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

COS 54 - Invasion: Invasibility, Stability, and Diversity

Wednesday, August 4, 2010: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
409, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Alejandro Ordonez
8:00 AM
Three came, one conquered. A tale of three Centaureas
Daniel Montesinos, University of Montana; Ragan M. Callaway, The University of Montana
8:20 AM
Bud bank density regulates invasion by exotic plants
J. Wesley Sprinkle, Oklahoma State University; Gail Wilson, Oklahoma State University
8:40 AM
Novel weapons testing: Exotic plant chemistry does not deter native herbivores more than native plant chemistry
Eric M. Lind, University of Minnesota; John D. Parker, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
9:00 AM
Testing the biotic resistance hypothesis across spatial scales: Evidence from tropical dry forests
Wesley R. Brooks, Rutgers University; Rebecca C. Jordan, Rutgers University
9:20 AM
Spatial- and temporal-dependent shifts in grassland invasibility
Erin K. Pfeil, Youngstown State University; Brandon T. Sinn, The Ohio State University; Bruce J. Ciccone, Youngstown State University; Jacob A. Saborse, Youngstown State University; Ian J. Renne, Youngstown State University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
Disentangling the factors driving invasion of southern Appalachian oak and tulip poplar stands by Asiatic bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus): the role of land-use history
Timothy R. Kuhman, Edgewood College; Scott M. Pearson, Mars Hill University; Monica Turner, University of Wisconsin, Madison
10:10 AM
Natural disturbances affect invasion resistance in a California grassland
Loralee Larios, University of Montana; Katharine N. Suding, University of California at Berkeley
10:30 AM
Encroaching and invasive C4 grasses alter soil biota: Consequences for restoration
Karen R. Hickman, Oklahoma State University; Gail Wilson, Oklahoma State University; Melinda M. Williamson, Oklahoma State University; Forrest S. Smith, South Texas Natives
10:50 AM
The rich get richer with a little help from their (human) friends: Mesoscale influences on exotic plant invasion
Tanya Lubansky, New Jersey Institute of Technology and Rutgers University; Jessica K. Schnell, New Jersey Institute of Technology and Rutgers University; Sarah Kornbluth, Rutgers University; Denise Hewitt, Rutgers University; Andrew Mashintonio, New Jersey Institute of Technology and Rutgers University; John Kartesz, Biota of North America Program; Gareth J. Russell, New Jersey Institute of Technology and Rutgers University
11:10 AM
Characteristics and mechanisms producing alternate stable states in tropical dry forests of Puerto Rico
Skip J. Van Bloem, University of Puerto Rico; Jarrod M. Thaxton, Eastern Kentucky University; Brett T. Wolfe, Louisiana State University