Tag Archives: volatile organic compound

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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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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