P-IE Section Symposium: The Environment as the Sculptor: How Abiotic Factors Shape Plant-Insect Interactions

Sunday, November 10, 2013: 1:15 PM-5:15 PM
Meeting Room 12 A (Austin Convention Center)
Organizer :
Warren B. Sconiers

1:15 PM
Welcoming Remarks
1:20 PM
Plant chemical variation and trophic interactions:  time is of the essence
M. Deane Bowers, University of Colorado ; Carolina Quintero, University of Colorado, Boulder
1:40 PM
Stressed plants and herbivores: exploring the mechanisms of drought's impact on plant-insect interactions
Warren B. Sconiers, Texas A&M University ; Micky Eubanks, Texas A&M University
2:00 PM
Drought stress alters plant chemistry, with contrasting responses of a generalist and a specialist herbivore
Silvia Dorn, ETH Zurich ; Bettina Gutbrodt, ETH Zurich ; Karsten Mody, ETH Zurich
2:40 PM
2:55 PM
4:35 PM
Concluding Remarks
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