Data Used for Visualization in 2014

HOW DO DIFFERENCES IN GROWTH BETWEEN TWO WEED SPECIES AFFECT INTERACTIONS WITH A PLANT-FEEDING INSECT USED IN THEIR BIOCONTROL? The study plants: Hawkweeds The study insect: A plant-feeding gall wasp Entomologist and agricultural research scientist, Dr Rose De Clerck-Floate (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge Research Centre), studies the intricacies of insect-plant interactions in order to […]

Visualizing the Proportion of Galled and Ungalled Stolons Interactively

BY TAELYNN GRAHAM For this visualization, I looked at the relationship between different data points, particularly the proportions of stolons that were actually galled (which is the idea result of the experiment). I originally was working with the number of individual galls that were on each stolon, but realized that without seeing the relation of […]

Crocheting the Relationships Between Galled and Ungalled Stolons

BY TAELYNN GRAHAM This visualization uses the exact same data as my interactive digital visualization. I decided to represent the length of each section with crochet stitches, and they became quite lengthy, which shows how much spreading the Hawkweed plants actually do. I want people to be able to really understand the proportion of stolons […]