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New paper accepted – Extremely thick cell walls and low mesophyll conductance: welcome to the world of ancient living!

Text and pics by Linda-Liisa Veromann-Jürgenson I am overjoyed that I have my first article for my PhD accepted! It is now published in Journal of Experimental Botany. As everyone in our group knows, mesophyll conductance is a key player … Continue reading

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New projects funded!

Text by Lauri Laanisto, Linda-Liisa Veromann-Jürgenson and Tiina Tosens New Year begun with some new funding! This post will give a short overview of what some of our lab members will be doing in upcoming years. So, Tiina Tosens and … Continue reading

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New paper published – Partial shading of lateral branches affects growth, and foliage nitrogen- and water-use efficiencies in the conifer Cunninghamia lanceolata growing in a warm monsoon climate

Ülo has once again collaborated with Chinese tree physiologists (see also this blog post from February) and published a paper about the effects on shading on within-individual acclimatization variability in China fir (Cunninghamia lanceolata). Full text is available here. Full … Continue reading

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Fieldwork report – Linda-Liisa from Tasmania

Our PhD student Linda-Liisa Veromann is currently working in Hobart, Tasmania, collecting data on the gas-exchange and anatomy of evolutionarily old gymnosperms. She is working at Tim Brodribb’s lab with his extensive collection of southern hemisphere conifers for ten weeks … Continue reading

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