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Monday, July 29th

Monday, July 29th, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm · Tucson B/Starr Pass
Session CB1: Contributed Papers: Conservation Ecology 1
Presiding: Jim Cohen, Kettering University; Steven Ballou, University of Memphis
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CB1001July 29th 8:00 amTucson B/Starr PassPopulation structure and migration of Phlox hirsuta (Polemoniaceae), a threatened serpentine species
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Oral PaperCohen, Jim; Anderson, Joelle; Williams, Doressa; Ryan, Gillian; Ruane, Lauren.Phlox
Polemoniaceae
serpentine
flower morphology
Conservation Genomics
CB1002July 29th 8:15 amTucson B/Starr PassLocal Seeds, Less Problems?: An Analysis of the Variability within Seed Sourcing Zones Collected by the Bureau of Land Management
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Oral PaperSchumacher, Emily; Franklin, Scott; McGlaughlin, Mitchell.Seeds of Success
Seed zones
Microsatellites
Sagebrush restoration
CB1003July 29th 8:30 amTucson B/Starr PassTeasing apart the scale of quantitative trait differences for restoration across heterogeneous landscapes
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Oral PaperYoko, Zebadiah; Volk, Kate; Hamilton, Jill.Restoration 
prairie smoke
Prairie Ecosystems
intraspecific trait variation
alvar
CB1004July 29th 8:45 amTucson B/Starr PassHabitat Suitability and Potential Future Range Contraction of Cochemiea halei (Cactaceae), a Pacific Island Endemic of Baja California Sur
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Oral PaperBreslin, Peter; Albuquerque, Fabio.
CB1005July 29th 9:00 amTucson B/Starr PassTranslocation of the Endangered Texas Poppy Mallow (Callirhoe scabriuscula, Malvaceae)
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Oral PaperAmos, Bonnie B..Endangered species
translocation
Malvaceae
Callirhoe scabriuscula
CB1006July 29th 9:15 amTucson B/Starr PassAdvances in cultivating the endangered Las Vegas Bearpoppy (Arctomecon californica)
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Oral PaperBailey, Lydia; Antoninka, Anita; Bowker, Matthew.
CB1007July 29th 9:30 amTucson B/Starr PassA Conservation Endowment for imperiled plants in Florida
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Oral PaperNegron-Ortiz, Vivian.Conservation Endowment 
rare plant conservation
Florida
July 29th 9:45 amTucson B/Starr PassBreak
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CB1009July 29th 10:15 amTucson B/Starr PassDistribution and Genetic Diversity of Nabalus serpentarius and its Common Congener, N. trifoliolatus (Asteraceae)
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Oral PaperBallou, Steven; Murin, Paige; Mandel, Jennifer.Nabalus
conservation
congener
population genetics
CB1010July 29th 10:30 amTucson B/Starr PassConservation genetics and taxonomy of the southeastern Coastal Plain endemic water lily Nuphar sagittifolia
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Oral PaperCulatta, Katherine; Whetten, Ross; Matallana, Lilian; Krings, Alexander.conservation
Genotyping-by-Sequencing
taxonomy
north american coastal plain
Nymphaeaceae
population genetics
CB1011July 29th 10:45 amTucson B/Starr PassConservation genomics of Indian Knob mountainbalm (Eriodictyon altissimum, Namaceae), a rare and imperiled shrub of coastal Central California
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Oral PaperGuilliams, C. Matt; Hasenstab-Lehman, Kristen.Eriodictyon
Namaceae
ddRAdseq
clonality
Boraginales
conservation
CB1012July 29th 11:00 amTucson B/Starr PassConservation Genomics of Dithyrea maritima (Brassicaceae), beach spectaclepod
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Oral PaperHasenstab-Lehman, Kristen; Guilliams, C. Matt.Dithyrea
Brassicaceae
ddRAdseq
conservation
CB1013July 29th 11:15 amTucson B/Starr PassRange-wide Phylogenomics of Opuntia basilaris (Cactaceae)
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Oral PaperPorter, J. Mark; Callaway, Tara.Cactaceae
conservation
ddRAD
GBS
Opuntia
CB1014July 29th 11:30 amTucson B/Starr PassCryobiotechnology for conservation and storage of endangered exceptional Hawaiian plant species
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Oral PaperPhilpott, Megan; Pence, Valerie.conservation
Ex situ
Cryopreservation
Tissue culture
Hawaii
CB1015July 29th 11:45 amTucson B/Starr PassReceiving proper credit for research in developing countries: A study of co-authorship in plant conservation genetics
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Oral PaperMerritt, Benjamin; Philpott, Megan; Tunison, Robert; Barreiro Sanchez, Jose; Tepe, Eric; Torres, Maria; Culley, Theresa.publication
developing countries
conservation genetics
literature review
Monday, July 29th, 8:30 am to 12:00 pm · Tucson A/Starr Pass
Session ECO1: Contributed Papers: Ecology 1: Species Interactions
Presiding: Rupesh Kariyat, University Of Texas, Rio Grande Valley; Margaret Devall, U.S. Forest Sevice
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ECO1001July 29th 8:30 amTucson A/Starr PassEffects of herbivore induced toxins in Solanaceae on the growth and development of a specialist herbivore
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Oral PaperKariyat, Rupesh.plant defense
sap
spines
ECO1002July 29th 8:45 amTucson A/Starr PassThe stellate trichomes of Solanum species function in plant defense by damaging the gut lining of an insect herbivore
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Oral PaperSerpi, Alexandra; Dennington, Nina; Stephenson, Andrew.biotic interactions
structure function
ECO1003July 29th 9:00 amTucson A/Starr PassLeveling the playing field: Mammalian herbivores weaken selection for earlier emergence but not larger seeds in two California grasses
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Oral PaperWaterton, Joseph; Cleland, Elsa.Seed size
Emergence time
Competition
herbivory
Selection
ECO1004July 29th 9:15 amTucson A/Starr PassWhat’s eating Catopsis berteroniana on Andros, Bahamas?
