Past Special Features

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EDGG is regularly publishing Special Features in international journals on topics related to ecology, biodiversity, classification, conservation, and management of Palaearctic grasslands. Up to now, more thant 20 such Special Features have been published in journals such as Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environments, Applied Vegetation Science, Biodiversity and Conservation, Tuexenia, and Hacquetia. Likewise, EDGG also edits topically relevant chapters in international books and encyclopedias. Below you will find detailed information about the specieal features organised by EDGG  including list of papers and their links. Please visit Ongoing Special Features page to see the open calls for currently organized special features.

2020

Encyclopedia of the World’s Biomes: Grasslands and shrublands of the Palaearctic biogeographic realm

(eds. Jürgen Dengler & Péter Török)

Dengler, J., Biurrun, I., Boch, S., Dembicz, I. & Török, P. 2020. Grasslands of the Palaearctic biogeographic realm: introduction and synthesis. In: Goldstein, M.I., DellaSala, D.A., DiPaolo, D.A. (eds.) Encyclopedia of the world’s biomes. Volume 3: Forests – trees of life. Grasslands and shrublands – sea of plants, pp. 617–637. Elsevier, Amsterdam, NL.  /juergen.dengler@uni-bayreuth.de/

Guarino, R., Vrahnakis, M., Rodriguez Rojo, M.P., Giuga, L. & Pasta, S. 2020. Grasslands and shrublands of the Mediterranean region. In: Goldstein, M.I., DellaSala, D.A., DiPaolo, D.A. (eds.) Encyclopedia of the world’s biomes. Volume 3: Forests – trees of life. Grasslands and shrublands – sea of plants, pp. 638–655. Elsevier, Amsterdam, NL. /guarinotro@hotmail.com/

Loidi, J., de Blust, G., Campos, J.A., Haveman, R., & Janssen, J. 2020. Heathlands of temperate and boreal Europe. In: Goldstein, M.I., DellaSala, D.A., DiPaolo, D.A. (eds.) Encyclopedia of the world’s biomes. Volume 3: Forests – trees of life. Grasslands and shrublands – sea of plants, pp. 656–668. Elsevier, Amsterdam, NL. /javier.loidi@ehu.es/

Loidi, J., Campos, J.A., Haveman, R. & Janssen, J. 2020. Shrublands of temperate Europe. In: Goldstein, M.I., DellaSala, D.A., DiPaolo, D.A. (eds.) Encyclopedia of the world’s biomes. Volume 3: Forests – trees of life. Grasslands and shrublands – sea of plants, pp. 669–677. Elsevier, Amsterdam, NL. /javier.loidi@ehu.es/

Boch, S., Biurrun, I. & Rodwell, J. 2020. Grasslands of Western Europe. In: Goldstein, M.I., DellaSala, D.A., DiPaolo, D.A. (eds.) Encyclopedia of the world’s biomes. Volume 3: Forests – trees of life. Grasslands and shrublands – sea of plants, pp. 678–688. Elsevier, Amsterdam, NL. /steffen.boch@wsl.ch/

Dengler, J., Birge, T., Bruun, H.H., Rašomavičius, V., Rūsiņa, S. & Sickel, H. 2020. Grasslands of Northern Europe and the Baltic States. In: Goldstein, M.I., DellaSala, D.A., DiPaolo, D.A. (eds.) Encyclopedia of the world’s biomes. Volume 3: Forests – trees of life. Grasslands and shrublands – sea of plants, pp. 689–702. Elsevier, Amsterdam, NL. /juergen.dengler@uni-bayreuth.de/

Török, P., Dembicz, I., Dajic-Stevanovic, Z. & Kuzemko, A. 2020. Grasslands of Eastern Europe. In: Goldstein, M.I., DellaSala, D.A., DiPaolo, D.A. (eds.) Encyclopedia of the world’s biomes. Volume 3: Forests – trees of life. Grasslands and shrublands – sea of plants, pp. 703–713. Elsevier, Amsterdam, NL. /molinia@gmail.com/

Ambarlı, D., Naqinezhad, A. & Aleksanyan, A. 2020. G. In: Goldstein, M.I., DellaSala, D.A., DiPaolo, D.A. (eds.) Encyclopedia of the world’s biomes. Volume 3: Forests – trees of life. Grasslands and shrublands – sea of plants, pp. 714–724. Elsevier, Amsterdam, NL. /didem.ambarli@gmail.com/

Tishkov, A., Belenovskay, E., Smelansky, I., Titova, S., Trofimov, I. & Trofimova, L. 2020. Temperate grasslands and shrublands of Russia. In: Goldstein, M.I., DellaSala, D.A., DiPaolo, D.A. (eds.) Encyclopedia of the world’s biomes. Volume 3: Forests – trees of life. Grasslands and shrublands – sea of plants, pp. 725–749. Elsevier, Amsterdam, NL. /tishkov@biodat.ru/

Wagner, V., Bragina, T.M., Nowak, A., Smelansky, I.E. & Vanselow, K.A. 2020. Grasslands and shrublands of Kazakhstan and Middle Asia In: Goldstein, M.I., DellaSala, D.A., DiPaolo, D.A. (eds.) Encyclopedia of the world’s biomes. Volume 3: Forests – trees of life. Grasslands and shrublands – sea of plants, pp. 750–758. Elsevier, Amsterdam, NL. /viktoria.wagner@ualberta.ca/

Pfeiffer, M., Dulamsuren, C. & Wesche, K. 2020. Grasslands and shrublands of Mogolia. In: Goldstein, M.I., DellaSala, D.A., DiPaolo, D.A. (eds.) Encyclopedia of the world’s biomes. Volume 3: Forests – trees of life. Grasslands and shrublands – sea of plants, pp. 759–772. Elsevier, Amsterdam, NL. /martin.pfeiffer@uni-bayreuth.de/

Li, F.Y., Jäschke, Y., Guo, K. & Wesche, K. 2020. Grasslands of China. In: Goldstein, M.I., DellaSala, D.A., DiPaolo, D.A. (eds.) Encyclopedia of the world’s biomes. Volume 3: Forests – trees of life. Grasslands and shrublands – sea of plants, pp. 773–784. Elsevier, Amsterdam, NL. /lifyhong@126.com/

Ushimaru, A., Uchida, K., Ikegami, M. & Suka, T. 2020. Grasslands and shrublands of Japan. In: Goldstein, M.I., DellaSala, D.A., DiPaolo, D.A. (eds.) Encyclopedia of the world’s biomes. Volume 3: Forests – trees of life. Grasslands and shrublands – sea of plants, pp. 785–799. Elsevier, Amsterdam, NL. /ushimaru@kobe-u.ac.jp/

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2019

Hacquetia: Conservation and diversity of Palaearctic grasslands (5th EDGG Special Feature)

(eds. Orsolya Valkó, Stephen Venn, Rocco Labadessa, Salza Palpurina, Sabina Burrascano & Atushi Ushimaru)

 Valkó, O., Labadessa, R., Palpurina, S., Burrascano, S., Ushimaru, A. & Venn, S. 2019. Conservation and diversity of Palaearctic grasslands – Editorial to the 5th EDGG special issue in Hacquetia. Hacquetia 18: 149–152. PDF

Dengler, J., Aleksanyan, A., Ambarlı, D., Biurrun, I., Dembicz, I., Kuzemko, A., Török, P., Venn, S. & Vrahnakis, M. 2019b. The Eurasian Dry Grassland Group (EDGG) in 2018–2019. Hacquetia 18: 153–160. PDF

Dengler, J., Widmer, S., Staubli, E., Babbi, M., Gehler, J., Hepen-strick, D., Bergamini, A., Billeter, R., Boch, S., Rohrer, S. & Dem-bicz, I. 2019a. Dry grasslands of the central valleys of the Alps from a European perspective: the example of Ausserberg (Valais, Switzerland). Hacquetia 18: 161–183. PDF

Deák, B., Tóth, C., Bede, Á., Apostolova, I., Bragina, T.M., Báthori, F. & Bán, M. 2019. Eurasian Kurgan Database – a citizen science tool for conserving grasslands on historical sites. Hacquetia 18: 185–193. PDF

Tóth, C.A., Deák, B., Nyilas, I., Bertalan, L., Valkó, O. & Novák, T. 2019. Iron age burial mounds as refugia for steppe specialist plants and invertebrates – case study from the Zsolca mounds (NE Hungary). Hacquetia 18: 195–206. PDF

Tsiobani, E. T., Yiakoulaki, M. D. & Menexes, G. 2019: Seasonal variation in water buffaloes’ diet grazing in wet grasslands in Northern Greece. Hacquetia 18. 207–218. PDF

