Tullus, A; Rosenvald, K; Lutter, R; Kaasik, A; Kupper, P; Sellin, A. (2020) 

Coppicing improves the growth response of short-rotation hybrid aspen to elevated atmospheric humidity.

Forest Ecology and Management, 459, 117825. 10.1016/foreco.2019.117825


Rosenvald, K; Lõhmus, K; Rohula-Okunev, G; Lutter, R; Kupper, P; Tullus, A. (2020)

Elevated atmospheric humidity prolongs active growth period and increases leaf nitrogen resorption efficiency of silver birch.

Oecologia, 193, 449-460. 10.1007/s00442-020-04688-8



Fanourakis, D; Aliniaeifard, S; Sellin, A; Giday, H; Körner, O; Rezaei Nejad, A; Delis, C; Bouranis, D; Koubouris, G; Kambourakis, E; Nikoloudakis, N; Tsaniklidis, G. (2020)

Stomatal behavior following mid- or long-term exposure to high relative air humidity: A review.

Plant Physiology and Biochenistry, 153, 92-105. 10.1016/j.plaphy.2020.05.024



Ingerpuu, N; Kupper, T; Vellak, K; Kupper, P; Sõber, J; Tullus, A; Zobel, M; Liira, J. (2019)

Response of bryophytes to afforestation, increase of air humidity, and enrichment of soil diaspore bank.

Forest Ecology and Management, 432, 64-72.10.1016/j.foreco.2018.09.004


Alber, M; Petit, G; Sellin, A. (2019)

Does elevated air humidity modify hydraulically relevant anatomical traits of wood in Betula pendula?

Trees, 33, 1361-1371. 10.1007/s00468-019-01863-0


Kangur, O; Tullus, A; Sellin, A. (in press)

Night‑time transpiration, predawn hydraulic conductance and water potential disequilibrium in hybrid aspen coppice.

Trees. 10.1007/s00468-019-01903-9


Lõhmus, K; Rosenvald, K; Ostonen, I; Kukumägi, M; Uri, V; Tullus, A; Aosaar, J; Varik, M; Kupper, P; Torga, R; Maddison, M; Soosaar, K; Sõner, J; Mander, Ü; Kaasik, A; Sõber, A. (2019)

Elevated atmospheric humidity shapes the carbon cycle of a silver birch forest ecosystem: A FAHM study.

Science of the Total Environment, 661, 441-448. 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.01.160


Sellin, A; Taneda, H; Alber, M. (2019)

Leaf structural and hydraulic adjustment with respect to air humidity and canopy position in silver birch (Betula pendula).

Journal of Plant Research, 132, 369-381. 10.1007/s10265-019-01106-w




Kupper, P; Ivanova, H; Sõber, A; Rohula-Okunev, G; Sellin, A. (in press)

Night and daytime water relations in five fast-growing tree species: Effects of environmental and endogenous variables.



Oksanen, E; Lihavainen, J; Keinänen, M; Keski-Saari, S; Kontunen-Soppela, S; Sellin, A; Sõber, A. (2018).

Northern forest trees under increasing atmospheric humidity.

Progress in Botany, Springer.10.1007/124_2017_15



Sellin, A; Alber, M; Kupper, P. (2017).

Increasing air humidity influences hydraulic efficiency but not functional vulnerability of xylem in hybrid aspen.

Journal of Plant Physiology, 219,28−36.10.1016/j.jplph.2017.09.006


Meitern, A.; Õunapuu-Pikas, E.; Sellin, A. (2017).

Circadian patterns of xylem sap properties and their covariation with plant hydraulic traits in hybrid aspen.

Journal of Plant Physiology, 213, 148−156.10.1016/j.jplph.2017.03.012.


Truu, M., Ostonen, I., Preem, J.K., Lõhmus, K., Nõlvak, H., Ligi, T., Rosenvald, K., Parts, K., Kupper, P., Truu, J. (2017).

Elevated air humidity changes soil bacterial community structure in the silver birch stand.