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Oral PaperKoptur, Suzanne; Gonsiska, Philip A..Bahamas
bromeliad
caterpillar
Catopsis
Dahana
herbivory
folivory
ECO1005July 29th 9:30 amTucson A/Starr PassThe Effects of Ericoid Mycorrhizal Fungi on Reproductive Traits of Vaccinium corymbosum
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Oral PaperO'Neill, Erin; Brody, Alison.mycorrhizal fungi
Pollination
symbiosis
floral traits
ecology
July 29th 9:45 amTucson A/Starr PassBreak
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ECO1007July 29th 10:15 amTucson A/Starr PassHost species not functional group determines the performance of a parasitic plant
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Oral PaperBrown, Max; Frachon, Natacha; Metherell, Chris; Moore, Paloma; Twyford, Alex.parasitic plant
parasitism
parasite
host specialisation
Orobanchaceae
Euphrasia
parasite fitness
local adaptation
ecology
ECO1008July 29th 10:30 amTucson A/Starr PassPollinator contribution to the yield of the new oil crop Brassica carinata
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Oral PaperFenster, Charles.Pollination
Landscape ecology
Pollinator health
pollinator
crop yield
ECO1009July 29th 10:45 amTucson A/Starr PassWhy be different? Trait differences reduce competition within and among species in Proteaceae communities in the Cape Floristic Region, South Africa
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Oral PaperNolting, Kristen; Nolting, Kristen; Holsinger, Kent.Proteaceae
biodiversity hotspot
Species coexistence
functional traits
ECO1010July 29th 11:00 amTucson A/Starr PassGrowth and survival of the federally endangered Lindera melissifolia and Lindera benzoin, a possible competitor, in varying densities and hydrologic regimes
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Oral PaperDevall, Margaret; Hawkins, Tracy; Schiff, nathan.schiff@usda.gov; Leininger, Ted.Endangered species
Competition
wetlands
Monday, July 29th, 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm · Tucson B/Starr Pass
Session CB2: Contributed Papers: Conservation Ecology 2
Presiding: Rosa Scherson, University Of Chile
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CB2001July 29th 1:30 pmTucson B/Starr PassDoes the choice of molecular marker influence spatial patterns of phylogenetic diversity? A study case in the vascular flora of Chile
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Oral PaperLuebert, Federico; Scherson, Rosa.phylogenetic diversity
vascular plants
Evolutionary conservation
CB2002July 29th 1:45 pmTucson B/Starr PassComparative spatial phylogenetics between Mediterranean Chile and California, a tale of two biodiversity hotspots
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Oral PaperScherson, Rosa; Fuentes-Castillo, Taryn; Pliscoff, Patricio; Roman, Maria Jose; Baldwin, Bruce; Kling, Matthew; Thornhill, Andrew; Ackerly, David; Mishler, Brent.phylogenetic diversity
Mediterranean ecosystems
vascular plants
CB2003July 29th 2:00 pmTucson B/Starr PassCharacterizing the flora of desert springs in the Mojave Desert to conserve ecological islands in an arid sea
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Oral PaperFraga, Naomi; De Groot, Sarah.Floristics
conservation
Mojave
vegetation mapping
wetlands
riparian
ecological islands
CB2004July 29th 2:15 pmTucson B/Starr PassSeeing the forest for the trees: using lichens in forest conservation
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Oral PaperMcMullin, Troy; Wiersma, Yolanda.lichen
old-growth forests
conservation
continuity
bioindicators
Monday, July 29th, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Arizona Ballroom/Starr Pass
Session P: Contributed Posters: Conservation Biology Posters
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PCB001July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassConservation Genomics of Plant Populations in Guadalupe Mountains National Park using Herbarium Specimens
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Poster: Conservation BiologySlimp, Madeline; Hale, Haley; Johnson, Matthew.Conservation Genomics
Angiosperms353
HybPiper
PCB002July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassAnalysis of Morphological and Genotypic Variation Among Populations of Lactuca hirsuta var. sanguinea
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Poster: Conservation BiologyMurin, Paige; Ballou, Steven; Mandel, Jennifer.Lactuca
conservation
population genetics
Principle Components Analysis
hirsuta
PCB003July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassUsing scanning electron microscopy to compare pollen grain morphology and assess hybridization between Physaria kingii subsp. kaibabensis and its congeners
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Poster: Conservation BiologyWallace, Catherine; Molano-Flores, Brenda; Molano-Flores, Brenda; Coons, Janice.SEM
hybridization 
Physaria 
pollen morphology 
PCB004July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassExtinction by demographic swamping? A case study from the Galápagos islands
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Poster: Conservation BiologyReatini, Bryan; Valdebenito, Hugo; Torres, Maria de Lourdes; Vision, Todd.demographic swamping
extinction
reproductive isolation
reproductive interference
Galapagos
PCB005July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassPollination and seed-set of Desert yellowhead (Yermo xanthocephalus)
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Poster: Conservation BiologyHandley, Joy; Tronstad, Lusha.pollen
pollinator
seed viability
PCB006July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassNew Insights into Life History Traits of Endangered Wetland Obligate Lilaeopsis schaffneriana subsp. recurva (Apiaceae) inform Conservation
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Poster: Conservation BiologySolves, Jean-Philippe; Howard, Linda; Barron, Kara; Monkemeier, Peggy; Stromberg, Juliet.Cienega
Huachuca Water Umbel
Apiaceae
Endangered
Habitat quality
Seed Bank
Transplant
Lilaeopsis
PCB007July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassWhat lies in the Dark: Cutting open Baptisia australis fruits in search of seed predators
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Poster: Conservation BiologyDavis, Jennifer; Moore, Cheyenne; McDonnell, Angela; Schuette, Scott; Martine, Christopher.Baptisia
Fabaceae
rare plant
conservation
natural history
Pennsylvania
Lepidoptera
seed predation
PCB008July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassPopulation dynamics of Phlox hirsuta, a rare serpentine endemic
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Poster: Conservation BiologyHorner, Kaitlyn; Cribari, Molly; Cohen, Jim; Ruane, Lauren.
PCB009July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassTitle: A Tropical Greenhouse ex situ Conservation Plan and its Practical Application at the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium
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Poster: Conservation BiologyPeterson, Courtney.conservation
Undergraduate
PCB010July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassMicroorganism Analysis of the Maryville University Freight Farm
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Poster: Conservation BiologyStanton, Jaccob; Wright, Lindsay; Krakos, Dr. Kyra N..Freight Farm
sustainability
agriculture
PCB011July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassThe Effects of Silver Thiosulfate on In Vitro Survival of Oak Shoots
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Poster: Conservation BiologyWinkeljohn, Max; Pence, Valerie; Culley, Theresa.Quercus
conservation
Tissue culture
In Vitro
Silver Thiosulfate
Ethylene
oak
PCB012July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassThreats to the survival of Tillandsia moscosoi L.B. Sm., an endemic bromeliad of the cloud forests in the Dominican Republic
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Poster: Conservation BiologyRuiz Vargas, Natalia.Bromeliaceae
conservation
Hispaniola
PCB013July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassSeed Dispersal in the Threatened Tobusch Fishhook Cactus (Sclerocactus brevihamatus spp. tobuschii)
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Poster: Conservation BiologyMotley, M'Kayla; Amos, Bonnie B..rare plant conservation
threatened species
Seed dispersal
Sclerocactus
Cactaceae
PCB014July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassCensus and Reassessment of the Critically Endangered Alabama Canebrake Pitcher Plant, Sarracenia alabamensis, 24 Years Later
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Poster: Conservation BiologyYawn, Noah; Determann, Ron; Stephens, Jessica.Sarraceniaceae
Sarracenia alabamensis
Longleaf pine
Soil analysis
Seepage slope
Pitcher plant
PCB015July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassManagement and Monitoring practices for the Small Whorled Pogonia (Isotria medeoloides) across North Georgia
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Poster: Conservation BiologyUzzell, Lila; Coffey (PhD), Emily; Radcliffe, Carrie; Richards, Mathew.Isotria medeoloides
Forest management
monitoring
orchid
conservation
PCB016July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassModeling Agricultural Timber Risks and Southern Pine Beetle Aggregation
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Poster: Conservation BiologyWilliams, Justin Kirk; Alford, John; Lutterschmidt, William; Godwin, William; Hagyari, David.Longleaf pine
PCB017July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassConservation of Threatened CA Endemic Suisun Thistle; A Population Genetics Approach
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Poster: Conservation BiologyMiranda, Carly.
Monday, July 29th, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Arizona Ballroom/Starr Pass
Session P: Contributed Posters: Ecology Posters
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PEC001July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassThe role of stomatal trait evolution in Pooideae (Poaceae) stress tolerance
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Poster: EcologyDas, Aayudh.Stomata
Abiotic Stress
Poaceae
evolution
PEC002July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassSoil seed bank and seasonal dynamics in five different physiognomies in Akure forest reserve, Ondo state, NIGERIA
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Poster: EcologyAkinkuolie, Ayomiposi; Isichei, Augustine; Oke, Samson O..Soil Seed Bank
Physiognomies
Akure Forest Reserves
PEC003July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassMycorrhizal Fungi in Urban Prairie Restoration by Living Soil Amendment in Texas
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Poster: EcologySchmitt, Dustin; Mantia, Tabitha; Twanabasu, Bishnu.
PEC004July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassExotic Species Invasion in Restored Vernal Pools
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Poster: EcologyTang, Joanna; Nolan, Maddie.vernal pool
conservation and restoration
Invase plant species
California
PEC005July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassLiminal living: dispersal versus safe sites in a brackish tidal wetland
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Poster: EcologyStickrod, Morgan; Parker, V. T..