Polchaninova, N., Savchenko, G., Ronkin, V., Drogvalenko, A. & Putchkov, A. 2019. Summer fire in steppe habitats: long-term effects on vegetation and autumnal assemblages of cursorial arthropods. Hacquetia 18: 219–237. PDF

2019

Tuexenia: Restoration, monitoring, conservation and phytosociology of semi-natural and natural grasslands in Central Europe (14th EDGG Special Feature)

(eds. Balázs Deák, Thomas Becker, Steffen Boch, Jürgen Dengler and Viktoria Wagner)

Deák, B., Becker, T., Boch, S., Dengler, J. & Wagner, V. 2019. Restoration, monitoring, conservation and phytosociology of semi-natural and natural grasslands in Central Europe – Editorial to the 14th EDGG Special Feature. Tuexenia 39: 309–313. PDF

Boch, S., Bedolla, A., Ecker, K.T., Graf, U., Küchler, H., Küchler, M., Holderegger, R. & Bergamini A. 2019. Mean indicator values suggest decreasing habitat quality in Swiss dry grasslands and are robust to relocation error. Tuexenia 39: 315–334. PDF

Chytrý, K., Novák, P., Kalníková, V., Večeřa, M., Prokešová, H., Dřevojan, P. & Chytrý, M. 2019. Dry grassland vegetation in the Transcarpathian Lowland (western Ukraine). Tuexenia 39: 335–355. PDF

Erdős, L., Bátori, Z., Bede-Fazekas, Á, Biró, M., Darányi, N., Magnes, M., Pásztor, L., Sengl, P., Szitár, K., (…) & Kröel-Dulay, G. 2019. Trends in species composition and richness along a centre-to-periphery gradient in forest-steppes of the southern Carpathian Basin. Tuexenia 39: 357–375. PDF

Gheza, G., Barcella, M. & Assini, S. 2019. Terricolous lichen communities in Thero-Airion dry grasslands of the Po Plain (Northern Italy): syntaxonomy, ecology and conservation value. Tuexenia 39: 377–400. PDF

Mardari, C., Bîrsan, C., Ștefanache, C., Șchiopu, R., Grigoraș, V., Balaeș, T., Dănilă, D. & Tănase, C. 2019. Population structure and habitat characteristics of Arnica montana L. in the NE Carpathians (Romania). Tuexenia 39: 401–421. PDF

Roleček, J., Dřevojan, P., Hájková, P. & Hájek, M. 2019. Report of new maxima of fine-scale vascular plant species richness recorded in East-Central European semi-dry grasslands. Tuexenia 39: 423–431. PDF

 

2018
Grasslands of the world – diversity, management and conservation: Part 2 – Grasslands of the Palaearctic region

(eds. Jürgen Dengler & Peter Török)

Török, P. & Dengler, J. 2018. Palaearctic grasslands in transition: overarching patterns and future prospects. – In: Squires, V.R., Dengler, J., Feng, H., & Hua, L. (eds.) Grasslands of the world – diversity, management and conservation, pp. 15–26. CRC Press, Boca Raton, US. juergen.dengler@uni-bayreuth.de

Dengler, J. & Tischew, S. 2018. Grasslands of Western and Northern Europe – between intensification and abandonment. – In: Squires, V.R., Dengler, J., Feng, H., & Hua, L. (eds.) Grasslands of the world – diversity, management and conservation, pp. 27–63. CRC Press, Boca Raton, US. juergen.dengler@uni-bayreuth.de

Török, P., Janišová, M., Kuzemko, A., Rūsiņa, S. & Dajić Stevanović, Z. 2018. Grasslands, their threats and management in Eastern Europe. – In: Squires, V.R., Dengler, J., Feng, H., & Hua, L. (eds.) Grasslands of the world – diversity, management and conservation, pp. 64–88. CRC Press, Boca Raton, US. molinia@gmail.com

Ambarlı, D., Vrahnakis, M., Burrascano, S., Naqinezhad, A. & Pulido Fernández, M. 2018. Grasslands of the Mediterranean Basin and the Middle East and their management. – In: Squires, V.R., Dengler, J., Feng, H., & Hua, L. (eds.) Grasslands of the world – diversity, management and conservation, pp. 89–112. CRC Press, Boca Raton, US. didem.ambarli@gmail.com 

Reinecke, J.S.F., Smelansky, I.E., Troeva, E.I., Trofimov, I.A. & Trofimova, L.S. 2018. Land use of natural and secondary grasslands in Russia. – In: Squires, V.R., Dengler, J., Feng, H., & Hua, L. (eds.) Grasslands of the world – diversity, management and conservation, pp. 113–138. CRC Press, Boca Raton, US. jennifer.reinecke@senckenberg.de

Bragina, T.M., Nowak, A., Vanselow, K.A. & Wagner, V. 2018. Grasslands of Kazakhstan and Middle Asia: the ecology, conservation and use of a vast and globally important area. – In: Squires, V.R., Dengler, J., Feng, H., & Hua, L. (eds.) Grasslands of the world – diversity, management and conservation, pp. 139–167. CRC Press, Boca Raton, US. viktoria.wagner@ualberta.ca 

Pfeiffer, M., Dulamsuren, C., Jäschke, Y. & Wesche, K. 2018. Grasslands of China and Mongolia: spatial extent, land use and conservation. – In: Squires, V.R., Dengler, J., Feng, H., & Hua, L. (eds.) Grasslands of the world – diversity, management and conservation, pp. 168–196. CRC Press, Boca Raton, US. martin.pfeiffer@uni-bayreuth.de

Ushimaru, A., Uchida, K. & Suka, T. 2018. Grassland biodiversity in Japan: threats, management and conservation. – In: Squires, V.R., Dengler, J., Feng, H., & Hua, L. (eds.) Grasslands of the world – diversity, management and conservation, pp. 197–218. CRC Press, Boca Raton, US. ushimaru@kobe-u.ac.jp

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2018

Hacquetia (4th EDGG-edited Special Issue)

(eds. Orsolya Valkó, Stephen Venn, Michał Żmihorski, Idoia Biurrun, Rocco Labadessa,  and Jacqueline Loos)

Balázsi, Á. 2018. Grassland management in protected areas – Implementation of the EU Biodiversity Strategy in certain post-communist countries. Hacquetia 17: 73–84. PDF

Bragina, T.M. & Khisametdinova, D.D. 2018. The woodlouse (Isopoda: Oniscidea) fauna of steppe habitats in the Kostanay region of Kazakhstan. Hacquetia 17: 111–119. PDF  

Cherednichenko, O. & Borodulina, V. 2018. Biodiversity of herbaceous vegetation in abandoned and managed sites under protection regime: A case study in the Central Forest Reserve, NW Russia. Hacquetia 17: 35–60. PDF

Didukh, V., Chusova, O. & Demina, O. 2018. Syntaxonomy of chalk outcrops vegetation of the Thymo cretaceiHyssopetalia cretacei order. Hacquetia 17: 85–110. PDF

Gracheva, R., Belonovskaya, E. & Vinogradova, V. 2018. Mountain grassland ecosystems on abandoned agricultural terraces (Russia, North Caucasus). Hacquetia 17: 61– 72. PDF

Savchenko, G. & Ronkin, V. 2018. Grazing, abandonment and frequent mowing influence persistence of Steppe Marmot, Marmota bobak. Hacquetia 17: 25–34. PDF

Valkó, O., Venn, S., Żmihorski, M., Biurrun, I., Labadessa, R. & Loos, J. 2018. The challenge of abandonment for the sustainable management of Palaearctic natural and seminatural grasslands. Hacquetia 17: 5–16. 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– 24. PDF

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2018

Tuexenia: Conservation, management and restoration of semi-natural and natural grasslands in Central Europe (13th EDGG Special Feature)

EDITORIAL: 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 Naturschutz, Pflege und Wiederherstellung des halbnatürlichen und natürlichen Graslands in Mitteleuropa – Vorwort zum 13. EDGG Grasland-Sonderteil. Tuexenia 38: 305-310 PDF

Boch, S., Müller, J., Prati, D. & Fischer, M. 2018. Low-intensity management promotes bryophyte diversity in grasslands Extensive Landnutzung fördert die Moosdiversität im Grünland Tuexenia 38:  311-328 PDF

Bódis, J., Biró, E., Nagy, T., Takács, A., Molnár V., A. & Lukács, B.A. 2018. Habitat preferences of the rare lizard-orchid Himantoglossum adriaticum H. Baumann Habitatpräferenzen der seltenen Adria-Riemenzunge (Himantoglossum adriaticum H. Baumann) Tuexenia 38: 329-346 PDF

Bittnerová, S., Ujházy, K., Hegedüšová, K., Škodová, I., Ujházyová, M. & Janišová, M. 2018. Soil seed bank and above-ground vegetation changes during grassland succession: Is space-for-time substitution an alternative to re-sampling? Veränderung von Vegetation und Samenbank während der Sukzession eines Graslands: Kann space-for-time substitution eine Wiederholungsaufnahme ersetzen? Tuexenia 38. 347-370 PDF

