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Another honorary doctorate for Ülo

Text by Lauri Laanisto and Tiia Kurvits Last November Ülo Niinemets became honorary doctor of University of Romania (link to post). And now it´s already time for another one! On July 7th, University of Eastern Finland in Joensuu promovated Ülo … Continue reading

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Workgroup and EcolChange seminar – Chika and Liisa about papayas and stomata

Seminar of Chair of Crop Science and Plant Biology and Centre of Excellence EcolChange, Estonian Univ of Life Sciences . This time we´ll have two presentations by our PhD-students: Chikodinaka Okereke is a junior researcher and PhD-student in the Estonian … Continue reading

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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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