Tag Archives: Populus

New publication – Spectacular oscillations in plant isoprene emission explain the enigmatic CO2 response

Text by Lauri Laanisto Well, I do love a paper which says both spectacular and enigmatic in its title! That should be quite a hook for news agencies? Ok. As the one sentence summary says: Oscillations in isoprene emission demonstrate … Continue reading

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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 – 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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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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New paper accepted – Emission Timetable and Quantitative Patterns of Wound-Induced Volatiles Across Different Leaf Damage Treatments in Aspen (Populus Tremula)

Our former PhD student Miguel, together with our former post-doc Taras and some current members of our work group have had a manuscript accepted in the Journal of Chemical Ecology. It´s a nice paper about the fine mechanics of how … Continue reading

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New publication – Gender differences in tree physiology (Yes, even in plants!)

Ülo Niinemets is one of the co-authors of a study freshly published in journal Plant, Cell & Environment that analyzed gender differences in the physiology of Populus cathayana. The article is called “Sexual competition and N supply interactively affect the … Continue reading

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