Monthly Archives: March 2018

New publication – Shifts in tree functional composition amplify the response of forest biomass to climate

Text from news The scientist of Estonian University of Life Sciences involved in a study demonstrating that drought-induced changes in forest composition amplify effects of climate variability on forest carbon gain Healthy forests play a key role in global … Continue reading

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New publication – Glandular trichomes as a barrier against atmospheric oxidative stress: Relationships with ozone uptake, leaf damage, and emission of LOX products across a diverse set of species

Text from Research in Estonia page (translated from this Novaator article) Study led by scientists from the Estonian University of Life Sciences indicate that many crops with hairier leaves tolerate ground-level ozone better. The relative content of ground-level ozone in … Continue reading

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Workgroup and EcolChange seminar – Liisa Kübarsepp about stomata and anatomy of ferns and horsetail

Seminar of Chair of Crop Science and Plant Biology and Centre of Excellence EcolChange, Estonian Univ of Life Sciences . Liisa Kübrasepp is a junior researcher and a PhD-student in the Estonian University of Life Sciences. Title of the talk: Stomatal … Continue reading

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Congrats to our new PhDs – Shuai and Arooran!

Pics by Arooran Kanagendran and Tiia Kurvits We had two successful PhD-defences in last couple weeks. Shuai Li defended his doctoral thesis „Induction of volatile organic compound emissions from leaves upon ozone and methyl jasmonate (MeJa) treatments“ on February 26th. … Continue reading

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