Publications

New papers in 2018

Koch Widerberg M, Ranius T, Drobyshev I, Brunet J, Lindbladh M. 2018. Oaks retained in commercial spruce forests help maintain saproxylic beetle diversity in southern Scandinavian landscapes. Forest Ecology and Management 417: 257-264.

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Ols C, Trouet V, Girardin M, Hofgaard A, Bergeron Y, Drobyshev I. 2018. Post-1980 shifts in the sensitivity of boreal tree growth to North Atlantic Ocean dynamics and seasonal climate. Global and Planetary Change 165: 1-12.

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Beech dendrochronology and ecology

Drobyshev, I., Niklasson, M., Mazerolle, M.J., Bergeron, Y. 2014. Reconstruction of 253 year long mast record of European beech reveals its association with large scale temperature variability and no long-term trend in mast frequencies.  Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 192–193 (2014) 9–17.

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Drobyshev, I., Övergaard, R.; Saygin, I.; Niklasson, M.; Hickler, T.; Karlsson, M.; Sykes, M.T. Masting behavior and dendrochronology of European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) in southern Sweden. For. Ecol. Manage. 259 (2010) 2160–2171.

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Fuentes, M.; Niklasson, M.; Drobyshev, I.; Karlsson, M. 2010. Tree mortality in a semi-natural beech forest in SW Sweden.  Ecological Bulletins 53: 117–129.

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Fire history & biodiversity

Drobyshev I, Bergeron Y, de Vernal A, Moberg M, Ali A, Niklasson M. 2016. Atlantic SSTs control regime shifts in forest fire activity of Northern ScandinaviaScientific Reports 6: 1-13, doi:10.1038/srep22532.

link – http://www.nature.com/articles/srep22532, an Open Access paper.

Zin, E., Drobyshev, I., Bernacki, D., Niklasson, M. 2015. Dendrochronological reconstruction reveals a mixed-intensity fire regime in Pinus sylvestris-dominated stands of Biaowieza Forest, Belarus and Poland. Journal of Vegetation Science, DOI: 10.1111/jvs.12290.

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Drobyshev, I., Granström, A., Linderholm, H.W, Bergeron Y., Niklasson, M. 2015. A 700 year record of large fire years in Northern Scandinavia shows a large variability and increased frequency during 1800s. Journal of Quaternary Science 30, 211–221

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Drobyshev, I., Niklasson, M., Linderholm, H.W:, Granström, A., Hellberg, E., Y.Bergeron 2014. Multi-century reconstruction of fire activity in Northern European boreal forest suggests differences in regional fire regimes and their sensitivity to climate. Journal of Ecology 2014, 102, 738–748

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Nyamai, P.A., Goebel, C.P., Hix, D.M., Drobyshev, I., Corace, G. 2014. Fire history, fuels, and overstory composition effects on the regeneration-layer dynamics of mixed-pine forest ecosystems of eastern Upper Michigan, USA.

Forest Ecology and Management 322 (2014) 37–47.

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Corace, G.R. III, Shartell, L.M., Goebel, C.P., Kashian, D.M., Drobyshev, I., Hix, D.M. 2014. Mixed-pine forests, fire, and birds in Michigan bird communities of reference and altered mixed-pine forests (Upper Michigan). Forest Ecology and Management 318, 183-193.

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Anand, M., Leithead, M., Silva, L.C.R., Wagner, C., Cecile, J., Drobyshev, I., Bergeron, Y., Das, A., Bulger, C., 2013. Scientific value of the largest remaining old-growth red pine forests in North America. Biodiversity Conservation 22:1847-1861.

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Drobyshev I., Niklasson M., Linderholm, H.W. 2012. Forest fire activity in Sweden: Climatic controls and geographical patterns in the 20th century. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 154-155: 174-186.

