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Monday, August 2nd

Monday, August 2nd, 2:00 pm to 4:45 pm · 551B/Convention Center
Session 20: Contributed Papers: Physiology
Presiding: Ed Etxeberria, University of Florida; Anitra Thorhaug, Yale University
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20001August 2nd 2:00 pm551B/Convention CenterPrometheusWiki: PROtocols, METHods, Explanations and Updated Standards for ecological and environmental plant physiology
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Oral PaperNicotra, Adrienne B.; Cornwell, W K; Sack, Lawren; Santiago, L S.methods
wiki
protocols
20002August 2nd 2:15 pm551B/Convention CenterComparison of restoration of the seagrass genus Halodule in subtropical Atlantic, tropical to subtropical Pacific, subtropical Gulf of Mexico and tropical Caribbean: resilience and recovery
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Oral PaperThorhaug, Anitra.Halodule wrightii
Halodule uninervis
seagrass restoration
Laguna Madre , Texas
Biscayne Bay, Florida
Kingston Harbor, Jamaica
Jamaica
Philippines
Jacksonville , Florida
Ft. Lauderdale , Florida
Florida Keys
southeast Florida
20003August 2nd 2:30 pm551B/Convention Centermissing title
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Oral PaperGohel, Nehal; Mankad, Archana.Phlox drummondii and Iberis umbellata
August 2nd 2:45 pm551B/Convention CenterBreak
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20005August 2nd 3:15 pm551B/Convention CenterMitigation of Cu induced Oxidative stress by epibrassinolide and spermidine application through enhnacing antioxidant mechanism of radish seedlings
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Oral PaperPal, Sikander.oxidative stress
antioxidative system
abiotic stress
20006August 2nd 3:30 pm551B/Convention CenterLeaves as swelling tissues: poroelastic models of leaf water transport
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Oral PaperRockwell, Fulton. leaf hydraulics
poroelasticity
transpiration
Quercus rubra
Gingko biloba
20007August 2nd 3:45 pm551B/Convention CenterThe impact of xylem wounding on the measure of stem hydraulic resistance
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Oral PaperMelcher, Peter; Warchocki, Steven.hydraulic conductance
xylem
wounding
20008August 2nd 4:00 pm551B/Convention CenterSeasonal Changes in Non-Structural Carbohydrates in Stems and Lignotubers of Burned and Unburned Southern California Black Walnut (Juglans californica)
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Oral PaperRay, Dustin M.; Bobich, Edward; Ewers, Frank W..Juglans
burl
resprouting
mobilization
starch
disturbance
20009August 2nd 4:15 pm551B/Convention CenterStorage of non-structural carbohydrates in the xylem among chaparral shrub species may come at the cost of reduced stem mechanical strength
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Oral PaperTraugh, C. A.; Pratt, R. B.; Jacobsen, A. L.; Tobin, M.F. ; Barrera, S..xylem density
20010August 2nd 4:30 pm551B/Convention CenterPlant silica: structure and the implications for support and defence
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Oral PaperSanson, Gordon; Heraud, Philip.silica
stiffness
defence
Monday, August 2nd, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Hall A/Convention Center
Session P: Contributed Posters: Ecophysiology Posters
Presiding: Samuel Taylor, University of Sheffield; Walton Green, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
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PEP001Aug 2, 5:30pm-7:00pmHall A/Convention CenterEvolutionary analyses of leaf shape in Viburnum (Adoxaceae)
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Poster: EcophysiologySchmerler, S B; Schmandt, K R; Clement, W L; Donoghue, Michael J.; Edwards, Erika. morphometrics
morphology
Viburnum
Adoxaceae
lamina
photosynthetic capacity
drought tolerance
phenology
PEP002Aug 2, 5:30pm-7:00pmHall A/Convention CenterEcophysiology of Seed Germination in the Colorado Liatris punctata.
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Poster: EcophysiologyBlain-Hartung, Matthew; Drummond, Boyce A.; Heschel, Shane.seed germination
plant growth regulator
PEP003Aug 2, 5:30pm-7:00pmHall A/Convention CenterPopulation differentiation in Impatiens capensis (Balsaminaceae) across the range limits.