PEC006July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassCedrela brachystachya (Meliaceae), an ecological specialized treelet from the riparian ecosystems of Central Brazil
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Poster: EcologyHuaman-Mera, Alexander; Vale, Wagner; Meira, Joo; Oliveira, Luiz.Cedreleae
Cedrinho
Marsh
Parana River
habitat specialization
PEC007July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr Pass54 Years of Floristic Changes at Rush Run Wildlife Area
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Poster: EcologyBetsch, Brody; Vincent, Michael.Dutch Elm Disease
Emerald Ash Borer
Species Abundance
PEC008July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassTemporal variation in the Reproductive Ecology of Veronicastrum virginicum
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Poster: EcologyVago, Emily; Luth, Jack; Krakos, Dr. Kyra N..reproductive biology
Veronicastrum virginicum
Reproductive success
morphology
Pollinators
Pollen limitation
PEC009July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassFloral visitors of the rough-leaf velvetseed Guettarda scabra (Rubiaceae) in south Florida, USA
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Poster: EcologyPimienta, Maria Cleopatra; Koptur, Suzanne.Floral visitors
Guettarda scabra
Pollination
rough-leaf velvetseed
Rubiaceae
Insects
Butterflies
Hawkmoths
Florida
Nocturnal pollination
Diurnal pollination
Hawkmoth pollination
pine rockland 
Everglades
southern carpenter bee 
long-horned beetle
native plant
pollination biology
skippers
PEC010July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassWinter drought effects on Ratibida pinnata reproductive ecology
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Poster: EcologyWhaley, Shelby; Krakos, Kyra.Ratibida pinnata
reproductive biology
morphology
drought
ecology
PEC011July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassLinking local and formal knowledge to uncover the socioecological effects of an extreme event
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Poster: EcologyArenas-Wong, Rafael A.; Bojórquez, Jesus A.; Martínez-Yrízar, Angelina; Robles-Morua, Agustín; Álvarez Yépiz, Juan C..Extreme climatic events
Formal ecological knowledge
Local ecological knowledge
Socioecology
Tropical dry forest
PEC012July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassCharacterizing arthropod communities in two sister species of Viburnum (Adoxaceae) with divergent leaf morphology
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Poster: EcologyAlavez, Veronica; McIntyre, Patrick; Donoghue, Michael; Moeglein, Morgan; Olson, Mark; Edwards, Erika; Cacho, N. Ivalu.herbivory
plant-animal interactions
community ecology
PEC013July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassThe power of herbaria: Using digitized collections to study species distribution modelling and phenology
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Poster: EcologyFertakos, Matthew; Spriggs, Elizabeth; Clement, Wendy.digitized herbarium data
herbarium data
phenology
species delimitation
species distribution model
Castanea
Eupatorium
Narthecium
Schwalbea
PEC014July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassSeed Germination and Seedling Survival of Invasive Callery Pear (Pyrus calleryana Decne.) 11 Years After Fruit Collection
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Poster: EcologySerota, Tziporah; Culley, Theresa.Invasive 
seed germination
Cultivar 
Seed Bank
Ornamental 
PEC015July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassPredicting Bloom dates at Shaw Nature Reserve Using Growing Degree Day (GDD) Computer Models
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Poster: EcologyGlass, Patrick Xavier; Krakos, Kyra.
PEC016July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassNiche examination of Carex polymorpha Muhlenberg (Cyperaceae)
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Poster: EcologyCarlson, Christopher; Skema, C.; Block, Timothy.
PEC017July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassStress induced reproductive trait variation in the clonal alpine plant Geum rossii
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Poster: EcologyWilber, William; Farrer, Emily.Plasticity
clonality
local adaptation
Alpine plants
PEC018July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassOak tree differentiation of defense and reallocation strategies in response to herbivore pressures
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Poster: EcologyPerkovich, Cynthia; Ward, David.oak
phylogenetic comparative method
plant defenses
chemical ecology
PEC019July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassIs Floral Scent Production Energetically Costly?
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Poster: EcologyLuizzi, Victoria; Petren, Hampus; Friberg, Magne.Floral Scent
tradeoffs
cost
PEC020July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassInvestigating the Population Genetics and Mating System of the Invasive Liana Euonymus fortunei
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Poster: EcologyElam, Robert; Culley, Theresa.ecology
genetics
Invasives
E. fortunei
PEC021July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr Pass
Canceled
Can we forecast phenology like the weather? Implementing a near-term plant phenology forecast system
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Poster: EcologyTaylor, Shawn; White, Ethan P..phenology
budburst
forecast
PEC022July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassGround Beetle Diversity in Native, Invasive, and Encroaching Plant Communitities
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Poster: EcologyPittenger, Madison; Stark, William.ground
beetle
diversity
native
Invasive 
encroaching
cottonwood
saltcedar
sand plum
PEC023July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassUrban plant evolution: A case-study with Capsella bursa-pastoris in New York City
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Poster: EcologyPanko, Rebecca; Bunker, Daniel.Urban Ecology
evolution
Anthropocene
PEC024July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassSex ratio has different effects on multiple components of fitness in Silene vulgaris
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Poster: EcologyDuncan, Matthew; Olson, Matt; Sanderson, Brian.gynodioecy
pollination biology
sex ratio
PEC025July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassPost-fire reproduction and recruitment promote persistence of a long-lived, herbaceous perennial
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Poster: EcologyNordstrom, Scott; Dykstra, Amy; Wagenius, Stuart.demography
matrix models
Fire
Fire-stimulated flowering
Fire-stimulated recruitment
PEC026July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassAssessing Invasive Plant Management Using Understory Vegetation Surveys
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Poster: EcologyCollings, Jeremy; Dvalos, Andrea.Invase plant species
Earthworms
Forest management
biodiversity
PEC027July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassUsing species distribution models to assess the impacts contemporary and forecasted climate change has on the distribution patterns of Pelargonium species throughout South Africa
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Poster: EcologyWilliams, Tanisha; Schlichting, Carl; Holsinger, Kent.Species Distribution Models
MaxEnt
herbarium data
Pelargonium
South Africa
PEC028July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassPlant cover and diversity on a young prairie-style green roof relative to slope position and planting assemblage
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Poster: EcologyByerley Best, Brooke; Swadek, Rebecca K..green roof
green design
biomimicry
prairie barrens
Prairie Ecosystems
Texas
applied ecology
PEC029July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassInvestigation into the relationships between pollen tube growth and calyx development
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Poster: EcologyFlorez, Juan; Pretz, Chelsea; Smith, Stacey.Physalis
inflated calyx
Solanaceae
development
pollination biology
PEC030July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassExploring Myrmecochory: Does Elaiosome Presence Affect Ant Seed Choice?
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Poster: EcologyKarnish, Alex; Bronstein, Judith.myrmecochory
Datura
elaiosome
Seed dispersal
Solanaceae
PEC031July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassAllelopathy as an evolutionarily stable strategy
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Poster: EcologyMcCoy, Rachel; Widhalm, Joshua; McNickle, Gordon.Allelopathy
ecology
game theory
PEC032July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr Pass
Canceled
Regardless of the ‘home’ soil, bark decomposition can promote environmental filtration of microbes at a local scale
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Poster: EcologyMalik, Rondy J; Trexler, Ryan; Eissenstat, David; Bell, Terrence H.Bark
Decomposition
Microbiome
Eastern Forest
PEC033July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassPolyploidy promotes resilience to stress
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Poster: EcologyAnneberg, Thomas; Wang, Shengpei; Althoff, David; Segraves, Kari.
