Post Tagged with: "Jared DeForest"

Ag Connection Covers DeForest, Snell Research on Soil Nutrients, Rise in Maples

Dr. Jared DeForest

The Minnesota Ag Connection, the New York Ag Connection, and the Michigan Ag Connection all printed an Ohio University news release about Dr. Jared DeForest, Associate Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, who co-authored the study, Tree growth response to shifting soil nutrient economy depends on mycorrhizal associations, published Feb. 17 […]

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March 12, 2020 at 8:39 amFaculty in the News In the News

Scientists Show How Soil Changes May Trigger Rise of Maple Tree Population in Forests

Old hardwood forest

From Ohio University News A recent Ohio University study offers new information about how changes in the nutrient composition of the soil in forests could be leading to a rise in the maple tree population while suppressing the growth of oaks. The research has implications for forest management practices, as […]

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March 3, 2020 at 8:24 amResearch

Ecolunch | Why Are Maples Replacing Oak: Mycorrhizal Response to Atmospheric Pollution? March 4

Dr. Jared DeForest

Ecolunch presents Dr. Jared DeForest discussing “Why are maples replacing oak in our forests: Mycorrhizal response to atmospheric pollution?” on March 4 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Irvine 159. DeForest is Associate Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology. Ecolunch is a long-running Ohio University seminar series that meets […]

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March 1, 2020 at 11:15 pmEvents

DeForest, Otuya Publish on Role of Phosphorus in Soil Nitrification in Deciduous Forest

Rael Otuya

Dr. Jared DeForest and Rael Otuya co-authored an article on “Soil nitrification increases with elevated phosphorus or soil pH in an acidic mixed mesophytic deciduous forest” in the journal Soil Biology & Biochemistry. This study shows that the availability of essential soil nutrients for plant growth, nitrogen and phosphorus, are […]

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January 29, 2020 at 12:33 pmResearch

DeForest Article Examines Leaf Decay, Carbon Cycling in Temperate Forest

Dr. Jared DeForest

Dr. Jared DeForest, Associate Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology, authored a journal article supporting the microbial mining hypothesis that nutrient acquisition drives decay rates, challenging the paradigm that substrate stoichiometry controls decomposition. This research provides evidence that phosphorus plays an important role in the capacity of Ohio forests to […]

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May 11, 2019 at 4:07 pmResearch

PBIO Colloquium | Phosphorus Availability on Below-ground Processes in the Forest, Feb. 19

Ryan Dorkoski

The Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Ryan Dorkoski on “Investigating the Influence of Phosphorus Availability on Below-ground Processes in Forested Ecosystems” on Friday, Feb. 19, at 11:50 a.m. in Porter Hall 104. Dorkoski is a Ph.D. candidate in Dr. Jared DeForest’s lab in the Environmental & Plant Biology […]

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February 1, 2016 at 7:30 pmEvents

Five A&S Faculty Part of Innovation Grant to Monitor Fracking Impact

Five A&S Faculty Part of Innovation Grant to Monitor Fracking Impact

Five College of Arts & Sciences faculty are collaborators on a newly funded Ohio University Innovation Strategy project that will help monitor hydraulic fracturing and the water supply in Torch, OH. Called the “Partnership for Digitally Connected Environmental Monitoring,” this project unites environmental science with journalism and public outreach initiatives. The planning […]

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January 7, 2016 at 10:48 amNews