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Posters from the 9th IOS Conference

The IOS Conference at UC Davis, California, included a Poster Session. The following 14 posters were presented. Where available, posters can be viewed by clicking on the title below. Summaries of each presentation can be found in issue No. 30 of International Oaks, the Journal of the International Oak Society, pp. 387 - 404. 


Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell is Not the Best Policy

Pamela Allenstein, American Public Gardens Association


Quercus as a Pilot Group for Developing Conservation Gap-Analysis Methodologies

Emily Beckman, The Morton Arboretum


Functional Trait Variation of Quercus castanea along a Climate Gradient

Libny Ingrid Lara De La Cruz,Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Morelia, Michoacán, México


High-Quality Genome Assembly and Annotation of Quercus lobata

Sorel Fitz-Gibbon, University of California, Los Angeles


Mitigating Drowned Oaks

Kenneth Knight, Kenneth A. Knight Consulting, LLC


Effects of Variation in Bud Burst and Flowering Phenology on Quercus lobata Acorn Production

Andy Lentz, University of California, Santa Barbara


The Fate of Quercus kelloggii in Large Wildfires

Jonathan W. Long, USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station


Ancient Introgression Among Two Distantly Related White Oak Species

Scott O’Donnell, University of California, Los Angeles


An Overview of Drippy Blight Disease

Rachael Sitz, United Sates Forest Service, Rock Mountain Research Station


Future Climate Change Will Reduce Growth of Quercus lobata

Luke Brown, University of California, Los Angeles


Palaeoenvironmental Changes Since the Miocene Drive Speciation, Introgression, and Lineage Diversification of Two Closely Related Oak Species in China

Yao Li, Nanjing Forestry University, China & University of California, Los Angeles


Predisposition To Decline: Predicting AOD Occurrence with Environmental Factors

Sandra Denman, Forest Research, United Kingdom


Climatic and Soil Factors Shape Demography and Genetic Variation of Quercus liaotungensis

Jia Yang, Northwest University, Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, China

Physiological and Gene Expression Response of Quercus lobata Seedlings to Water Stress

Alayna Mead, University of California Los Angeles