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

PS 6 - Climate Change: Plants

Monday, August 2, 2010: 4:30 PM-6:30 PM
Exhibit Hall A, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Australian Alpine seeds and seedlings: Can they cope with change?
Gemma Hoyle, The Australian National University; Adrienne B. Nicotra, The Australian National University; Kathryn Steadman, University of Queensland; Roger Good, Australian National Botanic Gardens
The role of abiotic factors on belowground meristem dynamics and tiller initiation in tallgrass prairie ecosystems
Melinda M. Williamson, Oklahoma State University; Gail Wilson, Oklahoma State University; David C. Hartnett, Kansas State University; Jacqueline P. Ott, Kansas State University
An ecological assessment of core and edge populations of two dominant Great Plains grasses: Implications for climate change
Amanda C. Lease, Colorado State University; A.K. Knapp, Colorado State University; E.F. Kelly, Colorado State University; Melinda Smith, Colorado State University
Climate change and potential reversal of regime shifts in desert ecosystems
Debra Peters, USDA Agricultural Research Service; Jin Yao, USDA ARS; Osvaldo E. Sala, Arizona State University
Isoprene-related thermotolerance of leaves is greater at low atmospheric CO2: implications for the evolution of isoprene biosynthesis and rising atmospheric CO2 concentrations
Danielle A. Way, University of Western Ontario; Joerg-Peter Schnitzler, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology; Russell K. Monson, University of Arizona; Rob Jackson, Stanford and Duke universities
Examination of pre-industrial and elevated [CO2] reveals the temperature-dependent CO2 sensitivity of light energy partitioning at photosystem II in Eucalypts 
Barry A. Logan, Bowdoin College; Carolyn R. Hricko, Bowdoin College; J.D. Lewis, Fordham University; Oula Ghannoum, University of Western Sydney; Nathan Phillips, Boston University; Renee Smith, Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, University of Western Sydney, Richmond NSW 2753, Australia; Jann P. Conroy, University of Western Sydney; David T. Tissue, Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, University of Western Sydney, Richmond NSW
Effects of temperature and nutrient levels on life history characteristics in a tank bromeliad Vriesea cathyi
Adam F.A. Pellegrini, Princeton University; Catherine L. Cardelus, Colgate University
The contribution of population-level processes in grassland resistance to long-term climate change
Catherine Ravenscroft, Syracuse University; Jason Fridley, Syracuse University; J. Philip Grime, University of Sheffield
The influence of post-fire successional trajectory on understory composition in Alaskan boreal forests
Kamala Earl, Florida Museum of Natural History; Heather D. Alexander, University of Texas at Brownsville; Michelle Mack, University of Florida
Impacts of climate warming on prairie legume growth, nitrogen-fixation, and phenology
Heather R. Whittington, University of Minnesota; G. David Tilman, University of Minnesota; Jennifer S. Powers, University of Minnesota
Response of biomass accumulation of seedlings of two hardwood tree species to elevated atmospheric [CO2] and air temperature
Mary Anne McGuire, University of Georgia; Timothy M. Wertin, University of Illinois; Robert O. Teskey, University of Georgia
Endophytic fungi and climate change drivers interact to alter virus prevalence in grasses
Megan A. Rúa, University of Mississippi; Rebecca L. McCulley, University of Kentucky; Charles E. Mitchell, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Germination of Quercus geminata and Quercus myrtifolia in association with barrier island ephemeral wetlands (swales)
Sarah T. Lumban Tobin, University of Florida; Debbie L. Miller, University of Florida; Mack Thetford, University of Florida
Smaller than expected increases in integrated photosynthesis and biomass for plants grown at elevated CO2 and temperature under fully open air CO2 fumigation
Ursula M. Ruiz Vera, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaing; David Rosenthal, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign/USDA-ARS; Matt Siebers, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Carl J. Bernacchi, University of Illinois; Donald R. Ort, USDA-ARS and University of Illinois
Ecophysiological effects of experimental drought in relation to regeneration strategy after fire in a Mediterranean shrubland
Antonio Parra, University of Castilla-La Mancha; David A. Ramírez, University of Castilla-La Mancha; Víctor Resco, Fire Reseach Center; José M. Moreno, University of Castilla-La Mancha
Ecotypic Responses of Indiangrass (Sorghastrum nutans) to Varying Water Regimes
Kimberly F. Elsenbroek, Southern Illinois University Carbondale; Elizabeth M. Bach, Iowa State University; Sara G. Baer, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Germination of two Erica species along a latitudinal gradient and under various thermal conditions
Daniel Chamorro, University of Castilla-La Mancha; Belén Luna, University of Castilla-La Mancha; José M. Moreno, University of Castilla-La Mancha
Does the response of leaf photosynthetic productivity to rising atmospheric temperature and CO2 scale up to the canopy?
David Rosenthal, Ohio University; Carl J. Bernacchi, University of Illinois; Stephen P. Long, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Donald R. Ort, USDA-ARS and University of Illinois
Influence of warmer nights and changes in precipitation frequency on Engelmann Spruce (Picea engelmannii) seedling physiology
Rachel J. Hill, Brigham Young University; Allison Orgill, Brigham Young University; Beau J. Walker, Brigham Young University; Marissa D. Laflin, Brigham Young University; Richard A. Gill, Brigham Young University
Response of a temperate liana to atmospheric CO2 enrichment under varying light and precipitation levels
David C. Marvin, Carnegie Institution for Science; ReBecca Sonday, University of Michigan
Elevated CO2 initially stimulates photosynthesis in sweetgum, but effects dissipate after a decade
Jeffrey M. Warren, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Richard J. Norby, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Belinda E. Medlyn, Macquarie University
Evaluating multiple extinction risks for the obligate fire seeder Leucopogon setiger under changing fire regimes and climate change
Rebecca Swab, University of California; Helen M. Regan, University of California Riverside; David Keith, Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water; Tracey J. Regan, The University of Melbourne; Mark Ooi, University of Wollongong
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