Tag Archives: biotic stress

Another honorary doctorate for Ülo

Text by Lauri Laanisto and Tiia Kurvits Last November Ülo Niinemets became honorary doctor of University of Romania (link to post). And now it´s already time for another one! On July 7th, University of Eastern Finland in Joensuu promovated Ülo … Continue reading

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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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Workgroup and EcolChange seminar – Hassan Sulaiman about biotic stress responses in agricultural plants

Seminar of Chair of Crop Science and Plant Biology and Centre of Excellence EcolChange, Estonian Univ of Life Sciences . Hassan Y. Sulaiman is a PhD-student in the Estonian University of Life Sciences. Title of the talk: Gas exchange response … Continue reading

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New paper out – Scaling of photosynthesis and constitutive and induced volatile emissions with severity of leaf infection by rust fungus (Melampsora larici-populina) in Populus balsamifera var. suaveolens

Text by Lauri Laanisto In addition to the role of abiotic stress in regulating the emissions of volatile organic compunds in plants, members of our lab also study biotic stress factors. For example leaf fungi. This is just one little … Continue reading

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New paper published – Shedding light on shade: ecological perspectives of understorey plant life

Text by Lauri Laanisto This paper has been out already since August. But as this is a review paper, hopefully the point of this paper has not yet became obsolete. Shade seems to be a pretty sustainable property of almost … Continue reading

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New paper published – Sexual competition affects biomass partitioning, carbon–nutrient balance, Cd allocation and ultrastructure of Populus cathayana females and males exposed to Cd stress

Text by Lauri Laanisto This Sino-Tibetian and Finno-Ugric collaboration in studying growth and stress of Chinese trees is continuing this year as well (see also this and this and that blog post). And the output of course is in Indo-European. … Continue reading

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Visiting scientist – Nathalie Leonhardt will give an ENVIRON lecture

Welcome to the ENVIRON’s lectures! On June 4th at 10:15 in Chemicum, Ravila 14a, Tartu room 1019. You are invited to join the guest seminar by Nathalie Leonhardt from CNRS-CEA-Université Aix-Marseille, France, who will give a lecture: Molecular events in stomata … Continue reading

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