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

COS 90 - Trophic Dynamics and Interactions II

Thursday, August 5, 2010: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
329, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Douglas B. Rasher
8:00 AM
The effects of seed and carrion pulses on beetle (Coleoptera) assemblages in second growth, oak-hickory woodlots
Pei-Jen L. Shaner, National Taiwan Normal University; Stephen A. Macko, University of Virginia
8:20 AM
Predator diversity impacts herbivore abundance and distribution: Consequences for a vector-borne plant pathogen
Elizabeth Y. Long, University of Missouri; Deborah L. Finke, University of Missouri
8:40 AM
Quantifying indirect interactions among herbivores and their shared natural enemies in the field
Eleanor J. Blitzer, Cornell University; Stephen C. Welter, University of California, Berkeley
9:00 AM
Resource quality alters bottom-up and top-down forces in an experimental food web
Jillian S. Cohen, Cornell University; Bernd Blossey, Cornell University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
Plant adaptation to a resource cline has consequences for plant-herbivore interactions
Jessica D. Pratt, University of California, Irvine; Kailen A. Mooney, University of California, Ivine
10:10 AM
Stable isotope and mercury analysis in the Mobile Bay, AL food web
Lauren M. Showalter, University of Alabama/Dauphin Island Sea Lab; Behzad Mortazavi, University of Alabama; David Evans, NOAA; John Dindo, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
10:50 AM
Beyond the trophic cascade: Indirect effects of extraction in reef fish assemblages
Brian J. Zgliczynski, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Ivor D. Williams, NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center; Stuart A. Sandin, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
11:10 AM
The effect of grazers on the vertical distribution of phytoplankton
Dennis Ruppe, SUNY Geneseo; Christopher A. Klausmeier, Michigan State University