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

COS 70 - Plant-Insect Interactions

Wednesday, August 4, 2010: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
410, David L Lawrence Convention Center
J.Gwen Shlichta
1:30 PM
Novel defenses in invasion resistance: Potential eavesdropping may cue inducible defenses against an invasive herbivore
Travis D. Marsico, Arkansas State University; Anastasia M. Woodard, Arkansas State University; Gary N. Ervin, Mississippi State University
1:50 PM
Developmental plasticity and reduced susceptibility to natural enemies following host plant defoliation in a specialized herbivore
Glen R. Hood, University of Notre Dame; James R. Ott, Texas State University-San Marcos
2:30 PM
Trade-off between food quality and enemy-free space in an assemblage of polyphagous forest caterpillars
Michael S. Singer, Wesleyan University; Timothy E. Farkas, University of Sheffield; Kailen A. Mooney, University of California, Ivine
2:50 PM
Contrasting covariation of above- and belowground invertebrate species across plant genotypes
Martijn L. Vandegehuchte, Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL; Eduardo de la Peña, Ghent University; Dries Bonte, Ghent University
3:10 PM
3:40 PM
Using occupancy models to investigate large-scale stem-boring insect herbivory dynamics in a primary successional landscape
Christian Che-Castaldo, University of Maryland; Evan H. Campbell Grant, US Geological Survey; William F. Fagan, University of Maryland; Charlie Crisafulli, US Forest Service; John G. Bishop, Washington State University
4:00 PM
Effects of preconditioning Aphis glycines on the expression of resistance in breeding lines of Glycine max
Matthew L. Richardson, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute; Curtis B. Hill, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Glen L. Hartman, USDA-ARS
4:20 PM
Effects of plant quality on an insect food web in a complex tropical coffee agroecosystem
David J. Gonthier, University of Michigan; Stacy M. Philpott, University of California, Santa Cruz; Gabriel H. Domínguez, Finca Irlanda Research Station; Jason D. Witter, University of Toledo; Alison L. Spongberg, University of Toledo
4:40 PM
The causes and consequences of natural tree clearings that reduce fire severity in western forests
Sarah E. Dalrymple, Liverpool John Moores University; Hugh Safford, Regional Ecologist, USDA Forest Service