Publications from our members

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Palpurina, S., Chytrý, M., Hölzel, N., Tichý, L., Wagner, V., Horsák, M., Axmanová, I.,  Hájek, M.,  Hájková, P., Freitag, M.,  Lososová, Z.,  Mathar, W., Tzonev, R.,  Danihelka, J., Dřevojan, P. 2019. The type of nutrient limitation affects the plant species richness–productivity relationship: evidence from dry grasslands across Eurasia. Journal of Ecology vol. 107, 3, 1038-1050 https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13084

Biurrun, I., Bergmeier, E., Dengler, J., Jansen, F. & Willner, W. (2019) Vegetation classification and its application are relevant globally. Phytocoenologia 49: 1–6. PDF

Wagner, M., Fagan, K.C., Jefferson, R.G., Marrs, R.H., Mortimer, S.R., Bullock, J.M. & Pywell, R.F. (2019) Species indicators for naturally-regenerating and old calcareous grassland in southern England. Ecological Indicators 101: 804–812.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2019.01.082

Willner, W., Roleček, J., Korolyuk, A., Dengler, J., Chytrý, M., Janišová, M., Lengyel, A., Aćić, S., Becker, T., Ćuk, M., Demina, O., Jandt, U., Kącki, Z., Kuzemko, A., Kropf, M., Lebedeva, M., Semenishchenkov, Y., Šilc. U., Stančić, Z., Staudinger, M., Vassilev, K. & Yamalov, S. (2019) Formalized classification of the semi-dry grasslands of central and eastern Europe. Preslia 91: 25–49. PDF

Bátori, Z., Erdős, L., Kelemen, A., Deák, B., Valkó, O., Gallé, R., Bragina, T. M., Kiss, P.J., Kröel-Dulay, G. & Tölgyesi, C. 2018. Diversity patterns in sandy forest-steppes – a comparative study from the western and central Palaearctic. Biodiversity and Conservation 27: 1011–1030. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-017-1477-7

Boch, S., Allan, E., Humbert, J.-Y., Kurtogullari, Y., Lessard-Therrien, M., Müller, J., Prati, D., Rieder, N.S., Arlettaz, R. & Fischer, M. 2018. Direct and indirect effects of land use on bryophytes in grasslands. Science of the Total Environment 644: 60–67. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.06.323

Boch, S., Ginzler, C., Schmidt, B.R., Bedolla, A., Ecker, K., Graf, U., Küchler, H., Küchler, M., Holderegger, R. & Bergamini, A. 2018. Wirkt der Schutz von Biotopen? Ein Programm zum Monitoring der Biotope von nationaler Bedeutung in der Schweiz. ANLiegen Natur 40: 39–48. LINK

Boch, S., Petrik, P., Schatz, B. 2018. Chapter 3.4.9 – Vascular plants. In: IPBES (2018) The IPBES regional assessment report on biodiversity and ecosystem services for Europe and Central Asia. Rounsevell, M., Fischer, M., Torre-Marin Rando, A., Mader, A. (eds.). Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, Bonn, Germany. pp. 294–295. REPORT

Boch, S. 2018. Chapter 3.4.10 – Bryophytes. In: IPBES (2018) The IPBES regional assessment report on biodiversity and ecosystem services for Europe and Central Asia. Rounsevell M, Fischer M, Torre-Marin Rando A, Mader A (eds.). Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, Bonn, Germany. pp. 295–296. REPORT

Boch, S. 2018. Chapter 3.4.11 – Lichens. In: IPBES (2018) The IPBES regional assessment report on biodiversity and ecosystem services for Europe and Central Asia. Rounsevell, M., Fischer, M., Torre-Marin Rando, A., Mader, A. (eds.). Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, Bonn, Germany. pp. 296–297. REPORT

Bruelheide, H., Dengler, J., Purschke, O., Lenoir, J., Jiménez-Alfaro, B., Hennekens, S.M., Botta-Dukát, Z., Chytrý, M., Field, R., Jansen, F., Kattge, J., Pillar, V.D., Schrodt, F., Mahecha, M.D., Peet, R.K., Sandel, B., van Bodegom, P., Altman, J., Alvarez Davila, E., Arfin Khan, M.A.S., Attorre, F., Aubin, I., Baraloto, C., Barroso, J.G., Bauters, M., Bergmeier, E., Biurrun, I., Bjorkman, A.D., Blonder, B., Čarni, A., Cayuela, L., Černý, T., Cornelissen, J.H.C., Craven, D., Dainese, M., Derroire, G., De Sanctis, M., Díaz, S., Doležal, J., Farfan-Rios, W., Feldpausch, T.R., Fenton, N.J., Garnier, E., Guerin, G.R., Gutiérrez, A.G., Haider, S., Hattab, T., Henry, G., Hérault, B., Higuchi, P., Hölzel, N., Homeier, J., Jentsch, A., Jürgens, N., Kącki, Z., Karger, D.N., Kessler, M., Kleyer, M., Knollová, I., Korolyuk, A.Y., Kühn, I., Laughlin, D.C., Lens, F., Loos, J., Louault, F., Lyubenova, M.I., Malhi, Y., Marcenò, C., Mencuccini, M., Müller, J.V., Munzinger, J., Myers-Smith, I.H., Neill, D.A., Niinemets, Ü., Orwin, K.H., Ozinga, W.A., Penuelas, J., Pérez-Haase, A., Petřík, P., Phillips, O.L., Pärtel, M., Reich, P.B., Römermann, C., Rodrigues, A.V., Sabatini, F.M., Sardans, J., Schmidt, M., Seidler, G., Silva Espejo, J.E., Silveira, M., Smyth, A., Sporbert, M., Svenning, J., Tang, Z., Thomas, R., Tsiripidis, I., Vassilev, K., Violle, C., Virtanen, R., Weiher, E., Welk, E., Wesche, K., Winter, M., Wirth, C., Jandt, U. 2018. Global trait–environment relationships of plant communities. Nature Ecology and Evolution 2: 1906–1917. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-018-0699-8

De Cáceres, M., Franklin, S.B., Hunter, J.T., Landucci, F., Dengler, J. & Roberts, D.W. 2018. Global overview of plot-based vegetation classification approaches. Phytocoenologia 48: 101–112. DOI: 10.1127/phyto/2018/0256

Dembicz, I., Szczeparska, L., Moysiyenko, I. I. & Wódkiewicz, M. 2018. High genetic diversity in fragmented Iris pumila L. populations in Ukrainian steppe enclaves. Basic and Applied Ecology 28: 37–47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.baae.2018.02.009

Dengler, J., Wagner, V., Dembicz, I.,  García-Mijangos, I., Naqinezhad, A., Boch, S., Chiarucci, A., Conradi, T., Filibeck, G., (…) & Biurrun, I. 2018.  GrassPlot – a database of multi-scale plant diversity in Palaearctic grasslands. Phytocoenologia 48: 331–347. https://doi.org/10.1127/phyto/2018/0267

Fekete, R., Mesterházy, A., Valkó, O. &  Molnár V., A. 2018. A hitchhiker from the beach – The spread of a maritime, halophyte species (Cochlearia danica L.) along salted continental roads. Preslia 90: 23–37. PDF

