Alina Avanesyan
Among the redwoods -- Muir Woods

Presented at Botany 2020 - Virtual!

– July 27, 2020

This week I presented at the Botany-2020 virtual meeting, Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America. It was quite a new experience, as I’m sure it was for everyone - video recording, answering questions in chats, etc. I really enjoyed the talks, and I really liked how well all the sections, workshops, etc. were organized. I can only imagine the amount of work which had been done to make it happen in this difficult and stressful time.

I presented one of my research projects on novel plant-insect interactions. In this project, we explored variation in plant responses to grasshopper herbivory among the cultivars of the introduced Miscanthus sinensis.

Below is a video recording of my talk, and here are my slides.