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EcolChange seminar – John Davison about the niches of mycorrhiza

Seminars of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Dr. John Davison is senior researcher at the Plant Ecology Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of Tartu. His research addresses the role of biotic interactions in shaping biodiversity. Title … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Lauri Laanisto about intraspecific trait variability in plants

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Lauri Laanisto is senior researcher of macroecology at Estonian University of Life Sciences Title of the talk: Intraspecific trait variability – what, why, and maybe even a little how Time: Thursday, … Continue reading

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New paper published – Niche differentiation and expansion of plant species are associated with mycorrhizal symbiosis

Text by Maret Gerz Mycorrhizal symbiosis affects the realized niches of plant species Mechanisms of coexistence has fascinated ecologists for a long time and one of the proposed ways is minimizing competition by niche differentiation. According to this, to coexist, … Continue reading

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