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Monday, July 28th

Monday, July 28th, 8:00 am to 9:45 am · Firs South/Boise Centre
Session 1: Contributed Papers: Ecological Section: Plant Reproductive Ecology
Presiding: Benjamin R Montgomery , University Of South Carolina Upstate
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1001July 28th 8:00 amFirs South/Boise CentreDemography and reproductive ecology of Euphorbia rosescens, a threatened perennial herb endemic to Florida scrub
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Oral PaperSmith, Stacy A.; Menges, Eric S.; Faivre, Amy.Demography
Reproductive ecology
perennial herb
Florida
Euphorbia
1002July 28th 8:15 amFirs South/Boise CentreSawgrass (Cladium jamaicense) fruit development, phenology and abortion in relation to sawgrass seed bank viability
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Oral PaperRICHARDS , JENNIFER H; ABREU, ANDREW; CORDOVA, JOSE R.; TAYLOR, JONATHAN.sawgrass
Cyperaceae
fruit abortion
seed bank
Everglades
1003July 28th 8:30 amFirs South/Boise CentreEvidence for reproductive interference between sexual and apomictic populations of the Easter daisy (Townsendia hookeri, Asteraceae)
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Oral PaperGarani, Alice; Whitton, Jeannette.apomixis
polyploidy
Townsendia hookeri
Asteraceae
cross pollination
reproductive interference
flow cytometry
1004July 28th 8:45 amFirs South/Boise CentreEffects of Climate Change on Plant Reproductive Success in the Indiana Spring Ephemeral Community
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Oral PaperRobertshaw, Asya; Emery, Nancy.spring ephemerals
Climate change
flowering phenology
Anemone acutiloba
plant-pollinator interaction
1005July 28th 9:00 amFirs South/Boise CentreSexual antagonism in a mixed-mating hermaphrodite plant
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Oral PaperHersh, Evan; Madjidian, Josefin; Andersson, Stefan; Strandh, Maria; Lankinen, Asa.sexually antagonistic coevolution
conflict cost
delayed stigma receptivity
mixed-mating
Pollen competition
Collinsia heterophylla
sexual conflict
1006July 28th 9:15 amFirs South/Boise CentreHidden responses to environmental variation: maternal effects reveal species niche dimensions
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Oral PaperGermain , Rachel M; Gilbert, Benjamin.Maternal effects
Ecological dynamics
Environmental variability
Mediterranean annuals
1007July 28th 9:30 amFirs South/Boise CentreLocalized, Site-specific Shifts in Flowering Time Lead to Reproductive Isolation of Two Sympatric, Interfertile Forms of Dudleya brittonii (Crassulaceae) in Northern Baja California, Mexico
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Oral PaperMulroy , Thomas Wilkinson; Mulroy, Juliana C..character displacement
Flowering time
Dudleya
pre-zygotic barrier
hybridization 
sympatric speciation
parapatric speciation
Speciation
glaucous
flowering phenology
flowering period
sympatry
parapatry
Baja California
Crassulaceae
Coastal
Lithophyte
Fog
desert transition
Monday, July 28th, 1:30 pm to 3:15 pm · Firs South/Boise Centre
Session 10: Contributed Papers: Ecological Section: Invasion Biology
Presiding: Sean Michael Hoban , National Institute For Mathematical And Biological Synthesis
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10001July 28th 1:30 pmFirs South/Boise CentreImpacts of goatgrass on functional and compositional beta-diversity in a serpentine annual grassland
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Oral PaperCase , Erica J; Harrison, SP; Cornell, HV.
10002July 28th 1:45 pmFirs South/Boise CentreEnhanced drought tolerance in the invasive bunchgrass Brachypodium sylvaticum (slender false brome)
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Oral PaperMarchini, Gina L; Maraist, Caitlin; Williamson, Michelle N.; Cruzan, Mitchell B.Brachypodium
invasive species
ecophysiology
Grass
Pacific Northwest
Drought
Adaptation
10003July 28th 2:00 pmFirs South/Boise CentreThe Role of White-tailed Deer in Long-distance Dispersal of Lonicera maackii
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Oral PaperGuiden , Peter Westley; GORCHOV , DAVID L.
