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Ecology Fair University of Minnesota Monarch Lab

Abstracts from Mosquito Hill Nature Center 2013

Mosquito Hill Nature Center
N3880 Rogers Road
New London, WI 54961

Year: 2013
Teacher(s): Jessica Miller

“I’m a Survivor” by Asclepias suriaca: Does damage affect milkweed growth?

Tayla L, Julia T

Ten common milkweed plants were selected to be damaged in various ways. We wanted to find out how common milkweed may respond to damage caused by human activities, in particular. The growth and health of these plants were monitored over a 10-week period.

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