Molnár V., A., Mészáros, A., Csathó, A.I., Balogh, G., Takács, A., Löki, V., Lovas-Kiss, A., Tökölyi, J., Somlyay, L. & Bauer, N. 2018. Distribution and seed production of the rare, dry grassland specialist Sternbergia colchiciflora (Amaryllidaceae) in Pannonian cemeteries Verbreitung und Samenproduktion des seltenen Trockenrasenspezialisten Sternbergia colchiciflora (Amaryllidaceae) auf pannonischen Friedhöfen Tuexenia 38. 371-384 PDF

Sopotlieva, D., Velev, N., Tsvetkova, N., Vassilev, V. & Apostolova, I. 2018.  Ecosystem condition assessment of semi-natural grasslands outside the Natura 2000 network in Bulgaria, using vegetation data Eine Bewertung des Ökosystemzustands des halbnatürlichen Graslands in Bulgarien außerhalb von Natura 2000-Gebieten auf Grundlage von Vegetationsdaten Tuexenia 38. 385-404 PDF

Szabó, A. & Ruprecht, E. 2018. Restoration possibilities of dry grasslands afforested by pine: the role of seed bank and remnant vegetation Restaurationsmöglichkeiten von mit Kiefern aufgeforsteten Steppenrasen: Rolle der Samenbank und Steppenrasen-Restvegetation Tuexenia 38. 405-418 PDF

Didukh Y.P. & Vasheniak, Y.A. 2018. Vegetation of limestone outcrops in Western and Central Podillia (Ukraine) Vegetation von Kalksteinausbissen in West- und Mittelpodolien (Ukraine) Tuexenia 38.  419-444 PDF

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2017

Tuexenia: Vegetation and conservation of Central-European grasslands (12th EDGG Special Feature)

(eds. Balázs Deák, Thomas Becker, Anikó Csecserits & Viktoria Wagner)

EDITORIAL: Deák, B., Wagner, V., Csecserits, A., Becker, T. 2017. Vegetation and conservation of Central-European grasslands – Editorial to the 12th EDGG Special Feature. Tuexenia 37: 375–378. FULL TEXT

Gilhaus, K., Boch, S., Fischer, M., Hölzel, N., Kleinebecker, T., Prati, D., Rupprecht, D., Schmitt, B., & Klaus, V.H. 2017. Grassland management in Germany: effects on plant diversity and vegetation composition. Tuexenia 37: 379–397. FULL TEXT   SUPPLEMENTARY

Kelemen, A., Tölgyesi, C., Kun, R., Molnár, Z., Vadász C. & Tóth, K. 2017. Positive small-scale effects of shrubs on diversity and flowering in pastures. Tuexenia 37: 399–413. FULL TEXT

Szabó, G., Zimmermann, Z., Catorci, A., Csontos, P., Wichmann, B., Szentes, S., Barczi, A. & Penksza, K. 2017. Comparative study on grasslands dominated by Festuca vaginata and F. pseudovaginata in the Carpathian Basin. Tuexenia 37: 415–429. FULL TEXT SUPPLEMENTARY

Čavlović, D., Beloica, J., Obratov-Petković, D., Đurđević, V. & Košanin, O. 2017. Simulation of long-term changes in environmental factors and grassland composition in three protected areas of Serbia. Tuexenia 37: 431–446. FULL TEXT SUPPLEMENTARY

Dengler, J., Becker, T., Conradi, T., Dolnik, C., Heindl-Tenhunen,B., Jensen, K., Kaufmann, J., Klotz, Kurzböck, M.C., Lampe, P., Langer, N., Marquardt, B., Putfarken, D., Rahmlow, M., Schuhmacher, O. & Went, J. 2017. GrassVeg.DE – the new collaborative vegetation-plot database for herba-ceous vegetation types of Germany. Tuexenia 37: 447–455. FULL TEXT

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2016

Hacquetia: Ecology and Conservation of Steppes and Semi-Natural Grasslands (3rd EDGG-edited Special Issue)

(eds. Orsolya Valkó, Stephen Venn, Idoia Biurrun, Rocco Labadessa Jacqueline Loos, Michał Żmihorski) 

Editorial: Valkó, O., Zmihorski, M., Biurrun, I., Loos, J., Labadessa, R., Venn, S. (2016): Ecology and conservation of steppes and semi-natural grasslands. Hacquetia 15: 5-14. PDF

Baranova, A., Schickhoff, U., Wang, S. & Jin, M. 2016: Mountain pastures of Qilian Shan: plant communities, grazing impact and degradation status (Gansu province, NW China). Hacquetia 15: 21-35. PDF

Belonovskaya, E., Gracheva, R., Shorkunov, I. & Vinogradova, V. 2016: Grasslands of intermontane basins of Central caucasus: land use legacies and present-day state. Hacquetia 15: 37-47.PDF

Bragina, T. M. 2016: Soil macrofauna (invertebrates) of Kazakhstanian Stipa lessingiana dry steppe. Hacquetia 15: 105-112. PDF

Budzhak, V. V., Chorney, I. I., Tokariuk, A. I. & Kuzemko, A. A. 2016: Numeric syntaxonomical analysis of the communities with participation of species from Molinia caerulea complex in the southwest of Ukraine. Hacquetia 15. 63-77. PDF

Kоlomiychuk, V. & Vynokurov, D. 2016: Syntaxonomy of the Festuco-Brometea class vegetation of the Azov Sea coastal zone. Hacquetia 15: 79-104. PDF

Polchaninova, N., Tsurikov, M., Atemasov, A. 2016: Effect of summer fire on cursorial spider (Aranei) and beetle (Coleoptera) assemblages in meadow steppes of Central European Russia. Hacquetia 15: 113-132. PDF

Ronkin, V. & Savchenko, G. 2016: Flora and vegetation of dry grasslands of Northeastern Ukraine, and problems of diversity conservation. Hacquetia 15: 49-62. PDF

Tsiobani, E. T., Yiakoulaki, M. D., Hasanagas, N. D., Menexes, G. & Papanikolaou, K. 2016: Water Buffaloes’ grazing behaviour at the Lake Kerkini National Park, Northern Greece. Hacquetia 15: 133-142. PDF

Venn,S., Ambarlı, D., Biurrun, I., Dengler, J., Janišová, M., Kuzemko, A., Török, P., Vrahnakis, M. 2016: The Eurasian Dry Grassland Group (EDGG) in 2015–2016. Hacquetia 15: 15-19. PDF

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2016

Tuexenia: Different approaches in grassland analysis (11th EDGG Special Feature)

(eds. Thomas Becker, Anikó Csecserits, Balázs Deák, Monika Janišová, Laura Sutcliffe& Viktoria Wagner)

EDITORIAL: Thomas, B., Csecserits, A., Deák, B.,  Janišová, M., Sutcliffe, L. & Wagner, V. (2016): Different approarches in grassland analysis – Editorial to the 11th EDGG Grassland Special Feature. – Tuexenia 36: 287–291.FULL TEXT

Baumann, E., Weiser, F., Chiarucci, A., Jentsch, A. & Dengler, J. (2016): Diversity and functional composition of alpine grasslands along an elevational transect in the Gran Paradiso National Park (NW Italy). – Tuexenia 36: 337–358. FULL TEXT

Deak, B., Huse, B. &Tothmeresz, B. (2016): Grassland vegetation in urban habitats – testing eco-logical theories. – Tuexenia 36: 379–393. FULLTEXT     SUPPLEMENTARY

Harze, M., Mahy, G. & Monty, A. (2016): The extent of intra-population plant functional trait variability in calcareous grasslands. – Tuexenia 36: 321–336. FULLTEXT

Hullbusch, E., Brandt, L.M., Ende, P. & Dengler, J. (2016): Little vegetation change during two decades in a dry grassland complex in the Biosphere Reserve Schorfheide–Chorin (NE Germany). – Tuexenia 36: 395–412. FULLTEXT SUPPLEMENTARY

Kuzmanovic, N., Kabas, E., Jovanovic, S., Vukojicic, S., Acic, S., Surina, B. & Lakusic, D. (2016): Syntaxonomy and nomenclatural adjustments of steppe-like vegetation on shallow ultra-mafic soils in the Balkans included in the order Halacsyetalia sendtneri. – Tuexenia 36: 293–320. FULLTEXT    SUPPLEMENTARY

Valko, O., Deak, B., Torok, P., Kirmer, A., Tischew, S., Kelemen, A., Toth, K., Miglecz, T., Radocz, S., Sonkoly, J., Toth, E., Kiss, R., Kapocsi, I. & Tothmeresz, B. (2016a): High-diversity sowing in establishment windows: a promising new tool for enhancing grassland biodiver-sity. – Tuexenia 36: 359–378. FULL TEXT

