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Frida Andreasson

Frida Andreasson
Program director – Landscape engineering, Course coordinator – Bachelor thesis, Teaching – Soil science, Local conditions and Plant ecology, Research – in general nutrient and carbon dynamics in plant-soil systems in particular fine root dynamics in forests and urban systems

Presentation

Program director – Landscape engineering, Course coordinator – Bachelor thesis, Teaching – Soil science, Local conditions and Plant ecology, Research – in general nutrient and carbon dynamics in plant-soil systems in particular fine root dynamics in forests and urban systems

Teaching

Course coordinator

- Bachelor thesis in landscape architecture in the study programs Landscape engineering and Horticultural Management Program - Garden Design.

- Plant and soil science for landscape engineers.

Subjects for teaching

Mainly teaching in Soil Science, Local conditions and Plant ecology.

Research

My main research interests are nutrient and carbon dynamics in plant-soil systems. In particular I study the contribution of organic matter and fine roots to these processes in forest and urban soils.

Background

I have a master’s degree in Forestry with a major in soil science (2002) from SLU and a PhD in Plant ecology and systematics (2007) from Lund University. My Thesis subject was: Nutrient and Organic Matter Dynamics in Beech Forest Floors in Relation to the Presence of Ground Flora.

After defending my doctoral thesis I was working at INRA, Bordeaux, France for two years. Here I studied production and turnover of field vegetation biomass below and above ground in Pine forests in the south west of France. Discussing the important contribution of filed vegetation to the carbon and nutrient dynamics in the forest ecosystems. This work was followed by JSPS scholarship to Kyoto University, Japan. Here I studied production, turnover and activity of mycorrhiza in the Japanese oak forests.

Since 2013 I'm working at SLU, Alnarp, Landscape architecture, planning and management. 

Selected publications

Andreasson F, Bergkvist B, Bååth E (2009) Bioavailability of DOC in leachates, soil matrix solutions and soil water extracts from beech forest floors. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 41, 1652–1658.

Andreasson F, Balsberg Påhlsson A-M, Bergkvist B (2012) Differences in soil organic matter, extractable nutrients and acidity in European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) forest soils in relation to the presence of ground flora. Journal of Forest Research, 17, 4, 333-342.

Maya Gonzalez, Laurent Augusto, Anne Gallet-Budynek, Jianming Xue, Nathalie Yauschew-Raguenes, Dominique Guyon, Pierre Trichet, Florian Delerue, Sylvie Niollet, Frida Andreasson, David L. Achat, Mark R. Bakker (2013) Contribution of understory species to total ecosystem aboveground and belowground biomass in temperate Pinus pinaster Ait. Forests. Forest Ecology and Management 289, 38-47.

Mark R. Bakker, F. Delerue, F. Andreasson ,Jerome Ngao, Masako Dannoura,Bernd Zeller, Daniel Epron (2015) Hyphal growth in ingrowth mesh bags in Fagus sylvatica, Quercus petraea and Pinus pinaster stands in France. European Journal of Soil Biology 70, 111-117.

Frida Andreasson, Maya Gonzalez, Laurent Augusto, Mark R. Bakker (2016) Comparison of ingrowth cores and ingrowth meshes in root
studies: 3 years of data on Pinus pinaster and its understory. Trees, 30, 2, 555–570


Contact

Researcher at the Institutionen för landskapsarkitektur, planering och förvaltning
Telephone: +4640415248
Postal address:
Box 190
234 22 Lomma
Visiting address: Slottsvägen 5, Alnarp, Alnarp