Parasites can affect ecological processes from the individual to the ecosystem level
Close-up of a horned passalus beetle. By Beth Gavrilles A common woodland beetle that plays an important role in the decomposition of fallen trees may be getting a boost from a surprising source: parasites. New research from the University of Georgia found that horned passalus beetles infected with a nematode...
Findings allow scientists to compare genomes across species
Wurzburger studies how forests respond to disturbances like fire, disease and land use change