Tag Archives: volatile organic compound

Workgroup seminar – Jekaterina Aid about

Seminar of Chair of Crop Science and Plant Biology, Estonian Univ of Life Sciences . Jekaterina Aid is a junior researcher and PhD-student in Estonian University of Life Sciences. Title of the talk: Isoprene synthase functioning among family Fabaceae Time: Wednesday, … Continue reading

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New paper out – Diterpenoid fingerprints in pine foliage across an environmental and chemotypic matrix: Isoabienol content is a key trait differentiating chemotypes

Text by Lauri Laanisto Intraspecific variability in functional traits has emerged in recent years as a quite important phenomenon. At least in plant ecology. Traditional view in life sciences has promoted between-species differences as much more significant drivers of ecological … Continue reading

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New papers published – Glandular trichomes and stomatal conductance play crucial roles in protecting plants against ozone stress

Text by Shuai Li Two papers studying how plants cope with ozone stress were recently published in the journal Plant Cell & Environment. The first paper estimates the possible protective role of non-glandular and glandular trichomes on the leaf surface … Continue reading

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New member – welcome Hassan!

Text and pic by Hassan Yusuf Sulaiman I have always been interested in studying the interaction among the components of the ecosystem/environment, specifically natural emission into the atmosphere. To gain a general understanding of the environment first; I enrolled into … Continue reading

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Workgroup and EcolChange seminar – Chicodinaka N. Okereke about VOCs and abiotic stress in tropical plants

Seminar of Chair of Crop Science and Plant Biology and Centre of Excellence EcolChange, Estonian Univ of Life Sciences . Chicodinaka N. Okereke is a junior researcher and PhD-student in Estonian University of Life Sciences. Title of the talk: Volatile Organic … Continue reading

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New paper published – Disproportionate photosynthetic decline and inverse relationship between constitutive and induced volatile emissions upon feeding of Quercus robur leaves by large larvae of gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar)

Text by Lauri Laanisto Another paper by Ülo´s former postdoc Lucian, who does a lot of small experiments, where they measure all sorts of factors that could affect organic volatile emissions in plants. This time the focus is on the … 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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