EcolChange seminar (30th September, Thursday): Leho Tedersoo about the global patterns in plant and fungal endemicity

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange

SpeakerLeho Tedersoo is a Professor of Mycorrhizal Studies at the University of Tartu. He is one of the Highly Cited Researchers, being an author of multiple papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year.

Title of the talk: Global patterns in plant and fungal endemicity link to mycorrhizal associations

Time: Thursday, 30 September 2021 at 14.15

Place: Tartu, Lai 40-218 (mandatory to present a covid certificate or to wear a mask), or virtual seminar in Zoom

Summary: This seminar provides an overview about the global patterns of diversity and endemicity of plants and fungi. Patterns of endemicity in both groups are related to their mycorrhizal associations. This information is derived from the massive global sequencing efforts and updated databases of plant-microbe interactions.

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