Monthly Archives: February 2017

Some memories from Oikos Finland conference

Text and pics by Lauri Laanisto 100 Years of Finnish Ecology, Oikos Finland Conference for ecologists and evolutionary biologists, 31.01-01.02, University of Helsinki Main building, Helsinki, Finland (link to conference home page) Ecological research in Finland apparently started 100 years … Continue reading

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New publication – Photosynthesis: ancient, essential, complex, diverse… and in need of improvement in a changing world

Text by Lauri Laanisto Here is another Forum paper in New Phytologist, this time in subsection “Meetings”. Ülo with his colleagues cover here a confernce – The 17th International Congress on Photosynthesis Research – Photosynthesis in a Changing World, that … Continue reading

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Methods – how to measure injured leaf area in ImageJ

Text and picture by Valentina Zolotarjova Recently I have encountered a challenge to measure injured (withered) leaf area (LA) for one experiment. I ordinarily use GIMP for LA measurements, but in this case there was not much use from it. … Continue reading

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New member of our lab with new paper out – Stress Marker Signatures in Lesion Mimic Single and Double Mutants Identify a Crucial Leaf Age-Dependent Salicylic Acid Related Defense Signal

Text by Eve Kaurilind I joined to Prof. Ülo Niinemets group three months ago. Previously I studied stomatal function and structure in response to light and elevated CO2 during my master and PhD thesis at University of Tartu. I have … Continue reading

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