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@JoshGalperin @business lol! But I don't think EPA would think that is very funny 
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@BrunaLab @peatland_sci why didn't you replicate across other savannas worldwide?! obviously. 
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RT @peatland_sci: Seriously,next paper I review. If it´s a Serengeti study. I´ll write. "Only one savanna, and only one continent. #Pseudor… 
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@jnbarney are you from KY? Until recently my sister lived in Bardstown so I have been to the KY bourbon fest a couple times. 
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RT @JAppliedEcology: Interested in becoming a Senior Journal Editor for Journal of Applied Ecology? Find out more here: http://t.co/XNQxSFa 
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U.S. Flag Flies Over Embassy In Cuba For First Time In 54 Years. 3 Marines who took down flag went to put it back up. http://t.co/lY9Yg51wdg 
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Kerry to reopen embassy in Cuba, but tensions remain http://t.co/RKyBODoDPY 
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RT @IFASassessment: Stop by tomorrow during poster session PS70 to discover the invasion risk of running & clumping bamboos #ESA100 #weedri… 
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Reminder: First meeting/mixer of the new ESA Invasion Ecology Section: Wed, 6:30, rm 315 conv ctr. Learn how to get involved. #ESA100 plz RT 
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RT @JessNicWelch: .@SaraKuebbing pulls together all the awesome talks at the multiple #invaders symposium at #ESA100. @ESA_org http://t.co/ 

Welcome

Research in the Flory Lab at the University of Florida covers a wide variety of topics in plant and ecosystem ecology with a strong focus on non-native plant invasions and agroecology.

Some of the primary questions we address include: “Which species are likely to become invasive and what habitats are susceptible to invasions?” “How do plant invasions impact communities and ecosystem processes?” and “How will plant invasion dynamics and interactions with native species change over the long-term?” In our current NSF-funded projects we are evaluating how the emergence and accumulation of novel pathogens might suppress an invasive grass and where and how invasions might have the greatest ecosystem impacts.

Lab members are working on various basic and applied plant and ecosystem ecology questions in diverse systems including silvopastures in the Colombian Andes, managed grassland systems in south Florida, novel ecosystems in the Galapagos, pine forests in north Florida, and deciduous forests throughout the eastern US.

In general, our research group seeks to advance general ecological knowledge of plant communities and to answer applied questions that are relevant to natural areas management, restoration, and conservation.