Heer, N., Klimmek, F., Zwahlen, C., Fischer, M., Hölzel, N., Klaus, V.H., Kleinebecker, T., Prati, D. & Boch, S. 2018. Hemiparasite-density effects on grassland plant diversity, composition and biomass. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 32: 22–29. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ppees.2018.01.004

Herzon, I., Birge, T., Allen, B., Povellato, A., Vanni, F., Hart, K., Radley, G., Tucker, G., Keenleyside, C., Oppermann, R., Underwood, E., Poux, X., Beaufoy, G. & Pražan, J. 2018. Time to look for evidence: results-based approach to biodiversity conservation on farmland in Europe. Land Use Policy 71: 347–354. DOI:10.1016/j.landusepol.2017.12.011

Kozub, Ł., Goldstein, K., Dembicz, I., Wilk, M., Wyszomirski, T., Kotowski, W. 2018. To mow or not to mow? Plant functional traits help to understand management impact on rich fen vegetation. Applied Vegetation Science. DOI: 10.1111/avsc.12411

Lyons, A., Ashton, P.A. & Oxbrough, A. 2018. Managing biodiversity in upland calcareous grassland landscapes: a case study of spiders and ground beetles. Edge Hill University, Lancashire, UK. 1–33. PDF

Lyons, A., Powell, I., Ashton, P.A. & Oxbrough, A. 2018. Epigeal spider assemblage responses to vegetation structure under contrasting grazing management in upland calcareous grasslands. Insect Conservation and Diversity 11:383–395. https://doi.org/10.1111/icad.12287

Lyons, A., Powell, I., Ashton, P.A. & Oxbrough, A. 2018. Habitat associations of epigeal spiders in upland calcareous grassland landscapes: the importance for conservation. Biodiversity and Conservation 27:1201–1219. PDF

Polchaninova, N., García-Mijangos, I., Berastegi, A., Dengler, J. & Biurrun, I. 2018. New data of the spider fauna (Araneae) of Navarre, Spain: results from the 7th EDGG Field Workshop. Arachnology Letters 56: 17–23. PDF

Vassilev, K., Ruprecht, E., Alexiu, V., Becker, T., Beld ean, M., Biță-Nicolae, C., Csergő, A.M., Dzhovanova, I., Filipova, E., Frink, J.P., Gafta, D., Georgieva, M., Germany, M.S., Goia, I., Gumus, M., Hennekens, S.M., Janišová, M., Knollová, I., Koleva, V., Kostadinova, S., Kuzmanović, N., Loos, J., Mardari, C., Michl, T., Neblea, M.A., Nicoară, R.I., Novák, P., Öllerer, K., Onete, M., Palpurina, S., Paulini, I., Pedashenko, H., Pușcaș, M., Roman, A., Šibík, J., Sîrbu, C., Stancu, D., Sutcliffe, L., Szabó, A., Tomescu, C.-V., Totev, E., Tsvetanov, B., Turtureanu, P.D., Vassileva, P., Velev, N. & Dengler, J. 2018. The Romanian Grassland Database (RGD): historical background, current status and future perspectives. Phytocoenologia 48: 91–100. PDF

Venn, S., Ambarlı, D., Biurrun, I., Dengler, J., Kuzemko, A., Török, P. & Vrahnakis, M. 2018. The Eurasian Dry Grassland Group (EDGG) in 2016–2017. Hacquetia 17: 17–23. PDF

Willner, W., Bergmeier, E., Biurrun, I., Dengler, J. & Jansen, F. 2018. A survey of vegetation survey papers. Phytocoenologia 48: 1–6. PDF

Lyons, A., Powell, I., Ashton, P.A. & Oxbrough, A. (2017). Impacts of contrasting grazing management on plants and carabid beetles in upland calcareous grasslands. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 244: 22 – 34. PDF

Valkó, O., Tóth, K., Kelemen, A., Miglécz, T., Radócz, S., Sonkoly, J., Tóthmérész, B., Török, P. & Deák, B. (2018). Cultural heritage and biodiversity conservation – Plant introduction and practical restoration on ancient burial mounds. Nature Conservation 24: 65–80. https://doi.org/10.3897/natureconservation.24.20019

Zarzycki, J. & Bedla, D. (2017). The influence of past land-use and environmental factors on grassland species diversity. Applied Ecology and Environmental Research 15(4): 267–278.  PDF

Akhani, H., Madavi, P., Noroozi, J., Zarrinpour, V. 2013. Vegetation patterns of the Irano-Turanian steppe along a 3,000 m altitudinal gradient in the Alborz Mountains of Northern Iran. Folia Geobot. 48: 229–255.

Assini, S., Mondino, G.P., Varese, P., Barcella, M. & Bracco, F. (2013): A phytosociological survey of the Corynephorus canescens (L.) Beauv. communities of Italy. Plant Biosystems 147(1): 64-78. 

Erdos, L., Cserhalmi, D., Batori, Z., Kiss, T. Morschhauser, T., Benyhe, B., Denes, A. 2013. Shrub encroachment in a wooded-steppe mosaic combining GIS methods with landscape historical analysis.  - Applien Ecology and Environmental Research 11(3): 371-384  

Erdős, L., Gallé, R., Körmöczi, L., Bátori, Z. (2013): Species composition and diversity of natural forest edges: edge responses and local edge species. Community Ecology 14: 48-58.  

Erdős, L., Tölgyesi, Cs., Horzse, M., Tolnay, D., Hurton, Á., Schulcz, N., Körmöczi, L., Lengyel, A., Bátori, Z. (2013): Habitat complexity of the Pannonian forest-steppe zone and its nature conservation implications. Ecological Complexity

Kunz, W. (2013): Artenförderung durch technische Gestaltunt der Habitate - Neue Wege für den Artenschutz. - Entomologie heute 25: 161-192.

Mahdavi, P., Akhani, H., van der Maarel, E. (2013): Species diversity and life- form patterns in steppe vegetation along a 3000 m altitudinal gradient in the Alborz Mountains, Iran. – Folia Geobot. 48: 7–22.  

Mason, Norman W. H., Pipenbaher, Natasa, Škornik, Sonja, Kaligarič, Mitja. 2013. Does complementarity in leaf phenology and inclination promote co-existence in a species-rich meadow? : evidence from functional groups. J. veg. sci.,  vol. 24 (1):  94-100  

Pipenbaher, Natasa, Škornik, Sonja, Carvalho, Gustavo Henrique de, Batalha, Marco Antônio. 2013. Phylogenetic and functional relationships in pastures and meadows from the North Adriatic Karst. Plant ecol. (Dordr.),  vol. 214 (4):  501-519.  

Aćić, S., Petrović, M., Šilc, U., Stevanović, Z.D. (2012): Vegetation Database Grassland Vegetation of Serbia. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 418–418. 

Akasbi Z., Oldeland J., Dengler J. & Finckh M. (2012): Volume-biomass functions reveal the effect of browsing on three Moroccan dwarf shrubs. African Journal of Range & Forage Science 29: 31–36.

Akasbi Z., Oldeland J., Dengler J. & Finckh M. (2012): Social and ecological constraints on decision making by transhumant pastoralists: a case study from the Moroccan Atlas Mountains. Journal of Mountain Science: 307–321. 

Apostolova, I., Sopotlieva, D., Pedashenko, H., Velev, N., Vasilev, K. (2012): Bulgarian Vegetation Database: historic background, current status and future prospects. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 141– 148.  

