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

COS 64 - Ecosystem Function: Biodiversity II

Wednesday, August 4, 2010: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
333, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Robert Ptacnik
1:30 PM
Niche saturation reveals resource partitioning among consumers
Tobin D. Northfield, University of Wisconsin; Gretchen B. Snyder, Washington State University; Anthony R. Ives, University of Wisconsin-Madison; William E. Snyder, Washington State University
1:50 PM
Restoring predator-pathogen evenness increases consumption of prey/host resources
David Crowder, Washington State University; Tobin D. Northfield, University of Wisconsin; Michael R. Strand, University of Georgia; William E. Snyder, Washington State University
2:10 PM
Vernal pool microbial community responses to environmental change: A microcosm study
Sarah R. Carrino-Kyker, The Holden Arboretum; David J. Burke, The Holden Arboretum; Kurt A. Smemo, The Holden Arboretum; Juan Carlos López-Gutiérrez, University of Northern British Columbia
2:30 PM
Impacts of native and exotic plant diversity in old-fields
Susan C. Cook, Cornell University; Anurag A. Agrawal, Cornell University
2:50 PM
Landscape simplification and altitudinal variation affect biodiversity, herbivory, and Andean potato yield
Katja Poveda, Cornell University; Eliana Martinez, Universidad Nacional de Colombia; Maria A. Bonilla, Universidad Nacional de Colombia; Teja Tscharntke, Georg-August-University Göttingen
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Cascading diversity effects transmitted exclusively by behavioral interactions
William E. Snyder, Washington State University; Shawn A. Steffan, USDA-ARS
3:40 PM
Fire, grazing, and patch structure: Do South African and American grasslands respond in the same way
Sally E. Koerner, Colorado State University; Scott L. Collins, University of New Mexico
4:00 PM
Plant species diversity and genetic diversity interactively influence community properties and ecosystem processes
Kerri M. Crawford, Washington University in St. Louis; Jennifer Rudgers, University of New Mexico
4:40 PM
Productivity, rather than diversity, controls stability of productivity in two restored plant communities
James M. Doherty, University of Wisconsin; Joy B. Zedler, University of Wisconsin