• Sustainable forest biomass: a review of current residue harvesting guidelines 

      Titus, Brian D.; Brown, Kevin; Helmisaari, Heljä-Sisko; Vanguelova, Elena; Stupak, Inge; Evans, Alexander; Clarke, Nicholas; Guidi, Claudia; Bruckman, Viktor J.; Varnagiryte-Kabasinskiene, Iveta; Armolaitis, Kestutis; de Vries, Wim; Hirai, Keizo; Kaarakka, Lilli; Hogg, Karen; Reece, Pam (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-04-14)
      Forest biomass harvesting guidelines help ensure the ecological sustainability of forest residue harvesting for bioenergy and bioproducts, and hence contribute to social license for a growing bioeconomy. Guidelines, typically ...
    • Sustainable intensifications of African agriculture through legume-based cropping and Brachiaria forage systems 

      Tesfai, Mehreteab; Njarui, Donald; Ghimire, Sita (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-07-04)
      Legume-based cropping system and Brachiaria forage system could play a significant role in enhancing food and nutrition security and sustainable intensifications of African agriculture. To reveal this potential, a comprehensive ...
    • Synoptic-scale controls of fog and low-cloud variability in the Namib Desert 

      Andersen, Hendrik; Cermak, Jan; Fuchs, Julia; Knippertz, Peter; Gaetani, Marco; Quinting, Julian; Sippel, Sebastian; Vogt, Roland (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-03-24)
      Fog is a defining characteristic of the climate of the Namib Desert, and its water and nutrient input are important for local ecosystems. In part due to sparse observation data, the local mechanisms that lead to fog ...
    • A “system dynamics perspective” of bioenergy governance and local, sustainable development 

      Cavicchi, Bianca (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-11-20)
      This study investigates the governance of bioenergy systems (BESs) and how it influences the bioenergy policy process and local sustainable development. The study compares the BES in Emilia Romagna and Hedmark. At first, ...
    • Systematic assessment of commercially available low-input miRNA library preparation kits 

      Heinicke, Fatima; Zhong, Xiangfu; Zucknick, Manuela; Breidenbach, Johannes; Sundaram, Arvind Yegambaram Meenakshi; Flåm, Siri Tennebø; Leithaug, Magnus; Dalland, M; Farmer, Andrew; Henderson, J; Hussong, Melanie A; Moll, Pamela; Nguyen, L; McNulty, Amanda; Shaffer, Jonathan; Shore, Sabrina; Yip, Hoichong Karen; Vitkovska, Jana; Rayner, Simon; Lie, Benedicte Alexandra; Gilfillan, Gregor Duncan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-09-27)
    • Systems analysis of field and laboratory experiments considering impacts of CO2 leakage in terrestrial systems 

      Bond, A. E.; Metcalfe, R.; Maul, P. R.; Suckling, P.; Thatcher, K.; Walke, R.; Smith, K.; Rasse, Daniel; Steven, M.; Jones, D. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-08-05)
      Geological CO2 storage will be designed to prevent any CO2 leakage. However, as recognized by the European Commission's (EC) CO2 Storage Directive, a capability is needed to assess leakage impacts, even though leaks are ...
    • Taming the massive genome of Scots pine with PiSy50k, a new genotyping array for conifer research 

      Kastally, Chedly; Niskanen, Alina Katariina; Perry, Annika; Kujala, Sonja T.; Avia, Komlan; Cervantes, Sandra; Haapanen, Matti; Kesälahti, Robert; Kumpula, Timo A.; Mattila, Tiina M.; Alayon, Dario Isidro Ojeda; Tyrmi, Jaakko S.; Wachowiak, Witold; Cavers, Stephen; Kärkkäinen, Katri; Savolainen, Outi; Pyhäjärvi, Tanja (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-12-11)
      Pinus sylvestris (Scots pine) is the most widespread coniferous tree in the boreal forests of Eurasia, with major economic and ecological importance. However, its large and repetitive genome presents a challenge for ...
    • Tamm Review: Individual-based forest management or Seeing the trees for the forest 

      Pommerening, Arne; Maleki, Kobra; Haufe, Jens (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-09-15)
      In the last century, local or individual-based forest management was introduced by various forest scientists including Schädelin, Abetz and Pollanschütz as an alternative to traditional global thinning methods. They suggested ...
    • The taxonomic significance of ddRADseq based microsatellite markers in the closely related species of Heracleum (Apiaceae) 

      Daemi-Saeidabad, Mehdi; Shojaeiyan, Abdolali; Vivian-Smith, Adam; Stenøien, Hans K.; Falahati-Anbaran, Mohsen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-05-07)
      Many studies on Heracleum have shown poor correspondence between observed molecular clusters and established taxonomic classification amongst closely related species. This might reflect both unresolved taxonomy but perhaps ...
    • Technical and Economic Performance of Alternative Feeds in Dairy and Pig Production 

      Atsbeha, Daniel Muluwork; Flaten, Ola; Olsen, Hanne Fjerdingby; Kjos, Nils Petter; Kidane, Alemayehu; Skugor, Adrijana; Prestløkken, Egil; Øverland, Margaret (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-06-15)
      A major cost component in livestock production is feed, which suggests improved feed efficiency as a promising strategy to improve both competitiveness and environmental sustainability. This study has investigated the ...
    • Techno-environmental assessment of a micro-cogeneration system based on natural gas for residential application 

