• Wastewater-aged silver nanoparticles in single and combined exposures with titanium dioxide affect the early development of the marine copepod Tisbe battagliai 

      Georgantzopoulou, Anastasia; Farkas, Julia; Ndungu, Kuria; Coutris, Claire; Almeida Carvalho, Patricia; Booth, Andy; Macken, Ailbhe (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-08-27)
      In this study, the effects of aged Ag and TiO2 NPs, individually and as a mixture, in wastewater relative to their pristine counterparts on the development of the copepod nauplii (Tisbe battagliai) were investigated. NP ...
    • Water up-take in fuel pellets studied by Dynamic Vapour Sorption (DVS) analysis and its potential role in self-heating during storage 

      Nilsson, Calle; Ramebäck, Henrik; Hill, Callum Aidan Stephen; Arshadi, Mehrdad (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-10-11)
      The self-heating of wood fuel pellets is a well-recognised problem causing fire incidents in the storage of the pellets as well as severe intoxication of workers by elevated carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide levels and ...
    • Weather Patterns Associated with DON Levels in Norwegian Spring Oat Grain: A Functional Data Approach 

      Hjelkrem, Anne-Grete Roer; Aamot, Heidi Udnes; Lillemo, Morten; Sørensen, Espen Sannes; Brodal, Guro; Russenes, Aina Lundon; Edwards, Simon G.; Hofgaard, Ingerd Skow (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-12-27)
      Fusarium graminearum is regarded as the main deoxynivalenol (DON) producer in Norwegian oats, and high levels of DON are occasionally recorded in oat grains. Weather conditions in the period around flowering are reported ...
    • Weathering kinetics of thin wood veneers assessed with near infrared spectroscopy 

      Sandak, Anna; Sandak, Jakub; Burud, Ingunn; Gobakken, Lone Ross (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Wooden elements may be subjected to mechanical, environmental or biological alterations during their service life. The most susceptible parts of wood structural members are the exposed surfaces since they are subjected to ...
    • Weed suppression greatly increased by plant diversity in intensively managed grasslands: A continental-scale experiment 

      Connolly, John; Sebastià, Maria-Teresa; Kirwan, Laura; Finn, John Anthony; Llurba, Rosa; Suter, Matthias; Collins, Rosemary P.; Porqueddu, Claudio; Helgadóttir, Áslaug; Baadshaug, Ole Hans; Bélanger, Gilles; Black, Alistair; Brophy, Caroline; Čop, Jure; Dalmannsdottir, Sigridur; Ignacio, Delgado; Elgersma, Anjo; Fothergill, Michael; Frankow-Lindberg, Bodil E.; An, Ghesquiere; Piotr, Golinski; Grieu, Philippe; Anne-Maj, Gustavsson; Höglind, Mats; Olivier, Huguenin-Elie; Jørgensen, Marit; Kadziuliene, Zydre; Lunnan, Tor; Nykanen-Kurki, Paivi; Ribas, Angela; Taube, Friedhelm; Thumm, Ulrich; De Vliegher, Alex; Lüscher, Andreas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-03)
      1. Grassland diversity can support sustainable intensification of grassland production through increased yields, reduced inputs and limited weed invasion. We report the effects of diversity on weed suppression from 3 years ...
    • Weed-Competitive Ability of Teff (Eragrostis tef (Zucc.) Trotter) Varieties 

      Gebrehiwot, Haftamu Gebretsadik; Aune, Jens Bernt; Netland, Jan; Eklo, Ole Martin; Torp, Torfinn; Brandsæter, Lars Olav (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-01-11)
      Teff is a staple and well adapted crop in Ethiopia. Weed competition and control have major effects on yields and economic returns of the crop in the country. Among the weed management methods, development and use of weed ...
    • What is the quality of participatory renewable energy planning in Europe? A comparative analysis of innovative practices in 25 projects 

      Stober, Dina; Suškevičs, Monika; Eiter, Sebastian; Müller, Stefanie; Martinat, Stanislav; Buchecker, Matthias (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-01)
      There is widespread agreement that society must urgently go over to renewable energy and that effective participation is crucial for a sustainable transition. Recent literature highlights that the quality of participatory ...
    • What should organic farmers grow: heritage or modern spring wheat cultivars? 

      Løes, Anne-Kristin; Frøseth, Randi Berland; Dieseth, Jon Arne; Skaret, Josefine; Lindö, Caroline (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-05-29)
      To achieve a complete organic value chain, we need organic seed from cultivars adapted to organic growing. A separate breeding for organic growing is difficult to achieve in small markets. Many breeding goals are equal for ...
    • What’s the meaning of local? Using molecular markers to define seed transfer zones for ecological restoration in Norway 

      Jørgensen, Marte Holten; Elameen, Abdelhameed; Hofman, Nadine; Klemsdal, Sonja; Malaval, Sandra; Fjellheim, Siri (Journal article, 2016)
      According to the Norwegian Diversity Act, practitioners of restoration in Norway are instructed to use seed mixtures of local provenance. However, there are no guidelines for how local seed should be selected. In this ...
    • Wild boar rooting in a northern coniferous forest - minor silviculture impact 

