Michael O’Brien

2008 RAP Award

SUNY ESF – Doctoral Candidate

Michael O’Brien

Symbiotic Relationships of Fungi and Hemlock

In order to buffer our old-growth hemlock forests, MRG managers would like to promote the establishment of hemlocks in some of our younger forest stands that were previously farmland and pasture. Mike’s research examined how hemlock seedling growth is related to the presence of various fungi species in the soil.

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