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2016

Biodiversity and Conservation: Palaearctic steppes

(Eds. Péter Török, Didem Ambarlı, Johannes Kamp, Karsten Wesche & Jürgen Dengler)

Török, P., Ambarlı, D., Kamp, J., Wesche, K. & Dengler, J. 2016. Step(pe) up! Raising the profile of the Palaearctic natural grasslands. Biodiversity and Conservation 25: 2187−2195. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-016-1187-6

Addison, J. & Greiner, R. 2016. Applying the social–ecological systems framework to the evaluation and design of payment for ecosystem service schemes in the Eurasian steppe. Biodiversity and Conservation 25: 2421–2440. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-015-1016-3

Ambarlı, D. Zeydanlı, U.S., Balkız, Ö., Aslan, S., Karaçetin, E., Sözen, M., Ilgaz, Ç., Gürsoy Ergen, A., Lise, Y., Demirbaş Çağlayan, S.D., Welch, H.J., Welch, G., Turak, A.S., Bilgin, C.C., Özkil, A., Vural, M. 2016. An overview of biodiversity and conservation status of steppes of the Anatolian Biogeographical Region. Biodiversity and Conservation 25: 2491–2519. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-016-1172-0

Brinkert, A., Hölzel, N., Sidorova, T.V., Kamp, J. 2016. Spontaneous steppe restoration on abandoned cropland in Kazakhstan: grazing affects successional pathways. Biodiversity and Conservation 25: 2543–2561. https://doi.org/10.1007/.s10531-015-1020-7

Deák, B., Tóthmérész, B., Valkó, O., Sudnik-Wójcikowska, B., Moysiyenko, I.I., Bragina, T.M., Apostolova, I., Dembicz, I., Bykov, N.I. & Török, P. 2016. Cultural monuments and nature conservation: a review of the role of kurgans in the conservation and restoration of steppe vegetation. Biodiversity and Conservation 25: 2473–2490. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-016-1081-2

Dembicz, I., Moysiyenko, I.I., Shaposhnikova, A., Vynokurov, D., Kozub, Ł., Sudnik-Wójcikowska, B. 2016. Isolation and patch size drive specialist plant species density within steppe islands: a case study of kurgans in southern Ukraine. Biodiversity and Conservation 25: 2289–2307. https://doi.org/101007/s10531-016-1077-y

Kajtoch, Ł., Cieślak, E., Varga, Z., Paul, W., Mazur, M.A., Sramkó, G. & Kubisz, D. 2016. Phylogeographic patterns of steppe species in Eastern Central Europe: a review and the implications for conservation. Biodiversity and Conservation 25: 2309–2339. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-016-1065-2

Kamp, J., Koshkin, M.A., Bragina, T.M., Katzner, T.E., Milner-Gulland, E.J., Schreiber, D., Sheldon, R., Shmalenko, A., Smelansky, I., Terraube, J. & Urazaliev, R. 2016. Persistent and novel threats to the biodiversity of Kazakhstan’s steppes and semi-deserts. Biodiversity and Conservation 25:2521–2541. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-016-1083-0

Kämpf, I., Mathar, W., Kuzmin, I., Hölzel, N., Kiehl, K. 2016. Post-Soviet recovery of grassland vegetation on abandoned fields in the forest steppe zone of Western Siberia. Biodiversity and Conservation 25: 2563–2580. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-016-1078-x

Kuzemko, A.A., Steinbauer, M.J., Becker, T., Didukh, Y.P., Dolnik, C., Jeschke, M., Naqinezhad, A., Ugurlu, E., Vassilev, K., Dengler, J. 2016. Patterns and drivers of phytodiversity of steppe grasslands of Central Podolia (Ukraine). Biodiversity and Conservation 25: 2233−2250. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-016-1060-7

Lameris, T.K., Fijen, T.P.M., Urazaliev, R., Pulikova, G., Donald, P.F. & Kamp, J. 2016. Breeding ecology of the endemic Black Lark Melanocorypha yeltoniensis on natural steppe and abandoned croplands in post-Soviet Kazakhstan. Biodiversity and Conservation 25: 2381–2400. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-015-1041-2

Mathar, W.P., Kämpf, I., Kleinebecker, T., Kuzmin, I., Tolstikov, A., Tupitsin, S., Hölzel, N. 2016. Floristic diversity of meadow steppes in the Western Siberian Plain: effects of abiotic site conditions, management and landscape structure. Biodiversity and Conservation 25: 2361–2379. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-015-1023-4

Niu, K., He, J.-S., Zhang, S. & Lechowicz, M.J. 2016. Grazing increases functional richness but not functional divergence in Tibetan alpine meadow plant communities. Biodiversity and Conservation 25: 2441–2452. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-015-0960-2

Novenko, E.Y., Tsyganov, A.N., Rudenko, O.V., Volkova, E.V., Zuyganova, I.S., Babeshko, K.V., Olchev, A.V., Losbenev, N.I., Payne, R.J. & Mazei, Y.A. 2016. Mid- and late-Holocene vegetation history, climate and human impact in the forest-steppe ecotone of European Russia: new data and a regional synthesis. Biodiversity and Conservation 25: 2453–2472. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-016-1051-8

Polyakova, M.A., Dembicz, I., Becker, T., Becker, U., Demina, O.N., Ermakov, N., Filibeck, G., Guarino, R., Janišová, M., Jaunatre, R., Kozub, Ł., Steinbauer, M.J., Suzuki, K. & Dengler, J. 2016. Scale- and taxon-dependent patterns of plant diversity in steppes of Khakassia, South Siberia (Russia). Biodiversity and Conservation 25: 2251−2273. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-016-1093-y

Sutcliffe, L.M.E., Germany, M., Becker, U., Becker, T. 2016. How does size and isolation affect patches of steppe-like vegetation on slumping hills in Transylvania, Romania? Biodiversity and Conservation 25: 2275–2288. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-016-1108-8

Wang, Y. & Wesche, K. 2016. Vegetation and soil responses to livestock grazing in Central Asian grasslands: a review of Chinese literature. Biodiversity and Conservation 25: 2401–2420. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-015-1034-1

Weking, S., Kämpf, I., Mathar, W. & Hölzel, N. 2016. Effects of land use and landscape patterns on Orthoptera communities in the Western Siberian forest steppe. Biodiversity and Conservation 25: 2341–2359. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-016-1107-9

Wesche, K., Ambarlı, D., Kamp, J., Török, P., Treiber, J. & Dengler, J. 2016. The Palaearctic steppe biome: a new synthesis. Biodiversity and Conservation 25: 2197−2231. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-016-1214-7

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2015

Hacquetia: Conservation value, management and restoration of Europe’s semi‑natural open landscapes (2nd EDGG-edited Special Issue)

(eds. Marta Carboni, Jürgen Dengler, Jasmin Mantilla-Contreras, Péter Török & Stephen Venn)

Editorial: Carboni, M., Dengler, J., Mantilla-Contreras, J., Venn, S. & Török, P. (2015): Conservation value, management and restoration of Europe’s seminatural open landscapes Hacquetia 14: 5-17. PDF

Giarrizzo, E., Burrascano, S., Zavattero, L. & Blasi, C. (2015): New methodological insights for the assessment of temporal changes in semi-natural dry grasslands plant species composition based on field data from the northern Apennines. Hacquetia 14: 19–32.  PDF

Labadessa, R., Forte, L. & Mairota, P. (2015): Exploring life forms for linking orthopteran assemblage and grassland plant community. Hacquetia 14: 33-42.  PDF

Kirby, K. (2015) What might asustainable population of trees in wood-pasture sites look like? Hacquetia 14: 43-52 PDF

Sutcliffe, L., Akeroyd, J., Page, N. & Popa, R. (2015): Combining approaches to support High Nature Value farmland in Southern Transylv ania, Romania. Hacquetia 14: 53-63.  PDF

Vanteeva, J.V. & Solodyankina, S. V. (2015): Ecosystem functions of steppe landscapes near Lake Baikal. Hacquetia 14: 65-78. PDF

Polchaninova, N. (2015): Recovery of spider communities after a spontaneous summer fire in the forb-bunchgrass steppe of eastern Ukraine. Hacquetia 14: 79-96.  PDF

Sengl, P., Wagner, V., Magnes, M. (2015): Semi-dry grassland restoration in the SE Alpine foreland of Austria – a study of early spontaneous colonisation patterns. Hacquetia 14: 97-112. PDF

Dostálek, J. & Frantík, T. (2015): Dry heathland restoration in the Zlatnice Nature Reserve (Czech Republic): An assessment of the effectiveness of grazing and sod-cutting. Hacquetia 14: 113-121.  PDF

