Monthly Archives: June 2015

New paper published – Volatile Organic Compounds Emitted by Plants Determination using New Gas Chromatography Mass-Spectrometry Methods

Our work group´s “Romanian branch”, led by Lucian Copolovici had published a methods paper, suggesting two novel methods how to capture and measure volatile organic compounds in plants, together with Astrid Kännaste and Ülo Niinemets from our lab. Full citation: … Continue reading

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ENVIRON conference – registration opened!

The registration is now opened for our autumn conference “Environmental adaptation: from molecules to the planet” taking place in Tartu in 1-3 October. All the necessary information (including the program) is available from the conference webpage: http://environ.emu.ee/en/environ-conference-2015/about/

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Visiting scientist – Trevor F. Keenan

This week we are hosting Trevor Keenan from Macquarie University in Australia (link to his home page). He´s been collarborating with our work group for several years already, and published some rather well-known papers together with members of our lab. … Continue reading

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Plant physiology in EXPO

Like noted before, our work group has an exposition in EXPO, that takes place in Milano, Italy. Here´s just couple of pictures of our display. As well as link to the video that we present there, where you can see … Continue reading

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New paper accepted – Extreme Change in Species Composition over 55 years: A Re-Sampling Study of Species-Rich Meadows in Estonia

Estonia is known for extremely species-rich meadows. We hold some of the world records of small scale plant diversity (see Wilson et al 2012). So, naturally, these habitats have been study objects for a long time. Despite the fact that … Continue reading

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New paper published – Partial shading of lateral branches affects growth, and foliage nitrogen- and water-use efficiencies in the conifer Cunninghamia lanceolata growing in a warm monsoon climate

Ülo has once again collaborated with Chinese tree physiologists (see also this blog post from February) and published a paper about the effects on shading on within-individual acclimatization variability in China fir (Cunninghamia lanceolata). Full text is available here. Full … Continue reading

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New paper accepted – Controls of the quantum yield and saturation light of isoprene emission in different-aged aspen leaves

Our workgroup has had another manuscript accepted regarding isoprene emission dynamics. You can access the pre-edited version here. Full citation: Niinemets, Ü., Sun, Z., & Talts, E. (2015). Controls of the quantum yield and saturation light of isoprene emission in … Continue reading

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