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EcolChange seminar – Ave Suija about the (micro)cosmic properties of lichens

Seminar of the Centre of Excellence EcolChange Ave Suija is researcher at the Department of Botany, University of Tartu. The Lichen as a Microcosm Time: Thursday, 27. April 2017 at 15.15 Place: Tartu, Lai 40-218 (Vaga auditorium) Summary: Lichens are … Continue reading

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New paper published – Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities in forest plant roots are simultaneously shaped by host characteristics and canopy-mediated light availability

Text by Kadri Koorem Recent years have been ground-breaking in describing the diversity patterns of arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi. These microscopic fungi live in plant roots and receive carbon compounds from the plant in exchange of nutrients. In natural conditions, … Continue reading

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