Soil microbes in boreal forest humus after fire

Janna Pietikäinen
Finnish Forest Research Institute
Vantaa Research Centre

Academic Dissertation in Forest Soil Science
Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry
University of Helsinki

To be presented, with the permission of the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry of the University of Helsinki, for public criticism in Auditorium M II in Metsätalo, Unioninkatu 40 B, Helsinki, on 12 November 1999, at 12 o'clock noon.

Supervisor:
Docent Hannu Fritze
Finnish Forest Research Institute
Vantaa Research Centre
Reviewers:

Professor Pertti Martikainen
Department of Environmental Sciences
University of Kuopio
Finland

Dr. David A. Wardle
Landcare Research
New Zealand

Opponent:
Professor Erland Bååth
Department of Ecology
Microbial Ecology
Lund University
Sweden
Keywords:
fire, soil bacteria and fungi, microbial community structure, phospholipid fatty acids, soil heating, charcoal

ISBN 951-45-8975-0 (HTML version)
Helsingin yliopiston verkkojulkaisut,
Helsinki 1999