My research interests are in the areas of morphometrics, nutrient uptake, and physiological ecology of aquatic vascular plants.
BIO 103/105, Introduction to Biological Sciences
BIO 404/504, Plant Taxonomy
BIO 405/505, Aquatic Vascular Plants
BIO 302 Local Trees and Shrubs
BIO 337 Plant Physiology
My teaching interests fall into two areas. Botany, aquatic plant biology in particular, is my greatest teaching interest. I am also interested in developing educational courses with a science emphasis for K-12 teachers.
D. T. Gerber. 2000. Floating-leafed and Submersed Aquatic Macrophyte Distribution and Abundance, With Emphasis on Eurasian Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum), in Forest Lake, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin. Trans. Wisconsin Acad. Sci. Gerber, D.T. and D.H. Les. 1996. Habitat differences among seven species of Myriophyllum (Haloragaceae) in Wisconsin and Michigan. Michigan Botanist 35: 75-86 Helsel, D.R., D.T. Gerber, and S. Engel. 1996. Comparing spring treatments of 2,4-D with bottom fabrics to control a new infestation of Eurasian Watermilfoil. J. Aquat. Plant Manage. 34: 68-71. Gerber, D.T. and D.H. Les. 1994. Comparison of leaf morphology among submersed species of Myriophyllum (Haloragaceae) from different habitats and geographical distributions. American Journal of Botany 81: 973-979. Gerber, D.T., T.J. Ehlinger, and D.H. Les. 1994. A technique for dissected leaf surface area determination. Aquatic Botany 48: 175-182.
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