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Dear all,
 
  
Attached is some background reading as a starting point for our workshop. There are 2 short descriptions of research systems by workshop participants Megan Frederickson and Beth Pringle. In addition there are 6 papers.
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Dear all,
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Attached is some background reading as a starting point for our workshop.  
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There are 2 short descriptions of research systems by workshop participants  
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Megan Frederickson and Beth Pringle. In addition there are 6 papers.
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Looking forward to seeing you and happy new year,
 +
Deborah
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====Agenda====
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'''Thursday 1/17 morning:'''<br />
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Overview of plant-ant mutualisms Megan Frederickson<br />
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Introduction to the two systems we will be discussing: Megan Frederickson and Beth Pringle<br />
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'''Thursday 1/17 afternoon:'''<br />
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Presentations about modelling techniques, with computer examples<br />
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Sander van Doorn<br />
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John Wilkins<br />
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'''Friday 1/18 morning:'''<br />
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Models of mutualisms<br />
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Lauren Buckley<br />
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Errol Ackay<br />
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Break into small groups to outline models for the two systems
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'''Friday 1/18 afternoon:'''<br />
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Computer implementation of modelling ideas<br />
  
Looking forward to seeing you and happy new year,
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'''Saturday 1/19 morning:'''<br />
Deborah
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Group presentations and discussion of specific plans for future collaboration<br />
  
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====Participant Papers====
  
The Contribution of Ant-Plant Protection Studies to Our Understanding of  Mutualism ([[media:LHAPI_08_Bronstein1998.pdf|View PDF]])
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<i>Ant-Plants in the Peruvian Amazon</i> by Megan Frederickson ([[media:LHAPI_08_Fred_Study_System.pdf|PDF]])
Nesting space limits colony size of the plant-ant Pseudomyrmex concolor  ([[media:LHAPI_08_fonseca1993_1.pdf|View PDF]])
 
  
'''*Please note that most events are by invitation only.'''
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<i>The Cordia alliodora mutualism</i> by Beth Pringle
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([[media:LHAPI_08_Pringle_Cordia_alliodora_summary.pdf|PDF]])
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====Reading====
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<i>The Contribution of Ant-Plant Protection Studies to Our Understanding of Mutualism</i> ([[media:LHAPI_08_Bronstein1998.pdf|PDF]])
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<i>Nesting space limits colony size of the plant-ant Pseudomyrmex concolor</i> ([[media:LHAPI_08_fonseca1993_1.pdf|PDF]])
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<i>Pursuing the big questions about interspecific mutualism: a review of theoretical approaches</i>
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([[media:LHAPI_08_Hoeksema_Bruna2000.pdf|PDF]])
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<i>Population Dynamics and Mutualism: Functional Responses of Benefits and Costs</i>
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([[media:LHAPI_08_hollandetal2002.pdf|PDF]])
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<i>Integrating quality and quantity of mutualistic service to contrast ant species protecting FEROCACTUS WISLIZENI</i>
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([[media:LHAPI_08_Ness.etal.2006.pdf|PDF]])
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<i>Ant–plant–herbivore interactions in the neotropical cerrado savanna</i>
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([[media:LHAPI_08_oliveirafreitas2004.pdf|PDF]])

Latest revision as of 20:35, 15 January 2008

*Please note that most events are by invitation only.

Dear all,
Attached is some background reading as a starting point for our workshop. 
There are 2 short descriptions of research systems by workshop participants 
Megan Frederickson and Beth Pringle. In addition there are 6 papers.
Looking forward to seeing you and happy new year,
Deborah

Agenda

Thursday 1/17 morning:
Overview of plant-ant mutualisms Megan Frederickson
Introduction to the two systems we will be discussing: Megan Frederickson and Beth Pringle

Thursday 1/17 afternoon:
Presentations about modelling techniques, with computer examples
Sander van Doorn
John Wilkins

Friday 1/18 morning:
Models of mutualisms
Lauren Buckley
Errol Ackay

Break into small groups to outline models for the two systems

Friday 1/18 afternoon:
Computer implementation of modelling ideas

Saturday 1/19 morning:
Group presentations and discussion of specific plans for future collaboration

Participant Papers

Ant-Plants in the Peruvian Amazon by Megan Frederickson (PDF)

The Cordia alliodora mutualism by Beth Pringle (PDF)

Reading

The Contribution of Ant-Plant Protection Studies to Our Understanding of Mutualism (PDF)

Nesting space limits colony size of the plant-ant Pseudomyrmex concolor (PDF)

Pursuing the big questions about interspecific mutualism: a review of theoretical approaches (PDF)

Population Dynamics and Mutualism: Functional Responses of Benefits and Costs (PDF)

Integrating quality and quantity of mutualistic service to contrast ant species protecting FEROCACTUS WISLIZENI (PDF)

Ant–plant–herbivore interactions in the neotropical cerrado savanna (PDF)