The just-published 2020/4 issue of Applied Vegetation Science is the last printed issue of the IAVS journals. From 2021 onwards, all the IAVS journals will be published online only.
The cover picture shows a steppe in an arid region of northeastern Iran, which was studied by Soroor Rahmanian et al. in the paper ‘Effects of livestock grazing on plant species diversity vary along a climatic gradient in northeastern Iran’. The issue contains 19 papers including two in the section Vegetation Survey, two in the section Methods in Vegetation Science, and one Forum paper.