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American Society of Plant Taxonomists (ASPT)
Botanical Society of America (BSA)
Botanical Society of France
Canadian Botanical Society (CBA)
Canadian Phytopathological Society (CPS)
Canadian Society of Agronomy (CSA)
Canadian Society of Horticultural Science (CSHS)
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Mycological Society of America/Mycological Section (MSA)

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Monday, July 27th

Monday, July 27th, 8:00 am to 11:45 am · Salon 3/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session 3: Contributed Papers: Macroevolution
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3001July 27th 8:00 amSalon 3/The Shaw Conference CentreA Perfect Flower from the Jurassic of China
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Oral PaperLiu, Zhong-Jian; Wang, Xin.flower
angiosperm
Jurassic
China
Liaoning
3002July 27th 8:15 amSalon 3/The Shaw Conference CentreNon-phylloid “megasporophylls” of cycads and their implications for seed plant evolution
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Oral PaperMiao, Yuyan; Liu, Zhong-Jian; Wang, Meina; Wang, Xin.Cycas
megasporophyll
Evolution
seed plant
systematics
theory
3003July 27th 8:30 amSalon 3/The Shaw Conference CentreFifteen clues to the early diversification of flowers: first results from the eFLOWER initiative
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Oral PaperSauquet, Herve; von Balthazar, Maria; Magallon, Susana; Doyle, James A.; Endress, Peter K.; Bailes, Emily; Barroso de Morais, Erica; Bull-Herenu, Kester; Carrive, Laetitia; Chartier, Marion; Chomicki, Guillaume; Coiro, Mario; El Ottra, Juliana H. L.; Epicoco, Cyril; Haevermans, Thomas; Jabbour, Florian; Hernandez, Rebeca; Little, Stefan A.; Lofstrand, Stefan; Luna, Javier A.; Massoni, Julien; Nadot, Sophie; Prieu, Charlotte; Reyes, Elisabeth; dos Santos, Patricia; Schoonderwoerd, Kristel; Soulebeau, Anaelle; Staedler, Yannick; Tschan, Georg; Wing-Sze Leung, Amy; Schoenenberger, Juerg.angiosperms
floral evolution
floral structure
ancestral traits
ancestral character reconstruction
flower
eFLOWER
3004July 27th 8:45 amSalon 3/The Shaw Conference CentreBelieving in basal lineages is bad biology
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Oral PaperSpiegel, Frederick W..systematics
macroevolution
Ancestral States
3005July 27th 9:00 amSalon 3/The Shaw Conference CentreMajor diversification shifts through angiosperm evolutionary history
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Oral PaperMagallon, Susana; Sánchez Reyes, Luna L.; Gómez-Acevedo, Sandra L.; Hernández-Hernández, Tania.BAMM
BEAST
calibrations
extinction
fossil record
macroevolution
speciation
Species richness
3006July 27th 9:15 amSalon 3/The Shaw Conference CentrePerianth Structure across Eudicotiledoneae, and its relationship with Diversification
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Oral PaperBenítez-Villaseñor, Adriana; Magallon, Susana.Diversification
BiSSE
macroevolution
floral structure
Pentapetalae
eFLOWER
July 27th 9:30 amSalon 3/The Shaw Conference CentreBreak
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3008July 27th 10:00 amSalon 3/The Shaw Conference CentrePatterns of community assembly on "sky islands" in the French Alps using mega-phylogenetic approaches
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Oral PaperMarx, Hannah; Dentant, Cédric; Lavergne, Sébastien; Tank, David.species-level phylogeny
mega-phylogeny 
alpine
vascular plants
France
phylogenetic diversity
Community Assembly
3009July 27th 10:15 amSalon 3/The Shaw Conference CentreAbiotic contributions to flower color pattern variation in the Potentilla group (Rosaceae)
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Oral PaperKoski, Matthew Harold; Ashman, Tia-Lynn.flower color
natural selection
Phylogenetic signal
Potentilla
pollination
ultraviolet
3010July 27th 10:30 amSalon 3/The Shaw Conference CentreExploring diversification rates in the monocot family Araceae
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Oral PaperZuluaga, Alejandro; Cameron, Kenneth M..Araceae
diversification rates
3011July 27th 10:45 amSalon 3/The Shaw Conference CentreFloral symmetry shifted 198 times in angiosperms
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Oral PaperReyes, Elisabeth; Nadot, Sophie; Sauquet, Herve.bilateral flower symmetry
floral evolution
radial flower symmetry
homoplasy
angiosperms
eFLOWER
3012July 27th 11:00 amSalon 3/The Shaw Conference CentreConvergent plant evolution in the twilight zone of limestone caves
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Oral PaperChang, Hsuan; Xu, Wei-Bin; Liu, Yan; Peng, Ching-I; Chung, Kuo-Fang.ancestral states reconstruction
Chiritopsis
Gesneriaceae
Primulina
Sino-Vietnamese limestone flora
troglomorphism
3013July 27th 11:15 amSalon 3/The Shaw Conference CentrePhylogenetic investigation of the complex evolutionary history of dispersal mode across living and fossil Fagales and its impact on extant biogeography and diversity
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Oral PaperLarson-Johnson, Kathryn.Phylogeny
Total Evidence
fossil
seed dispersal
biogeography
Diversification
angiosperm
Monday, July 27th, 8:30 am to 11:30 am · Salon 17/18/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session 9: Contributed Papers: Ecological Section: Invasion Biology
Presiding: Cynthia Huebner,
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9001July 27th 8:30 amSalon 17/18/The Shaw Conference CentreAbove- and Belowground Competition between Ailanthus altissima and Two Native Tree Species
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Oral PaperHuebner, Cynthia.Ailanthus altissima
Rhus typhina
Acer rubrum
competition
invasive species
9002July 27th 8:45 amSalon 17/18/The Shaw Conference CentreBiotic interactions increase the effectiveness of using fire to control Ailanthus altissima (Simaroubaceae)
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Oral PaperCrandall, Raelene; Knight, Tiffany.invasive species
fire
herbivory
competition
9003July 27th 9:00 amSalon 17/18/The Shaw Conference CentreThe Effects of Fire on Spore Viability of Lygodium microphyllum
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Oral PaperSebesta, Nicole; Richards, Jennifer; Taylor, Jonathan.Lygodium microphyllum
Old World Climbing Fern
invasive species
Everglades
spores
prescribed fire
9004July 27th 9:15 amSalon 17/18/The Shaw Conference CentreThe progressive invasion of an invasive legume, Lespedeza cuneata, in a restored tallgrass prairie
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Oral PaperBorowicz, Victoria; Armstrong, Joseph E..tallgrass prairie
invasive species
legume
Lespedeza cuneata
9005July 27th 9:30 amSalon 17/18/The Shaw Conference CentreAdaptive genetic differentiation during the lag phase of a newly invasive bunchgrass (Brachypodium sylvaticum)
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Oral PaperMarchini, Gina; Cruzan, Mitchell B..Brachypodium sylvaticum
poaceae
invasive species
ecological genetics
Qst-Fst
July 27th 9:45 amSalon 17/18/The Shaw Conference CentreBreak
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9007July 27th 10:15 amSalon 17/18/The Shaw Conference CentreDo white-tailed deer mediate apparent competition between an invasive shrub and native plants?
