News and publications

Last changed: 02 May 2023



  • Bloom’n birches
    Spring has sprung!  Skogforsk’s annual pollen harvest has started, and I managed to go and spend a day learning about it.  Mateusz Liziniewicz has some helping hands for this extra work, who were willing to share their knowledge for an afternoon. Read more


  • A 10-year perspective on oak vitality, spruce wood production and ground vegetation.
    -New publication in retention forestry with Delphine Lariviere, one of the FRAS PhD students as main author:
    Evaluations of a long term experiment with gap cutting around older heritage trees in Norway spruce plantations  have now been published. Oak and spruce growth were estimated during ten years and the findings showed no negative effect on spruce production but  many positive effect on biodiversity. Cutting of suppressed spruce trees around old oak trees increased oak vitality and increased plants species richness and abundance under the oaks.
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