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

COS 9 - Ecological Impacts on Human Populations & Biofuel Ecology

Monday, August 2, 2010: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
409, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Presider:
David LeBauer
1:30 PM
Effect of larval nutrition on the reproductive success of male Anopheles gambiae s.l. mosquitoes
Nnaemeka Francis Ezeakacha, University of Southern Mississippi; Daniel Boakye, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research; Delphina A. Gomez, University of Ghana, Legon
1:50 PM
Overshoot and Collapse Models for Human Populations
Dr. Max F. Kummerow, Curtin Unversity
2:10 PM
Rubella meta-population dynamics and importance of spatial coupling in the risk of CRS in Peru
C. Jessica E. Metcalf, Princeton; Gerardo Chowell, Arizona State University; Cesar Munayco-Escate, Direccion General de Epidemiolog─▒a; Bryan T. Grenfell, Princeton University; Ottar Bjornstad, Pennsylvania State University
2:50 PM
Direct and indirect emissions of nitrous oxide from biofuel feedstock crops of Central Illinois
Candice M. Smith, University of Illinois; Mark B. David, University of Illinois
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Growth analyses of prairie and corn biomass cropping systems
Meghann E. Jarchow, University of South Dakota; Matt Liebman, Iowa State University
3:40 PM
Impact of canopy nitrogen allocation on growth and photosynthetic properties of switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) and miscanthus (Miscanthus x giganteus)
Dan Wang, University of Illinois; Mattew Maughan, University of Illinois; David LeBauer, University of Illinois; Xiaohui Feng, University of Illinois; Jindong Sun, University of Illinois; Michael Dietze, Boston University
4:00 PM
Missing pieces in the ecology of biofuel crops: Pathogen and vector interactions
Abbie C. Schrotenboer, Trinity Christian College; Robert Goodwin, Michigan State University; Nicholas Batora, Michigan State University; Carolyn Malmstrom, Michigan State University