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Francis R. Trainor, Professor (Ph.D., Vanderbilt)

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Dr. Francis R. Trainor
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Connecticut
75 N. Eagleville Road, U-43
Storrs, CT 06269-3043
                                Tel: (860) 486-4151
                                Fax: (860) 486-4320
                                E-Mail: ftrainor@uconnvm.uconn.edu


Current Areas of Research: Phycology

 Selected Publications:

Trainor, F. 1998. Biological aspects of Scenedesmus: Phenotypic Plasticity. Schweizerbart’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, Stuttgart, Germany 367 pages.

Trainor, F. & Morales, E. A. 1999. Recent trends in the taxonomy of selected Chlorococcalean algae. Chapter 4. In: Vidyavati, X. & Mahato, A. K. (Eds.) Recent Trends in Algal Taxonomy. Vol. I. Taxonomical Issues. pp. 67 - 100. APC Publications Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi, India.

Morales, E. A. & Trainor, F. 1999. Phenotypic plasticity in Scenedesmus: Implications for algal taxonomy and ecology. Gayana Bot. 56: 11-20.

Morales, E. A. & Trainor, F. 2001. Las algas, conceptos críticos en la evaluación de su diversidad. [The algae, critical concepts for the evaluation of their diversity] In: Primack, R., Rozzi, R., Feisinger, P., Dirzo, R. & Massardo, F. (Eds.). Fundamentos de Conservación Biológica. p. 77. Fondo de Cultura Económica, México.

Morales, E. A., Siver, P. A. & Trainor, F. R. 2001. Identification of diatoms during ecological assessments: Comparison between light and scanning electron microscopy. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 151: 29-37.

Morales, E. A . & Trainor, F. R. 2001. Las algas: conceptos críticos en la evaluación de su diversidad [The algae: critical concepts for the evaluation of their diversity]. In Primack, R. Rozzi, R. Feisinger, P. Dirzo, R. & Massardo, F. (Eds.) Fundamentos de Conservación Biológica. Perspectivas Latinoamericanas [Fundamentals of Conservation Biology. Latin American Perspectives]. p. 77-80. Fondo de Cultura Económica. México.

Morales, E. A., F. R. Trainor and C. D. Schlichting. 2002. Evolutionary and ecological implications of plastic responses of algae. Constancea http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/constancea/83/morales_etal/plasticity.html