WITec paper Award GOLD

for the paper „Antifungal stilbene impregnation: transport and distribution on the micron-level. Tree Physiology 38, pp. 1526-1537“ http://doi.org/10.1093/treephys/tpy073 https://www.witec.de/resources-and-education/news/post/2019/07/249

BOKU Versuchsgarten Jedlersdorf

We spent a wonderful afternoon at BOKU Versuchsgarten Jedlersdorf, where we sample regularly our walnuts. This afternoon we had a tour around to see and sample many other fascinating and delicious plants. Many thanks to Karl Refenner for enabling our nut (and other fruit:)) sampling throughout the whole season and the nice visit including the weiterlesen…

the puzzle of the walnut shell

we are very happy that the fascinating results on the interlocked packing of the polylobate cells in the walnut shells are published in Advanced Science: https://doi.org/10.1002/advs.201900644 supplementary video 2 CT-cell-arrangement supplementary video 1 CLSM stack scan

New important contribution on Raman band assignment

  We are very happy to announce that the first important paper of Peter Bock   „Infrared and Raman spectra of lignin substructures: Coniferyl alcohol, abietin, and coniferyl aldehyde“ is published in the  „Journal of Raman Spectroscopy“ https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/jrs.5588   A comprehensive collection of spectra with band assignment is made available in the supplementary materials.

PhD defense Batirtze Prats-Mateu

It´s done. Yesterday Bati gave an excellent talk on „Tip in-light on: Raman and AFM studies of biological materials“ and mastered very good all questions. CONGRATULATION and all the best for the future. Also the other group member did a very good job by providing a really good doctoral hat  and a nice surprise.