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

COS 82 - Forests II

Thursday, August 5, 2010: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
336, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Paul R. Gagnon
8:00 AM
Ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) diversity as related to altitude in tropical montane cloud forests of Perú
Sarah A. Maveety, Wake Forest University; Robert A. Browne, Wake Forest University
8:20 AM
The impact of forest logging and fragmentation on the species richness and density of Malagasy rainforest carnivores
Brian D. Gerber, Virginia Tech; Sarah M. Karpanty, Virginia Tech; Johny Randrianantenaina, Centre Valbio
9:00 AM
Testing soil legacy effects of the invasive shrub Cytisus scoparius on Douglas fir seedling growth
Ingrid M. Parker, University of California, Santa Cruz; Karen A. Haubensak, Northern Arizona University; Sara Grove, University of California, Santa Cruz; Stephanie Kimitsuka, University of California, Santa Cruz; Jeffrey R. Foster, Fort Lewis; Nancy Benson, Fort Lewis
9:20 AM
Invasion of Abies fraseri and Picea rubens in a southern Appalachian grassy bald over 30 years
Joe H. Sullivan, University of Maryland; J. Dan Pittillo, Western Carolina University (Retired); Taylor Keen, University of Maryland
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
Temporal variation in prevalence and intensity of chytridiomycosis in three species of frogs at La Selva, Costa Rica
Steven M. Whitfield, University of South Dakota; Jacob Kerby, University of South Dakota; Lydia R. Gentry, University of Idaho; Maureen A. Donnelly, Florida International University
10:10 AM
Persistence of early-successional tree species in a late-successional hemlock-hardwood forest landscape
Robert T. Fahey, The Morton Arboretum; Craig G. Lorimer, University of Wisconsin-Madison; David J. Mladenoff, University of Wisconsin-Madison
10:30 AM
Concerted effects of plant compounds and endophytic fungi on food quality of giant bamboo to bamboo lemurs
Daniel J. Ballhorn, Portland State University; Stefanie Kautz, Field Museum of Natural History; Imke Schmitt, University of Minnesota
10:50 AM
A functional insight into tropical dry forest succession: Theoretical and practical implications
Mariana Yolotl Alvarez-Añorve, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; Mauricio Quesada, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; Arturo Sanchez-Azofeifa, University of Alberta; Luis Daniel Avila-Cabadilla, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
11:10 AM
Epiphyte-phorophyte network structure in a fragmented tropical dry forest in western Mexico
Roberto Sáyago, Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero; Martha Lopezaraiza-Mikel, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; Alfredo Cascante-Marin, Universidad de Costa Rica; Mauricio Quesada, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México