Hacquetia 14

2015

Tuexenia: Dry grasslands of Central-Eastern and South-Eastern Europe shaped by environmental heterogeneity and human land use  (10th EDGG Special Feature)

(Eds. Thomas Becker, Steffen Boch, Eszter Ruprecht & Laura Sutcliffe)

EDITORIAL: Ruprecht, E., Janisova, M., Sutcliffe, L., Boch, S., Becker T. (2015): Dry grasslands of Central-Eastern and South-Eastern Europe shaped by environmental heterogeneity and human land use- Editorial to the 10th Dry Grassland Special Feature. Tuexenia 35: 321 - 328. PDF

Acic, S., Silc, U.,  Petrovic, M., Msci Tomovic, G., Dajic Stevanovic Z. (2015): Classification, ecology and biodiversity of Central Balkan dry grasslands. Tuexenia 35: 329 - 353. PDF

Skodova, I., Janisova, M., Hegedüsova, K., Borsukevych, L., Smatanova, J., Kish, R., Pis, V. (2015): Sub-montane semi-natural grassland communities in the Eastern Carpathians (Ukraine). Tuexenia 35: 355 - 380. PDF

Lukacs, B.A., Török, P., Kelemen, A., Varbiro, G., Radocz, S., Miglecz, T., Tothmeresz, B., Valko O. (2015): Rainfall fluctuations and vegetation patterns in alkali grasslands - using self-organizing maps to visualise vegetation dynamics. Tuexenia 35: 381 - 397. PDF

Tölgyesi, C., Batori, Z., Galle, R., Körmöczi L. (2015): Plant diversity patterns of a Hungarian steppe-wetland mosaic in relation to grazing regime and land use history. Tuexenia 35: 399 - 416. PDF

Pedashenko, H., Apostolova, I., Oldeland, J. (2015): The effects of livestock numbers and land cover transfor-mation processes on rangelands in the Balkan Mountains between 1947 and 2012. Tuexenia 35: 417 - 432. PDF

Diekmann, M., Kaiser, T., Müller, J. (2015): Prof. Dr. Hermann Cordes 18.4.1931 - 3.12.2014. Tuexenia 35: 433 - 436. PDF

Tuexenia 35

2014

Hacquetia: Dry grasslands of Southern Europe: Syntaxonomy, management and conservation. (1st EDGG-edited Special Issue)

(eds. Iva Apostolova, Jürgen Dengler, Romeo Di Pietro, Rosario G. Gavilán, Ioannis Tsiripidis)

Apostolova, I., Dengler, J., Di Pietro, R., Gavilán, R. & Tsiripidis, I. 2014: Dry grasslands of Southern Europe: Syntaxonomy, management and conservation. Hacquetia 13: 5-18. PDF

Foggi, B., Lastrucci. L., Gennai, M. & viciani, D. 2014: The Festuco-Brometea grasslands on sandstone and marl-clay-sandstone substrata in Tuscany (northern-central Italy). Hacquetia 13: 19-56. PDF

Kabaš, E., Vukojičić, S., Alegro, A., Surina, B., Kuzmanović, N., Šegota, V. & Lakušić, D. 2014: Numerical evaluation of grasslands dominated by Sesleria juncifolia agg. in Serbia. Hacquetia 13: 57-78. PDF

Sopotlieva, D. & Apostolova, I. 2014: Dry grassland vegetation in the transition zone between two biogeographic regions. Hacquetia 13: 79-120. PDF

Pirini, C. B., Tsiripidis, I. & Bergmeier, E. 2014: Steppe-like grassland vegetation in the hills around the lakes of vegoritida and Petron, North-Central Greece. Hacquetia 13: 121-170. PDF

Fotiadis, G., Vrahnakis, M., Kazoglou, Y. & Tsiripidis, I. 2014: Dry grassland types in the Prespa national Park (NW Greece), including the southernmost occurrence of the priority habitat type “Pannonic sand steppes” (code 6260). Hacquetia 13: 171-190. PDF

Velev, N. & Vassilev, K. 2014: Management regimes within syntaxa of semi-natural grasslands in West Bulgaria. Hacquetia 13: 191-204. PDF

Evangelou, C., Yiakoulaki, M. & Papanastasis, V. 2014: Spatio-temporal analysis of sheep and goats grazing in different forage resources of northern Greece. Hacquetia 13: 205-214. PDF

Demina, O. & Bragina, T. 2014: Fundamental basis for the conservation of biodiversity of the Black Sea-Kazakh steppes. Hacquetia 13: 215-228. PDF

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2014

Tuexenia: Continental dry grasslands from range margin to range centre (9th EDGG Special Feature)

Janišová, M., Boch, S., Ruprecht, E., Reitalu, T. & Becker, T. (2014): Continental dry grasslands from range margin to range centre – Editorial to the 9th Dry Grassland Special Feature Tuexenia 34. 347 - 353 PDF

Aćić, S., Šilc, U., Jovanović, S., Kabaš, E., Vukojičić, S., Dajić Stevanović, Z. (2014): Nomenclatural revision of dry grassland syntaxa of the Central Balkan Tuexenia 34. 355 - 390 PDF

Kuzemko, A.A., Becker, T., Didukh, Y.P., Ardelean, I.V., Becker, U., Beldean, M., Dolnik, C., Jeschke, M., Naqinezhad, A., Uğurlu, E., Ünal, A., Vassilev, K., Vorona, E.I., Yavorska, O.H. & Dengler, J. (2014): Dry grassland vegetation of Central Podolia (Ukraine) – a preliminary overview of its syntaxonomy, ecology and biodiversity Tuexenia 34. 391 - 430 PDF

Ermakov, N., Larionov, A., Polyakova, M., Pestunov, I. & Didukh, Y.P. (2014): Diversity and spatial structure of cryophytic-steppes of the Minusinskaya intermountain basin in Southern Siberia (Russia) Tuexenia 34. 431 - 446 PDF

Merunková, K., Preislerová, Z. & Chytrý, M. (2014): Environmental drivers of species composition and richness in dry grasslands of northern and central Bohemia, Czech Republic Tuexenia 34. 447 - 466 PDF

Kienberg, O., Thill, L., Baumbach, H. & Becker, T. (2014): A method for selecting plant species for reintroduction purposes: A case-study on steppe grassland plants in Thuringia (Germany) Tuexenia 34. 467 - 488 PDF

Tuexenia 34

2014

Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment: Biodiversity of Palaearctic grasslands

(Eds. Jürgen Dengler, Monika Janišová, Péter Török & Camilla Wellstein)

Dengler, J., Janišová, M., Török, P. & Wellstein, C. 2014. Biodiversity of Palaearctic grasslands: a synthesis. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 182: 1–14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2013.12.015

Turtureanu, P.D., Palpurina, S., Becker, T., Dolnik, C., Ruprecht, E., Sutcliffe, L.M.E., Szabó, A. & Dengler, J. 2014. Scale- and taxon-dependent biodiversity patterns of dry grassland vegetation in Transylvania (Romania). Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 182: 15–24. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2013.10.028

Zulka, K.P., Abensperg-Traun, M., Milasowszky, N., Bieringer, G., Gereben-Krenn, B.-A., Holzinger, W., Hölzler, G., Rabitsch, W., Reischütz, A., Querner, P., Sauberer, N., Schmitzberger, I., Willner, W., Wrbka, T. & Zechmeister, H. 2014. Species richness in dry gra
ssland patches in eastern Austria: a multi-taxon study on the role of local, landscape and habitat quality variables. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 182: 25–36. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2013.11.016

Ambarlı, D. & Bilgin, C.C. 2014. Effects of landscape, land use and vegetation on bird community composition and diversity in Inner Anatolian steppes. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 182: 37–46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2013.11.006 

Janišová, M., Michalcová, D., Bacaro, G. & Ghisla, A. 2014. Landscape effects on diversity of semi-natural grasslands. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 182: 47–58. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2013.05.022

Reitalu, T., Helm, A., Pärtel, M., Bengtsson, K., Gerhold, P., Rosén, E., Takkis, K., Znamenskiy, S., Prentice, H.C. 2014. Determinants of fine-scale plant diversity in dry calcareous grasslands within the Baltic Sea region. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 182: 59–68. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2012.11.005

Wanner, A., Suchrow, S., Kiehl, K., Meyer, W., Pohlmann, N., Stock, M. & Jensen, K. 2014. Scale matters: Impact of management on plant species richness and vegetation type diversity in Wadden Sea salt marshes. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 182: 69–79. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2013.08.014

Valkó, O., Tóthmérész, B., Kelemen, A., Simon, E., Miglécz, T., Lukács, B.A. & Török, P. 2014. Environmental factors driving seed bank diversity in alkali grasslands. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 182: 80–87. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2013.06.012

