Category Archives: New paper published

New publication – Ozone and Wounding Stresses Differently Alter the Temporal Variation in Formylated Phloroglucinols in Eucalyptus globulus Leaves

Text by Bin Liu Eucalyptus globulus Labill. is a fast growing tree species with great economic and ecological values. In addition, the existence of wide range of foliar terpenoids and phenolics makes E. globulus an ideal reference plant for the … Continue reading

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New publication – Lichen chemistry is concordant with multilocus gene genealogy in the genus Cetrelia (Parmeliaceae, Ascomycota)

Text by Kristiina Mark Lichens are symbiotic organisms formed in a mutualistic symbiosis between a terrestial green algae or cyanobacteria and (usually ascomycetous) fungus. Traditionally lichens are named after their fungal partner and thus their classification is based on the … Continue reading

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New publication – Anatomical constraints to nonstomatal diffusion conductance and photosynthesis in lycophytes and bryophytes

Text by Kristiina Mark Bryophytes – polyphyletic group consisting liverworts, hornworts and mosses – and lycophytes (also known as ‘fern allies’) are considered the earliest living relatives to ancient land plants that first migrated from aquatic environment to land. Both, … Continue reading

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New publication – Drivers of species richness and community integrity of small forest patches in an agricultural landscape

Text by Krista Takkis /This blogpost first appeared on JVS Blog on 4th of January 2019 (link to orginal post)/ Small forest patches (up to a few hectares in size) are a common feature in European agricultural landscapes. These patches … Continue reading

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New publication – Global trait–environment relationships of plant communities

Text by Martin Luther University in Halle via EurekaAlert /Ed: This new macroecological paper includes Ülo Niinemets as coauthor./ Which plant species grow where, alongside which others – and why? The diversity of global vegetation can be described based on … Continue reading

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New publication – A methodology to derive global maps of leaf traits using remote sensing and climate data

Text by Lauri Laanisto We have a lot of robots nowadays. So why not give them fieldwork assignments? It´s not as simple. Remember how much problems Mars rover “Curiosity” has had. And there is no life in Mars! With all … Continue reading

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New publication – Plant functional trait change across a warming tundra biome

Text by Anne Bjorkman, post originally published in Nature Ecology and Evolution blog It takes a global village to write one paper – and nearly 200,000 hours of work to collect the data! Our findings published today in Nature indicate … Continue reading

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