Mariah Allen

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Mariah Is a student at Lake Forest College , studying Biology , and is expecting to graduate in 2014 .

About Me:
Mariah Allen

My Projects
Decomposition and fungal diversity in restored tallgrass prairies (2013)

Natural areas are managed using aboveground methods, but these methods have profound influences on belowground processes. Decomposition is an important process that is driven by soil organisms and determines nutrient availability for next year's plant growth. This project investigates how restoration methods influence decomposition and fungal decomposer communities. Leaf litter bags containing