By Irena Axmanová, Veronika Kalusová, Jiří Danihelka, Jürgen Dengler, Jan Pergl, Petr Pyšek, Martin Večeřa, Fabio Attorre, Idoia Biurrun, Steffen Boch, Timo Conradi, Rosario G. Gavilán, Borja Jiménez-Alfaro, Ilona Knollová, Anna Kuzemko, Jonathan Lenoir, Artem Leostrin, Jana Medvecká, Jesper Erenskjold Moeslund, Dragica Obratov-Petkovic, Jens-Christian Svenning, Ioannis Tsiripidis, Kiril Vassilev & Milan Chytrý… Continue reading
Prepared by Antonio J. Perea, Jose L. Garrido & Julio M. Alcántara
Interactions between established individuals and recruiting plants (canopy-recruit interactions) are key drivers of plant community dynamics.…Continue reading
By Luigi Cao Pinna, Irena Axmanová, Milan Chytrý, Marco Malavasi, Alicia T. R. Acosta, Silvia Giulio, Fabio Attorre, Erwin Bergmeier, Idoia Biurrun, Juan Antonio Campos, Xavier Font, Filip Küzmič, Flavia Landucci, Corrado Marcenò, Maria Pilar Rodríguez-Rojo & Marta Carboni… Continue reading
Prepared by Judit Sonkoly, James M. Bullock, Borja Jiménez-Alfaro & Péter Török
This blog post summarizes conclusions to the Special Feature “Dispersal and establishment”, edited by Péter Török, James M. Bullock, Borja Jiménez‐Alfaro and Judit Sonkoly (https://doi.org/10.1111/jvs.12958).
Investigating the dynamics that structure plant communities and consequently influence whole ecosystems is of crucial importance to understand the response of ecosystems to global change.…Continue reading
Prepared by Patryk Czortek, Anna Orczewska & Marcin K. Dyderski… Continue reading
The winners of the Photo Competition for JVS/AVS 2021 cover pictures are Hsun-Hung Chu and Adrián Purkart. The forerunners are Gianmaria Bonari, Nenad Jasprica and Ricarda Pätsch.
Congratulations to the winners and many thanks to all the colleagues who submitted their pictures .…Continue reading
The JVS and AVS Editor’s Awards for 2020 go to Sabrina Gavini and Lise Maciejewski. Congratulations!
Sabrina Gavini with colleagues explored whether local-scale biotic interactions affect biodiversity also at larger spatial scales (Gavini et al. 2020). A top-down view has often been used (regional richness is affecting local biodiversity).…Continue reading
Prepared by Liam A. Trethowan
The West (Sunda) and East (Sahul) of the Southeast Asian archipelago used to be much further apart. As the Asian and Australian plates came together, the islands we see today uplifted and the plant communities began to form.…Continue reading
Prepared by Peter Minchin (IAVS Vice President and Chair of the Publications Committee)
This Commentary is a part of the series asking the question: should Applied Vegetation Science, the journal owned by IAVS and published by Wiley, become Gold Open Access?…Continue reading