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College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Dr. John Koprowski heads to South Africa to initiate pilot study on small mammal seed dispersal

Monday, June 16, 2014

Dr. John Koprowski has arrived in South Africa to begin a pilot study assessing the potential impacts of local small mammals as seed dispersers within African savanna ecosystems.  John joins Dr. Mike Stokes from Western Kentucky University at the Balule Game Reserve, bordering Kruger National Park to begin this exciting new collaborative project.  Their preliminary research will focus on small mammal trapping coupled with analyses of seed fate and seedling herbivory.  

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