10004July 28th 2:15 pmFirs South/Boise CentreEffects of the Invasive Shrub, Lonicera maackii, and a Generalist Herbivore, White-tailed Deer, on Forest Floor Plant Community Composition
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Oral PaperPeebles-Spencer , Jessica R; GORCHOV , DAVID L.Odocoileus virginianus
White-tailed Deer
Lonicera maackii
Amur Honeysuckle
NMDS
PERMANOVA
Indicator Species Analysis
Deer Exclosures
10005July 28th 2:30 pmFirs South/Boise CentreAfter Moby Dick – examining hybridization between Centaurea maculosa (Spotted Knapweed) and Centaurea jacea (Brown Knapweed) on Nantucket Island
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Oral PaperZávada , Tomáš; Kesseli, Rick.invasive species
hybridization 
Phenotypic plasticity
Centaurea maculosa
Centaurea jacea
Compositae
10006July 28th 2:45 pmFirs South/Boise CentreDissecting drivers of community assembly in a comparative phylogenetic framework
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Oral PaperMarx, Hannah; Lavergne, Sébastien ; Thuiller, Wilfried ; Tank, David C..megaphylogeny
community phylogenetics
Assembly rules
Naturalization Hypothesis
invasive plants
10007July 28th 3:00 pmFirs South/Boise Centre
Canceled
Bacillus thuringiensis transgene introgression from Brassica napus to wild mustard B. juncea
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Oral PaperCao, Di; Stewart, Neal; Zheng, Min; Guan, Zhengjun; Wei, Wei; Tang, Zhixi; Ma, Keping.gene flow
insect bioassay
introgression
ecological consequence
Monday, July 28th, 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm · Snake/Boise Centre
Session SY03: Symposium: The Evolution of Pollen Performance
Presiding: Joseph Williams, University Of Tennessee; Susan J Mazer, University of California, Santa Barbara
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SY03001July 28th 1:30 pmSnake/Boise CentrePollen performance from a deep historical perspective
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationWilliams, Joseph.
SY03002July 28th 2:00 pmSnake/Boise CentreDoes size matter? How the pollen tube copes with the anatomical challenges of the pistil
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationGeitmann, Anja.pollen
Plant reproduction
flower
Fertilization
Cell Biology
Biomechanics
Modeling
pollen germination
Pollen tube
SY03003July 28th 2:30 pmSnake/Boise CentreWhat's in the toolbox? The quantitative genetics and cell physiology of pollen competition in Arabidopsis
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationSwanson , Robert John.Pollen competition
Nonrandom mating
Arabidopsis thaliana
sexual systems
July 28th 3:00 pmSnake/Boise CentreBreak
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SY03005July 28th 3:30 pmSnake/Boise CentreCoflowering: causes and consequences of interspecific pollen interactions on the style
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationASHMAN , TIA-LYNN RUTH.pollen dispersal
SY03006July 28th 4:00 pmSnake/Boise CentreThe population ecology of male gametophytes in stylar habitats and its evolutionary implications
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationHARDER , LAWRENCE DAVID; AIZEN, MARCELO A..Pollen tube
contest competition
scramble competition
siring success
SY03007July 28th 4:30 pmSnake/Boise CentreWinning in style:  do longer styles intensify male gametophytic selection in wild populations of Clarkia (Onagraceae)?
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationMazer, Susan J; Hove, Alisa A.Pollen competition
Clarkia
natural selection
style length
Selection
SY03008July 28th 5:00 pmSnake/Boise CentreExperimental evolution during pollen competition in a mixed-mating plant: presence of multiple competitors rapidly results in enhanced female conflict costs, pollen adaptation and a correlated response on mating-system related floral traits
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationLankinen, Asa; Hydbom, Sofia; Strandh, Maria.
Monday, July 28th, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Eyrie/Boise Centre
Session P: Contributed Posters: Conservation Biology Posters
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PCB001July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreFate of endangered pondberry (Lindera melissifolia) in a changing climate
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Poster: Conservation BiologySkornia, Erin; Stephan, Kirsten.Climate change
Conservation
Pondberry
Lauraceae
Lindera melissifolia
Missouri
Arkansas
PCB002July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreNectar Resources of Oak Savanna Forbs for Butterfly Habitat Restoration
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Poster: Conservation BiologyMICHAELS , HELEN J; Hill, Alexandra; Barwinski, Alissa.Conservation
nectar
oak savanna restoration
pollinator
butterfly
PCB003July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreExplaining the population dynamics of two threatened prairie orchids through GIS modeling and next-generation sequencing
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Poster: Conservation BiologyRavelo , Andrea V; Buback, Steven; Conant, Gavin; Pires, J. Chris.GIS
Metagenomics
Orchids
Threatened
PCB004July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreImportance of floral resources for the maintenance of plant pollinator interactions in wetlands
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Poster: Conservation BiologyJacquemart, Anne-Laure; Somme, Laurent; Mayer, Carolin; Moquet, Laura.pollinators
nectar
pollen
pollination food web
Ericaceae
bumblebees