Baumbach B. (2012): Metallophytes and Metallicolous Vegetation:Evolutionary Aspects, Taxonomic Changes and Conservational Status in Central Europe, Perspectives on Nature Conservation - Patterns, Pressures and Prospects, John Tiefenbacher (Ed.),

Becker, T. (2012): Dry Grassland Central Germany Database. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 374–374.  

Becker, T. (2012): VIOLETEA – heavy metal grasslands. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 325–325.  

Bita-Nicolae,C. (2012): Vegetation Database of Dry Grasslands in the Southeast Romania. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 412–412.

Biurrun, I., García-Mijangos, I., Campos, J.A., Herrera, M., Loidi, J. (2012): Vegetation-Plot Database of the University of the Basque Country (BIOVEG). – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 328–328.  

Blasi C., Facioni L., Burrascano S., Del Vico E., Tilia A. & Rosati L. (2012): Submediterranean dry grasslands along the Tyrrhenian sector of central Italy: Synecology, syndynamics and syntaxonomy. Plant Biosystems, 

Blasi C., Tillia A., Rosati L., Del Vico E., Copiz R., Ciaschetti G. & Burrascano S. (2012): Geographical and ecological differentiation in Italian mesophilous pastures referred to the alliance Cynosurion cristati Tx. 1947. Phytocoenologia, 41 (4), 217 – 229. 

Catorci, A., Ottaviani, G., Vitasović Kosić, I., Cesaretti, S. (2012): Effect of spatial and temporal patterns of stress and disturbance intensities in a sub-Mediterranean grassland, Plant Biosystems, 146, 2: 352-367.  

Chytry, M., Michalcová, D. (2012): Czech National Phytosociological Database. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 345–345. 

Csiky, J., Botta-Dukát, Z., Horváth, F., Lájer, K. (2012): CoenoDat Hungarian Phytosociological Database. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 394–394.  

Custerevska, R., Matevski, V., Kostadinovski, M., Carni, A. (2012): Dry Grassland Communities of Erysimo-Trifolietum in the Northeastern Part of the Republic of Macedonia. Hacquetea, 11, 1: 91-111

Dengler, J. 2012. Skalenabhängigkeit von Biodiversität – von der Theorie zur Anwendung (Scale dependency of biodiversity - from theory to application). Forschungs-bericht zur kumulativen Habilitation. –Fachbereich Biologie der Universität Hamburg, Hamburg. 145

Dengler J. 2012. Europäische Trockenrasen schlagen tropische Regenwälder. Biologie in unserer Zeit  42(3): 4–5.

Dengler, J.,Berendsohn, W.G., Bergmeier, E., Chytry, M., Danihelka, J., Jansen, F., Kusber, W.-H., Landucci, F., Müller, A., Panfili, E., Schaminée, J.H.J., Venanzoni, R., von Raab-Straube, E. (2012): The need for and the requirements of EuroSL, an electronic taxonomic reference list of all European plants. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4; 15–24. 

Dengler, J., Rūsiņa, S. (2012): Database Dry Grasslands in the Nordic and Baltic Region. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 319–320.  

Dengler, J., Oldeland, J., Jansen, F., Chytry,M., Ewald, J., Finckh, M., Glöckler, F., Lopez-Gonzalez, G., Peet, R.K., Schaminée, J.H.J. (2012) [Eds.]: Vegetation databases for the 21st century. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 447 pp. Biocentre Klein Flottbek and Botanical Garden, Hamburg. 

Dengler, J., Oldeland, J., Jansen, F., Chytry, M., Ewald, J., Finckh, M., Glöckler, F., Lopez-Gonzalez, G., Peet, R.K., Schaminée, J.H.J. (2012): Facilitating access to vegetation data – Introduction to the Special Volume. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 9–13. Biocentre Klein Flottbek and Botanical Garden, Hamburg. 

Dengler, J., Todorova, S., Becker, T., Boch, S., Chytry, M., Diekmann, M., Dolnik, C., Dupré, C., Giusso del Galdo, G.P., Guarino, R., Jeschke, M., Kiehl, K., Kuzemko, A., Löbel, S., Otypková, Z., Pedashenko, H., Peet, R.K., Ruprecht, E., Szabó, A., Tsiripidis, I., Vassilev, K. (2012): Database Species-Area Relationships in Palaearctic Grasslands. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 321–322.  

Dolnik, C. (2012): Curonian Spit Biodiversity Plots. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 427–427. 

Etzold, J., Münzner, F., Peters, J., Limberg, J., Wenzel, M., Dahms, T., Manthey, M. (2012): Vegetation Database of the Shahdag Region, Azerbaijan. Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 334–334.  

Facioni, L., Del Vico, E., Rosati, L., Burrascano, S., Tilia, A., Blasi, C. (2012): Dry Grasslands Database of Central Italy. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 398– 398.  

Faust Ch., Storm Ch. & Schwabe A. (2012): Shifts in plant community structure of a threatened sandy grassland over a 9- yr period under experimentally induced nutrient regimes: is there a lag phase? Journal of Vegetation Science 23(2): 372-386.   

Glöckler, F., Dengler, J., Jansen, F., Oldeland, J., Peet, R.K. (2012): Guide to GIVD’s Fact Sheets. In: Dengler, J., Oldeland, J., Jansen, F., Chytry, M., Ewald, J., Finckh, M., Glöckler, F., Lopez-Gonzalez, G., Peet, R.K., Schaminée, J.H.J. [Eds.]: Vegetation databases for the 21st century. Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 83–88. Biocentre Klein Flottbek and Botanical Garden, Hamburg.  

Golub, V.,Sorokin, A., Starichkova, K., Nikolaychuk, L., Bondareva, V., Ivakhnova, T. (2012): Lower Volga Valley Phytosociological Database. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 419–419.  

Jandt, U., Bruelheide, H. (2012): German Vegetation Reference Database (GVRD). – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 355–355.  

Janišová M., Škodová I. & Hegedüšová K. (2012): Reproductive biology of Tephroseris longifolia subsp. moravica, an endemic taxon of European importance. Seed Science Research 22: 113–122. Baumbach B. (2012): Metallophytes and Metallicolous Vegetation: Evolutionary Aspects, Taxonomic Changes and Conservational Status in Central Europe, Perspectives on Nature Conservation - Patterns, Pressures and Prospects, John Tiefenbacher (Ed.),

Janišová M., Hegedüsová K., Král P. & Škodová I. (2012): Ecology and distribution of Tephroseris longifolia subsp. moravica in relation to environmental variation at a microscale. Biologia 67(1): 97–109. Monika Janišova: monika.janisova@savba.sk

Jansen, F.,Dengler, J., Berg, C. (2012): VegMV – the vegetation database of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 149–160.  

Jansen, F., Glöckler, F., Chytry, M., De Cáceres, M., Ewald, J., Finckh, M., Lopez-Gonzalez, G., Oldeland, J., Peet, R.K., Schaminée, J.H.J., Dengler, J. (2012): News from the Global Index of Vegetation-Plot Databases (GIVD): the metadata platform, available data, and their properties. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 77–82.  

Kacki, Z., Sliwinski, M. (2012): Polish Vegetation Database. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 411–411. 

Kuzemko, A. (2012): Ukrainian Grasslands Database. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 430–430. 

