Oulun yliopisto


In peer reviewed journals
  1. Eiken HG, Andreassen RJ, Kopatz, A, Bjervamoen , SG, Wartiainen I, Tobiassen C, Knappskog PM, Aspholm PE, Smith ME, Aspi J. 2009. Population data for 12 STR loci in Northern European brown bear (Ursus artos) and application of DNA-profiles for forensic case-work. Forensic Science International: Genetics Supplement Series (in press)

  2. Aspi, J., Roininen, E., Kiiskilä, J., Ruokonen, M., Kojola I., Bljudnik L., Danilov, P. Heikkinen, S., Pulliainen, E. 2008. Genetic structure of the northwestern Russian wolf populations and gene flow between Russia and Finland. Conservation Genetics 10:815–826 (pdf).

  3. Huttunen, S., Aspi, J., Schlötterer, C., Routtu, J. & Hoikkala, A. 2008. Variation in male courtship song traits in Drosophila virilis: the effects of selection and drift on song divergence at the intraspecific level. Behavioral Genetics 38:82-92. (pdf).

  4. Nuortila, C., Tuomi, J., Aspi, J. & Laine, K. 2006. Early-acting inbreeding depression in a clonal dwarf shrub, Vaccinium myrtillus (L.), in a northern boreal forest. Annales Botanici Fennici 43: 36-48. (pdf).

  5. spi, J., Roininen, E., Ruokonen, M., Kojola I. & Vila, C. 2006. Genetic diversity, population structure, effective population size, and demographic history of the Finnish wolf population. Molecular Ecology 15:1561-1576. (pdf).

  6.  Kreivi, M., Huttunen, S. & Aspi, M. 2005. Isolation and characterization of polymorphic microsatellite markers from Primula nutans (Primulaceae). Molecular Ecology Notes: 6: 334-336. (pdf).

  7. Kojola, I., Aspi, J., Hakala, A., Heikkinen, S., Ilmoni, C & Ronkainen. S. 2005. Dispersal in an expanding wolf population in Finland. Journal of Mammalogy 87: 281-286. (pdf).

  8. Rautio, P., Huhta, A-P., Piippo, S., Tuomi, J., Juenger, T., Saari, M. & Aspi, J. 2005. Overcompensation and adaptive plasticity of apical dominance in Erysimum strictum (Brassicacae) in response to simulated browsing and resource availability. Oikos 111: 179-191. (pdf).

  9. Kreivi, M., Rautiainen, P., Aspi, J. & Hyvärinen, M. 2005. Genetic structure and gene flow in an endangered perennial grass, Arctophila fulva var. pendulina. Conservation Genetics 6: 683-696. (pdf).

  10. 9.                  Tero, N., Aspi, J., Siikamäki, P. & Jäkäläniemi, A. 2005. Local genetic structure of fragmented population in an endangered plant species, Silene tatarica (Caryophyllaceae). Heredity 94: 478-487. (pdf).

  11. Rautiainen, P., Laine, A-L., Aikio, S., Aspi, J., Siira, J. & Hyvärinen, M. 2004. Seashore disturbance and management of the clonal Arctophila fulva: Modelling patch dynamics. Applied Vegetation Science 7: 221-228. (pdf).

  12. Huttunen S., Aspi, J., Hoikkala, J. & Schlötterer, C. 2004. QTL analysis of variation in male courtship song characters in Drosophila virilis. Heredity 92: 263-269. (pdf).

  13. Tero, N., Aspi, J., Siikamäki, P., Jäkäläniemi, A. & Tuomi, J. 2004. Genetic structure and gene flow in a metapopulation of an endangered plant species, Silene tatarica. Molecular Ecology 12: 2073–2085. (pdf).

  14. Aspi, J., Jäkäläniemi, A., Tuomi, J. & Siikamäki, P. 2003. Multilevel phenotypic selection on morphological characters in a meta-population of Silene tataricaEvolution 57: 509–517. (pdf).

  15. Päällysaho, S., Aspi, J., Liimatainen, J., Hoikkala, A.2003. Role of X chromosomal song genes in the evolution of species-specific courtship songs in Drosophila virilis. Behavior Genetics 33: 225-232. (pdf).

  16. Huttunen, S & Aspi, J. 2003. Complex genetic architecture of male courtship song characters in Drosophila virilisBehavior Genetics 33: 17-24. (pdf).

  17. Aspi, J. 2000. Inbreeding and outbreeding depression in male courtship song characters in Drosophila montana. Heredity 84: 273-282. (pdf)

  18. soherranen, E., Aspi, J. & Hoikkala, A. 1999. Inheritance of species differences in female receptivity and song requirement between  Drosophila virilis and D. montana. Hereditas 131: 203-209.

  19. Hoikkala, A., Päällysaho, S. Aspi, J. & Lumme, J. 1999. Localisation of genes affecting species differences in male courtship song between Drosophila virilis and D. littoralis. Genetical Research 75 : 37-45. (pdf).

  20. Vehanen, T., Mäki-Petäys, A., Aspi, J. & Muotka, T. 1999. Intercohort competition causes spatial segregation among size classes of brown trout.  Journal Fish Biology 55: 35-46. (pdf).