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Poster: EcophysiologyBibee, Katherine; Shishido, Katie; Hathaway, Ron; Heschel, Shane.drought stress
plant performance
PEP004Aug 2, 5:30pm-7:00pmHall A/Convention CenterIn Vitro Assessment of Allelopathy in the Invasive Aquatic Fern Salvinia molesta. Jonathan Jasinski, Michael E. Kane, Ryan Dickson. Plant Restoration, Conservation and Propagation Biotechnology Laboratory, P.O. Bo
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Poster: EcophysiologyJasinski, Jonathan; Kane, Michael E.; Dickson, Ryan.allelopathy
micropropagation
Aquatic plants
Monday, August 2nd, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Hall A/Convention Center
Session P: Contributed Posters: Physiological Section Posters
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PPS001Aug 2, 5:30pm-7:00pmHall A/Convention Center
Canceled
Scanning and Transmission Electron Microscopic Observations on Ultrastructures of Onion Seed 
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Poster: Physiological SectionMohamed-Yasseen, Yasseen.seed longevity
Scanning Electron Microscopy
PPS002Aug 2, 5:30pm-7:00pmHall A/Convention CenterRetrograde vesicles from the vacuole regulate tonoplast surface area and volume during fluid-phase endocytosis
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Poster: Physiological SectionEtxeberria, Ed; González, Pedro; Pozueta-Romero, Javier.endocytosys
retrograde vesicles
tonoplast surface area
PPS003Aug 2, 5:30pm-7:00pmHall A/Convention CenterCornus florida’s sequestration of labile calcium and its role in calcium cycling
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Poster: Physiological SectionHead, Lisha; Mooney, Amber; Borer, Catherine H..flowering dogwood
Calcium
PPS004Aug 2, 5:30pm-7:00pmHall A/Convention CenterCalcium partitioning and sequestration in plant foliage from White Sands National Monument, an extremely high-calcium site
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Poster: Physiological SectionBorer, Catherine H.; Scott, Claire E..Calcium
Mineral nutrition
White Sands National Monument
Foliar Chemistry
Monday, August 2nd, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Hall A/Convention Center
Session P: Contributed Posters: Stress Tolerance Posters
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PST001Aug 2, 5:30pm-7:00pmHall A/Convention CenterGamma Rays induced Modification of Quantitative and Qualitative Characteristics of Safflower Oil
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Poster: Stress ToleranceSrivastava, Preeti; Kumar, Girjesh.Safflower
induced mutagenesis
gamma rays
oil content
protein content

Tuesday, August 3rd

Tuesday, August 3rd, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm · Ballroom B/Convention Center
Session SY4: Symposium: History of Botany in the Rhode Island Area
Presiding: Lee B. Kass, Cornell University
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SY4001August 3rd 8:00 amBallroom B/Convention Center200 Years of Rhode Island Botany
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationStevenson, Dennis Wm..history
Botany
Rhode Island
SY4002August 3rd 8:15 amBallroom B/Convention CenterSome Sources for Botanical History in the John Carter Brown Library
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationDanforth, Susan.
SY4003August 3rd 8:45 amBallroom B/Convention Center“I know every tree, every single tree one can see…” – The life and legacy of Richard E. Schultes
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationBussmann, Rainer W.ethnobotany
Economic Botany
Richard E Schultes
SY4004August 3rd 9:15 amBallroom B/Convention CenterGeorge H. M. Lawrence (1910-1978) and his international impact on botany
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationTodd, Angela.George Lawrence
History of botany
disciplinary boundaries
August 3rd 9:45 amBallroom B/Convention CenterBreak
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SY4006August 3rd 10:00 amBallroom B/Convention CenterIrene Stuckey: a Life Well Spent with Plants and People
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationTucker, Gordon C..Irene Stuckey
Rhode Island
rare plants
SY4007August 3rd 10:30 amBallroom B/Convention Center Pinus strobus L. and the historical utilization and management of southern New England forests, 1600-1938
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationMarshall, Philip.old field
disturbance
succession
historical ecology
naval stores
SY4008August 3rd 11:00 amBallroom B/Convention CenterThoughts on Vernon I. Cheadle
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationEvert, Ray; Uhl, Natalie W..
SY4009August 3rd 11:30 amBallroom B/Convention CenterVignettes from the History of Brown Botany
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationColeman, Annette.
