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New publication – Global database of plants with root‐symbiotic nitrogen fixation: Nod DB

Text by Lauri Laanisto It´s really a very simple paper! A (relatively little) database containing information about all the plants (on genus level) that fix nitrogen from the soil. Somehow this information has not been available so far in a … Continue reading

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Workgroup and EcolChange seminar – Kaia Kask about why Australia matters

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

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New publication – Structural controls on photosynthetic capacity through juvenile‐to‐adult transition and needle aging in Mediterranean pines

Text by Vivian Kuusk Mediterranean pines are known for stress tolerance as they live in harsh environment where shortage of water is very common. All pines, but especially Mediterranean ones grow and keep different looking needles while they are young … Continue reading

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Workgroup and EcolChange seminar – Ivo Voor about fertilising peas

Seminar of Chair of Crop Science and Plant Biology and Centre of Excellence EcolChange, Estonian Univ of Life Sciences . Ivo Voor is a PhD-student in the Estonian University of Life Sciences. Title of the talk: The field pea yield and … Continue reading

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New publication – Fertilising semi‐natural grasslands may cause long‐term negative effects on both biodiversity and ecosystem stability

Text by Lauri Laanisto Community ecology was once famously described as ‘collecting stamps’ by John Lawton, as every community is so different and unique in so many ways. Therefore, instead of making generalisations, one can only study unique communities the … Continue reading

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Workgroup and EcolChange seminar – Ragnar Viikoja about wheat stress

Seminar of Chair of Crop Science and Plant Biology and Centre of Excellence EcolChange, Estonian Univ of Life Sciences . Ragnar Viikoja is a PhD-student in the Estonian University of Life Sciences. Title of the talk: The impact of stress … Continue reading

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Workgroup and EcolChange seminar – Dimitrii Krasnov about forest soil heterogeneity

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

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