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EcolChange seminar: Tsipe Aavik about how citizen scientists helped to reveal the secret sex life of cowslips

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Dr. Tsipe Aavik is an Associate Professor of Macroecology at the University of Tartu. Her research focuses on habitat fragmentation effects on biodiversity. Dr. Aavik is leading the citizen science project … Continue reading

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Join the pan-European citizen science campaign!

Ecologists from the University of Tartu, Estonia invite you to take part in a pan-European citizen science initiative ‘Looking for Cowslips‘. The cowslip campaign was piloted in Estonia for two consecutive springs in 2019 and 2020. It received a warm … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Sabrina Träger about landscape-scale genetics of Primula

Seminars of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Dr. Sabrina Träger is a post-doctoral fellow at the Department of Botany, University of Tartu. Her research focuses on landscape genetics of grassland plant species. Title of the talk: … Continue reading

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New publication – Restoration of plant species and genetic diversity depends on landscape-scale dispersal

Text and pics by Tsipe Aavik In the era of ongoing global change, restoration efforts must lead to self-sustainable ecosystems resilient to environmental changes. Thus, it is necessary that restoration aims at achieving not only target species richness and composition, … Continue reading

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New paper published – Genetic consequences of landscape change for rare endemic plants–A case study of Rhinanthus osiliensis

Text by Tsipe Aavik Saaremaa yellow rattle (Rhinanthus osiliensis) is the only endemic species of the island of Saaremaa, Estonia. This rare insect-pollinated plant prefers to grow in calcareous spring fens, which are naturally relatively rare and have largely disappeared … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Tsipe Aavik about the landscape genetics of plants

Seminar of the Centre of Excellence EcolChange Tsipe Aavik is researcher in macroecology workgroup at the Department of Botany, University of Tartu. Landscape genetics of plants: examples from semi-natural grasslands Time: Thursday, 20. April 2017 at 15.15 Place: Tartu, Lai … Continue reading

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