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Drobyshev I., P. C. Goebel, Y. Bergeron, R.G. Corace, III. 2012. Detecting changes in climate forcing on the fire regime of a North American mixed-pine forest: a case study of Seney National Wildlife Refuge, Upper Michigan.

Dendrochronologia 30 (2012) 137–145.
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Koch-Widerberg, M., Ranius, T., Drobyshev, I., Nilsson,U., Lindbladh, M. 2012. Increased openness around retained oaks increases species richness of saproxylic beetles. Biological Conservation. DOI 10.1007/s10531-012-0353-8.

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Ohlson, M.;  Brown K.J.; , Birks H.J.B.; Grytnes J.-A., Hörnberg G.,  Niklasson M.; Seppa H.; Bradshaw R. H.W. 2011. Invasion of Norway spruce diversifies the fire regime in boreal European forests. Journal of Ecology 99, 395–403.

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Bobiec A, Kuijper, D.P.J., Niklasson M., Romankiewicz, A., Solecka, K. 2011. Oak (Quercus robur L.) regeneration in early successional woodlands grazed by wild ungulates in the absence of livestock. For. Ecol. Manage. 262 (2011) 780–790.

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Drobyshev I., Flannigan MC, Bergeron Y, Girardin M, Suran B, 2010. Variation in local weather explains differences in fire regimes within a Quebec south-eastern boreal forest landscape. International Journal of Wildland Fire 2010, 19, 1073–1082.

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Niklasson M, Zin E, Zielonka T:, Feijen M., Korczyk AF, Churski M., Samojlik T, Jedrzejewska B, Gutowski JM, Brzeziecki B. 2010. A 350-year tree-ring fire record from Bialowieza Primeval Forest, Poland: implications for Central European lowland fire history. J. Ecol.  2010, 98, 1319–1329.

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Niklasson M, Drobyshev I., Zielonka T. 2010. A 400-year history of fires on lake islands in south-east Sweden. International Journal of Wildland Fire 2010, 19, 1050–1058.

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Hannon, G., Niklasson, M., Brunet, J., Eliasson, P., Lindbladh, M., 2010.
How long has the ‘hotspot’ been ‘hot’? Past stand-scale structures at Siggaboda nature reserve in southern Sweden. Biodivers Conserv (2010) 19:2167–2187

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Niklasson M, Drobyshev I., Zielonka T. 2010. A 400-year history of fires on lake islands in south-east Sweden. International Journal of Wildland Fire 2010, 19, 1050–1058.

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Fritz O, Niklasson M, Churski M 2008. Tree age is a key factor for the conservation of epiphytic lichens and bryophytes in beech forests. Applied Vegetation Science 12: 93–106.

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Lindbladh, M, Brunet, J, Hannon, G, Niklasson, M, Eliasson, P, Eriksson, G, & Ekstrand, A 2007. Forest history as a basis for ecosystem restoration – a multi-disciplinary case-study in a south Swedish temperate landscape. Restoration Ecology 15:2.

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Niklasson, M, Nilsson, SG, Hedin, J., Caldiz, M., Bobiec A. 2005. Sustainability and biodiversity: from policy to implementation, with examples from Swedish forests Journal of Sustainable Forestry.

Groven R, Niklasson M 2005. Anthropogenic impact on past and present fire regimes in a boreal forest landscape of southeastern Norway. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 35:2719-2726.

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Drobyshev, I. and Niklasson, M. 2004. Linking tree-rings, summer aridity, and regional fire data: an example from the boreal forests of Komi republic, Eastern European Russia. Can. J. For. Res. 34: 2327-2339.

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Hellberg, E., Niklasson, M. & Granström, A 2004. Influence of landscape structure on patterns of forest fires in boreal forest landscapes in Sweden. Canadian journal of forest research 34(2): 332-338.

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Lindbladh, M., Niklasson, M. & Nilsson, S.G. 2003. Long-term record of fire and open canopy in a high biodiversity forest in southeast Sweden. Biological Conservation 114: 231-243.

