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  • Insect Diversity and Plants
     September 13, 2022
     8:45 am - 11:00 am

Insects are the most diverse group of animals on earth. A major reason for their success is their interactions with plants.

This class will provide a hands-on introduction to the diversity of insects and to plant-insect interactions in a natural setting. In addition to being fascinating in and of themselves, plant-insect interactions are a foundation of most terrestrial ecosystems and are important in agriculture and the development of pharmaceuticals.

The class will include a brief introductory lecture, observations of insects on plants, and diversity sampling using nets.
Join Dr. Kevin Dixon of the FSU Biology Department for a hike at Fred George Greenway Park to observe and study some local flora and fauna.
Optional transportation from the TSC.


4830 Fred George Road, Tallahassee, Florida