News on heartwood formation

New insights into heartwood  formation of pine  published in Tree physiology:   Martin Felhofer, Batirtze Prats-Mateu, Peter Bock, Notburga Gierlinger; Antifungal stilbene impregnation: transport and distribution on the micron-level, Tree Physiology,

Kinderuni 2018

Auch dieses Jahr waren wir mit unserem Programm „Tricks aus dem Pflanzenreich für die Technik“  bei der KINDERUNI 2018 dabei. Die Kinder waren begeistert von der Selbsteinigung des Lotusblattes und staunten über die Performance von Holz.

Unmixing hyperspectral Raman images: which method to choose and new insights?

This questions and  more we answered in our newly published paper in Plant methods by analysing spruce wood and Arabidopsis with three different unmixing methods (VCA, NMF and MCR-ALS): Multivariate unmixing approaches on Raman images of plant cell walls: new insights or overinterpretation of results? by Batirtze Prats-Mateu Martin Felhofer, Anna de Juan and Notburga Gierlinger