INVASION! Immigration and spread of Bromus tectorum (cheatgrass)

Date: November 7, 2012 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Olin 130

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Richard MackProfessor Richard Mack has published more than 100 peer-reviewed papers on the biology, management and societal costs of invasive species. He is also the world's leading expert on cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum), that most widely distributed and widely loathed invasive plant in the American West. His deep and broad knowledge on invasive species has led policy makers and managers worldwide to seek his advice and testimony.

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