Insect Ecology in Urban and Rural Food Systems

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2019: $89,443.00
Projected End Date: 09/30/2023
Grant Recipient: Kansas State University
Region: North Central
State: Kansas
Project Coordinator:
Dr. Cary Rivard
Kansas State University
Dr. Tania Kim is a broadly trained community and landscape ecologist with a particular interest in understanding how environmental variability influences plant-insect interactions and biodiversity patterns. She uses this basic knowledge about environmental variability to better manage insects and plants for conservation and sustainable agriculture, and to understand and predict how land-use and land-cover change influence insect biodiversity patterns and the provisioning of ecosystem services in agricultural and natural landscapes.
Tania Kim
Target audience:
This product is associated with the project "Capacity Building in Urban Food Systems in the North Central Region"
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