JAMES BLANDE

Associate Professor

Head of the Environmental Ecology Research Group


My main research interest is to understand the multiple mechanisms through which atmospheric pollutants, in conjunction with other abiotic factors, can impinge upon volatile-mediated interactions. We theorise that by developing a detailed understanding of the means through which volatile-mediated interactions are affected by the abiotic world, it will enable better prediction of how to use volatiles to manipulate ecosystem services and deliver agricultural and horticultural benefit. Our current projects investigate the effects of pollutants, especially ozone pollution, on various volatile-mediated interactions, including plant-plant, plant-pollinator, plant-herbivore, and tritrophic interactions. We utilise model systems, including Brassicaceous plants, boreal forest trees (including birch, pine and spruce) and sagebrush.

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Organization

Department of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Environmental Ecology Researcher Group

Email

james.blande@uef.fi

Phone

+358 40 355 3210

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Teaching Activities

I coordinate the following courses:

  1. Design of Ecological and Environmental Experiments
  2. Chemical Ecology

I provide additional teaching on the following courses:

  1. Entomology
  2. Function of plants in changing environment

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