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MS Defense for PBC Student Alexis Balog

When: Wednesday, June 8, 2022
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM CT

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Antonio Benitez   (847) 467-2799

Group: Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings


The student Alexis Balog will present a master's research thesis defense on:

"Solidago Altissima Management in Old Fields/Tallgrass Prairies of the Chicagoland Area" 


Summary: Solidago altissima is an aggressive native species that often overwhelms other native plants in restorations. This project has investigated the effects of mowing stands of S. altissima and seeding in native species to manage the population of S. altissima in local tallgrass prairies.


This event will be hosted remotely. If you are interested to join us, please contact to request the link for the meeting.

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