Monday, July 29th, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Arizona Ballroom/Starr Pass
Session P: Contributed Posters: Molecular Ecology Posters
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PME001July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassHerbarium genomics and the invasion of Chorispora tenella (Brassicaceae)
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Poster: Molecular EcologyTurner, Kathryn G.Evolutionary Ecology
invasive plants
aDNA
genomics
herbarium
PME002July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassDwarf Willows Share the Same Sex Determination Regions
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Poster: Molecular EcologyGuo, Minghao; Sanderson, Brian; Hu, Nan; Feng, Guanqiao; Olson, Matt.sex chromosome
salix
drawf willow
PME003July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassDifferent sex determination system in narrowleaf willow Salix exigua compared with other shrub willow species
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Poster: Molecular EcologyHu, Nan; Sanderson, Brian; Feng, Guanqiao; Guo, Minghao; Olson, Matt.sex determination
willow
sex evolution
narrowleaf willow
PME004July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassDrivers of Species Diversification and Floral Mimicry in Geissorhiza (Iridaceae): Phylogeny, Biogeography, and Vulnerability in the Greater Cape Floristic Region
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Poster: Molecular EcologyEifler, Evan; Lemmon, Alan; Lemmon, Emily; Johnson, Steven; Givnish, Thomas.phylogeny
Floral mimicry
biodiversity
Greater Cape Floristic Region
adaptive radiation
PME005July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassPaleo-Metagenomics of Late Quaternary Packrat Midden Plant Macrofossils
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Poster: Molecular EcologyHarbert, Robert; Moore, Grace; Cunningham, Seth; Tessler, Michael.metagenomics
packrat midden
Pleistocene
fossil
Monday, July 29th, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Arizona Ballroom/Starr Pass
Session P: Contributed Posters: Reproductive Processes Posters
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PRP001July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassThe role of clonal capability in life history of the Bromeliaceae- evidence from anatomy, development, and mathematical modeling
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Poster: Reproductive ProcessesFetterly, Emma; Jabaily, Rachel; Bodine, Erin.life history
Bromeliaceae
evolution
rosette
neotropics
anatomy
PRP002July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassThe reproductive ecology of Castilleja coccinea in a Missouri glade habitat
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Poster: Reproductive ProcessesSpurgeon, Alexandria; Krakos, Kyra.reproductive biology
ecology
PRP003July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassReproductive Biology of the Sonoran Desert Shrub Justicia californica (Acanthaceae)
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Poster: Reproductive ProcessesBall, Laymon; Fisher, Amanda.Breeding System
bee pollination
hummingbird pollination
flower morphology
PRP004July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassFloral mimicry in pawpaw (Asimina triloba): progress towards identifying a relevant model
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Poster: Reproductive ProcessesGoodrich, Katherine; Senski, Rebecca; Ellis, Inesha; DeHaas, Allison.Floral mimicry
fermentation volatiles
fly pollination
yeast
PRP005July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassPawpaw (Asimina triloba) pollinators and their association to other substrates
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Poster: Reproductive ProcessesEllis, Inesha; DeHaas, Allison; Goodrich, Katherine.Pollination
fermentation volatiles
Diptera
Pawpaw
PRP006July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassThe dual pollination systems of Monarda bradburiana and Monarda fistulosa
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Poster: Reproductive ProcessesStumbo, Joseph; Vago, Emily; Krakos, Kyra.Nocturnal pollination
Diurnal pollination
pollination biology
PRP007July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassWhat is the genetic diversity of conspecific pollen carried by native bees to Echinacea angustifolia, a prairie perennial?
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Poster: Reproductive ProcessesStevens, Mia; Leventhal, Laura; Ison, Jennifer.pollination biology
Paternity analysis
Native bees
Echinacea
Pollinator effectiveness
Prairie Ecosystems
microsatellite
PRP008July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassCryptic Dioecy in Stigmaphyllon subgenus Ryssopterys (Malpighiaceae)
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Poster: Reproductive ProcessesTaylor, David; Anderson, Gregory.Stigmaphyllon
Ryssopterys
Malpighiaceae
cryptic dioecy
PRP009July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassReport of Fungal Endophyte in Anthers of Stigmaphyllon subgenus Ryssopterys (Malpighiaceae)
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Poster: Reproductive ProcessesTaylor, David; Anderson, Gregory.Malpighiaceae
Stigmaphyllon
Ryssopterys
Fungal Spore Micrographs
endophytes
PRP010July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassThe floral traits and seed morphology of a potentially new species of Oenothera sect.Gaura in the Trans-Pecos region of Texas
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Poster: Reproductive ProcessesHarrison, Jared Timothy; Stumbo, Joseph; Krakos, Dr. Kyra N..Oenothera
Gaura
Seed Morphology
Hybrid species
floral traits
PRP011July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassComparing in vitro Pollen Tube Growth Between Physalis Species
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Poster: Reproductive ProcessesFairchild, Laurence; Pretz, Chelsea; Smith, Stacey.Solanaceae
Pollen germination
development
Physalis
PRP012July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassContribution to the reproductive biology of the Mexican endemic mistletoe Cladocolea loniceroides (Loranthaceae)
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Poster: Reproductive ProcessesRosales-Ramos, Fernanda; Caraballo, Marcos; Cacho, N. Ivalu.pollination biology
Tropical Biology
hemiparasitism
mistletoes
PRP013July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassImpact of spatial distribution of a population on plant morphology and pollination dynamics of Nymphaea odorata
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Poster: Reproductive ProcessesWhaley, Shelby; Krakos, Kyra.morphology
reproductive biology
Wetland
ecology
Nymphaea odorata
PRP014July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassFloral scent plasticity and associated scent gene expression patterns in wild-derived Petunia species in response to soil nitrogen conditions.
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Poster: Reproductive ProcessesMajetic, Cassie; Farragher, Bridget; Richmond, Alana.Petunia
Benzenoids
Phenylpropanoids
Floral Scent
Gene Expression
Plasticity
Soil Nitrogen
Monday, July 29th, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Arizona Ballroom/Starr Pass
Session P: Contributed Posters: Symbioses: Plant, Animal, and Microbe Interactions Posters
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PSM001July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassInvestigating bacterial endophytes in parasitic Cuscuta campestris and its Helianthus annuus host
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Poster: Symbioses: Plant, Animal, and Microbe InteractionsAvila, Adam; Waselkov, Katherine; Constable, John.plants
endophytes
parasite
Sunflower
Dodder
Helianthus
Cuscuta
PSM002July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassGenomics of sorghum local adaptation to a parasitic plant
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Poster: Symbioses: Plant, Animal, and Microbe InteractionsBellis, Emily.geographic species distribution
Parasitic Plants
genotype-environment association analysis
PSM003July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassComparative analyses of the soil microbiome of Phlox hirsuta (Polemoniaceae), a rare serpentine species
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Poster: Symbioses: Plant, Animal, and Microbe InteractionsCohen, Jim; Cribari, Molly; Ruane, Lauren.serpentine
