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Another week of GW News, June 5, 2011

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June 5, 2011


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Low Key Plug

My first novel Water was published in Canada May, 2007. The American release was in October. An Introductionto the novel is available, along with the Unpublished Forewordand the Launch Talk(which includes some quotations), An overview of my writing is available here.

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I notice moyhu has set up a monster index to old AWoGWN on AFTIC.

“We don’t want the West to go and find alternatives, because, clearly, the higher the price of oil goes, the more they have incentives to go and find alternatives.” -Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal

Comments

  1. #1 Chris S.
    June 7, 2011

    Came across this paper this morning, thought I’d share it with the group.

    CO2-mediated changes of plant traits and their effects on herbivores are determined by leaf age
    Ballhorn et al. (2011) Ecological Entomology 36

    Key finding: “Depending on leaf stage, CO2-mediated changes in leaf traits significantly affected larval performance and choice behaviour of adult beetles. We observed a complete shift from highest herbivore damage in mature leaves under natural CO2 to highest damage of young leaves under elevated CO2.”

    In other words young, vulnerable leaves become more vulnerable under high CO2 (at least as far as the study plant – Lima Bean – is concerned).

  2. #2 skip
    June 7, 2011

    Where’s Richard Wakefield when you need him?