Tag Archives: Ülo Niinemets

New publication – Global trait–environment relationships of plant communities

Text by Martin Luther University in Halle via EurekaAlert /Ed: This new macroecological paper includes Ülo Niinemets as coauthor./ Which plant species grow where, alongside which others – and why? The diversity of global vegetation can be described based on … Continue reading

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Ülo Niinemets awarded with honorary doctor title

Text by EMÜ (link) Last week, on November 8th, University of Life Sciences professor Ülo Niinemets received the highest recognition from the foreign university as a researcher. The academician was awarded with the honorary doctor titel (Doctor Honoris Causa) of the … Continue reading

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Our workgroup participated in university´s sports competition

Text and pics by Evi Vaino Every person who likes to be healthy, happy, and experience less stress has to make at least 10 000 steps every day in medium pace (citation missing…). Unfortunately, average office (and lab) working person … Continue reading

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New publication – A methodology to derive global maps of leaf traits using remote sensing and climate data

Text by Lauri Laanisto We have a lot of robots nowadays. So why not give them fieldwork assignments? It´s not as simple. Remember how much problems Mars rover “Curiosity” has had. And there is no life in Mars! With all … Continue reading

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New publication – Plant functional trait change across a warming tundra biome

Text by Anne Bjorkman, post originally published in Nature Ecology and Evolution blog It takes a global village to write one paper – and nearly 200,000 hours of work to collect the data! Our findings published today in Nature indicate … Continue reading

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New publication – Inoculation of Brevibacterium linens RS16 in Oryza sativa genotypes enhanced salinity resistance: impacts on photosynthetic traits and foliar volatile emissions

Text by Ülo Niinemets A collaboration between the scientists from Estonian University of Life Sciences and Chungbuk National University, South Korea demonstrates how plant growth-promoting bacteria enhance plant salinity tolerance Soil salinity is one of the key abiotic stress factor … Continue reading

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New publication – Structural controls on photosynthetic capacity through juvenile‐to‐adult transition and needle aging in Mediterranean pines

Text by Vivian Kuusk Mediterranean pines are known for stress tolerance as they live in harsh environment where shortage of water is very common. All pines, but especially Mediterranean ones grow and keep different looking needles while they are young … Continue reading

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