Phlox
California
16S
Microbiome
PSM004July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassGenetic control of mycorrhizal colonization in Helianthus annuus
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Poster: Symbioses: Plant, Animal, and Microbe InteractionsStahlhut, Katherine; Mason, Chase; Dowell, Jordan.mycorrhizal fungi
genome-wide association study (GWAS)
Helianthius annuus
root colonization
Rhizophagus intraradices
PSM005July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassInvestigations of the mycoflora inhabiting the bark of Juniperus ashei (Cupressaceae) in central Texas
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Poster: Symbioses: Plant, Animal, and Microbe InteractionsBernardin, Jessica; Guerra, Trina; Rodriguez, David; Hahn, Dittmar; Lemke, David.juniper
fungi
Lichens
Robergea
PSM006July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassImportance of ectomycorrhizal association in conservation of Himalayan Oaks
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Poster: Symbioses: Plant, Animal, and Microbe InteractionsNaseer, Arooj; Khalid, Abdul Nasir.Himayala
Quercus
PSM007July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassDevelopmental Effects of Terpenes on Vanessa cardui
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Poster: Symbioses: Plant, Animal, and Microbe InteractionsIrving, Mari; Mason, Chase.Secondary metabolites
Terpenes
herbivory
Defense
PSM008July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassPlant root border cell interactions with uranium and cadmium: a potential phytoremediation tool
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Poster: Symbioses: Plant, Animal, and Microbe InteractionsCarter, Andrea; Thomas, Richelle; Huskey, David; Curlango-Rivera, Gilberto; Root, Robert; Ottman, Michael; Hawes, Martha; McLain, Jean.extracellular DNA trapping
root border cells
PSM009July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassRestoration of endemic gypsophiles in the Mojave Desert using soil communities and nurse plants
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Poster: Symbioses: Plant, Animal, and Microbe InteractionsKuestersteffen, Landon; Antoninka, Anita; Bailey, Lydia; Bowker, Matthew.biocrust
mycorhizae
PSM010July 29th 5:30 pmArizona Ballroom/Starr PassGrowth-defense trade-off in invasive Centaurea solstitialis
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Poster: Symbioses: Plant, Animal, and Microbe InteractionsCarpenter, Elizabeth Marjorie; Dlugosch, Katrina.Microbiome
biotic interactions
invader
yellow starthistle
adaptation
plant defense
tradeoff
growth
Invasive 
invasive plants
microbe
Defense

Tuesday, July 30th

Tuesday, July 30th, 8:15 am to 12:00 pm · Tucson A/Starr Pass
Session ECO2: Contributed Papers: Ecology 2: Invasive Plant Species
Presiding: Cynthia Huebner, USDA Forest Service; Travis Marsico, Arkansas State University
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ECO2001July 30th 8:15 amTucson A/Starr PassClimate driven community change is attributable to introduced species in a California grassland
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Oral PaperBraasch, Joseph; Johnson, Maria, A.; Dlugosch, Katrina.community ecology
Invasion
Grasslands
multivariate statistics
climate change
ECO2002July 30th 8:30 amTucson A/Starr PassNative cottonwoods confront resource allocation tradeoffs in the face of invasive tamarisk and climate change
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Oral PaperHull, Julia; Hultine, Kevin; Gehring, Catherine.climate change
invasive plants
resource use strategies
ECO2003July 30th 8:45 amTucson A/Starr PassHigh Winter Temperatures Facilitate Invasion of Tradescantia fluminensis in the Apalachicola River Floodplain
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Oral PaperGorchov, David.climate change
iButton data loggers
frost-induced necrosis
invasive plants
microclimate
Torreya taxifolia
ECO2004July 30th 9:00 amTucson A/Starr PassInvasive and native grasses exert negative plant-soil feedback effects on Artemisia tridentata whereas conspecific effects are neutral
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Oral PaperCowan, Jacob; Gehring, Catherine.Plant-Soil Feedbacks
cheatgrass
sagebrush
invasion biology
indirect effects
ECO2005July 30th 9:15 amTucson A/Starr PassScale dependence in Darwin’s Naturalization Conundrum
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Oral PaperPark, Daniel; Feng, Xiao; Maitner, Brian.Invasive species
biological invasions
environmental filtering
Competition
community assembly
ECO2006July 30th 9:30 amTucson A/Starr PassEstimating Spread Rates of Invasive Plants within Disturbed and Undisturbed Forests in Different Land Types
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Oral PaperHuebner, Cynthia.Invase plant species
Spread rates
Forest management
July 30th 9:45 amTucson A/Starr PassBreak
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ECO2008July 30th 10:15 amTucson A/Starr PassThe Effects of Aggressive use of Herbicides for Lawn Maintenance on Weeds Succession in Urban Environment
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Oral PaperBulu, Yetunde; Adewole, Moses; Faluyi, Julius.Herbicide
Soil Seed Bank
Succession
Index of Similarity
ECO2009July 30th 10:30 amTucson A/Starr PassThe effect of prescribed fire on mortality and regrowth of Lygodium microphyllum in southern Florida, USA
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Oral PaperSebesta, Nicole; Richards, Jennifer; Taylor, Jonathan.Fire
lygodium microphyllum
regrowth
mortality
invasive plants
biological control
weed management
ECO2010July 30th 10:45 amTucson A/Starr PassPhylogeny and trait evolution in the Wisconsin native and introduced angiosperm floras
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Oral PaperGivnish, Thomas; Kriebel, Ricardo; Zaborsky, John; Rose, Jeffrey P; Spalink, Daniel; Waller, Don; Cameron, Kenneth; Sytsma, Kenneth.molecular phylogenetics
functional traits
native species
introduced species
life history
growth form
flower size
flower color
Breeding System
habitat
sun vs. shade
ECO2011July 30th 11:00 amTucson A/Starr PassIntraspecific life history variation in the invasive range of Cynoglossum officinale, Boraginaceae
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Oral PaperDuncan, Sophie; Williams, Jennifer.life history
Invase plant species
introduced species
Biocontrol
Iteroparity
Semelparity
Threshold flowering size
ECO2012July 30th 11:15 amTucson A/Starr PassThe role of horticulture in plant invasions in North America: Past origins and future implications
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Oral PaperCulley, Theresa; Serota, Tziporah; Dreisilker, Kurt; Ryan, Clair; Landel, Hans; Shultz, Brittany.invasive plants
horticulture
Gardens
woody
herbaceous
ornamental
ECO2013July 30th 11:30 amTucson A/Starr PassEvaluating the efficacy of DNA barcoding for the detection of non-native invasive plant propagules at the Port of Savannah, Georgia
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Oral PaperWhitehurst, Lauren; Cunard, Chelsea; Reed, Jennifer; Worthy, Samantha; Marsico, Travis; Lucardi, Rima; Burgess, Kevin.Biosecurity
DNA Barcoding
mat-K
rbcL
Port-of-entry
Propagule
ECO2014July 30th 11:45 amTucson A/Starr PassInvasive plant propagules are viable upon arrival at ports of entry
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Oral PaperMarsico, Travis; Cunard, Chelsea; Gravesande, Jarron; Hughes, Steven; Whitehurst, Lauren; Burgess, Kevin; Lucardi, Rima.invasive plants
seaport
Federal Noxious Weed
Germination
viability
Tuesday, July 30th, 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm · Tucson A/Starr Pass
Session ECO3: Contributed Papers: Ecology 3: Vegetation, Community and Restoration Ecology
Presiding: Jennifer Richards, Florida International University; Jessamine Finch, Chicago Botanic Garden
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ECO3001July 30th 1:30 pmTucson A/Starr PassA comparison of mid-elevation ciénega (wetland) plant communities in southern Arizona, U.S.A
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Oral PaperWolkis, Dustin; Salywon, Andrew.Arid
rare plants
Ciénega
Species Richness
Wetland
ECO3002July 30th 1:45 pmTucson A/Starr PassShade-tolerance classification of the upland herbaceous flora of the Carolina and Virginia Piedmont (U.S.A.)
