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Monarchs and milkweed: Probing the plant, pollinator partnership

Monarchs and milkweed: Probing the plant, pollinator partnership | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
As dwindling populations of monarch butterflies prepared for their annual migration, two undergraduate students in the William & Mary Plant Ecology Lab spent their summer trying to more deeply understand the plants upon which they rely.
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Frightening how little we know about the things we love.

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Living Without Herbicides

Living Without Herbicides | Garry Rogers Nature Conservation News | Scoop.it
The herbicides used to kill weeds have two undisputed dangers: They can poison arthropods and the animals that eat them, and they eliminate plants that are hosts for Monarch Butterflies and many o...
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In 2007, I stopped using herbicides, insecticides, and chemical fertilizers on my farm.

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