  21. Isoherranen, E., Aspi, J. & Hoikkala, A. 1999. Variation and consistency of female preferences for simulated courtship songs in Drosophila virilis . Animal Behavior 57: 619-625. (pdf).

  22. Hoikkala, A., Aspi, J. & Suvanto, L. 1998. Male courtship song frequency as an indicator of male genetic quality in an insect species, Drosophila montanaProceedings of the Royal Society. B 265: 503-508. (pdf).

  23. Mönkkönen, M. & Aspi, J. 1998.  Sampling error in measuring temporal density variability in animal populations and communities.  Annales Zoologi Fennici 34 47-57. (pdf).

  24. Vehanen, T., Hyvärinen, P. & Aspi, J. 1998. Dispersion of stocked brown trout, Salmo trutta m. lacustris, and landlocked salmon, Salmo salar, from stocking sites in Lake Oulujärvi, Finland.  Fisheries Management and Ecology 5: 177–188. (pdf).

  25. Aspi, J. & Hoffmann, A. A.1998. Female encounter rates and fighting costs are associated with lek size in Drosophila mycetophaga. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 42: 163-169. (pdf).

  26.  Vehanen, T. & Aspi, J.). 1996. Classification of northern Finnish lakes and the suitability for the stocking for brown trout (Salmo trutta (L)) m. lacustris)Fisheries Research 27: 37-49. (pdf).

  27. Aspi, J. 1996. Larval niche differences between two sympatric, sibling species, Drosophila montana and D. littoralis in northern Finland.  Entomologica Fennica 7: 29-38. (pdf).

  28. Aspi, J. & Hoffmann, A. A. 1995. Distribution and spacing of Drosophila mycetophaga flies on bracket fungi used as mating arenas.  Ecological Entomology 20: 203-207. (pdf).

  29. Aspi, J. & Hoikkala, A. 1995. Male mating success and survival in the field with respect to size and courtship song characters in Drosophila littoralis and D. montana. Journal of  Insect Behavior 8: 67-87. (pdf).

  30. Vehanen, T., Aspi, J. & Pasanen, P. 1993. The effect of size, fin erosion, body silvering and precocious maturation on survival to adulthood in Carlin tagged Baltic salmon (Salmo salar L.). Annales Zoologi Fennici 30: 277-285. (pdf)

  31. Hoikkala, A. & Aspi, J. 1993. Criteria of female mate choice in Drosophila littoralis, D. montana and D. ezoanaEvolution 47: 768-777. (pdf)

  32.  Aspi, J. & Hoikkala, A 1993. Laboratory and natural heritabilities of song characters in D. montana and D. littoralis.  Heredity 70: 400-406. (pdf).

  33. Aspi, J., Lumme, J., Hoikkala, A. & Heikkinen, E. 1993. Reproductive ecology of the boreal riparian guild of Drosophila.  Ecography 16: 65-72 . (pdf).

  34. Aspi, J. 1992. Female mate choice and mating system among boreal Drosophila virilis group species.  Acta Universitas Ouluensis A 241. 48 + 68 pp.

  35. Aspi, J. 1992. Incidence and adaptive significance of multiple mating in females of two boreal Drosophila virilis group species.  Annales Zoologi Fennici  29: 147-159. (pdf)

  36.  Aspi, J. & Lankinen, P.1992. Frequency of multiple insemination in a natural population of Drosophila montanaHereditas 117: 169-177.  (pdf)

  37. Helle, T., Aspi, J., Lempa, K. & Taskinen, E. 1992. Strategies to avoid biting flies by reindeer: field experiment with silhouette traps.  Annales Zoologi Fennici  29: 69-74. (pdf)

  38. Liimatainen, J., Hoikkala, A., Aspi, J. & Welbergen, P 1992. The role of auditory signals in mating behaviour of Drosophila montana.  Animal Behavior 43: 35-48.

  39. Helle, T., Aspi, J. & Kilpelä, S-S. 1990. Effects of stand characteristics on reindeer lichens and range used by semi-domestic reindeer.  Rangifer 3: 107-114.

  40. Helle, T., Pulliainen, E. & Aspi, J. 1987. Size related changes in winter condition of male calves in reindeer.  Rangifer 7: 2-11.

  41. Helle, T. & Aspi, J. 1984. Do sandy patches help reindeer against insects?  Rep. Kevo Subarctic. Res. Station 19: 57-62

  42. Helle, T., Aspi, J. & Tarvainen. L. 1984. The qrowht rate of Cladonia rangiferina and C. mitis in relation to forest characteristics in northeastern Finland.  Rangifer 1: 2-5.

  43. Helle, T. & Aspi, J. 1984. Prescribed burning from the viewpoint of reindeer husbandry. First Scand. Symp. on Research on Multiple Use Forestry.  Comm. Inst. Forest. Fenn. 120: 97-101 (nykyisin Silva Fennica).

  44. Helle, T. & Aspi, J. 1983. Does herd formation reduce insect harassment among reindeer: field experiment with animal traps. Acta Zoologica Fennica 175: 129-131.

  45. Helle, T. & Aspi, J. 1983. Effects of winter grazing by reindeer on vegetation. Oikos 40: 337-343).

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