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"BIOLOGY OF PLANTS UNDER MEDITERRANEAN CONDITIONS"

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  Last update:
21/07/2014





News!
Jaume Flexas, one of the most cited scientists in the world!


Dr. Jaume Flexas
http://www.uib.es/noticies/Arxiu/Dos-investigadors-de-la-UIB-entre-els-mes.cid350857

New Publications


1. Book: "Terrestrial Photosynthesis in a Changing Environment" A Molecular, Physiological and Ecological Approach.
Edited by : Jaume Flexas, Francesco Loreto e Hipólito Medrano.

Cambridge, 2012.



 more information:
BOOK LINK
2- Stomatal density and stomatal index of fossil Buxus from coprolites of extinct Myotragus balearicus Bate (Artiodactyla, Caprinae) as evidence of increased CO2 concentration during the late Holocene.
2014
(The Holocene)

3-Photosynthetic limitations in Mediterranean plants: a review.
2014
(Environmental  and Experimental Botany)

4-Night-time responses to water supply in grapevines (Vitis vinifera L.) under deficit irrigation and partial root-zone drying.
2014
(Agricultural Water Management)
5- Rapid hydraulic recovery in Eucalyptus pauciflora after drought:linkages between stem hydraulics and leaf gas exchange.
2014

(Plant Cell and Environment)
Invited Lectures
Recently defensed Doctoral Thesis


"Grapevine Physiological responses during
water stress and re-watering: implications
for water-use-efficiency"
by Alícia Pou Mir.



" Physiological mechanisms involved in water use
efficiency in grapevines"
by Magdalena Tomás Mir
july 2012


"Selección clonal e influencia de los factores ambientales y prácticas culturales en la producción y calidad de las variedades de vid Manto Negro, Callet y Prensal Blanc."
december 2012


 




                           
                     
                      

The biology of plants is largely determined by the environment and thus the natural vegetation as well as the crop plants of the Mediterranean are of particular interest with regard to their adaptation mechanisms/strategies.

Our research group focuses mainly on plant responses to water stress, and associated stresses as, high light , temperature, etc., in order to unravel the underlying mechanisms of the fascinating plasticity in planta and the potential for biotechnology and agronomy applications.

The group was officially formed in 2002, as a result of a call for tenders of our university, but its roots had been well established beforehand by professors and  PhD students and their enthusiasm and will for improvements of knowledge in physiology, biotechnology and agronomy. Hence, our aim is to contribute to a more profound knowledge in this research field with the maximum competitiveness and scientific excellence, and to patent applications for sustained agriculture in the Mediterranean region.


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Director:  hipolito.medrano@uib.es
Secretary: belen.escutia@gmail.com


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