Hungry for More: Dr. Ball contributes to a publication in SBB on linking Phosphorus to evolution traits in Nematodes

Dr. Becky Ball, GDC Committee member, recently published in Soil Biology and Biochemistry.  Read the entire text here on the effects of phosphorous-dense environments vs. phosphorus-deficient on growth and development in free-living soil nematodes.   Read the abstract below: “Ecological stoichiometry is a useful theoretical framework for understanding the sources and controls on nutrient availability that structure the composition and diversity…

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Congratulations to GDC Affiliate, Dr. David Eldridge!

Dr. David Eldridge, a Global Drylands Center affiliate, was awarded the 2022 Premier’s Prize for Innovation in NSW Public Sector Science and Engineering. The prize, awarded by the New South Wales Public Service Commission, reflects the cogent and long-standing impact of Eldridge’s work and continued impact.  He continues to spread the passion for rangelands at UNSW Sydney. Congratulations, Dr. Eldridge!

Committee member, Dr. Becky Ball, publishes new paper on desert soil arthropods

Published in The Journal of Arid Environments, Dr. Becky Ball, along with two colleagues, published the article “Vegetation influences desert soil arthropods and their response to altered precipitation.” The article details how vegetation/plant cover and varying precipitation affect soil arthropods.  Click through the link to read the entire article on how these three factors play into one another.