Tag Archives: China

New member – welcome Tana!

Text and ic by Tana Wuyun I´m Tana, and I just started my PhD here in Estonian University of Life Sciences. It’s extremely exciting to be back! I mean back in the scientific field, and especially working in the excellent … Continue reading

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International Botanical Congress 2017

Text and pics by Linda-Liisa Veromann-Jürgenson I was honoured to be accepted to speak at a symposium in the XIX IBC in Shenzhen, China in the end of July this year. This year’s IBC was a grandiose event with around … Continue reading

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Fieldwork report: Data collection in Hong Kong and on mainland China

Text and pics Linda-Liisa Veromann-Jürgenson Two weeks ago, I had an incredible opportunity to collect anatomical samples from plant species native and endemic to the southern Chinese and Hong Kong subtropical region. As my application to do an oral presentation … Continue reading

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Dragons are caused by volatile organic compounds

Text by Lauri Laanisto No! It´s not a flashy tabloid title. Yes, I´m seriously gonna talk about dragons and how their existence is connected with VOCs. Though, that part of the text might not be superscientific… Anyhow, recently I´ve posted … Continue reading

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New paper published – Males exhibit competitive advantages over females of Populus deltoides under salinity stress

Text by Lauri Laanisto Anothe paper from familiar authors collective that have been pretty prolific in recent years when studying the aspects of sexual dimorphism in trees under different abiotic stress conditions (see, for example this blog post for more). … Continue reading

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Beijing through pinhole

Text and pictures by Lauri Laanisto Last month I went to a conference in Beijing, China – IBS meeting “The Biogeography of Ecology” – and took some pictures with my matchbox pinhole camera. So, unlike last time, when I posted … Continue reading

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New paper published – Growth, biomass allocation and photosynthetic responses are related to intensity of root severance and soil moisture conditions in the plantation tree Cunninghamia lanceolata

Text by Lauri Laanisto It´s been quiet here for a while. The IT-problems mentioned in the previous post are now solved, and email seems to work flawlessly once again. But I was in Beijing for the last ten days (attending … Continue reading

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