Monthly Archives: April 2015

Conference – Woody polytolerance presentation in ESA 2015, Baltimore

Another abstract descision, and once again a positive one, has come through, which means I (Lauri Laanisto) will be doing an oral presentation about my woody polytolerance topic in the centennial ESA meeting, taking place in Baltimore in August 9-14 … Continue reading

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Fieldwork report – Linda-Liisa from Tasmania (part 3)

/Here is the third and final report from our PhD-student Linda-Liisa Veromann, who is currently finishing up her work in Tasmania, and will soon return to Tartu. Her first blog post can be found here and second here./ Greetings from … Continue reading

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New paper published – Trait-based analysis of decline in plant species ranges during the 20th century: a regional comparison between the UK and Estonia

Text by Lauri Laanisto After returning from post-doc I happened to participate in the Gatherings of Biosemiotics conference that in 2012 took place in Tartu. I was still between jobs at that moment. I went there just out of curiosity, … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Olav!

On April 17th, our eldest lab member, Olav Keerberg celebrates his 80th birthday. Congrats! Like our recently retired colleague, Tiit Pärnik, Olav has also worked in the same institution for almost 60 years in a row, since 1957. He was … Continue reading

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Conference – Woody polytolerance presentation in IAVS 2015, Brno

Just to let you know that I (Lauri Laanisto) will be talking about the freshly published woody species abiotic stress polytolerance paper in the 58th annual symposium of International Association of Vegetation Science. The meeting will take place in Brno, … Continue reading

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Publication update – Polytolerance to abiotic stresses: how universal is the shade–drought tolerance trade-off in woody species?

Just to let you know that the abiotic stress polytolerance paper by Lauri Laanisto and Ülo Niinemets (you can read the backstory of how it came to be from here) was published today in the May issue of Global Ecology … Continue reading

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ENVIRON conference – first circular

Environmental adaptation: from molecules to the planet The Estonian Center of Excellence in Environmental Adaptation – ENVIRON Final conference: October 1-3, 2015 Dorpat Conference Centre Tartu, Estonia The objective of the conference is to sum up the results of the … Continue reading

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