Plant-mediated interactions between omnivores, herbivores and predators in food webs

Biology

25June2018 14:00 - 15:00

PhD defence ceremony

Xiaoning Zhang studies plant-mediated interactions between omniverous predatos, herbivores and predator species. She investigates the ecological consequences of plant responses induced by the omniverous predator insect Macrolophus pygmaeus on a community of plants, herbivores and their natural enemies.

X. Zhang: What Omnivores Don’t Eat: Nonconsumptive Ecological Effects of Phytophagy by Macrolophus Pygmaeus. 

Supervisors

Prof. A.R.M. Janssen

Prof. P.C. de Ruite

Co-supervisor

Dr G.J. Messelink (Wageningen Universiteit en Researchcentrum)

Location

  • Agnietenkapel

    Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231 | 1012 EZ Amsterdam
    +31 (0)20 525 2362

    Go to detailpage

Entrance

This event is open to the public.

Published by  University of Amsterdam