      Haaverstad, Olav; Hjeljord, Olav; Wam, Hilde K (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-12-05)
      European wild boar (Sus scrofa) is expanding northwards beyond its preferred habitat of broadleaved forests. We studied wild boar habitat use in a northern coniferous forest, and noted whether their rooting damaged roots, ...
    • Willingness to pay for urban agriculture in Oslo 

      Gustavsen, Geir Wæhler; Berglann, Helge; Jenssen, Elisabeth; Kårstad, Signe; Rodriguez, Divina Gracia P. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Urban agriculture is increasingly recognized as an important sustainable pathway for climate change adaptation and mitigation, for building more resilient cities, and for citizens’ health. Urban agriculture systems appear ...
    • Wine Consumption in Norway: An Age-Period-Cohort Analysis 

      Gustavsen, Geir Wæhler; Rickertsen, Kyrre (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-03-16)
      The Norwegian per capita sales of wine have more than doubled over the past 20 years, while the sales of sprits and beer have declined. These changes are likely to be the effect of changes in economic, demographic, and ...
    • Wood modification by furfuryl alcohol caused delayed decomposition response in Rhodonia (Postia) placenta 

      Skrede, Inger; Hess, Jaqueline; Solbakken, Monica Hongrø; Fossdal, Carl Gunnar; Hegnar, Olav Aaseth; Alfredsen, Gry (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-07-01)
      The aim of this study was to investigate differential expression profiles of the brown rot fungus Rhodonia placenta (previously Postia placenta) harvested at several time points when grown on radiata pine (Pinus radiata) ...
    • Worldwide Genetic Structure Elucidates the Eurasian Origin and Invasion Pathways of Dothistroma septosporum, Causal Agent of Dothistroma Needle Blight 

      Mullett, Martin S.; Drenkhan, Rein; Adamson, Kalev; Boroń, Piotr; Lenart-Boroń, Anna; Barnes, Irene; Tomšovský, Michal; Jánošíková, Zuzana; Adamčíková, Katarína; Ondrušková, Emília; Queloz, Valentin; Piskur, Barbara; Musolin, Dmitry L.; Davydenko, Kateryna; Georgieva, Margarita; Schmitz, Sophie; Kačergius, Audrius; Ghelardini, Luisa; Orlović, Jelena Kranjec; Müller, Michael; Oskay, Funda; Hauptman, Tine; Halász, Ágnes; Markovskaja, Svetlana; Solheim, Halvor; Vuorinen, Martti; Heinzelmann, Renate; Hamelin, Richard C.; Konečný, Adam (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-02-03)
      Dothistroma septosporum, the primary causal agent of Dothistroma needle blight, is one of the most significant foliar pathogens of pine worldwide. Its wide host and environmental ranges have led to its global success as a ...
    • Xanthoria calcicola (Teloschistaceae, Ascomycota) still present on bark in Sweden 

      Lindblom, Louise; Blom, Hans H. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      For almost twenty years Xanthoria calcicola was considered extinct on bark in Sweden. Here, we report X. calcicola growing on bark at 14 localities in Skåne, southernmost Sweden. In total, ca 300 thalli were observed on ...
    • Yield and herbage quality from organic grass clover leys—a meta-analysis of Norwegian field trials 

      Steinshamn, Håvard; Adler, Steffen Andreas; Frøseth, Randi Berland; Lunnan, Tor; Torp, Torfinn; Bakken, Anne Kjersti (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-12)
      A meta-analysis based on experiments in organically cultivated grasslands in Norway was conducted to quantify the effects of management factors on herbage yield and feed quality. A dataset was collected that included 496 ...
    • Yield Estimates by a Two-Step Approach Using Hyperspectral Methods in Grasslands at High Latitudes 

      Murguzur, Francisco Javier Ancin; Taff, Gregory; Davids, Corine; Tømmervik, Hans; Mølmann, Jørgen; Jørgensen, Marit (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-02-16)
      Ruminant fodder production in agricultural lands in latitudes above the Arctic Circle is constrained by short and hectic growing seasons with a 24-hour photoperiod and low growth temperatures. The use of remote sensing to ...
    • Yield increases due to fungicide control of leaf blotch diseases in wheat and barley as a basis for IPM decision-making in the Nordic-Baltic region 

      Jalli, Marja; Kaseva, Janne; Andersson, Björn; Ficke, Andrea; Nistrup-Jørgensen, Lise; Ronis, Antanas; Kaukoranta, Timo; Ørum, Jens-Erik; Djurle, Annika (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-07-28)
      Fungal plant diseases driven by weather factors are common in European wheat and barley crops. Among these, septoria tritici blotch (Zymoseptoria tritici), tan spot (Pyrenophora tritici-repentis), and stagonospora nodorum ...
    • Yield reductions in agricultural grasslands in Norway after springtime grazing by pink-footed geese 

      Olsen, Anne Kari Bergjord; Bjerke, Jarle W.; Tombre, Ingunn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-04-03)
      1.A large population increase of the Svalbard-breeding pink-footed goose Anser brachyrhynchus over recent decades has intensified the conflict with agriculture at the spring-staging sites in Norway. Knowledge of the yield ...
    • Yield uncertainty and milk supply response in two-tier price systems 

      Atsbeha, Daniel Muluwork (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-01-30)
      In two-tier price systems, yield uncertainty creates incentives to overproduce quantity-restricted outputs even when prices for surplus output are very low. These incentives arise from precautionary motives against expected ...