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Niklasson, M. Lindbladh, M. & Björkman, L. 2002 A long-term record of Quercus decline, logging and fires in a southern Swedish Fagus-Picea forest. Journal of Vegetation Science 13: 765-774

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Niklasson M, Lindbladh M, Bjorkman L  2002. A long-term record of Quercus decline, logging and fires in a southern Swedish Fagus-Picea forest. J. Veg. Sci. 13, 765-774.

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Nilsson, S.G., Hedin, J. & Niklasson, M. 2001. Biodiversity and its assessment in boreal and nemoral forests. Scand. J. For. Res, 16: Suppl. 3: 10-26.

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Niklasson M, Drakenberg B 2001. A 600-year tree-ring fire history from Norra Kvills National Park, southern Sweden: implications for conservation strategies in the hemiboreal zone. Biological Conservation 101, 63-71.

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Niklasson M, Granström A 2000. Numbers and sizes of fires: Long-term spatially explicit fire history in a Swedish boreal landscape. Ecology 81, 1484-1499.

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Oak dendrochronology and oak decline

Drobyshev, I. & Niklasson, M. 2010. How old are the largest Southern Swedish oaks: a dendrochronological analysis. Ecological Bulletins 53: 155–163
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Sonesson, K., Drobyshev, I. 2010. Recent advances on oak decline in southern Sweden. Ecological Bulletins 53: 197–207.
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Drobyshev, I., Niklasson, M., Linderson, H. & Sonesson, K. 2008. Influence of annual weather on growth of pedunculate oak in southern Sweden. Ann. For. Sci. 65, 512 DOI: 10.1051/forest:2008033.
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Drobyshev, I., Niklasson, M., Linderson, H., Sonesson, K., Karlsson M., Nilsson, S.G., Lanner J.  2008. Lifespan and mortality of old oaks – combining empirical and modelling approaches to support their management in Southern Sweden.  Ann. For. Sci. 65, 401. DOI: 10.1051/forest:2008012
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Drobyshev, I., Linderson, H. & Sonesson, K. 2007. Temporal mortality pattern of pedunculate oaks in southern Sweden. Dendrochronologia 24 (2007) 97–108.  doi:10.1016/j.dendro.2006.10.004
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Drobyshev, I., Linderson, H. & Sonesson, K. 2007. Relationship between crown condition and tree diameter growth in southern Swedish oaks. Environ Monit Assess (2007) 128:61–73. doi 10.1007/s10661-006-9415-2
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Drobyshev, I. , Anderson, S. & Sonesson, K. 2007. Crown condition dynamics of oak in southern Sweden 1988–1999. Environ. Monit. Assess. 134 (1-3): 199-210.  doi 10.1007/s10661-007-9610-9
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Tree mortality

Fuentes, M.; Niklasson, M.; Drobyshev, I.; Karlsson, M. 2010. Tree mortality in a semi-natural beech forest in SW Sweden.  Ecological Bulletins 53: 117–129.
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Drobyshev, I., Dobrovolski, A., Neshataev, V. 2009. Tree mortality in a mixed deciduous forest in Northwestern Russia over 22 years. Ann. For. Sci. 66 (2009) 411. DOI: 10.1051/forest/2009018.
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Drobyshev, I., Niklasson, M., Linderson, H., Sonesson, K., Karlsson M., Nilsson, S.G., Lanner J.  2008. Lifespan and mortality of old oaks – combining empirical and modelling approaches to support their management in Southern Sweden.  Ann. For. Sci. 65, 401. DOI: 10.1051/forest:2008012
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Linder, P., Jonsson, P.and Niklasson, M. 1998. Tree mortality after prescribed burning in an old-growth Scots pine forest. Silva Fennica 32(4): 2-12.
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Dendroclimatology

Seftigen, K., Linderholm, H.W., Drobyshev, I., Niklasson, M. 2013. Reconstructed drought variability in east-central Sweden since the 1650s. International Journal of Climatology 33, 2449-2458.

