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‘The situation is so dire, scientists and environmental organizations warn that people could see the great monarch migration virtually disappear in a generation, if not really sooner,’ wrote Jason Greatest, at TakePart.com. Still, he notes that several signatories to the letter are from farm belt states, where constituents have much less influence with their elected representatives than, say, Syngenta and Monsanto. ‘It’s no coincidence, nevertheless, that just a scant couple of representatives who signed the letter hail from Farm Belt states–a mere three by my count–simply as it’s no coincidence that the monarch’s precipitous plunge could be traced to the mid-1990s,’ wrote Best.The researchers then examined how well the bacteria did with different dispersal prices. They plucked the bacteria from their original supply wells and colonized fresh ones. Each trial contains a different number of target habitats, which affected the density of the new populations. As theory predicted Just, the greatest success emerged when the dispersion rate stayed in a happy middle ground. Too little fresh colonies and the bacteria barely spread; too many and each floundered, including the original source.