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Institution: Finnish Forest Research Institute (Metla)                             
Role in the Action: MC member, WG 2

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Research interests related to EuroCoppice

  • coppicing
  • biomass production
  • growth and yield
  • carbon sequesration
  • nutrition


Publications related to EuroCoppice

  • Hytönen, J., Saramäki, J. & Niemistö, P. 2013. Growth, stem quality and nutritional status of Betula pendula and Betula pubescens in pure stands and mixtures. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research. In press.


  • Maljanen, M., Hytönen, J., Mäkiranta, P., Laine, J. & Martikainen, P.J. 2013. Atmospheric impact of abandoned boreal organic agricultural soils depends on hydrological conditions. Boreal Environment Research 18(3-4): 250-268.


  • Hytönen, J. & Aro, L. 2012. Biomass and nutrition of naturally regenerated and coppiced birch on cutaway peatland during 37 years. Silva Fennica 46(3): 377-394.


  • Hytönen, J. & Saarsalmi A. 2009. Long-term biomass production and nutrient uptake of birch, alder and willow plantations on cut-away peatland. Biomass and Bioenergy 33: 1197-1211.


  • Hytönen, J. & Issakainen, J. 2001. Effect of repeated harvesting on biomass production and sprouting of Betula pubescens. Biomass and Bioenergy 20(4):237-245.


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