Tag Archives: 2018

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

Text from emu.ee 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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Notes from the field – Studying cycad defences and physiology in Copenhagen Botanical Gardens

Text and pics by Tiina Tosens, Linda-Liisa Veromann-Jürgenson and Ülo Niinemets Tiina Tosens and Linda-Liisa Veromann-Jürgenson spent 10 work-packed, but wonderful days conducting an exciting experiment in Copenhagen with Prof. Riikka Rinnan and Thomas Holst in the end of January. … Continue reading

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Workgroup seminar – Jekaterina Aid about legume isoprenes

Seminar of Chair of Crop Science and Plant Biology, Estonian Univ of Life Sciences . Jekaterina Aid is a junior researcher and PhD-student in Estonian University of Life Sciences. Title of the talk: Isoprene synthase functioning among family Fabaceae Time: Wednesday, … Continue reading

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