Experts and Doctors on pinus sylvestris in Finland


Locale: Finland
Topic: pinus sylvestris

Top Publications

  1. Salo H, Sarjala T, Jokela A, Häggman H, Vuosku J. Moderate stress responses and specific changes in polyamine metabolism characterize Scots pine somatic embryogenesis. Tree Physiol. 2016;36:392-402 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, the manipulation of stress response pathways may provide a way to enhance somatic embryo production in recalcitrant Scots pine SE lines. ..
  2. Pirttilä A, Pospiech H, Laukkanen H, Myllyla R, Hohtola A. Two endophytic fungi in different tissues of scots pine buds (Pinus sylvestris L.). Microb Ecol. 2003;45:53-62 pubmed
    ..Fungal endophytes have previously been detected in scale tissues, but not in the meristematic tissues of buds. The habitats of these fungi may reflect their different roles in the plant. ..
  3. Markkol A, Tarvainen O, Ahonen Jonnarth U, Strommer R. Urban polluted forest soils induce elevated root peroxidase activity in Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) seedlings. Environ Pollut. 2002;116:273-8 pubmed
  4. Pirttilä A, Pospiech H, Laukkanen H, Myllyla R, Hohtola A. Seasonal variations in location and population structure of endophytes in buds of Scots pine. Tree Physiol. 2005;25:289-97 pubmed
    ..Metabolic activity of the endophytes was suppressed at the onset of, and during, dormancy of Scots pine, but recovered before the following growing season. ..
  5. Nikinmaa E, Hölttä T, Hari P, Kolari P, Mäkelä A, Sevanto S, et al. Assimilate transport in phloem sets conditions for leaf gas exchange. Plant Cell Environ. 2013;36:655-69 pubmed publisher
    ..It produces similar behaviour as the optimal stomatal control approach, but does not require determination of marginal cost of water parameter. ..
  6. Sevanto S, Suni T, Pumpanen J, Grönholm T, Kolari P, Nikinmaa E, et al. Wintertime photosynthesis and water uptake in a boreal forest. Tree Physiol. 2006;26:749-57 pubmed
    ..The more difficult it was to access soil water because of low Ts or low theta, the longer the trees used water stored in their stems. Even partial stem freezing did not prevent photosynthesis or soil water uptake. ..
  7. Valentín L, Kluczek Turpeinen B, Willfor S, Hemming J, Hatakka A, Steffen K, et al. Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) bark composition and degradation by fungi: potential substrate for bioremediation. Bioresour Technol. 2010;101:2203-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The results indicate that Scots pine bark supports enzyme production and provides nutrients to fungi, thus pine bark may be suitable fungal substrate for bioremediation. ..
  8. Zha T, Kellomaki S, Wang K, Ryyppö A, Niinisto S. Seasonal and annual stem respiration of Scots pine trees under boreal conditions. Ann Bot. 2004;94:889-96 pubmed
    ..The magnitude of stem respiration is modified by photosynthesis and tree growth. Solar radiation indirectly affects stem respiration through its effect on photosynthesis. ..
  9. Timonen S, Hurek T. Characterization of culturable bacterial populations associating with Pinus sylvestris--Suillus bovinus mycorrhizospheres. Can J Microbiol. 2006;52:769-78 pubmed
    ..Some of these bacteria may help the trees with nitrogen acquisition, since potentially diazotrophic bacteria harbouring nitrogenase reductase (nifH) genes were isolated from mycorrhizal root tips. ..

