Oscar W. Van Auken, Ph.D.
Areas of Specialization
- physiological plant ecology
Ph.D. in Physiology; University of Utah
M.S. in Zoology; University of Utah
B.S. in Biology; High Point College
Dr. Van Auken’s research focus is physiological plant ecology, especially gas exchange phenomena, but also includes species interactions, especially plant plant interactions. Dr. Van Auken is currently studying species interactions in temperate woodlands and grasslands, including both common and some very rare species. He is studying these species to understand interference or competition and its role in determining species distributions.
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