Erica Susky – The Pond Microbiologist
I have been helping Village Pond and Garden for three years with my interesting and different perspectives from the world of science. My Master’s Degree in microbiology enables me to bring a scientific perspective to pond ecosystems that are generally unknown to the everyday pond keeper. In addition to being a pond service technician and the staff microbiologist at Village Pond, I’m a researcher at the MaRS Centre (Medical and Related Sciences Centre) in downtown Toronto.
- You Light up My Food Chain: The Process of Photosynthesis
- Water, water everywhere! So what are we to think? Water quality and the pond.
- Physical Methods to Kill Microbes or Taking Microbes by Force
- You Get More Flies with Honey and You Get Better Microbes with Probiotics
- Phycology: The Forgotten Field of Study and the Pond
Monthly Archives: November 2011
In the last post, the importance of water quality and water chemistry was reviewed in order to determine it’s relevance to the various life forms and life cycles in the pond. In this post, the chemistry that was discussed will … Continue reading