26.03.2018 | MIE Group News

Global Change in our Gardens by Dr. Lori Shapiro. April 19, 2018. 3pm. All are welcome.

Photos by Lori Shapiro

Dr. Lori Shapiro [North Carolina State University] - Global Change in our Gardens

Potatoes in Ireland, tomatoes in Italy, and cucumbers in America: How did these familiar, delicious plants colonize the world? Is this global plant movement consequence free? To answer these questions, this project integrates chemical ecology, plant-insect evolution, and microbial genomics to explore the unintentional consequences of global crop plant movement on co-evolved species interactions, and, ultimately agricultural sustainability

When: April 19, 2018. 3pm
Where: Symbiosis, iDiv

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