August 3rd 11:45 amBallroom B/Convention CenterDiscussion
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Tuesday, August 3rd, 8:30 am to 11:45 am · 551B/Convention Center
Session 30: Contributed Papers: Ecophysiology I
Presiding: Samuel Taylor, University of Sheffield; Walton Green, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
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30001August 3rd 8:30 am551B/Convention CenterGlobal-scale relationships between angiosperm leaf vein patterns and leaf function
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Oral PaperWalls, Ramona L..major vein
leaf traits
minor vein density
leaf economic spectrum
phylogenetic conservatism
30002August 3rd 8:45 am551B/Convention CenterDecline of leaf hydraulic conductance during desiccation: relationships to venation architecture
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Oral PaperScoffoni, Christine ; Rawls, Micheal ; McKown, Athena D.; Sack, Lawren.PLC
venation architecture
vein densities
refilling
Kleaf
gmin
turgor loss point
leaf traits
30003August 3rd 9:00 am551B/Convention CenterPhylogeny, physiology and ecology: the roles of C4 photosynthesis and diversity in the grasses
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Oral PaperTaylor, Samuel; Rees, Mark; Woodward, Ian; Ripley, Brad; Osborne, Colin.C4 photosynthesis
grasses
Poaceae
eco-physiological traits
gas exchange
Screening
phylogeny
30004August 3rd 9:15 am551B/Convention CenterFoliar uptake of fog prevents water deficit and induces hydraulic redistribution from fern crowns to the soil in Polystichum munitum
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Oral PaperLimm, Emily; Simonin, Kevin; Dawson, Todd. redwood forest
fog
water relations
hydraulic transport
Western sword fern
Polystichum munitum
30005August 3rd 9:30 am551B/Convention CenterThe ecophysiology of resprouting fynbos shrubs with different life history types
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Oral PaperPratt, R. B.; Jacobsen, A. L..seasonal carbon gain
cavitation
fire
hydraulic conductivity
life history
Photosynthesis
xylem
August 3rd 9:45 am551B/Convention CenterBreak
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30007August 3rd 10:15 am551B/Convention CenterAdaptive radiation of leaf venation and the meaning of disjunct veins in the C4 Hawaiian Euphorbia
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Oral PaperSporck, Margaret, J.; Sack, Lawren.Euphorbia
Chamaesyce
Euphorbiaceae
C4 photosynthesis
Endangered species
adaptive radiation
Hawaii
venation
island evolution
leaf anatomy
30008August 3rd 10:30 am551B/Convention CenterLeaf lifespan is controlled by branching patterns in Viburnum (Adoxaceae)
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Oral PaperSchmandt, Kaya R.; Donoghue, Michael J.; Sack, Lawren; Schmerler, S B; Williard, Anne; Clement, W L; Edwards, Erika.leaf lifespan
leaf economic spectrum
Branching patterns
phenology
Viburnum
30009August 3rd 10:45 am551B/Convention CenterTurning over a new “leaf”: multiple functional significances of leaves versus phyllodes in Hawaiian Acacia koa
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Oral PaperPasquet Kok, Jessica; Creese, Chris; Sack, Lawren.Drought
heterophylly
hydraulics
leaf traits
legume
light-response curves
pressure-volume curves
stomata
water storage
xylem
30010August 3rd 11:00 am551B/Convention CenterXylem vessel length distributions of chaparral shrubs
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Oral PaperJacobsen, A. L.; Tobin, M. F.; Pratt, R. B..xylem
plant anatomy
chaparral
cavitation resistance
xylem structure and function
functional plant anatomy
hydraulics
30011August 3rd 11:15 am551B/Convention CenterTaking the Heat: Ecotypic differentiation in response to extreme heat events in a California native shrub
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Oral PaperShuldman, M.I.; Dawson, Todd. ecophysiology
California
climate change
heat stress
ecotype
ecophysiology
30012August 3rd 11:30 am551B/Convention CenterInherent adaptation in Cottonwood poplar (Populus trichocarpa) along geographic clines
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Oral PaperMcKown, Athena D.; Drewes, Eric C.; Azam, Md. Shofiul; Guy, Robert D..poplar
adaptation
Latitude
photoperiod
phenology
climate
Photosynthesis
Tuesday, August 3rd, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm · 553B/Convention Center
Session L4: Luncheon: Plant Physiology Business Meeting and Luncheon
Presiding: Anitra Thorhaug, Yale University
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August 3rd 12:00 pm553B/Convention CenterPlant Physiology Business Meeting and Luncheon
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Tuesday, August 3rd, 1:30 pm to 2:45 pm · 551B/Convention Center
Session 41: Contributed Papers: Ecophysiology II
Presiding: Walton Green, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution; Samuel Taylor, University of Sheffield
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41001August 3rd 1:30 pm551B/Convention Center
Canceled
A quantitative, ecophysiologically-relevant measure of succulence as a basis for comparative evolutionary studies
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Oral PaperOgburn, R. Matthew; Edwards, Erika.succulence
evolution
comparative analysis
Water relations
Portulacineae
41002August 3rd 1:45 pm551B/Convention CenterStem cavitation resistance is reduced in post-fire resprouts of chaparral shrub species with divergent life history types
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Oral PaperTobin, M. F.; Jacobsen, A. L.; Pratt, R. B..chaparral
cavitation resistance
functional ecology
