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Site Role: RESSt Intern (2004-2005)

Mentor scientist:
Greg Juzli

Resource Allocation in Sawgrass Plants

Juan studied the effects of nutrient concentrations on sawgrass plants. He found that when nutrient concentrations were high, sawgrass invested its energy in making new leaves, but when concentrations were low they produced more roots to increase their chances of acquiring nutrients.

Education: Graduated from high school, currently attending University of Central Florida

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