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Latest G. David Tilman Stories

2015-02-03 12:22:50

- Through long-term experiments he has described the services supplied by biodiversity and its overriding importance for the stability, productivity and carbon balance of ecosystems

2013-06-10 10:38:00

Over the years ecologists have shown how biological diversity benefits the health of small, natural communities.

Ecology and Phylogenetics-New Views of Earth's Biodiversity
2012-08-06 13:38:37

Scientists report new look at 'patterns in nature' in special issue of journal Ecology

Plant Diversity Key To Maintaining Productive Vegetation
2012-05-04 04:01:35

Vegetation, such as a patch of prairie or a forest stand, is more productive in the long run when more plant species are present, results of a new study show.

2012-05-03 19:57:40

Vegetation, such as a patch of prairie or a forest stand, is more productive in the long run when more plant species are present, a new University of Minnesota study shows.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.