Applied Vegetation Science

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Chief Editors: Milan Chytrý, with Alessandro Chiarucci, Valerio Pillar, Meelis Pärtel (Chair of the Editors)

Impact Factor: 2.548

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 5/65 (Forestry); 52/200 (Plant Sciences); 56/144 (Ecology)

Online ISSN: 1654-109X

Associated Title(s): Journal of Vegetation Science

Most Accessed

Below you will find a list of the top accessed articles from the Applied Vegetation Science journal during 2014 and 2015. These are free to access, so start reading some of our most popular articles.

Transfer of scientific knowledge to practitioners: Do we need a reform of the journal policy? Milan Chytrý, Alessandro Chiarucci, Valério D. Pillar and Meelis Pärtel.

Classification of Korean forests: patterns along geographic and environmental gradients. Tomáš Černý, Martin Kopecký, Petr Petřík, Jong-Suk Song, Miroslav Šrůtek,Milan Valachovič, Jan Altman and Jiří Doležal.

Plant communities: their conservation assessment and surveys across continents and in the tropics. Milan Chytrý, Alessandro Chiarucci, Valério D. Pillar and Meelis Pärtel.

The Tropical managed Forests Observatory: a research network addressing the future of tropical logged forests. Plinio Sist, Ervan Rutishauser, Marielos Peña-Claros, Alexander Shenkin, et al.

Unmanned aircraft systems help to map aquatic vegetation. Eva Husson, Olle Hagner and Frauke Ecke.

Life after fire: smoke and ash as germination cues in ericads, herbs and graminoids of northern heathlands. Tessa Bargmann, Inger E. Måren and Vigdis Vandvik.

Functional diversity and grazing intensity in sub-alpine and alpine grasslands in Andorra. Benjamin Komac, Clara Pladevall, Marta Domènech and Rosario Fanlo.

Habitat restoration requires landscape-scale planning. Aveliina Helm.

Impact of ungulate exclusion on understorey succession in relation to forest management in the Intermountain Western United States. Burak K. Pekin, Bryan A. Endress, Michael J. Wisdom, Bridgett J. Naylor and Catherine G. Parks.

Impacts of prairie grass species restoration on plant community invasibility and soil processes in abandoned agricultural fields. Wendy M. Mahaney, Katherine L. Gross, Christopher B. Blackwood and Kurt A. Smemo.

Leaf traits in dominant species from different secondary successional stages of deciduous forest on the Loess Plateau of northern China. Yongfu Chai, Xiao Liu, Ming Yue, Jiangchao Guo, Mao Wang, Pengcheng Wan, Xiaofei Zhang and Chenguang Zhang.

Vegetation succession in restoration of disturbed sites in Central Europe: the direction of succession and species richness across 19 seres. Karel Prach, Klára Rehounková, Kamila Lencová, et al.

Assessing vegetation change using vegetation-plot databases: a risky business. Milan Chytrý, Lubomír Tichý, Stephan M. Hennekens and Joop H.J. Schaminée.

Functional diversity of ground-layer plant communities in old-growth and managed northern hardwood forests. Francesco M. Sabatini, Julia I. Burton, Robert M. Scheller, Kathryn L. Amatangelo and David J. Mladenoff.

Succession in salt marshes – large-scale and long-term patterns after abandonment of grazing and drainage. Franziska Rupprecht, Antonia Wanner, Martin Stock and Kai Jensen.

Fifty years of tree line change in the Khibiny Mountains, Russia: advantages of combined remote sensing and dendroecological approaches. Ingrid E. Mathisen, Anna Mikheeva, Olga V. Tutubalina, Sigrun Aune and Annika Hofgaard.

Diversity patterns in a diversity hotspot. John-Arvid Grytnes and Vivian A. Felde.

Edge effects shape the spatial distribution of lianas and epiphytic ferns in Australian tropical rain forest fragments. Ainhoa Magrach, Javier Rodríguez-Pérez, Mason Campbell and William F. Laurance.

Response of community-aggregated plant functional traits along grazing gradients: insights from African semi-arid grasslands. Cristian A. Moreno García, Jürgen Schellberg, et al.

Vegetation diversity of mesic grasslands (Arrhenatheretalia) in the Iberian Peninsula. Maria Pilar Rodríguez-Rojo, Federico Fernández-González, Lubomír Tichý and Milan Chytrý.

Discriminant analysis reveals limited association between forest habitat types and the environment in western United States land classification. Antonín Kusbach, John D. Shaw and James N. Long.

Contribution of environmental filtering and dispersal limitation to species turnover of temperate deciduous broad-leaved forests in China. Yining Liu, Zhiyao Tang and Jingyun Fang.

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