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MSU Researcher Receives Grant to Evaluate Forest Resilience Recovery from Wildfires

Monday, July 6, 2020
Outdoor photo of forest after a fire

Jessica Miesel, an assistant professor in the Michigan State University Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, is leading a team that received a $454,000 grant from the…

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MSU Leads $1.12M NSF Grant to Study Tropical Forest Drought

Thursday, January 30, 2020
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Scott Stark, MSU assistant professor in the Department of Forestry, and Marielle Smith, MSU research associate in the Department of Forestry, have each spent more than a decade…

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Business and Forestry Researchers Partner to Create Sweet Revenue

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
cherries in boxes

Bahar Aliakbarian, research leader at the Axia Institute and fixed-term faculty in MSU’s Broad College supply chain management department, was recently awarded a grant from the Michigan Translational Research and…

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Michigan’s Maple Syrup Potential

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Michigan State University is tapping the expertise of researchers to benefit the maple syrup industry and the rural economy in Michigan. Maple syrup is one of North America’s…

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How Does the Amazon Rain Forest Cope with Drought?

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

The Amazon rain forest isn’t necessarily a place that many would associate with a drought, yet prolonged dry spells are projected to become more prevalent and severe because…

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New Research Lends Insight into the Spread of Invasive Species

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Some invasive species depend on one another to spread, according to new research from Michigan State University scientists. The research explored a novel modeling technique called joint species…

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MSU to Get Nearly $1mil. to Fight Invasive Species

Monday, February 27, 2017
McCullough, Sakalidis, Ziegler

Three Michigan State University researchers received nearly $1 million in grants to help prevent and control invasive species in Michigan. The grants are part of the Michigan Invasive…

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Forest Die-Offs Impact Distant Ecosystems

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
forest

El Nino, a climate cycle influenced by a mass of warm water in the equatorial Pacific Ocean, dramatically changes weather patterns every few years. But according to new…

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