Frontiers in Microbiology, 8, 1−15.10.3389/fmicb.2017.00557.      


Rohula, G.; Tulva, I.; Tullus, A.; Sõber, A.; Kupper, P. (2017).

Endogenous regulation of night-time water relations in hybrid aspen grown at ambient and elevated air humidity.

Regional Environmental Change, 17 (7), 2169−2178.10.1007/s10113-016-1024-1.          


Sellin, A.; Alber, M.; Keinänen, M.; Kupper, P.; Lihavainen, J.; Lõhmus, K.; Oksanen, E.; Sõber, A.; Sõber, J.; Tullus, A. (2017).

Growth of northern deciduous trees under increasing atmospheric humidity: possible mechanisms behind the growth retardation.

Regional Environmental Change, 17 (7), 2135−2148.10.1007/s10113-016-1042-z.           


Kupper, P.; Rohula, G.; Inno, L.; Ostonen, I.; Sellin, A.; Sõber, A. (2017).

Impact of high daytime air humidity on nutrient uptake and night-time water flux in silver birch, a boreal forest tree species.

Regional Environmental Change, 17 (7), 2149−2157.10.1007/s10113-016-1092-2.          


Kangur, O.; Kupper, P.; Sellin, A. (2017).

Predawn disequilibrium between soil and plant water potentials in light of climate trends predicted for northern Europe.

Regional Environmental Change, 17 (7), 2159−2168. s10113-017-1183-8. 


Tullus, A; Kupper, P; Kaasik, A; Tullus, H; Lõhmus, K; Sõber, A; Sellin, A. (2017).

The competitive status of trees determines their responsiveness to increasing atmospheric humidity – a climate trend predicted for northern latitudes.

Global Change Biology, 23 (5), 1961−1974.10.1111/gcb.13540.    


Torga, R.; Mander, Ü.; Soosaar, K.; Kupper, P.; Tullus, A.; Rosenvald, K.; Ostonen, I.; Kutti, S.; Jaagus, J.; Sõber, J.; Maddison, M.; Kaasik, A.; Lõhmus, K. (2017).

Weather extremes and tree species shape soil greenhouse gas fluxes in an experimental fast-growing deciduous forest of air humidity manipulation.

Ecological Engineering, 106, 369−377.10.1016/j.ecoleng.2017.05.025.



Lihavainen, J.; Keinänen, M.; Keski-Saari, S.; Kontunen-Soppela, S.; Sõber, A.; Oksanen, E. (2016). 
Artificially decreased vapour pressure deficit in field conditions modifies foliar metabolite profiles of birch and aspen. 
Journal of Experimental Botany, 67, 4367-4378.



Sellin, A.; Rosenvald, K.; Õunapuu-Pikas, E.; Tullus, A.; Ostonen, I.; Lõhmus, K. (2015). 
Elevated air humidity affects hydraulic traits and tree size but not biomass allocation in young silver birches (Betula pendula). 
Frontiers in Plant Science, 13, 6:860.

Kukk, M.; Räim, O.; Tulva, I.; Sõber, J.; Lõhmus, K.; Sõmer, A. (2015). 
Elevated air humidity modulates bud size and the frequency of bud break in fast-growing deciduous trees: silver birch (Betula pendula Roth.) and hybrid aspen (Populus tremula L.  × P. tremuloides Michx.)
Trees, 29, 1381-1393.

Niglas, A.; Alber, M.; Suur, K.; Jasińska, A. K.; Kupper, P.; Sellin, A. (2015). 
Does increased air humidity affect stomatal morphology and functioning in hybrid aspen? 
Botany, 93, 243-250.

Jasińska, A. K.; Alber, M.; Tullus, A.; Rahi, M.; Sellin, A. (2015). 
Impact of elevated atmospheric humidity on anatomical and hydraulic traits of xylem in hybrid aspen. 
Functional Plant Biology, 42, 565-578.



Aasamaa, K.; Kõivik, K.; Kupper, P.; Sõber, A. (2014). 
Growth environment determines light sensitivity of shoot hydraulic conductance. 
Ecological Research, 29, 143 - 151.