PCB005July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreInferring ploidy variation in natural populations, and its implications for species conservation
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Poster: Conservation BiologyDeWoody, Jennifer; Hipkins, Valerie D.; Nelson, Julie K.; Rogers, Deborah L..isozyme
polyploidy
population genetics
PCB006July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreSpring and Summer Climate Effects on the Vigor of Endangered Mead's Milkweed
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Poster: Conservation BiologyHill, Jamie; Stephan, Kirsten; Underwood, Malissa; Horner, Emily.Antarctica
Ascepias meadii
Climate change
endangered
Missouri
PCB007July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreRelative competitive abilities among feral and cultivated biotypes of Miscanthus spp.:  implications for new biofuel cultivars
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Poster: Conservation BiologyIbrahim, Tahir; Miriti, Maria; snow, Allison; Heaton, Emily; Mutegi, Evans; Bonin, Catherine; Palik, Destiny; Chang, Hsiaochi.Biofuel
Miscanthus
Switchgrass
Competition
Bioenergy
Competative ability
Monday, July 28th, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Eyrie/Boise Centre
Session P: Contributed Posters: Ecological Section Posters
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PEC001July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreThe effects of the invasive shrub Japanese barberry (Berberis thunbergii) on nutrient, moisture and light availability
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Poster: Ecological SectionBechhofer, Jessica; Flinn, Kathryn.invasive species
PEC002July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreThe potential of selected leguminous tree species for the re-vegetation of crude oil polluted soils in Nigeria
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Poster: Ecological SectionOyedeji , Ayodele Adelusi; Kayode, Joshua; Obua, Obiangeli; Besenyei, Lynn; Fullen, Michael A..Fabaceae
crude oil
contamination
re-vegetation
phytoremediation
tropical tree species
PEC003July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreEffect of Aesculus glabra canopy on understory plant community structure and environment
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Poster: Ecological SectionHICKS , DAVID J; TAYLOR, MEGAN.understory plants
temperate deciduous forest
allelopathy
phenology
PEC004July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreWoody plant seed dispersal by a grass-feeding macropod in northern Australia
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Poster: Ecological SectionBoni, Alexandra; Evans, Elizabeth Capaldi; Jordon-Thaden, Ingrid; MARTINE , CHRISTOPHER T.seed dispersal
Frugivory
Australia
Mammals
Seed germination
Plant-animal interactions
PEC005July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreVariation in the abundance of a spring ephemeral wildflowers in deer-ridden suburban forests
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Poster: Ecological SectionWilkins, Shane; Tomat-Kelly, Giovanna; Morrison, Janet A..spring wildflowers
White-tailed Deer
suburban
urban ecology
PEC006July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreEffects of invasive species and overabundant white-tailed deer on native tree seedlings in metropolitan forests 
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Poster: Ecological SectionLeng, Danielle; Mallotides, Nicole; Morrison, Janet A..tree seedlings
invasive plants
White-tailed Deer
urban ecology
suburban
PEC007July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreRecruitment of invasive plant species in the herb layer of suburban forests
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Poster: Ecological SectionMorrison, Janet A.; Ball, Alison; Tomat-Kelly, Giovanna; Speigel, John.urban ecology
suburban
invasive plants
forest fragmentation
temperate deciduous forest
White-tailed Deer
PEC008July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreShade-tolerant tree species may become more important in ash dominant forests after EAB infestation
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Poster: Ecological SectionKollar , Leslie Marie; Morrissey, Caitlin A. ; Beavers, Beverly; Dolan, Benjamin J; Kilgore , Jason S.Fraxinus
emerald ash borer
forest succession
canopy species
shade-tolerant species
PEC009July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreIntroduction of Echinacea pallida in the Prairies of Western Minnesota and its Possible Effects on Native Echinacea angustifolia
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Poster: Ecological SectionBlasini, Davis; Wagenius, Stuart.hybridization 
pollination
Prairie
PEC010July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreResponse of Smooth Rock Skullcap (Scutellaria saxatilis), a Globally Rare Plant, to Fire
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Poster: Ecological SectionHUEBNER, CYNTHIA; Karriker, Kent.Scutellaria saxatilis
rock skullcap
fire
threatened species
PEC011July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreInvestigating the spatial distribution and reproductive barriers between Layia jonesii, a rare serpentine endemic, and L. platyglossa in San Luis Obispo, California
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Poster: Ecological SectionRossington, Natalie.rare species
plant ecology
reciprocal transplant
PEC012July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreInvasive Aquatic Weeds: Implications for Mosquito and Vector Management Activities.
