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New experimental common garden to study milkweed.

New experimental common garden to study milkweed.

A new experimental milkweed (Asclepias spp.) common garden is being constructed at Desert Botanical Garden and will allow for research on monarch and queen butterfly host suitability, pollinator support, and milkweed physiological responses to arid conditions. The...

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Scholarship awarded to M.S. student Madeline Moran

Scholarship awarded to M.S. student Madeline Moran

Madeline received the Gertrude Claypool Scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic year. This need-based scholarship is open to ASU students who are studying horticulture, botany, conservation, forestry, and other related fields. The scholarship goes towards covering...

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Completion of M.S by lab member, Isabella De Leon

Completion of M.S by lab member, Isabella De Leon

  Isabella De Leon successfully defended her thesis in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University. Isabella’s thesis focuses on the climate sensitivity of giant saguaro cactus by studying the isotopic composition of spines as a proxy for stress...

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