Lengyel Sz., Varga K., Kosztyi B., Lontay L., Déri E.,Török P. & Tóthmérész B. (2012): Grassland restoration to conserve landscape-level biodiversity: a synthesis of early results from a large-scale project. Applied Vegetation Science 15: 264-276. 

Lysenko, T., Kalmykova, O., Mitroshenkova, A. (2012): Vegetation Database of the Volga and the Ural Rivers Basins. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 420–421.  

Maccherini, S., Santia, E. (2012): Long-term experimental restoration in a calcareous grassland: Identifying the most effective restoration strategies. Biological Conservation, 146: 123-135.  

Michl, T.,Huck, S. (2012): Vegetation Database Main- Kinzig + Bergland. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 361– 361. http://www.biodiversity-plants.de/biodivers_ecol/biodivers_ecol.php

Oppermann, R., Beaufoy, G., Jones, G. (2012) [Eds.]: High Nature Value farming in Europe: 35 European countries – experiences and perspectives. – 544 

Piwowarczyk R. (2012):Revised distribution and phytosociological data of Orobanche coerulescens Stephan in Willd. (Orobanchaceae): Poland in relation to Central Europe. Biodiversity: Research and Conservation 26: 61-72. 

Piwowarczyk R. (2012): Orobanche alba subsp. alba and subsp. major (Orobanchaceae) in Poland: current distribution, taxonomy, plant communities, hosts, and seed micromorphology. Biodiversity: Research and Conservation 26: 23-38. 

Piwowarczyk R. (2012): Orobanche bohemica Čelak. (Orobanchaceae) at the eastern limit of its geographical range: new data on its distribution in Poland. Biodiversity: Research and Conservation 26: 53-60. 

Piwowarczyk R. (2012): Orobanche purpurea (Orobanchaceae) in Poland: current distribution, taxonomy, plant communities, and preferred hosts. Biodiversity: Research and Conservation 26: 73-81. 

Piwowarczyk R. (2012): Revised distribution and plant communities of Orobanche alsatica and notes on the Orobanchaceae series Alsaticae in Poland. 39-52. 

Piwowarczyk R. (2012): The genus Orobanche L. (Orobanchaceae) in the Malopolska Upland (S Poland): distribution, habitat, host preferences, and taxonomic problems. Biodiversity: Research and Conservation 26: 3-22. 

Power EF, Kelly DL, Stout JC (2012) Organic Farming andLandscape Structure: Effects on Insect-Pollinated Plant Diversity in Intensively Managed Grasslands. PLoS ONE 7 (5):e38073.

Prisco, I., Carboni, M., Acosta, A.T.R. (2012): VegDunes – a coastal dune vegetation database for the analysis of Italian EU habitats. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 191–200. http://www.biodiversity-plants.de/biodivers_ecol/biodivers_ecol.php

Rédei, T., Csecserits, A., Kröel-Dulay, G. (2012): Regional Vegetation Database of Kiskunság. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 392–392. http://www.biodiversity-plants.de/biodivers_ecol/biodivers_ecol.php

Rédei, T., Kröel-Dulay, G., Csecserits, A. (2012): Longterm Database of Sandy Grassland of Fulophaza. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 393–393. http://www.biodiversity-plants.de/biodivers_ecol/biodivers_ecol.php

Ruprecht, E., Fenesi, A., Szabó, A. (2012): Vegetation Database of the Dry Grasslands from the Transylvanian Basin. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 413–413.http://www.biodiversity-plants.de/biodivers_ecol/biodivers_ecol.php

Rūsiņa, S. (2012): Semi-natural Grassland Vegetation Database of Latvia. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 409–409. http://www.biodiversity-plants.de/biodivers_ecol/biodivers_ecol.php

Šajna, N., Kavar, T., Šuštar-Vozlie, J., Kaligarič, M. (2012): Population genetics of the narrow endemic Hladnikia pastinacifolia Rchb. (Apiaceae) indicates survival in situ during the Pleistocene. Acta Biologica Cracoviensia. Series Botanica 54, 1: 1-13.  

Schaminée, J.H.J., Hennekens, S.M., Ozinga, W.A. (2012): The Dutch National Vegetation Database. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 201–209. http://www.biodiversity-plants.de/biodivers_ecol/biodivers_ecol.php

Semenishchenkov, Y. (2012): Vegetation Database of Sudost-Desna Interfluve Area. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 426–426.  

Šibík, J.(2012): Slovak Vegetation Database. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 429–429.  

Šilc, U. (2012): Vegetation Database of Slovenia. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 428–428.  

Spada, F., Agrillo, E., Roncalli, F. (2012): EVSItalia Database of Dry Grasslands. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 402–402.  

Stancic, Z. (2012): Phytosociological Database of Non- Forest Vegetation in Croatia. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 391–391.  

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Uğurlu, E. & Oldeland, J. Species response curves of oak species along climatic gradients in Turkey. Int J Biometeorol.(2012) 56:85-93 

Valkó O., Török P., Matus G. & Tóthmérész B.(2012): Is regular mowing the most appropriate and cost-effective management maintaining diversity and biomass of target forbs in mountain hay meadows? Flora 207:303-309

Vassilev, K., Dajiś, Z., Cušterevska, R., Bergmeier, E., Apostolova, I. (2012): Balkan Dry Grasslands Database. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 330–330.  

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Willner, W., Berg, C., Heiselmayer, P. (2012): Austrian Vegetation Database. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 333–333.  

Wilson, J.B., Peet, R.K., Dengler, J., Pärtel, M. (2012): Plant species richness: the world records. – Journal of Vegetation Science 23: 796–802. 

Yamalov, S., Muldashev, A., Bayanov, A., Jirnova, T., Solomesch, A. (2012): Database Meadows and Steppes of South Ural. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 291–291.  

Bullock J. M., Galsworthy S. J., Manzano P., Poschlod P., Eichberg C., Walker K. & Wichmann M. C. (2011): Process based functions for seed retention on animals: a test of improved descriptions of dispersal using multiple data sets. Oikos 120: 1201-1208. 

Dengler, J., Ewald, J., Kühn, I., Peet, R. K. (2011): Ecoinformatics and global change – an overdue liason. Journal of Vegetation Science 22: 577–581. 

Dengler, J., Jansen, F., Glöckler, F., Peet, R. K., De Cáceres, M., Chytrý, M., Ewald, J., Oldeland, J., Finckh, M., Lopez-Gonzalez, G., Mucina, L., Rodwell, J. S., Schaminée, J. H. J., Spencer, N. (2011): The Global Index of Vegetation-Plot Databases (GIVD): a new resource for vegetation science. Journal of Vegetation Science 22: 582–597.  

Dolnik, Ch., Peyrat, J.,  Volodina, A., Sokolov, A. (2011): Neophytic Corispermum pallasii (Stev.) (Chenopodiaceae) invading migrsting dunes of the southern coast of the Baltic Sea. Polish Journal of Ecology, 59, 1: 95-103.  

Eichberg, C., Wessels-deWit, S. (2011): Schafe als Ausbreitungsvektoren von Samen und Früchten und als Faktoren für den Etablierungserfolg dieser Diasporen in offenen Sand-Ökosystemen. In: Ried und Sand : Biotopverbund und Restitution durch extensive Landbewirtschaftung. Naturschutz und biologische Vielfalt (110). Bundesamt für Naturschutz , Bonn-Bad Godesberg , pp. 137-162. 