More Information


  1. Mäkelä A, Hari P, Berninger F, Hänninen H, Nikinmaa E. Acclimation of photosynthetic capacity in Scots pine to the annual cycle of temperature. Tree Physiol. 2004;24:369-76 pubmed
    ..The proposed model is simpler but no less accurate than previous models of the annual cycle of photosynthetic capacity. ..
  2. Kilpeläinen A, Peltola H, Ryyppö A, Kellomaki S. Scots pine responses to elevated temperature and carbon dioxide concentration: growth and wood properties. Tree Physiol. 2005;25:75-83 pubmed
  3. Machácová K, Bäck J, Vanhatalo A, Halmeenmäki E, Kolari P, Mammarella I, et al. Pinus sylvestris as a missing source of nitrous oxide and methane in boreal forest. Sci Rep. 2016;6:23410 pubmed publisher
  4. Vanninen P, Mäkelä A. Carbon budget for Scots pine trees: effects of size, competition and site fertility on growth allocation and production. Tree Physiol. 2005;25:17-30 pubmed
    ..9-2.4 and 3.5-4.0 kg(DW) kg(-1), respectively. The relationship between P and needle mass in the example trees was linear and relatively independent of competition, site fertility and age. ..
  5. Dvornyk V, Sirviö A, Mikkonen M, Savolainen O. Low nucleotide diversity at the pal1 locus in the widely distributed Pinus sylvestris. Mol Biol Evol. 2002;19:179-88 pubmed
    ..Divergence between populations in the main range was low, whereas an isolated Spanish population had slightly lower diversity and higher divergence than the remaining populations. ..
  6. Niemi K, Julkunen Tiitto R, Tegelberg R, Häggman H. Light sources with different spectra affect root and mycorrhiza formation in Scots pine in vitro. Tree Physiol. 2005;25:123-8 pubmed
    ..A similar pattern was observed in the intensity of Hartig net formation. We conclude that effects of broad-spectrum light quality on the ectomycorrhizal fungus-root interaction are dependent on the developmental stage of the root. ..
  7. Manninen S, Huttunen S, Tømmervik H, Hole L, Solberg S. Northern plants and ozone. Ambio. 2009;38:406-12 pubmed
    ..Regular, systematic, countrywide monitoring and validation as well as quantification of the effects of O3 on plants in the Nordic countries are also necessary. ..
  8. Rissanen K, Hölttä T, Vanhatalo A, Aalto J, Nikinmaa E, Rita H, et al. Diurnal patterns in Scots pine stem oleoresin pressure in a boreal forest. Plant Cell Environ. 2016;39:527-38 pubmed publisher
  9. Niemi K, Julkunen Tiitto R, Häggman H, Sarjala T. Suillus variegatus causes significant changes in the content of individual polyamines and flavonoids in Scots pine seedlings during mycorrhiza formation in vitro. J Exp Bot. 2007;58:391-401 pubmed
    ..variegatus were supported by different and highly specific changes in the synthesis of both primary and secondary metabolites in these parts of the seedling. ..
  10. Helmisaari H, Derome J, Nöjd P, Kukkola M. Fine root biomass in relation to site and stand characteristics in Norway spruce and Scots pine stands. Tree Physiol. 2007;27:1493-504 pubmed
    ..Basal area, stem surface area and stand density can be estimated accurately and easily. Thus, our results may have value in predicting fine root biomass at the tree and stand level in boreal Norway spruce and Scots pine forests. ..
  11. Laajanen K, Vuorinen I, Salo V, Juuti J, Raudaskoski M. Cloning of Pinus sylvestris SCARECROW gene and its expression pattern in the pine root system, mycorrhiza and NPA-treated short roots. New Phytol. 2007;175:230-43 pubmed
    ..The specific PsySCR localization is also an excellent marker for investigation of the dichotomization process in short roots. ..
  12. Sun H, Paulin L, Alatalo E, Asiegbu F. Response of living tissues of Pinus sylvestris to the saprotrophic biocontrol fungus Phlebiopsis gigantea. Tree Physiol. 2011;31:438-51 pubmed publisher
    ..The results suggest that induced localized resistance is a contributory factor for the biocontrol efficacy of P. gigantea, and it has a limited necrotrophic capability compared with H. annosum...
  13. Räsänen J, Holopainen T, Joutsensaari J, Ndam C, Pasanen P, Rinnan A, et al. Effects of species-specific leaf characteristics and reduced water availability on fine particle capture efficiency of trees. Environ Pollut. 2013;183:64-70 pubmed publisher
    ..Among the broadleaved species, low leaf wettability, low stomatal density and leaf hairiness increased particle capture. Moderate soil drought tended to increase particle capture efficiency of P. sylvestris. ..
  14. Kajula M, Tejesvi M, Kolehmainen S, Mäkinen A, Hokkanen J, Mattila S, et al. The siderophore ferricrocin produced by specific foliar endophytic fungi in vitro. Fungal Biol. 2010;114:248-54 pubmed publisher
    ..Ferricrocin was detected in the leaves of Labrador tea, which suggests that ferricrocin may play a role in vivo in the interaction between the endophyte and plant host...
