Another ecological experiment was successfully finished today. Oh well, almost. The most important harvest is behind us now. I started my day collecting a shitload of liquid nitrogen at the nitrogen tank (silo? What are these things called?) outside our building. This was done with the purpose of flash-freezing our leaf samples in the greenhouse,Continue reading “I discovered the root-washing station!”
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We may just pull this off! (They all laughed at our plans.)
A couple of weeks ago, a new side-project was thrown in my lap. “Remember that guy I told you about? The dentist? We should talk about this soon, his experiment is coming up in May, and we still need to have a look at the final design. It would be good if he could includeContinue reading “We may just pull this off! (They all laughed at our plans.)”
Celebrate the victories!
I feel absolutely exhausted today – but in a good way! We harvested an experiment that my team has worked on over the past months. Our abiotic treatments included a soil moisture gradient and an heatwave. To maintain the moisture gradient our plants were watered on a balance every day. All 320 of them. WeContinue reading “Celebrate the victories!”