Dwight L Whitaker

Summary

Affiliation: Pomona College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Sphagnum moss disperses spores with vortex rings
    Dwight L Whitaker
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, Pomona College, Claremont, CA 91711, USA
    Science 329:406. 2010

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Publications1

  1. doi request reprint Sphagnum moss disperses spores with vortex rings
    Dwight L Whitaker
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, Pomona College, Claremont, CA 91711, USA
    Science 329:406. 2010
    ..Spores launched ballistically at similar speeds through still air would travel a few millimeters and not easily reach turbulent air. Vortex rings are used by animals; here, we report vortex rings generated by plants...