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Drobyshev I., Niklasson M., Linderholm, H.W. 2012. Forest fire activity in Sweden: Climatic controls and geographical patterns in the 20th century. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 154-155: 174-186.

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Genries, A., Drobyshev, I., Bergeron, Y. 2012. Growth-climate response of jack pine on mesic soils in northeastern Canada. Dendrochronologia, 2011

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Drobyshev, I., Niklasson, M., Linderholm, H.W:, Seftigen, K., Hickler, T., Eggertsson, O. 2011. Reconstruction of a regional drought index in southern Sweden since AD 1750. The Holocene 21(4) 667-679. DOI: 10.1177/0959683610391312.

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General dendrochronology & dendroecology

Ascoli D, Maringer J, Hacket-Pain A, Conedera M, Drobyshev I, Motta R, Cirolli M, Kantorowicz W, Zang C, Schueler S, Croisé L, Piussi P, Berretti R, Palaghianu C, Westergren M, Lageard JGA, Burkart A, Bichsel RG, Thomas PA, Beudert B, Övergaard R, Vacchiano G, 2017. Two centuries of masting data for European beech and Norway spruce across the European continent. Ecology Data Papers 98: 1473, doi

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Wang X, Boberg J, Stenström E., Ols C, Drobyshev I 2017. Outbreak of Gremmeniella abietina causes considerable decline in volume growth of surviving pine trees. Dendrochronologia 44: 39-47.  pdfpic PDF file

Vacchiano G, Hacket-Pain A, Turco M, Motta R, Maringer J, Conedera M, Drobyshev I, Ascoli D 2017. Spatial patterns and broad-scale climate cues of beech mast seeding in Europe. New Phytologist, doi: 10.1111/nph.14600. pdfpic PDF file

Splawinski TB, Drobyshev I, Gauthier S, Bergeron Y, Greene DF, Thiffault N 2017. Precommercial thinning of Picea mariana and Pinus banksiana: Impact of treatment timing and competitors on growth response. Forest Science 63(1): 62-70. pdfpic PDF file

Aussenac R, Bergeron Y, Ghotsa MC, Gravel D, Pilch K, Drobyshev I 2017. Intraspecific variability in growth response to environmental fluctuations modulates the stabilizing effect of species diversity on forest growth. Journal of Ecology, doi 10.1111/1365-2745.12728. pdfpic PDF file

Ols C, Hofgaard A, Bergeron Y, & Drobyshev I. 2016. Previous and non-growing season climate controls the occurrence of black spruce growth anomalies in boreal forests of Eastern Canada. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 46: 696-705

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Oliva J., Grönkvist-Wichmann L., Wahlström K., Jonsson M., Stenlin J, Drobyshev I., Stenström E. 2016. Pathogen-induced defoliation of Pinus sylvestris leads to tree decline and death from secondary biotic factors. Forest Ecology and Management 379: 273-280

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Adonsou KE, Drobyshev I, DesRochers A, Tremblay F. 2016. Root connections affect radial growth of balsam poplar trees. Tree Physiology 30: 1775-1783.

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Després T, Asselin H, Doyon F, Drobyshev I. & Bergeron Y. 2016. Gap disturbance regime of old-growth temperate deciduous forests at their northern range limit. Journal of Vegetation Science 28, 368-378. pdfpic PDF file

Khakimulina, T., Fraver, S, Drobyshev, I. 2016. Mixed-severity natural disturbance regime dominates in an old-growth Norway spruce forest of North-Western Russia. Journal of Vegetation Science 27: 400-413.

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Van Bogaert R., Gauthier S., Drobyshev I., Jayen K., Greene D.F., Bergeron Y. 2015. Prolonged Absence of Disturbance Associated with Increased Environmental Stress May Lead to Reduced Seedbank Size in Picea mariana in Boreal Eastern North America. Ecosystems 18: 1135-1150.

