Erik Nilsen

Professor

  • Ph.D., University of California at Santa Barbara, 1980
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California at Irvine, 1980 - 1983

 

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Major Field of Interest

Physiological Ecology of Higher Plants

Current Research

  1. Interaction between native and foreign invasive species
  2. Vascular adaptation of Rhododendron species to drought and freeze-thaw cycles
  3. Ecology of invasive species
  4. Cold tolerance of photosynthesis in biomass fuel plants
  5. Adaptive significance of leaf anatomical characters in Malaysian Rhododendron species (Vireya)
nilsen
  • (540) 231-5674
  • enilsen@vt.edu
  • 3002 Derring Hall (MC 0406)
    926 West Campus Dr.
    Blacksburg, VA 24061
    USA
  • Lab: (540) 231-2427