Tag Archives: 2019

EcolChange PhD Conference 2019 “EcolChange in World of Synergies”

Our Center of Excellence will have it´s annual conference in Voore puhkekeskus entitled: “EcolChange in World of Synergies“. It will also have several workshops. (link to conference home page). Registration is open until the end of October (link to registration). … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Alexandre Fruleux about belowground interactions in the forests

Seminars of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Alexandre Fruleux is Post-doctoral researcher at Department of Botany, Tartu University in the team of adaptive ecology of agricultural landscapes (led by Dr. Jaan Liira). Title of the talk: … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Enn Lust about hydrogen infra and fuel cells

Seminars of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Enn Lust is professor and head of chair of physical chemistry at the Institute of Chemistry, University of Tartu, member of Estonian Academy of Sciences and head of Centre … Continue reading

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New publication – Are stomata in ferns and allies sluggish? Stomatal responses to CO2, humidity and light and their scaling with size and density

Text by Liisa Kübarsepp Recently our lab published a new paper in New Phytologist on the stomatal reactions of ferns and allies. In this paper, we question the overall sluggishness that is assumed of evolutionarily older plants, and study thoroughly … Continue reading

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New publication – Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal community composition determines the competitive response of two grassland forbs

Anyone can name at least a couple of factors affecting plant growth, be it climate (drought, flooding, hail) or the presence of organisms feeding on plants (birds, insects, mammals, or plant diseases). Some might even think of the nutrients found … 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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