• S-Genotyping and Seed Paternity Testing of the Pear Cultivar ‘Celina’ 

      Gasi, Fuad; Frøynes, Oddmund; Stroil, Belma Kalamujic; Lasic, Lejla; Pojskic, Naris; Aksic, Milica Fotiric; Meland, Mekjell (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-09-11)
      The diploid Celina/QTee® (‘Colorée de Juillet’ × ‘Williams’), one of the most promising pear cultivars developed by the Norwegian breeding program Graminor, was launched in 2010. In Norway, the flowering is medium to late, ...
    • Scoping Out Elements of Sociocultural Adaptation in European Urban Agriculture 

      Cavicchi, Bianca; Hegnes, Atle Wehn (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-11-03)
      This paper explores and sheds light on the elements, complexity, and dynamics of sociocultural adaptation to innovation and climate change in European Urban Agriculture. We use a scoping-exploratory review to search and ...
    • Sea ice reduction drives genetic differentiation among Barents Sea polar bears 

      Maduna, Simo; Aars, Jon; Fløystad, Ida; Klutsch, Cornelya; Fiskebeck, Eve Marie Louise Zeyl; Wiig, Øystein; Ehrich, Dorothee; Andersen, Magnus; Bachmann, Lutz; Derocher, Andrew E.; Nyman, Tommi; Eiken, Hans Geir; Hagen, Snorre (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-09-08)
      Loss of Arctic sea ice owing to climate change is predicted to reduce both genetic diversity and gene flow in ice-dependent species, with potentially negative consequences for their long-term viability. Here, we tested for ...
    • Sealed in a lake — Biology and conservation of the endangered Saimaa ringed seal: A review 

      Kunnasranta, Mervi; Niemi, Marja; Auttila, Miina; Valtonen, Mia; Kammonen, Juhana; Nyman, Tommi (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-12-16)
      Wildlife species living in proximity with humans often suffer from various anthropogenic factors. Here, we focus on the endangered Saimaa ringed seal (Pusa hispida saimensis), which lives in close connection with humans ...
    • Seasonal and yearly variation of total polyphenols, total anthocyanins and ellagic acid in different clones of cloudberries (Rubus chamaemorus L.) 

      Hykkerud, Anne Linn; Uleberg, Eivind; Hansen, Espen; Vervoort, Marieke; Mølmann, Jørgen; Martinussen, Inger (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-05-02)
      Cloudberry (Rubus chamaemorus L.) is a wild perennial shrub growing on peatland with a circumpolar distribution. The combined berries have a high polyphenol content comprised primarily of ellagitannins. A few commercial ...
    • Seasonal Dynamics of Fungi Associated with Healthy and Diseased Pinus sylvestris Needles in Northern Europe 

      Agan, Ahto; Solheim, Halvor; Adamson, Kalev; Hietala, Ari Mikko; Tedersoo, Leho; Drenkhan, Rein (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-08-17)
      The relationship between the ecological success of needle pathogens of forest trees and species richness of co-inhabiting endophytic fungi is poorly understood. One of the most dangerous foliar pathogens of pine is Dothistroma ...
    • Seasonal dynamics of lotic bacterial communities assessed by 16S rRNA gene amplicon deep sequencing 

      Paruch, Lisa; Paruch, Adam; Eiken, Hans Geir; Skogen, Monica; Sørheim, Roald (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-10-02)
      Aquatic microbial diversity, composition, and dynamics play vital roles in sustaining water ecosystem functionality. Yet, there is still limited knowledge on bacterial seasonal dynamics in lotic environments. This study ...
    • Seasonal variation in Norway spruce response to inoculation with bark beetle-associated bluestain fungi one year after a severe drought 

      Öhrn, Petter; Berlin, Mats; Elfstrand, Malin; Krokene, Paal; Jönsson, Anna Maria (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-06-11)
      In 2018, up to 4 million m3 Norway spruce was killed by the spruce bark beetle Ips typographus in Sweden. The event was unique for Sweden, in terms of both affected volume and the fact that it was triggered by severe drought ...
    • Seaweed and Seaweed Bioactives for Mitigation of Enteric Methane: Challenges and Opportunities 

      Abbott, D. Wade; Aasen, Inga Marie; Beauchemin, Karen A.; Grondahl, Fredrik; Gruninger, Robert; Hayes, Maria; Huws, Sharon; Kenny, David A.; Krizsan, Sophie J.; Kirwan, Stuart F.; Lind, Vibeke; Meyer, Ulrich; Ramin, Mohammad; Theodoridou, Katerina; van Soosten, Dirk; Walsh, Pamela J.; Waters, Sinead; Xing, Xiaohui (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-12-18)
      The need to become more efficient in agriculture and the food industry exists parallel to the challenge of climate change. Meat and dairy production is the target of much scrutiny due to methane (CH4) emissions and global ...
    • Seaweed extracts as antimicrobial agents in aquaculture 