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Poster: Ecological SectionBLAIR , CHARLES E.invasive plants
PEC013July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreImproving marginal habitat restoration in Western rangelands: ecological genetic and landscape approaches to mountain mahogany shrubland reclamation
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Poster: Ecological SectionCrow , Taylor McLaughlin; Hufford, Kristina.conservation genetics
Cercocarpus
Seed zone
local adaptation
population genetics
PEC014July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreCommunity assembly dynamics over small spatio-temporal scales: an example from fence posts in Costa Rica
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Poster: Ecological SectionBlake-Mahmud, Jennifer; STRUWE, LENA.epiphytes
lichens
colonization
succession
Costa Rica
community assembly
PEC015July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreFloral color assembly of serpentine seep communities in northern California, USA
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Poster: Ecological SectionLeCroy, Kathryn; Matthew, Koski; Arceo-Gómez, Gerardo; Meindl, George; ASHMAN , TIA-LYNN RUTH.community
community assembly
community phylogenetics
flower color
pollinator vision
pollinator
Serpentine
McLaughlin Natural Reserve
plant ecology
PEC016July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreSubstrate and geographical population differentiation in the lyre-leaved rock cress, Arabidopsis lyrata
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Poster: Ecological SectionRoche, Bernadette M.; Veatch-Blohm, Maren E.; Roberts, Roland P..population differentiation
Arabidopsis lyrata
PEC017July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreNovel plant assemblages along the highly modified urban Salt River in Phoenix AZ
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Poster: Ecological SectionMadera, Robert; Stromberg, Juliet.Plant reproduction
plant ecology
functional ecology
functional traits
PEC018July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise Centre
Canceled
The Enhancement of Regional Floristic Species Richness by Geologic Complexity: Examples from the Upper Verde River, Arizona
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Poster: Ecological SectionCoburn, Francis S.; Stromberg, Juliet; Landrum, Leslie R.; Makings, Elizabeth.Edaphics
Geology
Edaphic specialization
Edaphic Endemic
rare species
Flora
Limestone
species distribution
Calcareous Soils
Richness
PEC019July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreLemna and the Lake Eutophication
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Poster: Ecological SectionBashir, Anbreen; Nissar, Mansha.Lemna
Wolfia
Eutrophication
pollution
PEC020July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreInvasive plant distributions recapitulate patterns found in native plant assemblages in a heterogeneous landscape
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Poster: Ecological SectionMavrodiev, Evgeny V.; Gomez, Juan Pablo; Laktionov, Alexy P.; Robinson, Scott K..Neutral Theory
Parsimony Analysis of Endemicity
invasive plants
Native plants
Habitat Filtering
Lower Volga Valley
PEC021July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreAdaptive genetic differentiation and phenotypic plasticity mediated phenotypic differentiation among populations of invasive Solidago canadensis in China
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Poster: Ecological SectionLi, Junmin; Du, Leshan; Zuo, Wei.Invasive plant
Genetic differentiation
Phenotypic plasticity
Evolution
Geographical variation
PEC022July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreMulti-year patterns in plant nutrient resorption from a global dataset
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Poster: Ecological SectionDrenovsky , Rebecca E; Wetherill, Christopher; Short, Thomas H.nutrient conservation
nitrogen
phosphorus
plant nutrient budgets
Phenotypic plasticity
PEC023July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreMonitoring invasive plant species across the Central and Northeastern United States
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Poster: Ecological SectionKurtz , Cassandra Marie; Hansen, Mark.invasive species
invasive plants
Forest Inventory and Analysis
PEC024July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreIn silico evaluation of microsatellite development effectiveness using next-generation sequencing: a practical guide for ecologists
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Poster: Ecological SectionWei, Na; Dick, Christopher .microsatellites
next-generation sequencing
read length simulation
sequencing error simulation
error trimming simulation
PEC025July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreRefugia might affect the genetic structure of a sea-dispersal plants: Vigna marina
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Poster: Ecological SectionYamamoto, Takashi; Takayama, Koji; Nagashima, Reiko; Tateishi, Yoichi; Kajita, Tadashi.Vigna marina
phylogeography
long-distance seed dispersal
coastal plant
land barrier
refugia
PEC026July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreSoil Characteristics Effects on Female Frequency in Lobelia spicata
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Poster: Ecological SectionRippel, Tyler M; Oremus, Joseph T; Philips, Robert W; Trygg, Matthew R; BYERS , DIANE L.gynodioecy
sex specific selection
sex ratio
Prairie
habitat fragmentation
PEC027July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreEffects of diesel exhaust and particulate matter on plant ecophysiology, reproduction, and growth
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Poster: Ecological SectionJaconis, Susan; Culley, Theresa.particulate matter
diesel exhaust
Cichorium intybus
Glycine Max
Plant reproduction
ecophysiology
PEC028July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreA clarification of terminology for plants associated with rock habitats
