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Damilola Eyitayo, a graduate student in Environmental & Plant Biology, co-authored an article on “Can powerline clearings be managed to promote insect-pollinated plants and species associated with semi-natural grasslands?” in the journal Landscape and Urban Planning. Co-authors areKatrine Eldegard, Marit Helene Lie, and Stein R. Moe of Norwegian University of […]

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Aug 14

Dr. Sarah Wyatt and members of her research group presented their researchsome of it resulting from their 2015 experiment on the International Space Stationat Plant Biology 2017 at Honolulu from June 24-28. Wyatt is Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology and Director of the Interdisciplinary Molecular and Cellular Biology Program. […]

The post Wyatt and Students Present at Plant Biology 2017 in Honolulu appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jul 25

The Norman S. Cohn Research Symposium is Saturday, Sept. 9, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Nelson Commons Main Reception Room, Ohio University. The day-long symposium honors the late Norman S. Cohn, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Environmental & Plant Biology at Ohio University, by bringing together alumni, faculty […]

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jul 02

By Trevor Somogyi ’18 and Emily Penn ’18 Hello! Emily and Trevor are back to share with you a few interesting plants we’ve found while doing our survey work for the Wayne National Forest. While these are not plants that are rare or sensitive, they do have some unique characteristics […]

The post Working on the Wayne | Interesting Botany Finds in the Forest appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jun 21

Dr. Morgan Vis, and two graduate students presented research on freshwater red algae at the Phycological Society of Americas annual meeting June 4-8 at Monterey, CA. Vis, Professor and Chair of Environmental & Plant Biology, presented a talk on Biogeographic trends in Freshwater Red Algae. Abstract: Molecular systematics research has […]

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jun 14

By Trevor Somogyi ’18 and Emily Penn ’18 Hello! This is the first of many blog posts written by the botany interns that aims to inform the public on all the cool things we’re doing during our summer at the Wayne National Forest. First, a little background on our internship […]

The post These Botanists are Really ‘Lichen’ Their Internship at the Wayne appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jun 09

Dr. Morgan Vis, Professor and Chair of Environmental & Plant Biology, received an NSF Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis (OPUS) award of $136,617 for her research on OPUS: Synthesizing systematic research of freshwater red algae. Vis has been researching the systematics, biogeography and ecology of these algae for more […]

The post Vis Gets NSF OPUS Grant for Book on Freshwater Red Algae appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 16

Dr. Elizabeth Hermsen, Assistant Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, presented a talk on “Progress and pitfalls in understanding the fossil record of the water clover family (Marsileaceae)” at the 34th Midcontinent Paleobotanical Colloquium at the University of Michigan May 12-14. Abstract: The majority of the fossil record of Marsileaceae […]

The post Hermsen Presents on Understanding Fossil Record of the Water Clover Family appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 15

Undergraduate student Stacy Welker presented a poster on “Enigmatic four-chambered fruits from the Neogene Gray Fossil Site, eastern Tennessee” at the 34th Midcontinent Paleobotanical Colloquium at the University of Michigan May 12-14. The poster was co-authored by another undergraduate student, Caroline Siegert of Honors Tutorial College, as well as Dr. […]

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 15

Dr. David Rosenthal, Assistant Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology at Ohio University, co-authored an article on “Leaf and canopy scale drivers of genotypic variation in soybean response to elevated carbon dioxide concentration” in Global Change Biology. Co-authors on the article are Alvaro Sanz-Saez, Robert P. Koester, Christopher M. Montes, […]

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environmental and plant biology news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 09

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