Brita Stedje

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Background

Dr. scient. (PhD), University of Oslo, 1988
Cand. real. in systematic botany, 1982

Teaching and tutoring

Systematics and evolution of plants (Bio4250). Biodiversity (Bio4230). Molecular systematics.

Special fields

Biosystematics of flowering plants including, taxonomy, cytology, reproductive biology, biogeography and molecular methods, with emphasis on the following plant families: Hyacinthaceae, Dracaenaceae, Anthericaceae and Amaryllidaceae. Field experience from Cameroun, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Crete, Madeira and Norway.

Publications

  • Musara, Collen; Spies, Paula; Spies,, Johan J. & Stedje, Brita (2017). A review of Bulbinella (Asphodelaceae): distribution, Conservation, status, and economic importance. Botanical Sciences.  ISSN 2007-4476.  95(2), s 155- 168 . doi: 0.17129/botsci.696
  • Nordal, Inger; Bjorå, Charlotte Sletten & Stedje, Brita (2017). Training in the North of Researchers from the South: Experiences from Nordic-African collaboration. Scientia Danica. Series B, Biologica.  ISSN 1904-5484.  6, s 187- 197
  • Olet, Eunice Apio; Lye, Kåre & Stedje, Brita (2015). Crossing relationships and chromosome numbers of Solanum section Solanum in Uganda. Nordic Journal of Botany.  ISSN 0107-055X.  33(4), s 472- 483 . doi: 10.1111/njb.00592
  • Nyenya, Ratidzay Takawira; Newton, Leonard E.; Wabuyele, Emily & Stedje, Brita (2014). Ethnobotanical uses of Sansevieria Thunb. (Asparagaceae) in coast province of Kenya. Ethnobotany Research and Applications.  ISSN 1547-3465.  12(1), s 51- 69
  • Mwase, Weston; Akinnifesi, F. K.; Stedje, Brita; Kwapata, M.B. & Bjørnstad, Åsmund (2010). Genetic diversity within and among southern African provenances of Uapaca kirkiana Muell. Arg using morphological and AFLP markers. New forests.  ISSN 0169-4286.  40(3), s 383- 399 . doi: 10.1007/s11056-010-9206-z
  • Ntupanyama, YM; Mwase, WF; Stedje, Brita; Kwapata, MB; Bokosi, JM & Hvoslef-Eide, AK (2008). Indigenous knowledge of rural communities in Malawi on socio-economic use, propagation, biology, biodiversity and ecology of Uapaca kirkiana Muell. Arg. African Journal of Biotechnology.  ISSN 1684-5315.  7, s 2386- 2396
  • Ntupanyama, Yanira; Mwase, Weston; Stedje, Brita; Kwapata, M.B.; Bokosi, J.M. & Hvoslef-Eide, Anne Kathrine (2008). Indigenous knowledge of rural communities in Malawi on socio-economic use, propagation, biology, biodiversity and ecology of Uapaca kirkiana Muell. Arg. African Journal of Biotechnology.  ISSN 1684-5315.  7(14), s 2386- 2396 Show summary
  • Kwembeya, Ezekeil Gwinyai; Bjorå, Charlotte Sletten; Stedje, Brita & Nordal, Inger (2007). Phylogenetic relationships in the genus Crinum (Amaryllidaceae) with emphasis on tropical African species: evidence from trnL-F and nuclear ITS DNA sequence data. Taxon.  ISSN 0040-0262.  56, s 801- 810
  • Mwase, Weston; Bjørnstad, Åsmund; Bokosi, J.M.; Kwapata, M.B. & Stedje, Brita (2007). The role of land tenure in conservation of tree and shrub species diversity in miombo woodlands of southern Malawi. New forests.  ISSN 0169-4286.  33 Show summary
  • Mwase, Weston; Lid, Stein Erik; Bjørnstad, Åsmund; Stedje, Brita; Kwapata, M.B. & Bokosi, J.M. (2007). Application of amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLPs) for detection of sex-specific markers in dioecious Uapaca kirkiana Muell. angstrom rg. African Journal of Biotechnology.  ISSN 1684-5315.  6(2) Show summary
  • Mwase, WF; Bjornstad, A; Bokosi, JM; Kwapata, MB & Stedje, Brita (2007). The role of land tenure in conservation of tree and shrub species diversity in miombo woodlands of southern Malawi. New forests.  ISSN 0169-4286.  33 . doi: 10.1007/s11056-006-9029-0
