Monthly Archives: January 2017
Text and pics by Linda-Liisa Veromann Leila Pazouki defended her PhD thesis titled “Emission, gene regulation and function of terpenoids in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) and yarrow (Achillea millefolium).” in agriculture on the 17th of January. Her supervisor was Ülo Niinemets. … Continue reading
New publication – A roadmap for improving the representation of photosynthesis in Earth system models
Text by Lauri Laanisto Wow, a 21-page Forum paper! The role of photosynthesis is global ecosystem and climatic models has been either oversimplified or plainly ignored, that is something I learned I think from the first meeting with Ülo. Of … Continue reading
The title should explain enough. It´s taken in 22nd of December 2016 by our PhD student Alisa Krasnova (on the right edge, holding the remote). For a bigger, zoomable version, click here.
New paper published – Emissions of carotenoid cleavage products upon heat shock and mechanical wounding from a foliose lichen
Text by Lauri Laanisto I like that this paper starts with a metaphor: “Chlorophyll (Chl) is a double-edged sword for plants.” Because “This molecule is capable of harvesting sunlight, initiating the process of photosynthesis, but it also involves an unavoidable … Continue reading
Text by Lauri Laanisto It probably happens quite rarely, but sometimes some of the most fundamental theoretical questions can be studied using applied research approach. Studying urban ecosystems is one of these rare occasions. In a blog post from last … Continue reading