Anna-Liisa Ruotsalainen

Anna Liisa (Annu) Ruotsalainen

PhD

Curator

30 peer reviewed publications in international journals. The publications have been cited 815 times, of which the most cited publication accounts for 138 citations. The author has a h-index of 16.00. (Google Scholar)

Biography

My main research topics are microbial interactions, especially ecology of plant-fungal interactions. I am a doctor (docent) of plant-and fungal ecology and I am curating the the collections of Botanical museum and Botanical garden of the University of Oulu.

Research projects:

Osallistava, tutkimuslähtöinen ja elämyksellinen oppiminen (funding: Finnish Cultural Foundation)

Plants in bioremediation of arsene-contaminated soils (funding: Maaperän tutkimus- ja kunnostus ry.)

I am participating to the following projects as a researcher or in the steering group:

Passive hybrid treatment solutions to remove nitrogen and heavy metals from different types of waters in arctic region (Funding: ERDF)

Sieniatlas (Funding: Kone foundation)

Taimistopohjoinen (Funding: ERDF)

Teaching (mostly in Finnish):

Kasvien syvennetty lajintuntemus I 752608S

Kasvien syvennetty lajintuntemus II 752625S

Kasvikokoelman laatiminen ja digikasvio 752362A, 752662S

Puutarhakasvien lajintuntemus 756311A

Sienikurssi 752316A, 752616S

I am also teaching on following courses:  Kasvi-ja sienitaksonomian ja ekologian kurssi 752362A, 752656S, Luonnon ekologinen inventointi ja YVA 750626S, Symbiosis 756649S

Selected publications

  • Edesi, Jaanika; Tolonen, Jonne; Ruotsalainen, Anna Liisa; Aspi, Jouni; Häggman, Hely (2020) Cryopreservation enables long-term conservation of critically endangered species Rubus humulifolius. - Biodiversity and conservation 29, 303-314 . [Original] [Self-archived]
  • Tejesvi, Mysore V.; Nissi, Ritva; Saravesi, Karita; Pirttilä, Anna Maria; Markkola, Annamari; Talvensaari-Mattila, Anne; Ruotsalainen, Anna Liisa (2019) Association of prevalent vaginal microbiome of mother with occurrence of type I diabetes in child. - Scientific Reports 9, 959 . [Original]
  • Ruotsalainen, Anna Liisa (2018) Dark septate endophytes in boreal and subarctic forests. Endophytes of forest trees: biology and applications. Pirttilä, Anna Maria; Frank, A. Carolin. - Forestry Sciences 86. Ekologia ja genetiikka. 105-117. [Original]
  • Huusko, K.; Ruotsalainen, A. L.; Markkola, A. M. (2017) A shift from arbuscular mycorrhizal to dark septate endophytic colonization in Deschampsia flexuosa roots occurs along primary successional gradient. - Mycorrhiza 27 (2), 129-138 . [Original]
  • Saravesi, Karita; Aikio, Sami; Wäli, Piippa R.; Ruotsalainen, Anna Liisa; Kaukonen, Maarit; Huusko, Karoliina; Suokas, Marko; Brown, Shawn P.; Jumpponen, Ari; Tuomi, Juha; Markkola, Annamari (2015) Moth Outbreaks Alter Root-Associated Fungal Communities in Subarctic Mountain Birch Forests. - Microbial ecology 69 (4), 788-797 . [Original]
  • Kaukonen, Maarit; Ruotsalainen, Anna Liisa; Wäli, Piippa R; Männistö, Minna K; Setälä, Heikki; Saravesi, Karita; Huusko, Karoliina; Markkola, Annamari (2013) Moth herbivory enhances resource turnover in subarctic mountain birch forests?. - Ecology 94 (2), 267-272