Erdős, L., Bátori, Z., Zalatnai, M., Margóczi, K., Tolnay, D., Cseh, V., Arsene, G.-G., Körmöczi, L. (2011): Comparison of two neighbouring alkaline grasslands with different land uses: a conservation management perspective. Acta Botanica Hungarica 53: 89-100.  

Faust Ch., Süss K., Storm Ch. & Schwabe A. (2011): Threatened inland sand vegetation in the temperate zone under different types of abiotic and biotic disturbances during a tenyear period. Flora 206 (7): 611-621. 

Faust Ch.,Eichberg C., Storm Ch. & Schwabe A. (2011): Postdispersal impact on seedfate by livestock trampling - a gap of knowledge. Basic and Applied Ecology 12: 215-226. 

Golub V.B. 2011. Rastitel'nye soobshestva klassa Amygdaletea classis nova. (Plant communities of the class Amygdaletea Golub classis nova.) Vestnik Volzhskogo universiteta im. V.N. Tatisheva. Seriya «Ekologiya». 12:107-110. (in Russian) 

Hadjigeorgiou, J. 2011. Past, present and future of pastoralism in Greece. Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice, 1:24 

Koncz G., Török P., Papp M., Matus G., Tóthmérész B. (2011): Penetration of weeds into the herbaceous understorey and soil seed bank of a Turkey oak-sessile oak forest in Hungary. Community Ecology 12: 227-233. 

Pipenbaher, Natasa, Kaligarič, Mitja, Škornik, Sonja. 2011. Floristic and functional comparison of karst pastures and karst meadows from the North Adriatic karst, 2011, vol. 40 (3): 515-525.  

Power EF, Stout JC (2011) Organic dairy farming: impacts on insect–flower interaction networks and pollination. Journal of Applied Ecology 48 (3): 561-569. 

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Šajna, N., Kušar, P., Slana Novak, L., Novak, T. (2011): Benefits of low intensive grazing: cooccurence of umbelliferous plant (Hladnikia pastinacifolia Rchb.) and Opilionid species (Phalangium opilio L.) in dry, calcareous grassland. Polish Journal of Ecology, 59, 4: 777-786. 

Schwabe, A., Storm, C., Eichberg, C., Mährlein, A.,Stroh, M., Süss, K. 2011. Synopsis: Testing and development (T+D) project "Ried und Sand" (moist/wet and sandy open habitats). In: Ried und Sand : Biotopverbund und Restitution durch extensive Landbewirtschaftung. Naturschutz und biologische Vielfalt (110). Bundesamt für Naturschutz , Bonn-Bad Godesberg. 333-343. 

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Sudnik-Wójcikowska B.,  Moysiyenko I.I. (2011). Anthropogenic elements of the Ukrainian landscape and the problem of local steppe restoration. Annales UMCS, Sectio C, 66.1: 85-103. 

Süss, K., Faust, C.,Schwabe, A.(2011): Entwicklung der Vegetation von Leitbildflächen (Sand) im E+E-Vorhaben "Ried und Sand". In: Ried und Sand : Biotopverbund und Restitution durch extensive Landbewirtschaftung. Naturschutz und biologische Vielfalt (110). Bundesamt für Naturschutz , Bonn-Bad Godesberg , pp. 69-85. 

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Süss, K., Fritsch, M., Bauer, A.,Eichberg, C.(2011): Zusammenhänge zwischen Tierernährung und Naturschutzwert in Ried-Sand-Beweidungssystemen. In: Ried und Sand : Biotopverbund und Restitution durch extensive Landbewirtschaftung. Naturschutz und biologische Vielfalt (110). Bundesamt für Naturschutz Bonn-Bad Godesberg , pp. 261-296. 

Süss, K., Schwabe, A. (2011): Erfolge bei der Restitution von Sandlebensräumen im E+E-Vorhaben "Ried und Sand" : Vegetation und ausgewählte Indikator-Tierarten. In: Ried und Sand : Biotopverbund und Restitution durch extensive Landbewirtschaftung. Naturschutz und biologische Vielfalt (110). Bundesamt für Naturschutz Bonn-Bad Godesberg , pp. 179-214.

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Török P., Miglécz T., Valkó O., Kelemen A., Deák B., Lengyel Sz., Tóthmérész B. (2011): Recovery of native grass biodiversity by sowing on former croplands: Is weed suppression a feasible goal for grassland restoration? Journal for Nature Conservation, 

Vitasovič-Kosič, I., Tardella, F.M., Ruščič, M., Catorci, A.(2011): Assesment of floristic diversity, functional composition and management strategy of North Adriatic pastoral landscape (Croatia). Polish Journal of Ecology 59, 4: 765-776.  

Wellstein, C. & Kuss, P. (2011): Diversity and frequency of clonaltraits along natural and land-use gradients in grasslands of the Swiss Alps,Folia Geobotanica. 

Wellstein C., Schröderb B.,Reinekingd B. & Zimmermann N. E. (2011): Understanding species and community response to environmental change – A functional trait perspective. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 145: 1-4. 

Aliasgharzad, Mårtensson & Olsson (2010): Acidification of a sandy grassland favours bacteria and disfavours fungal saprotrophs as estimated by fatty acid profiling, Soil Biology and Biochemistry 42:1058-1064 

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Dengler J., Oldeland J. (2010): Effects of sampling protocol on the shapes of species richness curves. Journal of Biogeography 37: 1698–1705.  

Dengler J.& GIVD Steering Committee (2010): GIVD, a new ecological metadatabase.Frontiers of Biogeography 2: 70.

Eichberg, C, Storm, C, Stroh, M,Schwabe, A. (2010): Is the combination of topsoil replacement and inoculationwith plant material an effective tool for the restoration of threatened sand vegetation? Applied Vegetation Science 13: 425-438

Guarino, R., Pignatti, S. (2010): Diversitas and Biodiversity: the roots of a twenty-first century myth. Rendiconti Lincei (21) 4: 351-357 

Janisova M.& Dubravkova D. (2010): Formalized classification of rocky Pannonian grasslands and dealpine Sesleria-dominated grasslands in Slovakia using a hierarchical expert system. Phytocoenologia 40/4: 267-291. 

Jansen F. & Dengler J. (2010):  Plant names in vegetation databases – a neglected source of bias. Journal of Vegetation Science 21: 1179–1186. 

Ketner-Oostra R., Sparrius L. B. & Sýkora K. V. (2010): Development of lichen-rich communities. In: J. Fanta & H. Siepel (eds.) Inland drift sand landscapes, Part III: Ecosystem succession. KNNV publishing. Zeist, the Netherlands. pp. 236-254.  

Langhans T. M.,Storm Ch. & Schwabe A. (2010): Regeneration processes of biological soil crusts, macro-cryptogams and vascular plant species after fine-scale disturbance in a temperate region: recolonization or successional replacement? Flora 205 (1): 46-60. 

Manninen, S., Forss, S. & Venn,S. (2010) Management mitigates the  impact of urbanization on meadow vegetation. Urban Ecosystems 13(4): 461-481 

Mårtensson & Olsson (2010): Soil chemistry of local vegetation gradients in sandycalcareous grasslands, Plant Ecology 206:127-138.  

Michl T., Dengler J. & Huck S. (2010): Montane-subalpine tall-herb vegetation (Mulgedio-Aconitetea) in central Europe: large-scale synthesis and comparison with northern Europe. Phytocoenologia 40: 117–154.

