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  ·  Address of the BSA President-Elect - Dr. Karl Niklas
  ·  Annals of Botany Lecture - Dr. Loren Rieseberg
  ·  Plenary Address - Dr. Paul Stamets
  ·  Regional Botany Special Lecture - Dr. Carl Wieman


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  ·  Biogeography
  ·  Conservation Biology
  ·  Economic Botany: Applied Plant Biology
  ·  Economic Botany: Ethnobotany
  ·  Economic Botany: Evolution of Cultivated Plants
  ·  Economic Botany: History of Plants and People
  ·  Ecophysiology
  ·  Evolutionary Developmental Biology (Evo-Devo)
  ·  Gene Structure and Function
  ·  Genomics / Proteomics
  ·  Molecular Biology
  ·  Molecular Ecology and Evolution
  ·  Pollination Biology
  ·  Population Genetics
  ·  Stress Tolerance
  ·  Symbioses: Plant, Animal, and Microbe Interactions

Symposium or Colloquium Presentation

  ·  Bryophytes and Lichens of North America: Diversity, Function and Importance
  ·  Colloquium: The flora of Madagascar: research needs and research progress
  ·  Colloquium: The Utility of Pollen in Systematic and Morphological Studies: A Celebration of the Life of John J. Skvarla
  ·  Demand for Botanists on Public Lands: Challenges and Solutions
  ·  From Gels to Genomics: The Evolving Landscape of Pteridology. A Celebration of Gerald Gastony's Contributions to Fern Evolutionary Biology
  ·  Phylogeography of northern North America with insights from paleontological, geological, and molecular data
  ·  Plants and fungi--growing together
  ·  Pollination to Population Structure - How Understanding Reproductive Biology Can Inform Conservation of Rare Plants
  ·  Polyploidy: Genetics, Evolution and Ecology
  ·  President's Symposia - Understanding the Crisis in Science Literacy: The BSA is Planting Science in the 21st Century
  ·  The Future of Botany Teaching
  ·  The Future of International Botanical Research: possibilities and strategies for your International collaborations and research, especially in developing nations
  ·  Tropical Biodiversity and Food Security
  ·  Understanding plant evolution: morphology to molecules
  ·  Wollemia nobilis: Modern Studies of an Ancient Plant

Presentations for Society\Section: Plants and fungi--growing together

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Wednesday, July 30th

Wednesday, July 30th, 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm · 178/Law
Session S13: Special Lecture: Plants and Fungi--Growing together
Presiding: Darlene Southworth, Southern Oregon University; Hugues Massicotte, University of Northern British Columbia
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S13001July 30th 1:30 pm178/LawPlants and Fungi--Growing together. BSA-CBA Joint symposium
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationSouthworth, Darlene; Massicotte, Hugues.Fungi
S13002July 30th 1:45 pm178/LawMycorrhizas: structural characteristics of the plant-fungus interface
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationPeterson, Larry.mycorrhizas
plant-microbe interaction
cell biology
S13003July 30th 2:15 pm178/LawFungal endophytes: a driving force in land plant evolution
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationTaylor, Thomas N.; Krings, Michael.Endophyte
Rhynie chert
S13004July 30th 2:45 pm178/LawHabitat-adapted symbiosis: how plants achieve stress tolerance
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationRedman, Regina; Rodriguez, Rusty.Symbiosis
stress tolerance
plant-microbe interaction
S13005July 30th 3:45 pm178/LawMycorrhizal networks and seedling establishment: a matter of life or death
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationSimard, Suzanne W..Ectomycorrhizae
climate change
species distribution
carbon transfer
seedling recruitment
S13006July 30th 4:15 pm178/LawSymbiotic modulation: a mechanism for plant distribution patterns
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationRodriguez, Rusty; Redman, Regina.Symbiosis
species distribution
plant-microbe interaction
Environment gradient
stress tolerance
S13007July 30th 4:45 pm178/LawChallenging the (botany) rules: mycoheterotrophy and mixotrophy as plant strategies
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationMassicotte, Hugues.Monotropoid

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