Mac Haverson Alford

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  • Time Zone
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  • Organization
    University of Southern Mississippi

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

  • Research Interests (300 words)
    I study tropical species of plants related to willows and cottonwoods and determine the species, their correct names, their relationships, and their characteristics. I am also helping to compile a checklist and atlas of all the vascular plants that occur in Mississippi.

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shscasesweeneyfall2019 project 8 Mac Haverson Alford

De nada. Que les vaya bien!

shscasesweeneyfall2019 project 8 Mac Haverson Alford

Hi Students!

Insects can be both useful and dangerous for plants. Many insects are helpful by pollinating the flowers and ensuring that seeds develop. Other insects eat plants and are one of the main reasons that pesticides are sprayed on plants.

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shscasesweeneyfall2019 project 9 Mac Haverson Alford

Hi Jorge, Plants generate many kinds of food. The most obvious form of food is sugar. Sugars can be small molecules like table sugar and the sugars in apples, peaches, strawberries, and other sweet fruits, or they can be big molecules, like starch,…

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