Piwowarczyk R., Chmielewski P., Gierczyk B., Piwowarski B. & Stachyra, P. (2010):Orobanche pallidiflora Wimm. & Grab. in Poland: distribution, habitat and host preferences. Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae 79 (3): 197–205.

Rowińska A., Sudnik-Wójcikowska B., Moysiyenko I.I. (2010). Kurhany – dziedzictwo kultury w krajobrazie antropogenicznym strefy stepów i lasostepu – oczami archeologa i botanika. Wiadomości Botaniczne 54(3/4): 7-20. Saarikivi, J., Idström, L., Venn,S., Niemelä, J. & Kotze, D. (2010) Carabid beetle assemblages associatedwith urban golf courses in the greater Helsinki area. European Journal of Entomology 107(4): 553-561 

Seifan M., Tielborger K., Schloz-Murer, D: & Seifan T.(2010): Contribution of molehill disturbances to grassland community composition along a productivity gradient. Acta Oecologica 36:569-577. 

Škornik, Sonja, Vidrih, Matej, Kaligarič, Mitja. 2010. Theeffect of grazing pressure on species richness, composition and productivity in North Adriatic Karst pastures. Plant Biosyst. (Firenze, Testo stamp.),  144 (2),  355-364  

Stevens, D.P., Smith, S.L.N., Blackstock, T.H., Bosanquet, S.D.S., Stevens, J.P. (2010): Grasslands of Wales. A Survey of Lowland Species-Rich Grasslands, 1987-2004. University of Wales Press, Cardiff.

Sudnik-Wójcikowska B., Moysiyenko I.I. (2010). Zonal character of the flora of kurgans in central and southern Ukraine. Biodiv. Res. Conserv. 17: 47-52.  

Sudnik-Wójcikowska B., Moysiyenko I.I. (2010). Flora of kurgans in the forest steppe zone in Ukraine. Chornomor. Bot. Journ. 6.2: 162-199.  

Török P., Kelemen A., Valkó O., Deák B., Lukács B. & Tóthmérész B. (2010): Lucerne-do minated fields recover native grass diversity without intensive management actions. Journal of Applied Ecology, 

Török P., Deák B., Vida E., ValkóO., Lengyel Sz. & Tóthmérész B. (2010): Restoring grassland biodiversity: sowing low diversity seed mixtures can lead to rapid favourable changes. Biological Conservation 143: 806–812. 

Valkó O.,Török P., Tóthmérész B. & Matus G. (2010): Restoration Potential in Seed Banks of Acidic Fen and Dry-Mesophilous Meadows: Can Restoration Be Based on Local Seed Banks? Restoration Ecology 

Wessels-deWitS. & Schwabe A. (2010):The fate of sheepdispersed seeds: Plant species emergence and spatial patterns. Flora 205(10): 656-665.

Dengler J., Löbel S. & Dolnik C. (2009): Species constancy depends on plot size – a problem for vegetation classification and how it can be solved. Journal of Vegetation Science 20: 754–766. 

Dengler, J. (2009): A flexible, multi-scale approach for standardised recording of plant species richness patterns. – Ecol. Indic. 9: 1169–1178, Amsterdam

Dengler J. (2009): Which function describes the species-area relationship best? – A review and empirical evaluation. Journal of Biogeography 36: 728–744.

Kratochwil, A., Beil, M.,Schwabe, A. (2009): Complex structure of pollinator-plant interaction webs: random, nested, with gradients or modules?  Apidologie, 40 (6) pp. 634-650.

Langhans, T. M., Storm, C.,Schwabe, A. (2009): Community assembly of biological soil crusts of different successional stages in temperate sand ecosystem, as assessed by direct determination and enrichment techniques. Microbial Ecology, 58 (2) pp. 394-407. 

Langhans,T. M., Storm, C.,Schwabe, A. (2009): Biological soil crusts and their microenvironment: Impact on emergence, survival and establishment of seedlings. Flora, 204 (2) pp. 157-168. 

Maccherini, S., Bacaroa, G., Favillia, L., Piazzinia, S., Santia, E., Marignani, M. (2009): Congruence among vascular plants and butterflies in the evaluation of grassland restoration success. Acta Oecologica, 35: 311-317.  

Moysiyenko I.I., Sudnik-Wójcikowska B.  (2009). Flora of kurgans in the Pontic herb(-rich) grass steppe zone in Ukraine. Chornomor. Bot. Journ. 5.3: 333-369.   

Mucina, L., Dengler, J., Bergmeier, E., Čarni, A., Dimopolous, P., Jahn, R., Matevski, V.  (2009): New and validated high-rank syntaxa from Europe. – Lazaroa 30: 267–276

Olsson, Mårtensson & Bruun (2009); Acidification of sandy grasslands - consequences for nutrient availability and plant diversity, Applied vegetation Science, 12:350-361.  

Pedashenko, H., Meshinev, T., Apostolova, I. (2009): Herbaceous vegetation on carbonate terrains in Mt Lozenska. – Phytol. Balcanica 15: 245–253, Sofia. 

Rickert, B.-H., Drews, H. 2009. Ein erster Schritt zu einem Populationsmanagement für Pulsatilla pratensis (L.) Mill in Schleswig-Holstein? Kiel. Not. Pflanzenkd. 36: 37–41 

Schwabe, A.,Kratochwil, A. Zerbe,S. ; Wiegleb, G. (eds.) (2009): Renaturierung von Sandökosystemen im Binnenland. In: Renaturierung von Ökosystemen in Mitteleuropa. Spektrum , Heidelberg [u. a.] , pp. 235-263. 

Sopotlieva,D. (2009): Poo bulbosae-Achilleetum pseodpectinatae: a new plant association. – Phytol. Balcanicae 15: 235–244, Sofia.  

Sudnik-Wójcikowska B., Moysiyenko I.I., Slim P.A., Moraczewski I.R. (2009). Impact of the invasive species Elaeagnus angustifolia L. on vegetation in Pontic desert steppe zone (southern Ukraine). Pol. J. Ecol. 57.2: 269-281. 

Anastasiu, P., Pascale, G., Cristurean, I. (2008): Regarding grasslands between Sărăţelului Valley and Slănicului Valley, Buzău County. – An. Univ. Craiova, Agric. Montanologie Cadastru 38/B: 11–25, 

Becker, T., Dierschke, H. (2008): Vegetation response to high concentrations of heavy metals in the Harz Mountains, Germany. – Phytocoenologia 38: 255 265 

Beil, M., Horn, H., Schwabe, A. (2008): Analysis of pollen loads in a wild bee community (Hymenoptera: Apidae) - a method for elucitating habitat use and foraging distances. Apidologie, 39 (4) pp. 456-467. 

Bohner, A. (2008): Relationship between vascular plant species richness and soil chemical properties of alpine meadows and pastures. – Grassland Sci. Eur. 13: 81–83.

Dengler J.,Boch S. (2008): Forest-edge communities (Trifolio-Geranietea sanguinei) on the island of Saaremaa (Estonia): Phytosociology and biodiversity patterns. In: Dengler J., Dolnik C., Trepel M. [Eds.]: Flora, Vegetation und Naturschutz zwischen Schleswig-Holstein und Südamerika. Festschrift für Klaus Dierßen zum 60. Geburtstag. Mitt. Arbeitsgem. Geobot. Schleswig-Holstein Hamb. 65: 257–286 + 2 tables

Dengler J.,Boch S. (2008):Sampling-design effects on properties of species-area curves – a case study from Estonian dry grassland communities. Folia Geobot. 43: 289–304, Průhonice. 