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Oral PaperGorchov, David L.; Peebles-Spencer, Jessica.Lonicera maackii
invasive species
deer browse
hervivory
deciduous forest
9008July 27th 10:30 amSalon 17/18/The Shaw Conference CentreIs coexistence between invasive Microstegium vimineum and native plants dependent on invasion history of the soil?
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Oral PaperCunard, Chelsea; Lankau, Richard.competition
Plant-Pathogen Interaction
9009July 27th 10:45 amSalon 17/18/The Shaw Conference CentreImpacts of Japanese knotweed (Polygonum cuspidatum) on native plant diversity in riparian communities along the Susquehanna River
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Oral PaperWilson, Matthew; Freundlich, Anna; Martine, Chris.invasive species
riparian
seedling recruitment
Polygonum cuspidatum
9010July 27th 11:00 amSalon 17/18/The Shaw Conference CentreAnother naturalizing exotic tree; populations of Syringa reticulata (Japanese Tree Lilac) in New York
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Oral PaperTeter, Christopher Daniel.invasive
naturalization
exotic
deciduous trees
riparian
New York
demographic
9011July 27th 11:15 amSalon 17/18/The Shaw Conference CentreInvasive Aquatic and Riparian Weeds and Mosquitoes; Challenges, Successes, and Importance of On-going Studies
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Oral PaperBlair, Charles E..Aquatic plants
Weed control
Mosquitoes
Monday, July 27th, 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm · Salon 17/18/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session 21: Contributed Papers: Ecological Section: Functional Trait Responses
Presiding: Tracy S. Hawkins, USDA - Forest Service
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21001July 27th 1:30 pmSalon 17/18/The Shaw Conference CentreAssessing photosynthesis, natural abundance of stable C and N isotopes, and populations following disturbance in putative partial myco-heterotrophic Pyroleae species in central British Columbia
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Oral PaperBowler, Rebecca; Fredeen, Arthur L.; Massicotte, Hugues B..Partial myco-heterotrophy
Pyroleae
stable isotopes
Photosynthesis
mycorrhizae
two-source mixing model
21002July 27th 1:45 pmSalon 17/18/The Shaw Conference CentreNet Nitrogen Mineralization in Boreal Wetlands: A Test of Early Success for Canadian Oil Sands Reclamation
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Oral PaperHartsock, Jeremy A.; Vitt, Dale H.; Ebbs, Stephen; House, Melissa.peatlands
nitrogen
oil sands
Sphagnum
reclamation
21003July 27th 2:00 pmSalon 17/18/The Shaw Conference CentreVegetation development on poor reclamation sites: Impact of tree seedling presence, biochar and fertilizer amendments
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Oral PaperBijman, Alison; Landhausser, Simon; Macdonald, S. Ellen.Land reclamation
Vegetation Development
biochar
Soil Amendments
21004July 27th 2:15 pmSalon 17/18/The Shaw Conference CentreThe challenge of constructing peatland reclamations: The effect of soil moisture and sodium concentration on plant community establishment
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Oral PaperHouse, Melissa; Vitt, Dale H.; Glaeser, Lilyan; Hartsock, Jeremy; Ebbs, Stephen.reclamation
Peatland
Community Assembly
Soil Moisture
Sodium concentration
21005July 27th 2:30 pmSalon 17/18/The Shaw Conference CentreEpixylic bryophyte growth response to substrate moisture capacity on synthetic and natural logs under thinned and intact forest canopies
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Oral PaperHaughian, Sean Ryan; Frego, Katherine A..moisture
Bryophyte
synthetic log
canopy
epixylic
forests
thinning
21006July 27th 2:45 pmSalon 17/18/The Shaw Conference CentreSoil traits impact on female frequency of a gynodioecious prairie plant, Lobelia spicata
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Oral PaperByers, Diane L.; Rippel, Tyler M.; Philips, Robert W..gynodioecy
Prairie
environmental sex specific selection
soils
female frequency
July 27th 3:00 pmSalon 17/18/The Shaw Conference CentreBreak
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21008July 27th 3:30 pmSalon 17/18/The Shaw Conference CentreAgronomic performance of forage species and their cultivars in grazed grass-legume binary mixtures
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Oral PaperPapadopoulos, Yousef A.; Duynisveld, John L.; Tremblay, Gaëtan F.; Bélanger, Gilles; Lajeunesse, Julie; Lafrenière, Carole; Thomas, Bill; Halliday, Les; Fillmore, Sherry A. E..
21009July 27th 3:45 pmSalon 17/18/The Shaw Conference Centre
Canceled
Phylogenetic patterns in phenological response to climate in a suite of closely related species
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Oral PaperGarrison, Laura; edwards, erika.phenology
climate change
Viburnum
21010July 27th 4:00 pmSalon 17/18/The Shaw Conference CentreSeeing red in a sea of green: anthocyanin production in the carnivorous plant, Pinguicula planifolia
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Oral PaperAnnis, Jenna Marie; Primer, Samantha B.; Coons, Janice; Molano-Flores, Brenda; Feist, Mary Ann.
21011July 27th 4:15 pmSalon 17/18/The Shaw Conference CentreExploring the impact of anthropogenic drivers on Arabidopsis thaliana
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Oral PaperSuper, Laura; Moses, Elgan; Naderi-Azad, Sheida; Sun, Sherry; Khan, Almas; Mehroke, Jarnail; Singh, Santokh.Arabidopsis thaliana
ecophysiology
temperature
nitrogen
anthropogenic drivers
climate change
environmental stress
plant architecture
ecology
roots and shoots
21012July 27th 4:30 pmSalon 17/18/The Shaw Conference CentreSeedling dynamics in cultivated population of Cassia fistula Linn. in Nigeria
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Oral PaperShonubi, Olusola; Okusanya, Olubukanla; Babalola, Sadat.Cassia fistula
Seedlings
Regeneration
Nigeria
Monday, July 27th, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Hall D/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session P: Contributed Posters: Conservation Biology Posters
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PCB001July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreThe Distribution, Ecology and Status of a New Canadian Endemic, Lori’s Water-Lily (Nymphaea loriana)
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Poster: Conservation BiologyRobson, Diana Bizecki; Wiersema, John H.; Hellquist, C. Barre; Borsch, Thomas.Water lily
conservation
endemic
ecology
distribution
rarity
PCB002July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreTaxonomic delimitation of a rare, paleoendemic plant: Historical phylogeography of Cycladenia humilis (Apocynaceae)
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Poster: Conservation BiologyBrabazon, Holly; Johnson, Leigh.Phylogeography
rare plant
Apocynaceae
Species delimitation
PCB003July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreNew occurrences of Coleocephalocereus fluminensis (Miq.) Backeb in the state of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
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Poster: Conservation BiologyDe Andrade Silva, Raiany Dias; De Carvalho Vecchi, Igor; Cid Amorim, Marcelo.Cactaceae
conservation
PCB004July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreGenetic variation in Capparis sandwichiana (Capparaceae) populations from the Hawaiian Islands via SRAP markers and the use of molecular tools to help inform management decisions
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Poster: Conservation BiologySporck-Koehler, Margaret J.; Yorkston, Mitsuko; Morden, Clifford.Capparaceae
Capparis
conservation genetics
conservation
endemic
Hawaii
population genetics
SRAP
rare plant
restoration
PCB005July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreAssessing genetic diversity for the USA endemic carnivorous plant Pinguicula ionantha R.K. Godfrey (Lentibulariaceae)
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Poster: Conservation BiologyFeist, Mary Ann; Zaya, David N.; Molano-Flores, Brenda; Koontz, Jason.Carnivorous plant
Pinguicula 
population genetics
PCB006July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreFlowering in disturbed, semi-native plant communities: Understanding community flowering for polyculture development
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Poster: Conservation BiologyCattani, Douglas John; Grieger, Ardelle.flowering initiation
flowering duration
polyculture
PCB007July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreBee Flat Canyon A case study in producing functionally diverse seed mixes using local source plant material
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Poster: Conservation BiologyGarrambone, Matthew; Burger, Jutta.Native plants
PCB008July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentrePopulation genetic structure and habitat characteristics of Trichophorum planifolium (Cyperaceae), an endangered sedge in Canada
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Poster: Conservation BiologyNowell, Victoria; Wang, Song; Smith, Tyler William.conservation genetics
Microsatellites
endangered
population genetics
Cyperaceae
Trichophorum
PCB009July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreVirginia Mallow (Sida hermaphrodita, Malvaceae) at the Taquanyah Conservation Area, Ontario, Canada: biology and interspecies interactions
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Poster: Conservation BiologySmoluch, Dominic; Costea, Mihai; Tony, Zammit; Stevens, Kevin.conservation
Seed germination
ecology
Sida hermaphrodita (Malvaceae)
Vegetative Propagation
Vegetation
PCB010July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreEvaluating the Effects of Climate on the Phenology of Host and Nectar Sources for the Endangered Karner Blue Butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis)
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Poster: Conservation BiologyIckes-LeMasters, Karen Marie; Witt, Jill.phenology
Karner blue butterfly
wild lupine
PCB011July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreAn Analysis of Campus and Community Canopy Cover of Seven Schools in Kansas and Missouri
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Poster: Conservation BiologyLutz, Connor; Emry, Jason; Thompson, Ties.
Monday, July 27th, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Hall D/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session P: Contributed Posters: Ecological Section Posters
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PEC001July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreGenetic Structure of Rhizobia Associated with Chamaecrista fasciculata
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Poster: Ecological SectionDorman, Hanna Elizabeth; Wallace, Lisa.Chamaecrista fasciculata
Bradyrhizobium
Legume-rhizobia symbiosis
PEC002July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreAn R package to simplify analysis of long term vegetation monitoring data at the Shenandoah National Park
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Poster: Ecological SectionStevens, Hank; Cass, Wendy B.; Hyduke, Abigail R.; Hochstedler, Wendy; Zhang, Jing; Williams, Alan B..R
statistics
Community ecology
PEC003July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentrePopulation analysis of Opuntia engelmannii var. lindheimeri (Cactaceae) in the northeast region of Mexico
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Poster: Ecological SectionMartinez Avalos, Jose Gadalupe; Mora Olivo, Arturo; Martinez Gallegos, Rodolfo.distribution
density
Opuntia engl. var. lindheimeri
species
O. engelmannii var. lindheimeri
PEC004July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreEdges of ecological restoration projects: the case of peatlands
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Poster: Ecological SectionLefebvre-Ruel, Stéphanie; Jutras, Sylvain; Rochefort, Line.Peatland
restoration
eco-hydrology
connectivity
border
PEC005July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreFloristic composition in the savannas of the National Park Jose del Carmen Ramirez, Dominican Republic
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Poster: Ecological SectionRodiguez, Rosa; Veloz, Alberto; Bastardo, Ruth.Danthonia domingensis
Dominican Republic
Savannah
PEC006July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreEcogeographic Pattern of Bract and Cypselae Variation in Iva annua (Asteraceae: Heliantheae) and its Taxonomic Significance
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Poster: Ecological SectionGiddens, Jonathan; Elisens, Wayne.morphology
Asteraceae
Iva
Ecogeography
Heliantheae
taxonomy
PEC007July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference Centre
Canceled
Climate Change and Species Range: The response of Mimulus cardinalis and M. lewisii populations to over a decade of weather
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Poster: Ecological SectionGass, Barbara Joy.population dynamics
Species distribution
climate change
buffering
demography
vital rates
PEC008July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreAbiotic factors underlying variation in composition of riparian plant communities
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Poster: Ecological SectionRollinson, Emily; Gurevitch, Jessica.riparian
diversity
abiotic conditions
functional groups
community
PEC009July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreExamining dioecy and the associated ecological correlates in the flora of Taiwan based on an integrated plant distribution database
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Poster: Ecological SectionLin, Huan-Yu; Tseng, Yu-Hsin; Hu, Jer-Ming.dioecy
Taiwan
database
grid
PEC010July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreChanges in Relative Abundance and Spatial Distribution of Dominant Overstory Taxa in an Old-growth Forest Over 30 Years
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Poster: Ecological SectionChapman, Julia; McEwan, Ryan.old-growth
mesophication
Quercus
Acer saccharum
mesophytic species
eastern deciduous forest
Appalachia
PEC011July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreRed oak regeneration in relation to masting dynamics within an oak-dominated minor stream bottom forest subject to partial-cutting
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Poster: Ecological SectionHawkins, Tracy S.; Frey, Brent; Boerger, Ellen.seedling
masting
red oak acorn production
Regeneration
bottomland
PEC012July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreHost plant and forest successional status impact beetle community structure
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Poster: Ecological SectionLi, Lin; Berkov, Amy.Tropical forest
forest fragmentation
Cerambycids
Host preference
PEC013July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreInfluence of mercury deposition on fungal phylloplane communities and litter decomposition
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Poster: Ecological SectionMalcolm, Katalin; Dighton, John; Barkay, Tamar.phylloplane
mercury
decomposition
PEC014July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreEffect of mowing graminoid plants on the development of Sphagnum moss carpets
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Poster: Ecological SectionGuene Nanchen, Melina; Rochefort, Line; Pouliot, Remy.Sphagnum farming 
graminoid
Weed control
PEC015July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreSphagnum and ericaceous shrub responses to nitrogen and phosphorus additions in a boreal ombrotrophic bog
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Poster: Ecological SectionAbel, Josh; Graham, Jeremy; Vitt, Dale H..Sphagnum
ericaceous shrubs
nitrogen deposition
phosphorus addition
net primary production
PEC016July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreResponse to water stress by four prairie Helianthus species
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Poster: Ecological SectionGehring, Janet L.; Mullery, Amanda.plant growth
functional leaf traits
specific leaf area
Prairie
PEC017July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreRoles of local adaptation and stress tolerance at early life history stages in the maintenance of flower color polymorphism in Leavenworthia stylosa
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Poster: Ecological SectionFernando, Thilina; Herlihy, Christopher R.; Walck, Jeffrey.Flower color polymorphism
local adaptation
osmotic stress
drought stress
PEC018July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreThe Effects of Herbivory Damage on Growth and Reproduction of Angadenia berteroi
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Poster: Ecological SectionBarrios, Beyte; Valdes, Imena; Koptur, Suzanne.artificial damage
compensation
leaf herbivory
folivory
plant fitness
PEC019July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreHow detrimental are seed-galls to their hosts? tolerance to herbivory in a polyembryonic legume tree
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Poster: Ecological SectionAraujo, Nayara; Santos, Jean Carlos; Silva, Henrique Venancio; Andrade, Janete; Silva, Estevão; Ameida, Wanessa Rejane; Carmo-Oliveira, Renata.inga
Fabaceae
Brazil
Cerrado
phenols
polyembryony
Braconidae
PEC020July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreDiversity in functional traits of Chinese strawberries: effects of ploidy, geography and haplotype
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Poster: Ecological SectionGao, Song; Chen, Luxi; Yan, Qiaodi; Du, Zhaokui; Ding, Weihang; Song, Yaobin; Chen, Jinsong; Li, Junmin; Dong, Ming; Liston, Aaron; Ashman, Tia-Lynn.diversity
plant functional trait
Polyploidy
Haplotype
Strawberry
PEC021July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreEffect of red/far-red ratio on the response of corn seedlings to UV-B radiation
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Poster: Ecological SectionMa, li; Swanton, Clarence; Upadhyaya, Mahesh.red/far-red ratio
ultraviolet-B
Corn
Anthocyanin
PEC022July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentrePhenotype, not phylogeny, drives tissue nutrient concentrations in aquatic plants
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Poster: Ecological SectionTyrrell, Christopher D.; Chambers, Patricia A.; Culp, Joseph M..Macrophyte
Biochemistry
ecology
Aquatic
PEC023July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreEvolutionary constraints on adaptation under global change
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Poster: Ecological SectionGoud, Ellie; Sparks, Jed.niche conservatism
adaptation
plant functional trait
Ericaceae
global change
PEC024July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreGermination rates of Callirhoe bushii and Lespedeza cuneata under future climate conditions in Missouri
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Poster: Ecological SectionMears, Marietta; Asahl, Derick; Downing, Lyndsey; Skornia, Erin; Stephan, Kirsten.climate change
native
invasive
germination percentage
seedling mass
PEC025July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreGrass cultivar germination response to increasing temperatures
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Poster: Ecological SectionSchellenberg, Michael P.; Kehler, Melissa.western wheatgrass
meadow brome
adaptation
climate change
Forage
PEC026July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreTolerance range for dormancy loss and germination differs among dispersal strategies
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Poster: Ecological SectionBandara, Ridma; Finch, Jessamine; Walck, Jeffrey; Hidayati, Siti; Havens, Kayri.Tolerance range 
seed dormancy
seed dispersal
climate change
PEC027July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreEffect of fire on seed germination in Solanum beaugleholei, an endemic spiny solanum of the Kimberley region, Australia
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Poster: Ecological SectionGavala, Lacey; Jordon-Thaden, Ingrid; Martine, Rachel F.; Martine, Chris.fire
Seed germination
recruitment
Solanum
conservation
undergraduate research
PEC028July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreSeed dispersal in Eastern Dominican Republic, Hipaniola Island: an example of plant dispersal by bats in the Greater Antilles
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Poster: Ecological SectionSalazar, Jackeline; Mateo, Amelia; Ortega, Yolaine; Almonte, Jesus; Garrido, Esteban.Frugivores
Piperaceae
West Indies
Urticaceae
solanaceae
Moraceae
Chiropterochory
PEC029July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreExploring the potential for Solanum fruit ingestion and seed dispersal by rock-dwelling mammals in the Australian monsoon tropics
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Poster: Ecological SectionLacey, Mae; Capaldi, Elizabeth; Jordon-Thaden, Ingrid; Martine, Chris.Solanum
seed dispersal
endozoochory
macropods
undergraduate research
PEC030July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreFactors Constraining the Reproductive Output of Baptisia alba macrophylla
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Poster: Ecological SectionHembrough, Ashley; Borowicz, Victoria.seed predation
legume
tallgrass prairie
pollination
nutrients
PEC031July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreA comparison of current and historical reproductive biology in Tradescantia ohiensis between prairie and forest populations
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Poster: Ecological SectionRork, Adam; Miller-Struttmann, Nicole; Hoeft, Adam; Hulsey, Ryan; Best, Hannah L.; Krakos, Kyra N..climate change
phenology
pollination
reproductive biology
Commelinaceae
PEC032July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreGeographic patterns of phenotypic plasticity in response to temperature and water in the invasive herb Soildago canadensis in China
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Poster: Ecological SectionLi, Junmin; Du, Leshan; Guan, Wenbin; Yu, Feihai.phenotypic plasticity
latitude
longitude
Climate
Solidago canadensis
PEC033July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreInvasive Aquatic Weeds; Implications for Mosquito and Vector Management
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Poster: Ecological SectionBlair, Charles E..Aquatic plants
PEC034July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreBromus inermis growth and survival in a savannah system
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Poster: Ecological SectionCarrigy, Alec; Stotz, Gisela; Dettlaff, Margarete; Pec, Greg; Singh, Inderjit; Erbilgin, Nadir; Cahill Jr., James F..Bromus inermis
Aspen
diversity
abiotic
Invasion
PEC035July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreOntario spring-flowering species and climate change
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Poster: Ecological SectionO'Leary-Ponzo, David; Filó, Luiz E. C.; Metsger, Deborah A.; Dickinson, Tim.phenology
Ontario
herbarium
climate change
Maianthemum canadense
Crataegus punctata
Claytonia virginica
PEC036July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference Centre
Canceled
Assessing the direct effects of whole genome duplication on plant morphology: Implications for plant invasion success
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Poster: Ecological SectionForrester, Nicole; Ashman, Tia-Lynn.
PEC037July 27th 5:30 pmHall D/The Shaw Conference CentreAnother naturalizing exotic tree; populations of Syringa reticulata (Japanese tree lilac) in New York
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Poster: Ecological SectionTeter, Christopher Daniel.deciduous trees
exotic
invasive
riparian
demographic
ecology
catskill mountains
New York
adirondak mountains

Tuesday, July 28th

Tuesday, July 28th, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm · Salon 6/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session 35: Contributed Papers: Ecological Section: Population Biology
Presiding: Tammy Lynn Elliott, McGill University; Christopher Muir, University of British Columbia
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35001July 28th 8:00 amSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentreHerbivores, hosts, and herbaria: Finding and documenting links for biodiversity research
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Oral PaperLight, Marilyn; Doubt, Jennifer; MacConaill, Michael.herbarium records
biodiversity
Digitization
herbivory
Insect
orchid
35002July 28th 8:15 amSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentreA Preliminary Analysis of the Changing Flora of Baker Woodlot
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Oral PaperPerez, Amy Amanda; Kolp, Matthew R.; Chansler, Matt; Springer, Joshua C.; Prather, L. Alan.floristics
biodiversity
35003July 28th 8:30 amSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentrePatterns of plant species diversity in extreme urban environments
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Oral PaperBlake, Jennifer; Frazee, Lauren; Bhattacharjee, Aishwarya; Sharma, Alisha; Struwe, Lena.species area relationship
Species richness
urban ecology
natives / non-natives
35004July 28th 8:45 amSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentreFunctional diversity and the assembly of riparian plant communities
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Oral PaperRollinson, Emily; Gurevitch, Jessica.riparian
Community Assembly
plant functional trait
invasive species
35005July 28th 9:00 amSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentreThe Perils and Pitfalls of Community Phylogenetics: A Reciprocal Test of Darwin's Naturalization Hypothesis in Mediterranean Climates
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Oral PaperPark, Daniel; Potter, Daniel.Asteraceae
Darwin
Niche Modeling
Phylogenetics
Cardueae
Astereae
invasive species
Community ecology
35006July 28th 9:15 amSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentreThe Classification and Management of Alvars in the Interlake Region of Manitoba, Canada
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Oral PaperCatling, Pauline; Kenkel, Norman; Ford, Bruce.
35007July 28th 9:30 amSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentreUnderstanding shifting plant boundary distributions using phylogenetic methods
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Oral PaperElliott, Tammy Lynn; Davies, T. Jonathan.ecological transitions
land plants
beta diversity
Community ecology
delineating boundaries
phylogenetic beta diversity
July 28th 9:45 amSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentreBreak
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35009July 28th 10:15 amSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentreConstraint around quarter-power allometric scaling in wild tomatoes (Solanum sect. Lycopersicon; Solanaceae)
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Oral PaperMuir, Christopher.Allometry
Metabolic scaling theory
Phylogenetic comparative metods
Solanum
Ornstein-Uhlenbeck
35010July 28th 10:30 amSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentreInability to scale up from individuals to communities in competitive networks
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Oral PaperBao, Tan; Cahill Jr., James F.; Dale, Mark R.T..competition
Network analyses
Competitive hierarchy
Phytometer
Transitivity
community
35011July 28th 10:45 amSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentreHow are plant communities on wellsites in Alberta’s native grasslands and forests recovering after they are reclaimed?
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Oral PaperMcIntosh, Anne; Ryerson, Delinda.industrial sites
restoration
ecological recovery
reclamation
plant communities
35012July 28th 11:00 amSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentrePhylogenetic analysis of niche divergence reveals distinct evolutionary histories and climate change implications for tropical carnivorous plants
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Oral PaperSchwallier, Rachel; Raes, Niels; de Boer, Hugo J.; Vos, Rutger; van Vugt, Rogier R.; Gravendeel, Barbara.climate change
ecological niche modeling
Niche
Nepenthes
Molecular divergence
Phylogenetic signal
35013July 28th 11:15 amSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentreThe Impacts of Climate Change on Fungal Communities in Boreal Peatlands
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Oral PaperAsemaninejad, Asma; Thorn, Greg; Lindo, Zoe; Brian, Branfireun.climate change
Peatland
Fungi
NGS
Poor fen
35014July 28th 11:30 amSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentrePhylogenetic insights into fungal community composition and function under climate change: a future living with close relatives and picky eaters
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Oral PaperAmend, Anthony Stuart; Martiny, Adam C.; Martiny, Jennifer B. H..climate change
ecosystem function
microbial ecology
phylogenetic clustering
response traits
phylogenetic diversity
nitrogen addition
microcosm
Community ecology
35015July 28th 11:45 amSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentreAnalysis of nodulating bacteria associated with pantropical legumes with sea-drifted seeds
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Oral PaperBamba, M.; Nakata, S.; Aoki, S.; Takayama, K.; Farfán, J. N.; Ito, M.; Miya, M.; Kajita, T.Nodule bacteria
Pantropical legumes with sea drifted seeds
Tuesday, July 28th, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm · Hall C/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session SY07: Symposium: Ecological impacts and restoration of industrial sites: roles of bryophytes and graminoid vascular plants
Presiding: Nicole Fenton, Universite du Quebec en Abitibi-Temiscamingue
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July 28th 8:00 amHall C/The Shaw Conference CentreIntroduction
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SY07002July 28th 8:15 amHall C/The Shaw Conference CentreReclaiming Peatlands after Oil Sands Mining: Plant Responses after Two Years at Sandhill Fen
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Symposium PresentationVitt, Dale H.; House, Melissa; Ebbs, Stephen; Glaeser, Lilyan; Hazen, Renee.moss
graminoid
reclamation
NEE
fen
Bryophyte
SY07003July 28th 8:45 amHall C/The Shaw Conference CentreVegetation establishment on a reclaimed fen in Alberta’s oil sands region
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Symposium PresentationBorkenhagen, Andrea; Cooper, David; Kaczynski, Kristen.Peatland
reclamation
bryophytes
plants
Wood-strand Mulch
SY07004July 28th 9:15 amHall C/The Shaw Conference CentreBryophyte decomposition in wooded moderate-rich fens following in situ oil sands exploration
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Symposium PresentationCaners, Richard; Lieffers, Victor.bryophytes
peatlands
decomposition
Carbon loss
Sequestered carbon
oil sands
July 28th 9:45 amHall C/The Shaw Conference CentreBreak
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SY07006July 28th 10:15 amHall C/The Shaw Conference CentreThe moss layer transfer as an ecological restoration approach in degraded peatlands
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Symposium PresentationRochefort, Line.restoration ecology
peat moss
bog
fen
peatlands
SY07007July 28th 10:45 amHall C/The Shaw Conference CentreDo herbaceous species used for mine waste revegetation facilitate or compete with tree establishment?
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Symposium PresentationGuittonny-Larchevêque, Marie; Bouchard, Hugo; Remaury, Arnaud.mine afforestation
plantation trees
seedling recruitment
Abiotic stress
agronomic herbaceous species
waste rocks
mine tailings
plant interactions
July 28th 11:15 amHall C/The Shaw Conference CentreDiscussion
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Tuesday, July 28th, 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm · Hall C/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session C4: Colloquium: Coevolution/Mutualisms
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C4001July 28th 1:30 pmHall C/The Shaw Conference CentreTiming of rapid diversification and parallel origins of active pollination within Agavoideae (Asparagaceae)
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Colloquium PresentationsMcKain, Michael; Heyduk, Karolina; McNeal, Joel; Kellar, P. Roxanne; Linder, Peter; Pires, J. Chris; Eguiarte, Luis E.; Leebens-Mack, James.Yucca
yucca moth
pollination
Agavoideae
whole chloroplast
divergence time
mutualism
C4002July 28th 1:45 pmHall C/The Shaw Conference CentreGenomic and geographic clines in the Joshua tree (Yucca) hybrid zone
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Colloquium PresentationsSmith, Christopher; Royer, Anne.coevolution
pollination
Hyrbridization
Yucca
Agavaceae
Population Genomics
Clines
C4003July 28th 2:00 pmHall C/The Shaw Conference CentreGeographic variation in Yucca-Yucca moth interactions: volatile handshakes and footprints
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Colloquium PresentationsRaguso, Robert Andrew.pollination
partner choice
private channels
chemical ecology
olfaction
C4004July 28th 2:15 pmHall C/The Shaw Conference CentreThe role of mutualism and antagonism in diversification of yuccas and yucca moths
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Colloquium PresentationsAlthoff, David.mutualism
coevolution
speciation
antagonism
herbivory
pollination
C4005July 28th 2:30 pmHall C/The Shaw Conference CentrePollinator-mediated reproductive isolation among dioecious fig species (Ficus, Moraceae)
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Colloquium PresentationsWeiblen, George D.; Moe, Annika M..coevolution
hybridization
speciation
C4006July 28th 2:45 pmHall C/The Shaw Conference CentreHost sanctions in the fig tree – fig wasp mutualism
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Colloquium PresentationsJander, Karin Charlotte.mutualism
pollination
cooperation
coevolution
sanctions
Ficus
July 28th 3:00 pmHall C/The Shaw Conference CentreBreak
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C4008July 28th 3:30 pmHall C/The Shaw Conference CentreThe impact of cheating on mutualism
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Colloquium PresentationsSegraves, Kari A..mutualism
coevolution
synthetic biology
cheating
C4009July 28th 3:45 pmHall C/The Shaw Conference CentreEvolution of Ecologically Generalized Pollination through Phenotypic Specialization and “Adaptive Behavior” of Stylidium flowers
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Colloquium PresentationsArmbruster, W. Scott; Wege, Juliet; Evans, Sian; Forest, Felix.Adaptive floral behavior
pollination
Specialization
Stylidium
Western Australia
C4010July 28th 4:00 pmHall C/The Shaw Conference CentreDiversification of the brood pollination mutualism between leafflower trees (Phyllanthus s. l. [Glochidion]) and leafflower moths (Epicephala) on oceanic islands
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Colloquium PresentationsHembry, David.coevolution
mutualism
brood pollination
leafflower
Phyllanthaceae
host-shift
ecological network
island biogeography
Specialization
C4011July 28th 4:15 pmHall C/The Shaw Conference CentreThe role of floral scent in Epicephala moth nursery pollination system
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Colloquium PresentationsSvensson, Glenn P.; Okamoto, Tomoko.mutualism
pollination
Floral scent
Electrophysiology
Odour-guided behaviour
Post-pollination mechanism
C4012July 28th 4:30 pmHall C/The Shaw Conference CentreOverview of Foliar Fungal Endophyte interactions with their host plants
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Colloquium PresentationsHerre, Edward Allen.fungal endophytes
host gene expression
Photosynthesis
Stable isotope enrichment
lignin
induced resistance
herbivory
C4013July 28th 4:45 pmHall C/The Shaw Conference CentreUnderstanding the dynamics of mutualistic symbiosis with population genomics
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Colloquium PresentationsYoder, Jeremy; Tiffin, Peter.mutualism
Medicago truncatula
Sinorhizobium
symbiosis
Nitrogen fixation
C4014July 28th 5:00 pmHall C/The Shaw Conference CentrePopulation genomics in the model legume, Medicago truncatula
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Colloquium PresentationsGrillo, Michael; Heath, Katy.coevolution
mutualism
legume
Medicago
Population Genomics
C4015July 28th 5:15 pmHall C/The Shaw Conference CentreFitness alignment and conflict in the mutualism between plants and nitrogen-fixing rhizobium bacteria
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Colloquium PresentationsPorter, Stephanie; Simms, Ellen.legume
rhizobia
mutualism
symbiosis
functional leaf traits
ecophysiological traits
Tuesday, July 28th, 1:45 pm to 5:00 pm · Salon 6/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session 52: Contributed Papers: Ecological Section: Reproductive Ecology
Presiding: Suzanne Koptur, Florida International University
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52001July 28th 1:45 pmSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentrePatterns of chasmogamy and cleistogamy by age and season in a rare Polygala
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Oral PaperKoontz, Stephanie M.; Weekley, Carl W.; Haller Crate, Sarah J.; Menges, Eric S..cleistogamy
phenology
reproductive biology
rare plant
52002July 28th 2:00 pmSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentreClonality promotes sexual fitness under spatially-restricted dispersal of pollen and seeds
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Oral PaperDorken, Marcel Eric; Van Drunen, Wendy; van Kleunen, Mark.asexual reproduction
geitonogamy
genet
modularity
ramet
52003July 28th 2:15 pmSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentreA fishing expedition to discover the pollinators of several subtropical Apocynaceae
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Oral PaperKoptur, Suzanne; Barrios, Beyte; Valdes, Imena; Nusrat, Maha.pollination
pollen
experimental
52004July 28th 2:30 pmSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentreThe effects of clonality on patterns of siring success in a natural population of Sagittara latifolia (Alismataceae)
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Oral PaperStephens, Samantha; Dorken, Marcel Eric.fitness gain curves
sex-allocation theory
clonality
Molecular markers
spatial ecology
52005July 28th 2:45 pmSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentreThe clone wars: sexual-asexual dynamics in the Crepis agamic complex
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Oral PaperHersh, Evan; Grimm, Jaime; Whitton, Jeannette.Agamic complex
apomixis
clones
reproductive interference
Polyploidy
52006July 28th 3:00 pmSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentreThe association between polyploidy and clonal reproduction in the angiosperms: A comparative approach
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Oral PaperVan Drunen, Wendy; Husband, Brian.clonal growth
Polyploidy
angiosperms
phylogenetic analysis
July 28th 3:15 pmSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentreBreak
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52008July 28th 3:45 pmSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentreEffect of Habitat Structure on the Reproductive Success and Prey Capture of Pinguicula lutea a Threatened Carnivorous Plant
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Oral PaperPrimer, Samantha B.; Annis, Jenna; Coons, Janice; Feist, Mary Ann; Molano-Flores, Brenda.
52009July 28th 4:00 pmSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentreProdigal nature in the reproduction of Cassia fistula Linn. population from South West Nigeria.
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Oral PaperShonubi, Olusola; Okusanya, Olubukanla; Babalola, Sadat.Cassia fistula
Inflorescence
Fruiting
Ornamental
52010July 28th 4:15 pmSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentreMasting periodicity and fate of acorns for Quercus pagoda in four silvicultural treatments: 7 year results
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Oral PaperHawkins, Tracy S.; Meadows, James S.; Williams, Justin P..cherrybark oak
forest management
oak reproduction
masting periodicity
Curculio sp.
oak ecology
forest ecology
red oak acorn production
52011July 28th 4:30 pmSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentreFreeze-thaw effects on seed viability, seed germination and seedling survivorship vary among exotic and native woody plants
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Oral PaperLimbird, Eric James; Walck, JL; Phillips, NC; Hidayati, Siti.seed dormancy
stratification
freeze/thaw effects
competitive interactions
52012July 28th 4:45 pmSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentreLinking seed bank composition and plant community change to pipeline disturbance in mixed-grass prairie
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Oral PaperPyle, Lysandra Ann; Bork, Edward; Hall, Linda.ecology
Seedbank
disturbance
Prairie
Grassland
Pipeline
invasive species
Tuesday, July 28th, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm · Salon 6/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session M39: Meeting: Ecological Section Business Meeting
Presiding: Eric Morgan,
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July 28th 5:30 pmSalon 6/The Shaw Conference CentreEcological Section Business Meeting
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Wednesday, July 29th

Wednesday, July 29th, 8:15 am to 11:45 am · Salon 19/20/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session 63: Contributed Papers: Conservation Biology I
Presiding: S. Ellen Macdonald, University of Alberta; Mitchell McGlaughlin, University Of Northern Colorado
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63001July 29th 8:15 amSalon 19/20/The Shaw Conference CentreForest vegetation responses to atmospheric deposition associated with oil sands mining operations
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Oral PaperMacdonald, S. Ellen; Fenn, Mark; Davies, Mervyn.pollution
boreal forest
Community ecology
oil sands mining
63002July 29th 8:30 amSalon 19/20/The Shaw Conference CentreAssessment and management of forest biodiversity in environmentally sensitive areas in Kashmir valley
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Oral PaperPandey, Sandeep.Biodiversity assessment
Kashmir
63003July 29th 8:45 amSalon 19/20/The Shaw Conference CentreQuantitative ethno-botanical analysis and conservation issues of medicinal flora from Alpine and Sub-alpine, Hindukush region of Pakistan
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Oral PaperJan, Dr. Gul.Medicinal plants
63004July 29th 9:00 amSalon 19/20/The Shaw Conference CentreThe lichen in the room: do patterns of biodiverse, understudied groups really mirror those of the plants and animals that often set conservation priorities?
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Oral PaperDorey, Jenna; Lendemer, James; Naczi, Robert F. C..biodiversity
conservation
lichen
coastal plain
Delmarva
63005July 29th 9:15 amSalon 19/20/The Shaw Conference CentreLichens in the Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain: patterns and trends from four years of intensive biodiversity inventory
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Oral PaperLendemer, James; Allen, Jessica.biodiversity
fungus
southeastern
biogeography
63006July 29th 9:30 amSalon 19/20/The Shaw Conference CentreNot So Different After All: Results from the First IUCN Red List Assessment for North American Lichens Dispel the Myth that Fungi Cannot be Conserved
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Oral PaperLendemer, James; Allen, Jessica; McMullin, R. Troy.IUCN Red List
endangered
international collaboration
climate change
pollution
invasive species
July 29th 9:45 amSalon 19/20/The Shaw Conference CentreBreak
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63008July 29th 10:15 amSalon 19/20/The Shaw Conference CentreHow much is enough? Minimum sampling intensity required to capture extant genetic diversity in ex situ seed collections: examples from the endangered plant Sibara filifolia (Brassicaceae)
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Oral PaperMcGlaughlin, Mitchell; Riley, Lynn; Helenurm, Kaius.ex situ conservation
Microsatellites
California Channel Islands
seed bank
genetic diversity
simulation
63009July 29th 10:30 amSalon 19/20/The Shaw Conference CentreAn ecological genetic assessment of non-local provenance seed for restoration
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Oral PaperKrauss, Siegy.restoration
seed sourcing
provenance
adaptation
climate change
63010July 29th 10:45 amSalon 19/20/The Shaw Conference CentreGIS assessment of gene flow risk from Brassica napus to its wild relatives in China
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Oral PaperDong, Jingjing; Zhang, Minggang; Wang, Yinghao; Wei, Wei; Ma, Keping.gene flow
Species distribution
risk
wild relatives
63011July 29th 11:00 amSalon 19/20/The Shaw Conference CentreBotanic garden genetics: comparison of two cycad conservation collections
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Oral PaperGriffith, M. Patrick; Meerow, Alan W.; Calonje, Michael; Sanchez, Vanessa; Hird, Abby; Magellan, Tracy M.; Knowles, Lindy; Francisco-Ortega, Javier.The Bahamas
Belize
botanic garden
conservation genetics
Cycadales
cycads
ex situ
Zamia
Zamia decumbens
Zamia lucayana
Zamiaceae
63012July 29th 11:15 amSalon 19/20/The Shaw Conference CentreIs there any future for ethno-botanical knowledge? Climate change and its impact: a case study from Hindu-Kush Himalayas
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Oral PaperAli, Kishwar; Khan, Nasrullah; Rehman, Inayat U. R.; Jury, Stephen; Ahmad, Habib.climate change
Hindu-Kush Himalayas
MaxEnt
Ordination
ethnobotany
species distribution modelling
Swat Valley
63013July 29th 11:30 amSalon 19/20/The Shaw Conference CentreAssisted Migration to Mitigate the Effects of Climate Change for Rare and Range-Restricted Plants
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Oral PaperPedersen, Jennine; Macdonald, Ellen; Nielsen, Scott.assisted migration
climate change
Liatris ligulistylis
range shift
climatic niche
Wednesday, July 29th, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm · Salon 19/20/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session 66: Contributed Papers: Conservation Biology II
Presiding: Laurie Hamilton, Zanshin Environmental Networks Inc.
