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New publication – Mapping local and global variability in plant trait distributions

Text by Lauri Laanisto Seems like macroecology has finally arrived to a crossroads where it might split so fundamentally, that two or more new disciplines will emerge. Finding global patterns, that would explain the world in one graph, like JH … Continue reading

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New paper published – Global climatic drivers of leaf size

Ülo is a coauthor of Ian J. Wright et al´s new paper in Science. Below is a press release from our university (link). Citation: Wright, I. J., Dong, N., Maire, V., Prentice, I. C., Westoby, M., Díaz, S., … Niinemets, … Continue reading

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Methods – how to measure injured leaf area in ImageJ

Text and picture by Valentina Zolotarjova Recently I have encountered a challenge to measure injured (withered) leaf area (LA) for one experiment. I ordinarily use GIMP for LA measurements, but in this case there was not much use from it. … Continue reading

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