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Understanding belowground community regulation in an invaded forest
Soil organisms have the potential to strongly influence plant species performance and survival and are in turn influenced by interactions with plants. These interactions can cause changes in the soil biota that influence ...
A test of captive breeding strategies using the housefly, Musca domestica as a model system
Inbreeding depression in small isolated populations is a major concern in conservation breeding research. While outbreeding can relieve the symptoms of inbreeding depression in small populations, outbred populations can ...
Fitness consequences of genetic and phenotypic chimeras in the social amoeba, Dictyostelium discoideum
Multicellular organisms regularly eliminate unfit or harmful cells in the process of normal development. This high level of cooperation is maintained because all cells within the organism are genetically identical and thus, ...