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Oral PaperSzakacs, Alexandria; Krings, Alexander; Wentworth, Thomas.eastern Piedmont
heliophytes
shade-tolerance
biserial correlation
ECO3003July 30th 2:00 pmTucson A/Starr PassLong-term monitoring of vegetation plots and Echinacea laevigata populations at Picture Creek Diabase Barrens (Granville Co., NC)
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Oral PaperSzakacs, Alexandria; Krings, Alexander.Echinacea laevigata
vegetation plots
conservation and restoration
community ecology
vegetation change
ECO3004July 30th 2:15 pmTucson A/Starr PassQuantifying contributions to species coexistence over multiple spatial scales
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Oral PaperChesson, Peter.Species coexistence
multiscale
continuum hypothesis
spatial environmental variation
dynamical model
ecological theory
fitness-density covariance
spatial storage effect
ECO3005July 30th 2:30 pmTucson A/Starr PassDispersal strategy in a mid-Appalachian anthropogenic ecosystem
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Oral PaperQuesenberry, Erin; Metzgar, Jordan.dispersal
Blue Ridge flora
anthropogenic ecosystem
ECO3006July 30th 2:45 pmTucson A/Starr PassIdentifying Models of Trait-Mediated Community Assembly Using Random Forest and Approximate Bayesian Computation
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Oral PaperRuffley, Megan; Katie, Peterson; Week, Bob; Tank, David; Harmon, Luke.community assembly
environmental filtering
competititve exclusion
random forest
ABC
ECO3007July 30th 3:00 pmTucson A/Starr PassUsing WorldView 2 satellite data to map patterns of vegetation change in Northeast Shark River Slough, Everglades National Park
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Oral PaperRichards, Jennifer; Gann, Daniel; Harris, Brittany; Redwine, Jed.remotely sensed data
Cladium
vegetation mapping
mapping wetlands
Restoration 
sawgrass marsh
marl prairie
July 30th 3:15 pmTucson A/Starr PassBreak
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ECO3009July 30th 3:45 pmTucson A/Starr PassGene flow illuminates patterns in milkweed field recruitment among seed sources
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Oral PaperFinch, Jessamine; Seglias, Alexandra; Fant, Jeremie; Kramer, Andrea; Havens, Kayri.milkweed
seed germination
seed sourcing
gene flow
Restoration 
tolernace range
ECO3010July 30th 4:00 pmTucson A/Starr PassEffects of phylogenetic and trait diversity in a restoration ecology experiment
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Oral PaperKarimi, Nisa; Hipp, Andrew; Glasenhardt, Mary-Claire; Williams, Evelyn; Barak, Rebecca; Ernst, Adrienne.Restoration 
phylogeney
Species Richness
phylogenetic diversity
tallgrass prairies
functional diversity
ECO3011July 30th 4:15 pmTucson A/Starr PassPhylogenetic Information in Seed Morphology and Seed Germination for Shortgrass Prairie Species
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Oral PaperChen, Yanni; Cox, Robert; Schwilk, Dylan; Johnson, Matthew.shortgrass prairie
seed germination
seed traits
phylogenetic signal
phylogenetic comparative methods
ECO3012July 30th 4:30 pmTucson A/Starr PassMetacommunity structure of epiphytic bryophytes in fog-maintained patches of relict Valdivian forest of north-central Chile
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Oral PaperChmielewski, Matthew; Eppley, Sarah.bryophyte
metacommunity structure
community ecology
ECO3013July 30th 4:45 pmTucson A/Starr PassRelationship between the Soil Seed Bank and Extant Vegetation of Ibodi Monkey Forest, Ibodi, Southwestern Nigeria
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Oral PaperOdeleye, Ademayowa; Oke, Samson O..Extant Vegetation
Forest
Physiognomies
Soil Seed Bank
ECO3014July 30th 5:00 pmTucson A/Starr PassSoil seed bank dynamics along an elevational gradient in subtropical forests in Guangxi, south China
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Oral PaperZou, Chaobo; Martini, Francesco; Castillo, Diana; Manage Goodale, Uromi.Soil Seed Bank
Subtropical forests
altitudinal gradients
ECO3015July 30th 5:15 pmTucson A/Starr PassRegeneration Ecology, Biophysiology and Seed Conservation of the genus Ficus: research challenges and knowledge gaps
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Oral PaperGoodale, Uromi Manage; Chen, Huayang; Castillo, Diana; Silva, Veenavee; Geekiyanage, Nalaka; Harrison, Rhett.Ficus
Keystone Species
Seed Biophysiology
Recruitment Limitation
Regeneration Ecology
Tuesday, July 30th, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm · San Pedro 1/Starr Pass
Session M32: Meeting: Ecological Section Business Meeting
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July 30th 5:30 pmSan Pedro 1/Starr PassEcological Section Business Meeting
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Wednesday, July 31st

Wednesday, July 31st, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm · San Luis 1/Starr Pass
Session ECO4: Contributed Papers: Ecology 4: Plant, Population, Community and Ecosystem Response to Environmental Stressors and Change PLUS Plant Biology (Aeroallergens and Phytochemical Differences)
Presiding: Daniel Winkler, US Geological Survey; Paula Marquardt, USDA Forest Service
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ECO4001July 31st 8:00 amSan Luis 1/Starr PassEvaluation of early growth performance Bauhinia monandra, Delonix regia and Tetrapleura tetraptera (Leguminous Tree Species) in crude oil-contaminated soils
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Oral PaperOyedeji, Ayodele; Lynn, Besenyei; Joshua, Kayode; Michael, Fullen.Crude oil
Contamination
Environment
Leguminous trees
Phytoremediation
Soil
ECO4002July 31st 8:15 amSan Luis 1/Starr PassPhytoremediation: Evaluation of germination and growth of Acacia auricuformis A. Cunn. ex Benth in crude oil-contaminated soil
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Oral PaperOyedeji, Ayodele; Kayode, Joshua.Crude oil
Contamination
Remediation
Soil
Acacia auricuformis
ECO4003July 31st 8:30 amSan Luis 1/Starr PassAeroallergen of the Texas Panhandle, SEM and Fluorescence Microscopy, PM 2.5 and increased allergy cases and AHPCO Nanotechnology
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Oral PaperGhosh, Nabarun; Howard, Aubrey; Bennert, Jeff; Saadeh, Constantine; Vitale, Jay.Aeroallergen
PM 2.5
Allergy cases
Air Purifier
ECO4004July 31st 8:45 amSan Luis 1/Starr Pass
Canceled
Comparison of Oxalic Acid Compositions found in Individuals of Rumex acetosa (sorrel) Using Direct Analysis in Real-Time Mass Spectrometry (DART-MS)
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Oral PaperGrant, Kirstie; Fogerty, Meghan; Musah, Rabi; Burke, Janelle.Rumex
Oxalic Acid
Acetosa
Polygonaceae
ECO4005July 31st 9:00 amSan Luis 1/Starr PassClinal variation in phenological traits influences drought response of California poppy across its native range
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Oral PaperRyan, Elizabeth; Cleland, Elsa.Plasticity
drought
intraspecific trait variation
clinal variation
phenology
Soil
ECO4006July 31st 9:15 amSan Luis 1/Starr PassEffects of two centuries of global environmental variation on phenology and physiology of Arabidopsis thaliana
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Oral PaperDeLeo, Victoria; Menge, Duncan N. L.; Hanks, Ephraim M.; Juenger, Thomas; Lasky, Jesse.