  • Mwase, WF; Erik-Lid, S; Bjornstad, A; Stedje, Brita; Kwapata, MB & Bokosi, JM (2007). Application of amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLPs) for detection of sex-specific markers in dioecious Uapaca kirkiana Muell. angstrom rg. African Journal of Biotechnology.  ISSN 1684-5315.  6
  • Olet, Eunice Apio; Ziraba, Remiguis B. & Stedje, Brita (2007). Solanum aethiopicum L. and S. anguivi lam. in Uganda: Utilization aspects, In Sergio Ochatt & Mohan Jain (ed.),  Breeding of Neglected and Under-Utilized Crops, Spices and Herbs.  Science Publishers Inc..  ISBN 978-1-57808-509-5.  13.  s 203 - 213
  • Jørgensen, Marte Holten; Elven, Reidar; Tribsch, Andreas; Gabrielsen, Tove M; Stedje, Brita & Brochmann, Christian (2006). Taxonomy and Evolutionary Relationships in the Saxifraga rivularis Complex. Systematic Botany.  ISSN 0363-6445.  31(4), s 702- 729
  • Lebatha, P; Buys, MH & Stedje, Brita (2006). Ledebouria, Resnova and Drimiopsis: a tale of three genera. Taxon.  ISSN 0040-0262.  55, s 643- 652
  • Mwase, Weston; Bjørnstad, Åsmund; Stedje, Brita; Bokosi, J.M. & Kwapata, M.B. (2006). Genetic diversity of Uapaca kirkiana Muel. Arg. populations as revealed by amplified fragment length polymorphisms (AFLPs). African Journal of Biotechnology.  ISSN 1684-5315.  5(13) Show summary
  • Mwase, WF; Bjornstad, A; Stedje, Brita; Bokosi, JM & Kwapata, MB (2006). Genetic diversity of Uapaca kirkiana Muel. Arg. populations as revealed by amplified fragment length polymorphisms (AFLPs). African Journal of Biotechnology.  ISSN 1684-5315.  5
  • Semagn, Kassa; Stedje, Brita & Bjørnstad, Åsmund (2004). Patterns of phenotypic variation in endod (Phytolacca dodecandra) from Ethiopia. Arfican Journal of Biotechnology.  3, s 32- 39
  • Semagn, Kassa; Stedje, Brita & Bjørnstad, Åsmund (2004). Patterns of phenotypic variation in endod (Phytolacca dodecandra) from Ethiopia. African Journal of Biotechnology.  ISSN 1684-5315.  3(1), s 32- 39
  • Stedje, Brita (2003). Analysis of genetic diversity and differentiation in Ethiopian populations of Phytolacca dodecandra as revealed by AFLP and RAPD analyses. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution.  ISSN 0925-9864.  50(6), s 649- 661
  • Stedje, Brita (2003). RAPD variation in Solanum anguivi and S. aethiopicum (Solanaceae) in Uganda. Euphytica.  ISSN 0014-2336.  131, s 293- 297
  • Kassa, Semagn; Bjørnstad, Åsmund & Stedje, Brita (2003). Genetic diversity and differentiation in Ethiopian populations of Phytolacca dodecandra as revealed by AFLP and RAPD analyses. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution.  ISSN 0925-9864.  50(6), s 649- 661 Show summary
  • Semagn, Kassa; Stedje, Brita & Bjørnstad, Åsmund (2001). Analysis of genetic diversity and structure in Ethiopian populations of Phytolacca dodecandra using RAPD. Hereditas.  ISSN 0018-0661.  135, s 51- 60
  • Semagn, Kassa; Stedje, Brita & Bjørnstad, Åsmund (2001). Analysis of genetic diversity and structure in Ethiopian populations of Phytolacca dodecandra using RAPD. Hereditas.  ISSN 0018-0661.  135(1), s 51- 60 . doi: 10.1111/j.1601-5223.2001.00051.x
  • Stedje, Brita (2001). Generic delimitation of Hyacinthaceae, with special emphasis on sub-Saharan genera. Systematics and Geography of Plants.  ISSN 1374-7886.  71, s 449- 454 Show summary
  • Stedje, Brita (2001). Notes on African plants: Hyacinthaceae. The generic delimitation within Hyacinthaceae, a comment on works by F. Speta. Bothalia.  ISSN 0006-8241.  31, s 192- 195
