Author: Milan Chytry

Planned Special Feature of JVS: Dispersal and establishment as drivers of vegetation dynamics and resilience

Guest editors: Péter Török, James Bullock, Borja Jiménez-Alfaro, Judit Sonkoly

Background
Plant regeneration plays a decisive role in vegetation dynamics by underpinning local and landscape-scale processes, biodiversity patterns, and community resilience to abiotic and anthropogenic disturbances. As establishment and recruitment depend greatly on spatial plant dispersal and the local propagule bank, studying their contributions to these processes is crucial.…

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The new issue 2018/5 of the Journal of Vegetation Science is out

The cover of the new JVS issue shows different fruits of woody plants from the island of Réunion, related to the paper by Albert, Flores, Rouget, Wilding, & Strasberg (2018)

They used a set of vegetation plots from this tropical island to describe a pattern of striking decrease in the proportion of fleshy-fruited trees and shrubs with altitude.…

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New people in our team

We are happy to welcome new colleagues in our editorial team:
New Associate Editor of JVS:
Dave Roberts, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, USA
New Editorial Board Members of AVS:
Jutta Kapfer, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research (NIBIO), Tromsø, Norway
Flavia Landucci, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
Orsolya Valkó, University of Debrecen, Hungary
Viktoria Wagner, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada…

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JVS-AVS Editorial Meeting in Bozeman, MT

Our Editors and Editorial Board members met during the IAVS Symposium in Bozeman, Montana, on 23 July 2018.

Upper row, from left: David Zelený, Jill Rapson, Yasuhiro Kubota, Viktoria Wagner, Helge Bruelheide, Alessandro Chiarucci, Jürgen Dengler, Péter Török, Zoltán Botta-Dukát, Zdeňka Lososová, Martin Diekmann (IAVS President), Triin Reitalu, Guillaume Decocq, Jodi Price, Florian Jansen, Jonathan Bennett, Milan Chytrý.
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