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Yulia Kroner

M.Sc. student in the Way Lab


Future climate change scenarios include CO2-induced temperature increases. Plants acclimate to changes in temperature and CO2, and these physiological responses will affect global carbon fluxes.  I investigate the responses of  day and night respiration (Rday, Rnight) and light-saturated photosynthesis in a dominant boreal species, Norway spruce (Picea abies), to elevated CO2 and temperatures. The experiment is conducted at Biotron facility-biomes (naturally lighted units with automatically controlled temperature and CO2).

Specialized skillsEdit

Li-Cor (portable photosynthesis system) - For physiological measurements of photosynthesis and respiration

Microscopy and slide preparation