Environmental Issues Effecting Diverse Populations of Plants
Biodiversity boosts ecosystem productivity where each species of Plants, no matter how small, all have an important role to play.
Disease Problem of the Ash Trees - which is moving its way toward ND: : Emerald Ash Borer
Identify the Beetle that causes Emerald Ash Borer and signs and symptoms of the disease
Plants need Nitrogen to grow Lush and Green - what effects does added nitrogen have on our Water supply
Reducing Nitrogen In Long Island Sound
This act requires DEP to set limits on the amount of nitrogen municipal sewage treatment plants discharge into Long Island Sound, and creates a nitrogen credit exchange program. The
credit exchange program allows plants to meet their discharge limits by buying credits (though DEP) from plants that have reduced their discharges below their permit levels. (PA 01-180, effective July 1, 2001)
Carbon Sinks soak up CO2
Golf Courses Nitrogen Mangement
The Problem: Nutrient Overloading
Importance of Plant Diversity
The diversity of plant life is an essential underpinning of most of our terrestrial ecosystems.
Agricultural relevanceto plant genetic diversity
Video: Joseph Stiglitz: Liberalization & Subsidized Agriculture vs Poor Farmers
Food Prices or Overpopulation??????????
Plants are very sensitive to storms, droughts and floods, as they interact with the environment directly by exchanging energy and water. These events can have strongly negative effects on crop yields. We will see how plants are affected by temperatures, humidity or precipitations.