Research interests in our research group

Our research focuses on the interactions between plants and other organisms such as pollinators, herbivores and endophytic bacteria and fungi including mycorrhizas. Our work can broadly be divided into two categories:


Selected recent  publications


Savolainen, T & Kytöviita, M.-M (2017) Competition for resources is ameliorated by niche differentiation between Solidago virgaurea life-history stages in the Arctic. Journal of Plant Ecology 10 :  907-917.

Barthelemy H, Stark S. Kytöviita, M.-M. & Olofsson, J (2017) Grazing decreases N partitioning among coexisting plant species. Functional Ecology 31:2051–2060

Poosakkannu, A., Nissinen, R., Männistö, M., Kytöviita, M.-M (2017): Microbial community composition but not diversity changes along succession in arctic sand dunes. Environmental Microbiology, 19: 698–709

Varga, S. & Kytöviita M.-M. (2017) Light availability affects sex lability in a gynodioecious plant. American Journal of Botany 103: 1928-1936.