Bethany Zumwalde

Profile

  • Time Zone
    Central

  • Organization
    University of Florida

  • Role
    Scientist Mentor: I will mentor teams of students online

  • Research Interests (300 words)
    My research interests are diverse and aim to incorporate genetic, ecological, and morphological data to examine the relationships of various plant groups.

  • Profile Question 1
    What is best about being a scientist?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 1 here (300 words):
    The best thing about being a scientist is that I can question everything and find the evidence to support my hypotheses. There is something so gratifying about finding out about how the world around you works.

  • Profile Question 2
    What is tough about being a scientist?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 2 here (300 words):
    The toughest thing about being a scientist is that you have to be prepared for failure. The experiments you do will not always work the first time... or even the second time. It's something that you have to work hard at and stay motivated to drive yourself to success.

  • Profile Question 3
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  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 3 here (300 words):
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  • How did you hear about PlantingScience?
    Partner Organization E-mail

  • Availability
    I am NOT available, please temporarily remove me from the available mentor list

  • Capacity: How many teams at a time are you comfortable working with?
    1

Recent Posts

Taylor Bethany Zumwalde

Hi Brendan,

Thank you for your answers! They are very thoughtful.  For question 3, outside of this experiment, are there any beneficial plant adaptations to their environment that you can think of besides plant color? 

Taylor Bethany Zumwalde

Hi Drew,

Thank you for sharing your answers and results. For your answer to question 4, do you think adding more replicates of each treatment would affect your results? If so, how?

Nelson Bethany Zumwalde

Hi Spenser,

Thanks for your answers! For question 1, are there traits other than color that you can think of that might be beneficial for a plant to have?

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