Natural Science Seminar Series: Spring 2000


January 31, 2000

Evaluation of Allelopathy in Kudzu and Rhododendron
Elizabeth Loucks
Mentor: Mark Boudreau

February 7, 2000

Digital Photography and Analysis of Stars
Jesse Hagberg
Mentor: Don Collins

February 14, 2000

Population Viability Analysis for the Spotfin Chub (Cyprinella monacha)
Jake Greear
Mentor: Lou Weber

February 28, 2000

Biological Response of Bacterioplankton to Natural Solar Irradiance
Corey Wright
Mentor: Mark Brenner

March 6, 2000

Andrew Mangham

March 13, 2000

Tree Growth Rates and Structure of Reforested Land in Costa Rica
Kaita Frank
Mentor: Lou Weber

March 27, 2000

Effects of Light Spectra on Isopod Behavior
Brooke Witting
Mentor: Lou Weber

April 3, 2000

An Analysis of Nonpoint Source Runoff at a WWC Parking Lot
Natalie Boddy
Mentor: Jim Houser

April 10, 2000

The Effects of Alleopathic Compound, Juglone, on Nitrifying Bacteria and Nitrogen Fixation Bacteria
Shin Sumiyoshi
Mentors: Mark Brenner and Vicki Collins

April 17, 2000

How does a cell tell its right from its left?
Faculty Seminar: Jeff Holmes
Department of Biology, Warren Wilson College

April 24, 2000

A Study of the use of waste cooking oils in the production of biodiesel fuel
Maggie Leslie
Mentor: Jim Houser

May 1, 2000

The Effects of Neem Oil, Diatomaceous Earth, and Soil Organic Matter on Aphid Predation of Lettuce
Yael Domb
Mentor: Mark Boudreau

May 8, 2000

Niche partitioning in radish plants (Raphanus sativus L.) and bean plants (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)  
Laura Duffie
Mentor: Mark Boudreau

Inventory and Fire Effect on the Soil Seed Bank Near a Stand of Ailanthus altissima on Jones Mountain
Richard Sanders
Mentors: William Davis and Lou Weber

May 15, 2000

The Effects of Trout Farm Effluents on Western North Carolina Fish Populations
Christina Barrineau
Mentor: Mark Brenner