Tag Archives: biotic stress

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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