Group 6 Copy 417
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    The tropical forests of Mauritius, once home to the famous Dodo, currently face another threat of multiple extinctions due to the invasion of strawberry guava which inhibits the growth of native plants by producing allelochemicals. Biochar (charcoal used as soil amendment) can absorb the allelochemicals given off by strawberry guava. We plan to conduct a field study in Mauritius to determine whether biochar can reduce the inhibitory effects of strawberry guava on endangered endemic plants.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    How do post-industrial landscapes affect American Woodcock breeding success?

    I study American Woodcock breeding success in post-industrial habitat to see if human altered habitat can...

    Monitoring Bird Migration on Monomoy Island

    With the cooperation of US Fish and Wildlife and Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge, Monomoy Bird Observatory...

    Do dolphins sleep at depth while swimming?

    All animals sleep, but cetaceans engage in unihemispherical sleep, where brainwaves show that only half...

    Backer Badge Funded