Category Archives: Biology

Germano’s Work on Invasive Grasses and Lizards Cited

David Germano

In the December 10, 2011 edition of the Fresno Bee, Biology Professor David Germano, was quoted about invasive grasses and their effect on the endangered blunt-nosed leopard lizards. This species and this topic have been part of Germano’s research for the past 22 years.

To read the article see: http://www.fresnobee.com/2011/12/10/2645192/managed-grazing-aids-valley-lizard.html

For more information on Dr. Germano’s research see:
http://www.csub.edu/~dgermano/publications1.html

Herpetological Conservation and Biology Spotlighted by Chronicle of Higher Education

Biology Professor, David J. Germano, serves as a governing board member and section editor for a scholarly open access journal,
Herpetological Conservation and Biology. In the January 30, 2011 issue of
Chronicle of Higher Education, the journal was highlighted for it setting a new publishing model for scholarly research. More information.

Dr. Anna L. Jacobsen and Dr. R. Brandon Pratt

Jacobsen, A., Esler, K., & Pratt, R. (2009). Water stress tolerance of shrubs in Mediterranean-type climate regions: convergence of fynbos and succulent karoo communities with California shrub communities. American Journal of Botany, 96(8), 1445-53. More information.