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Ecologists work to link kids with nature

...he electronic game Pokemon than could recognize an oak tree or an otter. Biological, health, and economic data also indicate that children who connect with nature perform better in school and exhibit fewer behavioral challenges. Lowman and her colleagues in the symposium hope that other ecological scien...

News conference on plant diseases and issues important to California

...ic Southwest Research Station - speaking on sudden oak death Bruce Kirkpatrick, University of California - speaking on Pierce's disease of grapes Ronald Brlansky, University of Florida, Citrus Research and Education Center - speaking on citrus greening ...

Plant diseases and issues that are of importance to California's economy and agriculture

...ic Southwest Research Station - speaking on sudden oak death Bruce Kirkpatrick, University of California - speaking on Pierce's disease of grapes Ronald Brlansky, University of Florida, Citrus Research and Education Center - speaking on citrus greening ...

Californians urged to help reduce spread of Sudden Oak Death

...t disease devastating many of California's coastal oak and tanoak trees, and information on what Californians can do to help reduce its spread will be presented during a news conference on plant diseases that are of importance to California's economy and agriculture. The news conference will be held Mond...

Salvage logging, replanting increased biscuit fire severity

...deal with that regime manzanita, ceanothus or tan oak that could displace conifer forests. Managers may have few options to reduce the risk of future high severity fire within areas that have experienced recent severe burns. Typical fuel treatments such as thinning do not have much effect on fire r...

Post oak grasshoppers emerging

...r wants to know if you've seen them hanging out in oak trees or on your house. They're post oak grasshoppers, and Behmer, a Texas Agricultural Experiment Station entomologist, wants to research th...

Invasive grass may impede forest regeneration

... canopy disturbances." While working on a larger oak regeneration study at The Ames Plantation in southwest Tennessee, the researchers noticed a dramatic increase in Microstegium after silviculture treatments that opened the forest canopy. To test whether the grass would negatively impact the regener...

Smithsonian scientists report new carbon dioxide study

...ericgreenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2) in a scrub oak ecosystem caused areduction in carbon storage in t...mithsonian experimental CO2 site in aFlorida scrub oak ecosystem, the researchers compared core samples fromtest plots that had been exposed to six years o...

Iowa State University botanists identify new species of North American bamboo

...d in non-alluvial swamps, moist pine barrens, live oak woods and along sandy margins of streams. "Most people have no idea that we have native bamboo in the U.S.," Clark said. "But it has been a very important plant ecologically. And there's recent interest in using it for re-vegetation projects becaus...

UCF student's research with Disney giraffes may help conserve several species

... grass, the giraffes flick their tails and chew on oak trees and occasional treats. Fewster, a native of Willow Grove, Penn., and a resident of Clermont, watches it all taking notes and waiting for the giraffes to deliver their payloads. Fewster worked with giraffes and other animals on Disneys prope...

Cypress replanting unsuccessful without dual cultivation with lavender or mycorrhizal fungi

...ted on other associations of species, such as cork oak and cysts, or again thujas and lavender. The latter are the subject of a trial conducted by the Rabat Regional Forestry Directorate in areas undergoing reforestation in the North of Morocco....

Ground spider diversity studied in research project

.... A variety of sites including upland woods, post oak woodlands and an area disturbed by a high level of human activity were chosen. The collected samples are being identified and placed in the Texas A&M Insect Collection, department of entomology. Dr. Marvin Harris, Texas Agricultural Experiment Sta...

Researchers barcode DNA of Venice museum's vast fungi collection

...ted States. The pathogen is responsible for sudden oak death, the disease that has caused widespread dieback of tanoaks and coast live oaks in California and southwest Oregon. "In the case of exotic plant diseases, DNA information may be used, as it is in criminal forensics, to identify possible culpri...

Case Western Reserve University biologists suspect lightning fires help preserve oak forests

...and other native species from regenerating." The oak canopies of remaining forest fragments are decepti... and poles. "Eventually this means the demise of oak trees and other less shade tolerant plant species in future years," said Drewa. While red maples...

NSF, NIH award Ecology of Infectious Diseases grants

...oysters and the response to climate change; sudden oak death and links among pathogens, hosts and environments; the influence of environmental change on how parasites move through human, invertebrate and environmental pathways; and others. The coincidence of broad-scale environmental changes and the eme...

Discovery about evolution of fungi has implications for humans, says U of M researcher

...ps us to manage natural areas, such as Minnesota's oak savannahs, where the fungi play important roles but are often hidden from view." Fungi are also intriguing because their cells are surprisingly similar to human cells, McLaughlin said. In 1998 scientists discovered that fungi split from animals abo...

Genome info from 'plant destroyers' could save trees, beans and chocolate

...ar. Phytophthora ramorum is associated with sudden oak death, a disease that has devastated the nursery industry and oak ecosystems in California, Oregon and Washington.More than 1 million native oak and tanoak trees have...

Sequences reveal benign origin of deadly plant pathogens

... States. Phytophthora ramorum, which causes sudden oak death, has attacked and killed tens of thousands of oak trees in California and Oregon. The sequences of both genomes, which are described in the September ...

DOE JGI, VBI describe disease mechanisms of sudden oak death, related soybean pathogens

...pects of the disease-causing mechanisms of "sudden oak death" (SOD) and soybean root rot disease. The re...mportant microorganisms as those that cause sudden oak death and soybean root rot. For these pathogens, the genome sequence is the wiring diagram of the c...

Virginia Bioinformatics Institute launches microbial database

...genome sequences. P. ramorum, also known as sudden oak death, is a serious oomycete pathogen that has attacked and killed tens of thousands of oak trees in California and Oregon; P. sojae, a sister pathogen of P. ramorum, causes serious damage to ...

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