Zeiter, M., Preuschkas, J. & Stampfli, A. 2013. Seed availability in hay meadows: Land-use intensification promotes seed rain but not the persistent seed bank. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 171: 55–62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2013.03.009

Carboni, M., de Bello, F., Janeček, Š., Doležal, J.., Horník J., Lepš, J., Reitalu, T., Klimešová, J. 2014. Changes in trait divergence and convergence along a productivity gradient in wet meadows. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 182: 96–105. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2013.12.014

Niu, K., Choler, P., de Bello, F., Mirotchnick, N., Du, G. & Sun, S. 2014. Fertilization decreases species diversity but increases functional diversity: A three-year experiment in a Tibetan alpine meadow. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 182: 106–112. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2013.07.015

Wellstein, C., Campetella, G., Spada, F., Chelli, S., Mucina, L., Canullo, R., Bartha, S. 2014. Context-dependent assembly rules and the role of dominating grasses in semi-natural abandoned sub-mediterranean grasslands. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 182: 113–122. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2013.12.016

Babai, D. & Molnár, Z. 2014. Small-scale traditional management of highly species-rich grasslands in the Carpathians. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 182: 123–130. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2013.08.018

Prach, K., Jongepierová, I, Řehounková, K. & Fajmon, K. 2014. Restoration of grasslands on ex-arable land using regional and commercial seed mixtures and spontaneous succession: Successional trajectories and changes in species richness. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment  182: 131–136. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2013.06.003

Rédei, T., Szitár, K., Czúcz, B., Barabás, S., Lellei-Kovács, E., Pándi, I., Somay, L, Csecserits, A. 2014. Weak evidence of long-term extinction debt in Pannonian dry sand grasslands. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 182: 137–143. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2013.07.016

AEE

2013

Biodiversity and Conservation: European grassland ecosystems: threatened hotspots of biodiversity

Habel, J.C., Dengler, J., Janišová, M., Török, P., Wellstein, C., Wiezik, M. (2013): European grassland ecosystems: threatened hotspots of biodiversity. Biodivers. Conserv. 22: 2131–2138. PDF

Horváth, R., Magura, T., Szinetár, C., Eichardt, J., Tóthmérész, B. (2013): Large and least isolated fragments preserve habitat specialist spiders best in dry sandy grasslands in Hungary. Biodivers. Conserv. 22 : 2139 – 2150. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-013-0439-y

 Moeslund, J.E., Arge, L., Bøcher, P.K., Dalgaard, T., Ejrnæs, R., Odgaard, M.V., Svenning, J.-C. (2013): Topographically controlled soil moisture drives plant diversity patterns within grasslands. Biodivers. Conserv. 22: 2151–2166. PDF

Weiss, N, Zucchi, H., Hochkirch, A. (2013): The effect of grassland management and aspect on Orthopteran diversity and abundance: site conditions are as important as management. Biodivers. Conserv. 22: 2167–2178. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-012-0398-8

Zelnik, I., Čarni, A. (2013): Plant species diversity and composition of wet grasslands in relation to environmental factors. Biodivers. Conserv. 22: 2179– 2192. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-013-0448-x

Morris, E.K., Buscot, F., Herbst, C., Meiners, T., Obermaier, E., Wäschke, N.W., Wubet, T., Rillig, M.C. (2013): Land use and host neighbour identity effects on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal community composition in focal plant rhizosphere. Biodivers. Conserv. 22: 2193–2205. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-013-0527-z

Pipenbaher, N., Kaligarič, M., Mason, N.W.H., Škornik, S. (2013): Dry calcareous grasslands from two neighbouring biogeographic regions: relationship between plant traits and rarity. Biodivers. Conserv. 22: 2207–2221. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-013-0520-6

Filz, K.J., Engler, J.O., Stoffels, J., Weitzel, M., Schmitt, T. (2013): Missing the target? A critical view of butterfly conservation efforts o calcareous grasslands in south-western Germany. Biodivers. Conserv. 22: 2223–2241. PDF

Albrecht, H., Haider, S. (2013): Species diversity and life history traits in calcareous grasslands vary along an urbanization gradient. Biodivers. Conserv. 22: 2243– 2267. PDF

Bieringer, G., Zulka, K.P., Milaszowsky, N., Sauberer, N. (2013): Edge effect of a pine plantation reduces dry grassland invertebrate richness. Biodivers. Conserv. 22: 2269–2283. PDF

Bonanomi, G., Incerti, G., Allegrezza, M. (2013): Assessing the impact of land abandonment, nitrogen enrichment and fairy-ring fungi on plant diversity of Mediterranean grasslands. Biodivers. Conserv. 22: 2285–2304. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-013-0502-8

Wiezik, M., Svitok, M., Wieziková, A., Dovčiak, M. (2013): Shrub encroachment alters composition and diversity of ant communities in abandoned grasslands of western Carpathians. Biodivers. Conserv. 22: 2305–2320. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-013-0446-z 

Rácz, I.A., Déri. E., Kisfali, M., Batiz, Z., Varga, K., Szabó, G., Lengyel, S. (2013): Early changes of orthopteran assemblages after grassland restoration: a comparison of space-for-time substitution versus repeated measures monitoring. Biodivers. Conserv. 22: 2321–2335.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-013-0466-8

Lauterbach, D., Römermann, C., Jeltsch, F., Ristow, M. (2013): Factors driving plant rarity in dry grasslands on different spatial scales: a functional trait approach. Biodivers. Conserv. 22: 2337–2335. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-013-0455-y

Wellstein, C., Chelli, S., Campetella, G., Bartha, S., Galiè, M., Spada, F., Canullo, R. (2013): Intraspecific phenotypic variability of plant functional traits in contrasting mountain grassland habitats. Biodivers. Conserv. 22: 2353–2374. PDF

Pluess , A.R. (2013) : Meta - analysis reveals microevolution in grassland plant species under contrasting management. Biodivers. Conserv. 22: 2375–2400. PDF

Habel, J.C., Rödder, D., Lens, L., Schmitt, T. (2013): The genetic signature of ecologically different grassland Lepidopterans. Biodivers. Conserv. 22: 2401–2411. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-012-0407-y

Habel, J.C., Gossner, M.M., Meyer, S., Eggermont, H., Lens, L., Dengler, J., Weisser, W.W. (2013): Mind the gaps when using science to address conservation concerns. Biodivers. Conserv. 22: 2413–2427. PDF

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2013–2017

Applied Vegetation Science (Virtual Issue): Towards a consistent classification of European grasslands

(Eds. Jürgen Dengler, Erwin Bergmeier, Wolfgang Willner & Milan Chytrý)

Dengler, J., Bergmeier E., Willner W. & Chytrý M. 2013. Towards a consistent classification of European grasslands. Applied Vegetation Science 16: 518–520. https://doi.org/10.1111/avsc.12041

Eliáš, P. jr., Sopotlieva, D., Díté, D., Hájková, P., Apostolova, I., Senko, D., Melečková, Z., Hájek, M. 2013. Vegetation diversity of salt-rich grasslands in Southeast Europe. Applied Vegetation Science 16: 521–537. https://doi.org/10.1111/avsc.12017

Jiménez-Alfaro, B., Hájek, M., Ejrnaes, R., Rodwell, J., Pawlikovski, P., Weeda, E.J., Laitinen, J., Moen, A., Bergamini, A., Aunina, L., Sekulová, L., Tahvaninen, T., Gillet, F., Jandt, U., Ditě, D., Hájková, P. Corriol, G., Kondelin, H. & Díaz, T.E. 2014. Biogeographic patterns of base-rich fen vegetation across Europe. Applied Vegetation Science 17: 367–380. https://doi.org/10.1111/avsc.12065

Šilc, U., Aćić, S., Škvorc, Ž., Krstonošić, D., Franjić, J., Dajić Stevanović, Z. 2014. Grassland vegetation of the Molinio-Arrhenatheretea class in the NW Balkan Peninsula. Applied Vegetation Science 17: 591–603. https://doi.org/10.1111/avsc.12094

Rodríguez-Rojo, M.P., Fernández-González, F., Tichý, L., Chytrý, M. 2014. Vegetation diversity of mesic grasslands (Arrhenatheretalia) in the Iberian Peninsula. Applied Vegetation Science 17: 780−796. https://doi.org/10.1111/avsc.12118