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Bergner A., Avci M., Eryig H., Jansson N., Niklasson M, Westerberg L., Milberg P. 2015. Influences of forest type and habitat structure on bird assemblages of oak (Quercus spp.) and pine (Pinus spp.) stands in southwestern Turkey. For. Ecol. Manage. 336: 137-147.

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Zhang, Y, Drobyshev, I., Gao, L., Zhao, X., Wang, X., Bergeron, Y. 2014-2015. Climate effects on growth dynamics and regeneration of tree species at their altitudinal distribution limits in Changbai Mountain, Northeast China. Ecoscience 21 (3-4): 387-404.

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Drobyshev, I., Guitard, M.-A., Asselin, H., Genries, A., Bergeron, Y. 2014. Environmental controls of the yellow birch distribution limit in Eastern Canada.

Can. J. For. Res. 44: 720–731.

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Gewehr, S., Drobyshev, I., Berninger, F., Bergeron Y. 2014. Soil characteristics mediate distribution and response to climatic variability of boreal trees. Can. J. For. Res. 44: 487-498.

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Wang, L., Zhang, J., Drobyshev, I., Cleary, M., Rönnberg, J. 2014.

Incidence and impact of root infection by Heterobasidion spp., and the justification for preventative silvicultural measures on Scots pine trees: A case study in southern Sweden. For. Ecol. Manage. 315, 153-159.

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Zhang, Y., Drobyshev, I., Lushuang G., Bergeron, Y., Zhao X. 2014. Disturbance and regeneration dynamics of a mixed Korean pine (Pinus koraiensis Siebold et Zuccarini.) dominated forest on Changbai Mountain, North-Eastern China.  Dendrochronologia 32 (2014) 21–31.

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Zhang Y., Bergeron Y., Zhao X.H., Drobyshev I. 2014. Stand history is more important than climate in controlling red maple (Acer rubrum L.) growth at its northern distribution limit in western Quebec, Canada. Journal of Plant Ecology.
doi: 10.1093/jpe/rtu029

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Drobyshev, I., Gewehr, S., Berninger, F., Bergeron, Y. 2013. Species-specific growth responses of black spruce and trembling aspen may enhance resilience of boreal forest to climate change. Journal of Ecology 101 (1): 231-242.

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Drobyshev I., Simard M., , Bergeron Y., Hofgaard A. 2010. Does soil organic layer thickness affect climate-growth relationships in the black spruce boreal ecosystem? Ecosystems 13: 556–574. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-010-9340-7

[this paper is produced in the Le Laboratoire de Dendroécologie, University of Quebec at Abitibi-Temisqamingue, Quebec, Canada].

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Churski M. & Niklasson M., 2010. Spatially and temporally disjointed old-growth structures in a southern Swedish beech dominated forest landscape. Ecological Bulletins 53: 109–115.

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Linderholm H.W., Björklund J.A., Seftigen K., Gunnarson B.E., Drobyshev I., Grudd H., Jeong J.-H., Stridbeck P., Liu Y. 2009. Dendroclimatology in Fennoscandia – from past accomplishments to future potentials. Climate of the Past Discussions 5 (3): 1415-1461.

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Rist, S.G., Goebel, C.P., Corace, R. G. III, Hix, D.M., Drobyshev, I., Casselman, T., 2011. Do partial cross sections from live trees for fire history analysis result in higher mortality 2 years after sampling? For. Ecol. Manage. 262 (2011) 940–946.

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Niklasson, M. 2002. A comparison of three age determination methods for suppressed Norway spruce: implications for age structure analysis. For. Ecol. Manage. 161: 279–288.

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Niklasson, M., O. Zackrisson, and L.Östlund. 1994. A dendrochronological
reconstruction of use by Sami of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) inner bark
over the last 350 years at Sädvajaure N. Sweden.
 Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 3:183–190.

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