• Biotic and abiotic drivers of intraspecific trait variation within plant populations of three herbaceous plant species along a latitudinal gradient 

      Helsen, Kenny; Acharya, Kamal Prasad; Brunet, J; Cousins, Sara A. O.; Decocq, Guillaume; Hermy, Martin; Kolb, Annette; Lemke, Isgard H.; Lenoir, Jonathan; Plue, Jan; Verheyen, Kris; De Frenne, Pieter; Graae, Bente Jessen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background: The importance of intraspecific trait variation (ITV) is increasingly acknowledged among plant ecologists. However, our understanding of what drives ITV between individual plants (ITVBI) at the population level ...
    • Determinants of tree seedling establishment in alpine tundra 

      Marsman, Floor; Nystuen, Kristin Odden; Opedal, Øystein Hjorthol; Sørensen, Mia Vedel; De Frenne, Pieter; Graae, Bente Jessen; Limpens, Juul; Foest, Jessie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Questions Changes in climate and herbivory pressure affect northern alpine ecosystems through woody plant encroachment, altering their composition, structure and functioning. The encroachment often occurs at unequal rates ...
    • GrassPlot – a database of multi-scale plant diversity in Palaearctic grasslands 

      Dengler, Jürgen; Wagner, Viktoria; Dembicz, Iwona; García-Mijangos, Itziar; Naqinezhad, Alireza; Boch, Steffen; Chiarucci, Alessandro; Conradi, Timo; Filibeck, Goffredo; Guarino, Riccardo; Janišová, Monika; Steinbauer, Manuel J.; Aćić, Svetlana; Acosta, Alicia T.R.; Akasaka, Munemitsu; Allers, Marc-Andre; Apostolova, Iva; Axmanová, Irena; Bakan, Branko; Baranova, Alina; Bardy-Durchhalter, Manfred; Bartha, Sándor; Baumann, Esther; Becker, Thomas; Becker, Ute; Belonovskaya, Elena; Bengtsson, Karin; Alonso, José Luis Benito; Berastegi, Asun; Bergamini, Ariel; Bonini, Ilaria; Bruun, Hans Henrik; Budzhak, Vasyl; Bueno, Alvaro; Campos, Juan Antonio; Cancellieri, Laura; Carboni, Marta; Chocarro, Cristina; Conti, Luisa; Czarniecka-Wiera, Marta; De Frenne, Pieter; Deák, Balázs; Didukh, Yakiv P.; Diekmann, Martin; Dolnik, Christian; Duprè, Cecilia; Ecker, Klaus; Ermakov, Nikolai; Erschbamer, Brigitta; Escudero, Adrián; Etayo, Javier; Fajmonová, Zuzana; Felde, Vivian Astrup; Calzado, Maria Rosa Fernández; Finckh, Manfred; Fotiadis, Georgios; Fracchiolla, Mariano; Ganeva, Anna; García-Magro, Daniel; Gavilán, Rosario G.; Germany, Markus; Giladi, Itamar; Gillet, François; Giusso del Galdo, Gian Pietro; González, Jose M.; Grytnes, John-Arvid; Hájek, Michal; Hájková, Petra; Helm, Aveliina; Herrera, Mercedes; Hettenbergerová, Eva; Hobohm, Carsten; Hüllbusch, Elisabeth M.; Ingerpuu, Nele; Jandt, Ute; Jeltsch, Florian; Jensen, Kai; Jentsch, Anke; Jeschke, Michael; Jiménez-Alfaro, Borja; Kacki, Zygmunt; Kakinuma, Kaoru; Kapfer, Jutta; Kavgaci, Ali; Kelemen, András; Kiehl, Kathrin; Koyama, Asuka; Koyanagi, Tomoyo F.; Kozub, Łukasz; Kuzemko, Anna; Kyrkjeeide, Magni Olsen; Landi, Sara; Langer, Nancy; Lastrucci, Lorenzo; Lazzaro, Lorenzo; Lelli, Chiara; Lepš, Jan; Löbel, Swantje; Luzuriaga, Arantzazu L.; Maccherini, Simona; Magnes, Martin; Malicki, Marek; Marcenó, Corrado; Mardari, Constantin; Mauchamp, Leslie; May, Felix; Michelsen, Ottar; Mesa, Joaquín Molero; Molnár, Zsolt; Moysiyenko, Ivan Y.; Nakaga, Yuko K.; Natcheva, Rayna; Noroozi, Jalil; Pakeman, Robin J.; Palpurina, Salza; Pärtel, Meelis; Pätsch, Ricarda; Pauli, Harald; Pedashenko, Hristo; Peet, Robert K.; Pielech, Remigiusz; Pipenbaher, Nataša; Pirini, Chrisoula; Plesková, Zuzana; Polyakova, Mariya A.; Prentice, Honor C.; Reinecke, Jennifer; Reitalu, Triin; Rodríguez-Rojo, Maria Pilar; Roleček, Jan; Ronkin, Vladimir; Rosati, Leonardo; Rosén, Ejvind; Ruprecht, Eszter; Rusina, Solvita; Sabovljević, Marko; Sánchez, Ana María; Savchenko, Galina; Schuhmacher, Oliver; Škornik, Sonja; Sperandii, Marta Gaia; Staniaszek-Kik, Monika; Stevanović-Dajić, Zora; Stock, Marin; Suchrow, Sigrid; Sutcliffe, Laura M. E.; Swacha, Grzegorz; Sykes, Martin; Szabó, Anna; Talebi, Amir; Tănase, Cătălin; Terzi, Massimo; Tölgyesi, Csaba; Torca, Marta; Török, Péter; Tóthmérész, Béla; Tsarevskaya, Nadezda; Tsiripidis, Ioannis; Tzonev, Rossen; Ushimaru, Atushi; Valkó, Orsolya; van der Maarel, Eddy; Vanneste, Thomas; Vashenyak, Iuliia; Vassilev, Kiril; Viciani, Daniele; Villar, Luis; Virtanen, Risto; Kosić, Ivana Vitasović; Wang, Yun; Weiser, Frank; Went, Julia; Wesche, Karsten; White, Hannah; Winkler, Manuela; Zaniewski, Piotr T.; Zhang, Hui; Ziv, Yaron; Znamenskiy, Sergey; Biurrun, Idoia (Journal article, 2018)
      GrassPlot is a collaborative vegetation-plot database organised by the Eurasian Dry Grassland Group (EDGG) and listed in the Global Index of Vegetation-Plot Databases (GIVD ID EU-00-003). GrassPlot collects plot records ...
    • Impact of an invasive alien plant on litter decomposition along a latitudinal gradient 