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Poster: Ecological SectionScott, Brenton; Stromberg, Juliet; PIGG , KATHLEEN B.Ecology
Terminology
Rock habitat
Chasmophyte
Lithophyte
Chomophyte
PEC029July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreUsing museum data for large-scale questions: modeling Florida plant diversity
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Poster: Ecological SectionGermain-Aubrey , Charlotte Corinna; Allen, Julie ; Neubig , Kurt Maximillian; Guralnick, Robert; Soltis, Douglas E.; Ponciano, Jose-Miguel; Majure, Lucas; SOLTIS, PAMELA S..regional phylogeny
species distribution model
big data
phylogenetic diversity
pipeline
digitized data
museum specimens
PEC030July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreAn Illustrated Comparison of Morphological Characteristics of Native and Invasive Aquatic Plants of North America
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Poster: Ecological SectionLogies, Melissa.invasive plants
Conservation
aquatic plants
PEC031July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreSeed germination requirements in two dominant treeline species – Betula litwinowii and Rhododendron caucasicum, in the Central Greater Caucasus
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Poster: Ecological SectionAkhalkatsi, Maia; Togonidze, Natalia; Smith, William K. .Treeline
seed bank
birch
Rhododendron
PEC032July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreClimate change and assisted colonization: the seed germination requirements of a Southern Appalachian endemic plant might already be well-matched to northern areas 
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Poster: Ecological SectionBarbour, Emily; Bellemare, Jesse.assisted colonization
Climate change
endemic
Conservation
Seed germination
PEC033July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreVague species boundaries exposed: Reproductive biology of functionally dioecious sister taxa in Australian Solanum 
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Poster: Ecological SectionGilman, Ian; Jordon-Thaden, Ingrid; MARTINE , CHRISTOPHER T.Solanum
Australia
hybridization 
Plant reproduction
species delimitation
dioecy
Solanaceae
Undergraduate
PEC034July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreComparing Seed Viability and Harvest Consistency Across Sites and Years for the Federally Endangered Plant Eriastrum densifolium spp. sanctorum
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Poster: Ecological SectionVera, Ignacio.Seed
Seed Reserve
Endangered species
PEC035July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreA Comparative Study on the Reproductive Biology of Four Missouri Native Tradescantia ssp.(Commelinaceae)
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Poster: Ecological SectionHoeft , Adam Patrick; Krakos , Kyra Neipp; Rork, Adam Maxwell.hybridization 
pollination
Breeding System
Missouri Natives
Climate change
PEC036July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreHow Germination of Six Native Sonoran Desert Species Is Impacted by Buffelgrass Smoke Solutions
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Poster: Ecological SectionShirley, Rhea; Coons, Janice.germination
Sonoran Desert
Buffelgrass
Smoke
PEC037July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreSeed characteristics of Schizachyrium scoparium (Poaceae) along geographical gradients
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Poster: Ecological SectionMarshall, Elizabeth; Winkler, Katharine; Etterson, Julie.Geographic variation
Seed size
temperature
precipitation
PEC038July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreTemperature ranges for dormancy loss and germination differ between dispersal strategies along a mid-western North American latitudinal gradient
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Poster: Ecological SectionRidma Bandara , J K; Walck, Jeffrey; Hidayati, Siti; Havens, Kayri.Climate change
Penstemon digitalis 
Asclepias syriaca
PEC039July 28th 5:30 pmEyrie/Boise CentreInoculation of Artemisia tridentata ssp. wyomingensis with Arbuscular Mycorrhizae: Impacts on Colonization and Mycorrhizal Composition of Roots After Transplanting
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Poster: Ecological SectionDavidson, Bill E.; SMITH, JAMES F.; Serpe , Marcelo Daniel.mycorrhiza
seedling establishment
sagebrush

Tuesday, July 29th

Tuesday, July 29th, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm · Firs North/Boise Centre
Session 16: Contributed Papers: Conservation Biology I
Presiding: David Zaya, University of Illinois; Melissa Islam, Denver Botanic Gardens
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16001July 29th 8:00 amFirs North/Boise CentrePhytophylogenetics in Pennsylvanian Wetlands
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Oral PaperHartley , Nathan P.; Hardy, Christopher R..Pennsylvania
phylogenetic diversity
wetland
16002July 29th 8:15 amFirs North/Boise CentreOverview of Flora of China
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Oral PaperZhang, Libing.Flora
China
Characteristics
statistics
16003July 29th 8:30 amFirs North/Boise CentreMultivariate analysis and vegetation mapping of District Swat, Northern Pakistan
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Oral PaperAli, Kishwar; Khan, Nasrullah; Rehman, Inayat Ur; Jury, Stephen; Ahmad, Habib.Multivariate Analysis
Swat
Pakistan
Conservation
medicinal
Flora
Forest Ecosystem
16004July 29th 8:45 amFirs North/Boise CentreA new Cyanea (Campanulaceae, Lobelioideae) from the Hawaiian Islands; morphology, conservation, and a novel approach to monitoring a remote species
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Oral PaperSporck, Maggie J; Koehler, Tobias B; Marquez, Sebastian N; Waite, Mashuri; Williams, Adam M.Campanulaceae
Conservation
endemic
Hawaii
Hawaiian Islands
rare species
16005July 29th 9:00 amFirs North/Boise Centre
Canceled
Plant Conservation Across the Pacific: can systematics and biogeography research aid in broad–scale conservation goals?