ECO4007July 31st 9:30 amSan Luis 1/Starr PassPhenological advancement and trait plasticity compensates for reduced carbon fixation after 13 years of warming
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Oral PaperWinkler, Daniel; Grossiord, Charlotte; Belnap, Jayne; Howell, Armin; Ferrenberg, Scott; Smith, Hilda; Reed, Sasha.warming experiment
phenology
morphology
Physiology
photosynthesis
Indian ricegrass
Colorado Plateau
July 31st 9:45 amSan Luis 1/Starr PassBreak
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ECO4009July 31st 10:15 amSan Luis 1/Starr PassClimatic Impacts on the Genetic Structure and Annual Growth of Sky Island Pines
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Oral PaperMarquardt, Paula; Miranda, Brian; Willyard, Ann; Prom, Ben; Telewski, Frank.dendrochronology
genetic structure
Pinaceae
plastid
Ponderosae
ECO4010July 31st 10:30 amSan Luis 1/Starr PassEco-stoichiometry dynamics of hemiepiphytic fig (Ficus. tinctoria) from epiphytic to terrestrial stages
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Oral PaperMo, Yu-Xuan; Liu, Wen-Yao.Hemiepiphytic fig
Ficus. tinctoria
Eco-stoichiometry
Phosphorus
Dynamic
Nutrient adaptation
Plasticity
ECO4011July 31st 10:45 amSan Luis 1/Starr PassObligate to facultative shift of two epiphytic Lepisorus species during subtropical forest degradation: Insights from functional traits
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Oral PaperLiu, Wen-Yao; Chen, Quan; Lu, Hua-Zheng.Epiphytic fern
Forest degradation
Functional traits
Facultative
Obligate
Plasticity
ECO4012July 31st 11:00 amSan Luis 1/Starr PassAccurate forest ecosystem projections from empirical decay models require long-term experiments
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Oral PaperOberle, Brad; Lee, Marissa; Myers, Jonathan; Osazuwa-Peters, Oyomoare; Spasojevic, Marko; Walton, Maranda; Young, Darcy; Zanne, Amy.Wood decay
Carbon cycling
Forest
Bayesian
ECO4013July 31st 11:15 amSan Luis 1/Starr PassVery slow growth and flattened crowns typify Abies amabilis in the seedling bank of an ancient coniferous forest
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Oral PaperAntos, Joseph; McPherson, Audrey; Guest, Heidi.seedling bank
Abies amabilis
old-growth forest
tree regeneration
tree growth
shade-tolerant trees
coniferous forests
ECO4014July 31st 11:30 amSan Luis 1/Starr PassThe Role of Clonal Integration in Foredune Recolonization by American Beachgrass Post-Storm
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Oral PaperCharbonneau, Bianca; Casper, Brenda.clonal growth
coastal dune vegetation
Ammophila breviligulata
ECO4015July 31st 11:45 amSan Luis 1/Starr PassCliff ecology research from the Southern Appalachian Cliff Coalition: a brief review
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Oral PaperBoggess, Laura; Madritch, Michael.cliff ecology
lichen
rock climbing
recreation management
bryophyte
Southern Appalachian Mountains
Wednesday, July 31st, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm · San Luis 2/Starr Pass
Session REP1: Contributed Papers: Reproductive Processes 1
Presiding: Jeannette Whitton, University Of British Columbia; Jennifer Ison, The College Of Wooster
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REP1001July 31st 8:00 amSan Luis 2/Starr PassMysteries of flower color change in Attalea phalerata
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Oral PaperTucker Lima, Joanna; Reyes, Jessika A..Pollination
reproductive biology
flowering phenology
uricuri
REP1002July 31st 8:15 amSan Luis 2/Starr PassInvestigating the Agents Driving Floral Diversity in Penstemon Morphology, Climate, and Pollinator Data
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Oral PaperRodriguez, Rosa; Wolfe, Andi.Pollination
Penstemon
flower morphology
geographic distance
spatial environmental variation
REP1003July 31st 8:30 amSan Luis 2/Starr PassFloral divergence in color and corolla length in relation to major pollinators within Castilleja
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Oral PaperWenzell, Katherine; Fant, Jeremie; Skogen, Krissa.floral divergence
Castilleja
pollinator-mediated selection
reproductive isolation
REP1004July 31st 8:45 amSan Luis 2/Starr PassReproduction biology of Oenothera spp. in Texas: Are you a hybrid or something brand new?
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Oral PaperStumbo, Joseph; Krakos, Kyra.
REP1005July 31st 9:00 amSan Luis 2/Starr PassHow does polyploidy affect pollen tube growth rate? A comparison among two diploid-polyploid species pairs
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Oral PaperWilliams, Joseph; Oliveira, Paulo.pollen
polyploidy
Genome size
Growth rate
Evolution of development
Gametophyte biology
reproductive biology
REP1006July 31st 9:15 amSan Luis 2/Starr PassA comparison of divergent pollination strategies in co-blooming Dalea (Fabaceae) species
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Oral PaperZweck, Justin.Dalea
Fabaceae
Pollination
Generalist
Specialist
Self-Pollination
REP1007July 31st 9:30 amSan Luis 2/Starr PassDemographic comparisons of sexual and apomictic populations of Townsendia hookeri (Asteraceae)
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Oral PaperWhitton, Jeannette; Hersh, Evan; Williams, Jennifer.demography
polyploidy
Perennial
Apomixis
life history
July 31st 9:45 amSan Luis 2/Starr PassBreak
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REP1009July 31st 10:15 amSan Luis 2/Starr PassA New Mechanism of Delayed Self-Pollination that Provides Reproductive Assurance
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Oral PaperWang, Lingyan; Wang, Hanxi Hanxi; Sheng, Lianxi; Chang, Shu-Mei."twisting" movement of the corolla
delayed self-pollination
reproductive assurance
adaptive evolution
Iris laevigata
climate change
REP1010July 31st 10:30 amSan Luis 2/Starr PassPollination ecology of seven co-flowering Cola spp. at different densities in an Afrotropical forest: geitonogamy not floral neighborhood drives pollination outcomes
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Oral PaperDrager, Andrea Pilar; Chuyong, George; Kenfack, David; Thomas, Duncan; Dunham, Amy.Pollination
relative abundance
density
co-flowering
tropical trees
REP1011July 31st 10:45 amSan Luis 2/Starr PassPollination biology of two Stellaria species in the southern Rocky Mountains alpine reveals a probable explanation for apetaly in the starworts
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Oral PaperSharples, Mathew; Bentz, Philip; Tripp, Erin.Caryophyllaceae
apetaly
Stellaria
alpine tundra
REP1012July 31st 11:00 amSan Luis 2/Starr PassThe pollination system of a naturalized native perennial- Penstemon cobaea
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Oral PaperGlass, Patrick Xavier; McCaffrey, Megan; Vago, Emily; Spurgeon, Alex; Krakos, Kyra.pollination biology
REP1013July 31st 11:15 amSan Luis 2/Starr PassPollen-stigma interactions in Physaria globosa (Brassicaceae): conservation implications
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Oral PaperKrosnick, Shawn; Pugh, Savana; Keeton, Dustin; Campbell, Lesley; Call, Geoff.Physaria globosa
conservation
pollen
stigma
REP1014July 31st 11:30 amSan Luis 2/Starr PassMeasuring pollinator effectiveness in composites: A case study with Echinacea angustifolia and native bees
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Oral PaperIson, Jennifer; Jackson, Evan; Page, Maureen; Stevens, Mia; Zelman, Zeke; Wagenius, Stuart.Pollinator effectiveness
plant-animal interactions
Paternity analysis
pollen load size
Echinacea
Native bees
Seed set
Asteraceae
Wednesday, July 31st, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm · Tucson J/Starr Pass
Session SYMB1: Contributed Papers: Symbioses: Plant, Animal, and Microbe Interactions
Presiding: Dana Carper, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Paul Marino, Memorial University
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SYMB1001July 31st 8:00 amTucson J/Starr PassRhizosphere microbiome disturbance due to seasonal monsoons and consequences for microbial mediated reproductive plant traits in the Sonoran Desert
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Oral PaperDickey, Jonathan.Rhizosphere Microbiome
Evolutionary Ecology
Plant-Soil Feedbacks
Molecular Ecology
community ecology
SYMB1002July 31st 8:15 amTucson J/Starr PassReproductive ecology of Asclepias curassavica in Los Angeles
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Oral PaperTheiss, Kathryn; Aranda, Ashley; Lara, Magdalena; Martinez, Sydney; Tafoya, Diana; Kram, Karin.
SYMB1003July 31st 8:30 amTucson J/Starr PassThe Role Dark Septate Endophytes Play in the Success of Tamarix spp
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Oral PaperSchuessler, Alexandra; Gehring, Catherine; Hull, Julia; Deckert, Ron.Tamarisk
Dark Septate Endophyte
Association 
Invase plant species
SYMB1004July 31st 8:45 amTucson J/Starr PassEndohyphal bacteria modulate saprotrophy by endophytic fungi in vitro and under field conditions
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Oral PaperArnold, A. Elizabeth; Gallery, Rachel; Baltrus, David.
SYMB1005July 31st 9:00 amTucson J/Starr PassCharacterizing a tripartite plant–fungus–bacteria symbiosis of a peatland ecosystem
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Oral PaperLawrence, Travis; Weston, David J.; Carrell, Alyssa; Gable, Megan; Schmutz, Jeremy; Healey, Adam; Grimwood, Jane; Northen, Trent R.; Louie, Katherine; Anderton, Christopher; Velickovic, Dusan; Chu, Rosey; Pasa-Tolic, Ljiljana; Orr, Galya; Mitchell, Hugh; Markillie, Lye Meng.symbiosis
Sphagnum
fungi
Cyanobacteria
SYMB1006July 31st 9:15 amTucson J/Starr PassFungal and bacterial symbionts are common components of the pine seed microbiome
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Oral PaperDeckert, Ron J; Gehring, Catherine; Patterson, Adair.Seed endophyte
Endophyte transmission
Reticulate transmission
Pinus endophyte
Seed-borne ectomycorrhizal fungi
Seed microbiome
SYMB1007July 31st 9:30 amTucson J/Starr PassA synthetic community approach to understanding the Poplar microbiome
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Oral PaperCarper, Dana; Weston, David J.; Jawdy, Sara S.; Burdick, Leah H.; Pelletier, Dale A..Rhizosphere
Poplar
Microbiome
July 31st 9:45 amTucson J/Starr PassBreak
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SYMB1009July 31st 10:15 amTucson J/Starr PassAre the pollen-like clumps of spores in Splachnaceae mosses an important visual signal in attracting spore-dispersing flies?
