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Invertebrate Diversity In Old-Field Sites In Southwest Michigan: Assessment of Indicator Taxa and Examination of Ecological Correlates of Diversity
(Kalamazoo College, 2006-04-28)
Insects and invertebrates comprise a substantial portion of earth’s diversity, representing 72.8%, and 95.8 % respectively of all known animal species. In the soil environment invertebrates perform many important functions, ...
Invertebrate diversity on sleepy grass (Achnatherum robustum) infected with the alkaloid-producing Neotyphodium endophyte
(Kalamazoo College, 2004)
Sleepy grass is a native grass of the southwestern United States that is inhabited by a symbiotic fungal endophyte of the genus Neotyphodium. Endophytes, by definition, are fungi that reside entirely within the tissues ...
Effects of annual removal of Plethodon cinereus on plant diversity in the E.N. Huyck Preserve and Biological Research Station
(Kalamazoo College, 2007-04-27)
Biodiversity is essential to ecosystem maintenance and helps to stabilize ecosystems by making it easier to recover from disturbances, human or other (Gibert and Deharveng, 2002). One way to look biodiversity is through ...