Research in the Functional Ecology Lab


 ·     Phenotypic plasticity of plants: adaptive patterns, ecological breadth, phenotypic integration

 ·     Interplay between plant phenotypic responses to herbivory and to environmental stress

 ·     Functional ecology of vines: climbing behaviour, adaptive responses to herbivory

 ·     Evolutionary ecology of plants in a Valdivian forest: adaptations and constraints

 ·     Ecology and evolution of invasive plant species in Chile: historical trends, current processes

 ·     Life history traits of herbivorous insects: aphids, bruchid beetles, chrysomelid beetles 

The principal investigator climbing onto a study subject.