Michelle McPherson

Master's candidate at Saint Francis Xavier University

Supervisors: Dr. Hugo Beltrami & Dr. Lisa Kellman
Enrolled in CREATE program in September 2014

How soil temperatures affects tick density/population and resulting lime disease

Take various soil samples and look for the relation between soil temperature and density/population of ticks. With this information will look at the documented cases of lime disease and how these statistics are affected by the change in temperature of surrounding soil .