Tag Archives: volatile organic compound

Fieldwork report – Kaia and Astrid in Australia

Text by Kaia Kask From 28th of March to 13 of April senior scientist Astrid Kännaste and PhD student Kaia Kask were visiting professor David Ellsworth in the Western Sydney University in Hawkesbury, Australia. The purpose of the visit was … 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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Workgroup and EcolChange seminar – Silvano Fares about volatiles in Mediterranean forest systems

Seminar of Chair of Crop Science and Plant Biology and Centre of Excellence EcolChange, Estonian Univ of Life Sciences . Silvano Fares is senior researcher, Council for Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA), Research Centre for Forestry and Wood, Italy. Title … 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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Workgroup seminar – Jekaterina Aid about legume isoprenes

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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