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

COS 71 - Mycorrhizae

Wednesday, August 4, 2010: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
411, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Louis J. Gross
1:30 PM
Indirect effects of willows on arbuscular mycorrhizal associations in understory plants
Katie M. Becklin, University of Kansas; Candace Galen, University of Missouri-Columbia
1:50 PM
Variation in soil nitrogen availability and substrate use affect the 15N signatures of trees, saprotrophic, and ectomycorrhizal fungi
Lucas E. Nave, University of Michigan Biological Station; Knute Nadelhoffer, University of Michigan; James Le Moine, University of Michigan; Marilynn Smith, University of Michigan Biological Station
2:10 PM
Transitions of arbuscular mycorrhizal grasslands to ectomycorrhizal trees: implications for carbon, nutrients, and biodiversity
Ian A. Dickie, Lincoln University; Kate H. Orwin, Lancaster University; Mark G. St. John, Landcare Research; John T. Scott, Landcare Research; Miko U. F. Kirschbaum, Landcare Research; John E. Hunt, Landcare Research; Duane A. Peltzer, Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research; Larry E. Burrows, Landcare Research; Margaret M. Barbour, Landcare Research; Bryan A. Stevenson, Landcare Research; Jackie Aislabie, Landcare Research; Gregor Yeates, Landcare Research; Matthias C. Rillig, Freie Universitaet Berlin
2:30 PM
CANCELLED - Endophytic fungal responses to environmental conditions depend on the host
Demetra Kandalepas, Tulane University; A. Elizabeth Arnold, University of Arizona; Gary P. Shaffer, Southeastern Louisiana University; William J. Platt, Louisiana State University
2:50 PM
Functional variation in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in relation to host plant genetics
Baoming Ji, Indiana University; Mara Trushell, Northern Arizona University; Carlyn Van Camp, Northern Arizona University; Thomas G. Whitham, Northern Arizona University; Catherine Gehring, Northern Arizona University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Conditionality of mutualism: Costs and benefits in a tri-tropic system
Thomas H. Pendergast IV, University of Pittsburgh; Walter P. Carson, University of Pittsburgh
3:40 PM
A highly diverse arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal community at a bunchgrass prairie provides evidence of partner selection
Wendy S. Phillips, Oregon State University; Deborah L. Clark, Oregon State University; Eric W. Seabloom, University of Minnesota
4:00 PM
Linking mycorrhizal structure to their function in grasslands: Implications for carbon sequestration
Gail Wilson, Oklahoma State University; Nancy Johnson, Northern Arizona University; R. Michael Miller, Argonne National Laboratory
4:40 PM
Dependence of ectomycorrhizal fungi of mature trees on current photosynthate: An isotope study
Linda T.A. Van Diepen, University of New Hampshire; Erik A. Lilleskov, US Forest Service, Northern Research Station; Carley J. Kratz, Michigan Technological University; Carrie Andrew, SLU Swedish Species Information Centre (SLU Artdatabanken), Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)