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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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New publication – Shifts in tree functional composition amplify the response of forest biomass to climate

Text from emu.ee news The scientist of Estonian University of Life Sciences involved in a study demonstrating that drought-induced changes in forest composition amplify effects of climate variability on forest carbon gain Healthy forests play a key role in global … Continue reading

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New publication – Glandular trichomes as a barrier against atmospheric oxidative stress: Relationships with ozone uptake, leaf damage, and emission of LOX products across a diverse set of species

Text from Research in Estonia page (translated from this Novaator article) Study led by scientists from the Estonian University of Life Sciences indicate that many crops with hairier leaves tolerate ground-level ozone better. The relative content of ground-level ozone in … Continue reading

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Ülo Niinemets receives the national research award

Text excerpts from Research in Estonia Last week, the Government of the Republic announced this year’s laureates of the national research awards. ERR Novaator has compiled an overview of what these scientists do. Award in the field of geology and … Continue reading

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Upcoming PhD defenses – Shuai Li and Arooran Kanagendran

Text by Lauri Laanisto We have two upcoming thesis defences. Firstly, on 26th of February 2018 at 12.15 in Kreutzwaldi 5-2A1 our young researcher, Shuai Li, will defend his doctoral thesis „Induction of volatile organic compound emissions from leaves upon … Continue reading

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Notes from the field – Studying cycad defences and physiology in Copenhagen Botanical Gardens

Text and pics by Tiina Tosens, Linda-Liisa Veromann-Jürgenson and Ülo Niinemets Tiina Tosens and Linda-Liisa Veromann-Jürgenson spent 10 work-packed, but wonderful days conducting an exciting experiment in Copenhagen with Prof. Riikka Rinnan and Thomas Holst in the end of January. … Continue reading

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