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Oral PaperClark, John R.; Atkins, Hannah.Cyrtandra
Gesneriaceae
island biogeography
conservation biology
16006July 29th 9:15 amFirs North/Boise CentreOptimal sampling of plant populations for ex-situ conservation of genetic biodiversity, considering realistic population structure
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Oral PaperHoban , Sean Michael; Schlarbaum, Scott.genetics
population genetics
conservation biology
dispersal patterns
ex situ
pollen dispersal
16007July 29th 9:30 amFirs North/Boise CentreFurther biogeographical and botanical examination of the rare and globally critically endangered mangrove Bruguiera hainesii (Rhizophoraceae) in Asia
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Oral PaperYong, Jean W. H. ; Maung, Win; Sheue, Chiou-Rong.mangrove
Clonal growth
Conservation
Bruguiera
Rhizophoraceae
Biogeography
July 29th 9:45 amFirs North/Boise CentreBreak
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16009July 29th 10:15 amFirs North/Boise CentreCorrelating demographic vital rates and population viability with climate conditions in Tobusch fishhook cactus
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Oral PaperZaya, David; Poole, Jackie; Bell, Timothy; Coons, Janice; Molano-Flores, Brenda.Demography
Sclerocactus
Endangered species
population dynamics
Climate change
herbivory
16010July 29th 10:30 amFirs North/Boise CentreFire and Climate Effects on Delphinium exaltatum in the Ozark Region of Missouri
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Oral PaperSteinwand, Christine; Johnson, Simone; Stephan, Kirsten.fire
Climate change
Delphinium exaltatum
Ozark
Missouri
16011July 29th 10:45 amFirs North/Boise CentreFurther Examination of the Geographic Range of Niles’s Buckwheat
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Oral PaperEllis, Mark E; Mock, Karen E.; WOLF , PAUL G; Bardot, Shannon; Walton, James A.; Kulpa, Sarah M; Rowe, Carol A.population genetics
conservation genetics
16012July 29th 11:00 amFirs North/Boise CentreDistinguishing Arizona hedgehog cactus, a federally endangered species, from its close relatives using genetic information
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Oral PaperFehlberg , Shannon D; Allen, Jessica M; Church, Kathleen.Cactaceae
conservation genetics
population genetics
Echinocereus
polyploidy
microsatellites
16013July 29th 11:15 amFirs North/Boise CentreHybridization or phenotypic plasticity? A genetic investigation of an endangered Colorado cactus (Sclerocactus glaucus) in the face of hybridization threats from a widespread congener (Sclerocactus parviflorus)
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Oral PaperSchwabe , Anna L; Neale, Jennifer Ramp; McGlaughlin, Mitchell E..hybridization 
Conservation
diversity
endemic
gene flow
microsatellites
Genetic structure
population genetics
Sclerocactus
Cactaceae
16014July 29th 11:30 amFirs North/Boise CentreHistorical phylogeography and taxonomy of Cycladenia humilis (Apocynaceae) inferred from chloroplast and nuclear gene sequence data
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Oral PaperBrabazon, Holly; Last, Mariana; Chan, Lauren M.; Johnson, Leigh A..phylogeography
species delimitation
rare species
Nuclear
Apocynaceae
16015July 29th 11:45 amFirs North/Boise CentreUse of genetic analyses to distinguish the rare Corispermum navicula from its widespread, sympatric relative to inform management in the Northern Colorado Sand Dunes
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Oral PaperIslam, Melissa; Neale, Jennifer Ramp; Schwabe , Anna L.
Tuesday, July 29th, 10:15 am to 11:45 am · Clearwater/Grove
Session 24: Contributed Papers: Ecological Section: Functional Trait Responses
Presiding: STANLEY ARTHUR RICE , Southeastern Oklahoma State University
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24001July 29th 10:15 amClearwater/GroveChilling hastens spring budburst in some tree species but not others
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Oral PaperRICE , STANLEY ARTHUR; Ross, Sonya L..phenology
budburst
global warming
Liquidambar styraciflua
Platanus occidentalis
Carya illinoensis
24002July 29th 10:30 amClearwater/GroveHeat stress disruption and contrasting avoidance-tolerance strategies from thermally contrasting climates in Arabidopsis thaliana
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Oral PaperZhang, Nana; Tonsor, Stephen.abiotic stress
avoidance
tolerance
fitness
heat stress
local adaptation
24003July 29th 10:45 amClearwater/GroveUnderstanding whole-plant trait-environment associations using phylogenetically-corrected multiple response multiple regressions
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Oral PaperHOLSINGER , KENT E; Moore, Timothy E.; Mitchell, Nora.Protea
Pelargonium
Cape Floristic Region
Phylogeentic regression
trait-environment association
24004July 29th 11:00 amClearwater/GroveFunctional traits in evolutionary radiations and the origin of trait-environment associations
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Oral PaperMitchell, Nora; Moore, Timothy E.; Holsinger, Kent E..evolutionary radiation
plant ecology
trait-environment association
functional traits
biodiversity
Bayesian modeling
24005July 29th 11:15 amClearwater/GroveEstimating the tolerance of native and exotic grasses to grasshopper herbivory
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Oral PaperCulley, Theresa; Avanesyan, Alina.tolerance
plant defense
herbivory