fire
hydraulics
water potential
embolism
Drought
41003August 3rd 2:00 pm551B/Convention CenterThe coordination of structure and function in 15 fern species from Southern California
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Oral PaperCreese, Chris; Sack, Lawren.Fern
trait coordination
climate
size-scaling
hydraulics
gas exchange
leaf traits
41004August 3rd 2:15 pm551B/Convention CenterLeaf and canopy level carbon assimilation rates of post-fire resprouting chaparral shrub species that display different life history types
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Oral PaperDe Guzman, M. E.; Tobin, M.F. ; Jacobsen, A. L.; O'Mara, H. P.; Pratt, R. B..chaparral
fire
life history
photosynthetic rate
sprouting
41005August 3rd 2:30 pm551B/Convention CenterPlants with Lungs: the Function of Aerenchyma in the Arborescent Lycopsids
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Oral PaperGreen, Walton.Aerenchyma
aquatic CAM
arborescent lycopsids
metabolic pathway
parichnos

Wednesday, August 4th

Wednesday, August 4th, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm · 554/Convention Center
Session SY5: Symposium: Stress of Light and Life : A Graeme Berlyn Restrospective
Presiding: Anitra Thorhaug, Yale University; Graeme Berlyn, Yale University
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August 4th 8:00 am554/Convention CenterIntroduction
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SY5002August 4th 8:15 am554/Convention CenterUsing Spectral Reflectance for Estimating Leaf Functional Traits and Plant health
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationBerlyn, Graeme; Thorhaug, Anitra; Marek, Nancy; Poulos, Helen Mills.Spectral reflectance
plant responses
absorbed photons
florescense
spectral transmission
spectral indices
light transfer
light signature
light transmission
pollutant effects
SY5003August 4th 8:45 am554/Convention CenterUniSpec: A Spectral Reflectance Tool With Leaf- to Ecosystem-Level Applications in Plant Biology
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationBergweiler, Christopher.Spectral reflectance
light signature
plant responses
plant  pigments
chlorophyll a
chlorophyll b
carotenoids
xanthophyll
whole living plant responses
SY5004August 4th 9:15 am554/Convention CenterSpecNet – an evolving collaborative network for vegetation spectral analysis
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationGamon , John .SPEC NET
Spectral reflectance
carbon flux
spectral signatures
light-use effiiciency
August 4th 9:45 am554/Convention CenterBreak
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SY5006August 4th 10:00 am554/Convention CenterUsing reflectance to measure the drought response of two Mexican oaks species,  Quercus laceyi and Q. siderolxyla (Fagaceae)
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationPoulos, Helen Mills; Berlyn, Graeme; Goodale, Uromi Manage.Drought
plant responses
Mexican oaks
Spectral reflectance
SY5007August 4th 10:30 am554/Convention CenterSpectral reflectance responses of tropical and temperate seagrasses to diminishing colored light and low salinity stimuli: Thalassia testudinum ,Halodule wrightii, Syringodium filiforme, and Zostera mari
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationThorhaug, Anitra; Berlyn, Graeme P..Spectral reflectance
Thalassua testudinum
Syringodium filiforme
Zostera marina 
Halodule wrightii
blue light
red light
green light
orange light
white light
carotenoids
xanthophylls
chlorophyll a
chlorphyll b
SY5008August 4th 11:00 am554/Convention CenterUsing leaf spectral reflectance to compare rapid acclimation and developmental plasticity in forest understory herbs of southern New England
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationEllum, David .Spectral reflectance
understory
forest herbs
New England
New England Forests
SY5009August 4th 11:30 am554/Convention CenterMeta-analysis of spectral reflectance measurements in plants
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationGoodale, Uromi Manage.Spectral reflectance
remote sensing
plant stress
reforestation
Agriculture
Wednesday, August 4th, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm · 555A/Convention Center
Session 57: Contributed Papers: Stress Tolerance
Presiding: Atif Riaz, University of Agriculture; Anitra Thorhaug, Yale University
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57001August 4th 1:30 pm555A/Convention CenterGene Expression Patterns of Programmed Cell Death During Vascular Aerenchyma Formation in Seedling Roots of Glycine max cv. 'Yukihomare'
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Oral PaperWaldenmaier, Hans; Gladish, Daniel, K..Aerenchyma
Glycine max
Yukihomare
Programmed Cell Death
hypoxia
flooding
57002August 4th 1:45 pm555A/Convention CenterMorphological and biochemical responses of turfgrasses to water deficit conditions
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Oral PaperRiaz, Atif; Younis, Adnan; Hameed, Mansoor.drought response
57003August 4th 2:00 pm555A/Convention CenterGenetic patterns of tolerance to herbivory in a hybrid swarm of Louisiana Iris
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Oral PaperDobson, Mary C.; Martin, Noland H..Tolerance
herbivory
ecology
genetics
QTL mapping
hybrids
57004August 4th 2:15 pm555A/Convention CenterLeaf anatomical adaptations in Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers. from the Salt Range (Pakistan) to salinity stress
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Oral PaperHameed, Mansoor; Riaz, Atif; Ashraf, Muhammad; Naz, Nargis.anatomical structure
Cynodon dactylon
salt stress

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