  • Semagn, Kassa; Bjørnstad, Åsmund; Stedje, Brita & Bekele, Endashaw (2000). Comparison of multivariate methods for the analysis of genetic resources and adaption Phytolacca dodecandra using RAPD. Theoretical and Applied Genetics.  ISSN 0040-5752.  101, s 1145- 1154
  • Semagn, Kassa; Bjørnstad, Åsmund; Stedje, Brita & Bekele, E. (2000). Comparison of multivariate methods for the analysis of gentic resources and adaptation in Phytolacca dodecandra using RAPD. Theoretical and Applied Genetics.  ISSN 0040-5752.  101, s 1145- 1154 . doi: 10.1007/s001220051591
  • Stedje, Brita (2000). Evolutionary relationships of the genera Drimia, Thuranthos, Bowiea and Schizobasis, elucidated by morphological and chloroplast DNA sequence, In Karen L. Wilson & David A. Morrison (ed.),  Monocots, systematics and evolution.  CSIRO publishing.  s 414 - 417
  • Stedje, Brita (1998). Phylogenetic relationships and generic delimitation of sub-Saharan Scilla L. (Hyacinthaceae) and allied African genera as inferred from morphological and DNA sequence data. Plant Systematics and Evolution.  ISSN 0378-2697.  211, s 1- 11
  • Stedje, Brita (1998). Phylogenetic relationships and generic delimitation of sub-Saharan Scilla L. (Hyacinthaceae) and allied African genera as inferred from morphological and DNA sequence data. Plant Systematics and Evolution.  ISSN 0378-2697.  211, s 1- 11
  • Jakobsen, Kjetill Sigurd & Stedje, Brita (1997). Update to: A general approach for PCR-amplification and sequencing of chloroplast DNA from crude vascular plant and algal tissue, In U. Gyllensten & J. Ellingboe (ed.),  The PCR technique: DNA sequencing II.  Eaton Publisheing Co Natick, MA, USA.  s 181 - 184
  • Jakobsen, Kjetill Sigurd; Stedje, Brita; Gyllensten, U. & Ellingboe, J. (1997). Update to: A general approach for PCR-amplification and sequencing of chloroplast DNA from crude vascular plant and algal tissue, In  The PCR technique: DNA sequencing II.  Eaton Publisheing Co Natick, MA, USA.  faglig_bok_institusjon.  s 181 - 184
  • Stedje, Brita (1997). Hyacinthaceae, In Sue Edwards; Sebsebe Demissew & Inga Hedberg (ed.),  Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea: Hydrocharitaceae to Arecaceae.  National Herbarium, Addis Ababa.  ISBN 91-971285-4-6.  s 138 - 147
  • Stedje, Brita (1997). The seed surface - as taxonomic tool in tropical lilies. ?.  18, s 33- 38
  • Stedje, Brita (1996). Hyacinthaceae, In Roger M. Polhill (ed.),  Flora of Tropical East Africa.  A. A. Balkema, Rotterdam.
  • Stedje, Brita (1996). Karyotypes of some species of Hyacinthaceae from Ethiopia and Kenya. Nordic Journal of Botany.  ISSN 0107-055X.  16, s 121- 126
  • Stedje, Brita (1995). The seed surface - as a taxonomic tool in tropical lilies, In Inger Nordal (ed.),  Seed, fruit, fertility - Proceedings from an international symposium dedicated to prof. Rolf Y. Berg in connection with his 70th birthday.  Det Norske videnskaps-akademi i Oslo.  ISBN 82-90888-22-8.  s 33 - 38
  • Brochmann, Christian; Borgen, Liv & Stedje, Brita (1993). Crossing relationships and chromosome numbers of Nordic populations of Draba (Brassicaceae), with emphasis on the D. alpina complex. Nordic Journal of Botany.  ISSN 0107-055X.  13, s 121- 147
  • Brochmann, Christian; Stedje, Brita & Borgen, Liv (1992). Gene flow across ploidal levels in Draba (Brassicaceae). Evolutionary trends in plants.  ISSN 1011-3258.  6, s 125- 134
  • Stedje, Brita & Nordal, Inger (1986). Cytogeographic studies in Hyacinthaceae in Africa South of the Sahara.. Nordic Journal of Botany.  ISSN 0107-055X.  7, s 53- 65
  • Stedje, Brita & Nordal, Inger (1984). Taxonomy and cytology of the genus Ornithogalum (Liliaceae) in East Africa.. Nordic Journal of Botany.  ISSN 0107-055X.  4, s 749- 759

