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New paper published – Induction of stress volatiles and changes in essential oil content and composition upon microwave exposure in the aromatic plant Ocimum basilicum

Text by Lauri Laanisto Ok, this study is basically about how phone and internet waves (i.e. electromagnetic pollution) affect the volatiles and essential oils in basil (and there are lots of them in basil). So, apparently these waves either lower … Continue reading

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New paper published – Regulation of Floral Terpenoid Emission and Biosynthesis in Sweet Basil (Ocimum basilicum)

Text by Lauri Laanisto It´s not only trees and other woody species that we study in our lab(s). Occasionally also herbaceous plants. This week came out, in Journal of Plant Growth Regulation, paper led by our Chinese postdoc Yifan Jiang, … Continue reading

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