Sharon Kinsman – Plant Ecology

Tropical and temperate terrestrial plant population and community ecology

Professor Kinsman’s research interests are in tropical and temperate terrestrial plant population and community ecology including: conservation of neotropical forests, plant-insect interactions, plant reproductive ecology, interspecific pollen transfer and quality of pollination by insects and birds, history and language of the “interference by foreign pollen” paradigm, density dynamics in dune annuals, and New England forest stand history.  Student projects include beach plants’ reproduction and recruitment, forest stand description and history, community diversity in land trust preserves, and control of invasive forest plants.

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