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  • Bjorå, Charlotte Sletten; Bjureke, Kristina; Borgen, Liv; Danielsen, Dag Inge; Ervik, Finn; Finnanger, Anne; Fostad, Oddmund & Stedje, Brita (2011). Botanisk hage. En oase i Oslo. Naturhistorisk museum, Universitetet i Oslo.  ISBN 978-82-79-70025-8.  127 s.

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  • Stedje, Brita; Mwafongo, Elizabeth Brighton Mvula & Brysting, Anne Krag (2017). Subgeneric delimitation and character evolution in Albuca subg. Albuca (Asparagaceae subfamily Scilloideae).
  • Nordal, Inger; Bjorå, Charlotte Sletten & Stedje, Brita (2015). Training in North of researchers from South.
  • Stedje, Brita (2014). Fordelene med et tykt, godt skjørt -om kvinner på naturvitenskaplige ekspedisjoner i Afrika.
  • Stedje, Brita; Bakkestuen, Vegar & Bjorå, Charlotte Sletten (2014). Identifying biodiversity hotspots for Anthericum and Chlorophytum (Asparagaceae) in East Africa by using multiple diversity measures.
  • Stedje, Brita; Olet, Eunice Apio & Lye, Kåre (2014). Numerical taxonomy, crossing relationships and chromosome numbers of Solanum section Solanum in Uganda.
  • Bjorå, Charlotte Sletten; Demissew, Sebsebe; Stedje, Brita & Nordal, Inger (2008). On generic delimitation of Anthericum versus Chlorophytum and the lacking homology of complex nodes.
  • Stedje, Brita (2008, 14. februar). Wollemia - et tre fra dinosaurenes tid. [Radio].  Nitimen P1.
  • Bjorå, Charlotte Sletten; Hoell, Gry; Stedje, Brita & Nordal, Inger (2007). A phylogenetic analysis of Anthericum and Chlorophytum.
  • Mwafongo, Elizabeth Brighton Mvula & Stedje, Brita (2007). Molecular studies in the genus Albuca L. in the Flora Zambesiaca region.
  • Nyenya, Ratidzay Takawira; Stedje, Brita & Nordal, Inger (2007). Molecular systematics of the genus Sansevieria in southern Africa, a preliminary study.
  • Stedje, Brita (2006). Om kapplandets flora.
  • Kwembeya, Ezekeil Gwinyai & Stedje, Brita (2006). The genus Crinum (Amaryllidaceae) its taxonomy, phylogeny and consrvation in Southern Tropical Africa.
  • Bjorå, Charlotte Sletten; Hoell, Gry; Stedje, Brita & Nordal, Inger (2005). The genera Anthericum and Chlorophytum (Anthericaceae), evolution and generic delimitation.
  • Jørgensen, Marte; Elven, Reidar; Stedje, Brita & Brochmann, Christian (2005). Evolutionary lineages and species delimitation in the Saxifraga rivularis complex.
  • Kwembeya, Ezekeil Gwinyai; Bjorå, Charlotte Sletten; Stedje, Brita & Nordal, Inger (2005). Phylogenetic analysis of the genus Crinum (Amaryllidaceae)with emphasis on tropical African species.
  • Mirre, Virginia; Elven, Reidar; Stedje, Brita; Suda, Jan & Brochmann, Christian (2005). Migration history and polyploidization in bipolar plants: the genus Empetrum (Crowberries).
  • Nordal, Inger & Stedje, Brita (2005). Paraphyletic taxa should be accepted. Taxon.  ISSN 0040-0262.  54
  • Stedje, Brita (2005, 04. januar). Innslag om sisalagave i FrokostTV, NRK. [TV].  NRK.
