Tag Archives: Estonia

New publication – Anatomical constraints to nonstomatal diffusion conductance and photosynthesis in lycophytes and bryophytes

Text by Kristiina Mark Bryophytes – polyphyletic group consisting liverworts, hornworts and mosses – and lycophytes (also known as ‘fern allies’) are considered the earliest living relatives to ancient land plants that first migrated from aquatic environment to land. Both, … Continue reading

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Ilkka Hanski´s “Messages from Islands” now in Estonian

Text by Lauri Laanisto In a tiny country like Estonia scientists are probably more concious about progeny than in more populated places where the flow of potential students is much more steady. So, most of Estonian scientists are involved in … Continue reading

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EcolChange-related conference – Biotic interactions and biodiversity patterns across scales

We are glad to announce the first Seminar of Doctoral School of Earth Sciences and Ecology on “Biotic interactions and biodiversity patterns accross scales“. The joint seminar with the Department of Botany (University of Tartu), Department of Ecology (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences), Department of Ecology, Environment … Continue reading

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New publication – Effects of land use on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities in Estonia

Text by Siim-Kaarel Sepp The type and intensity of land use are important drivers of local aboveground biodiversity. The same holds for arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi, but most research effort has been put into natural or, on the other hand, … Continue reading

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Few thoughts and pics from Plant Phenotyping Forum

Text by Lauri Laanisto; pics by Linda-Liisa Veromann-Jürgenson Last week, 22-24th of November, we had a EcolChange-related conference in Tartu – Plant Phenotyping Forum: integrating European plant phenotyping community (link to conference page) The main organizer of this event is … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Andres Kraas about Estonian industrial heritage

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange. Andres Kraas is director of Estonian Mining Museum. Title of the talk: Marketing of Estonian industrial heritage Time: Thursday, 19. October 2017 at 15.15 Place: Tartu, Lai 40-218 (Vaga auditorium) Abstract: … Continue reading

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EcolChange-related conference – Plant Phenotyping Forum

There will be another EcolChange-related conference in Tartu soon. This time it´s about plant phenotyping. Title: Plant Phenotyping Forum: integrating European plant phenotyping community (link to conference page) Time and place: 22-24 November, Tartu, Estonia Participation: Registration is for free … Continue reading

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EcolChange-related conference – Woody Root 7

Dear Colleagues! You are kindly invited to Woody Root 7 – 7th International Symposium on Physiological Processes in Roots of Woody Plants, to be held from June 26th till June 29th, 2017 in Tartu, Estonia. The symposium will focus on … Continue reading

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