Experiments and projects investigating root interaction


Root exudates biochemistry and ecology of phenolic oxidase in native and invasive grasses

Cooperator: David Kafkewitz, MERI project

Student Investigator: Gregg Burdulis, M.Sc. Track



The 1st amendment to the 3rd rule of assembly: community evolution: Implication for community development and invasive species.

Cooperator: Peter Morin

Student Investigator: Mark June-Wells, Ph.D track



Novel communities in an urban wildland: static and dynamic borders between stands of sympatric and allopatric plants

Cooperator: Frank Gallagher/Liberty SP, Amitabha Bose

Student Investigator: Mark June-Wells, Gregg Burdulis



Nervous strawberries: investigating the possibility of electro-physiological signaling and root cooperation in a clonal plant. 

Cooperator: Jorge Golowasch?

Student Investigator: John Francois



Allelopathy and resource availability: a test with Centaurea

Cooperator: David Kafkewitz

Student Investigator: John Bernstein, M.Sc. track



Game theory:  Interactions of cooperating and competing clone mates in strawberries.

Investigators: Jack Chapman, Melanie Kaeser, Dennis Solis



Root interaction in integrated and isolated clonal plants. Rhizotron experiments with Fragaria chiloensis and other species.

Student Investigator: George Kontopoulos



Root cooperation in a clonal plant: the possible role of chemical signals

Student Investigator: Hetal Patel


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Last modified: 04/26/2012