Tag: roots

The Earth’s Internet: How Fungi Help Plants Communicate

The Earth’s Internet: How Fungi Help Plants Communicate

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 13, 2019

The internet connects more than half of the world’s population through an invisible web of servers, computers, and devices. It has changed our lives in countless ways by allowing otherwise separated people to interact and by providing access to vast amounts of information. But humans aren’t the only organisms on the planet with an invisible […]

Plant Structure and Adaptations

Plant Structure and Adaptations

By Micah Moen 20 Comments July 29, 2019

Captioning is on. Click CC button at bottom right to turn off. Follow us on Twitter (@amoebasisters) and Facebook! Plants might not seem all that exciting andyou might wonder, ”Why must I learn about plants?” But plants are so important forlife—they are producers which means that they are the main support for food webs. Manymedications […]

Touring the Smart Pot company in Oklahoma City
M. Luke McCormack: Linking roots to ecosystem processes

M. Luke McCormack: Linking roots to ecosystem processes

By Micah Moen 0 Comment June 18, 2019

so thank you all for being here I'm gonna jump right in and just kind of tell you why I think roots are important so when I left undergrad I went and worked at this site the Duke face site and the southeastern US for a couple years and the two things that I learned […]

Mycorrhiza I – Mycorrhiza and the Environment