24006July 29th 11:30 amClearwater/GroveEffects of fire on nitrogen use efficiency of deciduous and evergreen shrubs
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Oral PaperSchafer, Jennifer L.; Hohmann, Matthew G.; Hoffmann, William A..Nutrient Use Efficiency
Prescribed Fire
Longleaf Pine Savanna
Leaf lifespan
Nitrogen resorption
Tuesday, July 29th, 1:30 pm to 3:15 pm · Firs North/Boise Centre
Session 27: Contributed Papers: Conservation Biology II
Presiding: DIANE L BYERS , IL State Univ
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27001July 29th 1:30 pmFirs North/Boise CentreDynamics of gynodioecious breeding system in small populations: Genetic drift and the loss of asymmetry in inbreeding
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Oral PaperBYERS , DIANE L; Meagher, Thomas R.Breeding System
genetic drift
gynodioecy
habitat fragmentation
sex ratio
27002July 29th 1:45 pmFirs North/Boise CentreBiodiversity assessment using next-generation sequencing: rosid comparison of phylogenetic and functional diversity between Nebraska grassland prairies
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Oral PaperAhrendsen, Dakota; Aust, Shelly; Jones, Amanda; Kellar, P. Roxanne.phylogenetics
conservation biology
next-generation sequencing
rosids
grassland prairies
phylogenetic diversity
27003July 29th 2:00 pmFirs North/Boise CentrePhylogenetic Diversity assessment: A comparison between two grassland prairies using asterids and next-generation sequencing
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Oral PaperAust, Shelly; Ahrendsen, Dakota; Kellar, P. Roxanne.phylogenetic diversity
next-generation sequencing
asterids
grassland prairies
27004July 29th 2:15 pmFirs North/Boise CentreSex expression and reproduction of federally threatened Euphorbia telephioides (Euphorbiaceae), a North-American endemic species
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Oral PaperNegronOrtiz, Vivian.Sex expression
Euphorbia telephioides
reproductive biology
in-situ seed germination
federally listed
Florida
Conservation
27005July 29th 2:30 pmFirs North/Boise CentreParentage analysis of ex-situ reintroductions of the federally endangered, self-incompatible Ziziphus celata reveals disproportionate contributions of genotypes and asymmetry of parental role
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Oral PaperEDWARDS , CHRISTINE E; Weekley, Carl W.; Menges, Eric S.; Smith, Stacy A..ex situ conservation
parentage analysis
conservation genetics
Microsatellite
reproductive biology
Self-incompatibility
Endangered species
Rhamnaceae
27006July 29th 2:45 pmFirs North/Boise CentreConservation genetics of the Cirsium hillii (Hill’s thistle; Asteraceae) population in Hillsdale County, Michigan.
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Oral PaperVan Zant, Jeffrey L.; Yuill, Alyssa M.; MacGowen, Alexandria B.; Cooper, Ranessa L..Cirsium hillii
Asteraceae
genetic diversity
microsatellites
conservation genetics
Michigan
27007July 29th 3:00 pmFirs North/Boise CentreComparisons of genetic and species diversity across a fragmented forest landscape
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Oral PaperPolcz , Catherine ; Waterway, Marcia.microsatellites
forest fragmentation
genetic diversity
Carex leptonervia
species richness
landscape
Tuesday, July 29th, 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm · Clearwater/Grove
Session 47: Contributed Papers: Ecological Section: Population Biology
Presiding: Sean Michael Hoban , National Institute For Mathematical And Biological Synthesis
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47001July 29th 2:00 pmClearwater/Grove
Canceled
Modeling the environmental drivers of distribution for a river ecosystem engineer, Carex nudata
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Oral PaperGoslin, Matthew.Carex
species distribution model
Maxent
riparian
river
47002July 29th 2:15 pmClearwater/GroveNiche Divergence in Tolmiea (Saxifragaceae): using Ecological Niche Modeling to develop a testable hypothesis for a diploid-autotetraploid species pair
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Oral PaperVisger, Clayton J; Germain-Aubrey, Charlotte; SOLTIS, PAMELA S.; Soltis, Douglas E..Tolmiea
Saxifragaceae
polyploidy
niche modeling
47003July 29th 2:30 pmClearwater/GroveA community phylogentics approach into determining whether generalists of specialists make better competitors
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Oral PaperElliott , Tammy Lynn; Waterway, Marcia; Davies, T. Jonathan.community
interspecific competition
specialist species
generalist species
Cyperaceae
subarctic Canada
Habitat Filtering
47004July 29th 2:45 pmClearwater/GroveVariation in population level rooting traits in Elymus elymoides and its potential ecological role
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Oral PaperFoxx, Alicia J.; Kramer, Andrea.Elymus elymoides
Population variation
Phenotypic plasticity
Root structure
47005July 29th 3:00 pmClearwater/GroveDiversity of prairie fens: relative influence of site- and landscape-level variables
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Oral PaperHackett , Rachel A; Karbowski, Hillary M; Monfils, Anna K. .biodiversity
prairie fen
wetland
landscape
vegetation
water
soil
Onagraceae
species richness
July 29th 3:15 pmClearwater/GroveBreak
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47007July 29th 3:45 pmClearwater/GroveWhen fire is welcome in Mediterranean plant communities: a phylogenetic perspective on assembly rules
