria
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Poster: EcologyAdesalu, Taofikat; Nwankwo, Dike Ikegwu.Lekki lagoon
Aulacoseira
Freshwater
Diatoms
Tropics
PEC012July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterFunctional trait responses of invasive Ludwigia species to contrasting hydrologic conditions
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Poster: EcologyDrenovsky, Rebecca; Reicholf, Rebecca; Futrell, Caryn J.; Grewell, Brenda.
PEC013July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterLeaf trait variation in a Quercus lobata common garden experiment is not explained by climatic conditions of maternal seed source
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Poster: EcologyRamirez, He-Lo; Ivey, Christopher; Sork, Victoria; Wright, Jessica.Quercus
local adaptation
Plasticity
Leaf shape
climate
common garden
PEC014July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterNegative relationships between galling insect abundance and relative growth rates in a large provenance test of valley oak (Quercus lobata) fail to support the Plant Vigor Hypothesis
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Poster: EcologyIvey, Christopher; Wright, Jessica; MacDonald, Brandon; Sork, Victoria.Quercus
herbivory
galls
relative growth rate
common garden
plant vigor hypothesis
Plant-Insect interaction
plant defense
PEC015July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterNiche Evolution in Rapid Radiations: Do Hybridization and Polyploidization Drive Niche Divergence?
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Poster: EcologyMelton, Anthony; Soltis, Pamela S.; Soltis, Douglas.Niche Evolution
ecological niche modeling
Polyploidy
PEC016July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterDoes the early bud escape the weevil? Examining the effects of microclimate and Pitcher's thistle phenology on weevil oviposition
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Poster: EcologySandacz, Daniel; Calkwood, John; Hakes, Alyssa.Cirsium pitcheri
Larinus planus
Dune habitat
phenology
Plant-Insect interaction
Conservation
PEC017July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterInvestigating maternal effects in Chamaecrista fasciculata
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Poster: EcologyBoehm, Emma; Peschel, Anna; Shaw, Ruth.maternal effects
fitness
Chamaecrista 
drought
phenotypic plasticity 
PEC018July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterExamination of interactions between Sida hermaphrodita and Phragmites australis: Seedling growth and mycorrhizal colonization
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Poster: EcologyMulholland, Samantha; Costea, Mihai; Stevens, Kevin.Conservation
Ecology
Mycorrhiza
Sida hermaphrodita
Phragmites australis
Species Interaction
PEC019July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterInfluences of drought and disturbance regimes on subalpine forest in the Rocky Mountain National Park: Comparisons between 2001 and 2017-2018
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Poster: EcologyHanson, Chelsea; Maricle, Brian.Bark Beetles
fire
P. contorta
TERRA Satellite 
PEC020July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterIsolating bacteria that potentially support giant duckweed (Spirodela polyrhiza) nutrient absorption
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Poster: EcologyLopez, Sarah M.; Chames, Nicholas M.; Mims, Mitchell A.; Baker, Stokes S..Giant duckweed
Sprirodela polyrhiza
Rhizobium radiobacter
Flavobacterium
Pseudomonas
Nutrient uptake
PEC021July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterSynchrony, Proximity, and Compatibility Influence Pollination Success in Fragmented Populations of Echinacea angustifolia
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Poster: EcologyWaananen, Amy; Wagenius, Stuart.pollination
fragmentation
Self-incompatibility
phenology
isolation
PEC022July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterInsect attraction to fermenting fruits and flowers of Asimina triloba (Annonaceae)
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Poster: EcologyGoodrich, Katherine; Ellis, Inesha; Senski, Rebecca.pollination
floral mimicry
fermentation volatiles
floral scent
pawpaw
PEC023July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterCalcium availability and cycling in understory shrubs
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Poster: EcologyBorer, Catherine; Dunn, Michael; Christensen, Magdalen; Harnage, Katherine.Flowering dogwood
Calcium cycling
Mineral Nutrient
Cornus florida
PEC024July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterResponse of Forest Understory Species to Experimental Treatments that Mimic Climate Change
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Poster: EcologyGolz, Haley; Etterson, Julie; Haines, Dustin; Dymond, Salli.Climate change
restoration
hydrology
herbaceous layer
PEC025July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterSoil fungal assemblages, plant-microbial mechanisms, and ecosystem services on New York City green roofs
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Poster: EcologyHoch, Jessica; Palmer, Matthew; McGuire, Krista .plant-microbial interactions 
community ecology
green infrastructure 
mycorrhizal fungi
ecosystem services 
urban ecology
PEC026July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterThe pollen virome: viral diversity and novel viral discovery across diverse plant families
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Poster: EcologyFetters, Andrea; Stephens, Jessica; Teresa Saenz Robles, Maria; Cantalupo, Paul; Pipas, James; Ashman, Tia-Lynn.pollen
viruses
pollination
PEC027July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterModeling Sex Ratio Variation in Lobelia siphilitica L. (Campanulaceae)
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Poster: EcologyMiller , John (Tony).gynodioecy
Lobelia siphilitica
ecological niche model
PEC028July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterAnalysis of physical chemical control methods for two non-native species of Viburnum
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Poster: EcologyCorrea, Juan; Fayette, Alicia; Johnson, Zachary; Cangiano, Michael; Morgan, Eric.invasive
Viburnum
PEC029July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterLate season photosynthetic activity of three species of Asclepias and its impact on the selection of oviposition sites and survival of Danaus plexippus caterpillars
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Poster: EcologyJohnson, Zachary; Rasmussen, Megan; Morgan, Eric.Asclepias
Monarch
Long Island
New York
PEC030July 23rd 5:30 pmGrand Ballroom - Exhibit Hall/Mayo Civic CenterDensity dependent pollination and germination in the patchy vernal pool species Lasthenia californica
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Poster: EcologyHendrickson, Elizabeth; Thompson, Pamela; Cruzan, Mitchell.flower color
Pollinator preference
Pollinator attraction
Pollen deposition
Pollinator visitation
Self-incompatibility
Patch size

Tuesday, July 24th

Tuesday, July 24th, 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm · 106/Mayo Civic Center
Session 31: Contributed Papers: Ecology Section - Population Biology
Presiding: Andrew Hipp, The Morton Arboretum; Naomi Fraga, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
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31001July 24th 1:30 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterRoles of propagule number and genetic diversity in colonization success and subsequent evolution of a ruderal species
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Oral PaperHovick, Steve; Whitney, Kenneth.population genetics
Genetic diversity
propagule pressure
Biological invasion
population biology
colonization
Arabidopsis thaliana
recruitment curve
31002July 24th 1:45 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterEffects of seed source vary among species, early life stages, and field sites for two milkweeds (Asclepias sp.)
