The new academic year has already started in most universities and we offer three exciting master projects to be carried out this year (2018): Chasing plant silicon accumulation: applying a novel spectroscopy technique for rapid Si quantification/ L’accumulation de Si
A new paper led by Adrià Barbeta is currently under review in Hydrology and Earth System Sciences discussion. In this paper, we investigated plant-water sources of an emblematic refugial population of Fagus sylvatica in the Ciron river gorges in South-Western France using stable isotopes.
Last August, Functional Plant Biology published online our paper on the effects of soil water and temperature on light inhibition in Mediterranean holm oak forests. There is a long story behind how two ECOFUN members ended up contributing to this
Adria Barbeta Margarit joins the ECOFUN team after completing his PhD at CREAF in Barcelona. He will now be looking at the water use of a refugia population of Beech trees growing along the banks of the Ciron river. Adria