Christina Ek

Christina Ek

Columbia, SC

University of South Carolina-Columbia

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Published on Mar 30, 2020

Fungi Research

I am researching fungi that are plant pathogens, especially Aspergillus flavus. Aspergillus flavus is responsible for much economic loss with corn and peanut harvests, as those are the two most imp...

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Published on Mar 26, 2020

Notes on Desertification

I am researching soil erosion and am especially focused on the Sahel, the region of Africa south of the Sahara.

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Published on Mar 24, 2020

Latest Updates

I am continuing to expand upon my literature review. I have found almost 50 references and am gathering more and more information for my introductory material. I am finding peer-reviewed evidence t...

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Published on Mar 20, 2020

Interesting Finds

I have been studying biological chemicals, including hormones, that influence plant growth, as well as people who warned that population growth unchecked was detrimental, such as Malthus and Paul E...

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Published on Mar 20, 2020

USC Updates

USC UpdatesUSC has closed down for the rest of the semester. However, although I will be delayed with my milestones by approximately two months, I will update all donors on my progress and am conti...

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Published on Mar 17, 2020

Updates amid the current situation

I am continuing to gather information for the literature review. In particular, I am gathering information about climate change, as many of the societies that collapsed faced dire consequences from...

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Published on Mar 15, 2020

Figures

I found a map online that vividly demonstrates soil degradation worldwide. I am also conducting an intensive literature review.

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Published on Mar 15, 2020

Latest updates

Once the coronavirus has left South Carolina and students can return to campus, I will be meeting with my committee members to discuss our plans. As of right now, I am gathering information for my ...

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Published on Mar 11, 2020

Updates on Chlorella experiments

I am developing the Chlorella cultures and planning a meeting with my committee members to start planting next month. We will determine Chlorella concentrations using spectrometry and will plant ra...

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Mar 29, 2020
Can Chlorella algae be used as soil amendment to improve crop production?
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Mar 28, 2020
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Mar 28, 2020
Can Chlorella algae be used as soil amendment to improve crop production?
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If you know anybody else you think can contribute, can you please let them know about the project? Thanks!
Mar 28, 2020
Can Chlorella algae be used as soil amendment to improve crop production?
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By the way, if you know anybody else who you think can contribute, please let them know about the project. Thanks!
Mar 28, 2020
Can Chlorella algae be used as soil amendment to improve crop production?
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Yes, exactly.
Mar 17, 2020
Can Chlorella algae be used as soil amendment to improve crop production?
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Thank you! Yes, hopefully it will be. Thank you for your contribution.
Mar 16, 2020
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Thanks everyone!
Mar 12, 2020
Can Chlorella algae be used as soil amendment to improve crop production?
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Thank you, Maxim!
Mar 11, 2020
Can Chlorella algae be used as soil amendment to improve crop production?
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Yes, I know!
Mar 11, 2020
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