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Monday, July 29th

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, 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, Jo„o; 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; DŠvalos, 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.

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

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