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Oral PaperAlves Meira Neto , Joao Augusto; Gastauer, Markus; Maganago, Luiz; Clemente, Adelaide; Correia, Otilia.Assembly rules
Evolutionary ecology
functional ecology
47008July 29th 4:00 pmClearwater/GrovePatterns of vascular plant diversity suggest that the western North American sagebrush steppe is ecologically very stable: implications for restoration
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Oral PaperLavin , Matthew T.community phylogenetics
Artemisia
Amaranthaceae
Poaceae
Fabaceae
Brassicaceae
47009July 29th 4:15 pmClearwater/Grove
Canceled
The production of phytolith-occluded carbon in terrestrial ecosystems of China
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Oral PaperSong, Zhaoliang; Stromberg, Caroline.Phytolith
carbon sink
silicon cycle
terrestrial ecosystems
China
grassland
Forest Ecosystem
cropland
Tuesday, July 29th, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm · Clearwater/Grove
Session M35: Meeting: Ecological Section Business Meeting
Presiding: Eric Morgan,
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July 29th 5:30 pmClearwater/GroveEcological Section Business Meeting
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Wednesday, July 30th

Wednesday, July 30th, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm · Summit/Boise Centre
Session SY09: Symposium: On models and methods pertaining to plant reproduction
Presiding: Jordan Sinclair, Rice University
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July 30th 8:00 amSummit/Boise CentreIntroduction
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SY09002July 30th 8:15 amSummit/Boise CentreModels of seed and pollen dispersal and implications for ex situ seed conservation collections
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationHoban , Sean Michael.seed dispersal
conservation biology
models
simulation
pollen dispersal
ex situ conservation
individual-based models
genetics
SY09003July 30th 8:45 amSummit/Boise CentreThe fate of seeds and its relevance to population dynamics
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationTenhumberg, Brigitte.population dynamics
models
Penstemon haydenii
seed bank
SY09004July 30th 9:15 amSummit/Boise CentreMating patterns in Daphne jezoensis: An application of NM+
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationSinclair, Jordan; Kameyama, Yoshiaki; Kudo, Gaku.pollination
gynodioecy
dispersal
July 30th 9:45 amSummit/Boise CentreBreak
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SY09006July 30th 10:15 amSummit/Boise CentreLife history evolution under climate change and its influence on the population dynamics of a long-lived plant
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationMiller, Thomas.Demography
cost of reproduction
orchid
integral projection model
SY09007July 30th 10:45 amSummit/Boise CentrePhase transition model for monoecy-dioecy linkage in higher plants: from the perspective based on n-player game model
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationMasaka, Kazuhiko; Takada, Takenori.monoecy
dioecy
competitive sharing among males
pollination efficiency
inbreeding depression
n-player game model
SY09008July 30th 11:15 amSummit/Boise CentreConfronting models with data: the case of sex-ratio evolution in gynodioecious plants
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationCARUSO , CHRISTINA MARIE; Case , Andrea L. .gynodioecy
sex ratio
Lobelia
Breeding System
July 30th 11:45 amSummit/Boise CentreDiscussion
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Wednesday, July 30th, 1:30 pm to 2:45 pm · Cottonwoods North/Boise Centre
Session 39: Contributed Papers: Ecological Section: Forest Ecology and Management
Presiding: MARGARET S DEVALL , U.S. Forest Service
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39001July 30th 1:30 pmCottonwoods North/Boise CentreSuccessional Chronosequence of Woody Restoration in Strip Mined Land in Zanesville, Ohio
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Oral PaperCampbell, Alicia; Gilland, Keith; Keiffer, Carolyn.Chronosequence
Restoration Ecology
Strip Mining
39002July 30th 1:45 pmCottonwoods North/Boise CentreGetting ahead of the front: Evaluating impacts of emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) on forest vegetation in eastern North America
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Oral PaperKilgore , Jason S; Dolan, Benjamin J.Fraxinus
emerald ash borer
long term studies
disturbance
undergraduate education
continental scale
39003July 30th 2:00 pmCottonwoods North/Boise CentreDistance-related mortality promotes species diversity in silico
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Oral PaperHammond, Sean; Brown, James H..diversity
Janzen-Connell
simulation
Individual-based model
39004July 30th 2:15 pmCottonwoods North/Boise CentreThe effect of emerald ash borer-caused canopy gaps on reproduction of an understory invasive shrub
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Oral PaperHOVEN, BRIAN M; GORCHOV , DAVID L; KNIGHT, KATHLEEN S.Lonicera maackii
invasive species
fruit production
fecundity
disturbance
forest pests
39005July 30th 2:30 pmCottonwoods North/Boise CentreSuccession in the Red Gum Research Natural Area
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Oral PaperDEVALL , MARGARET S; Rodrigues, Guilherme de Assis ; Ferreira Fernandes, Lucas Do Nascimento ; Smith, Carl G.; Hughes, Steven ; Hamel, Paul.Research Natural Area
old growth
bottomland hardwood

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