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Plant physiologists defeating stress in 7 km run

Text by Kaia Kask, pics by Steffen Noe and Kaia Kask On the 8th of April 2017 Ülo Niinemets’ lab members went to run 7 km in Parkmetsa running competition in Tartu, Estonia. Our crew members were: Ülo Niinemets, Steffen … 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 member of our lab with new paper out – Stress Marker Signatures in Lesion Mimic Single and Double Mutants Identify a Crucial Leaf Age-Dependent Salicylic Acid Related Defense Signal

Text by Eve Kaurilind I joined to Prof. Ülo Niinemets group three months ago. Previously I studied stomatal function and structure in response to light and elevated CO2 during my master and PhD thesis at University of Tartu. I have … Continue reading

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New member – welcome Chika!

Text by Okereke Chikodinaka N. I am Okereke Chikodinaka N. Also known as Chika, as that is the short form of name as preferred by all. I am from Nigeria. I have been studying plants and their various mechanisms since … Continue reading

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Teaching students to Walz

By Tiina Tosens In addition to research, people from our workgroup also teach. Here are couple of photos from the Plant Stress Biology class that I teach. Yesterday´s lecture was  focused on  variation of plant photosynthetic capacity and primary production across and … Continue reading

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A volatile question

Text by Lauri Laanisto Anthony King, science journalist from Dublin, has written a feature piece about volatile organic compounds in The Royal Society of Chemistry´s webportal Chemistry World. Among other researchers, also Ülo Niinemets and our workgroup´s activities feature in … Continue reading

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New paper published – Atmospheric benzenoid emissions from plants rival those from fossil fuels

Text by Lauri Laanisto Last year, Peter C. Harley was on sabbatical in our work group, from National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, USA. He is an emergent figure in atmospheric chemistry (though he started out as a historian), … Continue reading

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