This project investigates impacts of myrtle rust (Austropuccinia psidii) tree mortality on ecological functioning of a wet sclerophyll forest. Studies focus on possible changes in functional diversity, nutrient cycling and fuel loads.

Funding: Research is funded by the Australian Research Training Scholarship and the Australian Plant Biosecurity Science Foundation (APBSF)

Project members

Kristy Stevenson

PHD candidate
School of Agriculture and Food Science