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

COS 40 - Invasion: Dynamics, Population Processes

Tuesday, August 3, 2010: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
410, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Heinke Jäger
1:30 PM
There goes the neighborhood: The impact of the invasive shrub Lonicera maackii on nutrient cycling, decomposition dynamics, and the decomposer community
Megan M. Poulette, University of Kentucky; Mary A. Arthur, University of Kentucky; Rebecca L. McCulley, University of Kentucky; Jim A. Nelson, University of Kentucky
1:50 PM
Biocontrol targeting purple loosestrife is successful only in low-nutrient sites
Stephen M. Hovick, Rice University; Chris J. Peterson, University of Georgia; Walter P. Carson, University of Pittsburgh
2:10 PM
2:30 PM
Effects of climate and snow depth on Bromus tectorum population dynamics at high elevation
Alden Griffith, Wellesley College; Michael Loik, University of California; Amy L. Concilio, University of Colorado
2:50 PM
Hybridization with a native species may assist establishment of an invader
Takehiko Yamanaka, Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences, NARO; Andrew M. Liebhold, USDA Forest Service
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Genetic diversity, habitat requirements, and population dynamics of Moerisia sp., an invasive hydromedusa in the San Francisco Estuary
Mariah H. Meek, University of California-Davis; Alpa P. Wintzer, University of California; Bernie May, University of California, Davis; Peter B. Moyle, University of California
3:40 PM
Inferring colonization patterns of the invasive shrub Amur Honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii (Rupr.) Herder) in southwestern Ohio from the genetic structure of their populations
Erin J. McNutt, Kent State University; Monica M. Ross, Kent State University; Michael R. Monfredi, Kent State University; David L. Gorchov, Miami University; Oscar J. Rocha, Kent State University
4:00 PM
Growth and plasticity of invasive and native Microstegium vimineum populations across multiple common gardens
Luke Flory, University of Florida; Furong Long, Xinping Forestry Bureau; Keith Clay, Indiana University
4:20 PM
Plant invasion has linear and nonlinear impacts on the soil ecosystem
Kenneth J. Elgersma, University of Northern Iowa; Joan G. Ehrenfeld, Rutgers University; Shen Yu, Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Torsten Vor, University of Göttingen
4:40 PM
Allee effects, aggregation behavior, and invasion success
Andrew R. Kanarek, National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis; Colleen T. Webb, Colorado State University; Robert D. Holt, University of Florida