Willner, W., Kuzemko, A., Dengler, J., Chytrý, M., Bauer, N., Becker, T., Bita-Nicolae, C., Botta-Dukát, Z., Čarni, A., Csiky, J., Igić, R., Kącki, Z., Korotchenko, I., Kropf, M., Krstivojević, M., Krstonošić, D., Rédei, T., Ruprecht, E., Schratt-Ehrendorfer, L., Semenishchenkov, Y., Stančić, Z., Vashenyak, Y., Vynokurov, D., Janišová, M. 2017. A higher-level classification of the Pannonian and western Pontic steppe grasslands (Central and Eastern Europe). Applied Vegetation Science 20: 143−158. https://doi.org/10.1111/avsc.12265

Gavilán, R.G., Vilches, B., Font, X. & Jiménez-Alfaro, B. 2017. A review of high-mountain acidophilous vegetation in the Iberian Peninsula. Applied Vegetation Science 20: 513–526. https://doi.org/10.1111/avsc.12314 

AVS-virtual

2013

Applied Vegetation Science: Large-scale classification of grasslands

Dengler, J., Bergmeier, E., Willner, W., Chytry, M. (2013): Towards a consistent classification of European grasslands. Appl. Veg. Sci. 16: 518–520.  https://doi.org/10.1111/avsc.12041

Eliáš, P. jr., Sopotlieva, D., Díté, D., Hájková, P., Apostolova, I., Senko, D., Melečková, Z., Hájek, M. (2013): Vegetation diversity of salt-rich grasslands in Southeast Europe. Appl. Veg. Sci. 16: 521–537.  https://doi.org/10.1111/avsc.12017

Jiménez-Alfaro, B., Hájek, M., Ejrnaes, R., Rodwell, J., Pawlikovski, P., Weeda, E.J., Laitinen, J., Moen, A., Bergamini, A., Aunina, L., Sekulová, L., Tahvaninen, T., Gillet, F., Jandt, U., Ditě, D., Hájková, P. Corriol, G., Kondelin, H., Díaz, T.E. (2014): Biogeographic patterns of base-rich fen vegetation across Europe. Appl. Veg. Sci. 17 367-380 https://doi.org/10.1111/avsc.12065

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2013

Tuexenia: Dry grassland of Europe: biodiversity, classification, conservation and management (8th EDGG Special Feature)

EDITORIAL: Becker T., Reitalu T., Ruprecht E., Dengler J. (2013): Dry grassland of Europe: biodiversity, classification, conservation and management – Editorial to the 8th Dry Grassland Special Feature. – Tuexenia 33: 285–291. PDF

Kasari,L., Gazol, A., Kalwij, J.M., Helm, A. (2013): Low shrub cover in alvar grasslands increases small-scale diversity by promoting the occurrence of generalist species. – Tuexenia 33: 293–308. PDF

Pedashenko, H., Apostolova, I., Boch, S., Ganeva, A., Janisová, M., Sopotlieva, D., Todorova, S., Ünal, A., Vassilev, K., Velev, N., Dengler, J. (2013): Dry grasslands of NW Bulgarian mountains: first insights into diversity, ecology and syntaxonomy. – Tuexenia 33: 309–346. PDF

Rusina, S., Puspure, I., Gustina, L. (2013): Diversity patterns in transitional grassland areas in floodplain landscapes with different heterogeneity. – Tuexenia 33: 347–369. PDF

Janisová, M., Ujházy, K., Uhliarová, E. (2013): Phytosociology and ecology of Avenula adsurgens subsp. adsurgens in Carpathian grasslands. – Tuexenia 33: 371–398. PDF 

Willner, W., Sauberer, N., Staudinger, M., Schratt-Ehrendorfer, L. (2013): Syntaxonomical revision of the Pannonian grasslands of Austria - Part I: Introduction and general overview. – Tuexenia 33: 399–420. PDF

Willner, W., Sauberer, N., Staudinger, M., Grass, V., Kraus, R., Moser, D., Rötzer, H., Wrbka, T. (2013): Syntaxonomical revision of the Pannonian grasslands of Austria - Part II: Vienna Woods (Wienerwald). – Tuexenia 33: 421–458. PDF

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2012

Tuexenia: Biodiversity, syntaxonomy, and management (7th EDGG Special Feature)

EDITORIAL: Galvánek, D., Becker, T., Dengler, J. (2012): Biodiversity, syntaxonomy, and management – Editorial to the 7th Dry Grassland Special Feature (with a bibliometrical evaluation of the series). – Tuexenia 32: 233–243. PDF

Ketner-Oostra, R., Aptroot, A., Jungerius, P.D., Sýkora, K.V. (2012): Vegetation succession and habitat restoration in Dutch lichen-rich inland drift sands. – Tuexenia 32: 245–268. PDF

Jeschke, M. (2012): Cryptogams in calcareous grassland restoration: perspectives for artificial vs. natural colonization. – Tuexenia 32: 269–279. PDF

Becker, T., Schmiege, C., Bergmeier, E., Dengler, J., Nowak, B. (2012): Nutrient-poor grasslands on siliceous soil in the lower Aar valley (Middle Hesse, Germany) – neglected vegetation types in the intersection range of four classes. – Tuexenia 32: 281–318 + 1 table. PDF

Dengler, J., Becker, T., Ruprecht, E., Szabó, A., Becker, U., Beldean, M., Bita-Nicolae, C., Dolnik, C., Goia, I., Peyrat, J., Sutcliffe, L.M.E., Turtureanu, P.D., Uğurlu, E. (2012): Festuco-Brometea communities of the Transylvanian Plateau (Romania) – a preliminary overview on syntaxonomy, ecology, and biodiversity. – Tuexenia 32: 319–359 + 2 tables. PDF

Tuexenia 32

2011

Plant Biosystems: Succession, management and restoration of dry grasslands

Janišová, M., Bartha, S., Kiehl, K., Dengler, J. (2011): Advances in the conservation of dry grasslands – Introduction to contributions from the 7th European Dry Grassland Meeting. Plant Biosystems 145.https://doi.org/10.1080/11263504.2011.603895.

Sudnik-Wójcikowska, B., Moysiyenko, I., Zachwatowicz, M., Jablońska, E. (2011): The value and need for protection of kurgan flora in the anthropogenic landscape of steppe zone in Ukraine. Plant Biosystems 145. https://doi.org/10.1080/11263504.2011.601335.

Vassilev, K., Pedashenko, H., Nikolov, S. C., Apostolova, I., Dengler, J. (2011): Effect of land abandonment on the vegetation of upland semi-natural grasslands in the Western Balkan Mts., Bulgaria. Plant Biosystems 145. https://doi.org/10.1080/11263504.2011.601337.

Hegedüšová, K., Senko, D. (2011): Successional changes of dry grasslands in southwestern Slovakia after 46 years of abandonment. Plant Biosystems 145. https://doi.org/10.1080/11263504.2011.601605.

Kaligarič, M., Meister, M., Škornik, S., Šajna, N., Kramberger, B., Bolhàr-Nordenkampf, H. R. (2011): Grassland succession is mediated by umbelliferous colonizers showing allelopathic potential. Plant Biosystems 145. https://doi.org/10.1080/11263504.2011.601338.

Házi, J., Bartha, S., Szentes, S., Wichmann, B., Penksza, K. (2011): Semi natural grassland management by mowing of Calamagrostis epigejos in Hungary. Plant Biosystems 145. https://doi.org/10.1080/11263504.2011.601339

Henkin Z, Seligman NG. 2011. The role of management on the rate of succession in restored Mediterranean grassland after fire. Plant Biosystems 145. DOI: 10.1080/11263504.2011.601334.

Csecserits, A., Czúcz, B., Halassy, M., Kröel-Dulay, G., Rédei, T., Szabó, R., Szitár, K., Török, K. (2011): Regeneration of sandy old-fields in the forest steppe region of Hungary. Plant Biosystems 145. https://doi.org/10.1080/11263504.2011.601340

Deák, B., Valkó, O., Kelemen, A., Török, P., Miglécz, T., Ölvedi, T., Lengyel, S., Tóthmérész, B. (2011): Litter and graminoid biomass accumulation suppresses weedy forbs in grassland restoration. Plant Biosystems 145. https://doi.org/10.1080/11263504.2011.601336.

Madruga-Andreu, C., Plaixats, J., López-i-Gelats, F., Bartolomé, J. (2011): Medium-term success of revegetation methods for high-mountain grassland reclamation in the Montseny. Plant Biosystems 145. https://doi.org/10.1080/11263504.2011.601341.

