Symposium on biodiversity and ecosystem function experiments with trees

Results from the Satakunta experiments were presented at the the 13th European Ecological Federation (EEF) and 25th Italian Society of Ecology’s (S.It.E.) joint conference in Rome, Italy, on September 23rd 2015 as part of the symposium 'Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function experiments with trees' organized by Simone Mereu. Evalyne Muiruri presented results of the experiment with artificial caterpillars testing the effects of forest diversity on bird predation on arthropods whereas Sandra Barantal discussed relative importance of tree species and genetic diversity for leaf miner communities on birch.