      Helsen, Kenny; Smith, Stuart; Brunet, J; Cousins, Sara A.O.; De Frenne, Pieter; Kimberley, Adam; Kolb, Annette; Lenoir, Jonathan; Ma, Shiyu; Michaelis, Jana; Pule, Jan; Verheyen, Kris; Speed, James David Mervyn; Graae, Bente Jessen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Invasive alien plant effects on ecosystem functions are often difficult to predict across environmental gradients due to the context-dependent interactions between the invader and the recipient communities. Adopting a ...
    • Impact of climate change on alpine vegetation of mountain summits in Norway 

      Vanneste, Thomas; Michelsen, Ottar; Graae, Bente Jessen; Kyrkjeeide, Magni Olsen; Holien, Håkon; Hassel, Kristian; Lindmo, Sigrid; Kapás, Rozália Erzsebet; De Frenne, Pieter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Climate change is affecting the composition and functioning of ecosystems across the globe. Mountain ecosystems are particularly sensitive to climate warming since their biota is generally limited by low temperatures. ...
    • Low genetic diversity despite multiple introductions of the invasive plant species Impatiens glandulifera in Europe 

      Hagenblad, Jenny; Hülskötter, Jennifer; Acharya, Kamal Prasad; Brunet, Jörg; Chabrerie, Olivier; Cousins, Sara A.O.; Dar, Pervaiz A; Diekmann, Martin; De Frenne, Pieter; Hermy, Martin; Jamoneau, Aurelien; Kolb, Anette; Lemke, Isgard; Plue, Jan; Reshi, Zafar A; Graae, Bente Jessen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Background Invasive species can be a major threat to native biodiversity and the number of invasive plant species is increasing across the globe. Population genetic studies of invasive species can provide key insights ...
    • No genetic erosion after five generations for Impatiens glandulifera populations across the invaded range in Europe 

      Helsen, Kenny; Hagenblad, Jenny; Acharya, Kamal Prasad; Brunet, Jörg; Cousins, Sara A. O.; Decocq, Guillaume; De Frenne, Pieter; Kimberley, Adam; Kolb, Anette; Michaelis, Jana; Plue, Jan; Verheyen, Kris; Speed, James D M; Graae, Bente Jessen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background The observation that many alien species become invasive despite low genetic diversity has long been considered the ‘genetic paradox’ in invasion biology. This paradox is often resolved through the temporal ...
    • The Effect of Latitude, Litter and Vegetation type on the Performance of the Invasive Species Impatiens glandulifera 

      Mujuni, Nelson (Master thesis, 2015)
      Background and Aims Impatiens glandulifera is a blacklisted invasive alien plant species that exhibits high phenotypic variation along latitudinal gradients in its invaded range in Europe, with a preference for riparian, ...