Tag Archives: plant ecophysiology

New paper published – Physiological and structural tradeoffs underlying the leaf economics spectrum

Text and graph by Tiina Tosens In the world-wide leaf economics spectrum (Wright et al. 2004, Nature) variability of three key traits: photosynthesis rate, leaf nitrogen content, and leaf dry mass per area of 2500 species (from study sites with … Continue reading

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New paper published – Disproportionate photosynthetic decline and inverse relationship between constitutive and induced volatile emissions upon feeding of Quercus robur leaves by large larvae of gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar)

Text by Lauri Laanisto Another paper by Ülo´s former postdoc Lucian, who does a lot of small experiments, where they measure all sorts of factors that could affect organic volatile emissions in plants. This time the focus is on the … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar on 2nd of March – Arne Sellin talks about the effect of air humidity on tree growth

Seminar of the Centre of Excellence EcolChange Docent of plant ecophysiology and the head of the chair of ecophysiology at the Department of Botany, University of Tartu, Arne Sellin, will give a talk titled: Growth of northern deciduous trees under … Continue reading

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