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

COS 101 - Seed production, Dispersal, and Predation

Thursday, August 5, 2010: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
410, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Tamara J. Zelikova
1:30 PM
Reproductive output of mesquite and juniper across sites of varying soil depth
Kathleen D. Eggemeyer, Texas State University; Susanne Schwinning, Texas State University
1:50 PM
Systematic deviation for the predictions of metabolic theory in a transitional Quercus-Carya forest
David N. Allen, University of Michigan; John H. Vandermeer, University of Michigan
2:10 PM
A theoretical framework for quantifying the net effects of seed-caching granivores on plant recruitment
Rafal Zwolak, Adam Mickiewicz University; Elizabeth Crone, Tufts University
2:30 PM
Landscape mediated acorn dispersal by blue jays (Cyanocitta cristata)
Nathanael Lichti, Purdue University; Shealyn Marino, Wilkes University; Michael A. Steele, Wilkes University; Robert K. Swihart, Purdue University
2:50 PM
Small mammal responses to fire in the Mojave Desert
Kevin J. Horn, Brigham Young Univiersity; Brock McMillan, Brigham Young University; Samuel B. St. Clair, Brigham Young University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Effects of predation on population dynamics and extinction risk of an endangered Lupinus species
Eleanor A. Pardini, Washington University in St. Louis; Tiffany M. Knight, Washington University in St. Louis
3:40 PM
Pollen limitation and herbivory in the deceptive Orchid, Cypripedium candidum (Orchidaceae)
Ryan P. Walsh, Bowling Green State University; Helen J. Michaels, Bowling Green State University
4:00 PM
Plant population growth in response to changes in seed predation across a 2.5 km elevation gradient
Rachel A. Hillyer, Wake Forest University; Miles R. Silman, Wake Forest University
4:20 PM
Impact of bird loss on the spatial structure of bird dispersed tree species in Guam
Haldre S. Rogers, Iowa State; Janneke Hille Ris Lambers, University of Washington; Joshua J. Tewksbury, Future Earth
4:40 PM
Formica ant mounds as a potential favorable microhabitat for invasive leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula) in Wisconsin sand oak savannas
Moni C. Berg-Binder, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Andrew V. Suarez, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign