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Sunday, July 31st

Sunday, July 31st
8:00 am to 10:00 am · 104/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session WS04: Workshop: Constructing morphological character matrices from taxonomic descriptions using new software approaches
Presiding: Lorena Endara, University of Florida
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WS04001July 31st 8:00 amConstructing morphological character matrices from taxonomic descriptions using new software approaches
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Conference WideWorkshopEndara, Lorena; Burleigh, Gordon; Cui, Hong.phenotypes
Taxonomic descriptions
morphological characters
legacy literature
Natural Language Processing
phylogenetics
Sunday, July 31st
10:15 am to 12:15 pm · 104/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session WS10A: Workshop: Integrating RNA-seq Into Undergraduate Teaching
Presiding: Stokes S Baker, University of Detroit Mercy
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WS10A001July 31st 10:15 amIntegrating RNA-seq Into Undergraduate Teaching
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Conference WideWorkshoppropCahoon, Bruce; Baker, Stokes S.RNA-seq
Undergraduate
teaching
Software
Databases
Gene regulation
Sunday, July 31st
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm · 104/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session WS14: Workshop: Targeted next-gen sequencing for plant phylogenomics
Presiding: Jennifer R Mandel, University of Memphis
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WS14001July 31st 1:00 pmTargeted next-gen sequencing for plant phylogenomics
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Conference WideWorkshopMandel, Jennifer R; Dikow, Rebecca; Funk, Vicki.

Monday, August 1st

Monday, August 1st
8:00 am to 12:00 pm · 104/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session 3: Contributed Papers: Ecophysiology
Presiding: Jorge Lopez-Portillo, Instituto de Ecología, A.C. (INECOL); Anitra Thorhaug, Yale University
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3001August 1st 8:00 amHistoric Drought in California Is Linked to Fungal-Induced Dieback in a Keystone Chaparral Species
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EcophysiologyPaperDavis, Avery; Aguirre, Natalie; Nelson, Sarah; Borges, Adriana; Pierce, Emily; Gilderman, Gina; Sauer, Kaitlyn; Morales, Frida; Taylor, Mariah; Palmeri, Gabriella; Holmlund, Helen; Davis, Stephen Darrel.drought
root hydraulics
Botryosphaeria
chaparral
fungal-induced dieback
3002August 1st 8:15 amHow can plants transport water under negative pressure?
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EcophysiologyPaperSchenk, H. Jochen; Espino, Susana; Papahadjopoulos-Sternberg, Brigitte; Zuo, Yi Y.; Jansen, Steven.xylem
angiosperms
water relations
cohesion-tension theory
surfactants
phospholipids
wood anatomy
3003August 1st 8:30 amThe evolution of stem anatomy in Viburnum (Adoxaceae) and its significance for plant function
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EcophysiologyPaperChatelet, David; Sack, Lawren; Scoffoni, Christine; Edwards, Erika; Donoghue, Michael.Viburnum
evolution
stem anatomy
xylem
plant function
3004August 1st 8:45 amDoes environment or genetics influence leaf level physiology? Measuring photosynthetic rates of native big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii) grown in common gardens across a precipitation gradient
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EcophysiologyPaperCaudle, Keri; Hilt, Christina; Smart, Cera; Urban, Adam; Kramer, Diedre; Martin, Nicole; Baer, Sara; Johnson, Loretta; Maricle, Brian.big bluestem
ecotype
photosynthesis
drought
3005August 1st 9:00 amFunctional traits and drought physiology of geophyte seedlings represent more than one “functional group”
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EcophysiologyPaperMocko, Kerri; Jones, Cynthia S..South Africa
Pelargonium
functional leaf traits
geophyte
seedlings
photosynthesis
stomatal conductance
experimental drought
3006August 1st 9:15 amLong distance Transport and mobilization of remote carbohydrates for the bud break during spring. A case study in walnut
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EcophysiologyPaperTixier, Aude.NSC
Munch flow
xylem
transport
3007August 1st 9:30 amAnalysis of morphological and anatomical characteristics of stomata of Isoetes hyemalis D. F. Brunt.
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EcophysiologyPaperKana Huisa, Elizabeth; Schafran, Peter.Isoetes
Stomata
morphology
environment
August 1st 9:45 amBreak
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Ecophysiology
3009August 1st 10:15 amDoes the osmolality of mangrove xylem sap decrease as stomata close and water potential increases?
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EcophysiologyPaperLopez-Portillo, Jorge; Mendez-Alonzo, Rodrigo; Ewers, Frank.mangroves
Avicennia germinans
Laguncularia racemosa
xylem and parenchyma
3010August 1st 10:30 amSpecies-specific enzymatic tolerance of sulfide toxicity in plant roots
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EcophysiologyPaperMartin, Nicole; Maricle, Brian.cytochrome c oxidase
estuarine plants
flooding tolerant plants
flooding sensitive plants
sulfide
3011August 1st 10:45 amEffect of Water Stress on the Growth and Phytochemical Content of Clerodendrum volubile (Beauv.) at Different Growth Stages
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EcophysiologyPaperOlukoya, Busayo; Sakpere, Ayobola Moninuola.Clerodendrum volubile
phytochemicals
water stress
leafy vegetable
3012August 1st 11:00 amAdaptive leaf-level physiology exhibited by the rare terrestrial orchid Platanthera integrilabia across contrasting habitats
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EcophysiologyPaperBoyd, Jennifer; Raymond, Gregory; Call, Geoff; Pistrang, Mark.orchid
local adaptation
Ecophysiology
photosynthesis
Plantanthera
endemic/rare
3013August 1st 11:15 amLeaf and xylem function under extreme nutrient deficiency: an example from the pygmy forest
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EcophysiologyPaperCary, Katharine; Pittermann, Jarmila.photosynthesis
embolism
soils
water-use efficiency
3014August 1st 11:30 amInfrared spectroscopy reveals a striking pattern of foliar gypsum accumulation among Chihuahuan Desert gypsophiles
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EcophysiologyPaperFeder, Zoë; Muller, Clare; Drenovsky, Rebecca; Moore, Michael.gypsum
infrared spectroscopy
Chihuahuan Desert
edaphic endemism
Brassicaceae
August 1st 11:45 amUnsubmitted Abstract
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Ecophysiology
Monday, August 1st
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm · 104/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session L3: Luncheon: Physiological Section Meeting and Lunch
Presiding: Anitra Thorhaug, Yale University ; Jorge Lopez-Portillo, Instituto de Ecología, A.C. (INECOL); Frank Ewers, California State Polytechnic University
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August 1st 12:00 pmIntroduction
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Physiology
August 1st 12:15 pmDiscussion
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Physiology
August 1st 12:30 pmDiscussion
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Physiology
Monday, August 1st
1:30 pm to 5:15 pm · 104/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session 9: Contributed Papers: Physiology
Presiding: Arthur Schwartz, Southwestern Adventist University
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9001August 1st 1:30 pmThe Organic Sedimentary Carbon Losses from Seagrass in the Gulf of Mexico
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PhysiologyPaperThorhaug, Anitra; poulos, Helen Mills; Lopez-Portillo, Jorge; Ku, Tim C.W.; Berlyn, Graeme P..seagrass carbon loss
Seagrass Gulf of Mexico
seagrass carbon sequestration
Seagrass carbon stocks
seagrass blue carbon
Carbon loss
9002August 1st 1:45 pmEffect of Rivers on tropical seagrass: South Central Puerto Rico
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PhysiologyPaperThorhaug, Anitra; poulos, Helen Mills.Seagrass pollution
Tropical Seagrass
Thalassia testudinum
Halodule wrightii
River pollution
river effect on seagrass
9003August 1st 2:00 pmA Novel Phototropic Response of Arabidopsis thaliana Roots to Blue Light Identified in Microgravity
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PhysiologyPaperVandenbrink, Joshua; Herranz, Raul; Madina, F. Javier; Kiss, John Z..Space Biology
Physiology
Tropism
Arabidopsis
Phototropism
Gravity
9004August 1st 2:15 pmGeometric and Material Effects of Crowding Stress in Maize
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PhysiologyPaperRobertson, Daniel Jordan; Julias, Margaret; Cook, Douglas.maize
Corn
biomechanics
Engineering
lodging
9005August 1st 2:30 pmForensic Analysis of Maize Stalk Lodging
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PhysiologyPaperCook, Douglas; Julias, Margaret; Robertson, Daniel Jordan.biomechanics
lodging
maize
Engineering
August 1st 2:45 pmDiscussion
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Physiology

Tuesday, August 2nd

Tuesday, August 2nd
8:00 am to 9:45 am · 104/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session 15: Contributed Papers: Ecology Section: Forest Ecology
Presiding: Cynthia D. Huebner, Northern Research Station
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15001August 2nd 8:00 amComparison of Vegetation Composition in Response to Disturbance versus Local and Regional Physiography
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EcologyPaperHuebner, Cynthia D.; McGill, David; Miller, Gary.
15002August 2nd 8:15 amUnderstory plant community response to edge type and Lonicera Mackii removal in an isolated urban woodlot
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EcologyPaperGilland, Keith E.; Chapman, Julia I.; Dickey, Mallory.restoration
diversity
invasive species
15003August 2nd 8:30 amEcology of Vitis riparia in a northeast Ohio forest: age-size distribution and recruitment
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EcologyPaperLaushman, Roger H; Burg, Anika; Loke, Elena; Takagi, Yuta.Vitis riparia
age-size structure
Recruitment
succession
forest ecology
15004August 2nd 8:45 amTree Functional and Phylogenetic Diversity Across Topographic Gradients in an Old-growth Appalachian Forest
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EcologyPaperChapman, Julia; McEwan, Ryan.functional diversity
phylogenetic diversity
old-growth
topography
diversity
15005August 2nd 9:00 amTree-Ring dating of a Louisiana antebellum plantation house
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EcologyPaperDevall, Emerita, Margaret S..dendrochronology
dendroarchaeology
tree-ring dating
baldcypress
Taxodium distichum
15006August 2nd 9:15 amDriving changes: Exploring the influence of emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) on the diversity of forest ground flora
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EcologyPaperKilgore, Jason Scott; Dolan, Benjamin James.ash
EAB
diversity
EREN
15007August 2nd 9:30 amChanging Light Conditions in Pine Rockland Habitats Affect the Outcome of Ant-Plant Interactions
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EcologyPaperJones, Ian Matthew; Koptur, Suzanne; Gallegos, Hilma R; Tardanico, Joseph P; Trainer, Patricia A.plant-insect interactions
Extrafloral nectar
Senna mexicana var. chapmanii
Tuesday, August 2nd
10:15 am to 12:00 pm · 104/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session 25: Contributed Papers: Ecology Section: Seed Ecophysiology
Presiding: Alan Harvey, Georgia Southern University
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25001August 2nd 10:15 amEcological role of post-floral nectaries in Richardia scabra (Rubiaceae)
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EcologyPaperHarvey, Alan; Dorfzaun, Alexandra; Corbin, Bradley.mutualism
Post-floral nectaries
RIchardia scabra
25002August 2nd 10:30 amBryophytes on the Wing: First Evidence of Widespread Bryophyte Spore Vectoring on Bird Surfaces
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EcologyPaperChmielewski, Matthew; Eppley, Sarah.dispersal mechanisms
community ecology
Bryophyte
25003August 2nd 10:45 amRole of local adaptation to abiotic factors during seed germination stage in the maintenance of flower color polymorphism in Leavenworthia stylosa
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EcologyPaperFernando, Thilina; Herlihy, Chris; Walck, Jeffrey.local adaptation
seed germination
stress tolerance
Flower color polymorphism
Seed dormancy loss
25004August 2nd 11:00 amUse of Mycorrhizal Fungi in Commercial Medium when Germinating Cypripedium acaule (Orchidaceae)
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EcologyPaperKlimczak, Korena; Schafran, Peter; Jones, Marcus.Commercial media
Cypripedium acaule
In vitro germination
mutualism
Mycorrhizal Fungi
Orchidaceae
25005August 2nd 11:15 amTrials and tribulations of waking a seed from its dormancy slumber
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EcologyPaperKoontz, Stephanie M.; Weekley, Carl W.; Menges, Eric S..dormancy
seed ecology
endemic/rare
germination
25006August 2nd 11:30 amConstrained Evolution of Perenniality: Pleiotropic Effects of PEP1 on Seed Traits in Arabis alpina
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EcologyPaperHughes, William.perenniality
life history strategy
ecology
seed dormancy
Tuesday, August 2nd
1:30 pm to 3:15 pm · 104/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session 26: Contributed Papers: Conservation Biology I
Presiding: Claudia Jolls, EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY
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26001August 2nd 1:30 pmOn the front lines of discovering change: Biodiversity specimen collectors as the Anthropocene’s outlier detectors
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Conservation BiologyPaperPearson, Katelin D; Ellis, Shari; Ellwood, Elizabeth; Nelson, Gil; Paul, Deborah; Riccardi, Greg; Mast, Austin.biodiversity
collections
herbarium
Collections Management
outliers
change
26002August 2nd 1:45 pmExtending the impact of digitization and biodiversity networks
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Conservation BiologyPaperBarkworth, Mary E; Wilkinson-Lamb, Sara; Dyreson, Curtis; Cobb, Neil.biodiversity informatics
Symbiota
international collaboration
inmates
26003August 2nd 2:00 pmA Flora of Tejon Ranch, California
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Conservation BiologyPaperJensen, Nicholas.Floristics
California
Tehachapi Mountains
Rare Plants
26004August 2nd 2:15 pmGenetic structure and gene flow among Cirsium hillii (Hill’s thistle; Asteraceae) populations from Drummond Island, Michigan
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Conservation BiologyPaperVan Zant, Jeffrey; Talcott, Anna; Cooper, Ranessa.Cirsium hillii
Asteraceae
Conservation genetics
genetic structure
gene flow
Drummond Island
26005August 2nd 2:30 pmUnderstanding genetic diversity, clonality, and demography to inform restoration of a vulnerable Great Lakes endemic thistle, Cirsium hillii (Asteraceae)
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Conservation BiologyPaperWhite, Abbey; Kramer, Andrea; Fant, Jeremie.clonality
asexual reproduction
Cirsium hillii
population genetics
Microsatellite
gravel/sandy prairies
26006August 2nd 2:45 pmDiversity and Rarity in the Pennsylvanian Wetland Flora
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Conservation BiologyPaperHartley, Nathan; Hardy, Christopher.wetland fidelity
monocots
26007August 2nd 3:00 pmAntagonistic and mutualistic networks of the rare Great Lakes shoreline endemic, Pitcher’s thistle
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Conservation BiologyPaperJolls, Claudia; INKSTER, JACLYN; Fegley, Erin; Havens, Kayri; Vitt, Pati; Scholtens, Brian.seed predation
pollinator networks
non-target impacts
biological control

Wednesday, August 3rd

Wednesday, August 3rd
7:00 am to 8:00 am · 104/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session BR12: Breakfast: Miami of Ohio Breakfast
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August 3rd 7:00 amMiami of Ohio Breakfast
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