Guest editors: Péter Török, James Bullock, Borja Jiménez-Alfaro, Judit Sonkoly
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.…
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.…Continue reading
Elephant impact: Acacia woodland in Botswana where trees are disappearing due to disturbance by elephants. See the paper by Gabriella Teren et al.: Elephant-mediated compositional changes in riparian canopy trees over more than two decades in northern Botswana.… Continue reading
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…
Our Editors and Editorial Board members met during the IAVS Symposium in Bozeman, Montana, on 23 July 2018.