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Nature Communications

March 25, 2021 Written by CANR Staff | Photo by Doug Tallamy

Congratulations to Desiree Narango, Doug Tallamy, and Kimberly Shropshire for their paper in Nature Communications being selected as one of the top 50 papers in Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences for 2020. Desiree is the lead author and a recent doctoral student from the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology.

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Their paper is titled "Few keystone plant genera support the majority of Lepidoptera species."

Their research explains that not all plants are equally able to support native insects. The information is used to suggest priorities for plant restoration.

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