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

COS 19 - Agroecology/Agroforestry

Tuesday, August 3, 2010: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
333, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Martin Matute
8:20 AM
Resilience of "fertilizer tree" agroforestry systems to drought induced by climate change in Malawi: Evidence from a rainfall manipulation experiment and interannual variability
Amber C. Kerr, UC Berkeley; Festus K. Akinnifesi, World Agroforestry Centre; Margaret S. Torn, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
8:40 AM
Residual effects of land management on wetland communities in an agricultural landscape
Kim A. Medley, University of Colorado; Elizabeth H. Boughton, University of Central Florida; David G. Jenkins, University of Central Florida; Patrick J. Bohlen, University of Central Florida; Pedro F. Quintana-Ascencio, University of Central Florida; John E. Fauth, University of Central Florida
9:00 AM
Pest management and natural enemy arthropod diversity in Michigan apple orchards
Stacy G. Mates, University of Michigan; Ivette Perfecto, University of Michigan
9:20 AM
Habitat temporal complementation: How do beneficial ground beetles survive in a transient mosaic?
Chloé Vasseur, National Institut for Agronomic Research; Sophie Puyo, National Institut for Agronomic Research; Jacques Baudry, INRA UR 980, SAD-Paysage
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
10:10 AM
Comparing nitrogen cycling on grain farms in the Mississippi River Basin using a mass balance approach
Jennifer B. Gardner, Cornell University; Laurie E. Drinkwater, Cornell University
10:30 AM
Going green:  Do sustainable growing practices provide refugia for local insect communities
R. Andrew Rodstrom, Washington State University; John J. Brown, Washington State University; John R. Rodstrom, Hope College; Johnny K. Stark, Washington State University; Emma C. Smith, Washington State University
10:50 AM
A total systems approach to modeling and pest management in wheat cropping systems
Ilai N. Keren, Montana State University; Fabian Menalled, Montana State University; David Weaver, Montana State University; Alan Dyer, Montana State University; Jim Robison-Cox, Montana State University
11:10 AM
Engaging a coffee farmer community in the Los Santos region of Costa Rica: Developing tools for farmers to encourage sustainable farming practices
Thomas V. Dietsch, Earthwatch Institute; Mark W. Chandler, Earthwatch Institute; Sebastian Castro Tanzi, University of Vermont; Natalia Urena, Earthwatch Institute; Lucia Vendas Navarro, Earthwatch Institute