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  • Biologisk veiledningsprøving 2021. Ugrasmidler 

    Tørresen, Kirsten; Berge, Therese W.; Bitarafan, Zahra; Kaczmarek-Derda, Wiktoria Anna (NIBIO-rapport;8(112) 2022, Research report, 2022-08)
    I denne rapporten presenteres resultater fra biologisk veiledningsprøving av ugrasmidler i grasfrøeng, vårkorn, potet, gulrot under plast og på friland, rotpersille, jordbær, bringebær og eple.
  • Use of biochar for green roofs 

    Rivier, Pierre-Adrien; Hanslin, Hans Martin; Joner, Erik (NIBIO-pop;8(21) 2022, Journal article, 2022-08)
    Green roofs are increasingly being used to meet the challenges of extreme rainfall and surface water management in cities and towns. Biochar is a locally sourced and carbon-negative material that can be used as a substrate ...
  • Comparing sap flow calculations from Heat Field Deformation (HFD) and Linear Heat Balance (LHB) methods 

    Zhao, Junbin; Lange, Holger; Meissner, Helge Rainer; Bright, Ryan M. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-06-15)
    Heat Field Deformation (HFD) is a widely used method to measure sap flow of trees based on empirical relationships between heat transfer within tree stems and the sap flow rates. As an alternative, the Linear Heat Balance ...
  • Evaluation of Satellite Rainfall Products over the Mahaweli River Basin in Sri Lanka 

    Perera, Helani; Fernando, Shalinda; Gunathilake, Miyuru; Sirisena, T. A. J. G.; Rathnayake, Upaka (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-04-25)
    The availability of accurate spatiotemporal rainfall data is of utmost importance for reliable predictions from hydroclimatological studies. Challenges and limitations faced due to the absence of dense rain gauge (RG) ...
  • Detection of Root, Butt, and Stem Rot presence in Norway spruce with hyperspectral imagery 

    Allen, Benjamin James; Dalponte, Michele; Hietala, Ari Mikko; Ørka, Hans Ole; Næsset, Erik; Gobakken, Terje (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-02-16)
    Pathogenic wood decay fungi such as species of Heterobasidion are some of the most serious forest pathogens in Europe, causing rot of tree boles and loss of growth, with estimated economic losses of eight hundred million ...
  • Administration of spruce bark (Picea abies) extracts in young lambs exhibits anticoccidial efects but reduces milk intake and body weight gain 

    Blomstrand, Berit Marie; Enemark, Heidi L; Steinshamn, Håvard; Aasen, Inga Marie; Johanssen, Juni Rosann E.; Athanasiadou, Spiridoula; Thamsborg, Stig Milan; Sørheim, Kristin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-04-23)
    Background Eimeria spp. are widespread apicomplexan parasites known to cause coccidiosis in livestock, resulting in reduced animal welfare and productivity, particularly in sheep. The treatment options are limited, and ...
  • Landskapsøkologiske vurderinger for Grønlikaia 

    Hanslin, Hans Martin; Sørensen, Elin T.; Rinde, Eli (NIBIO-rapport;8(77) 2022, Research report, 2022-08)
  • Egnet jord til kistegraver 

    Økland, Inghild Halvorsen; Jayesingha, Monica; Skrutvold, Johanna; Halvorsen, Rune; Haraldsen, Trond (NIBIO-rapport;8(97) 2022, Research report, 2022-08)
    Prosjektet «Egnet jord til kistegraver» har som mål å finne sammenhenger mellom god nedbrytning av kiste med innhold og ulike jordegenskaper. I denne rapporten sammenstilles resultater fra kistegravskartlegging og feltarbeid, ...
  • Grøftede arealer i skog og myr i Norge. Statistikk fra Landsskogtakseringen 2016-2020 

    Stokland, Jogeir Nicolai; Granhus, Aksel; Søgaard, Gunnhild (NIBIO-rapport;8(90) 2022, Research report, 2022-07)
    I 2016-2020 gjennomførte Landsskogtakseringen detaljerte registreringer av grøftede arealer på alle prøveflater i skog og på all myrlendt snaumark, inkludert myrlendt snaumark over skoggrensa, med et samlet representativt ...
  • The effect of climate variability in the efficacy of the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium acridum against the desert locust Schistocerca gregaria 

    Kamga, Samuel F.; Ndjomatchoua, Frank T.; Guimapi, Ritter A.; Klingen, Ingeborg; Tchawoua, Clément; Hjelkrem, Anne-Grete Roer; Thunes, Karl H; Kakmeni, Francois M. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-05-09)
    Despite substantial efforts to control locusts they remain periodically a major burden in Africa, causing severe yield loss and hence loss of food and income. Distribution maps indicating the value of the basic reproduction ...
  • Climate Change Alters Soil Water Dynamics under Different Land Use Types 

    Horel, Ágota; Zsigmond, Tibor; Farkas, Csilla; Gelybó, Györgyi; Tóth, Eszter; Kern, Anikó; Bakacsi, Zsófia (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-03-25)
    Land use and management affect soil hydrological processes, and the impacts can be further enhanced and accelerated due to climate change. In this study, we analyzed the possible long-term effects of different land use ...
  • Climatic and soil factors explain the two-dimensional spectrum of global plant trait variation 

