Monthly Archives: January 2016

New publication – Canopy photosynthesis: from basics to applications

Text from here Springer Verlag just published the book “Canopy photosynthesis: from basics to applications” edited by Prof. Kouki Hikosaka (Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan), Prof. Ülo Niinemets (Estonian University of Life Sciences) and Prof. Niels Anten (Wageningen University, The Netherlands); … Continue reading

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ASPB recognizing Bahtijor Rasulov

Text by Lauri Laanisto American Society of Plant Biology analyzed citations from their journals for papers published between 2009 and 20013 and identified authors from around the world who published the most influential science during that period (link to full … Continue reading

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Musings – are we research parasites? (#researchparasites)

Text by Lauri Laanisto The New England Journal of Medicine published an editorial paper today, titled “Data sharing” by Longo and Drazen (link to full text). In short it´s point is that while “The aerial view of the concept of … Continue reading

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New book chapters published – Volatile organic compounds and in-canopy turbulence

Text by Lauri Laanisto Steffen Noe, who has been focused on building the SMEAR tower in Järvselja in recent years, has published two chapters in a book about how and why to model biosphere-atmosphere gas exchange, called “Review and Integration … Continue reading

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New paper published – Atmospheric benzenoid emissions from plants rival those from fossil fuels

Text by Lauri Laanisto Last year, Peter C. Harley was on sabbatical in our work group, from National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, USA. He is an emergent figure in atmospheric chemistry (though he started out as a historian), … Continue reading

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Congratulations for thesis defence, Hiie!

Text by Lauri Laanisto We have a new PhD in our lab. Our long-time senior researcher Hiie Ivanova passed on Friday her doctoral thesis „Responses of respiratory and photorespiratory decarboxylations to internel and external factors in C3 plants“. (full text … Continue reading

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New paper published – Leaf functional plasticity decreases the water consumption without further consequences for carbon uptake in Quercus coccifera L. under Mediterranean conditions

Text by Lauri Laanisto Another paper from the Mediterranen. This time Ülo has participated in a study dealing with a paradox regarding Quercus coccifera´s ecophysiological functioning in different climate zones. The paper is rather techincal, so I´m not gonna try … Continue reading

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