Saturday Morning Phyiscs
Ecological Complexity and Pest Control
Speaker: John Vandermeer, Asa Gray Distinguished University & Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology (UM EEB)


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  • Host Department: Physics
  • Date: 10/08/2011
  • Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Location: 170 & 182 Dennison Building

  • Description: This talk will explain how new understanding of ecosystem dynamics can aid in understanding how agricultural systems can be organized so as to better control potential pest species. The example of coffee production in southern Mexico will be used as a running example.