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Kemuel Badger

Chairperson

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CL 121   Phone: 765-285-8820  

Department of Biology
Ball State University
Cooper Life Science Building, CL 121
Muncie, IN 47306

Related Link
Personal Web site

Hanover College, B.A.
Indiana State University, M.S.
Ohio University, Ph.D. (1989)

Research Interests
 
General:
Plant ecology and conservation biology

Specific:

  • Applications of GIS technology to conservation biology
  • Examination of factors controlling the distribution of rare and endangered plant species
  • Reproductive biology of rare plants
  • Assessment of the roles of competition, environmental stress, disturbance, and seed banks in determining the species composition and abundance in plant communities


Recent Publications:

Ruch, D.G., B.G. Torke, K.S. Badger & R.E. Rothrock. 2010 . The vascular flora in three prairie cemeteries in Henry County, Indiana.  Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 119(1). In Press.

Ruch, D.G., B.G.Torke, B.R. Hess, K.S. Badger, and R.E. Rothrock. 2009 . The vascular flora and plant communities of the Bennett Wetland Complex in Henry County, Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 118(1):39-54.

Ruch, D.G., B.G. Torke, B.R. Hess, K.S. Badger, and R.E. Rothrock. 2008. The vascular flora and vegetational communities of the wetland complex on the IMI property in Henry County near Luray, Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 117(2):142-158.

Ruch, D.G., B.G. Torke, K.S. Badger, and C.R. Reidy. 2008. Point-centered-quarter analysis of four forest types at Hayes Arboretum in Wayne County, Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 117(2):136-141.

D.G. Ruch, B.G. Torke, B.R. Hess, K.S. Badger, and Paul E. Rothrock. 2007. The Vascular Flora and Vegetational Communities of Lick Creek Summit Nature Preserve, Wayne County, Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science. 116(2).

Ruch, D.G., B.G. Torke, C.R. Reidy, P.E. Rothrock, R. Waltz, E.A. Urly, J.L. Chance, L. Click, and K.S. Badger. 2007. The Vascular Flora and Vegetational Communities of Hayes Arboretum, Wayne County, Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 116(1):11-41.

Donald G. Ruch, Chris R. Reidy, Byron G. Torke and Kemuel S. Badger. 2004. Additions to the Flora of Ginn Woods, Delaware County, Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science. 113(1):1-6.

Gary Basey and Kemuel Badger. 2004. S tructure and Composition of Plant Communities in Fire-Managed Grasslands of Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science. 113(1):7-16.

Donald G. Ruch, Chris R. Reidy, Byron G. Torke and Kemuel S. Badger. 2004. Additions to the Flora of Ginn Woods, Delaware County, Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science. 113(1):1-6.

Stonehouse, A.L., Kemuel S. Badger, Donald Ruch and Paule E. Rothrock. 2003. A Floristic Inventory and Description of the Structure and Composition of the Plant Communities of Botany Glen, Grant County, Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 112(2)135-159.

Donald G. Ruch, Byron G. Torke, Chris R. Reidy, Kemuel S. Badger and Paul E. Rothrock
2002. The Flora and Vegetational Communities of Wilbur Wright Fish and Wildlife Area, Henry County, Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 111(2):147-176.