Tag Archives: nitrogen

New publication – Global database of plants with root‐symbiotic nitrogen fixation: Nod DB

Text by Lauri Laanisto It´s really a very simple paper! A (relatively little) database containing information about all the plants (on genus level) that fix nitrogen from the soil. Somehow this information has not been available so far in a … Continue reading

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New publication – Structural controls on photosynthetic capacity through juvenile‐to‐adult transition and needle aging in Mediterranean pines

Text by Vivian Kuusk Mediterranean pines are known for stress tolerance as they live in harsh environment where shortage of water is very common. All pines, but especially Mediterranean ones grow and keep different looking needles while they are young … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Ülo Mander and Jaan Pärn about the global laughing gas balances of organic soils

Seminar of Department of Geography and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speakers: Ülo Mander is the professor of Physical Geography and Landscape Ecology in the University of Tartu, Estonia. Jaan Pärn is is postdoctoral research fellow at Keele University and the … Continue reading

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New publication – Mapping local and global variability in plant trait distributions

Text by Lauri Laanisto Seems like macroecology has finally arrived to a crossroads where it might split so fundamentally, that two or more new disciplines will emerge. Finding global patterns, that would explain the world in one graph, like JH … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Sabrina Träger about species richness, heterogeneity and nitrogen contribution of roots in Arctic elevation gradient

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Oct. 12th Sabrina Träger is a post-doc researcher at the team of macroecology in Tartu University. Title of the talk: Species richness, heterogeneity and nitrogen contribution of roots along an arctic … Continue reading

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New paper accepted – Extremely thick cell walls and low mesophyll conductance: welcome to the world of ancient living!

Text and pics by Linda-Liisa Veromann-Jürgenson I am overjoyed that I have my first article for my PhD accepted! It is now published in Journal of Experimental Botany. As everyone in our group knows, mesophyll conductance is a key player … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Ülo Mander about the consequences of man-made changes to nitrogen cyclon

Seminar of the Centre of Excellence EcolChange Ülo Mander is professor at the Department of Geography, University of Tartu. Man-made alterations of nitrogen cycling: global and regional consequences Time: Thursday, 16. March 2017 at 15.15 Place: Tartu, Lai 40-218 (Vaga … Continue reading

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