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Effects of wild boar rooting on wildflower populations

By Jörg Brunet (author) Read the freely available article here: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/njb.01010/epdf Dalby Söderskog, a temperate broadleaf wood in southernmost Sweden, is a classic site of ecological research. Being a forest reserve since 1918, ecological...

Conservation benefits of mowing vs. grazing in semi-natural grasslands

Some projects have a long gestation period. Or rather, it can take considerable time until the right combination of ideas, people and data come together. Our recent contribution in Nordic Journal of Botany is an example of such a project. THE DATA The story started back in the...

NJB invites new contributions

Nordic Journal of Botany now wants to become even broader and we therefore want to invite and encourage new contributors. There are many good arguments for submitting your next manuscript to Nordic Journal of Botany: – Nordic Journal of Botany is owned and run as a non-profit...

Invasive plant species in the Swedish flora: criteria for assessing the invasiveness of individual taxa

In a north European context, identifying invasive species is far from trivial since the vegetation has been influenced by human activities for thousands of years. Still, newly immigrated species may be problematic in a nature conservation context and may harm biodiversity, and...

NJB February issue open to read

Enjoy the content of the February issue of NJB which is available online. Read about new Taraxacum species found in the Nordic countries by Ollgaard and colleagues, a new Campanula from the Western Cape Province, the orchid Oberonia manipurensis and many other interesting new...