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Oral PaperFinch, Jessamine; Seglias, Alexandra; Kramer, Andrea; Havens, Kayri.Seed Germination
emergence
restoration
seed sourcing
milkweed
seedling recruitment
31003July 24th 2:00 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterEffects of phylogenetic diversity and phylogenetic identity in a restoration ecology experiment
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Oral PaperHipp, Andrew; Glasenhardt, Mary-Claire; Bowles, Marlin L.; Garner, Mira; Scharenbroch, Bryant C.; Williams, Evelyn; Barak, Rebecca; Ernst, Adrienne; Midgley, Meghan G.; Larkin , Daniel J.phylogeny
restoration
Functional diversity
phylogenetic distinctiveness
phylogenetic diversity
species richness
tallgrass prairies
31004July 24th 2:15 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterPhylogenetic distance impacts strength of competition in stressful environments
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Oral PaperWilliams, Evelyn; Wendy, Semski; Zeldin, Jacob; Hipp, Andrew; Larkin , Daniel J.competition
greenhouse experiment
prairie
restoration
31005July 24th 2:30 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterAlternative taxonomic sampling and tree reconstruction strategies can affect patterns of phylogenetic diversity: Evidence from a case study in Florida
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Oral PaperJantzen, Johanna; Whitten, William; Neubig, Kurt; Majure, Lucas; Soltis, Douglas; Soltis, Pamela S..community phylogenetics
phylogenetic diversity
31006July 24th 2:45 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterNiche Evolution in Eastern Asia – Eastern North America Disjunct Lineages
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Oral PaperMelton, Anthony; Clinton, Matthew; Wasoff, Donald; Soltis, Douglas; Soltis, Pamela S..eastern Asia-eastern North American disjunction
ecological niche modeling
Niche Evolution
31007July 24th 3:00 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterDemography of Chrysopsis highlandsensis: 16 years of data, trends, experiments, and discoveries
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Oral PaperKoontz, Stephanie; Menges, Eric.demography
new species
disturbance
fire
Conservation
July 24th 3:15 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterBreak
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31009July 24th 3:45 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterRegional Responses to Drought on the Growth and Fitness of Microstegium vimineum (Trin.) A. Camus (Japanese Stiltgrass)
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Oral PaperHuebner, Cynthia; Waterland, Nicole.Microstegium vimineum
drought
range expansion
Plant Reproduction Biology
31010July 24th 4:00 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterClimate change impacts on population dynamics in tallgrass prairie: Implications for species codominance
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Oral PaperGray, Jesse; Smith, Melinda.
31011July 24th 4:15 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterEvolution of dispersal across a discontinuous landscape
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Oral PaperSullivan, Lauren; Portlas, Zoe; Hamilton, Jill.seed dispersal
morphology
terminal velocity
fragmentation
prairie
alvar
disjunct populations
31012July 24th 4:30 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterSpring fire effects on the forb community of a degraded sand prairie
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Oral PaperRosburg, Thomas.sand prairie
spring fire
annuals
plant reproduction
31013July 24th 4:45 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterUsing common gardens to understand local adaptation and phenotypic plasticity of Pelargonium species within an environmental gradient in South Africa
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Oral PaperWilliams, Tanisha; Holsinger, Kent; Schlichting, Carl.common garden
phenotypic plasticity
Climate change
adaptive divergence
Pelargonium
South Africa
31014July 24th 5:00 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterEphemeral Pond Plant Communities in Northwestern Wisconsin: A Comparison with Permanent Wetlands
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Oral PaperLittle, Amanda.Vegetation
Wetlands
Plant Communities
31015July 24th 5:15 pm106/Mayo Civic CenterFlower color polymorphism in western North American monkeyflowers: investigating flower color variation across geographic space
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Oral PaperFraga, Naomi; Blanco, Summer; McCarthy, Matthew.polymorphism
flower color
Phrymaceae
plant reproduction
Floral trait divergence
Tuesday, July 24th, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm · 112/Mayo Civic Center
Session M30: Meeting: Ecological Section Business Meeting
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July 24th 5:30 pm112/Mayo Civic CenterEcological Section Business Meeting
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