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2011

Tuexenia: Succession, restoration, and management of dry grasslands (6th EDGG Special Feature)

Janišová, M., Wellstein, C., Willner, W., Dengler, J. (2011): Succession, restoration, and management of dry grasslands – Special Feature with contributions from the 7th European Dry Grassland Meeting 2010 in Smolenice. Tuexenia 31: 227–234. PDF

Škodová, I., Devánová, K., Senko, D. (2011): Subxerophilous and mesophilous grasslands of the Biele Karpaty Mts. (White Carpathian Mts.) in Slovakia. Tuexenia 31: 235–269 + 6 tables. PDF

Willner, W. (2011): Unambiguous assignment of relevés to vegetation units: the example of the Festuco- Brometea and Trifolio-Geranietea sanguinei. Tuexenia 31: 271–282 + 1 table. PDF [table]

Petřík, P., Černý, T., Boublík, K. (2011): Impact of hoofed game and weather on the vegetation of endangered dry grasslands in the Křivoklátsko Biosphere Reserve (Czech Republic). Tuexenia 31: 283–299. PDF

Wiezik, M., Wieziková, A., Svitok, M. (2011): Vegetation structure, ecological stability, and low-disturbance regime of abandoned dry grasslands support specific ant assemblages in Central Slovakia. Tuexenia 31: 301–315. PDF

Jansen, F., Dengler, J., Glöckler, F., Chytrý, M., Ewald, J., Oldeland, J., Schaminée, J. H. J. (2011): Die mitteleuropäischen Datenbanken im Global Index of Vegetation-Plot Databases (GIVD). Tuexenia 31: 351–367. PDF

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2010

Tuexenia: Dry grasslands: species interactions and distribution (5th EDGG Special Feature)

EDITORIAL: Jandt, U., Becker, T., Dengler, J., Janišová, M. (2010): Dry grasslands: species interactions and distribution – Editorial to the Special Feature with contributions from the 6th European Dry Grassland Meeting 2009 in Halle (Saale). – Tuexenia 30: 349-355, Göttingen. PDF

Dúbravková, D., Hegedüšová, K., Janišová, M., Škodová, I. (2010): New vegetation data of dry grasslands in the Western Carpathians and the northern Pannonian Basin. – Tuexenia 30: 357-374, Göttingen. PDF

Janišová, M., Uhliarová, E., Ružičková, H. (2010): Expert system-based classification of semi-natural grasslands in submontane and montane regions of central Slovakia. – Tuexenia 30: 375-422, Göttingen. PDF

Janišová, M., Uhliarová, E., Hlásny, T., Turisová, I. (2010): Vegetation-environment relationships in grassland communities of central Slovakia. – Tuexenia 30: 423-443, Göttingen. PDF

Jones, A., Akeroyd, J., Beldean, M., Turtureanu, D. (2010): Characterization and conservation of xeric grasslands in the Târnava Mare area of Transylvania (Romania). – Tuexenia 30: 445-456, Göttingen. PDF

Juśkiewicz-Swaczyna, B. (2010): Population structure of Pulsatilla patens in relation to the habitat quality. – Tuexenia 30: 475-466, Göttingen. PDF

Rusina, S., Kiehl, K. (2010): Long-term changes in species diversity in abandoned calcareous grasslands in Latvia. – Tuexenia 30: 467-486, Göttingen. PDF

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2009

Tuexenia: (4th EDGG Special Feature)

Bohner, A., Habeler, H., Starlinger, F., Suanjak, M. (2009): Artenreiche montane Rasengesellschaften auf Lawinenbahnen des Nationalparks Gesäuse (Österreich). - Tuexenia 29: 97-120, Göttingen. PDF

Dolnik, C., Dengler, J., Jandt, U., Kiehl, K. (2009): Dry Grasslands in a Changing Environment - Special Feature with contributions from the 5th Dry Grassland Meeting 2008 in Kiel. - Tuexenia 29: 331-337, Göttingen. PDF

Juśkiewicz-Swaczyna, B. (2009): The psammophilous grassland community Corniculario aculeatae-Corynephoretum canescentis in the Masurian Lake District (NE Poland). - Tuexenia 29: 391-408, Göttingen. PDF

Kuzemko, A. (2009): Dry grasslands on sandy soils in the forest and forest-steppe zones of the plains part of Ukraine: present state of syntaxonomy. - Tuexenia 29: 369-390, 1 table, Göttingen. PDF

Laime, B., Tjarve, D. (2009): Grey dune plant communities (Koelerio-Corynephoretea) on the Baltic coast in Latvia. - Tuexenia 29: 409-435, 2 tables, Göttingen. PDF

Ruprecht, E., Szabó, A., Enyedi, M. Z., Dengler, J. (2009): Steppe-like grasslands in Transylvania (Romania): characterisation and influence of management on species diversity and composition. - Tuexenia 29: 353-368, 1 table, Göttingen. PDF

Schrautzer, J., Jansen, D., Breuer, M., Nelle, O. (2009): Succession and management of calcareous dry grasslands in the Northern Franconian Jura, Germany. - Tuexenia 29: 339-351, 1 table, Göttingen. PDF

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2007

Tuexenia (3rd EDGG Special Feature)

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

Stroh, M., Storm, C., Schwabe, A. (2007): Untersuchungen zur Restitutionvon Sandtrockenrasen: das Seeheim-Jugenheim-Experiment in Südhessen (1999-2005) Tuexenia 27. 287 - 305 PDF

Ozols, U., Ozols, R. (2007): Untersuchungen zur Vegetation von Weidezaungesellschaften. Tuexenia 27. 307 - 326 PDF

Waesch, G. (2007): Die Vergesellschaftung von Alchemilla-Arten im Grasland des Thüringer Waldes. Tuexenia 27. 327 - 241 PDF

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2006

Tuexenia (2nd EDGG Special Feature)

Bültmann H., Hasse T., DörsingM., Jandt U., Becker T., Dengler J. (2006): Trockenrasen auf unter– schiedlichen Betrachtungsebenen – Zweite Jahres– tagung der AG Trockenrasen vom 26.–28.08.05 in Münster. Tuexenia 26: 389–390, Göttingen. PDF

Michálková D. & Šibík J. (2006): A numerical approach to the syntaxonomy of plant communities of the class Festuco-Brometea in Slovakia. Tuexenia 26: 145–158, Göttingen. PDF

Dengler J., Löbel S. & Boch S. (2006): Dry grassland communities of shallow, skeletal soils (Sedo-Scleranthetenea) in northern Europe Tuexenia 26: 159–190, Göttingen. PDF

Evers C. (2006): Ephemerenfluren (Sedo-Scleranthetalia) im nördlichen Harzvorland. Tuexenia 26: 191–201, Göttingen. PDF

Schmitt B. & Fartmann T. (2006): Die Heidenelken-reichen Silikat-Magerrasen der Medebacher Bucht (Südwestfalen/Nordhessen): Ökologie, Syntaxonomie und Management. Tuexenia 26: 203–221, Göttingen. PDF

Jeschke M. & Kiehl K. (2006): Auswirukung von Renaturierungs- und Pflegemaßnahmen auf die Artenzusammensetzung und Artendiversität von Gefäßpflanzen und Kryptogamen in neu angelegten Kalkmagerrasen. Tuexenia 26: 223–242, Göttingen. PDF

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2006

Arbeiten aus dem Institut für Landschaftsökologie Münster: Trockenrasen auf unterschiedlichen Betrachtungsebenen (Observations scales in dry grasslands)

(Eds. Helga Bültmann, Thomas Fartmann & Thilo Hasse)

Volume 15 PDF

18 articles + 1 editorial (some in German, some in English)

2006

2005

Tuexenia (1st EDGG Special Feature)

Dengler J. & Jandt U. (2005): Trockenrasen als Biodiversitätshotspots - Erste Jahrestagung der AG Trockenrasen mit einem Worskhop zur Syntaxonomie der Trockenrasen Deutschlands. Tuexenia 25: 375–378, Göttingen. PDF 

Hobohm C. (2005): Was sind Biodiversity Hotspots - global, regional, lokal? Tuexenia 25: 375–378, Göttingen. PDF

Dengler J. (2005): Zwischen Estland und Portugal - Gemeinsamkeiten und Unterschiede der Phytodiversitätsmuster europäischer Trockenrasen .  Tuexenia 25: 387–405, Göttingen. PDF

Hasse T. (2005): Charakterisierung der Sukzessionsstadien im Spergulo-Corynephoretum (Silbergrasfluren) unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Flechten. Tuexenia 25: 407–424, Göttingen. PDF

Jeschke M. & Kiehl K. (2005): Auswirkung von Renaturierungs- und Pflegemaßnahmen auf die Artenzusammensetzung und Artendiversität von Gefäßpflanzen und Kryptogamen in neu angelegten Kalkmagerrasen. Tuexenia 25: 445–461, Göttingen.   PDF

Tuexenia 25

2004

Kieler Notizen zur Pflanzenkunde in Schleswig-Holstein und Hamburg: Trockenrasen als Biodiversitätshotspots (Dry grasslands as biodiversity hotspots)

(Eds. Jürgen Dengler & Ute Jandt)

Volume 32

9 articles + 1 editorial (in German, with English abstracts)

hamburg 2004