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EcolChange seminar – Chun-Neng Wang about how pollinatiors affect plant flower color

Seminars of Department of Botany, Doctoral School of Earth Sciences and Ecology and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Chun-Neng Wang is associate Professor at Institute of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology of National Taiwan University, Taiwan. He studies plant development from genetic … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Jeanalle Eck about microbes that shape plant disease and diversity

Seminars of Department of Botany, Doctoral School of Earth Sciences and Ecology and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Jenalle Eck is post-doctoral researcher at the University of Zürich, Switzerland. She studies plant population and community ecology, with special emphasis on … Continue reading

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New publication – How do arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi travel

Text by Guillermo Bueno Two of the members of the department of Botany (C. Guillermo Bueno and Mari Moora) were invited to write a commentary on a recently published paper in New Phytologist (Correia et al 2019). The paper commented … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Guillermo Bueno about plant mycorrhizal traits

Seminars of Department of Botany, Doctoral School of Earth Sciences and Ecology and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Guillermo Bueno is research fellow at the Plant Ecology Laboratory, Department of Botany, Tartu University. He explores how biotic interactions shape plant … Continue reading

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New publication – Are biotic as relevant as abiotic factors to determine the functional and phylogenetic diversity of communities at a biome scale?

Text by Guillermo Bueno Taking as a reference the distribution of herbivores in the Arctic, James Speed with the contribution of 22 researchers of the herbivory network (including Guillermo Bueno from the Botany department of the UT) have tried to … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – John Clarke about fish macroevolutionary dynamics

Seminars of Department of Botany, Doctoral School of Earth Sciences and Ecology and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: John Clarke is research fellow at the chair of entomology, Department of Zoology, Tartu University. He explores evolution, including diversification, using fishes … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Anne Kull about the role of religion in studying nature

Seminars of Department of Botany, Doctoral School of Earth Sciences and Ecology and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Anne Kull, she explores relationships between science and religion. She is based at the School of Theology and Religious Studies of the … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Piibe Piirma and Taavi Suisalu about mixing art and science

Seminars of Department of Botany, Doctoral School of Earth Sciences and Ecology and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speakers: Piibe Piirma and Taavi Suisalu are artists, with interests in interfaces between art and science. (link to their joint Maalabor page) Titles of … Continue reading

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New publication – Ozone and Wounding Stresses Differently Alter the Temporal Variation in Formylated Phloroglucinols in Eucalyptus globulus Leaves

Text by Bin Liu Eucalyptus globulus Labill. is a fast growing tree species with great economic and ecological values. In addition, the existence of wide range of foliar terpenoids and phenolics makes E. globulus an ideal reference plant for the … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Veljo Kisand about aDNA perspective in paleoecoloy

Seminars of Department of Botany, Doctoral School of Earth Sciences and Ecology and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Dr. Veljo Kisand is senior researcher at the Institute of Technology of Tartu University. Title of the talk: Paleoecology: an aDNA prespective Time: … Continue reading

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