UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
DEPARTMENT OF PLANT PRODUCTION
Section of Crop Husbandry

CLIMATE CHANGE AND CROP POTENTIAL IN FINLAND: REGIONAL ASSESSMENT OF SPRING WHEAT

Riitta A. Saarikko

Department of Plant Production
Section of Crop Husbandry
P.O. Box 27
FIN-00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
E-mail: Riitta.Saarikko@saunalahti.fi

ACADEMIC DISSERTATION

To be presented, with the permission of the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry of the University of Helsinki, for public criticism in Viikki, Auditorium B2,
on 26 November, 1999, at 12 o'clock noon.
HELSINKI 1999

Supervisor:

Dr. Timothy R. Carter
Finnish Environment Institute
Helsinki, Finland

Reviewers:

Professor Risto Kuittinen
Finnish Geodetic Institute
Kirkkonummi, Finland

Dr. Jouko Kleemola
Kemira-Agro Oy
Espoo, Finland

Opponent:

Dr. Ana Iglesias Dept. Proyectos y Planificacion Rural
E.T.S. Ingenieros Agronomos
Universidad Politecnica
Madrid, Spain

Keywords:

Triticum aestivum, mapping, crop modelling, upscaling, phenology, thermal time, photothermal time, climate change scenarios, CERES-Wheat, crop suitability, crop productivity.

ISBN 951-45-8973-4 (HTML version)
Helsingin yliopiston verkkojulkaisut
Helsinki 1999