    Joswig, Julia S.; Wirth, Christian; Schuman, Meredith C.; Kattge, Jens; Reu, Björn; Wright, Ian J.; Sippel, Sebastian; Rüger, Nadja; Richter, Ronny; Schaepman, Michael E.; van Bodegom, Peter M.; Cornelissen, J.H.C.; Díaz, Sandra; Hattingh, Wesley N.; Kramer, Koen; Lens, Frederic; Niinemets, Ülo; Reich, Peter B.; Reichstein, Markus; Römermann, Christine; Schrodt, Franziska; Anand, Madhur; Bahn, Michael; Byun, Chaeho; Campetella, Giandiego; Cerabolini, Bruno E. L.; Craine, Joseph M.; Gonzalez-Melo, Andres; Gutiérrez, Alvaro G.; He, Tianhua; Higuchi, Pedro; Jactel, Hervé; Kraft, Nathan J. B.; Minden, Vanessa; Onipchenko, Vladimir; Peñuelas, Josep; Pillar, Valério D.; Sosinski, Ênio; Soudzilovskaia, Nadejda A.; Weiher, Evan; Mahecha, Miguel D. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-12-23)
    Plant functional traits can predict community assembly and ecosystem functioning and are thus widely used in global models of vegetation dynamics and land–climate feedbacks. Still, we lack a global understanding of how ...
  • Shift in tree species changes the belowground biota of boreal forests 

    Mundra, Sunil; Kauserud, Håvard; Økland, Tonje; Nordbakken, Jørn-Frode; Ransedokken, Yngvild Eidissen; Kjønaas, O. Janne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-03-20)
    The replacement of native birch with Norway spruce has been initiated in Norway to increase long-term carbon storage in forests. However, there is limited knowledge on the impacts that aboveground changes will have on the ...
  • Host−Pathogen Interactions in Leaf Petioles of Common Ash and Manchurian Ash Infected with Hymenoscyphus fraxineus 

    Nielsen, Lene R.; Nagy, Nina Elisabeth; Piqueras, Sara; Kosawang, Chatchai; Thygesen, Lisbeth G.; Hietala, Ari Mikko (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-02-05)
    Some common ash trees (Fraxinus excelsior) show tolerance towards shoot dieback caused by the invasive ascomycete Hymenoscyphus fraxineus. Leaf petioles are considered to serve as a pathogen colonization route to the shoots. ...
  • Democratizing education: Open schooling engaged the less privileged in environmental sciences 

    Wam, Hilde Karine; Goździk, Agata; Aspholm, Paul Eric; Juńczyk, Tomasz (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-04-08)
    Democratizing learning is essential for environmental sustainability. Less privileged areas are crucial in this regard. Informal education has great such potential, but often fails to reach the less privileged, and to ...
  • Genetic studies of fall armyworm indicate a new introduction into Africa and identify limits to its migratory behavior 

    Nagoshi, Rodney N.; Goergen, Georg; Koffi, Djima; Agboka, Komi; Adjevi, Anani Kossi Mawuko; Du Plessis, Hannalene; Van den Berg, Johnnie; Tepa-Yotto, Ghislain T.; Winsou, Jeannette K.; Meagher, Robert L.; Brévault, Thierry (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-02-04)
    The fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith) is native to the Americas and a major pest of corn and several other crops of economic importance. The species has characteristics that make it of particular concern ...
  • Large herbivores facilitate the persistence of rare taxa under tundra warming 

    Post, Eric; Pedersen, Christian; Watts, David A. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-01-25)
    Ecological rarity, characterized by low abundance or limited distribution, is typical of most species, yet our understanding of what factors contribute to the persistence of rare species remains limited. Consequently, ...
  • Triterpene Content in Flesh and Peel of Apples Grown on Different Rootstocks 

    Butkeviciute, Aurita; Janulis, Valdimaras; Kviklys, Darius (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-05-05)
    Advancements in rootstock breeding and selection have revolutionized the manner in which apples are grown throughout the world. Fruit tree breeding has typically focused on key horticultural characteristics. Even though ...
  • Apple Fruit Growth and Quality Depend on the Position in Tree Canopy 

    Kviklys, Darius; Viškelis, Jonas; Liaudanskas, Mindaugas; Janulis, Valdimaras; Laužikė, Kristina; Samuolienė, Giedrė; Uselis, Nobertas; Lanauskas, Juozas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-01-12)
    Modern apple orchard systems should guarantee homogeneity of fruit internal and external qualities and fruit maturity parameters. However, when orchards reach productive age, a variation of these parameters takes place and ...
  • Environmental Impact of Feeding with Infant Formula in Comparison with Breastfeeding 

    Andresen, Ellen Cecilie; Hjelkrem, Anne-Grete Roer; Bakken, Anne Kjersti; Andersen, Lene Frost (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022-05-24)
    Young children have unique nutritional requirements, and breastfeeding is the best option to support healthy growth and development. Concerns have been raised around the increasing use of milk-based infant formulas in ...

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