      Vatsos, Ioannis N.; Rebours, Celine (Journal article, 2014)
      In the last 20 years, there has been an increasing interest in using various seaweed extracts as prophylactic and/or therapeutic agents in aquaculture. Up until now, most studies on the direct antimicrobial effect of ...
    • Sediment transport dynamics in small agricultural catchments in a cold climate: A case study from Norway 

      Wenng, Hannah; Barneveld, Robert; Bechmann, Marianne; Marttila, Hannu; Krogstad, Tore; Skarbøvik, Eva (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-09-01)
      Increased nutrient and soil losses from agricultural areas into water bodies constitute a global problem. Phosphorus is one of the main nutrients causing eutrophication in surface waters. In arable land, phosphorus losses ...
    • Sedum root foraging in layered green roof substrates 

      Ji, Peng; Sæbø, Arne; Stovin, Virginia; Hanslin, Hans Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-06-29)
      Background and aims Layered profiles of designed soils may provide long-term benefits for green roofs, provided the vegetation can exploit resources in the different layers. We aimed to quantify Sedum root foraging for ...
    • Seed germination after 30 years storage in permafrost 

      Solberg, Svein Øivind; Brodal, Guro; von Bothmer, Roland; Meen, Eivind; Yndgaard, Flemming; Andreasen, C; Asdal, Åsmund (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-05-02)
      More than 30 years ago, the Nordic Gene Bank established a long-term experiment on seeds stored under permafrost conditions in an abandoned mine corridor in Svalbard, as a tool to monitor storage life under these conditions. ...
    • Seed Potato Performance after Storage in Light at Elevated Temperatures 

      Johansen, Tor Jacob; Mølmann, Jørgen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-03-03)
      In regions with short growth seasons, it is of great importance to use potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) seed tubers with a high growth vigour and a short growth cycle. Such qualities may be obtained by treatments advancing ...
    • Selection and validation of reliable reference genes for gene expression studies from Monilinia vaccinii-corymbosi infected wild blueberry phenotypes 

      Jose, Sherin; Abbey, Joel; Jaakola, Laura; Percival, David (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-07-16)
      Monilinia blight disease caused by Monilinia vaccinii-corymbosi (Reade) Honey (M.vc) causes severe damage and economic losses in wild blueberry growing regions. Molecular mechanisms regulating defence responses of wild ...
    • Semi-natural habitats in boreal europe: A rise of a social-ecological research agenda 

      Herzon, Irina; Raatikainen, Kaisa J.; Wehn, Sølvi; Rūsiņa, Solvita; Helm, Aveliina; Cousins, Sara A. O.; Rašomavičius, Valerijus (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      The European continent contains substantial areas of semi-natural habitats, mostly grasslands, which are among the most endangered habitats in Europe. Their continued existence depends on some form of human activity, for ...
    • Semiochemicals and habitat manipulation to support green lacewing activity to reduce aphid infestations in agroecosystems 

      Thöming, Gunda; Knudsen, Geir (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-03)
      Conservation biological control (CBC) is a promising tool for ecological intensification that aims to establish resilient natural enemy populations that contribute to pest management with reduced use of pesticides and at ...
    • Sensitivity analysis and Bayesian calibration for testing robustness of the BASGRA model in different environments 

      Hjelkrem, Anne-Grete Roer; Höglind, Mats; Van Oijen, Marcel; Schellberg, Jürgen; Gaiser, Thomas; Ewert, Frank (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-09-10)
      Proper parameterisation and quantification of model uncertainty are two essential tasks in improvement and assessment of model performance. Bayesian calibration is a method that combines both tasks by quantifying probability ...
    • A sensor-fusion-system for tracking sheep location and behaviour 

      Ren, Keni; Karlsson, Johannes; Liuska, Markus; Hartikainen, Markku; Hansen, Inger; Jørgensen, Grete Helen Meisfjord (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-05-13)
      The growing interest in precision livestock farming is prompted by a desire to understand the basic behavioural needs of the animals and optimize the contribution of each animal. The aim of this study was to develop a ...
    • Sensory and instrumental analysis of eight genotypes of red raspberry (Rubus idaeus L.) fruits 

      Aaby, Kjersti; Skaret, Josefine; Røen, Dag; Sønsteby, Anita (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-06-22)
      BACKGROUND:There is a search for raspberry cultivars with high sensory quality. The best way to determine sensory quality is by descriptive analysis. To perform sensory analysis by a trained panel is, however, not always ...