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

COS 41 - Mutualism and Facilitation

Tuesday, August 3, 2010: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
411, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Richard P. Shefferson
2:10 PM
Trade-based mutualism: How stoichiometry, uptake efficiencies, population sizes, and resource availability affect the price and the benefit of trade
Emily Grman, Michigan State University; Todd M.P. Robinson, Michigan State University; Christopher A. Klausmeier, Michigan State University
2:30 PM
Niche expansion and partitioning mediated by mutualism in a native grass-fungal endophyte symbiosis
Michelle E. Afkhami, University of Toronto; Patrick J. McIntyre, University of California Davis
2:50 PM
Larval interactions between Phormia regina and Lucilia sericata (Diptera: Calliphoridae) on different tissue types
Christina L.M. Reid, University of Windsor; Sherah L. VanLaerhoven, University of Windsor
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
The effects of temperature on mutualist attendance in an ant-plant interaction
Ginny M. Fitzpatrick, University of Arizona; Travis E. Huxman, University of California, Irvine; Judith Bronstein, University of Arizona
3:40 PM
An interaction modification framework for mutualism
Antonio J. Golubski, Kennesaw State University; Peter A. Abrams, University of Toronto
4:00 PM
Living dangerously:  An orb-weaving spider potentially exploits an ant-acacia mutualism for enemy-free space
John D. Styrsky, Lynchburg College; Jennifer N. Styrsky, Lynchburg College; Loriann C. Garcia, Texas A&M University; Helen A. Wolfe, Lynchburg College
4:20 PM
Impact of aspen on subalpine fir establishment and succession
Joshua R. Buck, Brigham Young University; Samuel B. St Clair, Brigham Young University; W. John Calder, University of Wyoming
4:40 PM
Context-dependency of mutualism: Evaluation of responses of annual prairie plants to mycorrhizal fungi
Sarah C. Richardson, DePaul University; Stephanie Hughes, DePaul University; Corey E. Palmer, Northwestern University; Hemal Patel, DePaul University; Jake Schintgen, DePaul University; James D. Bever, Indiana University