Godbold, D.; Tullus, A.; Kupper, P.; Sõber, J.; Ostonen, I.; Godbold, J.A.; Lukac, M.; Ahmed, I.U.; Smith, A.R. (2014). 
Elevated atmospheric CO2 and humidity delay leaf fall in Betula pendula, but not in Alnus glutinosa or Populus tremula × tremuloides.
Annals of Forest Science, 71, 831 - 842.

Kukumägi, M.; Ostonen, I.; Kupper, P.; Truu, M.; Tulva, I.; Varik, M.; Aosaar, J.; Sõber, J.; Lõhmus, K. (2014). 
The effects of elevated atmospheric humidity on soil respiration components in a young silver birch forest. 
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 194, 167 - 174.

Niglas, A.; Kupper, P.; Tullus, A.; Sellin, A. (2014). 
Responses of sap flow, leaf gas exchange and growth of hybrid aspen to elevated atmospheric humidity under field conditions. 
AoB Plants, 6, 1 - 14.

Rosenvald, K.; Tullus, A.; Ostonen, I.; Uri, V.; Kupper, P.; Aosaar, J.; Varik, M.; Sõber, J.; Niglas, A.; Hansen, R.; Rohula, G.; Kukk, M.; Sõber, A.; Lõhmus, K. (2014). 
The effect of elevated air humidity on young silver birch and hybrid aspen biomass allocation and accumulation - acclimation mechanisms and capacity. 
Forest Ecology and Management, 330, 252 - 260.

Sellin, A.; Niglas, A.; Õunapuu-Pikas, E.; Kupper, P. (2014). 
Rapid and long-term effects of water deficit on gas exchange and hydraulic conductance of silver birch trees grown under varying atmospheric humidity. 
BMC Plant Biology, 14:72.

Tullus, A.; Sellin, A.; Kupper, P.; Lutter, R.; Pärn, L.; Jasińska, A. K.; Alber, M.; Kukk, M.; Tullus, T.; Tullus, H.; Lõhmus, K.; Sõber, A. (2014). 
Increasing air humidity - a climate trend predicted for northern latitudes - alters the chemical composition of stemwood in silver birch and hybrid aspen. 
Silva Fennica, 48, 1 – 16.



Parts, K; Tedersoo, L; Lõhmus, K; Kupper, P; Rosenvald, K; Sõber, A; Ostonen, I (2013). 
Increased air humidity and understory composition shape short root traits and the colonizing ectomycorrhizal fungal community in silver birch stands. 
Forest Ecology and Management, 310, 720 - 728.

Sellin, A.; Tullus, A.; Niglas, A.; Õunapuu, E,; Karusion, A.; Lõhmus, K. 
Humidity-driven changes in growth rate, photosynthetic capacity, hydraulic properties and other functional traits in silver birch (Betula pendula).
Ecological Research, 28, 523 - 535



Tullus, A.; Kupper, P.; Sellin, A.; Parts, L.; Sõber, J.; Tullus, T.; Lõhmus, K.; Sõber, A.; Tullus, H.
Climate Change at Northern Latitudes: Rising Atmospheric Humidity Decreases Transpiration, N-uptake and Growth Rate of Hybrid Aspen.
PLoS ONE, 7(8), e42648.

Hansen, R.; Mander, Ü.; Soosaar, K.; Maddison, M.; Lõhmus, K.; Kupper, P.; Kanal, A.; Sõber, J. 
Greenhouse gas fluxes in an open air humidity manipulation experiment.
Landscape Ecology, 28, 637 - 649.



Kupper, P.; Sõber, J.; Sellin, A.; Lõhmus, K.; Tullus, A.; Räim, O.; Lubenets, K.; Tulva, I.; Uri, V.; Zobel, M.; Kull, O.; Sõber, A.
An experimental facility for Free Air Humidity Manipulation (FAHM) can alter water flux through deciduous tree canopy.
Environmental and Experimental Botany, 72, 432 - 438.