Food web studies
Documenting plant-insect interactions in 1 ha of tropical forest.
- lowland rainforest in Wanang
- montane rainforest in Ubii, Finisterre Mts.
Bush laboratory in Ubii, rearing galling, mining and freely feeding insect larvae
Our field team combines students, paraecologists and village assistants
Mouintane slope with our bush camp at 1,700 m asl
Bush camp Ubii
Sampling insects in secondary forest
All night dancing to mark the start of the food web survey
Paraecologist Cliffson Idigel is setting up the first secondary forest plot
Local children already show some understanding of the food web concept