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Plant Evolutionary Biology

Dr. Ben Blackman Department Plant & Microbial Biology University of California, BerkeleyDr. Ben Blackman describes his lab's major interests where his group tries to understand the molecular…

From  Jeff Layne on October 8th, 2019 0 likes 13 plays   

Pollinator-mediated interactions in experimental arrays vary with neighbor identity

Dr. Melissa Ha Department of Biology and Ecology Yuba College Interactions between species can vary with context. Dr. Melissa Ha investigated how indirect competition and facilitation between plant…

From  Jeff Layne on June 19th, 2019 0 likes 24 plays   

Diaspore Dispersal by Wasps of the Genus Vespula

Dr. Dylan Orion Burge University of California Los Angeles Dr. Burge describes how he stumbled on to an odd behavior of Vespula wasps. He collected calycanthus seeds in Northern California and…

From  Jeff Layne on May 9th, 2017 0 likes 98 plays   

The Wisdom of a 3.8 Billion Year Old Story

Dr. Dayna Baumeister Co-Founder, Biomimicry Guild Consulting Dr. Baumeister’s field is biomimicry – using nature’s designs to solve human problems. Accompanied by a slide show…

From  Jeff Layne on October 31st, 2016 0 likes 13 plays   

The Value of Natural Reserves in Field-based Research

Dr. Don Miller Faculty, Biological Sciences Department, CSU, Chico Biological Sciences students and faculty at CSU, Chico, are fortunate to have an incredible natural laboratory in their own back…

From  Jeff Layne on October 28th, 2016 0 likes 11 plays   

Merging Systematics and Ecology to Study Soil Specialization in California Jewelflowers

Dr. N. Ivalu Cacho Faculty, UC Davis How are certain plants supported only by certain soils? Are plants that are soil-specialized poorer competitors – or are they better defended? Dr. N.…

From  Jeff Layne on October 4th, 2016 0 likes 18 plays   

Divergent Antiherbivore Syndromes in the Tarweeds

Dr. Billy A Krimmel PERT Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Entomology, University of Arizona Dr. Billy Krimmel studies how plants maximize their fitness using resistance techniques by focusing…

From  Jeff Layne on October 4th, 2016 0 likes 55 plays   

Chemical Aggressive Mimicry in Solitary Bee Nest Parasites: Host Range in the Southwestern US

Leslie Saul-Gershenz PhD Candidate, Department of Entomology, UC, Davis Ms. Saul-Gershenz opens her talk with the assertion that scientists should use less jargon and make their work more…

From  Jeff Layne on October 4th, 2016 0 likes 16 plays   

Bring Back the Pollinators

Jessa Guisse MS, CSU, Chico The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation The importance of conserving pollinators is underscored by the fact that the value of pollinator-dependent crops in…

From  Jeff Layne on October 4th, 2016 0 likes 20 plays