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P4191232-20Principal Investigator

Pedro J. Aphalo, M. Sc. (Buenos Aires), Ph. D. (Edinburgh), Docent (Joensuu)
CV (pdf), publications and software (pdf), ORCID 0000-0003-3385-972X, Google Scholar and ResearchGate.

Doctoral students

Fang Wang, M. Sc. (Northwest University), University of Helsinki.
Thesis subject: “Mechanisms behind the Modulation of Stomatal Responses to Light by UV Radiation and Drought“.

Sari Siipola, M. Sc. (University of Helsinki), University of Helsinki.
Thesis subject: “Effects of lighting conditions on the physiology and morphology of commercial useful and ornamental plants“.

Neha Rai, M. Sc. (University of Hyderabad), University of Helsinki.
Thesis subject: “Contribution of UVB perception by plants towards preemptive acclimation to drought stress: mechanism and function“.

Yan Yan, M.Sc. (LanZhou University), University of Helsinki.
Thesis subject: “Perception of ultraviolet and visible radiation and signal transduction to stomatal movements: contributions to preemptive acclimation“.

Cyntia Ayala González, M.Sc. (CIATEJ), CIATEJ, Mexico.
Thesis subject: “Caracterización morfofisiológica de Echeveria purhepecha (Crassulaceae)“.

Master students

Kira Maisniemi, M.Sc. student, University of Helsinki.
Thesis subject: “The role of green light in the photomorphogenesis of Fuchsia magellanica“.

Mokabe Itoe, M. Sc. student, University of Helsinki.

Shafiuddin Ahmed, M. Sc. student, University of Helsinki.

Former members

T. Matthew Robson, Ph.D., University of Helsinki and Academy of Finland.
M.Sc. thesis title: ” “.

Luis Morales, M.Sc. (Habana), Ph. D. (Helsinki), University of Helsinki.
ReaserchGate

Krõõt Aasamaa, Ph.D.

Stiina Kotiranta, M.Sc., Valoya Oy.
M.Sc. thesis title: “The effect of light quality on tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L. cv ‘Efialto’) growth and drought tolerance“.

Sari Siipola, M. Sc., University of Helsinki.
Thesis subject: “Effects of different light conditions to the physiology and morphology of pea (Pisum sativum cv. ‘Meteor’)“.

Titta Kotilainen, Ph.D., University of Helsinki.
Ph.D. thesis title: “Solar UV radiation and plant responses: Assessing the methodological
problems in research concerning stratospheric ozone depletion
“.

Riitta Tegelberg, Ph.D., University of Eastern Finland.
Ph.D. thesis title: “Impact of elevated ultraviolet-B radiation on three northern deciduous woody plants“.

Tania de la Rosa, Ph.D., NIRAS Finland Oy.
Ph.D. thesis title: “Responses of forest tree seedlings to far-red and ultraviolet-B signals“.

Johanna Riikonen, Ph.D., Luke.
M.Sc. thesis title: “”.

Markku Lähti, M.Sc.
M.Sc. thesis title: “Effects of UV-B Radiation on Chlorophyll Concentration,  Net Photosynthesis and Growth of Norway Spruce (Picea Abies (L.) Karsten) Seedlings“.

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