Pilot field work of plant–pollinator interactions with Dr. Rainee Kaczorowski and Jess at Holden Arboretum, the best place for 🌸🐝 research
Genomics of adaptation
✨Lab fun trip at the Stebbins Gulch: https://holdenfg.org/attractions/holden-arboretum/stebbins-gulch/
Jess presents poster for her Norweb Fellowship: Selection for disease resistance drives leaf microbiome assembly in crabapples 🍎 🦠!
Elizabeth presents poster for her internship: Large genomes 🧬 confer competitive asymmetry under nanoparticle stress!
Excited to work with Green Corps high school interns on crabapple collections🍎 at Holden using iNaturalist!
Urban Farm study: how managements affect leaf and root microbiomes 🍓. Great thanks to Bill Patterson, the owner of Patterson Fruit Farm!
Collecting wild strawberries🍓 for experiments at Holden. These wild 🍓 are yummy. Jess and Elizabeth ate so many in the field!
Wild strawberry🍓 survey at Holden with Jess and Elizabeth! Many polyploid🧬🧬🧬🧬 populations. Some with polyploids and diploids🧬🧬 coexisting.