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New publication – Are stomata in ferns and allies sluggish? Stomatal responses to CO2, humidity and light and their scaling with size and density

Text by Liisa Kübarsepp Recently our lab published a new paper in New Phytologist on the stomatal reactions of ferns and allies. In this paper, we question the overall sluggishness that is assumed of evolutionarily older plants, and study thoroughly … Continue reading

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EcolChange seminar – Ebe Merilo about stomatal regulation of crops

Seminar of Department of Botany and Centre of Excellence EcolChange Speaker: Ebe Merilo is senior researcher at the Institute of Technology, University of Tartu. Title of the talk: Stomatal regulation of crops Time: Thursday, 25. October 2018 at 15.15 Place: Tartu, … Continue reading

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New publication – Glandular trichomes as a barrier against atmospheric oxidative stress: Relationships with ozone uptake, leaf damage, and emission of LOX products across a diverse set of species

Text from Research in Estonia page (translated from this Novaator article) Study led by scientists from the Estonian University of Life Sciences indicate that many crops with hairier leaves tolerate ground-level ozone better. The relative content of ground-level ozone in … Continue reading

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