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Entomology ENTM250 Seminar - Berry J. Brosi

“Pollination networks: structure, function, and responses to perturbations.”

Monday, November 27, 2017
  4:10–5 p.m.

Location: Genomics Building 1102A
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Category: Seminar

Description: Abstract: How pollination and other ecological networks balance functioning with the redundancy needed for stability is an ongoing mystery. I will discuss ongoing modeling work to unravel how topological and quantitative network structures potentially interact to allow networks to achieve this tricky balance. Another big gap in our understanding of networks is how empirical networks, not just theoretical ones, respond to perturbations. I will discuss empirical work including experiments to assess the loss of species and whole-community phenological mismatches in pollination networks.

Open to: Faculty/Staff Only
Admission: Free
Sponsor: Entomology Department

Contact Information:
Paige MD McGee
(951) 827-5192