12 - Graduate Student TMP Competition: P-IE

Monday, November 17, 2014: 8:20 AM-12:00 PM
C123 (Oregon Convention Center)
Robert L. Meagher

8:20 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:36 AM
Consequences of urban land use change for bee community composition and function
Scott Prajzner, The Ohio State University ; Mary M. Gardiner, The Ohio State University
8:48 AM
Widespread modified hairs in bees: An explanation for floral specialization?
Zach Portman, Utah State University ; Terry Griswold, USDA - ARS
9:00 AM
Standardizing bee sampling protocols using geostatistics
Matthew I McKinney, West Virginia University ; Yong-Lak Park, West Virginia University
9:12 AM
Tillage effects on the ground nesting bee Peponapis pruinosa
Katharina Ullmann, University of California ; Matthew Meisner, University of California ; Neal M. Williams, University of California
9:24 AM
How do chlorpyrifos residues and leaf characteristics affect leaf selection by nest building Megachile rotundata?
Margaret Scampavia, University of California ; Edwin Lewis, University of California ; Neal M. Williams, University of California
9:36 AM
Dually improving biodiversity and pollination services for enhanced cotton yields and sustainability
Sarah Cusser, University of Texas ; Shalene Jha, University of Texas
9:48 AM
Investigation of cotton fleahoppers (Pseudatomoscelis seriatus) as pollinators of cotton
Loriann C Garcia, Texas A&M University ; Micky Eubanks, Texas A&M University
10:00 AM
The effect of excluding centuries-long ungulate grazing on unmanaged pollination in the Mongolian steppe
Daniel Song, University of Pennsylvania ; Pierre Liancourt, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic ; Bazartseren Boldgiv, National University of Mongolia ; Laura Spence, Sterling College ; Peter Petraitis, University of Pennsylvania ; Brenda Casper, University of Pennsylvania
10:12 AM
10:24 AM
Defining the community of insect pollinators found in Iowa corn and soybean fields
M. Joseph Wheelock, Iowa State University ; Matthew E. O'Neal, Iowa State University
10:36 AM
Species-specific responses to pesticide use and habitat quality in wild bee communities visiting blueberry fields
Emily May, Michigan State University ; Julianna Wilson, Michigan State University ; Jason Gibbs, Michigan State University ; Rufus Isaacs, Michigan State University
10:48 AM
Spillover of pollinators between crops: Competition or facilitation?
Heather Connelly, Cornell University ; Eleanor J. Blitzer, University of California ; Bryan N. Danforth, Cornell University ; Gregory M. Loeb, Cornell University ; Katja Poveda, Cornell University
11:00 AM
Evaluating the attractiveness of Coreopsis (Coreopsis spp.) wild types and cultivars to pollinators
Owen Cass, University of Delaware ; Deborah A. Delaney, University of Delaware
11:12 AM
Influence of an invasive bush on native bee communities adjacent to intensive agriculture
Michael Minnick, Miami University ; Valerie Peters, Miami University ; Thomas O. Crist, Miami University
11:24 AM
Understanding the impact of land use on bee populations in a seasonally dry tropical agro-ecosystem
Sara M. Galbraith, Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE) ; Jenny Ordoñez, Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE) ; Nilsa A. Bosque-Pérez, University of Idaho
11:36 AM
Promiscuous flowers attract high numbers of bees and even higher numbers of non-bee flower visitors
Kate Zemenick, University of California ; Jay Rosenheim, University of California
11:48 AM