Dengler J.,Chytrý M., Ewald J.(2008): Phytosociology. – In: Jørgensen S. E., Fath B. D. [Eds.]: Encyclopedia of Ecology: 2767–2779, Elsevier, Oxford [u. a.]. Janišová M. & Škodová I. (2007): Phytosociological database of Slovak grassland vegetation. Ann. Bot. N. S. 7: 19-26, Rome.

Dierschke, H., Becker, T. (2008): Die Schwermetall-Vegetation des Harzes – Gliederung, ökologische Bedinungen und syntaxonomische Einordnung. – Tuexenia 28: 185–227 + 1 table

Golub, V.B., Grechushkina, N.A., Sorokin, A.N., Nikolaychuk, L.F. (2009): Plant communities on rock outcrops in the Northwest part of the Black Sea Caucasian coast. Vegetation of Russia, 14: 3-14 (in russian) PDF

Janišová M. & Uhliarová E. (2008): Brachypodio pinnati-Molinietum arundinaceae Klika 1939 v Starohorských vrchoch. [Brachypodio pinnati- Molinietum arundinaceae Klika 1939 in the Starohorské vrchy Mts. In Slovak with English abstract.] Bul. Slov. Bot. Spoločn. Roč. 30/2: 227-238, Bratislava.

Illyes, E. , Botta-Dukat, Z., Molnar, Z.S. (2008): Patch and landscape factors affecting the naturalness-based quality of three model grassland habitats in Hungary.  - Acta Botanica Hungarica 50(Suppl.), pp. 179–197. 

Jansen F.,Dengler J. (2008): GermanSL – Eine universelle taxonomische Referenzliste für Vegetationsdatenbanken in Deutschland. Tuexenia 28: 239–253

Löbel S., Dengler J. (2008): Dry grassland communities on southern Öland: phytosociology, ecology, and diversity. In: Maarel E. van der [Ed.]: Structure and dynamics of alvar vegetation on Öland and some related dry grasslands. Dedicated to Ejvind Rosén on his 65th birthday. Acta Phytogeogr. Suec. 88: 13–32, Svenska Växtgeografiska Sällskapet, Uppsala.

Marignani, M., D. Rocchini, D. Torri, A. Chiarucci and S. Maccherini. 2008. Planning restoration in a cultural landscape in Italy using an object-based approach and historical analysis. Landscape and Urban Planning 84: 28–37 

Putfarken D., Dengler J., Lehmann S., Härdtle W. (2008): Site use of grazing cattle andsheep in a largescale pasture landscape: a GPS/GIS assessment. Appl. Anim. Behav. Sci. 111: 54–67

Ruprecht, E., Donath, T. W., Otte, A., Eckstein, R. L. 2008. Chemical effects of a dominant grass on seed germination of four familial pairs of dry grassland species. Seed Sci. Res. 18: 239–248.

Rūsiņa S. (2008): Dabisko zālāju atjaunošanas pasākumu ietekme uz veģetāciju aizsargājamo ainavu apvidū „Ziemeļgauja”. [The influence of semi-natural grassland restoration on vegetation in the protected landscape area „Northern Gauja”. Iin Latvian with short English summary]. Gr.: Auniņš A. [ed.] Aktuālā savvaļas sugu un biotopu apsaimniekošanas problemātika Latvijā. Latvijas Universitāte, Rīga, 57–72.lpp.  

Storm, C., Süss, K. 2008.  Are low-productive plant communities responsive to nutrient addition? Evidence from dry pioneer grassland. Journal of Vegetation Science, 19, 3: 343-354.

Sudnik-Wójcikowska B., Moysiyenko I.I. (2008).The floristic differentiation of microhabitats within kurgans in the desert steppe zone of southern Ukraine.  Acta Soc. Bot. Pol. 77.2: 139-147.   

Sudnik-Wójcikowska B., Moysiyenko I.I. (2008).Thesynanthropic flora of kurgans within three steppe zones in southern Ukraine.Biodiv. Res. Conserv. 11-12: 41-48.  

Wessels, S., Eichberg, C., Storm, C., Schwabe, A. (2008): Do plant-community-based grazing regimes lead to epizoochorous dispersal of high proportions of target species? Flora, 203, 4: 304-326. 

Wessels, S., Schwabe, A. (2008): Testing the potential seed availability in dung samples: comparison of two seeding emergence methods. Flora, 203, 5: 429-436.

Becker, T., Brändel, M. (2007): Vegetation-environment relationship in a heavy metal-dry grassland complex. – Folia Geobot. 42: 11–28

Becker, T., Brändel, M., Dierschke, H. (2007): Trockenrasen auf schwermetall- und nicht schwermetallhaltigen Böden der Bottendorfer Hügel in Thüringen. – Tuexenia 27: 255–286 + 5 tables 

Bohner, A. 2007. Phytodiversität im Wirtschafts- und Extensivgrünland der Tallagen. – Höhere Bundeslehr- und Forschungsanstalt für Landwirtschaft Raumberg-Gumpenstein [Eds.]: Biodiversität in Österreich – Welchen Beitrag liefert die Land- und Forstwirtschaft in Österreich, 28. Juni 2007: 29–36 

Bruelheide H., Jandt U. (2007): The relationship between dry grassland vegetation and microclimate along a west-east gradient in Central Germany. – Hercynia N. F. 40: 153–176, 

Illyés E., Chytrý M., Botta-Dukát Z., JandtU., Škodová I., Janišová M., Willner W. & Hájek O. (2007): Semidry grasslands along a climatic gradient across crossvalidation. J. Veg. Sci. 18: 835-846, Uppsala.

Dengler J.,Boch S. (2007):Taxonomy, ecology, and distribution of six remarkable plant taxa (Spermatophyta, Bryophyta, and Lichenes) of the Estonian dry grassland flora. Phyton 47: 47–71

Dengler J., Eisenberg M., Schröder J. (2007): Die grundwasserfernen  Saumgesellschaften Nordostniedersachsens im europäischen Kontext. Teil II: Säume nährstoffreicher Standorte (Artemisietea vulgaris) und vergleichende Betrachtung der Saumgesellschaften insgesamt. Tuexenia 27: 91–136, + 6 tables, 

Eichberg,C., Storm, C., Schwabe, A. (2007): Endozoochorous dispersal, seedling emergence and fruiting success in disturbed and undisturbed successional stages of sheep-grazed inland sand ecosystems. Flora, 202, 1: 3-26.  

Faust,C., ; Storm, C., Schwabe, A. (2007): Kaninchenbeweidung im Armerio-Festucetum trachyphyllae : Blühphänologie, Phytomasse-Entzug und Fraßpräferenzen. Hercynia, 40: 177-192

Janišová, M. (2007): Leaf demography of Festuca pallens Host in dry grassland communities. Biologia, 62/1: 32-40, Bratislava. 

Janišová M. & Gömöry D. (2007): Spatial genotypical diversity of Sesleria albicans (Poaceae) in a dry rassland community. Biologia 62/6: 670-674, Bratislava. 