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66001July 29th 1:30 pmSalon 19/20/The Shaw Conference CentreInvestigating ex situ genetic diversity of a functionally extinct Hawaiian species, Brighamia insignis A. Gray (Campanulaceae), to inform future conservation actions
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Oral PaperWalsh, Seana; Fant, Jeremie; Kramer, Andrea; Cheng, Kevin; Morden, Clifford; Lorence, David.Brighamia insignis
botanic garden
conservation
conservation genetics
endangered
endemic
ex situ conservation
extinct
genetic diversity
Hawaii
66002July 29th 1:45 pmSalon 19/20/The Shaw Conference CentreReproductive ecology of the threatened Miccosukee gooseberry (Ribes echinellum): Where have all the seedlings gone?
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Oral PaperNegronOrtiz, Vivian.reproductive biology
endangered
Ribes
Florida
pollination
pollen tube growth
Seed germination
seedling survival
conservation
Hand-pollination treatments
66003July 29th 2:00 pmSalon 19/20/The Shaw Conference CentreEcological niche modeling predicts invasion risks of endemic land snail (Indrella ampulla) into Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum) plantations in the Western Ghats biodiversity hotspot in India
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Oral PaperSen, Sandeep; Shivaprakash, Nagaraju; Aravind, Nilavara A.; Ravikanth, Gudasalamani; Dayanandan, Selvadurai.Elettaria
Indrella
invasive species
Niche Modeling
conservation
66004July 29th 2:15 pmSalon 19/20/The Shaw Conference CentreInnovation vs. Invasion: Innovative Techniques to Assist the Eradication of Weed Populations
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Oral PaperChandler, Brad James.Weed control
unmanned aerial vehicle
innovative control techniques
detector dog
66005July 29th 2:30 pmSalon 19/20/The Shaw Conference CentreChanges in publication rates and the research productivity of tropical countries in conservation science: implications for inclusive conservation
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Oral PaperMammides, Christos; Chen, Jin; Corlett, Richard T.; Ewing, Harry T.; Goodale, Uromi Manage; Hariya, Hetal; Xia, Xue; Goodale, Eben Bowditch.Publication rates
Conservation science
Acceptance rates
biodiversity
Ecnomic development
66006July 29th 2:45 pmSalon 19/20/The Shaw Conference CentreRare Plant Distribution Modelling: Exploring Environmental Predictor Datasets - A Case Study in Southeast Alberta
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Oral PaperHamilton, Laurie.rare plant
Suaeda moquinii
species distribution modelling
predictor datasets
southeast Alberta
 
Wednesday, July 29th, 1:30 pm to 3:15 pm · Salon 8/The Shaw Conference Centre
Session 68: Contributed Papers: Ecological Section: Forest Ecology
Presiding: Margaret S. Devall, U.S. Forest Service
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68001July 29th 1:30 pmSalon 8/The Shaw Conference CentreEcology of the Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge – Mississippi
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Oral PaperDevall, Margaret S.; Berri, Paulo Victor; Spiazzi, Fabio Rodrigues; Hamel, Paul B.; Smith, Carl; Hughes, Steven.forest tree species
68002July 29th 1:45 pmSalon 8/The Shaw Conference CentreDecreases in habitat availability at cold edge help explain range limits of temperate forest plants
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Oral PaperBeauregard, Frieda; deBlois, Sylvie.Species distribution
Soil
microclimate
asymetric abiotic stress hypothesis
range limits
deciduous forest
native
native species
boreal forest
68003July 29th 2:00 pmSalon 8/The Shaw Conference CentreCorrelation of Quercus species regeneration to edge effects and light availability in Oak-dominated forests
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Oral PaperStoll, Emily.Quercus
light availability
edge effects
68004July 29th 2:15 pmSalon 8/The Shaw Conference CentreVariation in bark physical and chemical traits in a wet lower montane tropical forest
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Oral PaperJones, Jennifer Marie; Katie, Heineman; James, Dalling.bark
nutrients
Tropical forest
68005July 29th 2:30 pmSalon 8/The Shaw Conference CentreTemporal and spatial development of vegetation community patterns on boreal forest surface mine sites reclaimed using salvaged forest floor material
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Oral PaperHoffman, Elizabeth; Landhäusser, Simon M.; Macdonald, Ellen.reclamation
forest floor material
spatial pattern
understory
boreal forest
68006July 29th 2:45 pmSalon 8/The Shaw Conference CentrePhytoremediation potential of selected Nigerian indigenous leguminous tree species on crude oil-contaminated soils: 1. Early growth response and vegetative establishment
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Oral PaperOyedeji, Ayodele Adelusi; Kayode, Joshua; Besenyei, Lynn; Fullen, Michael A..indigenous tree species
Fabaceae
crude oil
Contamination
phytoremediation
68007July 29th 3:00 pmSalon 8/The Shaw Conference CentreCrepuscular wood-borers favor trees with moist wood
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Oral PaperBerkov, Amy; Barrios, Héctor; Pinzon-Navarro, Sara.Fabaceae
Lecythidaceae
Malvaceae
Moraceae

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