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Oral PaperMarino, Paul; Piercey, Brandon.visual signaling
Splachnaceae mosses
pollen mimicry
SYMB1010July 31st 10:30 amTucson J/Starr PassAntifungal effects of leaf Extracts of three Plant Species against Colletotricum musae the Causal agent of Anthracnose Postharvest Disease of Banana fruit
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Oral PaperAdebola, Matthew Omoniyi; Ibrahim, Rashidat Ozohu.Anthracnose
Postharrvest
Colletotricum
Extract
Antifungal
SYMB1011July 31st 10:45 amTucson J/Starr PassInterspecific variation in relative mycorrhizal responsiveness: an Asclepias case study
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Oral PaperDuell, Eric; Baskin, Bailey; Fishbein, Mark; Wilson, Gail.Asclepias
mycorrhizae
responsiveness
SYMB1012July 31st 11:00 amTucson J/Starr PassWhen animal mutualists go bad: Repeated breakdown of a specialized pollination mutualism in leafflowers (Phyllanthaceae: Phyllanthus s. l.)
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Oral PaperHembry, David; Luo, Shi-Xiao; Liu, Tingting; Wang, Ziwei; Wu, Youheng; Duarte, Jesse; Fowler, Joshua; Whiteman, Noah; Dlugosch, Katrina.mutualism
symbiosis
parasitism
Malpighiales
brood pollination
macroevolution
SYMB1013July 31st 11:15 amTucson J/Starr PassTropical pitcher plants (Nepenthes) as an ecological filter
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Oral PaperGilbert, Kadeem; Bittleston, Leonora; Tong, Wenfei; Pierce, Naomi.pitcher plants
carnivorous plants
biotic interactions
Microbes
SYMB1014July 31st 11:30 amTucson J/Starr PassInsights from ecological studies, comparative phylogeography and species distribution modeling into the past and the future of an obligate plant-insect symbiosis
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Oral PaperPiatscheck, Finn; Nason, John.mutualism
phylogeography
climate change
Ficus
Species Distribution Models
SYMB1015July 31st 11:45 amTucson J/Starr PassBiomonitoring with environmental DNA: Oak trees, forest fire, and the impact of fire in the Holocene
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Oral PaperBeraut, Eric; Martinez, Lisa; Sork, Victoria; Meyer, Rachel.
Wednesday, July 31st, 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm · San Pedro 2/Starr Pass
Session MOL1: Contributed Papers: Molecular Ecology
Presiding: Joshua Miles Mesa, University of Arizona; Patrick Garrett, Miami University
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MOL1001July 31st 1:30 pmSan Pedro 2/Starr PassCauses and consequences of genome size variation in an invasive plant, Centaurea solstitialis
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Oral PaperCang, Alice; Welles, Shana; Dlugosch, Katrina.Genome size
Invasive species
Evolutionary Ecology
flow cytometry
MOL1002July 31st 1:45 pmSan Pedro 2/Starr PassGenomic Signatures of Adaptation Reveal a Role for a Growth-Defense Trade-Off in Invasion
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Oral PaperDlugosch, Katrina.Invase plant species
Population genomics
trait evolution
trade-offs
bioegeographic transitions
MOL1003July 31st 2:00 pmSan Pedro 2/Starr PassEvolutionary change during restoration: a genomic comparison between ex situ, native and commercial seed sources in Helianthus maximiliani
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Oral PaperHamilton, Jill; Waraniak, Justin; Tarble, Zachary; Stockwell, Craig; Prasifka, Jarrad.Restoration 
conservation
adaptation
genomics
Prairie Ecosystems
MOL1004July 31st 2:15 pmSan Pedro 2/Starr PassHigher risk of psyllid-induced dieback in northern populations of grey box (Eucalyptus molucanna)
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Oral PaperFlores-Renteria, Lluvia; Morrow, Jennifer; Hall, Aidan; Esveld, Jessica; Ramadoss, Niveditha; Rymer, Paul; Riegler, Markus.Eucalyptus
climate change
Psyllid oubreak
mortality
MOL1005July 31st 2:30 pmSan Pedro 2/Starr PassCommon milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) and the Anthropocene: Insights from population genetics and common garden experiments
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Oral PaperPuzey, Joshua.milkweed
population genetics
asclepias
MOL1006July 31st 2:45 pmSan Pedro 2/Starr PassThe phylogenetic context of herbicide resistance in Amaranthus shows minimal spread through introgression
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Oral PaperHoffberg, Sandra; Eaton, Deren.Amaranthus
herbicide resistance
introgression
MOL1007July 31st 3:00 pmSan Pedro 2/Starr PassEndopolyploidy as a Driver of Plant Tolerance and Resistance
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Oral PaperMesa, Joshua Miles; Paige, Ken.Fitness Compensation
Resistance
Tolerance
Endoreduplication
July 31st 3:15 pmSan Pedro 2/Starr PassBreak
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MOL1009July 31st 3:45 pmSan Pedro 2/Starr PassTiming is everything: Gene Expression Shifts with Sex Expression in a Syncrhonously Dichogamous Plant
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Oral PaperGarrett, Patrick; Moore, Rich.dichogamy
Gene Expression
RNA-seq
MOL1010July 31st 4:00 pmSan Pedro 2/Starr PassComparative digital morphometrics and genotyping-by-sequencing reveals species boundaries are maintained in central North American Vitis
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Oral PaperKlein, Laura; Caito, Madeleine; Hopkins, Danielle; Kingeter, Christian; Knight, Erin; O'Hanlon, Regan; Pretz, Chelsea; Zander, Tracy; Miller, Allison.Genotyping-by-Sequencing
genomics
morphology
Vitis
Wednesday, July 31st, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm · San Luis 2/Starr Pass
Session REP2: Contributed Papers: Reproductive Processes 2
Presiding: Rich Moore, Miami University
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REP2001July 31st 1:30 pmSan Luis 2/Starr PassSex-linked expression and sexual transitions in Carica papaya
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Oral PaperChae, Taylor; Harkess, Alex; Moore, Rich.Sex Chromosomes
Reproduction
Sexual transitions
Dioecy
REP2002July 31st 1:45 pmSan Luis 2/Starr PassRethinking floral attraction; sexual dimorphism in Clarkia unguiculata
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Oral PaperPeach, Kristen; Mazer, Susan.Pollination
functional traits
flower color
UV floral patternsUV floral patterns
female fitness
REP2003July 31st 2:00 pmSan Luis 2/Starr PassAnther dehiscence time depends on anther morphology in Penstemon: implications for pollination
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Oral PaperRodriguez, Rosa; Wolfe, Andi; Kubatko, Laura.Anther dehiscence
Pollination
Penstemon
pollen thieves
pollen presentation theory
REP2004July 31st 2:15 pmSan Luis 2/Starr PassMating system and sex chromosome evolution in the genus Asparagus L
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Oral PaperPopecki, Margot; Harkess, Alex; Kanno, Akira; Norup, Maria; Petersen, Gitte; Seberg, Ole; Leebens-Mack, Jim.Sex Chromosomes
Dioecy
asparagus
REP2005July 31st 2:30 pmSan Luis 2/Starr PassUse of cryoEM in assessing developmental mechanisms of rice reproduction
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Oral PaperRussell, Scott; Larson, Preston.TEM
cryoEM
Oryza sativa
gamete structure
fertilization

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