Monthly Archives: August 2015

New paper accepted – Mesophyll conductance to CO2 and Rubisco as targets for improving intrinsic water use efficiency in C3 plants

Together with his latin colleagues, Ülo Niinemets has published another paper regarding mesophyll conductance in C3 plants in Plant, Cell and Environment. Accepted, but not edited nor typesetted version of the article is available from here. Full citation: Flexas, J., … Continue reading

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New paper published – Temperature dependencies of Henry’s law constants for different plant sesquiterpenes

Lucien Copolovici and Ülo Niinemets have published another so-called cinder-block paper (find out what it means from here) about the Henry´s law constants. This time for plant sesquiterpenes. The paper is titled in a rather straightforward manner as: “Temperature dependencies … Continue reading

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ENVIRON conference reminder – registration is opened til 10th of September

The registration is closing soon for our autumn conference “Environmental adaptation: from molecules to the planet” taking place in Dorpat Conference Center Tartu, Estonia in 1-3 October. You can register and submit your poster abstract until the 10th of September. … Continue reading

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Formal opening of Estonian SMEAR station

The biggest infrastructurual project that our work group manages is the Station for Measuring Ecosystem-Atmosphere Relations (SMEAR). Tomorrow, on 25th of August at 11 AM the formal opening of Estonian SMEAR station will take place in Järvselja Experimental Forest station … Continue reading

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Conference – Woody polytolerance oral presentation in ESA 2015, Baltimore, Tuesday at 8 AM in COS 34

text by Lauri Laanisto Because of the magical thing that happened last year to me (I got a personal research grant from Estonian Research Council) I am able to participate in this years ESA conference, which happens to be the … Continue reading

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New paper published – Bias in leaf dry mass estimation after oven-drying isoprenoid-storing leaves

Another methods paper by current and former members of our group. About how to properly dry the plant samples. It´s not as simple as you think… Full citation: Portillo-Estrada, M., Copolovici, L., & Niinemets, Ü. (2015). Bias in leaf dry … Continue reading

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