95th ESA Annual Meeting (August 1 -- 6, 2010)

COS 11 - Invasion

Monday, August 2, 2010: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
411, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Loretta L. Battaglia
1:30 PM
Use of limestone gravel on forest roads increases abundance of Microstegium vimineum (Japanese stiltgrass)
Andrea N. Nord, The Pennsylvania State University; David A. Mortensen, The Pennsylvania State University
1:50 PM
Response of kudzu (Pueraria montana var. lobata) to different types and levels of simulated insect herbivore damage
Matthew J. Frye, University of Delaware; Judith Hough-Goldstein, University of Delaware
2:10 PM
What determines plant establishment success? A multi-species introduction experiment
Anne Kempel, University of Bern; Thomas Chrobock, University of Bern; Markus Fischer, University of Bern; Mark van Kleunen, University of Konstanz
2:30 PM
CANCELLED - Old paradigms and new threats: Propagule pressure, predation and invasion success
Luke H. Hedge, The University of New South Wales; Emma L. Johnston, The University of New South Wales
2:50 PM
Morphology, water relations, and the invasive success of Rubus armeniacus in the Pacific Northwest
Joshua S. Caplan, Rutgers University; J. Alan Yeakley, Portland State University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Species invasions following climate manipulations in an infertile temperate grassland
Barbara Moser, Swiss Federal Research Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL; Jason Fridley, Syracuse University; J. Philip Grime, University of Sheffield; Ken Thompson, University of Sheffield
3:40 PM
Destruction without extinction: Long-term impacts of invasive tree in Galápagos
Heinke Jäger, Technische Universität Berlin; Ingo Kowarik, Technische Universität Berlin
4:00 PM
CANCELLED - A global scale population genetic study of water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes), the world's most successful aquatic plant invader
Yuan-Ye Zhang, University of Bern; Da-Yong Zhang, Beijing Normal University; Spencer C. H. Barrett, University of Toronto
4:20 PM
Predicting the potential range expansion of the invasive Lonicera japonica in the United States under current and future climate conditions
Carolyn M. Beans, University of Virginia; Francis F. Kilkenny, University of Virginia; Laura F. Galloway, University of Virginia
4:40 PM
Flammability of native and non-native grass-dominated sites within a subtropical dry forest in Puerto Rico
Jarrod M. Thaxton, Eastern Kentucky University; Skip J. Van Bloem, University of Puerto Rico