      Colmenares-Quintero, Ramón Fernando; Latorre-Noguera, Luis-Fernando; Colmenares-Quintero, Juan-Carlos; Dibdiakova, Janka (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The study carried out here aims to determine the advantage of using in-situ electricity generation facilities versus conventional generators, being evaluated from the environmental point of view. For this, an environmental ...
    • Temperature and light conditions at different latitudes affect sensory quality of broccoli florets (Brassica oleracea L. var. italica) 

      Johansen, Tor Jacob; Mølmann, Jørgen; Bengtsson, Gunnar; Schreiner, Monica; Velasco, Pablo; Hykkerud, Anne Linn; Cartea, Elena; Lea, Per; Skaret, Josefine; Seljåsen, Randi (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-08-30)
      BACKGROUND Broccoli (Brassica oleracea L. var. italica) is a popular vegetable grown at a wide range of latitudes. Plants were grown in 2009–2011 in pots with standardized soil, irrigation and nutrient supply under natural ...
    • Temperature control of shoot growth and floral initiation in apple (Malus × domestica Borkh.) 

      Heide, Ola M.; Rivero, Rodmar Isak; Sønsteby, Anita (Journal article, 2020-07-14)
      Background The environmental control of flowering in apple (Malus × domestica Borkh.) has remained an enigma for generations. Methods We studied growth and flowering effects of temperature under daylight phytotron ...
    • Temperature effects on phosphorus requirements for creeping bentgrass establishment and spring growth 

      Øgaard, Anne Falk; Aamlid, Trygve (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-05-17)
      Phosphorus is an essential plant nutrient, but primary resources are limited and overfertilization may cause eutrophication of freshwater. Our objectives were to examine temperature effects on (a) optimal P rate for turfgrass ...
    • Temperature sensitive effects of the neonicotinoid Clothianidin on bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) foraging behaviour 

      Kolano, Pawel; Borgå, Katrine; Nielsen, Anders (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-07-09)
      Pollinating insects are an inherent part of most terrestrial ecosystems as they provide a crucial service for most angiosperms, including numerous important crops. A decrease in pollinator populations can therefore have ...
    • Temperature sensitive effects of the neonicotinoid Clothianidin on bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) foraging behaviour 

      Kolano, Pawel; Borgå, Katrine; Nielsen, Anders (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-07-09)
      Pollinating insects are an inherent part of most terrestrial ecosystems as they provide a crucial service for most angiosperms, including numerous important crops. A decrease in pollinator populations can therefore have ...
    • Temperatures and precipitation affect vegetation dynamics on Scandinavian extensive green roofs 

      Lönnqvist, Joel; Hanslin, Hans Martin; Johannessen, Birgitte Gisvold; Muthanna, Tone Merete; Viklander, Maria; Blecken, Godecke (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-12-11)
      Standard succulent vegetation mixes developed mostly in temperate climates are being increasingly used on green roofs in different climate zones with uncertain outcome regarding vegetation survival and cover. We investigated ...
    • Temporal analysis shows relaxed genetic erosion following improved stocking practices in a subarctic transnational brown trout population 

      Klutsch, Cornelya; Maduna, Simo; Polikarpova, Natalia; Forfang, Kristin; Beddari, Benedicte Lissner; Gjelland, Karl Øystein; Aspholm, Paul Eric; Amundsen, Per-Arne; Hagen, Snorre (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-08-30)
      Maintaining standing genetic variation is a challenge in human-dominated landscapes. We used genetic (i.e., 16 short tandem repeats) and morphological (i.e., length and weight) measurements of 593 contemporary and historical ...
    • TERMINAL FLOWER1 is a breeding target for a noveleverbearing trait and tailored flowering responses incultivated strawberry (Fragaria × ananassa Duch.) 

      Koskela, Elli Aurora; Sønsteby, Anita; Flachowsky, Henryk; Heide, Ola M.; Hanke, Magda-Viola; Elomaa, Paula; Hytönen, Timo (Journal article, 2016)
      The effects of daylength and temperature on flowering of the cultivated octoploid strawberry (Fragaria × ananassa Duch.) have been studied extensively at the physiological level, but information on the molecular pathways ...
    • The ash dieback invasion of Europe was founded by two genetically divergent individuals 

      McMullan, Mark; Rafiqi, Maryam; Kaithakottil, Gemy; Clavijo, Bernardo J; Bilham, Lorelei; Orton, Elizabeth; Percival-Alwyn, Lawrence; Ward, Ben J; Edwards, Anne; Saunders, Diane GO; Accinelli, Gonzalo Garcia; Wright, Jonathan; Verweij, Walter; Koutsovoulos, Georgios; Yoshida, Kentaro; Hosoya, Tsuyoshi; Williamson, Louisa; Jennings, Philip; Ioos, Renaud; Husson, Claude; Hietala, Ari Mikko; Vivian-Smith, Adam; Solheim, Halvor; MaClean, Dan; Fosker, Christine; Hall, Neil; Brown, James KM; Swarbreck, David; Blaxter, Mark; Downie, J Allan; Clark, Matthew D (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-04-23)
      Accelerating international trade and climate change make pathogen spread an increasing concern. Hymenoscyphus fraxineus, the causal agent of ash dieback, is a fungal pathogen that has been moving across continents and hosts ...