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Jeschke M., Dengler J., Boch S., Dolnik C.,Kiehl K., Löbel S. (2007): Species-area relationships in European dry grasslands – A comparative analysis across regions, taxa, and scales. Verh. Ges. Ökol. 37: 180, Berlin.

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Stroh, M., Storm, C.,Schwabe, A. (2007): Untersuchungen zur Restitution von Sandtrockenrasen : das Seeheim-Jugenheim-Experiment in Südhessen (1999 bis 2005). Tuexenia, 27: 287-306. 

Maccherini, S., Marignania, M., Castagninia, P., van den Brink, P.J. 2007. Multivariate analysis of the response of overgrown semi-natural calcareous grasslands to restorative shrub cutting. Basic and Applied Ecology, 8: 332—342.  

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Partzsch, M. (2007): Flora, Vegetation und historische Entwicklung der Porphyrkuppenlandschaft zwischen Halle und Wettin (Sachsen-Anhalt). – Schlechtendalia 15: 1–91, 

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Süss,K., Storm, C., Zimmermann, K., Schwabe, A. (2007): The interrelationship between productivity, plant species richness and livestock diet : a question of scale? Applied Vegetation Science, 10, 2: 169-182. 

Süss, K., Schwabe, A. (2007): Sheep versus donkey grazing or mixed treatment: results from a 4-year field experiment in Armerio-Festucetum trachyphyllae sand vegetation. Phytocoenologia, 37, 1: 135-160.

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Dengler J. (2006): Variabilität von Artendichte und Artenzusammensetzung auf unterschiedlichen räumlichen Skalenebenen – Exemplarische Untersuchungen aus Trockenrasen und Konsequenzen für das Probedesign von Biodiversitätsuntersuchungen. In: Bültmann H., Fartmann T., Hasse T. [Eds.]: Trockenrasen auf unterschiedlichen Betrachtungsebenen – Berichte  Inst. Landschaftsökol. Münster 15: 73–81, Münster. 

Dengler J., Boch S. (2006): Vegetation des NSG Kalkberg in Lüneburg. In: Härdtle W., Horst K., Prüter J. [Eds.]: Flora und Vegetation im nordöstlichen Niedersachsen. Jahrb. Naturwiss. Ver. Fürstentum Lüneburg Sonderh. 1: 49–55, Lüneburg.

Dengler J., Eisenberg M., Schröder J. (2006): Die grundwasserfernen Saumgesellschaften Nordostniedersachsens im europäischen Kontext. Teil I: Säume magerer Standorte (Trifolio-Geranietea sanguinei). Tuexenia 26: 51–93 + 9 tables 

Dengler J., Fischer P., Härdtle W. (2006): Flusslandschaft Elbe zwischen Radegast und Dömitz (Elbeexkursion 1). In: Härdtle W., Horst K., Prüter J. [Eds.]: Flora und Vegetation im nordöstlichen Niedersachsen. Jahrb. Naturwiss. Ver. Fürstentum Lüneburg Sonderh. 1: 69–77

Dengler J., Löbel S. (2006): The basiphilous dry grasslands of shallow, skeletal soils (Alysso-Sedetalia) on the island of Öland (Sweden), in the context of North and Central Europe. Phytocoenologia 36: 343–391, Berlin. Dengler J., Löbel S., Boch, S. (2006): Dry grassland communities of shallow, skeletal soils (Sedo- Scleranthenea) in northern Europe. Tuexenia 26: 159– 190 + 6 tables, Göttingen.

Janišová M. (2006): Caespitosegrasses in dry grassland communities at several organization scales. In: Bültmann H., Fartmann T., Hasse T. [Eds.]: Trockenrasen auf unterschied–lichen Betrachtungsebenen – Berichte einer Tagung vom 26.–28. August in Münster. Arb. Inst.     Landschaftsökol. Münster 15: 43-49, Münster. 

Janišová M. (2006): Tiller demography of Festuca pallens Host (Graminae) in two dry grassland communities. Pol. J. Ecol. 54/2:201-213, Łomianki. 

Löbel S., Dengler J., Hobohm C.(2006): Species richness of vascular plants, bryophytes and lichens in dry grasslands: The effects of environment, landscape structure and competition. Folia Geobot. 41: 377– 393 

Maccherini, S. (2006): Small-scale spatial structure in a remnant calcareous grassland. Belgian Journal of Botany, 139, 1: 103-114. maccherini@unisi.it

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Moysiyenko I.I., Sudnik-Wójcikowska B. (2006). The flora of kurgans in the desert steppe zone ofsouthern Ukraine. Chornomorski Bot. Journ. 2.1: 5-35.  

Ruprecht, E. (2006): Successfully Recovered Grassland: A Promising Example from Romanian Old-Fields. – Restoration Ecol. 14: 473–480.

Rūsiņa S. (2006): Nemeža augu sabiedrības Latvijas pilskalnos. [Non-forest plant communities in Latvian hill-forts. In Latvian with short English summary]. Acta Universitatis Latviensis, Earth and Environment Sciences, 695: 67-92.

Sudnik-Wójcikowska, B. Moysiyenko I.I., Slim P.A. (2006). Dynamics of the flora of windbreaks in the agricultural landscape of steppes in southern Ukraine. Biodiversity Research and Conservation 1-2: 77-81.   

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Timmermann T., Dengler J., Abdank A., Berg C. (2006):Objektivierung vonNaturschutzbewertungen – Das Beispiel Roter Listen von Pflanzengesellschaften. Naturschutz Landschaftsplanung 38: 133-139

Berg C., Dengler J. (2005): Moose und Flechten als diagnostische Arten von Pflanzengesellschaften – eine Übersicht aus Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Herzogia 18: 145–161, Halle (Saale). Dengler J., Berg C., Jansen F. (2005): New ideas for modern phytosociological monographs. Ann. Bot. N. S. 5: 193–210 PDF

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Bohner, A. 2005. Soil chemical properties as indicators of plant species richness in grassland communities. Grassland Sci. Eur. 10: 48–51.

Eichberg, C., Storm, C., Schwabe, A. (2005):  Epizoochorous and post-dispersal processes in a rare plant species : Jurinea cyanoides (L.) Rchb. (Asteraceae). Flora, 200: 477-489. PDF

Golub, V.B., Karpov, D.N., Sorokin, A.N., Nikolaychuk, L.F. (2005): Communities of the class Festuco-Puccinellietea Soo ex Vicherek 1973 on the territory of Eurasia. Vegetation of Russia 7: 59-75, St.Petersburg. 

Hach, T., Büdel, B., Schwabe, A. (2005):  Biologische Krusten in basenreichen Sandökosystemen des Koelerion glaucae-Vegetationskomplexes. Tuexenia, 25: 357-372. 

Pedashenko, H., Apostolova, I., Boch, S., Ganeva, A., Janisová, M., Sopotlieva, D., Todorova, S., Ünal, A., Rūsiņa S. (2005): Diagnostic species of mesophylous and xerophylous grassland plant communities in Latvia. Acta Universitatis Latviensis. Earth and Environment Sciences 685: 69-95.  

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Stroh,M., Kratochwil, A., Zimmermann, K., Schwabe, A. (2005):  Rehabilitation of alluvial landscapes along the river Hase (Ems river basin, Germany). Archiv für Hydrobiologie/ Supplement, 155: 243-260.

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