  15. Vuorela S, Salminen H, Mäkelä M, Kivikari R, Karonen M, Heinonen M. Effect of plant phenolics on protein and lipid oxidation in cooked pork meat patties. J Agric Food Chem. 2005;53:8492-7 pubmed
    ..These results indicate that rapeseed and pine bark could be potential sources of antioxidants in meat products. ..
  16. Salminen H, Jalkanen R. Intra-annual height increment of Pinus sylvestris at high latitudes in Finland. Tree Physiol. 2007;27:1347-53 pubmed
    ..Our results suggest that annual height growth is finished when a location-specific temperature sum threshold is attained...
  17. Mäkelä A, Valentine H. Crown ratio influences allometric scaling in trees. Ecology. 2006;87:2967-72 pubmed
    ..For the whole tree, the model predicts that scaling between woody mass and foliage depends on crown ratio. Measurements on three boreal tree species are consistent with the model predictions. ..
  18. Repo T, Zhang G, Ryyppö A, Rikala R. The electrical impedance spectroscopy of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) shoots in relation to cold acclimation. J Exp Bot. 2000;51:2095-107 pubmed
    ..It is concluded that it is possible to distinguish the hardening patterns of different provenances by tau(1) in the rapid phase of hardening without controlled freezing tests...
  19. Hölttä T, Vesala T, Nikinmaa E, Perämäki M, Siivola E, Mencuccini M. Field measurements of ultrasonic acoustic emissions and stem diameter variations. New insight into the relationship between xylem tensions and embolism. Tree Physiol. 2005;25:237-43 pubmed
    ..Embolism also occurred during periods of increasing xylem diameter, i.e., decreasing water tension, but the number of embolizing conduits under these conditions was small...
  20. Derome J, Nieminen T, Saarsalmi A. Sulphur dioxide adsorption in Scots pine canopies exposed to high ammonia emissions near a Cu-Ni smelter in SW Finland. Environ Pollut. 2004;129:79-88 pubmed
    ..The increased input of SO(4) into the forest floor was not associated with an increase in the leaching of Ca and Mg from the surface soil layers...
  21. Komulainen P, Brown G, Mikkonen M, Karhu A, García Gil M, O MALLEY D, et al. Comparing EST-based genetic maps between Pinus sylvestris and Pinus taeda. Theor Appl Genet. 2003;107:667-78 pubmed
    ..These data provide a first ESTP-containing map of P. sylvestris, which can also be used for comparing this species to additional species mapped with the same markers...
  22. Peltola H, Kilpeläinen A, Kellomaki S. Diameter growth of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) trees grown at elevated temperature and carbon dioxide concentration under boreal conditions. Tree Physiol. 2002;22:963-72 pubmed
    ..Over the 3 years, [CO2] had a statistically significant (P < 0.10) effect on both absolute and relative diameter growth, but the interaction between [CO2] and temperature was not significant...
  23. Domisch T, Finer L, Lehto T. Effects of soil temperature on biomass and carbohydrate allocation in Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) seedlings at the beginning of the growing season. Tree Physiol. 2001;21:465-72 pubmed
    ..The starch content of all seedling parts was lowest in seedlings grown at 17 degrees C. Otherwise, soil temperature had no effect on seedling starch content...
  24. Helmisaari H, Salemaa M, Derome J, Kiikkilä O, Uhlig C, Nieminen T. Remediation of heavy metal-contaminated forest soil using recycled organic matter and native woody plants. J Environ Qual. 2007;36:1145-53 pubmed
    ..Household compost and woodchips are low-cost mulching materials that are suitable for restoring heavy metal-polluted soil...
  25. Waldmann P, García Gil M, Sillanpää M. Comparing Bayesian estimates of genetic differentiation of molecular markers and quantitative traits: an application to Pinus sylvestris. Heredity (Edinb). 2005;94:623-9 pubmed
    ..Moreover, to detect variance heterogeneity in frequentist methods (ANOVA and REML), it is of essential importance to check also that the residuals are normally distributed and do not follow any systematically deviating trends...
  26. Karonen M, Hamalainen M, Nieminen R, Klika K, Loponen J, Ovcharenko V, et al. Phenolic extractives from the bark of Pinus sylvestris L. and their effects on inflammatory mediators nitric oxide and prostaglandin E2. J Agric Food Chem. 2004;52:7532-40 pubmed
    ..It was shown that pine bark contains compounds that inhibit the production of these proinflammatory mediators...
  27. García Gil M, Mikkonen M, Savolainen O. Nucleotide diversity at two phytochrome loci along a latitudinal cline in Pinus sylvestris. Mol Ecol. 2003;12:1195-206 pubmed
    ..Despite the low level of nucleotide variation, haplotypic diversity was relatively high (0.42 and 0.41 for fragments of 1156 nucleotides) at the two loci...