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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. PDF

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.

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.

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.

Boch, S., Müller, J., Prati, D. & Fischer, M. 2018. Low-intensity management promotes bryophyte diversity in grasslands. Tuexenia 38: 311–328.

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.

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.

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.

Deák, B., Becker, T., Boch, S. & Wagner, V. 2018. Conservation, management and restoration of semi-natural and natural grasslands in Central Europe – Editorial to the 13th EDGG Special Feature. Tuexenia 38: 305–310.

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. [https://www.schweizerbart.de/content/papers/download/88625]

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Molnár V., A., Mészáros, A., Csathó, A.I., Balogh, G., Takács, A., Löki, V., Lovas-Kiss, Á., Tökölyi, J., Somlyay, L. & Bauer, N. 2018. Distribution and seed production of the rare, dry grassland specialist Sternbergia colchiciflora (Amaryllidaceae) in Pannonian cemeteries. Tuexenia 38: 371–384.

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. 2018. The type of nutrient limitation affects the plant species richness–productivity relationship: evidence from dry grasslands across Eurasia. Journal of Ecology. -----

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.

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. 

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. 

Willner, W., Bergmeier, E., Biurrun, I., Dengler, J. & Jansen, F. 2018. A survey of vegetation survey papers. Phytocoenologia 48: 1–6. [https://www.schweizerbart.de/content/papers/download/88596]

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. 

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.

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.

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.  

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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.

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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.

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

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Golub, V.B., Grechushkina, N.A., Sorokin, A.N., Nikolaychuk, L.F. (2005): Plant communities on rock outcrops in the Northwest part of the Blakc sea Caucasian coast. Vegetation of Russia, 14: 3-14, St.Petersburg

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

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