Tag Archives: meta-analysis

New paper published – Physiological and structural tradeoffs underlying the leaf economics spectrum

Text and graph by Tiina Tosens In the world-wide leaf economics spectrum (Wright et al. 2004, Nature) variability of three key traits: photosynthesis rate, leaf nitrogen content, and leaf dry mass per area of 2500 species (from study sites with … 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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Visiting scientist – Jeroni Galmes

Text and pic by Lauri Laanisto Last week Jeroni Galmes visited our lab. He somehow opted to come from the Balearic to slushy Tartu and stay here for the entire week. I guess this might indicate the quality of the research … Continue reading

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New paper published – Invasive species’ leaf traits and dissimilarity from natives shape their impact on nitrogen cycling: a meta‐analysis

Text by Lauri Laanisto TRY database has yielded Ülo another meta-analysis paper. This time a macrophysiological take on invasive species´functional effect (through litter) on nitrogen cycling. It´s a nice and thoroughly developed meta-analysis, that also compares and elaborates couple of … Continue reading

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New paper published – Leaf age dependent changes in within‑canopy variation in leaf functional traits: a meta‑analysis

Text by Lauri Laanisto Journal of Plant Research, which is the scientific outlet of The Botanical Society of Japan made some changes in the end of last year, including a annual special issue called JPR symposium (read more about it … Continue reading

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