The PMI SFA would like to recognize Melissa Cregger, an Ecosystem Ecologist, who was recently selected as a recipient of a DOE Office of Science Early Career Research Program Award for her proposal: “Understanding the effects of Populus – Mycorrhizal Associations on Plant Productivity and Resistance to Abiotic Stress.”
June cover of New Phytologist
The accepted paper of Dove, N., et al. 2021 (see publications) was published in the June issue of New Phytologist (Vol 230). The image shows regenerating P. tremuloides (aspen) ~3 months post fire near PANDO in Utah. Samples were collected for microbial community studies to understand how fire intensely influences the recruitment and establishment of the microbiome.