  • Stedje, Brita & Bjorå, Charlotte Sletten (2005). Hvorfor drar botanikere til Afrika?. Palmebladet.  ISSN 1503-4593.  5, s 12- 15
  • Jørgensen, Marte Holten; Gabrielsen, Tove M; Elven, Reidar; Stedje, Brita & Brochmann, Christian (2005). Evolutionary lineages and species delimitation in the Saxifraga rivularis complex.
  • Jørgensen, Marte Holten; Brochmann, Christian; Stedje, Brita & Elven, Reidar (2004). Evolutionary lineages and species delimitation in the Saxifraga rivularis complex.
  • Stedje, Brita (2004, 07. september). Kjøttetende planter. [Radio].  NRK P2, Wok.
  • Stedje, Brita (2004, 16. desember). Sisalagave i ferd med å sprenge taket i veksthus i Botanisk hage. [TV].  NRK, Østlandssendingen.
  • Stedje, Brita (2004, 16. desember). Sisalagave i ferd med å sprenge taket i veksthus i Botanisk hage. [Radio].  NRK P1, Østlandssendingen.
  • Stedje, Brita; Bjorå, Charlotte Sletten & Bakkestuen, Vegar (2004). Identifying biodiversity hotspots for Anthericum and Chlorophytum (Asparagaceae) in East Africa by using multiple diversity measures.
  • Jørgensen, Marte H; Gabrielsen, Tove M; Elven, Reidar; Stedje, Brita & Brochmann, Christian (2003). Reticulate evolution and species delimitation in the arctic Saxifraga rivularis (Highland Saxifrage) complex.
  • Mirré, Virginia; Stedje, Brita; Albert, Victor Anthony & Brochmann, Christian (2003). Phylogeny, migration, and evolution in a bipolar model group: the genus Empetrum (Crowberry).
  • Stedje, Brita (2003). Fra rariteter til fargesprakende blomsterprakt, inntrykk fra Kapplandets flora.
  • Stedje, Brita (2003). Systematics and evolution of African species of the genus Ledebouria Roth. (Hyacinthaceae).
  • Jørgensen, Marte Holten; Gabrielsen, Tove M; Elven, Reidar; Stedje, Brita & Brochmann, Christian (2003). Reticulate evolution and species delimitation in the arctic Saxifraga rivularis (Highland Saxifrage) complex.
  • Stedje, Brita (2002). Genmodifiserte planter, matresurs eller økologisk katastrofe?.
  • Stedje, Brita (2002). Genmodifiserte planter, matresurs eller økologisk katastrofe?.
  • Stedje, Brita (2000). Sisalagave, Agave sisalana. Botaniske Ark.  12
  • Stedje, Brita (2000). Tøyenparken i Oslo: Skjønnhet og lærdom. Skogeieren.  ISSN 0037-6396.  16
  • Stedje, Brita; Wilson, K.L. & Morrison, D. (1999). Evolutionary relationships of the genera Drimia, Thuranthos, Bowiea and Schizobasis, elucidated by morphological and chloroplast DNA sequence data.
  • Stedje, Brita (1998). Forelesninger i høyere planters systematikk, kompendium til kurset B110, Norges landbrukshøgskole.
  • Brochmann, Christian; Borgen, Liv & Stedje, Brita (1989). Chromosome numbers and crossing experiments in Nordic populations of Draba.
  • Brochmann, Christian; Borgen, Liv & Stedje, Brita (1989). Chromosome numbers and crossing experiments in Nordic populations of Draba (Brassicaceae).
  • Brochmann, Christian; Borgen, Liv & Stedje, Brita (1989). Chromosome numbers and crossing experiments in Nordic populations of Draba (Brassicaceae).

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